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5 tips for maintaining your energy despite your PMS

by Sonia Chartier, on 15 September 2016, Women's Health
fatigue

Do you sometimes feel tired for no apparent reason, to the point where you prefer sweatpants and herbal tea to a fabulous night out with the girls?

If fatigue gets the best of you from time to time, it might be because of PMS. But don’t let it get you down!

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Stress effect on brain is threatening

by Sonia Chartier, on 15 June 2016, Stress and sleep
stress effect on brain

co-written by Rick Olazabal, BSc, BN 

Stress is everywhere. I often hear the phrase, “two things are certain in life: death and taxes”, but I think that should undergo a modern makeover to include stress.

Perhaps you have heard that song by “Twenty one pilots” on the radio, whose catchy lyrics chant, “Wish we could turn back time, to the good ol’ days, When our momma sang us to sleep but now we’re stressed out.”

It is true that stress has automatically has a negative connotation and that is because of the serious effects it can have on our health….

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Find out if you suffer from adult ADD

by Sonia Chartier, on 25 May 2016, Memory and concentration, Men's Health, Women's Health
adult add

co-written by Rick Olazabal, BSc, BN 

Attention deficit disorder (ADD) and attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are terms so widely used that they have become part of our everyday vocabulary.

We all have that one “high-spirited” friend and/or family member we peg as having ADD/ADHD, but if you don’t, Dennis in Dennis the Menace is a good quick reference to what it can look like…

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Stress reaction: why it is different for men and women?

by Sonia Chartier, on 2 November 2015, Men's Health, Stress and sleep, Women's Health
stress-reaction

There are an almost overwhelming number of factors that contribute to the build-up of modern day stress.

And let’s face it, who behaves at their best when they are under stress?  Perhaps you recognise yourself in one or more of these classic behaviours…

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What is your PMS type?

by Sonia Chartier, on 5 October 2015, Women's Health
pms

co-written by Rick Olazabal, BSc, BN 

Over the past few years I’ve been asked to give several talks on women’s health issues. Being a topic that expends well across the realm of endocrinology I had no problem with it. The problem with that, however, is that I was “the guy” lecturing a group of women—the experts on this topic!

If you’re a lady, and most certainly you will be one if you’re reading this, I must apologize to you in advance. So, what can this guy tell you about PMS that you don’t already know? Well, let’s find out…

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