Category: General

24 Years of Influenza Prevention

The flu pandemic is just around the corner. Click here to find out more! Patients of all ages have come to rely on the homeopathic influenza protocol provided at Hunt Naturopathic Clinic. We have infants to very elderly, frail clients who have been treated safely for many years. The protocol utilizes two medicinal substances. The ...

Low Dose Naltrexone (LDN)

Naltrexone is a medicine that antagonizes/blocks various opioid receptors on cells. Naltrexone belongs to a family of opioid like compounds called endorphins. In large doses, it has been used to treat alcohol and opioid dependency. The immune system is regulated by endorphins such as naltrexone. Naltrexone used in low doses balances the immune system. Immune ...

Cardiovascular Disease is the Number One Killer of Men and Women in North America

Do you have a friend or a loved one who has died because of cardiovascular disease?  In office testing such as the digital pulse wave analyzer (DPA) is a tool which helps patients at Hunt Naturopathic Clinic to reduce cardiovascular disease through early detection and prevention. The DPA measures a pulse wave that is produced ...

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Safe and Effective Hormone Balancing

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The Magic of Homeopathy

My wife came back from a week-long meditation retreat and one would think that she would be in a mellow, calm mood. She returned in a state of anxiety and extreme dizziness. The dizziness was peculiar in that she would lose her balance and fall to the right frequently, with associated anxiety/fear in a crowd ...

Vaginal Dryness with Menopause

The cause of hot flashes may be elusive, but vaginal dryness is a direct consequence of decreased estrogen. When estrogen levels drop, it takes a few years for the effects to be noticed, but eventually the drop in estrogen leads to dryness and thinning of the cells in the vagina and genital area. Low levels ...

Menopause and Your Skin

Many women complain of a significant loss of skin elasticity with the onset of menopause. Estrogen is known to keep skin looking younger and more elastic. For some women, this alone is sufficient reason to take estrogens. It is important to remember that estrogens must always be balanced with progesterone and to be used in ...

Sleep Disturbance and Menopause

Sleep disturbances may be an issue with menopause. Estrogen deficiencies contribute directly and indirectly to sleep disturbances. Estrogen replacement therapy has been shown to improve sleep in symptomatic menopausal women. Estrogen deficiency also affects sleep indirectly as night sweats can make it impossible to sleep through the night. Supplementation with progesterone particularly oral progesterone can ...

Concentration and Memory Problems During Menopause

Another symptom relating to the change of menstrual status with age is poor concentration and foggy thinking. Estrogen is needed for the transport of glucose into the brain, which means that too little estrogen leads to energy starved brain cells and foggy thinking. Supplementing with too much progesterone can also contribute to foggy thinking. Too ...

Menopause and Irritability

Another symptom related to perimenopause and menopause is irritability. Irritability can be caused by excess estrogen relative to progesterone, which is a common hormone imbalance. Irritability can also be caused by a lack of androgens for example, testosterone and DHEA, as well as the stress hormone cortisol. Cortisol and testosterone act on the same gene ...