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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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Spotting during perimenopause: a cause for concern?

by Sonia Chartier, on 20 April 2016, Menopause, Women's Health
spotting during perimenopause

Whether you call it spotting, staining or metrorrhagia, light bleeding between periods, or instead of them, is part of perimenopause.

Most of the time, spotting is nothing to worry about, but that’s not always the case…

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Can’t digest fat well?

by Sonia Chartier, on 20 April 2016, Digestion
digest fat

co-written by Rick Olazabal, BSc, BN 

Have you been experiencing unpleasant nausea and watery, oily diarrhea? Do you find that this is associated with your intake of fatty foods, or “heavy” meals?

If this is the case, you may be experiencing a problem with fat digestion and absorption…

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