February 16, 2019

10 Reasons There is No Such Thing As a Normal Headache

It drives me bonkers when I hear someone say that they experience ‘normal’ headaches. I mean, think about it, there is nothing normal about a headache. A symptom, any symptom, is there to tell us that something is wrong. Here is a list of 10 things that are known to trigger headaches. Spoiler alert: none […]

9 Ways A Lack of Sleep Can Harm Your Health

Are you getting enough sleep? We all know that we should be aiming for 7-9 hours of sleep per night, but are you really? I know tons of people surviving on 5-6 hours, who report feeling just fine. Unfortunately, those missing 1-4 hours will catch up with you one day. Studies show that lack of […]

The 3 Essentials of Brain Health

In 2011, it was estimated that nearly 747,000 Canadians were living with cognitive impairment, including dementia and Alzheimer’s. By 2031, if nothing changes in Canada, this figure is expected to rise to 1.4 million. According to Dementia Support, the cause of this explosive growth is two-fold: 1) The population is growing, which has resulted in […]

7 Ways to Improve Brain Health

The topic of brain health has become a more popular subject in the last decade, with a noticeable rise in neurodegenerative disorders like dementia and Alzheimer’s. Brain health has also become a widely popular topic in the world of sports, where concussions are now recognized to have significant short and long term impacts on injured […]