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Diet and sex drive, is there a connection?

by Sonia Chartier, on 28 January 2016, Healthy Eating
diet and sex drive

Everybody’s sex drive is different, so if you’re wondering how “normal” your libido is, remember it is up to you to decide what normal means to you!

But, if you’ve noticed a significant dip in your sexual desire, or don’t feel like you don’t have any libido at all, there could be more pressing health concerns.

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5 easy ways to improve your concentration

by Sonia Chartier, on 28 January 2016, Memory and concentration
improve your concentration

co-written by Rick Olazabal, BSc, BN 

Nowadays we are constantly bombarded with all sorts of stimuli (i.e. any stressor, thing or event that evokes a nervous response), from ads on TV, to noise pollution, to your kids running and screaming around the house, to who will be the next president of the United States, and why is the dollar so low in value, and oil prices still so high, and, and, and….

See my point? So it’s no surprise that it may be a little difficult to stay focused, or maintain your concentration.

Let’s take a deep breath, and see explore five things you can do to improve your concentration.

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Surprisingly, heart palpitations can be caused by menopause!

by Sonia Chartier, on 26 January 2016, Circulation, Menopause
heart palpitations

It skips a beat, slows down, and the next thing you know, it’s racing away! It’s not the music that’s off-tempo: your heart really is all over the place.

While checking with your doctor is a good idea, keep in mind that menopause may very well be the culprit, and here’s why.

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How can Hives be Dangerous?

by Dominique Vanier, B.Sc.H., M.Env.Sc., on 26 January 2016, Allergies
hives

Hives are pale red welts or bumps on the skin that are often itchy.

Also known as “urticaria,” hives are typically caused by an allergic reaction to a substance but can also result from a non-allergic etiology such as emotional stress…

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