What is Alopecia?

Alopecia, often known as alopecia areata, is a skin disorder that can spread to hair-bearing skin and can result in non-scarring hair fall. Most of time these bald regions receive their hair again after some time spontaneously. Alopecia areata is known for round patches of hair loss, and can result in complete loss of hair.

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Yoga for Hair Loss

Practicing yoga to prevent hair loss is quite an effective treatment if you are suffering from excessive hair loss. The best part is, these yoga poses not only rejuvenate hair growth but also provides other benefits to your entire body.

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How to Carefully Choose Hair Fall Treatment

There are several hair fall treatments available these days as the sufferers have increased. Hundreds of products are claiming to cure hair loss and also assist in the growth of new hair as well.  Surgery for hair loss is a sure way to treat this disorder. Different types of surgeries include hair transplantation, laser hair therapy, mesotherapy, strip technique etc. But these must only be relied upon as a last resort and for excessive hair loss. Let’s have a detail analysis of different types of hair fall treatments.

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Signs of High Blood Pressure

High blood pressure or normally called as hypertension is not an disease or illness in  itself but yes it can be considered as risk for development of other problems like strokes, heart attack and kidney disorder. High blood pressure is the condition which is prevailing among people worldwide and is the leading cause for morbidity and mortality. In United States about 1 in 3 adults is suffering from hypertension. Around 25% adults and over 5% of people below 18 years of age develop high blood pressure. Before jumping to our main topic i.e. hypertension, lets discuss about heart and other parameter which are vital in controlling blood pressure.

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What is Acne?

There is one certainty that most people of all ages deal with, (especially teenagers), and that is acne – the most widespread skin disorder that affects people all over the world. Call it by any name – Blemishes, bumps, whiteheads, zits, pustules, blackheads or papules – and chances are that you have had a breakout at some point in life. Both men and women can get equally affected by acne – however, the breakout is more severe in young men than in young women.

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Smoking and Blood Pressure

We all are aware that smoking is the risk factor for hypertension. Although it not only affects blood pressure but may give invitations to other diseases like asthma, cancer, heart attacks and strokes and has strong relationship with overall mortality rates.  Around 19,000 men and women lose their lives due to smoking. In Australia, smoking kills more than 40,000 Australians in a year. Smoking is not cause for high blood pressure but it greatly increases its consequent risks like heart attack or strokes. If you are having high blood pressure, smoking increases the chances of heart attack thrice as compared to non-smokers. Heart attacks at the age of 45 or near are mainly due to smoking.

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Alcohol and Blood Pressure

Alcohol has been consumed since ages and is popular across the globe. Even with such widespread consumption, researchers were not able to define direct relationship between alcohol and hypertension. There’s no doubt that high intake of alcohol results in rise of blood level but some researches have proved alcohol is responsible for lowering blood pressure provided it is consumed in moderate level. By moderate level we mean not more than daily one drink for women and two drinks for men’s. One drink is equivalent to 1.25 oz. of whiskey ( 40% alcohol or 80-proof spirits), 12 oz. beer, 5 oz. of wine, all of which containing around 13 gm. alcohol.

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Diet for High Blood Pressure

In this present modern society, where we are surrounded by high technologies and sciences, our food habits have also drastically changed. Instead of enjoying and eating natural food items like fruits or vegetables we rely more on burgers, fast foods, cheese etc. Human body can withstand such foods to some extent, but excess intake may lead to obesity or increase in cholesterol level that raises blood pressure and finally invites heart attack or stroke. Indeed there’s great connection with food and blood pressure.

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Stress and Hypertension

The term stress is used when there is imbalance between environmental demands and person’s ability to meet the. In general sense, we feel that we are surrounded with tremendous pressure and workload and where we actually wonder whether we can really cope with such pressure placed upon us. The reason of stress may vary from person to person i.e. it may be due to job, family condition, emotions or even anxiety disorders. Anything that possesses challenge or stress to our well-being is a stress.

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Exercises for High Blood Pressure

Exercise is the one of the major and effective remedy for lowering down your blood pressure. Exercise for high blood pressure doesn’t relate to excessive vigorous work and giving lots of physical stress to body by running on treadmills for hours in gym, you can simply work on your blood pressure by performing mild activities which you enjoy doing like walking, cycling, swimming etc. Provided it should be done regularly. Exercise is also effective in reducing stress, cholesterol level and diabetes. So if you want to prevent any chance of heart attack or stroke, please make exercise as integral part of your life.

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