Most women want to avoid vaginal tear that happens during labor. A tear occurs when the perineum does not stretch enough to let the baby out. However, there are a few ways to minimize the risk of a tear. 1. Eat Healthy Improving skin and muscle health is vital when[.....]
Water births are a method of pain management for natural births which, simply stated, involve mothers who labor and deliver in water without any pain medication. Many women labor in a tub filled with warm water and then step out to push, or only get into the tub to push.[.....]
This series of photos is from a single labor. The photos are wonderful, raw, and personal. I love watching this family and their doula support one another as this mother labors using a wide variety of positions in labor. The commentary is more on the positions in general, and not[.....]
Take cleaned cloves of 4 garlic bulbs. Rinse 4 lemons and chop them into small pieces. Put them in a blender and pulse until a paste is achieved. Mix this with 3 lts of water, refrigerate for 3 days in a closed container. After 3 days, consume 1 tbs three times a day and gradually move to 3 tbs per intake. This will gradually reduce bad cholesterol from the system.
Drink a glass of water before and after every meal. Eat fiber-rich foods. Use smaller plates and spoons. Sit properly, eat slowly and chew your food well. Avoid distractions like TV and music while eating. Cut down on sugar - it blocks the satiety signal. Get your calories from solid foods instead of beverages. When you order in, use a plate instead of eating directly from the bag.
The Correct Way Of Drinking Water Human body consists of 50-70% water. Our body continuously needs water to perform all the activities and functions; therefore drinking water is very good for health. Ayurveda has laid down some essential guidelines for drinking water to help improve your health and to prevent[.....]
To avoid hair fall: avoid mental stress, practice meditation and breathing exercises, increase your intake of protein, drink sufficient water daily, sleep for at least 7 hours a day, don't suppress natural urges of urine, stool and flatus, avoid high salt and sour foods and try not to wash your too often, with extremely hot water and synthetic shampoos.
Blend 1 lemon, 1 cucumber, 1 tbs grated ginger, 1 tbs of aloe vera juice, a bunch of cilantro/parsley and ½ glass of water until smooth and drink before bedtime. This drink boosts your metabolism rate and burn fat as you sleep. Cucumber and lemon flush fat and toxins respectively, while ginger eases digestion and parsley/cilantro is rich in antioxidants.
Losing or gaining weight is not just about calories. Studies have demonstrated that multiple factors beyond what we eat affect our weight. So the best way to reach the right weight is to create a balance on different levels. And since the morning sets the tone for the entire day, a[.....]
During pregnancy, your baby stays safe in the womb inside the amniotic sac. The amniotic fluid protects the baby from infections, and gives them some space to move around. This membrane sac is commonly referred to as the ‘water bag’. Normally, the water bag breaks once you go into labor.[.....]
Okra, also known as “lady’s fingers” and “gumbo,” is a green flowering plant. Okra packs a potassium punch, has many vitamins and minerals and is nearly calorie-free. And guess what? Drinking water in which okra has been soaked overnight will make diabetes go away. Don’t believe us? Read more and find[.....]
Thirst is a natural urge that should be fulfilled naturally. Hydrate when your thirsty. A glass when you wake up and with your meals will do you good, too.
The word Ayurveda can be very intimidating for the first time. But the truth is that Ayurvedic wisdom can be understood, embraced, and enjoyed by everyone. Just by adding a few daily rituals into your routine, you can start preventing multiple diseases right now and stay healthy. Here’s are 10 simple[.....]
Trim your thighs and hips with the help of squats, yoga, or HIIT. Make a few changes to your lifestyle like taking the stairs, or even cycling to work.
New research is suggesting that exposure to a variety of bacteria (both good and bad) during childhood helps build immunity. We are surrounded by friendly bacteria that play a critical role in our health. So, don't get obsessive about being squeaky clean. You can do without those heavy-duty soaps and sanitizers. Water, plain soap and friction, every once in a while, might be best!
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