24 February 2011

Probiotics To Prevent Flu

Women may have a higher level of immunity compared with men. According to the National Academy of Sciences U.S., at least 3 times women exposed to influenza in a year. Therefore, wake up your body's defense to keep it healthy.

There are some easy ways to apply, in order to stay healthy and avoid the flu. One of them with emphasis on taking probiotics. With the number of probiotics in the gut, helping to combat the evil micro-organisms that make your gut suffers.

In addition, probiotics also affects T cells, white blood cells important to improve the ability of the immune system.



Based on the latest research, published in the journal Postgraduate Medicine, women who take probiotics every day, experienced a significant increase in T cells and thus avoid the body from infection.

"To get it you can eat yogurt, miso, tempeh, also equipped with 60-90 milligrams taking additional supplements every morning, especially when the weather was cold," said Mira Baron, MD, specialist in internal medicine in Cleveland.

Is There Drug For Wrinkles?

The only effective way to prevent wrinkles is to avoid aging, such as ways to freeze myself like Austin Powers. As for the block, we can wear sunscreen and moisturizer. To reduce or prevent wrinkles there are several options.

Tretinoin (Retin-A) is the only topical treatment that has been proven to cure wrinkles in clinical studies using the controls. This material is also the only one allowed by the FDA for anti-wrinkle treatment. Tretinoin increases sensitivity to sunlight, and therefore users of this drug should avoid contact with the sun, for example by wearing protective clothing, and repeatedly applying sunscreen.


Tretinoin side effects include peeling, dry skin, burning, itching, and reddened skin.
Hydroxy acid is also used in creams sold in cosmetic shops. There are reports that this material is quite successful for mild wrinkles. However, the content and types of hydroxy acids in each product is different, then the success rate of each product was different.

Other, more drastic treatment include chemical peels and laser polishing. However, the short answer, true wrinkles can not be recovered.

18 February 2011

Aspirin Can Be the Cure for Dandruff

Aspirin is not only used as migraine headaches and relieve pain, but also can be used as a dandruff reliever medication. How?

When the skin of the scalp dandruff make heating up, aspirin can help eliminate the buildup of dandruff.

Aspirin can be a simple way homemade effectively eliminate dandruff in the first few days. Can also clean the scalp of dandruff premises regularly wash the head with aspirin.

Way, by smoothing the two tablets of aspirin. Mixed with aspirin which has been fine with regular shampoo in the palm of the hand. Apply on wet hair, massage and let the mixture remain in hair for two minutes. When thoroughly to remove any residual aspirin powder was left.

Dandruff is an itchy skin condition on the scalp that developed during the process of normal growth of cells in the scalp.

On a normal scalp, old cells die and peel off about every month and the replacement cells would be produced quickly. But if the scalp dandruff, skin cells will flake prior to death.



In addition to aspirin, there are several other natural ways that can help overcome dandruff, namely:

1. Aloe vera
Applying a resin or gel from aloe vera to the scalp and hair for 15 to 20 minutes before shampooing and washing hair with shampoo to help keep the scalp from dandruff.

2. Tea tree oil
Tea tree oil provides a natural alternative as an anti-bacterial and anti fungal, according to the International Aromatherapy and Herb Association. Add a few drops of tea tree oil to the scalp and then Wash your hair as usual.

3. ACV
Apple cider vinegar to restore proper pH balance to the scalp. Campus Barber at Duke University recommends rinsing the hair with a mixture of 3 cups of warm water and 1 cup apple cider vinegar to banish dandruff. Massage the scalp, leave for 30 minutes and then wash as usual.

4. Baking soda
Baking soda can relieve itching due to dandruff. How, wet my hair and use shampoo as usual. Pour a little baking soda into the palm of the hand, then apply on wet hair. Rinse with warm water.

17 February 2011

That Make Sleep Tonight Not Asleep

Sleep problems not only make people tired and frustrated but also threatens health. Here are some disorders that make a person unable to sleep asleep as baby.
Lack of sleep can make a person feel tired and sleepy that is not fair in the daytime. The experts reveal that in fact there are 89 different sleep disorders, but generally there are 7 most common disorders in the community.


1. Sleep is not restful or restless
Possible cause is the room temperature is too hot or feeling anxious, causing disturbed sleep.

Dr Neil Stanley tells the room temperature is too hot will make a person restless so it always moves to try to cool the body. Generally, this condition occurs in women during menopause and menstrual cycle due to increased body temperature.

To fix this try making the temperature in the room as comfortable as possible. If the air is too cold and thus require a blanket or a heater, then set the temperature is not too high because the body will always burn calories during sleep that makes it generates heat.




2. Dizziness or head when you wake up groggy
Possible cause is the change in routine or too much sleep. This is because the body needs order and want to get up at the same time each day.

If the routine is disrupted the body must deal with a new adaptation back, and this usually happens when you wake up frequently on Monday morning because people usually wake up more during the weekend.

To overcome this problem is to apply a regular sleep pattern even on weekends. These conditions will help to synchronize with the body's natural rhythm and avoid feeling dizzy waking.

3. Walking or talking in his sleep
Possible cause is the influence of alcohol, drugs, genetics or something in one's mind that trigger activity in the evening.

This condition occurs because part of the brain that regulate issues such as control and navigation are realized when people were sleeping, and in children because her nervous system is still developing.

To speak during sleep disturbance is often harmless, but if you walk while sleeping can be dangerous, such as falling, tripping, and especially when it came out of the house.

To overcome this try to avoid triggers such as alcohol, check the side effects of drugs consumed and find out if there is another family member like this.

4. Impaired sleep apnea
Possible cause is being overweight or experiencing anxiety. Sleep disturbance is usually characterized by cessation of breathing for a moment without realizing it by that person.

Airway during sleep this patient began to collapse that causes breathing to stop for 10-60 seconds, because it decreases oxygen levels in the brain makes a person wake up and start breathing again. This condition would make a person feel refreshed when you wake up and fatigue throughout the day.

If this condition continues from week to week, you should consult with your doctor to get a proper diagnosis so that a person can wake up refreshed.

5. Waking at night
Possible cause is that the atmosphere changes, stress or age. Generally someone will sleep well if he feels comfortable and secure, so if there is something disturbing thoughts or damage the environment can make people wake up.

To overcome this try to avoid excessive drinking making a full bladder, as well as avoiding the consumption of heavy meals before bed that keeps the body must digest.

6. Nightmare
Stress is likely to be a contributing factor, although sometimes these events happen randomly. This condition would make a person wake up and sleep becomes not soundly. To fix this try doing some relaxation techniques before bed so that the mind becomes calm.

7. Too much sleep
People who are too much sleep or hypersomnia is a disease and is one marker of poor health. This condition occurs in chronic phase of long-term depression.

To overcome this try to pay attention to how long sleep owned, if long sleep, still sleepy during the day and had difficulty to get up immediately consult a doctor.

15 February 2011

Diligent Drinking Milk Can Reduce Colon Cancer Risk

Formula milk is not good for toddlers, but that does not mean school kids do not need to drink milk. Good drinking milk for children because it can minimize the risk of colon cancer in adulthood by 40 percent.

Children who consumed half a liter of milk a day had a strong protective effect against the disease. And one key to success is the anti-cancer effects are obtained if the child is drinking milk for several years as a child.

Researchers found school children have 20 percent lower risk tumors as an adult if she drank milk every day for 4-6 years, and has a 40 percent lower risk if he drank milk more than 6 years as a child.



Experts predict the long-term dairy consumption can increase the intake of calcium in the body that can protect the intestine against damage and kill cancer cells before they form tumors.

Professor Brian Cox of Otago, New Zealand says more research needs to further prove that the milk can reduce the risk of cancer in future generations. The results of this study are reported in the American Journal of Epidemiology.

"Consuming milk when school is very important because it ensures the children have adequate nutrition intake. Also a glass of milk has the same amount of calcium contained in a kilo of spinach," says Dr Judith Bryans, director of the Dairy Council..

Colorectal cancer occurs as a result of abnormal cell growth in colon cancer. Signs or symptoms that appear are the bloody defecation, hard poo and pain in the lower abdomen that does not go away.

In addition to diligent when mash-fed child, some things can be done to reduce the risk of colon cancer such as maintaining body weight to stay healthy, avoid alcohol, consumption of fiber and physical activity.

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