Archive for September, 2011

The remedies for migraine

Thursday, September 29th, 2011

Migraine is a headache especially intense, recurrent, long-lasting from hours to days, often accompanied by other symptoms such as nausea, vomiting and sensitivity to light and noise.

migraine remedies

The crises of migraine affects women at a rate nearly triple compared with men, and are generally more common in people aged between 20 to 45 years. The causes are unknown, even if you suspect cerebral serotonin, a brain neurotransmitter whose levels were altered in subjects suffering from migraine. (more…)

Anise, a medicinal herb great benefits

Tuesday, September 27th, 2011

Anise is an herb of the oldest, and is known for its benefits to the digestive and respiratory apparatus, besides being an excellent complement to deal with stress and nervous conditions.

anise, a medicinal herb great benefits

Anise Nuts provide a spectacular touch as this plant is due to its aromatic presence of anethole, a compound that is also beyond its particular aroma, a sweet taste. It is proven that anethole has more sweetening power than sugar.

This compound also present in other plants such as fennel, tarragon and basil, and are widely used in cooking, especially in Spain, there are bagels and rolls characteristics of anise, and in England, aniseed balls are made inside which keeps part of the whole fruit of this plant, as well as other countries where everyone has their own recipe for baked goods with this plant with many benefits. (more…)

Basic care for the eyes

Tuesday, September 27th, 2011

The eyes are a fundamental part of our face. For eye care, you must need a good eye health and as such should have some basic care to keep them healthy and radiant.

eye health

Some tips:

  • If you’re at home or at work at the computer, try to rest your eyes on the screen, occasionally stopping and looking away to another point of where you are.
  • Do not turn off the light when you see TV because it will have to strain your eyes more than they should.
  • Keep a safe distance to the TV screen because the light can affect your vision and also have a headache.
  • Read at a good light so that your eyes do not make an extra effort.
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Tips to avoid cancer

Sunday, September 25th, 2011

Appointments with doctors are very short in which you can’t say what you should know to prevent disease. Also not all opportunities have the option to speak with your doctor to provide specialist advice on what is healthy and what is not so much to have an enviable health. Here are some advices from an oncologist who specializes in treating the cancer.

tips to avoid cancer

A good tip is to have lunch or dinner the so-called European or Mediterranean style that is when people take time to eat. So what the experts advise you to take your good time is to eat, that also give you some good benefits for your digestive system, keeps you away from the sun at a time when the rays are more damaging and you may eventually cause skin cancer. (more…)

Nutritional recommendations for cancer patients

Saturday, September 24th, 2011

Though feeding is often very helpful to patients with this disease, usually cancer patients should take advantage of consumption and a diet of natural foods and dietary supplements should complement nutrition for a completely satisfactory.

nutritional recommendations for cancer patients

There are many situations that arise as side effects of mediation that has to consume to achieve an improvement and we need this at the time of feeding.

  • In the particular case of vomiting, we must reduce the intake of fats and fried foods, foods of strong odors, since they often cause nausea and is also important to reduce anxiety and not conducive to proper digestion.
  • These patients often suffer from constipation, so should not be missing fiber in your diet, fruits, vegetables such as prunes and vegetables, will not have to resort to laxatives.
  • Diarrhea, we must always insist that cancer patients are well hydrated, soft drinks, not sodas, intakes astringent for diarrhea such as rice, carrots, apples, chicken, and in these cases should rest for milk and fruit mature. (more…)

Visual problems, blurred vision

Friday, September 23rd, 2011

The feeling of not seeing clearly occurs because the light rays coming parallel to the cornea and the lens cross fall short and do not reach the retina and in other cases are too long and passed with it. This type of problem causes defects in the lens system power we possess in our bodies (cornea and lens).

visual problems

The power of these lenses is measured in diopters, which is the power of convergence and divergence of the lens, i.e., the ability to concentrate or separate the rays passing through them.

When the axis of the eye is shorter or few rays focus lens the image is formed behind the retina, and in this specific case we refer to farsightedness, the farsighted can not focus on nearby objects and alienate them, such as newspapers, magazines, books etc., focus to what they are seeing correctly, this type of problem is corrected with converging lenses or positive, if not treated can result in people who suffer from headaches, eye pain, especially after reading for a long time. (more…)

Tips to optimize the life of patients with Alzheimer

Thursday, September 22nd, 2011

Often the Alzheimer patient inadvertently neglects their diet, and it is extremely important so you can stay healthy, within the possibilities offered by your illness.

tips to optimize the life of patients with alzheimer

By neglecting the diet can cause an imbalance in the body, precisely because of the lack of proper nutrients that are vital to delay the progress of the disease.

  • You must not miss foods rich in fatty acids, as many times this type of disease processes accelerates when the diet is poor in them, so the omega 3 and 6 are essential in their diet.
  • You should eat foods rich in energy, especially those that are easy to swallow, such as milk, yogurt, and all its derivatives, as well as breads and cereals. (more…)

Diseases that may be a result of cough

Wednesday, September 21st, 2011

Cough is one of the most common symptoms of flu and colds and other respiratory tract infections. Also if you look at other kinds of symptoms you have, as a stuffy nose and fever, can help you discover that you are suffering from cough is being caused by a viral infection, so you’ll know that you will remove it promptly.

diseases that may be a result of cough

However, in many cases the cough remains even when your other symptoms have gone, often this is because your airways in the lungs are sensitive and inflamed. Doctors call this stage chronic syndrome of cough in the upper airways, or postnasal drip, which is also very uncomfortable, but that goes away with time. (more…)

Management of pets for people with asthma and allergies

Tuesday, September 20th, 2011

People with asthma or allergies have to endure many things, including any minimum dust makes them sneeze and have an asthma attack or having to change sheets and pillows frequently so that the mites do not feel at home. But perhaps what most made to suffer many is the impossibility of having a furry pet or feathers or having to get rid of it. But there are several tips that can help keep the dandruff is controlled hairs mixed with dead skin cells which is what stirs the allergies and asthma attacks.

management of pets and people with asthma and allergies

You can start with replacing all carpet areas with tile or wood floors, which are easier to clean and accumulate less allergen. You can also prevent the air conditioners or fans that get to fly this dandruff, or kept in separately ventilated rooms and close doors instead of isolating the sleep of the person or allergic asthma. (more…)

Tips to choose the right toothbrush

Monday, September 19th, 2011

A good toothbrush is very important for the care of our mouth, and must always have a straight handle, and a size commensurate with the age of the person who is going to use. This is important because it is not the same as a toothbrush for children, youth or one for adult.

tips to choose the right toothbrush

As long bristles is preferable to acquire those soft plastic bristles with rounded tips, and must be replaced every 2 or 3 months.

The brushing technique is to firmly take the brush to facilitate the wrist thats can move freely, the upper teeth should be brushed by each of the faces from the gum down, making the same move 10 times in each tooth. (more…)

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