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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…

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What is the Eureka effect? 

by Sonia Chartier, on 24 January 2017, Memory and concentration, Stress and sleep
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co-written by Rick Olazabal, BSc, BN 

Eureka! A connotation often associated with a streak of genius, or when a discovery is made.

What’s the relevance of Eureka in our daily lives? Do you ever get that amazing feeling when you finally figure something out—putting two and two together?

When you finally understood calculus in high school; or when you finally realized how to do your taxes properly?…

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A.Vogel’s Menopause Flash: Why dehydration impacts the menopause

by Mackie Vadacchino, CEO/PDG - A.Vogel, on 20 December 2016, Menopause, Women's Health

Welcome to A.Vogel’s Menopause Flash. Today, I’m going to be talking about the importance of water.  For those of you that have been following my video blogs for quite a while, you know that I tend to recommend water for just about every single symptom. I thought I would just explain a little bit more why we need water on a daily basis to help with our menopause symptoms.

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4 easy tricks to get rid of hiccups

by Sonia Chartier, on 22 November 2016, Digestion
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co-written by Rick Olazabal, BSc, BN 

We’ve all experienced them. They can be annoying and they can be embarrassing, yet amusing to others around us. We don’t really know much about them, but once they start we want them to stop. Hiccups.

Why do hiccups happen? How can I stop them quickly? This article briefly explores the ways to combat this involuntary sensation.

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Cheer up and wash away low mood during PMS!

by Sonia Chartier, on 18 October 2016, Stress and sleep, Women's Health
low mood

We all go through periods of sadness at some point in our lives.

But when the blues ruin your entire week every time PMS pays a visit, it can be overwhelming. And if you add mood swings, cravings, diarrhea and company to the mix, the week can seem like an eternity, especially when you don’t recognize the woman in the mirror.

Did you know that it’s possible to get through PMS with a smile on your face?

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