Can PCOS Be Treated Effectively With Natural Therapies? A Review of The Latest Research

Many female patients seek care from us for menstrual irregularities, skin issues like acne, or weight management concerns and often times PCOS, or polycystic ovary syndrome, is behind their symptoms. In more recent years the medical community has worked towards a diagnostic standard for PCOS, but... Read More

Author: Dr. Alaina Overton, ND     Published: 2019-04-19

Stress, Cortisol, & Sleep

Do you ever notice how your stress levels impact your sleep? It might be more than just your racing mind keeping you up. The physiologic effects of chronic stress play a significant role in your sleep-wake cycles. Stress, Cortisol, & Insomnia If you are the type of person who wakes up tired... Read More

Author: Dr. Jacalyn Sieben, ND     Published: 2019-04-12

seasonal affective disorder

Seasonal Affective Disorder & The Sunshine Vitamin

Vancouver is famous for its wet weather. Once the summer ends, it's bye-bye bikinis and hello to umbrellas and rain gear. The days get shorter, the sky gets cloudier, and for some, our moods change to match the dreary season. If you are prone to getting the winter blues" when the rainy season... Read More

Author: Dr. Jacalyn Sieben, ND     Published: 2019-04-05


Your Microbiome & Your Mood

Have you ever noticed that what you eat impacts your mood? Have you felt worse after binging on junk food or after a night of drinking? There is compelling research suggesting that it may not be just the guilt talking - your microbiome may be contributing in a large way to the conversation. What... Read More

Author: Dr. Jacalyn Sieben, ND     Published: 2019-03-29

Treatment Options for Facial Scars

Microneedling vs Microdermabrasion: What’s the Difference?

Medical facials are very popular aesthetic treatments. They’re typically less invasive than laser, fractional resurfacing treatments and surgery, and offer minimal downtime. The lower price tag and effectiveness of these procedures has made them hugely popular, but how do you choose which one to... Read More

Author: Dr. Alaina Overton, ND     Published: 2019-03-22

Pink Ribbon

3 Common Myths About Breast Cancer

Myth #1: “Among women with breast cancer, dietary soy is a risk factor for recurrence” Evidence says: Actually, evidence shows that among women with breast cancer, soy food consumption is associated with decreased risk of death and recurrence. – JAMA 2009 302(22):2437-2443 Dr.... Read More

Author: Dr. Jessica Moore, ND     Published: 2019-03-15

CRF: Cancer-related Fatigue

CRF: Cancer-related Fatigue By Dr. Jessica Moore, ND According to the Canadian Cancer Society, fatigue is the most common symptom for people with cancer and the most common side effect of cancer treatment. The National Comprehensive Cancer Network defines cancer-related fatigue (CRF) as “a... Read More

Author: Dr. Jessica Moore, ND     Published: 2019-02-25

When You’re The Source Of Your Own Medicine: The Anti-Aging Facial That Everyone Is Talking About

Liquid Gold For Your Skin & Hair PRP, also known platelet-rich plasma therapy, the vampire facial, the blood facial or PRP hair restoration is a treatment that uses your own blood to recharge your skin and hair. Your blood is drawn by standard blood draw, then put into a centrifuge where it is... Read More

Author: Dr. Alaina Overton, ND     Published: 2019-01-10

Tandem Together

Post-Surgical Support with Dr. Jessica Moore, ND

Post-Surgical Support with Dr. Jessica Moore, ND It is a miraculous thing to see an open wound, cut, burn or other broken tissue, reapproximate, heal and regain normal function. Think of the last time you had a paper cut. In the blink of an eye (or at least over a few days), the skin that was... Read More

Author: Dr. Jessica Moore, ND     Published: 2018-11-13

Health-Focused Weight Loss: Stop Trying To Lose Weight Alone And Start A Supervised Program

Stop Struggling, Get Started Weight management is a struggle for most us. Especially when there are underlying health conditions that play a factor. There are a ton of diet trends and weight loss options out there; how do you select an approach that will not only prove successful, but address... Read More

Author: Dr. Alaina Overton, ND     Published: 2018-10-21

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