It's a well-known fact that summer is the most risky season of year for three highly overlooked afflictions: dehydration, heat stroke, and sunburn. These conditions, especially the first two, are extremely dangerous and lead to thousands of hospitalizations every year. Moms beware — do not underestimate the dangers of July and August heat. Your kids will likely be out all day, running, swimming, and enjoying the great outdoors. This leaves them exposed to the sun for long hours, making it ... Continue Reading
Summer is the most risky season of year for three highly overlooked afflictions: dehydration, heat stroke, and sunburn.
At home remedies to help soothe all your summertime stings, aches and bruises.
It's summer and the kids are outside playing for long periods at a time. You’ve covered them in sunscreen and they are wearing their sunhats, but sunburn is just one of the myriad of things that you have to worry about during this season. Summer is also the time when mosquitoes and other stinging bugs abound. Bees, wasps and ants love the warmth of the summer sun too. The good news is that you can safely treat yourself at home with products that you probably already have in your pantry or ... Continue Reading
With summer fast approaching it’s important to start thinking about sun protection and safety.
With summer fast approaching it's important to start thinking about sun protection and safety. Excessive sun exposure can cause sunburn, skin damage, skin cancer, cataracts, and heat stroke. These are just some of the reasons why it's so important to take precautions when spending time in the sun. That and you don't want to end up with an embarrassing tan line somewhere it shouldn't be. Time of day: The sun's rays are most powerful during the hours from 11 am to 4 pm. It is best if you can ... Continue Reading
Herbal remedies can help cure and heal the most common ailments in your family.
First things first, what is an herbal remedy? An herbal remedy is the use of plants or plant extracts to treat common ailments of illness. Here is a brief overview of some common ailments and some herbal remedies that can be used to treat them and keep you and your family healthy. Athlete's Foot Virgin coconut oil works wonders on Athlete's Foot. Virgin coconut oil is a natural anti-fungal and can be applied directly to the affected area. Small cuts and abrasions Tea Tree Oil is a ... Continue Reading