Author: Dr. Nicholas Anhorn, BSc, ND

March 27, 2016 Dr. Nicholas Anhorn, BSc, ND No comments exist

One of the most overlooked causes of acute and chronic pain are the peripheral nerves. There are lots of therapies aimed at healing your muscles (e.g. massage, physiotherapy, therapeutic ultrasound, etc), and there are therapies for realigning your spine (e.g. chiropractic). There are drugs to decrease inflammation (e.g. advil), and there are nutrients aimed at…

March 27, 2016 Dr. Nicholas Anhorn, BSc, ND No comments exist

I believe that being a teacher is one of the most important, yet most undervalued careers.   Youth spend six to eight hours per day with their teachers – this is often more than anyone else, including their parents. Teachers inspire a curiosity for learning and are in charge sculpting our children’s minds. Because teachers…

March 27, 2016 Dr. Nicholas Anhorn, BSc, ND No comments exist

Autism is a very complex disorder, and involves many genetic and environmental factors that are not well understood. However, there are many biomedical abnormalities that have been identified, and most can be treated to some degree. By following the testing and treatments outlined below, many individuals will improve to some degree, usually slowly and steadily…

March 27, 2016 Dr. Nicholas Anhorn, BSc, ND No comments exist

Importance of detoxification prior to weight loss   We are bombarded each and every day with a new weight loss solution or latest weight-loss supplements touted as being “miraculous” or “magical”. My patients frequently ask about the clinical effectiveness of such strategies including green coffee extract, raspberry ketones, PGX, Dr. Oz’s belly blasters, South Beach…

March 17, 2016 Dr. Nicholas Anhorn, BSc, ND No comments exist

Taking steps to become migraine free   I was lucky enough to be headache-free for the first 25 years of my life.   When I did have my first headache, I thought, ‘That isn’t that bad.’ Boy, was I wrong. That year I suffered with a headache almost every single day. The doctors said that…

March 16, 2016 Dr. Nicholas Anhorn, BSc, ND No comments exist

Pain management based on five key principles   During my clinical training at naturopathic medical school, I quickly realized that chronic pain was a serious issue that affected almost every person at some point in their lives.  In the past three months, one-third of all Canadians report having suffered a loss of income, booked off…