Tips for Avoiding Relapse – Part 2

Achieving sobriety is tough, and so is maintaining it. Here are tips to help you stay on track after you’ve decided to kick your addiction. That being said, these tips aren’t a panacea, and one size doesn’t fit all. Everyone should take the time to adapt these relapse prevention tips to their own situation. You’ll…

Alzheimer’s Managing Sleep Disturbances

Alzheimer’s disease is the most common type of dementia, and symptoms include a progressive, irreversible loss of memory, thinking, reasoning, and other brain functions. As the disease progresses to later stages, affected individuals eventually become unable to care for themselves independently and require caregiver support, either at home or at a long-term care facility. Alzheimer’s…

Best and Worst Foods for Skin

Food is the giver of life, the bread to your literal butter. You need it. But just in the same way that certain foods can ruin your figure, some foods will ruin your skin – and, conversely, adopting a healthy skin diet can make all the difference in the world. Stay Beautiful Salmon – Salmon…

Lysine Rich Foods For Treating Herpes

Lysine is a building block for protein. It’s an essential amino acid because your body cannot make it, so you need to obtain it from food. It’s important for normal growth and muscle turnover and used to form carnitine, a substance found in most cells of your body. What’s more, it helps transport fats across your…

Home Remedies for UTI

A urinary tract infection (UTI) is an umbrella term that encompasses infections of the upper urinary tract—which possibly includes the kidneys (pyelonephritis)—as well as of the lower urinary tract, which possibly includes the bladder (cystitis). The term UTI is most commonly used interchangeably with those infections involving the lower urinary tract, which generally present as…

Opioids Can Be Dangerous

Opioids and pain pills can be dangerous. Opioid misuse takes lives. Opioids are a group of powerful medications that relieve pain; however, opioids can be dangerous if they are not used correctly. Nearly 80% of heroin users reported misusing prescription opioids prior to heroin. 116 a day die from opioid-related drug overdoses. Pain all the time?…

Keep Exercise On Your ToDo List Part 4

We’ve all been taught from a young age to fit in a little regular exercise. You know it’s good for both your body and your mind. But when your day gets busy, it’s too easy to skip. When you get out of the daily habit, it’s hard to pick it back up. It’s true, there…

Weight-loss and Nutrition Myths Part 1

A diet myth is advice that becomes popular without facts to back it up. When it comes to weight loss, many popular beliefs are myths and others are only partly true. Here are some facts to help you sort through what you hear. Diet Myths Myth 1: – Fad diets work for permanent weight loss….

Eat Healthy On A Budget Part 2

Eating well and saving more can be easier when you know when to shop and where to look.  Looking for ways to get more from your food budget? Eating healthy doesn’t have to break the bank. These tips can help you shop smarter to get the most nutritious foods at a better price. Choose frozen…

Eating Out Wisely

Keeping Calories Low When You’re On The Go When eating out, it can be hard to keep track of how many calories you’re actually consuming. Here are some tips for healthy eating away from home. Order water or unsweetened tea instead of drinks with added sugar. Start your meal with a salad (with dressing on…