Archive for April, 2010

Mandala Meditation

Friday, April 30th, 2010

Mandala Meditation is very powerful technique, physical and intense creates a circle of energy from which emerges a natural state of being. This meditation consists of four stages of 15 minutes each.

First stage: 15 minutes
mandala meditation
Eyes open, run on-site start slowly and gradually go faster and faster. Mount your knees as high as possible. Breathe deeply and regularly turn the energy inward.Forget the mind, forget the body, persevere. (more…)

Medical treatment of nocturnal urination

Thursday, April 29th, 2010

If you have to urinate at night, the medicine may help you. Talk to your doctor.

Bladder absorbing medicine
An overactive bladder can be treated with bladder-relieving medication, as sheep bladder to relax and give in, so it can hold more urine. An excessive production of urine at night may be treated with anti-diuretic hormone.

Anti-diuretic hormone with effects
From time to time medication containing anti-diuretic hormone, reduce salt content in the blood, especially in the elderly over 65 years. The light effects are nausea and stomach discomfort. The more severe the seizure tendency in the muscles, and that one becomes confused. The most serious side effects are universal convulsions and unconsciousness. If these reactions occur, one is in mortal danger. (more…)

Effects of Caffeine with Coffee and other beverages

Wednesday, April 28th, 2010

Caffeine is a substance which belongs to the family of methylxanthines. Caffeine is a psychostimulant whose main effect of increasing the heart rate after a few minutes and then cause a sensation of awakening. This feeling is manifested by a blockage of adenosine receptors, neurotransmitter inhibitor. The caffeine is largely consumed in the world as coffee and cola drinks.

Caffeinated drinks

Caffeinated drinks

The effects of caffeine on short-term health:
(With a low dose of caffeine)

  • Caffeine causes vasodilation.
  • Effects in the cardiovascular, respiratory and gastrointestinal tract.
  • Action at the level of skeletal muscle, renal blood flow, in glycogenolysis and lipolysis.
  • Contraction of blood vessels, where its properties of anti-migraine.
  • Stimulates intellectual work, promotes wakefulness.
  • Bronchitis.
  • A higher metabolic rate.
  • An increase in tension.
  • Increased frequency of urination.
  • A rise in body temperature.
  • A reduction in the duration of sleep.
  • Stimulation of gastric acid secretion.
  • Reduces appetite, aids digestion.
  • Stimulation of secretion of bile from the gallbladder.
  • Stimulation of secretion of pancreatic juice.
  • Stimulation of the secretion of stomach acid gastric juice.
  • Onset of diarrhea.

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Whitening

Tuesday, April 27th, 2010

From time immemorial, the white teeth were seen as an icon of beauty and good health, now and ever before are being carried out many treatments for this purpose. From the social point of view is very important to have a beautiful smile. In a survey conducted by the American Association of Cosmetic Dentistry, when respondents were asked what they would most like to improve your smile, more than 90% responded “teeth whiter and brighter”.

teeth whitening

teeth whitening

There are several different tooth bleaching, some more effective than others, so it is useful to know the advantages and disadvantages of each others and should be the dentist who will decide the treatment that best suits your needs.

As important or more is the maintenance of the bleaching. Are there really toothpastes that can truly keep that white teeth whitening which are capable of two or three shades of our natural color?

The natural color of teeth depends in part on the thickness of enamel (translucency) and the color of the dentin (the soft tissue beneath the enamel), is affected by intrinsic stains (inside) and extrinsic (from outside). (more…)

The dangers of herpes

Monday, April 26th, 2010

The main danger of herpes is for an individual to transmit his family or to send it to yourself (self-contamination) on another part of the body. The first signs of herpes can be found usually within 2-20 days after contact with the virus. However, symptoms can sometimes take longer to manifest.

Hepes in Mouth

Hepes in Mouth

If you have herpes, here are various tips to reduce the risk of contagion:

  • Avoid touching the most of herpes with your hands through your fingers you can contaminate another part of your body.
  • (more…)

The health risks of cholesterol: good and bad cholesterol, and health hazards

Sunday, April 25th, 2010

Cholesterol is a lipid sterol family that plays a central role in many biochemical processes. Cholesterol is present in all cells. Its high can cause gallstones or constitute a risk factor for atherosclerosis.

The word refers to a cholesterol molecule and should not be confused with the terms of good cholesterol and bad cholesterol referring to HDL and LDL cholesterol in carriers of the blood.

The good cholesterol and bad cholesterol:

There is clearly no two types of cholesterol. But cholesterol is transported in the blood transport systems with very different roles: Lipoprotein LDL (low density lipoprotein) and HDL (high density lipoprotein).

HDL cholesterol in recovering the bodies have too much to bring it to the liver where it is eliminated. They have the power to clean our streets of all the fatty deposits of poor quality and reduce the risk of seeing an atherosclerotic plaque.This is the good cholesterol.

LDL cholesterol deposited on artery walls. He then formed gradually, real fatty deposits, called atheroma. It’s bad cholesterol.

How Cholesterol Is there in my food? (Estimated cholesterol content)

  • The brain of a calf 810mg of cholesterol per 100g – High levels of cholesterol for the calf.
  • An egg yolk 1 560mg of cholesterol per 100g – High levels of cholesterol in eggs.
  • The kidneys of a sheep or calf 400mg of cholesterol per 100g – Strong enough cholesterol to the meat.
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Risk of cancer of the cervix

Saturday, April 24th, 2010

Cancer of the cervix is caused in most cases by infection with human papilloma virus. The risk of cancer of the cervix will depend on the sexual activity of the person, the number of sexual partners but also the number of pregnancies, and infections has papillomatosis.

cervix cancer

cervix cancer

In recent years, health professionals have been extremely successful in educating the public about a vaccine that can reduce risk, adolescent, to contract the human papillomavirus (HPV).

It is important that the majority of women over 30 have regular Pap tests or an HPV test and adopt a healthy lifestyle to prevent cervical cancer. Some experts say it is also useful to understand the virus, which sometimes causes cancer, and ways to prevent it. (more…)

Avoid using mobile phone and wi-fi during pregnancy

Friday, April 23rd, 2010

There is as risk-wave of mobile phones and terminal box or wi-fi for the health of your unborn baby. Regarding the mobile phone, it is advisable not to use it during the 9months of pregnancy or while using it a minimum.

women in pragnance

women in pragnance

Advice to limit the dangers of mobile phones on your fetus / embryo / unborn baby:

  • Minimize use your mobile phone
  • Avoid conversations that are too long and areas of poor reception.
  • Hold the receiver away from sensitive areas like the heart, or your stomach
  • Use a headset (hands-free classical) which removes the device from you.
  • Wait for the communication to be established before you wear the transmitter to your ears because it was at the time of connection that scattered power are most important.

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Meditation of Tears

Thursday, April 22nd, 2010

Crying is a primary means of communication of the child to express his needs and desires. The crying, everybody knows, are very repressed in our society …. it is a bit bad to show his pain is a sign of weakness … whenever one sentence, a pain, keep for ourselves, and it is something that remains in us as a poison.

meditation

meditation

For men, especially, is often more difficult to cry … because the packaging does not help … Often, it was learned the man to be strong, not to show his feelings, not to be emotional. But if we do not allow crying, we cut our own sensibility and sweetness that is us. (more…)

Prevent obesity in your child

Tuesday, April 20th, 2010

Obesity in children is increasing, unfortunately. It is important to be aware of the child’s attention right from their small size. As prevention against obesity, it is wise to teach the child to be physically active. Small children are growing much, so here it is important that the child will recover all nutritional needs through a healthy and hearty diet.

child obesity

child obesity

It is easier to prevent obesity than the child later started to lose weight. Overweight children are more susceptible to lifestyle diseases later in life.

Pay attention to obesity after 3 years of age
There is no reason to worry about obesity in children under 2 years if parents do not weigh too much. When one of you are overweight, you should from the child’s 3-year age begin to be aware that the child will have healthy, sustainable eating and a delight in physical activity, rather than the inherit your bad habits. (more…)

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