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Christina Carreau BA, ND

Your stress response is a complex series of interactions between your nervous system, adrenal glands and a number of other organs, which signal the release of cortisol, adrenaline and noradrenaline into the bloodstream. The effects of these hormones in our system is variable depending on the frequency and duration with which […]

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The Importance of Sleep

On March 1, 2017 By

Christina Carreau BA, ND

We all know the value of sleeping well. Everyone has experienced the effects of a good nights sleep versus a restless night, and the impact that can have on our energy levels, mood and motivation the following day.

With the increased busyness of our lives, more of us are getting […]

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Christina Carreau BA, ND

Exercise is a real ‘miracle cure’ when it comes to overall wellness and prevention of chronic disease. Research indicates that exercise can reduce our risk of cardiovascular disease, stroke, Type II diabetes, colon cancer, breast cancer, osteoarthritis, hip fractures, dementia and depression. While the health benefits of exercise are well-documented, statistics […]

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Christina Carreau BA, ND

Hormones are critical “chemical messengers”, that relay information and instructions from one group of cells to another. They influence almost every cell, organ and function in the human body. They are responsible for regulating our growth and development, metabolism, tissue function, sexual function, reproduction, the way our bodies use […]

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