Menstrual cramps, which causes pain & discomfort in the abdomen in women, affect around 50% of women having their periods.
The cramps are caused when chemicals known as prostaglandins are released by the body. The release of the prostaglandins causes a contraction of the uterus, which in turn results in cramps.
To get rapid relief for menstrual cramps, other than using over the counter painkillers, why not try out these seven great home remedies, which are proven to work effectively, and just as quickly as painkillers.
Hormonal imbalances affect many millions of people worldwide, in the forms of common disorders like diabetes, thyroid disorders, menstrual irregularities, infertility, low testosterone and estrogen dominance
Symptoms include feeling anxious, tired, irritable, gaining or losing weight, not sleeping well and noticing changes in your sex drive, focus and appetite
Causes for hormonal imbalances include poor gut health, inflammation, high amounts of stress, genetic susceptibility, and toxicity
Natural treatments include eating an anti-inflammatory diet, consuming enough omega-3s, getting good sleep, exercising and controlling stress
Below you’ll find an infographic showing some ways to balance your hormones naturally:
It’s a new year, and for a lot of people it is an opportunity to hit the reset button and start all over again—especially when it comes to their fitness and health. One of the most common new year’s resolution of many is their promise to take better care of their bodies, watch their diet and exercise regularly. Listing them down maybe fun and encouraging, but majority find that sticking to these yearly changes very difficult.
Air conditioning provides welcome relief from hot weather and is an obvious solution to prevent heat-related illnesses and deaths. But AC systems themselves can lead to health problems if not maintained properly.
“It’s a common misconception that living a healthy lifestyle has to be expensive. That simply is not true! Unhealthy eating is more expensive than you think. And getting a balanced diet of protein, fat, carbs, and vitamins is possible with simple, everyday ingredients.“ In this graphic, Personal Income reveals the True cost of a healthy lifestyle (hint: it’s cheaper than you think!)