Physical

Your physical health impacts your ability to live life to the fullest. We want to help you live better every day with these helpful articles and tips.

High blood pressure (hypertension) affects one-quarter of Canadian and one-third of American adults; worldwide, it’s estimated at 40%. Globally, it is the leading risk factor for death and disability and it’s been increasing over the past few decades. Along with the increase in blood pressure in our population, pharmac…

Trying to quit smoking is a tough thing to do, however, keep in mind that it can be done. According to the Centre for Disease Control there are currently more former smokers than current smokers. Nicotine is the addictive drug that is found in tobacco and it is just as addictive as heroin and cocaine. Due to the physic…

Dr. Adrienne Zarifis is a Naturopathic doctor with a passion for education. In this episode of Your Wellness Now, she discusses some of the best all-natural weight management tips!

Dr. Adrienne Zarifis is a Naturopathic doctor with a passion for education. In this episode of Your Wellness Now, she discusses common issues people experience with sleep and some all-natural treatments!

Dr. Adrienne Zarifis is a Naturopathic doctor with a passion for education. In this episode of Your Wellness Now, she discusses all-natural remedies and practices to support healthy blood pressure!  

While spring is a welcome change from the dreariness of winter, it comes with its own challenges for many: allergies. So what causes these irritating symptoms? Read the infographic below to find out!

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) affects 6-18% of people worldwide and is the most common gastrointestinal (GI) disorder seen in people who visit general practitioners for GI-related complaints. Symptoms of IBS vary from person to person, but include: Pain and cramping Diarrhea Constipation Alternating constipation and d…

Sitara Hewitt is a Film and Television actor, Reiki Practitioner, Meditation and Life Coach. In this episode of “Your Wellness Now” Sitara discusses various natural skin care tips.

Spring has sprung! And while most people rejoice at emerging out of the winter slump and celebrating the spring blooms, as an allergy sufferer you most likely brace yourself for an onslaught of allergy symptoms. Seasonal allergies affect between 20 to 25% of Canadians and according to a 2012 study in the Journal of Rhi…

Hot flashes can be described as the sudden onset of intense heat and sweating experienced in the torso, neck and face that often disrupts your quality of life. Beginning in the years leading up to menopause, known as perimenopause, hot flashes can last for 5 to 10 years after menopause occurs. Menopause is the permanen…