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A.Vogel’s Menopause Flash: Blood pressure and circulation problems

by Sonia Chartier, on 17 April 2017, Circulation, Menopause, Women's Health

Hello and welcome to another edition of A.Vogel’s Menopause Flash. Today, I’m going to talk about blood pressure, a topic that is particularly relevant here, given that more than 50% of women over 50 will have blood pressure problems at some point.

High blood pressure is known as the silent killer, and for a good reason: some people who have it have absolutely no symptoms whatsoever, at least not until the day they have a heart attack or stroke.

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Fight nature with nature to beat hayfever symptoms

by Sonia Chartier, on 17 April 2017, Allergies
hayfever-symptoms

Hayfever season usually kicks off around the middle of spring, often heralding a world of discomfort and unpleasantness for hayfever sufferers.

However, just as you may blame nature for your misery, nature can also play an important role in easing your symptoms…

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White noise for a better sleep

by Dominique Vanier, B.Sc.H., M.Env.Sc., on 13 April 2017, Stress and sleep
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For those of us who are light sleepers, few things are more irritating than the sound of street traffic, a neighbour wearing high heels in the apartment above, or your partner fixing a late-night snack while you try to fall asleep.

Getting adequate sleep is one of the most health-promoting activities you can do. According to a study in the Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine, getting less than seven hours of sleep can lead to difficulty processing information and reduced attention span, weight gain, increased chances of getting sick…

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Phlebitis or varicose veins? What’s the difference?

by Dominique Vanier, B.Sc.H., M.Env.Sc., on 13 April 2017, Circulation, Healthy legs - varicose veins
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As we age, some things are inevitable. Things get a little slower, a little looser, and little more challenging.

And one particular area that may take a toll as we age is our cardiovascular system…

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Do you suffer from excessive perspiration?

by Sonia Chartier, on 13 April 2017, Men's Health
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Call it what you will: excessive or profuse perspiration or the official name hyperhidrosis. But if you break out in a sweat just reading the title of this article, read on!

Whether it smells or not, excessive perspiration is an often-unexplained phenomenon. But that doesn’t mean there aren’t any solutions.

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