I am quite literally writing this post doubled over in pain at my kitchen counter thanks to a lovely condition myself and a fuck ton of other women suffer from known as PCOS, which is short for Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome. The condition involves the development, growth, and occasional or frequent bursting of cysts on your … More The sad reality of women’s health
Spring may officially be upon us, but the weather here in Ontario, Canada, isn’t exactly reflective of this as of late. In fact, I’m pretty sure this period of time is when a lot of us fall victim to the cold, miserable grasp of a variety of delightful colds and viruses, and chest infections are … More Here’s how to tame a chest infection (part two)
I consider myself to be someone who views both traditional medicine and naturopathic medicine to be of equal importance. I think it is important to acknowledge, however, that there are some things I believe should be tackled with traditional medicine, and others with naturopathic medicine. Certain ailments require certain treatment, and one route is better … More Should you be using elderberry?
Chronic illnesses are a real bitch. There isn’t much sense in sugar-coating the matter, because that would be a disservice to anyone who, like myself, lives with chronic illness(es); they’re frustrating, discouraging, and relentless, and they aren’t something I would wish on anyone. Chronic illness as a topic is a rather vast one, and by … More The reality of living with a chronic illness
It’s never fun to wake up with a cold. You open your crusty eyes, roll out of bed and feel your body aching. Your head is pounding, your sinuses feel like they’re filled with cement, and your throat feels like you’ve swallowed a white-hot poker. Chances are you have a bug of some sort. Cue … More At-home cold remedies that actually work