Entries by Md_@dmin

Lettuce and E. coli

The empty shelves looked eerie, the sign above was meant to inform consumers that romaine lettuce was not safe to eat. The black and white sign seemed bland compared to the urgency of the warning…this stuff could kill you. When did my lettuce become deadly? When it contracted E. coli. A recent discovery of lettuce […]

Caring for your Gallbladder

You thoroughly enjoyed your big meal. The food was heavy but the wine and good company made it seem lighter. Before long there is pain in your upper abdomen and you feel nauseous. This seems to be happening more often and the pain is getting more intense. You might be having gallbladder trouble. According to […]

Natural Skin Care

When you read the ingredient labels of commercially prepared products for skin care you are often confronted with a long list of chemicals with names you can’t pronounce, artificial colors, synthetic scents, stabilizers and preservatives.  Frequently the labels attempt to seduce you with promises of eternal youth and beauty.  Does anyone really believe that? Instead […]

Know Your Knees

The largest joint in your body can move you, diagnose the nervous system and pass gas. That’s right, your knees can do all this and more! The knee joint is one of the strongest and most important joints in the human body. It allows the lower leg to move below the thigh while supporting the […]

Panic Attack

There were some warning signs. They started about a week or so before. It was subtle at first, getting frustrated easily, annoyed at trivial things, slowly becoming more physical, tightening of muscles, difficulty breathing. It escalated to depression and full-blown fatigue. The energy was working its way through all my dimensions. I was aware it […]

Energy Therapy

Energy therapy is a term used to refer to a variety of alternative and complementary treatments based on the use, modification, or manipulation of energy fields. According to Albert Szent-Gyorgyi, Nobel laureate in Medicine: “In every culture and in every medical tradition before ours, healing was accomplished by moving energy.” The language of energy is one […]

5 Famous Pranks

April Fools’ Day is coming! The one day of the year that it is acceptable to pull pranks on your friends and family. Celebrated every April 1st in the United States, April Fools’ Day in not officially recognized as a holiday but it is celebrated by pulling pranks or practical jokes. It is unknown exactly […]

How to Relax Between Massages

I got a massage recently. It was glorious! A massage always makes me feel better and function at my best. And like many of you, I was overdue. Everyone has experienced the benefits of massage…even you! When you wake up in the morning, you rub your eyes to see more clearly. When you are cold, […]

Food Preservatives

A food preservative is a substance added to foods to make them last longer; to “preserve” them. Preservatives are added to foods that go bad quickly and have found themselves in all kinds of products in our grocery stores. Preservatives work to preserve food in a few different ways. Some prevent the growth of bacteria […]