Archive for June, 2010

Baldness in women

Wednesday, June 30th, 2010

Baldness is a disease suffering women in fact, the statistics are pretty overwhelming: while only 3 % suffer from alopecia between 18 and 40 years, once past this age the statistics trips, and almost a 30% of women more 50 suffers baldness.

Female Baldness

The main causes of alopecia are the passage of years, genetic predisposition, and hormonal changes, so little can do against it. Still, implement operations have escalated, and increasingly women opt for that system to get to stop and replace their hair.

But of course, baldness can also be linked to issues much more manageable such as thyroid problems, infections, stress, anemia, excess Cosmetics, Chemotherapy etc. (more…)

Psoriasis Symptoms and Treatment

Monday, June 28th, 2010

The psoriasis is a disease that affects skin, With chronic and recurrent, whose cause is unknown. People with the disease, mostly going through periods in which symptoms tend to fade and at other times become more upset and visibly obvious.

Psoriasis

Because symptoms can be found:

  • red stains on skin and covered silvery scales
  • Skin is very dry and often crack and bleed
  • Usually the person suffers from itching, burning or pain
  • Swelling and stiffness

The psoriasis is not taken by everyone equally, While for some it is just a nuisance, for others it is a factor that disabled, Especially when it is associated with arthritis.

Among the characteristics of psoriasis find of elevated lesions Of red hue you usually peel, and is also well defined and of different sizes. (more…)

Thalassotherapy and back pain

Sunday, June 27th, 2010

Thalassotherapy is one of the best remedies for back care. The warm sea water has multiple benefits in the muscles and joints, reinforced by work an occupational therapist, and the virtues of seaweed.

Thalassotherapy
Rheumatology and specifically back pain and inflammation of the joints, is a major cause to attend a session Thalassotherapy. It must be said that men who have back problems want to go to a treatment center specializing in back.

Thalassotherapy

Based on bathrooms, heat and specific massage can significantly reduce this evil, too widespread in our day. Precisely, thalassotherapy is indicated to treat this disease that affects a large majority of men. (more…)

Steps to quit Smoking

Saturday, June 26th, 2010

Here give 4 steps to stop smoking staggered, if properly can still get a personal victory, perhaps the biggest of his life.

STEP 1
You must know why you quit smoking, fear of cancer, vascular problems, lung problems, social discomfort, etc …You may take 1 or 2 days to think about their reasons for quitting:

stop smoking

  • Improving the health, sore throat, cough, fatigue, exercise, recurrent infections.
  • No health worse, fear of illness, double the risk of heart diseases, emphysema six times, ten times more than lung cancer, less than 5-8 years.
  • Financial problems (money).
  • Give an example to children.
  • Not worsen the health of children.
  • Social approval, work and family.
  • Aesthetic reasons, bad breath, yellow teeth, wrinkles.

You must then make a deep reflection. You should also weigh obesity occur and be clear before proceeding to the next step. (more…)

The head massage

Thursday, June 24th, 2010

So nice and sensual, the massage head has many benefits, and better if do as a couple. The first thing know is that the scalp is composed of two types of sensors.

head massage

There are those who react with the ambient temperature, and make the hair stand on end when it’s cold, and those who are connected to the expression of emotions, making the hair root is stimulated.

Interestingly, the head massage can excite a large number of highly erogenous points of our body. First thing to know is that you do not need any type of oil for a head massage.

However, to create the ideal situation, it is recommended to burn a little incense, and light some candles, putting the dimly lit room. (more…)

Mediterranean Diet prevents chronic

Tuesday, June 22nd, 2010

All now heard about the Mediterranean diet and the many benefits it brings to health. This diet comes precisely from populations around the Mediterranean is mainly composed of olive oil, vegetables, fish, grains, fruits and nuts and ignoring almost entirely of dietary, alcohol and meat.

mediterranean diet

Has been shown to maintain such a strict diet provides the body of a very high protection against some diseases such as Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s, in addition to heart disease and cancer.

Some studies done some years ago had already shown signs of this protective role, but none had done a review of all available data to assess whether there was any link between the fact of following the Mediterranean diet and the occurrence of chronic disease in type general population. (more…)

Bad breath and oral hygiene

Monday, June 21st, 2010

Against bad breath, and pasty mouth upon awakening, there are a number of tricks and hygiene rules can not be forgotten. The ideal is to get a scraping of the tongue, and do it every day and every time need a more thorough cleaning.

Bacteria and bad breath
The mouth is home to thousands of germs and bacteria that are responsible for the plaque that accumulates on teeth. Tartar is deposited on the teeth as much about language. This bacterial flora contributes to bad breath.

This phenomenon is accentuated, usually in men particularly, since language has a more raspy than women.

The specific attention to the language of men favoring the capture and retention and waste of all kinds of food particles, which are conducive to bacterial growth. (more…)

Salt and health

Sunday, June 20th, 2010

Salt is an ingredient essential to maintaining fluid balance in our bodies, as well as nerve and muscle activity and is not harmful to health if consumed in a balanced way, without abusing it.

The components of salt are extremely necessary to maintain electrolyte balance. Our agency is linked closely with the water, taking into account the salt and sodium chloride provides therefore a higher salt content in the body the greater the retention of water.

salt

Salt is an electrolyte essential for muscle activity and nerve cell. However, a proper diet should be taken more than 4 to 6 grams of sodium chloride. In general, if consume more than the normal 7 to 12 grams per day. (more…)

Color therapy, balance and harmony

Friday, June 18th, 2010

Long before science itself recognized the great influence of the ultraviolet and infrared rays on our bodies, and there were therapists who provided treatment to their patients through the colors.

color therapy

Both in Egypt as in India and China since ancient times people knew about the healing properties of colors and applied in various ways. These cultures also used the colors in various fields of architecture, such as precincts of the temple of Heliopolis were designed so that the sun’s rays defragmented achieved in the seven colors of the spectrum, making it useful for healing.

In general, who applied this type of alternative therapy use multiple tools in combination, as are the rays of light, solarized water, food choices, taking into account the color, the clothing and the color in each room. (more…)

Vipassana Meditation

Wednesday, June 16th, 2010

Vipassana meditation has been created by the Buddha 2,500 years ago. It is the essence of all forms of meditation. No other method has led many people to enlightenment.

Here are the instructions to start practicing.
Suggested Time: 40 minutes

Sit in a comfortable position conducive to alertness. In lotus, but not necessarily what counts … and you’re in a comfortable position.

Vipassana Meditation

Then stay on for 40 minutes. The spine and the neck should be straight. Close your eyes, breathe normally. Stay as motionless as possible, do not change your posture if absolutely necessary. (more…)

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