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Health Resources

In this folder of our website we have included internet sites and book resources on various health topics.

*The web site links below are being made available for your convenience only. They are not meant to substitute seeing your family doctor for persistent symptoms. None of these web sites are owned or operated by our own clinic, but are general information sites mostly offered through regional and government bodies.*

ADD/ADHD Attention deficit disorder with or without hyperactivity

www.caddra.ca is a great site for helpful information on this condition. As well, good book resources are: Taking Charge of ADHD by Russell Barkley, and Driven to Distraction by John Ratey.

Addictions/Substance abuse

www.camh.net is a good general site for addictions and mental health resources. Our local resource in Halton is www.haltonadapt.org.

Alzheimers disease

The phone number for the Halton Alzheimer society is 905-529-7030 and their website is www.alzheimer.interlynx.net.

Arthritis

For general information on any arthritis conditions you can call the arthritis society at 1-800-321-1433 their site is www.arthritis.ca.

Back and Neck pain

Many people suffer with chronic or acute neck and back pain. Dr. Mckenzie has put together a tool kit to aid patients suffering with these ailments, it includes various stretches and exercises people can implement at home. www.lower-back-pain-toolkit.com/mckenzie-exerciseprogram.html

Children's Health

These are a couple of good sites on infant and child feeding, exercise, nutrition and many other related topics: www.aboutkidshealth.ca and www.caringforkids.cps.ca.

Diabetes

Thousands of people suffer with diabetes. Type 2 diabetes is on the rise and will continue to do so as our population ages. A few sites to help educate those newly diagnosed are www.publichealth.gc.ca and www.health.gov.on.ca/en/ms/diabetes/en/.

Heart disease and stroke (includes information on high blood pressure)

For heart disease and stroke information good sites are www.heartandstroke.ca and www.publichealth.gc.ca.

Mental Health Resources

Mental health issues affect many individuals and families at various stages of their lives. Below are some internet resources to review:
www.camh.net, www.checkupfromtheneckup.ca, www.feelingblue.com, www.canmat.org, www.macanxiety.com, and local resources can be found at www.region.halton.on.ca/health/.

Kevin Waldbillig, MACP, B.Ed., Therapist

Providing counselling services to children, adolescents, adults, and families for a wide range of issues and topics.

www.changeworksinteractive.com

A good book to consider especially for depression is Mind over Mood: A Cognitive Therapy Manual for Clients, by D. Greenberger

Sexual Health

These sites primarily look at the various sexually transmitted diseases that we all need to be aware of.

www.sexualityandu.ca, www.publichealth.gc.ca and our local public health site www.halton.ca has extensive information on this topic and a listing of local sexual health clinics.

Travel Health

For travel health advice again the public health site sited above and www.halton.ca has information on travel vaccines and medications needed for various destinations. You can also book an appointment at our local travel health clinic by calling 905-825-6000.


 

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