Here’s the online community you’ve been searching for to support and encourage you to be the best you can be. Annual membership includes weekly coaching videos (intuitive eating, movement, motivation, strength training that makes sense), all designed to help women feel stronger, happier, and healthier. Their tool kit includes dozens of perks and offers from local businesses with mandates that align with these ideals. Limitless Living has only recently launched in Kingston and we’re so happy to be a part of this passionate, inspiring, and genuine community. Please check out their website or Facebook page.
Did you know that, according to Statistics Canada, nearly a quarter of all Canadian adults rate their daily stress levels as moderate to high? And, did you know that stress accounts for lower quality of life and can have significant negative impacts on your physical and mental health?
Hi! I’m Courtney O’Connor the newest addition to the KIHC team. I am a Registered Holistic Nutritionist who has a passion to see people fulfill their highest health potential. I am very excited to have the opportunity to serve and to assist you in reaching your health goals through a holistic approach. When our bodies are healthy, balanced and working in harmony, we are free to enjoy life to the fullest. We can focus on sharing our unique gifts and talents with the world and to be of greater service.
Holistic Nutrition is a modality in which client’s health is addressed from a whole person perspective; mind, body, and, spirit, using whole foods and complementary therapies. The mind, body and spirit are all connected and we aim to thrive in each area for optimal health.
Similar to ripples on a pond, sound is a pressure wave created by a vibrating object. Sound (pleasant and unpleasant) surrounds us whether we hear it or not. We use sound through our communication (conversation, music, TV). Since we are primarily composed of water, we also feel the physical and emotional effects of sound as sound travels faster through water than in air. We notice these effects when we tune into our favourite music, lean against a party speaker, hear children laughing, and hear family, friends or co-workers arguing. Our bodies are powerful resonators of sound. Sound has subtle, but profound effects on our body/mind, and spirit.
We’ve put together 3 of our favourite products in a nice little gift box, perfect for friends and family and just in time for the cold season. Though true prevention involves addressing immune system balance, these kits are designed to give you an extra boost at the early signs of symptoms. $45 each.
A gift for integrative health services is a thoughtful way to support a friend or family member in their efforts toward health and happiness. KIHC gift certificate recipients may apply their gift to whichever service they prefer, including massage, reiki, osteopathic treatment or acupuncture for chronic pain, or even food allergy testing. If you’d like, we’ll help guide them to healthcare options that best suit their needs.
We’re in need of an experienced Registered Massage Therapist to join our integrative health team.
For the right person,
Please visit us at Kingston’s Shop Local Showcase, featuring over 100 local businesses.
Saturday May 7th, 9pm to 3pm at St. Lawrence College
Attendees receive complimentary coffee, tea, and a chance to win one of many prize giveaways. Admission and parking are free!
Deborah Steacy, R.D.H., N.H.C
April 9-15th is National Dental Hygienists Week
“Oral Health for Total Health”
There are 500 species of microorganisms in your mouth! Unfortunately many have the capability of entering your bloodstream, therefore increasing your potential for systemic infections. Evaluation of the bacteria below your gumline is best done with a phase contrast microscope. It is quick, easy and non-invasive. No longer do we just use indicators such as bleeding and pocket depths as signs of gum disease. High numbers of spirochetes and white blood cells are closely related to chronic gum disease. The health of your mouth is linked to increased risk of heart attack, stroke, ulcers, diabetes, respiratory disease and cancer.
Many of our workshops are free and open to the public. Our care packages currently include programs for weight loss, smoking cessation, detoxification, and stress reduction. Please sign up for our free email newsletter (left margin) or contact us directly to be informed about current workshops and promotions.
In 2013, Kingston public health officials found that 23% of ticks tested, carried the Borrelia burgdorferi bacteria associated with Lyme Disease. By 2016, this number had increased to 32%…
Heavy metals, such as lead and mercury, are prominent in our environment and contributing causes of neurological, autoimmune, and other systemic health diseases. We use Doctors Data, an international leader in heavy metal science, to assess body toxicity.
Optimal nutrition is one of our biggest safeguards against chronic disease, including heart disease, cancer, diabetes, and arthritis.
Hormone testing can be a helpful way to evaluate menopausal symptoms, PMS, fatigue, weight challenges, and mental health concerns. They are also a useful pre-requisite for bio-identical hormone prescriptions from your Naturopathic Doctor.
The digestive tract contains more than 70% of our immune system function and directly interacts with our nervous system. Poor digestion will impact our entire body and quality of life.
Food intolerances often develop when the body is under stress. Food reactions can be a source of chronic inflammation that contribute to chronic disease…
Identify where your metabolism requires support to encourage weight loss, improve energy levels, and reduce chronic inflammation. Your Naturopathic Doctor will help you choose the most relevant test for your health concerns.