Interstitial Cystitis

What is Interstitial Cystitis? Interstitial Cystitis (IC), also known as painful bladder syndrome occurs when the walls of your bladder become inflamed. Unfortunately, it is a chronic condition with no cure at this time. I was diagnosed with this condition recently and thought I would share some of[…]

Vitamin D Your Health Depends On It

Vitamin D-Your Health Depends On It Vitamin D is known as the sunshine vitamin because your skin produces it when you are out in the sun.  And most people know that it is used in combination with calcium to make your bones stronger. But did you know that[…]

Five Natural Supplements That Help Fight Inflammation Inflammation Most people have experienced inflammation in their body at one time or another.  It can be a sore throat or some sort of infection.  Inflammation is the body’s way of healing. Your immune system sends white blood cells to the[…]

Antibacterial Hand Soaps

Are Antibacterial Hand Soaps More Effective? Do you really need to use antibacterial hand soaps on a regular basis to make sure your hands are clean?  In a study done in 2015 by the British Society for Antimicrobial Chemotherapy and published by UCBI, , National Library of Medicine[…]

What is Sjogren’s Syndrome? Sjogren’s Syndrome (pronounced show-grins) is an autoimmune disease. As with other autoimmune diseases, the body’s immune system attacks healthy cells.  The cells attacked in Sjogren’s are the moisture producing glands in the body.  Sjogren’s can either be primary or secondary. When there are no other[…]

Limiting Sugar Consumption Many Americans consume much more sugar than they realize. Sugar is added to almost all processed foods.  Consuming too much sugar will have negative health ramifications. They may not show up right away but most people will see them eventually.  I personally don’t eat refined[…]

Growing Herbs In my opinion herbs are relatively easy to grow.  These are herbs that I grow in pots in my backyard. They do require a good amount of sun.  So if you are growing them inside, make sure they are in a window that gets plenty of[…]