Julie Nichols

86 Flips | 15 Magazines | 26 Likes | 5 Following | 15 Followers | @JulieNichols55 | I'm a sleep deprived antique dealer who loves music, books, laughter, and a good glass of wine. I try not to let fibro & osteoarthritis steal my life.

Foods to fight osteoarthritis pain

About 27 million Americans suffer from osteoarthritis, the most common form of arthritis that can occur in any joint of the body. Osteoarthritis develops when the cartilage between bones wears away, leaving patients with pain, stiffness, loss of flexibility and sometimes a grating sensation in …

Secret Service spoke to Trump campaign about 2nd Amendment comment

<b>(CNN) —</b> A US Secret Service official confirms to CNN that the USSS has spoken to the Trump campaign regarding his Second Amendment comments.<p>"There has been more than one conversation" on the topic, the official told CNN. But it's unclear at what level in the campaign structure the conversations …

Donald Trump

Julie's review of All Things Cease to Appear

Julie's review<p>May 07, 2016<p>it was amazing<p>Superb literary thriller, exquisitely written and a beautifully & terribly dark story that kept me up all …

The end of chronic pain? podcast

Scientists at University College London have made a discovery which makes mice pain-free, and have reversed painlessness in a woman with a rare condition.<p>What do we know about the way we experience pain?<p>What purpose does it serve, and could we be close to dealing with the kind of chronic pain not …

Rx to ward off dementia: glue gun, paint brush, pals and computers

If you're over 85 and you're reading this online, you're probably one smart cookie -- and you're more likely to stay that way for at least the next few years, says a new study.<p>But there are other fun and easy ways to, as my dad used to say, "hold on to your marbles" well into your 80s. Whether it's …

Cognitive Impairment

The Darkness Diet: Melatonin Magic and Nature's Weight Control Program

The human race has a paradoxical energy crisis. We are drowning in stored energy (fat), something evolution did not prepare us for. Excess body weight now poses the greatest threat to healthy survival.<p>Most of the world's population lives in countries where overweight and obesity kill more people …

What Is Melatonin And Should You Really Take It For Sleep?

<i>By Zahra Barnes for Life by DailyBurn</i><p>When it comes to living healthy, you know getting enough sleep matters. You can't kill it at work and at the gym if you aren't hitting the sack hard to let your mind and body recuperate. So if you're a tosser-and-turner, your ears might perk up at the mention of …

32 photos that will make you want to travel to Iceland

Most of the island is an uninhabited landscape of jagged lava rock, fields of bright green moss, hot springs, towering waterfalls, glaciers, and volcanoes.<p>Many visitors say that the country is reminiscent of another world.<p>Plus, it is a perfect place for any adventurous traveler — visitors to the …

Retirement Crisis: The Great 401(k) Experiment Has Failed for Many Americans

The 401(k) account came into being quietly, as a clause in the Revenue Act of 1978. The clause said employees could choose to defer some compensation until retirement, and they would not be taxed until that time. (Companies had long offered deferred compensation arrangements, but employers and the …

Retirement

First steps you should take to treat fibromyalgia

Tidak Ada Tanggapan<p>Several million people in the U.S. suffer from fibromyalgia, with the majority of cases found in women aged 25-45. As of this …

Religion and Mental Illness

Religious Fundamentalism 'May Be Categorised As Mental Illness & Cured By Science'<br>The opinion that extremist religious beliefs in particular may be …

A Popular Drug That Helps Ease Fibromyalgia Pain Is on the Chopping Block in Florida

Would you use an alternative substance with mild opium-like effects to treat chronic pain?<p>Would you seek it out, even if people are calling for it to …

The world’s first pain relief wearable is available for preorder

One of the wearables we saw at CES earlier this year is called Quell, a drug-free device supposed to help out relieve chronic pain. At the time, …

Does Zohydro ER Help People with Long-Term Pain? - Consumer Reports

Prescription opioids claim the lives of more than 16,000 people each year in the U.S., and send nearly half a million people to the emergency room, …

Medicine

People With 'Invisible Disabilities' Fight For Understanding

Some disabilities are more obvious than others. Many are immediately apparent, especially if someone relies on a wheelchair or cane. But others — known as "invisible" disabilities — are not. People who live with them face particular challenges in the workplace and in their communities.<p>Carly …

Disability

16 Makeup Tricks Every Woman Should Know

From the editors of Cosmo.com, quirky beauty hacks to make getting ready easier.<p><b>1. Turn a pencil eyeliner into a gel formula with the help of a match or lighter.</b><p>Hold your black, green, burgundy, etc., kohl eye pencil (which typically creates a thin, harder to apply line), under the flame for …

Can You Die From Sleep-Deprivation?

The short answer? Yes, total sleep deprivation can almost certainly kill you. What's less clear is how it does it.<p>Before we get to the experimental …

Sleep

7 Skin-Care Secrets Aestheticians Swear By

Steal their personal routines to score a youthful glow.

9 beauty products for under $30 that the experts recommend

<b>Miracle Skin Perfector BB cream by Garnier</b><p>$12.99 in drugstores<p>Even though we all have different skin concerns — from discoloration and blotchiness to …

Makeup

Birch Essential Oil for Arthritis, Muscle and Joint Pain

Once you move beyond the basic, everyday essential oils that we all know and love, it becomes time to explore some of the more esoteric oils that …

Grease Your Joints With These 5 Powerful Herbs (Kick Arthritis To The Curb!)

In pain? You’re not alone. There are so many ailments that can cause achy, stiff joints. While many people find help from pain relieving drugs like …

The Most Misdiagnosed, Misunderstood Medical Condition In The United States

It’s the focus of a new movie: <i>Cake</i>, starring Jennifer Anniston as a woman struggling with chronic pain, and is scheduled for release Jan. 23.<p>And it’s …

13 ways to live a rich life on less

Can you remember life before $100 sneakers and $5 coffee, when people actually lived on what they earned and still had a little something socked away …

How to Live on a Tight Budget

Do you go out to eat at least once a week? Do you frequent the movie theater? Are you are Starbucks addict? If so, you are spending thousands of …

Ferguson Protestors Take Part in Walkouts Across Country

Glen Cooper (@glen.cooper) via Instagram<p>Heidi Knoblauch (@heidiknoblauch) via Twitter<p>Jack Meriwether (@marryweather) via Instagram<p>Thera …

Justice

Why Debt Consolidation Can Leave You Deeper in Debt

When you're struggling with debt, combining all of your debts into one easy-to-pay loan sounds pretty good. The idea is that you'll reduce the overall interest you pay, and be hit with fewer late fees since you'll only have one payment to remember.<p>There's just one problem.<p>Debt consolidation can …

Debt Consolidation: Should You Choose a Balance Transfer or Personal Loan?

One of the ways to successfully manage your debt, and create a pay down plan, is to make use of a debt consolidation loan. It’s always important to …

Majority Of Americans Are One Surprise Away From Financial Disaster, Survey Says

It’s a conundrum befitting the post-recession years: a new study has revealed that while a vast majority of Americans say they follow a budget, barely more than a third of those same adults could pay for a $1,000 or even $500 emergency expense using funds stashed in a savings account. In other …

Personal Finance

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