Immune System Support

A healthy immune system means fewer illnesses and a happier, healthier life. Our articles and tips will help.

The thyroid is fundamental for the health and function of every single cell in your body. Your cells use thyroid hormones to generate energy for its everyday processes – for example, brain cells use thyroid hormones to allow you to think clearly, have mental energy and to feel balanced in your mood. Approximately 1 in…

Cold and flu season begins in the fall and ends in early spring. Scientists suspect that we are more prone to contracting the cold and flu in the fall and winter months than in the summer and spring due to a seasonal decline in sun exposure, leading to a reduction vitamin D and potentially a vitamin D deficiency. We al…

Your immune system works daily to keep you healthy. Use these facts and tips to better support your immune system naturally! Click image to open full sized .pdf

As the days become darker earlier and the temperature drops, it’s only natural to crave more downtime spent indoors. But while nesting can be cozy, the lack of sunlight and physical activity can impact everything from our energy levels, mood, and immune health, leaving us more susceptible to the colds and flus that are…

You want to improve your health and enhance your diet with vitamins and supplements. But when you walk into the store, there are so many products to choose from, do you know how much to take, can they be combined… it’s overwhelming. Below are my naturopathic tips to choosing vitamins and supplements. 1. Read the label.…

Well, it’s that time of year again: cold and flu season. Sigh. Everywhere you go there are people all around you hacking and sneezing out pathogenic microbes for your body to take in. Yuck! If you have a healthy immune system, you do not need to worry too much as it should be able handle most infections thrown its way.…

Lyme disease is tricky – the symptoms can vary and the diagnosis is often missed or delayed, but time is of the essence in effectively treating this disease. In this article I will give the most important basics to understanding what it is, different signs and symptoms (not everyone has the same symptoms), how to preve…

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, but for some, it can be a very stressful time. Preparing for Christmas parties, over-eating at those same holiday parties and of course, that dreaded holiday shopping can leave your immune system open for attack. Here are 7 ways to boost your immune system for this holiday seas…

It’s that time of year when we dread the sneezes and coughs from entering our personal air-space. Since you cannot control the hygienic behaviours of people around you, work on your self. In this article, I’ll describe the use of six natural ways to fortify your immune system to be prepared for this cold and flu season…

There are a few aspects of a good immune system that we all know about: getting fewer colds and sore throats and resolving them quickly; absence of allergies and asthma; healing well from cuts and other injuries. Still other immune-related issues correspond to auto-immunity which is common in the area of thyroid and jo…