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Arming the Immune System

Arming the Immune System by Dr. Gurdev Parmar Discover the power of your natural immunity. Learn why we should allow our bodies to run their intelligent health maintenance programs, including those of the immune system. As they are more effective at eliminating invaders than any military on earth. You will discover that fever is an…

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Mental Health

Mental Health When it comes to mental health, now more than ever, every action counts. There are important reasons to start talking about mental illness. Hard to see, mental illness is one of the most widespread health issues in the country, with consequences for everyone. While one in five Canadians will experience a mental illness…

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The Foods We Eat

The Foods We Eat It is well-known that the cancer rates are increasing each year, particularly in the industrialized nations. One of the biggest factors contributing to this rise is the types of foods being eaten, and not eaten, by those living in these nations. In fact, up to 85% of cancers are preventable, and…

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Honey

Honey Did you know Honey helps: Prevention and treatment of radiation-induced mucositis. Prevention of radiation-induced xerostomia Empirically for the prevention and treatment of radiation-induced dysphagiaHow to do it: Swish and swallow 15-20mL of honey, 3-4x per day during radiation and until healed Several studies recommended doing 15 minutes before, 15 minutes after radiation, and before…

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Endocrine Disruption

Endocrine Disruption In addition to direct carcinogenicity, a significant pathway from environmental toxins to carcinogenesis is endocrine disruption. Endocrine disruptors are chemicals that can interfere with endocrine (or hormonal) systems. Examples include: BPAs, Phthalates, DDT, and DES, just to name a few. The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) has identified endocrine disruption as…

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Sleep

Sleep It is well-established that sleep plays a central role in human health. Given its impact on nearly all systems of the body, evidence points to various ways that sleep may affect cancer. In addition to overt circadian disruption, light exposure at night has been associated with greater incidence of many types of cancers, including…

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Redo Project

The Redo Project REDO Project: The Repurposing Drugs in Oncology (ReDO) project is an international collaboration initiated by a diverse group of researchers, clinicians and patient advocates all working in the not-for-profit sector.Theirr goal is to seek new and effective cancer treatments with low toxicity that meet the needs of existing patients in as short…

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Dr. Ralf Kleef – 1961 – 2021

A Dear Friend & Colleague  It is with tremendous sadness that I share the news that my dear friend and colleague, Dr. Ralf Kleef, MD, passed away on Monday, December 6, 2021. The underlying cause of death was COVID-19.  Ralf was only 60 years old. Dr. Kleef received his medical training in Germany, Austria, England,…

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Antioxidant Protection from Ionizing Radiation from Scans

Antioxidant Protection from Ionizing Radiation from Scans In 2012 Canadians received 4.4 million computed tomography (CT) exams, nearly double the number in 2003. (Canadian Institute for Health Information). These numbers are surely higher today. In 2007 Brenner estimated that 1.5 – 2.0% of all cancers in the US are caused by the irradiation from CT…

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Mental Health Check

Mental Health Check How often do you check in on your mental health? It is an important and often overlooked component of overall health. At @integratedhealthclinic, our approach to mental health involves harnessing the body’s natural systems to promote calm and joy. We endeavour to find the root cause of mental health conditions, whether its…

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