Krista Bugden

Krista Bugden
Krista Bugden
Krista Bugden

Krista Bugden worked as a Rehab Exercise Expert at a physiotherapist clinic in Ottawa, Canada for four years. She has an Honours Bachelor Degree in Human Kinetics from the University of Ottawa. She uses her extensive knowledge in this area to educate others through well-researched, scientific, and informative articles. Her passions include helping others and inspiring each person she meets to get the most out of their life.

sickle cell disease and pneumonia
Jan 16, 2024

The link between sickle cell disease and pneumonia isn’t talked about enough. Yet, individuals with sickle cell disease have a higher susceptibility to pneumonia. In other words, this can quickly turn into a life-threatening...

The link between sickle cell disease and pneumonia isn’t talked about enough. Yet, individuals with sickle cell disease have a higher susceptibility to pneumonia. In other words, this can quickly turn into a life-threatening situation, especially for older individuals. Usually, sickle cell disease is...

what is hemophilia
Nov 22, 2023

While rare, hemophilia is an inherited bleeding disorder where the blood fails to clot properly. The dangerous side of this condition is that it can lead to spontaneous bleeding, such as after injury or...

While rare, hemophilia is an inherited bleeding disorder where the blood fails to clot properly. The dangerous side of this condition is that it can lead to spontaneous bleeding, such as after injury or surgery, even leading to life-threatening situations. In this article, we...

gestational diabetes self-care
Nov 15, 2023

Gestational diabetes impacts about 8% of pregnant women. This type of diabetes develops during pregnancy when the person has not had prior diabetes diagnoses. The main marker of this condition is high blood sugar,...

Gestational diabetes impacts about 8% of pregnant women. This type of diabetes develops during pregnancy when the person has not had prior diabetes diagnoses. The main marker of this condition is high blood sugar, which can lead to complications at birth and with high...

things to avoid when you have alopecia areata
Nov 3, 2023

About 2% of people worldwide will experience this autoimmune condition, equating to about 160 million individuals across the globe. Marked by unpredictable hair loss, alopecia areata can affect anyone, with most cases developing before the age of...

About 2% of people worldwide will experience this autoimmune condition, equating to about 160 million individuals across the globe. Marked by unpredictable hair loss, alopecia areata can affect anyone, with most cases developing before the age of 30. But what should you avoid with alopecia areata? In...

pre diabetes medication
Oct 30, 2023

Pre-diabetes is a health condition characterized by high blood sugar levels but not high enough to be diagnosed as diabetes. In many ways, it can serve as a wake-up call, helping individuals thwart a...

Pre-diabetes is a health condition characterized by high blood sugar levels but not high enough to be diagnosed as diabetes. In many ways, it can serve as a wake-up call, helping individuals thwart a diabetes diagnosis and the potential complications that come along with...

panic attack migraine symptoms
Sep 6, 2023

Are you noticing an overlap between panic attacks and migraines? Not only are you recovering from a recent panic attack, but now you’ve got a headache or migraine. It can feel as though you...

Are you noticing an overlap between panic attacks and migraines? Not only are you recovering from a recent panic attack, but now you’ve got a headache or migraine. It can feel as though you can’t win. In this article, we explore the connection between...

what is terminal cancer
Aug 1, 2023

Any terminal illness is a devastating diagnosis for the individual, family and friends. Terminal cancer, or end-stage cancer, refers to incurable cancer. Often, this means making someone as comfortable as they can be as...

Any terminal illness is a devastating diagnosis for the individual, family and friends. Terminal cancer, or end-stage cancer, refers to incurable cancer. Often, this means making someone as comfortable as they can be as they prepare for the end of their life. At the...

how to prevent cancer
Aug 1, 2023

It may often seem like everything we use or eat has a cancer warning these days. And while, in some cases, cancer may be caused by unpreventable factors, like genetics, we can do a...

It may often seem like everything we use or eat has a cancer warning these days. And while, in some cases, cancer may be caused by unpreventable factors, like genetics, we can do a few things to reduce our risk of developing cancer. This...