Conditions

Not feeling well? Learn how to spot the signs of various health conditions, as well as the latest in prevention, treatment, and home remedies to jump start your recovery.

Why is My Hair Falling Out?

There are many reasons you may notice your hair falling out—or sudden bald patches. Fortunately, most of them can be treated.

This is the Fastest Rising Cancer in Canada

In the battle against cancer, Canada is making progress. Lung cancer is down, thanks to a dropping smoking rate, and...


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9 Signs Your Liver Might Be in Trouble

If any (or all) of these signs sound familiar, it might be time to visit your doctor.


What It’s Like Living With Long COVID

More than two years into the pandemic, some patients’ symptoms aren’t going away. While experts hunt for treatments, some people...


What It Could Mean if You Have Cloudy Urine

Does your pee look cloudy or murky? Chances are it's nothing to worry about, but cloudy urine could be a...

What It Could Mean if Your Hands are Always Cold

The underyling cause could be benign—or a symptom of a more serious condition.


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The Truth About Fatty Liver Disease

Thought fatty liver disease was only a concern for heavy drinkers? Think again. Here's what you need to know about...


Here’s What It Means If You Have Ridges on Your Nails

They don't make for the prettiest of manicures, but are they something more than a cosmetic problem?


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14 Silent Symptoms of Lupus You Should Never Ignore

This autoimmune disease is tricky to diagnose because it mimics so many other illnesses. If you have more than four...


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Why You Suffer From Motion Sickness (And What You Can Do About It)

Practical tips on how to keep this common condition under control.



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These Are the Heart Attack Symptoms That Are Most Frequently Misdiagnosed

Each year, 63,000 Canadians have a heart attack, and many of them are first told by doctors that the problem...


10 Risk Factors for Heart Disease (and How to Control Them)

When it comes to preventing heart disease, knowledge is power. Here are 10 factors that contribute to your risk for...

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7 Signs of Disease Your Teeth Can Reveal

Dentists are trained to spot more than just cavities: these red flags may signal a health issue happening elsewhere in...


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7 Home Remedies for Nausea Relief

Feeling queasy? Whether it's motion sickness, the side effect of a medication or the dreaded flu, these kitchen cabinet cures...


For Years, Her Excruciating Stomach Pain Would Strike at Random—And Doctors Were Stumped

Every time Genevieve made it to the ER, her debilitating symptoms would vanish as quickly as they'd appeared...


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This Teen’s Vision Loss Was a Mystery—Until a Doctor Asked Him What He Ate

For years, Jerome was losing his ability to see and hear, and became easily exhausted. Could his bad eating habits...


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What It Could Mean If You’re Always Waking Up at Night to Pee

Waking up to pee once every night is normal. Anything more than that could be a red flag for these...


Why You Should Never Ignore Erectile Dysfunction

Sure, it's easy to treat—but a closer look at the underlying causes could save your life.


This Woman’s Medical Nightmare Will Make You Think Twice About Essential Oil Diffusers

The itchy, swollen bumps on her face were becoming unbearable. The cause? An allergic reaction to the most unlikely household...


Heavy Periods Can Be a Sign of a Bleeding Disorder—Why You Shouldn’t Ignore Them

Over 11,000 people in Canada have a bleeding disorder*—and too many women don’t know they have one.


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Silent Signs of Hearing Loss You Might Be Ignoring

Hearing loss isn’t just for the elderly, so if you notice any of the following warning signs, like buzzing or...

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Silent Signs of Liver Cancer You Shouldn’t Ignore

Although liver cancer is rare, your doctor might recommend regular screenings if you’re at high risk.


The “Other” Virus That’s Putting Those 50+ at Risk

One in three adults over 50 will develop shingles, a painful virus caused by varicella zoster. Here's what you need...


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Name That Rash: 6 Common Skin Conditions (and How to Treat Them)

You know it's a rash, but what's causing it? Here’s how to tell a patch of psoriasis from a bout...


Here’s Why Doctors Are Prescribing Placebo Pills

It may not be active medicine, but the so-called placebo effect can provide real relief.


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10 Subtle Signs of Disease Your Feet Can Reveal

Let’s give our feet a little more credit. Here’s how they can alert you to serious issues like diabetes, thyroid...


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She Was Sure Her Symptoms Were Lyme Disease—But the Bull’s Eye Rash Never Appeared

Vera thought she felt a tick bite her shoulder, but never saw the actual tick. What's more, many of her...