LiveingWell Health News Letter
1. HEADACHES 2. FACTS & TIPS 3. IN THE NEWS 4. HEALTH SITES
5.HERBAL 6. HEALTHY RECIPE 7. THOUGHT OF THE DAY
1.HEADACHES Alternative Method
Headaches are a common cause of suffering, but all headaches are not created equal. How do you find out what the cause of
headaches are and how do you get relief? Popping pills is not the answer!
Many of us have visited the doctor's office in search of a "pain killer" to ease one painful problem or another. These drugs,
like codeine or non steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs are effective pain relievers for certain conditions, but they also
have negative side effects. Prescription pain killers are generally addictive, and require increasing dosages. Headaches
are the most commonly treated medical complaint, and most can be treated naturally by eating the correct nutritional food, and with
proper vitamins, and minerals.
Paying attention to oneself we learn how we can improve upon our bodies. In making the effort we are in control of our bodies in
the long run we will correct the problem and we will feel better for it without drugs.
Through the beauty of wellness, your
"Life-Style" of today can be enhanced.
You can live healthy and stress free.
All you need to start is the wiliness,
your Reward will be the Healing of Oneself.
You can start with the list below. Should you not be able to do this yourself ask a friend to help or seek professional help.
Instead of saying why me, not today of all days, ask yourself, "what did I do to cause this headache" how can I correct it?
Think of how often you have headaches. Mark your calendar the day you had the headache and what you were doing that day and
the days before what did you eat.
The biggest question is do you get any of the symptoms below while you are having headaches? If so see your qualified
professional immediately . As some headaches have been linked to stroke.
Numbness or weakness of the face, arm or leg, especially on one
side of the body, confusion trouble speaking or understanding.
Trouble seeing in one or both eyes problems walking, dizziness,
loss of balance or coordination severe headache with no known cause.
Nutrition and herbal remedies offer safer solutions to drugs. Most headaches are the muscle tension type, which causes the whole
head pain. While migraines typically affect one side of the head they can also be in a cluster. Although there are many
different types of headaches, some of the most common are: muscle tension, sinus, caffeine deprivation, allergies, hypoglycemia, and
Generally, headaches don't fit into neat little boxes of clinical definition. There are multiple of sub categories to
each of the above types, and different types may influence the manifestation of yet another type of headache in a given person.
For example, the development of a muscle tension headache in a person can increase the frequency, intensity and duration of
migraine, and vice versa. Some can be caused by an old injury or allergens to foods.
In addition to herbs, supplements and proper nutrition, treatment for muscle tension and migraine headaches include
proper rehabilitation for even minor traumas to the neck, head and spine even if they happened years ago. Typically, the best
method of treatment is Chiropractic adjustment and deep tissue massage such as Rolfing, Bio feed back therapy, which helps you
learn how to control the onset of headaches with daily mental exercises, helping your mine to learn to relax..
Did you know that practicing some form of daily relaxation is one of the greatest gifts you can give yourself? Taking a few
minutes each day to quiet your mind and breathe deeply can make a big difference in how you feel throughout your day and into
the night. The word 'relax' has its origin in the Latin word 'relaxare,' which means "to loosen." When we relax, we are in
effect loosening tension, releasing tightly held energy and letting go. From the state of relaxation we can experience calm
peacefulness. Relaxation also means taking regular time off work. Extended periods of rest are a biological necessity. The
human body is like an old fashioned wind-up clock. If it is not rewound by relaxing every few days, ultimately it will run
Making an appointment to see a Chiropractor who has studied muscle testing can determine the reasons you are having headaches.
Through an exam of your body you may be in need of an alignment. As over the years our body begins to wear in areas that we are not
aware of and our spine will shift, or an old injury could flare up. Which could be causing some areas to tighten up and cause your
headache. Should you feel that your headache is caused by tension you may choose to be seen by an acupunctureist let him know
your symptoms they have been known to relieves common tension headaches.
A migraine can be "tripped" like a switch by certain chemicals in soaps, perfumes, sulfites in wines, food , chemicals in the diet, especially the
Research shows many migraine sufferers can become headache free by eliminating luncheon meats (nitrites particularly), fermented
foods (e.g., bread, cheese, beer and wine), roasted nuts, chocolate, citrus juices, coffee & tea. sugar or aspartame.
You, yourself can try to eliminate foods in certain category to help find out if your headache is a food allergies . Has your headache
returned? If so how long was it between your headache. Did you eat a food that had the compound tyramine, or aspartame ? Or you may wish
To seek out professional of your choice who can test you for food allergies this may solve the problem quicker.
I am sure in the above paragraphs if you search out and find the cause of your headache, you will be able to eliminate the systems
without drugs through your own efforts or through your health care professional . I my self was in an accident many years ago that left me with
migraines. Before that I never had headaches, since I believe in alternatives I found out what I could do for the headaches and now I am
By Lillian Waugh
Feverfew for migraine, Belladonna for throbbing headache They can be purchased at your Local health food store.
FACTS & TIPS
For throbbing headaches: Take a lime, cut it in half and rub it on your forehead. The throbbing will go away. For eye headache. Place cucumbers slices on your eyelids, lay your head back, this will not only help you to relax it will take away your dark circles. For a migraine headache take a paper bag cut a piece small enough for your forehead. Emerge the paper in white vinegar, Apple cider vinegar will not work, press excess out and place on your forehead. Lay down or rest in a comfortable position this will take the headache away.
IN THE NEWS:
In cooking your meats it is best to use a food thermometer. That way you know the food has reached The correct temperature and all bacteria has been killed. Chefs from the old school say the "Touch & Feel method doesn't work anymore. It is best to be Safe rather them sorry.
Reported that it was suggested in the Scyco Symatic Journal that instead of using drug prescription to fight depression it has been found to use exercise instead. More people find that keeping busy will help this situation and exercise is a form of keeping active. Your body will get energy, your mind will be clearer to think the situation over. Find a new outlet to your " Life-Style "
Did you know?
Coriander/Cilantro are the same plant
Usually Coriander is used when referring to the seeds, and Cilantro the leaves. Actually, this plant has two kinds of leaves; the lower leaves are flat, roundish, and have scalloped edges (this is what is harvest as cilantro) the newer leaves near the top of the stems, are very lacy and feathery. It produces masses of tiny white flowers in clusters at the top of the stem, which mature into tiny round seeds. This is were the Coriander comes from.
Coriander seed or ground coriander is a common ingredients in many, dishes and is widely available commercially. It is one of the ingredients in commercial curry powder and also the blend known as pickling spice. The hard to describe flavor goes well in gingerbread, cakes, cookies, and sweet yeast breads; in baked apples and fruit salads. It also adds a rich note to poultry stuffing, spicy meat mixtures, meatloaf, stews, and sausage. It spicy tone goes well in soups and casseroles. A few crushed seeds are delicious in coffee or hot chocolate.
The leaves have an entirely different taste: spicy, peppery, tingly on the tongue. It has been used in Mexican and Oriental cuisine fairly new to American cooks. It was introduced here in the US in 1967.
Coriander has been used to flavor food for at least 3,000 years. Seeds have been found in Egyptian tombs. The plant is mentioned in the Old Testament, in an Egyptian medical treatise that was written when Moses was a young man. It is one of the bitter herbs for the celebration of Passover. Romans steeped the seed in vinegar and soaked meat in it as a preservative, and people of many cultures chewed the seed to sweeten the breath.
Simple Crab Boil
2 lb. Medium size shrimp, unpeeled
6 Blue Crab or local fare
3 lb. Red skin potatoes
2 lb. Smoked sausage, Kielbasa or Andouille, cut into 2in pieces
4 ears Sweet corn, halved
2 Med. onions, peeled and quartered
2 tsp. Black peppercorns
2 tsp. Mustard seeds
2 tsp. Dill seeds
2 tsp. Coriander seeds
2tsp Whole cloves
3 Whole bay leaves
1 Small piece of fresh ginger
1tsp Cayenne Pepper
2 Tbl Coarse salt
(Tip: Crab boil seasoning packages are easier to use than purchasing all of the ingredients listed above. These packages come in 3oz. bags and are quite good)
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