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9 DIY Home Remedies For Relieving Mosquito Bites

June 11th, 2019 • Posted by Terry Lawvor Miller • Permalink

 

The next time you are bitten by a mosquito, raid your refrigerator, kitchen pantry, or medicine cabinet for a quick and easy DIY remedy that requires no extra trip to the pharmacy. One of these home remedies is sure to do the trick for calming irritation.

  1. Lemon slice: Apply directly to the affected area.
  2. Aspirin: Crush tablets and add to water to form an anti-itching paste, then spread on the bite More...

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Six Tips for a Happy Cat

May 3rd, 2019 • Posted by Terry Lawvor Miller • Permalink

Cats are often viewed as self-reliant and less in need of medical care than other pets. This is simply not true! Cats deserve proper care, good nutrition, routine veterinary care and the ability to live a happy and enriched life.

Here are six ways to help improve your cat’s happiness:

Cat Health

Find out how frequently your vet clinic recommends coming in for wellness visits More...


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Cooling Eye Compress Recipe

May 2nd, 2019 • Posted by Terry Lawvor Miller • Permalink

Cooling eye compress recipe

To cool and refresh the delicate skin around the eye area, this compress is perfect for revitalizing after a busy day of activities More...


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Rubbed the Right Way: The Benefits of Pet Massage

April 28th, 2019 • Posted by Terry Lawvor Miller • Permalink

Most pets love to be petted! Belly rubs and ear scratches-what’s not to like? But how about a massage? Massage is “touch with intent” and is one of the oldest healing arts. Massage therapists use their hands to create various forms of movement and pressure which improves one’s health and well-being. As humans, we know all too well the benefits of a massage More...


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5 of the Best Massage Techniques used for lower Back Pain

April 27th, 2019 • Posted by Terry Lawvor Miller • Permalink

One of the most common issues I hear about is lower back pain. Luckily, there are numerous massage techniques that can help relieve it.  Here are just 5.

1. Swedish Massage

Swedish massage is a barebones, no frills massage that involves long strokes and some tapping More...


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CBD Infused Massage Therapy: Should You Try It?

April 24th, 2019 • Posted by Terry Lawvor Miller • Permalink

 

 

The hottest buzz in the spa world is the benefits of CBD infused products and massages. CBD is Non-Psychoactive and Anti-inflammatory. Massage creams and oils infused with CBD, are inherently therapeutic for the mind and the body. Massage therapist and patients alike can reap these soul soothing benefits of an infused massage More...


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Does Your Pet Have Allergies?

April 20th, 2019 • Posted by Terry Lawvor Miller • Permalink

Does your pet have allergies?  Yes, just like people, pets can suffer from allergies. There are three main types of allergies that can affect cats and dogs: food allergies, allergies to flea bites, and environmental allergies.

If your pet seems especially itchy, you may wonder whether (s)he’s suffering from allergies. There are additional signs to watch for, but scratching is the most common More...


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What is the difference between Deep Tissue and Deep Swedish?

April 20th, 2019 • Posted by Terry Lawvor Miller • Permalink

Deep Tissue massage differs from Swedish in that Deep Tissue Massage is specific, anatomically accurate, addresses trigger points, Myofascial restrictions and muscle restrictions, while Swedish massage primarily works by increasing blood flow and retraining the nervous system, and is more general in nature More...


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How to Spot & Treat Dental Pain in Pets

April 19th, 2019 • Posted by Terry Lawvor Miller • Permalink

 

 

As a pet owner, the safety and well-being of your pet is a huge priority. Sadly, our pets can’t tell us when they’re suffering from a toothache or any other type of oral issue. Untreated oral pain in pets can result in more severe health problems such as infections, loss of teeth, and other issues More...


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