Medical Marijuana's on My Mind

I’ve never been a drug taker even though my sister thought it suspicious that I left the house early and didn’t return until evening as a teen with no indication of my whereabouts and listened to a lot of progressive rock that sounds weird and appears to promote drug use. Of course, I’ve taken drugs for medicinal purposes like Tylenol and even harder medication like Xanax. There are times when you have no choice except to swallow a pill and hope for the best....more

Breast Cancer and Massage Therapy

Urine and Jellyfish: Should I Really Pee on a Jellyfish Sting?

For years people have been under the impression that if you get stung by a jellyfish, you are supposed to urinate on the other person as an antidote. Television shows and movies have made it a bit of a joke.  For instance, there was a particular episode of Friends in which it was depicted that the only way to treat a jellyfish sting was to pee on the person. ...more
@Karen Ballum We actually used that technique last weekend and it worked like a charm!!more

Allergies? You may try want to try a Neti Pot!

So many people suffer from late season allergies, and there are some obvious ways to treat them: by taking over the counter antihistamines, such as Benadryl, Zyrtec, Claritin, etc OR by using some alternative treatments. There is one alternative treatment that people SWEAR by and claim to get rid of their allergies altogether.  The main one? Neti pots.  I really cannot go anywhere without hearing about them and how amazing they are, so I finally decided to look into the science behind it and the theories surrounding why they work so well....more

Asthma: Medications and Alternative Treatments

As previously discussed, Asthma is a long-term disease that causes a narrowing of the airways due to an allergic or hypersensitive reaction.  The bronchus spasm, and make breathing very difficult....more