Blood tests are part of a physician’s routine to make sure that you’re healthy. Also, many testing centers are set up specifically to screen for any trouble before it becomes a bigger issue. At these locations, you simply visit a doctor on staff to receive an order for your desired test, then get … [Read more...] about How To Lower Your Blood Pressure Before You Are Poked
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I was just reading a post about making your own DIY sterile saline solution, but it didn’t call for canning the product, and they expressed concern over keeping it “clean enough” during storage (sterile). If you employ a canning process, you should not need to worry about sterility. I do water … [Read more...] about How to Make Your Own Saline Solution [Recipe]
How many of us wake up after a long night's sleep and make an assortment of noises just walking to the bathroom. This is the reality of getting older. Aches and pains equal limitations on the ability to perform certain tasks either comfortably or possibly not at all. It sucks. Period. As … [Read more...] about Getting Older Sucks. Period.
Warning: GRAPHIC IMAGES Okay, I had two deer tick bites last week - oh yes, they were embedded. Old thinking - cover the tick with Vicks or petroleum jelly to smother them, back them out with a hot match or nail. New thinking - get the tick out as fast as possible by pulling STRAIGHT BACK … [Read more...] about What To Do For a Deer Tick Bite
By Beverly Sandlin The lower humidity in the winter causes our skin to dry out, an increase in itchy scalp and dandruff, and cracking of the skin on feet, hands and around the eyes. What to do? Here are some simple, natural remedies that will help if not totally solve some of the issues, and … [Read more...] about Natural Remedies for Dry Skin
By Beverly Sandlin, Baking soda is a saliva buffer and neutralizes plaque acids, remember that it has a very alkaline pH of about 8 with 7 being neutral. I can tell you these things from personal experience, and of course not everyone is the same. Teeth whitening – Try it! Give it just 3 … [Read more...] about Oral Health and Baking Soda