WELCOME TO THE IRON MAIDEN
My goal is and always has been to empower my patients to be health care consumers rather than be consumed by health care. As health care evolves, patients must be well informed and willing to contribute to the process that determines the direction their care takes.”
My Story: From the Bottom of My Heart…
As I begin to close out my posts related to Heart Month, health and iron deficiency, I want to take this opportunity to share with you my own personal health story. This is possibly one of the most difficult articles I have written. I live my life by a very simple guideline; I face each […]Read More
Signs & Symptoms of Iron Deficiency
Many of the symptoms related to iron deficiency can be attributed to other causes in today’s often busy lifestyle. However, when there is a collection of specific symptoms, it would be in your best interest to check with your physician and exclude iron deficiency as a cause.Read More
What’s the Link Between Celiac Disease and Iron Deficiency?
Celiac disease is a digestive disorder in which gluten – a protein found in wheat – damages the lining of the small intestine, which is the same part of the gut that absorbs nutrients from food. According to the Canadian Digestive Health Foundation, it is believed that 333,000 Canadians (approximately 1% of the population) are […]Read More