Entries by holistichormone


Our ‘Dietary Inner Child’

August 25, 2011 — Feeling stressed and aggravated with life in general, I dove into a plate of perogies and sour cream for lunch today.  Perogies are my new ‘go to’ food (used to be KD)  I knew I would feel worse after my indulgence, so why do we still do it?  Health guru, Dr. […]

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Environment and your Hormones

What does our Environment have to do with hormones? The answer is — Everything! For this article, the term “environment” means anything that impacts you in your life, for instance: House and Home: Do you feel comfortable and peaceful at home? Happy even? Do you like your surroundings and feel safe in your neighbourhood? Our Work: Whether inside the home or […]

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Vega Testing Testimonial

My Experience With Vega Testing When I visit my Naturopathic Doctor (ND), I am regularly tested for yeast, hormone balance (estrogen, progesterone, testosterone), thyroid, stress, B vitamins and organ function (kidney and liver). It has been my experience that these tests have often accurately indicated the beginning of a problem, sometimes before my family doctor found a problem.  […]

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Exercise is Essential

Exercise is is not just a suggestion or recommendation when attempting to balance your body’s hormone function. Exercise is a necessity! Don’t we all just want a quick fix for our health?  If there were a magic pill out there, we would all give our kingdoms for that pill!  When it comes to diets, and diet […]

Thyroid Function

You and your thyroid Meet your best friend — your thyroid.  If your thyroid isn’t functioning properly, little else in your body functions properly.  This little gland sits at the base of your throat in the notch of your collarbone.  It is often called the “butterfly gland” because of its shape. Our thyroid oversees every […]


Your First Visit To A Naturopathic Doctor

On your first appointment the ND (naturopathic doctor) will take time to gather a wealth of information from you. An accurate and detailed patient history is absolutely critical for getting good care. If you are unsure of a procedure, or you don’t understand the value of a particular question or treatment method…ask! A good ND will take the […]

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Meet the Author – Brenda Thompson

Meet the Author Hi, my name is Brenda Thompson and I have been dealing with hormone issues my whole life.  It is my desire to share with you both my experience and what I have learned as a result of my journey.  It is my hope that the information I share in this Website may benefit you and that with […]

Making the Appointment with a Naturopathic Doctor

Making the Appointment When you call, there are a few questions to ask: 1.         Credentials — is this doctor licensed as a Naturopathic Doctor (ND), and is the licensing applicable to the country or province in which you live? If they are not licensed in your area, ask which regulatory bodies they belong to. For example, two […]