Asthma is a problem that affects people due to many reasons and it remains a life long problem. There is actually no particular diet that will cure asthma but there are many things that will really help cure the condition. Diet is a good way of a healthy living, so let us see how we could beat the asthmatic condition.
Apples are the best foods to keep health in check. Those who had two to five apples a week are seen to have a lower risk of getting asthma than those people who ate fewer apples. Apple has Khellin, a flavonoid, which opens up airways and helps the asthma patient breathe better.
Another way of beating asthma problem is to have foods containing Vitamin C. This is a good antioxidant, which helps to keep away lung damage. It fights away radicals and helps in keeping the asthma under [...]
A glowing skin is a mark of a healthy individual. Nutrition affects the overall functioning of the body and there are many factors, which contribute to good health and nutrition. Eating the right food and having a healthy diet helps to improve health and your skin quality. Food is actually the raw material that runs the factory called body system. The more you have raw materials or food, the better it is for your overall health. Let us see what foods can be had to have a good, healthy skin.
Tomatoes are supposed to clear all the toxins in the body. Any kind of tomato food like juice or sauce helps to clear all the acne and acne based problems. Tomatoes have a phytochemical called lycopene, which lowers the hormone promoting acne. There is no fixed quantity for lycopene to be eaten but it [...]
You would have read about the Dressler’s syndrome in many health articles. This is a pericardial condition when the sac around the heart gets inflammed. This is usually due to a response of the immune system after the pericardium or the heart tissue gets damaged due to a traumatic injury, a surgery, or a heart attack.
Symptoms of Dressler’s Syndrome start usually with a chest pain normally experienced during fever and a heart attack. It is not as common as it used to be earlier but, there are chances it can happen anytime. It is also known as postpericardiotomy, post cardiac injury syndrome, or post myocardial infarction syndrome.
The symptoms usually manifest around months or weeks after the injury or surgery or heart attack. They start normally with fever and chest pain. The doctor has [...]
Ayurveda is the oldest form of medication and has therapies based on particular health problems. Dhara is a traditional way of relaxation in Ayurvedic treatment. This relaxing therapy takes away all the stress from your body and eases out the tension within. Basically involving application of mildly warm medicated liquids, this method believes in mixing therapy with pleasure. Besides liquids, milk, decoctions, buttermilk are also used in the procedure. Dhara is of many kinds and it depends on the name of the liquid to be used.
Shirodhara is one such treatment which involves pouring the medicated and scented oils over the forehead. The forehead Shiro is often called the third eye and is said to be located between the eyebrows. The therapy involves pouring oil from a particular height for a marked [...]
Seeing the adverse effects of smoking often bans are imposed on smoking in public places. E-Nicotine is a small company which has been launched and it is working on developing a technology which will assist people wishing to give up the vice of smoking. This technology will be able to give the smokers the feel of pure unadulterated nicotine and help them to give up smoking by keeping track of their progress.
The chief medical officer of e-Nicotine Technology, Michael Hufford elaborated “The device is composed of two components: a reusable controller with levels of cessation and a disposable cartridge that houses the nicotine”. However the flipside is that there is still a long way to go before this device will be available for the common man as the company will have to arrange for funds [...]
Most of the heart attacks and deaths due to heart problems occur due to a bad diet. This problem can be altered with the help of the Mediterranean diet, which is a diet rich in nuts, beans, olive oil, fish, vegetables, and fruits. This is the latest news from made in the health sectors. Diet and illness are two sides of the same coin. If you eat well you stay well, if you change your eating habits, it immediately shows on your health. Mediterranean diet achieves this by simple techniques.
It was seen that the Mediterranean diet had a good preventive cure for conditions like heart attack. The diet has its own benefits and the results were loud and clear so the diet has now become a hit amongst health freaks. This diet is very good even for those who are obese. Normally it was seen that the obese [...]
Those of you, who are having a lot of stress, just pause and think. Do not overburden your life with too many things and just identify what you are stressed about and relax. Burnout is normally a condition where you totally are stressed to point of breakeven.
Burnout is relatively a recent term. Burnout has not been given recognition by a clinical psychiatrist. There are many similar features between depression, burnout, and anxiety disorders. Burnouts is even to be very familiar and common today as there are many who are succumbing to the vagaries of daily life.
So stress and burnout are interrelated and if you reduce the stress in your life, you would never face a burnout. A burnout usually streets with a lack of physical energy. The long stressful routine and the physical strain due to work [...]
Yoga might not be an exact cure for cancer but it surely creates a physical and mental wellness, which is good for all cancer patients. Yoga is a 5000 year old practice that is based on Indian philosophy. It has a lot of popularity in the past few years and uses a combination of rhythmic breathing, postures, and meditation and gives a lot of the mental and physical being of an individual. Yoga gets its origin from the Sanskrit word Yuj. Yoga stands for unity and joining of body, spirit, and mind. Yoga is not said to be a religious practice and is a philosophy of creating an environment within that helps in promoting vitality and health.
Hatha yoga is a way of curing ailments. This is a slow and gentle movement of hands and helps in maintaining a lot of self control and discipline in health. [...]
There are many miracle herbs which really cure ailments. India is a land that has always had a collection of miracle herbs which provide the best of healthy cures. Sanjeevani is one such Indian herb that has been a rare life saving herb for ages. With Selagninella Byopteris as its botanical name it has been known to have been existent since ages. It is believed that Lord Hanuman lifted the entire Sanjeevani Mountain to cure Lakshman when he fainted in the battlefield. There are lots of efforts being made to promote this as a house plant.
In fact the National Botanical Research Institute has decided to cultivate this endangered species on a greater scale. This would help the herb from remaining in cycle for a long time. People who use this herb not only thus help the herb with its uses but also [...]
Living a good and quality lifestyle is very crucial in the life of a person. To live a good lifestyle means to be absolutely aware of what is going on within your body and what makes you do things of the mind, body and soul.
The basic reasons why you could have a good healthy lifestyle is by eating right and staying right. Have an active healthy lifestyle and participate in sports and help yourself. More women are today getting active in sports activities and they are attaining the right kind of fitness and health. Health begins with the diet, and it is very important that there is an active lifestyle to maintain it. One has to sweat it out and living an active lifestyle means you just have to be ready for a lot of hard work. The main reason why one should have a good lifestyle is so that we [...]