Articles of Interest


Massage Away Sinus Issues by Jen Hyland, R.M.T.

Article by Jen Hyland, R.M.T.

This time of year, too many of my clients have been coming in on the tail end of a cold, feeling run down, achy, and annoyed that even though they are almost better, they can’t breathe through their nose. 

Sinus congestion caused by allergies or a cold can include: swelling (inflammation) of

Christmas Blessings


By Trudy Parolin, RMT, Reflexologist, Reiki Master


As December quickly approaches and the excitement and wonder of the Christmas Season begins to creep its way into my cells, I am aware of the feeling of just how truly happy I am…what a blessing life is and how truly grateful I am for everything that I have,

Getting to Know your Practitioners – Jen Hyland, RMT

We are excited to welcome the newest member of Lakeside’s integrative health care team, Jen Hyland, who is a Registered Massage Therapist.

The following is an interview that took place with Jen to allow us all to get to know her better.


Q: How did you get into your current career/what made you decide to peruse this career?


Sharing your Practice with your Children

My yoga practice has flourished in waves over the past 10 years, keeping me grounded and healthy through various stages in my life.  Watching my five year old daughter start to use her own yoga tools has taken this journey even further.  When opportunities for me to explore movement and breathing with kids started to

Reflection for the Year of Completion

By Trudy Parolin 

2016…the year of completion. As the fall season quickly approaches there are many feelings that seem to arise within each and every one of us.

Apprehension – due to the upcoming Christmas season; stress – in recognizing that the year is coming to a close and there is so much yet to complete; anxiety

Advanced Hormone Testing For Fertility: When your doctor says nothing is wrong

By Dr. Jessica Liu, ND


Very often in my fertility practice, I see couples struggling to find the ‘why’ behind their fertility challenges.  They go through a battery of tests at a fertility specialist’s clinic, only to be told that everything is normal and that their diagnosis is ‘unexplained fertility’.


Naturopathic fertility care offers a different approach

An Interview with Dr. Jessica Liu, ND

Q: How did you get into your current career/what made you decide to peruse this career?


A: I was lucky to have grown up in a family where natural medicine was the preferred way to address health issues. My father was an engineer turned Traditional Chinese Medicine Doctor who always preferred to use acupuncture needles and herbs whenever

OxyGeneo™ Facial Treatments Now at Lakeside!

By Dr. Jen Newell, ND, The Natural Skin Doctor

I am so excited to now be able to offer patients the amazing Oxygeneo 3-in-1 Super Facial. Patented OxyGeneo™ technology provides unparalleled skin nourishment & oxygenation, revealing younger looking, more radiant skin after just one treatment. Immediate benefits are softer, smoother, and brighter skin. This is the perfect treatment before

Retune & Reset: Body & Mind 

By Deborah VanderKruk, RMT

June is here. Not quite summer yet but the spring chill is gone!  I find the transition between seasons both refreshing and challenging. I love going out for a quiet paddle but I feel overwhelmed by the amount of work and planning that comes with this time of the year.

This June,  I’m

Is Acupuncture for You?

By Jessica Vella, Registered Acupuncturist 

Acupuncture is based on Traditional Chinese Medicine theory with the emphasis of treatment to balance the body into its natural state of harmony.  With over 5000 years of history, it has proven to be a safe and holistic treatment.

Acupuncture involves the insertion of very thin, sterile needles into specific points in