Round Eczema or Discoid Eczema

 Round eczema is really quite common.  It’s more common in men than women and affects approximately 2 out of 1,000 individuals. It’s also most common in people in their 50’s and 60’s. This eczema can also be referred to as dermatitis which means a general term for inflammation of the skin. Also called discoid eczema […] Read more »

Nutri Bullet Review

Nutri Bullet ads have been on TV for some time now. Our son and his family have one and they kept giving rave reviews about it. Finally, about a month ago. Our son made us one of their super smoothies. All he did is put in frozen berries and a little bit of milk. It […] Read more »

Low Red Blood Cells

helpful hints for fibromyalgia pain

  What causes low red blood cells? From what I’ve been told several things can cause this condition. My husband has recently been diagnosed with this. Here are some conditions that pertain to low red blood cells. Myelosuppression – a decrease in the production of blood cells. Pancytopenia – a lowering of all three types […] Read more »

Preventing Dry Eyes

Life in the 1500's

Preventing dry eyes is a full time job for some of us.  There are many things that can cause dry eyes so it might take some trial and error to figure out the cause. Just because you have dry eyes doesn’t mean you have something serious going on but it’s important that you have your […] Read more »

Traveling With an Ostomy

Traveling with an Ostomy

Traveling with an ostomy isn’t much different than traveling without one.  You just need to make sure you go prepared. First, and maybe most important, make sure you have twice the amount of appliances you usually use packed.  No matter how you travel keep at least one emergency appliance with you at all times.  Keep […] Read more »

Thin and Brittle Nails

Thin and brittle nails

Thin and brittle nails have been becoming a problem for me the past two to three months.  They rip and break very easily and I can’t figure out why.  Let’s see if we can come up with a reason for this to be happening. I work in a restaurant and am constantly washing and drying […] Read more »

Nations Should Obey God’s Law

Nations should obey God's law

In Deuteronomy 4 Moses is recounting why Israel should obey God’s law.  This same message applies today as to why all nations should obey G0d’s Law. Deuteronomy 4: 4 – 9 reads (4) “But you who held fast to the Lord your God are alive today, every one of you. (5) “See, I have taught […] Read more »

Fingernails Help Diagnose Illnesses

Fingernails help diagnose illnesses.Well, why not, they’re visible and you can see raw skin under them.Why shouldn’t certain nail conditions indicate illness or changes in your internal organs? Yury Zakarov, a doctor of medical sciences and director of the Moscow phytotherapy center thinks they can. Diagnosing illness by inspecting a person’s nails has been used […] Read more »

A Natural Face Llift

a natural face lift

A natural face lift can be yours by following a few simple steps. First you need to exfoliate your skin.  For those that don’t know, exfoliation is the removal of dead skin cells that leave your face dull looking.  An easy and natural way to do this is with fresh squeezed lemon juice.  The juice […] Read more »

Helpful Hints for Ostomates

Helpful hints for ostomates

Helpful hints for ostomates are necessary especially during the hot, humid summer months.  Summer time and wearing an ostomy appliance can be an interesting and frustrating situation. Keeping the skin around the stoma healthy is important all of the time but can present some problems when it’s hot and you sweat.  The adhesive might break […] Read more »