Archive for the ‘Common Diseases’ Category

Self hypnosis to help you sleep

Tuesday, August 28th, 2012

Self hypnosis, sleeping disordersvThere can be various reasons why you are having problem falling asleep. If the problem of insomnia keeps on troubling for a very long time, one of the most advisable things that you can do is go and see your doctor. In some cases insomnia can be easily dealt with by a minor change in your diet and in other cases there could be various deep troubles that could be a cause for the insomnia. There are also various things that you can try doing at your home to tackle your long troubling insomnia. Certain relaxing tasks like brushing your teeth, cleaning the dishes and putting on your pyjama can help you fall asleep quickly.

One of the other methods which you can try at your home for curing your insomnia and quickly falling asleep is the process of self hypnosis. The process of self hypnosis was developed by a French hypnotherapist called Emile Coue.

DIY care for sinus infection

Saturday, June 23rd, 2012

Tips to cure sinus infection, SinusesSinuses are cavities that are present near your nose and there can happen infection which results in lots of pain. Sinus infections are of two types: acute and chronic. The chronic type lasts longer and is a greater source of pain than the acute ones. The best home remedy is to inhale steam that makes mucus thin to ease its evacuation. A hot cloth if applied on the forehead can cause great relief. It helps in draining the mucus from the sinuses.

Another very comfortable remedy is you can apply paste of cinnamon and water or water mixed with ginger and mustard seeds. You can also drink juice of raw grapes for good results. You can also inhale steam of eucalyptus which helps in decongestion. Home remedies are really very useful to reduce sinus pain and you can also get a good deal of relief. Sinus is a problem of many people and you can easily use these methods to give yourself relief with no risk of side effects.

Adult diapers what they are?

Sunday, June 17th, 2012

Adult diapers, Fecal incontinenceAdult diaper as the name suggests are used by adults. Those adults who have a body which is just a little bit bigger and larger than that of an infant or a toddler use it. Incontinence, mobility impairment and dementia are few of the reasons when an adult diaper come into play. They come in varied forms like that of underpants, pads or may be the traditional child diapers. For the sake of dignity however the term diaper is avoided and ‘briefs’ is used.

Adults who face urinary or Fecal incontinence or any other medical conditions are forced to wear briefs or diapers. Astronauts are seen to wear trunk like diapers which a super absorbent. Quite funny and imaginary but we have infantilists and diaper fetishists who wear diapers just for the sake of comfort, under the sun too. Guards who have to be in a place for a long time use diapers for emergency discharge of urinal. People diving in diving suits also may wear diapers because they have to be under water for several hours at a stretch.

How to deal with a tickly cough

Thursday, June 14th, 2012

Tips to cure cough, health care tipsCoughing is a reflex action initiated by the sensory nerves in the lining of the respiratory passages which are the tubes we use to inhale oxygen and exhale carbon dioxide. When a person coughs there takes place a slim intake of breath and voice box closes for a moment. The chest and abdominal muscles close which results in the increase of pressure needed to pull out air out of lungs when the larynx re-opens. Coughing is a regular symptom when the airways are tight. Coughing means there is an unwanted something in the respiratory passage.

The first and foremost way to treat a cough is get it doctored by a doctor. In cases when coughing becomes irritating the intake of cough syrups becomes unavoidable. Tickly cough can be treated with a cough suppressant to reduce the cough reflex. These include Codeine, Dextromethorphan and Pholcodine. Simple glycerine, lemon, honey linctus coat and sooth the throat are traditional and effective cough suppressants. But as before said, self medication is dangerous therefore always consult a doctor. Take it to be a sin- the intake of medicines without the medical officers’ prescription.

Effective common cold remedies

Wednesday, June 6th, 2012

Treatments for common cold, cold and coughThere are certain illnesses that bother humans on a daily basis but just can not be eradicated all together. These are known as common diseases and one can just only hope to take precautions against them. One of such diseases is the common cold. As the name suggests, it is a very common nagging illness that can affect anyone of any age at any point of time. The worst part being that they reduce the daily efficiency of a human being and lead to irritation that gives the most trouble.

However, there are some effective treatments for common cold that are available in the market. One can use Eucalyptus oil to make the breathing process easier for closed nose situations. According to recent research one can use Zinc remedies also to cure one from the grips of common cold. Having lots of fruits rich in Vitamin C can also help in the long run to protect against it.

Symptoms of urinary tract infection

Tuesday, June 5th, 2012

Symptoms of urinary tract infection, urinary infection The most common among the individuals suffering from urinary infection are that they are exposed to higher risks due to unawareness of the symptoms and late treatments due to unawareness on the ills of the infection.

The most common and easy identification of symptoms is while urinating, there are burning sensations and even at times pain in the urinary organs but the pain disappears after the individual has relieved himself. The other symptom being, frequent urination possibility with minimum outlet each time, so the above two symptoms may couple up or occur independently. The other warnings can be change in urine odour or colour or there are other recognisable changes in the urine output. Consult medical assistance at the earliest. Presence of blood in urine outputs can be a warning bell too but they occur at later stages and then medical assistance is required to stop it from spreading into kidneys however late detection can lead to kidneys being affected. Anti-biotic are the main treatments to the infection.

Urinary Incontinence: what is it?

Saturday, June 2nd, 2012

Causes of Incontinence, health disordersThe involuntary leakage of our body urine is called as urinary incontinence. One starts to wee when there is no intention to do it. When the voluntary control of the urinary sphincter becomes weak, its ability to hold urine in the bladder becomes negligible. Statistics profess that urinary incontinence is more common in women than that of men. The main symptom is that you release urine, even when you don’t want to.

Incontinence may occur in two ways, one being stress incontinence which takes place due to physical pressure. It might take place in women after giving birth or going through menopause. Urine starts flowing uncontrollably due to the immense pressure on the bladder. The amount of urine that flows depends on the fall of pressure and ability of the bladder to withstand. Secondly urge incontinence, also called reflex incontinence, is the second most common form of incontinence. It takes place when the bladder is either unstable or overactive. This is an involuntary loss of urine, without any apparent reason, suddenly feeling the need to urinate.

Dealing with mood disorder

Wednesday, May 30th, 2012

Mood disorder, Common DiseasesOne of the major reasons for family conflicts nowadays is mood disorder. The main problem lies in the fact that mood disorder can come and go at any point of time without any warning but most of the time the damage that it creates becomes irreparable. But learning how to deal with such a situation in case of a loved one suffering from this problem can help in the recovery and also keep the family harmony intact.

The first thing that a person can do to help the person suffering is to learn about the disease and recognize the syndromes that lead to the mood disorder. Learning the signs as to when an outburst is about to occur is extremely important in diffusing the situation. The condition of mood disorder can be extremely unnerving as the person can be extremely happy an instant and switch over to being morose then very next. Understanding is the key to overcome this situation and abate this problem thereby maintaining family harmony.

How to heal a tennis elbow

Tuesday, May 29th, 2012

Tips to heal a tennis elbow,  tennis elbowIf you love playing tennis and have a habit of playing it regularly then sooner or later you will be suffering from the problem of tennis elbow. In this problem you will have pain in the elbow of your playing arm. This is known as Lateral Epicondylitis in the field of medical science. This problem is faced by every tennis player or cricketer. You can cure it by visiting a physiotherapist with some exercise. This can also be cured with the help of some medicines.

But if you want to stay away from the antibiotics there is an herbal and natural way of treating this problem too. The herbs act as a good medicine for any problem that you face. It soothes your pains and comforts you. The ice and hot pack also acts as a good healer for the pain. The potato packs also acts as a good medicine for you. Thus, you can cure your tennis elbow easily.

Curing gardeners back

Monday, May 28th, 2012

Cure back pain, painAll gardeners have one thing in common apart from their interest in gardening. And that is severe backache. Continuous pruning and weeding while bending down can cause agonizing back pain. Therefore, you need to know who to cure it. If you are experiencing backache due to gardening, you should used raised bed while gardening. You can also do the while kneeling down, just make sure that you use a kneepad to avoid sore knees. Try to avoid bending and stooping at all cost.

Simple stretching exercises before staring the gardening work can go a long way in curing your back pain. While digging up the ground try to keeping a hollow pain, this will help a lot. Do not stay in the same position for a very long time. After you finish with the work, do stretching exercises. At the end of the day, enjoy a long and warm bath.