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5 tips to avoid heavy legs on plane

by Sonia Chartier, on 24 May 2016, Circulation, Healthy legs - varicose veins
Heavy legs

co-written by Rick Olazabal, BSc, BN 

No matter what form of transportation you use, sitting still for long periods of time can put you at risk for deep venous thrombosis.

This condition has earned the facetious nickname of “economy-class syndrome”, as it reflects the canned sardine-like nature of airplane seats in the economy class—and reduced leg space…
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10 tips for sneeze-free gardening

by Sonia Chartier, on 27 April 2016, Allergies
sneeze-free gardening

The weeds need tackled, flower beds tended and the grass needs to be cut.

The summer months are the perfect time to spruce up your garden and enjoy the outdoors, but a garden in full bloom can be a nightmare and these simple tasks can become a struggle if you suffer from seasonal allergies…

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How to manage the different types of stress

by Sonia Chartier, on 21 April 2016, Stress and sleep
types of stress

co-written by Rick Olazabal, BSc, BN 

When we speak of different types of stress we normally assume physical stress vs. emotional or psychological stress. I challenge this notion.

Stress is the body’s natural instinct to defend itself despite of what’s triggering it…

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Vaginal discharge: when to worry…

by Sonia Chartier, on 20 April 2016, Women's Health
vaginal discharge

Other than helping “feminine hygiene” companies make tons of money marketing their dozens of panty liner models, vaginal discharge is so pointless and just soooo boring! Such nonsense!

While vaginal discharge plays an important role in cleaning the body, it may also point to a health problem…

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Men and Sleep Apnea

by Sonia Chartier, on 20 April 2016, Men's Health, Stress and sleep
sleep apnea

Does your family complain about your snoring, which is so thunderous that even your eldest, whose bedroom is in the basement, can hear you?

Do you sometimes wake up with a dry throat, gasping for air? It might be more than just snoring; you may be suffering from sleep apnea, especially if you’re a man.

While it’s kind of you to give ear plugs to everyone in your family, there are other options…

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