Natasha Turner, ND

Bio

Specialties:

  • alternative & complementary medicine

Affiliation:

  • Clear Medicine Wellness Boutique

Location:

  • Toronto, CA

Activity

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease):

    TUESDAY, May 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- "Moderate" drinking might harm your heart if you're a senior citizen, a new study suggests.

    And women appear to be at greater risk for alcohol-related heart damage than men, the researchers found.

    "In an elderly population, increasing alc...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Neurology:

    FRIDAY, May 22, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Consuming more omega-3 fatty acids -- found in many types of fish -- may benefit people at risk for Alzheimer's disease, a new study suggests.

    Researchers looked at 40 mentally healthy adults, aged 65 to 75, who had the gene variant APOE e4, which ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Oncology:

    FRIDAY, May 22, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A new study suggests, but does not prove, that men with asthma may be less likely to develop aggressive prostate cancer or to die from the disease.

    Researchers found that men with asthma were 29 percent less likely to develop aggressive prostate ca...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Naturopathic Medicine:

    TUESDAY, April 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Homeopathic treatments could receive greater scrutiny from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in the near future, as their growing popularity has led some critics to call for tighter regulation.

    The FDA on Tuesday wrapped up two days of publi...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Internal Medicine:

    MONDAY, April 13, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Frail, older women may only need a single dose of the osteoporosis drug Reclast to build bone strength, a new study suggests.

    But greater bone density did not translate into fewer fractures among these high-risk women, who were living in nursing ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Internal Medicine:

    MONDAY, April 6, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Surgery to reopen blocked arteries in the legs of frail nursing home residents rarely gets them back on their feet, a new study shows.

    In fact, many elderly people who undergo the expensive procedure either lose more physical function or die withi...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Age Management Medicine:

    TUESDAY, March 31, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Every face tells a story, and that story apparently includes hints of how quickly a person is aging, a new study contends.

    Facial features have proven even more reliable than blood tests in spotting those for whom time is taking a heavier toll, ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Age Management Medicine:

    MONDAY, March 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A single serving of leafy green vegetables each day may help keep dementia away, new research suggests.

    Researchers evaluated the eating habits and mental ability of more than 950 older adults for an average of five years.

    Those who cons...Full Article

  • Natasha Turner, ND - Toronto, CA - Alternative & Complementary Medicine
    Natasha Turner, ND answered:
    Thyroid conditions are often misdiagnosed because there is a wide range of what's considered "normal" with regard to thyroid hormone in the blood. Watch naturopathic doctor Natasha Turner, ND, explain why thyroid issues can easily go undiagnosed. Read More
  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Mental Health Nursing:

    THURSDAY, March 19, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- New research suggests that yoga may help ease depression in pregnant women.

    "This is really about trying to develop a wider range of options that suit women who are experiencing these kind of symptoms during pregnancy," lead author Cynthia Batt...Full Article

  • Natasha Turner, ND - Toronto, CA - Alternative & Complementary Medicine
    Natasha Turner, ND answered:
    If you have an underactive thyroid, some foods to avoid are raw cruciferous veggies, peanuts, mercury-rich fish, and processed soy products. Watch naturopathic doctor Natasha Turner, ND, share some foods to stay away from if your thyroid is slow. Read More
  • Natasha Turner, ND - Toronto, CA - Alternative & Complementary Medicine
    Natasha Turner, ND answered:
    Thyroid hormone, produced in the thyroid gland, is the master of your metabolism; it increases energy, promotes digestion and improves focus. In this video, naturopathic doctor Natasha Turner, ND, explains how thyroid hormone works in the body. Read More
  • Natasha Turner, ND - Toronto, CA - Alternative & Complementary Medicine
    Natasha Turner, ND answered:
    A great protein option to optimize weight loss and hormonal balance is whey protein isolate. In this video, naturopathic doctor Natasha Turner, ND, explains the healthy benefits of whey protein isolate and the best ways to add it to your diet.  Read More
  • Natasha Turner, ND - Toronto, CA - Alternative & Complementary Medicine
    Natasha Turner, ND answered:
    Some foods that can increase the activity of your thyroid include sources of vitamin A (sweet potato), iodine (seafood), tyrosine (low fat protein), and selenium (Brazil nuts). Watch naturopathic doctor Natasha Turner, ND, share her suggestions.  Read More
  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Integrative Medicine:

    FRIDAY, Feb. 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Acupuncture for back pain is more likely to help people who believe the treatment will work, new research suggests.

    The study included 485 people who received acupuncture for back pain and completed questionnaires before they began treatment, at t...Full Article