As the calendar inches toward spring, you might be enjoying the last few weeks of your life without seasonal allergy symptoms. But instead of just waiting for the sneezing, itching, and congestion to start all over again, here’s an idea: … Continue reading How to Prevent Seasonal Allergies – Seasonal Allergy Prevention and Remedies
Blisters are usually not a big deal. But that wasn’t the case for one 26-year-old Houston-based daycare teacher. Raul Reyes hurt his foot at work and thought it was swollen because of the injury, his wife Joseline Reyes told the … Continue reading Man’s Foot Blister Turns Out To Be Flesh-Eating Bacteria
Women who work as cleaners or regularly use cleaning sprays or other cleaning products at home appear to experience a greater decline in lung function over time than women who do not clean, according to new research published online in … Continue reading Women Who Clean at Home or Work Face Lung Damage
You’re bloated like never before and your period has been acting CRAZY for the past few months. Probably just PMS gone wild, right? Not so much. Those are both symptoms of uterine fibroids, which you definitely shouldn’t just ignore. Fibroids … Continue reading Fibroid Symptoms Every Woman Should Know About
Who doesn’t love a trip to the salon? You get to sit down, relax, and let someone else do the work, and when you get done, you usually feel more confident about your appearance and yourself. In a recent 2017 … Continue reading Don’t Get Sick at Your Salon! 10 Safety Tips
Psoriasis is a chronic, autoimmune skin disease that causes inflammation and scaling of the skin that affects approximately 2 percent to 2.6 percent of the U.S. population. (1) Normal, healthy skin experiences cell turnover about once a month, but when you … Continue reading Psoriasis Diet and Natural Treatment Options
All of a sudden, this yellow stuff is everywhere. It’s being stirred into your smoothies and heaped into products at your favorite health-food store. It’s in every hot recipe from curries to cocktails. But this herb is certainly not new. So what’s the … Continue reading Turmeric: Miracle Spice or Herbal Myth?
With the kids back in school and cold and flu season in high-gear, disinfecting the home may be in order. Disinfecting is different from cleaning because disinfectants kill bacteria so that it is unable to reproduce. Cleaning pretty much just … Continue reading DIY Disinfectant Spray with Tea Tree & Lemongrass
No one ever expects to get cancer, but as a healthy 29-year-old working in the fitness world, I really didn’t see it happening to me. Of course, looking back now, it’s easy for me to see the palm-sized tumor poking … Continue reading Thyroid Cancer Story: ‘I Had Thyroid Cancer For Five Years Without Knowing It’
It’s been a common belief held by smokers for ages: Smoking a pack of cigarettes a day is bad—so if you cut down to just a cig or two, that’s much better, right? Well, it might not be as helpful … Continue reading Smoking One Cigarette a Day Health Risks
It’s no surprise that alcohol affects people differently—think of that friend who falls asleep after two beers compared to the one who can stay out until … Continue reading Drinking Alcohol Is More Dangerous If You’re Poor
What is nux vomica? Well, there is a Nux Vomica band, but I’m talking about nux vomica as in the homeopathic medicine that — despite known dangers — is used for a range of common problems like motion sickness, headaches and … Continue reading Nux Vomica Herbal Remedy Dangers & Precautions
Hate the dentist? So does pretty much everyone else in your dentist office’s waiting room.“People say that to me every day!” says Maria Lopez Howell, D.D.S., a spokesperson for the American Dental Association. “I have a great rapport with my … Continue reading Dentist Talk: 5 Things Your Dentist Wants You To Know
Scientific American asked the question back in 2015 if non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) was America’s greatest health risk of the times. In that year, the American Liver Foundation estimated that up to 25 percent of Americans were living with … Continue reading Are You One of the Many Women at Risk for Fatty Liver Disease?
Most people have never even heard of GABA, let alone know what it does in the body. However, for those suffering from anxiety or insomnia, this important neurotransmitter can be the key to reducing symptoms. In fact, many medications that … Continue reading What Is GABA? Brain-Boosting, Anxiety-Busting Power of GABA