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Could You Have Irritable Bowel Syndrome By Carolyn Eagle

Posted May 21, 2015
Could You Have Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Canada has one of the highest rates of Irritable Bowel Syndrome in the world, with an estimated 5 million Canadians sufferers. Significantly fewer seek treatment, whether out of embarrassment or lack of understanding. It is important to speak to your doctor if you suspect you may be suffering from I... Read More...

Are You Just Snoring or Is It Sleep Apnea By Carolyn Eagle

Posted May 15, 2015
Are You Just Snoring or Is It Sleep Apnea

Snoring is a common problem that can be caused by anything from allergies to obesity. But how can you know when your snoring has tipped over the line into sleep apnea? Sleep apnea is when your breathing stops or becomes extremely shallow during sleep, followed by periods of gasping for breath. T... Read More...

5 TIPS FOR HELPING YOUR CHILD COPE WITH SEASONAL ALLERGIES By Carolyn Eagle

Posted May 8, 2015
5 TIPS FOR HELPING YOUR CHILD COPE WITH SEASONAL ALLERGIES

 If your child seems to develop a cold at the same time every year, they may actually be suffering from seasonal allergies. For my own kids, the big give-away was the clear, runny nose and the itchy watery eyes. Allergies also often come with coughing, nasal congestion, and sneezing so if you s... Read More...

Why Eye Exams Are Important For ALL Ages By Carolyn Eagle

Posted May 1, 2015
Why Eye Exams Are Important For ALL Ages

 I was recently shocked when a good friend told me she had never had her eyes tested. As somebody who has been wearing glasses since the age of 11, I found this completely shocking. Her reasoning was that her vision was absolutely fine, but it had never occurred to her that eye exams were about... Read More...

The Biggest Signs You Need Your Thyroid Checked By Carolyn Eagle

Posted April 23, 2015
The Biggest Signs You Need Your Thyroid Checked

You’ve probably heard of it and may even know someone who has a thyroid problem, but how much do you really know about what the thyroid does in the body? For such a small gland, it can be the cause of some major health problems, so let’s take a look at what the thyroid does and some of t... Read More...

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT GLUTEN By Carolyn Eagle

Posted April 17, 2015
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT GLUTEN

The dictionary definition gluten is: a substance present in cereal grains, especially wheat, that is responsible for the elastic texture of dough. A mixture of two proteins, it causes illness in people with celiac disease. It’s remarkable that such a simply defined little ingredient has be... Read More...

Great Protein Sources For the Child Who Wont Eat Meat By Carolyn Eagle

Posted March 27, 2015
Great Protein Sources For the Child Who Wont Eat Meat

Children are notoriously picky eaters and it can be more than a little worrisome when they decide to reject foods that can provide them with essential nutrients. Meat seems to be a big stumbling block with many kids and while there are many healthy and happy vegetarian families out there, those o... Read More...