The OMA Blog

The Importance of Filling Your Well

So many of us aren’t taking good enough care of ourselves. We’re busy parenting, working, tending to aging parents, and fulfilling other commitments. It feels like there isn’t time. But we need to MAKE time. You may have heard the saying ‘you can’t draw from an empty well’ – and it’s 100% true. You will…

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A Natural Outdoor First Aid Kit, by Dr. Lisa Watson ND

Summer for my family means lots of time spent outdoors.  Local playgrounds and splash pads, the beautiful Toronto Beaches and our annual trip to Algonquin provincial park.  With all this activity we are sure to experience our share of scrapes, bumps and bruises.  But as a naturopath and a momma, I like to be prepared!…

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What is Prenatal Yoga All About?, by Amy Proszowski

Prenatal yoga is a form of non-strenuous exercise that allows you to prepare physically and mentally for birth and beyond while maintaining a flexible, healthy body and disposition. It’s time to steer focus from the busyness of everyday life to a more mindful time. It’s time to stop, listen and connect to what your body…

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Summer & Essential Oils, with Karen Kinch

Summer is here! Road trips, camping, hiking, swimming, gardening, outdoor sports and activities… Here we come! Our Ontario summer is short so we have to make the most of it. My family and I like to keep busy with lots of fun outdoor activities and runs to the ice cream shop. When I am planning…

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Menstrual Cycle 101, by Dr. Lisa Watson

One of the most important things you can do when optimizing your fertility is to learn about your menstrual cycle – the ebb and flow of hormones that allows for pregnancy to occur! Many women have little to no understanding of the events that lead up to their period. Many women don’t even know when to…

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New online booking system JANE!

There’s something new on the horizon at Oma. In keeping with our commitment to treat you, our community and the environment with the utmost respect, we will be switching over to a new paperless system for our records! Welcome JANE! Launching March 29th.  Jane is a online booking system AND paperless system in ONE! So,…

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Wine & Wellness at Riverside’s Winefest

Wine is an ancient drink. Some call it the “Nectar of the Gods”. But is it really the revitalizing remedy people have made it out to be? Does it really extend your life, or just make it more bearable?… Everyday I get asked by my clients and patients, “Is wine actually good for your health?”,…

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Your Brain & Essential Oils, by Karen Kinch

Have you ever entered a room and thought, “Um – what was I going to do again?”… I used to sit in meetings where I would be going over an execution plan for a task. I would hear the game plan but I wasn’t absorbing what was being said and sometimes had difficulty even comprehending….

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