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Identifying Signs of a Heart Attack

Heart disease is the second leading cause of death in Canada. Approximately 2.4 million Canadian adults age 20 and over live with diagnosed heart disease.[1] Knowing how to identify the signs of a heart attack could help to save a person’s life. Here is a list of symptoms and signs of a heart attack that should have you calling 9-1-1. [2, 3]


Proper Exercise May Reverse Damage from Heart Aging

90% of Canadians have at least one risk factor for heart disease and stroke, yet almost 80% of premature heart disease and stroke can be prevented through healthy behaviours.[1] One of those healthy lifestyle habits is regular exercise.

Has S.A.D Got You Down?

Seven New Year Resolution Ideas You Can Feel Good About

Tired of the same old resolution year after year? Then we’re here to help. This is a list of New Year Resolution ideas that you can feel good about.

1. Perform one random act of kindness every day in 2018.

2. Use locally sourced products, and eat locally sourced food throughout 2018.

3. Plant a tree every month in 2018.

4. Take up volunteering.

Identifying Early Signs of Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer’s disease is a complex condition driven by gene-environment interactions which leads to the loss or impairment of mental functions such as memory, thinking and reasoning.[1] Here are five early warning signs and symptoms a person may experience. Knowing what to look for can help you get your loved ones the care they need.

Behavioral Changes

Optimize Your Thyroid Health - Boost Your Immune System

The holidays are a great time to unwind with family and friends, but catching a cold can really put a damper on your spirits. Ensuring you have a strong immune system can help your body ward off any germs that come your way, so you can make the most of the holiday hoopla.

Energy Boosters to Get You Through

The holiday season can be a very hectic time, which leaves many of us feeling stressed and worn out. But there’s good news, even during the hustle and bustle, there are a few easy ways to help you prevent getting stressed out and to provide an energy boost to keep you feeling great.

Get enough Vitamin B12

Hormone Optimization Symposium Recap

Written by Dr. George Gillson, MD, PhD

The Risk Factors of Metabolic Syndrome

Metabolic syndrome (MetS) is a group of risk factors that raise your risk for heart disease and other health problems, such as diabetes and stroke. One in five Canadians suffers from MetS, which can lead to chronic illnesses like diabetes and cardiovascular disease.


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