13 August 2010

10 simple ways to prevent heart disease

1. Take 30 minutes walk in every morning.
2. Give up fried food.
3. Smile more often.
4. Quit smoking.
5. Spend some time with family after returned from office.
6. Keep the body weight under control.
7. Eat more fruits and vegetables.
8. Do meditation for 15-20 minutes daily.
9. Check the cholesterol and blood pressure level regularly.
10. Practice outdoor games or play with pets in open air for an hour daily.
Essential vitamin for heart:
A recent analysis says that getting enough Vitamin D could halve the risk of heart disease. An easy way to get this vitamin is that the skin should expose to sunlight.

Essential diet for healthy heart:
Include plenty of whole grain, fish, fruits, vegetables, nuts and legumes in daily food. Consume very little refined grains, sugar-sweetened beverages and red meat.

02 August 2010

Easy home remedies for ear ache

Many people suffer from complications with their ears. These complications include earaches, problems with earwax buildup etc. Ear infections occur due to bacterial or viral infections. Some home remedies are listed here. Try anyone of this tip to get rid off the ear ache.

1. Warm lemon or onion juice slightly; apply to the troublesome ear on a plug of cotton wool. This will relieve the pain and heals infection in it.

2. A juice made from a few Basil (tulsi) leaves should be warmed gently and apply it to the painful ear. Definitely it will show a positive result.

3. Crush 2-3 garlic and warm it in a teaspoon of edible oil and use this mixture as ear drops.

4. Heat few drops of olive oil at a reasonable temperature and pour it in the aching ear. Rub very gently under the ear and the close the ear with a large piece of cotton wool.

5. Deep fry a clovee in a tablespoon of sesame oil and apply this oil in the hurting ear to ease the pain.

6. Take a few drops of ginger juice and warm it slightly. Applying this juice as ear drop will give relief from ear ache.

7. Slightly warm a small quantity of the juice from parsley, and then apply it with cotton to treat the paining ear.

8. Heat few drops of coconut oil and add a pinch of camphor in it. Use it for ear pain.

9. To pacify an earache quick, cover your ear with a towel that has been wet with warm water. The heat and moisture combination is soothing and the heat will help to melt earwax which could be contributing to the congestion.

10. Avoid smoking and also cover the outer layer of ear with cotton, as it prevents the ear from various air and water borne infections and aches.