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Flat Feet – When to see a Foot Specialist

Posted on: April 17th, 2014 by Kingsway Health No Comments

Flat Feet – When to see a Foot Specialist By: Gavin Badyal Just because you have flat does not necessarily mean you need a medical intervention to correct them, sometimes a child or even an adult will have low arches and have no associated symptoms Usually flat feet are a common contributing factor to secondary […]

Foods that Detox the Body

Posted on: April 2nd, 2014 by Kingsway Health No Comments

Foods that Detox the Body By Dr. Lesley D’Souza, ND   So last month we talked about the benefits of detox and how simple it can be to start.  Cleaning up the diet is essential to any detox program as well as incorporating certain foods to aid in the detoxification process.  Here are some of […]

How to Control Food Cravings

Posted on: March 25th, 2014 by Kingsway Health No Comments

How to Control Food Cravings By: Lesley D’Souza, ND What Causes Cravings? When our blood sugar levels are imbalanced, we get cravings. Different foods will alter our blood sugar levels at different rates. Certain foods can cause our blood sugar levels to spike and subsequently fall, leaving us feeling tired, hungry, and craving carbohydrates and […]

Shoe Pain Getting you Down?

Posted on: March 7th, 2014 by Kingsway Health No Comments

Shoe Pain Getting you Down? By Gavin Badyal, Chiropodist  Do your feet hurt after you wear a particular pair of shoes? Shoes that do not provide adequate support and stability for the foot are classified as improper footwear.  The resulting pain and discomfort from improper footwear can lead to foot conditions that could otherwise be […]

Demystifying Spring Detox

Posted on: March 5th, 2014 by Kingsway Health No Comments

Demystifying Spring Detox By Lesley D’Souza, ND   Some of the most frequent questions I get at around this time of year are about detox: “What is a detox?”, “Do I need to detox?”, “How will it make me feel?” etc.  Well I’m here to answer these burning questions! Detox…DETOX!  The word seems pretty scary, […]

Lesley D’Souza, Naturopathic Doctor

Posted on: February 19th, 2014 by Kingsway Health No Comments

Naturopathic doctors (NDs) are primary care providers and use a comprehensive approach to assist patients in disease prevention and improving overall health. NDs are unique in their treatment methods and look at the root cause of illness, rather than just suppressing the symptoms. Naturopathic treatment draws from a number of modalities and is tailored to […]

Another Snow Day!

Posted on: February 5th, 2014 by Kingsway Health

  It seems as if this winter will never stop. We have had record low temperatures and February is supposed to bring more snow than we’ve experienced so far this season. As the snow is falling at record speed today, it’s a good time to remind everyone how to shovel properly and avoid injuries. 1. […]

Colds and Flu… Prevention is your Best Defense!

Posted on: February 4th, 2014 by Kingsway Health No Comments

  7 Ways to Naturally Prevent Colds and Flu  With the change in weather and numerous snow storms comes a time that we have grown to dread…cold and flu season! Here are some tips to help support your immune system. Improve Stress Levels: Stress (of any kind) causes an elevation in cortisol levels. If exposure […]

February is Friends and Family Month

Posted on: February 1st, 2014 by Kingsway Health No Comments

7 New Year’s Resolutions for a Healthy Spine

Posted on: January 8th, 2014 by Kingsway Health No Comments

  With the arrival of the NEW YEAR, now is the time to start thinking about how you can make meaningful changes to your life for better health. Here are seven steps you can take to improve the health of your spine and your overall wellness. Get at least 30 minutes of daily exercise.  Many […]