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Christina Carreau BA, ND

Your stress response is a complex series of interactions between your nervous system, adrenal glands and a number of other organs, which signal the release of cortisol, adrenaline and noradrenaline into the bloodstream. The effects of these hormones in our system is variable depending on the frequency and duration with which […]

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Christina Carreau, BA, ND

Stress is something that many of us experience on a regular basis and while our experiences of stress can be quite different (i.e. diarrhea versus constipation, headaches versus anxiety, feeling tired versus wired, etc), the underlying physiology is more or less the same for all of us. But not […]

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Christina Carreau BA, ND

There is currently a debate going on as to what the normal reference range for healthy thyroid function should be. This debate is between medical doctors, endocrinologists and naturopathic doctors. The outcome of this debate could have a significant impact on your health.

Let’s start with the basics.

The Thyroid […]

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