Ten Tips for Effective Communication With Your Doctor

Sometimes my work as a family doctor the days don’t always go as expected. On a busy day, I feel like I’ll never catch up, and it’s frustrating that I can’t give adequate time to each individual patient. One afternoon not long ago, I was feeling unusually tired. I looked down at my schedule and saw … [Read more...]

CPR For An Infant – Is It Different

Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) is a life-saving method that can make the crucial difference between life and death. Often called the ‘kiss of life,’ CPR is essentially a heart massage, to get a heart in distress to keep the blood flowing in the body, so as to keep the organs functioning. This … [Read more...]

Boosting a Child’s Immune System with Liquid Vitamin C

When my daughter was little one of her doctors educated me on several different vitamins that help to boost your immune system. At the time, Jenelle was catching every single cold, flu and illness that circulated around her daycare facility. As a parent, I was tired of seeing my daughter sick and I … [Read more...]

Top 5 Foods for Weight Loss

Image Credit: Pixabay If you are trying to lose weight, you may be counting calories and tracking calorie expenditure to create a calorie deficit. While this idea of “calories in, calories out” has been around for a long time, there is new evidence that types of foods you eat matter and can make a … [Read more...]

10 Tips for Getting the Most Out of Physical Therapy

Image Credit: Pixabay 1. Prepare for your first visit by bringing the prescription from your doctor, and clothing you can work out in including comfortable shoes. Be sure to download any necessary office paperwork from your physical therapist’s website so you can already have it filled out when you … [Read more...]

The Essential Cancer Treatment Nutrition Guide and Cookbook

Several weeks ago my mother and my aunt were both diagnosed with various type's of cancer. After numerous tests, surgery and biopsies, both have now moved onto their treatment plans which includes chemo and radiation. As a family, we're all pitching in to help and to support them. Recently I was … [Read more...]

Trampoline Park- Getting Healthier with Each Jump

Trampoline parks are much more than a health trend that enables people to bounce around walls across large rooms that consist of trampolines. Using a trampoline is a form of exercise that has been included in various workout routines since time immemorial. The parks continue to grow as a popular … [Read more...]

The Cancer Fighting Diet Book with 150 Recipes

The past 8 weeks have been pretty rough for my family. My mother, aunt and cousin have all three been diagnosed with various type's of cancer. Since their diagnoses, the entire family has been doing everything that we can to educate ourselves, so that we can help to support them. Recently I … [Read more...]