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70-80% of women are estimated to have fibroids by the time they're 50 years of age. Leiomyomas, a medical term for uterine fibroids, simply means benign tumours growing the muscle of the uterus. While the majority of women are asymptomatic, and thus don't know they hav...

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...

Let’s Talk Hair Loss & Treatments that Work

Hair loss in women is a distressing occurrence. Suddenly seeing thinning of your hair without regrowth changes your perception of yourself. It can highlight our attachment to hair and appearance, (and is NOT a convenient time...

The February issue of Alive magazine focuses on vegan lifestyle choices. While I am not vegan, I encourage and support plant-based eating as much as possible. Adding plant sources of food to your regular eating regimen supports health in a variety of ways. The article...

Sleep. Thoughts of sleep. Daydreams of sleep. Desire for sleep. But when it comes time to sleep...can't sleep?

Can't fall asleep? That's sleep onset insomnia. Can't stay asleep? That's sleep maintenance insomnia. 

Do you feel tired when you go to bed, but as soon as...

Some days opening a can of chickpeas, rinsing them, rinsing the can, & taking off the label for recycling is not something I want to do. This was my conundrum when packing a lunch for my family for a hike. I love veggies and dip, I love healthy, I love food that is fil...

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...

Want an easy recipe that's quick (...kind of assumed with "easy recipe"), delicious, and a great way for the whole family to pack in the greens and kale? Kale pesto. It's a real thing, and so yummy.

Basic Recipe for Kale Pesto

1 cup of organic kale (lancinato or red or g...

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Dr. Jenny Schmidt, ND

Naturmend

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Calgary AB 
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(403) 457-3205

Naturopathic Doctor

Calgary and Canmore

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