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Diet for Hypothyroidism

April 30, 2019 Billy Kamerskin 0

Many people do not realize that the thyroid controls many different body processes, as it is not a hormone or part of the body that is talked about often. The truth, however, is that this hormone is responsible for making sure that the body stays in homeostasis at all points in time, which is why getting hypothyroidism is a very difficult thing to deal with.

A Diet: Some people believe that there is a way that you can control the condition using only food. While many doctors disagree, there is much evidence to prove that the best diet for hypothyroidism is one that can help the body to produce more of the thyroid hormone and is one that can help the body to function normally without, or with the help of, medication.

Activity: The best diet for hypothyroidism is nothing without staying physically active. Being active is a very good …

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Natural Sleep Aids

April 28, 2019 Billy Kamerskin 0

Food and Nutritional Supplements as Sleep Aids

If you are suffering from insomnia, you might want to take in food that contains tryptophan, an agent that undergoes transformation in the brain and becomes serotonin, a substance that helps the body relax and feel sleepy. For food that contains tryptophan to be effective, it needs to be taken on an empty stomach. The most well known food that causes sleepiness is tryptophan-rich turkey. Other food rich in tryptophan include turkey, chicken, milk, cheese, and beans.

Food rich in carbohydrates are also regarded as beneficial for insomniacs. Carbohydrates are said to increase the production of serotonin and melatonin. It is recommended that people who experience insomnia should take a carbohydrate snack of cereal or crackers downed with milk before going to bed.

Tryptophan and Melatonin Supplements

Sleep aids are also available as nutritional supplements. For many years now, people with chronic insomnia …

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Detox Your Body Naturally

April 25, 2019 Billy Kamerskin 0

Sometimes called “Chinese skinny tea”, Red Tea will help the body to dissolve fat – particularly belly fat – and, put simply, it is proving to be the best fat reducing drink out there! Where everyone has heard of the health benefits of Green Tea, only a few of us are aware of the boost that Red Tea can offer. Let’s take a closer look at some of the benefits.

Arguably, Red Tea is as good as (or better) than Green Tea. Known as Rooibos, this tasty tea has a stronger flavour than its weaker brother and contains even more goodness. As well as being an active ingredient to help fight off Metabolic Disorders, this tea can also help in the fight against Alzheimer’s, Heart Disease and Diabetes. However, one of its best features is the way in which it aids with weight loss.

Several weight loss drinks to make …

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Boost Your Immune System

April 23, 2019 Billy Kamerskin 0

Sleep, Sleep, and More Sleep:

Sleep is your body’s natural way of regenerating. If you stay up late playing games or checking social media on your phone or tablet, you can disrupt your sleep pattern. Lack of sleep can lead to tiredness and a weakened immune system, making you more prone to getting sick. When the body is not rested it increases the production of cortisol, a stress hormone that can suppress immune function. Try to get at least 7-8 hours of sleep every night, or take an afternoon siesta if you go to sleep late.

Participate in a Cleanse:

When one thing in your body isn’t functioning right, then the rest of your systems and organs can’t function properly. Many health conditions can put strain on the body, so participating in a cleanse can benefit your entire body. By getting rid of built-up toxins in the body, your organs …

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About Lifestyle Diseases

April 23, 2019 Billy Kamerskin 0

Hyper tension and excessive blood sugar levels are the most important risks affecting the lives of many people. Besides several other contributing factors, excessive salt in the body seems to be facilitating increase in the levels of blood pressure. Kidney is the vital organ which does control blood pressure levels. According to the medical researchers, the readings above 140/90 are known as the hyper tension. lesser salt intake, relaxation, drinking green tea, consuming two or three garlic cloves in the morning, etc are some of the natural remedies Balanced diet or nutritious food and brisk walking are also helpful. Avoiding the risky decisions, planning the work perfectly, avoiding disappointment, inclusion of fun in one’s life, meditation, yoga, management of time effectively, healthy inter personal skills,etc would also aid in reducing unnecessary stress.

Good sleep can reduce higher glucose levels. Our blood needs only certain minimum levels of glucose. The excessive …

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Essential Oils for the Winter

April 22, 2019 Billy Kamerskin 0

One of the most helpful oils to combat these infections is Eucalyptus oil which is great for boosting your immune system and can help relieve respiratory conditions. This oil is also great for sore throats, coughs, headaches and seasonal allergies. Eucalyptus oil woks due to its ability to stimulate immunity and provide antioxidant protection. Always put a few drops only in a burner only as too much of an oil can negate some of its positive properties.

Peppermint oil is another winter oil great for muscle aches and pains associated with these conditions above. It can also help with seasonal allergy symptoms, boost energy levels when you are feeling a little flat due to infection, and help with digestive complaints. Red pine needle oil will also help with your immune system and help fight off viruses and always remember that tea tree oil is a natural antiseptic.

When combining these …

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Pediatric Orthotics

April 22, 2019 Billy Kamerskin 0

Many times if a child has plantar fasciitis pediatric orthotics are used to help support their foot. Plantar fasciitis is a medical condition that creates pain in their feet, usually their heels. When the heel insert is put inside their shoe it helps reduce any inflammation that often occurs with this medical condition and provides extra cushioning. The inserts can also help to lessen heel pain, which can be reoccurring. This type of device is called plantar fasciitis orthotics. Some children with this medical condition also require more arch support and additional shock absorption when standing or walking.

When a child suffers from deformities that affect their legs they often will need the use of orthotics. These devices can help to strengthen their muscles and help them to have correct posture while walking and standing. This form of leg brace that has special reinforcements created to help keep the bones …

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Autologous Plasma Eye Drops

April 21, 2019 Billy Kamerskin 0

Other Dry Eye Therapies

Along with the above topical treatments, the use of other therapies can be used to help the symptoms for dry eye disease such as punctal plugs; which are inserted into the tear ducts to stop tears from draining away too fast, heated eye masks and eye lid massages; to help unblock the meibomian glands which can contribute to dry eye disease, moisture goggles; which help reduce tear evaporation, and taking oral nutritional supplements.

Autologous plasma eye drops may be indicated if the above treatments fail to control the eye symptoms and the cornea is continuing to be damaged. An ophthalmologist will assess the patient’s suitability for these eye drops before suggesting them.

What Are Autologous Plasma Eye Drops Made From?

Autologous plasma eye drops are made from the patient’s own blood. The patient will attend an appointment and will be assessed by a nurse to make …

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Blood Sugar Levels And Healthy Eyesight

April 17, 2019 Billy Kamerskin 0

There are certain foods such as sweets and sugary desserts which if eaten in excess can cause a spike in blood sugar levels. Some examples of these foods include cakes, commercially prepared pies and donuts. Also, certain foods that are made from white flour and other processed foods do contribute to the problem of a spike in blood glucose levels. It is also important to take into account the fact that foods that are considered to fall into the category of simple carbohydrates are also contributing factors as well that can cause an unhealthy increase in blood sugar levels.

Here are some nutritional tips that can help you to control your glucose levels and keep them in a healthy range that encourages healthy eyesight: Stick to eating foods that fall into the category of low glycemic index foods. These are the kind of foods that don’t cause a spike in …

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Treatment of Obesity

April 15, 2019 Billy Kamerskin 0

The fundamental basis for bariatric surgery for the purpose of accomplishing weight loss is the determination that severe obesity is a disease associated with multiple adverse effects on health which can be reversed or improved by successful weight loss in patients who have been unable to sustain weight loss by non-surgical means. It even helps in the reduction of cardiovascular disease (CVD) as well as other expected benefits of this intervention. The ultimate benefit of weight reduction relates to the reduction of the co-morbidities, quality of life and all-cause mortality.

Specific criteria established by the NIH consensus panel indicated that bariatric surgery is appropriate for all patients with BMI (kg/m2) >40 and for patients with BMI 35-40 with associated comorbid conditions. These standards have held up over the long years, although specific indications for bariatric/metabolic surgical intervention have been recognized for persons with less severe obesity, such as persons with …