Hockey season is a good time to talk about dental injuries, which can sideline children and adults alike. Some simple protection can help you avoid the need for dental prosthetics. Athletic mouth guards work by simultaneously cushioning the face and bite while spreading and dissipating impact. They can stabilize your jaw, absorb impact, and limit head movement during a direct hit, significantly reducing the chance of permanent damage. Custom mouth guards, professionally made by a denturist or dentist, will fit the contours of any smile and are exceptionally comfortable and stable, allowing players to focus on the game.
2020 City of Morden Winter/Spring Guide – KIDS: Youth Badminton, Kids World Dance, Babysitting/Stay Safe Course, Early Dismissal Art Attack. ADULTS: Fitness Classes, Women’s & Men’s Rec Hockey, Drop in Sports, Standard First Aid, Cooking Classes. Public Skating, Subsidized Ice Programs. Full program listing ~ MordenMB.com/programs. Other program providers ~ MordenMB.com/sports-groups. Financial Assistance ~ MordenMB.com/recreation-funding.
Hemp seed carrier oil contains high volumes of linoleic acids, also known as omega-6. These acids offer a variety of health benefits, and hemp seed carrier oil can be used in a few different ways. When applied topically, hemp seed carrier oil can refresh and strengthen the skin, even out the complexion, as well as promote wound healing. It can also calm scalp inflammation and condition hair to improve its texture. Hemp seed carrier oil can act medicinally, facilitating the healing of infections, improving circulation, promoting the body’s detoxification, easing muscle and joint pain, and balancing hormones.
Eye coordination and eye movement disorders have very similar symptoms to ADD/ADHD. When you have a child who has difficulty concentrating in school or at home, especially with reading or writing assignments, it is vital that you rule out the possibility that a vision problem may be contributing to your child’s difficulties, before you assume that it’s ADD/ADHD. Not all eye doctors test for vision problems that interfere with reading, learning, and paying attention. To find a doctor near you who provides this type of testing, visit the website for the College of Optometrists in Vision Development, www.covd.org.
Dystonia is a neurological movement disorder characterized by involuntary muscle contractions, which force certain parts of the body into abnormal, sometimes painful movements or postures. Approximately 50,000 people in Canada have dystonia, which is the third most common movement disorder following essential tremor and Parkinson’s. Dystonia can often be misdiagnosed for extended periods of time. The Dystonia Medical Research Foundation (DMRF) Canada is the only charitable organization that is dedicated to supporting dystonia patients, and their families, in Canada. The DMRF Winnipeg Support Group is here to help you: firstname.lastname@example.org,
School is an important place to help students build self-esteem, self-confidence and a sense of control over their lives. Teachers have an incredible impact on the lives of their students and have a role to play in developing positive mental health. By involving the whole school community, teachers can foster supportive relationships within their classrooms and schools. You may be interested in exploring the following programs that promote positive mental health in the classroom: Pan-Canadian Joint Consortium for School Health’s Positive Mental Health Toolkit & The Canadian school program Roots of Empathy.
Think of your body as a bank account. When you eat electron-rich alkaline food, you’re making a deposit in your account, maintaining and investing in your health, fitness, energy, vitality, and weight. When you eat proton-saturated acidic food, you’re making an energy withdrawal from your account. If you withdraw too much, your body will have trouble maintaining a positive balance (pH). When your account is completely depleted of electrons, you are dead. To keep a good balance, you need to limit your withdrawals and make plenty of deposits in the form of electron-rich alkaline food, good fats, and electron-rich water.
Tea has been a healthy ‘go to’ for centuries and new combinations with ingredients that are packed full of natural flavour and goodness can make a difference at so many levels of our health including improved memory, focus, weight management, energy, hormones, blood sugar and blood pressure as well as decreased inflammation, stress and adrenal fatigue. Quick to make, convenient to carry, easy on the budget, extremely healthy and effective, sipping the serious benefits of these teas just makes sense as they help us enjoy the BEST from our health and life!
Cold & Flu Season is here! Viruses are spread by sneezing, coughing and direct personal contact. The best way to prevent the flu is by getting the flu shot. Flu viruses strike in late fall and winter and cause fever, coughing, muscle aches, headache and fatigue. Health Canada recommends all Canadians get the annual flu vaccine to protect themselves and other around them. Seniors, young children and people with chronic health conditions are at the greatest risk of developing serious complications from the flu. Reduce your risk by washing your hands thoroughly & regularly, wiping down surfaces, staying active and getting plenty of sleep. Protect yourself and those around you – Get the flu shot. To find out more, speak to your Pharmasave Pharmacist today.
Planning on travelling to escape the cold Manitoba weather? Your smile should look its best no matter where you are; having an organized denture care plan can ensure that it will. Choose meals and beverages carefully, bring ‘denture friendly’ snacks for flights and long drives, pack the right cleaning products and tools, and maintain your daily routine for best results. Trustworthy emergency care at your travel destination can be difficult to find and cause stress. Be proactive by seeing your denturist before travelling. He can ensure your denture fits and functions properly, helping you avoid bigger problems while away.
Hypertension affects more than one in five Canadians. The Government of Canada states that it is the number one reason for taking medication. Unfortunately, many people have difficulty controlling their blood pressure even with conventional medical treatments. If the cause of your hypertension is due to plaque build-up in your arteries, very often it can be helped naturally. To determine if there is arterial narrowing and restricted blood flow, a simple, non-invasive test using digital pulsewave analysis can be performed. Depending on the results, specific nutritional formulations can be taken to open the arteries, thereby decreasing blood pressure.