Health Myths That Keep Us From Health: UTIs, Yeast Infections, STDs, TSS

Recently a friend told me her back was hurting and she couldn’t get comfortable.  Along with that, she said she just wasn’t feeling that well.  She told another friend who suggested that she see a chiropractor that happened to be very helpful to her when she hurt her back.   STOP!!  When asking her about her symptoms, I found that her back pain was in her flank area (mid or side back over the kidneys) and with a history of bladder infections, it sounded to me like it had evolved into a kidney infection.  I strongly recommended that she see her health care profe...more
Hi Elaine, Thank you for sharing your helpful health information. I am curious to know what you ...more

What Your Urine Can Tell You About Your Health

Last night, I grilled up a huge pile of asparagus. No one else in my family likes the vegetable, and since it's one of my favorites, I ended up eating most of it. (There's a little left over, which I plan on throwing into an omelet tonight.) And this morning, when I visited the bathroom, I was reminded that I might have eaten a bit much. ...more

Due to my kidney disorder, I'm hyper-aware of changes in my urine. Thanks for taking the time to ...more