Dr. Pamela Smith, ND 

Dr. Pam has a family practice at The Nest Family Wellness Centre which offers naturopathic and midwifery care. She combines science-based natural medicine with conventional medical therapeutics. Learn more about Dr. Pam and the services offered by her clinic here, or book an appointment at www.drpamelasmith.com.

Check out the latest Ask Dr Pam Q&A and posts by topic below as well as her health and wellness posts.

Ask Dr Pam   

What are the benefits of oscillococcinum?

Oscillococcinum is a natural homeopathic remedy that can help stop a flu in its tracks, especially when taken at the onset of symptoms. Make sure to take 30 minutes away from strong tasting foods such as coffee or toothpaste as this can decrease the effectiveness. They also taste great and are safe for toddlers. 

A natural homeopathic remedy that can help stop colds is coryzalia.

Tips for maintaing health while travelling are available here. Read this post to find out the difference between cold, flu's and allergies. For information about preventing allergies, check out this post. Tips for preventing colds and flu's can be found here and about preventing the spread of colds and flu's here.