Author: Dr. Pamela Frank, BSc(Hons), ND

Anger Management

Anger Management

Anger or Irritability Ruining Your Relationships? By Dr. Pamela Frank, BSc(Hons), ND Cranky, angry, irritable, short-tempered, call it what you will but it’s not necessarily just your personality, in fact, most often it’s not....

Healthy Libido

Healthy Libido

Low Sex Drive? How to Maintain a Healthy Libido for Women By Pamela Frank, BSc(Hons), ND  Libido in women is dictated by two main physical influences: a) hormones like estrogen, testosterone and oxytocin and...

What Causes PCOS?

What Causes PCOS?

PCOS is caused by High Androgens – Except When it’s Not By Dr. Pamela Frank, BSc(Hons), ND PCOS or polycystic ovarian syndrome is a collection of symptoms that affects 8-10% of women of reproductive...

PCOS Infertility

PCOS Infertility

PCOS Infertility: Alternatives to IVF PCOS has not been proven to necessarily cause infertility, yet many women once diagnosed with PCOS despair that they will never have children. This grief and despair is unwarranted...

Blood Sugar

Blood Sugar

Wondering if your Blood Sugar is Healthy? By Dr. Pamela Frank, BSc(Hons), ND Check out my: Blood Sugar Checklist Do you feel terrible (weak, shaky, irritable, light-headed or get a headache) if you miss...

Tired: Hitting the Snooze Button?

Tired: Hitting the Snooze Button?

Suffering from Morning Sluggishness or Feeling Tired? Assuming you have had at least 7 hours of good quality sleep, you shouldn’t wake up feeling tired each morning.  If you aren’t waking refreshed, consider the...

What Causes Night Sweats?

What Causes Night Sweats?

Night Sweats Common Causes of Night Sweats Hormones: A common phenomenon around menopause and PMS, night sweats can signify hormone changes, imbalances or deficiencies.   Not limited to women, men can have night sweats...

Burn Out

Burn Out

Many of my patients report feeling “burnt out”. What exactly does “burnt out” mean? Burn out is a sensation or feeling of exhaustion that often occurs after a period of high stress, long term...

Mood Swings?

Mood Swings?

Mood Swings by Dr. Pamela Frank, BSc (Hons), ND Teenagers are notorious for them, partners get themselves into trouble around PMS because of them and some folks have them because they just need a sandwich...

Why Not See an ND?

Why Not See an ND?

Why Not See an ND? People have a number of reasons why they don’t see a naturopathic doctor for their health problems.  The reasons you should far outweigh the reasons you shouldn’t, in fact,...

Liver Function Tests

Liver Function Tests

What are Liver Function Tests? Well actually, although the name would imply otherwise, these tests don’t actually assess liver function.  What they actually measure is liver damage.  Liver function tests measure enzymes that are...