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12 Signs You May Have Seasonal Affective Disorder By Carolyn Eagle

Posted February 13, 2017
12 Signs You May Have Seasonal Affective Disorder

Canadian winters are amongst the most challenging in the world so it’s no surprise when we experience the winter blues once in a while. But, for 2 to 6% of Canadians, fall and winter can lead to a true mental health challenge: Seasonal Affective Disorder (S.A.D.). It is estimated that a furthe... Read More...

Fighting the Flu This Winter By Carolyn Eagle

Posted January 2, 2017
Fighting the Flu This Winter

We’ve all been there. You wake up in the morning and that tired feeling and tingle in your sinuses from the night before has turned into a full blown headache, nasal congestion, sore throat, chills, fever, dry cough, and muscle aches. You have the flu.   This year, you vow “Never ... Read More...

Easy Ways to Keep Eating Healthy Over the Holidays By Carolyn Eagle

Posted November 28, 2016
Easy Ways to Keep Eating Healthy Over the Holidays

Sticking to a healthy diet is practically impossible over the holidays when treats and temptations are around every corner and moderation fled with the first snowfall. Still, with a little planning ahead, you can get through the holiday season with your waist line still intact. Here are some of our ... Read More...

To B or Not to B (Vitamin B, that is) By Carolyn Eagle

Posted November 8, 2016
To B or Not to B (Vitamin B, that is)

You see the bottles of B vitamin supplements on the drug store shelves and can’t help thinking they may be calling out to you. After all, there are so many different kinds: B12, B Complex, B with Vitamin C, B6, B12 and Folic Acid, and B1 all alone (and that’s just from one major suppleme... Read More...

Getting to the CORE of the Problem By Meryl Da Costa

Posted September 28, 2016
Getting to the CORE of the Problem

If you have been to the gym or Physiotherapy or watched T.V. in the last few years you will have heard about “core exercises”. You may have also found yourself engaged in a conversation about the “core”. But do you have a good understanding of what the core is? The core ref... Read More...

A Parents Guide to Pokemon Go Safety By Carolyn Eagle

Posted August 25, 2016
A Parents Guide to Pokemon Go Safety

 Pokemon Go is a craze that is sweeping the nation this summer and as a parent, chances are your kids are either playing it already or begging for you to download it. In a nutshell, this game uses your smartphone’s GPS and clock to make Pokemon appear around you so that you can catch them... Read More...

Hot Vs Cold and How To Soothe Those Aching Muscles By Meryl Da Costa

Posted August 19, 2016
Hot Vs Cold and How To Soothe Those Aching Muscles

Q: I have had many injuries and I was wondering when to use Heat vs. Cold? Meryl Da Costa: Good Question, prior to explaining when to use either I would first like to explain what each does. Heat increases blood flow to area which in turn delivers oxygen and nutrients to promote healing, it increas... Read More...