Have you experienced a tight feeling in your throat that left you feeling uncomfortable and restless? Sometimes you may even have even experienced difficulty swallowing, which can be quite alarming. This tightness in throat feeling may appear occasionally or frequently and in some cases, you may be able to diagnose the root cause of the problem. While it is usually not serious, if the feeling continues to persist, it is always best to check with the doctor to rule out any serious causes.
Yoga is an ancient Indian practice that is designed to promote good health, peace of mind and deep awareness of oneself through physical, mental, and spiritual health. There are many different branches in Yoga that help you achieve this and in this post we talk about one technique called Hatha Yoga that involves hatha yoga poses, controlled breathing, and meditation to achieve the desired results.
Yerba mate tea is a traditional brew that is prepared by steeping the leaves of the Yerba mate tree in hot water. It was the indigenous Guaraní people who lived in the region what is now known as Paraguay who first discovered how to make Yerba Mate tea and take advantage of its amazing rejuvenating properties. It has since become a favorite social drink among most South Americans. Its acerbic, woody taste may be a turn off for lovers of sweet sugary drinks, but its amazing health benefits have started to draw the attention of health conscious consumers around the world.
Do you experience bloating of the stomach, constant burping, and regurgitation after a meal? These symptoms may not be serious. If you’re constantly affected by it, it may be sign that you are suffering from acid reflux and you should change your gerd diet. Acid reflux is a condition in which the stomach acids flow back into the esophagus (food pipe) causing irritation and pain. You may also experience severe pain in the chest, near the heart. This is called heartburn and is one of the consequences of acid reflux. Both terms, however are often used interchangeably. If acidity reflux is chronic or long lasting, it is referred to as GERD.
Do you want to boost your mental energy and mood and get rid of the stress that is preventing you from enjoying a healthy and happy life? You don’t have to look very far for the answer as it all lies within yourself. In fact, in lies in your vision of how you want to be. Relaxation exercises and yoga help you keep the stress out of your life, but there is one unique technique involving visualization meditation exercises that can help you go one step more and help you succeed in your goals.
When a muscle in the body is stretched out beyond its capacity, it reacts to protect itself from damage or tear by contracting, causing a muscle spasm. Even though spasms are extremely painful, there are usually short lived and go away within a week or two. Spasms can occur in different parts of the body leading to different symptoms. In this post, we’ll discuss the causes for muscle spasms in neck and shoulders and how to effectively treat them.
You have had a hard day at work come home the house is a mess, the baby is crying and your wife looks frazzled. You give her an empathetic hug, tell her you understand and head for the liquor cabinet rather than kicking the dog. It’s already been a rough day. Theoretically, you need that drink to relax, to help eliminate the stress. But is that really what that drink is doing?
For over 5000 years, tea has been playing a major role in the life of man. From the politics of the Boston tea party to the tea ceremonies in China and Japan, tea has kept man socially connected. But that’s not the only interesting thing about this popular beverage. Tea is known to offer a number of health benefits thanks to the presence of flavonoids that have rich antioxidant properties. But is all tea good tea? Not necessarily so. It all depends on the type of tea you buy and how you brew it. Loose leaf tea is a great example.
No matter how stressful your life may seem, you can take control of it. There are plenty of stress management techniques that help you relieve stress and overcome it. One such technique involves the use of coping skills worksheets. Coping skills are simple techniques that a person uses to deal with stressful situations. It can be in the form of meditation, taking care of a pet, engaging in a hobby and so on. However, gaining these coping skills and making it a habit takes time and practice.
Superfoods are basically foods that contain dense nutrient content that are good for one’s health. Superfood is not a food group by itself, but a marketing term coined to promote foods that are highly nutritional. Regardless, superfood smoothies can do wonders for your health. They are known to be good stress busters that can promote sleep, stabilize blood sugar and relieve tension.