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  1. July 22, 2020

    It is Flu Season Protect Yourself

    While most people infected with an influenza virus recover in a few weeks, complications such as pneumonia, bronchitis, sinus infections and ear infections can occur and make chronic health problems such as asthma much worse.

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  2. July 22, 2020

    Vitamin D- What’s all the hype about?

    So why is it a big deal if I’m low in Vitamin D? The big one is Osteoporosis- weak bones and greater chance of bone fractures. I already have the major risk factor for osteoporosis – I’m FEMALE. But asides from Osteoporosis, which in its self is a big deal, a Vitamin D deficiency is also linked with
    several cancers especially colon/bowel cancer
    Diabetes
    Multiple Sclerosis
    Heart Disease
    Muscle pain- like cramping
    Rickets in kids (soft bones)
    Mental health issues
    Decreases in immunity

    The list goes on from here.

    There are several other conditions/factors that can actually increase your body’s requirement for Vitamin D, a few of them include:
    Pregnancy & Breastfeeding
    Alcohol…
    Multiple sclerosis
    Intestinal disorders eg. Chron’s Disease
    Low sun exposure- office workers, night shift workers etc
    Steroid medication
    Dark skin
    Cancer
    Insulin dependent diabetes.

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  3. July 22, 2020

    Reducing Your Risk of Type 2 Diabetes

    Simple lifestyle changes can help to reduce your chance of developing type 2. One of the best ways to reverse or reduce your risk of type 2 diabetes is to eat healthily, stay active and maintain a healthy weight.
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