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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Aromatherapy for Yeast Infections
September 6, 2010 – 1:18 am | No Comment
Candidiasis is the most prevalent form of yeast infection and there are over twenty Candida types with Candida albicans being the commonest. Candida albicans is present in diverse regions of the body and component of the regular flora in the oral, throat, GI & genital tract. Usually this yeast is in equilibrium with other fungal and bacterial forms inside the body however the occasional imbalance of intestinal or gut flora could permit movement of the fungi via the bloodstream to other body regions. The oral and vaginal areas are the duo regions where often varied symptoms arise. Candida appearing in the mouth (oral thrush) could be diagnosed with whitish sore formations in the regions like the gum, tongue and inner-cheek. Candida arising in the vaginal area is known as vaginitis or thrush causes itchiness and whitish discharge. In case Candida is not treated then it could cause fungus infections, pitiable memory, depressive tendencies, intolerance to foods, bloated feeling, loose  [...]

DIY Skin Remedies that Work – Part II
September 5, 2010 – 10:44 pm | No Comment
DIY Skin Remedies that Work – Part II
Oiling up – Is slathering better than swallowing? For people having dry skin, several skin specialists recommend that oils be applied over the body whereas others deem that ingestion of oils via supplemental or dietetic form is best. The resolution is doing both of them. Skin dryness is the outcome of an improperly operating barrier that permits excess moisture escaping out from the body. The ideal means of maintaining skin hydration is to improve the barrier. The issue with oil application to the skin is that it could cause pore clogging which might lead to skin eruptions. As an alternative one could ensure daily intake of omega-3 fatty acids (either from flaxseeds or fishes) supplements or eating food types high in omega-3 fatty acids like linseed oil and salmons. Studies have shown that increasing intake of omega-3 might lower inflammation and reddishness among those suffering from skin eruptions, eczema or rosacea. Also linoleic acid which is a vital omega 6 fatty acid is particularly  [...]

DIY Skin Remedies that Work – Part I
September 4, 2010 – 12:01 am | No Comment
DIY Skin Remedies that Work – Part I
D.I.Y. beauty remedies are a well-liked option to costly beauty cream products & treatments. They are cost-effective, innate and one knows precisely the constituents being applied to one’s skin. However several of the present day costly beauty products have a constituent listing which can’t be pronounced and their interpretation even trickier. However people need to be cautioned that not all innate, D.I.Y. beauty therapies are in fact skin friendly. Here is the truth about which innate skin remedies truly work and which ones are a waste of time. Athlete’s Skin – Does exercising benefit you on the exterior also? Briskly working out proffers a feel-good effect (all due regard to the neurochemical –endorphin), however could just one exercising session improve your exterior appearance? Beyond a doubt, exercising increases blood supply all through the body thus lending a fresh, dewy look. Moreover, exercising improves health that is helpful to swifter regeneration of cells  [...]

Qigong for Good Health
September 3, 2010 – 1:31 am | One Comment
Qigong for Good Health
Qigong is a mind-body practice involving a series of poses & exercises – inclusive of gradual, spherical movements – regulating breaths, focused meditating and self massaging. There is an array of approaches and are categorized into medical, spiritual and soldierly. Several styles in qigong are quite gentle in nature as compared to tai chi and easily adaptable. Other styles are more energetic kung-fu like moves. One exceptional quality about qigong is its capability of training the mind for directing the body’s chi (energy) to any area of the body. Several individuals deem that when moved precisely, chi could get the body into an innate state of poise. Qigong is considered beneficial in relaxing tendon, mind, joint, muscle and internal organs – improving blood circulation, allaying pains & strain and restoring health. Myriad health benefits abound in case of qigong which comprise of: Enhanced strength & vivacity. Lowered stress & strain. Boosted  [...]

Life-Saving D.I.Y. Health Checks for Men – Part III
September 2, 2010 – 1:55 am | No Comment
The adage ‘A stitch in time saves nine’ holds completely true for all men who can easily do these at-home health check-ups for earlier identification of health issues to be tackled head on. Check-up for – Faultily acting Moles Largely melanoma cases are detected often among males after forty years of age who have been having it for some period of time and have overlooked the indications or plainly failed in noticing them. Melanoma among males is classically diagnosed in the regions like neck, upper portion of the back, head hence it is trickier in spotting and catching earlier on. Subsequent to showering, the skin must be scanned for any irregularity. In particular, one should be checking for the following during mole examination. A-     Asymmetry B-      Borders (Blurry/uneven bordering) C-      Colour (blackish/multiple hued) D-     Diameter (over ¼ inch diameter-wise or increasing in size) E-      Evolving (changed size/outline) In  [...]

Life-Saving D.I.Y. Health Checks for Men – Part II
September 1, 2010 – 12:05 am | No Comment
Attention all men, these seven express health checkups could be a real life saver. Check-up for – RHR RHR or resting heart rate suggests the amount of strain the heart is undergoing when pumping blood and is an able pointer of general fitness and additionally signalling diabetes or cardiovascular ailment in case it is elevated. Factually, scientists from Italy have discovered that people with RHR crossing seventy beats/min or bpm have nearly seventy-eight percent greater risk of suffering cardiovascular-related death. For checking your RHR, totally emptying the bladder since a partial or full urinary bladder could heighten cardiac rate. Now the person is to be seated for 1-2 minutes prior to checking wrist/neck pulse and then counting heart beats in fifteen seconds. That figure is to be multiplied by four to obtain beats/minute. As a rule-of-thumb, forty to sixty beats/minute is indicative of elevated amounts of heart fitness. D.I.Y. Damage Control Regularly following a cardio  [...]