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Ask a Naturopath – Breast Cancer & Tamoxifen

Ask a Naturopath – Breast Cancer & Tamoxifen

Question: Dr. Erdman, I’m a breast cancer survivor and am experiencing hot flashes as a result of my treatment with Tamoxifen. What can I do to manage them better? @drhayleyerdmannd replied: Tamoxifen is a medication that blocks certain types of estrogen receptors,...

Let’s Talk About Poop!

In honour of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, @drhayleyerdmannd says, “Let’s talk about poop!” As naturopathic doctors, we know how important regular, healthy bowel movements are to overall health. You feel better when your gut is happy! Eating sufficient fibre helps...

Ask a Naturopathic Doctor – Breast Cancer and Soy

Ask a naturopathic doctor: Question: Dr. Erdman, I’m a breast cancer survivor – can I can safely include soy in my diet? How will it affect my risk of recurrence? @drhayleyerdmannd says: For breast cancer survivors, the current consensus is that moderate...
What is PCOS?

What is PCOS?

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome, known as PCOS, is a condition in which the exact cause is not yet fully understood.  The symptoms include menstrual irregularities, where women often have very long menstrual cycles, lasting anywhere from 35 days up to several months. ...