Category Archives: Wellness, Soothing, Calming

Inventing Cold Sores Begone & Canker Sores Begone

The short version how I, a pencil pusher with no science background, invented two remedies and found myself a small business owner in the early 1990’s. Click on the About Robin tab for more detail and pictures. About the author … Continue reading

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Video: A slight shift in perception will change your world

“Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle.” Philo of Alexandria About the author Robin Barr is a business owner, animal lover, information and resources junkie, and a fan of innovation. She’s also the inventor of award-winning … Continue reading

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Itchy fingers with fluid-filled blisters? Think herpes simplex infection.

When the cluster of blisters appear on the fingers, it’s actually called Herpetic Whitlow, a herpes simplex infection.  60% of herpes whitlow is caused by the same virus as a cold sore, herpes simplex virus I, while 40% are caused … Continue reading

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Cold sores in or around the nose – it’s very common

And can they hurt!  Not very attractive either.  Regardless of where a cold sore appears, in or around the nose, the lips, the chin, facial cheeks, the triggers that cause an eruption are the same: Anything that compromises the immune … Continue reading

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Gene Linked to Cold Sores and Why This is Good

A specific gene, namely C210rf9, on Chromosome 21 has been found responsible for the susceptibility to cold sores.   The study, just published in the Journal of Infectious Diseases, indicates it’s not yet known if the gene plays a role … Continue reading

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Teens-Easy Ways That WORK to Prevent a Monstrous Cold Sore

Cold sores, also called fever blisters, can look disgusting, there’s no two ways about it.  That’s why they’re so embarrassing, and nothing will hide or camouflage it. But wait!  There’s more!  They take an eternity to heal.  Well, maybe that’s … Continue reading

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Pregnant With a Cold Sore. Should You Be Concerned?

Cold sores are common during pregnancy due to hormonal changes and increased levels of stress.  When pregnant with an active cold sore, the virus is rarely transmitted to the baby, who is protected by anti-bodies from the mother if she … Continue reading

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Chemo & Radiation side effects-pain relief suggestions for peripheral neuropathy and canker sores

Here’s some information about acuscope and myopulse therapy that worked miracles for my brother Steve’s peripheral neuropathy brought on by chemotherapy. His pain had been intense and never ending, sometimes had him in tears. Me too. We were lucky. I … Continue reading

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Best cold sore/canker sore remedies you’ve NEVER heard of

If they’re so great, how come I’ve never heard about them? Simple–small entrepreneur,  great idea person,  poor businesswoman, small advertising budget. Fine. So what makes these remedies so great? I’ll answer that, but you don’t have to be so rude. … Continue reading

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Odd looking technique for chronic fatigue syndrome OR any other health or behavioral problem

The technique has gone through many name changes, perhaps, the most well known, is EFT (Emotional freedom technique). It’s now referred to as MTT, Meridian Tapping Technique.  Improvements to the technique are always emerging, and many different practitioners do slightly … Continue reading

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