Sunday, October 20, 2013

Practical Sleep Remedies For Everyone

Have you been relying  greatly on the power of sleeping pills lately? If yes, this is not a good sign for your health because sleeping pills can pose negative effects on your overall condition besides making you relaxed and sleeping. With this, it would be good to have a plan B - a practical way to getting yourself catching Zs at night.

Prioritize sleeping - Believe it or not, we are not good at this. We tend to do a lot of things at night especially during bedtime thinking that when all our senses are tired we could instantly fall into sleep. While this can be true once or twice, your body will soon adopt to being awake at night and not sleeping at all. Thus, you should prepare yourself every night. Take a bath, change clothes, drink milk, turn off the lights and lie in bed early to condition yourself to sleep.

No to coffee and workouts in the afternoon and evening - If you are a coffee lover, limit your coffee cup in the morning only and nothing more past afternoon. Caffeine can get you up and awake until night time. As for working out in the evening, this will cause your adrenaline to shoot up. Even if your body feels tired, you would just end up restless in bed and not sleeping at all. So, you better workout in the morning when all the adrenaline rush would be  of best use.

Thursday, October 17, 2013

Choosing A Toothpaste - How To Pick The Best Brand

Rooting for the best brand of toothpaste could be the best option to do for most people.  But some people may not benefit from them especially when they have special dental needs.

Consult your dentist -  Through regular check-ups, your dentist can evaluate the real condition of your gums and teeth. From the findings, your dentist can provide a prescription of the best toothpaste for you. Relate whatever sensitivities you may feel to get the best prescription.

Think fluoride - In a parenting seminar, I learned from the guest dentist that toothpastes are nothing if they have got no fluoride in them. Fluoride is the main element that combats cavities and tooth decay. You must also consider fluoride presence when looking for the best mouthwash for your personal use.

Stay away from sodium lauryl sulfate (SLS) - Many dental surveys share that SLS is harmful to health. Read through the ingredient list to track SLS components. There are a few brands which do not include this. They are usually the famed organic toothpastes. They cost more than usual but they play as effective means of protection to your dental health.

Monday, October 14, 2013

Cell Regeneration And You

When healthy skin is being talked about, cell regeneration  are one of the many terms that pop up in certain discussions. This is because most experts attest that this phenomenon in the body produces a young skin for all of us. There are other wonderful effects that result from this - brand new brain cells, tissues, skeletons, red blood cells, internal organs and DNA. Below is a schedule of cell regeneration happening in the body and its results. Bodies of both and women undergo similar schedule.

120 Days - NEW Red Blood Cells
  90 Days - NEW Skeleton
  60 Days - NEW Brain Cells, Tissue
  49 Days - NEW Bladder
  45 Days - NEW Liver - NEW DNA Cell Material
  30 Days - NEW Hair - NEW Skin

Although cell regeneration is a phenomenon that naturally transpires with in the body, some researches relate the importance of healthy lifestyle for it to totally take place with all its wonderful benefits. Lack of sleep or sleeping at the wrong time - like sleeping in the morning and not at night - can impede successful cell regeneration as it is believed to transpire between nine in the evening up to three in the morning when the body is at full rest.