5 Medications that Damage the Brain

In America, the demand for prescription drugs has skyrocketed in recent decades, with nearly 70% of Americans on some type of prescription medication[1]. Most people don’t think twice before pop...

Should I Stop Breastfeeding with the Flu?

With the 2017-18 flu season being considered moderately severe, many people are staying home from work and school with fevers, muscle aches, fatigue, and chills[1]. Because this is my youngest’s...

But What About Polio?

A growing number of the population is beginning to question the necessity of all these vaccines. With less than 50% of American adults receiving the flu shot last year[1], and 40% of adolescent gir...

24 Remedies for Natural Eczema Relief

Eczema is a condition that is most often characterized by red, inflamed, and itchy skin, though it can look different in everyone. This is because ‘eczema’ is an umbrella term for eight di...

Natural Birth: 5 Tips to Avoid the Epidural

Childbirth has become more and more of a medicalized process. An act women have been capable of completing alone for thousands of years has turned into a major, invasive surgery in an operating room n...

5 Natural Alternatives to Birth Control

 As I’m now hitting my sixth week postpartum, I find my mind overrun with a topic most women have at some point in their lifetime: birth control. Because of my negative experience with the bi...