Sleeping is one of the most important aspects of our health. Getting proper rest overnight will help your tissues and muscles repair and heal the brain as well. Sleeping properly has numerous health benefits, but sometimes, sleeping positions can get in the way of proper rest. Besides proper rest, the position we sleep in is also important for our health. By sleeping in a certain position, you will maximize or minimize the risk of numerous problems, which is why you need to pick the right one. Here are the pros and cons of the most common sleeping positions: Sleeping on the back Sleeping on the back will keep your spine and neck health in check, and doctors recommend it if you often wake up with a stiff neck and back muscles. Sleeping on the side Sleeping on the side is reco...
We live in a world where medicine still doesn’t have all the answers against a variety of ailments, and it’s for their own selfish reasons. There are many natural remedies which can treat even the most serious diseases, but pharmaceutical companies and doctors choose to ignore them in order to protect their profits. Take alkaline water for example – it’s a cheap homemade beverage that can alkalize your body and neutralize the activity of free radicals which prevents a number of diseases including cancer. A former pharmacist has recently shared interesting info from his days in the business, confirming what everyone has been suspecting – that Big Pharma deliberately keeps that area of work away from the public. The retired pharmacist chief says that alkaline water can cure cancer and
Hair removal is one of the dullest activities for a woman. No one wants to see hair growing on their armpits and legs – it’s both ugly and far from hygienic. And, while you can let hair grow on your legs in the winter, excess hair on the armpits is unforgiveable. This area of the body requires a lot of maintenance which is why women stick to various lotions and creams, but most of the commercial products are pretty harmful for the skin and can cause bigger problems than the one they’re trying to resolve. They’re also pretty expensive and can burn a hole in your pocket if you’re using them often. However, there’s no need to break the bank just to remove hair from your armpits. There are many home remedies which work just as good as the commercial products, and they’re far cheaper and saf
Salicylic acid is one of the oldest remedies known to man, with the use of the compound dating back to the V century. The acid is the base of the popular painkiller aspirin, which is an over-the-counter (OTC) drug against inflammation, pain as well as blood clots and heart disease. Aspirin is also taken to relieve the symptoms of flu and colds and is probably the most prescribed pill nowadays. But, did you know that you can use aspirin for more than just ailments? As it turns out, the pill can improve your health on many levels, and we’ve compiled a list of the most useful ones. Treats insect bites If you’ve got insect bites and stings on your arms and legs, rub an aspirin on the affected areas for some quick and much-needed relief from the irritation. Dries pimples Pimples
The Pew Research Center states that four-in-ten millennials have tattoos, with half of that number having more than one. With the rise in tattoo popularity, it raises the question: do we know enough about the long-term effects of injecting ink into the body? Old Tattoos Can Cause Problems Mistaken for Cancer In Australia, a 30-year old woman (whose name has not been released) went to doctor with small lumps under her arms that had been there for two weeks. A body scan showed that there were similar enlarged lymph nodes in her chest. “Ninety-nine times out of 100, (this) will be lymphoma,” said her doctor, Dr. Christian Bryant, a hematologist at the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital in Sydney. An otherwise healthy woman, she was experiencing no other symptoms of lymphoma. She did, ho
Knorr, Kitano, Ajinomoto and Maggi are all popular stock brands that are consumed on a daily basis by millions of people around the world. These soup brands are considered pretty healthy, but according to newest studies, the reality is pretty different. Scientists say that these stock brands contain a variety of unhealthy ingredients, including one that’s considered detrimental to human health – monosodium glutamate. Monosodium glutamate, or MSG as it’s also known, is a harmful chemical that has been associated with problems such as arrhythmia, headaches, migraines, seizures, vomiting, nausea and depression. MSG promotes the production of acetylcholine in the system, another harmful substance that can reduce the glucose absorption in the body and is considered a precursor to Alzheime
The black seed oil has the ability to stimulate the immune system and helps in fight against numerous diseases and ailments, as well. Despite the fact that black cumin seeds have been mentioned in the Bible as well as spoken of by the Prophet Mohammed, and also were discovered in the Tomb of Tutankhamun, scientists conducted detailed researches about the benefits of these seeds during the last 40 years. Namely, there are more than 200 studies conducted by many scientists and universities worldwide. Mohammed said that the black cumin could cure every disease but death itself and the famous Greek physician Dioscorides used black cumin for treatment of headaches and toothaches. But, what makes the black cumin so powerful? It is scientifically proved that these tiny little seeds have hi...
Losing weight in the belly area almost seems like an impossible task, but if you’re truly dedicated you can do it. The main reason why people can’t lose weight with a diet is that their metabolism is slow, although no one’s really aware of this fact. Toxic accumulation in the body is another reason for the inability to lose weight, which, when combined with the unhealthy lifestyle of today and the poor diet we all eat is a recipe for disaster. This is why the number of overweight and obese people in the world is quickly increasing. However, there’s a natural remedy that can help. The amazing remedy will boost your metabolism and other body functions and help you melt all the excess fat in the belly area. It doesn’t have any adverse side-effects, and can be used by people of all ages.
Data from the American Ophthalmology Academy says that more than 20 million people in the USA over the age of 40 suffer from cataract. Cataract is a clouding of the eye lens usually associated with aging, although there are factors which can accelerate its appearance. The eye lens sits behind the pupil and iris. Over time, it loses its flexibility which results in poor eyesight, and exposure to pollutants, poor diet, unhealthy lifestyle and other factors can also accelerate the degeneration of the eyes. Cataract develops slowly, but once it progresses too far, it can lead to blindness. According to experts, oxidative damage to the body and the lack of antioxidants are the two main causes of cataract. Luckily, scientific studies have shown that there’s a way to prevent the condition,
Blueberries are a fruit that grows on a flowering shrub. They have a deep purple color and a nice sweet taste, which makes them the favorite of millions. Blueberries can be consumed raw or frozen and can be added to desserts or smoothies. They have a variety of health benefits thanks to their rich nutritional profile, which includes anthocyanins that give them their nice color and a variety of antioxidants as well. According to studies, blueberries can prevent brain damage, lower cholesterol and blood pressure and protect the cardiovascular system. The antioxidants in the fruit can fight free radicals in the body that might accelerate aging and boost the development of cancer cells. Experts recommend eating the berries raw or consuming a glass of blueberry juice every day in order to pr...