As our bodies age we are less able to metabolize the nutrients we take in from food. If your diet isn't providing
you with the vitamins and minerals you need, consult with your doctor about a daily multivitamin to help fill any nutritional gaps.
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Homemade Bath Salts Recipes: Why spend all that money on bath salts when you can make them simply and easily at home. Plus, if you make them yourself, you can be sure to use ingredients that won’t harm or irritate your skin.
The first ingredient in bath salts is of course, salt! The most common kind used is Epsom Salt. This is the same kind of salt recommended by doctors to disinfect and treat skin issues. Many people swear by Epson salt to remove toxic chemicals from the skin. You can also try using sea salts as well, or mix the two together. Avoid using table salt because it can dry your skin out.
Essential oils are the next “essential” ingredient for homemade bath salts. They not only provide moisture for your skin, their scents can provide aromatherapy to relax you, revive you, or help ease you to sleep. The type of oil you use depends on what kind of mood you’d like to create. Lavender, vanilla, and eucalyptus are great for a relaxing bath. While citrus oils will re-energize and refresh you.
How to care for a dog with diabetes: Treating diabetes in cats and dogs involves regular monitoring of diet, blood sugar levels and insulin levels. The monitoring needs to be done on a daily basis and pet owners obviously cannot be expected to visit a veterinarian daily for the daily insulin dose. Understanding the basics of home care helps to manage a diabetic dog effectively.
Once the symptoms of diabetes in cats and dogs have led to a confirmed diagnosis, the goal of treatment for diabetes is to control the level of glucose (sugar) in the blood. Efficient control can help your pet in leading a comfortable life On the other hand uncontrolled hyperglycemia (abnormally high blood sugar) can shorten life span due to complications like kidney disease, retinopathy and arteriosclerosis.
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