Sunday, March 10, 2013

8 Strategies to Prevent Stroke

8 Strategies to Prevent Stroke | Stroke or partial loss of all neurological function (nerve), which occurs suddenly has become one of serious diseases in Indonesia, because of a growing number of cases.

In developed countries like United States, stroke ranks third as a cause of death. While in Indonesia, stroke is the leading cause of death and top cause of disability.

"It takes a strategy for dealing with stroke. Data in Indonesia showed that 8.3 per 10,000 people suffer a stroke," said dr. Dani Ekawati Yulianti, SpS, neurologist MRCCC Siloam Hospital Semanggi, while seminar Healty Healthty Brain for Life, in Jakarta, Saturday (14/01/2012).

In fact, as much as 23 percent of patients who were hospitalized due to stroke resulted in death.

There are many risk factors that trigger onset of stroke such as hypertension, diabetes mellitus, smoking, hypercholesterolemia, metabolic syndrome, cardiovascular disease, and excessive alcohol consumption. However, these risk factors can actually be altered by treatment of lifestyle.

8 Strategies to Prevent Stroke

1. Healthy and Balanced Diet

2. Regular physical activity

3. Weight Control

4. stop Smoking

5. Limit Alcohol Consumption

6. control of Hypertension

Lowering high blood pressure to target less than 140/90 mmHg (without other comorbidities).

7. Blood Sugar Control

For diabetics, the target of more aggressive blood pressure reduction of less than 130/80. Blood sugar control target of HbA1c <6.5 percent.  

8. Hypercholesterolemia

For people with high cholesterol (hypercholesterolemia), the provision of statins and lifestyle modifications with target LDL cholesterol levels less than 100 mg / dl.

Tuesday, June 7, 2011

Anti-Cancer Plants and Fruits

Anti-Cancer Plants and Fruits 1. Tomato, known to treat prostate cancer, by eating tomatoes that have been boiled. 2. Red pepper, known to prevent colon cancer if consumed in the long...

Friday, February 4, 2011

Chocolate, Healthy Snacks for Kids

Chocolate, Healthy Snacks for Kids - Children so like to chocolate, it cause this snacks is very smooth and delicious, in fact behind that, chocolate also keep any other benefit, such as overcome from stress at kids.

Chocolate have any type, there is a chocolate that good for health like protect heart disease, and also have any type of chocolate that bad to health. OK, lets we see the explanation about this chocolate.
pure chocolate for healthy
Nutritionist and Health Chef, Edwin Lau explain, there are three type of chocolate, dark chocolate, 70% yield of pure chocolate, cocoa solid and cocoa butter with added sugar and vanilla. This is best chocolate for heart health and more.

Milk chocolate, 50% yield of pure chocolate with addition of sugar and milk and vanilla. This is most popular chocolate at children. White chocolate, which contains 35% high-quality pure chocolate, sugar, milk, and vanilla, because it was white. But generally too high sugar content. So, if you consume these chocolate will get negative effect such as damage to teeth and increase blood sugar levels of diabetes sufferer.
"also there are chocolate that sold without a brand. This is that we must pay attention, because the content of pure chocolate is less than 20%, even only 7%. This type of chocolate are very high levels of sugar with the addition that is also high in saturated fats and hydrogenated vegetable oils (HVO). These chocolate will very bad effect to health,"

Thursday, February 3, 2011

Celebrity Beauty Skin Secret | Natural Beauty Secret

Celebrity Beauty Skin Secret - Beautiful is desire of each person, include me..:). well, but how we can get the beauty like the celebrity commonly. The beautiful of celebrity, even top world celebrity prove not the on expensive beauty product, but majority of them still use the natural recipes.
celebrity beauty secret
Below are the recipes of beauty of Eva Longaria untill Catherine Zeta-Jones.

Eva Langoria: Use Protein Placenta
Eva Langoria using the placenta cream that are rich in protein, vitamin and mineral, this is for skin regeneration. This is used in night before sleep.

Jennifer Love Hewitt: use Toothpaste
Jennifer love and like the house drug, like the toothpaste. toothpaste used for acne solution, for acne treated. Few toothpaste contain alcohol and mentol that function for reduce acne.

Teri Hatcher: Wine
healthy with wine, this drink not only delicious but it is also useful to built happy and healthy life. Teri Hackter drink wine once a day in order dampness of skin, fresh and looking more ageless.

Julia Roberts: Using Olive Oil
Rubbing the Olive oil to nail and skin is one of Julia Roberts habits. It's to keep skin on fresh, lighting, beauty, smooth and in other part like elbows, knees, heels.

Catherine Zeta-Jones: Strawberry
Malic acid as nutrient in strawberry that act as remover color changing of tooth.

Carbonate or Soda Beverage Can Trigger Stroke | Beware!

Soda or Carbonate Beverage Can Trigger Stroke - People that always drink soda or carbonate beverages have a risk of stroke more larges then other. This research still early research. in spite of that this research can be a light yellow to us to begin to avoid soft drink or carbonate beverage in solid frequent.

Dr. Steven GreenBerg as a neurologist from Harvard medical school said:
"This Research result can be warning to us to reduce the carbonate beverage and we can change it with white water."

However Greenberg confess that he have no scientific explanation to answer why soft-drink or carbonate beverage can trigger stroke. because it could be that people with softdrink habit also on lazy in sport, fat, drink alcohol and other.

so, i think this is as the preliminary research, and we can be careful on all type of carbonate beverages can could be trigger stroke and other disease. and we will continue to follow this research until we get a certain answer about danger of carbonate beverages.

Recognize Other Signs of Dehydration

Recognize Other Dehydration Signs - Dehydration or lack of fluids in the body most easily characterized by the onset of thirst. When the signal is ignored, the body will react by sending another signal that we do not often realize.

Dehydration is characterized by mild to moderate dry mouth and sticky, sleepy, a little amount of urine and the body feels tired. "Fatigue in the daytime, headaches and lower concentrations are also often experienced by women who are dehydrated," said dr.Saptowati Bardosono, Sp.GK, clinical nutritionist from the Faculty of Medicine, University of Indonesia (Faculty of medicine).
Dehydration can also cause blood pressure dropped so that it appears a few headaches in the head while standing. "If the headaches do not rush to take medication, drink two glasses of water and wait 20 minutes, the pain usually disappear,"suggested dr.Saptowati.

Adults aged 25-55 years, every day requires 35 milliliters of water per kilogram of body weight. This means if the person was 30 years old and weighed 60 kg, 2100 milileter requires water equivalent to 8-10 glasses of water.

"In addition to drinking water, this fluid needs are also met through the foods that contain water and the fluid produced from the body metabolime about 300 milliliters," said dr.Luciana Sutanto, Sp.GK, of Jakarta Nutrition Sciences course.

Luciana added, dehydration can also result from excessive sweating, hot weather, heavy physical activity, vomiting, diarrhea, or use of drugs that caused a lot of piss.

9 Causes of Constipation

9 Causes of Constipation
9 Causes of Constipation - Experience hard stools, difficulty in bowel movements, usually less than three times a week, are the traits of constipation. This issue is actually quite commonly experienced people.

Constipation is divided into two types, namely primary and secondary constipation. Constipation is the primary functional constipation or no organic abnormalities found in the body after the examination. While the secondary constipation is usually caused by other diseases.
Most people think less of fiber as the main cause of constipation. Though there are many triggers constipation, ranging from lifestyle, medicine, until complications of the disease. Here are some of them.

1. Less liquid

Consume less fluid can cause the stool becomes hard, so hard to be issued. Drink at least 8 glasses of fluid a day.

2. Chocolate

There are several studies that have linked the chocolate with the occurrence of constipation in some people even though consumption of chocolate would help launch a bowel movement. If you are a fan of chocolate, you can begin to reduce them.

3. Pregnancy and childbirth

Constipation including problems that are often complained of pregnant women. Usually this condition will continue after delivery. Defecation disorders is due to the weakening of the muscles of the abdomen or side effects of analgesics.

4. Too much meat

A diet low in fiber and high in fat such as meat, eggs or cheese can make the digestive process is slower. Because it is also filled with the body's need to consume enough fiber vegetables and fruits.

5. Vitamin

Vitamins generally will not cause constipation, but some types of components such as calcium and iron could be a trigger.

6. Pain relievers and antidepressants

Research shows people who experience frequent constipation mostly drug users in the long-term pain relief. Constipation is also associated with a class of antidepressants serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs).

7. Hypothyroidism

Hypothyroidism or thyroid gland is not active will slow the body's metabolic processes and intestine. Not all patients will experience constipation hypothyroid but usually the doctor will ask patients to check the levels of chronic constipation thyroid.

8. Diabetes

Uncontrolled diabetes can cause nerve damage that affects the body's ability to digest food.

9. Lack of exercise

Less mobile lifestyle can also trigger constipation. Make physical activity at least 30 minutes every day.