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By jackbil | On 21/01/2018
With increasing modernisation and changing food habits, most of us experience the stomach pain (also known as the sour stomach or upset stomach) at one point or another in life.
It is caused by the dozen of reasons including eating spicy and stomach heavy food, acidic food, drinking alcohol, or even being a night owl. Though most of the causes are easy to avoid and can be improved with a slight change in the lifestyle, sometimes these stomach pain need to be treated naturally.
Sometimes, an upset stomach can cause severe nausea and make a person comfortable. In such scenario, you can make yourself puke to reduce the nauseated feeling.
Here are top 3 natural remedies that will help to reduce the pain and soothe the stomach.
- BRAT diet
Ginger has the ability to soothe your stomach and reduce nausea.
Multiple Studies show the positive effect of ginger on the stomach. Ginger is a natural anti-inflammatory food that can help combat to reduce pain and ease inflammation.
How to Use?
- Add 1 inch of grated ginger to the boiling hot water and wait for 5 to 10 minutes.
- Then strain out the ginger and drink the gingered water couple of times a day.
Peppermint is being used since ancient age for its variety of health properties.
It is often adviced for the quick fix of nausea and sour stomach. The reason behind its miracle action on our health is MENTHOL. It works as an analgesic, anti-inflammatory and provides the soothing effect on our cells.
How to Use?
Add 5 to 6 fresh and crushed peppermint leaves in a cup of hot water and let them steep for 5 minutes then add a half teaspoon of honey as well as few drops of lemon juice and drink it.
You can directly chew the 2 to 3 fresh leaves for instant effect.
By jackbil | On 09/11/2017
Recently my nephew visited our home for her vacation. She is a beautiful girl with a great ambition to become a nurse and recently got the admission to the Nursing school. I can’t explain her happiness; she is looking forward to getting the knowledge of one of best and noble profession in the world.
As she visited our home; me and my wife decided to gift her something that will help her in her education. After going through a lot of thought process, we finalized that we will gift her a best stethoscope so she does not require to buy one for herself. Whenever you think to give someone a gift makes sure that you are giving the best thing to that person so he/she get benefited from it.
We weren’t aware that there is hundred of stethoscope brands are available out there in the market and it becomes extremely difficult to us to decide which one should we buy to give her gift.
We visited almost every shop to see the stethoscope and asked almost every friend to help us out on this issue to get a good stethoscope for our nephew. But all efforts are gone in vain. We failed miserably, then my wife found out something that helped us to decide the best stethoscope to gift her. I know many of you gone through the same problem whenever you decide to gift a stethoscope. Even student of nursing and EMTs also face the same problem, but we found the answer to this question through a web portal named as www.nursingfeed.org.
This website comes handy and guides us through the whole process of choosing best stethoscope. Even this people have done extensive research on the stethoscope and provided all pros and cons of almost all stethoscope. They have outlined few stethoscope that is really helpful for all kind of student i.e Nursing, EMT, Paramedics etc. They termed Littmann Cardiology III as the best stethoscope.
By jackbil | On 26/10/2017
Warts that grow on the plantar area of the foot is commonly known as Plantar warts.
Most of us know that wart is abnormal growth that can grow anywhere on our skin. Usually they are seen on skin area around neck, face, armpits and they can even grow on the tongue.
These warts are small bump like growths that appears on the weight-bearing part of a foot, especially on a heel. As they grow on weight-bearing areas of the foot, it constantly gets exposed to pressure, which causes them to grow inward underneath the hard layer of skin to form a callus.
As you might know that warts are harmless growths on the skin but plantar warts may cause discomfort as they grow on foot and can trigger pain during walking.
What are the causes of plantar warts?
All warts that grow on our body are caused by an infection of 'Human Papilloma Virus' also known as HPV.
HPV has 100s of strain and can enter skin of humans through tiny cuts and grows there to form a wart. Plantar warts are usually harmless and go away with time but it might take few years for them to disappear by their own.
So, it is advised to take treatment to remove them to ease the discomfort.
Plantar Warts - Sign & Symptoms
- Small fleshy growth on the plantar area. Especially on the heel and base of toes.
- Hard, well-defined patch of skin where one can easily see that warts are grown inwards.
- Black pinpoints - These are the small blood vessels that are clotted and these lesions are known as wart seeds.
- Pain and tenderness - Sometime wart may trigger pain during standing or walking.
How to Prevent Plantar Warts?
Warts are caused by infection HPV and usually indicates the weak immunity.
To prevent warts, try to avoid touching the warts of others. Keep your feet dry and clean. Wash them every time you walk barefoot in the grass or wear dirty socks.
Do not share nail clippers with others and pay attention to the hygiene of foot. Also, pay attention to increase an immunity by eating healthy and forming healthy habits.
How to Treat Plantar Warts?
There are several treatment options are available today to treat warts effectively.
One can treat them using over-the-counter medication like wartrol wart remover or can use home remedies to get rid of them easily.
1. Salicyic Acid OTC medicines - Salicylic acid causes keratolysis and dissolve warts over the period of few weeks. OTC medicines like wartrol use Salicylic acid as the active ingredient to combat warts.
2. Crytherapy - This includes applying liquid nitrogen to warts to freeze them down. This procedure can be carried out by visiting a dermatologist. Applying iquid nitrogen causes inflammation of the skin around the wart and eventually, wart falls out.
3. Surgical wart removal - Doctor can cauterise your wart can manually remove them surgically.
4. Home remedies for warts - There are several home remedies available to treat the wart but most people claim that use of duct tape is an effective method to treat wart.
By jackbil | On 27/08/2016
There are different causes of leg pain.
You can as well feel pain in your knees and also in the other parts of your leg. Different factors are there which contributes a lot to the development of pain in the leg. Sometimes and in some cases it may be caused due to some physical injury or it may be due to over exertion.
Sometimes due to over exertion you may suffer from the damage of leg nerve. In some cases, arthritis may also be one of its main causes. In other situations, it may be the result of a strain in the ligament or muscle.
Leg pain may be due to excess walking, exercises, tiredness of muscles, due to a dreadful and also a terrible contraction of involuntary muscles and also due to the improper blood circulation in hips foot and knees. Sometimes the leg pain may also be caused due to nervous strain and formation of lump due to blood clotting.
Improper diet, food which is not rich in calcium, potassium, vitamins, and also minerals like potassium that are necessary for the growth of the bone especially in child and in adults it is related with the proper working of the body.
Leg pain is also caused by the abnormal growth of stress, tissues and also damages in the nerves. Sometimes loss of strength physical energy due to excess work also results in leg ache.
Some of the significant symptoms of leg ache are a pain in knees, hips, foot and also there may be muscle contraction. In this state the person is unable to perform any hard physical work.
Some more symptoms are the inability to do exercise, lack of blood in the body, and also there may be a pain in muscles.
Sometimes you may suffer from the problem of pain in the leg if you are standing for an extended period. But this type of pain often occurs among the people who have to remain to stand on their field for the whole day as it is the requirement of their job.
Besides some another treatment for pain in the leg, there are also home remedies. These home remedies for leg pain are quite efficient and helpful to reduce the pain. Some important home remedies for leg pain which provide relief are:
You can also massage the affected portion of your leg with Rumoxil oil. It will give you immediate relief. It is an effective home remedy because it not only reduces the pain of the leg but it also strengthens the bone tissues in the leg.
This is due to its high content of anti-inflammatory properties, and calcium and omega-3 fatty acids. Apply it by first shaking the bottle and then using a soft cloth, massage it on the affected parts of your leg. You can repeat this in 2 to 3 times a day.
2. Turmeric Paste
You can also apply a paste prepared with turmeric, lime, and salt on the affected area. Turmeric is believed to contain tremendous anti-inflammatory properties. When the paste is applied on the affected parts of your leg, it will reduce the leg pain mainly caused due to sudden strain.
3. Ginger oil & tea
Ginger tea & ginger oil has been valued for many years now due to its medicinal properties that make an effective remedy against the muscular pain in legs. It is most effective when used fresh as it provides wholesome benefits. You can use hot or cold compresses by applying them on the affected parts.
Lemon juice can as well be used as a home remedy by preparing the juice then add some salt to it. You can as well use lemon peels due to their great nutrients and properties that are anti-inflammatory. This help in lessening leg pains by relaxing blood vessel.
5. Epsom salt
Epsom salts, when used for treating leg pain, are the most effective. It has powerful exfoliant and anti-inflammatory properties that significantly reduce leg pain. Epsom salt soak can be applied by soaking your legs in the solution and the salt gets absorbed through your skin to relieve leg pain.
6. Apple cider vinegar
Another home remedy you can use is the apple cider vinegar. It is known for its high content of Potassium minerals. When mixed with some warm water and one teaspoonful of honey, it can be consumed in the night to help relieve leg pain.
7. Almond & Coconut oil
To get quick relief from leg pain, you can try using a mixture of almond oil and coconut oil. All you need to do is take some coconut oil and almond oil in equal quantities. Mix them together and then heat till this mixture becomes warm. Massaging the affected area of the leg with this mixture will give you immediate relief from pain.
8. Rumaton oil
Rumatone Gold oil comprises of powerful pain soothing botanicals and herbs. It also contains great anti-inflammatory properties that help decrease leg pain and swelling. Shake the bottle well and gentle massage this herbal oil on the affected area. This will provide you long-lasting relief from pain in the leg, stiffness, and discomfort.
9. Cod liver oil
Cod liver oil is an anti-inflammatory disease fighter. It is an effective natural remedy for pain in the leg. It provides immediate relief to our leg pain and even we get relief from overall body weakness. You can consume the fresh Cod liver or use over-the-counter supplements to relieve pain. It gives a better health to your bones when the right amounts are consumed.
Use of fenugreek powder has also been recommended by many people to reduce the pain from the leg. It is an effective home remedy for pain in the leg. For this remedy, you have to mix one or two teaspoons of fenugreek powder in a glass of water. If you are suffering from regular leg cramps and some other primary leg pains, then you should take this drink for getting relief to your pain.
11. Methi leaves
Take some methi leaves and allow them to dry in the sun. Now crush these leaves to form a fine powder and then you can consume one spoon of this powder with a glass of water every morning. This is quite an effective alternative for treating leg pain.
12. Healthy diet
You should eat a well-balanced diet. It is a powerful home remedy for leg pain as our body requires different types of vitamins and minerals and it will get by eating balanced diet only.
There are some more effective home remedies for leg pain which you can try.
All these natural remedies are helpful in case of leg pain.