Prevention

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month in Canada. Did you know that in Canada, about 74 women are diagnosed with breast cancer each day?   In fact, it is estimated that this year, 26,900 women and 230 men will be diagnosed with breast cancer.  These are...

The average home contains 500-1,000 chemicals, most of which you can't see, smell or taste. Many common household and cosmetic or body products are linked to negative health, affecting our immune systems, as well as our endocrine, cardiovascular and respiratory systems. It's time to detox your home! Try...

Published just a few days ago in the Journal Current Alzheimer Research is an excellent study out of the Division of Behavioral Neurology, Department of Neurology, National Cheng Kung University Hospital, College of Medicine, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan.  Living a sedentary lifestyle with trivial or...

Testosterone replacement therapy (TRT) is a growing and important male health factor that is subject to considerable confusion in social media and medical publications alike.  The best way to sort through the noise is to focus attention on peer reviewed research such as the...

When it comes to aging, most of us can easily spot some of the related changes. Graying hair, some fine and not-so-fine lines, muscle loss, stiffness, perhaps a few extra pounds that came out of nowhere, a loss of interest in sex...

These days, one doesn't have to look hard or travel far to find a yoga studio or class. Yoga practice has become increasingly popular with participants of all ages and abilities and continues to gain followers who upon giving it a fair try,...

Walking offers so many health benefits, it’s no wonder many physicians are prescribing it to patients. In fact, some experts suggests walking more, is the single best thing most Canadians can do to improve their health. Research has proven that a commitment to regular walking (aim...

Mindfulness and meditation are often associated with states of deep relaxation, focus, peace and insight. Though the experience is different for each participant, through regular practice, many will experience some of the following benefits: A reduction in pain Reduced feelings of anger, anxiety...

Intermittent Fasting is arguably one of the biggest health trends in recent years and has been associated with numerous related benefits.  I wrote about this topic over a year ago (check my original blog here) and thought now would be a great opportunity...