The Complexity of Chronic Pain

As of today, approximately 1.5 million Canadians say they suffer from chronic pain. One of the most common chronic pain conditions is fibromyalgia, which is something that family physicians...

Healthy Snacking

When we hear the term “snacking”, most of us think it’s something we have to stay far away from if we want to lose weight. However, with the right...

Finding Relief for Heartburn

Heartburn is a very common term that you’re guaranteed to have heard before. But what is it, what causes it, and how did it get that strange name? Well, despite...

What is ALS?

Approximately 3,000 Canadians are currently living with ALS. ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis), also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, is a condition that gradually causes the body to become paralyzed when...

How to Handle Stress and Anxiety

Stress is something that affects thousands of Canadians day in and day out. When we become stressed or anxious the nervous system releases chemicals that send alarm signals throughout the...

Common Causes of Constipation

Constipation is a common condition that affects thousands of patients. When you have constipation, this means that there is an inability to pass stools on a regular basis or...