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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Smart Tactics For Fun Healthy Kids Snacks Food
July 11, 2009 – 5:12 am | No Comment
Many children with active metabolisms tend to eat frequently through the day as their bodies require them to eat more often to make up for the frequent burn. The key factor being their stomachs can’t cope with three heavy or adult-sized meals a day. One must not force or impose an adult eating pattern on children. A child under the age of four or five might eat meals varying from three to even fourteen times per day with average of around five to six times. The size of the meal consumed will vary through the day with the thumb rule being that the more close placed the meals are, the smaller the meals will be. On an average, children consume the same amounts of nutrients, irrespective of the number of times they eat in the day. What is of prime importance is paying less attention on the number of times and more on what the child eats. Sensible snacks are thus important as they provide adequate calories in nutritious form contributing little to tooth decay. One can introduce fresh  [...]

Making Infant Hospital Convalescence Easy
July 9, 2009 – 5:46 am | No Comment
Though many dread the very thought of their child being admitted to a hospital due to some unforeseen mishaps, one has to learn to take it in one’s stride believing that such situations are many a times inevitable and doing the best one can to tide over such times. * If hospital stay is needed, a host of hospitals offer parents the facility to stay alongside their children to reduce the trauma both face. One should avoid portraying a false picture to the child about what will happen during the stay in the hospital and explain why he must go in and reassuring him of your continued presence there. * One must go with the child to the hospital. Efficiently run wards allow the parents to undress the child and even provide extra bedding facility for the time of the stay. * Be sure to pack the child’s comforter , favoured toys and games to help keep him happy and occupied as the change from normal routine and known, trusted people is bound to fray his nerves. * There is bound to be changes  [...]

Hip Health Through Kettlebells Workouts
July 7, 2009 – 8:36 pm | 3 Comments
Many associate toned hips as a sign of good, healthy being, attributed by many as emitter of subtle signs of power. People with sedentary lifestyles, hereditary hips or improper diets are most likely to have disproportionate hips. Research has revealed that such people were at higher risk to suffer from various ailments ranging from bone degeneration, back problems, joint aches, rheumatism to name a few. It is very essential to integrate complete body movements to raise the level of exertion needed to achieve successful fat-weight loss. This can be achieved by inculcating lifts and exercises that one can do on our own feet. A great example of exercise or lift that one can put into practice for amazing development in one’s hips and glutes is the use of kettlebell exercises. Kettlebells exercises are the primeval type of training which provide cutting edge fitness levels. This primordial tool was employed since centuries by sportspersons who imbibed this training form into their fitness  [...]

Declobbering Some Emergency Contraception Myths
July 7, 2009 – 11:36 am | No Comment
Declobbering Some Emergency Contraception Myths
With a clutter of countless brands marketing their products to the hilt, one needs to get their perceptions clear to make informed decisions which will help woman lead side-effects free lives with zero risks from unprecedented health risks like sexually transmitted diseases, unwanted pregnancy or last but not the least, a diminished sex life. Many vouch by the 100% effectiveness of the latex and polyurethane varieties of condoms. With its hassle-free reach across medicine counters, effortless storage, affordable prices and effectual safeguard against AIDS and wide range of STD, there are quite some loopholes to watch out for. Many factors like faulty use, wear and tear during use can cause abnormal genital lumps, herpes to site a few. There are others who disregard it use to due to deadened feeling, clumsiness or are simply sensitive to certain brands. One can optimise the effectiveness of condoms by combining the use of jelly-like, creams, easily insert able spermicides that increase  [...]

COQ10 Vitamin Supplements - The Magic Potion
July 5, 2009 – 2:31 am | 4 Comments
Many populaces globally are slowly becoming aware of the numerous advantages of CoQ10, which is also termed Coenzyme Q10 or vitamin Q, an innate vitamin similar substance found in all cells in our body, the production of which depletes with age. Its regular consumption has been vouched as an effective age reverser by rendering null the free radicals destruction known to hinder healthy cell metabolism leading to several ailments ranging from sun burns to skin cancer. CoQ10 also called ubiquinone, is a powerful anti-oxidant and aids in fat and glucose burning to generate energy also known to notably raise one’s stamina during workouts. Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease are effectively treated with CoQ10 supplements as an add-on treatment measure. CoQ10 reduces harmful plaque formation and clogging of the arteries of the heart. Recuperation after heart surgery is faster after consumption of these supplements. People suffering from high blood pressure are known to respond positively  [...]

Grey Hair - Notable Pointers Regarding Infant Greying
July 4, 2009 – 1:00 am | No Comment
Early hair greying is many times a genetic predisposition with many cases of occasional grey strands noticed in children of eight years also. There are several cases when there is a discreet link between hair discoloration and a systemic disease which needs to be probed in detail. What causes grey hair? Many exposed to second hand smoke, low haemoglobin, thyroid disorders-hyperthyroid or hypothyroid or other genetic disorder diseases develop early hair greying. Greying of hair is nothing but pigment or melanin production inhibition in the root of the hair. A big farce is that fad-diets or protein-vitamin mineral nutritional supplements can affect the rate of greying. Greying of hair, be it due to the normal ageing process or untimely greying has been known to have a genetic basis. Once the melanin pigment dies out at the particular hair root, the new hairs that grow are inevitably greyish or white in colour. Children suffering from blood cancer, HIV, undergoing chemotherapy, protein  [...]

Make a green home plan
July 3, 2009 – 2:39 am | No Comment
Innovative Ways To Beckon Nature To Your Home A little time, effort and available space in the house is just what’s needed to create greenery in one’s house. The porch is usually open from the top and the sides which makes it susceptible to vagaries of nature like wind, temperature variants etc. This can be tackled by swathing the top and leaving the sides exposed or alternatively leaving the top open like a courtyard. One can hem in one segment of area with glass or fortified polythene panes which are easily obtainable at any garden store. One can then control the milieu with the aid of fans, padding and sunscreen panes. If one is averse to the idea of enclosing the porch with anything synthetic, one could opt for a forest like space with bigger potted trees organised outwards followed by smaller size hedging plants and herbs can be placed under the shade of the bigger plants which thrive in shade. A gallery though covered on one side is still exposed to birds, dust and wind. In  [...]

Seed Therapy - Potent One-Stop Cure
July 1, 2009 – 7:32 am | 2 Comments
Many maladies are caused to disparity of the forces that control the mind and body. The innate curative powers of seeds used in Sujok have been proved to bring on equilibrium and accord in these forces that control our overall well-being. The energy of the germinating seeds is the effectual energy force behind this therapy. The seeds are stuck by adhesive on the area corresponding to hands and feet, following traditional practice. The seeds with sharp corners are applied by mechanical method and have pathological influence on the body. People with back ailments like slip disc and those that need impending invasive procedures are totally cured by the Insect System, a part of Sujok seed therapy where pepper seeds are stuck on the respective point on the hand with a sticking plaster, with the procedure being repeated for a period of about ten days for complete recovery. The concept employed is that the shape of the seed is the indicator to which body part it will do maximum benefit  [...]