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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How to Get Rid of Embarrassing Pig Turd Breath
August 21, 2010 – 12:05 am | One Comment
Unremitting bad breath afflicts millions of individuals globally and is something not tackled by basic brushing, oral washes or Altoids. The condition is known as ‘halitosis’ and its causes are myriad, however it is approximated that ninety percent of such issues develop within the mouth. Bacterial presences in the mouth contribute to breaking down of proteins which release sulphur compounds that are fart-like in smell. Other reasons for wilted flowers breath is plaque accruement, oral dryness, tattered dental work or bacteria growing on the backside of the tongue. In several individuals having foul breath, crypt or cave-similar apertures in the tonsils create foul smelling stone-similar build-up known tonsilliths or tonsil nuggets. The other ten percent of cases arise due to stomach acid reflux, pancreatic, kidney or liver issues or sinus infections. In case one has been regularly doing tongue-scraping and do not have any medical conditions then the foremost visit to a dentist  [...]

Coconut Water – A Marvel or Myth
August 14, 2010 – 4:58 am | One Comment
Zero fats and cholesterol, less calorific value, innately high in electrolytes and a fabulous hydrating drink – the hyped health benefits of the hottest health trend in the U.S. – Coconut water appear never-ending. Fondly hailed as ‘Mother nature’s sports potion’ and ‘life booster’ by promoters, it is not surprising to see several celebs having swapped their Kabbalah spring water and acai fruit juices with coconut water. Priced at two to three dollars for a usual eleven fl. oz. tetra packing comparable to around ten mouthfuls, one really wonders is it really justified shelling out bucks for  what is dubbed ‘top-water’. For the dilettantes, coconut water is the colourless, nutty-flavoring or some might say ‘sock-flavoring’ juice preserved in the core of tender coconuts. Coconuts have been the mainstay fluid for countries in S.E. Asia and have been reaped for its pulp, milk and oil extracts. In the U.S., the drink became available in the markets during 2005 with  [...]

Your Belly Bulge can Kill You
August 13, 2010 – 12:02 am | No Comment
As per information from one of the most large-scaled trials done for examining tummy fat perils, a tummy bulge could prove lethal for elderly people, not sparing even those who are not suffering from obesity or overweight issues by other ways. The study indicates that irrespective of gender, people with broader tummy lines have a two-fold greater risk of death over a ten year period in comparison to people with smallest bellies. Astonishingly, individuals having broader waistlines had an augmented risk of dying due to reasons like respiratory, cardiovascular ailments and cancers. Other studies have associated waistline measurements to asthma, cardiovascular disease, breast cancer and dementia. A protruding belly line is a major problem among vast populaces of people in the U.S. who are over fifty years of age. It is approximated that over fifty percent of elderly males and over seventy percent of elderly women have waist measurements crossing recommendations. It is an ever-expanding  [...]

A Guide to Essential Oils and Herbs for Your First Aid Home Kit
June 17, 2010 – 3:08 am | No Comment
A Guide to Essential Oils and Herbs for Your First Aid Home Kit
One could be faced with the most unanticipated of scenarios, often leaving one baffled as to what has to be done. Since time is critical in such cases and the basic home treatment could help salvage a potentially disastrous upshot. Here is a guide to all the necessary essential oils and herbs that should be part of your innate first aid home kit. Capsicum Extract or Capsular Form Its astringent and therapeutic properties are immensely beneficial and a vital cure in case of shock treatment and stimulating blood supply to promote healing. It has been conventionally employed for halting bleeding and has palliative property. Lobelia Essence It has demulcent traits and a muscle relaxant ideal for treating spasmodic or cramping sensations, relieving tensions during a panic attack, allaying stress headaches and respite for asthmatics. Ultimate Echinacea The fluid version of Echinacea could be given to kids and has blood purifying properties. Even Immune Stimulator could be offered to bigger  [...]

Weight Loss – The Feng Shui Way
August 26, 2009 – 10:00 am | 15 Comments
Weight Loss – The Feng Shui Way
The concept of Feng Shui and weight loss working in unison is a potent dual combo, that when incorporated into daily existence will add that extra edge to one’s weight loss and its effective management. The inculcation of Feng Shui beliefs could essentially aid in combating the cravings of binge eating. The foremost focal area of attention when incorporating Feng Shui are the serving dishes being utilised in the kitchen. The attributes of the tableware that are being used for meal times inclusive of colour, size and shape are associated to Feng Shui and weight reduction. In accordance with Feng Shui beliefs, circles are linked to mental activities. So, one would not want to promote mental activities that are associated with eating. The optimal choice for the kitchen in accordance with Feng Shui would be square shaped serving dishes in preferably oranges in all its hues. According to Feng Shui, orange colour is related to the notion of unification, thus inculcating orange serving dishes  [...]

Judicious Ways To Staying Recharged – Part III
August 10, 2009 – 10:00 pm | No Comment
Judicious Ways To Staying Recharged – Part III
During moments of heightened stress, one is more likely to breathe in quick hasty spurts thus leading to decreased oxygenation to the lungs, brain and other body organs, ultimately causing one to feel totally drained out. The objective is to make a conscious effort to follow deep breathing that involves the abdominal area completely expanding and reducing while doing it. When under crosshairs, one must attempt to paint a pretty mental image of what one finds most endearing and practise deep breathing during such times. De-muddle your life by engaging in good old operation cleanup. Clearing up the mess around you will make you feel empowered, in charge of your life and have a therapeutic effect on the body and mind. Practising philanthropy is bound to have a healing effect on one’s soul, mind and body. Taking up social service causes will go a long way in finding many answers in life, adding depth and meaning to life and augment levels of contentment and physical health. Religiously  [...]

Judicious Ways To Staying Recharged – Part II
August 10, 2009 – 10:30 am | No Comment
Judicious Ways To Staying Recharged – Part II
Ideally guzzling a restrained quantity of caffeine up to three hundred milligrams that comes up to two to three coffee servings will keep one zippy and heighten alertness during the subsequent hours. Contrarily, overconsumption or having caffeine in the noon or prior to dusk will bear heavy on the sleep cycle for the following night, making one feel heavy headed the next morning. Individuals that are hyper-sensitive to caffeine may instead favourably opt for the decaffeinated variety during the noon time. Everyone is accustomed to physical fatigue, but stress that affects the mind is capable of exerting a greater strain on a person. Life courses its way through the most unlikely of twists and turns and the astute way to handle negative emotion is to respond rationally that will go a long way in springing back to verve. Splatter some water on the face or take a soak if feeling the pits. Water therapy has been shown to effectively boost energy levels. In fact, a dash of water fillip  [...]

Judicious Ways To Staying Recharged – Part I
August 9, 2009 – 9:55 pm | No Comment
A majority section of people are constantly whining about being exhausted or worn-out, citing reasons of excessive matters to tend to, with critical time to spare. But, mostly the underlying energy soakers are our diet, sleep patterns and our emotional quotient. By just adopting few simplistic, refreshing alterations, one will definitely be more adept to copying with energy drainers in our lives. One might have noted that gorging on certain foods makes us more prone to go in for some nibbling or makes us drowsy after an hour. Even decreased intakes of fluids are known to make one scatty and less sharp. Diet patterns play a crucial task in our day-to-day functioning hence one needs to adhere to the below said practices to combat tiredness. Research has revealed that those who regularly ate breakfast felt energetic and exhibited enhanced levels of physical and mental health in comparison to those who missed out on their morning mealtime. Filling up on a bowlful of muesli at breakfast  [...]