Shaina McQuilkie

Shaina McQuilkie
Shaina McQuilkie
Shaina McQuilkie

Shaina is a practicing chiropractor based in Ontario. In addition to running her practice, she has a passion for writing and has been working as a freelance medical writer for several years. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her husband and daughter.

sleep disorders
Dec 20, 2023

Getting sufficient sleep is an important part of maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Sleep enables the body to relax and restore energy, while simultaneously performing critical psychological and biological functions that influence mental and physical...

Getting sufficient sleep is an important part of maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Sleep enables the body to relax and restore energy, while simultaneously performing critical psychological and biological functions that influence mental and physical health. However, certain sleep disorders can prevent a person from...

signs of prostate cancer
Oct 16, 2023

Being aware of the signs and symptoms of prostate cancer can help you detect it early, giving you a better chance of survival. In this article, we’ll discuss the signs and symptoms of prostate...

Being aware of the signs and symptoms of prostate cancer can help you detect it early, giving you a better chance of survival. In this article, we’ll discuss the signs and symptoms of prostate cancer, and provide an overview of the treatment options available,...

natural supplements for blood sugar
Sep 5, 2023

Blood glucose, commonly referred to as blood sugar, is the amount of sugar circulating in your bloodstream. While it’s a vital source of energy for your cells, too much or too little can cause...

Blood glucose, commonly referred to as blood sugar, is the amount of sugar circulating in your bloodstream. While it’s a vital source of energy for your cells, too much or too little can cause serious health issues. If you suffer from diabetes, you may...

how to prevent varicose veins
Aug 1, 2023

Varicose veins are twisted and enlarged veins that appear just under the skin’s surface that commonly occur in the legs, although they can happen anywhere in the body. While varicose veins are not considered...

Varicose veins are twisted and enlarged veins that appear just under the skin’s surface that commonly occur in the legs, although they can happen anywhere in the body. While varicose veins are not considered a serious medical condition, they can be uncomfortable and unsightly....

how to improve blood circulation
Aug 1, 2023

Poor circulation can be caused by plaque build-up or clots in the blood vessels, anemia, obesity, high blood pressure, uncontrolled blood glucose levels, leading to a sedentary lifestyle and smoking. Luckily, there are various...

Poor circulation can be caused by plaque build-up or clots in the blood vessels, anemia, obesity, high blood pressure, uncontrolled blood glucose levels, leading to a sedentary lifestyle and smoking. Luckily, there are various things you can try, like red light therapy, including the...

bunion treatment
Aug 1, 2023

A bunion, also called hallux valgus, is a bony bump that grows on the inside of the foot at the joint of the big toe. A bunion characteristically presents as a protruding lump on...

A bunion, also called hallux valgus, is a bony bump that grows on the inside of the foot at the joint of the big toe. A bunion characteristically presents as a protruding lump on the joint of the big toe that causes redness, swelling...