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Women’s Health

Articles written by Dr. Watson on hormone balance and conditions affecting the health of women.  Please scroll down for articles specifically pertaining to fertility and pregnancy.  If you have a topic you’d like to see an article on, send an email to Naturopathic treatment of PMS

Getting to the Root of Female Hair Loss

Treating Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome, Naturally

Understanding Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome

Spearmint Tea for PCOS

Six Natural Treatments for Menopause

Natural Support for Amenorrhea

Fibroids: Five Things You Need to Do

The Uterine Fibroid Diet

10 Tips to Beat a Weight Loss Plateau

Foods that Impact Thyroid Health

Understanding Endometriosis

Endometriosis and Infertility

Endometriosis and Acupuncture

Endometriosis and the Immune System

The Endometriosis Diet

Naturopathic Medicine and Endometriosis

Endometriosis in Adolescence

Healing Hormones: Progesterone Deficiency


Articles written by Dr. Watson on optimizing male and female fertility naturally.  Dr. Watson’s practice embraces an integrative approach to fertility and she supports patients preparing for pregnancy, struggling with infertility and those undergoing assisted reproductive therapies.  Male Prenatal

Fertility Diet

Fertile Cervical Fluid Testing

Basal Body Temperature Tracking

Thin Endometrial Lining

Menstrual Cycle 101

Acupuncture for Infertility

Fertility and Traditional Chinese Medicine

Antioxidants May Improve Ovulation in PCOS

Pain Medications in Pregnancy and Fertility

Endometriosis and Infertility

Male Infertility

A Male Prenatal?

Low Testosterone in Men: A Lifestyle Approach

Low Testosterone in Men: Supportive Supplements


Supporting optimal health during pregnancy is a passion for Dr. Watson.  Articles listed here are to empower pregnant women and provide them with information to have an amazingly healthy pregnancy, both for themselves and their babies.  

Prenatal Naturopathic Care

Naturopathic Medicine During Pregnancy

Preparing for Pregnancy – Detoxification

Acupuncture in Pregnancy

Pregnancy – Foods to Avoid

Too Much of  a Good Thing – Nutrients to Avoid in Excess During Pregnancy

Caffeine in Pregnancy

Herbs in Pregnancy

Fish Consumption in Pregnancy

Heartburn in Pregnancy

Managing Gestational Diabetes Naturally

Natural Labour Induction

Blood Clots in Pregnancy

Pain Medications in Pregnancy and Fertility

Celiac Disease in Pregnancy

Children’s Health

Articles written by Dr. Watson on children’s naturopathic health care.  Dr. Watson is a mother and Naturopath practicing in downtown and the Beaches neighbourhood of Toronto.  She enjoys working with children, embracing their natural vitality and supporting children with acute and chronic illnesses and overall health.  

Baby-in-green_smallTea for Tots

Tea for Fever in Children

Keeping Kids Healthy

Warming Socks

Iron Deficiency in Children

Four Steps to Selecting Safe Baby Care Products

Social Kids – Supporting Social Development in Children

Teen Health

Teens have specific health concerns – different from those of children or adults.  Dr. Watson works extensively with teens in her practice and has lectured on issues of healthy teen diets, teen insomnia, anxiety and depression.  Articles here are all written by Dr. Watson.  You can read more about her approach with teens at  

Naturopathic Medicine for TeensTeen Insomnia

Naturopathic Medicine for Teens

Teen Girls Need More Calcium

Nutritional Needs of Teens

Onset of Mental Disorders – Teen Years

Multivitamins for Teens – the Best Health Boost

Canadian Teens Have Highest Levels of BPA: Study

Endometriosis in Adolescence

Food Medicine

“Let food be your medicine, and medicine be your food” – Hippocrates, the father of medicine first said that hundreds of years ago.  But the wisdom of that statement persists.  Listed here are articles on food, nutrition, and healthy eating.  As a vegetarian, Dr. Watson also writes extensively on the vegetarian diet for children, teens and adults.  

orange and apple stack40 Vegan Calcium Sources

Vegetarian 101 – Iron in the Vegetarian Diet

The Importance of Essential Fatty Acids

10 Things You Need to Know About Vitamin D

Dietary Fiber for All Ages

Spice Up Your Health – the Fifth Food Group

Organics 101

Tea for Tots

Tea and Iron Deficiency

Do You Have a Vitamin B12 Deficiency – Quiz

Fighting Back Against Sugar Addiction

Green Eats – Ten Top Green Foods

Heart Healthy Celery

Apples_groupGluten Free Flours

Preparing Whole Grains

Healthy Sweet Potato Muffins

Matcha – Super’powdered’ Green Tea

Matcha Shortbread Cookies

Yin Tonic Foods

Yang Tonic Foods

Integrative Health

Dr. Watson embraces the philosophy of Integrative Medicine in her practice as a Naturopath.  Integrative Medicine is using the best of all forms of medicine with the sole purpose of improving patient outcomes.  Dr. Watson wants to encourage you, through education, to make informed decisions about your health and choose treatments that resonate with your goals, beliefs and lifestyle.  Below are articles on specific conditions that Dr. Watson treats integratively as a Naturopathic Doctor.  

allergy_sneezeTen Tips to Treat Allergies

Understanding Food Sensitivities

Food Sensitivity Testing

Understanding Allergy – The Allergic Sequence and Treatments

Understanding Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis

Hashimoto’s and Gluten

Cluster Headaches – Natural Treatment Options

Oww… My Head Hurts – Determining Your Headache Type

Five Key Nutrients for Headaches

Naturopathic Doctor’s Oath

Top Ten Conditions Treated By Naturopathic Doctors

Medical Doctors Know Little About Herbal Medicine – Results of a UK Survey

Ten Steps to a Better Night’s Sleep, Naturally

How (and Why!) to Relax

Spring Cleanse – 12 Simple Tips for Cleansing Your Body and Mind

Elderberry – the Flu Fighting Fruit

Foods for hypothyroidism10 Tips to Beat a Weight Loss Plateau

Candida Quiz – Is Yeast Your Problem?

Gallstones: Diet and Supplements

Adult ADHD – Diagnosis and Natural Treatment Options

Natural Relief from Canker Sores

Nutrient Deficiencies in Celiac Disease

Foods that Impact Thyroid Health

Getting Under Your Skin – Ten Natural Treatments for Psoriasis

Naturopathic Treatment of Eosinophilic Esophagitis

Hula Hooping for Health: Eight Benefits of Hula Hooping

Self Love – 50 Ways to Practice Self Love

Home Care

Articles written by Dr. Watson on at-home self-care you can do yourself.  If there is a topic you would like to see an article on, please send an email to 

Epsom salt bathWarming Socks

Epsom Salts – Baths and Beyond

Natural Insect Repellents

25 Uses for Tea

Green Living – Improving Air Quality with Common Houseplants in Pre