How safe is rosehip oil and other essential oils during pregnancy?

How safe is rosehip oil and other essential oils during pregnancy?

Getting the right nutrients are important for a healthy pregnancy and it is widely believed that essential oils not only help to relax the body but also help with fertility. Essential oils, when added to your fertility program can be beneficial to deal with stress, maintain a hormonal balance and to support the overall reproductive system. Understanding the Changes to Your Body When considering the use of essential oils during pregnancy, it’s important to understand all the different things happening with your body and how it needs to be treated differently than normal everyday life. If you’re actively trying to conceive it’s important to treat the second half of your cycle, when implantation could possibly be occurring, as if you are pregnant. In this case there is a fertilised egg and embryo in the womb. Once you’re pregnant there are a lot of hormonal changes occurring in your body. Care needs to be taken not to alter the complex...
Solutions to ear problems, and how to avoid them

Solutions to ear problems, and how to avoid them

The ear is a very complex organ that you may take for granted many times – until when you fall sick and it affects your hearing, or as you grow older and realize you do not hear as well as you used to. It is the main organ that determines your hearing ability, but also your overall body balance. It sends sound signals to your brain, which interprets sounds and allows you to hear. When you don’t take proper care of them, you are simply causing unnecessary damage. The good news is that the problems are manageable, and you can even do preventive measures that will prevent damage to them or lead to hearing loss. Buildup of earwax The earwax is not just something that your ears produce for the sake of it – it has an important role in defending them from external damage. The role of earwax is to lubricate, clean and protect the ear canal, since it traps any dirt entering the ears while slowing down the buildup of bacteria. When the earwax...
The black tape project

The black tape project

Art is the creation and expression of imagination and creative skill, geared towards the production of works which seek to inspire and awe on the basis of beauty and the force of emotional power. By nature, it is subjective, it is born out of personal taste, opinions, and feelings. Art exists for the purpose of beauty, the personal taste and feeling expressed within it stirs opinions, good or bad. Art is a vulnerability, it is courage. It is putting yourself out there in the world, no matter what the cost is, no matter what the reaction from the masses may be. For some, it takes up their whole lives and consumes their relationships, that mere desire to leave a mark on the world, no matter how big or small. It requires sacrifice, hard work, consistency and resilience. The art of today, much like everything else is based on the principle of freedom of expression. This principle effectively means that creativity is unchained, it is not...
Why a healthy lifestyle is an important part of the aging process for seniors

Why a healthy lifestyle is an important part of the aging process for seniors

As seniors transition into retirement living and eventually into assisted care facilities, it is very important that they maintain a healthy lifestyle. There are many reasons why this is so important for seniors, but the most prominent one is that healthy lifestyles correlate with a longer, more comfortable life. Making improvements to live a healthy lifestyle can be challenging for many seniors, particularly if they haven’t always been focused on health in the past. Here’s why it’s so important to stay healthy in old age, and tips for maintaining a healthy lifestyle without stress. Eating healthy gives you more energy As we age, we often find that our energy levels naturally start to decline. This can be quite frustrating for many seniors who were much more active as younger adults. There are some important health practices that can actually increase your energy levels even as a senior adult. The most effective one is maintaining a...

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