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A blended family occurs when you and your partner decide to start a new family with children from one or both of your past relationships. In this type of family, the children of your spouse are considered your half-children. Combining two families into a new unit is not an easy task. It comes with a whole new environment, stepchildren, new commitment, and a lot of stress.  Although the blended family comes with some extra problems,…

Postpartum depression (also referred to as PPD) is a jumble of emotional, physical, and behavioral changes that happen to a woman after giving birth. [3] The key factors that can lead to postpartum depression in women are: Hormonal change that follows after giving birth. Emotional distress, financial constraint, job change. Lack of strong support from family. [1] Women with a past of depression and other mental health conditions have a higher risk of PPD. The…

How to Use Aloe Vera for Diaper Rash: 6 Remedies, Prevention Tips If you are a parent, you will most likely have to deal with diaper rash in the first or second year of your child’s life. Diaper rash, also known as diaper dermatitis, is a common skin disorder in babies that may occur at any time due to irritation by urine, feces, moisture, or friction. [1] Diaper rash is usually harmless and can be…

A scalp pimple is a common scenario in both young and adults. Our scalp has pores just like our body that naturally secret oil known as sebum. [1] This sebum comes in contact with the already residing bacteria of the scalp, dead skin cells, and pollutants from clog the pores. [2] A clogged pore becomes an abode of dirt and bacteria and causes the outbreak of pimples. There are three types of scalp pimples: acne,…

PCOS stands for Polycystic Ovary Syndrome. It is a hormone-related disease found in women of reproductive age. As said it is a hormonal problem where androgens are overproduced. Excessive androgen then interferes with the development of eggs and their release from the female ovaries. Researchers are still studying its origin, cause, symptoms, therapy, and medicine.  PCOS is called the ‘Silent Disorder’ as most of the time it remains unknown. Slowly this disorder is gaining familiarity…

The treatment of TMJ depends on the cause and severity of your problem. These treatments can range from using a mouth guard or medication or even surgery.  But natural remedies with essential oils are harmless and useful. [9] With essential oil home remedies and some good lifestyle changes, you can cure TMJ fast. TMJ is short for Temporomandibular Joint Syndrome. It is an inflammation and tightness of the joint which connects the jaw to your…

Your bones can be fractured or broken by a force applied to them. This situation can be extremely painful. However, some natural ingredients like essential oils may help reduce the pain and swelling caused by fractured bones. The cause of such injury differs from person to person. Yet the most common ones are falls, accidents, and too much usage of the body. Fractured bones or broken bones are of four main types.  These are closed,…

Using essential oils to induce labor has been a popular practice among midwives and doula. But most women are not familiar with this natural way of easing the discomfort during labor. Birth is a remarkably beautiful time. But it is also very uncomfortable and intensely painful for the expecting mother. Essential oils may assist in labor by providing emotional, mental, and physical support to the laboring mother with no side effects or synthetic properties. (1)…

As an employer, you have to manage a workplace and a number of employees. There are several factors that you need to keep in mind when you’re managing a labor force. One of the most overlooked of these factors is employee health screening. Checking on your employees’ health (both physical and mental) is essential to keep your workforce active and productive. [1] If one of the employees is sick, he/she won’t be able to attend…

The nose is an essential part of your body. It purifies, humidifies, and warms the air we breathe. The mucous membrane of your nose filters particles in the air and protects your nose. [1] The nose is responsible for our senses of smell which gives us pleasure and warns against dangers. A stuffy or runny nose can cause discomfort and headaches. Hence, It’s important to take care of the nose. Learning how to take care…

Having straight teeth is one of the most commonly sought-after dental needs throughout the world. Straight teeth do not only contribute to a perfect smile but also boost one’s self-confidence and overall appearance. Misalignment of the teeth is a prevalent problem. Research evidence suggests that 30-60% of people suffer from crowded or misaligned teeth. [1] Traditional braces have long been a good solution for crooked teeth. Even though it gave effective results, it also had…

Cellulite or adiposis edematous is an embarrassing medical condition. Adolescent and adult women suffer from this problem around the world. It leaves you with lumpy and dimpled flesh similar to ‘cottage cheese’ stored in your upper arms, breasts, thighs, buttocks, abdomen, and hips. (1) There are various surgical and laser treatments and hundreds of cellulite dissolving creams and massages available on the market. Some of these traditional treatments include liposuction, mesotherapy, shock wave therapy, subcision,…

Diabetes is a disease where your body can not produce or use insulin anymore. As a result, you have high sugar levels. The common symptoms of diabetes are fatigue, weight loss, increased thirst, and frequent urination. There are different classes of diabetes — type 1, type 2, gestational diabetes, etc. Diabetes may not seem deadly at the primary level. But it can lead to long-term damage, and dysfunction of different organs, such as the eyes,…

If you constantly wash your hands, check your things, and overthink everything, you may have obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD).  It’s an anxiety disorder characterized by unwanted, uncontrollable, and repetitive thoughts and activities that you feel obliged to do. According to a study published in 2017, the loss and lifetime prevalence of OCD is 1% to 3%. It is a serious mental disorder that often remains unnoticed. Checking your staff from time to time is okay, but…

Eye twitching is the spasm of your eyelid. Your doctor will refer to it as blepharospasm or eyelid spasm. Eyelid twitching involves involuntary worm-like rippling of the upper, lower lid, or both. The condition affects only one eye at a time. [1] Researchers need to do more studies to find its causes and remedy. There are three types of eyes twitching. Each has different causes, and one doesn’t cause the other to occur. [1] A…

Tennis elbow is a form of tendinitis or swelling of the tendons. [1] Tendons are loops of tough tissue that link the muscles of your lower arm to the bone. Tennis elbow causes pain in your elbow and arm. The pain can even spread into your wrist and forearm. [2] Tennis elbow can occur due to any repetitive gripping activities of the thumb and first two fingers. [3] Carpenters, painters, plumbers, and butchers are prone…

Ever had a sore pain in your mouth that wouldn’t go away? Then it’s probably canker sores! Canker sores, also known by the names aphthous ulcers or aphthous stomatitis. These are small lesions or a type of ulcer that occurs on the inside of the mouth, tongue, lips, or throat  [1]. Canker sores appear to be very painful, especially if two are very close to each other. Don’t worry, alum helps to cure canker sores…

Are you tired of thinking twice before wearing that sexy black dress for the night out? Are those little black dots on your legs bothering you? We know the pain. While not being painful, they can have a massive impact on your confidence. This condition is called strawberry legs, little black dots that appear after you shave your legs. They are not harmful, but can actively limit your wardrobe choice, especially when its summer and…

Dead skin on your lips can occur anytime of the year, summer or winter. The structure of skin on lips differs from other skins of our body. The water substance in the outermost skin layer of lips and the barrier function of our lips is low, so it can dry up easily. [1] Chapped lips are very noticeable and can ruin your special days. Well, you don’t have to worry anymore! We are going to…

Are you facing the irritations of Allergies and Itchy Eyes? Don’t panic. In this article, you will know some of the effective essential oil home remedies to get rid of allergies! The symptoms of allergy occur because of an overactive immune response. Apart from the sneezing and itchiness sneaking all over your body, seasonal allergy sufferers also have to deal with itchy eyes. Every year, millions of Americans including children and adults, suffer from allergies.…