Category Archives for "Health & Beauty"
It dawned on me that it’s been a year (slightly more) since my son started using Dermasilk pants for his eczema. I think an update is in order (here’s my previous post and review of Dermasilk therapeutic garments). To refresh your memory, here’s a photo of his legs before he began using Dermasilk:Continue reading
It’s generally well known that exercise improves sleep, but for teens this may have special significance. A recent study showed a sharp distinction between the sleep quality of teens who sat in front of a computer for more than two hours a day or a television for more than four hours a day, and those […]Continue reading
Did you know that some health professionals recommend Vitamin D supplements for their patients suffering from depression? It’s especially indicated in the winter, when sunlight exposure is limited or non-existent (your body manufactures Vitamin D when your skin is exposed to sunlight). It turns out that Vitamin D may play a significant role in regulating […]Continue reading
There was a time when kids just kind of kept themselves in shape; overweight kids were the exception. Nowadays, however, with childhood obesity on the rise, parents, teachers, and caregivers are all finding it necessary to implement fitness programs and encourage fit lifestyles for kids. So how can you teach your child healthy fitness habits […]Continue reading
Winter can be very hard on your skin. The air is dry and cold, and your skin gets chapped and dried by wind and household heat. For some people, dry skin can become quite problematic in winter, resulting in flakes, redness, or even eczema. Here are some tips and ideas for helping heal your dry […]Continue reading