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Sinus congestion? Keep breathing!

by Sonia Chartier, on 5 February 2015, Cold and Flu
sinus congestion

Is breathing through your nose a challenge?  If you are waking up with phlegm dripping down the back of your throat; finding it difficult to breath quietly through your nose; not able to exercise without struggling for breath or feeling like you’re always clearing your throat – you are enduring the delights of a congested airway.

In some cases, it becomes a general condition that never seems to completely leave you and can last for months or even years.

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Detox: Operation Big Cleanse!

by Sonia Chartier, on 12 January 2015, Digestion, Healthy Living
clean up

Detox! Full of zeal and vim, you intend to clean up your act, banish the seasonal bulges, and get started on a new and virtuous regime of vigorous health.

But how? What’s the best way to achieve this laudable aim?

There are so many possible regimens, it becomes a mite confusing. Here’s a simple program that you can follow with ease, enjoying better health without too much pain or too many adverse effects.

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Do you have healthy eating habits?

by Sonia Chartier, on 5 January 2015, Digestion, Healthy Eating
eating habits

Do you know what you should be eating?

If not – if like many other people you are totally confused by the plethora of information that bombards those trying to improve their eating habits – maybe you should take a different angle.

How about looking less at what you eat and more at how you eat it? Now I’m not suggesting anything wacky here. What I’m talking about are the basics of good eating habits.

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Get Added Protection Against H3N2 with A.Vogel’s Clinically Proven Echinaforce®

by Krista Halton, on 23 December 2014, Cold and Flu
Influenza virus H3N2

A recent report by the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) reveals that the 2014-2015 flu vaccine may not be effective enough to protect you from this year’s predominant influenza strain, H3N2.

According to Dr. Joe Bressi,with the Centre for Disease Control (CDC), only 50% of the viruses in circulation in North America match those found in the vaccine.

“Considering the PHAC’s recent report and the changing strains of viruses currently attacking the population, now more than ever, it is important that Canadians consider complementary measures that can help in the prevention, and if necessary the treatment of colds and flu,” said Sherry Torkos, pharmacist and author of the Canadian Encyclopedia of Natural Medicine.

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5 tips to help your hangover

by Sonia Chartier, on 1 December 2014, Healthy Eating
hangover

As much of a disappointment to drinkers as this may be, a hair of the dog only delays the inevitable.

One of the reasons you’ll feel ill after drinking is because your liver is still processing the toxins left over from alcohol metabolism. While drinking more might seem to lessen the symptoms initially, you’ll be making yourself feel much worse later on.

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