40% of Canadians are below the "cut-off" according to Statistics Canada. But the "cut-off" is only 50nmol/L For optimal health you need to be
When do I need a Pap Test?
Pap tests are a super important part of a woman’s health screening. It’s a test that checks for changes in the cells of the cervix that indicate the
High Cholesterol? It Could Be Your Thyroid.
Do you have high cholesterol? You may want to check your thyroid levels! Earlier this year the U.S. Secretaries of Health and Agriculture joined
Are Low Iron Levels Sabotaging Your Thyroid Hormones?
Iron Basics Low iron is one of the most common things I see in women who walk through my door. It's also one of the most common tests we run and we
Confused about Food Sensitivities? Here’s the Deal…
Food allergies vs. intolerances vs. sensitivities. What’s the difference and why does it matter? The terms food sensitivities, intolerances and
What you need to know about testing women’s hormones
When a woman goes to the doctor and says "I think my hormones are all messed up" she may be given a requisition to test her hormones. When she's told
Why you should have a physical exam
There seems to be a trend forming amongst some MD's. They say that unless you have an indication of a disease, a physical exam is not necessary until
How do you test for PCOS?
Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) is a complex condition and diagnosis involves a few tests. Firstly, we want to know how many androgens you have
Testing Adrenal Function
Adrenal function is hugely related to our energy levels, our quality of sleep and our quality of life in general. Until now, the only way that I knew