Jumat, 26 Juni 2015

Earache Home Remedies and Relief

The earache pain can be sharp and very piercing like there’s a needle inside your ear but it also can be very dull and aching, if you go to medical store or doctor they will suggest you to buy antibiotics contain medicine, while actually you already have your home remedies in your home

There’s can be many possibilities which quite common cause an earache like cavities, infection in sinus, too much earwax, tonsillitis and teeth grinding.
The most common earache is AOM (Acute Otitis Media), the infection are in the middle ear area which made middle ear swollen, usually AOM caused by trapped fluid behind the eardrum.

Home Remedies for Earache
As for using home remedy for earache you must see what causing it first. If it cause by cavity you must look for home remedy for cavity instead. However if it causing by ear infection which actually can be cure without antibiotics and the best part is perhaps you already have bellow remedies in your home, so you can be using it right away.

Earache - Pain inside the ear
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1. Analgesics
Analgesics like ibuprofen and acetaminophen are suggested by The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) association to reduce the pain in AOM, those medical are safe to use even without antibiotics as long you follow the dosage write on the label.

2. Cold or Warm Compresses
Many people using ice pack or warm compresses which usually used for relieving the pain through the body, and it can also be used for reduce ear pain.

3. Warmed Oil Drops
Another safe home remedies are warmed oil drops in ear canal, even there’s no scientific evidence that proven that oil can reduce ear pain but AAP response a positive value with this way.

4. Distraction
If your child affected by earache, try to distract them from the pain, ask them to play their favorite game, watch their favorite movie, or anything to make them focus on and forgot the earache, some earache are temporary and can be healed by body immune system.

5. Naturopathic Drops
If you want to use herbal based healer you can found Naturopathic ear drops in some drug store or even online, those ear drops usually contain herbal extract mix with olive oil as a base and some case has proven this ear drops can be very effective solution.

6. Chiropractic Treatment
You can go to meet a chiropractor to get a chiropractic treatment, your earache can be soothe alongside with back pain in your body as well.

There’s not many research that can prove those home remedies for earache really effective but there’s plenty of proven in society home remedies could be helping to soothe the pain associated with an earache. 

Kamis, 25 Juni 2015

Home Remedies to Treat Urticaria

Urtikaria usually caused by allergic or non-allergic reaction which causing the skin tissue releases histamine or other chemical into the blood stream, also called hives.

The symptom
Urticaria symptoms can be seen in several weeks to several months, it different in each individual, the most noticeable symptoms is when the skin are itchy, bumpy and usually colored change more redness.
Sometimes when the red bump getting pressed it will turn blanching white and can be a burning sensations after it pressed. In some case there’s can be also a fever, fatigued, digestive problems and muscle soreness.
This bumpy and itchy skin can be appeared suddenly anywhere in the body but they will not leave marks like scars or bruise after they gone.

The Triggers
Urticaria can be causing by allergic of some typical foods (like peanuts, egg, nuts and shellfish), some medications, insect sting, hot or cold temp changing, transfusion of blood, infection by bacterial, pet dander and some contact with poison plant.

Home Remedies
There’s several home remedies you can used to treat urticaria, however if the symptoms are still showing after a month, it suggested to see your doctor.

Cold Compress
You can compress the bumps with ice, just wrap some ice cube inside it and put those directly to infected area for several minutes (5-10 min). Repeat this few times a day.
Some people suggesting taking a cool shower to relief the itch and burning sensation.
Cold temperatures can help shrink blood vessel and blocking histamine releasing so can also reduce the itching, swelling and burning sensations.

Apple Cider Vinegar
Add 1 or 2 cup of raw apple cider vinegar to the warm water in the bathtub then soak inside for about 15 till 20 minutes once a day.
Apple Cider Vinegar for Urticaria
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Alternate way, you can dilute it with equal amount of water and wash it softly to the affected area or you can drink a mix of 1 table spoon of apple cider vinegar with a glass of water twice a day.
Apple Cider Vinegar has natural medical properties like antihistamine and others, also it can fight the bacterial or other viral infections which causing urticaria.

Baking Soda
Mix a part of baking soda with 3 part of water, and then apply it on the affected area for a few minutes then rinse it clean with lukewarm water every day.
If you like you can add half cup of a baking soda to your lukewarm bathtub water and soak in it for about 10 minutes a day.
Baking soda can help to relieve the itching and inflammations also prevent further irritation.

Add 1 – 2 cups oatmeal to your lukewarm bathtub water, and soak in it for 15-20 minutes for about 2 times a day.
Another way is to make a pasta from half cup of oatmeal with a little water, mix it until well and applied it to the affected area for about 30 minutes and clean it with warm water, do it once a day.
Oatmeal contains an anti irritating, anti inflammatory and soothing enzyme prop which can help to relieve itching and swelling.

Aloe Vera
To cure uticaria, extract an aloe vera gel from the leaf and applied it to affected area for about 20-30 minute and clean it with warm water, do this for 2-3 times a day until the symptoms are gone.
Aloe Vera for Urticaria
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Aloe vera have a natural properties as an anti inflammatory and anti microbial, it can reduce redness, swelling and itching, also it can soothing the skin when it used.

Make a tea of basil to use it as home remedies for uticaria and chill it then used it to wash the affected area 2-3 times a day.
Another way of using it, rub basil juice and directly applied it on the affected area and leave it to dry then wash it off with warm water, do it for few times a day.

Basil has a natural property of antihistamine, it can combat itching and also reduce swelling and burning sensations.

Rabu, 24 Juni 2015

Home remedies for Hemorrhoids

For many people hemorrhoids are still a secret, because most people think this are embarrassing disease. But there is no reason to feel embarrass, because actually everyone has them since birth.
Hemorrhoids are located at the end of the colon which called Hämorrhoidal cushions. This is a corpora cavernosa, which seals the intestines. If this cushion increases too much, then we can feel really suffer from hemorrhoids: we can feel itching, hot like burning, then bleeding hemorhoids that make you need to see a doctor. If you have these problems and want to cure it with natural cure, there are many good home remedies, remedy, or that help to prevent hemorrhoids.

Also visit "Home Remedies for Beleeding Hemorrhoids"

Home remedies tips to prevent hemorrhoids

Before you go to meet your doctor, or even during and after therapy prescribed by the physician you can try some of these tips with home remedies to cure hemorrhoids.

Take time when defecating. Softly Presses, not violently presses, because violent action can enlarge the Hämorrhoidal cushions, it will expand the veins which start hemorrhoids to expand. And the pain starts. Be sure, that you use multi-ply toilet paper with a moisture effect. Pull together your sphincter at least once per day in 2-3 second’s rhythm. At least 30 times: Moving in together, pause briefly, slowly release. Thus, you can get your symptoms under control and you should always drink plenty of water so there’s no blockage.

  • Oak Bark Extract

Treatments with oak bark extract are a very proven remedy for hemorrhoids. It can be used as an ointment from oak bark extract (pharmacy). Right after a bowel movement (as far as possible but not to be pressed), and clean it after: lukewarm water in the bidet or a hand shower. Dry it with a soft towel or with no chemicals wet wipes.

  • Fiber

Eat complete fiber with much whole grain products, fruits and fresh vegetables, which is raw or gently cooked. Drink plenty of water; the best are still mineral water.

  • Calendula cream

Avoid sweets, which can create the conditions for a blockage and thereby burdening the hemorrhoids. Mix Calendula cream and honey in ratio 1:1. Directly apply this mixture and leave. They inhibit inflammation and combat the unpleasant oozing of hemorrhoids very quickly.
Mix St. John's wort, mullein, milk thistle, yarrow, Chamomile, and chestnut blossoms in equal proportions. Boil a tablespoon of those mixes every day at morning and evening with a cup of water, strain it and drink.

  • Sweet Clover and Chamomile

Mix sweet clover and Chamomile in equal proportions, pour over 1 tablespoon with 1/4 liter of boiling water, and allow it cool about 10 minutes. Then drain, drink it three cups a day. You can also take a several times a day with a tea-soaked cotton ball to blot the hemorrhoids. The chamomile-clover tea has a calming effect on the skin and inhibits inflammation in the anal area. The active ingredients of the stone clover have a healing effect on the damaged veins and regress on ulcers.

  • No Jumping Sport

Avoid sports which can make the organs in the pelvis are violently thrown down, which charged that the pelvic floor and charged to the rectum: such sports are for example: jump rope, basketball and volleyball, tennis and jogging on a hard surface. 

Minggu, 21 Juni 2015

Natural Remedies for Heartburn During Pregnancy

Heartburn happened when the lower stomach muscle (esophageal sphincter) which responsible for keeping stomach contents in their place has begin to relax or even leak. This action will let stomach acids to flow upwards back into esophagus, that’s why those fiery sensation came in.

Most of heartburn patients are pregnant women, which caused by two most reason:
  1. Hormone relaxin, this hormone make digestion process more slowly than usual and of course it will triggers more acid production on stomach.
  2. Baby grow create pressure on both stomach and esophageal sphincter and increased the opportunity of the acids being push to esophagus.
Natural Remedies for Heartburn During Pregnancy
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To get rid of the heartburn fast at home, a pregnant woman can follow these tips:

1. Eat Less, but more often
When women pregnant, capacity of the stomach are smaller than usual, that’s why if she’s eating too much can trigger the heartburn because the pressure on the abdomen, that’s why it’s recommended for pregnant woman eating mini meal six time a day, not like other person which eat three times a day and stop eating if you feel almost full. 

2. Eliminate Trigger Foods
If you already know which food can trigger your intensify heartburn, you must banish them from your diet menu, commonly food which can triggers heartburn are usually acidic foods like citrus fruits and tomatoes, fried foods, spicy foods, chocolate, coffee, carbonated beverages and alcohol.

3. Food Contain Plenty of Liquids
Food like soup, smoothies, yogurt, milkshakes and pudding can be first choice of food since those foods have liquids based texture; they can be digesting faster than solid foods, if you or your wife still wants to eat solid food, do an extra chew to make sure those solid food almost liquefied states.

4. Sleep Smart
Don’t going to bed for at least 3 hours after eat and put under your pillow some other extra pillow or some book to elevate your head and back, to make sure the stomach acids cannot reach esophagus.

Sabtu, 20 Juni 2015

Simple Tips for Your Diabetes Diet

If you are having diabetes type 2, healthy diets are very important for you to keep your diabetes under control. Even most doctor are recommended it to a type 2 diabetes patients, because the food you consume will affecting your health that’s why it very important to eating smart to managing your condition, below are the benefit you can achieve while you maintain your healthy weight.

  1. Help you maintain your ideal weight and loosen your weight with healthy way.
  2. Keep your sugar blood level stable.
  3. It can prevent complication disease like heart attack and high blood pressure.
  4. Healthy diets will keep you on track about your nutrition, even if you’re on diet for diabetes.
Simple Tips for Your Diabetes Diet
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Healthy Diabetes Diet Tips
Follow these eat to healthier tips to manage your diabetes:
To keep your balance between healthy diets and fill your nutrition needs you must choose the right type of food, there’s no single type of food that can provide all your need, that’s why you must choose from several type of food to consumed, there’s five food groups that can be combine to provide all your need:
  1. Vegetables
  2. Whole grains
  3. Fruits
  4. Low-fat or fat-free dairy products
  5. Lean protein sources such as chicken, fish, and lean beef

Sometimes you still can consumed food outside of those group, but not too often, and keep remember those food are your healthy diabetes diet main based.
Create a meal plan to save your time and not making you stress in future, make a plan to eat at least three times a day, spaced between four till six hours and if you can follow your own plan you will keep your blood level in same scale.
Try to always counting your carbohydrate, because carbohydrate meal will affected to your blood sugar quicker that protein and fats even if carbo are necessary to create energy for your body for whole entire day, so basically if you eat carbohydrate too much at one time your blood sugar will rise quicker than usual. There’s plenty of food and drink which can supply carbo like whole-grains, fruit, low fat milk and yoghurt.

After you make a plan when to eat, now it’s time to planning how much you want to eat, make sure each of your food type have a right proportions, so you can keep your diabetes stay where they are, for example you can filling one half of your plate with non-starchy vegetables like a spinach, carrots, broccoli, and tomatoes. And fill one section with a high-quality starch such as a whole-grain roll, pasta, or brown rice. In the remaining section, add a lean protein such as fish, beans, eggs, or a meat substitute. Add an 8-ounce glass of low-fat or fat-free milk and a small piece of fruit to complete your meal and used same concept at breakfast.

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Jumat, 19 Juni 2015

Gestational diabetes - Diabetes in pregnancy

What is gestational diabetes?
Glucose is a type of sugar. It contains in almost every food we eat, and produced in our liver. It used as the main source of energy for the body, and it moves from the blood into each cells with the help of the hormone insulin.

Diabetes is a disease when glucose supplies are too much in the blood than the body needs it, and it causes hyperglycemia causes the accumulation of blood. As a result, the body gets more than enough energy, so it will make the blood contain too much glucose than it should be.

Gestational diabetes is a type of diabetes which happens during pregnancy. The mother and child in the womb can get affected by glucose accumulation in the blood.
Gestational Diabetes During Pregnant
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The exact cause of diabetes during pregnancy is not known but there’s risk factors for gestational diabetes which usually came during pregnancy include:
  1. Obesity and overweight - impairs the body's ability to use insulin;
  2. Gestational diabetes in a previous pregnancy;
  3. Multiple pregnancies;
  4. Family history of diabetes;
  5. Previous births with a underweight of the child;
  6. Birth when mom age 25 years or more older;
  7. Previous pregnancy with a stillborn birth or miscarriage
  8. Too much liquid in the womb environments of the child during pregnancy
  9. In addition, the production of insulin can affect hormones to help development of the child.
Diabetes mellitus in pregnancy - symptoms
This disease may cause no symptoms. If you have symptoms that include:
  1. Increased urination;
  2. The thirst;
  3. Hunger;
  4. The weakness of the;
  5. Area of vaginal or urinary infection
  6. Diagnosis of gestational diabetes mellitus
The doctor of prenatal will screening for gestational diabetes test. If you have no history of diabetes, the test will take place on 24-28 week pregnancy. The doctor will give you a special glucose solution... He then measures the level of glucose in the blood. Other tests can be used, that required some time to neither eating nor drinking liquids. If the doctor suspects he leads the increased risk of gestational diabetes or symptoms indicating in the early stages of pregnancy test.

Treatment of gestational diabetes mellitus
The goal of treatment is to bring the glucose in the blood to normal back. The Methods for the treatment of diabetes mellitus in pregnancy may include:

Diet for pregnant gestational diabetes
A dietitian will help you to develop a plan for a healthy diet. Some of the rules are:
  1. Eat a balanced diet. Skip not meals;
  2. Eat much fruit, vegetables, and foods rich in fiber;
  3. Limit the intake of fat;
  4. Avoid foods with high sugar content (for example, sweet lemonade, candy, cookies);
  5. Evening meals should include protein and complex carbohydrates. (For example, beans, potatoes, corn, rice);
  6. Record your food intake, these records to your doctor show, and, on request, corrections make.
  7. Avoid not excessive weight gain during pregnancy, because this can lead to complications. This makes it difficult also to control diabetes.
Physical activity would accelerate the consuming of glucose by the body. Talk to your doctor before you doing any exercise, it need some precautions, or exclude certain exercises.

Blood sugar test
Monitoring of glucose will help you to know your blood sugar levels throughout the day. Information about the level of glucose helps you when planning your meals, activities and medicines. The record results are required during the examination to the doctor.

Cure for diabetes in pregnancy
Maybe, you have to even an injection of insulin in diabetes control. For some pregnant women are encouraged to accept oral medication, such as: 
  1. Metformin;
  2. Glyburide. 
Postpartum glucose resets to normal then the doctor will check your blood sugar to make sure, you need no more diabetes.

Gestational diabetes - prevention
To prevent diabetes in pregnancy: 
  1. Smart diet not to let the overweight;
  2. Eat healthy food;
  3. Do regular physical activity. Talk to your doctor about.

Kamis, 18 Juni 2015

How to Lost Weight Naturally at Home Remedy

Home remedies for weight loss / weight reduction

Many people pay very much for their looks, especially for weight loss. They plunge into diets program, swallow dietary pill, doing some hard and extra exercise, but after few weeks later you gain same weight as much as before, or even more in the short term.
In this method of simple weight loss for almost all concerned, you will learn how simple and inexpensive the diet program can be: with our good old home remedies for weight loss.

Weight Loss Simple Formula
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25 tips for losing weight

  1. Drink as much water as you can. Feeling hunger which came as a result from the metabolism will be satisfied.
  2. Replace animal fats (lard, butter, clarified butter) with vegetable fats (vegetable shortening, vegetable oils except for Palm oil).
  3. Replace meat of pork, cow and another high fat animal meat with poultry. (Chicken or Turkey without the skin)
  4. Chips, salted nuts, pretzel sticks etc. try not to eat it or replaced with vegetable slices, cucumber pieces, bell pepper strips with a low-fat dip.
  5. If possible don’t consume sweetened sodas, beer and iced tea.
  6. Stay away from alcohol
  7. No fried potatoes and fries.
  8. Exercises are necessarily - but in moderation only. Sports physicians have discovered that to burn fat the best at moderate effort. For example when doing an exercise your pulse rate are between 110 and 130 beats per minute.
  9. No violence cures, not too fast and too radical to start with. If you count your calories. Balance your consumption between 1 200 and 1 600 per day depending on the physical exertion.
  10. If you like you can eat sausage and cheese - but only in the low-fat level.
  11. Your bodies need fat to lose weight but the fat came from: cold-pressed olive oil, linseed oil, rapeseed oil.
  12. You solve the problem of the FAT if you consume some high acids fat nuts especially include valuable fat acids and especially chromium, which helps the fat loss.
  13. It’s recommended to eat five small fruit and vegetable meals a day. About 100 to 130 grams are a portion.
  14. Try to fill two-third the plate for lunch with vegetables or salad.
  15. Reduce the number of your meals; it should be at least three times a day. A meal is counterproductive. Reduce the amount of enjoyed food instead.
  16. Delete all white flour products and even for carbohydrates as possible.
  17. Eat cabbage as often as possible, cabbages have low calories, it has lot of vitamins and it contains plenty of fiber.
  18. Eating a broccoli dish twice a week: steaming, season and serve lukewarm with a marinade of olive oil and lemon juice.
  19. Brew a tea from ginger root and garlic. Spread over the day drink a liter. Just Cut fresh ginger into slices, Cook a half hour in two liters of water. Concludes half a head of garlic stir until it boil up.
  20. After an emotion, facing a trouble, after stress - relax at least an hour before you sit down to dinner. Otherwise, you will pass it into your food and you will eat too much.
  21. Very important: focus on the food at dinner. Try not to make a conversation on table at any excuse. Sometimes this can make you lose the feeling how much amount of food you already consumed.
  22. Drink a Cup of a hot ginger tea, which stimulates the digestion.
  23. Are you cravings for chocolate? And constantly increasing? You can smell a bottle of vanilla oil, or give oil to a handkerchief then you can sniff again and again. Greed about chocolate will disappear immediately.
  24. Night cravings are absolute fattening foods. Therefore smell orange oil before going to sleep, it will distribute the hunger pangs.
  25. Watercress is a good companion if you want to lose weight. She has hardly any calories only have element chromium. That can turn in controls the feeling of being full. Anyone eats a handful of watercress every day, can feeling less hungry and need less food.