Psoriasis, Skin Health

Keto & Psoriasis don’t mix!

When it comes to inflammatory skin conditions such as psoriasis, nutrition is a key factor in disease management and several studies are showing that the keto diet may be detrimental for psoriasis.  The keto diet is a low carbohydrate diet with up to 50% of food intake from fats. It has gained popularity over the… Continue reading Keto & Psoriasis don’t mix!

Chronic pain management, Health Tips, nutrition

Dietary relief for arthritis & musculoskeletal pain

There’s a ton of ideas floating around social media about the best diet for chronic health issues. Some have research to back them up, many don’t. So, when I read this recent paper reviewing the studies that found positive effects of dietary changes on pain intensity in musculoskeletal pain (MSK) I was one happy practitioner!… Continue reading Dietary relief for arthritis & musculoskeletal pain

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Consulting during Covid-19

Key points from this video: I am consulting via Phone or Skype for all naturopathic clients. Supplements and herbs can be picked up directly from Vibe or posted out.  At Vibe Natural Health we understand the concern around COVID-19 and its potential impact on our community. It is important that everyone is committed to helping… Continue reading Consulting during Covid-19

Chronic pain management, neuropathy, Pain Education, pain psychology

PainWise – Innovative Pain Education

Hello! It has been radio silence for a while but I have been working on a project and my BIG NEWS is that we are about to launch a new pain education program at Vibe Natural Health called PainWise. I am so excited about this 4-week education program because I know how powerful knowledge is… Continue reading PainWise – Innovative Pain Education

Chronic pain management, nutrition

Turmeric, a super spice for pain

If you do a quick search about Turmeric on the Internet you may begin to wonder what it can’t do. The list of benefits reported is extensive and the diseases it is purported to treat are numerous. This super-spice is popping up in all sorts of interesting ways from Turmeric lattes to fermented drinks. It… Continue reading Turmeric, a super spice for pain

acne, nutrition, Skin Health

The vitamin D and acne connection

Vitamin D deficiency is known to play a role in many inflammatory skin conditions, and certainly is seen to be a contributing factor in acne. Acne is an inflammatory skin condition with both systemic inflammation and local inflammation within the skin, even at the very early micro-comedone stage of development. The causes of local inflammation… Continue reading The vitamin D and acne connection