For several centuries water has been an integral part of treatment of several diseases among the ancient Egyptians, Hebrews, Greeks, Persians and Hindus. The Chinese used water as a remedy several centuries before Christ, the Japanese used cold water for treatment of several diseases almost eight hundred years ago. Hippocrates, father of modern medicine, also used hot and cold water successfully for management of diseases such as fever, ulcers, bleeding, inside or outside the body, etc. How is the water regulated? Whenever there is water shortage in your house, you…Read More
Don’t Let Air Pollution Affect Your Health. Here’s 5 Natural Ways to Boost Immunity!
Pollution is not just an issue for India and China, but the entire world is desperately trying to find a solution for the rising levels of pollutants. In the urban cities, especially, the quality of air is dipping fast. Recently, Delhi was in the news due to its extremely poor air quality. Schools, colleges, universities and workplaces had to be shut down, people avoided having to step out of their homes and there was fog everywhere. Well, if you cannot do anything about the pollution outside, you can at least…Read More
How To Read Your Tongue For Key Signs Of Health
Checking up on your health doesn’t have to be expensive and time-consuming. Of course, getting a full medical workup with lab tests and imaging is important if you need it, but for the average person who just wants to get a sense of how well she digested last night’s dinner or how well his body is handling the stress of working overtime, there’s a simple self-check that you can do in your own bathroom mirror. Just stick out your tongue. Within a few seconds, it’s possible to get the inside scoop on…Read More
Home Remedies for Edema
Edema, also known as oedema, dropsy and hydropsy, is an accumulation of fluid in the body’s tissues, which leads to swelling. Although edema can occur in any part of your body, it usually affects the hands, ankles, legs and feet. About 4.4 million people in the U.S. suffer from edema. Common signs and symptoms of edema include swelling, puffiness, stretched or shiny skin, and dimpling of the skin after being pressed for a few seconds. Mild cases of edema may result from sitting or staying in one position for many hours,…Read More