Category Archives: Natural Health

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What Is Hellerwork?

By Sarah Brown

Q: What is Hellerwork?

Hellerwork is a system of Structural Integration (first developed by Dr. Ida Rolf) and further expanded to include Somatic Dialogue and Movement Education, to realign and restore the body back to optimal alignment, resulting in improved overall health and wellbeing. Hellerwork understands the inseparability of body, mind and spirit through the integration of mechanical, psychological, and energetic principles. Continue reading

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Babying Your Skin

By Beth Bialko

Pregnancy is an exciting journey, but it brings its own set of skin challenges and concerns.

Every part of the body goes through changes during pregnancy, and the skin is no exception. Skin changes occur in about 90 percent of pregnant women, in one form or another, due to the surge of hormones. Continue reading

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Welcome to our Okanagan Health & Wellness Magazine Fall 2017 Issue

ITL Fall issue of Magazine

Welcome to our latest issue of OHW Magazine! After several months of crazy weather in North America and globally (floods, fires, earthquakes, tornadoes, powerful windstorms, and volcanic activity), things appear to have settled into a more benign pattern, at least in our part of the world. Autumn has arrived, our Canadian Thanksgiving has come and gone, and we are reminded that we have so much to be thankful for. Continue reading

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The Vagina Dialogues

By Christine Hatfield, MD

It’s no secret that many women are prone to experiencing vaginal concerns due to childbirth or the aging process. But did you know that treatment options are available?

You probably already know the female vagina is seriously impressive. This amazing body part can bring about intense pleasure, help predict when you are fertile, and even transport another tiny human being into the world. In short, it’s pretty awesome. That’s why I think it’s crucial to keep your vagina in its best working condition for life! Continue reading

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Energy Medicine for Good Health!

By Bob Moore

If you feel you’ve run out of pain control avenues, microcurrent energy may be what you’ve been missing.

When was the last time that you were pain free? When you didn’t have a headache, low back pain or even a joint or muscle ache? According to Statistics Canada, roughly 27 percent of seniors living at home and up to 38 percent of those living in health-care institutions have chronic disabling pain, with rates higher for women than for men. In BC, an estimated 800,000 people live with chronic pain. Continue reading

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