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Mental Health Services For Northern BC

Remote Northern BC Communities are now providing mental health services via a retrofitted ambulance🚑

This mobile unit will travel to remote communities near Terrace and provide direct access, education, and support to those who may face barriers to get the help they need. The unit will also supply naloxone kits, basic wound care, and assistance with social support resources for housing, finances, employment, health cards, and dental/eye care.

 

Waking Up In The Middle Of The Night?

Q: What to do (or take) when waking up in the middle of the night worrying and not being able to fall back asleep for 1-2 hours?

A: Dr. Alison Vandekerkhove from A New Leaf Naturopathic Clinic discussing what causes middle of the night worries and ways to focus the brain on sleeping.

Best Addition To Your Diet?

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Q: What is the best way addition to your diet?
A: Dr. Alison Vandekerkhove from A New Leaf Naturopathic Clinic discussing the best additions to diet , focusing on essential fatty acids.

Best Way To Improve Memory?

Q: What is the best way to improve memory?

A: Dr. Alison Vandekerkhove from A New Leaf Naturopathic Clinic sharing her favorite ways to improve memory and overall brain function.

Need A Boost During Exam Season?

Dr. Alison Vandekerkhove from A New Leaf Naturopathic Clinic suggesting her favorite ways to boost energy for students, especially during crunch time.

Dairy-Free Breakfast Smoothies

Dairy-Free Breakfast Smoothies😋
Smoothies are a great way to add in extra nutrients (plus they’re quick and easy!) Our favorite trick is to replace ice with frozen fruit.

✨Berry Smoothie
Makes 5 cups
-1 cup cranberry juice
-1 cup coconut milk
-2 cups frozen berries
-2 tablespoons of honey or maple syrup (optional)
Blend on high until smooth and frothy

✨Green Smoothie
Makes 3-4 cups
-1 cup purple grapes
-1 frozen banana
-1/2 cup frozen pineapple chunks
-1 large handful of spinach
-1 cup water
Blend on high until smooth and frothy

✨Tropical Smoothie
Makes about 6 cups
-2 cups canned, unsweetened pineapple chunks
-1 cup coconut milk
-3 cups frozen mango or peaches
-1 frozen banana
Blend on high until smooth and frothy

Heart Health Month Videos

As February came to an end, we shared our final Heart Health Month videos. Dr. Alison Vandekerkhove talks about statin drugs, her favorite herbs and nutrients for cardiovascular health, and pulse testing! 💛🌿

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Framingham Heart Study

Dr. Alison Vandekerkhove from A New Leaf Naturopathic Clinic talking about the importance of the Framingham Heart Study and heart attack risk factors. #FraminghamRiskScore

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Heart Health Month Herbal Formulas

A great herbal formula for heart health is Hawthorne. Hawthorne is used for diseases of the heart and blood vessels such as congestive heart failure and irregular heartbeat. It’s also used to treat both low blood pressure and high blood pressure, hardening of the arteries (atherosclerosis), and high cholesterol.

Heart Disease Risk Factors

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Dr. Alison Vandekerkhove from A New Leaf Naturopathic Clinic explaining the risk factors for heart disease and heart attacks. #HeartHealthMonth