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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Prudent Health Care Practices on the go
July 22, 2009 – 12:37 pm | No Comment
Prudent Health Care Practices on the go
If you are one of those who is has a regular schedule of traveling for work-related reasons or personal, or holidaying -travelling has its own enticement and strain. Frequent jaunts can take its toll on the body, especially if it involves long journey times by air, jet lag being the most common complaint. One needs to keep high intake of fresh food during trips. Consume ample amounts of apples, bananas, apricots (dried or fresh), unsalted nuts which will keep the nutrient intake high and thus keeping your mind and body alert and energetic. For the road, keep a good stock of wholesome food like fruit juices, fresh or dried fruits, almonds, green tea and water. It’s always a better option to keep away from unhealthy, fat-laden foods which are many times offered on flights and at business gatherings. It is always ideal to small meals distributed at equally spaced times, when traveling. One might be tempted to sample the chips or breads, if waiting for long for your meal. A better option  [...]

Magic Nano Shell – Cure To All Ailments
July 22, 2009 – 12:35 am | One Comment
Dynamic progress in the field of nano technology which concentrates on advanced techniques to facilitate faster and effective release of vaccine, medicine or genetic matter to precise marked cells which are maligned or diseased. The domain for this procedure spans areas from orthopaedic, dental, heart, bladder and cartilage to vascular care. Nanoparticles are sub-sized solid colloidal materials which bear the active code in suspended, encapsulated form adhered to them and utilised for curative disease management. This nano sizing or particle size diminution of drugs has immense benefits right from zeroing on the particular cell without affecting the contiguous cells, greater surface area and increased solubility leads to faster commencement of the remedial action. Their sub-micron size facilitates the nanoparticles to infiltrate deeper into the tissues via delicate capillary systems, easily passing through to the epithelial lining like the liver and thus effectually absorbed by those  [...]

Green Lipped Mussel - The Potent Analgesic Contrivance
July 20, 2009 – 12:15 am | No Comment
The brownish green lipped mussel’s pain alleviating feature lies in their extract which is primarily made up of innate anti-histamine, omega-3 fatty acids along with glucosamine and chondroitin sulphate which decrease inflammation and help maintain joint cartilage by making it supple and increasingly mobile. The Green-lipped mussels originate from New Zealand, the place where the cases of arthritis are few and with due reason. This eco-friendly mussel is great to treat ligament tear, sports related injuries, joint stiffness and pain as it has precursors that aid in re-developing cartilage and connective tissues and assist in production of essential greasing joint fluid. It works in similar ways to Aspirin wherein it hampers the inflammatory passageway. Women suffering from multiple sclerosis, respiratory discomfort, asthma, skin trouble feel tremendous relief by consuming the extract of the Green lipped Mussel. Those with shellfish or gelatine sensitivity might rather stay clear  [...]

Over Coming The Fear Of Getting Pregnant
July 19, 2009 – 8:00 am | 2 Comments
Over Coming The Fear Of Getting Pregnant
Getting Pregnant Once you have tied the knot, you would agree that your priorities change. There are many important decisions that need to be made.  You need to adjust with a new partner in a new family. The decision of having babies and adding a new member to your family is a very important decision that is not to be taken easily. You would need a lot of delicate handling which many newly wed couples are not ready for. Before making this important decision in your life it is very important that the couple creates a good understanding among themselves. They need to tighten their relationship to the extent they do not move irrespective of whatever is thrown at them. Once the relationship has stabilized it is seen that many women still fears with the thought of pregnancy. If we look at these fears in detail we can dispel them easily. There are many women who are scared of losing their freedom and do not wish to be get tied up with responsibility.  In fact  if you look at it the  [...]

Arduous Work Outs Strongly Correlated With Memory Loss
July 19, 2009 – 12:10 am | No Comment
A latest study has revealed that those women, who regularly took up laborious exercises like running, swimming or aerobics for a period of decades or so, incurred a major slump in memory, remembering skills along with other key functions. This comes out as a vociferous warning to female marathon runners amongst others engaging in physically taxing activities for extended periods of time. It has been proven that restrained form of moderate exercises like golf, volleyball, softball, quick walking or cycling on even levelled streets, aid in honing mental skills in women. Researcher Mary C. Tierney, a PhD holder of University of Toronto was of the viewpoint that many people think that if a small amount of exercise is good then a significant amount would be even better, which is not right. This finding was presented at the Alzheimer’s Association 2009 International Conference by Tierney who revealed that breast cancer risk reduced when moderate exercise was employed and was further  [...]

Risk Of Dementia Higher If Better-Half Has It
July 18, 2009 – 7:46 pm | One Comment
A revolutionary original research has proposed that partners of persons suffering from Dementia are at a significantly higher danger of themselves contracting dementia. A detailed study that was carried out for close to a decade on 1200 couples have revealed that women who took care of their dementia afflicted husbands were close to four times more prone to developing dementia than the wives of men that did not have dementia. Maria Norton, an associate gerontology professor at Utah University stated that husband care providers were found to be close to 12 times more prone to get dementia in comparison to those husbands of healthy women. Ralph Nixon, a practising psychiatrist and an Alzheimer’s disease specialist at New York University said that though Dementia is non-communicable, the level of stress that a person encounters whilst tending to a dementia-stricken spouse is quite high. Stress is the proven potential risk factor to cause dementia. Stressed out persons tend to neglect  [...]

Is Parkinson And Pesticides Closely Related?
July 18, 2009 – 10:33 am | No Comment
Is Parkinson And Pesticides Closely Related?
In a recent study conducted to study the cause of Parkinson it was concluded that exposure to certain organochlorine insecticide causes Parkinson disease. In another study conducted by the French researchers it was found that farm workers who were exposed to pesticides were most likely to develop Parkinson disease. The risk of contracting this disease increased with the higher duration of exposure to insecticides. However, the study did not examine lower level exposure from the same or similar pesticides in the home causes a spike in risks as well. Dependence on organochlorines has been known to be a problem for at least four decades as this insecticide includes the infamous DDT and chlordane. The US government has banned both these chemicals but they are still found in 42% and 74 % in the US kitchen respectively. There are many other organochlorine pesticides that remain in uses viz. Dicofol- this pesticide is generally used on fruits and cotton crops. Studies have found the  [...]

Natural Cures To Keloid Scars
July 17, 2009 – 6:30 pm | No Comment
Keloid, a hypertrophic scar that causes a tissue overgrowth at the site of a healing wound. They appear as stiff, rubber textured lesions or pink, dark red or dark brown coloured shiny leathery nodules mostly benign in nature, non-infectious and many times accompanied by intense itching. Keloids mostly ensue a skin trauma caused due to several trigger situations like women who undergo c-section deliveries, other surgeries, insect bites, scratching, burns and many times healed pimples turn into keloids. Keloids can occur in any age, many times in those who are more likely prone to it. Though there is no complete cure to Keloids, gels that contain allium cepa, allantoin and heparin have been used since long. Herbal topical applications comprising St. John’s wort, calendula officinalis and comfrey root have been adopted as effective alternative treatment. A blend of grinded black gram and sandalwood paste when used during the initial stages, aids in lessening the scar intensity. Ice  [...]