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Menopause and anxiety – You’re not alone!

by Sonia Chartier, on 31 March 2016, Menopause, Stress and sleep, Women's Health
menopause and anxiety

Anxiety may literally be the most unnerving of the emotional traumas visited upon menopausal women; certainly it’s one of the least recognized or discussed.

A number of goddesses struggle with this frightening symptom, so let’s address and demystify it.

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Varicose veins injections, what are the risks?

by Sonia Chartier, on 16 March 2016, Circulation, Healthy legs - varicose veins
varicose veins injections

co-written by Rick Olazabal, BSc, BN 

Varicose veins…one of vanity’s great arch-nemeses. Both genetics and individual behaviour are important factors in the development varicose veins and other venous disorders.

Because women are twice as likely to be affected than men, many of you go great lengths to address this issue, so what are your options? This article will briefly explore “sclerotherapy” (surgically hardening of the veins’ lining) and provide some natural options…

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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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