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Thwarting My Nemisis – Sciatica

sciatica pain

Last week I had to forgo my daily morning walks because my old nemesis decided to rear her ugly head. Yep, I’m talking about sciatica. It attempted to reclaim its old spot in my body. Wait a minute. Let me explain this properly. Sciatica didn’t just up and attack me one day. I threw the… Read more

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Tattoo

My daughter decided to get a rather respectable size tattoo on her back. Because of the size and number of colors, it took more than one tattoo session to complete. For the record, I’m not crazy about tattoos, but she is of legal age and it’s her body, so what’s a mother to do but… Read more

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Homemade Lip Balm

Lip Balm

With cold dry weather comes chapped lips. Chapped lips are not a given at this time of year, but just recently I woke up with the beginnings of a split lip. You know that annoying vertical cut in the lip that never seems to go away. The more you lick your lips the worse it… Read more

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Lavender

It’s been a while since I’ve written here on A Dose of Health. It’s not that I’ve given up on health, it’s just that I’ve forgotten to write here. Now that I’m writing a new post, I feel I must write about something I’ve been using for several years now. The reason why I feel… Read more

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Frankincense Essential Oil

Frankincense, like so many of the other essential oils, is a wonder oil! I think I’ll have to share more of my essential oil success stories. This story, however, was quite by accident. I frequently use essential oils in my diffusers, in my beauty products and cleaning products. And, because I’ve been blessed with a… Read more

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Frankincense Essential Oil

With all of the benefits of using frankincense essential oil, who knew it was a natural cure for pink eye. Just recently I came down with a case of conjunctivitis, aka pink eye. I was unfortunate enough to have contracted it in both eyes. It didn’t take a visit to the doctor to know what… Read more

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Liver Love

How often do we think about our livers? When we think of health we think of reaching a certain weight, having clear skin, being free from aches and pains and having an overall robust energy level. If we get a pimple, we’re quick to alter our beauty routine to get rid of it. If we… Read more

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Nail

For those of you unfamiliar with the condition, onycholysis is a separating of the nail from the nail bed. I noticed it first on the pinky nail of my right hand. I then started noticing it on several other fingers on my right hand. Over time it spread to my left hand. It was rather… Read more

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