Top 10 ways to Spring Clean our Life

Top 10 ways to Spring Clean our Life

As we enter the Spring season we start to clean up. Here are our top 10 tips to assist with cleaning our lives: Slay the Sugar Dragon. Starting in October we participate in many celebrations that seem to involve decadent sugary treats from Thanksgiving to Easter. Spring is a great ..Continue Reading

Turning Up the Heat

Turning Up the Heat

Perhaps you have heard the tales; worse than the stories of having to walk uphill both ways to and from school in a snowstorm. These are the tales your mother may tell of one of the classic signs of menopause  The Hot Flash! So for National Women’s Health Month, lets ..Continue Reading

The Stress-Heart Connection

The Stress-Heart Connection

We have all heard the statistics and we do not like to face them: in Canada, heart disease is the second leading cause of death. Most people know the main recommendations for heart health: eat right, exercise, stop smoking, manage your weight, and so on. However, one of the key ..Continue Reading

A Healthy Approach to Making Changes in the New Year

A Healthy Approach to Making Changes in the New Year

Starting something new can be exciting, and yet also daunting. Bringing in the New Year is no exception. Everyone enjoys celebrating New Year’s, however making resolutions and sticking to them is often a big challenge. We have all been through the process of making the perfect resolution, sticking with it ..Continue Reading

Self-Care the Lavallee Way

Self-Care the Lavallee Way

Each year July 24 is recognized as International Self-Care Day (ISD). This is a worldwide campaign designed to bring awareness to the importance of self-care and to encourage the general public to practice responsible self-care 24 hours a day seven days a week. At the Lavallee Health Centre, we understand ..Continue Reading

Take Control of Your Menopausal Weight

Take Control of Your Menopausal Weight

In honour of Women’s Health Month we’re aiming to shed some light on how menopause can contribute to abdominal weight gain. Although we cannot prevent the onset of menopause nor the side effects that come with it, we can take positive control over how things play out. Most of us ..Continue Reading

Got Omegas On the Brain

Got Omegas On the Brain

In Canada any given year one out of five of us will experience a mental health problem. By the age of 40, one out of every two of us will have or have had a mental illness. These are huge statistics. And thankfully with the increasing open conversation on mental ..Continue Reading