Health, Immune System, Metabolic Balance

Diabetes and Immune System: How blood sugar goes into a tailspin during infections

Increased blood glucose levels, as scientists have been able to demonstrate, have a strong influence on the functioning of the immune system. For example, the scavenger cells are restricted in their work, i.e. unwanted viruses and bacteria cannot be trapped and eliminated by the scavenger cells with the usual speed. The migration of the defence cells to the affected tissues or to the lymph nodes, which also support the defence, is also impeded with high sugar levels.

Health, Naturopathic Medicine

Survey Finds Ontario Patients Say Naturopathic Medicine Reduces Use of Prescription Medications and

An estimated 2 million Ontario residents now see a naturopathic doctorTORONTO August 2011 According to the survey, women are both more likely to be familiar with naturopathic medicine (49% versus 36%) and more likely to have a positive impression of it (77% versus 66%) as compared to men. Of interest, the Ontario Ministry of Finance… Continue reading Survey Finds Ontario Patients Say Naturopathic Medicine Reduces Use of Prescription Medications and

Health, Naturopathic Medicine, Wellness

10 Reasons to See a Naturopathic Doctor

These are just a few reasons to see a Naturopathic Doctor (ND). The list is presented by the OAND (Ontario Association of Naturopathic Doctors), one of the professional organizations in Canada for NDs. 10 Reasons to See an ND Rather than focusing on a symptom, Naturopathic Doctors focus on determining the cause of illness or disease… Continue reading 10 Reasons to See a Naturopathic Doctor