Health




Follow these  basic tips for healthy living and you can better control your own destiny.

1. Move More


Make it a daily challenge to find ways to move your body. Climb stairs if given a choice between that and escalators or elevators.
Walk your dog; chase your kids; toss balls with friends, mow the lawn. Anything that moves your limbs is not only a fitness tool, it is a stress buster. Think ‘move’ in small increments of time. It does not have to be an hour in the gym or a 45-minute aerobic dance class or tai chi or kickboxing. However, that is great when you are up to it. Meanwhile, move more.

2. Cut Fat


Avoid the obvious such as fried foods, burgers and other fatty meats (i.e. pork, bacon, ham, salami, ribs and sausage). Dairy products such as cheese, cottage cheese, milk and cream should be eaten in low-fat versions. Nuts and sandwich meats, mayonnaise, margarine, butter and sauces should be eaten in limited amounts. Most are available in lower fat versions such as substitute butter, fat-free cheeses and mayonnaise.

3. Quit Smoking


The jury is definitely in on this verdict. Ever since 1960 when the Surgeon General announced that smoking was harmful to your health, Americans have reduced their use of tobacco products that kill. Just recently, we have seen a surge in smoking in adolescents and teens. Could it be the Hollywood influence? It seems the stars in every movie of late smoke cigarettes. Beware. Warn your children of the false romance or ‘tough guy’ stance of Hollywood smokers. In addition, the trend to quit smoking has been slow to follow in France.

4. Drink Plenty of Water


Drinking water is still one of the healthiest things we can do. Water is essential for almost every function of the body. The average person needs eight 8-ounce glasses a day. Drink with meals, as well as before, during and after exercise. During exercise, cold water is more readily absorbed.

5. Reduce Stress


Easier said than done, stress busters come in many forms. Some techniques recommended by experts are to think positive thoughts. Spend 30 minutes a day doing something you like. (i.e., Soak in a hot tub; walk on the beach or in a park; read a good book; visit a friend; play with your dog; listen to soothing music; watch a funny movie. Get a massag, a facial or a haircut. Meditate. Count to ten before losing your temper or getting aggravated. Avoid difficult people when possible.

6. Avoid Excessive Alcohol Consumption


While recent studies show a glass of wine or one drink a day can help protect against heart disease, drinking more than that can cause health problems such as liver and kidney disease as well as cancer.

7. Keep a Positive Mental Outlook


There is a definitive connection between living well and healthfully and having a cheerful outlook on life. Remember, you cannot be unhappy when you are smiling!

8. Protect Yourself from Pollution


If you cannot live in a smog-free environment, at least avoid smoke-filled rooms, high traffic areas, breathing in highway fumes and exercising near busy thoroughfares. Exercise outside when the smog rating is low. Exercise indoors in air conditioning when the air quality is good. Plant lots of shrubbery in your yard. It is a good pollution and dirt deterrent.

9. Floss Your Teeth


Recent studies make a direct connection between longevity and teeth flossing. Nobody knows exactly why. Perhaps it is because people who floss tend to be more health conscious than people who do not.


The link between genetics and health is a powerful one. However, just because one or both of your parents died young in ill-health does not mean you cannot counteract the genetic pool handed you.



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Home Remedies Put to the Test

 

Often communicated by a trusted source, it is easy to believe in the healing powers of home remedies. However, it can be difficult to differentiate a successful home remedy from an old wives’ tale. To clear up the confusion, Dr. Oz took some remedies YOU swear by and put them to the test!

 

Pepto Bismol Facial

 

Method: Apply Pepto Bismol to face. Leave on for 10 minutes and peel off.

Verdict: It works! When applied to the skin, Pepto Bismol does the same thing it does to your stomach: It soothes and coats it. While it is an off-label use of this product, the aspirin and bismuth sub-salicylate contained in this classic pink medicine transforms dull skin and cleans out pores, giving you a healthy glow.

 

Sweet Almond Oil and Sugar to Cure Chapped Lips

 

Method: Mix 100% pure sweet almond oil with sugar to create a paste. Dip toothbrush in mixture and scrub lips.

Verdict: It works! The sweet almond oil helps to moisturize your lips while the sugar gently exfoliates away dead tissue. Be careful not to scrub too hard to avoid doing harm to your lips.

 

Manuka Honey to Soften Fine Lines and Wrinkles

 

Method: Apply manuka honey directly to trouble spots. Leave on for 10 to 20 minutes and then rinse away.

Verdict: It works! Thanks to its healing powers, this potent honey is used in hospitals to treat wounds. It costs about $15 in health food stores. Whatever is left over can be eaten, because it tastes delicious, too!

 

Chopped Garlic and Honey/Turmeric Powder and Milk for Joint Pain

 

Method: For the first step, chop garlic and add to 1 tablespoon of honey. For the second step, add 1-teaspoon turmeric powder to a half a glass of warm milk. Swallow the honey-garlic mixture and chase it with the milk mixture.

Verdict: It works! Inflammation is a major cause of joint pain. Garlic, honey, turmeric and milk all have anti-inflammatory properties. Mixing turmeric into warm milk (instead of water) makes it easier to drink.

 

Gin Soaked Raisins for Arthritis

 

Method: Put raisins in a bowl and pour in enough gin to cover the raisins. Allow the gin to evaporate, which should take about 1 week. Place the moist raisins in a sealed jar and eat about nine a day.

Verdict: It works! Drinking alcohol has been shown to cut the risks of developing rheumatoid arthritis in half. Gin is flavored by the juniper berry, which contains anti-inflammatory properties. Raisins contain ferulic acid, gentisic acid and salicylic acid – all natural pain relievers.

 

Tickle the Roof of Your Mouth to Stop Hiccups

 

Method: Use a cotton ball to tickle the roof of your mouth at the point where the hard and soft palate meets.

Verdict: It works! Hiccups are caused by a spasm of the diaphragm. Tickling the roof of your mouth stimulates the vagus nerve, which interrupts that spasm.

 

Play the Didgeridoo to Help Snoring

 

Method: The didgeridoo is a wind instrument that produces a droning sound. Play this instrument, or as an alternative, blow into a wrapping paper roll before bed to help with snoring and sleep apnea.

Verdict: It works! Snoring and sleep apnea are caused by collapse of upper airways. Playing the didgeridoo strengthens those muscles and prevents them from narrowing. It uses circular breathing – storing air in your cheeks for one continuous breath. This practice can also lessen daytime sleepiness, a complication of snoring and sleep apnea.

 

Lemon Slices for Constipation

 

Method: Cut a lemon into pieces and then eat it.

Verdict: It works! Raw lemon is high in vitamin C, and in high doses, vitamin C can cause diarrhea.

 

Headband to Cure a Headache

 

Method: Pour rubbing alcohol into a bowl, wet the bandana in the alcohol and then tie it tightly around your head

Verdict: It doesn’t work. Although there might be some comfort in cooling your forehead, the fumes of the alcohol can actually worsen your headache. Additionally, high levels of alcohol absorbed through the skin and may cause nausea. Instead, soak the bandana in water that has been mixed with a little bit of rosemary or lavender.

 

Cabbage Juice to Cure Ulcers

 

Method: Take raw cabbage and blend in a juice extractor to remove the pulp. Drink the juice while fresh. You can sweeten the taste by adding carrot juice.

Verdict: It works! Fresh, uncooked cabbage has been proven to heal ulcers. In a study conducted in the 1950s, over 90% of participants were completely rid of their ulcers through this method.

 

Olive Oil Rinse to Prevent Gingivitis

 

Method: Take a bit of olive oil, and swish it around in your mouth. Swallow.

Verdict: It works! Because olive oil is rich in monounsaturated fats (the good kind of fat) and antioxidants that reduce plaque buildup, it works to prevent gingivitis. It can also minimize the discomfort from other sores in your mouth. Additionally, the antioxidants in olive oil help to kill off H. pylori, the bacteria that infect stomach lining and causes ulcers.

 

Milk and Cabbage Gel for Back Pain

 

Method: Chop up 5-6 large leaves of cabbage into halves or quarters. Add them to 2 cups of milk. Pour the mixture into a saucepan and heat for around 20-35 minutes until it boils and starts to look and feel sticky. Spread the mixture onto your back and leave on for around 20 minutes.

Verdict: It does not work! Although the heat may help to loosen up the muscles and bring relief, there is no science behind milk or cabbage being useful for back pain.

Curry Rice Drink for an Upset Stomach

Method: Take boiled rice, add around 10 crushed curry leaves, 1 tsp cumin seeds and then fry together. Then add 1 glass of water and bring to a boil. Have the drink on an empty stomach.

Verdict: It works! Rice usually helps an upset stomach. Additionally, there is also some evidence that curry leaves contain a protein that slows down digestion, and could be helpful to treat diarrhea.

 

Onion Wrap for Fever Aches & Pains

 

Method: Peel and slice an onion. Then cut the tops of panty hose and place the slices inside. Wrap around you ankle like a bracelet. Put a sock on over the onion. Wear overnight to reduce your fever.

Verdict: It might work. Onions have anti-inflammatory properties, which could reduce a fever, but only when eaten. There is no evidence that this would work through the skin.

 

Olive Oil and Garlic for Ear Infections

 

Method: Heat 1 tsp olive oil. Cool oil until it’s tepid. Make sure you test first. Add less than 1/3 of a pressed garlic clove – make sure you use only tiny pieces that will dissolve and not chunks. Use a clear dropper and add a couple drops into the ear canal.

Verdict: It works! Garlic has anti-bacterial properties which relieves pain and cures infection.

 

Apple Cider Vinegar for Heartburn

 

Method: Swallow a few teaspoons of apple cider vinegar rather than popping antacids to soothe heartburn.

Verdict: It does not work! Apple cider vinegar works for a lot things (like killing germs, weight loss and hair health) but unfortunately, there is no evidence that supports it can help heartburn. In addition, if it tastes bad, skip it altogether.

 

A Warm Drink for PMS Symptoms

 

Method: This homemade warm, spicy drink contains oregano, rosemary, anise seeds and cloves. Drink before bed to ease the bloating, cramps and back pain that accompany your monthly period.

Verdict: Dr. Oz delivers his first ‘maybe!’ All the ingredients in this warm drink reduce bloating and gastrointestinal cramps, but there is no research that links those ingredients to PMS symptoms. Here is the recipe for this drinks – try it at home and let us know if it works for you!

 

Nuvia’s Cramps Remedy

1 tbsp oregano

1 tbsp rosemary

1 tbsp anise seeds

1 tbsp cloves

Directions

Add two cups of water. Let it simmer until there is only half cup left, drink while is still very warm preferably before bedtime.

 

Clove of Garlic for an Ear Infection

 

Method: Insert a glove of garlic into your ear. Make sure the garlic you use is not broken, because it can burn you.

Verdict: It works! Herbalists recommend garlic drop to shorten duration and reduce the pain of ear infections. Garlic has potential to prevent or destroy pathogens, so this is a successful treatment option.

 

Turmeric Powder for Cuts and Scrapes

 

Method: Take turmeric powder and cover the area that is bleeding. For a deep cut or gash, cover with turmeric and apply pressure to stop bleeding and prevent infection.

Verdict: It works! Turmeric contains a raw material called curcumin, which are an antioxidant and an anti-inflammatory. Curcumin prevents some extra chemicals from being released from injured cells, reducing damage.

 

White Rum with Lemon Juice and Water as a Fever Reducer

 

Method: Mix together rum, lemon juice and water and then use a wash rag to apply to your arms, back and forehead.

Verdict: It Does Not Work! Alcohol works to cool the skin so quickly that you begin to shiver, which works to raise your core body temperature. A 5-10 minute sponge bath with lukewarm water is far more effective. This treatment prevents a sharp decline in temperature by bringing it down gradually.

 

Water and Baking Soda for Acid Reflux

 

Method: Mix together and drink 3 times a day, 5 days a week for 3 weeks.

Verdict: It Works! When you have acid reflux, acid is burning your stomach causing indigestion and discomfort. Chemically, the bicarbonate ion present in the baking soda will react to neutralize this acid, effectively treating acid reflux.

 

Glue for Removing Splinters

 

Method: Put glue over the splinter, let it dry, and peel it off to remove splinter.

Verdict: It Works! Glue will stick to a variety of materials, so it can work for many types of splinters. The splinter will be pulled out at the same angle that it entered your body thereby alleviating the need for picking and scratching with needles. This procedure is safe and easy.

 

Mayonnaise for a Burn

 

Method: Apply mayonnaise to a burn immediately after it occurs and leave on for 10 minutes.

Verdict: It Does Not Work! Applying mayonnaise or other types of food can actually breed bacteria and complicate the healing process. After a burn occurs, the most important thing is to cool it down. Direct ice can hurt the skin, but cold running water will work. Aloe is proven to help, and you should cover with sterile gauze to protect the wound.

 

Hydrogen Peroxide for Ear Infections

 

Method: Pour hydrogen peroxide directly into the ear.

Verdict: It Works! Bacteria in the wax that builds up inside your ear cause ear Infections. The hydrogen peroxide causes a chemical reaction with the bacteria which results in visible bubbling. The hydrogen peroxide dissolves this bacteria and wax, making it an effective home remedy.

 

 

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 Amla, is acclaimed for its contribution in digestion, beauty, and many other physiological benefits.

Amla, or Indian gooseberry, is considered as dhatri, or motherly figure. Thanks to its health benefits, amla has also been worshipped in Indian culture since ages.
Ayurveda, which is the oldest health system in the world, appreciates and uses amla to treat a host of diseases and promote positive health.
Amla [Emblica officinalis, or emblic myrobalan], is called amalaki in Sanskrit. It is extensively used as a rejuvenator in ayurveda. It is also used widely in combination with other two [chebulic and belleric] myrobalans [fruit-bearing plant species] as triphala. Amla is, indeed, the key ingredient in the popular ayurvedic recipe, Chyavanaprasha. More than anything, it may be called as “King of Rasayana” [rejuvenation], owing to its multiple health benefits.
Amla in ayurveda
Ayurveda describes amla as a cooling, astringent, digestive, laxative, stomachic, and aphrodisiac medicine. It also has anti-pyretic, anti-inflammatory and diuretic properties. Due to its numerous therapeutic effects on various organs and systems, it has been found to be useful in problems ranging from chest diseases such as cough, asthma, and bronchitis, digestive ailments like dyspepsia, hyperacidity and ulcers and anaemia, jaundice, diabetes, bleeding conditions, eye diseases, allergic and other skin problems to gynaecological problems.
Food and digestion

Amla strengthens absorption and assimilation of food. It improves digestion and stimulates our taste buds to relish food better. Everyone without fear of gastric irritation, or increased acidity can use it. It can also be used to ease “too much heat” – a popular belief – in the body. It aids in better absorption and assimilation of iron from the gut. It also acts as a laxative in large doses due to its high fiber content.
Amla is best used as an ingredient in our diet regularly. It can be used as an alternative to tamarind, lemon or such other fruits to add flavour to food. It can be used as dry powder, fresh juice; or for dressing, by grating it coarse, or fine. It can also be used to prepare chutneys [paste] to be used as an adjuvant in our meals. It can be preserved for a long time in sugar syrup or as pickle and used regularly.
Amla is one of the best sources of natural vitamin C. It contains 20 times more vitamin C than an orange. Even when it is dried, or baked, it contains tannins, which prevent loss of vitamin C. Vitamin C, an anti-oxidant, fights free radicals, which cause many chronic and grave diseases like arthritis, high blood pressure, heart problems, Alzheimer’s, cancer, and so on. Vitamin C is also required for our body’s natural defences and healing mechanisms.

Look good

Amla boosts absorption of calcium. Thus, it helps in the formation, maintenance, and repair of bones, teeth, nails and hair. It also helps maintain youthful hair colour and retards premature graying. In addition, it supports the strength of the hair follicles. This translates to less thinning of hair with age.
Amla enhances protein synthesis by means of which bodily tissues, especially the muscles, are strengthened and toned up. It is, therefore, very useful to athletes and those who exercise regularly for maintaining muscular health and eliminating toxic products, the result of muscle activity.

Physiological benefits

Amla is useful in reducing LDL [“bad”] cholesterol and thus preventing arterial blockages that may cause heart attack or stroke.
Amla, when consumed in its natural form, as raw fruit or dry powder, can reduce chest congestion and facilitate the removal of sputum from the respiratory tract. It can soothe and heal inflamed airways and thus, is useful in cough, bronchitis, and other problems of the respiratory system.
Amla is also known to act as a very good brain and nerve tonic. It improves memory, tolerance, and nervous function.
Exposure to chemicals and consumption of chemically treated food or drinks results in the accumulation of toxins in body tissues. This affects the functioning of the liver. Amla helps in elimination of toxins. It strengthens the liver in the process. Regular use of amla will result in an efficient defence system in the body against harmful substances.
The fresh juice of amla acts as a diuretic; it also normalises acidic urine. It is helpful in burning urination and urinary infections.
It is known that amla is beneficial during chemotherapy and radiotherapy due to its adaptogenic[balancing effect on your body’s systems]
In addition, rejuvenating properties.

Amla for common ailments

Dry Cough

Take half tsp amla powder mixed with a little ghee [liquefy the ghee]. Take frequently.

Piles

Take wild amla juice, or powder, with cream top of yoghurt, twice a day.

White vaginal discharge [leucorrhoea]
Take 1 gm amla powder with one tsp honey and one tsp crystal sugar mixed together, thrice a day.
Internal bleeding [Rakta Pitta]
Wild amla one gm, with one tsp honey, thrice a day.

Hiccups

Wild amla powder with long pepper [or, black pepper]. One gm amla, with 3-4 pinches of pepper.
Slow and burning urination
Juice of amla, half cup [approx 30 ml], twice a day. This should be supplemented with extra fluid intake and/or liquid diet.

Diabetes

Amla and turmeric, as juice or powder, twice a day, before food; use two tsp each for juice and half tsp each for powder.
Despite its supreme safety and therapeutic value, it is useful to consult an expert in ayurveda or herbal medicine to have a more specific and individualised prescription to suit your amla needs – especially when you have medical, or surgical, concerns.

Add Amla to Your Diet

Amla fruits are available at local fruit sellers. Amla is seasonally available from, October to January in India. You can buy fresh amla and make a murabba [sugar syrup preparation] with either whole fruits or grated amla. You could also make an amla pickle that is tangy and spicy. In case you prefer a drink, you can choose Amlana, which is a cool appetizer, or an amla-ginger punch.
Ready-to-eat packaged Amla also is available in a number of stores. Normally these are local brands. Options like dehydrated amla, amla in tablet form, packaged amla juice, amla pickles, amla chutney, amla candy are a good bet for trial.
You could even start off on Triphala or Chyawanprash both of which contain amla as a major ingredient.

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Health benefits of Meditation:

Though meditation is usually recognized as a largely spiritual practice, it also as many health benefits. The yoga and meditation techniques are being implemented in management of life threatening diseases; in transformation of molecular and genetic structure; in reversal of mental illnesses, in accelerated learning programs, in perceptions and communications beyond the physical, in solving problems and atomic and nuclear physics; in gaining better ecological understanding; in management of lifestyle and future world problems.  Hundred  benefits of meditation are:

Physiological benefits:

1. It lowers oxygen consumption.

2. It decreases respiratory rate.

3. It increases blood flow and slows the heart rate.

4. Increases exercise tolerance.

5. Leads to a deeper level of physical relaxation.

6. Good for people with high blood pressure.

7. Reduces anxiety attacks by lowering the levels of blood lactate.

8. Decreases muscle tension

9. Helps in chronic diseases like allergies, arthritis etc.

10. Reduces Pre-menstrual Syndrome symptoms.

11. Helps in post-operative healing.

12. Enhances the immune system.

13. Reduces activity of viruses and emotional distress

14. Enhances energy, strength and vigour.

15. Helps with weight loss

16. Reduction of free radicals, less tissue damage

17. Higher skin resistance

18. Drop in cholesterol levels, lowers risk of cardiovascular disease.

19. Improved flow of air to the lungs resulting in easier breathing.

20. Decreases the aging process.

21. Higher levels of DHEAS (Dehydroepiandrosterone)

22. Prevented, slowed or controlled pain of chronic diseases

23. Makes you sweat less

24. Cure headaches & migraines

25. Greater Orderliness of Brain Functioning

26. Reduced Need for Medical Care

27. Less energy wasted

28. More inclined to sports, activities

29. Significant relief from asthma

30. Improved performance in athletic events

31. Normalizes to your ideal weight

32. Harmonizes our endocrine system

33. Relaxes our nervous system

34. Produce lasting beneficial changes in brain electrical activity

35. Helps cure infertility (the stresses of infertility can interfere with the release of hormones that regulate ovulation).

Psychological benefits:

36. Builds self-confidence.

37. Increases serotonin level, influences mood and behaviour.

38. Resolve phobias & fears

39. Helps control own thoughts

40. Helps with focus & concentration

41. Increase creativity

42. Increased brain wave coherence.

43. Improved learning ability and memory.

44. Increased feelings of vitality and rejuvenation.

45. Increased emotional stability.

46. Improved relationships

47. Mind ages at slower rate

48. Easier to remove bad habits

49. Develops intuition

50. Increased Productivity

51. Improved relations at home & at work

52. Able to see the larger picture in a given situation

53. Helps ignore petty issues

54. Increased ability to solve complex problems

55. Purifies your character

56. Develop will power

57. Greater communication between the two brain hemispheres

58. Respond more quickly and more effectively to a stressful event.

59. increases one’s perceptual ability and motor performance

60. Higher intelligence growth rate

61. Increased job satisfaction

62. Increase in the capacity for intimate contact with loved ones

63. Decrease in potential mental illness

64. Better, more sociable behaviour

65. Less aggressiveness

66. Helps in quitting smoking, alcohol addiction

67. Reduces need and dependency on drugs, pills & pharmaceuticals

68. Need less sleep to recover from sleep deprivation

69. Require less time to fall asleep, helps cure insomnia

70. Increases sense of responsibility

71. Reduces road rage

72. Decrease in restless thinking

73. Decreased tendency to worry

74. Increases listening skills and empathy

75. Helps make judgments that are more accurate

76. Greater tolerance

77. Gives composure to act in considered & constructive ways

78. Grows a stable, more balanced personality

79. Develops emotional maturity

Spiritual benefits: 

80. Helps keep things in perspective

81. Provides peace of mind, happiness

82. Helps you discover your purpose in life

83. Increased self-actualization.

84. Increased compassion

85. Growing wisdom

86. Deeper understanding of yourself and others

87. Brings body, mind, and spirit in harmony

88. Deeper Level of spiritual relaxation

89. Increased acceptance of one self

90. Helps learn forgiveness

91. Changes attitude toward life

92. Creates a deeper relationship with your God

93. Increases the synchronicity in your life

94. Greater inner-directedness

95. Helps living in the present moment

96. Creates a widening, deepening capacity for love

97. Discovery of the power and consciousness beyond the ego

98. Experience an inner sense of “Assurance or Knowingness”

99. Experience a sense of “Oneness”

100. Leads to enlightenment

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A informative article I have read  about “Angina Treatment | Angina Cure”..Please go through …..

What is Angina:

Angina literally means “choking pain” and angina pectoris refers to a painful or
uncomfortable sensation in the chest that occurs when part of the heart
does not receive enough oxygen due to disease in the coronary
arteries that supply blood to the heart.

Angina may feel like pressure or squeezing in your chest. The pain also can occur in your shoulders, arms, neck, jaw, or back. Angina pain may even feel like indigestion.

Angina Symptoms:

Angina Symptoms Include:

Chest pain or discomfort

1. Pain in your arms, neck, jaw, shoulder or back accompanying chest pain

2. Nausea
3. Fatigue
4. Shortness of breath
5. Anxiety
6. Sweating
7. Dizziness

Angina Causes:

Research suggests that angina pain start when the inner layers of the coronary arteries damages due to certain factors, they are:

• Smoking
• High cholesterol level
• High blood pressure
• High sugar level in the blood or diabetes

Angina Remedies:

  •  Avoid mutton, because it is very rich in cholesterol. Prefer more of veggies. Green vegetables control not only angina but help to maintain overall health.
  • The juice of onion is the wonderful remedy for angina. Take one tablespoon of raw onion juice every morning with empty stomach to relief angina.
  •  Just try to take one lemon daily in your food. You can squeeze it over the salad or have it as fresh lime water. Lemon avoids accumulation of cholesterol, thus preventing any sort of blockage in the blood vessels.
  •  Grapes are natural strength provider to heart. It helps to reduce the risk of heart attack, increased breath and angina pain.
  •  Apart from lemon that is high on citrus acid, you can also take pineapple, orange and grapes to fight against angina on a daily basis. Vitamin C helps to control cholesterol level.
  •  Garlic is effective remedy for angina as well as heart ailments. Take two pieces of garlic with a glass of milk daily.
  •  The effect of honey can not be underestimated as an herbal cure for angina.Lemon squeezed in warm water with a spoon of honey, taken empty stomach,helps to clear blood vessel and reduces accumulation of cholesterol. Moreover it also helps to control fat.
  • Take a tablespoon of almond oil and mix it with rose oil. Mix it well and rub it over the chest. Massage of this oil is effective remedy for Angina.
  • Apple has oxidants that help in cleansing the blood and gives way to proper blood circulation. Angina patient should take 2-3 apples a day to get relief from angina.
  • Parsley is the main cuisine of Middle Eastern region. Parsley tea is also tasty as well as effective angina remedy.
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Cinnamon and Honey

 

Honey is the only food (liquid) on the planet that will not spoil or
rot. It will do what some call turning to sugar. In reality, honey is
always honey. However, when left in a cool dark place for a long time
it will do what I rather call “crystallizing” When this happens I
would loosen the lid, boil some water, and let the honey container sit
in the hot water, turn off the heat and let it liquefy. It is then as
good as it ever was. Never boil honey or put it in a microwave. To do
so will kill the enzymes in the honey.

Cinnamon and Honey

Facts on  Honey and Cinnamon: It is found that a mixture of honey and Cinnamon
cures most diseases. Honey is produced in most of the countries of the world. Scientists

today also accept honey as a ‘Ram Ban’ (very effective) medicine for all kinds of diseases. Honey can be  used without any side effects for any kind of diseases.

Today’s science says that even though honey is sweet, if taken in the
right dosage as a medicine, it does not harm diabetic patients. Weekly
World News, a magazine in Canada, in its issue, dated 17 January 1995
has given the following list of diseases that can be cured by honey
and cinnamon as researched by western scientists:

HEART DISEASES:
Make a paste of honey and cinnamon powder, apply on bread, instead of
jelly and jam, and eat it regularly for breakfast. It reduces the
cholesterol in the arteries and saves the patient from heart attack.
In addition, those who have already had an attack, if they do this process
daily, they are kept miles away from the next attack… Regular use of
the above process relieves loss of breath and strengthens the heart
beat. In America and Canada, various nursing homes have treated
patients successfully and have found that as you age, the arteries and
veins lose their flexibility and are clogged; honey and cinnamon
revitalize the arteries and veins.

ARTHRITIS:
Arthritis patients may take daily, morning and night, one cup of hot
water with two spoons of honey and one small teaspoon of cinnamon
powder. If taken regularly even chronic arthritis can be cured. In a
recent research conducted at the Copenhagen University, it was found
that when the doctors treated their patients with a mixture of one
tablespoon Honey and half teaspoon Cinnamon powder before breakfast,
they found that within a week, out of the 200 people so treated,
practically 73 patients were totally relieved of pain, and within a
month, mostly all the patients who could not walk or move around
because of arthritis started walking without pain.

BLADDER INFECTIONS:

Take two tablespoons of cinnamon powder and one teaspoon of honey in a
glass of lukewarm water and drink it. It destroys the germs in the
bladder…

CHOLESTEROL:
Two tablespoons of honey and three teaspoons of Cinnamon Powder mixed
in 16 ounces of tea water, given to a cholesterol patient, were found
to reduce the level of cholesterol in the blood by 10 percent within
two hours as mentioned for arthritic patients, if taken three times a
day, any chronic cholesterol is cured. According to information
received in the said Journal, pure honey taken with food daily
relieves complaints of cholesterol.

COLDS:
Those suffering from common or severe colds should take one tablespoon
lukewarm honey with 1/4 spoon cinnamon powder daily for three days.
This process will cure most chronic cough, cold, and clear the
sinuses.

UPSET STOMACH:
Honey taken with cinnamon powder cures stomachache and clears
stomach ulcers from the root.

GAS:
According to the studies done in India and Japan, it is revealed that
if Honey is taken with cinnamon powder the stomach is relieved of gas.

IMMUNE SYSTEM:

Daily use of honey and cinnamon powder strengthens the immune system
and protects the body from bacteria and viral attacks. Scientists have
found that honey has various vitamins and iron in large amounts.
Constant use of Honey strengthens the white blood corpuscles to fight
bacterial and viral diseases.

INDIGESTION:
Cinnamon powder sprinkled on two tablespoons of honey taken before
food relieves acidity and digests the heaviest of meals.

INFLUENZA:
A scientist in Spain has proved that honey contains a natural ‘
Ingredient’, which kills the influenza germs and saves the patient from flu.

LONGEVITY:
Tea made with honey and cinnamon powder, when taken regularly, arrests
the ravages of old age. Take four spoons of honey, 1 spoon of
cinnamon powder, and three cups of water and boil to make like tea.
Drink 1/4 cup, three to four times a day. It keeps the skin fresh and
soft and arrests old age. Life spans also increase and even a 100 year
old, starts performing the chores of a 20-year-old…

PIMPLES:
Three tablespoons of honey and one teaspoon of cinnamon powder paste.
Apply this paste on the pimples before sleeping and wash it next
morning with warm water. If done daily for two weeks, it removes
pimples from the root.

SKIN INFECTIONS:

Applying honey and cinnamon powder in equal parts on the affected
parts cures eczema, ringworm and all types of skin infections.

WEIGHT LOSS:

Daily in the morning one half hour before breakfast on an empty
stomach, and at night before sleeping, drink honey and cinnamon powder
boiled in one cup of water. If taken regularly, it reduces the weight
of even the most obese person. In addition, drinking this mixture regularly
does not allow the fat to accumulate in the body even though the
person may eat a high calorie diet.

CANCER:
Recent research in Japan and Australia has revealed that advanced
cancer of the stomach and bones have been cured successfully…
Patients suffering from these kinds of cancer should daily take one
tablespoon of honey with one teaspoon of cinnamon powder for one month
three times a day.

FATIGUE:
Recent studies have shown that the sugar content of honey is more
helpful rather than being detrimental to the strength of the body.
Senior citizens, who take honey and cinnamon powder in equal parts,
are more alert and flexible. Dr. Milton, who has done research, says
that a half tablespoon of honey taken in a glass of water and
sprinkled with cinnamon powder, taken daily after brushing and in the
afternoon at about 3:00 P.M. when the vitality of the body starts to
decrease, increases the vitality of the body within a week.

BAD BREATH:
People of South America, first thing in the morning, gargle with one
teaspoon of honey and cinnamon powder mixed in hot water, so their
breath stays fresh throughout the day.

HEARING LOSS:

Daily morning and night honey and cinnamon powder, taken in equal
parts restores hearing.

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Regular Health Mistakes

Crossing our legs


Do you cross your legs at your knees when sitting? Although we may
believe that this is the lady-like elegant way to sit, sitting this
way cuts down circulation to your legs. If you do not want varicose
veins to mar the beauty of your legs and compromise your health,
uncross your legs every time you realize you have one knee on top of
the other. The best way to sit is to simply place both legs together
on the floor, balancing your weight equally. If you feel like changing
position, instead of crossing your legs, simply move both legs
together to one side. As an alternative, you could also consider
crossing your legs loosely at the ankles. This is a classically
elegant way to sit, and is far better for your legs and your health
than sitting with your legs crossed at your knees.

Not changing our toothbrush
How often do you change your toothbrush? Most of us wait until most of
the bristles have either fallen off, or are in such bad shape that
we would be embarrassed to pull out our brush in public. However, since
not many of us need to pull out our brush in public, we carry on with
our frayed one until we lose it. Replace your toothbrush often.
Damaged bristles can harm the enamel, and do not massage your gums
well. If you find brushing your teeth a pain like I do, but know you
must do it, you might as well be doing it right. Imagine going through
the annoyance of brushing your teeth twice a day only to find out that
you are damaging your enamel every time you clean your teeth. Also, use
a brush with soft bristles unless your dentist has advised otherwise.

Eating out often
There are oils that are high in cholesterol, and oils that cause
little harm and are better for your heart. However, no matter how
light the oil is, it is never a good idea to eat too much of it. Avoid
fried foods. Remember that in all probability your favorite Indian
food restaurant throws a huge, HUGE chunk of butter in a tiny bowl of
dal. Rita, who worked in the kitchen of a five star hotel, was shocked
when she saw the cook chop a 500gm butter slab in half, and throw half
into a Paneer Makhani dish. No, wonder the customers left licking their
fingers. In addition, no wonder they felt so stuffed and heavy afterwards.
Limit outdoor eating unless you know that you are being served light
and healthy food.

Skipping breakfast

Never, ever skip breakfast. Remember, when you wake up in the morning
it has been around 10-12 hours since your last meal. Your body needs
food now, more than at any other time. Eat a heavy breakfast. You will
then be busy through the day, and the calories will be expended
quickly. If you are trying to diet, eat a light dinner. Here are some
more common health mistakes we make. Being informed and making a few
changes can help make us feel a whole lot better.

High heels
High heels sure look great, but they are murder for your back. This
however does not mean you should avoid stilettos. Wear them,
but not when you know you will be walking around a lot. Wear them when
going out for lunch or dinner – when the only walking you will be
doing is to your car, to the table, and back. Avoid high heels when
you are going somewhere on foot. If you are constantly tempted to wear
your heels, take a good look at your flats. Is there something about
them you dislike? Invest in a new pair of beautiful flats or shoes
with a low heel. Buy something you love, that you will enjoy wearing.
If possible, get a matching bag. You will then enjoy your flats as
much as you do your heels.


Sleeping on a soft bed

You do not have to sleep on the floor be kind to your back, but do make
sure you have a firm mattress. Although a mattress on springs is soft
and lovely to sink into, it is bad for your back. If you already have
an old bed with springs, you do not need to invest in a new one –
simply get a thick wooden plank put over the springs, and place the
mattress on the plank. Similarly, if your mattress is old and lumpy,
throw it out and get a new one. Your neck and your back will thank
you. The same rule applies to sofas. If you will be spending hours on
a sofa, get a firm yet comfortable one. Sofas you completely sink into
are not the best idea.

Pillows
No matter how comfortable sleeping with ten cushions is, have pity on
your neck and resist. Sleep with one pillow, and make sure it is not
too thick. If your pillow gets lumpy, discard it and go for a new one.
Get a thin pillow if you sleep on your stomach and something a little
thicker if you sleep on your back, to give your neck adequate support

Not exercising
So all of us know we should exercise more, but many of us do not. This
is a health mistake we consciously make! In addition, why is that? Simply
because we refuse to admit the damage we are causing to our bodies by
not working out. A number of people only start working out once
they have experienced a warning signal. Do not wait for a heart attack to
strike before you decide to opt for a lifestyle change. Make the
change now. You do not need to train the marathon to be in top
shape. Half an hour of brisk walking three to four times a week will
make a world of difference to your health. You could then increase
this to forty minutes, four times a week – and you are all set. If you
have not exercised for a week, you are making a mistake.

 

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