Pneumonia Symptoms and Home Remedies

By James Bragg / July 1, 2018
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Pneumonia is an infection that affects the lungs and is mainly caused by the complications due to their respiratory illness such as flu. Research shows that pneumonia is one of the largest infectious cause of deaths in children and around 7% of the adult deaths in the whole world.

The symptoms of pneumonia depend on other factors such as age and strength, medical history and the type of pneumonia the person has. There are home remedies that can be used to reduce the odds of developing pneumonia but cannot treat it completely. The following are the major symptoms of pneumonia and the appropriate home remedies.

A Cough

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A cough is common when a person is in the early stages of developing pneumonia as the body is trying to exit fluids from the lungs to eliminate the infection. The best home remedy for a cough includes the peppermint, eucalyptus, and the fenugreek tea. These herbs are used to soothe the throat and reduce a cough.

The pain and inflammation in the throat that is experienced during coughing can be reduced by taking a mixture of eucalyptus and peppermint herbs. Fenugreek tea can also be used to break the muscles and ease pain and persistent cough. Saltwater gargle is another remedy for a cough to reduce mucus and germs in the throat, which may make the throat to get relief.

Shortness of Breath

Patients suffering from pneumonia and other respiratory infections usually experience a problem in breathing. The best home remedy is caffeine, warm air and rest. The patient is supposed to take a cup of black tea of coffee, which will help in opening the airways in the lungs.

Inhaling warm air will also make the breathing process less restrictive and keeps the throat open. Similarly, rest is vital to allow cellular repair in the body, which is beneficial in enhancing a proper breath.

Chest Pain

xrayChest discomfort is a major symptom of the respiratory infections, especially if a person is suffering from pneumonia. Ginger or turmeric tea is the best home remedy for chest pain, which is caused by a persistent cough. When you deal with a cough itself it will help, you need to take warm tea that is made from turmeric or ginger to reduce the pain in the chest.

The roots of ginger or turmeric are considered to have anti-inflammatory characteristics. You can chop small pieces of the ginger roots, boil with few cups of water, and drink throughout the day.

Fever

Fever is a common symptom of most respiratory diseases. People with pneumonia need to keep the fever down to avoid more complications to their health. The common home remedy for fever includes hydration, fenugreek tea, and a lukewarm bath. It is vital to keep the body full of liquids when you have a fever to prevent dehydration.

Drink more iced beverages to hydrate the body. Fenugreek tea is also good because it may encourage sweating and reduce the body temperature. A lukewarm bath will help the body to cool down and reduce the fever.

Three Most Beneficial Treatments for the Miss V

By Ruben Caldwell / April 4, 2018
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A vagina can bring either pleasure or misery to a woman. A healthy and sexy vagina boosts confidence, especially for sexually-active women. On the other hand, unhealthy miss V can cause discomforts and may lead to severe diseases. And just like typical genital health issues, not only oneself who may get affected, but so do their partners.

The common issues with miss V are abnormal excessive vaginal discharge, vaginal laxity (vaginal looseness), and enlarged labia. The more serious diseases are herpes, chlamydia, or HPV (Human Papilloma Virus). And to make things worse, still very few women are open about their genital health. While in fact, everyone, regardless their sexual behaviors, is prone to genital health problems.

However, thanks to the internet. Nowadays, you can acquire introductory knowledge on genital-related health issues. Once you feel any discomforts or aching, you can search first online about whether the condition requires medical attention or not. Some sites even give you suggestions on treating your private part for daily basis. It claims that self-treatment can improve miss V’s health and maintain the muscle health.

Vajacials

Happy PartnerVajacials is facial for Vagina. It involves applying and massaging creams and foams on the part. If you do it by yourself, make sure that the creams or foams you use do not contain any chemical substances, such as alcohol or antiseptic. They can alter the pH balance of your miss V and disrupt the microbiota. It is very important to keep the good bacteria thrive down there. And contrary to what you might have believed, you must not overly clean your Miss V.

If you are in doubt with what Vajacial is supposed to be like, it is better to get help from professionals. Visit your local Vajacial clinic, and consult your condition. Usually, the mixture of the cream they use contains honey, coconut oil, natural scent, peppermint, and salt.

Normally, you will receive the treatment in three stages: exfoliation, V-mask, and and the magic wand stage. During the exfoliation stage, the therapist will apply an exfoliating cream and scrub away the dead skin cells from your vulva. Then, they will observe whether there are skin conditions, like acne lumps or bumps. And at the next stage, the therapist will apply a V-mask. It tightens the skin on your vulva and gives natural scent without causing pH imbalance. In the last step of the treatment, the therapist will use a wand that emits high-frequency vibration on the skin of your delicate part. It stimulates cells growth and improves blood circulation.

Vaginal steam

Health ChartVaginal steam is like having a spa on your vagina. It is better to go to a therapist for this treatment because they have the proper tools. Buying them for yourself will waste your time on the preparation and the after-treatment cleaning.

Usually, a vaginal steam clinic will offer choices of the herbal mixture recipes. Each recipe has their own benefits. Tell your therapist what you want, or how the condition of your miss V is, to get the right herbal mixture.

Vaginal steam, as the name shows, uses the steam of vaporized herbal mixture. The heat enlarges the pores and blood vessels on the vulva and vagina, which allows the sublimated essence to enter the system.

Kegel exercise

Improving MusclesYou probably have heard this exercise a lot. Kegel strengthens the pelvic muscles and improves blood circulation in the area. The practice does not enhance the appearance of miss V but fixes it from the inside.

Doing Kegel exercise by yourself is alright. But there are other variations of it. To avoid boredom and redundancy, it will be better if you train with a trainer.

Healthy habits to adopt into your lifestyle

By Ruben Caldwell / October 11, 2017
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Healthy living is all about the small things that have a big impact at the end of the day. When it comes to healthy living, many people think that they have to turn their life upside down. The truth is that you can still enjoy healthy living without making drastic changes in your life. All you have to do is to start small. By starting small, you will be able to see the true impact of in the long run. Here are the small changes that you need to make in your life to achieve healthy living.

Healthy habits

Eat healthy food

Eating healthy food is the paramount healthy habit that everyone should adopt. By healthy eating, it means that you should concentrate on buying nutritious foods as opposed to empty calories. Always buy healthy fruits and vegetables and stock them up in your home. Resist the temptation to stock your home with junk food because that is what you are likely to eat. Healthy food is important for keeping our body strong and also protecting our body from diseases and illnesses.

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Keep your body hydrated

It is important to keep your body hydrated at all times by drinking clean water. Drinking enough water will help in flushing out toxins from your body and keep you healthy. By drinking enough water, your body will be able to perform all the body functions without any problems. When it comes to hydrating the body, many people tend to focus on taking unhealthy drinks. The only sure way to keep your body hydrated is by taking water without any additives.

Get enough sleep

Getting enough sleep is an important healthy habit. You need to make sure that you get at least 7 hours of sleep. Enough sleep will allow your body to repair and rejuvenate. Lack of sleep can be very harmful to your body because it only causes dangerous hormones to be produced. When you go to bed, remember to get sufficient sleep and also quality sleep so that you can be strong and healthy for the following day.

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Exercise frequently

Doing exercise is not just about getting the desired body physique. You need to do regular exercise so that you can stay healthy. Cardio exercises for instance are important for keeping your heart healthy at all times. Exercises can go a long way in keeping you fit and healthy.

How To Cure Herpes On Lips

By James Bragg / June 10, 2016

Herpes_labialis_-_opryszczka_wargowaHerpes is an infection which is usually caused by virus Herpes simplex type 1. It appears in the form of the tiny bubbles on the lips or around them, as well as on the nose. The area that is infected with this virus may start to itch, or it will be hot, irritated and painful. A day or two after that, a bubble will appear that grows until it burst. At this place occurs an open wound that eventually is covered the scab, which eventually dries. Herpes is not only a nasty disease it can also be easily transferred. Therefore, here are some tips on preventing and treating herpes.

How to prevent herpes

15286-a-lab-technician-washing-her-hands-pvWhen a person becomes infected with this nasty virus either will acquire immunity on following infections or virus will remain dormant in skin until something triggers again. The re-emergence can be caused by a variety of challengers (such as cold, stress, fatigue and exhaustion, strong sunlight, extremely high or low temperatures, poor diet, etc.). Of course, in the stopping of the occurrence, the most important thing is the prevention of herpes. Primarily this refers to the strengthening of the immune system. It is necessary to eat healthily and to enter a lot of vitamins into your body. Of course, in the strengthening of the immune system also helps enough sleep and regular exercise. Also, it is very important to pay attention to personal hygiene as well as the accessories you are using, such as clean towels, hand washing and avoiding the kissing with persons who are infected.

Untraditional ways of treatment

calendula-933760_640These are things you can do at home to battle this unpleasant virus. However, if herpes does not pass in a week, it is imperative to see a doctor. There are many natural traditional remedies against this virus. In the initial phase, on the infected place you need to put cotton wool soaked with cold coffee without sugar. Also, ice cubes can be helpful. Drugs containing calendula are there to prevent skin that is chapped because of herpes to be infected with bacteria. With the crushing of calendula flower, you need to take the liquid that is obtained with the help of and applies it to the infected area. Propolis is very healing, and in this case, could help with the direct application to herpes. Vaseline, cream of lemon balm, alcohol and zinc cream could be helpful as well. As for the drugs from pharmacies, they are mainly based on a drug called acyclovir that is capable enough to alleviate the symptoms. There are also various patches that are placed directly on the infected place.

Advice and warnings

Try not to touch herpes, but if you do, immediately wash your hands. You should replace linens and towels every day, and do not let someone else use them, in order not to infect. When herpes has the strong appearance and it is very visible, you should immediately visit doctor’s place. If that happens and you tried everything that we advised, going to a doctor’s becomes a necessity.

Unorthodox Treatment For Heart Failure

lemon-906141_640Medical heart failure is a condition that prevents heart muscle’s work in full capacity due to which the organs and tissues receive significantly less blood, oxygen, and other beneficial substances. The mortality rate in these health problems is quite high, but they can be mitigated with proper nutrition, clean lifestyle and numerous preparations of medicinal herbs.

Symptoms of heart failure

6169824610_918d1ac4f2_oThe first sign of heart failure is shortness of breath, which initially occurs during physical exertion and later even during sleep disorder, is expressed during bed rest due to the spillover of fluid from the abdomen and the legs to the chest. Patients can be caused by lack of air, accompanied by shortness of breath and coughing, which can be mitigated by getting up and taking a seated position. Fatigue and weakness often accompany a weak heart, but may also occur anorexia, nausea, dull liver pain and severe vomiting. In elderly patients due to poor blood circulation in the brain resulting confusion, reduce concentration and memory, headaches, insomnia, frequent nighttime urination. Cardiac islands or so-called edema around the ankles and lower legs, are most pronounced in the evening and are formed under the influence of gravity.

The right nutrition

corn-syrup-563796_640To help you and to alleviate discomfort caused by a weak heart, the most important is to correct nutrition. It is important to say that thinking about heart health and taking into account diet is very important. The diets involve eating a lot of vegetables, fruits, legumes, cereals, various seeds, bony fruits, nuts, olive oil, lean meat boiled or roasted, grilled fish, yogurt, and young cheese. It is necessary to completely avoid cigarettes and eliminate from your diet meat products, carbonated drinks, canned food, sugar, especially white flour and biscuits, margarine, lard, refined oils. Equally important is regular exercise. The recommendation is a daily walking in nature, running, cycling, recreation or any other physical activity, because of the great importance of heart health.

Plants for strengthening the heart

adonis-vernalis-872338_640The most famous natural remedy for the heart, to be specific for strengthening the heart muscle, is eating herb hawthorn, which is used as a tea or tincture – popular Hawthorn drops, but also we need to mention the indispensable garlic, mistletoe, lemon balm and wheat germ oil … Most physiotherapist claims that Adonis Vernalis is a boon for the faint of heart. If it is milder heart failure, treatment can be successful just by using hawthorn. Problems can be mitigated and chewing raisins or tops of rosemary. Against anginal pain helps walnut tea.

Natural diuretics

spring-342610_640Among the drugs that almost must be applied in the treatment of heart failure are those for the removal of excess fluid, so called diuretics. There are some plants that have a strong diuretic effect and help a weak heart, and among them are parsley, dandelion, celery, tomatoes, lettuce, green tea, corn silk, cranberry, watermelon, cabbage, vinegar… For heart failure, the best natural remedy is dandelion tea because it eliminates the problems of high cholesterol.