Patient Care & Health Information

5 Tips For Staying Hydrated In The Summer Heat

2019-08-23T14:18:29+00:00

As Canadians, we look forward to the hot summer weather after a seemingly endless winter season. However, when the temperatures keep rising and the heat wave persists for too long, it can become a health risk. Severe heat can cause a condition called heat exhaustion, which includes symptoms such as headache, dizziness, and fainting. Staying [...]

5 Tips For Staying Hydrated In The Summer Heat2019-08-23T14:18:29+00:00

Concussion In Children: Symptoms, Treatment And Prevention

2019-08-08T16:26:15+00:00

Concussion In Children A concussion is a type of mild traumatic brain injury, most often caused by a sudden and forceful bump or blow to the head. In addition, concussions can also be caused by whiplash-type injuries that cause the brain to quickly shake inside the head. According to Health Canada, among Canadian children and [...]

Concussion In Children: Symptoms, Treatment And Prevention2019-08-08T16:26:15+00:00

Concussions: How They Can Affect You Now And Later

2019-07-30T19:28:16+00:00

Overview Concussions are a type of mild traumatic brain injury and often result from having a bump, blow or jolt to the head. According to a recent online survey commissioned by the Public Health Agency of Canada, approximately half of Canadians know almost nothing about the dangers of concussion injuries. Concussions and other brain injuries [...]

Concussions: How They Can Affect You Now And Later2019-07-30T19:28:16+00:00

Chronic Daily Headaches: Symptoms, Risks And Treatment

2019-07-19T14:12:04+00:00

Most people suffer from headaches from time to time. However, if you find yourself experiencing headaches more days than not, you may have chronic daily headaches. Defined as recurring headache for at least 15 days per month occurring over a period of three months or more, chronic daily headaches are any type of headache that [...]

Chronic Daily Headaches: Symptoms, Risks And Treatment2019-07-19T14:12:04+00:00

5 Bad Habits That Could Be Ruining Your Sleep

2019-07-12T14:52:49+00:00

Overview According to a recent report released by Statistics Canada, 1 in 3 Canadians are not getting enough sleep. In fact, the report findings also show that about 40% of men and 48% of women didn’t consistently have a refreshing night’s sleep. Getting fewer than the recommended number of hours recommended for optimal physical and [...]

5 Bad Habits That Could Be Ruining Your Sleep2019-07-12T14:52:49+00:00