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  • Simple ailments and their Ayurveda treatments
    By Health Blog on April 25, 2009 | 1 Comment1 Comment  Comments

    Ayurveda is one of the things that Indians could be proud of, but nevertheless none could tap the entire knowledge from all the vedas completely to the layman’s tongue to be utilized in effective manner. Few household tips for simple ailments are as follows, the following are short term treatments and should be depended on these if at all the symptoms persist, rush to physician immediately.

    Cough:
    1. Cardamom is very effective in reducing cough and chewing it for long time can reduce cough and gives a quick relief or even decoction of it would also suffice.
    2. Extract juice from ginger add honey to it and give it to the patient.
    3. Soak few almonds in water overnight and make paste of them with butter and sugar and give it to patient suffering with dry cough

    Simple ailments and there Ayurveda treatments

    Simple ailments and their Ayurveda treatments

    Acne:
    1. Aloe Vera is well known cure for acne and is used as an ingredient in almost all the cosmetics pertaining to acne. Aloe Vera pulp is good natural cleanser. Its juice can be used over the acne eruptions to be cured.
    2. Carrot juice can be used as a treatment as it contains certain oils which will help indigestion.
    3. Egg whites should be used and applied after cleansing the skin thoroughly, and could be applied with a cotton swab.

    Stress and Alcoholism:
    1. Ginger is one that could reduce stress and constipation.
    2. Ashwagandha is one good herb that helps the patient get relieved from several common mental disorders and is advised to take in quantities of about 40ml per day to people who generally suffer from mood phobias ,anxiety etc.
    3. Brahmi is another such herb which herb which could be administered to children and adults less frequently who is suffering from restlessness and stress.
    4. Yoga is one another method which could help you get relieved from stress and several exercises to do so.

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  • Take care of your baby’s milk bottles!
    By Health Blog on April 25, 2009 | 2 Comments2 Comments  Comments

    Recently few measures are taken by few US departments on the standards of various products meant for children. The action was against the report by certain health groups.
    Babies are to be fed with mother’s milk, but sometimes mother will not be in position to feed them. So people go for bottle milk. Here comes the problem, US and Canada to limit the import of milk bottles because a chemical called bis phenol A used in making them is harmful and it may not show the effect immediately but is supposed to create problems during the growth of child (if chemical level is low it is safer to use plastics but one must ensure that.).The researchers reported that estrogen like chemicals will alter the development of brain and reproductive parts of children.

    Take care of your baby's milk bottles

    Take care of your baby's milk bottles

    Another Baby product but you would startle you is Baby milk formula. The researchers have found that most of the popular Baby’s milk formulas made out of cow’s milk contain a lot more content of per chlorate (which is used as an ingredient in solid rocket fuel) then the one made from soya. So, it is advised to try not to resort to baby milk formulas unless it is unavoidable.

    Few other baby products also like shampoo, lotions, creams are also reported to contain small amounts of carcinogens (agents that cause cancer).Chemical called 1, 4-dioxane or formaldehyde is found in very small quantities in Johnson and Johnson baby shampoo. The particular chemical is reported likely to be carcinogen although it was not added to products but was used in the manufacture.

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  • How To Tackle Panic Attacks?
    By Health Blog on March 28, 2009 | 12 Comments12 Comments  Comments
    Panic Attacks may be deep-rooted in their origin

    Panic Attacks may be deep-rooted in their origin

    People often suffer from severe panic attacks who are already suffering from Anxiety, but that is not necessary. You may even experience them even if you don’t think you have such a problem. This results in increased heart-beat, taking short breaths, and trembling. The attack could even lead to a much worsened condition of panic disorder. The patient mainly suffers from a panic attack when he gets into a potentially embarrassing or perplexing situation. This can be a great hurdle to success in professional life because the patient might be scared of crowds and facing higher authority officers.

    Although there are no specific reasons to a particular or a series of attacks, which could even be depression or panic disorder itself, but those who confront this disturbing situation should identify the the indicators or causes of panic attacks. Although the use of medicines has proved to be quite a successful element in controlling the nerves of the patients, many people prefer to resort to non-medical solutions for this disorder.

    The use of techniques like meditation, yoga, and regular breathing exercises helps boost the self-confidence of the patients, and they can gradually improve the condition of the person. Moreover, some mental techniques involved in improving the susceptibility of the patient to panic attacks is telling himself that everything is all right. With a lot of practice and persistence, you can make yourself think optimistically about yourself in the worst of scenarios.

    The most important and sensible thing to do when you discover you have a panic attack is to see your physician, preferably a psychiatrist, who could further recommend you for therapies like Behavior Cognitive Therapy, which helps you to realize and accept and look at your fears realistically, and Exposure Therapy, which actually enables you to experience your fears and to enable you to learn to cope with them in a safe and controlled manner. You can also easily research your  problem through several health care websites and blogs which impart useful knowledge free of any cost. By searching the symptoms and techniques to ease panic attacks, you can slowly overcome your nerves.

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  • Strong Legs Make A Strong Body
    By Health Blog on March 16, 2009 | 5 Comments5 Comments  Comments

    Legs are very important parts of our body, and we use them all the time through the day. Bio mechanical experts suggest that during all sports legs bear the most pressure, and a successful athlete always has strong legs. Playing a tough set of tennis is an impossible task without strength in legs, while the wood and iron shots in a peaceful game golf are also heavily dependent upon your legs.

    Even if we put the sports aside, there are many other daily activities which all of us undergo without knowing how much stress we put on our legs.  Carrying our children, carrying school bag and emptying the garbage can are trivial occupations, but put immense strain on our legs. Owing to the constant use of our legs in so many activities, ensuring their strength should be our top priority.

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    There are several effective and easy exercises to build leg muscles. Four of the most popular are lunges, squat, box jump and vertical leap, and if adopted properly the four combine to give magical strength to your legs.

    Box jump involves jumping on boxes of different heights and strengthen the hip and thigh muscles. Vertical jump exercise is about standing in front of a wall with your arms straight over your head. Then, you have to jump in the same position as high as possible and then mark the point on the wall that your finger tips touch, the higher you jump the better.

    Through daily leg exercise, you can build your core and hip, and add to the overall agility in your body.

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