What To Do When You Catch A Cold Or The Flu

If there is one thing that is certain throughout the fall and winter, it is that you’ll likely catch a cold or flu. Symptoms can range anywhere from fatigue, headache, sore throat, stuffy nose to cough, body aches and fever. The change in weather can affect some more than others and what is really important at this time of year, is that your immune system be in top notch shape.

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Natural First Aid For Managing Mosquito Bites

I love my fresh morning air walks in the summer, I also enjoy evening walks and sitting by the fire! They’re a few of my favorite times to bond with family, but they also happen to be the worst times for bugs and I’m a mosquito magnet!

Mosquito bites can be really annoying and if you’re allergic to the bite then the swelling and itching (caused by the body’s release of histamine) can get really bad – for some people, bites can cause reactions as serious as anaphylaxis. I’ll talk about the most common reaction to bug bites, not anaphylaxis. 

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Natural treatments for bumps and bruises

The warm sunny weather is here and we love to be outside as much as possible. If you have a little one like me, you know this is the season for bumps, bruises and a few tears to go along with them. While hugs, kisses and a popsicle will soothe the soul, I always try to treat these injuries in ways that will help support the body to heal on it’s own. Our body is programmed to do this automatically and given the right environment and it does a great job!

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