Despite efforts to reduce or eliminate the number of potentially harmful chemicals in consumer products, the agriculture sector, and our waterways, people and companies still improperly use and dispose of these chemicals. Worse still is that many of these chemicals are resistant to biodegradation and will be with us for centuries. So despite your efforts […]
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Natural Solutions for Unnatural Pain
According to Nature’s Pathways, the intention of Pain Awareness Month in September is to raise awareness about the prevalence of pain and the available treatment options. 4 in 5 people will experience some form of physical pain in their lives whether it’s chronic or acute. What does chronic pain feel like? Imagine wrapping a blood […]
Problems with your Vision? Glaucoma could be the Cause!
When I first started researching this topic I was surprised to see that one of the first options that popped up on Google when Â I typed in “glaucoma” was “glaucoma jokes.” I was intrigued so I clicked on it and have to admit, the joke made me laugh. It’s probably not the most appropriate joke […]
6 Ways to Absorb Magnesium + Health Benefits & Symptoms of Deficiency
Did you know that medications, poor food choices, alcohol and even our daily stress can deplete important minerals like magnesium from our bodies? Most people are magnesium deficient. If you drink soda, eat white bread, white rice, sugar, saturated fats or other processed foods – you’re most likely deficient. It’s a challenge to avoid these […]
5 Signs You Might Be Lactose Intolerant
Lactose intolerance occurs when a person’s body has trouble digesting lactose, a sugar found naturally in milk and other dairy products. The enzyme lactase is required to breakdown and digest lactose. If a person does not make enough lactase enzyme they will have difficulties digesting dairy and other milk products. The symptoms of lactose intolerance […]
Could You Have Hyperthyroidism?
Are you experiencing unexplained weight loss? An irregular heartbeat? Nervousness or irritability?Â If you answered “yes” to these symptoms you may be part of the 1% of Americans who suffer from hyperthyroidism, a condition characterized by an overactive thyroid gland.Â The thyroid gland is a butterfly-shaped gland in the neck that is responsible for producing two hormones: […]
Cancer Survivors Speak Out – Nutrition & Fitness Matter!
Unless you’re a cancer survivor or have a loved one who is, you probably didn’t know that the first Sunday in June isÂ National Cancer Survivor Day. Since I first wrote this post, I’ve known many more people who’ve been diagnosed with Cancer – it gets depressing.Â But, it’s good to be reminded of the people who’ve […]
Facts & Prevention Tips for Cataracts
The human eyes contain more than 2 million working parts and process 36,000 bits of information every hour. Needless to say your eyes are one of the most complex parts of your body! With that many working parts it’s not surprising that many people develop problems with vision or their overall eye health. Cataracts are […]
Detox and Reduce, or Eliminate Allergy Symptoms [Infographic]
While many people are born with allergies, many develop them later in life.Â I developed airborne allergies when I was about 14 â hay fever.Â I would wake in the morning with my eyes nearly glued shut, had terrible congestion and itchy eyes when outdoors. I donât recall taking medication but I do remember avoiding fields […]
What to Do About Restless Legs Syndrome
Restless Legs Syndrome can beÂ very problematic for adults and even children, too. The Facts About Restless Legs Syndrome: It affects up to 10% of the population. There are more than 5 million people who suffer from the more moderate or severe forms of RLS. Twice as many women suffer from RLS as men. More than […]