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Would you like to test your cardiovascular health? Natural dietary supplements may reduce cardiovascular disease risk factors by improving blood lipid profiles, reducing inflammation and improving endothelial function. The purpose of this study is to see if the dietary supplement Cardioflex can improve cardiovascular disease risk factors in healthy adults. Are you healthy and between the ages of 30 to 65? Are you willing to commit to drinking a supplement once per day for 90 days? Have not used prescription cholesterol or blood pressure medication in the last 3 months. Receive a Free comprehensive cardiovascular disease assessment testing and Free supplements. For more information, Contact CardioFlex@umanitoba.ca OR (204) 272-1555.

Natural Product Review: Cardioflex Q10

Cardioflex Q10 is a Manitoba-made nutritional supplement designed for cardiovascular health. With a unique blend of vitamins and amino proteins, Cardioflex Q10 is a supportive natural therapy that enriches cardiovascular health, establishes cholesterol balance and reduces CRP (C-reactive protein). With this product you can expect some amazing results: Strengthen your cardiovascular system, dissolve atherosclerotic plaque, lessen the pain of angina pectoris, reduce the likelihood of heart attack or stroke, increase heart and other muscle strength and stamina, lower blood and tissue lipids (fats), and increase antioxidant intake. Give yourself natural immunity against viral, fungal, and bacterial diseases, including antibiotic-resistant strains. Reduce hypertension and improve overall health!

Balance: Don’t Lose It!

How’s your balance? Do you find that if you’re not using it, you’re losing it? Practicing balance exercises and skills as we age can significantly decrease the risk of falling, which can help to avoid all kinds of injuries! Our eyes, our inner ear, and our proprioception (position sense in our muscles and joints) all contribute to our sense of balance. If there are deficits with any of these three systems, it can lead to falls. A personalized physiotherapy balance assessment and program takes only minutes out of your day, and can help you keep your balance!

How Is Your Cardiovascular Health?

Did you know that you can have cardiovascular disease without experiencing any symptoms? Many people are not diagnosed until the condition worsens to the point where they have angina, stroke, or heart failure: that’s why it is important to start taking steps towards a healthy heart and arteries today. A good screening test for early signs of disease is Digital Pulsewave Analysis (DPA). This Health Canada approved, non-invasive method will show you how your cardiovascular system is working. This information can then be used to devise a specific program to improve your cardiovascular health before symptoms occur.

Do You Have a Valentine?

Are you single on Valentine’s Day? Although it is only a day, it is representative of where your love life is at. Finding yourself single can be very isolating in today’s couples’ oriented society. People often start out with online dating and become increasingly frustrated and disappointed with the games and lack of accountability. As a professional matchmaker with over 25 years of experience, I have facilitated thousands of successful love connections that are still going strong many years later. As a matter of fact, I just received a call from a couple I matched 23 years ago. They called to thank me and let me know I enabled them to live a life of love.

Problem Gambling Among Seniors

Many seniors enjoy gambling, whether it be bingo, racetrack betting, or casino gambling. For most, it is a harmless form of entertainment. But how do you know when a senior loved one’s gambling has become a problem? Some signs might be 1) bragging about gambling and exaggerating wins while ignoring or minimizing losses, 2) borrowing money for gambling, and 3) lying about the amount of time/money they spend gambling. Talk to your senior loved one about their problem gambling and determine what possible causes may exist. Encourage them to get help and let them know they have your support.

Prosthetics & Orthotics Q&A

Can a prosthetic leg be worn in the shower? A: The quick answer is…maybe? Most common prosthetic components are sensitive to moisture; therefore most amputees need to take their prosthesis off when showering/swimming. However, many amputees prefer a waterproof prosthesis while showering to prevent slips and falls. Some prefer to do water sports or swim with their prosthesis on. This may be for practical reasons, ease of getting in and out of a swimming pool or lake or for aesthetic reasons, as some feel more self-conscious without their prosthesis. Whatever the reason let us know if you’re interested in discussing the options available to you.

More Than Just Hot Yoga!

In addition to the spiritual and physical benefits of yoga, physical activity done in FAR Infrared Heat offers profound health benefits. In a FAR Infrared heated room, the body is heated from inside out which removes harmful toxins. Furthermore, FAR Infrared heat promotes healing, reduces stress, increases circulation and heart function, lowers blood pressure, improves flexibility, reduces muscle stiffness and pain, and decreases inflammation. Lastly, FAR Infrared improves skin tone by increasing the production of collagen and promotes weight loss.

Eye Care for All-day Computer Users

Depending on the study, 50 to 90 per cent of people who are on their computers a lot experience issues with their eyes, including eye strain, red eyes, and eye twitching. Unfortunately, those of us using computers for work can’t just turn them off and walk away; we need to find ways to care for our eyes in spite of our computer use. The first step is to get an eye exam to evaluate how your eyes are doing today. After that, there are actions you can take to protect your eyes as much as possible, such as reducing ambient lighting and using floor lights rather than overhead fluorescent lights.

Sunlight for Winter Blues

Many people find that the darkness of the winter affects their state of mental health. Our bodies and minds need sunlight to thrive, so how can we as Manitobans provide for ourselves the tools for optimum mental health? Exposure to sunlight every day is key, as sunlight helps to regulate hormone production to help our mood. How can we increase our sunlight exposure with so limited daylight hours? Try time with a therapeutic light box, sit in a sunny window, or better yet, get outside for a dose of sunlight. Exercise, a balanced diet, and sleep will also be beneficial.

Product Review: Kyäni Sunrise™

Energize your body, boost mental clarity, promote vitality with an energy drink that’s actually GOOD for you! Kyäni Sunrise™ is carefully designed for all ages, to provide the body with the essential vitamins, trace minerals and antioxidants it needs to flourish. A natural, healthy way to help your energy soar while fighting free radicals and inflammation. Featuring superfoods like the wild Alaskan Blueberry, Mangosteen, Ashwaganda and over 20 other powerful natural ingredients packed in a 1 oz pouch, Kyäni Sunrise™ IS the perfect way to start your day!