June is Men’s Health Month!

Maintaining both a healthy body & mind is essential for taking good care of oneself. The goal of Men’s Health Month is to focus on the men in our lives and support good health, disease prevention and routine screening.

Dr. Astrid Boeckelmann, Naturopathic Medicine

Dr. Astrid Boeckelmann

I grew up on a small farm in northern Germany, surrounded by nature and its plethora of homegrown foods and herbs, which my grandmother used as home remedies for minor tummy aches and scrapes. Despite my grandmother’s herbal care, I suffered from recurring bladder infections, which none of the exams, lab tests and prescription medications…

Dr. Cher Boomhower Naturopathic Medicine

Dr. Cher Boomhower

I received my Bachelor of Science (biology concentration in human genetics) with distinction from the University of Victoria in 1998. I was a very typical premed student and was completely unexposed to any alternative medicine. I wanted to be a medical geneticist. During my co-op program I had the opportunity to do work experience with…