Tuesday, June 25, 2013
You eat. And eat. And eat.Long after you're hungry, you're still eating.And then, it hits you. Right in the gut.You are beyond full. You're uncomfortable. Maybe you have some indigestion, gas or reflux as a result (or worse). Perhaps a real "tummy ache." And then you start the self-blame. Why did I eat so much? Ugh, I feel awful. I am such a glutton.
The Beauty Blog
Friday, June 21, 2013
Medicine cabinets tend to be unceremonious dumping grounds for old, unused and long-forgotten makeup and medication. What's more, you may be putting your health at risk by keeping and using expired beauty products and medicines.
Tuesday, June 18, 2013
In a recent post, I wrote a wish list of things I'd like every doctor or other health care professional to know. It was both an enjoyable and empowering exercise: too often, doctor-patient communication is fraught with time constraints, miscommunication, intimidation, anxiety or feeling overwhelmed and confused.
The Beauty Blog
Friday, June 14, 2013
Bored of plain old water? Why not try adding lemon to it? It will not only boost the taste, but the health benefits as well. A common recommendation in Traditional Chinese Medicine is to begin each day with a glass of water with fresh-squeezed lemon (extra bonus if it's luke warm or room temperature). Lemon water is alkalizing for the body, ridding it of acidity that can have harmful affects on digestion, liver function and skin health.
Thursday, June 13, 2013
Dear Doctor (and any other health professional who is caring for me):