5 minute read We’ve all heard how Canadians are living longer than ever before, but here’s an ageing-related fact that surprised me: Older people are still experiencing age-related health complications, like chronic disease and injury, at a similar age onset as the previous generation. This means that, while people are living longer, they are living … Continue reading For National Senior Citizens Day, Learn About Healthy Ageing
Written by Komalpreet Kaur We often relate health with a healthy diet, physical activity, mental and emotional health but sleep is in some ways neglected in health conversations today. Sleep is the foundation of good health and it is important for every facet of life. Sleep deprivation affects every aspect of life whether it is … Continue reading Are You Getting Enough Sleep?
Written by Komalpreet Kaur We spend a lot of time taking care and worrying about our loved ones, but are we paying attention to our own health and well being? Are we taking care of ourselves enough? Millions of people in North America either suffer from heart disease or are at borderline risk for getting … Continue reading Show Your Heart, You Care!
Written by Komalpreet Kaur Americans and Canadians are more likely to die from heart disease than any other disease. Fortunately, most deaths from heart disease can be prevented by recognizing symptoms early enough and seeking medical attention. And no matter what your perceived risks are, it’s extremely important to know the signs and symptoms of … Continue reading Are You at Risk of Heart Disease? Know the Risk Factors
Written by Komalpreet Kaur Cancer—just the name itself is enough to scare you. It is estimated that nearly half of all Canadians will be diagnosed with cancer during their lifetime and is also responsible for 30% of all the deaths in Canada. Cancer brings misery of long term illness, treatments and fear of death with … Continue reading Cancer – We Can Escape It