Choosing Hope after Cervical Cancer

Cervical Cancer was once a deadly diagnosis. Now, with better screening, changes in the cervix are being found before cancer develops. Screening can also find cervical cancer early, in its most curable stage. This is good news for women everywhere. Knowledge is power, and getting the word out is the best defense against cervical cancer….

The Power of Positive Thinking

It’s a new year, and it is time for a new attitude. Worrying will not change the outcome. In fact, worrying causes additional stress on your body, which can interfere with the healing process. Positive thinking may not be able to cure cancer, but it will certainly help you lead a more fulfilling life during…

Headache vs. Migraine

How can you tell if the pain you are feeling in your head is an ordinary headache or a migraine? Recognizing a migraine and its differences from a traditional headache is helpful in getting quicker relief and preventing it from happening in the future.   Headaches can range from mild to moderate and typically cause…

Milkweed Collection Efforts During WWII

Today we use the milkweed plant in our pain-relieving balms and creams, but this amazing plant actually played a vital role throughout the United States during WWII when a national campaign, promoted by the Department of Education, encouraged children to collect milkweed pods to help save lives. The white, silky floss in the pod was…

Free from Pain

Lori Emanuel was diagnosed with stage-2 invasive ductal carcinoma at 51 years old. She went through eight rounds of chemo, a double mastectomy and 34 rounds of radiation, unaware that there would be painful lingering side effects. Emanuel took many pain medications prior to finding Milkweed Balm on a breast cancer support site. “Although I…