The Role of Antioxidants in Sun Protection

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By: Dr. Colin O’Brien ND, Medical Director, Cyto-Matrix The sun is shining and summer is officially here! This is great news for many of us Canadians that find the winters to always be a bit too long…but it’s not so great for our skin health if we aren’t well prepared. Proper sunscreen application, skin coverage and avoidance of direct sun during peak … Read More

Male Infertility: A Step-Wise Approach

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By: Dr. Colin O’Brien ND, Medical Director, Cyto-Matrix Up to 50% of male infertility cases have no clear cause and sperm counts continue to dwindle.[1] Yet, countless research studies have uncovered environment factors that may contribute to male infertility through their negative impact on sperm parameters. This means that there are also countless treatment avenues to explore with our male fertility patients. … Read More

Lesser-Known and Broad-Reaching Effects of Iron Deficiency

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By: Dr. Colin O’Brien ND, Medical Director, Cyto-Matrix Every healthcare practitioner should be able to rhyme off the keynote symptoms of iron-deficiency: fatigue, weakness, dizziness and pallor (pale skin) probably come to mind first. This makes sense given that iron is the most commonly deficient nutrient in the world and a concern often seen in private practice. But the implications of suboptimal … Read More

Rhodiola: Root Yourself for Back to School and Work!

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By: Dr. Colin O’Brien ND, Ontario Regional Manager, Cyto-Matrix Summer has once again come and gone and it’s time to get back into a solid routine. Whether you’re a parent with toddlers headed back to school, a graduate student or just an everyday worker going back into the office after some vacation time, we all could use a little extra … Read More

Clinical Feedback from 2 years of Bio-Ferra prescribing

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By: Dr. Andrew Krause ND CSCS CISSN, Ontario Regional Manager, Cyto-Matrix One of my favourite parts of my role with Cyto-Matrix is how often I get to see colleagues at their clinics, and hear about their clinical successes in practice. One product that has been getting particular mention in meetings over the past few months is Bio-Ferra. Bio-Ferra is a … Read More

Clear Skin Matters: Your Guide for Treating Acne

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Written by: Emily Elliot Edited by: Ali Cockerill Many patients concerned with acne arrive at the naturopathic doctor perplexed and frustrated as they express, ‘I have tried everything and nothing works!’ While the number of ‘acne fighting’ products that line the shelves of drug stores and supermarkets are constantly growing and promises of clear skin are endless, the treatment of … Read More

Benefits of Whey Protein Isolate

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By: Dr. Andrew Krause ND CSCS CISSN Ontario Regional Representative Quick Summary: Provitalex is an unflavoured protein powder that is made from milk of North America grass fed cows. It’s minimally processed with cold water, which maintains the proteins in their natural undenatured since it is treated without heat. We use cross flow microfiltration which maintains larger amounts of beneficial … Read More

Platinum Sponsors CAND Health Fusion 2015

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Cyto-Matrix looks forward to the Canadian Association of Naturopathic Doctors Health Fusion Conference June 26-28, 2015 at the Hyatt Regency in Calgary. We are the exclusive platinum sponsors of this event which will welcome naturopathic doctors from all across Canada.

Persistent infection? Revisit an old friend: Garlic

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By Dr. Michelle Cali National Scientific Advisor We all are familiar with garlic as a multi-purpose anti-infective agent. With one of the longest histories as a medicinal food and, now, with a plethora of empirical evidence, garlic is reputed for its powerful ability to resolve even the most hostile of infections. This can be critically important in a time where … Read More