Thursday, September 22, 2016

Blood pressure and cholesterol medications

Blood pressure and cholesterol medications when mixed with grapefruit juice can make them less effective. You should read the labels, and talk to the doctors,nurses,pharmacists. Some foods high in calcium, like yogurt and milk, have effects on antibiotics.  Antibiotics used to treat a variety of infections are affected and you need to consult with your doctor.  Such medications are but not limited to those to treat ear infections, urinary tract infections, respiratory infections, and certain STD’s  chlamydia and gonorrhea . Just be careful when you are on certain medications for and daily routines that could have an effect on your medications. You need to talk to your doctor or pharmacist this is important.  They will be able to tell you and give you advice on what to do.

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Lower back pain lower back pain relief

Sitting at work for long periods of time you should stand up and stretch your lower back. Place your feet shoulder width apart and slowly lean back to the point of mild tension and hold for a ten count. You can place a rolled up towel behind your lower back and the chair. When you lift an object with your legs in a squat position not with your lower back.  If you have to carry objects keep them close to your body with your elbows in. If you are over weight especially in the tummy area will put additional strain on your lower back muscles.

 You can relax your lower back by lying on your back on the floor. With your knees bent place your hands behind your knee and pull your leg and knee to your chest and hold. Do not bounce but just let your back muscles relax from the stretch. Remember to relax and breath out at the end of the stretch, hold for a 5 or 10 count. You should start swimming and walking they are great exercises for lower back pain. They help strengthen the back muscles and tone your stomach.

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Plants you can eat for medicine

Eyebright: Grows to about one foot with oval and often downy leaves and white flowers often in grassy places in the mountains. It can be used for a general antiseptic and for eye infections. It is also said to ease hay fever and nasal congestion.
Garlic’s: Grows in most temperate climates. The smell can lead you to this plant. It has long strap like leaves on the stem and can have pinkish or white flowers. Garlic bulbs can be used as powerful antiseptic use as express juice externally diluted with water to treat wounds and swellings it also
contains a natural antibiotic.
Wild Thyme: It is small aromatic mat forming with small oval leaves and reddish purple flowers. It can be use for coughs and colds or as a potherb.
Self-Heal: It is a creeping plant pointed oval leaves and heads of violet flowers. It can be used as a expressed juice to help stop bleeding or by infusing for internal hemorrhage.
Chamomile: It is aromatic with finely dissected leaves and daisy like flowers. Use an infusion of the whole plant for fevers, headaches, and the juice of the flowers for aches and pains it also has a calming effect.
Balm: It is lemon scented and grows to about two feet. It has toothed pointed oval leaves and small white flowers. Use the infusion of the whole plant for fevers and nausea, can be used to help with painful menstruation.
Water Mint: It is aromatic hairy and always near fresh water with toothed pointed leaves and a purplish stem, it has clusters of pinkish flowers. Use as an infusion of the leaves for diarrhea reduce fevers. Other medicine plants used to help stop bleeding are Giant puffball packed as a poultice, Periwinkle leaves applied to a wound.

Monday, September 19, 2016

Diet Supplement Healthy Diet

The key to losing weight is a healthy low fat diet that cuts the calories that you consume. You can
 try a Diet Supplement but you need to change your diet first. You body likes fat but you need to eat
 less fat and start a healthy diet. Research has shown that if you trim your fat intake and increase
 fruits and vegetables and some kind of diet supplement you will lose weight. Research has shown a low  fat diet also increases your well being and makes you feel better.
Healthy Diet