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All About Sun Care
Finally, summer is coming. As much as we enjoy being outside and the feeling of the sun on our skin, there are a few things we need to consider. Sure, sun gives our body a nice tan and also produces...
2 Steps to Beautiful Skin
You may have noticed lately that your skin is showing more wear and tear. Maybe you see tiny lines crossing the delicate skin around your eyes and mouth. Or your skin may lack that youthful glow or be sagging. Make Your...
Asthma: Breath Easy
Without breath we cannot survive. Asthma can make it challenging for many to catch their breath. During an asthmatic attack your respiratory tract becomes inflamed, mucus starts to build up and the muscles in your airways tighten. The resulting symptoms include wheezing, coughing, shortness of breath and chest...
What do period problems, uterine fibroids, ovarian cysts, breast lumps, abnormal PAPs and hormonal acne have to do with breast cancer risk?
Uterine fibroids, heavy periods, acne, breast lumps are all conditions associated with too much estrogen in the body. We are being bombarded by man-made estrogens in our environment that are increasing our risk of estrogen related cancers. And we are...
Kick Start Your Health
Fitness boot camps are the rage, they’re meant to kick start your fitness regime. They claim rapid body reshaping, but you’re on your own to complete the package. Proper nutrition and supplements are a must for overall health and well-being....
All About Homeopathy
As complimentary (alternative) medicine becomes more accepted and entrenched in our society, we are re-discovering an array of healing methods that have been used successfully in the past. Homeopathy has been used as a blanket term for natural remedies, but...
Fresh Start to the New Year by Cleaning Out Your Medicine Cabinet
All Pure Integrative Pharmacies have access to a medication disposal systemwhich protects us as well as our environment. It is very important to dispose of expired and unused medications safely. Start the year off by going through your medicine cabinet, kitchen...
Winter Detox Solutions
One of the first things we do when embarking on an exciting new year is plot and plan, creating goals for healthier, fitter, cleaner bodies. Detoxing is a fantastic way to kick off a new health regime, however a juice...
Little Changes to a Healthy Heart
Heart disease is the second leading cause of death in Canadians. The most common type of heart condition is coronary artery disease. This occurs when plaque builds up in the arteries, leading to decreased blood flow and oxygen to the...
Holiday Survival with Health & Beauty
Perfect your pucker for mistletoe mischief! Winter weather can take it’s toll on our delicate lips. To make sure that you lips stay healthy and beautiful make sure to exfoliate off dry, chapped areas with a natural sugar scrub and...
Staying Rested for The Holidays
Holiday parties may be getting in the way of your regular schedule of 8 hours of sleep per night. But if you want to get through the entire holiday season free from any colds/flu, and with enough energy and cheerful...
Managing Stress During the Holidays
The holidays can be both a time for enjoyment as well as a time that can be fairly stressful. Health issues can arise during this time so it is more important than ever to pay attention to our bodies’ needs....
Cold & Flu
Cold and flu season is just around the corner! Here are some great, natural, homeopathic remedies that the whole family can take during this time of the year. These remedies will not cause any drowsiness, sideeffects and won’t interact with any other OTC medicine: Aconite...
Naturopathic Approach to Hemorrhoids
Hemorrhoids, no one likes to talk about them, but most people are going to suffer from them at some point; the dreaded Hemorrhoids. Over the years, I have had many patients with chronic and recurring hemorrhoids who are looking for...
AAA…choo!!
At this time of year many people are looking forward to the longer daylight hours of spring and the new growth of plants, grasses, and trees. For others spring signals the start of their allergy season. Itchy, watery eyes, runny...
Managing Your Diabetes With Medications & Natural Supplements
More than 3 million Canadians are living with diabetes and this number is expected to reach to 3.7 million by 2020. If you are one of these people, we at Pure Integrative Pharmacy are here to help. With the proper...