Hand, Foot, and Mouth Disease

So, a while back we had a mini epidemic of hand, foot, and mouth disease (aka HFMD) in our family, striking 2 adult daughters, 2 son-in-laws, one husband, and one small grandchild. I was spared. We think it was Disneyland’s fault.  The incubation period is 3-7 days and HFMD started with the first family member … Continue reading Hand, Foot, and Mouth Disease

Improving Brain Health

The Correlation of Brain Health & Nutrition Dr. Terry Wahls in her book called "The Wahls Protocol" reports about The Oregon Brain Aging Study. It was done in 2004 involving 104 adults with the mean age of 87, looking at the effects of various nutrients and anti-nutrients. They analyzed 31 blood levels including such things … Continue reading Improving Brain Health

Eggplant Tincture for Skin Cancer

Updated: April 20, 2019 Say what? Yes, you read that right. Eggplant tincture may be an easy, effective alternative to other skin cancer treatments. Homemade eggplant tincture is something you may want to try if you have been diagnosed with basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma, or a precancerous condition called actinic keratosis. No kidding. … Continue reading Eggplant Tincture for Skin Cancer

The Amazing Brain

I am almost done reading a fascinating book about memory. It is especially intriguing to me because I have a horrible one; short term, my brain works pretty well, but is dismal with long term memories.  For instance, I can hardly remember anything that happened in my twenties.  This could be due to having 6 … Continue reading The Amazing Brain