Monthly Archives: June 2021

potatoes may reduce blood pressure by increasing one’s intake of dietary potassium from whole foods!
There are few things in this world that bring me so much joy as the salty goodness of a fresh french fry. Fried foods, however, are usually off-limits in most balanced diets and are considered a cheat day food. While fried potatoes aren’t great for you, new research suggests that […]

Eating Potatoes May Reduce Blood Pressure

You have probably heard an older person claim that they “can feel it in their bones” when it’s about to rain. Without warning, they begin to experience aches in their joints that they attribute to the weather changes. It is a common saying, but is there any truth to it? […]

True or False: The weather can affect your joints

We can enjoy our favorite music, movies, podcasts, videos, etc. wherever we go. Luckily, headphones allow us to continue listening to our favorite media without disturbing others in public or private settings. However, just because we always have access to headphones does not mean we should take advantage. You should […]

Protect Your Ears with Headphone Safety

People struggling with stress may find reflexology to be helpful to induce relaxation. The therapy also comes with a variety of health benefits thought to be brought about by neural stimulation. In addition, reflexology may be a useful complementary therapy for people struggling with certain health conditions. What is Reflexology? […]

Relief With Reflexology

Feeling low? Tired? Moody? It could be because of a vitamin D deficiency! Photo by Armin Rimoldi on Pexels.
The Deal with Vitamin D Scientists estimate that over one billion people in the world are vitamin D deficient.  That means that at least one-eighth of all of the people on earth are suffering from a lack of this essential vitamin.  Despite the “urgent need” for vitamin D intervention worldwide, […]

Over 1 Billion People Aren’t Getting Enough of This Essential ...

Many migraine sufferers are finding relief with Botox injections in specific areas in the head, neck, and shoulders. Photo by Sam Moqadam on Unsplash.
First, a story… I suffer from migraines.  I had my first attack when I was eleven or twelve, but I remember it like it was yesterday.  Imagine it: a gangled, pale, faintly mustachioed preteen girl sprinting headlong through the first lap of puberty— awkward, uncoordinated, and silly, but nevertheless thrilled […]

A Look at Treating Migraines with Botox

COPD rehabilitation Coverage through Medicare
Pulmonary rehabilitation for COPD may be available to individuals at decreased cost through Medicare Part B coverage. A rehabilitation program provides many benefits to those living with COPD. Slowed disease progression, increased lifespan, a better quality of life, and minimized flareups are some of the ways a rehabilitation program can […]

COPD: Pulmonary Rehabilitation Through Medicare