Recap of Self-Care Tips

Recap of Self-Care Tips

You have taken the first step towards reclaiming your energy by learning that your fatigue is real and that there are some things that might help you to manage your fatigue. To recap, draw upon your strengths in how you cope with challenges, have healthy eating habits and a varied diet, use your energy wisely, […]

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Top 5 Heart Health Tips

Nine out of ten Canadians have at least one risk factor for heart disease, which is our second leading cause of death. But the power of prevention is in your hands says Registered Dietitian Daphna Steinberg. So lifestyle is the cornerstone for prevention and for treatment, as well as an adjunct to medication. She offers […]

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Radiation therapy for prostate cancer: What to expect

Radiation therapy for prostate cancer: What to expect

I’m Dr. Danny Vesprini, Radiation Oncologist at Sunnybrook, and Assistant Professor in the Department of Radiation Oncology at the University of Toronto. I treat prostate cancer and other malignancies. Prostate cancer is the most common malgnancy diagnosed in men in North America. The two main options of treatment are either radical prostatectomy with surgery or […]

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Self-Care Tips: Try these Tips to Relax Your Mind

Self-Care Tips: Try these Tips to Relax Your Mind

As I mentioned in the beginning its not only physical fatigue that patients feel, a big part is dealing with mental fatigue. So what are some ways to increase your mental energy and cope with negative feelings? One of the key things is choosing activities that you love, that brings you joy, that brings you […]

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Health for Refugee Claimants in Ontario – Interim Federal Health Plan

Health for Refugee Claimants in Ontario – Interim Federal Health Plan

Hello and welcome to Ontario Canada If you are a newcomer, there must be many things on your mind but for today we will be focusing on accessing health care services in Ontario for refugee claimant, convention refugees, protected persons and/or humanitarian cases. If you have made a claim for refugee status, whether at the […]

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How to Enjoy the Holidays Without Gaining Weight: Top 10 tips for Healthy Holiday Eating

How to Enjoy the Holidays Without Gaining Weight: Top 10 tips for Healthy Holiday Eating

Holidays often mean lots of time spent with family and friends and usually involve lots of food. Why is a healthy weight important? Check out my blog post below for more on this. What should you do if you’re watching your weight over the holidays? Here’s a countdown to my top 10 tips. Number ten […]

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Self-Care Tips: Learn New Ways to Cope

Self-Care Tips: Learn New Ways to Cope

Another way of recovering your energy is to look at how you have coped in the past. Begin by thinking about how you have coped with other challenges in the past — draw on those strengths. Make time to think about what it means to take care of yourself. For example, can you accept help […]

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Self-Care Tips: Exercise

Self-Care Tips: Exercise

Now we are going to talk about exercise and why is it important. Research tells us that exercise is one of the most helpful ways to improve cancer related fatigue. Studies have shown that exercise can lower level of fatigue by 40-50%. Exercise can improve survival and lower the relative risk of some cancer recurrence. […]

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Self-Care Tips: Save Your Energy

The next area you can work on is using your energy wisely. Save your energy and use it for activities that are meaningful to you. Some tips you can try are: • Taking time to plan ahead, whether it be looking at activities from your week or from your day to day basis. • Knowing […]

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2nd Annual Patient Healthcare Forum – CTV News Coverage – April 12, 2018

2nd Annual Patient Healthcare Forum – CTV News Coverage – April 12, 2018

Local MPPs were on-hand for the second annual Patient Health Care Forum tonight in Byron. President of the London and District Academy of Medicine Dr. Sharad Rai hosted the event at the London Public Library in Byron. MPPs Jeff Yurek Teresa Armstrong and Peggy Sattler were on-hand to listen to patients and loved ones speak […]

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