Taking the Bite out of a Biting Child
August 30, 2013 – 1:12 am | No Comment
Child care is a continuous learning process and problems are usually a stepping stone in learning more about children. Biting is one such problem that has to be handled with tender loving care. A biting child is a negative child and has to be tackled with immediately. Whether it is a home care or a day care or whether the child is just with siblings, a child who bites has to be taught the rules. The  [...]

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How to Increase Eyebrow Hair Density?
July 28, 2011 – 12:59 am | No Comment
How to Increase Eyebrow Hair Density?
If you have thick eyebrows, they will surely be helping you in enhancing your beauty in many ways. However, there are also many women who struggle to achieve even minimum growth of eyebrows. If you are suffering from similar issue, following the tips offered below will help you in getting the dense eyebrow of your dreams. First speak to your physician to know whether the lack of growth of your eyebrows is due to any health disorder. Health problems like hormonal imbalances, conditions of the thyroid gland, alopecia and stress often result in loss of hair even from the eyebrows. The doctor may ask you to undergo certain diagnostic procedures for ruling out any such possibilities. If you are diagnosed with any of the above mentioned conditions, the doctor will first treat the underlying condition leading to loss of hair from the eyebrows. You must get rid of habits like waxing and plucking the eyebrows until you get back the dense eyebrows. According to experts, excessive waxing and plucking  [...]


Meditation as a Remedy for Stress
July 26, 2011 – 1:08 am | No Comment
Meditation as a Remedy for Stress
One of the most effective ways of getting rid of stress naturally is meditation. A person generally suffers from stress when he spends a large share of his mental energy for worrying about his future and stewing about his past. If you can successfully bring back your focus to the present, you will be able to get rid of this stress up to a great extent. Meditation can help you in bringing back the focus to the present. The discussion below will help you learn how to use meditation as a remedy for stress. First, you will need to find a perfect place for meditating. You can meditate in place full of fresh air and greenery. Meditating your backyard or in the lawn will be a great way to start the process. However, you can also meditate in a room, provided that the room has enough space and contains an airy atmosphere. Once you have found a space for meditating, roll out the yoga mat and sit down on it. You can play a relaxing music while meditating; however, it’s optional. If you are meditating  [...]


Diet for Menstrual Pain and Cramps
July 25, 2011 – 3:14 am | No Comment
Diet for Menstrual Pain and Cramps
Majority of the women experience dull aches, cramping or throbbing pain during menstruation. In spite of the fact that these symptoms associated with menstruation rarely indicate occurrence of any serious health problem, in some cases such signs might occur due to conditions like endometriosis (disorder occurring in the lining of the uterus), fibroids (noncancerous tumors). So, if you find that the menstrual discomforts are getting serious, you must get yourself by a doctor for eradicating possibilities of the above mentioned health disorders. In case of menstrual discomforts of normal intensity, taking pain relieving drugs, undergoing certain relaxation techniques, performing exercises and meditation and following a proper diet plan can help women in managing their menstrual symptoms. In this article, we have discussed about the suitable diet for women experiencing menstrual pain and cramps. Dairy products like cheese, yogurt and of course milk are rich in healthy proteins, vitamin D and  [...]


How to Get Rid of Pregnancy Stretch Marks?
July 21, 2011 – 12:11 am | No Comment
How to Get Rid of Pregnancy Stretch Marks?
Majority of the women get stretch mark during pregnancy. In this article we’ll discuss the possible ways of getting rid of these stretch marks. Oil massage: Oils like wheat germ oil when massaged regularly to the skin areas with stretch mark twice every day, after bath and before going to bed is known to fade the stretch marks considerably. The effects are more visible if you start using the oil during the initial phase of stretch marks development. Glycolic peels: Dermatologists use glycolic acid for carrying out chemical peeling, which results in stretch mark reduction. The glycolic peels induce production of collagen and thus tighten up the skin reducing the appearance of ugly stretch marks. The higher strengths of these medications are available only from dermatologists; however, OTC formulations having lower strength are also available. Vitamin C: This vitamin has properties that promote collagen production in our body. A woman should consume 500mg of calcium every day, particularly  [...]


Role of Aromatherapy in Addiction Recovery
July 19, 2011 – 12:59 am | No Comment
Role of Aromatherapy in Addiction Recovery
Aromatherapy does not possess the ability of curing addiction; however, it can definitely help in controlling the withdrawal symptoms experienced by individuals while they try to get rid of an addiction. Aromatherapy is natural therapeutic procedure carried out using essential oils. These essential oils get extracted from both wild and cultivated herbs; each of these oils contains mixture of useful chemicals. The oils are classified based on their source and fragrance; each essential oil comes with a unique fragrance, which is due to the different combination of chemicals present in them. Counseling and Values suggest that a person requires to be motivated enough to get rid of an addiction to successfully recover from the habit of any substance abuse. This motivation must be accompanied by treatment of the underlying causes and ongoing support. The pharmacological interventions used for preventing withdrawal symptoms block effects of addictive substances and in the process decrease the  [...]


Testing for Antibodies: What Are the Types?
July 18, 2011 – 12:41 am | No Comment
Testing for Antibodies: What Are the Types?
Antibodies are basically protein compounds prepared by and secreted from the WBCs; the primary functions of antibodies are recognizing and attacking foreign bodies like bacteria and viruses invading one’s body. The other scientific term used for the antibodies is: immunoglobulins. Antibodies are found in our spinal fluid, blood and some other parts of our body. Antibodies cause health problems in people with autoimmune disorders. Antibodies might attack an individual’s own body cells if he or she has an autoimmune disorder. There are certain laboratory tests that can determine the kind and amounts of antibodies present in one’s blood; this helps in finding out the type and level of the disease of infection the person is suffering from. For performing antibody tests, blood is taken from the patient’s arm or from back of this hand. The blood sample is then sent to the laboratory for being tested for antibodies. The common diagnostic procedures for antibody testing are: Antibody titer:  [...]


Prickly Heat Rashes in Children and Remedies
July 14, 2011 – 2:19 am | No Comment
Prickly Heat Rashes in Children and Remedies
Prickly heat or miliaria affects majority of the infants. This skin disorder is common particularly in babies, who have sweat glands that plug easily. The problem is not so common among the older kids and adults. Miliaria can be of 2 types, miliaria rubra and miliaria crystalline. Babies with miliaria rubra get red bumps on their skin and suffer from extreme itching sensation. Miliaria crystalline, on the other hand, results in formation of tiny blisters, which don’t redden the skin of the babies. Here we’ll be discussing the remedies that can help the babies to get rid of either of these frustrating conditions. The most effective home remedy of prickly heat is cooling the skin area affected by the blisters or bumps. One way of cooling down the skin is by changing the kind of clothes the baby is wearing. Wearing tight clothing often end up aggravating the rashes; the loose fitting clothes, which allow the baby’s skin to breathe properly and do not hold in the heat, help in reducing  [...]


How to Manage Stress in Children?
July 12, 2011 – 12:05 am | No Comment
How to Manage Stress in Children?
Kids often experience stress due to factors like pressure at school, peer pressure, parents getting divorced etc. Here, we have discussed a few methods that can save your child from stress. Exercise: This is an extremely effective way of fighting stress for people of all age groups; however, the effects are even greater in case of children. If your kid has experienced a trauma recently, taking him for a jog in the neighborhood or going for bike ride with him will help him is recovering from the stress. Taking part in these activities promotes the production of endorphins in the child’s body; as a result, the brain fights stress more efficiently and soon the child becomes happy again. Incorporating a 30 minute exercising session into the daily routine of a child also helps him to sleep better, which is another effective tool for managing stress. Music: Signs of stress in kids include changes in their eating habits, changes in the way in which they interact with their parents and other  [...]