Headaches and migraines are a common problem for a vast amount of people. Whether it’s a tension headache, cluster headache or classic migraine, these issues may impede your ability to live a normal life and enjoy regular activities. For some people, it might even get to a point where headache pain relievers and medications are simply not enough to provide any relief. The good news is that massage therapy can actually help relieve headaches and migraines. Here’s how. Identifying Your Headache or a Migraine   Your body and mind are directly related. The stress and tension you carry every day can manifest itself in headaches. Headaches are broken down into two categories, primary and secondary.   Primary headaches are categorized as a condition unto themselves and not related to other factors that may impact your body.   Secondary headaches may be attributed to factors such as seasonal weather, overuse of Continue reading →

Are you at risk for nutrition-related chronic diseases? If you’re like most Canadians, you probably don’t know. That’s where Nutrigenomix comes in. Nutrigenomix offers comprehensive genetic testing that helps you tailor your diet to your genes. Whether you need to watch your salt or have undiagnosed lactose intolerance, it can help you create a diet plan that will do more for you. What is Nutrigenomix? Nutrigenomix is a genetic test offered through your healthcare provider that includes counseling for diet, nutrition, and physical activity to help prevent nutrition-related chronic illness, such as high blood pressure, diabetes, and heart disease. Who is Nutrigenomix for? Currently, there are two tests available: Health & Wellness and Athletic Performance. Health & Wellness With a panel of 45 genetic markers, this test gives your healthcare provider or dietician the ability to offer you personalized nutrition advice. This includes more than just what you should eat Continue reading →