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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Relief From Embarassment - Try Kegel
June 4, 2009 – 8:45 pm | No Comment
Many of us go through humiliating conditions during day-to-day activities like sudden dispersal of the bladder in the form of urine during rapid, sudden movements of sneezing, coughing or while laughing. Women of all stages of life go through this debilitating form of incontinence or lack of control. This occurs due to flaccid urethra resulting from overuse, aging, or those in the habit of holding it in. Many women feel an unexpected, quick and sometimes aching urge to pass urine; many times the feeling is so overwhelming that they are unable to control the urge, many times doing it on the way before being able to reach the bathroom. The problem is mostly seen to occur in women past their fertile years. Without any forewarning, there is a sudden seepage of urine in droplet form or so much that one might need to use pad to solve the problem. This flaccidness of the pelvic region are due to several factors like motherhood, overweight, improper stance, invasive surgeries like hysteroscopy  [...]

How To Help Your Baby To Talk
June 4, 2009 – 12:36 pm | No Comment
The initial kind of words the baby learns are brand label words identifying the names of things. So, when conversing with your baby lay stress on the name of objects and repeat them frequently. When feeding the child talk repeatedly about the spoon and putting the food on the spoon and licking the food off the spoon. One must avoid using pronouns. It is better to say ‘I’ll pick my bag’ rather than ‘I’ll pick it’ or saying ‘here is the cat’ rather than ‘Here it is’. As the child is busy finding the difference between himself and others around him, hence constantly use his name when conversing. One must not expect too much from a child’s pronunciation. If he cannot say a word properly, but as long as you are able to comprehend it, one must not keep pushing him repeatedly to say it right as it might only frustrate him. Make an effort to comprehend the child own personally invented, mispronounced words. If the he is trying to explain something to you, try all permutations  [...]

The Avocado Way To Great Looking Locks
June 4, 2009 – 3:36 am | 2 Comments
Avocado due its rich, creamy texture and power house of nutrients is an excellent deep root conditioner and makes one’s locks lustrous and smooth. One must try the combination of one mashed pulp of the fruit, one egg yellow and about a teaspoon of olive oil. The pureed version massaged in the hair and kept for about half an hour, and then washed off, gives incredible results. Another great option to treat coarse hair is the paste of avocado and grinded chickpea flour kept for about 20 minutes helps get great shine to the hair. One can try the conditioning pack of one mashed banana, a tablespoon of mayonnaise, a tablespoon of coconut oil and one mashed avocado and leave for a period of 20 minutes. A heat treatment after the above application will help intensify the effects of the above pack. This pack is rich in natural creams and oil and leaves a soft coat in the hair which get damaged due to heat, sun, and pollution or drying. This easy-to-make hair rejuvenating mix of one  [...]

Hemp Milk: The Healthy Way Of Life
June 3, 2009 – 7:36 pm | No Comment
Hemp milk is obtained from the commercial hemp plant which along with marijuana is sub varieties of the Cannabis plant. Cannabis plant is harvested for food purposes and by many textile manufacturers. Hemp seed used to make the milk has the same protein delivering capacity like flaxseeds and other healthy unsaturated fats. Hemp milk is made from the seeds of the cannabis plant, the leaves of which are used to make THC, the main component of marijuana. There have been many speculations as to whether it could cause a high or how safe it is for pregnant women. Hemp milk does not have the typical nut-like taste which one might experience when consuming soy milk or almond milk. It is a very neutral variety much similar to skimmed cow’s milk. Hemp milk has the perfect blend of Omega 3 and 6 which is vital for promoting idyllic health condition.Omega3 are increasingly been consumed by expecting mothers for achieving full term and by feeding moms for brainier children. Hemp milk is bursting  [...]

Making Air Travel With Toddlers Pleasurable
June 3, 2009 – 11:35 am | One Comment
Making Air Travel With Toddlers Pleasurable
Air travel is the easiest and fastest and convenient modes of public transport one can undertake. But despite that fact, one need to chalk out the scrupulous details way in advance, especially if one is travelling alone. Several pointers outlined herewith will definitely go a long way in making air journeys with tiny tots a pleasurable experience. When one is making reservations, one needs to specify that one is travelling with an infant. Therefore, request for a flight that is not jam packed. Always ask for bulkhead seats and a cot, if needed while booking your tickets. Bulkhead seats provide more leg space, where one can lay out a towel or rug on the floor in front of them where the child can be placed and can be monitored while playing. Air Cots and baby vests, if they are provided, can be ordered so that the child can sail comfortably through the flight. Keep a baby sling handy as one’s hands are free for other purposes. A push chair is also a viable option. One can request  [...]

Miracle Of Wheat Germ Grass
June 2, 2009 – 10:46 pm | No Comment
Wheat grass, the sprouted version of wheat kernels, is truly the food of the Gods, with its plethora of beauty and health enhancing properties.  The green pigment in the wheat grass has excellent anti-aging properties as it facilitates cells to regenerate and revamps them to younger forms. Wheat germ juice, when consumed on a daily basis is an excellent detoxifier, by nullifying toxic substance and poisons like uric or other acids. It is almost completely sopped up by the skin and is an effective cleanser and toner, making the skin taut, moisturised and radiant. When used on frequent basis on the skin, it clears away blemishes and tan marks. Due to its extraordinary therapeutic value, it is extensively used as the key ingredient by major cosmetic giants in their products. The pureed mix when rubbed all over the body acts an effective scrub and helps combat the vagaries of the sun and pollution related skin disorders. One can consume about almost half a litre of wheat grass juice  [...]

Parkour: The Current Fitness Craze
June 2, 2009 – 11:34 am | No Comment
There are many of us who are weary of giving up their current training plan to start something new. But, Parkour is definitely vouched as the best mind-body conditioning technique which is gaining momentum amongst several youngsters. Parkour, initially originated in France, might seem like an extreme sport while for others it bears striking resemblance to martial art forms one sees in the numerous Jackie Chan movies. A great deal of keenness, restraint and rehearsal is needed to become good at this art form. The only need is to invest in a good pair of training shoes and you are all set to get started. A well-rested body without injuries, is vital in this technique, and involves utilizing all of the muscles needed to develop one’s stand jump ability, without piling up the unwanted bulk. This is an excellent method of self-defence if one is mobbed, as it makes one quite agile. Parkour training can be accomplished in various ways and can be done either solo or with a trained group. For  [...]

Whey Way To Combat Cancer
June 1, 2009 – 9:57 am | No Comment
Many of us consume whey for its zero fat and high protein content. Whey is nothing but, the spray dried version of liquid leftover of milk during cheese making process.  Whey is mostly associated with aiding body sculpting and ideal for diabetic patients. Whey boosts our immunity by causing a surge in the levels of glutathione levels. Glutathione, a potent antioxidant is known to combat cancer. Prostate cancer is believed to occur due to amassing of free radicals. This increase in free radicals is believed to be the harbinger of several ailments like cardiac problems and cancer. The main component of whey is the amino acid called cysteine, which is non-degradable, is solely responsible for the production of glutathione in one’s system thus increasing its immunity levels. In disease stricken persons, the body’s ability to combat oxidation due to stress is significantly reduced. Whey is known to maintain optimum levels of antioxidants, thus helping to combat cancer. Whey facilitates  [...]