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Say “Sayonara!” to snoring

by Sonia Chartier, on 13 July 2016, Men's Health
snoring

Does your snoring make the whole house quake? Does your discordant cacophony drown out the crickets at night?

Before moving into separate bedrooms or sleeping (or trying to) with a pillow over your head to muffle the noise, there are some original and not so unpleasant alternatives you could try…

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Does menopause cause loss of libido?

by Sonia Chartier, on 13 July 2016, Menopause, Women's Health
loss of libido

A loss of libido, interest in sex or sexual desire is a fairly common part of menopause. It becomes a problem when it leads to frustration and wreaks havoc on your relationship.

A number of factors affect libido, but you shouldn’t worry that the flame has gone out forever. For some women, it actually burns brighter after menopause. But like every good fire, you need to stoke it…

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How to prevent dementia?

by Sonia Chartier, on 5 July 2016, Memory and concentration
dementia

co-written by Rick Olazabal, BSc, BN 

A large number of people over the age of 65 experience some form of memory loss. When the memory loss is not due to any underlying medical condition, the term age-related memory loss or impairment is applied.

This is a normal process. On the other hand, brain diseases like Alzheimer’s disease are very severe and often begin with serious memory loss. This article briefly explores the basics of what you need to know about dementia…

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Do you suffer from “ liver migraine ”?

by Sonia Chartier, on 5 July 2016, Digestion
liver-migraine

co-written by Rick Olazabal, BSc, BN 

Ever wonder if there is a connection between migraines and liver health? Unless you’re an avid reader of traditional Chinese medicine you probably did not think the two would be connected somehow.

There is some good evidence to suggest that migraines can, in fact, be associated with your liver and its health status—particularly, non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), which arises from chronic consumption of excess sugars in a typical North American diet…

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Do you suffer from repetitive strain injury?

by Dominique Vanier, B.Sc.H., M.Env.Sc., on 5 July 2016, Muscle and joint
repetitive-strain

Exercise comes with countless benefits, from weight loss to improved mental health. Sometimes, however, improper training or over-exercising can lead to various types of athletic-related injuries.

Over half of athletic-related injuries are caused by repetitive strain. A repetitive strain injury results from overusing an area of the body, typically a tendon, muscle, or bursa in the hand, forearm, shoulder, and neck…

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