White Coat Hypertension: Stress can Deceive your BP Reading

White Coat Hypertension What is White Coat Hypertension? The term “white coat” comes from references to the white coats traditionally worn by doctors. The white coat effect means that your blood pressure is higher when it is taken in a medical setting than it is when taken at home. On average, when your blood pressure is taken at home the top (systolic) number         Read More …

In Depression? Talk to People Close to You

Depression Depression – Let’s Talk Depression is a common illness that affects people of all ages, from all walks of life, in all countries. Depression causes mental anguish and impacts people’s ability to carry out even the simplest everyday tasks, with sometimes devastating consequences for relationships with family and friends and the ability to earn a living. At worst, depression can         Read More …

PMS: Symptom and Causes

PMS Symptoms – PMS often includes both physical (feeling tired, swollen breasts) and emotional symptoms (anxiety and tension).. PMS Causes – The exact cause of PMS is unknown, but it seems to be related to the fluctuating levels of hormones, including estrogen and progesterone..

PMS: Treatment, Diet and Home Remedies

PMS Treatment Using Home Remedies, Yoga, And Diet – Foods to be taken: Eat plenty of high-fibre, starchy foods with a low glycaemic index -wholegrain cereals and breads, whole wheat pasta, brown rice and most fruit and vegetables
, Good sources of tryptophan include meat, poultry, fish, eggs, cheese, nuts and seeds
, Consume vitamin B6 rich foods to help ease the symptoms of PMS like chicken, fish (especially oily fish), breakfast cereals, potatoes, bananas and nuts

PTSD: Treatment, Diet and Home Remedies

PTSD Treatment Using Home Remedies, Yoga, And Diet – Foods to be taken Foods to be avoided: One of the most prominent post-traumatic stress disorder symptoms is a high level of cortisol the hormone responsible for several stress-related changes in the body. Including foods that reduce the cortisol levels will help to improve the condition. Foods high in fiber. These include whole grain breads and cereals, oat bran, oatmeal, beans, citrus fruits, strawberries, beets and carrots. Include vitamin C found in healthy foods such as green peppers, citrus fruits, tomatoes, strawberries, broccoli, sweet potatoes and cantaloupe.