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Defined as a period when a person cannot sleep, whether periodic or chronic, insomnia can have major effects on the quality of life of those who suffer from it. Here are some tips for a good night’s sleep so you can get the most out of your days!

There’s no doubt that 2020 has been incredibly stressful. And, thanks to the pandemic, access to many of the things that used to keep us healthy and happy such as hanging out with friends, hitting the gym, and travel have been restricted. However, one positive thing that COVID-19 has brought is that it has become increasingly easy, and common, to talk with a therapist online.

Ever notice how dull and rainy days can leave you feeling sluggish or unmotivated, or how warm, sunny days can have more of a positive, energizing effect? As the seasons change, so can your mood. In fact, the weather can play a significant role in your mental, and even physical state.

November is Diabetes Awareness Month in Canada. With close to 1.5 million Canadians currently living with diabetes or prediabetes, there is a need for greater awareness about the disease and its risk factors, signs and symptoms.

With the tightening of lockdown measures, it may be several months before non-essential travel is safe again. Here are some creative activities to get you through the next few months!

 

In a time where ignoring your symptoms can have serious effects, it is crucial more than ever before to be properly informed about possible pulmonary tract infections and pay increased attention to our health. However, it can be difficult to distinguish conditions like the common cold, influenza, allergies or COVID-19, as they all have several symptoms in common.

In collaboration with Dr. Richard Dumouchel, Medical Director at EQ Care, we are here to help provide more clarity.