Category: Personal Care

Cysts – Types of fillings & locations

Cysts – Types of fillings & locations

Sometimes tissue on the body likes to bring attention to itself in the form of cysts. These cysts are pockets under the skin made of tissue that are either air filled, fluid filled, or have other substances in them. Most… 0 Shares | | Posted in Health, Personal Care
Incontinence – Bladder control in question

Incontinence – Bladder control in question

Loss of bladder control, aka incontinence, can be an uncomfortable, disruptive, and an embarrassing problem that effects twice as many women as men. Trouble strikes for several reasons, but more commonly occurs during pregnancy as well as childbirth and then… 0 Shares | | Posted in Health, Lifestyle, Personal Care
IBS – Irritating foods to avoid

IBS – Irritating foods to avoid

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) affects somewhere between 5-10% of the population. This digestive condition is uncomfortable and intrusive upon daily living. Those who suffer from IBS must be careful of certain foods that trigger disruption to digestion. Although having a… 0 Shares | | Posted in Food, Health, Lifestyle, Nutrition, Personal Care
Cryotherapy – Cold never felt so good

Cryotherapy – Cold never felt so good

Cold therapy, termed cryotherapy, has become a popular form of self-care for the body. It can be done in one or more areas of the body and some people have it done on their whole body. The idea behind cryotherapy… 0 Shares | | Posted in Fitness, Health, Lifestyle, Personal Care
“The Sister”–How a naturopathic doctor got sucked back in to the western medical system.

“The Sister”–How a naturopathic doctor got sucked back in to the western medical system.

On October 16, 2022 my brother fell 8 feet off his back deck into the outside concrete basement stairwell. It was dusk and it was 38 degrees and the only witness was Sheldon—the neighbor’s dog.  Sheldon barked furiously but his… 0 Shares | | Posted in Health, Health, Hospitals & Surgery, Lifestyle, Medicine, Personal Care, Pharmaceuticals
Psoriasis – When our skin becomes a burden

Psoriasis – When our skin becomes a burden

Our skin is our outermost layer that serves to protect us. We expose our skin to so many environments day in and day out. Our skin is also something that is visible to ourselves and others, so we tend to… 0 Shares | | Posted in Health, Health, Lifestyle, Personal Care
The Necessity of Natural Remedies: A Response to Growing Drug Shortages

The Necessity of Natural Remedies: A Response to Growing Drug Shortages

In an era where drug shortages are a cause for concern, there’s a rising problem of finding more sustainable alternatives to the pharmaceutical industry’s standard medications. As CVS, Walgreens, and your local mom-and-pop pharmacies struggle to keep up with demand,… 0 Shares | | Posted in Health, Personal Care
Fingernails & toenails – Twenty entities with a purpose

Fingernails & toenails – Twenty entities with a purpose

We have twenty total on our body when it comes to fingernails and toenails. Some of us keep them short, tamed, long, clean, or dirty. Fingernails and toenails are part of our personal hygiene. There’s an entire nail industry full… 0 Shares | | Posted in Health, Lifestyle, Personal Care
Cirrhosis – Liver scarring marking trouble

Cirrhosis – Liver scarring marking trouble

Scarring of the liver is called cirrhosis and it can be caused by a few conditions. Whenever the liver is injured, it tries to repair itself. This could be from alcohol or an infection and to heal itself, the liver… 0 Shares | | Posted in Health, Lifestyle, Personal Care
Pregnancy Nutrition – What to avoid & try to eat

Pregnancy Nutrition – What to avoid & try to eat

Pregnancy is a time when not only is the mother taking care of her health, but she’s now taking care of something growing inside her. There are certain foods that can affect the health of the baby more than others.… 0 Shares | | Posted in Child Care, Health, Lifestyle, Nutrition, Personal Care