Do you suffer from occasional, seasonal or regular migraines? You’re not alone. Migraine.com states: “In the U.S., more than 37 million people suffer from migraines. Some migraine studies estimate that 13 percent of adults in the U.S. population have migraines, and 2-3 million migraine suffers are chronic.” As a migraine sufferer myself, I've learned to recognize the symptoms and what I need to do for migraine relief. [Read more…]
Small gardens have seen big growth in recent years. From rooftop gardens to urban homesteads, people are taking back the control of their food supply by planting gardens. Through creative gardening techniques, people are growing enough food to sustain their families and have enough left over to sell and generate an income on less than 1/10 of an acre, producing high yields in small spaces.
If you are like me, you don’t have the luxury of living on a farm or owning acreage, but that shouldn’t stop you from growing your own food.
Here are ten tips to help you grow more food in less space. [Read more…]
Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease – Symptoms, Prevention and Home Treatment
Hand, foot and mouth disease typically affects children 5 and under but colleges and hospitals across the country are reporting outbreak cases in adults. Dr. Christopher Houts of Powell Pediatric Care in Ohio said he's “seen more cases this year than anytime in his 21 years as a pediatrician.” There is no cure or vaccine for this highly contagious and infectious disease. Something as simple as a handshake or breathing contaminated air can spread this disease from person to person. [Read more…]
You can learn to make your own homemade cough drops and avoid the toxic ingredients in the over the counter (OTC) medicines.Whether you're raiding the pantry looking for relief or an experienced herbalist, you can make these easy, all-natural throat soothing cough lozenges in just a few minutes – without any special tools. It is helpful to have a dehydrator for quick, uniform drying, but you can also use the oven with the light on for gentle heat. [Read more…]
You can build your own walk in cooler for produce storage at just a fraction of the cost of commercial coolers. A CoolBot and a regular household window A/C unit lets you turn any well insulated room into a walk-in cooler. Instead of paying over $5000 for a small commercial walk in cooler, you can save thousands with this DIY cooler option. [Read more…]