Allergies can happen to anyone, and they can occur year-round. Everything from dust allergies, to food allergies, to pet allergies – they’re all very common. But did you know you could also be allergic to tattoo ink? There are many...
We’ve all had colds in our lives and we all know how lousy they can make you feel. First, you notice the sore throat. Then the sneezing starts, followed by coughing. Next thing you know, you have a full-fledged...
Recently, films like ‘A Star Is Born’ and shows like A&E's 6-part docuseries ‘Many Sides of Jane’, have shone an important spotlight on mental health and addiction. While two very different takes on mental illness, it is pop culture...
There are many reasons why someone may develop constipation or diarrhea. Diarrhea, which is characterized by loose, watery stools and the urge to have a bowel movement, is typically acute and only lasts for one or two days. If...
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...
More than 40% of Canadians suffer from some form of a sleep disorder, with an estimated 3.5 million of those individuals (aged 15 and older) suffering from insomnia. There are two different forms of insomnia. Acute insomnia and chronic insomnia. Acute...
Bladder health might not be something you think about very frequently, but with November being recognized as Bladder Health Month it’s an important time to remind individuals of some of the common bladder conditions that can occur, as well...
Candida Overgrowth

Candida Overgrowth

Also known as Candidiasis, this is a condition that occurs as a result of an overgrowth of candida albicans, a type of single-cell yeast that is found in the digestive tract. While candida can actually be non-life threatening (and...
As of October 17th, 2018, marijuana (also often referred to as cannabis) is legal across Canada. As a result, Canadians will be able to lawfully possess up to 30 grams, though the exact laws and regulations, including possession limitations,...
First declared in 2001 by the American Chronic Pain Association, the main goal of Pain Awareness Month is to raise public awareness in the areas of both pain and pain management. For the last 17 years, Pain Awareness Month...