A.Vogel Blog
 

A.Vogel Blog – Natural and Healthy

Inspiration for a healthy life!

Can hemorrhoids lead to colon cancer?

by Sonia Chartier, on 16 February 2017, Circulation
hemorrhoids

 co-written by Rick Olazabal, BSc, BN 

There is no reason to believe that hemorrhoids lead to colorectal cancer. However, the symptoms of hemorrhoids are often similar to those of colorectal cancer. Colon cancer and hemorrhoids are very different conditions that can produce blood in the stool.

For this reason, it is very important that you seek medical advice as soon as possible. This article will briefly explore some of your options.

Continue reading >

How massage can act as a painkiller

by Dominique Vanier, B.Sc.H., M.Env.Sc., on 16 February 2017, Muscle and joint
massage

A massage can easily make any day’s woes disappear.

Indeed, there are few things in life more relaxing than a 60-minute body massage. The healing power of touch has the ability to send waves of calmness through the body, easing feelings of stress, anxiety, and pain…

Continue reading >

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 >