Category Archives for "Health & Beauty"

How I’m Keeping My Family Healthy: COVID-19 Diary, Day 81

Stay healthy COVID-19

“We’re all probably going to get this,” I heard the experts say early in the pandemic. Since then, I’ve looked for ways to make sure my family has the best chance of having the mildest symptoms and surviving COVID-19. I’ve tried many things, starting with making my own elderberry syrup, fire vinegar, and fermented foods like sauerkraut. Eventually, […]

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3 Options for Nasal Irrigation

I used to get allergic rhinitis several times a year. And it always involved appointments with a specialist, ear and sinus infections, and, finally, having to take antibiotics. Several times a year. Until I discovered nasal irrigation. Nasal irrigation is, quite simply, the cleansing of our nasal passages with warm salt water. It flushes away irritants and […]

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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Do You Know How To Protect Yourself?

In fact, I have been all too aware of breast cancer. In the past year, two people close to me have been diagnosed with breast cancer, gotten mastectomies, and gone through chemotherapy and radiation therapy. And then a few weeks ago, another person I know was found to have pre-cancerous calcifications in her breasts. She […]

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