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Archive for Hormone Balancing

Introduction to Hormone Balancing
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FREE naturopathic evening session on balancing your hormones. Topics include: Key hormones involved with healthy aging and ideal weight Why many hormones are in disarray today Bio-identical hormones Lifestyle and nutrition tips for hormone balancing Dr. Melanie MacIver, ND will answer your questions during the Q & A. Wednesday Oct. 5th, 7 – 8pm at…
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Balance Your Thyroid for Ideal Weight and Energy
by Doctor Melanie MacIver

Thyroid deficiency is extremely common today, especially in women. Many people have low thyroid hormone and don’t even know it, which may be due to a lack of proper blood testing, or the fact that the lab reference ranges are much too forgiving.  I see many patients that their lab values are “borderline”, yet with…
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Hormone Balancing for Weight Loss
by Doctor Melanie MacIver

If you are eating a good diet, exercise regularly, and still can’t loose weight chances are you have a hormone imbalance. Most overweight patients I see do not actually eat a huge amount of food. They usually have two situations; one is lack of exercise and the other is a hormone imbalance. Many of them…
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Healthy Breasts For Life
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Take the Daily Breast Massage Challenge Imagine a world where every mother, daughter, grandmother, aunt or sister has healthy breasts for life.  Imagine a world, where breast milk is pure and free from synthetic and toxic chemicals, where our children are born free from chemical impurities, where our wombs are safe havens for the miraculous…
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Stressed or Emotional? Try a Nervous System Tonic!
by Doctor Melanie MacIver

Natural Treatment for Stress and Anxiety Today’s lifestyle can be quite hectic.  Deadlines, working moms, high debt loads and internal pressure are just a few things new to our culture. Even if you take the time for yoga, meditation, and exercise, your body may be feeling the effects of stress. Stress affects everyone differently; for some…
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Hormone Balancing -Weight Loss
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FREE naturopathic evening session on balancing your hormones t0 lose weight. Also included is information on lifestyle and nutrition and weight loss supplements. Dr. Melanie MacIver, ND will answer your questions on weight loss during the Q & A. Wednesday May 25th, 7 – 8pm at #603 – 805 West Broadway, Vancouver Register now by…
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Hormone Balancing Presentation
by Doctor Melanie MacIver

Thanks to everyone who came our for my first  hormone balancing talk. For those that want to refresh their memory or if you didn’t attend here’s a link to the presentation: Click here to download the hormone balance presentation stay tuned for my next presentation coming soon: Hormone Balancing for Weight Loss

How Clean and Green is Your Home
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In light of the recent release of radioactive material from the unfortunately damaged nuclear reactors in Japan, I wanted to highlight that though we may not be able to control or avoid exposure to the radioactive materials (see the recent post on iodine recommendations for prevention), there are many ways we can avoid everyday exposure to potentially toxic chemicals, in your home.

Iodine Protects Thyroid From Radiation
by Doctor Melanie MacIver

Oral iodine can protect the thyroid gland from radioactive iodine. The thyroid gland absorbs stable or radioactive iodine, and cannot determine the difference between the two. Taking oral iodine saturates the thyroid gland with healthy iodine, so it cannot absorb any more -either stable or radioactive- for the next 24 hours. Unfortunately, taking iodine cannot…
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Menopause Symptoms
by Doctor Melanie MacIver

Hot flashes and night sweats are only two of the many symptoms of menopause. Many women are able to pass through menopause with ease, but intense menopausal symptoms are becoming more and more common, and are a sign of hormonal imbalance.  This can be treated! Often the thyroid and adrenal hormones are involved as well,…
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