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9 Non-Surgical Treatments For Knee Osteoarthritis
Knee osteoarthritis is a common condition in today’s population, made even more prevalent by the increasing amount of aging Baby Boomers and the obesity epidemic. In this article, I'll review what knee osteoarthritis is as well as provide you with non-surgical treatment options to consider. What is knee osteoarthritis? First, let's discuss some anatomy. The knee joint is made up of...
Oral Fluid Saliva Tests - What You Need To Know
Did you know that your mouth is the window to your overall health? Symptoms such as bleeding gums, dry mouth, yeast overgrowth, and more are all indicators that there might be something out of sync with your body. Fortunately, there are now a number of oral salivary tests available that can help your dentist create a specific treatment plan...

5 Skin Care Myths You Should Avoid

Do you want beautiful, glowing skin? I know I do! In fact, most people do and will go to great lengths to get rid of any and all skin imperfections. When faced with a breakout or continually problematic skin (like I have), you'll try anything. However, there is a lot of misleading information out there that could cause more...
Male Infant Circumcision - Making the Case For and Against This Procedure
As a parent, you have a very important decision to make in regards to the circumcision of your son. When a male infant is born, their penis is covered with a hood of skin that covers its head. Circumcision is a surgical procedure that is done to remove the foreskin. Usually, it is performed a day or two after...
My Personal Top 5 Natural Stress Relievers
It seems like the older I get, the more stressed out I become. When I was a kid, I thought I had problems. In high school, the world nearly ended when a girl I like publicly rejected me. And then, in my 20s, I started learning about anxiety. And the most important thing I learned is that it gets...
a2 Milk Review
You may have noticed a new brand of milk while doing your grocery shopping called a2 Milk. If you are wondering how this product is different than other milk products on the shelf, look no further! In this review, I will discuss what makes a2 Milk unique, who may benefit from this product, and other important things to consider. How is a2 Milk...
Natural Pain Relief - My Personal Quest (Including What I Discovered)
As a student, I was a sponge for learning! I took in any and all information about medical conditions and treatment methods in the process of becoming an occupational therapist. A few years later, I was diagnosed with a chronic condition and adopted a similar outlook. Coping with my diagnosis of endometriosis was tolerable. However, the long-term reliance upon prescription...
4 Habits To Avoid For a Healthy Mind-Body Union
The association between mind and body can be seen all around us. If you are a professional sports player, you must have an intense mental focus in order to complete the physical actions required of you. If you are having a bad day, with increased stress, your concentration is broken and you have difficulty performing physically. These are basic...
What Is Physical Wellness and Why Is It Important
Do you go for a daily walk or have a committed work out schedule? Are you mindful of the foods you eat, making sure they're healthy and nutritious? Do you make healthy choices, like choosing not to smoke, drink in excess, or do drugs? If you answered yes to any of these questions, you're on your way to achieving optimal...
10 Types of Skin Rashes You Should Never Ignore
Skin rashes are rarely regarded as more than a minor annoyance. After all, in most cases, they simply cause irritation, inflammation, and itching, but aren’t really life-threatening. While this may often hold true, skin rashes do not occur in isolation and are connected to other bodily processes. This means that untreated skin rashes can increase the risk of more...