The Pros and Cons of Using IVs for Fluid Replacement

Dehydration is a common problem among Americans. As a matter of fact, studies show up to 75 percent of us are in varying levels of chronic dehydration. When dehydration reaches a certain point, however, medical attention becomes necessary and IV fluid replacement needs to be considered. How do you know if you need IV hydration, and what … Continued

5 Simple DIY Techniques of Splinter and Foreign Body Removal

Splinters can be painful and could cause infections and other health issues if they’re not removed quickly.  Everyone gets a splinter at some point. You’re doing something and suddenly – ow! Splinter removal is important so your body can start the healing process. But how can you retrieve a splinter without causing additional injury? In this article, … Continued

7 of the Best Natural Remedies for Bladder Infections

Bladder infections are more common than you think. In fact, roughly 1 out of every 2 women will get a bladder infection in their lifetime. Also known as urinary tract infections (UTIs), bladder infections are commonly caused by E. coli bacterium. Symptoms include frequent and painful urination. In the worst cases, patients see blood in … Continued