Articles tagged with: Naturopathy

Cough, cold and flu prevention and treatment

published: October, 19, 2012 Written by // Guest Authors - Revolving Door Categories // General Health, Food, Nutrition and Recipes, Health, Revolving Door, Guest Authors, Lifestyle, Living with HIV, Opinion Pieces

Tips and tricks from Toronto naturopath Timothy Swift on how to stay healthy this winter

Cough, cold and flu prevention and treatment

  Hand washing:  Hand washing is the first line of defense against the cold and flu season.  Watch the video below to see how it is done correctly.  Coughing/sneezing into your sleeve:  This technique does a few things:  It keeps your hands from absorbing all the germs and it reduces your spray circle significantly. Sneezes can be propelled at between 20 and 100 mph (150km/hr). What this means is that when someone sneezes, people within 30 feet of them

Pain Management

published: July, 01, 2012 Written by // Guest Authors - Revolving Door Categories // Alternative Therapies, Health, Revolving Door, Treatment, Guest Authors

Guesting naturopathic doctor Timothy Swift on ways to make the pain go away

Pain Management

“I feel your pain” is often the response from friends when you share an ache or discomfort you are having.  But what is pain?  I am here to tell you pain manifests as different things to different people for different reasons.  My pain is not your pain nor vice versa.  SImilar perhaps, but not likely the same cause and effect.  I want to offer you some insight into pain and solutions that you can implement today.  I also invite you to check out my website for more information on pa

For the Health of It

published: April, 28, 2012 Written by // Guest Authors - Revolving Door Categories // Mental Health, Health, Revolving Door, Lifestyle, Guest Authors

Guest writer and naturopathic doctor Timothy Swift asks “So how is your emotional health as we enter, spring and summer and bathing suit season? Good, sort of good, lousy, in the toilet?”

For the Health of It

Emotional health is as important as is physical health.  You may be at the gym everyday, eating no carbs, no fat and lots of protein, but you have body aches, you feel down or depressed.  You are obsessed about everything you eat, what you wear, how you look. Perhaps you have developed an inflated opinion of yourself.  Do you put others down to make yourself feel good?  Have you found yourself criticizing others as a way to shift the focus off yourself?  Do you find the need to always ha

Naturopathic Doctors: They're not all the same!

published: January, 26, 2012 Written by // Guest Authors - Revolving Door Categories // Alternative Therapies, Treatment, Guest Authors

My name is Timothy Swift. I am a Naturopathic Doctor practicing in Toronto, Ontario. Like most Naturopaths I have more then one college/university degree. I have four!

Naturopathic Doctors: They're not all the same!

I am honored to be asked by Brian Finch to present an article for his website.  In my first posting, I am going to introduce you to Naturopathic Medicine, what becoming a Naturopathic Doctor requires and some of what you can look forward to in reading my column. My name is Timothy Swift.  I am a Naturopathic Doctor practicing in Toronto, Ontario.  Like most Naturopaths I have more then one college/university degree.  I have four!  Yes a type A, over achiever.  Gu