Category Archives for Healthy Aging

What does it take to feel better?

In my practice, I work with many seniors. One of the observations I have made is that many of them experience aches and pains and other signs of poor health, such as cognitive decline, because they have

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Prescription Drugs and Nutrient Depletion

Are you taking prescription drugs? Did your doctor tell you that prescription drugs deplete nutrients? If you’re taking prescription drugs, you have probably experienced some of their unpleasant

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Breathing for Health

Having worked with many seniors, I’ve noticed that many of them have shallow breathing, i.e., small, short breaths, and they breathe through their mouths. I have also heard comments from other health

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Importance of a Positive Mindset

I recently worked with a client who had some symptoms that were causing her some concern. Because her symptoms are as of yet barely perceptible, she was dismissed by both her GP and her specialist. What

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Natural treatments for spinal stenosis

Spinal stenosis is a condition where the openings in the vertebrae through which the spinal cord or spinal nerves pass become narrower. Symptoms associated with these narrower openings are numbness, weakness,

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Insomnia: What causes it?

There are five main causes of insomnia: medical conditions prescription drugs stress behaviours surrounding sleep beliefs about sleep Medical Conditions If you have any of these medical conditions, they

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Will I get Alzheimer’s disease?

For most of us, losing our memory and ability to function as we age is one of our biggest fears, especially if we saw it happen to a loved one. Alzheimer’s disease is the main cause of disability

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Healthy Food is the Best Dentist

The Ontario government has recently announced that more children from low-income families will be receiving free dental care. Ontario’s health minister was quoted as saying that “Good oral

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Will you end up in a nursing home?

Today, people over 65 years old have a 25% chance of ending up in a nursing home or long-term care facility. Usually, it’s because they have two or three chronic conditions that no longer allow them

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Top 3 Food Categories for Great Skin

I shake my head every time I see TV commercials for skin creams. Usually they depict famous older actresses who get a lot more help from skin care professionals and chemical treatments than they do from

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