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Mind/Body

Shift workers – finding a balance

We are a diurnal species and thus, we normally sleep at night and are active during the daytime.  As part of modern lifestyle many people are forced …

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Eating isn’t, one size fits all

With so many diets in the media it’s hard to know what works and what’s a load of rubbish.  The truth is there is no …

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Depression – Natural approaches

Depression it’s something that effects us all in a variety of ways.  I recently attended a continuing education seminar with a focus on mental health, …

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A childhood itch causes pain later in life

Most of us remember their childhood experience with “chicken pox” a condition caused by infection with the varicella-zoster virus.  Mine took place over Christmas when I …

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Meatless Monday

Many people may be familiar with the term “Meatless Monday” as an internationally recognized campaign to encourage people have a day of meals without animal …

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The cortisol connection

In my last post I talked about how high cortisol levels can result in poor sleep, but there are many other health effects of elevated …

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Stressed & Sleepless

Do you find yourself watching the clock or waking up with racing thoughts? Our bodies stress hormone, cortisol can play a huge role in ensuring …

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Hot flashes got you all hot and bothered?

The temperature has been rising, and for many peri or post menopausal women this means more uncomfortable hot flashes. Hot flashes are the most common …

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Spring cleaning for your body.

In the modern environment there are as many as 80000 commercial and industrial chemicals in use within the United States.  This statistic can be troubling …

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Staying on top of health goals

With March over, and spring around the corner (perhaps down the road a few kilometres).  I thought I would relate this post back to my …

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