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Understanding Deep Vein Thrombosis: Risk Factors, Signs, and Management

Recently I heard that a family member in her early 50s was being seen by a doctor for DVT and that she was hoping that there was a more natural way of dealing with it than the medications her doctor was prescribing. When I had digested this scrap of family ''information,'' I thought about my own lax position (denial, really) and how it would make sense for me to make some changes in my life while I still have some shreds of health and potential fitness. And, of course, I have inherited my mother's compulsive pop reading habit (in my case, the Internet mostly). So, I decided to research and write an article that would incorporate some preventative and alternative health principles into my life that might make DVT somewhat less likely to catch up with me than is likely the case now. I would also like to see our family member above and others benefit from these principles if they decide that they want to. Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) is a critical health concern that af

Celebrate Galentine's Day!

  Looking to celebrate Galentine's Day in style this year? Gather your gal pals and indulge in a variety of fun activities that celebrate friendship and independence. Apparently, February 13th is usually set aside for this, but why not ANY day in February? Talk to your buds and see what day/night works for them! From a fun-filled brunch to a relaxing spa day, a movie marathon featuring empowering films, or an ART night, there's something for everyone to enjoy. Get creative with DIY crafts, embark on outdoor adventures, or host a game night filled with laughter and friendly competition. Whether you're exchanging self-care tips, dancing the night away, or giving back to the community through volunteer work, Galentine's Day is all about cherishing the bonds of female friendship. Galentine's Brunch: Host a brunch at your place or a favorite spot where you and your gal pals can enjoy delicious food, and each other's company. Spa Day: Treat yourselves to a relaxing