Tips for getting a good night sleep

Tips for getting a good night sleep

Sleep is often an overlooked part of any healthy living plan. The body requires sleep for both physical and mental health. Some of the benefits of sleep include, medical higher pain threshold, increased immunity, better memory and mood and weight loss. The National Sleep Foundation recommends 7-9 hours of sleep each night for adults between 18 to 64. In 2011, it was reported that 61 percent of Canadian adults get fewer than 8 hours of sleep each night, 30 percent of which get fewer than 6 hours a night.

For more of my tips check out my latest article for Byblacks.com

http://www.byblacks.com/the-experts/healthandwellness/item/1375-7-tips-for-getting-a-good-night-sleep

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Concussions…The #1 Injury in the NFL?

Concussions…The #1 Injury in the NFL?

Super Bowl is less than a week away! And this year marks its 50 anniversary, pretty exciting. Over the last few years the NFL has been gaining negative media attention with the off-field behaviour of its players, deflated balls, and the rise in concussion amongst past and present players. Although a very serious injury many of you would be surprised to note that concussions are not the most common injury experienced by players. In fact 50% of all injuries sustained by NFL players include the lower limb. Concussions account for only 7.4% of football injuries.  OF the lower limb the knee is most commonly injured joint. Common injuries include, sprained/torn ACL, Torn Meniscus and Sprained/Torn MCL. Here’s the breakdown: Continue Reading…

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Young Professional Spotlight at Noteable.ca!

Young Professional Spotlight at Noteable.ca!

Notable.ca is Canada’s leading online lifestyle magazine for driven young professionals. I was so thrilled to have been featured as a notable young professional. With the first notable awards just weeks away I wanted to share my feature.  It was a great opportunity for me to reflect on my career and pass on advice that has helped me over the years. Find out more at

http://notable.ca/dr-nekessa-remy-todays-notable-young-professional/

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Featured Interview on “The Angle”

Featured Interview on “The Angle”

I was so thrilled to be a part of the first episode of “The Angle” a women’s guid to health, lifestyle and success. We discussed health and wellness fads, hot to become your own health advocate and much more! These ladies are creating something that will truly benefit any woman looking to make a positive change in her life. ‪

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Why young girls should play sports

Why young girls should play sports

Watching my little sister play hockey has brought me more joy than I ever thought it could. She has loved hockey for years and started playing this past fall. It’s honestly the only time I see her smile. And it’s not just her smile that I love to see, but how proud she is of herself each time she steps onto the ice. At 10 years old, she is starting to develop her confidence. She is realizing that the 8am practices every weekend are paying off and she becoming a better player. Continue Reading…

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