Effective Ways of Managing Stress

Stress is part of everyday life, but while moderate stress boosts the immune system and improves the activities of the heart, much or chronic stress is inimical to our general wellbeing because it makes the body susceptible to a variety of illnesses and worsens the existing health condition. Studies have shown that it can increase the heart rate and flow of blood, and when this happens, cholesterol and triglycerides are released into the blood stream, thereby increasing the possibility of you having stroke, heart disease, high blood pressure and obesity. Stress can worsen an asthmatic or diabetic condition and cause depression, anxiety, migraines, accelerated aging, and premature death among others.… Read More

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The Dangers of Neglecting A Child’s Health

In our previous article, ‘6 Preventive Measures for Every Child’s Health’ we talked about ways to prevent illnesses and diseases in children, it’s also very important to sound a note of warning to parents that neglecting their children’s health or not taking the health precautions have dire consequences. A parent neglecting their child’s health leads to serious illness like coronary artery. It can also cause complications such as brain malfunction, heart disease, liver problem, obesity, kidney disease, cancer, digestive problem, as well as mental and emotional health problems. Aside from your child being bedridden, you may spend your life’s savings on hospital bills. The illnesses mentioned above are expensive to… Read More

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6 Preventive Measures for Every Child’s Health

Today, children are bedridden with sicknesses that were common only with adults in the past, such as diabetes, high blood pressure, anxiety disorders, depression, obesity, heart diseases, kidney and liver problems. These ailments are a result of ignorance or negligence of parents. While some parents, especially mothers, have no clue as to how to give their children proper health care, some neglect their children’s health altogether, probably because they’re caught up in the rat race, or they’re careless in handling the kids. To prevent your kids from getting sick, there are basic health precautions you must take. Here are some of those precautions as prescribed by health experts. Regular Hand-washing:… Read More

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Unseen Effects of Our Environment on Us

Environment is everything that is around us. It can be living or nonliving things. It includes physical, chemical and other natural forces. Living things live in their environment. They constantly interact with it and adapt themselves to conditions in their environment. In the environment there are different interactions between animals, plants, soil, water, and other living and non-living things.Since everything is part of the environment of something else, the word ‘environment’ is used to talk about many things. People in different fields of knowledge use the word environment differently. ]In psychology and medicine a person’s environment is the people, physical things, places, and epornvents that the person lives with. The… Read More

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Obscure Health Benefits of Vegetables

Vegetables are the parts of plants which human consume as food either raw or cooked, and are essential sources of nutrients for the body. Some common vegetables are carrot, cabbage, beans (green, kidney, French, haricot, Lima etc.), lettuce, sweet and white potatoes, cucumber, tomato, pumpkin, onion, garlic, eggplant, pepper, spinach, and soybeans. Vegetables are the wellspring of antioxidants which protect the human body from oxidant-related diseases, stress, cancer, inflammations, and kidney stones; boost the immune system of the body; and decrease bone loss. Vegetables are low in calories and high in vitamins and minerals. They are rich fount of dietary fiber, folate (folic acid) potassium, vitamin A, B, C, E… Read More

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Do you Know?

… that Water acts as a remedy for deadly diseases. Water works in the body as a resistance to diseases, body awareness and increases energy. Human beings are warm-blooded and react very sensitively to changes in temperature. These reactions activate all the important body systems, stabilize the body and increase the use of oxygen in the cells. Warm water dilates blood vessels, improving blood circulation which improves the flow of oxygen to the brain and quicken the elimination of toxins. Hydrotherapy will achieve not only a well balanced body but also a healthy alert mind. Water has been proven to be one of the most important substances on earth because… Read More

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Did you Know?

Some years ago, the regulatory agency for food, beverages and dietary supplements intended for consumption by humans and animals in the United States, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), said the coal-tar colors used in the manufacturing of lipsticks causes illness and death. The agency then banned the use of the coal-tar colors, but later lifted the ban when the cosmetics industry, which makes billions of dollars annually, protested that their business would be ruined. The industry explained that the proper shade of the lipstick couldn’t be obtained without the use of coal-tar colors. Make-up is not just harmful to the skin, a variety of health problems can occur from… Read More

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