Could You Be Allergic to Marijuana?

With the legalization of marijuana for recreational use set for October 2018 in Canada, many people who do not take marijuana or have not done so in a long time may find exposure to the herb harmful to their health. When available for general consumption by Canadians consumers will suddenly find available all manner of [. . . more]

Exercise Can Help You Quit Smoking

A study published in the British Journal of Pharmacology in December 2017 suggests that even moderate intensity exercise reduces the severity of nicotine withdrawal symptoms in smokers. Researchers at St. George’s University of London exposed mice to nicotine for 14 days and measured the effects of exercise intensity on their nicotine withdrawal symptoms. The mice were [. . . more]

Sleep Apnea Linked to Alzheimer’s Disease

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a common but serious chronic condition associated with snoring that increases your risk for cardiovascular conditions and other illnesses and is a major cause of daytime fatigue. OSA is frequently associated with obesity or overweight, but can occur in people of any weight at any age. It causes you to [. . . more]