Add these small changes to your daily routine for a powerful dose of heart disease prevention.
It’s time to take interrupted sleep seriously.
Cardiovascular disease (heart disease) is a leading cause of death in Canada. These four surprising clues can point to clogged arteries and underlying heart disease, according to Joel K. Kahn, MD.
Stroke is the fifth-leading cause of death nationwide. Brain damage from strokes can be minimized if they are treated promptly, but it’s common to mistake signs of a stroke for other health problems, which delays treatment.
Thousands of Canadians suffer a heart attack every year. Traditional symptoms—chest pain or pressure, cold sweat, extreme weakness—are well known. But there are more subtle signs you’re having or are about to have a heart attack that can be easy to miss. If you experience any of the following symptoms, see a doctor.
Poor vein circulation in your lower legs can lead to swelling and itchiness—called stasis dermatitis. Learn what you can do to relieve your symptoms.
If winding roads, bumpy planes, or rocking boats leave you queasy, we’ve got solutions. Here’s the rundown on motion sickness—and ways to prevent it.
Working up a sweat—consistently—is the key to cardiovascular well-being.
Is that stomach pain down to something you ate, or could it be more serious? Check our symptom sorter to find out if the pain in your gut is more than just common cramps.
Could something as simple as concentrated oxygen help ease the symptoms and slow the progress of Alzheimer’s?
We’re all encouraged to be nice, but it turns out this positive quality can be a very real negative.
If you’ve caught a cold, you’re probably wondering how long the agony will last. Well wipe your nose and keep reading, because we have answers.
“Don’t eat between meals.” If you’ve ever heard that advice, you might want to take it with a grain of salt. If you go more than four or five hours between meals, a mid-afternoon snack might be just what the doctor ordered to help you keep your blood sugar steady.
You definitely feel sick. It hurts to swallow, your head is pounding—but is it a cold, allergies, or the dreaded flu? Without a rapid flu test done by your doctor, it can be hard to tell the difference. Here are questions to ask yourself to determine if it’s the flu.
Not sure what made you sick? Read on.
Grinding your teeth can lead to jaw joint disorders, jaw pain, headaches, earaches, and damaged teeth, not to mention disrupt your sleep.
Heads up! Cold and flu season is coming. Whether you’re suffering from a wet or dry cough, get relief from the painful hacking with these fast-acting home remedies.
The cold really is harder on your heart. Before the temperatures drop, know how to keep your ticker healthy and avoid a heart attack during winter.
Although both of these health conditions are caused by repetitive strain and can feel very similar, tendinopathy and bursitis are very different. Here’s how to tell them apart.
Just because you’re not too sad and listless to get out of bed doesn’t mean you may not be depressed. Here’s what you need to know about high-functioning depression.