Naturopath Fact Checker

Probiotic Supplements Shouldn’t Be Selected At Random

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As a naturopath, I see countless patients taking probiotics; generally self-prescribed or sometimes recommended by a friend or health food store employee. Many times the patient will report probiotics didn’t help, not realizing there is an art to probiotic selection. Popularity of Probiotics Probiotics are “live organisms that, when administered in adequate amounts, confer a…

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Does Stress Really Affect Every Cell in the Body?

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Many doctors will tell their patients “Stress affects everything”; I’ve gone as far as telling patients “stress can affect every cell in the body”. I’m sure some patients and doctors may feel like this may be a gross overestimation. This article will shed some light on the true influence of stress and determine if stress…

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