Chloasma Treatment During Pregnancy

As you know, during pregnancy you must never take any chances with either your or your baby's health. And the same goes when you have a yeast infection. At the first signs of an infection you must attend your doctor for diagnosis and advice. Once having been diagnosed as having the infection, you can now determine, with your doctor, the best treatment i.e. the safest treatment, for you and your baby.

The first thing to note is that having such an infection during pregnancy is very common. There isn't anything to feel ashamed or worried about. And it occurs because one of the major underlying causes of yeast infection is hormonal imbalance, which is natural when you're pregnant. And, you may well be eating more than normal, especially carbohydrates and sugar, which again can trigger infections because high blood sugar is another major cause of yeast infections.

The question that most parents have in their mind when it comes to treatment during pregnancy is the thought of possible damage to the baby through drugs. As I said at the start, talk to your doctor about this and be guided by them. But don't be afraid to voice your fears and concerns about drug-based treatment during pregnancy. And ask about potential natural yeast infection treatment options.

Here are 5 natural home remedies for yeast infection during pregnancy that you can talk to your doctor about...

1. Use natural yogurt to help fight the Candida albicans fungi -- their overgrowth causes yeast infection symptoms -- in your gut and at the locally affected area. But it needs to be plain, un-sweetened yogurt with no added fruit. Check that the label states that it contains live, active cultures.

2. Avoid sugar in your diet; for example, all sugars, artificial sweeteners, cakes, sweets, ice-creams, chocolate, honey, syrups, baked beans, tinned fruit, dried fruits, etc. You get the picture I think.

3. Avoid refined carbohydrates. These eventually break down into sugar so pose the same problem. These are things like white flour, white rice, bread-crumb coatings, custard powder, refined breakfast cereal, baked beans (again), corn flour, etc. Instead, eat brown rice, oats, barley, rye bread, rye biscuits, polenta, etc.

4. Wear loose-fitting clothes, especially underwear, that are made from natural fibers such as cotton, silk, linen, etc. Tight clothes that don't allow an area such as your crotch to breathe, can help the Candida fungi to grow there, because the fungi love warm, moist, dark areas. Nylon tights should be avoided.

5. Lose the stress! Another major trigger for yeast infection is a lowered immune system. And continual stress is known to help lower your immune system. So you need to get plenty of rest, use relaxation exercises, get the rest of the family to take some of the load off of you, listen to relaxing music, and so on.

These are just 5 pretty simple yeast infection treatments during pregnancy. But there are many other things to take into consideration which, unfortunately, we don't have time to go into here, but see below...



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World Blood Donor Day: June 14, 2012

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First Blood Transfusion

The Very First Documented Blood Transfusion Was On June 15,1667,by Dr. Jean-Baptiste Denys, eminent physician to King Louis XIV of France.He transfused the blood of a sheep into a 15-year old boy, who survived the transfusion.

Why Donate Blood?

Why Blood Donation is Important

* Donate Blood To Save Lives

People suffering from diseases like hemophilia or sickle-cell disease or thalassemia requires frequent blood transfusion.Your blood donation can save their lives and what would be better feeling in this world than that you saved someone's life.

*Donate Blood For Your Own Health

Excess Of blood in our body can lead to excess of iron.This iron result in formation of free radicals,which damage body cells and tissues.These free radicals can also become cause of many life-threatening diseases like cancer and several heart diseases

*Donate Blood To Reduce Body Fat

Blood Donation reduces the extra calories and reduce cholesterol level and fat in your body.The Decrease in red blood cells,after blood donation, result in decrease of calories count and fat.Our body reproduces new red blood cells and thus refreshes the whole body system.

*Donate Blood To Know Better About your blood and body

Before blood donation several test are carried out to make sure that the donor is not suffering from hepatitis B, hepatitis C, Syphilis, HIV/AIDS and malaria.Also your blood pressure,hemoglobin level and weight is checked to make sure that your body is in healthy conditions for donating blood.Thus you can keep a check on your body health.

Types Of Blood Donation

Blood Donation Types

There are 3 types of blood donation based on the recipient and donor relationship :-

1. If Donor gives blood to a blood bank for transfusion to unknown recipient than it is called allogeneic (or homologous) Donation.

2. If Donor gives blood to specific individual (often family member of friend) than it is called Directed Donation.

3. The Hybrid of above two donation is called Replacement donation.

Different Body Products are used for different uses.

Blood product

Main uses

Whole blood

Open heart surgery, newborns

Red blood cells

Trauma, anemia, surgery

Platelets

Cancer patients receiving chemotherapy

Fresh frozen plasma

Massive transfusions

Plasma

Burns

Cryoprecipitate

Hemophilia

What Blood Types Can Donate To What Blood Types

Blood-Groups

Below is a chart that shows the distribution and requirement of several blood types.Group O is often cited as the "universal donor" but this only refers to red cell transfusions. For plasma transfusions the system is reversed and Group AB is the universal donor type.

Blood Type

Distribution of Blood Type in U.S. Population*

Percent of U.S. Population You Can Receive Red Blood Cells From

Percent of U.S. Population You Can Give Red Blood Cells To

O

38%

45%

84%

O -

7%

7%

100%

A

34%

85%

37%

A -

6%

13%

44%

B

9%

56%

12%

B -

2%

9%

15%

AB

3%

100%

3%

AB -

1%

16%

4%

*Distribution may be different for specific racial and ethnic groups.

Before Blood Donation

Prepare Yourself To Donate Bloood

Before Donating blood make sure that your body is in healthy conditions plus your donation goes by all the rules and laws of your country.

Minimum Health Conditions Required To Donate Blood :-

Your Hemoglobin level Should Not Be Low. Your Blood pressure Should Not Be Low.You Must not be suffering from hepatitis B, hepatitis C, Syphilis, HIV/AIDS and malaria.

Age and Weight Requirements :-

Your age and weight should be according to the rules and laws of your country for blood donation.Minimum age in most of the countries is 18 years and minimum weight is 110 lbs./50 kg.There is no specific rule for how old to donate blood.Many scientific experiments have proved that blood donation in old age re-energizes the donor.

Can You Donate Blood With a Tattoo :-

The Short Answer is Yes.The American Red Cross Tattoo Eligibility Guidelines for blood donation are as follows :-

"Wait 12 months after a tattoo if the tattoo was applied in a state that does not regulate tattoo facilities. This requirement is related to concerns about hepatitis. Acceptable if the tattoo was applied by a state-regulated entity using sterile technique. Only a few states currently regulate tattoo facilities, so most donors with tattoos must wait 12 months after tattoo application before donating blood. You should discuss your particular situation with the health historian at the time of donation."

How Much Blood Can you Donate :-

For Health measures and safety many blood drives asks for 1 pint (450 ml.) of blood from healthy person.An Adult Body has averag 10-12 pints of blood so it won't make any difference after blood donation.A Very Small percentage may feel temporary dizziness.

Things To Do Before Blood Donation

Eat,Pray,Love

* Do not Donate blood for 24 hours,if you had a minor dental procedure.

* Drink A Lot of Water ( 6- 8 Glass) Before Donating Blood. (Follow This If you are donating plasma or platelets)

* Do Not Drink caffeinated drinks and other liquors as it will cause your body to repel water.

* Eat 3 Hours Before blood donation.

* Do not eat fatty foods and fast food 24 hours before donating blood.

* Eat Iron Rich Food Like rread, Muffins,Cereal,Water Melon, Strawberries, Bananas,Raisins, Dates, Prunes, Figs, Dried Apricots,Dark Leafy Greens and spinach FOR TWO WEEKS before blood donation.

* Drink healthy drinks and juice like Prune Juice, Tomato Juice, and Apple Juice.

Blood Donation Facts

* Every two seconds someone needs blood.

* Shelf life used for platelets is seven days.

* RBC have a shelf life of 35-42 days at refrigerated temperatures

* Plasma can be stored frozen for year

After Blood Donation

What To Do And What Not To Do

* Rest For 5 - 20 Minutes on donation site after donating blood.

* Drink Water,Juice and light snack with high sugar so that you can recover your blood sugar.

* Avoid Works that require lots of physical attention,so that you don't faint.

* Eat Healthy Food (Continue with your diet that you followed before blood donation,mentioned above) For 1 week to recover red blood cells.

* Don't Drive after blood donation,in case you faint.

* Keep a check on your health.

* Don't exercise (Avoid Running bicycling and swimming) for 24 hours after donating blood.

* The healthy time period between two consecutive blood donation should be minimum of 56 days (8 weeks).

* Avoid consuming alcohol until you have eating something

* Don't smoke for next 30 minutes.

* If fainting or dizziness occurs, either lie down or site with the head between the knees

* If there is bleeding from the phlebotomy site, raise the arm and apply pressure

* Remove bandage next day and Resume all normal activities if no symptoms occur

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James Harrison (Order Of Australia Medal Winner) Holds the world record of maximum number of blood donations (at least 1000 times) in his entire life.He is Australian and was born in 1935.

The Birth of The Noble Cause :-

At the age of 13, he underwent a major chest surgery to extract a lung with metastasized pneumonia, and required 13 liters of blood. After surgery, he was in the hospital for three months. Realizing that the blood had saved his life, he made a pledge to start donating blood as soon as he turned eighteen.

A Blood Donor Who Saved Two Million Babies :-

After Few Donations he discovered that his blood contained a rare antibody that prevents infants who receive his blood from dying of Rhesus disease, a deadly form of anemia.The uniqueness of his blood also created the Anti-D vaccine. When he originally began donating blood, his life was insured for one million dollars.His blood has helped to save around two million babies with hundreds of thousands of women being treated with his antibodies.

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Some Famous Blood Donation Agencies

Dera Sacha Sauda
I Donate Blood After Every 6 Months to this spiritual Organization.Dera Also Holds the world record of Biggest Blood Drive.
American Red Cross
The ARC provides about 45% of transfused blood in the US.
United Blood Service
A member of ABC, also has a national presence, especially in the West.
America's Blood Centers
A major network of non-profit community blood centers founded in 1962 Most of the independent blood centers on this list are ABC members, and these account for approximately half of the US blood supply

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Self-Doubt & Insecurity

Encouragement for dealing with self-doubt and insecurity.

How often do you fall into the trap of the devil when he tries to tell you "You're not going to make it." We listen to the whisper of doubt, "You aren't good enough. Who do you think you're kidding? Things will never work out for you. You're not important and no one cares about you."

Don't believe these lies. God has a different message for us - we are worth something and valuable to Him.

Heaven on eBay

Going, going - gone - sold!

Have you ever thought about the worth of property? Sure you have. We get amazed when a possession of a famous person is sold. Just today a leather bomber jacket of President Kennedy's sold for over 0,000. His golf clubs brought in a whopping 0,000. They were sold to the highest bidder at Sotheby's. Even Jackie O's fake pearls went for 1,000.

When I first read this book I jotted down some notes on a page. My mind began exploring the possibilities of Heaven. How valuable is God's property, you know His "stuff"? How much would a couch from Heaven go for on eBay or at an auction house? Then in deeper thought I wondered, "Who would bid?" Believe it or not, there would be plenty who wouldn't see the value in something of God's.

If we were to have the correct mindset, we would realize that the value of something owned by God would be greater than anything we could ever afford. It has the highest worth and value. Anything owned by God cannot be measured in terms of money, because it is far too valuable, priceless and can't be bought or sold. Swindoll explains that we are "a people for God's personal possession" (1 Peter 2:9) and His love for us is what makes us valuable. God's love for us (you) is so great that He was willing to sacrifice Jesus, His Son so that we could be with Him one day. Now that puts a value on your head and mine.

What is the value of a child? Would you be willing to give up one of your kids for someone else? I can't imagine ever doing that, and that's why God's value on something is much greater than we can possibly comprehend. Self-doubt and insecurity never need enter our mind knowing we are precious, valued and matter to God.

You matter!

Individualism Matters

We are Designer Humans

"My grace is sufficient for you. For (My) power is perfected in weakness." (2 Corinthians 2:4)

Strength Knowing You Are Valued. Putting to rest insecure thinking.

Sometimes when we feel we don't have it in us to keep going is when insecurity and thoughts of failing arrive in our minds. Those are the times we need to realize that in our weakness God is the strongest. He sees and cares about you. Maybe you think you've messed up for so long that all hope is lost. Pastor Swindoll reminds us that there is nothing we've done that God doesn't already know about. He hasn't forgotten that we are human and will make mistakes.

The discourager in the world wants to tell you that, "It's too late for you and that no one cares. You don't matter; after all, you're just another number on this planet." Not so, not so, not so! To God, you are the one and only, wonderful, unique YOU! He designed you exactly the way you should be and that pleases God. You're not a disappointment, but an appointment, ordained by God for His pleasure. He wanted you and always will. I like how Psalm 139:13-16 explains what we mean to God.

Designer Humans

You were made in secret to the world by God Himself. Specially crafted, hand designed a one-of-a-kind masterpiece. Are you getting a picture of what you are worth yet?

We know that designer; one-of-a-kind pieces of work bring in a high price and are extremely valuable. That's you! Be encouraged, you are a masterpiece that is approved by God Himself.

Important!

In God's Eyes, You're Worth More than Gold!

Your'e A Diamond in the Rough - A Precious Gem to God.

No matter what you've been told, don't believe the lies. You shine brighter than gold to God!

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Proverbs 10:28 says this: The hope of the righteous is gladness. Hope should make you glad!

Doubt & Despair

Feelings of Doubt and Despair: Changing the Way We Think

In the second section of the book, Charles Swindoll discusses feelings of doubt and despair.

No matter who it is, there will come a time when we all need to be encouraged, affirmed and appreciated. We need for someone to believe in us don't we? It doesn't take our talents, wealth or position for God to be interested in who we are. He already knows all about you and created you to be successful and likes who you are.

Be encouraged, you are not in the hands of blind fate, but in the hands of God,
"Don't fear for I am with you." (Isaiah 41:10)

Trust God to do what is best and right for you. Rejoice even in difficult times, knowing God is on the scene. Joy is a gift from the Lord and it is a tool we can use to defeat doubt and despair. God hasn't forgotten you (Isaiah 49:16 NKJV)

See, I have inscribed you on the palms of My hands; Your walls are continually before Me. (Isaiah 49:16 NKJV)

It all boils down to this - sometimes it isn't that we don't have faith, but rather we don't have trust.

Worry & Anxiety

No Worries or Anxiety

When God is in on it, anything is possible.

Upon coming to the fourth section of the book Encouragement for Life, Mr. Swindoll discusses how we handle problems and succumb to worry or anxiety. Worry causes us to be very aware of our earthly surroundings. It makes us earth minded, leaving God out of the equation as my husband puts it. What is a cure for worry and anxiety? Dr. Swindoll directs us to a passage in the book of Matthew chapter 6 verse 34 in the Message Bible. I love this passage and have had it taped to the top of the screen on my computer for years. It keeps me focused and guards against worry.

"Give your entire attention to what God is doing right now, and don't get worked up about what may or may not happen tomorrow. God will help you deal with whatever hard things come up when the time comes." (Matthew 6:34 The Message Bible)

He continues on giving us four simple ways to deal with worry. (p.92) Yes, I could list them, but then you wouldn't need the book.

It all boils down to this - sometimes it isn't that we don't have faith, but rather we don't have trust.

God is trustworthy to handle whatever worries you. Go ahead and cast all your cares, because He really does care for you and everything that concerns you. (see 1 Peter 5:7) Part of our problem is that we never look at a situation through God's eyes. Here Pastor Chuck points out a specific verse we need to keep in mind. If we did, we wouldn't worry, fret or be anxious, because we would believe God is watching out for us.

"For the eyes of the Lord run to and fro throughout the whole earth, to show Himself strong on behalf of those whose heart is loyal to Him. In this you have done foolishly; therefore from now on you shall have wars." (2 Chronicles 16:9 NKJV)

Cast all your cares on Him, for God cares for you.

Mistakes & Failures

Mistakes & Failures

He Never Fails Even When We Do

You'll find that "full forgiveness from God" is the encouraging word in this section of the book. We are to be encouraged that He wants to forgive us and it is His desire that all repent of sin so He can forgive.

"Every journey is accomplished one step at a time."

Charles Swindoll

Suffering & Sorrow

Nobody Escapes Suffering or Sorrow

And He said to me, "My grace is sufficient for you, for My strength is made perfect in weakness." Therefore most gladly I will rather boast in my infirmities, that the power of Christ may rest upon me. (2 Corinthians 12:9 NKJV)

The last part of Encouragement for Life talks about how all mankind experiences suffering and sorrow at some point in life. Suffering is a universal language. Tears are the same for Jews, Muslims, Christians, young or old, no matter the color. Life sometimes hurts and suffering is a common thread we all share. Sorrow and pain come in many forms. There is another thing that is universal, God's grace. His grace is sufficient for anyone and works through suffering. (p.165)

"Every journey is accomplished one step at a time." Charles Swindoll

A Reason to Hope

In Conclusion

There really is a reason to hope, and keep on hoping.

This book came at the right time for me, as I suppose it has for so many others. Bestselling books become best sellers for a reason; they touch the heart of the reader. Encouragement for Life: Words of Hope and Inspiration did just that.

Throughout the entire book the writer seemed to have sympathy with the reader, having gone through some of the same valleys in life that I have. Now on the other side of some of these experiences, Charles Swindoll shares how these passages of encouragement gave him hope when there seemed to be no hope.

The author wants to leave us with this word of encouragement and conveys my own sentiments: God is on our side. He is our champion of hope. He is faithful. Be encouraged, you are His priority. His mercy and love endure forever.

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Are you in need of encouragement? Is there something you have been struggling with that doesn't make sense? Do not be dismayed, help is on the way. Dr. Charles Swindoll shares his own experiences of feeling disappointed, bouts with doubt, failure, anxiety, suffering, injustice and uncertainty. Through it all he found hope from God's word in learning how to conquer each situation.

You'll be encouraged by this beautiful, full color book of uplifting accounts, scriptures, illustrations and photography. Give one to a friend who needs a word of affirmation, and become the encourager to someone else today. Hardcover 7"x5", 192 pages

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Day by Day Daily Devotional

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Life lessons that will stir the heart in a 365 day daily devotional from Charles Swindoll, includes passages from his best-selling book "The Finishing Touches."

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Bedside Blessings: 365 Days of Inspirational Thoughts - eBook

By Charles Swindoll

Encourage Me

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Encourage Me, Paperback

By Charles Swindoll

Bedtime Blessings Devotional

Enjoy sweet slumber every night of the year!

At the end of a busy day it's good to have words of encouragement before falling asleep for the night. Bedside Blessings is a collection of encouraging lessons from Pastor Swindoll's own sermons that are designed to lead you into the rest God has promised His children.

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Grace of Encouragement, Day Brightener, Perpetual Calendar

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Grace of Encouragement, DayBrightener, Perpetual Calendar

Perpetual flip calendars have been a favorite of mine to place throughout the house. Put one in bedrooms, on desks, or counters for people to read and gain inspiration for their day. Spiral bound with a cardboard backing for easel display.

Grace of Encouragement, DayBrightener, Perpetual Calendar

My Time with God Devotional

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My Time with God by Charles Swindoll

A unique 52 week devotional that will take you through the New Testament and special Old Testament selections. It has 312 lessons including one for each weekend.

Contributors to this devotional beside Charles Swindoll include: Billy Graham, Max Lucado, Charles Spurgeon, Philip Yancey, Joni Eareckson Tada, D. L. Moody and others. New Century Version of the Bible used.

My Time with God NCV: 15-Minute Devotions for the Entire Year

God's Promises Day by Day Devotional

God's Promises Day by Day Devotional

As God's children we are guaranteed His promises every day of the year. God's Promises Day by Day reminds us of what scripture has to say concerning the good plans God has for each of us. Scripture is taken from the NKJV.

Devotions are written by popular Christian leaders such as Charles Swindollm Max Lucado, John Eldredge. Franklin Graham, R. C. Sproul, and Anne Graham Lotz.

God's Promises Day by Day

Prayer Book

A Daybook of Prayer: Meditations, Scriptures and Prayers to Draw Near to the Heart of God - eBook

Throughout life we come up against thought provoking questions that draw us into seeking something more in life than material things. The "what if's" and "how's" we ask ourselves are addressed in this book containing prayers, scriptures and questions.

Study God's word with these passages written by some of the most outstanding Christian leaders in history: Martin Luther, Brother Andrew, John Wesley, A.W. Tozer, Andrew Murray, Oswald Chambers, Billy Graham and Charles Swindoll.

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Devotional Encouragement Bibles

KJV Devotional Bible

Introducing the first devotional Bible using the King James Version.

KJV Devotional Bible

The King James Bible is one of the most popular versions of the Bible still used today. For those who love this version, there is a devotional series included, written by leaders in the Christian religion. It is a "Who's Who" list of people of faith: Oswald Chambers, Charles Colson, Fanny Crosby, Jim Elliot, D. L. Moody, George M ller, Andrew Murray, R. C. Sproul, Billy Sunday, A.W. Tozer, Charles Wesley, Susanna Westley.

Bible Special Features: history of the King James Bible, dictionary, concordance, contributing author biography, index of devotions by scripture reference, Christ's words in red, introductions to each book, presentation page, Daily Bible reading program, two ribbon markers.

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Men's Devotional BIble

Today's Christian man knows how hard it is to walk in the wisdom of God in this day and age. Over 100 respected Christian men have contributed to this Bible with daily devotions helping thousands deal with the issues that challenge each man of God.

Look for these authors in this NIV Men's Devotional Bible: Charles Swindoll, James Dobson, Billy Graham, Tom Landry, and Ben Carson.


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I don't know what you are going through right now, but clouds and rainbows in the sky, birds singing, green trees blossoming and roses blooming are all evidence of a God who is greater than all our problems. If we look hard enough, there is always something that will encourage us, even if no one else does. Like Louis said, "What a wonderful world."

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Lyrics: I see trees of green, red roses too I see them bloom for me and you And I think to myself what a wonderful world. I see skies of blue and clouds of white The bright blessed day, the dark sacred night And I think to myself what a wonderful world. The colors of the rainbow so pretty in the sky Are also on the faces of people going by I see friends shaking hands saying how do you do They're really saying I love you. I hear babies crying, I watch them grow They'll learn much more than I'll never know And I think to myself what a wonderful world Yes I think to myself what a wonderful world. Oh yeah! (Fair use Article 107)

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Yoga To Regulate Periods

There could probably be no better example of effective yoga breathing than yogis who can master arrested yoga breathing. A yoga master could go for some very long periods of time not breathing. They could go much, much longer when they train their minds and bodies to require a fraction of the air they normally breathe.

Before you even think of trying this out, remember that it takes a master skilled enough in relaxation and yoga breathing to slow down the inner workings of their body to require very little air to survive. Effective yoga breathing is both very similar and very different from arrested yoga breathing, depending on your perspective of yoga breathing:

The Similarities
Yoga breathing for relaxation involves slowing down one's breath to more efficiently absorb oxygen and release the tension in the muscles. Arrested yoga breathing follows this principle, but it takes it to the extreme where the body becomes so relaxed it barely even needs oxygen to keep itself going.

Masters in the art and science of arrested yoga breathing know how to do this, and they are the subject of various shows or videos. They could be buried underground for hours at a time and be dug out alive and well, free from any physical harm. Such sights make for good shows and sights, but the physical, spiritual and mental conditioning required to do so would astound most people who cannot imagine not breathing the way they do for more than a few minutes.

The Differences
The main difference between effective yoga breathing and arrested yoga breathing is the degree of mastery required. A normal person can be taught to breathe using their shoulders, chest and stomach in a matter of hours, even minutes. Learning how to arrest one's breathing takes a lifelong dedication to yoga. Mastering one's mind and body to the point of virtually stopping the heart from beating and the blood from flowing is something that takes much, much longer to perfect.

Arrested yoga breathing, unlike effective yoga breathing, also presents risks to the practitioner. A person who does not know how to release himself from arrested breathing may find himself in serious trouble. The body's organs need to shut down before arrested breathing can be possible, otherwise the organs will suffocate without the proper amount of oxygen in the system.

Arrested yoga breathing is an example of effective yoga breathing taken to new heights, but is best left as an example of yoga's efficacy in relaxing the body. Be content in knowing how it works, but don't try it at home.



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Growing Herbs in Containers

As I was looking for possibilities to grow my own herbs without unduly disrupting the look of my garden, I came across the option of growing herbs in containers. The idea was to plant herbs in flower pots and then bury these in the ground, so as to keep growth tidy and avoid the risk of some invading herbs like mint or spearmint overunning their borders and literally taking over your garden. This would mean however that whenever I felt like changing the layout or replanting some of the pots, I would have to dig them all up again. The other option was to simply plant herbs in pots and place them on a window sill or patio.

While deliberating on these options, I decided to visit my local garden center and have a look at the various types of herbs they had on sale and see how much space and/or how many containers I would need in order to plant a respectable collection of herbs. And this is where I found the perfect solution! A tiered herb planter or strawberry planter as they are some times called! A large terra cotta planter with many pocket-like openings, where you may plant a collection of herbs, as well as strawberries, baby tomatoes or flowers for a splash of color. It was exactly what I was looking for, especially as I could place it just outside my kitchen door and pop out while cooking for a sprig of freshly cut herbs. It is beautiful to look at and the vertical stacking arrangement is a great space saver.

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This is the closest to the one I own that I could find on Amazon. It has a 4,5 star average on almost 100 consumer reviews. It has three stacking layers, each of which can accommodate three plants. If you want to plant more, you may buy a second unit and add more layers. It is made of durable U.V protected terra cotta look plastic and collapses for easy storage, contrary to mine which is a one-piece planter. It also includes a base for the water to drain in and is also available in chocolate color.
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How to plant your Strawberry/Herb Planter and how to care for your herbs

Start by filling your planter with potting soil. Plant your largest plant in the central top opening and use the side openings and lower tiers for smaller, annual or trailing types of herbs. I have planted a strawberry plant in the central opening of mine and have used all the other pockets for different types of herbs. Some good choices which are used in many recipes and also look nice and smell heavenly are the following:

parsley
dill
oregano
basil
mint/spearmint
thyme
rosemary
sage
lemon verbena
apple geranium

Herbs are easy to grow and care for in general. Although there are certain exceptions, most herbs are relatively undemanding. They do best in full sun and normal potting soil. They require little water and well draining containers. They rarely need fertilizer - actually too much fertilizing may be bad for them. They do require pruning, to grow neatly and to prevent them from growing tall and lanky, but the reason you want a herb garden in the first place, is presumably in order to harvest it. Harvesting your herbs regularly is just the pruning they need!

Herbs, Seeds and More

Here are is a good collection of herb seeds, including varieties of most commonly used culinary herbs, medicinal herbs and tea herbs. A must have addition is the book I highly recommend. Every time I go to the garden centre to buy herbs, I am sure I will be able to recognize them and remember their names and the best uses for each one of them...but after a few months I cannot tell them apart, with the exception of the really common ones. This book is wonderful. Not only does it have full descriptions and pictures of a huge variety of herbs to help you choose, it also gives detailled instructions on growing, harvesting and storing different types of herbs and, it includes the most wonderful recipes with herbs, like herbal teas, pesto sauce, rosemary oil, garlic and olive toppings and so much more!

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Barry P. Simmons, MD, Chief of the Hand and Upper Extremity Service, offers a new prosthesis for total wrist replacement, providing an alternative to standard wrist fusion for patients with arthritic disease. Closely replicating wrist anatomy, the new prosthesis does not require the use of cement enabling subsequent revisions without extensive tissue damage.
Early results with this prosthesis show high success and low complication rates with restoration to average functional range-of-motion of 40 degrees from extension to flexion, as well as significant pain relief. In addition, this new generation of wrist replacements also offers improved side-to-side motion compared with older generation wrist replacements.

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How To Stop Period Pain

If you would like to know how to stop the pain from a UTI, there are a number of steps you can take to bring some relief. First of all, as a former UTI sufferer, I can honestly say that the pain I have experienced from this condition has been unbearable and I have found myself unable to sleep at night and desperate.

Depending on how severe your infection is, sometimes drinking plenty of water can really help. Try to have at least 2 liters of water during an infection. Although water is best, if you simply cannot bear drinking so much, other drinks can help such as diluted fruit juices and decaffeinated teas. The very fact that liquid is passing through your bladder and you actually have urine there to pass can really ease the pain as I always found that it was so much more severe when there was nothing there!

Unsweetened cranberry juice is also good to drink as it contains a component which prevents bacteria adhering to the bladder wall, making it easier for the water you are drinking to flush it out. You might also find it helpful to take a paracetamol-based painkiller.

Heat therapy is great if you are looking at how to stop the pain from a UTI. A heat pad ir hot water bottle on the abdomen can be very soothing. Leading on from this, something which goes against much advice but which I personally found to be extremely good for stopping the pain was to sit in a warm bath. Now this is often advised against as it is felt that the water in the bath could penetrate the urethra and cause further irritation. However, if you do not add any perfumed products, I would personally vouch for the fact that this was the one thing that helped me through many an unbearable patch when I suffered from UTI's.

Of course, wanting to know how to stop the pain from a UTI is essential, but ou are a regular sufferer from this condition you should take steps to eliminate the root causes as if left untreated, repeated outbreaks have the potential to cause kidney damage.



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What Vitamins Can I Take To Regulate My Menstrual Cycle

A woman's body undergoes various changes. This can be due to the menstrual cycle, pregnancy, menopausal period and the aging process. Without proper care, the body can be weakened by these changes, which is why it is necessary to find the best multivitamin for women depending on her age, health condition and level of activities. To help you with that, here are some ideas on how you can choose the right multivitamin for you:

For Pregnant or Lactating Women

Pregnant women experience massive changes in their nutritional demands. This is because of the need to feed the bay inside her womb and to make up for all the deficiencies to ensure her baby's health. When looking for the best multivitamin, one thing that should be considered is the amount of iron and folic acid it contains. The multivitamin should also be high in vitamin A, as it is helpful in maintaining strong and healthy bones and tissues. On the other hand, folic acid prevents any defects during the course of pregnancy.

Proper consumption of folic acid in a diet can prevent anemia and enhance cell growth at the same time. Pregnant woman needs to consume 600 mcg of folic acid daily, while non-pregnant women needs 400 mcg of it. For lactating mothers, the recommended daily dose of folic acid is at 500 mcg. Iron, on the other hand, is helpful in preventing anemia, apart from making up for the blood loss during child delivery. So when choosing a multivitamin for pregnant and lactating women, make sure that the supplement contains all these essential nutrients.

For Women who are in their Menopausal Stage

As women reach their menopausal stage, lots of hormonal changes occur in their body. Lots of iron is lost, thus requiring the help of a supplement to restore the necessary amount of iron her body needs. The best multivitamin for women should have at least 18 mg of iron as well as 400 mg of folic acid. Vitamin D should also be contained in the supplement, as this is helpful for keeping the bones strong. Take note that during the menopausal stage, the bones in the body start to become weak and fragile, and this could result to osteoporosis. Vitamin D in multivitamins is also helpful in reducing the risk of rheumatoid arthritis and colon cancer.

For Women Over 40

The age of 40 and above is considered as a crucial age for women, and this is the time when she needs to take care of her health properly. During this age, when a woman fails to make up for the nutrient loss, she could face various problems involving her heart, skin and bones. Women aged 40 and above should consume a multivitamin that contain at least 25 mcg of vitamin B12. The multivitamin should also have vitamin D and 2500 IU of vitamin A. the latter is helpful in keeping the bones and tissues strong, boosting the immune system and in improving the eyesight. Vitamin B12 is helpful in improving the memory and the nervous system of a woman, apart from getting rid of depression. In addition to these vitamins, vitamin K should also be contained in the multivitamin supplement, as this is helpful in preventing blood clots and keeping the heart healthy.

Then again, apart from consuming the best multivitamin for women, following a healthy diet and engaging in regular exercises is also necessary to keep the body healthy and safe from various diseases. If you are unsure of what multivitamin will best suit your body's needs, it would be best to consult a physician before opting for any supplement to make sure that you and your body will benefit from it.



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What Causes Dark Skin

Most people do not take care of their skin and body correctly, they have an unhealthy lifestyle that is making their body more prone to illnesses, toxins and premature aging, some of the first signs that are the result of that lifestyle are dark eye circles under eyes.

I want to let you know what are the main dark eye circles causes and how to prevent bags under eyes:

Sometimes the cause can be heredity

Allergies are a common cause of dark circles, you might have allergy to pollution, pollen, dust, pet dander or other thing.

Another common cause is fluid retention, when blood vessels under eyes become dilated it contribute to dark circles.

Lack of Sleep is another common cause that we should avoid. It can make the skin more pale, thus allowing the blood vessels to be more visible through the skin.

Dehydratation is a cause of dark circles.

And of course this becomes often when we age and we think that we cant get rid of bags and dark circles.

However we can prevent bags under the eyes by following some simple things like:

Drinking a lot of water to avoid dehydratation

Get plenty of rest, sleep at least for 8 hours a day.

Dont consume a lot of dietary salt

Take vitamins and eat healthy foods such as cranberries, blue berries, onions, legumes and other vegetables and fruits and that contain potent anti oxidants.

Quit smoking

Those are the best ways to prevent bags under eyes, however sometimes aging is just the main cause and is not that simple to get rid of dark circles, in those cases it can be very effective to use a good cream or gel for reducing bags, just make sure that the product you choose is made of natural ingredients and consult your dermatologist.



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