For the past several weeks, we’ve discussed numerous organ systems and the many ways you can help keep these organ systems healthy. Sadly, we’ve come to the end of this blog series, but before we move on to other topics, I thought I’d provide you with a brief summary of the tips we’ve learned throughout the weeks…
Top Tips for Healthy Organs
Is Your Endocrine System Functioning Optimally?
In order for the endocrine system to be considered healthy, all of our glands must be performing properly. If a gland produces too much or too little of a hormone, it could be harmful to one’s body.
The Importance of Kidney Health
“A group of researchers from Toronto universities estimated that between 12.5% and 13.4% of Canadians — as many as 3 million — have some stage of kidney disease, defined as the presence of kidney damage, “abnormalities” or prolonged reduced kidney function.”
How Healthy is your Brain?
Scientific studies have proven that the choices we make everyday in regards to our diets, level of exercise, and sleep impact our brain function as we age. Poor decisions in these areas can negatively impact brain function, causing dementia and sometimes Alzheimer’s disease. It
Is Your Heart Healthy or at Risk?
Do you experience the following symptoms regularly? Shortness of breath; Angina (discomfort, heaviness, pressure, aching, burning, squeezing, or painful feeling in your chest); Chest pain…
The Importance of Pancreas Health
Pancreatic cancer is the 4th leading cause of cancer-related death in Canada and the United States. The lifetime probability of developing pancreatic cancer is approximately 1 in 79.” – Pancreatic Cancer Canada. Are you experiencing the following symptoms?
Is Your Colon Toxic?
According to some estimates, over 50 million people in America suffer from some kind of bowel problem, which are often related to an unhealthy colon. Are you or someone you know experiencing the symptoms below?
Is Your Gallbladder Causing You Digestive Issues?
Gallstones occur in up to 20 percent of Canadian women and 10 per cent of men by the age of 60.Are you experiencing any of the symptoms listed below? • Pain or tenderness under the rib cage on the right side
How Healthy Is Your Liver?
When it comes to good health and fighting off disease and illness, no organ is more important than the liver—your body’s personal toxic waste plant.Are you experiencing two or more of the symptoms listed below?
• Hair breakage
Could Your Lymphatic System Be Making You Sick and Tired?
Visible signs of poor lymphatic drainage include weight gain, skin problems and premature aging. Breakouts, facial edema, dark circles at/around the eyes, dry, wrinkled or sallow looking skin, spider veins, and cellulite could all be the cause of a poorly functioning lymphatic system