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Foods to avoid if you have Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH)

by Sonia Chartier, on 28 June 2017, Healthy Eating, Men's Health
benign prostatic hyperplasia

Your diet can have a noticeable impact on your enlarged prostate symptoms, with some foods only adding to your discomfort and inflaming any irritation.

Here, we discuss the worst foods for an enlarged prostate and what you can do to minimize their impact on your symptoms.

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Is crossing your legs good for you?

by Dominique Vanier, B.Sc.H., M.Env.Sc., on 28 June 2017, Circulation, Healthy legs - varicose veins
crossing your legs

Whether you are sitting on your backyard deck, riding the subway, or patiently awaiting an appointment in the waiting room, sitting with your legs crossed is just plain comfortable. Some may even go so far as saying it is a flattering look for the legs.

Crossing your legs may seem like a harmless – even relaxing – position, but it may come with consequences.

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Improve your digestion with the right posture

by Dominique Vanier, B.Sc.H., M.Env.Sc., on 28 June 2017, Digestion
right-posture

Many who suffer with digestion problems have tried every trick in the book. From removing top food allergens to drinking peppermint tea, there are endless remedies and approaches to take when searching for some relief.

A lesser-known culprit of digestive distress is poor posture. Sure, slouching can cause neck pain and lead to tension headaches, but it can also negatively impact digestive peristalsis – the propelling movement of food through the digestive tract.

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A.Vogel’s Menopause Flash: Hayfever during menopause?

by Mackie Vadacchino, CEO/PDG - A.Vogel, on 22 June 2017, Allergies, Menopause

Hello and welcome to another edition of A.Vogel’s Menopause Flash. Here in Canada we’re right in the middle of the allergy season and a number of women have contacted me lately.

They’ve discovered that they’ve got hayfever during menopause, which they’ve never had before, so they’re wondering if it can be a symptom of menopause.

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Do you wake up with tired legs in the morning?

by Sonia Chartier, on 6 June 2017, Circulation, Healthy legs - varicose veins
tired legs

Most of us expect to wake up in the morning feeling refreshed and well-rested – but for many this isn’t the case. We often wake up feeling irritable, groggy or unwell. Find out in this article why you might be waking up with tired, heavy legs…

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