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Sherry Torkos, BScPhm, RPh

Sherry Torkos, BScPhm, RPh

Sherry Torkos, BScPhm, RPh, is a pharmacist, author, and health enthusiast who enjoys sharing her passion with others. She graduated with honors from the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and Science in 1992. Since that time she has been practicing holistic pharmacy in the Niagara region of Ontario.

Her philosophy of practice is to integrate conventional and complementary therapies to optimize health and prevent disease. Torkos has won several national pharmacy awards for providing excellence in patient care. As a leading health expert, she has delivered hundreds of lectures to medical professionals and the public. She has authored 18 books and booklets, including, Saving Women’s Hearts, The Canadian Encyclopedia of Natural Medicine and The Glycemic Index Made Simple.
Is It Something I Ate or Lack of DAO?

Have you ever had stomach cramps, headache, nausea and flushing after a meal and wondered, "Is it something I ate?"

Sensitivities or reactions to food are increasingly common. They can be challenging to deal with, because they can cause a wide range of physical and emotional symptoms that are often difficult to pinpoint. 

The two main types of food reactions are allergies and intolerances. Food allergies involve an immune system reaction to a particular food or component of food, such as the protein in peanuts, eggs or dairy. The immune system reacts inappropriately when faced with the food allergen and mounts a reaction, which can range from minor rash or hives to life threatening anaphylaxis.
Power of Concentrated Cranberries for Unusual UTIs

Urinary tract infections are one of the most common bacterial infections in the developed world.

Now, the bacterium that causes UTIs are showing up in some unexpected places, including our grocery stores’ meat and poultry sections. 

It’s an alarming fact that only adds to the exasperation of the nearly 60 percent of women who experience painful UTI symptoms annually.