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Top Tips To Protect The Heart Health Of Your Family

“I am joining theSaffolalife#ProtectHerHeart initiative and pledging my support to better heart health in Association withBlogAdda.”


Marriage is one the most beautiful moment in the life of a person. So I am really grateful that Saffolalife one of the leading brands in India has brought out this #ProtectHerHeart campaign. After taking the Weight-Heart test atwww.saffolalife.com. Me and my hubby have come up with some excellent healthy lifestyle practices.
Meditation
Meditate early in the morning and before going to bed. Meditation reduces stress and depression, increases sleep quality, it greatly enhances your thinking capacity and creativity and it helps to bring a balance in your life. So we prioritized meditation in our new healthy lifestyle plan.
Spending time together as a family
Depression can affect the heart health. Singing can be a beautiful routine which can chase the blues away. The husband loves to play guitar. So we decided to sing songs together as a family. The daughter h…

Top Tips To Boost Your Foot Health

Do you want to make the right investment to your foot health? Here are some thought provoking tips from Harvard Scientists. The trick to buying comfortable shoes is to buy the ones that closely match the outline of your own feet. These are some great tips from a special report from Harvard Medical School:Healthy Feet:Preventing and treating common foot problems
Poorly fitting shoes may also be one of the the reasons for calluses and corns which cause a great deal of discomfort while you walk. So heed to these great words of wisdom.
1.Wait until the afternoon to shop for shoes — your feet naturally expand with use during the day and may swell in hot weather. 2.Wear the same type of socks that you intend to wear with the shoes. 3.Have the salesperson measure both of your feet — and get measured every time you buy new shoes. If one foot is larger or wider than the other, buy a size that fits the larger foot. 4.Stand in the shoes. Make sure you have at least a quarter- to a half-inch of space b…

Long Term Investment to Good Health - Being With Nature

Spending time in nature protects against a host of dreadful diseases such as üDepression üDiabetes üObesity üADHD üCardiovascular disease and üCancer Ming Kuo a health and wellness researcher says that nature has the ability to enhance the functioning of the body’s immune system. It seems that there are 21 possible pathways between nature and good health.
Nature is like a multivitamin which provides us with all the nutrients we need. People! Do not forget that we are a part of nature.
The researchers say that nature switches the body into rest and digest mode. We feel safe when we spend time with nature. So our body makes long term investments towards good health outcomes, growing, reproducing and building the immune system.
When you do not spend time with nature stress sets in and the body is in the fight or flight mode. It shuts down everything which are essential for the smooth functioning of the immune system.
On the other side of the coin, when you enjoy indoor activities, it may seem to be…

7 Best Practices That Boost Your Success Quotient

7 Best Practices That Boost Your Success Quotient
Bill Gates- “I do the dishes every night- other people volunteer, but I like the way I do it”. This was his answer when asked about what he enjoys doing that no one would expect from him. Here, one of the most successful persons on the planet talks about doing dishes. So apart from hard work and intelligence, there must be some underlying qualities that make a person rise to the top, right? After a word of prayer and much thought, I have listed seven best practices that would boost your success quotient vMeditation vHumbleness vEmotional intelligence vLetting go vInner strength vOpen mind vForgiving
Meditation
Experts say that people who rise to the top have a highly integrated brain finely tuned for creativity. Scientists say that optimizing brain function should be your priority. So how would you go about this? Dr. Travis a US Neuroscientist says that brain integration may be the inner factor that leads to outer success.
So how would you ac…

Are You Addicted to Your Cellphone? Can You Suffer From Nomophobia?

Are you addicted to your cell phone? Some people feel they cannot live without their cellphone and they may become physically and emotionally affected. This has got a new term nomophobia.
Researchers from the Iowa State University have developed a questionnaire to find out whether you are a nomophobe.

Nomophobia Questionnaire 

1.I would feel uncomfortable without constant access to information through my smartphone. 2.I would be annoyed if I could not look information up on my smartphone when I wanted to do so. 3.Being unable to get the news (e.g., happenings, weather, etc.) on my smartphone would make me nervous. 4.I would be annoyed if I could not use my smartphone and/or its capabilities when I wanted to do so. 5.Running out of battery in my smartphone would scare me. 6.If I were to run out of credits or hit my monthly data limit, I would panic. 7.If I did not have a data signal or could not connect to Wi-Fi, then I would constantly check to see if I had a signal or could find a Wi-Fi net…

Warning Signs of a Serious Eye Problem

Your eyes are the light of your soul. Here are some great tips from the Harvard University researchers to know about the warning signs of a serious eye problem. Protect your eyes and if you sense any of the symptoms, a visit to your ophthalmologist is highly recommended. ·Change in iris color ·Crossed eyes ·Dark spot in the center of your field of vision ·Difficulty focusing on near or distant objects ·Double vision ·Dry eyes with itching or burning ·Episodes of cloudy vision ·Excess discharge or tearing ·Eye pain ·Floaters or flashers ·Growing bump on the eyelid ·Halos (colored circles around lights) or glare ·Hazy or blurred vision ·Inability to close an eyelid

Blood Pressure Chart By Age

One of my cousins shared this on Facebook. I found this useful, so I am sharing it with you in my blog. The following are the ways to maintain a normal blood pressure. These steps are advised by the health professionals. ØExercise on a regular basis ØReduce salt in your diet ØReduce your weight ØStop smoking ØInclude bananas in your diet ØReduce your alcohol consumption ØAvoid or reduce caffeine intake ØReduce stress levels ØPractice meditation Hope you would follow these steps to lead a healthy life. Take care,
Swarnam