Heartburn is very common and unpleasant inconvenience faced by most of us. It is triggered when stomach acid backs up into the esophagus. It can make you feel as though someone has lit a small bonfire in your chest, and it’s burning its way up to your neck. Here are 14 home remedies for heart burns: Water It is a good remedy for acid reflux. Drinking enough of water helps to dilute nasty stomach acid. Saliva Our own saliva can end a acid reflux attack. The best way to create more saliva is to chew gum or suck on a mint or a piece of candy. Fresh Apples for heart burns Red apple is a weapon against acid reflux. Apples contain pectin which works to bind any excess acid that gathers in the stomach. Just eating one slice of an apple before going to bed relieves the symptoms of acidity in some individuals. Ginger Tea Fresh ginger root in boiling water and steeping for about 10 min and then drinking it helps a lot. Aloe Vera juice Drinking Aloe Vera juice approximately 20 minutes before having your meals helps a lot in reducing the heart burns to a large extent. Fennel Seeds … Continue reading Top 14 home remedies to manage heart burns →
Today, most of us realize too much cholesterol is not good for us. Increased blood cholesterol eventually leads to blockage in the blood vessels of heart and brain. If left undetected and untreated, it will finally lead to heart attack or stroke. Unfortunately, most of us do not know how much of cholesterol is enough and when to pull the strings on our diet. Food & Cholesterol There are a number of foods in your everyday diet that can alter the fate of your cholesterol. A number of cardiovascular tragedies could be averted and lakhs of rupees could be put to better use. Today, nutritionists believe that one of the fastest and the most economic way to bring down cholesterol is a right diet. Eliminating a few foods and increasing a few others can actually help minimize chances of a heart attack. This exciting new theory promises to bring a complete turnaround in our once clogged arteries. It would just be perfect if we have a handy guide to the amount of cholesterol we consume and a guideline for selecting low cholesterol foods over high cholesterol ones. Oat bran for oodles of heart health. This old fashioned food can do … Continue reading How Much Dietary Cholesterol is too much! →
High cholesterol generally does not have any particular symptoms. In most cases, the occurrence of emergency events such as a heart attack or stroke might be the only true symptom of high cholesterol, which might have accumulated over time. High cholesterol leads to the formation of plaque in our arteries and that is typically when heart attacks or strokes occur. In a state of high cholesterol, plaque tends to narrow our arteries, allowing less blood to pass through. Plaque formation changes the fundamental make up of our arterial lining, which could lead to serious complications. A blood test is the only way to know whether our cholesterol levels are high. Further, in case of family history of high cholesterol, heavy smoking, have high blood pressure, or an overweight condition, it is better to get the cholesterol levels tested periodically. The risk of having high cholesterol increases if you are addicted to smoking. Also, if you are obese and you do not exercise, then you can have high cholesterol. A poor diet and diabetes are other risk factors that can increase the cholesterol level. There are certain natural remedies that you can opt for to manage your high cholesterol … Continue reading Risks of ignoring cholesterol →
Stress is your body’s way of responding to any kind of threat or danger. There could be many factors which could cause stress, such as family, work, relationships, illness, studies etc. When you get stressed a hormone called ‘cortisol’ is released in the body. Prolonged periods of continuous stress could lead to the build-up or increased level of cortisol in our system. This in turn can cause high cholesterol levels, a rise in triglycerides and blood pressure and thus increase one’s risk of suffering from heart problems. So if you’re feeling stressed out or if you suffer from high cholesterol levels, here are 3 simple ways to de-stress your mind and body to manage and control your cholesterol levels better! They are as follows: Meditation Soothing teas Exercise Meditation Practice 15-20 minutes of yoga or meditation every day. While doing this try to keep your mind blank and think of a beautiful scenery or a peaceful place which you would like to visit such as a waterfall or the mountains. Soothing teas Tea is loaded with L-theanine and healthy catechins, which are known to reduce anxiety and lower stress. Teas such as green tea, lemon grass tea or even chamomile … Continue reading 3 Simple Ways To Destress To Control Cholesterol Levels →
Every time you puff on a cigarette, your increasing your chances of getting diabetes. Follow these 7 tips, to help lower your risk of getting diabetes. Quit smoking The foremost thing a person is required to do to stay from diabetes is to quit smoking. The success rate for such a bold move is much higher than those who use other methods. Replenish antioxidants Replenish your intake of antioxidants such as beta-carotene, vitamin A, C and E. and Selenium, which abounds in fresh fruits and vegetables. These help you achieve the results faster. Go for fruits and veggies Choose fruits and vegetables that have high water content as these help to even out the drying effects of nicotine and caffeine. Once you overcome this, nothing can stop you keeping away from diabetes. Fiber it up Increased fiber content in the diet helps pick and eliminate toxins, thus detoxifying your body alongside. Detoxification helps clean your liver, and also speeds up the entire process. Opt for a high fiber diet comprising of foods such as wheat bran, whole pulses, jowar, bajra, fruits and vegetables, which would provide you with the necessary bulk to prevent constipation. Go for an alkaline diet An … Continue reading If you smoke, follows these tips to keep diabetes away →
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