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Saturday, October 13, 2012

practice diaphragmatic breathing (3d view )

How to practice diaphragmatic breathing

  1. Find a quiet place free of distractions. Lie on the floor or recline in a chair, loosen any tight clothing and remove glasses or contacts. Rest your hands in your lap or on the arms of the chair.

  2. Place one hand on your upper chest and the other hand on your stomach. Inhale, taking a deep breath from your abdomen as you count to three. As you inhale you should feel your stomach rise up. The hand on your chest should not move.

  3. After a short pause, slowly exhale while counting to three. Your stomach should fall back down as you exhale.

  4. Continue this pattern of rhythmic breathing for five to ten minutes.





3D view of diaphragm

Tuesday, September 25, 2012

spondylitis Treatment

  1. Body activity like walking, bicycling and swimming enhances the supply of nutrients to the spinal disc is important to delay the deterioration precess.
  2. Meet the need of vitamin D,C phosperous and calcium to build healthy muscles.
  3. Two to three garlic cloves empty stomach in the morning everyday
  4. Heat some mustard oil with few cloves of garlic and use this oil for body massage.





Key to relief from disc prolapse & spondylitis

Sunday, September 23, 2012

neck pain and how to combat it

The neck, with its intricate structure and wide range of mobility, is particularly vulnerable to stress and strain. The head, which weighs between 10 and 20 pounds, is supported by a stack of seven small bones called vertebrae and held in place by 32 complex muscles.
Attached to and between the vertebrae are pads of fibrous cartilage called discs that act as cushions, or shock absorbers. Eight nerves, which relay sensations (including pain), and four major arteries, which carry blood, run through the neck and connect the head with the shoulders, chest, and arms. The delicate spinal cord runs through the center of the stack of vertebrae and is protected by it. Add to this complex structure the fact that the neck moves more than any other part of the body, and you've got a formula for trouble.
It's a vicious cycle. When our muscles tense, either because of physical or emotional stress, the blood supply to the muscles decreases, causing pain. And that pain causes the muscles to tense further. That's why the best way to relieve neck pain is to try to eliminate or ease the physical or emotional stress in addition to treating the muscles.
The home remedies on the next page can help you break the tension-pain cycle and learn new habits that will keep the tension from developing in the first place.

For more information about neck pain and how to combat it, try the following links:

Sunday, September 16, 2012

Ayurveda - Simple ways to cure Constipation


Ginger tea is a great home remedy for constipation. It helps in starting bowel movements.
Exercise often a simple stroll in the park can relieve constipation.
Guava when eaten with seeds provides roughage to diet can give relief from constipation.
Add more fruits to the diet like pears, grapes, Orange juice & Papaya.
Another natural remedy for constipation is to add a little extra sugar or some honey a glass of milk. Drink twice a day."

  • Apply 3-4 drops of lukewarm castor oil over the navel at night. In the morning, the patient will pass the stools.
  • Soak 6-8 raisins in hot water. When cool, crush well and strain. When given routinely even to little infants, it helps to regulate bowel movement.
  • Eat 2 apples with peel on an empty stomach.
  • Dissolve 1 tablespoons of honey in 1 cup of lukewarm water and drink on an empty stomach in the morning.
  • Drink carrot juice. It is a very tasty remedy, especially for kids.
  • Eat chopped fresh onion.
  • Eat 3 to 4 teaspoons of Isabgol husk with warm water or warm milk at bed time


Saturday, September 8, 2012

scabies ,Itching,Itching,

Outbreaks of scabies are more common in nursing homes, nursing facilities, and child care centers.

The
mites that cause scabies burrow into the skin and deposit their eggs,
forming a burrow that looks like a pencil mark. Eggs mature in 21 days.
The itchy rash is an allergic response to the mite.

Scabies is spread by skin-to-skin contact with another person who has scabies.

Symptoms

  • Itching, especially at night

  • Itching,, especially between the fingers

  • Sores (abrasions) on the skin from scratching and digging

  • Thin, pencil-mark lines on the skin

for more info http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmedhealth/PMH0004295/

Friday, September 7, 2012

Stretching exercises are the treatments of choice for frozen shoulder

FROZEN SHOULDER TREATMENT
Stretching exercises are the treatments of choice for frozen shoulder
  1. Ice the joint — Apply an ice pack or bag of
    frozen vegetables to the shoulder for 15 minutes every four to six hours
    to reduce pain and inflammation
  2. Heat — Heat helps prepare the tissues for
    stretching and should be performed prior to exercise sessions. The
    preferable method of heating is in a warm shower or bath for 10 to 15
    minutes. Local heat (for example with a moist heating pad or a towel
    warmed in a microwave) is an alternative, but generally is not as
    effective.
  3. Weighted pendulum stretch — Range-of-motion
    exercises are recommended early in the recovery period. These exercises
    are intended to help maintain joint mobility and flexibility of the
    muscles and tendons in the shoulder. Pain should not exceed mild levels
    with any range-of-motion/flexibility exercise. Anyone who feels sharp or
    tearing pain while stretching should stop exercising immediately and
    consult with a healthcare provider.

    The weighted pendulum stretching exercise performs two functions:Gently stretches the space in which the tendons pass to relieve pressure on the tendons .Prevents the development of a frozen (stiff) shoulder

  4. Passive stretching exercises — Passive stretches
    (ie, stretches done without actively contracting any shoulder muscles)
    should be performed after the pendulum stretch exercise. These exercises
    should further loosen the tightened shoulder capsule and muscles and
    restore normal range of motion. These exercises should be performed in
    sets of 10 to 20 once or twice a day for several months. The goal of
    these exercises is to stretch the shoulder to the point of tension but
    not pain. Severe discomfort is unusual and suggests overstretching
  5. Armpit stretch — Use your good arm to lift the affected arm onto a shelf, dresser, or any object that is chest high (picture 1). Gently bend at the knees, opening up the armpit. Try to push the affected arm up a little farther with each stretch.
  6. Finger walk — Face a wall about three-quarters of an arm's length away (picture 2). Using only your fingers (not your shoulder muscles) raise your arm up to shoulder level.
  7. Towel stretch — Take a 3-foot-long towel, grasp it with both hands, and hold it at a 45 degree angle (picture 3). Use the upper, good arm to pull the arm toward the lower back. This can be repeated with the towel in the horizontal position.

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