Men’s Sexual Health – What is Considered Normal?

An interview with Dr. Nathan Thakur, Medical Director with Copeman Healthcare, a member of the Medisys Health Group.   Q: So up until about 10-15 years ago, men’s health was a bit of a “taboo” subject. How are you finding it now? A: We definitely get a lot more patients who are freer with this […]

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How Weight Gain May Impact Sex Drive

Research suggests that being overweight can impact your libido. According to a study from Duke University, up to 30% of obese people seeking help controlling their weight indicated problems with sex drive, desire, performance, or all three. These issues can be traced to physical conditions that co-exist with obesity. Men who are overweight are more […]

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Preventive Health Saves Lives

Preventive Health Saves Lives Evaluating the value of preventive health and what your proactive strategy should be. Read more below:

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How Hard Should You Exercise For A Healthy Heart?

  • February 03, 2016
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  • Men's Health

    Hedieh Hafizi, Kinesiologist

    Hedieh Hafizi is a clinical exercise specialist with seven years of experience and a number of certifications in Health and Fitness. She completed an internship at the Healthy Heart program at St. Paul’s Hospital and was further certified as an Exercise Specialist with the American College of Sports Medicine.

    She obtained her Bachelor of Human Kinetics and Masters of Science degree in cardiac rehabilitation from the University of British Columbia.

    Hedieh is qualified to deliver a variety of exercise assessments, rehabilitation, risk factor identification and lifestyle management services to individuals with or at risk for cardiovascular, pulmonary and metabolic diseases.

    She is committed to helping clients make healthier lifestyle choices, meet their fitness goals and assist them in their recovery from injuries and chronic conditions.


The fitness centres and gyms fill up this time of the year with folks eager to meet their New Year goals. Many of you might jump into exercise without considering your existing fitness status, medical issues, medication side effects and how intensely you should be exercising. When you exercise, your heart beats faster to meet the demand for […]

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Why A Company Health and Wellness Plan is Good for Employees and Your Bottom Line

  In today’s times, it’s astonishing to learn that a whopping 5 million Canadians do not have a family physician. It’s even more alarming when you learn that nine out of ten Canadians have at least one risk factor for heart disease or stroke. (smoking, high alcohol consumption, physical inactivity, obesity, high blood pressure, high […]

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