Articles of Interest


It’s All About Control…

It’s All About Control…

Over the last 15 months, the concept of control has been at the forefront of our minds. We have experienced limits on where we go, who we see, what we do and more. We have had to question our security, the health and safety of ourselves and of loved ones. We have

Stress Recovery Program

The Naturopathic Doctors at Lakeside Natural Health Centre have created a proven Stress Recovery Program designed to support you and your loved ones during difficult times.  The program will help you identify and manage your own personal stressors, as well as minimize the harmful impacts of stress in your life.

This integrative program is ideal for any patients

Sweet Dreams! How to Snooze Yourself out of Stress and into Wellness

Most of us recognize how good we feel after a good nights sleep: refreshed, energized, happy and ready to take on the challenges of the day! However, one in three adults aren’t getting enough sleep according to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), and my guess is that most of us aren’t surprised by this

Isolation Check In: What am I Eating?

All of us are experiencing new adjustments, increased stress and uncertainty, and loss of routine. With these changes, it’s easy for our diet and eating habits to shift as well – to mindless snacking, more frequent meals, processed or carb-heavy “comfort” foods, baking, and increased alcohol or caffeine. While these are OK in moderation, it’s important

Fertility Stress Index

Fertility related stress is an unfortunate reality for women of all ages, for a multitude of different reasons. Struggles with conceiving can cause undue stress on both you and your partner and permeate into many different aspects of your life.

Do you feel as if your body is not capable of being pregnant?

Do you feel very

When is the Right Time to Schedule a Massage?

Written by Jennifer Hyland, RMT 
We know that we should see our dentist twice a year for a check-up… but how do you decide when to schedule a massage? Regular appointments with a Massage Therapist can help you to maintain your health, and prevent injuries. 
Photo credit: Joan Spells

In general, if you’ve never had a massage before, I

Loaded Veggie Meatloaf Cupcakes

Recipe by Nindy Grewal, CNP, LBA, Cl. Irid., B.Ed

Summer is winding down and we need to start gearing up for the school year once again! If you are like me, you are excited to get back to a routine and some healthy meal times. With that being said though, we also need to be more

Cupping Therapy: History & Uses

Written by Talitha Reis, R.TCMP, R.Ac

Cupping Therapy is a treatment method developed by our ancient practitioners in the process of struggling against diseases. It is an important component in the non-drug therapies of Traditional Chinese Medicine.  

The earliest literacy record for cupping therapy dates back to the 3rd century B.C.for the treatment of haemorrhoids and

Sign the Petition to Protect your Freedom of Choice in Health Care!


An excerpt from a news article outlining the proposed changes to natural health product regulations states:
Freedom of Choice
“With the repeal of the Natural Health Product Regulations, the only avenue left to get approval to treat serious health conditions will be the new drug approval process which a natural health product will never go through. In

Lyme Disease Is On The Rise… Live Blood Analysis Can Help!


Lyme disease is on the rise across the country.

The Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) reported 144 cases of Lyme disease in 2009. In 2016, that number rose to 992 across the country.

Many experts believe climate change and our impact on the planet are partly to blame for the rise in tick populations in Canada.