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Ovulatory Pain: Do you Suffer from Painful Ovulation?

by Sonia Chartier, on 24 May 2017, Women's Health
ovulatory pain

Generally, ovulation is one of the many phenomena that occur without your even knowing it.

But around 20% of women feel pain when ovulating, specifically in the area of the ovary that just released an ovum.

Do you know how to recognize ovulatory pain?

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6 Healthy Tips to Get a Flat Stomach

by Dominique Vanier, B.Sc.H., M.Env.Sc., on 24 May 2017, Digestion
flat stomach

If you are a veteran to the abdominal “bloat,” you know that having a flat stomach is like finding a four-leaf clover.

Feeling bloating just becomes a day-in-the-life of someone who, like 20 million other Canadians, suffers from a chronic digestive disorder…

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The benefits of walking: To live longer, walk faster!

by Sonia Chartier, on 24 May 2017, Circulation
walking

In Sydney, Australia, a group of doctors and researchers working in geriatric medicine decided to see if they could work out how fast the Grim Reaper walks . . .

They had a valid aim, however morbid it may seem…

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Cross-Reactivity and Seasonal Allergies

by Dominique Vanier, B.Sc.H., M.Env.Sc., on 24 May 2017, Allergies
cross-reactivity

Now that spring is upon us, allergy sufferers have stocked up on extra tissues, nasal spray, pollen masks, and any other crutch that may ease the allergy anguish.

With milder winter temperatures and a rainy spring, plants tend to pollinate earlier and grow more rapidly, likely causing more headaches and wreaking more havoc on allergy sufferers…

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Why does the brain need cholesterol?

by Dominique Vanier, B.Sc.H., M.Env.Sc., on 24 May 2017, Memory and concentration
cholesterol

Until recent years, cholesterol had one of the worst reputations in the food industry. Cholesterol, and fat in general, were thought to clog arteries and increase the risk of heart disease.

We now know that low-fat and low-cholesterol diets are a mainstream nutrition myth. Cholesterol is a component of every cell in the body and plays a role in how our cells signal to one another…

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