Posts Categorized: Water

Water Tests, Sandy OR Style

Having your spring or well water tested doesn’t need to be a big chore, especially if you live in or around the Sandy OR area.  The City of Sandy makes this so easy by offering a sample pick-up and drop-off service.  Alexin Analytical Laboratories performs the testing. Here are the steps to utilizing this great, free… Read more »

Is Your Shower Toxic?

We all love a great shower, that feeling of washing off dead skin cells, sweat and maybe even the effects of a bad day. But what if your shower is giving you a dose of unhealthy chemicals that can cause adverse health effects?  Those great shower feelings just got dashed. If you’re showering with chlorinated… Read more »

Healthy Holidays Tip #6: Drink Your Water in Winter – Especially Winter!

We are more prone to dehydration in the winter than in warm weather and I think this is the number one reason most people get sick when the weather turns colder.  (Of course there is that wee bit of increased stress during the holidays that many people experience, which really cranks up the likelihood of… Read more »

UTIs (Bladder Infections) Are Awful. Here’s Help.

Urinary tract infections (aka cystitis and bladder infections), are really a pain.  Literally.  While women are more likely to contract this type of infection, men can get them too.  But, Ladies first!  The guys will get their own post with suggested remedies. Do You Have a UTI? The symptoms of a bladder infection vary depending on… Read more »

Drink Water for Life

My dear friend and water guru, Deanna DeLong, wrote the best book explaining how vital water is to every system and function in the body: Drink Water for Life.  She turned it into a video and I think you’d best watch it right now.  You’ll really understand how and why water is essential for vibrant health. Here’s… Read more »

My Energy Drink? Water.

How’s this for a scary fact: ER visits are way up – especially in men over 40.  Want to know why?  Massive consumption of energy drinks.  You know the ones I’m talking about – the super sweet, caffeine-jacked “beverages” that give you a false sense of increased energy. Drinking one of these seems like it… Read more »

Toning Up and Detoxing with Toning Water

Do you or someone in your family not “like” water and therefore don’t drink it?  Are you achy and sore because of your boosted exercise schedule (good on ya!!)?  Or do you simply want something a little sexier than plain water now that you’re drinking loads of it each day? Say Yes!  Yes!  Yes! to… Read more »