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Tension Headaches

by Dr. Sheena Wu, ND   Headaches are one of the most common pain conditions, many normalized it as a part of life, where they simply need to endure and push through.  For many, however, it can be very debilitating, greatly impacting one’s ability to daily function and the quality of life. There are several [...]

Sleep Hygiene

by Dr. Sheena Wu, ND   Sleep is a crucial foundation of physical and mental health. Studies have found inadequate quantity and quality of sleep can lead to long-term and short-term health consequences in otherwise healthy individuals, including hypertension, cardiovascular diseases, type 2 diabetes mellitus, metabolic syndrome, decreased cognitive functions and more. Nowadays, issues of [...]

A Brief Note on Anxiety

By Dr. Sheena Wu, ND   Anxiety is one of the most common mental health concerns, affecting millions worldwide.  Although anxiety is a natural response to stress or perceived threats, with modern day stressors it can become excessive or persistent, taking a toll on daily functioning as well as the quality of life.  Anxiety disorders [...]

Is My Teen Depressed?

Is My Teen Depressed?  Adolescence and Depression: Signs to Look out For by Francesca Scaini, RP, MA, BFA, CATA Art Therapist Registered Psychotherapist   Do you remember your own teen years and how intense everything felt? A time where the most insignificant problems were earth-shattering and caused you to either skyrocket to emotional bliss or [...]

Headaches & Manual Osteopathy

Don’t Let Headaches Control Your Life Headache is a common pain we experience day to day, they come in all sizes and forms. Tension, cluster and migraine all affect us in one way or another, hampering our day or week. Factors such as postural imbalances, excess screen time, tight muscles and untreated head traumas impact [...]

Sedentary Lifestyle & Manual Osteopathy

Is a Sedentary Lifestyle Impacting Your Wellbeing? With the lockdown fatigue taking over our daily lives, homebound lifestyle is becoming the new norm. Social distancing to flatten the curve has shifted many of us from being active individuals to couch potatoes. Being sedentary places our body in a catatonic stage affecting our immune system and [...]

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