Commonly Known and Lesser Known Hypothyroid Symptoms

When hypothyroidism begins, several things happen, usually gradually. The first is lack of energy and ambition. You just seem to lose desire for activities you’ve enjoyed in the past. You feel unusually tired and apathetic, but can’t figure out why. You begin to crave carbs and begin to snack regularly. This is your body’s way…

Post-Herpetic Neuralgia – Ayurvedic Herbal Treatment

Herpes Zoster or shingles is a painful rash on the skin and is caused by a reactivation of the chickenpox virus, which remains dormant in nerve cells for years. The rash usually subsides within a month, however, in some affected individuals – usually the elderly – the resulting nerve damage causes severe pain, which may…

How to Lighten Up the Holiday BBQ

Memorial Day is just around the corner and I know this because all the BBQ stuff has been moved to where you can not miss it in the grocery store, or in Costco, BJ's, or one of the many other big box operations. Usually, I'm pretty lucky and I get invited to where someone else…

The 10 Most ANNOYING Marketing Buzzwords

Calling all marketers! Get ready to disrupt (yup, that’s one of them) your digestive tract with marketing clich├ęs that will make you puke. These marketing buzz terms are polluting creative minds everywhere – and there might even be scientific evidence linking these cringe-worthy catchphrases to Millennials’ intense feelings of “I don’t want a desk job”.…

Acid Attack – Are Your Teeth In Danger?

Your teeth may be at risk. Did you know that consuming acidic foods and drinks can lead to acid erosion of your teeth? Once softened by acid exposure, your tooth enamel becomes weakened and can be more easily worn away, even by just brushing your teeth! If you tend to grind your teeth at night,…

Unusual Uses For Onions

My family on my mother's side tend to live a long time. My great grandmother was asked why that was, and he attributed it to eating green onions on a daily basis. Whether or not that's true ,ions have a lot of uses. Acne : Crush raw slices and mix with water, apply to the…

Get Rid of Toenail Fungus

Toenail fungus usually first shows up as a yellow or whitish spot below the tip of the toenail. The fungus that is usually responsible is one known as dermatophytes. Mold or yeast can also grow under the nail causing similar symptoms. If you want to get rid of toenail fungus to make it more healthy,…

Hippotherapy – A New Therapy For Autism?

The word hippotherapy is derived from the Greek word "hippo," which means "horse." It describes physical, occupational, or speech therapy that uses the multidimensional movement of a walking horse to optimize the rider and help enhance balance, good posture, mobility, coordination, and strength. Often, hippotherapy aids mental functioning, improves mood and self-confidence as well. The…

How To Recognize The Signs Of An Ulcer

An ulcer is a crater like sore usually 1/4 to 3/4 inch in diameter (can sometimes be 1 to 2 inches in diameter) and can form in either the lining of the stomach (gastric ulcer), below the stomach at the beginning of the small intestine in the duodenum (duodenal ulcer) or sometimes (but not often)…