Alternative treatments for arthritic conditions
September 30, 2013 – 4:31 am | No Comment
Alternative therapies for arthritic conditions are inclusive of treatments like acupuncture or magnets, chondrotin or glucosamine. People having arthritis usually suffer with conditions like stress, stiffness, pain, and depression. So it is imperative that there are alternative treatments for arthritis, which will help patients cope with this in a better way and in a healthier manner. If you do not  [...]

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Go The Green Thumb Way
May 31, 2009 – 11:48 pm | No Comment
Go The Green Thumb Way
Now-a-days everyone’s pulling out handheld gadgets like blackberry, palm tops. These are swiftly becoming the reason for persistent pain, soreness and grievance for device handlers.  One has to pay a price for the size, for the smaller the size it has added to our woes by causing frequent strain injury leading to pounding pain and lack of sensation in the thumb and hand joint areas. The problem worsens in users frequently mailing, sending messages and net surfing for various purposes. If handheld gadgets are used for longer periods of time can lead to complications like inflammation, hammering pain and affects the tendons seriously. If not taken care, one can suffer from arthritis of the thumb. The miniature entry boards on these hand held gadgets because great strain to the thumb. One needs to constantly be aware of our body and pay heed to any discomfort in the thumb, and treat it immediately. Off the kitchen shelf remedies seem to provide immense relief and have virtually  [...]


How To Handle Pre School Nerves?
May 31, 2009 – 1:40 pm | No Comment
How To Handle Pre School Nerves?
There might be few instances of children who happily skip their way to school with a happy wave and ever look back. One needs to prepare the child well in advance, although you might feel initially that your child will be confident enough to tide through the phase. One needs to firstly span through the various schools in the locality. The visit should involve talk to the teachers, sitting through their classes to get a feel of the place, to find the level of teacher’s involvement and personal attention tendered. An essential rapport with the concerned teacher is vital as otherwise there is no point sending your child there, no matter how good the school appears to be. Take the child along for brief visits way before the start date of school, to acclimatize the child to the surrounding. Let the child get a feel of the place by letting her wander about and touch and feel the things around her. On the first day of school be ready for a jittery start and be ready to be with the child  [...]


Quick Fix To Handle Temper Tantrums In Children
May 31, 2009 – 1:34 am | No Comment
Quick Fix To Handle Temper Tantrums In Children
Tantrums, mostly attention seeking device, will mostly end with ignoring them. The best way is to leave the room; your child will come to no harm. A breath-holding attack is self-limiting, and the child will eventually give in when he falls short of oxygen. If kicking and screaming persist, move all articles around the child, so he cannot hurt himself and leave him to himself. One should not be tempted to coax the child, or losing one’s temper, to smack or to give threats of punishment as none is going to help bring the tantrum to an end or prevent the next one. Distract the child with amusing, unusual, silly gestures. As children get older, they tend to throw tantrums in public places. The source of these tantrums is anger and frustration. Anger since he cannot get his way or the child’s body is not that strong or well co-ordinated enough to do what he intends to and like everyone else needs to vent out his anger. If the child starts doing in public places, one should not get  [...]


Go The Pilates Way For A Healthy Heart, Back And Toned Body
May 30, 2009 – 3:18 pm | No Comment
Go The Pilates Way For A Healthy Heart, Back And Toned Body
We humans are always in the quest for the ultimate, most ideal and effective exercise mantra. Pilates is the hot and happening craze among several celebrities laying high claims of the benefits of this exercise technique. This body training technique dates back to the eighteen century where it was first introduced by a man Pilates in Germany, who despite having debilitating ailments like rickets and asthma, overcame his shortcomings and gave to the world, Pilates, a revitalizing experience combining all the senses of mind, body and soul. The technique aims to accomplish litheness and body strength, laying less emphasis on develop muscle mass. It encompasses exercises aimed at achieve composure, focus, movement, muscle tone and agility. Pilates resembles Yoga is many ways than one. Both employ the dual mind-body exercise practice, both pays attention to breathing and fluid movements to relax muscle and tone it. Yoga is more static form of the exercise while Pilates is a sequence of  [...]


Omega 3 | The Potent Infertility Cure For Men and Women
May 30, 2009 – 5:10 am | No Comment
Omega 3 | The Potent Infertility Cure For Men and Women
Omega 3, a crucial form of fatty acid is an indispensible way to a healthy life. Foods like flaxseed oil, canola oil, tofu, soya bean, dark leafy vegetables like spinach, cabbage to name a few, walnuts, nuts, milk are vegetarian sources of this fatty acid. Seafood of all kinds like shell fish, trout, sardines, salmon are rich sources of this fatty acid. Krill Oil is found abundant in the zooplankton forms in the seas in the Antarctic Circle is a more sustainable solution in comparison to fish oil. Recent research has come up with a new vegetarian algal version of the omega3 are increasingly been consumed by expecting mothers for achieving full term and by feeding moms for brainier children. Many women are apprehensive of the effect of methyl mercury poisoning happening due to consumption of fish, which causes adverse effects on the foetus. The algal source of omega3 is a blessing for vegetarian moms as well as those who wish to ward off the effects of mercury poisoning. Many sterile women  [...]


Effective Alternative Treatments For The Baby Hopefuls
May 29, 2009 – 6:59 pm | No Comment
Effective Alternative Treatments For The Baby Hopefuls
Many couples go through heart rendering experiences to get a baby. Many opt for specialized, expensive treatments like IVF. Quite a few face failure, but there is hope. Studies have shown that if in vitro fertilization or normal trial techniques for conception when coupled with alternative therapies and means can be useful precursors to getting pregnant. The primeval, holistic technique of Reflexology involves applying pressure points to the feet area. The thought process being that these points are essentially linked to vital organs in our body. By applying pressure to various specific points on the feet will immensely do well to the respective area of the body. Many followers of this alternative technique believe that it helps flush out toxic substances from our bodies, thereby enhancing the circulation. The hormone production factory, the endocrine system can be normalized and stabilized, thus aiding fertility, thereby enhancing chances of conception. A lot of women go through  [...]


Get Hopi Coned To Relieve Stress
May 29, 2009 – 5:50 am | No Comment
Get Hopi Coned To Relieve Stress
Want to beat the stress of life and other ailments, get your ears coned. Coning one’s ears is a primeval procedure with many curative benefits. This is quite a delicate procedure where the main constituent is the bee wax obtained from the bee hives. The wax being the essential feature in this process, is the key filler in the hollow candle shaped cylindrical structures. The cotton material used in the cylinder is immersed in a suspension of honey and other natural herbal extractions for a period of about a month. The cotton material is then made into a shape of a tube and lit. During the treatment, spanning about half an hour causes the wax to melt, releasing the toxic substances from the ear which then tarnishes and is converted to fumes. During the Egyptian era, the main material in use was linen, derived from flax obtained from the fibres of blued hued flowering plant available throughout the year. Now-a-days, the ten to twelve inches long candles used in the practice, are made  [...]


Seven Guidelines To A Well Rounded Youth
May 28, 2009 – 6:47 pm | No Comment
Seven Guidelines To A Well Rounded Youth
We, as adults, must always keep in mind that learning the rules of social behaviour and learning about self control take its time. The time in question might be years on end. The key is not to expect too much from your child and not to expect him to remember what you said last time. The child may not be necessarily defying your earlier instruction, but might have simply forgotten it. One must try being forgiving and repeating our instructions. Words never mean as much as actions and you really have to show your child how to behave. Here are some of the things that a parent can do. Firstly, have as few ‘rules’-those instructions which can be broken under no circumstances-as possible. ‘Don’t’ is a very negative word and, if you are not careful, by the time your child is going through his primitive years, you could be prefacing everything you say by ‘Don’t’. ‘Do’ is a very positive word, so reinforce with positive ‘dos’ and cut down on the ‘don’ts’. We must  [...]