How to Beat a Cold in 2 Days!

Last week I got a cold. I had been exposed to it for a couple of weeks, and finally got that familiar scratchy throat, sneezing, watery eyes, swollen lymph glands, etc. I woke up and thought uh oh, time to pull out all the stops as I don’t want to be sick for long. The outcome of my self-assigned cold busting protocol? I was over it in 2 days, yes you read that right. Below I will detail...

5 Ways to Prevent the Flu and Stay Healthy this Winter

Welcome to fall and winter! This is the season of many holidays and unfortunately, colds and flu which aren’t so welcome. Here I will give you 5 simple steps you can take right now to help you stay healthy this season. Enjoy your holidays in good health! 1. Eat plenty of fruits and veggies. Yes, I know you know this. So eat them, really! They are a great source of natural vitamin C....

What to do for Heartburn

So you have heartburn? Tired of taking all those pills and potions that help but still don’t fix the problem? There is help! Heartburn can be from many different causes and it can be hard to know which it is. All those commercials for antacids and acid blockers make you think it really is a problem of too much acid in your stomach. Well, if it burns it must be right? Actually in most cases...

Summer sports season

Spring is finally here, though the weather would seem to contradict that lately! With the warmer temperatures, outdoor activities and sports are now in season, but there can be some challenges with that – pain! Kids playing sports may have a very common and painful condition called Osgood-Schlatter Disease. This is that painful bump on the front of the leg just below the knee that affects...

Health and your Cholesterol levels

Help! My cholesterol is too high! First of all what is cholesterol? It is a waxy substance that is present in every cell of your body. It is required in cell membranes give structural support so the cell has the proper balance of fluidity and structure. Cholesterol is also used as the precursor molecule to forming all of the sex hormones – you know, estrogen, testosterone, and many others. This...