Sleep apnea, causes and remedies
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Sleep apnea, causes and remedies

Sleep apnea, causes and remedies

Sleep apnea is defined as a real syndrome and is characterized by a respiratory rhythm alternating with pauses or slowdowns. In many cases the respiratory resumption is accompanied by phenomena of sonorous discomfort ( snoring ), with rales that often awaken the subject who is affected by it, since the apnea causes the re-emergence from deep sleep to the lighter one ...

High cholesterol in pregnancy, should you worry about it?

High cholesterol in pregnancy, should you worry about it?

Cholesterol- induced pregnancy tends to be higher than normal and is an absolutely physiological fact. In fact, cholesterol is used by animal cells to build membranes and it goes without saying, therefore, that in the nine months of gestation it may be higher; the fetus needs it in order to develop and grow...

Protection of children's skin: the cream is not enough

Protection of children's skin: the cream is not enough

Protection of children's skin: sunscreens The little ones are more exposed to sunburn than adults; their skin is thinner and the production of melanin , the natural protector we are equipped with, is not yet at its maximum capacity. A good sunscreen isn't everything, but it can be an ally for protecting children's skin ...

Secondary amenorrhea: symptoms, causes and some advice

Secondary amenorrhea: symptoms, causes and some advice

Amenorrhea is the absence of the menstrual cycle ; There are 2 types of amenorrhea: primary amenorrhea and secondary amenorrhea . Usually, the appearance of the first menstruation takes place between 10 and 15 years. If at the age of 16 the menstrual cycle has not yet occurred it is called primary amenorrhea and in this case it is advisable to consult the gynecologist who will evaluate the causes...

Relax while knitting!

Relax while knitting!

The longing for the past (sweetened by its harshness) is a trend that is constantly growing: despite all the technology and gadgets we have, the sense of emptiness unfailingly widens. The detachment from nature, the frenetic rhythms of everyday life, the alienation of many people are slowly opening the way to new proposals, to different existential paths to respond to the sense of growing unease : ecology, resilience, nature, simplicity, sustainability are just some of the key words of this new philosophy, truly providential if we want to continue living on this planet in physical and mental he...

Sore throat and pharyngitis

Sore throat and pharyngitis

Pharyngitis is an inflammation of the mucosa of the tract of the pharynx which is the organ that connects the nasal cavity with the oral cavity and with the esophagus, the larynx and the middle ear. In this area of ​​the body the channel of the mouth meets the digestive tract and the airways of the respiratory system. Th...

Anxiety and breathing

Anxiety and breathing

Fighting or controlling anxiety is, in our age, full of psychological pressures and competition , one of the most widespread concerns in the world, so much so that we reach a state of anxiety at the idea of ​​anxiety itself. Everyone at least a few times in their lives comes to live in a state in which worry, stress and fear come directly to touch the body's activities , such as palpitations, a sense of balance and breathing, accompanied by nausea, chest pain and stomach cramps. It...

Transparent losses and ovulation

Transparent losses and ovulation

Every woman has, sooner or later, noticed small transparent , watery and odorless leaks at certain times of the month. In reality, there is absolutely no reason to worry: it is a normal phenomenon, linked to ovulation . Ovulation, what it is and when it happens Ovulation , in the female menstrual cycle, corresponds to the period in which the oocyte is expelled from the ovaries...

Short excursus in the world of music therapy

Short excursus in the world of music therapy

Music has always played an important role in the field of the arts: just think of the musical accompaniment in the Greek theater, which intensifies the dramatic effect of the word (evocative of images) and gesture (which instead ideally put the images in motion themselves) in order to amplify the interaction with the spectators...

Blends of essential oils for oily facial skin

Blends of essential oils for oily facial skin

There are essential oils that can help the skin in eliminating excess sebum, rebalancing the hydrolipidic film and sebum secretion, nourishing and protecting the skin. Not all oils are suitable for oily skin , so it is necessary to know how to recognize them. Essential oils for oily skin The base oils for oily skin can be almond oil, grapeseed oil, hazelnut or apricot oil ...

Food supplements against wrinkles, what they are

Food supplements against wrinkles, what they are

Supplements, simple foods for the skin Beyond the fantastic qualities of chocolate , which would be an excellent natural supplement, at least according to what reported by NCBI (National Center for Biotechnology Information), relative to a recent research on skin health, there are also other products able to slow down the process of formation of the much feared wrinkles...

Remedies and tips for swollen legs in pregnancy

Remedies and tips for swollen legs in pregnancy

In phytotherapy, remedies are used for swollen legs during pregnancy , totally safe for the mother and baby. This period represents a critical moment for the legs of future mothers: during the third trimester of pregnancy , 70% of women have problems with swollen legs , varicose veins and water retention, as the blood flow increases by about 20% to better nourish and oxygenate the baby, with consequent overload of the blood vessels...

Guide animals and dreams

Guide animals and dreams

Animals do not present themselves in dreams at random, but are harbingers of precise meanings and create real bridges between the dream world and the reality we conceive as unique but unique is not. Let's find out what guide animals represent in dreams . Guide animals and dreams: questions to ask First of all we must always remember that the moment of awakening is so important...

Irritable colon: symptoms, causes and remedies

Irritable colon: symptoms, causes and remedies

Among the unpleasant disturbances, it is on the winners podium. You never know what we will reserve: will we have a clear day or will we have to run again ... in the bathroom? The irritable colon also us very irritable, with its unexpected highs and lows, with that swelling and malaise that always accompany us, whatever we eat...

Chakra, the centers of vital energy

Chakra, the centers of vital energy

The book that we are going to review is the work of one of the most eminent figures of yoga in Italy: Gabriella Cella at Chamali. Master of thirty years' experience, founder of her Ratna Yoga school, a tireless divulger, this teacher represents a cardinal point for the discipline in our country. Evaluating his work as a whole is not an easy task, given its breadth: the publications overlap and cover a ten-year span...

Circular breathing

Circular breathing

The circular breathing technique is characterized by a breath mode called ' conscious ', as this is guided by consciousness . The most important feature of this technique is represented by the fact that apnea spaces between inhalation and expiration are eliminated, favoring continuous or 'circular' breathing...

The use of aromatherapy in pregnancy

The use of aromatherapy in pregnancy

Aromatherapy is the use of aromatic essences and essential oils to achieve well-being or to intervene on pathological states. It is therefore a holistic practice that acts on a physical, mental and spiritual level. The body's treatment using essential oils has existed since at least 2000 a. C., as numerous historical sources attest...

The fight against cancer on February 4th

The fight against cancer on February 4th

Cancer: no mention of it . Because the word frightens and fear immobilizes and generates rejection if not observed with awareness. Less and less mentioned in articles of wellness portals and magazines, because it is better to think about diets, aesthetics, seasonal ills, food fads , forgetting that all these factors are intimately connected with the health of the body-mind system in its entirety ...

What are the functions of the pancreas

What are the functions of the pancreas

The pancreas is one of the most important glands in the human body. This organ is positioned in the upper part of the abdomen transversely between the stomach, the spleen and the first part of the intestine. It measures about 15 centimeters long and is 2 or 3 centimeters wide . It can be divided into 3 parts : > The head that is in close contact with the part of the intestine called the duodenum ...

Heel spine: symptoms and natural remedies

Heel spine: symptoms and natural remedies

Spinal calcaneal: symptoms The heel spur is a bone formation on the heel, usually associated with pain either at rest or after walking or loading the lower limbs. The causes of the heel spur formation are to be found in an inflammation of the Achilles tendon or the musculature of the sole of the foot, called plantar fasciitis...

Health news: wellness on the net

Health news: wellness on the net

Health news The network, as we know, is a cauldron of information. Censis states that 25.2% of Italians who use the internet to find health information. Sifting news on health and wellness is a simple and complex action at the same time. Simplicity is given by the immediacy of the response. If we type "health and wellness" on Google, we get about 21, 400, 000 results in 0...

Muscles and breathing

Muscles and breathing

We can go back to observing the way we breathe, starting from simple observation and then making an assessment that leads us to act serenely in the event of an alteration of the function. When breathing is altered Artificial lighting, pollution, artificial sleep-wake rhythms and incorrect nutrition are factors that influence the quality of our breath...

Osteoarthritis and arthritis, differences

Osteoarthritis and arthritis, differences

There is often a risk of confusion : not knowing the differences between arthritis and arthritis leads to confusion with one another and perhaps giving some wrong advice. Given that the fundamental opinion is the medical diagnosis, however , we can inform ourselves to investigate the differences between these pathologies, which risk being quite debilitating...

The role of breath in the management of anticipatory anxiety

The role of breath in the management of anticipatory anxiety

Do you remember when at the sole idea of ​​performing a given action a creeping anxiety takes hold of you and you would do everything, really everything, in order to avoid that task? Go to a place, take the means, leave for a trip etc ... Well, in very poor words, you are experiencing an attack of anticipatory anxiety and are implementing the strategy of avoidance related to it: try to escape the event feared in every way because it causes discomfort, so much as to cause anxiety before of a departure and to question the holiday itself. Le...

Ecopedagogy: schools and kindergartens in the open air

Ecopedagogy: schools and kindergartens in the open air

The Ecopedagogy is born in response to the environmental crisis that our planet is going through due to the production system and the level of consumption that are proving increasingly unsustainable. Several thinkers have proposed to reverse the course towards which Western and Westernized society is heading precisely from the educational field...

The psychosomatic view of colitis

The psychosomatic view of colitis

When we talk about colitis, we are dealing with viscera, with the center of our organism, with a dark, private, deep area. A difficult subject that specularly concerns the personality, the second brain, the more convoluted mind, in a physical, physiological and psychological sense . The intestine: our second brain We think of the shape of our brain and that of the intestine: loops, convolutions, adhesions, nerve endings...

Eczema, natural remedies

Eczema, natural remedies

Eczema is an unpleasant inflammation of the skin, due to contact allergy due to chemically dyed acrylic fabrics, detergents, or in other cases it is an atopic eczema due to causes of different nature, bacterial, climatic. It is manifested by redness, itching, bubbles and possible peeling of the skin...

Homogenized: do I buy them or do them at home?

Homogenized: do I buy them or do them at home?

How to prepare baby food at home Preparing baby food at home is not complicated and does not take long. All you need is steaming tools and a homogenizer or blender. It is not necessary to prepare baby foods every day because they can be frozen . With a little organization it is therefore possible to feed your children, even the smallest ones, by cooking at home...

Products for intimate hygiene during pregnancy

Products for intimate hygiene during pregnancy

Feminine intimate hygiene in any condition is of fundamental importance to protect one's well-being . During pregnancy, the organism undergoes changes and hormonal changes that can put a strain on the balance of the vaginal bacterial flora. In fact, estrogens, in normal conditions, maintain a level of acidity in the vaginal environment which is suitable to counteract the presence of bacterial formations...

Abdominal fat, main causes and remedies

Abdominal fat, main causes and remedies

Abdominal fat is one of the greatest aesthetic worries of modern times. Unfortunately, this is not just an aesthetic problem, but it is a wake-up call also for what concerns our state of health . Abdominal fat: what is it? Abdominal fat is perhaps one of the most difficult fat deposits to dissolve and dispose of , also because this fat has always belonged to us and from year to year it increases in volume...

How many liters of blood are there in the human body?

How many liters of blood are there in the human body?

It looks like a question from We Are Like This or Other Educational Cartoons, But How Many Liters of Blood Do We Really Have in the Human Body ? Knowing how to answer this question also means having at heart ourselves and the knowledge of our body. Knowing how to answer these questions also changes the perception of what we choose between foods to feed us, the type of physical movement we do...

Facial reflexology and stress

Facial reflexology and stress

What is stress? Our body adapts to changes . Sometimes in a positive way, more frequently in a negative way. When the changes hurt us, a breach is opened to the possibility of damaging the balance that we should always hold in the chest, in the organs, in the lucid and peaceful mind. More and more frequently, we let what we commonly refer to as one of the most abused terms of our era come in: stress ...

Headache in children

Headache in children

Headache in children Headache in children is a more frequent problem than people think, especially in school age. According to some statistics it appears, in fact, that about 25% -30% of children report having had at least one episode of headache during the school year. But what are the remedies for headaches in children ...

Chamomile for babies and children

Chamomile for babies and children

Chamomile is a plant known since ancient times for its calming and sedative qualities. The ability that chamomile has to relax and induce sleep is mainly due to its antispasmodic properties ; that is, it induces muscle relaxation. Furthermore, chamomile-based herbal teas help eliminate intestinal gas and promote digestion ...

Panic attacks: useful natural symptoms and therapies

Panic attacks: useful natural symptoms and therapies

In fact, the panic attack comes at a time when the energy freezes and this is usually the result of a longer process. Energy freezes and fails to flow, to express itself . Often it happens paradoxically when in excess. The psychological component is predominant and regards adherence to one's passions , to deep desires...

Gastritis and change of season

Gastritis and change of season

Gastritis and change of season The symptoms of gastritis affect the stomach and, in the case of reflux, the esophagus . They mainly concern digestive difficulties , heaviness and swelling in the epigastric region, heartburn , nausea , headache , ulcers and ulcers in the oral mucosa, bad breath , gastroesophageal reflux and sometimes even vomiting ...

How to lighten hair naturally

How to lighten hair naturally

Lighten the hair without damaging it Give a touch of honey to naturally light brown hair, make the blond even brighter and brighter, or give gold-colored reflections to ash-colored hair: here is the desire to lighten the hair by combining many women and also many men who want to wear a little sun, light and vitality around your face ...

A jump to SANA 2011: conferences, awards, news

A jump to SANA 2011: conferences, awards, news

SANA 2011: how, where, when (and why) Sana is called a healthy person. SANA is also the international exhibition of natural products, now in its 23rd edition . 23 editions are a significant number. Editions that have allowed this country to reach a certain awareness with respect to the man-earth bond , which has now become almost an urgency, given the internal drama of climatic variations and the sense of incomprehensible lethality that rests in the way we are doing harm to the Earth ...

Holotropic breathing: becoming aware of yourself

Holotropic breathing: becoming aware of yourself

Patient, capacious, loving, alive . When you meet Elisabetta Corbieri you get these feelings. But above all you can feel the beauty of having in front of someone who does not believe they possess scepters or hold crystal balls. This interview took place on a lawn, in the presence of the sun and some trees that gave us deeper breaths...

Yoga and third age: forever young

Yoga and third age: forever young

The concept of the third age, today, appears rather liquid and elusive to a univocal definition. This is because the lengthening of the average life, the improvement of the quality of existence , the greater access to medical care and innumerable other factors have changed the ancient consideration of this phase, so much so that there is now some difficulty in placing it on the axis weather...

How children should eat

How children should eat

At lunch, usually, especially from the age of three, children eat outside the family context. THE In any case, most meals are still organized by the family and, in particular, by the mother. Let's see how a healthy diet should be organized Breakfast and snacks for children Recent scientific literature gives more and more importance to breakfast : it is therefore essential that children in the morning consume a small meal appropriate to their needs...