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The Best Ways to Keep Kids Hydrated This Summer By Carolyn Eagle

Posted July 7, 2016
The Best Ways to Keep Kids Hydrated This Summer

 When you’re spending long days out in the sun there’s more to remember than just the sunscreen to keep your kids healthy. Because of their smaller body size, children are more prone to dehydration than adults and when they’re out running around, swimming, biking, and enjoying... Read More...

Heat Stroke vs Heat Exhaustion By Carolyn Eagle

Posted June 29, 2016
Heat Stroke vs Heat Exhaustion

Summer is upon us and with it, sunny days spent outside enjoying the weather. Because the warm weather is so short lived in so many parts of Canada, it’s easy to forget that extreme heat can be just as dangerous as extreme cold. Heat exhaustion and heat stroke are real risks when the temperatu... Read More...

SEASONAL ALLERGIES AND KIDS HOW TO HELP THEM COPE By Carolyn Eagle

Posted June 17, 2016
SEASONAL ALLERGIES AND KIDS HOW TO HELP THEM COPE

 Spring and summer are times for spending time outside but if your child suffers from allergies, they can also be filled with runny noses, itchy, watery eyes, and sneezing. If your child suffers from spring and summer allergies, here are some easy tips to keep in mind to help ease their sufferi... Read More...

RISK FACTORS FOR STROKE IN WOMEN By Carolyn Eagle

Posted June 1, 2016
RISK FACTORS FOR STROKE IN WOMEN

June is Stroke Awareness Month. For women, stroke is the third leading cause of death, compared to the fifth leading cause in men, so we are starting a three part series on stroke awareness and prevention to help you get informed and stay healthy.   WHAT IS A STROKE? Simply put, a stroke is ... Read More...

10 Big Sunscreen Mistakes and How to Avoid Them By Carolyn Eagle

Posted May 29, 2016
10 Big Sunscreen Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Summer is right around the corner and already most of Canada has had some pretty hot and sunny days. Reaching for the sunscreen is the responsible thing to do, but there are some big mistakes many of us make with our sunscreen which means we just don’t have as much protection as we may have th... Read More...

Can Massage Really Help Treat Anxiety and Depression By Carolyn Eagle

Posted May 16, 2016
Can Massage Really Help Treat Anxiety and Depression

In North America, massage therapy is viewed primarily as a way to relax and take care of sore, overworked muscles. We imagine quiet rooms, soothing music and relaxing scented oils; a feeling of indulgence and pampering. But it’s important to get the word out there that Swedish massage (the typ... Read More...

Signs You Could Have Magnesium Deficiency By Carolyn Eagle

Posted May 4, 2016
Signs You Could Have Magnesium Deficiency

Magnesium is used by every organ of the body and yet Health Canada estimates that at least 42% of Canadians are deficient in this important mineral. In fact, magnesium deficiency tends to be highest in the most developed countries. The reasons for this lack of magnesium in our diets has a lot to do... Read More...