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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Coming off the pill with acne prone skin can be a very scary thing. So what happens when it comes time to have a family, or just stop taking birth control? If you find yourself in that situation, here’s what you need to know about supporting your skin while coming off the pill.
If you are avoiding dairy these days, you might find it hard to get all the probiotics you need from your diet. I mean, what better way to start your day than with a gut-loving bowl of yogurt? Luckily, you don’t need dairy for that! Coconut yogurt is a great tasting, easy-to-make replacement with a whole lot of health benefits.
If your springtime seems to have more showers than flowers, you might be experiencing burnout. There is good news, though! This burnout, experienced by many, can be treated. Even if none our external circumstances can change - the life stressors or other causes of burnout - there are safe and effective ways to support ourselves while we are coping with chronic stress.
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.