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This episode of A Sound Constitution was in response to a listeners question about why flying is associated with Pulmonary Embolism (PE) and what a PE is. In the show we explained how blood clots can form in the body, how these clots can sometimes travel through the bloodstream, and what happens when they become lodged in small blood vessels. We also explain what contributes to the formation of blood clots and what to do for prevention!Tags:
In this show A Sound Constitution responds to the question "why are airplane flights a risk factor for blood clots" originally asked by a listener on our facebook page. We are happy to answer that question with an in depth look at what are blood clots, how they form (deep vein thrombosis), their risk factors and complications such as pulmonery embolism. We also look at what you can do to reduce your risk for developing blood clots and what the signs and symptoms of deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism are.Tags:
Learn how to be as healthy as possible before during and after pregnancy!Tags:
In this weeks show we woke up to the fact that sleep is important! We explored how sleep heals our bodies, how much sleep we need and the disturbing connection between chronic lack of sleep, obesity and diabetes. Two experts share their advice on how to get a good nights sleep every night and what to do if you have constant day time fatigue.Tags:
This week we talked about indigenous health and wellness. We talked about the root causes of these health disparities and way to bring the health and wellness of Canada's indigenous to par with the rest of Canadians.
We talk to type two diabetic Kim Potruff, Kathy Gallaher Diabetes nurse educator, and Adriene Schroeder CDA branch co-ordinator to learn about diabetes.
First show of the new "A Sound Constitution" crew is on concussions! We talked to Dr Paul Lanfear the official doctor of the Oceanside Generals junior B hockey team and Mark Busby the executive director of the Nanaimo Brain Injury Society. We discussed what a concussion is, what you will see, grades of concussions and prevention.Tags:
Focus on travel health and safety with "Voice on the Street" interviews at Vancouver Island University, a "Nutrition Nugget" on the benefits of salmon oil, and an interview with Health and Lifestyle Consultant, Rohan Watson of Nanaimo, BC.Tags:
A show talking about how we can keep our brain, and our families brain sharp and functioning. Guest speaker Gary Anaka talks to us all about brain health.Tags:
In this show we interview Dr. Brian Goldman, Host of " White Coat, black art" aired on CBC weekly radio 1. Also, Jon Steinman host of " deconstructing dinner" from kooteny co-op radio in nelson BC. Finally, interview with Sandy Alexander, VIU Instructor at Vancouver Island University. This show concerns the importance of supporting community radio. In particular CHLY 101.7fm Nanaimo.
This great show talks about superbugs which are MRSA and VRE that are antibiotic resistant microbials. We talk about what superbugs are, where they come from, and how to prevent and protect ourselves from these bugs with hand hygiene and some other helpful tips. We also had an interview with award winning journalist and author Maryn McKenna who wrote Superbugs: the meanace of MRSA. Hope you enjoy!Tags:
It seems that there are many resources out there for us women, but what about men? This show explores mens health issues and ways all people can support men to take charge of their health. Common mens issues such as hypertension, diabetes and prostate cancer. Did you know 1 in 6 men gets diagnosed with prostate cancer? Mens health is an important part of all of our lives, learn more in this show.Tags:
This show debunks some basic nutrition myths with the help of holistic doctor Dr.Husbands, also it outlines some additives to avoid and defines some common words we see on our foods that are there to confuse us. It talks about organic food vs. non-organic and helps listeners make sustainable nutritional changes.Tags: