Preventing Falls in Your Home

Preventing Falls in Your Home

Unintentional falls at home are prevalent.  Falls are especially common with the elderly although no one is immune to accidental injuries in their own home.  We have compiled a few easy tips, as a start, for preventing falls at home.  Prevention is always the best...
Your Sweat Glands Need Some Help!

Your Sweat Glands Need Some Help!

Did you know you have 2.6 million sweat glands in your body working to keep you cool by releasing fluids? Sweating causes dehydration, but if you keep the fluids replaced, your body should be able to adapt to the heat – so help them out!  Drink lots of water....
The Benefits of Physical Activity

The Benefits of Physical Activity

Don’t you just love nice weather? We do! Gardening, picnics, bike riding, boating – the options are endless. Incorporating physical activity into your daily routine is important, no matter how your age. There are immediate and long-term benefits from physical...

Inflammation and Food

Inflammation – is it good or bad? Depending on what your body is trying to do, it can be both. Good inflammation is your body’s way of protecting when injured or sick. Your body will send inflammation to the affected area to protect it from further damage. However,...

An Alternative to Opidiods

Prescription drugs that relieve pain by acting on the nervous system are called “Opioids”.  The problem with opioids is over use and abuse leads to physical dependence and can be fatal.  Prescription opioids include oxycodone, methadone, and hydrocodone. Death from...