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In my family medicine practice, I often have patients come in with signs and symptoms of anxiety.  They often ask “why do I feel anxious?”  The truth is that anxiety, in part, is a normal human phenomenon.  Everybody experiences anxiety to some extent. Anxiety is produced primarily in the brain, but because the brain is connected to the...
“Morning sickness” is common during pregnancy and can actually occur at any time throughout the day. I was very fortunate and did not experience "morning sickness" with either of my pregnancy's. Nausea and vomiting associated with pregnancy occurs in up to 90% of pregnant women, particularly in the first trimester.   In most cases, the nausea is mild and can...
Peanut allergies are becoming more common among children.  It is estimated that  3.2% of children have peanut allergies.  In an effort to prevent this allergy, the Canadian Paediatric Society has recommended the introduction of peanuts and other allergenic foods around 6 months of age. Research has interestingly shown that what mothers eat during pregnancy may influence their child’s taste preferences later on.  Could maternal consumption of...

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