Archive for March, 2011

Promote Mental Health

Thursday, March 31st, 2011

Many times we worry so much about our bodily health, that we forget to care for our mental health. We forget that one is as important as the other. Being physically fit does not help if we have the mind in order. Here prepared some tips and ideas to keep your mind active and healthy.

mental health care

  • Do not forget your memory. We must exercise our memory and mind for the passage of time does not weaken. Hobbies or logic games are a good solution. For example, sudoku, can help to exercise it. Also in fashion are toys and video games that help us maintain our mental activity, such as Brain Training.
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Caring Heart

Monday, March 28th, 2011

cardiovascular disease

More and more people with cardiovascular disease. Stress and quality of life are two of the most influential factors affecting the proper functioning of our heart. Daily physical exercises help to improve circulation by increasing the amount of blood pumped and thus benefiting our heart health. Cardiovascular disease is one of the leading causes of death in the world.

Cholesterol is directly related to cardiovascular disease. It is important to know the level of cholesterol in our bodies to be aware of the risk it poses to our hearts. Experts recommend that people who have reached the age of their cholesterol levels checked once a year if no previous complications. The perfect pair is formed by the combination of a healthy and balanced diet and daily exercise. (more…)

Hyperactivity Syndrome

Saturday, March 26th, 2011

Hyperactivity syndrome, known as ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder), is a clinical entity characterized by children who have a wandering attention, which they fail to incorporate and assimilate information properly or enough.

Hyperactivity syndrome

This syndrome, always called as hyperactivity is not always categorized in the same manner as was previously known under different names. Such as: minimal brain dysfunction, hyperkinetic syndrome or hyperactive child syndrome. The current term name or reached after many years in an attempt to unify criteria and various opinions.

Logically it does not affect everyone equally. It is estimated that suffer between 5 and 9% of school-age children, being far more common in boys than in girls. But more often is that only affect children of small age, it is possible to find adults with this syndrome. Restless people who can not stop touching things with their hands and they always have to be doing something. (more…)

Discovering Food Allergies

Thursday, March 24th, 2011

food allergies

Discover food allergies is not always an easy task. Many times there are foods that we feel sick to our stomach and suffered a gastrointestinal process. What is certain is that not all react the same to the intake of food and we must pay special attention to what we eat.

Allergic diseases are increasing as the years pass. Experts say as key reasons for this increase to poor eating habits and environmental pollution around us. Nearly 15% of the population suffers from some type of allergic disease such as asthma or allergy to pollen, animal dander or dust mites. Young women are, in this case, the sector of the population is more affected by these diseases, so the number will continue increasing over the years. (more…)

Hip Osteoarthritis

Tuesday, March 22nd, 2011

Osteoarthritis is a degenerative joint disease that produces cartilage. This erosion, TIMP, causes functional disability, and alters the opposite bone articular cartilage of the joint itself which, in turn, begins to undergo the same process. Thus, there comes a time when the cartilage may disappear, emerging severe pain.

hip osteoarthritis

As the cartilage disappears, the bone reacts and grows on the sides, creating the resulting deformation of the joint. Thus when there are so misalignment of the joint, the stresses are not distributed evenly and there are areas or points of the femoral head bearing excessive load. That’s when born osteoarthritis. (more…)

Prevent Acne, use Lemon

Sunday, March 20th, 2011

Acne is a skin disease characterized by chronic inflammation of the sebaceous glands, especially in the face and back. This disease is accentuated in the period of adolescence, especially between 14 and 17 years because there are a number of factors that make it more frequent. Propose the use of lemon as a successful method to solve the problem.

Acne is caused by a series of processes that worsen with age. We refer to the hormonal process, the more sebaceous secretion, the gene itself and the strong and sudden emotional change as the child ceases to be such, to become adult.

If we want to prevent acne we must take into account a number of recommendations that will ultimately, by the way, with old myths such as the chocolate. In any case we have acne from eating chocolate or any other food. If it is true that there may be some people who increase their acne by eating a sweet, but will never be the main cause. (more…)

Fragile Nail care

Saturday, March 19th, 2011

fragile nail care

One of the most common disorders caused by the lack of iron are brittle nails. If you take care of properly will prevent break easily or are open continuously. Watch your symptoms and follow these simple tips to strengthen your nails.

Many who have brittle nails know how hard it is to do certain things. With minimal effort, they are chipped, broken or cut into layers. Iron deficiency is one of the factors that cause brittle nails. Others are lack of calcium, rheumatism, anemia, thyroid and circulation problems. (more…)

Mitigate the pains of Menstruation

Thursday, March 17th, 2011

Dysmenorrhea in the medical word that referred to the pain of menstruation. Each woman suffers them with varying intensity. As we grow we know our body and we respond better to dysmenorrhea. Still, the pain of menstruation in some women is so intense that it can leave them out of commission for a couple of days.

menstruation pain

If you suffer great pain, ask your doctor what medicines you take. In any case, do not take aspirin as it increases blood flow and the remedy may be worse than the disease.

There are homemade tricks often work on these cases, but every woman is different in this regard. The best thing is try which one you will work. Try to take 2 or 3 cups of rosemary tea or sap a day, many women get pain relief. Linden Valerian can also help. (more…)

What is neophobia?

Tuesday, March 15th, 2011

children eating disorder

What is neophobia?. We may not have heard but never neophobia is a rejection of everything new. It is very common in fields such as nutrition and mainly affects children. People who suffer with a mental state of fear and revulsion toward anything new.

Neophobia is an eating disorder suffered by many children. They fear the introduction of new foods to diet and categorically reject. It is true that not all react the same to the new food: some are fancy, others have slight reservations and others do not tolerate. (more…)

Feed your Memory

Sunday, March 13th, 2011

Feeding conditions virtually all of our body, and memory is no exception. A good diet can help improve and enhance our memory. You only need to include in our daily diet nutrients that support growth and reduce those who harm them. At any age is good to feed the mind, but you have particular impact on smaller and older than the house.

The physical and mental exercise, and eating a healthy and peaceful life remains in our memory functioning, but it must be supplemented with a balanced diet. Therefore we propose a list of foods to decrease, and one which should appear in your diet if you want to keep your memory healthy.

Foods to decrease:

  • Whole milk
  • Caffeine
  • Nicotine
  • Sugar
  • Foods rich in fat and cholesterol
  • Butter
  • Alcohol

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