Is It Perimenopause? FAQs About This Misunderstood Stage Of Life


According to WebMD, the average woman enters menopause at around 51 years of age. You're nowhere near that age, but yet you're beginning to feel a few of the symptoms that are associated with menopause – including hot flashes and mood changes. If you're in your late 30s, 40s or even early 50s, according to Healthline, perimenopause might be the reason why you're periods are becoming more infrequent, and you're suffering from several strange symptoms.

3 November 2015

The Over-Sensitive Spouse: How To Stay Happily Married To An Empath


Do you accuse your spouse of being over-sensitive? Do you feel they read too far into things, and make big deals out of little problems? If so, you might be married to an empath, and understanding this gift can help you lead a happier, more fulfilling marriage.  What Is An Empath? Humans' ability to feel empathy is a genetic trait, coded into their DNA. And, just as one person may be more or less athletic depending on their genetic traits, so can they feel empathy on a greater or lesser level.

30 April 2015

Withdrawal Doesn't Mean You're An Addict | Opiate Dependence Vs. Addiction


The subject of pain medication is becoming increasingly taboo in the United States. Many people on narcotic pain medication feel that they have to keep their prescriptions a secret because of the stigma attached to it. If you are on medication for pain, you are a drug addict right? Absolutely not. The problem is that people don't understand the difference between drug addiction and drug dependence. Here are the characteristics and differences between addiction and dependence.

23 March 2015

Therapeutic Ultrasound: A Strategy For Both Conventional And Alternative Practitioners


Your chiropractor mentioned that you'll receive ultrasound therapy at your next appointment. You have to admit you're skeptical about what this particular strategy entails, even though you've experienced positive results with your chiropractic adjustments so far. There's no reason to be skeptical about how a diagnostic imaging technique can be effective for pain relief and healing. Ultrasound therapy is used by other health care practitioners as well, including physical therapists and massage therapists.

18 February 2015

High Heels And Your Health: Sexy, Sophisticated And...Bad For Your Body


High heeled shoes are a symbol of sophistication and sex appeal among many women in the United States. High heels are a staple item of dress for about half the women in the United States. Despite the dedication shown to high heels by their wearers, they are also a source of a number of physical ailments. Below is more information about what harm high heels can do to your body, and how you can prevent painful, debilitating problems by being proactive:

15 January 2015

2 Reasons You Should Incorporate Essential Oils Into Your Healthcare Regimen


If you are like most people, you might scoff at the idea of using essential oils for anything other than a room deodorizer. Unfortunately, if you pass over the powerful properties of these concentrated oils, you might be missing out. Here are two reasons you should incorporate essential oils into your healthcare regimen, and why you might never go back to your old way of doing things. 1: Essential Oils Really Work

14 January 2015