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Heartburn and gastric reflux: a caustic duo

by Sonia Chartier, on 19 April 2017, Digestion
gastric reflux

You’re always running around like a headless chicken, so to make up for lost time, you eat on the go. In all the frenzy, you round off your meal with an acid reflux that burns the back of your throat.

Your stomach is expressing its discontent, much to your dismay…

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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
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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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