From reducing heart palpitations and cholesterol to calming you down in times of stress, there are many benefits of lemon balm extracts and oils. It can calm your mind, help you sleep better, boost immunity, and protect liver and heart. The antimicrobial properties of lemon balm help treat yeast infections.
Buttermilk is a nutritious drink which can give you calcium, protein as well as important minerals and vitamins. It may also suit those are lactose intolerant. Applying it topically can reduce wrinkles and rejuvenate sun-damaged skin. Ayurveda considers it to be good for digestion and uses it to prevent diabetes and treat hemorrhoids and insomnia. Buttermilk can also lower cholesterol and blood pressure, help if you have diarrhea or IBS, and prevent yeast infections.
Tachycardia is an abnormally fast heart rhythm. It can be caused by a variety of conditions including heart conditions like cardiomyopathy, myocarditis, heart attack, coronary heart disease etc.; Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome; high blood pressure; certain medications, lifestyle factors like smoking, and consumption of caffeine or alcohol; conditions which lower levels of oxygen in your blood like bacterial pneumonia, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, pulmonary embolism etc., anemia; hemorrhage; hyperthyroidism; sarcoidosis etc.
Your nasal septum is a straight wall made of bone and cartilage which should ideally divide your nasal cavity into two equal parts. In some cases, due to a birth defect, or an injury to the nose, the septum bends severely to one side. This can make it difficult to breathe through your nose. It can also cause chronic sinus infections, nosebleeds, headaches, snoring, and disturbed sleep.
Shoulder dislocation is very common, especially among men who play contact sports. You know you have dislocated your shoulder when the ball part of the joint pops out in front of the shoulder socket making your shoulder look more square than round. You won’t be able to move the arm and you will also be in pain.
Food acts as a trigger for about 10% of people who suffer from migraines. Chocolate, alcohol, monosodium glutamate, cold foods, and avocados can all cause headaches. So can aged cheeses like feta, mozzarella, brie, parmesan, and cheddar and processed meats like ham, bacon, sausage, or pepperoni. Citrus fruits, onions, bananas, broad beans, the artificial sweetener aspartame, and fermented foods like teriyaki sauce, miso, and soy sauce are also offenders. Keep a headache diary to identify your individual triggers.
Fibroids are non-cancerous growths that develop in or around the uterus. We don’t know what exactly causes fibroids but they are associated with high levels of estrogen and progesterone. Genetic factors also play a part in their development. Family history, obesity, caffeine and alcohol consumption, low levels of vitamin D, excessive vitamin A, and high blood pressure may increase risk. Having children seems to have a protective effect.
Struggling with poor digestion? Having regular meals, chewing your food properly, and eating dinner 3 to 4 hours before bedtime can help immensely. Include fiber, probiotics, and sufficient water in your diet. Fruits like lemons and oranges and spices and herbs like coriander, ginger, peppercorn, cinnamon, and peppermint can also improve your digestion. Quit smoking and cut down on alcohol, caffeine, and fatty foods. Practice relaxation exercises like mindfulness meditation and yoga and follow Ayurvedic guidelines for better digestion. Take the time to understand your body's quirks when it comes to digestion.