How To Treat Bunions
March 29, 2013 – 12:00 am | No Comment
A bunion is a deformity that is mainly made up of a lateral deviation of the great toe which enlarges due to a tissue or a bone. It is a serious foot problem. These are formed within the foot and not on the surface of the foot. An arthritic condition and  a result of bone degeneration it is found as  a lump on the outside portion of the big toe. Bunions are seen near the joint of the toe and sometimes  [...]

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Hot Flushes Affect Both Sexes Alike
May 25, 2009 – 10:01 am | No Comment
Hot flashes are known to biologically affect many elderly women. Women who have crossed the reproductive phase and into the menopausal phase, experience great deal of discomfort due to hot flashes. There are recurrent occurrences of a feeling of intense or high temperature or heat, resulting profuse sweating , intense mood swings, depressive or suicidal  tendency and becoming extremely touchy to otherwise routine incidents. Many women who go through this phase feel extreme low self esteem many times. For a dismal group of women, the problem diminishes in few years while many suffer its side effects till they are quite old. As these signs intensify these women experience several awkward moments and the disease might be the precursor to several heart ailments. These women afflicted with the menace are more prone to blocked arteries due high level of cholesterol and calciferous deposits. Although no studies have established the correlation between the above, the Estrogen dose taken seems  [...]

How Effective Are Primitive Home Spun Tips For Body Ailments?
May 25, 2009 – 2:01 am | No Comment
Many people still follow their grandma carried forward recipes to cure their recurring health problems. Here is some tested techniques right out of your cooking area. The froth or fact of these techniques is explored herewith. Many believe that milk products and seafood should not be consumed together as they cause discolored blotches on the skin. This is so wrong since majority of the Bengalis who consume curd fish on regular basis would have got them. White blotches occur in people who suffer from poor functioning melanin pigment and not due to particular combination of foods. Many vouch for the fact that cooking soda has great healing properties and is multipurpose item. It is quite effective when made slurry with water and applied on a bee sting. Soda helps combat tartar depositions on the teeth enamel. So, if you do not want to spend the extra bucks going to the dentist for a cleanup, the home tried technique of dabbing some soda on a toothbrush and scrubbing your teeth will  [...]

Sure Shot Ways To A Slimmer And Healthier You!
May 24, 2009 – 6:01 pm | No Comment
Every woman craves an hour glass figure. With umpteen foodie temptations and lesser exercise regime due to high flying, busy or stressed out lifestyle leaves many overweight. Here is an array of lifestyle choices that when changed, can help you get into your favourite clothes that once fitted. There could be nothing better than taking the flight of stairs rather than the lift, a walk to the nearby mode of transport or cycling up to your destination. This will provide medium intensity workout and an ideal way to introduce physical activity in one’s sedentary lifestyle. Many studies have revealed a close relationship between poor sleep patterns and obesity. Try to get to bed early with at least seven hours of sleep. This will prevent binge eating in many who stay up late at night. Turning down the air cooler also helps in weight reduction. Our body metabolism does not work up that much to burn up calories in cool temperatures maintained by AC’s as when it is exposed to hot, humid  [...]

Dual Work-Home Balancing Tips For The Superwoman
May 24, 2009 – 10:07 am | 2 Comments
Many of the successful get setting women get engulfed in the viscous cycle of guilt. Although women are better performers in the work place than their male counterparts, many corporate organizations would prefer to hire a less competent male counterpart who was willing to spend more hours in the office. The long work hours have eventually taking toll of her health with severe incorrect habits like binge eating, smoking and less physical exercise. Only a woman herself can take stock of her situation and bring harmony to her life. Chalk down your aspirations: Just shut out all the distractions around you and pen down your goals, career aspirations, passions and interests. Prioritize what is most important and what can be kept on the side and remain firm with what you decide. Maintain a track record of both work and home activities which can be delegated if time is not enough. Chart out day’s schedule: Pay more importance to focal issues that dominate the day and leave the rest like  [...]

Ten Reasons To Dump The Idiot Box For Brighter Youngsters
May 24, 2009 – 2:01 am | No Comment
Many children are introduced to television from as young as when they are still in their cots. Many parents look as television as a built-in baby sitter since it keeps the children amused when they busy doing their own work or when there is no one else around to overlook them. For many years now, children television has gained popularity and takes away more of the child’s playtime than all the other activities combined into one. Television is the least bit useful for a child who watches it alone. Although he might be watching a highly educational series, he’s less likely to absorb anything constructive from it if he is watching it in an entirely passive form. He would ideally benefit from such a situation if the program is watched with other peers who would express their comments, or best with an adult who would question the child and make necessary observations and conclusions. It is only then will the program act as springboard for discussions and debates for ideas. This is anytime  [...]

Top 3 Unlikely Places To Catch Infections This Summer
May 23, 2009 – 5:54 pm | No Comment
Infections can occur in the most unlikely of places. One could be venturing out on a vacation, enjoying a dip in the common bath pool, which could be the breeding ground for several infections. The most common infection is Trichomoniasis, affecting the vagina in women and urethra in men. These bacteria can be shed from the infected person through water. Also a dip in hot water pool, steam and sauna areas or spa are hot beds for water breeding germs that might be the cause of a varied number of respiratory, skin or nervous system infections. Swimmers with skin breakouts or infections, or HIV infected when in the water, can contaminate the water with their excretion. The excreta from unintended discharge from bathers or bodily fluids washed into these waters in the beaches or a local swimming pool can be detrimental to one’s health. If you are the fitness fanatic who hops to the gym for a routine workout, be well aware to the several factors mostly overseen that can crop up. The germs  [...]

Quick Stop For Luscious Lips
May 23, 2009 – 9:00 am | No Comment
The first thing to catch one’s attention is the sight of a great pair of lips. Lips tend to bear the brunt of daily vagaries of life, sunburn, parchedness, ageing, incorrect dietary intake, unhealthy lifestyle, poor water intake and shriveling up. Many women would indulge in expensive spa treatments for their face and body, but unfortunately the most ignored part, the lips, has to be content with a lip balm or lipstick. You can possess a great pair of lips with the easy to reach stuff from around your house. One can try this option while simply making a cup of tea for oneself. In a tea cup, take about less than half the cup of chilled water. Get hold of a tea pouch and keep immersing it in the water till it picks up the color. This might take sometime as the water is chilled. The reason is that chilled water will revitalize and give a smooth texture to your lips. The next step is to mix powdered sugar, about a teaspoon into the cup. Once you get a slurry mix, dab the mix on your lips  [...]

Do You Have A Gluten Sensitive Child?
May 23, 2009 – 1:00 am | No Comment
There are several cases of children who show an allergic reaction to the protein present in cereals and grains. Unconsciously, many mothers feed their child with the allergen, since gluten is present in most cereals or anything made from brown or white flour. A child with gluten sensitivity will initially show a failure to thrive, which means that the child may not be as energetic as you would expect. The gluten sensitive child may be a little sleepy and not show as much weight gain as quickly as one would expect. Other tell tale signs include the stools passed by the child would vary between a fatty Consistency meaning staying afloat despite flushing or could be quite loose. The reason is that the allergic reaction in the bowel lining does not facilitate proper digestion and absorption of fatty substances. Thus, you may find your child suffering from frequent spats of diarrhea and subsequently the child will become quite irritable. If this condition goes undetected in girls, it can  [...]