Emily Lunardo

Emily Lunardo studied medical sociology at York University with a strong focus on the social determinants of health and mental illness. She is a registered Zumba instructor, as well as a Canfit Pro trainer, who teaches fitness classes on a weekly basis. Emily practices healthy habits in her own life as well as helps others with their own personal health goals. Emily joined Bel Marra Health as a health writer in 2013.

Email: el@belmarrahealth.com

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How to increase hemoglobin levels naturally

By: Emily Lunardo | Tuesday, April 25, 2017 - 02:00 PM
How to increase hemoglobin levels naturally

Many people would benefit from knowing how to increase their hemoglobin level, and doing this naturally would be an added bonus. Hemoglobin is an iron-rich protein and a component of our blood that is required for the processing of oxygen… Read More

How does potassium lower blood pressure?

By: Emily Lunardo | Saturday, April 22, 2017 - 04:30 AM
potassium

When it comes to healthy blood pressure, you need to balance your intake of sodium and potassium. High blood pressure, or hypertension, is when the pressure of blood flow pushes against the veins. High blood pressure can contribute to other… Read More

Glassy eyes: Causes and treatment

By: Emily Lunardo | Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 02:00 PM
Glassy Eyes: Causes and treatment

Seeing a person with glassy eyes can be unnerving, as it feels like they are listless or disinterested, perhaps lost in their own minds. The term glassy eyes often refer to a glazed over or shiny appearance of the eyes… Read More

Surgery checklist proven to save lives: Study

By: Emily Lunardo | Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 06:30 AM
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The longer you live, the more likely you are to have had surgery for some sort of ailment. The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that in 2012, approximately 312.9 million operations were performed globally, which had increased by 38 percent… Read More

Locked-in syndrome: Causes, symptoms, and treatment tips

By: Emily Lunardo | Tuesday, April 18, 2017 - 02:00 PM
Locked-in syndrome

Locked-in syndrome is a neurological condition where the body experiences complete paralysis, except for the eyes. These individuals are usually completely conscious of the environment around them but are “locked-in,” unable to move any muscle in their body, only retaining… Read More

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