The exact cause of acne is not known, but androgens, oily skin, and heredity do play a big role in the development of acne. Here are a few common culprits that can cause acne: Heredity If both parents have a history of acne, their offspring might develop a tendency as well. Menstrual cycles Women experience pimples before their menstrual cycles because of the increased progesterone levels. Wrong eating pattern A faulty eating pattern builds up a lot of toxins in the body, which cause unwanted eruptions. Psychological stress Mental stress may influence hormones, which could result in the secretion of oil giving rise to acne. Certain Medications Certain medicines such as steroids, anti-epileptic and TB drugs, pollutants, and cheap cosmetics give rise to the accursed acne. Oral contraceptives Use of oral contraceptives that are high in progesterone can also cause a breakout of acne. Other common factors Constipation, insufficient intake of water, consumption of excess heaty foods such as walnuts, soybeans, and almonds also precipitate acne.
High Blood Pressure can be termed as the bane of modernization because in the primitive cultures blood pressure was practically unknown. Modernization has given us refined foods like sugar, maida and refined oils. This along with our sedentary lifestyles, irregular eating and sleeping patterns puts us at risk of suffering from many deadly diseases including cancer, heart disease, and high blood pressure. The exact cause of high blood pressure remains a mystery, but you may be prone to it if you are overweight, have high cholesterol levels, if you are a smoker, experience high levels of stress, drink excessive alcohol, drink a lot of tea & coffee. There is good reason to control high blood pressure with natural remedies as most of the medications used for the same may be effective and necessary but are toxic in the long run. Tips to lower high blood pressure As the first step, stop whipping your body with stimulants like coffee, tobacco, and alcohol. Along with managing stress and losing weight, one needs to follow a nutritious diet, comprising of foods that help keep your blood pressure in check. Eat more fruits and vegetables Fruits are concentrated with potassium, Vitamin C, sodium and loads … Continue reading Ways to keep high blood pressure away →
Human heart is always busy working to protect us. Hence, ensuring its optimal functioning is of utmost importance. Here are 11 simple tips to strengthen your heart health. Whole grain cereals are vital Include whole grain cereals such as whole wheat, brown rice, jowar, bajra, and nachni in your diet, since they are good for your heart. Drink a glass of ‘green juice’ regularly It could be wheatgrass, mint or coriander juice but drinking one of these daily helps detoxify your body, aids in weight loss, and makes your heart healthier. According to Chinese medicine, green juices are highly beneficial to the liver. The liver is the main organ involved in metabolism of fats. A toxin-free liver is your passport to better heart health. Apart from being heart friendly, green juices enrich the blood, treat anemia, eliminate bad breadth and body odour, remove drug deposits, counteract toxins, and thin and purify the blood. Your diet should contain 1/4th vegetables At least 25% of your diet should comprise of vegetables other than potatoes. Vegetables are rich in soluble fiber and help lower blood cholesterol. Fruits are helpful Eat at least 2-3 fruits daily. Fruits contain vital nutrients and antioxidants that not only … Continue reading 11 tips to strengthen your heart health →
Cholesterol is a fatty waxy substance which is present naturally in our body. It is secreted by the liver and performs important functions such as producing hormones, vitamin D, bile, etc. Cholesterol is present in two types, namely HDL (high-density lipoproteins) or good cholesterol and LDL (low-density lipoproteins) or bad cholesterol. While both these types are required for the healthy functioning of the human body, an excess of LDL levels can lead to health complications such as the occurrence of a stroke or heart attack. While both these types are required for the healthy functioning of the human body, an excess of LDL levels can lead to health complications such as the occurrence of a stroke or heart attack. Home Remedies For Cholesterol Control Cholesterol can be treated and managed by simple age-old home remedies, which offer effective results without any unwanted side effects. So here are five home remedies to lower high cholesterol. Coriander seeds Orange juice Onion juice Amla Oats Coriander Seeds Don’t let the size of these little seeds fool you. Coriander seeds are loaded with numerous health benefits, especially when it comes to managing high cholesterol levels. Coriander seeds are known to have hypoglycemic effects on … Continue reading 5 Simple Home Remedies For Cholesterol →
Bladder Infections, also known as Cystitis or Urinary Tract Infections, plague women more often than men. In fact, 50% of women are likely to be afflicted by this disease at some point of time in their lives. This is because of the structural makeup of the female urinary tract. Bacteria swim up the urethra (a tube, which connects the bladder to help pass the urine into the urinary bladder easily, since their urethra is too short and close to the rectum. Beside bacterial infections, stress, eating on the run, and forgetting to drink enough water too can increase your risk of bladder infections. When you get a burning sensation while passing urine, feel the urge to urinate frequently, see blood in the urine, or see cloudy urine, you can be sure that you have a urinary infection. It could also be accompanied with fever and nausea. Bladder infections can be miserable but not dangerous. However, you must consult your doctor immediately. Traditionally, bladder infections were treated through antibiotics. However, the problem is that these antibiotics destroy the friendly bacteria in the intestines that help the body manufacture its own B-vitamins. If the infection is in the initial stages and does … Continue reading What are bladder infections →
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