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Feeling Blue?

The shorter and dreary days along with the colder weather of winter and lack of sunlight can make anyone feel down.   Keeping yourself cooped up during winter can also leave you feeling melancholy, irritable, or tired. For quite a few of us, its tough to function during the winter months. If this sounds like […]

Toasted Pumpkin Seeds – low carb and nutrient dense

It can be hard to find a nutrient dense snack that will keep you feeling energized and satisfied without overloading you on carbohydrates. Typically when we reach for a snack it’s a granola bar, cookie, crackers, muffin, or maybe an apple. All of which are carbs, carbs, carbs on top of some more carbs.  When […]

B12 Shots Available Again at Balance Point

We know you’ve been missing out on B12 injections since the regulations changes to Naturopathic Doctors last July. We’re happy to share that B12 INJECTIONS ARE BACK! Balance Point is very excited to extend a “Congratulations” to our own Dr. Jennifer Kaster ND for successfully competing the Pharmacology Prescribing and Therapeutics Examination. With this new […]

How I treated my Lyme Disease

Lyme disease from ticks is becoming a very prevalent issue in Canada. I have seen more and more cases coming my way in the recent years. The challenge is that it is very hard to detect in regular blood testing and can go undiagnosed for years. By the time I see people with this disease, […]

Heavy Metals will Age Cells Prematurely…

Metals are something that I see in blood more and more.  Some heavy metals, in trace amounts, are beneficial to the body; these include iron, zinc, copper and manganese. Other heavy metals can be poisonous or toxic to the human body; these include arsenic, lead, mercury, cadmium, iron, and others.  These metals manifest themselves within […]

Parasites: You are not alone!

Parasites…..most people shudder at this word. Parasites aren’t all giant scary organisms. In fact I can guarantee that you’ve had parasites at least once in your life time, probably more, without even knowing it. These tiny little guys are very common and are transmitted via their microscopic eggs, which can be obtained from unwashed fruits […]

Heal Faster with Live Blood Analysis & Naturopathic Medicine

Heal Faster  Balance Point Health Center would like to offer new patients a special introductory price for combined Live Blood Microscopy/ Naturopathic Medicine!  Call us at 289-291-0254 for more details. Revive Your Health Program: 1 Hour Live Blood Microscopy Visit “Seeing how your blood behaves… LIVE!” Shannon Gregory is a certified microscopist who guest lectures on […]

Let the “Joy of the Mountain” support you through the winter months

We all know it’s the dreaded cold and flu season. Have you already had your first illness with winter? Surrounded by sneezing co-workers and coughing family members? Being sick can really put a damper on all the winter time fun. I’d like to share with you about my favourite go-to preventative and support for the […]

Stressed?

Drag yourself out of bed, dress, feed the kids, drop off kids, dash to work, meet the demands of the day, dash home, throw dinner together (literally), drop kids at hockey, back home, kids to bed, collapse. Is this the rhythm of your days? Intense with multiple things thrown at you all at once with little […]

Signs that you need a detox

We are all exposed to toxins daily. Things like – pesticides, industrial wastes, synthetic medicine, food additives, car exhaust and cigarette smoke and all of these are chemicals that are foreign to our bodies. They end up accumulating inside because our body does not know how to deal with them.  This has a dramatic affect […]