Health is not merely the absence of disease, but positive and optimal wellness.
This section brings you nuggets of wisdom focusing on tips for health which
you'd use for not only information, but also awareness and understanding.
Something you'd go back to and read, again and again, because your health
awareness determines your well-being. Likewise, fitness makes us want to live
everyday of our life in the best manner possible. Most importantly: it also
makes the difference between living life to the full and merely existing, or
leading a dull existence.
with warm water or warm water mixed with salt, each time after food or after
brushing every night to get relief from tooth ache.
tamarind leaf in water adding salt. Keep pouring the liquid on the affected
area. This helps to reduce the joint pain.
some thing like Chewing gum, will help to open up the clogged Eustachian tube
and thus reduce the ear pain.
This section on health and beauty will help you stay and also "think" young. In
the process, it will assist you to sport a young, new look and look beautiful,
ward off aging, and also live a vibrant life. Need ammo to deal with health and
beauty problems? Here they are - with useful tips and simple advice - to help
you make the best of what you were born with. All you need to do is just keep
yourself looking good and feeling healthy in the best manner possible, and as
long as you can.
right way to apply cleansers and creams on your face is in an upward and
outward movement. The skin should not be stretched, dragged or pulled. Leave
the cleanser on for a minute or two so as to loosen the dirt and make up.
Remove it either using a cotton wool or with a tissue paper, again using an
upward and out ward movement. Finally rinse with water.
little conditioner and rub the conditioner through the hair with the fingers.
Never rub on the scalp.
your lips with coriander leaf juice for soft and rosy lips.
a fast, at-home body exfoliation, mix olive oil with sea salt or sugar. Smooth
over skin in circular motions all over the body, avoiding the breast area.
Rinse off in the shower and apply your favourite moisturizer.
Holidays are fun. But, just think of it - what happens when holidays, which are
supposed to help you relax, revitalise and refresh, go wrong? What happens when
you get sick, develop a fever, or have an upset stomach? They will rob the joy
of your holiday, or vacation. This section takes the anxiety out of your
holiday health problems and helps you know what you can do best before you go,
or while you are there, and what to do and not to do, when you encounter
problems along the way and back.
tablets should be used only if you need to be away from the toilet for any
length of time, and not as a long term treatment.
you get burnt by the sun, calamine lotion or yoghurt can help cool your skin,
or take a cool bath or shower.
leafy green vegetables (i.e., spinach, kale, and collards) have been found to
contain two specific antioxidants that protect your eyes from the UV damage
that causes cataracts.
bitten by mosquitos and other nasties, apply lemon/lime juice or alcohol (any
sort - the purer the better!) directly to the bite, this may sting slightly but
gives great relief, dries up the bite and heals much faster.
Winter presents the charm of all that is pleasant: of sparkling snow and glides
across the ice, if that is what it is in the place you live. But, winter can
"chill" your health - if you don't take care. The season can be a time of
illness and injury. The best thing you can do is take note of our winter health
tips - to experience a winter that takes away the intensity of your sneeze from
your cold. gently!
cold or damp weather, you also require a few more calories and spices such as
ginger, garlic, and cayenne to heat your body.
you become short of breath while shoveling, stop and rest. If you feel pain or
tightness in your chest, stop immediately and call for help.
of your body heat is lost through your head so wear a hat, preferably one that
covers your ears.
treat frostbite, warm the affected part of the body gradually. Wrap the area in
blankets, sweaters, coats, etc.
Women are sensitive to the rhythms and cycles of nature. They also have a
natural ability to judge the effect, for example, of every kind of food on
their body. This is not all. They also have an inborn perception of what is
beneficial to their body constitution and seasonal changes. This understanding
also extends to their physical condition, including health affections that are
common to either sex, but more peculiar to women. For example: high blood
pressure, high cholesterol, diabetes, and cancers of the skin, cervix, breast,
and colon. This section gives you quick insights on some of the most common
health ailments women face in day-to-day life, and offers useful tips to help
five or more servings of fruits and vegetables a day and less saturated fat can
help improve your health and may reduce the risk of cancer and other chronic
better, get regular exercise, and see your health care provider about any
health concerns to make sure you are on the right track to staying healthy.
fun ways to stay in shape and feel good, such as dancing, gardening, cutting
the grass, swimming, walking, or jogging.
drinking eight glasses of water daily. None of your body parts, from your brain
to your toes, work well without adequate hydration.
It is rightly said that an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. You
know the maxim, but the big question is - how many of us practice the idea? Not
many. We do not also often ask ourselves why we did not prevent an ailment, or
illness, when it was knocking at our body's door with some of the most simple,
and most effective, remedies available at home, or in the kitchen. This section
presents you health tips from the world of natural, complementary and
alternative systems of medicine - and, offers what you can do to prevent and
manage common illnesses, naturally, and without side-effects.
It is said that 5 leaves of holy basil, taken on a daily basis, can help us
avoid diseases such as hepatitis and typhoid.
basil leaves, a grain of salt, and a pinch of pepper powder, when applied and
pressed against the affected tooth is said to be just as useful for toothache.
glass of water, when taken along with a piece of jaggery after meals, is said
to be effective in acidity, gas, and bloating.
juice of carrot and tomato, mixed with some honey, is suggested to be a good
tonic for children.
These health tips are only suggestive; they do not constitute professional
medical advice, or treatment.