Signs of Low Blood Sugar and How to Treat It

Hypoglycemia or low blood sugar occurs when blood sugar drops, sometimes to dangerously low levels. Low blood sugar can happen in people with or without diabetes, but people on blood sugar lowering medicines are at the highest risk.  Medicines that lower blood sugar and carry a risk for hypoglycemia include insulin, sulfonyureas, and thiazolindindiones (TZDs). […]

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Stress and Immune System Overdrive

Stress is a part of daily life. Our ability to handle stress largely determines the impact that it will have on our health and emotional well being. There are actually many different types of stress, and each has a unique effect on our bodies. As we stress more, we become less able to cope with […]

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Confused About Essential Oils?

There is so much misinformation online about essential oils! Do they interact with medicines? Are they safe for children? This free ebook answers a few of the most common questions about essential oils. After reading this book. you can separate fact from fiction, and decide for yourself how you choose to use essential oils.

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Holiday Stress: Is the Season of Festivities Leaving You Flustered?

Welcome to the holiday season. This time of joy begins right after Halloween and continues through the end of the year. While this season is supposed to be merry and bright, it often includes the unwelcome guests of stress and anxiety as well. In the whirlwind of gift-giving, entertaining, cooking, shopping, and attending parties and […]

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The Vicious Cycle of Stress and Sleep Deprivation: What this Means for Your Health

According to the American Sleep Association, adults need from 7-9 hours of sleep each night. But up to 40% do not meet this minimum. And adolescents and children require even more pillow time. Sadly, the fast-paced culture that we live in is a major contributor. Everyday stress from balancing work, family, school, and other responsibilities contribute […]

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