Percocet Ruins Lives, But It Saved Mine

Lauren Ross | Posted 08.29.2016 | Canada Living
Lauren Ross

Doctors are now under firm guidelines for prescribing opioids and other addictive substances, a regulation meant to limit the number of patients prescribed them and, correspondingly, lower rates of addiction and abuse. But in the attempt to reduce and eventually eliminate one problem, it's creating an entirely different one.

30 Years A Hostage To My Migraines

Shelagh Stoneham | Posted 06.07.2016 | Canada Living
Shelagh Stoneham

My migraines never reduced in frequency or intensity. I took over-the-counter and prescription drugs. It was not usual for me to take 8 muscle relaxants a day plus small amounts of prescription painkillers. My lifestyle was otherwise healthy. I did pilates 5 days a week, ate well and slept 8 hours a night. But 6 out of 7 days was a struggle. A struggle to be positive focused and upbeat at work many days when I just felt like banging my head down on my desk.

Can THIS Stop Pesky Migraines?

AFP/Relaxnews | Posted 09.16.2013 | Canada Living

If you suffer from migraines and are carrying extra pounds, a new study provides more motivation to lose weight. According to new research conducte...

Melatonin Can Do Much More Than Help You Sleep

Natasha Turner, ND | Posted 11.13.2013 | Canada Living
Natasha Turner, ND

There's a reason melatonin is on many doctor's must-have anti-aging list and touted by celebrities like Suzanne Somers for its powerful ability to encourage sleep and slow aging. From reducing PMS and migraines to slimming waistlines and boosting thyroid, this little magic pill does more than just put the 'beauty' back in sleep.

Five Natural Ways to Stop Your Migraines

Natasha Turner, ND | Posted 06.04.2013 | Canada Living
Natasha Turner, ND

A debilitating headache or migraine will not only put a damper on your day, it will stop you in your tracks and have you running for a dark room and cool head cloth. If you find yourself regularly reaching for pain relievers, you may want to implement these natural methods for taking the edge off.

7 Lesser-Known Headache Syndromes

Everyday Health | Andrew Krieger | Posted 12.12.2012 | Canada Living

By Andrew Krieger, Everyday Health. How's your head? Most people will get a tension headache at one time or another. It’s by far the most comm...

How Do Migraines Affect The Brain?

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 08.13.2012 | Canada Living

There's some relief, however slight, available for migraine sufferers -- a recent study has shown experiencing migraine headaches does not affect cogn...

15 Natural Remedies And Supplies For Pain Relief

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 07.18.2012 | Canada Living

The next time a pounding headache hits and the medicine cabinet is bare, try out some cinnamon powder instead. Letha Hadady, author of 'Naturally ...

Pounding Head? Blame The Heat

CP | Diana Mehta, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.11.2012 | Canada Living

TORONTO - Valerie South is no fan of summer storms.While most people just have to worry about getting caught in the rain, for South, the rumbling of t...

Test Drive: Be Koool Kids Soft Gel Sheets

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 12.23.2011 | Canada Living

Each week, the Huffington Post Canada's Living team will try out something that has sparked our curiosity, and as long as we live to tell the tale, we...