Posts Tagged: wellness

What is celiac disease?

What do cereal, beer and soy sauce all have in common? While these items may seem to have nothing in common, taking a closer look reveals they all contain something called gluten. Gluten is a form of protein that certain grains use to store energy and maintain the food’s shape. Many common cereals, fries, beer,…
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Pelvic Floor Disorders

What is a pelvic floor?Both men and women have a pelvic floor that contains tissues, muscles and nerves that support the bladder and other pelvic organs. In women, the pelvic floor includes muscles surrounding the uterus, vagina and rectum. Sometimes, women need treatment for their pelvic floor during pregnancy due to the changes to accommodate…
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How to treat a bee sting

Most of us enjoy the smells and bright colors flowers bring us. As the seasons change and the weather warms up helping flowers can grow and bloom, it also means bees are working hard to keep our flora pollinated. Generally, bees, hornets and wasps fly around minding their buzzing business. However, occasionally people experience the…
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Oatmeal chocolate chip lactation cookies

Want a yummy way to keep up nutrients important for the support of breastfeeding? Try lactation cookies! Lactation cookies contain nutrients that promote lactation. • Brewer’s yeast contains iron, protein, and other vitamins and minerals that promote milk supply. It is believed to help with fatigue and the “baby blues.” • Oats are high in…
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