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Interesting Facts About Lyme Disease

BY: ALLISON BROWN  What do Shania Twain, Avril Lavigne, Alec Baldwin, and former US president George W. Bush have in common?  They were all afflicted with Lyme Disease at some point in their life!  The disease is irrespective of person. This article will highlight facts about Lyme Disease. Do you enjoy the outdoors and being […]

Top Four Benefits and Uses of Shea Butter for Summer Skin Care

BY: KHADIJAH LATICIA Summer is finally here. Although most of us enjoy the longer, sunnier days and the delicious aroma of jerk chicken grilling on the BBQ, we are not fond of the oily skins, sunburns, and high UV lights. I have an ancient Cleopatra beauty secret to share with you to nip all those […]

What You Should Know About Parkinson’s Disease

BY: ALLISON BROWN The last few articles have been about auto-immune diseases.  I will endeavour to write about neurodegenerative diseases. Parkinson’s is a neurodegenerative disease. Movement is normally controlled by dopamine, a chemical that carries signals between the nerves in the brain. When cells that normally produce dopamine die, the symptoms of Parkinson’s appear according […]

Why Private Yoga?

BY: TRISHA CURLING  Finding the right yoga class and/or teacher has the potential to be a bit challenging.  There are so many different types of yoga and not all of their formats will resonate with us.  We all come to and stay with yoga for many different reasons. Some of us are looking for a […]

What is Multiple Sclerosis?

BY: ALLISON BROWN In my last article, I shared information on Lupus. This article is meant to provide you with information about another autoimmune disease; Multiple Sclerosis. Multiple Sclerosis or MS is an autoimmune disease (a disease that attacks the body) that affects the central nervous system (brain and spinal cord). MS specifically attacks and […]

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