May 2018

BY PURICA In medicine pain relates to a sensation that hurts. If you feel pain it hurts, you feel discomfort, distress and perhaps agony, depending on the severity of it. Pain can be steady and constant, in which case it may be an ache. It might...

Many diseases, including osteoarthritis (“arthritis”), have their origins in the inflammatory process.  But what is inflammation, and what exactly causes it?...

Our bodies respond well to new stimuli.  That’s why, when it comes to fitness and exercise, it is imperative to increase the workload (stimulus) in order to see improvements.  General fitness is best achieved by combining two or more modalities and a combination of strength...

Magnesium is truly a miraculous mineral and essential to our well being. Yet Health Canada reports that over 42 per cent of Canadians are deficient in this mineral. Calcium directly opposes magnesium within the body and a high intake of calcium—relative to magnesium— can throw...

Is feeling anxious, nervous, or irritated – or all three! -- becoming your new norm? If so, you’re not alone. These feelings are shared by many of us today as we’re bombarded by digital connections in all aspects of our lives, not to mention additional...

Did you know that testosterone levels in men begin to diminish around age 30? When  testosterone levels decline, men might notice low energy levels, reduced muscle mass, increased abdominal fat, low libido, prostate problems and more....