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Category: Health and Pharmacy

  • The Hidden Health Risks of Insomnia: Why You Shouldn’t Ignore Your Sleep Problems

    Insomnia is a sleep disorder in which people have difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep. Insomnia can be caused by a variety of factors, including stress, anxiety, depression, medications, and underlying medical conditions. Insomnia can lead to a variety of health problems, including daytime fatigue, irritability, and difficulty concentrating. Insomnia is a common problem in…

  • Vaginal Health Problems: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

    Vaginal health is an important part of a woman’s overall health. The vagina is a self-cleaning organ, but sometimes vaginal problems can occur. This can be due to an imbalance in the vaginal bacteria, sexually transmitted infections, menopause, or other factors. Vaginal problems can cause symptoms such as itching, burning, pain, discharge, and bleeding. These…

  • Fungal Skin Infections: causes, symptoms, treatment, prevention

    Almost one-fourth of the world is expected to have a fungal skin infection at some point in their life! Fungal skin infections are caused by fungi that invade the skin. The most common type of fungus that causes these infections is called dermatophyte. Other types of fungi that can cause these infections include Candida and…

  • The Complete Guide to Differentiate between Cold, Flu, RSV, and COVID-19

    The Complete Guide to Differentiate between Cold, Flu, RSV, and COVID-19

    As fall turns to winter, it’s time to brush up on your knowledge of the seasonal respiratory viruses. These include the common cold, flu, respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), and COVID-19. Although there may be some overlap in symptoms between these diseases, they are in fact caused by separate viruses and are treated in different ways.…

  • The differences between rheumatoid arthritis and rheumatic fever: What you need to know

    The differences between rheumatoid arthritis and rheumatic fever: What you need to know

    Rheumatoid arthritis and rheumatic fever are two very different conditions, but they are often confused in everyday conversation. Despite their similar names, the two conditions have very different causes, risk factors, and treatments. Understanding the difference between rheumatoid arthritis and rheumatic fever is important in order to appropriately diagnose and treat each condition. 1. What…

  • The dangers of living a sedentary lifestyle

    The dangers of living a sedentary lifestyle

    Sitting is the new smoking! Our modern lifestyle has drastically changed, with many of us spending more time sitting than ever before. In Canada, over 80% of the population is considered sedentary, meaning they do not get the recommended amount of physical activity each day. And it’s not just adults who are affected; children are…

  • 39 Interesting Home Activities To Do In A Snowstorm or Snowfall

    39 Interesting Home Activities To Do In A Snowstorm or Snowfall

    When a snowstorm or snowfall hits Calgary (or anywhere in Canada or the world), it’s important (and fun!) to be prepared with a list of activities to keep you busy. Some of those activities might be silly to you, but others may find them fun and entertaining. Please first make sure that it is safe…

  • A brief guide to avoiding frostbite and how to treat simple frostbites

    A brief guide to avoiding frostbite and how to treat simple frostbites

    Calgary has very lovely weather in spring, summer, and even fall, but the winter can be very challenging, especially the very low wind chill temperatures that may cause frostbite. Frostbite is a condition that can occur when your skin and underlying tissue freeze. It most often affects your extremities, such as your fingers, toes, nose,…

  • Food Poisoning: A Common and Serious Problem

    Food Poisoning: A Common and Serious Problem

    Food poisoning is a common and serious problem. Across Canada, 12.5% of the Canadian population annually experience food poisoning. There are also about 48 million cases in the United States. Those numbers are likely even higher because many cases are not reported. Food poisoning can cause serious illness and even death. It is important to…

  • 31 Tips for Safe Snow Shoveling in Calgary to Avoid Serious Injuries

    31 Tips for Safe Snow Shoveling in Calgary to Avoid Serious Injuries

    “You must consult your physician before any snow shoveling activity, especially if you have back or heart problems.” If you live in an area where snow is a regular occurrence during the winter (like Calgary), then you know that snow shoveling can be a real pain. Not only is it cold and tiring, but it…