5 Reasons Why You Should Get the Flu Shot

Although there are plenty of advertisements urging us to get the flu shot, many Canadians are still willing to take their chances each year. In 2015-2016 alone, only 32.4 percent…

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Flu Shots Are In!

Get more out of your flu shot this year. Ask about our complimentary vaccination consultations! We will be having weekly Flu Clincs as follows: Mondays 2-4pm Wednesdays 4-7pm Fridays 2-4pm…

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Inflammation & Weight – Are They Related?

As the recent International Menopause Society Meeting in Vancouver, a session on the relationship between excess weight and inflammation was presented. Fat cells called adipoctyes produce hormones such as TNF…

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Why You Should Start Taking Fish Oil Supplements

Over the past decade, many Canadians have turned to omega-3 fish oil supplements, which have benefits for healthy people and also those with moderate to serious medical health conditions.The reasons for all…

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What is Dyspareunia?

Dyspareunia is the medical term for pain with intercourse, and is experienced by most women at some point in their lives.  This can occur due to a range of reasons…

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Drug Holiday

As our summer holidays come to an end, I would like to talk about the idea of going on a drug holiday. This could be interpreted in a variety of…

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INTRAROSA

As previously mentioned, at the International Menopause Society meeting in June 2018, many therapies were presented that aren't yet available in Canada. One such therapy was developed in Canada and…

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Ostalis

At the International Mneopause Society meeting in June 2018, many therapies were presented that aren't yet available in Canada. One such treatment is an oral tablet for menopausal women experiencing…

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When to Start Menopausal Hormone Therapy

Experts in women's health now refer to a "window of opportunity" in regards to when to start menopausal hormone therapy (MHT). The consensus is that hormones are best started around…

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