We don’t need to suffer from insomnia or sleeplessness. By supporting sleep hygiene, avoiding stimulatory substances or activities near bedtime, and using dietary supplements as needed, we can support healthy and sound sleep.
Stress levels are currently high, for many reasons. But how does stress affect our bodies and how can we nourish our own resilience? With intentional mindfulness, improved sleep, and dietary supplements to support us in these, we can cultivate a more parasympathetic state.
Given the impact of stress and its hormones on risk factors for cardiovascular disease, it is no wonder that cardiovascular disease is the second leading cause of death in Canada.
The long days of summer have a lot of advantages. Early sunrises combined with late sunsets mean more time for gardening, outdoor exercise, and evening barbeques. But for those of us who are sensitive to sleep, summer can be an exhausting season.
Stress is fast becoming a way of life for Canadians, with many of us feeling the strain daily. As our stress levels continue to rise, more and more of us are searching for new ways to cope and support both our mental and physical health.
Help your body and mind stay calm and cope with elevated stress levels during the current global health crisis with these strategies to support your health.
Adaptogens are natural substances, including herbs, that help the body cope with both mental and physical stress. They can have a wide variety of effects, including supporting healthy function of the adrenal glands.
Short days, limited sunlight, and cool wet weather can make many of us feel “blue” at times. The concern is when your gloomy mood follows a seasonal pattern and impacts your ability to function normally.
Now is the time to strengthen your game plan for preventing and managing diabetes, and your first step is to become more informed. Here’s what you should know about preventing and managing diabetes.
With the change of season to autumn comes the end of Daylight Saving Time and increased hours of darkness. The cyclical changes of springing forward and falling back to adjust to Daylight Saving Time can be a challenge for many.