Witch hazel is a type of shrub native to North America that is widely grown for ornamental purposes. However, witch hazel also has great medicinal value. An … [Read more...] about 10 Uses for Witch Hazel
Health & Wellness
Having tummy troubles? Stress could be the culprit. Your gastrointestinal tract, also known as the gut, is especially sensitive to stress and emotions. … [Read more...] about How Stress Causes Gut Problems and What You Can Do About It
My feet sweat excessively. How do I remedy this condition? Excessive sweating has a fancy name -- hyperhydrosis. Sometimes bacteria decompose the sweat and … [Read more...] about Why Do My Feet Sweat Too Much?
How can I increase my HDL without using medication? HDL stands for high density lipoproteins. We always hear about lowering cholesterol, but this kind of … [Read more...] about How Can I Increase My HDL Without Using Medication?
I have been taking Zoloft for about a year for PMS symptoms (not depression). Because I have noticed hair loss, I have decided to stop taking the drug and I … [Read more...] about Is St. John’s Wort An Effective Antidepressant?
I am planning a trip to a high elevation, and I am worried about getting altitude sickness again. Any suggestions on how to prevent or treat this … [Read more...] about How Can I Prevent Or Treat Altitude Sickness?
Can you tell me anything about a new mold called Stachybotrys? How can I know if it is in my home? What does it look like? Stachybotrys is a fungus that can be … [Read more...] about What Is Stachybotrys Mold?
Helicobacter pylori, or h. pylori, is a bacterium that has brought about a revolution in the way we treat peptic ulcer disease. Peptic ulcers are sores that … [Read more...] about What Is Helicobacteria?
Dogs have been companions and helpers to humans for thousands of years. They are loving and loyal pets and great workers as guide dogs, watchdogs, shepherds and … [Read more...] about Dog Bite Treatment – What To Do When Bitten
Could air travel put you at risk of catching tuberculosis? It is an extremely small risk -- certainly not cause for alarm. But it is one you should consider, … [Read more...] about Air Travel And Tuberculosis – Causes And Prevention
While you are enjoying the great outdoors this spring, you are likely to encounter one of the great itch-makers, poison oak or poison ivy. For some information … [Read more...] about Tips And Tidbits About Poison Oak And Poison Ivy
Whether it is camping, picnics, bike riding or just a backyard get-together, you are bound to encounter stinging, biting or blood-sucking insects. Some people … [Read more...] about 7 Tips To Prevent Insect Bites
Foot odor is a problem many people are reluctant to discuss, which is a shame because it can usually be treated cheaply and easily. All you need is a little … [Read more...] about How To Control Foot Odor – Treatment And Remedies
An encounter with a stinging insect is not a pleasant experience. In the United States, the main stinging insects are bees, hornets, yellow jackets, wasps and … [Read more...] about Stinging Insects – Home Treatment For Bugs Bites And Stings
Your home is your castle. A safe haven sheltered from the worries of the outside world. Or is it? It turns out that our homes (and many other buildings) are … [Read more...] about How To Reduce Indoor Air Pollution
Many of us at one time or another complain of cold hands and feet and wonder whether this is normal or whether this could mean that something is wrong with our … [Read more...] about What Causes Cold Hands And Feet
A little bit of savvy and a few precautions will get you and your family safely through the cold of winter. Unless you live some place where the mercury never … [Read more...] about 10 Tips For Cold Weather Safety