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Copyright: Dr. Erika Schimek 2013

October 2, 2019

It's strange to think that I've already got to start writing about immune support - Fall is fast approaching as the leaves are changing colour and making those lovely crunch sounds when I walk on them. Let's bring on the Immune Support blog posts! 

Last winter...

September 11, 2019

How can we take a boring salad that we kind of throw on the side of our plates as an afterthought that we think 'should' be there, to something we PILE onto our plates and look forward to? 

The answer is for it to be EASY, and to make it TASTY. 

My favourite way to...

August 14, 2019

"I'm bloated all the time. I'm so bloated I look pregnant."

"I get pain every time I eat. Any food!" 

"I always have diarrhea."

"I poop maybe once a week."

"Do I have IBS?!"

Above is just a short sample of common phrases I hear from new patients. The list goes on and on and...

July 24, 2019

"My periods are messed up - do I have PCOS?"

Polycystic ovarian syndrome, referred to as “P.C.O.S.”, is really a collection of symptoms related to an improperly functioning menstrual cycle. The name is super confusing, because someone can be diagnosed with this conditio...

July 6, 2019

Sunshine is here, which means for the most part we are slathering sunscreen on us to help prevent burns. Today I have to talk about my absolutely favourite facial sunscreen, Australian Gold Tinted Mineral Botanical Sunscreen with an SPF of 50.

This stuff is great for th...

July 1, 2019

The weather has been all over the place this spring/summer, and I've been seeing lots of people with headaches and migraines. I decided that this will be my focus for the next few blog posts since it's such a HUGE topic. Today let's talk a treatment for them: ACUPUNCTU...

January 15, 2019

I would like to take a moment to update all of you about the time I will be taking off for maternity leave. The last week of February up until the end of April will be used as a leave, and I will be coming back in May with a new to-be-determined schedule. 

My husband an...