Ozone Therapy – Moncton & Dieppe

Dr. Melissa Blake is certified in ozone therapy. She received her advanced training at the certification course offered by world leader in the field, Dr. Frank Shallenberger, MD. The following is an excerpt from Dr. Shallenberger’s website: Ozone therapy is a unique form of therapy that both heals and detoxifies at the same time. ItContinue reading “Ozone Therapy – Moncton & Dieppe”

The Nutritional Change You Can’t Live Without

I often tell my patients when it comes to things that are good for you more is not necessarily better….except when it comes to veggies! If there is one nutritional recommendation that outlasts all the crazy diet fads and fits into every tailored nutritional plan it is to EAT MORE VEGGIES! Eating more vegetables isContinue reading “The Nutritional Change You Can’t Live Without”

IV Vitamin C for Cancer Care

*Modified from OICC Patient Resource*   What is intravenous vitamin C (IVC)? High doses of vitamin C are administered via an intravenous (IV) drip. The IV route allows much larger concentrations of vitamin C to circulate in the blood than is possible by taking oral vitamin C supplements. Often high doses of oral vitamin CContinue reading “IV Vitamin C for Cancer Care”

The Power of Nebulized Glutathione

  What is glutathione? (pronounced “gloota-thigh-own”) Glutathione is a major antioxidant and cellular protector found throughout the body. A high amount can be found in the lining of the respiratory tract and nasal cavities making it a useful nutrient in the treatment and management of conditions affected the respiratory system. Glutathione acts to prevent damage from reactiveContinue reading “The Power of Nebulized Glutathione”

8 Stress-Busting Superfoods

Did you know you can use nutrition to increase your stress resilience. Here are a few of our stress-busting superfoods: 1. Omega 3s Animal-based omega-3 fats, EPA and DHA, play an important role in your emotional well-being. Studies show omega 3s reduce signs of depression and anxiety. They also have anti-inflammatory benefits that help to counteractContinue reading “8 Stress-Busting Superfoods”

Elderberry Syrup for Cold & Flu

Sambucus canadensis, or Elderberry, is one of our favourite herbs this time of year. It acts deeply on the respiratory tract, decreasing congestion (quickly at that!) promotes detoxification through our pores and digestive tract – helping us prevent and recover from the flu! It’s powerful but gentle and safe – and a definite go-to if youContinue reading “Elderberry Syrup for Cold & Flu”

Vitamin C – An Immune Powerhouse

  Vitamin C may be one of the best known nutrients, but it’s powerful health benefits are often under appreciated. Also known as ascorbic acid, vitamin C is found in citrus fruits, green leafy vegetables, bell peppers, broccoli, strawberries, and many other fruits and vegetables. Vitamin C is a water soluble antioxidant. Most people know thatContinue reading “Vitamin C – An Immune Powerhouse”

Back To School: Well Child Check-Up

In light of Back to School, The Pear Tree will be offering Well Child Check-Ups for the next two weeks!! Many children who experience restlessness and an inability to focus during class time are in need of certain nutrients and vitamins. These check-ups assess general health and development to ensure your child starts school on theContinue reading “Back To School: Well Child Check-Up”

Supercharge with Superfoods

Every choice you make about the food you put in your body is an opportunity to enhance your health and wellbeing. All plant foods contain a variety of nutrients to support good health. A few foods have exceptionally high levels of certain phytochemicals and have earned the reputation of being “superfoods”. Here are a fewContinue reading “Supercharge with Superfoods”

The Fountain of Youth

I found my first grey hair the other day. It, along with an upcoming birthday, has me feeling very aware of my age for the first time in my life. Suddenly, the importance of healthy aging has become very real. Luckily, naturopathic medicine has many strategies that offer protection against the unnatural signs of aging. Not toContinue reading “The Fountain of Youth”