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DIY Altered T-Shirt for Shoulder SurgeryIt can be difficult to get dressed when healing from shoulder surgery but shirts can be altered to to make this process easier. This page has DIY instructions for an altered T-shirt for shoulder surgery.


bugs in hair

Getting Rid of Bugs in HairIf you have bugs infesting the hair of your family, proper identification will help you with treatment. There are several products and home remedies that will work on many types of insects. Medical advice should be sought if the bugs are very resistant to treatment.


Personal Cleansing Wipes

Rehydrating Personal Cleansing WipesThis is a page about rehydrating personal cleansing wipes. Cleansing wipes have a tendency to dry out over time as you use up the package.


Baby's arm with prickly heat rash in fold of arm.

Treating a Rash in Skin FoldsItchy irritation can develop on skin where excess moisture and little air can circulate. This is a page about treating a rash in skin folds.


Bottle of mouthwash.

Using Listerine for Promoting Hair Growth?This is a page about using Listerine for promoting hair growth. This mouthwash may promote the health of your scalp by reducing bacteria and yeast.


Someone squeezing red hair dye on to their hands.

Removing Hair Dye Stains on Nails?The best way to prevent getting hair dye on your nails or skin is to wear latex gloves when applying hair dye. However, if you get some dye on your nails there are ways to get the color out. This is a page about removing hair dye stains on nails.


Denture Fitting

Shaving the Bone to Fit Dentures?If your dentures to not fit right it can not only be irritating and uncomfortable but painful as well. Getting a proper fit may require shaving the bone to fit your dentures by the dentist.


Close up of a yellow jacket and its nest.

Relieving Itching From Yellow Jacket Stings?Yellow jacket stings can be itchy and painful. This is a page about relieving itching from yellow jacket stings.


New Dentures

Wearing New DenturesGetting accustomed to false teeth takes some patience. This page is about wearing new dentures.


Is My Tongue Piercing Infected?

Problems with a Tongue Piercing?If you are having problems with a new tongue piercing, the best advice is to talk directly to your piercer. They can tell you if it is normal or if you need further medical attention.


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Allergic Reaction to Flip Flops?I wore a pair of rubber flip flops all summer, but towards the end of the summer my feet started itching terribly right where the straps of the sandals are. It turned into a rash that itched all the time and had tiny blisters with clear liquid.


Woman with holding her mouth in pain.

Remedies for Pain from Wearing DenturesGetting your mouth accustomed to false teeth can be uncomfortable. This page is about remedies for pain from wearing dentures.



Top Dentures with Adhesive being applied

Removing Denture Adhesive from Your MouthDenture adhesive can remain stuck to your gums and the roof of your mouth after taking out your dentures. This is a page about removing denture adhesive from my mouth.


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Dry Mouth Remedies?I need help with dry mouth.


Orange Oily Stool from Eating Cashews

Orange Oily Stool from Eating CashewsIf you or your child eats a lot of cashews, there may be evidence in the toilet later, in the form of orange colored and oily stools. This page is about an orange oily stool from eating cashews.


A woman wearing a sleeveless sun dress with her arm in a sling.

Tips for When Your Arm is in a SlingThis page contains tips for when your arm is in a sling. Having your arm in a sling can make it hard to get dressed, sleep at night, or even just be comfortable throughout the day. Here are a few tips that may help make life a little easier.


Ostomy Supplies on a table

Finding Free or Low Cost Ostomy SuppliesThis is a page about finding source for free ostomy supplies. If you are low income or without insurance, it can be hard to obtain affordable ostomy supplies. Here are some suggestions for finding low cost or free supplies.


Photo of a toe with toenail fungus.

Getting Rid of Toenail FungusThis is a page about getting rid of toenail fungus. Toenail fungus can be frustrating for those who have it. It's unsightly and very difficult to get rid of.


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Watch Turns Skin Green?My daughter has a watch that she absolutely loves but she can't wear it because it turns her wrist green.


A man holding his nose from a bad smell.

Body Odor Smells Like Skunk?Your diet has a big effect on your body's ability to eliminate toxins. This can make your perspiration have a strong smell. This is a page about body odor smells like skunk.


A wrist brace and a metal canning jar insert on a woman's wrist.

Help with Injured Wrist on the CheapIn 1975, I was injured in a freak accident. I didn't break anything, but I have a permanent injury to my left wrist. And if I overdo it, it reminds me with a searing pain that debilitates me for a day or two.


Prenatal Vitamins For Hair Growth

Prenatal Vitamins For Hair Growth?This is a page about prenatal vitamins for hair growth. Many women take prenatal vitamins to improve hair growth.


Tops of Feet

The Tops of My Feet Are Red?A trip to the doctor is probably in order to determine the cause of redness on your feet. It could be the result of many things, and will need to be diagnosed. This is a page about the tops of my feet are red.


A woman holding pills in one hand and a glass of water in the other.

Tips for Swallowing PillsThis page contains tips for swallowing bills. For many people taking tablets or capsules can be difficult.


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Use Half A Benedryl to Avoid Side EffectsMy son and I both have pollen and various topical allergies. It seems that Benadryl is the only thing that works for either of us. Since he does a lot of driving in connection with his work, he bought the little pink Benadryl tablets and broke them in half.


A Bandaid on a toe of a child.

Home Treatment of Infected WoundsThis is a page about home treatment of infected wounds. Infected sores are best treated under the advice of your health care professional.


Woman washing her hands with bubble bath soap

Using Bubble Bath as SoapBubble bath is a very gentle soap that can often be purchased cheaply. It makes a great substitute for hand or body soap. This is a page about using bubble bath as soap.



Man With Parkinson's Disease

Activities for Someone With Parkinson's DiseaseThis is a page about activities for someone with Parkinson's disease. Parkinson's disease is a neurodegenerative disorder that can make many activities difficult, but not impossible.


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Bread Sticking To Dentures?I have a problem with bread sticking to my dentures. Any suggestions?


Mom Decorating Hospital Room for Daughter

Decorating Your Hospital RoomThis is a page about decorating your hospital room. Adding decorations to a hospital room can help cheer you up while you convalesce.


Woman Cleaning Fingernails

Tips for Cleaning FingernailsThis page contains tips for cleaning fingernails. Wearing gloves for dirty jobs and keeping a nail brush handy can help make cleaning your nails easier.


Man itching his arm.

Can Your Water Make You Itch?Clean water should not make you itch. If you suspect your water is making you itch, you should definitely have the water tested to see if that is the source of your itching. This is a page about can your water make you itch?


Scabies Bites on an arm

Identifying Scabies Bites?A scabies rash is caused by a microscopic mite and they often start to bite on the feet. This is a page about identifying scabies bites.


Woman scratching face.

Mystery Itchy Bumps on Face?Small itchy bumps can be caused by such things as stress resulting in hives, allergies, or from bug bites. This is a page about mystery itchy bumps on face.


testing blood sugar

Lowering Blood Sugar Without MedicationA proper diet is the best way keep your blood sugar low without medication. Lowering blood sugar without medication is possible but it takes dedication and close attention to what you eat and when.


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Getting Rid of Coating on Teeth From Chewing Gum?I am 69 and have chewed gum "all my life", without and with dentures. For almost a year now, when I chew gum, I get a coating on my dentures. Does anyone else have this problem and what do you do about it? I need to chew the gum to help get rid of dry mouth.


woman covering her mouth

Home Remedies for Sjogren's Syndrome?This is a page about home remedies for Sjogren's syndrome. An uncomfortable glandular disorder that causes dryness of the mouth and eyes, and can be quite embarrassing.


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Uses for Expired Grapeseed Oil?I have a bottle of grapeseed oil that is past its date by a couple of years. Besides throwing it out, are there some ways to use it where the "use by date" doesn't matter? Thanks for your helpful tips.


A ringworm infection on a person's leg.

Remedies for Ringworm?This page is about remedies for ringworm. When people get ringworm it usually requires a visit to the doctor for medication.


Pill Bottle First Aid Kit

Making a Pill Bottle First Aid KitThis is a page about making a pill bottle first aid kit. Having a mini first aid kit in your purse or backpack can come in handy.


Foot with Nail Fungus

Nail Fungus and Nail Salons?This is a page about nail fungus and nail salons. The possibility of getting nail fungus at a nail salon can be minimized if they properly sanitize everything. Here is some helpful information that can help you pick a safe salon.


Remedies for Itchy Skin

Remedies for Itchy SkinThis page is about remedies for itchy skin. Soothing the irritation and stopping the itch, helps the skin to heal.



Relieving Pain from Bone Spurs

Relieving Pain from Bone Spurs?This is a page about relieving pain from bone spurs. Bone spurs can be incredibly painful. Relieving the pain can help you get through the day with some sort of normalcy.


Varicose Veins

Varicose Vein Remedies?This is a page about varicose vein remedies. Although generally not painful, varicose veins are unsightly. There are some therapies you can use at home if you do experience mild discomfort. A doctor's advice is the answer for more serious concerns.


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Trouble Getting a Blood Pressure Reading?My question is regarding high blood pressure problems and people who cannot get any readings at all. This also happens to me sometimes and I was wondering if anxiety and panic attacks would cause this?


Sick Man in Bed

Preventing IllnessThis is a page about preventing illness. To stay healthy, it helps to know how to avoid contact with things that may spread the germs of colds and flu viruses.



Using Campho-Phenique?This is a page about using Campho-Phenique. Campo-Phenique is a topical medication often used to help dry up and relieve the pain associated with cold sores.


Dealing With a Broken Arm

Dealing With a Broken ArmThis is a page about dealing with a broken arm. First there is the pain and then comes a lot of frustration, especially when it comes to washing up, doing work if it is your dominant hand, and more.


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Getting Used To Wearing Dentures?This is a page about getting used to wearing dentures. Getting used to wearing dentures takes time.


woman with arm in sling

Dealing With a Broken ShoulderThis is a page about dealing with a broken shoulder. After the pain of the break, there then comes an amazing array of lifestyle modifications you will need to make to keep up with day to day activities.


Woman Having Tooth Pulled

Eating After Having Teeth PulledFollowing your dentist's instructions is important after a tooth extraction. Make sure you eat foods that will aid in healing. This is a page about eating after having teeth pulled.


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Problem With Eye - Floaters?I have recently developed a floater in my left eye (black spidery lines) which is very annoying. I have been to the opticians and doctors and they said there is not much I can do about it. Anyone else get these and is there anything that will help them go away.



Removing a BandageThis is a page about removing a bandage. Remember when you were a kid and your mom ripped the bandage off quickly to get the painful process over as soon as possible? Well there are some other methods that may work as well or better.


Hot Chocolate

Allergic Reaction from Hot Chocolate?This is a page about allergic reaction from hot chocolate. Many foods and spices can cause an allergic reaction, even the first time we eat them.


A man touching his eye lid.

Treating a Bug Bite on Your Eye LidBug bites can be a nuisance anywhere on your body, but the eyelid is a particularly annoying place to have one. Treating a bug bite on your eye lid isn't as easy as on other places, but it should still be kept clean and not irritated by touching or rubbing it.


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Goat's Milk for Children with Autism?I need feedback on what goat's milk tastes like. I have seen that it benefits children on the autistic spectrum who can't have any other kind of milk. Is it much different than normal milk? Do any of your kids enjoy this type of milk?


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Clothes Dried on Clothesline Trigger Allergies?I had a clothes line installed to save money on electricity. However, when I dry anything on the line; the clothes pick up all the things that I am allergic to and when I bring them back indoors (I also have COPD), I cough, sneeze, and become very uncomfortable.


Hand using a stamp and ink pad.

Removing Stamp Pad Ink from Skin?Permanent ink can be a challenge to remove from your skin. Rubbing alcohol or scrubbing with good old soap and water will work. This is a page about removing stamp pad ink from skin.


Pumping Hand Lotion

Getting The Last Bit Out Of Pump BottlesThis is a page about getting the last bit out of pump bottles. There is usually product left in the bottom of bottles, that the pump cant reach. Here are some tips about getting the last bit out, before throwing the bottle away.


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Drink Lemon Water Before and After A MassageA good pal told me today she went for a massage recently and masseuse told her to drink the juice of a fresh lemon mixed with an equal amount of water before a massage or exercise and afterwards to cut down on the pain she would experience later.


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Tickle in Left Ear for Months?I've had a tickling sensation in my inner left ear for over 8 months. I went to an ear, nose, and throat specialist about three months ago and he said he clipped some hairs out of my inner ear. It relieved the rustling sounds in my ear but the tickling sensation returned just days later. What is the remedy outside of invasive medicine?


Identifying Skin Condition?

Identifying Skin Condition?What is this? Chronic hard nodules 13 years in subcutaneous fat layer


Infected Tongue Piercing?

Infected Tongue Piercing?I pierced my tongue about a month ago. I have this weird white bump underneath my my tounge around the piercing. Is it by chance infected? It doesn't hurt but if I move my ring forward pushing it out, it kinda hurts. Please someone help give me answers?


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Abreva and Pimples?I'm about to embark on using Abreva on a uninvited and overstayed pimple that appeared 3 days ago and has a head, but just stays there, looking like something I really want to mess with. I'm using all my will power will power, but the freak won't change or leave.


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How To Ask My Mom About First Bra?All my friends wear a bra. My friends asked me if I wore a bra. I said I don't. They asked me why and I said "Because I don't need one." They looked at me like I was a freak. I want to wear a bra but I don't know how to ask my mom. I don't own any bras either. I haven't wore a training bra yet either. I have been looking at so many bras though. How do I ask my mom? I am so scared!


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Finding it Hard to Drink Enough Water?Many people do not like water. It's plain and very simple. Even though it is a needed element to keep our bodies from becoming dehydrated. Many people just don't care for water. What can you do to help water taste better? Filtering it helps but the major way to change the flavor is to find some herbs (lavender or mint), vegetable slices (celery, ginger, or cucumber), or fruit (lemon, lime, strawberries, or grapefruit). The trick is to find ones you like to fuse with water and make them taste better for your consumption. Here are some other ways to help you get the water you need each day:


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Wearing An Ice PackWhen you don't have time to lay around on an ice pack, wear it.


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New Dentures Don't Fit Properly?I just got my 2nd pair of upper dentures, but there is only 12 teeth on it and my previous ones there were 14. My problem is I've had them realigned 3 times.


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New Dentures Not Fitting Correctly?In December 2021 was my first dentist visit for full top denture partial bottom. After 8 visits and 8 months later August 2022, my dentures are ready. At my appointment, I get 4 teeth pulled and dentures put in right afterwards. Two days later, my gums are red and swollen my bottom partial which fit perfect due to swelling now won't go back in. My top full denture has a gap between roof of mouth. Not only do they make me choke, it hurts my entire upper gums. I'm sure this isn't normal, need advice please.


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Leave Seal on VitaminsWhen you open your vitamin bottle, only cut half of the paper seal away. It's easier to get just one vitamin out at a time that way. It also prevents excessive handling of the other vitamins in the bottle, as well.


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Safe Popcorn for Someone With Diverticulitis?Safe Popcorn for Someone With Diverticulitis? My Dad has diverticulitis (seed kernels are bad) and popcorn was always his number 1 favorite food. . .


A woman holding her hand in pain.

Diagnosing A Broken Bone?Many injuries can result in broken bones, especially if paired with swelling and sharp pain and it can be difficult to diagnose at home. It is important to avoid re-injuring the spot as this can change a hairline fracture into a full fledged break. It is best to go to a healthcare professional as soon as possible to have x-rays done and any breaks set correctly.


A woman in the car.

Music During Dental VisitNo one likes to go to the dentist and quite by accident, I discovered something I had done that made my visits more bearable. While waiting for my mouth to become numb, I was playing around with my phone and was listening to some music through my earbuds in high hopes it would help me relax.


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My Feet and Ankles Are Itching and Burning?What in the world could be going on with my feet and ankles? They are itching and burning terribly! I've had this for quite some time now it comes and it goes the mark seem to be staying though. I wake up sometimes with these scratches on my ankles, sometimes they're on my arms. But my feet and ankles are itching so bad!


A fuzzball on a light colored background.

Identifying Fuzzballs That Move?What are these tiny little fuzzball things I'm finding all over clothing, towels, rugs, blankets everywhere! These were in the bathroom rug they look like pieces of lint or strands but when you try to pick them up with a pair of scissors they're woven into the fibers of the rug with the long stringy things that you see them moving in.


Wrist Brace Sleeve

Wrist Brace SleeveI have developed tendonitis in my wrist and the doctor gave me a wrist brace to wear. It was not as comfortable as I would like so I cut an old sock off, just below the heel, made a little hole in the heel for my thumb and I had a sleeve to go over my arm under the brace. To keep the holes from stretching, I hand stitched around them and pulled the stitches up to fit my hand. The extra padding has made the biggest difference in the comfort of this wrist brace. I don't mind wearing it at all now.


Red and swollen fingers.

Treating Dyshidrotic Eczema?Since moving to a warmer climate country a number of years ago, every summer, I developed small blisters on the sides of fingers along with itching of the affected area. Unsure of what this was I visited a doctor and dermatologist and I was diagnosed with dyshidrotic eczema, and prescribed a cortisone cream to apply to affected areas. I was also advised to keep the hands moisturized, and also take an antihistamine for the itching.


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Bar Soap with Less Residue?My husband will not give up bar soap in the shower. Does anybody know what kind of bar soap leaves less residue in the tub?


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American Dagger Moths Can Be ToxicBeware of hairy yellow caterpillars with black spikes. They are American dagger moths that have have toxic properties when hairs are touched. One slight brush sent me to the ER with significant hives, elevated blood pressure, facial flushing, and chills.


A woman fanning herself inside a house.

Frugal Ways To Keep CoolThe Pacific NW is experiencing a heat wave right now, with record breaking temperatures. What are some frugal alternatives to staying cool during a heat wave?


A small round blemish near a person's lip.

Is This Herpes?I think I might have herpes. Could somebody please let me know?


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Foot Pain After Back Surgery?Two years ago, I had surgery on my back. A discectomy for 3 herniated discs, L4 L5, and S1. My back has been fine since so it seems it was a success.


A bottle of melatonin pills next to a sleeping mask.

Using MelatoninMelatonin is a hormone that helps regulate a person's sleep cycle. It is often used as a supplement to help people sleep but the effectiveness is questionable by medical professionals. There are some side effects possible so be sure to contact your own doctor before using.


A small white line on a thumb.

Weird White Line On My Thumb?I need help identifying this white lump on my thumb. What should I do about it and should I be concerned? I don't know how long it's been there since I just randomly found it. I can't say much about it asides from it is a small white line


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Preventing Slippery Shampoo BottlesI have a hard time holding onto the wide shampoo bottles with wet hands. I saw an empty syrup bottle. It has rings around the top and is not as wide at the top. I emptied my shampoo into it. Now I can securely hold on to it in the shower.


Sugar pills being stored in a prescription pill bottle.

Storing Sugar Pills For DiabetesI am diabetic (Type 2) and sometimes when running errands, my blood sugar levels will drop. Doctor recommended that I keep some sugar pills on hand but that big bottle of 50 does not really fit my purse. I took one of my prescription bottles and put 5 tablets in it. Now it fits my purse and I don't have to worry about having a sugar crash while out.


Wax used for orthodontic work.

Uses for Orthodontic WaxIf you have leftover orthodontic wax after having your braces removed, it can be used for a variety of purposes. It is made from natural wax sources such as beeswax or paraffin.


Hands holding a bloated stomach.

Remedies for Stomach Bloating?A bloated stomach may be caused by food allergies, medication side effects or overeating. If the bloating persists, a doctor should be consulted to make sure it is not a serious medical condition.


Is This a Wart? - bump on child's finger

Identifying Warts?My son came up to me today showing me these bumps on his finger and thumb complaining that they hurt. They have a point to them and they're hard to the touch. I am thinking they are warts?


A woman relaxing with head and legs raised.

Coping Skills with Depression and AnxietyA few years ago, I needed help with coping with depression and anxiety. I went to classes to learn. I don't usually tell people this, but it helped me learn so much. It helped me then and it is helping me greatly now! A lot!


A device for getting a mammogram.

Getting a MammogramMammograms are very important in early detection of breast cancer. Regular mammograms should be scheduled for any woman over 40 so that treatment can be started as soon as possible.


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Should I take Advil for Period Cramps?My mom says I should take Advil for my period cramps, but Advil makes them worse by a lot. But my mom says it was a one time thing. Should I take Advil for my period cramps?


Sunscreen being applied to an arm.

Using Expired Sunscreen as LotionWhen you have sunscreen that is past it's 'use by' date, you should not use it to protect your skin from the sun. It could possibly be useful as a lotion, if you are certain there is no bacteria present.


A mother putting sunscreen on a young girl.

Safe Sunscreens for KidsThe Environmental Working Group (EWG) puts out a list each year of the safest sunscreens. They rate the sunscreens on five factors: health hazards, UVB protection, UVA protection, balance of UVA/UVB protection and sunscreen stability. From these analyses they give each sunscreen a score, the lower the score the better.


A bowl of borax powder.

Is Borax Edible?Borax is not considered edible and can cause health concerns if ingested, inhaled or with skin contact. Some health recipes recommend using a small amount of borax but the FDA considers this substance toxic.


Two pairs of orange ear plugs.

Using Earplugs to Block NoiseEarplugs are often used at loud events, like music show or car races. They can also be used around the home to block out unwanted noise, day or night.


How to Protect Yourself Against the Coronavirus (COVID-19)

How to Protect Yourself Against the Coronavirus (COVID-19)This week, the CDC has told Americans that we need to be prepared for an outbreak of the coronavirus (COVID-19). The virus has been spreading across the globe with outbreaks in China, Korea, Japan, Italy, and Iran. As of today, the US has only seen 56 cases of the disease. Currently, 8,400 people in California are being monitored for the coronavirus.


A doctor holding the hand of a patient.

Advice for Dealing With CancerMaintaining a positive attitude through an illness can be a challenge. When dealing with the interruptions in your life and finances, it is important to have the support of your friends and family.


A man trying out new eyeglasses.

Getting an Exam and New Eyeglasses Without Insurance?When you need to have an eye exam and get new glasses, it can be expensive when you don't have insurance. There are a few programs and retailers who may give you some savings.


A woman using a walker on a street.

Using a WalkerMake your walker help you with more than walking. Here are some great tips for how to add padding, attach a bag to carry items, and even how to add a meal tray to your walker.


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Top Dentures too Loose?I've had my dentures for 5 years and the top does not fit any more. They just rock back and forth. They cause injury when I wear them, but nobody will give me a loan to replace them and insurance will not cover them for another 5 years. What to do?


A dental bridge being held in gloved hands.

Repairing a Dental Bridge?If your bridge is in need of repair, it can be uncomfortable or even painful. Contact a dentist immediately if you are in pain. Cosmetic fixes may still require the help of a dentist but can be done at your convience.


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Office Illness

Tips for Avoiding Office IllnessesWith cold and flu season almost here, one of the thriftiest and best tips is to avoid getting sick. You save money on doctor visits and medications and, most importantly, you stay healthy and productive.


Woman biting her nails.

How Can I Stop Biting My Nails?This is a page about how to stop biting your nails. Nail biting is a common habit that can be hard to break. Many people begin biting their nails as children and it can continue into adulthood it you don't find an effective method to break the habit.


A doctor holding the hand of a patient in comfort.

Cancer: Health Isn't The Only Price You PayHearing a doctor tell you the hard truth, that you have cancer, takes your breath away. After a little while it becomes abundantly clear that the initial shock is compounded by the overwhelming costs involved. It's an added stress to you and your loved ones.


Home Remedies for Carpal Tunnel

Home Remedies for Carpal Tunnel?This is a page about home remedies for treating carpal tunnel. Carpal tunnel can be very painful and debilitating. Finding home remedies to alleviate the symptoms can very useful.


A dog being bathed in a kiddie pool outdoors.

Beat the HeatI live near Portland, Oregon and we are in the midst of a heat wave. We usually have temperatures in the 80s at this time of year, but today it is forecasted to be 105! Many people, including myself, don't have built in air conditioning. Here is what my family is doing to keep cool.


A woman eating an apple.

Healthy Living Tips To Keep Weight OffKeeping weight off is typically more difficult than losing it in the first place. This is a page about healthy living tips to keep weight off.


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My Feet and Ankles Are Itching and Burning?What in the world could be going on with my feet and ankles? They are itching and burning terribly! I've had this for quite some time now it comes and it goes the mark seem to be staying though. I wake up sometimes with these scratches on my ankles, sometimes they're on my arms. But my feet and ankles are itching so bad!


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Sparkly Pepper Sized Red Blue Black Itchy Dots?I'm so sick of derm. And doctors wanting my money and saying I'm crazy and everyone in this county now has this biting mite. Only one other person that I didn't know before now noticed the same thing I noticed like literally everyone in this county says we're crazy and shrugs it off.


A fuzzball on a light colored background.

Identifying Fuzzballs That Move?What are these tiny little fuzzball things I'm finding all over clothing, towels, rugs, blankets everywhere! These were in the bathroom rug they look like pieces of lint or strands but when you try to pick them up with a pair of scissors they're woven into the fibers of the rug with the long stringy things that you see them moving in.


Piercing Question?

Piercing Question?I got my piercing 4 days ago and have been cleaning it regularly. It doesn't hurt not red. What is it, should I take it out?


A painful white bump on a thumb.

Painful White Bump On My Thumb?What is going on here? My whole thumb is swollen with this freaky white alien ' serious same face on top?


Red and swollen fingers.

Treating Dyshidrotic Eczema?Since moving to a warmer climate country a number of years ago, every summer, I developed small blisters on the sides of fingers along with itching of the affected area. Unsure of what this was I visited a doctor and dermatologist and I was diagnosed with dyshidrotic eczema, and prescribed a cortisone cream to apply to affected areas. I was also advised to keep the hands moisturized, and also take an antihistamine for the itching.


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