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Can’t Sleep? You should try Acupuncture

Can’t Sleep? You should try Acupuncture

Do you take too long to get to sleep? Wake frequently during the night or too early in the morning and find it impossible to get a good night’s sleep? We’re all familiar with what it feels like to toss and turn at nighttime and how difficult it may feel to...
What You Need to know Before Choosing a Backpack for School

What You Need to know Before Choosing a Backpack for School

With “Back to School” season right around the corner, parents are eagerly looking for new backpacks for their kids. But how do you choose a backpack that’s right for your child? How do you make sure the backpack is the appropriate size and won’t put strain on your...
Everything You need to Know about Cupping

Everything You need to Know about Cupping

What is Cupping Therapy? Cupping is an ancient Chinese technique that activates the body’s natural healing mechanisms.  Many people use cupping to treat anxiety and other physical ailments by breaking up lactic acid, reducing muscle tension, and increasing...
Why Jaw Pain may be Linked with Stress or Anxiety

Why Jaw Pain may be Linked with Stress or Anxiety

By now we’re all feeling the stress of this pandemic growing.  We’ve been on a roller coaster ride of emotions, that change with every new wave of cases.  The constant news of lockdowns, new variants and economic impact can take a toll on our minds & bodies.  Have...
Supplements during Pregnancy – Should you take them?

Supplements during Pregnancy – Should you take them?

Do you wonder if you should take Supplements during Pregnancy?  Expecting mamas often ask me “Why take them?” Pregnancy is a delicate time for a woman, with so many changes and increased demands on your body. After all, you ARE growing a human inside you. ...
Acupuncture for Stress and Anxiety Relief

Acupuncture for Stress and Anxiety Relief

Recently some images of The Rock getting acupuncture went viral on social media. The Rock spoke about how acupuncture was a key part of his health routine and that it helped him tremendously, but the majority of reactions from the public were along the lines of: “HOW...
The Importance of Probiotics in Pregnancy

The Importance of Probiotics in Pregnancy

One of the most prescribed supplements in my practice is Probiotics. The benefits of taking a good quality probiotic are numerous. This is especially true during Preconception, Pregnancy, and the Postpartum period. Probiotics are healthy bacteria that support our gut....
3 Working from Home Habits to Avoid

3 Working from Home Habits to Avoid

For those of us who are new to learning or working from home, it’s been almost ten months now. At the start of the lockdowns there were many pieces of advice shared with suggestions about adjusting to work from home, including setting up your workstation, having...
Get to know our Naturopathic Doctor

Get to know our Naturopathic Doctor

Hello!!  I’m Dr. Gayamali Karunaratna and I’m the Naturopathic Doctor & Birth Doula here at Brightpath Health & Wellness.   I’d like to share with you what you’ve always wanted to know about Naturopathic Medicine.  Perhaps you’ve...
Can’t Sleep? You should try Acupuncture

Create the Ideal Sleep Environment for Better Sleep

Previously on the blog we’ve written about ways to get a better night’s sleep and tips about keeping your room dark, and avoiding electronics before bed can improve your ability to get to sleep and stay asleep longer. They don’t address the most important foundations...