I had a full hysterectomy at the age of 50, nine years after having a laparoscopy to remove endometriosis. Here are my best tips if hysterectomy surgery is in your future.
To help other women in the same boat as me, I did a lot of research – before and after my full hysterectomy – and took lots of notes detailing exactly what my experience was like.
A number of helpful essential oils for ears listed here. See why I like Basil, Helichrysum & Cajeput as the top 3 for earaches, hearing loss & ringing ears.
Wonder if you should get the BRCA test or not? Me too! Here’s what you need to know about BRCA testing – to help you decide if you should do it or not.
Like frozen pizza? Addicted to sugar? These aren’t healthy choices if you suffer from high blood pressure – like me. 5 simple high blood pressure diet tips.
A healthy salad starts with healthy ingredients. Here’s how to make a healthy, substantial salad that won’t leave you hungry or nutritionally deprived.
On antibiotics or meds for blood pressure, thyroid, or cholesterol? Watch for medication interactions if you eat bananas, fiber, soy, dairy, greens, or grapefruit!
Can’t sleep? Feeling stressed? Deep breathing exercises can be done anywhere to provide relief fast. Here’s how to do the 478 breathing exercise plus 3 more
Tired of allergies and OTC medications? Incorporate these natural allergy remedies into your life – from neti pots to steam baths. You’ll finally get relief.
Nervous about donating blood? These 5 simple steps will help you avoid negative side effects when giving blood. So there’s no reason to be nervous anymore!
Frequently constipated? Feel bloated & gassy? Here are 4 ways to get constipation relief… naturally. The fastest one: raise your knees!
Karma Yoga teaches you how to detach from your ego and practice mindfulness in order to provide selfless service daily — because kindness matters.
A LOT of my friends and relatives have had total knee replacement surgery. You probably have some fears about the surgery & questions about the recovery. Here’s what you need to know.
I always started sneezing and coughing when the real Christmas tree was brought into the home. My parents joked that maybe I had tree allergies. Actually, it was most likely Christmas tree mold! Here’s what you need to know about tree mold BEFORE you bring a Christmas tree into your home. There are many tricks and alternatives to suffering from tree allergies this holiday.
Many who are suffering from fatigue & muscle pain are quick to assume they’ve got fibromyalgia. 5 other illnesses have the same symptoms. Here’s how to tell
A low carb diet like the Atkins Diet one of the easiest, most effective ways to lose weight fast. Here are the low carb foods we eat, plus low carb recipes!
Early stages of cervical cancer respond well to treatment, which may be radiation, chemotherapy, surgery, or a combination of methods. Here’s what you need to know.
Are you enjoying your journey through life? I am! Want to live a happier life? Who doesn’t? See how rewarding it can be to try and find unique, helpful nuggets in life — because constantly making daily life tweaks is what living is all about!
I absolutely love my microwave heating pad. It works for all of my aches and pains. My favorite is the large sectioned microwave heating pack from Thermal-Aid. It’s actually a heating AND cooling pack in one! It comes in lots of shapes and sizes and conforms to your sore body parts. I also got one of their cute heat/ice packs for children shaped like cuddly teddy bears. These have become my favorite new heating pads!
Pelvic organ prolapse is a serious women’s issue which typically affects women after childbirth, a hysterectomy, or menopause. This condition has a rocky history when it comes to its popular means of treatment – transvaginal mesh – which has led to complications and even lawsuits. Here’s what you need to know.
There are a lot of popular hangover myths out there. Unfortunately, most of them are dead wrong! Following are some solid tips for curing your hangover, plus some things you can do to prevent a hangover from occurring in the first place.
If you boost your daily activity, you will burn more calories. It’s as simple as that. Here are some routine activities that most of us do every single day without even thinking about it, plus some easy ways to increase the number of calories your burn while doing those things. Simple ways to burn calories WITHOUT working out!
Looking for some money-saving healthy eating tips? Here’s how to choose the right foods at the right time of year so you can save a lot of money on your groceries and still eat healthy!
Whether you call it hay fever, seasonal allergies, or allergic rhinitis, here are 2 things I’ve learned about treating seasonal allergies: (1) An allergy remedy that works great for Person A doesn’t necessarily work for Person B and (2) Something that works well for you now may become less effective over time. Here are the OTC meds that I’ve found work best for seasonal allergies.
A few important facts about hangovers, followed by some of most popular myths about hangovers… Let’s separate fact from fiction when it comes to hangover cures.