Endometriosis – Part 1

Many people think endometriosis cannot be treated but there are complementary treatments that work successfully to reduce the pain and other symptoms dramatically. Endometriosis occurs when the cells that line the uterus (the endometrium) move to other parts of the pelvic cavity like the ovaries, bladder and GI tract. After the cells transplant themselves they […]

S.A.D.

This is the time of year when some people stop feeling well. They may blame it on the weather but it’s actually the lack of light that is affecting them. The name for this condition is Seasonally Affective Disorder and it can affect people to varying degrees. Some people may find their mood alters a […]

Healthy Bones

Canada’s population is aging and for women that means bone health is a growing concern. Our bones are made of living tissue that is constantly building up and breaking down. If this tissue breaks down and is not replaced with strong new tissue the result is osteoporosis, which literally means porous bones. This condition is […]

Diabetes

Diabetes is one of the biggest preventable diseases among older people; and yet, in Canada it is the fourth leading cause of death. It is also the leading cause of kidney failure, adult blindness and amputations. If you have diabetes, you double your risk of stroke and heart failure. In Canada, 1.5 million people have […]