Twelve Commandments For Healthy Eyes
Our eyes are a very important part of our body. In fact it is the mirror of the outside world. However we often tend to neglect our eyes and overexert them. This makes our eyes weak and gives rise to a host of eye related ailments. Therefore it- is imperative to ensure that our eye health is not neglected. There are many ways to keep your eyes healthy and fresh. Here we share some tips for the same.
Rose water should be dabbled with cotton pads around your eyes to keep them fresh.
Apply castor oil inside the eyelids as it is cooling.
Eat plenty of fresh fruits with fiber, citrus fruits and fresh vegetables.
You may put crushed raw potatoes with ice on the eyes.
Dark lines under the eyes show poor digestion and circulation and lack of sleep and fatigue should be rectified.
Gaming Addiction On The Rise in Children
Gaming has been officially and medically classified as an addiction and a disorder. There has been an upsurge recently in the deaths related to gaming addiction all over the world and the statistics are alarming and present a grim picture.
It has been observed that many young children are now addicted to mobile phones, computers for gaming and if denied the chance to indulge in gaming, they tend to throw tantrums, have frequent mood swings, There have been cases where people who have been denied their gaming sessions have indulged in violent acts on their loved ones, and some even have committed suicide as they were denied access to their mobile phones or computers for gaming.
The consequences of addiction to gaming are attention deficit, obsession and compulsion and the addiction [...]
Laughter Therapy For A Healthy and Holistic Life
We are stressed at times and to relieve our stress laughter as a therapy is strongly advocated and suggested these days. This is one of the solutions which can help us in healthy living.
Human life basically is a comedy, as even its tragedies often seem a comedy to the spectator and not infrequently they actually have comic touches to the victim, and happiness probably consists largely in the capacity to detect and relish them.
Laughter relieves stress, the act of smiling and laughing relaxes the facial muscles and promotes a feeling of overall bodily relaxation. Both laughter and play, exercise the lungs, energize the circulatory system in our body, increase the flow of oxygen in our blood, and these results in decrease in stress levels.
Psychologically, laughter is an antidote [...]
Penning Your Thoughts To Ease Stress
Stress has now become a buzz word in the present day scenario. Almost everyone seems to be flustered and caught in a mad race to succeed. We are all surging ahead without getting any breathing space. Resultantly we all suffer from some amount of stress. This stress if kept bottled up for long will erode your peace of mind and leave you depressed and vulnerable. Hence we all need to try to have some sort of stress management methodologies in our life.
It is has been found and proved that regularly writing your thoughts and feelings can be effective strategy for coping with stress.
Journal keeping is a process of documenting your life and growth which provides a sense of perspective and at the same time writing down ones reactions to extremely stressful event releases negative energy from the [...]
Stress Management Skills To Build Your Self Esteem
Stress management can be mastered by positive thinking, self –affirmation, and use of positive images to replace the negative, hopeless, catastrophic thoughts.
Hope, confidence, love and self acceptance have positive effects on body and keep a check on the stress levels. Self affirming messages create the internal climate in which other stress management techniques can take root and flourish. We can train our thought process to develop positive self talk and instead of berating and belittling ourselves, we have to develop the habit of sending ourselves positive and encouraging messages.
To practice positive imagery skills – imagine a place where you are happy and undisturbed – it could be the beach, or a mountain or a temple, settle in to the scene and feel as though you are [...]
Long Term Complications of Diabetes
Long standing and especially uncontrolled diabetes affects the functioning of blood vessels of all sizes. The inner lining of the arteries (the blood vessels which carry oxygenated blood to the different parts of the body) has the tendency to become thick and rough. The walls of the arteries also become thick and hard.
The flow of blood becomes sluggish in such arteries and the blood may clot in the lumen of the arteries. This is called thrombosis. The narrowing and blocking of the lumen of the arteries reduces the flow of the blood to different parts of body. However to some extent, this degenerative process in the arteries is part of the natural ageing process.
High blood pressure, smoking habits, lack of exercise, obesity, and an elevated level of certain fats in the blood contribute [...]
Simple Facts About Our Nose and Throat
Our body consists of numerous organs. Our ears, nose and throat are very vital organs of our body, and keep our body immune system strong and healthy and save us from many dreaded diseases. Here we will share some generic information on two out of three organs which are collectively termed as the ENT of our body.
Nose: Our nose has got three functions- conduction of air to lungs and sinuses, smell filtration and humidification of the air. Normally around 2 liters of mucous is produced in the nose which forms a continuous film of fluid that lays the nose and the sinuses, the sinuses are the bonny cavities in the cheek bones and bones around the eyes.
The most common reason for headache today is the sinus headache, and for snoring is deviated nasal problem and polyps.
Throat: The throat [...]