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Extreme tiredness, “bone weary” exhaustion that doesn’t get better with rest.

First Nations healing

Traditional First Nations healing practices such as special ceremonies, rituals and herbal medicines.


A tunnel that leads from one loop of bowel to another, or that connects the bowel to the bladder, vagina or skin. Fistulas occur most commonly around the anal area.


An episode when the symptoms of a disease or condition break out or intensify rapidly, become suddenly worse or more painful.


Floaters are small spots you may occasionally see in your field of vision. Floaters may appear as dots, threads, or cobwebs.

Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

The United States Department of Health and Human Services’ agency responsible for ensuring the safety and effectiveness of all drugs, biologics, vaccines and medical devices on the market and being tested in the United States.