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TENS Unit – My New Friend in a Box

TENS Unit – My New Friend in a Box

| July 17, 2016 | 0 Comments

Some time ago my chiropractor suggested I purchase a TENS unit to help with tight muscles in the upper leg area. For those of you unfamiliar with a TENS unit it is a portable electronic stimulator unit. It stimulates nerves and muscles electronically. (The acronym TENS stands for transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation) Why did he […]

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Soft Star Shoes and Happy Feet

Soft Star Shoes and Happy Feet

| March 4, 2016 | 0 Comments

I’ve got happy feet! As a matter of fact, I’ve got very happy feet! I attribute some of my foot happiness to Soft Star shoes. If you haven’t heard of them, take a visit over to their website to see what they’re all about. If you’re into high fashion, high heels and red carpet walk […]

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Here’s How I Finally Got Rid of My Dry Rough Hands

Here’s How I Finally Got Rid of My Dry Rough Hands

| October 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

For years I was plagued with rough, dry hands. My hands were so rough that I barely wanted to touch myself. My hubby and kids complained and joked about my rough, dry hands. “Mom we don’t need scouring pads to clean the pots. Why don’t you just rub them with your hands?” I believed the […]

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Raw Cabbage Juice for Low Stomach Acid

Raw Cabbage Juice for Low Stomach Acid

| June 23, 2013 | 8 Comments

I know, the first thing you think of when someone mentions raw cabbage juice is, YUCK! I did too until I tried it. Some time ago I struggled with low stomach acid. To repair the condition I took Betaine HCL pills. The theory being that HCL taken with meals provides the necessary acid for the […]

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Mouth Body Connection

Mouth Body Connection

| February 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

The mouth is the gateway. It can be a gateway to blessings and health or curses and death. On a physical level, the mouth is the entryway for most of what we ingest. Most of us are aware of what we eat and how it tastes. What we’re not so aware of are the things […]

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Keeping Sciatica at Bay

Keeping Sciatica at Bay

| January 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

After suffering with a long-lasting sciatica flare up, I think I finally know what I should do to keep it at bay. Over the past couple of years I’ve suffered on and off with sciatica. When it first happened, I didn’t know what it was and unfortunately, the chiropractor I regularly visited at the time […]

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Plants for Improved Respiratory Health

Plants for Improved Respiratory Health

| April 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

Yesterday I was browsing around one of my favorite websites, TED.com, and watched an interesting video about how to improve environmental air quality to help with respiratory problems. The gentleman in the video, Kamal Meattle, significantly improved his dwindling lung capacity through the use of plants. The video is only 4 minutes long and worth […]

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Far Infrared Lamps

Far Infrared Lamps

| April 11, 2012 | 3 Comments

I can’t believe it took me so long to figure this out. Far infrared lamps rock! Through visits to my acupuncturist, I was introduced to the far infrared lamp. I didn’t know that’s what it was. I thought it was a plain old run of the mill heating lamp.  Boy was I wrong. All I […]

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Softer Skin with African Black Soap

Softer Skin with African Black Soap

| March 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

The other day while watching the Dr. Oz TV show, he introduced a product called Black African Soap. This soap is supposed to help soften dry skin and diminish acne. Dry Skin and Acne? One soap that tackles both dry skin and acne? I always thought dry skin and acne were mutually exclusive. Growing up […]

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Quieting Loud Sandy Knees

Quieting Loud Sandy Knees

| March 9, 2012 | 2 Comments

Wow, talk about getting side tracked. Over a year ago I wrote a post entitled Is it Sand in the Knees or Chondromalacia? When I wrote the post, it was my intention to discuss possible causes and solutions for the condition. I got a little sidetracked. Sandy Knee Reminder It wasn’t until I had to […]

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