Tackle white skin patches caused by vitiligo with natural remedies. Herbal remedies like Ginkgo biloba, fern extract, and kutki can help. So can applying black cumin oil, bakuchi oil, fig leaf juice, and black pepper extracts. Improve your intake of nutrients like zinc, vitamin B 12 and folic acid.
Insomnia can cause fatigue, irritability, and loss of concentration. To beat it, practice healthy sleep habits consistently. You can also try sleep restriction, light therapy, and relaxation therapy. Meanwhile, drinking chamomile tea, valerian tea, or nutmeg and milk can help. So can aromatherapy with lavender or vetiver oil and acupressure.
Conversations about waistlines and how much you weigh have become commonplace today. But if this has become an obsession, it's time to check for a more serious condition known as an eating disorder. Eating disorders such as anorexia, bulimia, binge-eating disorders can seriously impact physical health, emotional wellness, productivity, and relationships. They can even be life-threatening. Women and adolescent girls are especially vulnerable to eating disorders. Watching out for the risk factors and warning signs can help save someone's life.
Dementia is a difficult illness to cope with not just for the patient but for caregivers too. Knowing how to help, accepting your limitations, altering how you communicate, using touch and even music or massages may help. Sleeping problems, dietary issues, incontinence, and hallucinations may need medical attention.
Intrahepatic holestasis of pregnancy (ICP) causes bile flow to slow down and bile acids to move into your bloodstream. Since the bile acids may cross the placenta and reach your baby, if untreated, it can lead to complications like fetal distress, meconium passage, stillbirth, preterm birth, and maternal hemorrhaging. Symptoms include itching, dark urine, pale stools, and abdominal pain.
Allergies, dry air, mouth breathing, and GERD may cause a sore throat at night. Try consuming Benifuuki green tea, probiotics, and turmeric and avoiding allergens to tackle allergies. Chew gum and keep your head and chest elevated to ease GERD. And use a humidifier to banish dry air.
If your baby is reacting to milk, it could be either lactose intolerance or milk allergy. While lactose intolerance causes stomach aches, vomiting, or diarrhea, milk allergy can also cause rashes and breathing difficulty. Avoid giving cow's milk to children below 1 and avoid it yourself if your child is breastfed and shows allergy symptoms. Your doctor can help adjust your baby’s diet to tackle lactose intolerance.
A vitamin E deficiency, though rare in developed countries, may result from malnutrition or fat malabsorption. Health issues associated with it include neurological problems, muscle weakness, and bone abnormalities. Peripheral neuropathy, hemolytic anemia, eye problems and gastrointestinal problems are also a possibility. So are disorders like ataxia and abetalipoproteinemia.