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5 ways to prevent knee pain

by Dominique Vanier, B.Sc.H., M.Env.Sc., on 16 March 2016, Muscle and joint
knee pain

Even for the non-athlete, knee pain can be just as much a reality.

In contact sports, one of the most dreaded injuries on the field is the common and debilitating “unhappy triad.” The unhappy triad is a complete or partial tear to three of the knee’s integral structures: the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL), medial collateral ligament (MCL), and medial meniscus…

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7 surprising causes of brain fog

by Sonia Chartier, on 16 March 2016, Memory and concentration
brain fog

co-written by Rick Olazabal, BSc, BN 

Ever feel like you cannot think clearly? Or you can’t remember concepts that should be easy to retain? Many times over we hear the concept of “brain fog”, but what exactly is it?

Why brings it upon and what can be done about it? This article touches base on the concept of brain fog, the medical conditions that can bring upon this state of being, and some of the treatment options available to you through your health care providers…

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Oral health can affect your wellbeing, more than you think

by Sonia Chartier, on 16 March 2016, Body Care, Digestion
oral health

co-written by Rick Olazabal, BSc, BN 

When we hear about “digestion” we often think food, stomach and gut. While the gut plays a vital role in our wellbeing, digestion is not restricted to this part of the digestive tract.

As a matter of fact, digestion begins in your mouth, and oral hygiene plays an equally important part in your overall health. This article explores how your oral health can affect your wellbeing…and it may also make your dentist very happy…

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Don’t Let Allergic Asthma Take Your Breath Away

by Dominique Vanier, B.Sc.H., M.Env.Sc., on 15 March 2016, Allergies
allergic asthma

It’s finally springtime, and you’re outside walking your dog enjoying the nice change of weather.

Suddenly, you experience trouble breathing, a tight chest, with coughing and wheezing. This is what an asthma attack feels like…

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PMS or pregnancy symptoms? What are the differences?

by Sonia Chartier, on 14 March 2016, Women's Health
pregnancy symptoms

Pregnant or PMSing? The symptoms can be remarkably similar. Sensitive, swollen breasts, emotions all over the place, fatigue, cramps, pimples…

Do you jump for joy or panic (depending on the circumstances) or do you just make sure you have what you need in your handbag?

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