Seminars

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 he basics of conscious living and achieving optimal wellness.  

As seating is limited please register for our seminars or workshops by calling 905-940-2727 or email us at info@naturopathicfoundations.ca

Upcoming Events

 

May 2017 Seminars

Tues May 9th at 6:30pm by Dr. Iva Lloyd, ND

Memory Loss

 Memory loss and cognitive decline are concerns that most people have as they age. For some, signs of memory loss are a reflection of multi-tasking and life being too busy. But for others, memory loss is real and is best caught early. There are many factors that contribute to memory loss including diet, head injuries, exercise, occupation, environmental toxins, some prescription medications and others. There are also a number of conditions associated with memory loss including diabetes, anemia, high and low cholesterol, etc. This seminar will discuss how memory loss is assessed, prevented and treated. 

Topics to be discussed:

leaf.jpg Overview of the factors that contribute to memory loss and their impact.

leaf.jpg The correlation between high blood sugar, anemia and other health conditions and memory loss.

leaf.jpg Ways to accurately assess for memory loss.

leaf.jpg Strategies to prevent memory loss and to delay the progression of memory loss.

leaf.jpg The naturopathic approach to treating memory loss, dementia and cognitive decline.

 

Tues May 23rd at 6:30pm by Dr. Leena Athparia, ND

Pain Management Part 3: Headaches & Migraines

Chronic headaches and migraines cause pain and discomfort for a large segment of the population. For some, it can be debilitating and they may feel the need to take over the counter medications to suppress the pain. Naturopathic medicine can help identify the reason for headaches and migraines, and reduce their severity and frequency by working with nutrition, relieving chronic tension and misalignment in the body, botanical medicine, acupuncture and more. This seminar will help you understand what causes headaches & migraines and what you can do to treat them. 

Topics to be discussed:

leaf.jpg Factors that contribute to headaches & migraines (structural, functional, psychological)

leaf.jpg Naturopathic treatments for chronic headaches 

leaf.jpg Acupressure & massage points to relieve pain

leaf.jpg Essential oils for relief 

 

June 2017 Seminars

Tues June 20th at 6:30pm by Dr. Leena Athparia, ND

Summer Health: How to Cool Down

Summer is the season of sun, where the fire element can become more easily imbalanced, and heat-related conditions are more common (rashes, burns, inflammation, ulcers etc). Emotions such as frustration and anger can surface in this season as well. Learn how to prevent imbalance this summer by modying your diet and lifestyle according to the season to achieve balance. Drawing from the wisdom of naturopathic medicine & Ayurveda, this seminar will cover: 

leaf.jpg The impact of seasonal changes on your body, mind, emotions

leaf.jpg Overview of heat-related conditions and how you can address them

leaf.jpg Understanding "cooling" vs "warming foods" and how to integrate them into your diet

leaf.jpg Cooling food recipes & demo (Ayurvedic Pitta pacifying diet)

Past Seminar List