The naturopathic doctors in our clinic and other health professionals within the community provide seminars, mostly free-of-charge, for patients and the public as a way of teaching the basics of conscious living and achieving optimal wellness.
September 2018 Seminars
Tuesday Sept 18th at 6:30pm by Dr. Leena Athparia, ND
Understanding Hair Loss
Losing your hair can be challenging and frightening. Hair loss is not only happening in older adults, but is becoming an increasing concern amongst young men and women as well and the cause may not be evident. Increased exposure to environmental chemicals and heavy metals, hormonal imbalances, nutrient deficiencies and stress are some of the common reasons for hair loss. In this seminar, you will learn about different types of hair loss and how to identify the causes.
Identify common and less common reasons for hair loss
Understand the Ayurvedic & TCM approach to hair loss
Treatment options: topical and internal
Recipes for herbal hair mask and oil
October 2018 Seminars
October 16th at 6:30pm by Dr. Leena Athparia, ND
Preparing for Fall - Vata Care
As the seasons change, you need to ensure you prepare your body, mind and spirit for the fall. Ayurveda helps us understand how the forces in nature affect us and what we can do to restore balance. Common concerns in the fall include dryness, cold limbs, increased anxiety and slower digestion. This seminar will teach you how diet and lifestyle tips can keep you "tuned up" fall.
Understanding the elements & doshas
Signs of vata imbalance
Diet and lifestyle guidelines for fall
Recipes for fall season
November 2018 Seminars
November 20th at 6:30pm by Dr. Leena Athparia, ND
A large proportion of adults struggle with sleep. When you are not rested, this leads to fatigue and reduced productivity in the day. It is not just the amount of hours you sleep but also the quality of your sleep. The key to solve any sleep problem is truly knowing the root cause. This seminar will help you determine the causes of your sleep disorders and will provide guidance on the lifestyle changes that can be made to improve sleep.
Common causes of poor sleep
Ayurvedic understanding of sleep disorders
Natural options for sleep aid