Yoga for Women – more than you think

By Guest Blogger Vanessa Eyre Vanessa is a Registered Psychotherapist and experienced certified Yoga Instructor. She truly believes in the healing powers of yoga and creates an environment that promotes relaxation and healing.

You’re aging, whether you like it or not

Tamara Bernard, Grad.Cert ClinPT (Continence & Women's Health), MPhtySt, BScKIN(Hons). Tamara is an Australian trained physiotherapist who has recently returned to Canada.

Medical or recreational cannabis?

With the legalization of recreational cannabis getting ever closer, there’s debate about whether the country still needs to maintain the medical cannabis system.  At this time, Health Canada says there will continue to be two cannabis streams – medical and recreational - however the Canadian Medical Association (CMA) has suggested doctors should no longer be the gateway to cannabis. The CMA has expressed that many of its members are uncomfortable prescribing cannabis and there are concerns about the lack of clinical research that can give guidance on prescribing cannabis. 

Eat fresh – it’s the perfect time

July in southwestern Ontario is a prime time to take advantage of all the fresh fruits and vegetables available at farmers’ markets, farm gates and even in the grocery stores. When you add fruits and vegetables, you add vitamins, minerals and fibre to your diet.

Most people work out harder than needed to get results

An exercise physiologist with experience developing programs for Canada’s Olympic athletes and professional sports teams believes most people who go to the gym are training much harder than needed to get results.

Do you know if you’re at risk of a stroke?

Know someone who’s had a stroke? Do you know the risk factors for stroke you have control over? And more importantly, when you know the risk factors you can change, would you?