How To Treat Swollen Legs At Home

Share

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

Continue reading

How “Cheesy” is Keto Diet?

Share

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

Hair Care for Women

Share

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

Continue reading

Tired Of A Manual Toothbrush? Takatack Has Something For You!

Share

As a college student at the peak of stress and mayhem, I do not have much time to spare to quickly replace my toothbrush inside my dorm! A friend suggested to just buy multiple plain ones. Sounds like a nice idea, and I was about to try that! But my parents also had a better suggestion. They told me to try out a mechanical toothbrush! Well, I always wanted one—why not give it a try?

Continue reading

Tried and Tested Relaxing Activities and Its Benefits for Babies and Kids

Share

Untitled

Babies and kids lives are so simple, most activities they do are learning to crawl, walk, talk, eating, playing and studying. However, no matter how simple their lives are, they can still experience stress. Stress, a body’s physical, chemical and emotional reaction to a crushing, confusing or exciting situation. Calming down and engaging the body into relaxing activities are the best thing to do. How? Here are tried and tested relaxing activities and its benefits for babies and kids.

Spa. Baby spa is done by letting baby float, unwind with floating neck collar of course for their safety in a warm water. The benefits of baby spa provide relaxation to the baby such as can sleep easier and eliminates toxin in the body. The relaxation they benefit from spa will prevent the so-called sleep disorders. The floating and subtle water pressure on the chest can increase lung capacity by strengthening intercostal muscles and the respiratory system.   Continue reading

5 Helpful Tips on Caring Baby’s Skin

Share

IMG_20180112_003656

Congratulations on your new baby! I know that you really are in-love touching and kissing your little ones soft and smooth skin that smells amazing, right? Well, that’s pretty normal cause even me do the same thing.

Baby’s skin especially the newborn is quite tender and sensitive, needs extra care and protection. Proper skin care is much needed so I’m sharing below 5 helpful tips on caring baby’s skin to maintain the softness, smoothness and healthy skin ever of your precious little one. Continue reading