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Suffering from winter blues?  5 Cool tips for more energy!

by Sonia Chartier, on 15 December 2016, Stress and sleep
winter-blues

co-written by Rick Olazabal, BSc, BN 

Winter blues, formally known as seasonal affective disorder (SAD), affects millions of people across the northern hemisphere.

It can affect people of any age, including children. Shorter days and less sunlight affect our body’s internal clock and brain chemistry resulting in the feeling of depression, anxiety, irritability, fatigue, and social withdrawal…

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Are you suffering from text neck syndrome?

by Dominique Vanier, B.Sc.H., M.Env.Sc., on 15 December 2016, Muscle and joint
text-neck-syndrome

Let’s face it: if you live in North America, you are probably guilty of spending too much time in front of electronic screens.

The repeated use of electronic devices influences our posture, and can have other impacts on our health.

Using these devices typically requires a head-forward-and-down position, which increases the stress on the neck and may lead to musculoskeletal problems….

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All Year Health Resolutions

by Sonia Chartier, on 15 December 2016, Digestion, Healthy Eating
resolutions

Every year millions of us make resolutions, with health objectives often at the top of our list, whether it’s to quit smoking, reduce caffeine intake, drink less alcohol, eat healthier, drink more water, lose weight or exercise more…

But resolutions are sometimes easier said than done, with many of us not even keeping them beyond the end of January…

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5 tips to prevent cold feet

by Sonia Chartier, on 15 December 2016, Circulation
cold-feet

co-written by Rick Olazabal, BSc, BN 

Cold feet is a common complaint from many people.

Despite it’s relatively unpleasant nature, it is typically a normal condition that can be due to cold temperature and anxiety.

Oftentimes, we blame it on “poor circulation”, and there is some truth to this….

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10 Triggers of Allergic Asthma

by Dominique Vanier, B.Sc.H., M.Env.Sc., on 14 December 2016, Allergies
allergic-asthma

Allergic reactions to a number of substances, like pollen, mold, dust mites, animal dander, and the environment, have become commonplace and can cause any number of unpleasant reactions.

And these common and unsuspecting triggers can make asthma symptoms worse.  Find out easy tips to address allergic asthma flare-ups.

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