The Cornerstone Blog
With the current climate of the world, the most important thing we can control is how we treat others and ourselves. It is important that we as Canadians stick together and look after eachother during times of stress
The digestive system is considered the second brain of the body. When it functions well, so to can your health. Bloating however, can be a key indicator that something in the gut just isn’t working right
At Cornerstone Naturopathic, we focus on your quality of life. This means that we focus on getting you rebuilt and stable after a flare (and preventing further flares from happening). One of the tools that we use to do this are Nutrient IVs.
The goals are to prevent or relieve suffering as much as possible and to improve quality of life while respecting the dying person’s wishes.
When present, SIBO causes a plethora of disconcerting symptoms such as IBS, digestive bloating, gas, nausea, reflux, malabsorption, constipation or diarrhea and pain amongst others.
Anti-microbials are the first line therapy for a diverticulitis flare. The bacteria stuck in the diverticula must be destroyed to eliminate the pain in the lower left quadrant of the abdomen. In addition to strong anti-microbials a low fiber diet must be adopted for the short term until the pain as been addressed and eliminated.
Diverticulitis is a disease of the large intestine consisting of poaches throughout. Sometimes material can enter these poaches and become stuck which results in significant bacterial growth and inflammation inside the poach which leads to strong abdominal pain.
This spring (ah! finally!) I have 6 essentials to help you kick your healthy habits up a notch.
Massage therapy has shown to be effective in treating migraine and tension headaches. Here’s how we do it.
Getting moving can be SCARY (but it doesn’t have to be!). If you’re looking to live a healthier life our favourite tips for wannabe movers are below!
It’s critical to understand that real whole foods (such as blueberries, salmon, yogurt, green vegetables, oatmeal amongst many others) are truly the real superfoods we should all be eating.
A sense of body awareness and understanding is something that massage therapy brings to all of us. For children with a diagnosis that can make this awareness more difficult to comprehend, massage therapy can be a tool to calm and support the body and the mind. This is Victoria’s experience.