Archive for February, 2011

Carrot, Source of Vitamins

Monday, February 28th, 2011

Fruit and vegetables should be an essential part in our diet. Among them, the carrots are a rich source of vitamins. We can take them throughout the year, although late spring will be especially tender. Carrots are easy to eat, besides being gastrointestinal.

carrot properties

The carrot helps reduce any problem with your vision and night blindness, myopia or cataracts because it contains beta carotene, a plant equivalents of vitamin A. It also prevents cardiovascular disease and some cancers. Another of its indications has to do with the skin because it protects against solar radiation, while your tan intensifies. (more…)

Migraines, how to prevent?

Saturday, February 26th, 2011

prevent migraine

Women who suffer migraines in those who also suffer from visual symptoms or aura may be at increased risk of stroke. Migraine are repeated attacks of headaches that typically last between 4 and 72 hours and can cause other symptoms such as nausea, noise nuisance and light, or difficulty in physical activity. It is most frequently manifests in women than in men.

Ideally, to avoid these unwelcome headaches is prevention. Drink plenty of water each day, exercising regularly is a healthy way to reduce their occurrence. Avoid the stress and sleep at least 8 hours a day. (more…)

Meadowsweet

Friday, February 25th, 2011

The ulmaria, or Meadowsweet colloquially known as one of those beautiful plants that has many medicinal uses. It has several properties among which are the diuretic, sedative, astringent and anti-inflammatory. It is not indicated for people who are allergic to aspirin, if you take anticoagulants or have a peptic ulcer.

Meadowsweet

The medicinal plants have more and more popular. The meadowsweet is one of them and is one of the best natural remedies that are available to us. Protects the lining of the stomach and intestines helping to prevent indigestion, excess acidity, gastritis and diarrhea. It taken in infusion alleviates the symptoms of the cold and low the fever, but should not be administered to the small of the house. (more…)

Prevent Interstitial Cystitis

Thursday, February 24th, 2011

Interstitial cystitis is a chronic inflammation of the urinary bladder wall, which causes stiffness and therefore less of the bladder stores urine. The data suggest that it is a problem that mostly affects women over 40 years. Interstitial cystitis is rare, hence not too familiar with their symptoms.

Interstitial Cystitis

Interstitial cystitis is no cure but there are treatments that significantly improve. The causes of suffering from this chronic inflammation are not known, but are attributed to an activity insufficient the defenses of our body. The signals we observe are those of the urinary bladder inflammation. However, definitive diagnosis is made by looking inside the bladder with an optical instrument is inserted through the urinary orifices. (more…)

Overcome Sciatica

Tuesday, February 22nd, 2011

Sciatica is a sharp pain that runs through the leg and can impede mobility. Sciatica pain is caused by any disorder that affects the nerve of the same name, whether produced by a back strain or inflammation. It is important to detect the problem early and seek treatment but if you run away from inactivity and take care of your back will help your body to prevent it.

sciatica pain

The sciatic nerve is the most important of the leg and over throughout the human body. When it is damaged or compressed, there is a pain that extends along the entire leg. Sciatic pain usually arises in an unexpected way but it is so severe that everyday tasks prevents the sufferer. It can have both men and women between 30 to 50. (more…)

Lenses, leaving aside glasses

Sunday, February 20th, 2011

Since many people who choose contact lenses instead of glasses for their daily lives. There are many types of contact lenses so different before deciding on one is advisable to know the classes that exist and what is best for you. However, those who buy, be guided always by the advice of a professional, do not gamble with the health of your eyes.

choose contact lenses

Contact lenses, roughly can be divided into soft disposable, soft-capsules. Not all are for all ranks. Contact lenses most used in recent years are disposable. There are monthly, biweekly, weekly and daily. The continuous renewal of contact lenses and the eye can see it thanks. Daily rates are expensive, but very comfortable, are approximately 40 euros per box for a month. (more…)

Lupines, Healthy Snacks

Saturday, February 19th, 2011

lupines

The lupines are one of the lesser known beans. It provides a wealth of unsaturated fat, that is, optimal functioning of the heart and arteries. Cultivated in the Mediterranean area, serves as food for humans and animals. Its intense bitterness masks significant benefits to fight against cholesterol. Its qualities make a healthy snack lupins.

Lupins contain protein and good amounts of vitamins B and E, plus zinc, potassium, phosphorus and magnesium. Lupins can cook to prepare dishes or soups and salads so appetizing at this time of year. But usually taken as an aperitif with olives, onions or pickles. Its derivatives are also used for making flour, oil or coffee substitutes. (more…)

Bach Flowers

Thursday, February 17th, 2011

Bach Flowers are a treatment based on selective administration of at least 38 natural preparations. They are an alternative medical therapy developed from the early 30′s. Based therapy Bach Flower attempt to relieve symptoms such as emotional distress, anxiety or pessimism.

Bach flower treatment

Based Essences Bach Flower decoction obtained with mature flowers of various species of wild plants from England or Wales. To this is added a wine-derived alcohol, usually brandy, and is conveniently stored for several months. Bach flower remedies have always been popular but now its benefits are revalued at the rise of alternative medicine. (more…)

Pineapple against Overweight and Cellulite

Wednesday, February 16th, 2011

We all know the benefits it brings fruit consumption. Today we focus on an excellent tropical fruit, pineapple. According to recent data, the stem of the pineapple fight the overweight and fighting cellulite and excess weight due to fluid retention and facilitates the removal of fat by the body as well as help spread the cellulite tissue. You should eat naturally, in syrup or juice loses many of its properties.

pineapple properties

Pineapple, for many unknown, has a wide range of components that act on different parts of our body. Enzymes facilitate digestion, activates the metabolism and facilitate the removal of fat. Containing vitamins such as iodine, magnesium and calcium act on nerve cells and thyroid. (more…)

Improve Circulation

Tuesday, February 15th, 2011

The problems of blood circulation is one of the most common diseases. The causes can be diverse. It may be a nutritional imbalance (too much sodium, lack of vitamin E, potassium or fiber), dehydration or high cholesterol. One of the ways in which states are varicose veins.

There are a few simple steps you can take to improve your circulation. But try to carry them out bit by bit, changing your habits gradually to get used to them and cost you less effort. At the same time, the time is removing bad habits.

Of course, exercise is a great help to traffic. Walking, cycling and jogging can be good solutions. It should not be forced at any time, it is to start with small doses and increase the pace and time with the passage of time. If your work must remain seated for long periods, try to walk every so often to stretch and move your legs. We also feel better if you keep your legs up for a few minutes. (more…)

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