Medical Screening

Medical Screening

Medical screening and genetic predisposition management for medical problems is an important aspect of health wellness and health maintenance.

Medical screening and genetic predisposition management for medical problems is an important aspect of health wellness and health maintenance.

Preventing Breast CancerMedical Screening
January 7, 2021

Preventing Breast Cancer

One in nine women in Canada will develop breast cancer in her lifetime. Having regular checkups, doing breast self-exams, and getting regular mammograms help in early detection when the breast…
Tips for Allergy-proofing Your HomeMedical Screening
December 1, 2020

Tips for Allergy-proofing Your Home

When allergy symptoms strike, you may have to resort to medicines such as antihistamines, decongestants, and allergy shots to ease symptoms like runny nose and sneezing. But, as with most…
Facts and Myths about the EyeMedical Screening
October 28, 2020

Facts and Myths about the Eye

There are many unproven or unscientific beliefs about the eyes. Eyes are priceless; being able to separate fact from fiction can help you safeguard your eyesight.Myth: Failure to use proper…
Hair Facts and Fallacies

Hair Facts and Fallacies

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Does shaving make hair grow back thicker? Does plucking white hair cause other neighbouring hairs to turn white? There are many beliefs about hair, some true and some false. Test…
Stroke Warning Signs and Symptoms

Stroke Warning Signs and Symptoms

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Learn to recognize them and act quickly Every year thousands of Canadians experience a stroke but only 20 to 25 percent of these stroke victims get the emergency care they…
How to Soothe Heartburn Naturally Without the Use of Antacids

How to Soothe Heartburn Naturally Without the Use of Antacids

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Millions of Canadians suffer from heartburn at least once a month, not to mention the hundreds of millions of dollars they spend each year on antacids to provide relief from…
Cardio First or Weight Training First?Exercise
April 1, 2020

Cardio First or Weight Training First?

Does order of exercise matter? If you are like a typical gym-goer you probably work out three times per week. If you are a woman, you probably head straight for…
How to treat strains and sprains with RICEExercise
March 20, 2020

How to Treat Strains and Sprains with RICE

Sports Injuries Weightlifting, running, yoga and various other forms of exercise are very beneficial, but when overdone or done improperly they can lead to injuries.Two of the commonest injuries resulting…
Why You Should Make Stretching an Integral Part of Your Workout RoutineExercise
March 20, 2020

Why You Should Make Stretching an Integral Part of Your Workout Routine

A well-designed exercise program must incorporate three components: aerobics, strength training, and stretching. Most exercisers understand the value of the first two, but not too infrequently they fail to put…

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Medical Screening & Genetic Predisposition Management

Screening for medical problems is an important aspect of health wellness and health maintenance. Medical screening should always be tailored for individuals based on their age, gender, sexual orientation, cultural background, ethnicity and family medical history.

Medical Screening

Tests can be run to generate a genetic profile for you which help us determine the following:

  • Your propensity for obesity
  • Foods that are better for you in terms of weight maintenance
  • Your predisposition to certain cancers
  • Your predisposition to heart disease
  • Your ability to metabolize/detoxify medications and environmental toxins
  • Your predisposition to mental health concerns
Overcoming Chronic Worrying
Mental Health

Overcoming Chronic Worrying

Do you constantly worry about your health even though regular checkups by your doctor reveal…
Understanding why you are having sleepless nights… and what to do
Restful Sleep

Understanding Why You Are Having Sleepless Nights… and What to Do

A Familiar Situation: You keep changing your position, trying to get comfortable. Blanket on, blanket…
The Wisdom of Getting That Two-wheeler Tuned
Exercise

The Wisdom of Getting That Two-wheeler Tuned

The benefits of bicycling go beyond fitness. For the next six months the weather in…
Why You Should Make Stretching an Integral Part of Your Workout Routine
Exercise
Why You Should Make Stretching an Integral Part of Your Workout Routine
Parenting: How to Deal with Picky Eaters
Mental Health
Parenting: How to Deal with Picky Eaters
Shake the Salt Habit for a Healthier You
Nutrition
Shake the Salt Habit for a Healthier You
Medical Screening

Tests can be run to generate a genetic profile for you which help us determine the following:

  • Your propensity for obesity
  • Foods that are better for you in terms of weight maintenance
  • Your predisposition to certain cancers
  • Your predisposition to heart disease
  • Your ability to metabolize/detoxify medications and environmental toxins
  • Your predisposition to mental health concerns
Add Cinnamon Spice to Your LifeNutrition
March 27, 2020

Add Cinnamon Spice to Your Life

This super spice offers many benefits If you adore apple pie, make sure it contains plenty of cinnamon. To see why, you need to understand what happens to the apple…
Exercise
March 20, 2020

Improve Cardiovascular Fitness and Lose More Weight in Less Time

Interval Training Is your cardio workout getting boring and long? Do you find yourself on a fitness plateau with no progress to speak of?Then it’s time to consider interval training…
I can’t sleep! Should I contact my medical doctor?Restful Sleep
March 30, 2020

I Can’t Sleep! Should I Contact My Medical Doctor?

The stress that chronic illness puts on the body can result in insomnia, sleep deprivation and daytime drowsiness. It is imperative that you understand whether your insomnia is habit-based or…
Nuts Could Actually Help you Control Weight!Nutrition
March 20, 2020

Nuts Could Actually Help you Control Weight!

If you were smart, you would go nuts! Why these nutritional nuggets should form part of a healthy diet If you shun nuts, your most likely reason for doing so,…