You have probably heard of the Low Sodium Diet, High Potassium diet, or both of them combined. So which one really works to help keep high blood pressure under control? Well technically, both. The more potassium you intake, the more sodium you excrete. Potassium works with the kidneys to excrete sodium from your blood stream, … More Is That Low Sodium Diet Really Helping Your Blood Pressure?
Pets can be a loving addition to the household, but when one of your family members is allergic, your beloved pet can quickly become a danger to their health. How do you cope with this? Your course of action is going to depend on several factors and on the variables in your exact situation. When … More So You Are Allergic To Your Pet… Now What?
Preventing high blood pressure can be tricky. Many people think it can only be controlled with medications, but thankfully, since high blood pressure is almost certainly tied to high stress levels, it can also be helped with natural stress relievers. There are several ways to manage your stress without medications. Adequate Sleep Not getting enough … More Natural Stress Relievers To Help Blood Pressure
Getting Ready for School to Start Back? Don’t Panic… As Summer’s long, lazy days transition into Autumn, we may be getting children and supplies ready for school, shopping, and planning for events and gatherings. In the midst of what can feel like a hectic and stressful time (combined with the full moon), remember to take … More Find Your Calm – Peace and Calming Oil
We all know that moving our bodies (even when it’s uncomfortable) is good for them, but when you have joint pain, fibromyalgia, knee problems, or other chronic aches and pains, it can be difficult to get moving enough to get your heart rate up. Running — outside or in place or on a treadmill — … More What’s the Best Low Impact Exercise For Me?
Those of us who are opposed to “acting our age” may still feel young at heart, but when your joints start letting you know the weather’s about to change, you don’t have to just live with it and “be old.” There are lots of medical treatments for the different types of arthritis, but there are … More Top 7 Natural Treatments for Arthritis Relief
With the dropping temperatures this past few weeks, I’m sure I am not the only one who’s been using more lavender essential oil to relieve inflammation flare-ups. But based on the rate I reorder my Lavender Oil, I’m using it for a lot more than that! So today, let’s have a look at all the … More Spotlight on Lavender Essential Oil
As the days start to get shorter, many of us begin day dreaming about crisp evenings snuggled in the heat of a crackling fire… And while it’s great to look forward to the changing seasons, with the earlier darkness and chillier season comes the fight to keep afternoon grogginess at bay. We lead busy lives … More Best Essential Oils for a Natural Energy Boost
So you’ve resolved to drop a few extra pounds for your health and energy — good for you! First, I want to tell you that the journey you’re about to undertake won’t always be easy, but it is worth it. Getting to and maintaining a healthy weight not only increases your long term lifespan, but … More Are Your “Diet” Products Making You Fat?
As we approach the thick of Summertime, prepare to be exposed to lots and lots of sweet treats. Whether it’s the ice cream truck, a quick cool-down smoothie, or apple pie and watermelon at a cookout, there are a multitude of ways to indulge a little here and there and before you know it, your … More Why You Should Pay Attention to Your Blood Sugar