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5 Reasons To Soak Your Feet In Epsom Salt

by Shane Gebhards
soaking feet in Epsom salt

Your grandma (and perhaps your grandpa, too) recommended it and it’s easy to understand why: Epsom Salt is a cheap, mineral-rich compound that has been favored over time for a variety of reasons. If your feet could use some TLC and pricey foot bath compounds cost more than your last pedicure, we offer you six […]

Do Diet Pills Really Work?

by Shane Gebhards
diet pills

The Pros And Cons Of Using A Diet Pill Do diet pills really work? Some say they do, while others tend to disagree. Today we will be going over some of the pros and cons of using a diet pill. We do want to preface this blog by stating that most of the information comes […]

What Can I Do For Swimmer’s Ear?

by Shane Gebhards

Swimmer’s Ear conjures up a vision of a hot summer day around a swimming pool. Children are in the pool and having a good time. Suddenly one youngster comes out complaining of an earache. They start to jump up and down. They stand on one foot and shake and hit their head in an attempt […]

What Is A Good Skin Care Routine?

by Shane Gebhards
skincare routine

What Is A Good Skin Care Routine? People largely seem to start caring about their skin when it starts to show signs of damage. However, the truth is that you should start caring for your skin by establishing a regular routine for it early in life. One of the biggest issues people face or are […]

What to Do For Pink Eye

by Shane Gebhards
pink eye

Pink eye or conductivities colors the eye pink with irritation or infection. Eyes can be itchy, teary, swollen, or have crusty eyelids. Antibiotic eye drops or ointments are often prescribed, but now there is a statement from the American Academy of Ophthalmology that antibiotics can do more harm than good. Do You Have Pink Eye?Often […]

What’s The Difference in Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes?

by Shane Gebhards

Both Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes are characterized by the body’s inability to properly store and use glucose – an important source of energy. Collected in blood, glucose is not able to reach blood cells, which leads to serious health complications. Though Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes are quite similar, there are certain […]

What Is The Difference In The Corona Virus And The Flu?  

by Shane Gebhards
corona virus

Every year, the flu affects more than 40 million people from mid-fall to late spring; according to the Disease Prevention and Control Center. There is an annual influx of flu shots and over-the-counter medication purchases in regards to flu prevention and treatment. The 2019 coronavirus outbreak that has caused almost 100,000 illnesses in less than […]

2020 Flu Season Need to Know

by Shane Gebhards
flu season 2020

From the coronavirus to the bush-fires in Australia, 2020 has not gotten off to a good start. An overview of this year’s flu strain This flu season has been particularly dangerous with multiple deaths even in very young children. Moreover, the virus is mutating (as usual) and making its way back around, so patients have experienced […]

Back to School Skincare Tips for Teens

by Shane Gebhards

As teens, we not only want to look great for our school photos, but we also want to look our best all school year long. During the summer, it’s easy to fall into a routine of forgetting to remove makeup before bedtime, failing to use moisturizer, and just not having an overall skincare routine. After […]

Tips for Fighting a Summer Cold pt 2

by Shane Gebhards
summer cold

Despite the warm weather outside, it’s possible for a virus to infect your respiratory tract. Colds come and go through every season, unfortunately. In the summertime, it can be difficult to distinguish whether you’re experiencing allergies or a summer cold. Allergies, however, usually present themselves with sneezing, itchy and watery eyes, and a watery runny […]