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Orgasms (and sex) are the reason for life itself so it’s no surprise that they are extremely important. But apart from ensuring the survival...
Cottage cheese is a very versatile milk product that can be added to pancakes, smoothies, salads and much more. It has a mild flavor and is an excellent source of calcium, sodium, potassium and phosphorus. Studies have proven that it's an excellent low-fat dietary option for people with cardiovascular disease too.
Creatine is an organic acid found your body. But since its quantity is inadequate for building body mass, creatine supplements come into the picture. A lot of myths revolve around the use of creatine, which is notable in the bodybuilding circles. Creatine is not harmful to the kidneys, does not cause cramps, isn't required in huge doses, need not be cycled, and increases body mass with more than just water retention.
Swimming is an efficient technique to exercises the entire body. It involves various strokes and a certain level of breath control is required. But, because of excessive swimming, injuries related to the muscles, tendons and the bone can occur, especially if the technique is improper. Hence, it is important to learn the correct method of swimming to prevent swimming-related injuries.
Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS) is just one of those things that has a bad reputation, with very good reason! PMS is a condition that affects...
Wearing tight or wrong shoes, exercising without warm-up, overworking the toe muscles, not drinking enough water, suffering from a lack of potassium, calcium, magnesium, and vitamin D, and pointing the feet downward while sleeping can all cause toe cramps. These can be easily fixed. But frequent toe cramps that point to poor blood circulation, often caused by peripheral arterial disease or diabetes, need medical attention.
Having abdominal and pelvic cramps but no period to follow can be a cause for concern. While harmless triggers like monthly ovulation and implantation of a fertilized egg can cause cramps, more serious implications are endometriosis, appendicitis, ovarian cysts and tumors, and digestive disorders like IBS and IBD. If you are pregnant, do not ignore one-sided cramps that accompany regular spotting.
Slash refined grain products, red meat, sugar, and common allergens like dairy, gluten from your diet. Instead, eat more leafy greens, legumes, fish, eggs, raw nuts and seeds. Aim to do a light cardio workout like walking or some low-key yoga (avoid inverted positions!) to boost blood circulation. Try natural muscle relaxants like Mg supplements (150-200 mg), cramp bark.
Cramps can occur in any of the three trimesters of pregnancy, but the causes may vary. I am the father of a daughter and...
Once your precious bundle is born, the toughest part of your pregnancy journey may indeed be over, but the process of childbirth continues for...
The water you drink helps hydrate your organs, flushes built up toxins, and gives you glowing skin. Thirst, dry skin, fatigue, headaches, migraines, dizziness, nausea, weakness, bright yellow urine, and muscle spasms – are all dehydration indicators. When you exercise, detox, or feel unwell, sip on a drink of 2 cups filtered water, 1/3 tsp grey sea salt, and the juice of 1 lemon to rehydrate.
Lower body pain (legs, hips, lower back), characteristic of peripheral arterial disease, can be mistaken for diseases like arthritis. Watch out for weakness in legs, intermittent claudication (cramps after walking or climbing stairs), slow-healing sores on your toes or feet, nocturnal leg pain, temperature differences in feet, poor growth of nails and leg hair, and weak pulse in legs.
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