Month: December 2009

Elderly Caregiver Support

Care for the elderly can be difficult and stressful for a number of reasons.  The challenges presented to adults who care for the elderly, who are either family or friends, often create issues within their own families.  Unfortunately these issues can lead to deterioration of other relationships.

Simple Steps for Diabetes Prevention

Diabetes is more prevalent than ever and 95% of cases diagnosed are type 2 diabetes.

Healthy Tips to Weight Loss

The world is fascinated with weight loss, some for health reasons and others for cosmetic. No matter the reason, many people try harsh diets that never work, extreme exercise regimens that result in injuries or other weight loss program that end without success. The reason that none of these weight loss methods seem to work […]

Stress Reducing Tips

Try reducing stress and anxiety with fresh, natural scents.  In general they induce a calming state.  In one recent study, volunteers became extremely anxious when they were confined in coffin-like tubes, but then calmed down when the tubes were infused with the smells of green apple and cucumber.  These odors seem to have an impact […]

A Road Map to Weight Loss

If you are carrying around a few (I use that term loosely) extra pounds, like most of us are, you know we should take the weight off. It will reduce stress on our heart, reducing the chance of heart disease, cancer, possibility of diabetes; feel better, look more attractive, etc.  

Estrogen Dominance

Estrogen Dominance is a term coined by the late John R. Lee, M.D., author of a number of books on the topic of women’s hormones. The theory of Estrogen Dominance describes a condition where a woman can have deficient, normal or excessive estrogen but has little or no progesterone to balance its effects in the […]

Physical Symptoms of Menopause

While thinking about the symptoms of menopause, it is important for you to know and understand that these symptoms differ from woman to woman. Certain factors like difference in diet and nutrition, general health and health care, etc all affect the way women experience menopause.

Treatment Options for Stretch Marks

Since stretch marks are common among many people there are a number of treatment modalities to be applied. The most important factor is the selection of the suitable method on the basis of the severity of the condition. Even though it is not a life threatening condition, many people need treatment because of social stigma. […]

Stress and Your Closet

Are you fed up with the mess you see when you open your closet? Maybe it’s high time that you take time to organize your closet and make it look like a human being is using it.

10 Natural Ways to combat PMS

It’s not taken seriously, even laughed about. Yet most women suffer PMS to some degree. Here are some ways to help.