Category: Personal Care

Cartilage: Cushion protection

Cartilage: Cushion protection

Cartilage holds our bones together and supports our tissues. It is tough, but at the same time flexible, which makes damaging this tissue pretty easy. This tissue has a rubbery texture as it serves to cushion the area between the… 0 Shares | | Posted in Health, Lifestyle, Nutrition, Personal Care
Body Shape: What’s your frame?

Body Shape: What’s your frame?

The human body comes in many forms, hence the diversity of this world. Every individual has their own skeletal structure with different distribution of fat and muscle dispersed. Until adulthood, this frame is under construction and change, until finally one… 0 Shares | | Posted in Health, Lifestyle, Personal Care
Diverticulosis: Stomach diversion

Diverticulosis: Stomach diversion

The walls of the digestive tract play a very important role in our relationship with food. Diverticulosis is a condition that occurs when pockets form in the digestive tract. These pockets, called diverticula, mostly form in the colon (the lower… 0 Shares | | Posted in Food, Health, Lifestyle, Nutrition, Personal Care
Weather Forecast: Just ask your joints

Weather Forecast: Just ask your joints

Remember when quirky Aunt Sally used to say, “My knees are hurting, must be a storm coming”?? In our adult lives, we now might relate to her wives’ tale. There may actually be truth to her statement. When barometric pressure… 0 Shares | | Posted in Environment, Health, Lifestyle, Personal Care, Weather Control
GERD- irritating acid reaction

GERD- irritating acid reaction

Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is that irritating acid that can build in the stomach and esophagus. Many of us experience this from time to time, but chronic heartburn, chest pain, difficulty swallowing, feeling like there is a lump in the… 0 Shares | | Posted in Food, Health, Lifestyle, Nutrition, Personal Care
Low back pain: Listen to you mother and don’t slouch

Low back pain: Listen to you mother and don’t slouch

Nearly 60-80% of the general adult population suffers from low back pain. Yes, that many of us. Annual medical costs associated with this type of injury is reported to be nearly $26 billion in the United States.  85% of male… 0 Shares | | Posted in Health, Lifestyle, Personal Care
Hepatitis C: The liver’s enemy

Hepatitis C: The liver’s enemy

Hepatitis C is a type of viral infection that causes inflammation to the liver. The hepatitis C virus (HCV) is spread through blood that is contaminated. It is most commonly spread via shared needles or other tools that inject drugs.… 0 Shares | | Posted in Health, Lifestyle, Personal Care
Hernias: Unusual discomfort

Hernias: Unusual discomfort

A hernia can occur when an organ or possibly fatty tissue finds its way into your fascia (the surrounding area of a muscle). They are most common in the abdomen but can also occur in the groin, thigh, or belly… 0 Shares | | Posted in Health, Lifestyle, Personal Care
Tuberculosis: Why are we being poked??

Tuberculosis: Why are we being poked??

Most of us have been tested for TB, also known as tuberculosis, for a job, school, or travel. Tuberculosis is all around us, and it was actually the leading cause of death in the 20th century. We readily take this… 0 Shares | | Posted in Health, Holistic Medicine, Lifestyle, Personal Care
Do This Before Going to Bed To Rebuild Your Gums

Do This Before Going to Bed To Rebuild Your Gums

Dental health is an essential part of maintaining a healthy body. While we focus a lot on having shiny white teeth it is important not to forget the role our gums play. Unhealthy gums can lead to gingivitis and if… 0 Shares | | Posted in Health, Herbal Medicine, Nutritional Medicine, Personal Care, Recipes