natural remedies for women's health

Natural Solutions for Women’s Health

Jun 13, 2018

According to a recent study, the use of complementary medicine among women is on the rise with over 80% using natural products. Mounting science and research on these products combined with greater interest in prevention has lead to widespread use of natural remedies. Here are some of my top recommendations to consider for managing common…

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Tired legs

Listen to your legs

Jun 10, 2018

Do you experience pain, aching or swelling in your lower legs and ankles after a long day on your feet? If so, you are not alone. According to a recent survey nearly one-quarter of women over age 18 reported that they suffer with tired, swollen and heavy legs. If this sounds familiar, then it is…

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Immune System Do’s and Don’t

Jan 23, 2018

Are you vulnerable to getting sick? The strength of our immune system plays a vital role in whether we’ll catch one of the many bugs that circulate each winter and how long it will take our bodies to recover when we do get sick. To keep your immune system in tip-top shape and cut your…

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Getting a Grip on Stomach Cramps

Jan 15, 2018

Do stomach cramps have you in knots? As a pharmacist, I often get questions about how to manage stomach cramps and the associated pain. Over 90 per cent of women suffer from belly pain at least sometimes with an important impact on their quality of life, and the pain that comes with it ranges from…

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New Years Health Resolutions

Jan 11, 2018

If losing weight or getting in shape is on your list of new years resolutions and you’re facing some challenges, don’t despair. There are some surprising factors that can affect weight loss and getting on track is possible with some simple lifestyle fixes.

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Holiday Health Fixes

Dec 20, 2017

Holiday parties and shopping can make this a fun and exciting time of the year. But entertaining, eating out, and stress can bring on unwanted health issues, from hangovers and heartburn to sore throat and sleeplessness. Don’t suffer through the holidays, follow these tips to feel your best.

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Is it something I ate?

Sep 8, 2017

You get stomach cramps, headache, nausea, and flushing after a meal and you are left wondering, is it something I ate? Sensitivities or reactions to food are increasingly common today.  They can be challenging to deal with because they can cause a wide range of physical and emotional symptoms and are often difficult to pinpoint.…

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Summer Health Essentials

Jun 7, 2017

Summer is synonymous with sun and outdoor fun yet the bright days and heat exposure can put us at risk of sunburn, dehydration, and swollen legs. Beat the heat this summer and stay healthy with these tips: Stay Hydrated Sun and heat can increase the risk of dehydration and heat stroke, especially for the very…

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Supplement Savvy

Apr 8, 2017

Nearly two-thirds of people take dietary supplements to support their health. But how can you trust that what is on the label is actually in the bottle? The quality of supplements varies greatly. Unfortunately there have been numerous reports of products being found to contain less than or no active ingredients and worse yet, harmful…

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