Urinary Tract Infections: An Overview For First Time Sufferers

Urinary tract infections in women are extremely common. Roughly 50% of all women will suffer from a UTI infection during the course of their lifetime. The condition is caused by bacteria getting into your urinary tract and causing it to become infected and inflamed. The condition is extremely painful and can be a scary experience; especially if you have never had to deal with a UTI infection before. Here is an overview of how a UTI infection can be treated and what you can do prevent getting another infection in the future. Read More 

Ways To Treat Gum Disease In Its Beginning Stages

Although keeping your teeth free of decay is important, the health of your gums is also critical. Once gum disease develops, it can often be reversed with proper treatment. Here are a few treatment options that relate to gum disease in its beginning stages: Hygiene Changes When gum disease is in its initial stages, it is called gingivitis. The symptoms associated with gingivitis include gums that bleed when you brush your teeth, gum swelling, and redness of the gums. Read More 

3 Reasons To Choose Water Birth

Delivering a child can be one of the most awesome, and simultaneously terrifying, experiences available to a woman. Many women choose to rely on the services of a midwife when birthing a child. Midwives can offer the opportunity to birth a child in water, something that every expectant mother should consider. Here are three reasons why you may want to choose a water birth for your next delivery. 1. A water birth can ease anxiety. Read More 

Four Tips For Controlling Pollen Inside Your Home

Outdoors, pollen is everywhere, so you may want to hide indoors during high-pollen times of the year. However, pollen can get inside your house, so if you don't take precautions, you'll be sniffling and sneezing indoors, too. Here are four tips for controlling pollen inside your home. Close your windows On refreshing spring days, you may want to open your windows and let the breeze blow through your home. That breeze will bring pollen with it, so you need to keep your windows closed, no matter how nice the weather is outside. Read More 

Three Things You Need To Know About Acupuncture For Back Pain

Every year, 2.4 million Americans become chronically disabled due to lower back pain. If you're having trouble managing your chronic pain with painkillers, or if you don't want to take opiates, your doctor may recommend seeing an acupuncturist. Here are three things you need to know about acupuncture for lower back pain. How is the treatment performed? During acupuncture, very thin needles will be inserted into your skin. The needles are usually inserted 0. Read More