If you suffer from headaches, it's likely you've had to rely on pain killers on numerous occasions. Very occasional use of acetaminophen (Tylenol), ibuprofen (Advil) or other non-steroidal anti-inflammatories (NSAIDS) to treat a bad headache will likely have no lasting
On a daily basis, the average person is exposed to numerous foods and other products that have been shown to have an effect on the body’s hormonal balance. Among those that get talked about most are phytoestrogens and xenoestrogens, which
Without fail, as the days get darker and the weather gets colder, in comes cold and flu season. The exact timing of cold and flu season varies year to year, but typically we see an increase in cases starting October,
We all have hormones, like estrogen, progesterone, and testosterone, and they play a huge role in our overall health. Hormones are chemical messengers that are released by a number of glands and organs in the body, including the ovaries and
Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a chronic, often progressive autoimmune disease that “short circuits” the central nervous system (CNS) by damaging the sheaths of nerve cells in the brain, optic nerves and spinal cord. Symptoms can include numbness, impairment of muscular
Workouts focused on our abdominal muscles aren’t just good for future wear of our newest crop top. Strengthening our core assists in stability and balance, supporting our back muscles, pelvis and more. Most of our body’s movements require use of
In Vancouver, we are accustomed to hearing about the importance of shopping local – we’re almost immune to it. We are blessed by a cornucopia of farmers markets, fruit stands, artisanal bakeries and crafty supply stores. Essentially, one can easily garner
Gone are the days of limp lettuce and sad sliced radishes dressed in some store bought salad dressing. Salads have finally started to get the recognition they deserve as being delicious nutrient packed meals loaded with flavor and fun ingredients.