Category Archives for "Family Health"

Mom’s Question: Does Tanning Help Stretch Marks?

It's bikini season, but you have stretch marks? Don’t feel ashamed, you are still beautiful even with all those “battle scars.” Stretch marks gradually fade out over time. If you are in a hurry, you can go under the knife and resort to expensive medical procedures such as laser or surgery.

But is there a way to hide them the easy and cheap way? What about tanning? What are the drawbacks to tanning and does it works to hide your marks? Let us find out.

Is Food Poisoning Contagious? Facts and Prevention

Is food poisoning contagious? Yes and no. You’ll get food poisoning from eating food contaminated with a toxin or organism, not from being near a person that has it. Depending on the type of organism that causes it, you can get infected by using contaminated utensils or handling contaminated surfaces.

The best way to prevent catching this pesky illness is to be educated about the foodstuffs that cause it. Being a parent, you must also be able to recognize its signs so you can act fast. Let us get down to the basics!

Causes And Remedy For Swollen Feet After Giving Birth

Giving birth to a child is a life and body-changing experience. Your body is literally shocked and all your systems go haywire. With all that the pain, swollen feet and bulging breasts; giving birth is no easy feat!

Swelling of the feet and hands after giving birth is common, yet it is a condition that can easily be remedied. More commonly referred by doctors as edema, this is due to trapped body fluids. This condition gradually subsides after giving birth. How can you know if you have edema and what can you do if you have it? How does this condition happen and can you do something to ease it?

How To Remove Wax From Apples?

Shiny apples don’t just fool princesses. The evil queen in Snow White may not have actually meant to poison the princess. It could have just been the sneaky toxins hiding on the fruit, and the queen was simply worried Snow White hadn’t been eating enough.Whether or not that’s the case, the princess fell ill, and the apple was the cause.

Poisoned fruit doesn’t make much of an appearance in modern literature anymore, but it makes an appearance every day in the modern life. In the sack lunches, your kids set off to school with, in the pies you make for parties, in the healthy snack you pick up instead of a bag of potato chips.Nestled cozily between the wax coating put on many fruits and vegetables and the natural skin of the produce, pesticides and chemicals lurk, safely encased by wax.