Depression at Christmas

One in two people suffer from depression at some point in their life - could it be you or a loved one? Are you aware of all the physiological issues that can cause depression? I practiced as a Registered Psychologist for 20 some years. But I left the College of Psychologists because they didn't agree [...]

By |2017-04-28T22:58:57+00:00December 11th, 2016|Adrenals, Dental issues, Depression, Emotional, Herbal Medicine, Hypothyroid, Immune Issues, Research|Comments Off on Depression at Christmas

Are Essential Oils of any Benefit?

What are essential oils? Are essential oils of any benefit? Are they just for topical use or can they be used internally? Are different types beneficial for different skins? Does it matter where they were grown or how they were processed? What benefits do the different oils have? Lots of questions, let’s go through them [...]

The latest cause/cure all for weight issues

I get both tired and frustrated whenever I read or hear an expert/professional claiming that the one issue they are touting is the be all and end all of weight issues. There are a huge number of issues that can contribute to weight imbalances. It used to be just excess calories and lack of exercise...but [...]

By |2017-04-28T22:59:00+00:00April 13th, 2016|Adrenals, Anti-inflammatories, Depression, Diabetes, Diets, Emotional, Exercise, Gut Health, Hormone issues, Mental Health, Nutrition, Toxicity, Uncategorized|Comments Off on The latest cause/cure all for weight issues

Obesity & Diabetes – it’s not what you were taught…

We have been taught, as have our physicians, that weight gain means diabetes. Let's look at the actual research, but first let's look at some basic facts: Diabetes is not a disease - it is a symptom Diabetes can in fact be reversed - it is not a life long, down hill process The most [...]

By |2017-04-28T22:59:02+00:00March 24th, 2016|Adrenals, Blood health, Diabetes, Herbal Medicine, Hormone issues, Immune Health, Microbiota, Nutrition, Nutritional Health|Comments Off on Obesity & Diabetes – it’s not what you were taught…

Yeah – its here…

You have CHOICES!!! There is this new site...www.ChoicesUnlimited.ca The "Health on a Budget" on www.ChoicesUnlimited.ca The Whole Health Initiative on www.WholeHealthInitiative.ca - click here And of course we have www.DrHollyBooks. com which has been updated - click here - videos, downloads, books Let's not forget...every Wednesday at Noon check out www.NewsForTheSoul.com  You or someone you know [...]

How can chocolate be a benefit?

Most of us have heard that "dark chocolate" is good for us.  Unfortunately, the concept of "dark or bitter chocolate" was marketed well, but the marketing covered up a huge misunderstanding. Chocolate contains over 1200 molecules, over 300 nutrients that are beneficial to us.  AND they are in significant amounts not just trace amounts.  Further, the [...]

Is it your thyroid or your adrenals?

Both the thyroid and the adrenals belong to the same physiology pathway called the Hypothalamic-pituitary-thryoid-adrenal axis.  Any part of the axis has an effect on every other part of the axis...so how do you know what is really going on. The symptoms tend to tremendously overlap regardless of which part of the axis is causing [...]

By |2017-04-28T22:59:08+00:00November 12th, 2015|Adrenals, Depression, Emotional, Hypothyroid, Liver, Weight|Comments Off on Is it your thyroid or your adrenals?

What kind of stress are we talking about?

We all know stress is hard on your body, but why? Also, are you aware of the different kinds of stress that effect your body? Do you know how to resolve the stress effect? Let’s take a look? Stress and your body In today’s society we have a lot of psychological stressors. We in effect [...]

By |2017-04-28T22:59:25+00:00May 6th, 2015|Adrenals, Gut Health, Liver, Medical, Microbiota, Nutrition, Nutritional Health, pH, Pharmaceutical, Stress, Toxicity|Comments Off on What kind of stress are we talking about?

Tulsi, Holy Basil and YOU

Tulsi or Holy Basil Leaf (not to be confused with basil) is a well known Ayurvedic or East Indian herb.  But what is it used for...well it has a number of uses...its most famous medicinal function is an anti-oxidant.  But, it has a number of other functions as well: 1.  The leaf is a nerve [...]

MDs are catching up – well on this item at least

I just read an article by an MD who is catching up...the Master Mineral...one that is involved in over 300 base but functions in every cell of the body...one that most of us are deficient in...  Rather than take laboratory, man made drugs that are toxic to the body and cause nutrient depletion; may cover [...]

By |2017-04-28T22:59:36+00:00June 30th, 2014|Adrenals, Depression, Epilepsy, Glutathione, Gut Health, Heart Health, Herbal Medicine, Immune Health, Research, Stress, Toxicity, Uncategorized|Comments Off on MDs are catching up – well on this item at least