Posts made in October, 2016

Halloween comes around every year, and with it countless kids eat tons of sugary candies after asking people, “Trick or Treat?” While chocolate candy bars taste great, what are some healthy Halloween ideas to help kids (and adults) make some more positive choices this holiday season? Here’s an interesting idea: use natural foods to make Halloween snacks. For instance, you can cut oranges to look like pumpkins (with a thin pretzel...

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The Four Main Causes of Sciatica

Posted on Oct 17, 2016

Sciatica typically involves a seemingly never-ending pain down the back of your leg. What causes this annoying pain? There are four main causes of sciatica. First, there’s something known as your sciatic nerve and it runs down your legs. There’s also something known as your piriformis muscle, located deep in the buttock. It helps the hip rotate as well as turn your leg/foot outward. When the piriformis muscle tightens, swells and/or...

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Forest Lake Asthma Doctor

Posted on Oct 11, 2016

People with asthma have an issue with their airways narrowing, swelling and producing extra mucus. Therefore, asthma can make breathing difficult and lead to coughing, wheezing and/or shortness of breath. Outdoors, there are several things that can trigger an asthma attack, including pollen and chemicals in the air. As for household asthma triggers, there are several. It’s best to avoid lighting a fire in your home’s fireplace if...

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