Sleep plays an integral role in our overall health and wellbeing. It not only helps repair and restore things like our immune system, muscles and other hormones, but it also plays a crucial role in our memory – such...
The joints are what form the connections between your bones and provide your body with support as well as help you move. When your joints become damaged, that movement is interfered and can result in pain. As for what...
Flu season typically runs from November through April, though it can strike at any time and leave you feeling under the weather for days – even weeks – at a time. Among the most common symptoms associated with the...
Nausea can happen to anyone and it can occur at any time. It can sometimes happen without any prior warning signs, or it can be the result of things such as food poisoning, taking certain types of medications, travel...
When you think of the word “overdose,” you most likely associate it with illicit street drugs, such as cocaine and heroin. However, it’s also common to just as easily overdose on everyday, over-the-counter medications that you would purchase from...
Thyroid disease is a common (and often hereditary) problem that affects as many as 1 in 10 Canadians. Of those 1 in 10, it is estimated that as many as 50% actually remain undiagnosed. The numbers are just as...
Your heart is, essentially, what keeps you alive. Without a heartbeat, there is no you. As for your heart rate itself, there are many things that it can tell you about your health both at rest and during physical...
From approximately 2 months to 6 years of age, it is recommended by healthcare professionals that children get a variety of different vaccinations in effort to help protect them against disease. Among some of the most common include chickenpox,...
Having a healthy diet and getting regular physical activity is important for your overall health and wellbeing, as it can help reduce your risk of things like heart disease, diabetes, and even help you to maintain a healthy weight...
With summer not too far behind and plenty more sunshine in the forecast for British Columbia, now is an important time to remind everyone about the benefits of wearing an SPF and why not wearing one could be detrimental...