Category: Personal Care

Croup: When a Baby Sounds like a Dog Barking

Croup: When a Baby Sounds like a Dog Barking

Croup is a sickness that occurs in babies when they’re having difficulty breathing. The baby’s upper airways have become irritated and swollen, making the vocal cords narrow. Breathing then becomes noisy, resulting in coughing that has been said to sound… 0 Shares | | Posted in Child Care, Health, Lifestyle, Personal Care
Body Balance: Controlling your frame

Body Balance: Controlling your frame

Balance is the body’s ability to be pulled in the right direction at the right time. The central nervous system (CNS), composed of the brain and spinal cord, accomplishes this task for us. This system is in charge or activating… 0 Shares | | Posted in Lifestyle, Personal Care
Eye Puffiness: How not to let this be “seen”

Eye Puffiness: How not to let this be “seen”

Having bags under the eyes seems to just be part of getting older. As we age, the tissue that surrounds the eyes does weaken and the muscles also lose their strength. The fat that is stored around the eyes then… 0 Shares | | Posted in Health, Lifestyle, Personal Care
Interval Training: Why you need this high to low exercise

Interval Training: Why you need this high to low exercise

Interval training can help anyone get those most out of their cardiovascular workouts. This training involves alternating short high intensity bursts with active rest periods. Doesn’t sound very complicated or challenging on paper, but this is no simple or easy… 0 Shares | | Posted in Fitness, Health, Lifestyle, Personal Care, Weight Loss
Burping: Belching 101

Burping: Belching 101

When you eat, food enters the mouth, is swallowed, then travels down the esophagus and into the stomach. Upon arrival, the digestive system uses bacteria, acid, enzymes, and chemicals to help pull nutrients from food to be used for energy.… 0 Shares | | Posted in Food, Health, Lifestyle, Nutrition, Personal Care
The Breakfast Debate: 1st meal of the day counts

The Breakfast Debate: 1st meal of the day counts

Breakfast is the meal that breaks the fast from the night before. There’s an associated typical or traditional line up of foods we think of when it comes to this first meal….eggs, pancakes, cereal, bagels, coffee, waffles, oatmeal, and so… 0 Shares | | Posted in Fitness, Fitness Nutrition, Food, Lifestyle, Nutrition, Personal Care, Weight Loss
Vomiting & Nausea: When the body must get rid

Vomiting & Nausea: When the body must get rid

Vomiting is the body’s way of getting rid of something it does not like. It is a natural, protective reflex. Nausea is the feeling right before the body does this release. This is an unpleasant feeling, but because vomiting is… 0 Shares | | Posted in Health, Lifestyle, Personal Care
Ketosis: Fat’s new best friend

Ketosis: Fat’s new best friend

Our body normally uses glucose from carbohydrates as our main source of energy. Ketosis is a popular word used in the diet and diabetes worlds. Our body goes into a state of ketosis to keep itself working when carbohydrates are… 0 Shares | | Posted in Fitness, Fitness Nutrition, Food, Health, Lifestyle, Nutrition, Personal Care, Weight Loss
Mucus: The oil of the body’s engine

Mucus: The oil of the body’s engine

Mucus is part of life and everyone has it. Especially during a cold or sinus infection, tissue after tissue can become filled with mucus. It can feel disgusting and sometimes embarrassing in front of others, but mucus serves a pertinent… 0 Shares | | Posted in Health, Lifestyle, Personal Care
Mold & Mildew: Thriving in moist conditions

Mold & Mildew: Thriving in moist conditions

Mold and mildew are found everywhere in the environment. Both are a type of fungi that grow and thrive in moist conditions. Dark areas with little sunlight love to produce mold and mildew. The seeds and smores spread and spread… 0 Shares | | Posted in Environment, Health, Lifestyle, Personal Care