Health and wellness advice, facts, and tips for living a well-balanced and comfortable lifestyle.

BMI Calculator & Info for kids

BMI Calculator for Kids, FAQ’s & Promoting Healthy Living

Being overweight as a child can impact the child’s quality of life, self-esteem, and participation in social activities. Overweight children may be the target of teasing or bullying and may develop symptoms of depression. Childhood obesity is becoming an epidemic. According to the Canadian Government, obesity in children and youth has nearly tripled over the past

Migraine Triggers

Migraine Triggers and Important Lifestyle Changes

Though they affect more people than asthma and diabetes combined, we still know relatively little about what causes migraines. However, when it comes to preventing a migraine, learning to identify your own personal triggers is crucial. Some common triggers include stress, red wine, pickled foods, skipping a meal, chocolate and caffeine. You might want to try

Migraine Aura

Migraine Aura, Other Migraine Symptoms and Stages (Plus When to See a Doctor)

Migraines tend to progress through four distinctive stages: prodrome, aura, attack (headache), and postdrome. But not everyone who has migraines experiences every stage. For others, signs and symptoms may vary from one migraine to another. Read on to familiarize yourself with some of the migraine stages and their symptoms, and learn when you should contact a doctor