Regular exercise is good for the body in many ways. As children, we naturally have energy to run around and stay in shape. As we age, we find ourselves sitting more. We spend many hours sometimes in front of computers or televisions. For this reason, we need to schedule quick and easy ways to get … [Read more…]

New Guidelines for Blood Pressure

Blood Pressure¬† Cardiovascular disease remains the leading cause of death among Americans. Besides smoking, blood pressure is the number one “controllable” factor in disease risk. Yes, that means most of us could do something about it.¬† Recently the American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology changed the guidelines for blood pressure, claiming evidence … [Read more…]

Home-made essential oils mouthwash

Active ingredients in mouthwash usually include Benzalkonium chloride, Methylparaben, Hydrogen peroxide, Domiphen bromide, Hexetidine, and Chlorhexidine gluconate. Other popular ingredients include foaming agents, ethyl alcohol, flavored oils, antimicrobial ingredients, colorants, preservatives and fluoride, a neuro-toxin.One of the most popular ingredients, ethyl alcohol, can weaken the lining of gums and oral cavity, which can increase the … [Read more…]