The following pictures illustrate the progression of a brown recluse spider bite. Photos from days 3 through 6 are not too graphic. However, the picture showing the infection on days 9 and 10 are very graphic. Your discretion is advised if you choose to view.
I am intrigued whenever I hear another first-person story of someone’s life with cancer, including their coping mechanisms, the highs and lows, the ups and downs, and the ultimate realities of struggling to survive this battle with something called ‘cancer’. Most of all, I appreciate when people are able to maintain their sense of humor through it all.
Perhaps you already know about it, or (gasp!) have been doing it for years. I may just be the last to know about this healthy new way to prevent the spreading of germs from a cough…
Tricia Cunningham invented ‘The Backwards Diet’ — also known as The Reverse Diet. Simply put, she reverses the order of what she eats: a heavy dinner for breakfast, regular meal for lunch, then a light breakfast for dinner.
What to do when you sleep with someone who snores?… Invest in a good set of earplugs!
Do you feel like you’re running in circles? Spinning your wheels? Unable to focus? Overwhelmed? Got a ‘To Do’ list longer than your grocery list? Doing a lot of different things, but not getting anything ‘done’? It’s all about living your life so you’ll have no regrets…
Here’s a lengthy summary about my passionate search to educate myself about Autism.
The common cold typically lasts 6-8 days. But Cold-Eeze can cut the length of your cold in HALF! I’ve used it. And it really seems to work. Where most cold meds attack your symptoms, Cold-Eeze attacks the cold virus itself. There is a difference between Cold-Eeze, Zicam, and Airborne.
I was actually very, very VERY skeptical of chiropractors at first. But, after visiting a chiropractor for nearly 2 years now, I’m now singing the praises of chiropractic care. Here’s why.
Every time I do a bit of Yoga, I wind up a tad sore — in a good way — the next day. That tells me, I don’t do Yoga ENOUGH, but that’s beside the point. Truth is, every single time I do it, I feel SOOOOooooo completely refreshed, limber, healthy, and rejuvenated. I love Yoga.
Do you know what your glucose level is — what’s your score? Here’s how to test your blood sugar level and what it means.
The well-respected consumer product authority, Consumer Reports, has started reviewing medications as well. Their free Web site compares medications in terms of price, effectiveness, and safety.
Following is a growing list of research regarding Low-Carb vs Low-Fat dieting. In addition to links to the actual results of various studies, you’ll also find a brief summary of each — to save you time when searching for topics most important to you. Use this information to help you determine whether a Low-Fat or Low-Carb diet plan is best for you.
Here are literally DOZENS of ways to increase your water intake on a daily basis. Drink more water… start now!
Since so many people are SWEARING by the effects of Green Tea on your overall health & well-being, today I searched around a bit, and found some of the best articles about Green Tea on the ‘Net.
We’re trying something new called the ‘Roller Coaster Diet’. You’ve probably heard of it. You may have even been on it yourself a few times. Here’s how we do it… the healthy version!
If you have weakness in your hand or wrist, and your hand or wrist becomes easily fatigued after a certain amount of time at the computer, then you may be experiencing early signs of RSI — Repetitive Strain Injury. RSI is the underlying problem behind carpal tunnel syndrome.
Eating low carb diet foods has been a trend for awhile now and I don’t see that changing anytime soon. It used to be said that if you eat Atkins food you were destined to lose weight quickly, but in reality, choosing low carb foods has long-term health benefits. I’m sharing my tips to achieve long-term health goals by eating low carb.
We are 3-1/2 weeks into it now, and yes, we’re STILL following the Atkins 4-phase nutritional approach! Here’s how it’s going for us… including some of our own modifications to the Atkins Diet.
Here we are, with 5 days of the Atkins Diet under our belt now. And, all is well. In fact, all is GREAT! We are both feeling much better… already. Our clothes fit better. We have more energy at the end of the day. And it’s fun eating new stuff and trying out new recipes!
We chose the Atkin’s Diet route, not because we think its particularly better than any other form of weight loss out there, but because we’ve had good results from it in the past, and it doesn’t feel quite as restricting as some other diet plans. Here’s how it’s going…