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Infertility is not an inconvenience; it is a disease of the reproductive system that impairs the body’s ability to perform the basic function of reproduction. Most infertility cases, 85 to 90 per cent, are treated with conventional therapies such...

Getting pregnant and carrying a pregnancy to term is actually a very complicated process. Many things can go wrong during these processes that can lead to infertility. ‘Infertility’ means not being able to get pregnant after one year of trying, or...

The stomach is the highest area of nerves outside of the brain and is sometimes called the second brain. The stomach’s stress response inhibits the digestive system while the relaxation response activates it, that is why the relaxation response is...

With a brand new school term just around the corner, chances are you have already stocked up on school supplies for your children, but there is more you can do to help them prepare. Establishing a few healthy habits now can help ease their...

At the end of each holiday season, persons set out to create new goals for the coming year, as a new year presents a fresh start. Many health and exercise goals are created with the best of intentions but fall short in execution, as people often...

It is almost the start of the new year, and time for a new you! You can do this by introducing more exercise into your life, but this is easier said than done when there is an ongoing pandemic, and the stresses of everyday life. Still, there are...

You want it to be the most wonderful time of the year, but issues like fatigue, pain and brain fog, while navigating the holidays safely, could make that difficult. We also cannot forget the other holiday stressors for persons living with a...

Christmas can be a busy time of the year for most families. While squeezing in those last-minute jobs, it is important not to forget our daily routines and, importantly, remember to take your medication. This was underscored recently by Dr Mario...

During the holiday season, the already challenging endeavour of making time for fitness becomes even more difficult. From Thanksgiving through Christmas and into the new year, it is very easy to overindulge in holiday goodies and neglect one’s...

The holiday season is a time of excitement and anticipation, but the cold weather, change in routine and increase in stress can also increase your risk of heart attack or stroke. In fact, recent studies show an increase in the number of deaths from...
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