There are many small diet, therapy, and lifestyle changes that we can incorporate into our treatment program to help reduce the pain and inflammation of a chronic illness. The little things truly do make a big difference when it comes to our health.

Bacteria: Good Bad Best and Worst
Lately most talk of bacteria is on probiotics and their benefits for you but we certainly also haven't forgotten how nasty some of those disease causing bacteria can be either. Here we take a look at the best and the worst of the bunch.

How to Get Warm When the House is Cold:
Some people enjoy winter much more than do others. If you are like me that winter chill is not something you enjoy invading your home. Fortunately there are simple things you can do to keep your home a little warmer just follow these tips.

How to Get Rid of a Chronic Cough:
These tips will help you alleviate that nasty congestion causing your cough. To keep it from returning though will take a little more thought. That persistent cough and discovering the basis for it is the first step in relieving those symptoms.

Adapting to Chronic Illness:
It can feel like your world has been suddenly turned upside down.Your life and lifestyle have changed and it can take some time to adjust to your new circumstance. You are different now and it can take a little time to figure things out, adjust, and adapt.

Take Control of Your Health:
Healing comes in many forms and the treatments prescribed by your doctor are only a small percentage of the therapy available. Combining a doctor prescribed treatment with responsible diet and lifestyle change can make a substantial difference to the symptoms and course of an illness. It is known as self management.

Learning to say no to additional tasks and to the people who ask can often be part of the adaption process. We are not always able to do all that we are used to so it comes down to a process of prioritization. It is known as an energy budget and it can improve your quality of life.