No one can pinpoint exactly what causes migraines and headaches or why some people are more prone to experiencing them than others, but what we do know is that there are many factors which could potentially trigger them. Causes of Cluster Headaches Abnormalities in the region of the brain, known as the hypothalamus, are the cause of cluster headaches. What makes these headaches different than other types of headache is that they manifest like clockwork. Episodes generally occur in the same time of day and they typically follow the seasons of the year, making these very predictable. These headaches are mostly attributed to changes in the brain rather than changes in the environment or from how people handle stress. Causes of Tension Headaches Tension headaches are some of the most common types of headaches and they can affect anyone. These types of headaches frequently occur when the neck and scalp muscles become tense or tight. Addit

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Pros & Cons of the Caveman Diet

So my sister informed me over the weekend that she and her fiancé are now on a paleo diet. And of course, because I am a psycho nutrition fanatic, I had to do some research. After researching for a good four hours, I have still had no conclusion as to if this diet is worth […]

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Skipping Meals Can Lead to Health Problems

Vancouver physician, Dr. Ali Ghahary, has always been a strong advocate of healthy eating – promoting healthy diets and weight management to all of his patients at Brentwood Medical Clinic. In previous blogs, Dr. Ali Ghahary has written about the importance of healthy eating…but what about skipping meals all together? Eating three meals per day […]

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What is creatine?

What is creatine? Creatine is a derivative of 3 amino acids which are arginine, glycine, and methionine. It is therefore, in principle, a supplement based on animated acids and not an amino acid per se. Its role is to provide energy to the cells for short and intense efforts. The creatine whose name comes from […]

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Should you use running as a way to lose weight? The answer may surprise you.

If you want to lose weight, it seems extremely logical that running would be one of the best methods by which to do so. It burns calories, leaves you drenched in sweat, and seems quite difficult, therefore it must be aiding your progress towards that summer beach body you’re looking for, right? Well, not really. […]

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