Heart health is something we often take for granted, but it's crucial to our overall well-being. Read more to learn a few simple tips to maintain a healthy heart.
There seems to be no shortage of advise in dealing with the flu and the flu shot. Read to learn more about the flu vaccine and if it's right for you.
Although you can't turn back time, or change your family history, there are other stroke risk factors that you can control. Discover some steps that may help lower your chances of having a stroke.
Did you know that inflammation caused by rheumatoid arthritis can lead to symptoms that affect vision, hearing, heart disease, dementia, breathing, and oral health? Learn what to look out for and how to keep symptoms in check.
Like millions of Canadians, you need to travel with some form of medication, and managing complex medication schedules can be overwhelming. Consider these tips in preparation for your travels!
If you have a busy schedule, it can be extra difficult to remember to take your medication at the correct time. And for seniors who have a difficult time remembering to take their medications, then what? Not to mention how hard it is to remember when to take multiple medications or why they are prescribed. There's a solution.
Ah, summer… Everything comes alive during this season. We think of travelling and planning fun adventures with the family. But summer is the hottest season of the year, as we generally get above-average temperatures on a regular basis. So, how can you keep yourself and your family safe while having fun in the sun?
Summer is a great time for being active. But if you're not careful, you can end up suffering from a heat-related health condition such as a heat stroke, heat exhaustion or extreme dehydration, all of which can greatly derail you from your fitness goals. Fortunately, there are ways to safely work out, even on the hottest days of the summer!
Most of us realize that keeping hydrated is crucial for health and wellness, but there is much antiquated advice and myths on the subject. With this in mind, let’s take a look at some of the myths about Hydration!
Most people think that menopause is something that is a women-only condition that includes hot flashes and mood swings. But in fact, many men go through something very similar themselves that can produce many of the same symptoms as female menopause such as depression, irritability, weight gain and even hot flashes.
Depression can affect anybody; young or old, rich, or poor, man or woman. It is a disease that affects every aspect of a person’s life, not just a mood one can get over. Because depression seems to be linked to change, certain groups of people are at risk more often than others.
It’s time for spring cleaning! And this includes your medicine cabinet. If you’re not using Pillway to help manage your medication routine, then it’s likely that you have old prescription bottles or medicine that are just collecting dust and may cause us harm. Here are some tips to help clean out your medicine cabinet.
When you are diagnosed with diabetes, it's natural to have questions about what food to eat. Each person with diabetes is different and there is no single diet that suits everyone. But as food is key to managing diabetes, here are some tips that you can use to help you make healthier food choices.
Does this sound like you? Restless nights and weary mornings? A lack of sleep not only wreaks havoc on our mood but can also have serious effects on our health. If you've been having trouble falling asleep or staying asleep, try implementing these 5 simple tips into your daily routine.
Burnout doesn’t just come from stress from work. It can come from caring for a sick relative or an elderly parent. Sound familiar? If this sounds like something you’re going through read more to find ways that can help.
Why do we neglect the ones we care most about at times in our lives when the daily grind and stress get too much? Why do we take out our frustrations and disappointments on those that have been most present for us and most supportive to us? Read more to uncover the reasons why and learn how to show love to your loved ones.
Given the significant upward trend in the consumption of alcohol over the last two years, there has been no time more critical than January 2022 to begin to make a decisive and permanent change toward healthier habits. Find out how.
Sometimes, the best way to talk about depression is just to blurt it out. All too often, people feel ashamed about their depression and believe they should be able to overcome it with willpower alone. But the truth is, with the right treatment approach, the person you care about can get better. Find out what you can do to help.
How many times has this happened to you? Someone coughs or sneezes which immediately has you in a state of panic! While you oh so gracefully try to back away from this person and their germs, you’re thinking, “Did I just get exposed to Covid-19?” Read more to find out how you and your family can stay healthy and safe this year from Covid-19, Cold and Flu.
Stress management... at first glance may seem like one more difficult task requiring your time and energy, but the fact is that stress management doesn’t need to be difficult. The everyday ‘happenings’ of life can be and are stressful for many of us... so how is it that some of us are so much better at managing these than others? Discover some simple and effective ways to manage your stress by Dr. Mojgan Namazi.
If you're going on vacation, you can’t forget your meds. Bringing them along can be complicated, especially if you're going overseas. How do you pack your pills? Can you stay on your dosing schedule? Will there be problems with security?
Many medicines can be affected by alcohol. This includes prescription, non-prescription and natural or herbal medicines.
Gastroparesis is a disease in which your stomach does not empty properly. This can lead to symptoms of heartburn, nausea, vomiting, and feeling full sooner when eating.
You're given a prescription from your doctor. You decide to take it to a pharmacy and wait for it in-store. You drive to a pharmacy, walk in, lurk around the counter until the person speaking with the pharmacy technician leaves, and you "place your order," announcing that you will wait for it.
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