Dealing With Poison Ivy

Now that the autumn season has descended upon us we find that we are more inclined to take a brisk walk and enjoy a bit of nature. The various state forests and parks are excellent places to visit this time of year. The children have an opportunity to observe nature's annual metamorphosis as the trees…

Why Do Blue Veins Appear Around The Mouth?

Have you recently noticed blue veins around your mouth area? What could possibly provoke the veins from appearing on your skin? Why are they visible now? It is common knowledge that our body is made up of hundreds or thousands of veins. These are used to transport blood. They are properly concealed by our skin.…

The Pros And Cons OF Owning Teacup Pigs

A teacup pig is just a small pig that has the ability to grow up to 12-16 inches tall and can weigh up to 30 to 65 pounds. At birth, it may only weigh 9 ounces which is really small when compared to the traditional pot bellied pigs. Because it is small, lots of people…

IBS – Symptoms and Treatment with a TWIST!

IBS is a dreadful word for the many people who have to cope with the stress, both physically and mentally that this condition brings. As per IFFGD a registered nonprofit education and research organization irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) affects approximately 10-15% or more of the general population. Among other things IBS sufferers have to cope…

Psychologists, When to See them, How they Work

Here’s the truth – about psychology, how it can give individuals and families the same “edge” it gives professional sports teams, and police departments. If you have ever – • needed to shake off life draining depression and regain energy and joy de vie, or • needed to manage a hyperactive or disruptive child or…

Anxiety Basics – Controlling Your Response

All evidence points to impending doom and nothing anyone can say will convince you otherwise. Your chest constricts and you find it hard to breath, yet your breathing becomes more rapid and you feel light headed. You can not escape the crushing feeling that this is it. You know what this is. It's an anxiety…

Speech Disorders

Speech disorders are fairly easy to recognize by a layperson. The speech may be difficult to understand, articulation may be unclear, it may sound ‘stuttered’ or fluency may by disrupted. Although most listeners tolerate speech disorders, individuals with speech problems typically do not like the fact that attention is drawn to their speech and may…

How Sound As Therapy Works

Sound is created through vibration. Vibrations infiltrate our senses … even our bodies. Sound vibrations are powerful and each of us react to them differently. While a soul-stirring ballad may make you feel pensive or romantic, rock music may help you feel ready to dance and have a good time. For your neighbor, that same…

Beauty Ideas for Women

A woman wants to look beautiful all her life and a beautiful you will come with boosted confidence and a high self-esteem. It is important to know the best ways to take care of your skin, hair, eyes and nails in order to remain beautiful. Among the beauty tips for women is a lifestyle change…

Beauty Ideas for Women

A woman wants to look beautiful all her life and a beautiful you will come with boosted confidence and a high self-esteem. It is important to know the best ways to take care of your skin, hair, eyes and nails in order to remain beautiful. Among the beauty tips for women is a lifestyle change…

Chronic Neck Pain

The neck (cervical spine) is composed of vertebrae which begin in the upper torso and end at the base of the skull. The bony vertebrae along with the ligaments (like thick rubber bands) provide stability to the spine. The muscles allow for support and motion. What Causes Neck Pain? Many patients seek orthopedic care for…

8 Things to Know About Fertility Today

Becoming pregnant may sound simple, but for thousands of years it has provided a tender issue for those unable to conceive. Read on to understand why pregnancy is often so difficult for many. Timing: Women can only become pregnant when they are ovulating. As a result, it's important for many couples having difficulty conceiving to…