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...


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This Teen’s Vision Loss Was a Mystery—Until a Doctor Asked Him What He Ate

For years, Jerome was losing his ability to see and hear, and became easily exhausted. Could his bad eating habits...

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What It Could Mean If You’re Always Waking Up at Night to Pee

Waking up to pee once every night is normal. Anything more than that could be a red flag for these...


Why You Should Never Ignore Erectile Dysfunction

Sure, it's easy to treat—but a closer look at the underlying causes could save your life.


This Woman’s Medical Nightmare Will Make You Think Twice About Essential Oil Diffusers

The itchy, swollen bumps on her face were becoming unbearable. The cause? An allergic reaction to the most unlikely household...


Heavy Periods Can Be a Sign of a Bleeding Disorder—Why You Shouldn’t Ignore Them

Over 11,000 people in Canada have a bleeding disorder*—and too many women don’t know they have one.

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Silent Signs of Hearing Loss You Might Be Ignoring

Hearing loss isn’t just for the elderly, so if you notice any of the following warning signs, like buzzing or...


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Silent Signs of Liver Cancer You Shouldn’t Ignore

Although liver cancer is rare, your doctor might recommend regular screenings if you’re at high risk.


The “Other” Virus That’s Putting Those 50+ at Risk

One in three adults over 50 will develop shingles, a painful virus caused by varicella zoster. Here's what you need...


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Name That Rash: 6 Common Skin Conditions (and How to Treat Them)

You know it's a rash, but what's causing it? Here’s how to tell a patch of psoriasis from a bout...


Here’s Why Doctors Are Prescribing Placebo Pills

It may not be active medicine, but the so-called placebo effect can provide real relief.

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10 Subtle Signs of Disease Your Feet Can Reveal

Let’s give our feet a little more credit. Here’s how they can alert you to serious issues like diabetes, thyroid...


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She Was Sure Her Symptoms Were Lyme Disease—But the Bull’s Eye Rash Never Appeared

Vera thought she felt a tick bite her shoulder, but never saw the actual tick. What's more, many of her...


These People Are Most at Risk For Gallstones

In 75 per cent of cases, gallstones don't cause any symptoms. However, if a troublesome case is left untreated, they...


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10 Warning Signs of Heat Stroke

Heat stroke is sneaky and silent—and it can be fatal. Learning how to spot the signs of heat stroke (and...


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10 Home Remedies For Poison Ivy You’ll Wish You Knew Sooner

These home remedies for poison ivy can help relieve itching and reduce the chance that the rash might spread to...


5 Obvious Signs of Dementia I Missed in My Own Mother

A diagnosis of Alzheimer's shed light on a decade's worth of unusual behaviour that seemed pretty harmless at the time....


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Silent Signs of Acid Reflux You Might Be Ignoring

Acid reflux can masquerade as everything from a cold to poor dental hygiene. If you notice any of the following...


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5 Tick-Borne Diseases Found in Canada

These are the tick-borne illnesses you can contract in Canada. Find out which symptoms to watch out for.

How Asthma Became One of the Most Overdiagnosed Diseases in Canada

Wondering why your asthma medication isn't working? Perhaps it's because you're suffering from a different condition altogether.


Could the Answer to This Boy’s Mysterious Seizures Be in His Genes?

This six-year-old's sister was born with a rare disorder—and later died. When it was discovered that he had the same...


What Canadians With Type 2 Diabetes Need to Know About Heart Disease

Learn how to manage your sugars AND lower your risk of cardiovascular disease.


For 15 Years, This Woman Assumed She Was Blind—Then She Got a Second Opinion

After running some tests and scans, the doctor delivered some confounding news: “I don’t know how to tell you this,...


This Young Woman Thought She Had a UTI—Then Her Kidneys Started Failing

Read the fascinating true story of how doctors stopped at nothing to solve a terrifying medical mystery.


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7 Signs You Might Not Be Eating Enough Protein

Your body has ways of telling you that you’re not getting enough protein in your daily diet. But are you...