According to science, direct physical contact with the earth allows us access to the vast supply of electrons on the surface of the earth. Our modern lifestyle and use of foot coverings separates humans from such contact and that the disconnect may well be a major contributor to physiological dysfunction and in physical and mental health.
Surgical snipping without consent I began in a place that’s relatively old world style. Growing up my world was patriarchal … that never sat well with me. Even as a child I did not like the idea of “needing” a man’s permission for my life. I have always harbored the mindset that we are equal. TheContinue reading “Should They Be Circumcised?”
Photo by Andre Guerra on Unsplash Hiccups —They often appear out of the blue and are transient in nature — yet sometimes they decide to stay past their welcome.Now we are tasked with evicting an unwelcome guest! A hiccup is a powerful and involuntary spasm of the muscle at the base of the lungs known asContinue reading “Hiccups —A few ways to manage it.”
Pagophagia — the practice of eating ice is also a type of Pica eating. Pagophagia is a common form of pica associated with iron deficiency. You may aware that the constant chewing on ice will damage your teeth yet you are powerless to cease the destructive behavior.
A look at hand sanitizers and what it may mean for your health Photo by Matthieu Joannon on Unsplash My patient once told me he could easily identify nurses — they have worn-looking hands and tired feet! That was an eye opening moment for me, I realized his statement rang true. My hands were looking a bit worn.Continue reading “Hand Sanitizing –Is It Safe?”
Photo by Toa Heftiba on Unsplash How the effects of everyday habits impacts our health! Life has many pleasures, some are good for us and some not so much. At every turn we are faced with making many decisions. We are constantly bombarded with what to eat, what to drink and so on. Growing up inContinue reading “Safe-guard Your Tongue”
Thank you All for your Prayers and Well Wishes!!! My friends, I remain in quarantine and I can say that truly God is a good God. Even though I was well aware that I could become infected with COVID, due to the nature of the path I chose, I thought I was taking all theContinue reading “Update on How I am Doing”
I have Tested Positive — and I am doing better than expected! About nine days ago, on Saturday during a regular workday I began feeling unwell. As a frontline healthcare worker we are currently placed in the line of fire each and everyday. I will go out on a limb and state that our PPEContinue reading “Positive for COVID-19”
An strange encounter with a mask-less shopper. Two days ago I took my 15-year old daughter to the store. Once a favorite pastime, it is now a journey of bare necessity. I was happy to browse around the isles while she did her shopping. Suddenly I was rudely yanked out of my reverie by whatContinue reading “Un-masked”
Are the up-rise in numbers due to early re-openings? COVID-19 came at us out of left field and threw us the biggest curve-ball of our lifetime. Our governors followed the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and the World Health Organization (WHO) recommendations and issued the stay-at-home mandates along with the calls to social distance. ManyContinue reading “COVID-19 Rises Again!”