Conditions

Not feeling well? Learn how to spot the signs of various health conditions, as well as the latest in prevention, treatment, and home remedies to jump start your recovery.

Home Remedies For Hiccups (That Actually Work!)

The next time you get a case of the hiccups, find relief—fast—with these proven home remedies.

The Best Home Remedies For Hemorrhoids

No prescription? No problem. Find relief from the pain and itching of hemorrhoids with these home remedies.


What You Need to Know About Canada’s Three-Layer Face Mask Guideline

Canadian health officials say masks meeting these criteria provide the best protection against COVID-19.


Highly Effective Home Remedies for Constipation

Constipation relief may be as close as your kitchen! These natural home remedies will help get your bowels back on...


How to Do CPR: 7 Essential Steps of CPR Everyone Should Know

Performing CPR right away can double or even triple a person’s chance of surviving cardiac arrest. Take a refresher course...

The Best Home Remedies for Toothache Relief

Whether you're suffering from a cracked tooth or a painful cavity, these home remedies can provide relief while you wait...


This Halifax Man Thought He Just Had a Weak Immune System—Until He Started Hallucinating

The 36-year-old high school teacher figured his recurring fevers and pneumonia were manageable. Then he started seeing water pour from...

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7 Silent Signs of High-Functioning Anxiety

Your anxiety may be affecting your overall health and well-being more than you realize. Here are the warning signs to...


Doctors Said Her Pain Was a Result of Being Overweight—They Were Wrong

Even after Gia lost 45 kilograms, her unbearable period pain only seemed to get worse...


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Ulcer Symptoms You Should Never Ignore

We normally associate ulcers with severe upper abdominal pain, but there are other, more subtle signs to watch out for.


Has the Pandemic Made Us All Agoraphobic?

Psychologist Melanie Badali reveals what a diagnosis of agoraphobia really entails.

The Most Common Sleep Problems, Solved

Whether you're having trouble getting to sleep, staying asleep, or are waking up too early, Dr....


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How to Treat a Stiff Neck: Home Remedies That Actually Work

At any given time, an estimated 39 per cent of people over 65 have stiffness, soreness or swelling in their...


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Shingles Symptoms You Might Be Ignoring

The most common red flag is a painful rash, but shingles can present in a number of different ways.


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Silent Signs of Colon Cancer You Might Be Missing

Rectal bleeding is the most obvious colon cancer symptom, but other signs may be far more subtle. If you notice...


If You’ve Got Mice, This Story Will Convince You to Call the Exterminator

A rare disease transmitted by the microscopic mites that live on mice turned one woman's life upside-down.

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What Every First Aid Kit Needs

A well-stocked first aid kit can help you take effective action in an emergency situation. Here are the specific items...


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Sneaky Reasons You’re Bloated All the Time

Find out the most common culprits behind gas—and some natural remedies to relieve the pressure.


The Silent Killer: What You Need to Know About High Blood Pressure

8 million adults in Canada have high blood pressure, and Heather Evans is one of them. She and two experts...


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6 Sneaky Things That Trigger IBS Symptoms

Contrary to popular belief, Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is not caused by your diet. However, these seven factors could serve...


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10+ Ways to Manage Everyday Aches and Pains

Everyday aches and pains holding you back? Tap these expert-approved pain management strategies to live your best life.


She Was Losing Her Vision, and Her Son Had Life-Threatening Dehydration—Could the Cases Be Linked?

When a mother and son began to experience health issues at the same time, doctors struggled for answers. Was a...


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How to Beat Diabetes

Scientific breakthroughs are now helping to prevent the disease, and even put it into remission.


13 Silent Signs of Dementia (and How to Spot Them Early)

From sudden personality changes to poor financial decision-making, here are the 13 early signs of dementia you should never ignore.


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10 Medical Reasons Why You Can’t Sleep

If you can't fall asleep, stay asleep, or achieve a deep, restful sleep, there could be an underlying medical issue...

Teeth Grinding is On the Rise—Here’s What You Can Do About It

Experts say stress may be behind an uptick in teeth grinding, a behaviour known as bruxism. Find out the best...


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Silent Signs You’re Eating Too Much Protein

Protein is easily one of the most important nutrients to get into your daily diet, but it’s possible to get...


His Doctor Told Him He Had a Benign Cyst—Then It Grew to the Size of a Baseball

Could Vietnam veteran Richard Danzer cheat death a second time?


Why is My Hair Falling Out?

There are many reasons you may notice your hair falling out—or sudden bald patches. Fortunately, most of them can be...


This is the Fastest Rising Cancer in Canada

In the battle against cancer, Canada is making progress. Lung cancer is down, thanks to a dropping smoking rate, and...


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9 Signs Your Liver Might Be in Trouble

If any (or all) of these signs sound familiar, it might be time to visit your doctor.