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 …
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 Prevention – There is no way to prevent PMS but there are things (balanced diet, reduce stress, regular exercise) you can do to reduce your chances of having severe symptoms..
Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) is the name given to the physical, psychological and behavioural symptoms that can occur one or two weeks before a woman’s monthly period. It is also known as premenstrual tension (PMT)..
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 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 Prevention – Early intervention immediately after a traumatic event through support groups, psychotherapy, and certain medications may help prevent PTSD..
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.
PTSD Symptoms – Intrusive thoughts recalling the traumatic event, Nightmares, Flashbacks, Efforts to avoid feelings and thoughts that either remind you of the traumatic event. PTSD Causes – A very stressful, frightening or distressing event, or a prolonged traumatic experience can lead to PTSD..
PTSD is a mental disorder which is used to name a range of symptoms that may develop in response to experiencing a traumatic event, which is outside of your normal human experience..