Tips For Those Who Have Arthritis Pains

Arthritis is a disease which is usually linked to aging. It is a joint disorder which is caused by inflammations. There are more than 100 types of arthritis, but rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis are among the most common ones. The symptoms of arthritis include joint aches and pains, swelling, stiffness, redness, as well as limited movement and function of joints. Usually, arthritis is caused by several factors like genetic predisposition, hormonal changes and chemical imbalances, improper function of the immune system and so on.

There are many options and approaches to treat arthritis pains, and it is important not only get rid of inflammation, but also find a cause of the problem. You can opt for using antibiotics and various medications, or trying surgical methods, or follow a natural approach an use herbal remedies for arthritis. Below, you can see some tips for the people who suffer from arthritis.

  • Always keep you joints and body warm, avoid currents and cold meals. You can use ginger root tea for its excellent warming effects.
  • Try to avoid eating hard meals and especially fast food.
  • Visit a specialist for an examination and avoid self-treatment.
  • Learn more about natural remedies and herbal teas which are recommended to be used for arthritis relief. The most common of those include camphor, rosemary, thyme, lavender, juniper and sage oils, which can be applied externally to reduce the symptoms.
  • You can use natural diuretics to improve detoxification.
  • Use fish oil supplements as Omega 3 fatty acids are reported to relieve the symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis.
  • Massage your joints very gently for improving blood circulation.

Losing Weight Around The Clock

Having extra weight is among the most common problems of today’s women. But not many of them are aware of the fact that if we listen to natural rhythms of our body and follow the directions our body shows us, we can effectively reduce body mass and lose up to 12-15 pounds in ten weeks. All we need to do is to follow the time of the day and react properly on the needs of our body.

7 a.m. – 9 a.m. In the morning, our stomach is the first one to begin working actively. This time of the day is the best time for having a good meal. Your breakfast can include cereal with low fat milk, fresh veggies and fruit, a sandwich with dark bread, some cheese and ham, an omelet and so on.

9 a.m – 11 a.m. Our stomach has worked great and needs rest, and it is the time for peak function of our thyroid gland. If you want to have a bit so badly, keep it as light as possible.

11 a.m. – 2 p.m. This period of time is the time of maximum activity of our heart and the whole cardio-vascular system. Try not to overeat at your lunch: eat a salad and some soup.

2 p.m. – 6 p.m. In the afternoon, our kidneys and bladder are very active, therefore you need to drink a lot of water. Such foods as boiled chicken meat or seafood can be a good bite in this period of time.

6 p.m. – 8 p.m. Time for a light dinner. This time of the day we have very effective blood circulation and digestion function, therefore everything we eat can be consumed fast.

8 p.m. – 11 p.m. Our body is getting prepared to rest, therefore it is better to avoid having any type of bite.

After 11 p.m. our gall bladder gets activated, therefore strictly avoid any fatty meal! If you are dying for a bite after 11 p.m., eat a slice of fruit or drink a glass off water with 3-4 drops of lemon juice.

Top 5 Foods For Female Beauty

The world’s leading nutritionists are repeatedly publishing the lists of the best foods for good health and beauty. Recently, one more list was published, which includes 5 best foods for beauty, youth and attractiveness.

1. Cabbage and broccoli. This natural food is extremely useful for our digestion, stimulate detoxification and metabolism, and so on. Specialists say that our beauty greatly depends on our overall health, that is why this food can help us not only become healthier but look better as well.

2. Avocado. This fruit is one of those healthy foods, which have a very high content of natural vitamins, including vitamins A, B, C, D and others. Regular consumption of this fruit is inked to reduced levels of cholesterol in the blood, better quality of skin and hair, and so on.

3. Kiwifruit. One of the best sources of vitamin C and beta-carotene, which is a vital vitamin for skin health.

4. Mushrooms. This natural food is extremely helpful for complexion and skin. Filled up with antioxidants, including selenium and vitamin B5, regular consumption of this food is linked to slowed down aging processes.

5. Cheese. Such type of foods is difficult to call “healthy foods“, but consuming small amounts of cheese every day can provide our body with calcium, phosphorus and proteins.

Aromatherapy For A Healthy Lifestyle

Aromatherapy is an ancient approach to healing various heath problems, which means using vapors of essential oils to treat certain body systems. Aromatherapy can help to get rid of a great number of infectious diseases, psychological disorders, skin irritations and imperfections, immune system problems and chemical imbalances, and so on. Adding a couple of drops of your favorite essential oil or a blend of some oils is one of the most pleasant ways to enjoy health benefits of aromatherapy.

By doing this, one can not only inhale therapeutic vapors, but also enjoy positive effects of essential oils on the skin. It is a known fact that most essential oils are very good sources of vitamin E, which is vital for proper skin quality. In addition, it is possible to enjoy such heath benefits of aromatherapy as preventing the risks of having many common diseases. Keep water temperature close to your body temperature , and do not make the whole procedure last longer than 15-20 minutes.

If you are using a blend of essential oils, it is possible to increase the dose up to 8 drops for one full bathtub. If you want to get rid of depressive thoughts, uplift your spirit and renew your energy, it is recommended to use citrus essential oils, like orange, grapefruit, lemon, lime, bergamot and others. They have a refreshing summery aroma, which can energize and bring beautiful thoughts about warm summer in cold winter days. Warning: when having a bath with essential oils like cinnamon, rosemary, juniper, tea tree, eucalyptus, marjoram and others, beware of their possible toxic effects.

Living A High Quality Life

We all want to be happy in this life, but is happiness possible without good health? Everything we do in our daily life is connected with physical activities and using our body, especially our spine, to compete one of another task.  When we are healthy, we sometimes do not value our health as much as we should. And only when we start feeling a sort of pain, especially chronic pains, we begin understanding, how valuable important our health is.

Undoubtedly, healthy spine is one of the main assets of good overall health. In our times, more and more people feel back pains and are driven to the specialists who can help them to get rid of those pains. However, until we are forced to do so, most of us feel lazy to do simple exercises for stretching our spine and keeping it healthy. There are easy and useful recommendations, which actually can be put to three main rules on how to keep our spine healthy.

The first one is to rest on a high quality bed. Everyone should be very attentive when choosing a good mattress and a good pillow, taking into account own preferences and other conditions. The second rule is to do regular stretching exercises every single day. In particular, it is very important to start your morning with some easy stretching, cos’ after 8 hours of rest our spine is quite vulnerable. Finally, the third rule means being very attentive with lifting loads. Generally, it can be put to the following: when lifting something heavy, try to keep your spine straight and use your leg muscles, which are strong enough to life up t 30-40 kg of weight.