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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Silicone Pod - The Magic Pod
June 30, 2009 – 6:32 pm | No Comment
Silicone Pod – The Magic Pod
Now, one does not have to wait to be pregnant to have the option of stem cell banking. Earlier,in chord cell therapy, the cells were obtained from the chord of the mother when the baby is delivered, thus limiting the scope of collecting stem cells. Investigations on stem cells provide vital understanding of how the healthy cells are reinstated in the place of worn-out, damaged ones in adults, leading to the option of cell-based therapy to cure various ailments. Many organisations involved in stem cell banking research have come with the novel idea of banking menstrual blood. Studies have revealed that menstrual blood is a rich source of stem cells. The monthly cycle is the result of shedding of the endometrial lining of the uterus, which redevelops every month. In this unique way of collecting stem cells, the woman would be given a collection kit that would consist of a silicone pod and collection tubes. The blood would be processed and preserved in liquid nitrogen chambers at very low  [...]

Pointers For Effectual Antenatal Care
June 30, 2009 – 4:41 am | No Comment
Pointers For Effectual Antenatal Care
‘One who does not think and plan ahead will find trouble right at her door’ was what the great Confucious one stated and rightly so, being so relevant in the case of laying significant emphasis on antenatal health so that disease processes affecting the mother and the child can be diagnosed early enough to reduce the mortality and morbidity associated with it. It is essentially mandatory to pay a visit to undergo medical surveillance to confirm normal pregnancy, detect abnormal cases like ectopic or missed abortion. It helps detect the exact date of conception for women not knowing the exact last menstrual period, which the key information in diagnosing and managing any growth retardations. These antenatal visits which also involve important laboratory tests and other investigations, help conjugate essential information. The Rh-factor is an important with Rh negative mothers who need essential counselling. These tests help monitor several factors like iron content, blood sugar, HIV  [...]

Essence Of Fine Geriatric Care- Part II
June 28, 2009 – 1:05 am | No Comment
Essence Of Fine Geriatric Care- Part II
As one religiously adheres to annual master health examination, elderly kin should also be oriented into this healthy routine. Many private hospitals have health plans specially catering to people above the 50 age bracket. One needs to be quite discerning while picking out the right one, as the requirements of a 70-plus individual will vary from that of a 50-plus person. Many 60 yr olds face impending aging ailments like high blood pressure, diabetes, heart ailments to site a few. The emphasis must be to probe into other disorders like dormant tuberculosis or cancer for that matter. One can take the prescribed medical check-up brochure to our dependable family doctor who is well-aware of the parent’s medical past. Additional examination for PSA (Prostate Specific Antigen) test intended to detect prostate cancer amongst men and mandatory vaccines like the annual influenza and 3-5 yearly pneumococcal vaccine are commonly suggested. One can start off by taking the parent to a geriatric  [...]

Essence Of Fine Geriatric Care - Part I
June 27, 2009 – 1:10 am | No Comment
Essence Of Fine Geriatric Care – Part I
Many an aged parent may not always be able to express their health concerns to their brood in a practical manner. One can help our aged parents gain a stronghold in all spheres of their life and better equip them to face ever-changing scenarios in life. Firstly, one needs to come to terms with the fact that parental care cannot be shouldered single-handedly in many situations. With rising cases of siblings living geographically apart, it may not always be physically doable for all of them to be present to lend a hand. The task can be pooled with one in charge of taking care of the parent while the other can handle the pecuniary aspect of it. If the parents are residing in another metropolis, one needs to stay connected with the people whom they intermingle with on a regular basis, as it will give a clearer vision of their state of health which many try to conceal in a bid to evade eventual panic amongst the children. Elderly people tend to become sternly independent at the cost of  [...]

Vitamin B17 Face Packs - Woman’s Best Friend
June 24, 2009 – 10:54 pm | No Comment
Vitamin B17 Face Packs – Woman’s Best Friend
Vitamin B17, with its proven capabilities to treat several ailments like cancer, arthritis is also an amazing boon for the skin. It is found naturally in many foods like bamboo, alfaalfa, apricots, almonds, cashew kernels , strawberries, and seeds of apple, pear, plum, prune to name a few. A quick fix Vitamin B17 pack that will bring glimmer to your skin is- Make a blend of 1 tsp of Apricot kernel powder(finely ground), 3 tablespoons pulped apricots and 3 tablespoons of ripe pulped papaya. One can use almond powder if Apricot powder is not available. This scrub can be massaged on the face and entire body and left for about 25 minutes and then rinsed off. For a natural face lift, try this B17 enriched face enhancer. Make a paste of about 4 strawberries, a teaspoon each of pear and apple seeds finely grinded, grape pulp about a tablespoon, 2-3 tablespoons of orange juice and one tablespoon of honey. The pack can be left on for half an hour and cleansed off with tepid water. A final  [...]

Aura Analysis - Way out for all miasmas
June 22, 2009 – 6:26 pm | One Comment
Aura Analysis – Way out for all miasmas
Not many might be aware but our bodies are constantly emitting electrical energy and sopping up magnetic energy. Quite a few might agree with experiences of being among a cluster of people and feeling positive or negative vibes from them. One might at once feel repulsed near someone or get a feeling something in wrong in certain situations. All this actually is our human aura which is an effectual receptor as well as emitter of electromagnetic field. The aura nearest to our bodies is the physical aura which is an indicator of positive or negative aspects of our health, growth and feeling. Our emotional health and mental thought process comprises the next layer of the mental-emotional aura, which is extremely versatile and volatile and any obstruction in this aura slackens the energy flow throughout the body. The strengths or weakness of the mind reflects on the spiritual aura. The aura is emitted in a wide range of colors and in varying shades which are closely interlinked to every  [...]

Stress Free Toddler Transition To Unfamiliar Grounds
June 22, 2009 – 5:36 am | No Comment
Stress Free Toddler Transition To Unfamiliar Grounds
All children go through several changes through the span of their life. Changes like unknown settings, adults, peers and corporal structure cause children to feel significant amounts of strain, nervousness, panic and insecurity. Among the foremost changes that occur are when the child goes to preschool, nursery or school. If the child joins a pre-school setup, he is expected to do a series of activities on their own, adhere to particular routine and inculcate the concept of sharing amongst his fellow mates. With new-fangled areas like toilets, tots can many times develop certain phobias. These irrational fears make themselves evident with recurrent instances of sleeplessness, sleep talking, bed-wetting, slurred speech, decreased appetite, temper paroxysms, loss of concentration to site a few. This change is significantly traumatic for the parents and the child alike. A key solution lies is overall support from both the school authorities and the kin to bring about friction-free transition. The  [...]

Innovative Home Based Fun Ideas For Tots
June 20, 2009 – 8:46 pm | One Comment
Innovative Home Based Fun Ideas For Tots
Research has shown a vital role of play in the child’s overall development. Most children love splashing out in the water and by the time they are in their second year most of them forget any fear they may have had. One can help one’s child have fun by trying these innovative methods. One can let the child play in the bath. Many children love empty plastic bottles in the bath which they many times use as water pistols. Beakers and strainers can be given to the child so he can create a variety of effects. A number of household items can be adapted to make bath times fun. Children love watching water pour out of objects and plastic fruit boxes with perforations are quite amusing for them. Other good toys include measuring spoons, miniature watering cans, ice cube trays and sieves with different types of holes. Paddling pools are great for the summer to play around with. Cost-effective versions are available in stores. The smaller, circular variety which one can blow up serve equal  [...]