How To Treat Swollen Legs At Home

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I always thought it was one of the scary signs of aging, when your feet, and ankles start to swell. It can happen after long periods in one position, or after sudden weight gain. But peripheral edema can come at any age and have a variety of causes. Sometimes, hormonal changes, especially those associated with pregnancy can cause swollen legs, feet, or ankles. Standing for long periods of time, rapid weight gain, or a change in medication all cause the swelling of your lower limbs. It may also be the sign of serious medical problems, like a clot or cardiomegaly and other heart conditions. If swollen legs come with any of the following symptoms, see a doctor immediately:

  • Chest pain
  • Difficulty breathing
  • Fainting or dizziness
  • Coughing blood

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How “Cheesy” is Keto Diet?

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Diet is hard because it limits almost every single of your favourite food, from barbeque to ice cream. If you’re used to those fatty, sugary, high calorie food all the time, adjusting your daily diet sounds like a torture method coming straight from hell. But, what if I tell you there is one diet that defy that no meat, no fat rule?

Ketogenic diet, often shortened keto diet, is the answer you’re looking for. This diet is originally developed to help children with epilepsy, with striking success. It is this success that prompt other people to pick up the diet for various reason, from maintaining health to losing weight.

Keto diet is low-carbs, medium-protein, and high-fat diet. When your body is depraved of carbs and protein, it goes into a state called ketosis, where it release a chemical called ketones that can change fat into energy. This is why keto diet is appealing for many people who wants to Continue reading

KEEPING YOUR FOOD SAFE WHILE SITTING IN THE FRIDGE

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Raising 2 kids, going to work, and running errands, regularly checking if the foods inside the fridge are stored properly is given less priority. Surely, many moms out there can relate to me especially those who work outside the home 8 hours a day 6 days a week plus no housemaid that can help lessen the household chores.

 Sure, grocery shopping, planning, and cooking meals are hard but neglecting the food sitting inside your fridge is not a good idea, especially since improper food storage can result to germs and viruses to spread, which may lead to foodborne illnesses.

Fortunately, it is possible to make your food last longer while preserving the quality of it through different storage techniques. This will help ensure the safety of the food you serve during meals to make sure your family is eating healthy.

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Hair Care for Women

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As a woman, my hair matters to me, and believe it or not, I don’t like it when people play with my hair or worse, mess it up. Lately, I’ve been having hair loss problems. As I brush my hair, there will be strands of hair that come off. For a person who greatly cares for her hair, this is something alarming.

For all I know, there can be something serious going on. Am I being over reactive, over-the-top, dramatic? Whatever it may seem to other people, hair loss can be a big problem to some. It may have been caused by

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Calel’s Wacky Art Shirts: Spreading Autism Awareness, 1 Shirt at a Time

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 Autism is commonly heard, still, there are several speculations about Autism and of the people affected by it. In the Philippines, it is estimated that there are around 1 million people living with Autism, yet not everybody can understand what it’s like. The Autism spectrum Disorder is a condition where a person who is diagnosed with it will not have the same experiences but are noticed by the core symptoms.

Meet Calel, he is a 6-year old who was diagnosed with ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder) at the age of four. A year ago, he discovered his love for animals and drawing and once he starts on a sketch pad he just cannot stop – his mother Marie, started posting his artwork on Facebook, when a friend commented that if in the case the drawing is produced to be printed on a t-shirt – he definitely would buy. Continue reading

Naturearth M2 Tea Drink: Moms Lactating Partner

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Hi, there fellow moms and soon to be! Yours truly is a breastfeeding mom from my firstborn child up to the last one which is now at 9 months old. Not all mothers can commit to breastfeeding for valid reasons and medical conditions, and that’s ok. However, if you can, I strongly suggest being one of us, breastfeeding moms in the world because it’s the best ever contribution to your baby’s health and development. Worried about your milk supply? Try not too, because there are lactation products that are safe and nutritious for you and baby which are available in the market. Check out these health benefits of breastfeeding and lactating product that will be of help in this motherhood journey. Continue reading