Natural Healthcare in Etobicoke


Summit Natural Health Centre, conveniently located in central Etobicoke, offers naturopathic medicine, chiropractic, massage therapy, acupuncture and more.  From digestive and skin problems to chronic pain and fatigue and everything in between, whatever your concern happens to be, natural healthcare can help.  Here’s how:

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Natural Healthcare: Who Is A Good Candidate?


How do I know if I’m a good candidate for natural healthcare?

That’s an important question. Your health is precious and you’ll want to make the most of any investment in it.  In fact, we think this question is so important that we created an ebook, The Remedy, to help answer it.

The Remedy will not only help you understand if natural healthcare is a good fit for you, it will provide you with practical guidance on how to integrate natural healthcare interventions with the conventional care you may already be receiving.

Excerpt from The Remedy:

“Anyone can benefit from natural healthcare, but those who benefit most are:

  • frustrated with the conventional model for healthcareThe Remedy - Your Guide to Natural Healthcare
  • interested in reducing or avoiding dependence on medication
  • struggling with chronic health concerns that haven’t responded well to conventional treatment
  • seeking ways to improve all facets of their health

The most important thing about people who benefit from natural healthcare is that they are willing to make changes that will lead them to a life of greater balance and wellbeing“.

Click here to get your free copy.

7 Keys to Living Successfully With Chronic Conditions


7 Keys

Roughly half of the people around you are living with chronic illnesses.  Perhaps you are one of them.              Like everything else in life, you can choose to suffer with your condition, or you can learn to live with it gracefully.  I say “choose” because your attitude about your condition is a choice – it’s something you can change – and your attitude determines how well or poorly you will live with it.

With that in mind, here are 7 things that influence how gracefully you handle your condition.
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Vaccines and Homeopathy, Redux: The Nosodes Debate Continues

Nearly two years ago, Carly Weeks wrote an article about how nosode use in place of vaccines is compromising public health and I wrote a commentary in response.  A recent outbreak of measles has triggered the re-emergence of the discussion, and Weeks has now written another article blaming the decisions some people have made to not be vaccinated on naturopathic and homeopathic practitioners.

There is no question in my mind that vaccination is preferrable to nosode use and non-vaccination but I respect the human right to refuse any treatment, including vaccination.

People choose to not vaccinate for many reasons.  Only a small number of those who do will opt to use nosodes.  Instead of focusing on nosode use, why are we not asking why people are avoiding vaccination?  If they have concerns about the safety and advisability of vaccines, what are we doing address them?

It’s a fact that vaccination is not without risks.  Most of the time, the benefits will outweigh the risks for any given person.  What needs to happen is an honest discussion in the media about risks so people acquire realistic expectations on which to base their vaccination decisions.

The continued focus on nosodes paints all practitioners of complementary medicine with same brush, which, in addition to being unfair, distorts society’s understanding of the real issue, and distracts us from dealing with it effectively.


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