CORNS, CALLUSES AND OTHER BUMPS

CORNS, CALLUSES AND OTHER BUMPS Recently I decided to take a good look at my feet.  Ack! There’s a bump near my big toe.  Happily, it’s definitely not “COVID toe,” painful red and purple bumps that can occur at the tips of the toes or tops of your feet with the...

NIGHT SWEATS, HOT FLASHES AND EXCESSIVE SWEATING

Many women in the perimenopause or menopause time of life face hot flashes or night sweats. They’re completely natural, the result of declining estrogen levels that accompany these life stages. Nevertheless, they can disrupt sleep and mood and cause fatigue and...

LIVING GLUTEN-FREE IRON DEFICIENCY ANEMIA

Iron-deficiency anemia is the most prevalent type of anemia globally and is common in people with celiac disease. In a study of newly diagnosed celiacs, one-third had anemia. There’s evidence that people who report constipation as their main symptom may have a...

HEMORRHOIDS

Whether you call them hemorrhoids or piles, sufferers agree that they are nasty and often hurt.   You’re one of the lucky ones who’s never had ‘em? You can stop reading right now. Hemorrhoids are varicosities in the rectum.  They are normally painless but may bleed a...

WATER +

We are creatures of water.  Most of our tissues and organs hold more than 70% water.  It’s nature’s elixir for keeping mind and body healthy. Water replenishes the body with fluids and minerals.  It detoxifies and cleanses; its capacity to heal has been recognized for...

COVID ANIXETY

Anxiety disorders are the most common mental health issues diagnosed in North America. There are several “types” of anxiety, including panic, obsessive-compulsive, post-traumatic, and GAD (generalized anxiety disorder).  In these days of social distancing and...