Customer Story: Amy Tascarella

At 54, Amy Tascarella is a wife, mother of two, grandmother of three and a cancer survivor. Currently, in remission from acute myeloid leukemia, Tascarella is also an insulin-dependent Type 1 diabetic for the past 36 years. As a result, she suffers from neuropathy in her hips and legs. After no success with over-the-counter creams…

Wearing a hat and putting on sunscreen in the summer

Melanoma Awareness Month: What to watch for in your skin

May is the unofficial start to summer and Melanoma Awareness Month. What better way to jump into the season than by making sure your skin is protected from the sun so you can enjoy yourself? The sun’s damaging rays not only cause sunburn and wrinkles but can also lead to skin cancer, the most dangerous of which…

Carpal tunnel pain during work

Tips on Living with Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

You are busy typing away on your laptop when you feel a tingling sensation in your hands and wrist. Then a sharp pain shoots through your wrist and up your arm. It could be a passing sensation, but if it happens often, the likely culprit is carpal tunnel syndrome, a painful condition caused by a…

Exercising to help bone density in perimenopause

Protect Your Bone Health in Perimenopause

Many changes are taking place in your body during perimenopause. This happens as a woman’s body prepares itself for permanent infertility or menopause. Many women begin this stage in their 40s, but some can start as early as their mid-30s. During this time, women may experience menstrual irregularity, hot flashes, sleep problems and vaginal changes….