5 Principles to Awaken Your Inner Healer…Inspired By My Journey to Peru
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Healing is a Journey. Have you heard this statement before? When people are seeking guidance on how to “feel” better, the first thing that needs to be understood is that they are in a process and the destination changes as … Read More

My Talk At Live It Up Social Foundation: To Support Cancer Patients and their Friends and Family
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A couple of weeks ago, I had the pleasure to offer a yoga and meditation session to Lilly Vakli’s Live It Up Social Foundation which was created to provide holistic knowledge and a social ambience for those in cancer treatment, … Read More

What does it take to have healthy hormones? Plus 7 tips to help
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Hormones. Most people know they are important to some degree, but in my experience in speaking with people about hormones,  there are many misconceptions. First of all: MYTHS: 1. Hormones are chemical messengers that act independently of one another. You … Read More

A Prescription for Inner Peace
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Happy Day of Inner Peace! Today, October 27th is a day that marks a movement that each one of us in invited to embark upon…and that is the movement towards inner peace. How do you move towards Inner Peace? Well, … Read More

The Mystery, Medicine and Majesty of Ancient Egypt
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I am now back over a week from a most astonishing journey to Egypt with a wonderful group. Studying ancient civilizations gives us great insight into the human condition and can inform us in being more conscious in where we … Read More

Breaking Out of Anxiety…Build Your Strength First
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What is inspiring for you these days in your life? This past week, I was speaking with a friend who asked me about anxiety. He asked me, what can I do to inspire me out of anxiety? To be inspired “out of … Read More

Talk to Your Nature Doc: Hey Doc, I am stuggling with this concept of “letting go”…it’s not as easy as it sounds.
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In my experience, I have found that when I am struggling with letting go, and feel backed into a corner…there is another piece of the puzzle I am not yet aware of. So I ask to be shown that piece, … Read More

Trouble Losing weight? Read about these factors that are often overlooked
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I hope summer has been beautiful for you so far.  Today I would like to share about an issue I am asked about frequently: what can help with weight loss.    It seems that there are plenty of misconceptions about what … Read More

Trouble Losing weight? Read about these factors that are often overlooked
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I hope summer has been beautiful for you so far. Today I would like to share about an issue I am asked about frequently: what can help with weight loss. It seems that there are plenty of misconceptions about what … Read More

Talk to Your Nature Doc: How do I minimize the effects of Jetlag?
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Dear Doc, I often get jet lag. What can help that is natural? Doc: Follow these tips to minimize jet lag and maximize your time away! Love to travel? Jet lag can take away from the precious time you have … Read More

Help for Thinning hair is here!
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Question: My hair is thinning. What can I do to thicken it?Answer:Hair thinning is a common issue that I see among both men and women. It’s not pleasant to see what used to be a full head of vibrant hair begin … Read More

Help for Thinning hair is here!
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Question:  My hair is thinning. What can I do to thicken it? Answer: Hair thinning is a common issue that I see among both men and women. It’s not pleasant to see what used to be a full head of … Read More

I do not really understand why natural medicine is called alternative. What do you think?
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Talk to Your Doc Question of the day: Dear doc, I do not really understand why natural medicine is called alternative. What do you think? Answer: Alternative is a word often used to describe any medical therapy not regarded as … Read More

I do not really understand why natural medicine is called alternative. What do you think?
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Talk to Your Doc Question of the day: Dear doc, I do not really understand why natural medicine is called alternative. What do you think?Answer: Alternative is a word often used to describe any medical therapy not regarded as orthodox.My … Read More

Are you dealing with a chronic illness or do you know someone who is?
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Greetings, Do you or someone you know struggle with a chronic disease like MS, Fibromyalgia, chronic digestive issues like IBS or inflammatory bowel conditions, chronic hormonal imbalances, chronic stress, Lyme’s disease or Chronic Fatigue Syndrome? These are just some examples … Read More

Are you dealing with a chronic illness or do you know someone who is?
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Greetings, Do you or someone you know struggle with a chronic disease like MS, Fibromyalgia, chronic digestive issues like IBS or inflammatory bowel conditions, chronic hormonal imbalances, chronic stress, Lyme’s disease or Chronic Fatigue Syndrome? These are just some examples … Read More

What can help me with my allergies?
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Ahhhh….it’s allergy season…and if you have allergies no one needs to tell you because your nose, eyes and throat are telling you! This week’s question comes from a lady who deals with allergies seasonally, especially at springtime when all the … Read More

Talk to Your Nature Doc: How do I minimize the effects of Jetlag?
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Dear Doc,  I often get jet lag. What can help that is natural? Doc:  Follow these tips to minimize jet lag and maximize your time away! Love to travel? Jet lag can take away from the precious time you have … Read More

What does it mean to be empowered ?
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We hear the word empowered a lot these days. But what does it really mean ? Many of us have experienced dis-empowering situations in life that leave us feeling defeated, disconnected and scared.  However, empowered experiences have a completely different feel … Read More

What does it mean to be empowered ?
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We hear the word empowered a lot these days. But what does it really mean ? Many of us have experienced dis-empowering situations in life that leave us feeling defeated, disconnected and scared.  However, empowered experiences have a completely different feel … Read More

Talk to Your Nature Doc Question of the day: How can I get stronger from the inside so I can face all the challenges that come my way in life?
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Patient: How can I get stronger from the inside so I can deal with the challenges that come into my life? Answer: Life is filled with opportunities for growth. Whether you lose your keys and you need to deal with getting … Read More

Talk to Your Nature Doc Question of the day: How can I get stronger from the inside so I can face all the challenges that come my way in life?
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Patient: How can I get stronger from the inside so I can deal with the challenges that come into my life? Answer: Life is filled with opportunities for growth. Whether you lose your keys and you need to deal with getting … Read More

Talk to Your Nature Doc: I have had irritable bowel syndrome for years. Is there any hope for me for this to change?
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Patient: I have had irritable bowel syndrome for years. Is there any hope for me for this to change? Doctor: Great question! I have seen tons of irritable bowel syndrome over the years. Whether you have a combination of cramping pains, … Read More

Talk to Your Nature Doc: I have had irritable bowel syndrome for years. Is there any hope for me for this to change?
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Patient: I have had irritable bowel syndrome for years. Is there any hope for me for this to change? Doctor: Great question! I have seen tons of irritable bowel syndrome over the years. Whether you have a combination of cramping pains, … Read More

Talk to Your Nature Doc: My hair is thinning. How can I thicken it?
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Question: My hair is thinning. What can I do to thicken it? Answer: Hair thinning is a common issue that I see among both men and women. It’s not pleasant to see what used to be a full head of … Read More

Talk to Your Nature Doc: My hair is thinning. How can I thicken it?
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Question: My hair is thinning. What can I do to thicken it?Answer:Hair thinning is a common issue that I see among both men and women. It’s not pleasant to see what used to be a full head of vibrant hair … Read More

Talk to Your Nature Doc: Question of the Day: How can I stay inspired by life when I start to feel blue?
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The question of the day from one of our audience members: How Can I stay inspired by life when I start to feel blue? Doctor: Great Question! Thank you for asking. Your question has provoked this blog post, which probably … Read More

Talk to Your Nature Doc: Question of the Day: How can I stay inspired by life when I start to feel blue?
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The question of the day from one of our audience members: How Can I stay inspired by life when I start to feel blue? Doctor: Great Question! Thank you for asking. Your question has provoked this blog post, which probably … Read More

Talk to Your Nature Doc Question of the Day: How long till I feel better?
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Ahhh, the question that most of us ask when we feel horrible…whether the flu that hits you like a ton of bricks, or whether emotionally you feel downtrodden because of an argument with your partner or parent or whomever…feeling “bad” … Read More

Talk to Your Nature Doc Question of the Day: How long till I feel better?
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Ahhh, the question that most of us ask when we feel horrible…whether the flu that hits you like a ton of bricks, or whether emotionally you feel downtrodden because of an argument with your partner or parent or whomever…feeling “bad” … Read More

Announcing “Talk to Your Nature Doc” …Your burning health questions answered by Dr. Alexina
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Hello hello! A special announcement for you: Talk to Your Nature Doc is a NEW opportunity that features  your burning questions answered by yours truly via this written blog and a new and upcoming online tv series. !!! đŸ™‚ All you have … Read More

Announcing “Talk to Your Nature Doc” …Your burning health questions answered by Dr. Alexina
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Hello hello!A special announcement for you: Talk to Your Nature Doc is a NEW opportunity that features  your burning questions answered by yours truly via this written blog and a new and upcoming online tv series. !!! đŸ™‚All you have to do … Read More

Quick Tips To Boost Your Immunity!
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At this time of year, I am eager to educate my patients on the importance of keeping their immune system working well. No one like to get effected by the variety of bugs that are prevalent at this time of … Read More

Quick Tips To Boost Your Immunity!
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At this time of year, I am eager to educate my patients on the importance of keeping their immune system working well. No one like to get effected by the variety of bugs that are prevalent at this time of … Read More

How to Become A Miracle Worker.
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When I was a child, I wanted to be a “Miracle Worker” when I grew up.  Other careers did not make sense to me. Now, let me define miracle first before you jump to any conclusions… To me, a miracle … Read More

How to Become A Miracle Worker.
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When I was a child, I wanted to be a “Miracle Worker” when I grew up.  Other careers did not make sense to me. Now, let me define miracle first before you jump to any conclusions… To me, a miracle … Read More

A glimpse into Dr. Alexina’s mind…
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When I was in my 4th year of Naturopathic College, we had to do a case study on a patient and describe all the different possible approaches and angles that one could take to help the person resolve the symptoms … Read More

A glimpse into Dr. Alexina’s mind…
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When I was in my 4th year of Naturopathic College, we had to do a case study on a patient and describe all the different possible approaches and angles that one could take to help the person resolve the symptoms … Read More

Why a Naturopathic Doctor is good to have in your corner
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There is a huge variety in the people who come and see Naturopathic doctors. Some people come because they are in  discomfort with chronic symptoms.Others come to get a sense of what else they can be doing to be even … Read More

Why a Naturopathic Doctor is good to have in your corner
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There is a huge variety in the people who come and see Naturopathic doctors. Some people come because they are in  discomfort with chronic symptoms.Others come to get a sense of what else they can be doing to be even … Read More

I do not really understand why natural medicine is called alternative.
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What do you think? Answer: Alternative is a word often used to describe any medical therapy not regarded as orthodox. My question in response to this definition is: Relative to what? In the last 100 years modern medicine has emerged…with … Read More

8 tips For When You’re Feeling Blue about your Health + a little treat for the next 24 hours ONLY!
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Nature has wisdom embedded within it. Darkness comes before dawn each morning.  Breathing is what it is cracked up to be. Try it now. Here’s a  valuable tip from my spiritual teacher….he says do not love your suffering. There is … Read More

8 tips For When You’re Feeling Blue about your Health + a little treat for the next 24 hours ONLY!
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Nature has wisdom embedded within it. Darkness comes before dawn each morning.  Breathing is what it is cracked up to be. Try it now. Here’s a  valuable tip from my spiritual teacher….he says do not love your suffering. There is … Read More

5 Health Tips For You As You Transition to Autumn
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As summery flower scents start to fade away, we are welcomed into Autumn. A time of crisp air, fresh breezes and rainbow colored leaves on trees and the ground. The body feels the change in season as we reach for … Read More

5 Health Tips For You As You Transition to Autumn
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As summery flower scents start to fade away, we are welcomed into Autumn. A time of crisp air, fresh breezes and rainbow colored leaves on trees and the ground. The body feels the change in season as we reach for … Read More

Travelling soon? How to Minimize the discomfort of jetlag
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Dear Doc,  I often get jet lag. What can help that is natural? Are you getting ready to fly? Follow these tips to minimize jet lag and maximize your time away! Love to travel? Jet lag can take away from … Read More

Fun dessert recipe for summertime sweet cravings! By Guest blogger, Celina Archambault
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BANANA POPS! Recipe by Celina Archambault, RHN. www.languageoffoods.com This weather has been amazing! Itʼs a great time to be social with friends and family and why not enjoy it over tasty food?! Hereʼs a great evening dessert to be enjoyed … Read More

Fun dessert recipe for summertime sweet cravings! By Guest blogger, Celina Archambault
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BANANA POPS!Recipe by Celina Archambault, RHN.www.languageoffoods.com This weather has been amazing! Itʼs a great time to be social with friends and familyand why not enjoy it over tasty food?! Hereʼs a great evening dessert to be enjoyed withloved ones on … Read More

What can help me with my allergies?
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Ahhhh….it’s allergy season…and if you have allergies no one needs to tell you because your nose, eyes and throat are telling you! This week’s question comes from a lady who deals with allergies seasonally, especially at springtime when all the … Read More

Frequently Asked Questions: What you want to know about Naturopathic Medicine
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I receive many of these questions often and I thought to write this post to answer them. 1. What usually happens on the first visit? When patients come in for the first visit, I meet the patient and focus my … Read More

Frequently Asked Questions: What you want to know about Naturopathic Medicine
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I receive many of these questions often and I thought to write this post to answer them. 1. What usually happens on the first visit? When patients come in for the first visit, I meet the patient and focus my … Read More

5 Peruvian Supercharged Superfoods!
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I recently was in Peru and being a Naturopathic doctor, it is instinctive for me to wonder what people are eating and what the inherent super foods are in any given culture. Seeing as how I was in Cusco and … Read More

5 Peruvian Supercharged Superfoods!
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I recently was in Peru and being a Naturopathic doctor, it is instinctive for me to wonder what people are eating and what the inherent super foods are in any given culture. Seeing as how I was in Cusco and … Read More

What Do I Love About Peru? Read this post to find out :)
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What Do I Love About Peru? Read this post to find out đŸ™‚ By Dr. Alexina Mehta Peru: the land of Munay (aka unconditional love in the Quechuan language). I have just returned from a marvelous journey to Peru and … Read More

What Do I Love About Peru? Read this post to find out :)
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What Do I Love About Peru? Read this post to find out đŸ™‚ By Dr. Alexina Mehta Peru: the land of Munay (aka unconditional love in the Quechuan language). I have just returned from a marvelous journey to Peru and … Read More

So you think you should meditate? Start here!
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So you want to meditate? Visualize? Say some affirmations? Shift your energy? The other day I was asked if I could recommend a good book on meditation or beginners and I realized I had a lot to say on the … Read More

So you think you should meditate? Start here!
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So you want to meditate? Visualize? Say some affirmations? Shift your energy? The other day I was asked if I could recommend a good book on meditation or beginners and I realized I had a lot to say on the … Read More

Anxiety and Depression…and what you can do about it! Naturopathic Medicine Provides Options!
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When I ask my patients, “How do you want to feel,?” most of the time the answer is the same: Happy. Strong. Joyful. Peaceful. Calm. Inspired. Hopeful. At Ease. Sound familiar? First of all, there are varying degrees of both … Read More

Anxiety and Depression…and what you can do about it! Naturopathic Medicine Provides Options!
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When I ask my patients, “How do you want to feel,?” most of the time the answer is the same: Happy. Strong. Joyful. Peaceful. Calm. Inspired. Hopeful.At Ease. Sound familiar? First of all, there are varying degrees of both of … Read More

Hot Commodities In the Healing Process: Inspiration and Trust
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Trust is something that most people want. You want to trust yourself, trust your health will improve and trust that everything is truly ok. And yet, at the same time, we need to ask Why is there anxiety around trying … Read More

Hot Commodities In the Healing Process: Inspiration and Trust
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Trust is something that most people want. You want to trust yourself, trust your health will improve and trust that everything is truly ok. And yet, at the same time, we need to ask Why is there anxiety around trying … Read More

How Do I Know Which Eating Plan is Ideal for me?
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Yes, the confusing question- how do I know what to eat? If you are like most people who start researching ways of eating for better health, you get somewhat confused.  Anti-inflammatory diet, Blood type diet,  Chinese constitutional diet, Ayurvedic Dosha diet, … Read More

How Do I Know Which Eating Plan is Ideal for me?
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Yes, the confusing question- how do I know what to eat? If you are like most people who start researching ways of eating for better health, you get somewhat confused.  Anti-inflammatory diet, Blood type diet,  Chinese constitutional diet, Ayurvedic Dosha diet, … Read More

What India Taught me About Healing: Blog #3 India Turning Things Upside Down
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When I shared with friends and colleagues that I was headed to India, often the reaction was exceptionally positive. Looks of enthusiasm and vibrancy, followed by people sharing”I love India.” One dear friend make a poignant comment “India has a … Read More

What India Taught me About Healing: Blog #3 India Turning Things Upside Down
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When I shared with friends and colleagues that I was headed to India, often the reaction was exceptionally positive. Looks of enthusiasm and vibrancy, followed by people sharing”I love India.” One dear friend make a poignant comment “India has a … Read More

India Adventures- What India Taught me About Healing Blog #2
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Standing outside the airport, we waited for our coach bus to arrive and take us to our first destination.  The ride was smooth for the most part and I marveled at how I felt in my body. One of the … Read More

India Adventures- What India Taught me About Healing Blog #2
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Standing outside the airport, we waited for our coach bus to arrive and take us to our first destination.  The ride was smooth for the most part and I marveled at how I felt in my body. One of the … Read More

What India taught Me About Healing Blog Series- #1
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Getting To India and Arriving There: Blog #1 My first memories of India were of me eating bread with jam at the age of 2 and being passed around to various overly enthusiastic and animated relatives. As an adult, family … Read More

What India taught Me About Healing Blog Series- #1
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Getting To India and Arriving There: Blog #1 My first memories of India were of me eating bread with jam at the age of 2 and being passed around to various overly enthusiastic and animated relatives. As an adult, family … Read More

Freeing Yourself Through Dreaming and Sleeping
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This past weekend I headed to New Mexico to do some continuing education and connect with NDs and Chiropractors that came from all over North America for the course. On the plane ride home, I pulled out a book that … Read More

Freeing Yourself Through Dreaming and Sleeping
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This past weekend I headed to New Mexico to do some continuing education and connect with NDs and Chiropractors that came from all over North America for the course. On the plane ride home, I pulled out a book that … Read More

Talk to celebrate the goddess- in the North Shore news October 7th, 2012
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Talk to celebrate the goddess Enjoy the article above that was in yesterday`s North Shore news! With gratitude, Dr. Alexina Mehta

Talk to celebrate the goddess- in the North Shore news October 7th, 2012
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Talk to celebrate the goddess Enjoy the article above that was in yesterday`s North Shore news!With gratitude,Dr. Alexina Mehta

What’s the deal with health anyways?
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What’s this elusive word? It makes you go hmm….what exactly does health mean anyways? Webster’s definition: the condition of being sound in body, mind, or spirit;especially : freedom from physical disease or pain WHO definition: Health is a state of complete physical, mental, … Read More

What’s the deal with health anyways?
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What’s this elusive word? It makes you go hmm….what exactly does health mean anyways?Webster’s definition: the condition of being sound in body, mind, or spirit;especially : freedom from physical disease or painWHO definition: Health is a state of complete physical, mental, and social … Read More

Happy 2012!
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Welcome 2012! If you are new to this site you will notice that I offer a wide variety of options for those looking to optimize their health and well-being.  Everything from one on one patient consultations, talks,classes, workshops and other … Read More

Happy 2012!
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Welcome 2012! If you are new to this site you will notice that I offer a wide variety of options for those looking to optimize their health and well-being.  Everything from one on one patient consultations, talks,classes, workshops and other … Read More

Are you Perplexed by What is Going on with Your Body?
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Are you Perplexed by What is Going on with Your Body?

Are you Perplexed by What is Going on with Your Body?
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Are you Perplexed by What is Going on with Your Body?

The Natural Solution for Children
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I recently did a talk at Little House Tutoring school, sharing on topics such as how to manage stress and anxiety in children, how to improve focus and concentration in your kids, how to boost your child’s immune system and … Read More

The Natural Solution for Children
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I recently did a talk at Little House Tutoring school, sharing on topics such as how to manage stress and anxiety in children, how to improve focus and concentration in your kids, how to boost your child’s immune system and … Read More

Do you have an active mind? 5 dietary suggestion to help calm a busy mind
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A simple diet with occasional light fasting can go a long way in creating deep, peaceful state of being.  One should avoid food habits that scatter the mind or overheat the body and this deplete yin fluids as known in … Read More

Do you have an active mind? 5 dietary suggestion to help calm a busy mind
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A simple diet with occasional light fasting can go a long way in creating deep, peaceful state of being.  One should avoid food habits that scatter the mind or overheat the body and this deplete yin fluids as known in … Read More

Superfood/herb extraordinaire….5 health benefits of TUMERIC!
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One of my favorite cooking additions is tumeric- a super anti-oxidant that shines bright yellow like the sun… The active ingredient in tumeric is curcumin. Tumeric has been used for 2500 years in India.  So what does tumeric do for … Read More

Superfood/herb extraordinaire….5 health benefits of TUMERIC!
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One of my favorite cooking additions is tumeric- a super anti-oxidant that shines bright yellow like the sun…The active ingredient in tumeric is curcumin. Tumeric has been used for 2500 years in India.  So what does tumeric do for you? … Read More

How to get more veggies into you…Eating Kale can be as easy as 1., 2, 3!!
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So all the hype about Kale..well, the good news is that it is all that it is cracked up to be.  It contains pro-health nutrients including sulforaphane, an important chemical that helps boost the detoxification enzymes.  One of my favorite ways … Read More

How to get more veggies into you…Eating Kale can be as easy as 1., 2, 3!!
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So all the hype about Kale..well, the good news is that it is all that it is cracked up to be.  It contains pro-health nutrients including sulforaphane, an important chemical that helps boost the detoxification enzymes.  One of my favorite ways … Read More