An allergy occurs when the body’s immune system sees a substance as harmful and overreacts to it. When the immune symptom detects anything unwanted or unknown, it will defend itself by attacking and destroying the dangerous substance. (There are ... Read More
Food allergies occur when the body's immune system overreacts to food you have eaten, triggering an allergic reaction.
Many people believe they have a food allergy, but in fact they have a food intolerance. Food intolerance is much more common than a ... Read More
An ‘allergy’ is a sensitivity to something in your body that is usually harmless. When your body encounters a foreign substance inside your nose or air ways, the allergic reaction begins.
The allergic reactions is what happens in your body following an ... Read More
Everyone suffers from the occasional bout of back pain... so what can you do at home to decrease the pain?
One way to decrease back pain is to get a good night sleep. Pain is a leading cause of insomnia: ... Read More
Eating a healthy diet is essential to having a healthy body. If you are a runner, you need to make sure that you are eating well and consuming the right amount of nutrients and vitamins to help fuel your body.
Below are a ... Read More
One of the biggest running event of the year in Victoria BC is just around the corner: the 28th annual TC 10K run! This year the race is on Sunday, April 30th.
The TC10K Run is accepting registrations for racers ... Read More
The number one domestic injury is falling. This category also includes tripping, and slipping.
Statistic Canada states that falls occur to approximately 15% of the population.
“An estimated 4.27 million Canadians aged 12 or older suffered an injury severe enough ... Read More
There are 2 major categories of headaches, primary headaches and secondary headaches. Each category of headache is based on the source of the pain.
Primary headaches include migraine, tension, and cluster headaches.
A migraine is a severe, painful headache that can ... Read More
Massage therapy sessions are beneficial to physical health and mental health.
Massage therapy can improve overall physical health by increasing the immune system function, decreasing heart rate, decreasing blood pressure, and lowering stress, just to name a few. Massage therapy can also provide ... Read More
Symptoms and warning signs of mental illness will vary depending on the type and severity of the condition. You don't need to have every item on the list below to know that there may be something wrong; or have the exact same ... Read More