Wearing New DenturesGetting accustomed to false teeth takes some patience. This page is about wearing new dentures.
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.
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.
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.
Getting Used To Wearing DenturesThis is a page about getting used to wearing dentures. Getting used to wearing dentures takes time.
Shaving the Bone to Fit DenturesIf 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.
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.
What Type of Doctor to Consult for Muscle Spasms?When you have a pain in your muscles, it can be hard to know what is causing it. Certain conditions require different typesof specialists. This is a page about what type of doctor to consult for muscle spasms?
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.
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.
Using Listerine for Promoting Hair GrowthThis is a page about using Listerine for promoting hair growth. This mouthwash may promote the health of your scalp by reducing bacteria and yeast.
Removing Hair Dye Stains on NailsThe 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.
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?
The Tops of My Feet Are RedA 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.
Mystery Itchy Bumps on FaceSmall 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.
Preventing Underarm OdorThis is a page about preventing underarm odor. Underarm odor can be embarrassing for anyone, but if you have trouble getting rid of it, that can be even worse. There are many ways to control underarm odor, find the one that works for you.
Wearing Earrings With Sensitive SkinThis page is about wearing earrings with sensitive skin. There are ways to tolerate those inexpensive earrings when you react to the metals they contain.
Paying for a Tummy TuckCan anyone help me with some ideas for getting a tummy tuck with poor credit and no money? I am a disabled vet and have been treated for back pain since October 9, 1980 when I was in the air force. (They acknowledge my 100% disability status but have not for my back.
Bar Soap with Less ResidueMy husband will not give up bar soap in the shower. Does anybody know what kind of bar soap leaves less residue in the tub?
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.
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.
Caring for Your Gums After a Tooth ExtractionThis page is about caring for your gums after a tooth extraction. After having a tooth pulled, it is important to follow the dentist's directions to keep the pain to a minimum and to heal as quickly as possible.
Getting Temporary DenturesThis is a page about getting temporary dentures. Part of the process of getting dentures often includes being fitted for temporary dentures to use until the permanent ones are ready.
Causes of Ear ItchingThis is a page about causes for ear itching. Having an itch in your ear can be very annoying. Knowing the cause can help in finding a remedy.
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.
Alternatives to BandaidsWhen your skin is sensitive to adhesive or you can't find the right size bandaid, you many need to use something else. This page is about alternatives to bandaids.
Removing a WartThis is a page about removing a warts. Warts can be unsightly, irritating and hard to get rid of.
Eating After Getting New DenturesThis is a page about eating after getting new dentures. Eating after getting new dentures can feel like a whole new experience.
Splitting PillsThis is a page about splitting pills. A pill splitting apparatus or a knife doesn't always work very well. You can end up with lots of pill crumbs and be unsure of how much medication you really have.
Saving Money on Dental WorkThis page is about saving money on dental work. Finding ways to cut the high cost of dental care is possible.
Having Coffee After a Tooth ExtractionWhen can I have coffee after I have had a tooth pulled?
Removing Corns From FeetThis is a page about removing corns from feet. Corns on your feet can be very painful.
Allergic Reaction to Flip FlopsI 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.
Cuddle Ewe ProductsI have Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. I saw an ad for the Cuddle Ewe. They state that it helps you sleep if you suffer from these ailments. Since it is quite expensive, I wanted to know if anyone has tried this item and what your thoughts are, is it worth the price?
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.
First Mammogram TipsI am having my first mammogram tomorrow morning. Any tips on what do before. I hear you can shower but no deodorant or perfume. Why is that? I am kind of nervous but I am 41 and I need to take care of myself and make sure all is good to go.
Adding Padding to Walker GripsThis is a page about adding padding to walker grips. Putting some padding on the grips of a walker can help to make using it more comfortable.
Preventing Leg UlcersThis is a page about preventing leg ulcers. Reduce the risk of developing a leg ulcer with these helpful tips.
Preparing for Shoulder SurgeryThis is a page about preparing for shoulder surgery. Surgery, such as shoulder surgery can make life a bit more difficult during your recovery.
How Do I Care for My Gums After Tooth Extractions?I had six teeth pulled from all over my mouth, two bottom left, one bottom right, one center top, one top left, one top right. On top of that I had a partial placed in on the top and bottom right after they pulled the teeth.
Wearing Birkenstock Sandals for Heel SpursMany consumers have found noticeable relief from heel spurs by wearing Birkenstock sandals. This is a page about wearing Birkenstock sandals for heel spurs.
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.
Keeping Emergency Information HandyThis page is about keeping emergency information handy. It's important to keep this data where it can be easy to find.
White Crusty Bumps on Feet and AnklesI have white, dry, crusty bumps on my feet and up on my ankles. Has anyone ever heard of this? If so, do you know what causes this?
Dry Mouth RemediesI need help with dry mouth.
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.
Deodorant Makes My Underarms ItchyThis is a page about deodorant makes my underarms itchy. Some consumers find that certain deodorants make the skin under their arms itchy.
Uses for Listerine MouthwashThis page contains uses for Listerine mouthwash. This oral health product can be used in a variety of ways for personal health and around the house.
Foot Care Tips and TricksThis page contains foot care tips and tricks. Being comfortable in your shoes or barefoot makes everyday better.
How Much Sleep Should an 11 Year Old Get?This is a page about how much sleep should an 11 year old get? Every person is different, but getting enough sleep is important to the health of growing body and mind.
Preventing Head LiceThis is a page about preventing head lice. When you receive notice that head lice have been detected at school, you want to keep the lice from adhering themselves or their eggs to the hair shaft.
My Husband Has Bad BreathThis is a page about my husband has bad breath. Telling a spouse that they have bad breath can seem difficult or even hurtful, but in the long run is a good idea from both a social and health standpoint.
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.
Clothes Dried on Clothesline Trigger AllergiesI 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.
My Husband Has Smelly FeetThis is a page about remedies for your husband's smelly feet. Does your husband have smelly feet and you are in desperate need of a remedy for it? Here are some suggestions to get rid of the smell!
Saving Money on Prescription EyeglassesThis is a page about saving money on prescription eyeglasses. Prescription eyeglasses are necessary for many people. They can be an expensive purchase though, especially if you need to get more than one pair.
Uses for Expired Grapeseed OilI 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.
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. . .
Treating Leg BlistersThis is a page about treating leg blisters. When diabetes is a health issue, your physician is your best source of advice and treatment.
Strep ThroatI have had a strep throat for 3 days and every time I swallow it hurts. I can not eat or drink because it hurts so badly. Should I drink green tea or chamomile? Or should I drink something cold?
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.
Alternative Uses for MetamucilThis page is about alternative uses for Metamucil. There may be other ways to use this product.
Numb Spot On My ThighI have a numb spot on my thigh, I can't feel anything in that one spot but sometimes little pains go through it and it really hurts! (Especially if something touches the spot.) My doctor said it was "nerve damage" and that I could take Vitamin B6 to restore some feeling but it hasn't done a thing.
Using Campho-PheniqueThis 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.
Relieving Pain from Bone SpursThis 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.
Stinging Foot Pain After Back SurgeryTwo 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.
Dealing With Loneliness After the Death of a ParentHow do you beat loneliness? I just lost my dad who lived with me. I was his caregiver for five years, with him 24/7. I feel so alone.
Disinfecting Hands Without SoapWhat can I use to wash my hands that disinfects? I have severe skin disorder and soap is so burning to my skin.
Living With a DisabilityThis is a page about living with a disability. Disability is a term that covers a wide range of conditions of varying types and levels of severity, including hearing, vision, and mobility impairments.
Does Baking Soda Damage Tooth Enamel?This is a page about "Does baking soda damage tooth enamel?". Baking soda is often used separately or in a variety of commercial toothpastes to help whiten teeth.
Remedies for Itchy SkinThis page is about remedies for itchy skin. Soothing the irritation and stopping the itch, helps the skin to heal.
Problem With Eye - FloatersI 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.
Feeling Sick When Using Polident AdhesiveHas anyone experienced ill health after using Polident Denture adhesive for a while? I've been using it for about 4 months now and have been getting sicker and sicker. I notice that if I can go 3-4 days without using it to put my temporary dentures in, then I start to feel a little better.
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.
Is Borax Safe To Use Around Children?Is Borax safe to use around children? My poor kitty has been infested with fleas, as well as my home! I have searched and searched about carpet remedies for fleas and have found a lot on Borax, but with differing results about the use around kids. I have a 4 year old. Is Borax safe to put all over the carpets with him?
Remedies for Body OdorThis is a page about remedies for body odor. Determining why a body smells even after bathing and what to do differently, can be a challenge.
Itching and Bumps on My LipsI have fine bumps on my lips and continuous itching. What is the cause of it?
Bandaging Your EarHow do you bandage an ear? Regular Band Aids don't work due to the shape of the ear.
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.
Preventing Stinky Feet from CrocsThis is a page about preventing stinky feet from Crocs. Keeping your feet from sweating is the best way to help prevent foot odor. Try wearing cotton socks with your Crocs, use foot deodorant, or wash your feet a couple of times during the day on hot days.
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.
Trouble Getting a Blood Pressure ReadingMy 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?
Using A Mouth GuardI recently got a mouth guard to wear at night time because I grind my teeth in my sleep. I can't make it through the night though. After about 2 minutes in my mouth my gag reflex kicks in, and I have to spit it out. I went back to the dentist and he adjusted it for me as much as possible, so it is more comfortable, but I still can't keep in in my mouth.
Spider Vein RemediesThis is a page about spider vein remedies. Usually found on the legs or face, spider veins are dilated blood vessels visible through the skin, that can be troublesome.
Remedies for Stinky FeetThis page is about remedies for stinky feet. Avoiding unpleasant odor and embarrassment when removing your footwear, can be accomplished.
Caring for ElbowsThis is a page about caring for elbows. This is often a neglected part of the body and may need some TLC.
Can a Dog Bite Cause a Rash?Can a dog bite cause a rash? The wound isn't infected and has healed.
Goat's Milk for Children with AutismI 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?
Remedies for Sweaty HandsThis is a page about remedies for sweaty hands. Sweaty palms or palmoplantar hyperhidrosis often begins around 13 and continues throughout life. While embarrassing, medical treatment and self care can help alleviate the symptoms.
Using Raw Honey as a LaxativeThere are a number of health benefits that can be enjoyed with the regular consumption of raw honey. This is a page about using raw honey as a laxative.
Tips for Swallowing PillsThis page contains tips for swallowing bills. For many people taking tablets or capsules can be difficult.
Is Diatomaceous Earth Safe to Use Around Children?How safe is diatomaceous earth to use in the home? I have fleas, but I also have children. I want to put this stuff in my basement, but I'm afraid that my kids will inhale the dust.
Health Issues After Quitting SmokingThis is a page about health issues after quitting smoking.Many people experience issues with their health in the months after quitting cigarettes.
Very Thirsty at NightWhy do I feel thirsty a lot while I'm sleeping at night?
Cowl Mask IdeaI began walking again, to counteract the shelter in place order in our state. We can walk our pets, do any essential things and such but nothing else. So, while I can keep my brain sane with crafts, I have to keep my body as fit as I can get it, plus get some fresh air.
Is Borax Edible?Is it safe to put a pinch of borax in food?
Free Printable Medical ID CardFree Printable Medical ID Card. You do not have to belong to State Farm to get this. Great to carry in your purse or wallet.
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.
Remedies for HeadachesThis is a page about remedies for headaches. Headaches are painful and can make it difficult to get through the day, especially if you get them often. Getting rid of your headache can help you get back focused on what you were doing and improve your mood.
Preventing the Spread of GermsThis is a page about preventing the spread of germs. Germs are everywhere, but there are numerous ways to avoid catching every little cold or something much worse.
Body Odor Smells Like SkunkYour 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.
Deodorant That Won't Stain ClothingThis is a page about deodorant that won't stain clothing. Unfortunately sometimes the deodorant we use can stain our clothing.
Quitting SmokingSmokers everywhere know that it is in their best interest to quit, but some just haven't found the right way for them to get it done. Here are some success stories to help you on your quest to quit. This is a page about quitting smoking.
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.
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.
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.
Treating Dry, Brittle NailsThere are a variety of suppliments you can take, and different things you can put on your nails to strengthen them. This is a page about treating dry, brittle nails.
Finding Dental Care With Bad CreditDental care gets expensive very quickly, if you have bad credit it may make it more difficult to get the dental care you need. Finding dental care with bad credit can be difficult, but it's not impossible.
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.
Getting an Exam and New Eyeglasses Without InsuranceWhen 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.
Drink More WaterHydration is tremendously important for overall health. Soda has absolutely ZERO nutritional content; it's like pouring a punch of sugar and syrup into your cup. Instead, fill it with life-replenishing water. It may taste plain at first if you're coming off of a heavy soda-drinking streak, but you'll soon find yourself addicted to it.
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)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.
Medical Information for EmergenciesI was in a car accident three months ago. The ambulance took me to the hospital from the car accident. I didn't have a list of the medicine I take and what I am allergic to. My tip is to keep your list of your medicine in the car or in your purse so that if you are in a accident, the doctor will know what you are taking.
Problems with a Tongue PiercingI had this piercing done about a week or so ago and this started coming out about 2 days ago. I don't know what it is or how to get rid of it. It doesn't hurt it's just there.
White Bump Near Tongue PiercingI got my tongue pierced on Thursday. It's now Sunday and I'e noticed this white bump on my tongue. It doesn't seem to hurt or bother me. Is it something I should worry about? I've been using mouth wash or salt water rinsing after food or drinks other than water.
Finding Low Cost Ostomy SuppliesMy health insurance is limiting what I can get a month. I have a permanent ileostomy and because the muscle around the stoma is not flat, it causes me to leak output. I have to change everyday and apply an eakin seal for added protection. I have made an appeal to the insurance and was denied my 30 day supply. I want to see what other options I have to get the supplies I need.
Finding Free Colostomy SuppliesI'm having trouble getting colostomy supplies for free because I only have Medicare A and I need some help from someone.
Tongue Piercing Is Hard and New Ring Won't Go InI had my tongue pierced just over 2 months ago. I went to change my ring and my new one won't go in and the hole is hard on top and bottom. Any ideas? Honestly I am so depressed this happened. I don't know if it's just a calcium build up or what.
Upper Dentures Cause GaggingA year ago I cracked my upper alveolar ridge in numerous places and on Jan. 4th this year, I had all my teeth pulled, except my 2 lower eye teeth. I can wear my lower denture with no issues; however, I can not keep my upper denture in for more than 5 mins at a time.