This connection provides support and helps the body in movement. Often due to various reasons, you might experience a pain in these joints. The reasons for this joint pain could be anything. Listed down are a home remedies for joint pain: Powerful Calcium Calcium is the most essential element to cure a joint pain. Try and increase the intake of calcium rich foods such as amla, flaxseeds, and walnuts. Epsom Salt Epsom Salt is rich in sodium and magnesium which is highly required by your joints. They can be easily absorbed by the skin and can give you quick relief from inflammation. Weight Loss The foremost thing that you must do to get rid of your joint pain is to lose some weight. It is seen that the moment you start gaining weight, your joints give you a hint that very moment. So, keep your weight under control and stay away from joint pain. Carrot Feast In the ancient times, people have been known to use carrots as a pain relief for joints. You can simply cut them with a dash of lemon and consume it or use them in your food or juice. Fenugreek Seeds Fenugreek are warm in … Continue reading 5 simple home remedies for joint pain →
Oily foods should be avoided since fried stuff triggers heartburn. Any high fat milkshakes, cheese generously spread on bread, fried rice, biryanis, etc. should be avoided as well. Such foods delay gastric emptying as a result of which they stay longer in the stomach than low fat foods. This results in them flowing up into the oesophagus, which causes heartburn. Raw onions are known to aggravate heartburn and if suffering from this malady should be avoided. Citrus fruits as well as tomatoes are known to irritate the food pipe which sets off a burning sensation and this is the reason why many people feel uneasy if they gulp down a fresh juice or tomato juice. Garam masala a must in many recipes should be avoided by acidic patients. Alcohol allows the acids in your stomach to be gushed upwards by relaxing the oesophageal orifice. It is advised that we all try our best to stay away from a drink just before going to bed. White bread causes gas bloating and constipation as it contains maida and this triggers heartburn. For those suffering from heart burns, chocolates are a definite no.
High blood pressure could be life threatening. There are various factors that could help you lower your blood pressure. These include eating a healthy diet, proper physical activities, a control in your sodium intake and maintaining a proper weight. Listed below are 3 top supplements that can help you lower your blood pressure level: Potassium Introduce potassium to your diet and watch your blood pressure come down. A lack of it can lead to increased sodium retention, calcium loss and raise blood pressure. Potassium helps normalize blood pressure by relaxing the blood vessels and helping the body get rid of the excess water and salt. Sources of potassium include : Banana Papaya Watermelon Muskmelon Peaches Potatoes Tomatoes Oranges Spinach Skimmed milk Soybeans Almonds Whole grains Pulses Vegetable juices Eating fix to six servings of these foods would ensure a sufficient supply of potassium. However, patients suffering from hypertension along with poor kidneys need to control their potassium intake. An excess amount of potassium can prove to be toxic due to improper kidney function. Therefore, a physician’s advice must be sought. Calcium The calcium to phosphorus ratio has a bearing on blood pressure. Around 2:1 is the ideal ratio. When you … Continue reading 3 top supplements that lower blood pressure →
Stress could rank right at the top of all the major factors that cause or precipitate high blood pressure
Here are some effective ways in which you can manage gout and keep it at bay: The water therapy The first and the most primary advice comes from Hippocrates- ‘Drink more water’. Yes, water plays a significant role as it dilutes the urine, which helps in expelling the uric acid crystals and preventing their formation in the blood. Watch your waistline People who are overweight should go on a gradual weight-loss programme. Rapid weight loss is likely to precipitate gout attacks since it may increase the blood uric acid levels in the body. Alcohol, the forbidden drink Alcohol acts as a double-edged sword for gouty patients. Not only does it stimulate uric acid production, but it also reduces its excretion. Eliminating alcohol can help prevent the recurrence of attacks. Know what to avoid Avoid purine-containing foods like meat gravies, meat stocks, organ meats like liver and kidney, leafy vegetables, and mushrooms. During an acute gout attack, peas, dried beans, dals, spinach, fish, chicken, most smoked meats, sugar, white flour, and yeast products like bread, cakes, and pastries should be avoided. Researchers believe that the amount of uric acid in food is too little to cause gout. Nevertheless, it would be … Continue reading 5 ways to keep gout at bay →
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