Tapping and its Benefits

Sylvia Donley provides an overview of Tapping, also called EFT or Emotional Freedom Technique.  People use tapping as an alternative method for treating negative emotion and physical pain. Tapping uses the same meridian points as acupuncture. She provides a summary…

Medical Cannabis with Harvest Medicine

Watch Dr. Olga DeSanctis, MD and Faraz Sachedina in exploring the fundamentals of medical cannabis such as plant types, cannabinoids, products, and intake methods. Learn more about how and why cannabis works within the human body, with a special focus…

Inositol for Anxiety & Mood

Inositol may help manage mood & anxiety disorders Depression and anxiety can take many forms and do not discriminate against any particular group of people. This blog post will focus on Inositol’s role as a secondary messenger and how it…

#65 Is PEA a Pain Option?

It is always advised to talk with your health care provider before starting any new supplement. Herbs and supplements may interfere with each other and with medications.  You can also call your provincial Drug Interactions/Poison Control to see if there are…

What does the evidence say? The credibility of websites.

What does the evidence say? The credibility of websites.

Genevieve Chartrand of CADTH provides information on how to know the websites you are visiting are credible and so the information can be trusted. She also highlights red flags to watch for. These red flags tell the viewer or reader…

#63 Meditation for Skeptics

MEDITATION FOR SKEPTICS Has a well-meaning friend ever said “you should try meditation” to help relieve your pain? It’s understandable that you may be skeptical of this advice. Meditation is not a cure-all. However, recent scientific evidence suggests that it…

#62 Alpha Lipoic Acid

It is always advised to talk with your health care provider before starting any new supplement. Herbs and supplements may interfere with each other and with medications.  You can also call your provincial Drug Interactions/Poison Control to see if there are…

#61 Talking About Pain

#61 Talking About Pain

Make the most of pain scales. Even though they are not perfect, pain scales are still incredibly helpful. They provide the basic level of information that gets the point across and they can be tracked and analyzed to help find common patterns or trends. There is a lot of potential to using the scale when using it well.