Archive for September, 2012

Health benefits of vitamin A

Thursday, September 27th, 2012

benefits of vitamin A, Health tipsVitamin A has a number of health benefits. Termed as Retinol, Vitamin A has a number of benefits helping the human body in healthy development and functioning. The very first benefit of the Vitamin A is the role it plays in providing good eyesight. Consumption of vitamin A on a regular basis will keep the eye sight perfect. The vitamin A helps in the development of the epithelial cells that cover the human body and server as the protective and shock absorbing layer.

It also provides strength to the tissues and bones. Correct amount of vitamin A helps the proper functioning of the human body including the metabolism and also helps in proper growth of the bones. It also helps the human body to fight against a number of diseases. Thus vitamin A if taken in proper amount will provide the necessary resistive power in the human body against all types of diseases.

Food that can prevent pimple

Saturday, September 22nd, 2012

Healthy food, skin careThere are a lot of foods that you could help you keep away from acne. Fish oil is very good for preventing pimples. The Omega 3 fatty acids that are provided by the fish oil is very essential for constructing healthy cells for your body. They are very good for keeping the skin clear. You can have a lot of vegetables and fruit.

They also provide you with essential nutrients that will help you fight pimples. Herbal tea is also very good for your skin. There are a number of beneficial vitamins that can prevent the formation of pimples in your skin. Pimples are also caused by stress. Tea is a very good stress buster. Drinking a lot of water is very good for fighting pimples. Water will get the blood purified and that in turn will help you keep away from acne. Yogurts and walnuts are also very good for fighting pimple as well.

How to get rid of eye dryness

Monday, September 17th, 2012

 eye dryness, eye careThere are many symptoms of a person suffering from eye dryness. For some it can be an eye sight problem while some may have a sticky feeling when they try to open the eyes after they wake up. This is not a good sign because once the eye starts drying up it can lead to blindness. The best way to get rid of such a situation is by consulting the doctor.

There are several procedures by which the dryness can be avoided. The first thing that you have to see after you consult the doctor is at what level the dryness is. This would give the optician an idea as to how to treat you because these treatments are very sensitive in nature. When you are at home you should always wash your eyes with cold water and you must practice this at least thrice daily. If you have the habit of working on the computer then you should rest your after a certain period of time. Computers are increasingly becoming the reason for a person’s eye dryness.

How to care for burnt skin

Wednesday, September 12th, 2012

care for burnt skin, skin careA minor skin burn is common and it’s not something to worry about, given that you take care of it in the right manner. When you burn your skin, the first thing is to place the burnt area under running tap water. After that, examine the area and check the degree of burn. If you think that the area looks severely blistered and swollen and there is excessive bleeding too, then you should immediately go to a doctor.

If not, the pour some cold water on the area and let it dry. After that, put a thin layer of burn care product cream. Antibiotic cream, herbal cream and Aloe Vera creams are the best. Take a medical gauze bandage and secure the place by covering it completely. Tie it up well enough so that it doesn’t come off but also don’t tie it too tight. Never apply cotton to open wounds. Change the dressing daily. When the wound closes up, put some wound drying cream and stop putting the gauze. You can take painkillers during the whole time for relief.

What is astigmatism?

Friday, September 7th, 2012

Astigmatism, eye careAstigmatism is an optical defect which many people face. It is rare compared to myopia and hypermetropia but not unheard of. The image formation doesn’t occur on the retina of the eye and the person has a blurred vision. Actually, the person has difficulty to focus on horizontal and vertical lines at the same time while viewing an image.

Sometimes it so happens that astigmatism cannot be cured by spectacles but only by contact lenses. This happens mostly when the cornea is scarred or there are some irregularities in the crystalline lens. Some symptoms of astigmatism can be severe too where vision gets severely blurred and headaches may occur. You should get yourself checked immediately as ignoring it might lead to worse conditions especially if you already have migraine. Corrective lenses will help you see better again. Refractive surgery is also possible which can fix this problem for good. In most cases, one doesn’t need t wear glasses ever again after this surgery.