On the recommendation of my holistic pediatrician, I first used colloidal silver to get rid of a lingering cough that was pestering my son. The fact that it worked – when my usual arsenal of herbs did not – drove me research colloidal silver uses and its safety, which you can read about here. Quick safety tips for colloidal silver When using colloidal silver, keep these precautions in mind: The smaller the silver … [Read more...] about 9 Smart Colloidal Silver Uses
Eat dirt much? Nah, I didn’t think so. Pasteurized food, sanitized hands, germ-free living spaces, and antibiotics for all the things – most folks don’t like dirt and are even afraid of it. Soil based probiotics come from dirt. But they’re not scary. In fact, they do a whole lotta good. What are soil based probiotics? Soil based probiotics contain microbes that come from – you guessed it – the soil. And even though these … [Read more...] about Soil Based Probiotics: Are They Right For You?
When are allergies at their worst? When plants are in bloom and when the leaves begin to change. Both spring and autumn are full of triggers that can lead to watery eyes and a runny nose. Fortunately, there’s no shortage of natural remedies for allergies. And for children and adults alike, healing often begins with the gut. Why do kids get allergies? Both allergies and asthma involve your kid’s immune system. While genetics … [Read more...] about 6 Natural Remedies For Allergies In Kids
Vitamin C supplements get plenty of play for being a key to good health. This is because vitamin C reduces the sickies associated with the cold and flu. My own family takes it for immune support. But are all sources of vitamin C created equal? The short answer is – NO. While the body absolutely needs vitamin C, where it comes from matters. Food vs. the lab? It probably won’t surprise you to learn that food is the safest … [Read more...] about Is Your Vitamin C Supplement Doing More Harm Than Good?
Do I have a kids multivitamin that I love? Not so much. I'm a big believer in serving nutrition on a plate – not in a pill. That said, there are a handful of kids supplements that should be in regular rotation. These three kids supplements will only do a body good. This is true for kids struggling with eczema, allergies, and mood swings. And it's true for kids that are already teeming with energy and vibrant health. Three … [Read more...] about 3 Kids Supplements That I Give To My Small Humans
Want to know how to get rid of eczema for good? As you may know, in my real-life clinical practice I see patients with eczema on a regular basis. Young and old. Breastfed and bottle-fed babies. Chronic, lifelong cases and red, itchy flare-ups that pop up out of nowhere. And I watch all of my patients improve. Through my practice and The Eczema Cure, I've gotten tons of feedback and questions. I've also learned even more … [Read more...] about Get Rid Of Eczema For Good
If high school isn't challenging enough – many teenagers must also deal with white heads, black heads, pustules, and old acne scars. While teenage acne is certainly normal, factors within your control may make it worse. This includes things like diet or finding ways to manage stress. The good news is that in spite of the surge of hormones that takes place during adolescence, there's a lot you and your teen can do to cure … [Read more...] about How To Get Rid Of Teenage Acne Without Drugs
Got diastasis recti? You know, abs that just can't seem to pull it together. After pregnancy, a round and protruding belly is common and you might even think it's natural. But what if that flabby, post-baby tummy is a sign that something is out of alignment? And what if diastasis recti treatment could reverse your postpartum belly? Quickie 101 on diastasis recti Diastasis recti describes the unnatural split of the abdominal … [Read more...] about Diastasis Recti Treatment For Belly Bulge
Tried every ointment, cream, and cleanser to cure acne? If you're no longer a teenager but still popping pimples, you might feel exasperated – won't this ever end? It's important to realize you're not alone – adult acne is common. So are antibiotics for acne or topical agents to "dry it out." But these methods often fall short of fixing the underlying problem. Both prescription and over-the-counter remedies to cure acne … [Read more...] about Cure Acne With These 7 Simple Remedies
Pelvic floor therapy isn’t for everyone. But if you pee when you sneeze or awkwardly run to the bathroom after a laughing fit, this is a telltale sign that your pelvic floor needs a little lovin’. Recurring urinary tract infections or battling with interstitial cystitis can also point to your pelvic floor. A basket that holds your fruit The pelvic floor is a diaphragm of sorts – a flat floor of muscles that extends from the … [Read more...] about 5 Warning Signs That You Need Pelvic Floor Therapy
Looking to heal back pain? You're not alone. On a global level, more than 80% of folks feel low back pain at some point or another. Managing back pain isn't fun. But the prospect of corrective surgery is downright scary. Fortunately, you can probably trace your back pain to one or more of these factors -- which are all fixable: Alignment Stress Diet Taking steps to holistically heal back pain is a lot like … [Read more...] about Heal Back Pain Without Surgery
I used to rely heavily on corn syrup laden sports drinks to give me the energy I needed as a teen. I've since switched to this homemade electrolyte drink, but lately I've fallen in love with a good chia seed drink. There are tons of flavor options, but my favorite is this hibiscus berry version that gives you energy as it hydrates. Power Ingredients Hibiscus Hibiscus is one of my favorite herbs to use because of it’s tart, … [Read more...] about Chia Seed Drink For Energy and Hydration