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Microneedling therapy

Microneedling therapy, also referred to as collagen induction therapy (CIT), is a relatively new procedure involving superficial and controlled puncturing of the skin. The process is done by a mechanical device with miniature fine needles that is simple, safe, effective, and minimally invasive. The process involves needles causing a micro injury to the skin, thereby […]

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Naturopathic Support for PANDAS/PANS

Although many parents expect their children may catch strep throat in their life, most are not aware that this can lead to neuropsychiatric symptoms in some children such as obsessive-compulsive disorder, food restriction, insomnia, anxiety and oppositional behavior. Streptococcus bacteria are known to cause autoimmune reactions that can damage the heart or joints, also called […]

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The Nardella Clinic: Calgary’s leader in naturopathic medicine

By IMPACT Magazine With a long and accomplished history of practicing naturopathic medicine in Calgary, the Nardella Clinic remains at the forefront of its field. Since opening in 1999, its naturopathic doctors, Dr. Jennifer Nardella and Dr. Meghan Haggarty, have employed a collaborative approach, working together with the clinic’s 10 other providers — including a chiropractor, a psychologist and a medical aesthetician — to successfully […]

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Choosing a Lyme Doctor—Evaluating Competence

Finding a competent doctor to effectively treat Lyme disease is a daunting task for most patients.  There is insufficient recognition of chronic Lyme disease in the current system of allopathic medicine resulting in an insufficient number of medical doctors diagnosing and treating the disease.  Naturopathic doctors play a crucial role in supporting community-based Lyme patients.  […]

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Lyme and Candida

Many patients with Lyme disease are familiar with co-infections that come from ticks. Another form of co-infection that is common in patients with Lyme disease is candida or yeast. This type of co-infection comes from within the patient instead of from a tick. It is normal to have candida present in our gastrointestinal tract, however […]

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