Connected Disease Treatment, Diabetes, Gout, Kidney Stones

There are 3 diseases (diabetes, gout and kidney stones) that have a common lifestyle denominator. Depending on the uric acid concentrations in the blood, it is possible to experience all 3 at one time. The most common cause of elevated uric acid in the blood occurs from an unhealthy diet, sedentary habits and lack of proper water hydration.  Studies show if you have high uric acid concentrations in the blood you are more likely to experience (more…)

Household Cleaning Products Making People Sick

Over a decade ago I read an article titled, “Is Cancer in Your Tub?” The information within the article came from a Network News Publication that caught my attention. In essence it included how FDA approved chemicals found in household products made people sick – with a connection to illness and disease. At the time, consumer safety activists were outraged by the amount of FDA approved ingredients known to be harmful to health in general (more…)

Herbal Gutter Garden

If you have always wanted to grow an herb garden but have not done so for lack of garden space, consider using a rain gutter as a plant container. They can be suspended or hung along any fence or inside/outside wall to grow your favorite herbs at an affordable price. Materials needed – Repurpose an old gutter or purchase a 10’ section with end pieces and hangers, or rope for ~$10.00 – $20.00 at your (more…)