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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10 Minutes To A Finely Sculpted Body
August 3, 2009 – 1:48 am | No Comment
Though doctors recommend thirty minutes a day of moderate level physical activity to maintain optimal fitness levels, there are many of us who have punishing daily schedules with little time to spare. Well, there’s no need to despair, fitness trainers and sports professionals have come to the realization that even twenty minutes or ten minutes per day will garner immense benefits ranging from weight loss, to firming, de-stressing and giving a sense of well-being. The key is adopting the following moves in slow, precise and consistent manner on a daily basis with just ten minutes of high intensity workout, wherein one is breathing heavy but not totally breathless  for optimal results. If one is targeting a specific body part, then the specific exercise for that part should be followed religiously with the specified time for each move can be increased if one needs to perform the move accurately. One can start off with donning a close to five pound vest for additional benefits when carrying  [...]

How do you sleep - Prompt Ways to Lull One into Sleep
August 2, 2009 – 3:09 pm | No Comment
How do you sleep - Prompt Ways To Lull One Into Sleep A good night’s sleep is of utmost importance to rejuvenate the body, maintaining good health and   breathing new life into it after an arduous day of physical and mental strain. Researchers in Japan advocate the inhalation of scents of plants like mango, lemon and lavender that are found to favorably modify gene activity and blood chemistry that aid in decreasing stress. Linalool is an extensively used aromatic plant oil to ease emotional strain and anxiety. For those ailing from unremitting tiredness Kava Kava is used to give a sense of well-being, acts as body relaxant and relieves insomnia, though its lengthy use might damage the liver. The Aztecan remedy for sound sleep, Passion Flower assists in unwinding the mind and body and has a soporific effect. California Poppy, that constitutes a majority section of herbal sleeping aids vended in America is even administered to children on many occasions for its safe and effective  [...]

Hair Growth Tips
August 2, 2009 – 2:17 am | 2 Comments
Hair can be both a fascinating and quirky, considering that there are 100,000 strands of them on an average on each person’ head. On an average an individual loses 100hairs from his/her scalp each day. On reaching the age of 50, more than half of the men start displaying male pattern baldness and forty percent of menopausal women ail from female pattern baldness. Here are some excellent options that one can inculcate on a daily basis that will aid in averting hair loss and getting a fine mane. A treatment to halt baldness and assist in hair proliferation generally used for men involves the grinding of the fresh flowers of the tobacco plant to a thick paste, followed by mixing in some olive oil and gently massaging it into the scalp. Licorice that is widely used in majority of hair loss prevention formulas is also suggested to post menopausal women to control their estrogen hormone levels. It is advisable to consume herbal supplements that contain equivalent parts of licorice,  [...]

Radon Gas Protection for House?
August 1, 2009 – 4:09 pm | No Comment
Many knowingly do not want to acknowledge or take note of the seemingly invisible yet potential health hazard that haunts us. Radon, the hard to spot radioactive, noble gas that is the outcome of innate putrefaction of uranium is present in many households, has been found to up the risk of lung cancer. Many uranium miners were found to have lung cancer which corroborated this finding. Radon gas seeps into homes and other establishments from the soil beneath foundations, whose exposure to high levels for long periods of time can accelerate the chances of getting lung cancer. The quantity of uranium present in the soil fluctuates from region to region. Radon leaches through crevices or gaps in the base made from plumbing. The risk of contracting lung cancer from exposure to radon is lesser in comparison to the heightened risk from smoking. But the deadly blend of radon exposure and smoking is much higher than their individual exposures. Those whose homes are situated beneath the  [...]

Greening Your Space – Part I
August 1, 2009 – 6:11 am | No Comment
Prior to commencing on your garden-venture it is necessary to contemplate various key factors like watering and drainage issues; soil, water and weather conditions; settling on the component of the green space; weeding, maintenance issues amongst others. If a novice in the area, one can congregate basic know how from sources involved in creating greeneries and start off with an initial secure number of 10-15 plants after gauging the watering source. If residing in an area with significant water issues, one needs to forgot the idea of a lawn. If one’s area is not receiving ample sunlight, it can be a hindrance to growth of flowers, in such cases one can opt for indoor plants like Arica palm, Chinese palm, golden fern or Nephrolepis which can thrive in shade. One can employ a professional help if one cannot spare the time to maintain it. Factors like soil-water constitution, dampness quotient and temperature all play an essential role. If one resides in a significantly polluted zone,  [...]