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The benefits of sunlight

Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014

Each year, the sun’s rays are most damaging. A danger to the skin that remind us during the summer season, health experts and dermatology.

However, we should not take this situation to the extreme. Because the sun, with caution and with appropriate protective measures can also be very good for our physical and psychological health. Want to know some of the many benefits of sunlight? You’ll be surprised!

benefits of sunlight

A source of vitamin D

In addition to the numerous benefits of sunlight on an emotional level, the sun also helps produce vitamin D in our body. Between 10 and 15 minutes of sun enough to produce this important vitamin for our body. However, a more prolonged sun exposure without sun on our skin protector can be dangerous. Do not forget! (more…)

What is pulmonary fibrosis?

Monday, February 24th, 2014

Have you ever heard of pulmonary fibrosis talk? Although it is a little known disease, causes progressive deterioration of lung capacity of people with the disease, which prevents normal breathing.

In today’s article we will discover some facts about this disease that affects both sexes, it is estimated that up to 10,000 people suffer.

pulmonary fibrosis

What is this disease?

But what is pulmonary fibrosis, also known as hypersensitivity pneumonitis? It is a disease that causes inflammation of the lungs until they become fibrous and progressively deteriorates our lung capacity, preventing breathes. A disease that also affects both men and women. (more…)

Why neck nodes swell

Saturday, December 28th, 2013

In the neck are located some of the 600 nodes we have in the body. Sometimes these become inflamed and although this does not always mean something negative, it’s important to see your doctor if the swelling does not subside in a few days, especially if accompanied by redness and hardening of the lymph node area, fever, excessive sweating, and joint pain or weight loss.

In general, the swelling of the lymph is the immune system’s response to an attack by any bacteria, virus or infectious agent. Put another way, the lymph nodes act shield of the organism. Want to know more about the swollen lymph? Well aware of what we tell you then.

neck lymph node swelling

Nodes in other parts of the body

Lymph nodes are located not only in the neck, also located in the groin and armpits. However, swollen glands in the neck are the most common, and can occur in children and adults. (more…)

The best foods for your diet

Sunday, November 17th, 2013

Are you on a diet? Want to bet on a healthy lifestyle and lose a few kilos? In that case, take note of the foods that nutritionists recommend us and are essential in our diet.

Foods that our bodies need to function at full capacity in its day to day, want to know what they are? Take pen and paper and take note…

best foods for your diet

If you’re following a personalized diet prepared by your endocrinologist or nutritionist, stick to the advice of your doctor. But if you want to lose a few kilos and lead a healthy lifestyle, do not forget to point to your shopping list staple foods in any diet that boasts. (more…)

Combat heat wave

Saturday, July 20th, 2013

Come summer, high temperatures, Sun, holidays and the dreaded heat wave. Although it all depends on where we live, go outside at certain times of the day in summer can become a real torture.

In this sense, we must avoid the hours when the sun more heat, which is usually at noon. But what do we do when we have no choice but to go outside to go to work? Or worse yet, when we have to work in the sun. Take a look at the tips that follows to the heat wave that will not bother you in the least.

signs of heat stress


Hydration is essential, so remember these words banned from the street without a bottle of water. You left you at home? Then purchase a refreshing bottle in any supermarket you get close because you’ll need it. (more…)

Choosing a Long Term Care Facility

Wednesday, November 21st, 2012

There’s a lot to think about when planning for your golden years. Not only do you need to think about retirement but you also need to think about the type of care you may need in your later years. Seeking out long term care insurance quotes is an important step in preparing for the future. However, before you can do that, you must first think about what types of facilities are available and which will best suit your needs.

Choosing a long term care facility might seem intimidating at first but it doesn’t have to be. The following steps can help simplify the process and make your decision a little bit easier: (more…)

Lip wrinkles remedies: how to delete

Saturday, January 7th, 2012

What are the best remedies lip wrinkles? Both men and women are affected by this facial imperfection; try to understand how you can make it less evident this defect.

Lip wrinkles remedies

First, what is meant by lip wrinkles? The lip wrinkles are those two skin furrows starting, approximately, from the side of the nostril and down to the ends of the mouth. (more…)

How to Lose Weight with Potatoes

Friday, July 1st, 2011

The potatoes, as opposed to what you think, are shown in low-calorie diets and weight loss, because its have a powerful detoxifying and draining action, beyond all vary a little metabolic function that the weight that is lost is difficult to recover. Here are some tips and advice on the use of potatoes in the diets.

potato diet

1. Integrating the potatoes in a diet is a great way to quickly lose stagnant liquids and then to deflate and detoxify the body, in a completely natural and healthy.

It also have a rich content of carbohydrate in the form mainly of starch, easily assimilated and digestible, and lower cholesterol levels. Potatoes are diuretic, so if you consume too often expect frequent bets to the toilet! (more…)

Riley-Day syndrome: pain without pain

Saturday, June 18th, 2011

The Riley-Day syndrome is the antithesis of zen dream: it is a rare disorder that affects nerves in the body. The result is a total patient suffers from an inability to react to pain. As opposed to what seek the monks, in this case has nothing to do concentration or determination. The problem is purely and simply a natural dysfunction, a disorder.

This insensitivity to physical pain is far more dangerous than it seems because it leads to unintentional injuries given by a complete inability to measure risk. So often, individuals who develop this type of failure in perception often succumb to nervous shock, wounds, burns or tears. Unfortunately, the expected life time of a patient with Riley-Day is very short.

Symptoms of this rare disease characterized by the lack of response to painful stimuli also include diarrhea and constipation, severe scoliosis, decreased taste, hives, feeding difficulties, growth deficiency, sleep apnea, lack of coordination, seizures, fever, high blood pressure and hypotonia. (more…)

How to detoxify the body

Friday, June 17th, 2011

detoxify the body

Day after day the body various accumoli harmful substances, so-called toxins, that should be eliminated through the excretory organs such as skin, kidneys, lungs, to ensure good health and optimal fitness. To detoxify the body, eat rich foods of vitamin C and beta-carotene and minerals such as zinc and selenium.

Among these are recommended in particular, citrus fruits, apricots, apples, spinach, carrots, onion, extra virgin olive oil, almonds, cereals and tea. Citrus fruits particularly rich in organic acids, mainly citric acid, in addition to vitamin C are rich in vitamins B1, B2, B3. (more…)

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