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Kegels – Not just for women

14 Dec
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Kegels – Not just for women Yes it’s true, kegels are not just for women! The perineum or pelvic floor are layers of muscles or can be considered the foundation that hold up your organs. Hormone changes, including postpartum, menopause and andropause (“male” menopause”) all influence the wellbeing of the perineum. In men over 45, if your having trouble with urinary incontinence, this can be related to testosterone levels dropping. I’ve talked about this before, but the importance of ‘kegels’ can greatly influence the strength of your muscles and help with bladder control and bowel control. It also helps with improving the tone and health of the vagina. A very interesting study also found that vitamin D was shown to positively influence the muscles in the pelvic…

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21 Sep

Lovingkindness Meditation

Lovingkindness Meditation I recently have a number of patients say they wanted to try meditating but didn’t know where to start. With the start of a new school year, whether your kids are doing in-classroom, online or homeschooling, it’s bringing a new kind of stress that we’ve never encountered before. Taking some…

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25 May

Hot Days Cool Drinks

Hot Days Cool Drinks What a weekend it was! I don’t know about you but I feel like we basically went from winter to summer!   Yesterday we took the kids on a bike ride and forgot to bring water – whoops – the wrong day to do that, especially…

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26 Mar

Pats on the back for the parents

Pats on the back for the parents Kudos and ‘high fives’ to all the parents out there feeling the pressure of teaching there little ones some lessons while keeping a level head. We had our own challenges today-I knew my daughter was ‘hangry’ but she didn’t want anything to eat. At the same time I was asking her to start doing her math and she was totally against it. Okay, I’ll admit my timing wasn’t the best… So, I escaped to my room (Cuba would’ve been a nice alternate! haha) and took a 5 minute breather. Came back out and had the idea that everyday not…

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11 Mar
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How Does Dr. Peever Keep the Fish Tank So Clean?

How Does Dr. Peever Keep the Fish Tank So Clean? At Erin Mills Optimum Health we have a fish tank that catches the eye of our Mississauga patients for how clean and well maintained it is.  They often ask how we keep our fish tank so clean!  The owner of…

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29 Nov

Age-Proof book

Review of Age-Proof The book titled Age-Proof caught my attention instantly.  It wasn’t necessarily the first title, but the saying connected to it; “Living longer without running out of money or breaking a hip”.  I loved this and wanted to see what I could find in this book to share with…

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