Month: September 2018

The Importance of Reducing Estrogen with Ovarian Cysts

Many women suffer from ovarian cysts, some without even knowing they have them. The cysts can cause no symptoms, or some very painful or unpleasant ones like bloating, one-sided pain, painful intercourse and bowel movements, and irregular menstrual periods. Unfortunately, cyst formation is a regular process of the body, but some may become irregular and […]

Why Do I Get A Headache When I Haven’t Had My Coffee?

Caffeine like many other things is addictive and is considered to be a drug at the end of the day. Many Americans and those around the world are well aware that their morning goes much smoother with a cup or two of coffee to get things moving. Headaches happen to those who lack their morning […]

Could Different Cultures Teach Us Something About Dementia?

Dementia is a scary diagnosis.  Losing the ability to remember how to do everyday tasks, who people are and what you just did seems daunting and frightening.  In America we prize independence to the point that a Dementia diagnosis seems shameful like something you should hide.  But this attitude may be more harmful than the […]

5 Signs You Were Meant To Work For Yourself

Self employment has been rising in popularity because many people enjoy that they can work from home, turn down jobs they aren’t interested in, and don’t have to abide by a strict schedule set by someone else. So how can you know if you are ready to take the leap into self employment? Well, there […]

Protect Your Baby From SIDS and Other Sleeping Injuries

There are a few things parents can do to prevent the event of SIDS from occurring. SIDS stands for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome and each year it affects 1,500 babies. Usually SIDS is the result of the babies breathing being blocked somehow while they are sleeping. One of the things parents can is to make […]

Study: CBD Increases Comfort in Dogs with Osteoarthritis

There are many dogs out there with osteoarthritis and joint paint that suffer from a lot of pain. Owners may be reluctant to give their dogs dangerous drugs to combat that pain, but luckily there may be another option that is both safe for your dog and effective. A double blind, placebo controlled study was […]

10 Habits Of People Who Lose Weight And Keep It Off

It seems like everyone is constantly dieting, or coming off a diet, or about to start a diet. Weight loss has become a cyclical obsession in modern times. Part of the reason for this is how the foods we eat are less healthy and typically more loaded up with sugar. But another part is how […]

Troubled by Floaters? Now We Can Zap Them

Eye floaters are a common problem, especially with nearsighted or older people, where you see small floating blobs or wiggling lines across your eyes but they move away when you try to look at them. These moving spots can be accompanied by peripheral blindness or flashes of light. Eye floaters are caused by the vitreous […]

How to Create a Safe Sleep Space for Elderly Parents

One of the uncomfortable realities for all adults is that as we age, we might need assistance with just the basic tasks of life. Physical maturity, becoming an adult, is associated with independence and ability. But as life moves on, as we continue to age, and enter our elderly years, the reality is our physical […]

Aspartame Myths and Facts – What You Really Need to Know

The modern palate has a pronounced affinity for indulging in our sweet tooth. Sugar is in everything we eat, and often we even add it on purpose to foods or drinks even when they’re already sweet. For this reason, that sugar and the calories it brings are accompanied by a wide array of avoidable health […]