Tips for Preventing & Treating Chemo-Induced Peripheral Neuropathy (CIPN)

  • Posted on: 16 June 2015
  • By: admin

By Dr. Sharon Gurm, ND, FABNO
Physician - Board Certified in Naturopathic Oncology

What is CIPN?

Peripheral neuropathy is a set of symptoms caused by damage to the distal nerves – nerves that are away from the brain and spinal cord. With cancer, certain chemotherapy drugs – namely the taxanes and platinum based drugs - can cause peripheral neuropathy and this is known as “chemo-induced peripheral neuropathy” or CIPN. It is quite common, affecting 40% of people undergoing chemotherapy.

Natural Allergy Treatment in Pregnancy

  • Posted on: 19 March 2015
  • By: admin

Spring brings the chirping birds, sunny skies, and beautiful blooming flowers. Unfortunately, along with that can come the dry, itchy eyes, sneezing, runny nose, congestion, and post-nasal drip. These symptoms can be even more difficult to manage if you are pregnant, as conventional treatment options are limited. So what is an expecting mother to do?

Whole Body Detox Challenge

  • Posted on: 16 March 2015
  • By: admin

Whole Body Detox Info Sessions with Dr. Caroline Coombs ND and Dr. Safia Kassam ND

Free Detox Smoothie
Free B12 Shot ($25 value*)

Guaranteed Results:

  • More Energy
  • Better Focus
  • Fat Lass
  • Hormone Balance
  • Improve Digestion

Dates and Locations

Sat April 11th, 2015 at 1pm
Oxygen Yoga & Fitness
2732 St. Johns St.
Port Moody

Wed April 8, 2015 at 5:30pm
Port Moody Health
#202 - 101 Klahanie Dr.
Port Moody