By Dr. Heather Cardona, BSc. HD Your immune system is intelligent, dynamic, and wise. The main function of any immune system is to distinguish self from non-self. This is not as easy as it sounds since the human body is comprised of approximately 90% bacterial &/or viral cells, (ie. not ‘self’), and only about 10% of cells are, in fact, … Read More
We have gift certificates!⠀ ⠀ If you’re looking to treat a loved one to a unique gift this holiday season, we’ve got just the thing! Treatments include Ayurvedic massage, homeopathic consults, naturopathy, massage therapy, and hypnotherapy sessions. Gift certificates are available in any denomination and can be used for any product or service at the clinic.⠀ ⠀ 🎄Happy Holidays!
It’s #MedicineMonday! Today we are sharing the healing properties of Frankincense, (tis the season, after all!) One of the most ancient and powerful medicines, Frankincense, known in botanical medicine as Boswellia, was once more revered than gold due to its therapeutic qualities. Over time, studies have continued to confirm the ancient healing properties of Frankincense, most notably its anti-inflammatory properties. … Read More
Start your New Year with a series of meditation classes at Via Natural Medicine! 🌿😌 …⠀ Back by popular demand! Meditation teacher Blair Jensen from the Yoga Centre Winnipeg will be sharing his talent and wisdom to teach meditation practice with a focus on self-care and healing.⠀ …⠀ Meditation for Self-Care and Healing⠀ ⠀ 4 Sessions | Sundays 9:30am-10:30am⠀ January … Read More
New research in neuro-chemistry indicates that your thoughts affect your gene expression. This means that habitual thoughts literally affect the genes that determine your body composition, predisposition to disease, and ability to heal. So the question is, how do we adopt habitual habits of thinking that are positive and therapeutic? So much of the way that we habitually think, feel, … Read More
There are many theories of as to why some people suffer from pain that lingers far longer than the typical time it takes to heal tissue that has been traumatized. In our youth our parents and health care providers would praise our young bodies’ ability to recover quickly without long-term sequelae. Certainly the term ‘over-use’ is thrown about as a … Read More
In Winnipeg, the transition from summer to winter is epic! It is invariably a stressor to our immune function. Whether you’re starting a new school year, or just making it back to work after a vacation, immune support is a September must! Even “good” stress can lead to inflammation and immune suppression. A change in weather, a change in natural … Read More
Via Natural Medicine presents: Meditations and Mantras for Self-Care and Healing Tuesday, July 5th from 7-8:30 PM Love yourself with an Introduction to Meditation class at Via Natural Medicine! Meditation teacher Blair Jensen from the Yoga Centre Winnipeg will be sharing his talent and wisdom to teach meditation practice with a focus on self-care and healing. The vast health benefits … Read More