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A.Vogel’s Menopause Flashes: Why have my symptoms come back?

by Mackie Vadacchino, CEO/PDG - A.Vogel, on 14 September 2016, Menopause, Women's Health

Welcome to A.Vogel’s Menopause Flashes. Today I’m going to talk to you about how my symptoms seemed to have turned up the heat again just when I thought I had them in check. I was doing everything right so, what’s going on, and what else can I do?

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Five ways to prevent memory loss

by Sonia Chartier, on 6 September 2016, Memory and concentration
memory loss

co-written by Rick Olazabal, BSc, BN 

Everyday we’re bombarded with a vast amount of new information–whether it’s in the news, social media, the radio, at work, etc. It is amazing how easily we can process and retain most of it!

Not surprisingly, our brain decides what information to keep (i.e. what it finds relevant) and what not to bother with, but unfortunately, sometimes our brain can’t be bother to keep any information at all!

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A.Vogel’s Menopause Flashes: Why relaxation is so important

by Mackie Vadacchino, CEO/PDG - A.Vogel, on 31 August 2016, Menopause, Women's Health

Welcome to A.Vogel’s Menopause Flashes.  I’m going to take moment to explain why it is so important to find time to relax during menopause. How relaxation can help to ease symptoms including hot flushes and night sweats and simple ways you can fit it into your daily life.

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Amazing facts about gut-brain connection

by Sonia Chartier, on 24 August 2016, Digestion

co-written by Rick Olazabal, BSc, BN 

The brain-gut connection is one of my favourite topics.

It is a perhaps the epitome of how everything in the body is related and how our external environment affects the internal state—yes, even though your gut is inside your body, the inner section of the gut is actually part of the outside world!

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Brain allergies – do they exist?

by Dominique Vanier, B.Sc.H., M.Env.Sc., on 24 August 2016, Allergies, Digestion
brain allergies

Allergies are a common condition experienced by a large percentage of the Canadian population.

Allergies typically result in a runny nose, scratchy throat, and itchy watery eyes and can be a response to a variety of stimuli, such as environmental and food-mediated causes.

But what about an allergy occurring in the brain?

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