A.Vogel Blog
 

A.Vogel Blog – Natural and Healthy

Inspiration for a healthy life!

10 type of sleepers: What kind of sleeper are you?

by Sonia Chartier, on 16 February 2017, Stress and sleep
sleeper

co-written by Rick Olazabal, BSc, BN 

According to the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, the average person spends about one-third of their life sleeping. In other words, by the time a person reaches 75, they would have spent 25 years sleeping.

Lack of sleep has negative health effects on the person’s physiological equilibrium, so for that reason, we should not ignore the importance of good quality sleep; after all, sleeping is almost as important as eating or breathing….

Continue reading >

A.Vogel’s Menopause Flash: Joint Aches and Pains

by Mackie Vadacchino, CEO/PDG - A.Vogel, on 13 February 2017, Menopause, Muscle and joint

Welcome to another edition of A.Vogel’s Menopause Flash. In 2015 we surveyed our newsletter subscribers to get a better idea of what ails them during Menopause and to our surprise the #2 complaint, just behind hot flashes and night sweats, was muscle and joint aches and pains.

Continue reading >

Mild hypertension: What are the Natural Options?

by Sonia Chartier, on 6 February 2017, Circulation
hypertension

Heart health is a matter of both luck and judgement.

The luck pertains to the way your forebears have treated their hearts: hopefully their sins won’t be visited upon your cardiac condition, but it is often the case that you inherit a heart weakness or tendency to high blood pressure from those who have gone before you…

Continue reading >

How does stress can cause a heart attack or stroke?

by Sonia Chartier, on 31 January 2017, Circulation
stroke

Chronic stress clogs arteries by taking a detour through the immune system: that’s the conclusion researchers at Harvard Medical School reached in a recent study.

The statistical correlation has been known for a long time. Stress triggers a multitude of diseases, including arteriosclerosis. But until that study was done, the mechanism behind the phenomenon wasn’t entirely understood…

Continue reading >

Nutrition Tips for Gout

by Dominique Vanier, B.Sc.H., M.Env.Sc., on 30 January 2017, Muscle and joint
gout

Waking up in the middle of the night is a bother for most people. The after-effects of disturbed sleep are typically experienced the next day in the form of grogginess, lack of concentration, and moodiness that can negatively impact your personal relationships.  Waking up due to gout attacks, however, brings a whole new set of problems on top of already reduced productivity and tiredness…

Continue reading >