meditation

We all have days when we are unusually nervous and agitated. This is different from having a type of anxiety disorder which is more severe, frequent, and could hinder normal day-to-day activities. Anxiety has evolved thousands of years ago to serve as a survival mechanism so humans can protect themselves from predators and different dangers…

mg

While the recommended daily allowance (RDA) for magnesium in adults is 400-420 mg per day, less than 30% of U.S. citizens consume their daily adequate amount. Magnesium deficiency is linked to a host of other diseases, such as arthritis, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, chronic fatigue syndrome, heart disease, and digestive disorders. People with increased risk…

chamomile_

Chamomile is the popular name for the daisy-like plants of the family Asteraceae. Chamomile comes in two different varieties, German Chamomile and Roman Chamomile, and its flower is famous for its white petals and bright yellow center. It is native to Western Europe and Northern Africa and is considered one of the oldest medicinal herbs….

sleep-hygiene

Sleep hygiene refers to the different practices and rituals that are associated with bedtime. Sleep hygiene also includes the daytime habits that can affect your sleep quality at night. Getting quality sleep every night is essential for a healthier mind, brain, and body. People with sleeping disorders or bad sleep hygiene who do not get…

homeopathy

Homeopathy is an alternative medical system developed in 1796 by Samuel Hahnemann. Hahnemann believed that “like cures like” where a substance that would cause the symptoms in a healthy person is administered to cure an illness with similar symptoms in an ill person. There are numerous examples to applying this concept in homeopathy such as:…

stop sleeping

Getting enough sleep is perhaps even more important than getting enough sun. Without the need to sleep, we’d certainly have more time to do a lot of other things, but the consequences of not sleeping would be detrimental. A day without sleep Everything is funny after not sleeping for a day, most of the things…

earwax color

Your earwax color can tell you a lot about the state and health of your ears. The healthy earwax protects the ear from itching by lubricating it, it prevents bacteria and different pollutants from entering the ear and has many other uses. Red earwax Having earwax that is red in color can mean that the…

liquid discharge

Liquid discharge from the ear canal can occur due to various reasons. The most common is the leakage from the middle part of the ear, behind the eardrum. This is where the mucous membrane is placed. Most of the time, our ears discharge earwax, oily substance that our bodies produce to protect the ear. The…

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For many diabetics, one of the most dreaded aspects of managing their condition is the need to inject insulin multiple times a day. But Harvard researchers have discovered a way to deliver insulin in a pill, and it appears to work well — at least in rats. A lot of questions remain: What is the…

jaundice causes

“Jaundice” is the medical expression for the yellowing of the skin and eyes. It’s called the yellow skin condition among the people. The condition occurs when there is too much of the yellow pigment that is created by the breakdown of dead red blood cells called. This pigment is medically known as bilirubin. Usually, the…

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