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Remedies To Remove Worms In Your Intestine

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We can be soft targets for these parasites as they can be found anywhere we can think of. These microscopic size organisms can cause huge damage to your body if you do not take good care. They can be found everywhere, in water, air and also in things that we eat. There are more than 100 kinds of parasites which have found their abode in human body. Animals also fall victims to these different kinds of worms.

These worms are classified in three categories

* Roundworms (Nematodes)

* Tapeworms (Cestodes)

* Flukeworms (Trematodes)

Some of the common symptoms

*Diarrhea

*Foul Breath

*Dark Circles

*Feeling hungry regularly

*Restlessness while sleeping

*Suffering from headaches and abdominal pain

*Undernourished

*Weak

*Suffering from allergies

*Constipation, gas and bloated stomach

These worms are the culprits for many of the health problems which we face in our daily lives. People of any age are affected by these worms. The longer they stay in our body the faster our body starts deteriorating. These worms are thieves as they consume important nutrient useful for our body.

Some of the best environment is being presented for these parasites when our bowel does not dispose the waste products. By the intake of junk food and loss of digestion the fecal matter just builds-up at the walls of colon. Some of the junk we eat is not at all useful for our body, is being fully utilized by these worms. It is the best place for them to grow fat and healthy. They can release 3,000 to 2,000 eggs per day depending on which category they belong.

Some measures

* Having a good and healthy body would save you from lot of trouble

* Wash your fruits and vegetables before eating

* Cook your food very well to remove all the chances of any worms or parasites

* Drink boiled water or filtered water

* Personal hygiene is also very important like washing your hands before eating, after touching pets, having your finger nails short and clean

* Always de-worm your pets from these parasites for healthier hygiene

*Having cloves in your food kills parasites

*Cleansing your colon to be done with ozonated water and hydrogen peroxide by colonic irrigation

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Aromatherapy While Traveling

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Whether you are on business trip, a romantic holiday, a family trip or simply want to experience outdoor life, aromatherapy essential oils come useful along the way. Take along carrier oils for diluting the essential oils.

Are you going away on business trip? Whether you have to meet clients, give presentations, hold seminars, business meetings, etc, one can surely feel stressed out. Take along with you lavender, peppermint, marjoram and Neroli essential oils.

- Massage your body with 1 drop of marjoram and lavender oil each mixed with sweet almond or calendula oil after a warm bath to lessen the jet lag effect.

- Are you jittery before a big presentation or a meeting? Inhale few drops of Neroli oil to settle all the butterflies and ease all the nervousness.

- For headaches or migraines, concoct 1 drop of peppermint & lavender oil each with 1 tsp of sweet almond oil and massage it on your forehead, temples, sides and base of your neck. It will ease the headache away and let you stay alert. Few drops of lavender oil on your pillow will allow for peaceful night of sleep.

- Eating out and upset stomach go hand in hand. Massage 1 drop of peppermint & lavender oil each with 1 tsp of sweet almond oil on your stomach to help you with indigestion. Or you can try a peppermint tea.

Holidaying with your sweetheart or going for your honeymoon? Make sure you smell desirable all the time. Rose & jasmine oil are considered romantic oils.

- 1 drop of rose and jasmine oil each in 100 ml of jojoba oil makes a nice personal perfume for your holiday.

- A single drop of Ylang Ylang with its oriental scent is heady potent seduction perfume.

- For a romantic bath, add little of your personal perfume to the bath gel or water. You can use the perfume as massage oil on your partner.

Out with the kids. Calendula oil, lavender oil, chamomile essential oil and tea tree oil are some of children's oil that comes handy.

- Inhale a drop of lavender or peppermint oil from kerchief or tissue to ease the nausea and travel sickness.

- Got a tired kid on hand. Get your child to relax and inhale lavender oil.

- For small babies, apply lavender oil on your neck and shoulders so when you carry your little one around, the fragrance stays with baby.

- Stomach upset or colic trouble - 1 drop of chamomile mixed with 1 tsp of sweet almond oil rubbed clockwise on tummy will ease the stomachache.

- Lavender oil rubbed on the body helps to keep insects away.

- Few drops of calendula, lavender & chamomile oil is good for cuts and bruises.

- Aloe Vera gel or lavender oil applied to sun burn will soothe the pain.

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Enema A Cleansing Treatment

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Enema is a process in which any kind of liquid mostly non-hazardous is administered in your system through your backside also known as the anus. The other name for enema is lower gastrointestinal series. It is termed as an alternative therapy which cleanses your body from toxins. Enema started off as a medical treatment but has now been used for pleasure by many people for erotic purposes.

Devices for enema treatment

There are different devices used to carry out this procedure. Many are the very common single-time-use bottle with a nozzle attached to the top. You can also find disposable bags which are connected to the disposable tubing's. The re-usable enema bags are used in hospitals and clinics. You can also find enema buckets which are attached with the enema treatment equipments. You can find these equipments or devices in the market very easily.

Usage of Enema

Enema serves the purpose of a laxative. It helps in clearing the congestion in your body by inducing water in your system. The process of enema helps in relieving the constipation problems. This laxative contains mainly of water but you can have different liquids depending upon the severity of the problem. In many cases enema is also used to hydrate your body. If you are suffering from some of the most common and annoying bowel diseases, this is the way to get the proper care.

It has been successfully used on pregnant women prior to labor so as to minimize the risk of feces being passed during contractions. The process of enema destroys all the anaerobic organisms in the large bowel which can open a Pandora's Box. The induced water or liquid in the system removes parasites from the intestine. It is also very useful in your weight loss program as it cleanses the lower gastrointestinal tract. It rejuvenates your immune system.

Due to enema there is growth of good bacteria which disallows the breeding of parasites and bacteria. The digestion process is much smoother and lot less problematic. You can be easily treated for many illnesses like insomnia, allergies, anxiety, asthma, irritation, depression and tension. Other problems it deals with are blood pressure, lack of concentration, indigestion, colds, bad posture and many more.

Advantages

The advantage of doing this treatment is that you are relieved from your constipation troubles within 30 minutes. It is comparatively an inexpensive treatment which otherwise may have burnt a hole in your pocket. Even though it may be an uncomfortable feeling you will get over within no time.

Warning: The reader of this article should exercise all precautionary measures while following instructions on the home remedies from this article. Avoid using any of these products if you are allergic to it. The responsibility lies with the reader and not with the site or the writer.

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St Ives Apricot Facial Scrub

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I discovered the St. Ives brand when a friend gave me some shampoo and conditioner. I really liked the products so when one day I saw that there was a sale on St. Ives Apricot Facial Scrub at the mall, I decided to try it out. Now, I am very picky when it comes to facial products as I already have problematic skin. After my first use, I was convinced that it really worked when it comes to cleaning the skin.

One whole day out in the city is enough to make your face feel really gritty and oily. While you are using the Apricot Facial Scrub, you can actually feel the beads scrubbing the dirt and grit away. You have to rinse it very thoroughly as the beads sometimes do not wash away completely. Make sure you get your nose - it is very irritating to find that you have leftover beads after you have dried your face. Right after you use the facial scrub, you will definitely feel much fresher and cleaner.

It is good for scrubbing away dead skin cells as well. There are times when you just feel like there is a layer of rough skin on your face. Use the Apricot Facial Scrub and more likely than not, you will get rid of the rough layer.

Another thing I like about St. Ives is that their products are composed of mostly organic ingredients. The Apricot Scrub is no different. With natural ingredients, you are less likely to develop an allergic reaction to the facial scrub. Another thing is that if you are concerned about animal rights, you will appreciate the fact that St. Ives does not test its products on animals.

This facial scrub does not help a lot when it comes to removing pre-existing breakouts. It does seem to prevent major cases of acne but when you already have acne when you start using it, I do not think that the Apricot Facial Scrub has much effect on making it go away.

If you have a serious recurrent acne problem, you should not rely on the Apricot Scrub as a solution. You should still see a dermatologist who can prescribe treatment. However, for people who have a normally clear complexion, then you should think about using the Apricot Scrub, especially if your skin is exposed to a lot of dirt and pollution throughout the day.

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Preventing Hair Loss With Herbs

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According to Ayurveda, proper hair care involves nourishing the hair follicles from the outside and inside. Herbs hold an obvious appeal for many people because they support the body's natural healing mechanisms to target the cause of the problem, as opposed to merely tackling the symptoms.

It would be wrong to present herbal hair loss remedies as a miracle solution for all sufferers - there is however growing evidence to support the view that some herbal remedies offer real hope to many people.

Green tea is thought that catechins found in green tea may inhibit the enzyme 5-alpha-reductase that converts testosterone into hair-unfriendly DHT. It is therefore believed to be effective in preventing and treating male pattern type baldness. Try drinking several cups of green tea each day or take it in capsule form as instructed by the manufacturer.

Saw palmetto is the current treatment of choice for many men due to its ability to protect the prostate, slow hair loss and encourage hair re-growth. It forms the core element of many commercially prepared hair loss treatments but can easily be obtained in its pure form. The recommended dose is a 160mg capsule twice each day, but make sure the ingredients are made from the berry extract not the dried berries themselves.

Hair Rejuv is one of the industry's excellent herbal hair loss remedy. Regular use of Hair Rejuv gives the hair the nutrition it needs. This herbal combination is an excellent source of vitally important nutrients for healthy, shiny, vibrant hair as nature intended. It's never too late to rejuvenate lifeless, thin or brittle hair. Results are guaranteed after 2-3 months of continuous use. This formula uses herbal extracts, which are about 8-10 times stronger than taking raw herbs. An excellent herbal hair loss remedy.

Bring back the shiny glow to your hair!

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Cleaning Of Surgical Instruments

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Surgical instruments should be cleaned as soon as possible after use. Blood and debris should never be allowed to dry on an instrument. This only makes them harder to clean,and promotes corrosion.

Also all the instruments involved in the case should be cleaned

whether they were actually used or not. Immediately after the procedure, or piercing, whatever the case may be, rinse the instruments in demineralized, distilled water to remove excess blood and debris.

NEVER use an abrasive cleaning pad on surgical instruments. This will scar the instruments and leave a scratch or groove where dirt and water deposits can collect and lead to corrosion and pitting. This will also remove the passivation layer, which is the thin film that covers the instrument and protects its finish.

Detergents: It is best to use a neutral ph detergent when cleaning your surgical instruments A ph of 7.0 to 8.5 will have the least adverse effect on the instrument. A detergent that is a low-sudsing free-rinsing and a good wetting agent is best for a washer sterilizer or ultra-sonic cleaner. If a high sudsing detergent is used and all the detergent is not removed then the instruments are more likely to spot and stain.

We had a continuing problem with spotting at one of our clinics and finally determined a new person had been scrubbing the instrument to make them shine. She had rubbed of all of the passivation film and scratched the instruments so much that the cleaning agent was causing them to spot.

Washer sterilizers are a good method of cleaning and sterilizing your instruments, but I know most small shops do have the room or the facilities to use these. The next best thing is an ultrasonic cleaner. This a thorough and rapid way of cleaning your instruments. Surgical instruments can be cleaned and ready to autoclave, or sterilized in a matter of five minutes.

Ultrasonic cleaning is much more effective than hand cleaning, mostly becasue the water is forced by the high frequency into all the crevices of the instruments, escpecially, things like hemostats. An ultrasonic cleaner can remove up to 90% of the soil and debris, but does not eliminate the need for sterilization.

After cleaning your instruments they should be lubricated with an approved surgical lubricant. This should be done to further protect your instruments during sterilization and storage. The lubricant should be water soluble and anti-microbial, and should be used after every cleaning. Follow the manufacturer's directions to prepare your lucrication bath.

Immediately after cleaning your instruments, dip them into the bath for at least 30 seconds. Remove them and let the excess drain off, do NOT rinse them. The lubrication film should remain on the instruments through the sterilization process and storage to protect them.

I will be adding more articles on sterilization so stay tuned.

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Tinea Versicolor A Fungal Skin Infection

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It is a common problem with no serious or permanent ill-effects. Tinea Versicolor is a fungus which mainly affects adolescent or teenager's skin. This occurs due to heavy growth of the yeast on the skin surface. When such kind of a growth occurs it causes uneven skin color, scaling which can be itchy. An oily skin type makes things easier for this kind of a condition. The area affected is the neck, upper chest and back. You develop these spots which are light reddish brown in color.

Yeast named Pityrosporum Orbiculare or Malassezia Furfur is the main cause of this condition. It is lipophilic which means fats are its vulnerability. This provides you the reason of infestation in a specific area like chest, arms and back. As these parts have huge number of sebaceous oily glands. The yeast remains dormant in our skin and with specific changes in environment like warm weather it reacts to it accordingly. When the skin is exposed to excess heat it causes the skin to tan which is affected by the fungus. The warm weather aggravates this problem further.

Tinea Versicolor can be easily recognized. It is generally seen as small, scaly whitish-pink or tanned brown spots scattered all over your body. This fungus grows slowly, preventing the skin to tan in a normal fashion. It can be mistaken as any other skin disease but by doing some relevant tests it can be confirmed as Tinea Versicolor. Even after treating this condition the pigment changes may take a while to disappear.

Some of the other known causes for this condition are the removal of adrenal gland, Cushing's disease, pregnancy, malnutrition, burns, steroid therapy, curbed immune system, oral contraceptives, increased heat and humidity. Once you start getting treatments change the bedding as well as night clothes to avoid any recurrence. You may have to continue with this treatment to prevent its return. To start with you can do the re-treating once for 3-4 weeks and then once for 3-4 months.

Home Remedies for Tinea Versicolor

It can be treated by antifungal agents who are good in eradicating the lesions. These medicines include clotrimazole, ketoconazole, and miconazole.

Over the counter dandruff shampoo also seems to work. The presence of selenium in the shampoos works against the fungus. A layer of this shampoo spread on the affected area and kept overnight could work out properly for your skin.

Warning: The reader of this article should exercise all precautionary measures while following instructions on the home remedies from this article. Avoid using any of these products if you are allergic to it. The responsibility lies with the reader and not with the site or the writer.

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Heart Attack Prevention Tips

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While some have to fight the battle of the bulge for mere shallow reasons, there are those who do all the dieting and exercising to reduce their cholesterol levels just to stay alive. And while cholesterol is an important component of the membranes of cells, playing an important part in maintaining brain synapses as well as in the immune system, it is also the largest cause of heart attack and stroke.

While it is great that most people who are suffering from high levels of cholesterol go to their dieticians to have their daily eating habits tweaked by following a strict meal plan in order to help them lower their cholesterol levels (hopefully back to normal levels), some people have really gone overboard, but if you feel compelled to lower your cholestorol, consult with your doctor, most doctors are fine with prescribing cholesterol reducing drugs.

When coupled with a healthy diet and regular exercise, the drugs can make quite a difference in your cholesterol levels, at least enough that your levels can be considered safe.

There are four kinds of cholesterol reducing drugs:

1. Bile acid

Sequesterants are cholesterol reducing drugs that aim to bind with the bile that is being produced by one's liver. The bile helps out in our digestion as well as in the absorption of fats from the intestine. This cholesterol reducing drug blocks out the digestion of fats from the bile to help prevent the formation of cholesterol. Various cholesterol reducing drugs in this category are the following:

- Colestipol

- Colestid

- Coleseyalam

- Welchol

- Cholestyramine

- Questran

2. Statins

Popularly known as statins, the HMG-CoA inhibitors are cholesterol reducing drugs that prevent the enzyme called 3-hydroxy-3-methyl-glutaryl-conenzyme, a reductase, from converting fat into cholesterol. This cholesterol reducing drug is seen as the most effective one in the market today and does some added good to one's body as 2003 reports claim that people with heart failure but no coronary artery diseases receive great benefits from this in as early as 14 weeks.

Popular drugs from this cholesterol reducing drug group include:

- Simvastatin

- Zocor

- Cerivastatin

- Baycol

- Fluvastatin

- Lescol

- Lovastatin

- Mevacor

- Prevastatin

- Pravachol

- Atorvastatin

- Lipitor

3. Fibric Acid

The cholesterol reducing drug called fibric acid and its derivaties are less effective than the statins when in comes to lowering one's cholesterol level.

Popular drugs under this kind of cholesterol reducing drugs are:

- Clofibrate

- Atormid-S

- Gemfibrozil

- Lopid

- Fenofribrate

- Tricor

Niacin, or vitamin B-3, also is effective in lowering cholesterol levels. Although the normal vitamin dose of niacin is only set at 20 mg for each day, the dose required to reduce cholesterol levels is at least 500 mg each day. Niacin helps reduce cholesterol by inhibiting very low density lipoprotein (VLDL) secretion in the bloodstream.

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Pain Management Foods That Help Ease Pain

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Pain- something that no one wants to experience even once let alone daily and yet chronic pain is not uncommon. The Chronic Pain Association estimates that 50 million Americans endure chronic pain on a daily basis. Whether you suffer from Fibromyalgia Arthritis, or a Sports Injury, pain from the inflammatory response finds us and can make life miserable. Taking anti-inflammatory medications is the first defense against chronic or acute pain. Research shows if you want to add even more relief to your pain symptoms you can make some small changes to your diet.

Foods that have the greatest effect on the inflammatory process are fats. The predominant omega-6 fatty acids present in the American diet tend to promote inflammation while omega-3 fatty acids help to inhibit the inflammatory process. The omega 6 to omega-3 ratio in the Western diet is a high 16:1.8 leading some researchers to say the typical Western diet is a pro-inflammatory diet. No wonder we are in such pain! Even though omega-6 fatty acids are good for us and needed in the diet, we are eating far too many of them and not eating enough of the health-promoting omega-3's. Omega-6 fatty acids are found in beef, pork, chicken, whole milk dairy products, egg yolks, vegetable and seed oils, and packaged convenience foods- all staples of the American diet. The pain reducing Omega-3 fatty acids are found in cold water fish (salmon, mackerel, halibut, and tuna), ground flax seeds, canola oil, and walnuts.

There is one more fatty acid to throw into the mix and that is omega-9. Not as much of an attention getting fatty acid but just as important to know about. These fatty acids are also involved in prohibiting the inflammation process bringing relief to its sufferers. Omega-9's are found in olive oil, avocados, pecans, almonds, peanuts, cashews, sesame oil, pistachio nuts and macadamia nuts. All those nuts you thought were off limits, not anymore. Just make sure you only eat 10 - 12 nuts for a serving size so you don't add to your waistline with these high calorie snacks.

Fruits and Vegetables- ah, here they are again. I wonder how long it will take us to realize they really are good for us. The antioxidants found in fruits and vegetables play a role in decreasing damage by free radicals which to you and I means it prevents the initiation of the inflammatory response nipping it in the bud. What's the recommendation? The same as it's always been, 5-8 servings of fruits and vegetables each day. It's not as tough as it seems. A serving size of fruit is the size of a tangerine or half of a banana while the serving size for vegetables is

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