5 Life Lessons from a Sick Entrepreneur medical conditions Dec 17, 2018

It's that time of year when the cold and flu bugs are flying all over. I'd like to think I'm pretty good with hand hygiene but that's only part of the picture. All you need to do is step into an elevator where someone recently sneezed and whamo- you're sick.

That's pretty much what happened to...

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Why Sexual Function is Impacted by Chronic Stress medical conditions Dec 03, 2018

This week's blog post is a repost from Mercedes at Vida Health and Wellness. It's a great article that talks about how sexual function has many components to it. Mercedes is a physiotherapist in Calgary who specializes in women's health issues such as painful intercourse, embarrassing leaks,...

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She Couldn’t Lose Weight Because She Was Too Tired medical conditions May 26, 2018
Andy was tired of feeling frumpy. She wanted her outside to reflect the confident woman she was on the inside. Andy wanted to lose the extra weight for good and hired a trainer to get her on track. Andy did everything that the trainer asked her to. She worked out hard. She ate well....
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How Many Calories Do You Really Need? medical conditions Jan 15, 2018

I recently posted an answer on Quora to the question, “Is 5000 calories a day too much for a sedentary lifestyle?” I shared it on Facebook and then had a fabulous follow-up question about counting carbohydrate calories from an amazing lady. I thought the two were too good not to share...

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Did You Check Your Blood Pressure Today? medical conditions Nov 05, 2017

Checking your blood pressure may be one of the most important things you do today. As a nurse who works on an acute stroke unit, I see the impact of prolonged high blood pressure or hypertension, firsthand. It’s not pretty. The saddest part is that the damage from uncontrolled blood...

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Five Key Steps to PREVENT Chronic Diseases Before They Start medical conditions May 08, 2017

Managing diseases has become the staple of our health care systems. You get sick, you go to the doctor, they treat you, and you get better, right?

Disease management is so much more than that. Unfortunately, with our deteriorating health, our health care systems are having a hard time keeping up...

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Three Common Mistakes Made When Trying to Control Blood Sugar medical conditions Mar 20, 2017

The big hype right now is around balancing blood sugar for better insulin control. This message is incredibly important to help you control chronic diseases such as diabetes, lose weight or decrease inflammation. Despite being important to control blood sugar, chances are high that you...

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