Maintaining a perfect weight has a lot of benefits. It includes freedom from heart disease, type 2 diabetes, high cholesterol, and your knee pain. Listed below are 4 important ways in which weight loss proves to be a blessing for your knees. Reduced inflammation Due to excess weight gain, there is an increased pressure on your knees, which leads to inflammation. This inflammation causes unbearable knee pain which can be cured effectively only by getting your weight under control. Reduced pressure Studies reveal that a pound of weight loss results into reduced knee pain by four pounds. Controlled weight means that there will be less pressure on your knees and no restricted movement. No risk of spasm When you gain weight, there is an extra pressure added on your knees. This pressure makes your knees weak and susceptible to injuries and spasms. It is important to keep a watch on your weight to avoid any pain or injuries that could affect your knees and make your movements difficult. Good-bye arthritis The foremost reason that leads to arthritis is a gain in your weight. The moment your knees experience extra weight, the pain gets aggravated and further leads to arthritis. Doctors … Continue reading 4 ways weight loss relieves you from knee pain →
Here are 7 lifestyle choices that help reduce or prevent hot flushes that women experience during menopause: Dressing matters Dress in layers, so that you can remove clothes as needed. Wear natural fabrics such as cotton. Lesser stress helps Reduce stress with the help of relaxation techniques such as breathing exercises and yoga. Keep ice water or cold beverage handy. Nice shower helps Take a nice shower before going to bed. Bed sheets matter Make sure that you use cotton bed sheets or blankets. Cool your body temperature When hot flushes appear, try to cool the body temperature with sprays or moist wipes. Stay away from hot flush triggers Avoiding hot flush triggers such as spicy food, alcohol, hot weather, sauna, stress, anger, and cigarettes helps you a great deal in managing hot flushes. Ayurveda is helpful Ayurvedic herbs such as Brahmi, Ashoka, Shatavari, and supplements of isoflavones are highly effective in reducing hot flushes. Most women would benefit a great deal from the remedies mentioned above. However, if your hot flushes are severe and you do not get the relief that you are looking for, your doctor may suggest a limited course of hormone replacement therapy to make your … Continue reading 7 lifestyle choices to reduce hot flushes during menopause →
Ayurveda is a very old form of treatment. Its origin can be traced back to more than 5000 years. This natural form of medicine is mentioned in the old books of wisdom in India, known as Vedas. This form of medicine pays more attention in balancing various aspects of an individual’s life like; their thoughts, daily diet, & lifestyle, using natural herbs. Being informed about Ayurveda enables one create a lifestyle which can help balance their body, mind as well as consciousness. Our health experts manage weight loss with natural ayurvedic herbs. Ayurveda is a chosen form of medicine, because it focuses not only on cosmetic changes but tries to enhance the complete way of living. Its closeness to nature has a healing as well as preventive impact on anyone who chooses to follow it. Ayurveda believes that human bodies have three different types (Prakrutis): Kapha, Pitta & Vata. It gives focus on the root cause of any illness rather than only treating the symptoms. This form of medicine believes that people who are overweight have a large amount of ama(toxins) inside their bodies. This prevents the liver from performing its optimal best. For those who are loaded with ama … Continue reading 5000 year old remedies to weight management →
Everyday, we are flooded with the information about cholesterol being the prime accused on the incidence of heart attack. But, why too much of it is a cause for concern and how one should keep it under check, are questions that constantly bother us. Get to know your cholesterol We all know that there are 2 types of cholesterol – good and bad. LDL is the bad, while HDL is considered to be the good cholesterol. Certain factors like sedentary lifestyle, being overweight, smoking, alcohol, diabetes, high blood pressure, under-active thyroid gland, wrong genetics, age, early menopause and over consumption of foods like red meat, sausages, cheese, pastry, cakes, most biscuits and cream cause rise in cholesterol levels. When a person follows a healthy lifestyle and dietary habits, his body is capable of handling excess cholesterol. The liver compensates for the excess cholesterol by reducing its own production and thus keeps blood levels in check. But when a person leads an unhealthy lifestyle and has no control over his diet, his body fails to handle dietary cholesterol with expertise and allows excess cholesterol to travel into the bloodstream. High cholesterol in the blood along with other factors initiates the process … Continue reading How to increase good cholesterol →
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