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Christina Carreau BA, ND

Most of us do not need convincing that vacations are good for our health, as we have experienced these benefits firsthand. But I did want to highlight some of the research surrounding this topic as it is an important reminder to slow down and hit the reset button every once in […]

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5 Health Benefits of Love

On February 14, 2019 By

Christina Carreau ND

Research shows that giving and receiving love is beneficial to our health! Hopefully we have all experienced the benefits first hand and don’t need research to validate this! The good news is, these benefits are not specific to romantic love, they also apply when we give love to family, […]

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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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Christina Carreau BA, ND

Too many of us are operating under the premise that we need more hours in the day. Our ‘to do’ lists often exceed our time constraints, so that the only way to get everything done, is to rush and to hurry. Part of the problem with rushing and hurrying is […]

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Christina Carreau, BA, ND

Stress is something that many of us experience on a regular basis and while our experiences of stress can be quite different (i.e. diarrhea versus constipation, headaches versus anxiety, feeling tired versus wired, etc), the underlying physiology is more or less the same for all of us. But not […]

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