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Tina C. Naturopathic Doctor

Dr. Christie obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology and Chemistry from the University of... Full Bio
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I have a new blog! by Tina C. Naturopathic DoctorHealth MavenComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine While all my old postings are still here, I am now posting exclusively on my new blog at:   themindbodydoctor.ca/balanceblog/   My most recent posts are about H1 ... Read on »
Quote by Tina C. Naturopathic DoctorHealth MavenComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine There are times when we may fool ourselves. There are times when we can fool others. But we can never fool our body. It is the most sensitive barometer of our inner world. ... Read on »
The Osteopath Chronicles - Visits Two and Three by Tina C. Naturopathic DoctorHealth MavenComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine My second visit with the osteopath was good -- she worked a ton on the "fluids" in my sacral area. The fluids is the stuff that often gets damaged and is usually out of bala ... Read on »
The Osteopath Chronicles - Between the First and Second Visit by Tina C. Naturopathic DoctorHealth MavenComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine I was not having fun. About a day or two after my first visit, the shooting pain in my head started. This is a pain I would feel for about 5 seconds once every two years ... Read on »
Thought on vaccinated vs unvaccinated children by Tina C. Naturopathic DoctorHealth MavenComplimentary & Alternative Medicine 1 Comment Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine This is another "out of the mouths of patients" anecdote. Some people who strongly believe in vaccinating all children feel that they do not want their children around ot ... Read on »
Children do NOT need to be immunized to go to school in Ontario by Tina C. Naturopathic DoctorHealth MavenComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine That`s right folks. Kids do not need to be immunized to go to school in Ontario. You DO however, need to get an affidavit signed and notarized and get it on file with ... Read on »
No Wonder There is so Much Confusion! by Tina C. Naturopathic DoctorHealth MavenComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine There is so many mixed messages out in the media about what is healthy and what is not healthy. No wonder so many people are confused about what food is and is not healthy. ... Read on »
The Verdict is in: Kleen Kanteen is My Pick! by Tina C. Naturopathic DoctorHealth MavenComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine (I don`t have any financial interest or arrangement with this company. I just really like this product!) I love my Kleen Kanteen water bottle! If you are a patient of ... Read on »
Third Hand Smoke by Tina C. Naturopathic DoctorHealth MavenComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine The smoky plot thickens Some new research has shown that by smoking, you`re not just harming yourself anymore -- it`s been shown that children are harmed by this as well. ... Read on »
The Osteopath Chronicles - Visit One by Tina C. Naturopathic DoctorHealth MavenComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine My first appointment with an osteopath was this past Friday and it was very interesting. Bones or fluids? One thing I learned was that if a person gets a chiropractic ... Read on »
Just get the fibroids out by Tina C. Naturopathic DoctorHealth MavenComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine Fibroids can be really hard to shrink, especially once they are of a certain size. Usually, fibroids less than 2cm can be reduced using natural therapies. Once they are l ... Read on »
Menstrual Pain and Heaviness by Tina C. Naturopathic DoctorHealth MavenComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine I`ve written about this before on this blog, but I feel the need to write about it again. Menstrual pain and heaviness are not necessary! There are so many misconcepti ... Read on »
Working Out to Relieve Stress - The Good, The Bad and The Ugly by Tina C. Naturopathic DoctorHealth MavenComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine The good Working out to relieve stress is great because you are burning off all those stress hormones which, if they sit around in your system, have negative effects on y ... Read on »
Echinacea and Pregnancy by Tina C. Naturopathic DoctorHealth MavenComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine   Echinacea is safe to use in pregnancy. Gallo, Michael, et al. Pregnancy outcome following gestational exposure to echinacea. Archives of Internal Medicine, Vol. 160, No ... Read on »
Out of the Mouths of Patients by Tina C. Naturopathic DoctorHealth MavenComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine The other day I was speaking to a patient about replacing her coffee with tea. We were discussing types of tea and she started to say that she had tried some and didn't like ... Read on »
Tidbit for Burgers by Tina C. Naturopathic DoctorHealth MavenComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine For a little variety, chicken or turkey burgers (preferably made from ground white meat) are delicious with some salsa on top. In fact, I think they are so delicious that ... Read on »
Saigon Cinnamon and Madagascar Vanilla by Tina C. Naturopathic DoctorHealth MavenComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine No, neither are local (unless you live in Madagascar or Saigon), but self-forgiveness may come swiftly after you taste these culinary treasures. Saigon Cinnamon (It has a ... Read on »
Vitamin C and Fat Burning by Tina C. Naturopathic DoctorHealth MavenComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine People with low levels of vitamin C in their blood burn 25% less fat than those who do not have low concentrations. Here is a link to the study's abstract: http://www. ... Read on »
Detoxifying Foot Pads by Tina C. Naturopathic DoctorHealth MavenComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine Patients have asked me about these in the past and I often tell them not to bother. I think the whole premise is on shaky ground. If you are considering using them, or are c ... Read on »
Potatoes as vegetables (Don't get excited...) by Tina C. Naturopathic DoctorHealth MavenComplimentary & Alternative Medicine 1 Comment Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine I'll take Starchy Vegetables for 300, Alex. There seems to be some confusion as to what does and does not constitute "eating your vegetables". Ketchup does not count. ... Read on »