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Hypothyroidism is a condition in which the body doesn’t make enough thyroid hormones.Thyroid hormones help control growth, cell repair, and metabolism. As a result, people with hypothyroidism may experience tiredness, hair loss, weight gain ,feeling cold, and feeling down, among many other symptoms.Hypothyroidism affects 1–2% of people worldwide and is ten times more likely to affect women than men. Foods alone won’t cure hypothyroidism. However, a combination of the right nutrients and medication can help restore thyroid function and minimize your symptoms. This episode outlines the best diet for hypothyroidism, including which foods to eat and which to avoid — all based on research.
Hyperthyroidism happens when there’s too much thyroid hormone in your body. This condition is also called thyrotoxicosis. An overactive or enlarged thyroid gland may produce more thyroid hormone.Enjoy home-cooked whole foods on a low-iodine diet. Avoid restaurant, boxed or processed meals, and prepared sauces and marinades. These may contain added iodine. If you’re on a low-iodine diet, it can be more difficult to get enough vitamin D and calcium. Talk with your doctor or dietitian about taking supplements for these nutrients.
A sedentary lifestyle and genetic susceptibility are some of the prominent reasons for diabetes in many of us. When the body doesn’t produce enough insulin or doesn’t respond to the insulin had resulted in diabetes. You are at a greater risk of getting this metabolic disease if you consume a high-calorie diet with little to no physical activity. Try the home remedies for diabetes to fight this silent killer.
For many people, dark circles are temporary and are often an indication of aging or lack of sleep. Though there are a number of at-home and medical treatments available to improve the appearance of your eyes, dark circles are typically no cause for alarm. However, if the discoloration or swelling worsens over time, schedule a visit with your doctor or dermatologist to ensure you have correctly diagnosed the issue and are receiving the best treatment.
Having pink eye isn’t anyone’s idea of a good time, but it’s easy to treat. You’ll generally be out of commission for about a week. That’s from the first sign of infection until it’s resolved. Prepare to see your doctor by making note of your symptoms, and the timeline in which you contracted the disease.Once your physician has determined if your infection is viral or bacterial and has prescribed the right medication, you’re well on your way to being clear-eyed and healthy.
Your hair goes through a natural cycle of dying and then being regenerated. As your hair follicles age, they produce less color.Although your genetics will determine the actual start of graying, once you’re 35 years old, your aging hair follicles are likely to produce a white or gray hair to replace the last hair that died.While some people celebrate gray hair as a sign of maturity and wisdom, many feel that they look older when their hair starts growing gray and would like the gray to go away for a more youthful appearance.
Diabetes is a group of diseases in which the body doesn’t produce enough or any insulin, doesn’t properly use the insulin that is produced, or exhibits a combination of both. When any of these things happens, the body is unable to get sugar from the blood into the cells. That leads to high blood sugar levels.Glucose, the form of sugar found in your blood, is one of your main energy sources. A lack of insulin or resistance to insulin causes sugar to build up in your blood. This can lead to many health problems.
Dandruff affects up to 50% of people.An itchy scalp and flakiness are the hallmark signs of this condition, but it may also cause other symptoms like greasy patches on the scalp and tingling skin.Underlying causes of dandruff include dry skin, seborrheic dermatitis, sensitivity to hair products and the growth of a specific type of fungus that lives on the scalp.While there are plenty of over-the-counter products designed to treat dandruff, natural remedies can be just effective.This episode includes home remedies to naturally get rid of dandruff.
Kidney stones are typically a painful condition. Fortunately, diet can be an effective tool in managing and preventing kidney stones. Staying hydrated and avoiding certain foods that are high in salt and sugar, and pairing calcium with oxalate rich foods are important elements of a kidney stone diet.
Menopause begins in the late 40s or early 50s for most women. It usually lasts for a few years.During this time, at least two-thirds of women experience symptoms of menopause.These include hot flashes, night sweats, mood swings, irritability and tiredness.In addition, menopausal women are at a higher risk of several diseases including osteoporosis, obesity, heart disease and diabetes.Many women turn to natural supplements and remedies for relief.Here is a list of natural ways to reduce the symptoms of menopause.
Many nutrients are involved in keeping bones healthy. Calcium and vitamin D are two of the most important.Calcium is a mineral that’s essential to your body functioning properly and is stored in your bones. Your body needs vitamin D to absorb calcium. Not getting enough calcium in your diet can lead to fragile, brittle bones that are more prone to fractures and disease.Vitamin K, vitamin C, magnesium, and phosphorus are other important nutrients for bone health.
Are you worried about upper belly fat? Many of us are frustrated with the fat around the tummy, as it is not only unsightly but also causes severe health issues. Your lifestyle, genetics, and many other factors play a role in determining the fat storage in your body, and upper stomach fat is tough to burn for many of us. I present you with attractive options about how to reduce upper stomach fat in this episode.
One such fruit often hailed as the “Jewel of Fruits” is the Pomegranate. It gets that name from its shiny red edible seeds which look like beautiful jewels. Apart from its juicy taste, Pomegranate offers numerous benefits to health, hair and skin which we shall discuss in this episode.Pomegranate also called “Anar” in Hindi grows in mild-temperature to tropical climates. It is widely cultivated in the Asian and Mediterranean regions for its edible seeds called Arils used in juices, jams and desserts. Even its skin is used in many herbal medicines for its rich therapeutic properties.
One such staple ingredient is mustard, a tiny black seed with a pungent flavour! When pressed hard, these seeds release a thick and aromatic oil called Mustard Oil, which turns any dish into a flavour bomb! Also, called Sarson ka tel in Hindi, mustard oil works as a holy grail to your skin by offering some unbelievable health and cosmetic benefits. From helping us fight infections to promoting healthy hair growth, you must know about these 8 Mustard Oil benefits for health, hair and skin.
Vitamin A plays an important role in a healthy diet. Daily intake of vitamin A-rich foods helps in proper functioning and development of our body ie, which helps in maintaining the health of our skin, eyes, teeth and also Vitamin A promotes bone growth, fights diseases and maintains the reproductive system. Vitamin A can be obtained from various meat, fish, fruits, vegetables, and dairy products. In this episode, I enlisted best vitamin A-rich foods that you can add to your diet for a healthy lifestyle.
We watch many fitness related TV shows or DVDs for getting a brief knowledge or fitness tips. To sit and read books related to fitness and health-related topics take time and patience. Fitness is best defined as whatever works best for us. Staying fit also enthusiast and inspires us to maintain a healthy life style. For keeping ourselves healthy, we should follow a step-by-step procedure that guides us through the basic concepts and internal aspects of health. So we need to include exercise regimens, meditation sessions, diets, motivational courses and so on.
Are you someone who is experiencing a queasy sensation of discomfort with an urge to vomit symptoms that is Nausea. Nausea causes commonly with factors like the side effect of a drug, an underlying disease condition, motion sickness, pregnancy, etc. The successful treatment of nausea requires simple home remedies. This episode lists some of the top-notch natural ways to get rid of nausea that provides you with an instant cure!
Imagine waking up in the morning with severe pain and stiffness in the neck? The very thought can make us say “Ouch”! The neck is the main support system for your organs and is responsible for the movement of all major muscles in your head.A stiff neck can immobilize these functions partially. Even the slightest movement can lead to severe neck pain and aggravated conditions. Although common neck pains are caused by posture-related issues, frequent stiff necks can indicate serious problems. Let us understand more about this problem at length and also learn about the remedies.
Remember our childhood days when we eagerly awaited the arrival of Winters to bite into some Amlas? Fresh, juicy Amlas sprinkled with a dash of salt and chilli powder made a quick snack that filled our mouth with delicious goodness. Little did we realise that we were unknowingly enjoying the amazing amla benefits for good health! Amla is very beneficial for skin, hair & health.
Remember those days, when your mom made you drink yellow-coloured milk to cure a stuffy nose? Ever wondered what that milk was made of? Turmeric! Yes! Many people also call it the ‘golden milk’ for its colour and the valuable therapeutic properties it possesses. You will be surprised to learn about the amazing Turmeric milk benefits for health, hair and skin! From boosting our immune system to promoting good sleep and even enhancing our beauty, there are plenty of ways in which Turmeric milk can support healthy living!
Do you have a skinny physique? Are you frustrated about your look? At the present time this is a very common question among the girls. Most of the girls are unaware of the fact that slim figure is good however Zero figure is not for everyone. If your body is very skinny then a small amount of flabbiness adds toward the good looks anytime. Many underweight girls find it a very difficult job. For many girls weight gain is like a dream. Hence, today in this episode we are sharing you some best tips so you can easily gain weight.
Black raisins are one of the healthiest foods to include in your diet. They contain high amounts of fruit sugars like glucose and fructose, which can satiate your hunger levels and lower your food cravings. These are also known for their immunity strengthening properties. Black raisins can maintain your gut health and ward off constipation.
Chia seeds are not only rich in nutrients, omega-3 fat, antioxidants and fiber but also easy to prepare. People commonly add them to their porridge or smoothies.Studies suggest that they have various health benefits, ranging from weight loss to reduced inflammation.If you don’t eat chia seeds already, you should definitely consider adding them to your diet. They’re among the few superfoods worthy of the title.
Stretching for only a few minutes a day can be beneficial and allow you to keep your normal range of motion throughout your life.For those who are active, it may be best to do your stretches after you work out. For everyone, try incorporating these stretches today to help improve your flexibility and ward off back pain and poor posture in the future.
Fenugreek is a unique herb that has long been used in alternative medicine.Based on the available evidence, fenugreek has benefits for lowering blood sugar levels, boosting testosterone, and increasing milk production in breastfeeding mothers. Fenugreek may also reduce cholesterol levels, lower inflammation, and help with appetite control, but more research is needed in these areas.
Some breads are healthier than others.To choose a beneficial bread, look for varieties made from 100% whole-grain and/or sprouted-grain flours.Make sure your bread has no added sweeteners or vegetable oils.A few good options include sourdough, rye, flax, and oat breads.Whichever you choose, remember to eat bread in moderation as part of a balanced diet, alongside a variety of nutritious whole foods.