Dr. Jenny Schmidt, ND

Naturmend

905 1 Ave NE 
Calgary AB 
T2E 2L3

(403) 457-3205

Naturopathic Doctor

Calgary and Canmore

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Adrenals - the basics:

Adrenal health is often discussed in naturopathic medical visits. Most people are familiar with adrenals: the small, walnut-sized fat gland that sit on top of your kidneys (in your mid-low back area), generally thought to support the body in times...

November 11, 2018

Anxiety. Most women experience it in some form during their lifetime. The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health in Canada sites that women experience anxiety more frequently than men. 

Women take on a lot in a day...work, meals, commuting, family, kids, friends, grocer...

August 11, 2016

Anxiety has many causes, and like most conditions or symptoms, knowing the root cause of the anxiety reveals the best treatment options. Severe anxiety disorders often require counselling, cognitive behavioural therapy, and sometimes supervised medication.

Symptoms of a...

 

Why is everyone talking about probiotics with relation to  gut health and brain health? Because, it's exciting and weird: your bacteria in your gut strongly contribute to your brain function (neurotransmitters & mood).

 

For a moment, consider that your intestinal...

A few of my favourite things...

 

Skincare only came into my field of "caring" in my early 20's. Before that, I was a soap and water person - mostly due to my naturally oily skin, ("why would anyone put lotion on their face and grease it up even more?"). Such was my naiv...

January 25, 2016

I love the anti-inflammatory diet, and for those of you with whom I've worked, you'll be familiar with it. Healing the gut and calming inflammation in the body are part of treatment in naturopathic medicine. The anti-inflammatory plan requests that you avoid gluten, da...

January 19, 2016

 

Hypothyroid, and subclinical hypothyroid are increasingly common after 35 years of age, particularly thyroid autoimmunity. Selenium is a mineral that impacts thyroid health positively.

 

The thyroid is a small, butterfly-shaped gland at the base of your neck, producing...

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