Side Effects of Panax Ginseng

In an earlier post I mentioned that I take ginseng every day for energy. I have not noticed any side effects, but one of the most common side effects people have had include insomnia, and less commonly, menstrual problems, breast pain, increased heart rate, high or low blood pressure, headaches, loss of appetite, diarrhea, itching, … Continue reading Side Effects of Panax Ginseng


Update on Review of Cushion Walk Shoes

These shoes are still helping me on the treadmill, as I wrote about in a previous post. There are a few bad things about them though. The sides are a little softer than I like, I think they would provide more support if they were a little stiffer on the sides. Also, the material around … Continue reading Update on Review of Cushion Walk Shoes

Product review—Cushion Walk sneakers

I  needed a new pair a sneaker for the gym; my old ones are kinda worn thin on the bottom and they don't give me any cushioning when I jog on the treadmill. I saw that Avon has a decent looking pair of sneakers, so since I sell Avon, I thought, I might as well … Continue reading Product review—Cushion Walk sneakers

PMS Remedies

Chasteberry Edema, breast tenderness, irritability, constipation, depressed mood, anger, headache Dong quoi Painful menstruation, fatigue, low vitality. More effective when taken with black cohosh. Black Cohosh Irritability, sleep disturbances Chromium Stabilizes insulin and blood sugar; this helps with appetite regulation Calcium magnesium, and vitamin b6 Researched thoroughly--provides relief for pain, and general PMS symptoms. Chocolate … Continue reading PMS Remedies

My Favorite Health Products

Coconut oil This comes in oil form and in supplement form, for people who don't want to swallow spoonfuls of oil. Coconut oil has a variety of health properties, including helping to lower bad cholesterol, and disease fighting. I get into this more in a follow up post. Coconut oil is also great as a … Continue reading My Favorite Health Products

Essential Oils

have been researching essential oils for pain relief and natural muscle relaxers. I have a good friend from college who sells essential oil from Young Living. Sherry Knight Young Living Essential OilsI What has your experience been with essential oils? How effective have they been? I'm specifically thinking of trying peppermint oil, arnica oil, cypress … Continue reading Essential Oils