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Heart Disease

Posted by / May 31, 2018 / Categories: Wellness / -

Heart Disease:

There are many different kinds of heart disease. The most common is atherosclerosis which is the buildup of fatty deposits or plaques in the walls of arteries. As result of plaque formation, there is less space for blood to flow normally during circulation resulting in to less delivery of oxygen through­out the body, including to the heart. Depending on where the buildup is, it can cause a heart attack, leg pain, or a stroke. Atherosclerosis is not part of normal aging and can be serious.

Common Sign & Symptoms of Heart Disease:

Early heart disease may not have symptoms, or early symptoms may not be noticeable particularly in older adults. That’s why regular checkups with are important for diagnosis and prevention.

  • Pain in the chest shoulders, arms, neck, jaw, or back
  • Shortness of breath when active or at rest
  • Chest pain during physical activity that gets better when you rest
  • Lightheaded
  • Dizzy
  • Confusion
  • Headaches
  • Cold sweats
  • Nausea/vomiting
  • Easily tired or fatigued
  • Swelling in the ankles, feet, legs, stomach, and/or neck
  • Less able to exercise or be physically active
  • Problems doing your normal activities

Prevention of Heart Disease:

  • Don’t smoke
  • Stay at a healthy weight
  • Avoid spending hours every day sitting
  • Exercise
  • Keep your diabetes, high blood pressure, and/or high cholesterol under control
  • Manage your stress
  • Don’t drink a lot of alcohol
  • Regular Medical checkup & Tests

Alternative Therapy for Allergy

Posted by / February 6, 2017 / Categories: Wellness / -

Alternative Therapy for Allergy:

Dr. William E. Berger of the American College of Allergy Asthma and Immunology have reported that nearly a third of allergy patients think their medications don’t work. Plus, pharmaceutical remedies are often expensive and frequently come with unwanted side effects, such as drowsiness, nasal irritation, impair driving ability and cause a mental disconnects. Natural treatments are used to support and improve allergic symptoms.

Supplements, Vitamins and Minerals:

Bioflavonoids – Bioflavonoids are natural anti-allergenic.
Bromelain and Multivitamins –Like Vitamin A, Vitamin C, and Vitamin E may enhance the action of bioflavonoids.

Flaxseed oil, Probiotics and Zinc may help to increase body resistance.

Herbal Therapy:

Some of the herbs used to treat allergic symptoms are as follows:
Angelica sinensis also known as “female ginseng Used as an antihistamine and anti-inflammatory.
Euphrasia officinalis also known as Eye bright reduces congestion and secretions. It is good for itchy eyes, sneezing, and excess mucus.
Gingko biloba Contains bioflavonoids and is used as an antioxidant and anti-inflammatory.
Silybum marianum Helps reduce allergic, inflammatory, and histaminic reactions and supports liver function.
Trifolium pratenseto build the body’s resistance to allergies.
Urtica dioica may be used as an anti-allergic and anti-inflammatory.
Achillea millefolium – Reduces congestion and secretions
Tinospora cordifolia is known as “Guduchi” can reduce allergy symptoms such as sneezing, itching, and nasal discharge.

Homeopathy:

The following remedies have been shown to be effective in acute, symptomatic relief of allergies if it is prescribed as per the practicing doctor:
Allium cepa, Euphrasia, Aconite, Nat. sulph. Nat. mur, Nux. vom, Wyethia, etc.

Hydrotherapy:

  • Castor Oil Packs
  • Constitutional Hydrotherapy
  • Cold cloth to the forehead
  • Hot foot baths
  • Nasal lavage

Allergy

Posted by / February 6, 2017 / Categories: Wellness / -

ALLERGY

The word “allergy” was first used by Clemens von Pirquet in 1906. Allergy, also known as allergic diseases, are a number of conditions caused by hypersensitivity of the immune system or It is an overaggressive immune response triggered by ingesting certain foods, touching certain substances, or inhaling an irritant such as pollen or animal dander or something in the environment that usually causes little or no problem in most people.

Allergies are the sixth most common cause of chronic illness in the United States, with an annual cost of more than $18 billion. As many as one in five Americans (about 50 million) have some type of allergy, according to the American College of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology. Allergies are common.in the developed world, about 20% of people are affected by allergic rhinitis about 6% of people have at least one food allergy, and about 20% have atopic dermatitis at some point in time. Depending on the country about 1–18% of people have asthma. Anaphylaxis occurs in between 0.05–2% of people Rates of many allergic diseases appear to be increasing. The prevalence of food and skin allergies in children has increased in recent years, but experts aren’t sure why. Food allergies affect about 1 in every 13 American kids, according to FARE (Food Allergy Research & Education). Each year, allergic reactions account for about two million missed school days.

THE MOST COMMON ALLERGENS:

THE MOST COMMON ALLERGENS: Allergies happen when your immune system overreacts to substances called allergens.
Pollen Dust mites * Pet dander or fur * Cockroaches Mold spores * Foods (eggs, fish, milk, nuts, wheat, soy, shellfish, and others) * Insect stings or bites (from wasps, bees, mosquitoes, fire ants, fleas, horseflies, black flies, and others) * Medicines (penicillin, aspirin, and others) * Latex * Household chemicals * Metals (especially nickel, cobalt, chromium, and zinc)

ALLERGY SYMPTOMS

Symptoms of a food allergy may include: *Tingling in the mouth * Swelling of the lips, tongue, face, or throat * Hives * Stomachache * Anaphylaxis (a severe, life-threatening allergic reaction).

An insect sting allergy may cause: * A large area of swelling at the site of the sting * Wheezing, cough, chest tightness, or shortness of breath * Itching or hives all over your body.

A reaction to medications may lead to: * Itchy skin * Hives (small red spots especially on the chest, back, or abdomen) or other rashes * Facial swelling * Wheezing.

Airborne allergies can cause: Allergic rhinitis (hay fever), which is characterized by: * Sneezing * Runny, stuffy nose * Watery, red, or swollen eyes * Coughing * Itching of the nose, eyes.

Maintenance of Health in Men

Posted by / January 19, 2017 / Categories: Wellness / -

It is studied that men are observed to visit 24 % less as compared to women for doctor’s clinic because there is relatively lack of awareness and understanding of the health issues men faces and men do not openly discuss their health problems and how they are feeling about them also men are reluctant to take action when they don’t feel physically or mentally well.

The top causes of death among adult men in the U.S. are heart disease, stroke, cancer and chronic lower respiratory disease, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) by improving lifestyle can significantly lower your risk of these common killers.

  • Eat a healthy diet. Choose vegetables, fruits, whole grains, high-fiber foods and lean sources of protein, such as fish. Limit foods high in saturated fat and sodium.

  • Maintain a healthy weight. Losing excess pound.

  • Get moving. Include physical activity in your daily routine.

  • Limit alcohol. If you choose to drink alcohol, do so only in moderation.

  • Don’t smoke. If you smoke or use other tobacco products, asks your doctor to help you quit.

  • Manage stress. . Take steps to reduce stress or learn to deal with stress in healthy ways.

  • Do the regular exercise and yoga: Regular exercise and yoga helps to maintain fitness.

Yoga for Men:

Yoga or doing a couple of pre-workout poses can increase endurance, build strength, prevents injuries, and may even stave off heart disease. Yoga is a full-body workout that creates both strength and flexibility.

Following yoga postures may be useful for men’s fitness.

  • Forward Fold: Stretches hamstrings, calves, and hips; strengthens legs and knees.

  • Downward-Facing Dog: Stretches feet, shoulders, hamstrings, and calves; strengthens arms, legs, and core.

  • Chair: Stretches shoulders and chest; strengthens thighs, calves, spine, and ankles.

  • Crescent Lunge: Loosens tight hips by stretching the groin; strengthens arms and legs.

  • Hero Pose: Stretches knees, ankles and thighs.

  • Warrior: Stretches shoulders and hips; strengthens upper and lower body.

  • Bridge: Stretches chest, neck, spine, and hips.

  • Boat Pose: Strengthens abs, spine, arms and hip flexors.

  • Half Bow Pose: Stretches Hips, Shoulders, And Thighs; Strengthens Back.

  • Reclining Big Toe: Stretches hips, thighs, hamstrings, groins, and calves; strengthens the knees.

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