Naturopathic Medicine/ Traditional Chinese Medicine/ Psychotherapy/ Physiotherapy/ Osteopathy/ Registered Massage Therapy
Mahaya Health Services is an established health clinic with a team of specialists who work holistically and collaboratively. Our areas of expertise include mental-emotional health, sleep & mood disorders, hormonal health, digestive health, and prenatal care. Our clinic has been in operation since 2006 and we are dedicated and committed to educating, empowering, and serving our community.
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Emotions are held in each of our cells, in every tissue, muscle, and organ. Our bodies will carry the emotions we have difficulty processing, expressing, or making sense of as we experience them. In a sense, our bodies try to protect our hearts and our spirits from these painful emotions. This is where the acupuncture points become really interesting.
Have you ever tried to make a decision, only to find yourself swaying back and forth over what to do? Part of you says to do the practical thing - the thing that makes sense. But that decision just doesn’t sit well with your heart. Your heart wants to try something different, but how can you risk the challenge, risk the pain, with no guarantees? Still that voice persists, telling you that doing the nonsensical thing would feel so amazing! Have you noticed that voice getting louder lately? Is it getting harder to hush? This could be a sign that your inner dreamer is trying to emerge.
Irregular periods? Hormonal acne? Unexplained weight gain? Unwanted hair growth? Trouble conceiving? You may be secretly struggling with PCOS. Well, the secret’s out: you don’t have to struggle alone.
Collagen is an important component of digestive and skin health. Here is Dr. Sarah Bennett’s favourite way to incorporate collagen into her day, and some reasons why you may want to start, too!
If you have never been to a physiotherapist before, you may have no particular expectations without that past experience as a frame of reference. I dig that. Because if you have had physiotherapy before, this will probably not be what you thought you were getting.
You know that woman who has a great career, has no cellulite, has two kids in two activities each, can make no-fat/no-gluten/no-calorie muffins that taste delicious, volunteers in her down time, has the perfect doting husband, has regular women’s night outs, and is always smiling? You know, Superwoman? Well, guess what? She doesn’t actually exist! Everyone has their kryptonite, the woman that you think is Superwoman, is probably just better at hiding hers.
Nobody's talking about it, but SO MANY women are suffering with uncomfortable (and sometimes downright painful) after-effects of childbirth. Let our pelvic floor specialist Shannon Stoby tell you more.
Did you know that every acupuncture point has its very own name? In addition to having physical functions, each acupuncture point conveys a message to the soul.
Have you ever been in a situation where someone told you to "stop and breathe"? Think about how you felt in that moment and what you were doing. Maybe you felt anxious, nervous, worried, or stressed out. Did anything change when you focused on your breathing?
Many mothers-to-be find themselves facing anxiety, fatigue, back pain, heartburn, and nausea as a result of the many new demands being placed on their bodies. But suffering during pregnancy doesn’t have to be a given. This article provides a brief overview of how acupuncture can support your mental and physical health during the different stages of pregnancy.