Sunday, August 31, 2014

Tis The Season of Sick Days: Safe Options


Earache Oral Liquid



All the germs, or children if you will, are likely back in the classroom coughing and hacking on each other. If not, they soon will be as we celebrate the Labor Day holiday this weekend in the United States. Our children have been swapping germs for a solid two weeks now and we have already had a short bout of temperatures, runny noses and coughs.

Regardless of being new to the school scene or a well organized, lunch making, clothing pressing, breakfast ready before they open their eyes machine (or not...we scramble but to each his own), you are aware of the sniffles turning into ear aches. Any caregiver knows earaches translates to pain, sleepless nights and sometimes a desperate hopeless feeling with regard to finding comfort for your child.

I am not a fan of antibiotics (no judging) and I am not a fan of having to sit on my child in order to get drops into their ears. Enter the relief of Kids Relief Earache Oral Liquid. No more struggles! A good tasting grape flavor with a convenient dropper and the dosing is accurate, effective and quick!

I like quick!

And Homeopathic! 

Kids Relief Earache Oral Solution can help alleviate all symptoms associated with earaches with no harmful side effects. That means your child’s fever, throbbing pain, inflammation and ear pressure will subside! The safe homeopathic formula works as fast-acting relief for infants and children, with no risk of overdose or drug interaction. Kids Relief Earache Oral Solution is also incredibly easy to administer; simply give your child .75 ml orally and repeat every 8 hours and reduce with improvement or as directed by a healthcare professional. This product also comes in a great tasting grape flavor, making it easy for your child to take, and it is dye and sugar free! Kids Relief Earache Oral Solution retails for $6.99 and can be purchased at CVS locations nationwide.

I am happy to be adding safe germ combating options to my Mom Arsenal for this school year and encourage you to check it out as well! 

The Kids Relief line of homeopathic remedies is manufactured by Homeolab USA:

Homeolab products include over 200 over the counter formulations (single remedies and combination remedies) developed from more than 1,500 different root substances. We also carry trace elements, essential oils and plant extracts. Homeolab’s homeopathic medicines are manufactured from only the finest of natural ingredients. Our commitment to quality and purity assure that you are getting the finest products available. All Homeolab products are manufactured in strict accordance with FDA and HPUS guidelines. For more information, please visit www.kidsrelief.com.


**this is a sponsored post. Dosing information and pricing provided by Kidsrelief.com. Homeolab information provided by Kidsrelief.com




Sunday, July 27, 2014

Small But Mighty

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Casters: Small but Mighty

It's the little things in life that can do so much for us, yet so many people don't stop to think about the valuable service they provide. One such example of little things providing a big service is the caster. Paired with a wheel, and often referred to as a caster wheel, the caster is a small invention comprised of plastic and/or metal that enables wheels to be attached to the bottom of furniture, appliances, and heavy machinery - and additionally, also allows for the wheels to roll back and forth, and sometimes pivot and swivel.

If you have ever helped a family member move a refrigerator to do some much-needed cleaning, or if you have rolled across an office space in a desk chair, then you are already familiar with casters, even if you didn't know that's what they were called. While furniture and appliances may not decrease in weight simply because of the addition of casters, the presence of the wheels makes it easier for those items to be moved. Ask any employee of a moving company or warehouse about casters, and they'll surely tell you how much they appreciate their existence.

In a medical environment, you'll find that casters are both in high demand and high use. From the nurses who rely on mobile laptop carts to the lab technicians who push around heavy x-ray and CT scanning equipment to the assistant nurses who move patients in their beds, medical casters are certainly found all over hospitals, doctors' offices, and other medical buildings.

Casters can also be found in many homes, and on more than refrigerators: sofas, standalone dishwashers, portable air conditioners, desks, office chairs, and those colored plastic stackable drawer units all come equipped with casters.

The nice thing about casters and caster wheels is that they are inexpensive; durable; and if one should break, replaceable. You can find casters of all sizes and weight limits at just about any hardware store, and manufacturers of specialized equipment will often sell replacement casters. If you should need a replacement caster, attempt to contact the manufacturer first and foremost, because if they have one, it's a guaranteed fit.

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Metagenics Supplements

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Dietary Pills For Adults and Children
It is a known fact that fast food is unhealthy to people of all ages. Eating fried food and snacks frequently doesn't provide an appropriate dosage of vital minerals and vitamins that the human body naturally craves. Even when eating a relatively normal and healthy diet, it may not be possible to attain all of the essential nutrients. Sometimes, there is nothing wrong with taking some dietary supplements in order to absorb a maximum amount of key nutrients. People of different ages actually have different requirements for all of the important vitamins and minerals.

Multivitamin supplements are available in designs that are suitable for children and adults. For example, kids' pills may be shaped like animals and have colorful textures. By contrast, adult multivitamins might contain high doses of specific nutrients that are needed for people over the age of 50. Some vitamin supplements are also formulated with certain minerals. The combination of these two classes of nutrients leads to improved health and vitality.

Vitamin C is actually found in low concentrations in supplements. This nutrient is quite abundant is common drinks and snacks as well as fruit and vegetables. However, fat soluble vitamins like E and K are very hard to consume in appropriate dosages. Similarly, Vitamin D is found in a relatively limited food menu. Additionally, this vitamin requires exposure to sunshine for full activation and functioning.

There are literally dozens of minerals that the human body needs on a daily basis. For the most part, some of these nutrients are only found in trace amounts within the bloodstream and certain organs. However, there are several important minerals that must be consumed in large quantities. For instance, calcium and phosphorus make up the composition of bones in humans. Similarly, magnesium and sodium play vital roles in several bodily functions including control of the nervous system. A product like Metagenics Supplements and other dietary pills are examples of formulas that are loaded with vitamins and minerals.

Another class of nutrients is known as phytochemicals. This category refers to a variety of compounds that are found in super foods such as specific fruit, vegetables and plants. For example, herbal extracts contain a variety of potent chemicals that can relief stress and induce pain relieving effects. Similarly, natural herbs also help people relax and sleep. Traditional oriental supplements include a variety of plant based products that have been used for generations.

Tuesday, June 3, 2014

How to Make The Most of Your Workout

Increase Your Strength, Endurance, Speed and Health with a Heart Rate Monitor
Everyone from the top athletes to weekend warriors are using various tools to improve their performance in their respective sports. You will find that, if you begin to use tools to help your performance, it will work and encourage you to push yourself harder, farther and faster.

One of the best types of tools that athletes, from many disciplines, use to enhance performance are heart rate monitors. An example of a company that understands the amazing training value of heart rate monitors is a company called Heart Rate Monitors, and you can find out more about their specific information here. This company and others like them offer all types of athletes and fitness enthusiasts a wide variety of electronic devices to help make every training session count, so no one wastes valuable training time by marking place.

Often, athletes tend to either undertrain or overtrain, and both of these create a state of diminishing returns for anyone taking the time to go out and do a long run, perform intervals in running or biking or do a tempo run. With the right training tools, you can avoid wasted long slow runs by monitoring your stats before, during and after your critical training sessions.

Some of the stats that you can, and should, monitor during each training session include your heart rate, your weight, your calories burned, your pace, your distance that you have covered and overall time. If you notice that your heart rate continues to increase at what is usually a comfortable pace, you might realize you feel fatigued or dehydrated and need to either scale back, get some water or taper your workout to get some rest.

When you shop for a heart rate monitor, look for one that has all of these readouts to help you save training time and stay healthy. With the right seller, you will find a wide selection, which means you can truly tailor your training experience to your needs.

Consider Garmin, Polar, Suunto, Wahoo and many other exciting products for your running, biking, swimming, triathlete or lifting needs to keep your training on track. Find bike mounted monitors, wrist monitors, body strap monitors and smartphone compatible monitors, depending on your needs and preferences. Whatever will encourage you to use your monitoring system, you will find it at these companies that make it their priority to offer you all types of monitoring systems to help you bolster your training, fitness and overall health.