Posts Tagged ‘health’

How to prevent our health from cold

Tuesday, October 13th, 2009

ColdWith the onset of colder autumn days significantly increased the amount of colds and infectious diseases. How to strengthen your immunity and to resist cold?
1. Take vitamins
Vitamin C is needed to stimulate the body’s defense mechanism. His shortage inevitably leads to susceptibility to disease. Many vitamin C contained in citrus fruit, kiwi, red pepper, fresh fruits and vegetables. If you or your doctor decide, take a multivitamin or extra vitamin C tablets. Other important vitamins for immunity are those of group C, contained mostly in meat, fish and eggs. Brewer’s yeast also enhances immunity. Propolis has a toning and regenerative property.
2. Saltwater nasal
Spray with sea water (twice daily – morning and evening) use in the treatment of fever, but is useful for prevention of colds, flu and viral diseases.
3. Wash your hands often to
Viruses causing colds are highly contagious and is transmitted most often through the hands. The easiest way is to catch the places where they congregate or pass by many people. Viruses live for hours on the surface of objects. Suffice it to adhere to dirty your hands and breathe in the nose to get infected.
4. Dress with warm clothes
If you frost your feet or hands, hurry them warm. Other parts of the body at that time receive less blood, therefore less protective blood cells able to resist the virus. Cover your nose with a scarf and his mouth in cold weather. Protective cells work best at temperatures around 37 degrees and icy breath of air will reduce the activity of the immune system.

Your hands are showing what is your sickness

Saturday, September 26th, 2009

HandAccording to traditional Eastern medicine health of a person can determine the state of his hands. The change in color of their skin may suggest the presence of one or another disease. Brown spots on top of the palms as speaking not only elderly but also for possible problems with bile. Red hands attest to toxic destruction of the liver – hepatitis or hepatose. The appearance of marble paintings “on them even a symptom of problems with the autonomic nervous system. If the skin of the hands is yellowish tint, probably there are variations in the liver or bile. If your skin is white small scales, this is a sign of deficiency of vitamin A and D. If the scales are larger, however, must seek help from a dermatologist because it is a fungus. The cold hands of alert disorders of peripheral circulation. And if you burn the palms, the liver does not deal with intoxication caused by poisoning by drugs, alcohol, chemical substances. Wet hands are characteristic of an overactive thyroid gland, a dry and pale skin – the hypofunction of this organ.
Periodic tingling in little finger may be indicative of problems with the cardiovascular system. If a similar situation occurred in the thumbs should be given to the respiratory system. If the fingertips have creases, like wrinkles, are likely to have diabetes mellitus.

Tips for nice smile

Wednesday, September 23rd, 2009

Dental HealthEveryone knows what foods are bad for your teeth. But it knows that there are those that fight bacteria, remove plaque, strengthen enamel and freshen breath. Here are a few such foods. Eat celery or carrots once a day. Chewing hard vegetables stimulates saliva, which neutralizes bacterias. Moreover, massages gums and cleans interdental space. Eating of sesame seeds did remove plaque and strengthens tooth enamel. Prevents bone around the teeth and gums. You can add them to salad or steamed vegetables. Suffice it three times a week. Cheese is good for the teeth for several reasons – it contains carbohydrates and very little calcium and phosphate. These factors maintain the balance of pH in the oral cavity and not allowing bacteria to damage the teeth. Protect enamel and produce saliva, which kills bacteria. Before going to bed you can eat cheese. Great care was eating gum morning. The kiwi has a high content of vitamin C stops the destruction of collagen in the gums. Green tea destroys bacteria cause of bad breath and removes the one that turns sugar into plaque. Drink green tea every day.

Instant Coffee is more healthy

Monday, September 14th, 2009

Coffee InstantInstant coffee is coffee and useful to science today remains controversial drink. Long time it was considered to be entirely harmful to health. Recently emerged and research showing that in certain cases, it is useful – to prevent elderly sclerosis and diabetes, to improve potency. To this list was soon added a further property of coffee – it turned out that it contains a large amount of ballast substances that are not processed by chemical compounds play an important role in digestion and maintain the level of sugar in the blood. According to experts every day person needs 25 g of ballast substances, such shortages lead to intestinal problems. According to many previously published information about nutritious substances coffee contains ballast substances. Spanish scientists believe they have put a point on this controversy, they have proven that the drink (brewed or instant coffee) contains the cellulose and soluble sugars, which are ballast substances.

Some healthy foods

Monday, September 7th, 2009

Health FoodLast week, independently of one another, two popular media have published a list of the most useful health foods. Proposals by British newspaper the Daily Mirror and the German magazine “Focus” in a whole match – that modern man has to use more milk and garlic. Here are the contents of both publications, which we tried to combine in one:
1. Brown rice
Fearing not napalneyat, many people avoid carbohydrates. But actually they are very important for maintaining energy levels. Brown rice contains many fibers that help reduce cholesterol levels and risk of cardiovascular disease, cancer of the rectum, gall stones, diabetes and obesity.
2. Eggs
Responses to hen eggs are often not the most flattering, but they are a rich source of protein and lutein (which protects eyes from cataracts). Studies also show that eggs prevent blood clots and thus reduce the risk of heart attack and stroke. According to the results of a completely new study using 6 eggs per week reduced by up to 14 percent risk of breast cancer. The use of 1-2 eggs daily does not raise cholesterol as the body itself produces cholesterol from saturated fat, but did not receive “-made” in cholesterol-rich products.

Fitness on the beach

Saturday, August 22nd, 2009

fitness beachFitness room is not the only place to practice. The beach is great place to workout without it perceived as punishment. Fitness on the beach is a way to maintain diversity in his training regime and have fun. There is much that can substitute for time spent in the gym and provide benefits for your health without even having seen them training. Furthermore, our muscles tend to adapt and get used to the same gym workout, but do not get the improvements in the figures, which are striving for. You can combine running, walk along the soft sand, swimming, games. Beach games and fun at the same time loaded different muscle groups and burn calories. Return for some time in the childhood years and offer your friends to play tag. This game will be moved and expanded the whole body. After a break, begin to submit frisbi. That would heavily upper back muscles and hands. And if you find enough players, you can even play some soccer or volleyball game. These games are fun, easy and useful, and they may even include your dog.

The psammostherapy

Friday, July 24th, 2009

psammostherapyThe psammostherapy is a method of treatment using a sand bath with a special sand, which is more anatomically diathermancy This sand cover parts of the body and distributes the heat evenly on the surface. The psammostherapy is used widely in hurt syndromes that occur in degenerative and inflammatory diseases of the locomotory, syndromes, functional disorders of the nervous system. Each type has unique properties sand. irst fine sand absorbs heat evenly and gives it. And second, momentarily get sweat. Generally, sessions on psammostherapy may be alone, for example, to the beach. Nature of these sessions is simple – he is flat on his back and his body was hot with sand while leaving open only the area of the heart and stomach. As head of course.

Allergic to modern life

Friday, July 24th, 2009

City LIfeThe advantages and conveniences of modern life, together with excessive stress on modernization, increased incidence of allergies in the past 20-30 years therefore contributed new allergens, environmental pollution, life in captivity and what not. Other factors such as cigarette smoke or smog street can provoke allergy. Often it appears that the person is allergic to more than one substance. If you spend more time in the closed room, you will have exposure to many allergens in the home as dust, molds, pet. Most often, however, remain allergic to pollen of trees, grasses and weeds. Air pollution in cities makes these flights more aggressively, which in turn increases the severity of the symptoms of allergy. Studies show that people in urban areas are more affected by your allergies than those in rural areas.

Long sleep is also harmful

Friday, July 24th, 2009

Woman SleepingThe people who like to nap more and snore, are the main risk group for the occurrence of stroke. This is the opinion of U.S. researchers from the University of Buffalo, according to which the overwhelming amount of cases, sleep more than 8 hours and periodic sleep during the day can be very bad health. Scientists have set themselves the objective to determine which diseases in humans are directly the structure of sleep. Experts advise people who sleep longer during the day and feel drowsy, immediately turn to a specialist for consultation. – turn them stertorous increased twice nd-stroke ski. This subject is open long, but so far never been presented quantitatively. However data from the new study confirmed the link between the snore and the likelihood of stroke: “People who sleep more than 8 hours are 9 percent higher risk of stroke compared with those sleeping less.

Something happens with my memory

Friday, July 24th, 2009

Mind ProblemsMemory is a very complex part of the human body. Few people can boast, remember that every trifle and never forgot anything important. It is believed that the best way to remember something is to fully regenerating memory situation in which it happened. For example, if we forget where we left the keys, you must remember the last time we unlock the door where we went and what we did. Along with these details will “swim” and the place where we put them. Memory can “ill” and to heal, and therefore must find reasons. Some of them may be related to direct cerebral damage as a result of skull-brain trauma or stroke. Among the reasons are long and exhaustion, insomnia, of some situations, stress, abrupt change of customary living conditions need to remember at one time a large amount of information, misuse of alcohol, taking drugs and certain medications, age changes in brain .

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