Leigh Matthews

Articles by Leigh Matthews

What Causes Glaucoma and How Can You Reduce Your Risk?

More than 400,000 Canadians and 67 million people worldwide are living with glaucoma, a condition that causes more blindness than any other disease. In its early stages, the most common form of this condition, open-angle glaucoma, is not painful nor does it cause changes in vision, meaning that it is often undetected for years.

Exercise Bulimia – An Often Overlooked Eating Disorder

Hard to recognise, insidious, and unconsciously encouraged, exercise bulimia is a growing problem that can have serious health consequences. Most of us want to be fit and healthy and so we put in our time at the gym like everyone else, but can we actually become addicted to exercise? How can you tell if things are getting out of control?