You’re halfway through the work day and find yourself feeling fatigued. Normally, as most people probably would, you’d take a coffee break – and while caffeine can certainly help give you that added energy boost you so desperately need,...
Our brain is one of the most important organs of our body. Not only is it responsible for our thoughts and feelings, but it’s also responsible for things like memory, senses like taste and smell, as well as movement....
In recent years, discussion on brain cancer and tumours has increased. While brain cancer isn’t considered to be one of the most common types of cancer that one could be diagnosed with, it still affects an estimated 3,000 Canadians...
When the body converts what you eat and drink into energy, this is a biochemical process known as metabolism in which calories get combined with oxygen and releases the energy your body needs in order to function. The speed of...
Indigestion – also known as dyspepsia – is very common and can happen to anyone. It is described as persistent discomfort and burning in the upper abdomen and is most commonly caused as a result of certain eating habits...
We’re all guilty of having a few bad habits every now and then – it’s inevitable – but what happens when those bad habits become detrimental to your health? In this article, Dr. Ali Ghahary outlines some of the most...
Health Canada has issued a recall on Alysena 28 birth control following concerns about chipped pills. Oral contraceptives, such as Alysena, are used for a variety reasons, including for irregular or heavy menstrual cycles, menstrual cramps, PMS, POI (Primary Ovarian...
It’s important that we all strive to have healthy, well-balanced diets no matter what – because the healthier you eat, the better your quality of life will be (i.e. you reduce the risk of things like obesity, cardiovascular disease,...
From February 1st through to February 7th, the Canadian Mental Health Association joins the National Initiative for Eating Disorders and the National Eating Disorders Information Centre in observing Eating Disorders Awareness Week; a campaign designed to educate individuals on...
Itchy skin can often be blamed on one thing: Dry skin – and while this is something that is much more common in the colder seasons (i.e. winter and fall), other people can be prone to dry skin and...