Women’s Health

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mmCollagenProNovember 3, 20175min470

Yeast infection is one of the most common kinds of syndromes that usually occur to women. Well, if you think that it only happens with women, then you are wrong. There are so many cases, in which men and children are also found to be suffering from this irritating disorder. Yeast infection or candidiasis is regarded as the irritating fungal infection because it causes so much itching and burning at the affected area of your body. Moreover, sometimes the affected areas keep on increasing, and then the sufferer has to go much more pains and discomforts. Getting information about yeast infection treatment is a key towards precaution. There exist efficient remedies that can help you in getting rid of the yeast infection, most suitably.

Know the symptoms first

There are several kinds of infections that may occur to the humans. Then, the question is how would you identify that the infection you are suffering from is the candidiasis? Firstly, it causes severe itching. Women can also have soreness around their vagina. Usually, burning and pain, while urinate or sexual encounters also occur, as the symptoms of yeast infection in women. These are the symptoms of vaginal candidiasis of women. This infection may also occur during the pregnancy, so you should be very careful about it because at that time, it will be more critical for the sufferer’s health.

In some cases this fungal infection is found to be a recurring one, as well. The cases of recurring yeast infections are even more dangerous, as it may lead the patient to the severe diseases like diabetes. Four or more infections within a year indicate that the sufferer is having the recurring yeast infection, and he will require a quick and efficient medical attention. In men and children, mouth yeast infection is a much common viral syndrome.

What you should avoid

Prevention is always better than the cure. This is said very often, but implemented quite rarely by the people. Well, there is some prevention also for the several kinds of yeast infections, which will help you in avoiding the misery of these irritating and dangerous fungal infections. Any kind of infection takes place, when the immune system of the person is not well. Your body’s fine-working immune system can cope up with any kind of fungal infection, but there are some factors that weaken the capabilities of the immune systems. We would suggest following preventions from yeast infection.

  • Don’t take birth control pills. By weaken your immunity; these pills will make you susceptible for yeast infections.
  • Avoid too much antibiotics, as they also make you vulnerable for fungal infection by cause severe damage to immune system.
  • Don’t use deodorants frequently; it causes severe skin (fungal) infections.
  • Douching can be another reason for imbalance of bacteria in vagina.
  • Prefer cotton undergarments or of breathable fabrics, to avoid yeast formation.
  • Be hygienic all the time.
  • Be attentive with the foods, and try to avoid things that feed yeasts like sugar, refined foods, and yeast made food items.

Home remedies

Nothing can be better than getting the efficient remedies of any disease at your home. There are some most effective home remedies for several types of yeast infections. Garlic (Shaklee garlic tablets), apple-cider vinegar (more beneficial with the mother), and oil of oregano are few of those reliable remedies. Water level is another major factor that fights with infections, so you should be as hydrated as prescribed by your physician. Moreover, you can also go for the bacterial supplements that fight against yeast infection and strengthen your immune system. This form of infection increase with time as yeast micro organisms multiply with time. Timely treatment is a vital aspect in this infection problem.


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mmCollagenProMay 10, 20177min150

Ladies do take some time out for yourself. We know you take care of every single person of the family especially if you are a mother and wife. But that does not mean you keep neglecting yourself. You do have your own health which you are supposed to pay attention to it.

Woman are the one who is the more responsible or you can say possess more responsibilities of home. They have to cook food, clean the house, wash clothes, and look after parents, siblings, husband, children, relatives or guests. So many duties only on one member of the family that’s a lot to do but luckily they manage because they are God gifted to see them all.

So for them, here we have some suggestions which will help them to stay healthy and they can guard their families.

  1. Stop Stressing Yourself

Women are touchy and they do take everything very seriously immediately. That’s why they create more troubles on their own for them. So try to be calm down and be tension free because your cool mind can only take wise decisions. Stay in touch with your friends and colleagues, interact with different people, don’t limit you and lock yourself in room or home. Go out and have a good time with your family, friends and other relatives.

 

  1. Forget Dieting

This is in women nature they are very conscious about how they look, what they should wear and how to behave with others. It’s good but when these concerns become very serious problems for them then they harm their selves like dieting. When they diet they follow it very strictly and that’s where they become weak and start losing their healthy life. We don’t stop you not to diet, do diet but fulfill your body requirements and before starting it do consult any expert.

 

  1. Intake of Calcium in Limit

Women should take calcium it is necessary for them but don’t take it excessively. Too much intake of calcium can cause kidney problems or may increase the risk of heart disease.  So take it according to your body need.

 

  1. Go for Diverse Exercises

Women surely do exercise. That way they can simply reduce their weights and stay energetic. They should do cardio exercise, workout with weights and go for walks in morning, evening or night according to their leisure timings. They should exercise for 3-5 times in a week and that can help to avert heart disease, diabetes, high blood pressure, osteoporosis and other diseases. Staying fit satisfy them mentally.

 

  1. Take Pleasure in Sex Life

Having good sex life is a need of every woman. So they should enjoy it because it decreases stress and may less the chance of chronic disease. If they face any problems during sex like pain and that doesn’t allow to fulfillment their sexual desire then they must consult their doctors.

 

  1. Make Plans about When to Start your Family Life

Women need to discuss with their partners when they want to start their family life and for that, they should go for secure ways to control the birth procedure. But there is an age limit to get pregnant because of fertilization system in women. They can get pregnant in the late 30s, even in early 40s as well but the declination of fertility starts at the age of 32. So if you want kids late then you must talk to your doctor and freeze your eggs through different treatments.

 

  1. Do Visit your Doctor For Health Check

Women need to see their doctors after every year because they can have hormonal issues or if they are married then for different tests related to their sexual system, get checked their blood pressure, diabetes and do discuss their family history illness and go for genetic tests if they have any.

 

  1. Do Take Appropriate Sleep

8 hr night sleep is the best and essential for women. It keeps them healthy and fresh. If they don’t complete this need, there are great chances for them to have heart disease or psychological issues.

Conclusion

So women need to watch out their selves first then others. They should not forget that they are the only ones in their families who can take care of everyone, every little thing. They have got no valid reason that they can compromise on their health. So don’t take the unnecessary stress, have a good diet, go for exercises, looks good, meet everyone, fulfill your all right needs and get pleasure from every bit of life with a healthy lifestyle.


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mmCollagenProApril 20, 20175min300

Hairs depict the beauty of women’s personality and are a mark of a style statement for them. The ever-changing fashion and lifestyle have affected the physical appearance of people in a great way. Everyone has a different hairstyle but the only problem people face is of dry hair. The ladies who have naturally smooth and shiny hairs are always the center of attraction. For hair care, the women do not even have to go for long appointments in saloons as they can get silky and gleaming hairs with the top five natural home-based remedies only.

Usage of Avocado

Avocado is rich in minerals, fatty acids and the vitamins that help in the storage of luster to one’s hair. Women with long, medium or short hairs can use it without any difficulty as a ripe avocado whose pit is removed can be mashed with one egg, and it can be applied to wet hairs. The paste should be applied for at least 20 minutes and after that, it should be thoroughly rinsed several times. For best hair care, one can use this paste once in a week for the damaged hairs, and one time in a month for the healthy hairs.

Remedy through Olive Oil

It is one of the popular remedies for the dry hairs as it is rich in antioxidants and Vitamin E that heal the damaged hairs by sealing the cuticle and the outer layer. It can be used as hot oil treatment for preserving the shine, adding strength and restoring the moisture in the hairs. Women can apply the warm oil thoroughly on their scalp for 5 to 10 minutes and after that cover it with the warm towel. After that, it can be washed with the shampoo suited to one’s hair type, and it can be done once in a week.

Eggs

They are most important for treating the dry hairs and are one of the best home remedies for the hair care for women. They are a good source of lecithin and protein. It treat damaged and dry hairs by adding moisture, and shine to it. The eggs can be mixed with lukewarm water or two tablespoons of olive oil and one tablespoon of honey for massaging it on the scalp and hairs. The hairs can be washed with mild shampoo, and this will result in shiny hairs.

Banana for dry hairs

Banana is affluent in Vitamins and minerals like potassium, iron and zinc and the biotin that helps in treating the weak hairs. As they are rich in potassium, vitamins, carbohydrates, so they maintain the natural elasticity of hairs and make them soft. Bananas are a right remedy for treating split ends, breakage, dry hairs and dandruff problem too.

Application of Apple Cider Vinegar Mask

The apple cider vinegar mask is a perfect home remedy for the treatment of dry hairs and for proper hair care.  This helps the women to take good care of their hairs as one can use it with olive oil and eggs to get the extra soft hairs.

So, these natural remedies help the women to protect their hairs from getting dry and damaged as these are handy remedies and easy to do at home.


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mmCollagenProApril 17, 20175min440

Most of the people may face dental issues because of the poor oral hygiene as it can lead to many dental problems, especially among the adults nowadays. People do not care about their eating habits that eventually land them into the dental issues. The junk food, sweetened beverages, sugary food, etc. lands the people into dental problems like tooth decay, bad breath, cavity, etc. This calls for proper oral care that will help in maintaining your smile and will eliminate the possibilities of any kind of dental problem. Here are some of the five oral care tips that adults should follow to ward off any kind of dental problems:

Regular Brushing of the Mouth

Most of the people brush their teeth and think that they will never face any problem related to dental hygiene. One should stress not only on the brushing of the teeth but the full mouth that includes the person gums, tongue and the roof of the mouth. It is mandatory to brush the mouth regularly twice a day that will help in keeping the bacteria away. This will maintain the health of your teeth too.

Necessity of Flossing

The brushing of the teeth or mouth alone cannot ward off the germs and bacteria until the flossing is done to maintain the oral care. Flossing helps in reaching deep inside your mouth and the parts of the teeth, where brushing or sometimes the mouthwash cannot work out in a proper manner. It is recommended by experts to do the flossing once in a day in order to maintain the oral hygiene and to safeguard your teeth.

Consumption of Vitamins and the Calcium

Calcium, Vitamins and other kinds of minerals help in averting many kinds of dental disease that can otherwise harm your dental health. One should take the calcium that is good for teeth as people can get it from the cheese, milk, yogurt and other dairy products. In addition, adults should also have the Vitamin B complex and Vitamin D for avoiding the cracking or bleeding from the gums or teeth. In order to maintain the proper oral hygiene one should also take zinc, iron, iodine, potassium, etc.

Dental Visits

The visit to the dentist is important for the adults twice in a year because they have less focus on their food habits and their work schedule remains busy. With the timely dental visits, people will be able to maintain their dental hygiene in the appropriate way. If people pay a visit twice in a year to the doctor, then they can avert the diseases like tooth decay, cancer, trauma, gum disease, etc. that cannot be cured at a later stage.

Teeth-friendly Diets

It is necessary for the people to have the teeth friendly diets that will help in maintaining the oral hygiene. One should avoid snacks or sweeteners. The diet should be quite rich in nutrition as it should include cheese, chicken, green vegetables, fruits, etc. This will help in neutralizing any kind of acid and production of more saliva.

Therefore, it is important for adults to look after their oral hygiene in order to maintain the oral care that will help in averting any kind of gum-related diseases.


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mmCollagenProApril 17, 20175min1040

With the hectic life and schedule, it becomes difficult for women to do self-care that actually requires most of the time for the personal care. However, most of the women are unable to find time because of their office time, handling of family and children etc. The need of today’s job profile is to look elegant and beautiful and at the same time, one has to accomplish the given tasks on time too. In this situation, there are some expert’s tips for beauty care that the women can follow for maintaining themselves even after remaining equipped for the whole time:

Take Rest

It is seen that if the person is working continuously then it may lower down their productivity and can hamper the work progress too. In this case, for the personal care women should take ample of rest so that the body and mind can get enough of relaxation. A good nap in between the work can refuel your body and mind and will help in reduction of stress. One should be mindful while selecting the stuff that will help them to feel delighted and fills them with energy.

Finding Multi-Functional Makeup Kit

One should opt for the multi-functional makeup kits that help you to put up the makeup in just a few seconds. The tinted moisturizer, eye whitener drops, mascara that helps in curling and lengthening. The busy women can look beautiful with these easy makeup steps and kit that helps them to save time and look beautiful too.

Usage of Sunscreen and Moisturizer

The UV rays cause damage to the skin so it becomes necessary to use the Sunscreen lotion as the photoaging makes people look much older than their actual age. Even they can face the condition of wrinkles, dark spots and freckles that destroy the collagen and make the skin less soft. One should apply before 30 minutes for great effects. On the other hand, to avoid dry skin one should rinse their face with warm water and use moisturizer. Women can also use essential oils before putting up the makeup in order to avoid any kind of dryness.

Exfoliation of the Skin

After a long days work, one can face the situation of sweating, tiredness on the face and much more that makes your skin look bad.  For personal care, the exfoliation of the skin becomes very important as it leads to shedding of the dead skin cells and renewing of the skin. For a brighter skin tone, the working women should go for the exfoliation of the skin. One should make sure to exfoliate their skin twice in a week by scrubbing their face for 30 seconds. It can be followed with the toning, cleansing and moisturizing of the skin.

Lastly, it can be seen that with the help of these top personal care tips the women can take care of their skin and body and feel relaxed. With this, the busy women can work along with caring for their body too. They can feel relax, rejuvenate their skin, relieve it of the unusual stress marks and this will help them to escape from aging process in their young years.


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mmCollagenProApril 16, 20175min160

The present day lifestyle and the hectic schedule lead to many types of problems in women especially regarding the physical appearance of women. The face is commonly affected with the make-ups, pollution, changed eating habits as it can affect both oily and dry skin of women. In this case, it is important to do Facial Care through natural remedies so that the blemishes, acne and dark spots can be removed. For the flawless skin, one should follow some do’s and dont’s so that there is no other issue faced by the facial skin and it can become smooth and moisturized.

Do’s of Facial Care followed by Women

Women should follow certain things for the Facial Care so that their skin feels flawless and remains youthful with the growing age. Here are some of the do’s that the women should look forward to for keeping their skin youthful:

  • Application of Sunscreen: – It is mandatory to apply sunscreen lotion of SPF 15 as it blocks the UVA and the UVB rays. One should not skip it when going to a beach or on a cloudy day as the sun rays affect the body. You can also opt for the SPF 30 while going out in the snow.
  • Nutritious Diet: – One should take nutritious diet, as it is important to eat sufficient proteins and vitamin-rich food. Ladies should take fresh fruits, proteins, green vegetables and food rich in Vitamin C. The food should be low in fats and sugar so that one can get the radiant skin. The low-sugar diet maintains insulin level and the healthy balance of cells.
  • Exfoliation: – Exfoliation of the skin is also one of the ways to keep your skin radiant and glowing as it removes the dead cells. It can be done twice a week but if you have sensitive skin, then doing it once a week is enough. Women can use homemade scrubs like of gram flour, oatmeal, coffee or brown sugar scrub works great on every type of skin.

Dont’s for Maintaining the Facial Care

In spite of some of the do’s, there are some things that women should not do with their facial skin so that there is no harm caused to one’s skin. Here are some dont’s that should be followed by the women in order to maintain their facial care:

  • Sleep without a moisturizer: – Before going to bed, it is important to apply the moisturizer so that the facial skin does not get prone to acne or aging as it remains hydrated.
  • Don’t Cut out on Sleep: – One should take the sleep for eight hours in a day so that it helps in cell regeneration and the skin damage that is caused in daytime can be repaired during the sleep.
  • Stop putting lots of Make-up:- Most of the women pile themselves up in heavy make-up that does not let the skin to breathe. In order to keep away with this, one should let the skin relax and put up correct amount of make-up.

Lastly, here are some of the do’s and don’ts for maintaining the care of the face and women can bring them to use for getting flawless skin.


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mmCollagenProApril 16, 20175min390

Hairs depict the overall beauty of a person as the ones with strong and beautiful hairs can carry themselves in nearly all attires. The major concern nowadays that is usually faced by both the sexes is of hair fall. For most of the people, it is in abundance and for others, it results in the thinning of their hairs. In this situation, it is best to make use of important natural Herbs that will help in healthy growth of hairs in both men and women. People can refer to top five herbs that will help you to avoid the usage of harmful chemicals or intake of loads of medicines:

Gooseberry or Amla

Amla or the Gooseberry helps is loaded with the antioxidants and Vitamin C that helps in the collagen production. It boosts the rate of hair growth and ensures that a person gets healthy hair. One can use Amla powder with coconut oil by mixing them and can apply it to the hairs. It can also be mixed with water to form the paste and can be applied to the hairs as a mask and after 30 minutes of application, it can be rinsed off with the cool water.

The Culinary Herbs

Many herbs are rich in iron and helps in the improvement of hair growth. One can even find many spices that have nutrients rich in iron. One can get their share by drinking herbal tea or these can be consumed in a supplemented form. Even the culinary herbs can be used to prepare the paste and can be applied on the hairs too. The culinary herbs that people can choose are the parsley, bay leaves, coriander leaves, rosemary, sage, curry powder, etc.

Aloe Vera

Aloe Vera is known for containing the enzymes that help in the promotion of hair growth and eradicates dead skin cells from the hair follicles. The dead scalp cells and the sebum can be broken down with the help of the keratolic action of the Aloe Vera. The hair growth is promoted by bringing the alkaline properties of the Aloe Vera in one balance. People can use Aloe gel that is excellent moisture and is a prominent protein that makes up the moisture and helps in the promotion of hair growth.

Brahmi

Brahmi or scientifically known as the Bacopa Monnieri is generally used in the powdered or oil form to be applied on hair for promoting the hair growth. The paste can be formed by mixing the powder with water and should be applied to the scalp and hairs for an hour. The usual benefit of Brahmi herb is it nourishes scalp, reduces stress and promotes hair thickness.

Lavender

This is one of the most prominent herbs that help in leaving distinctive aroma and contains anti-microbial and inflammatory properties. Lavender protects the hairs from lice as it can be added to the carrier oil that a person usually uses. Its benefits are keeping the scalp healthy and controlling the production of oil.

These are some of the top five herbs for the people to pick for getting thicker and healthier hair as these herbs help in maintaining the keratin level.


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mmCollagenProApril 16, 20175min880

Vitamins are essential for healthy living as they are essential nutrients required by the human body for tissue repair, production of cells and other metabolic activities. The human body can only produce Vitamins like D, K and B and rest of the Vitamins are supplied through the dietary supplements. Most of them are water or fat-soluble so the water-soluble vitamins cannot be stored by body as they are flushed out and other Vitamins helps in maintaining the human health. Here are some of the top five vitamins and their health benefits that people can look forward and include them in their daily diet:

Vitamin A

The Vitamin A or the Retinol is helpful in treating eye disorders, skin infections and disorders, acne and speeds up the healing process of the wounds. The intake of Vitamin A also prevents cataract and macular degeneration. People can find this Vitamin in milk products, fish oils and organ meats. Beta-Carotene is mainly found in vegetables such as spinach, carrots, sweet potatoes and broccoli. Other sources of Vitamin A include Dark-colored fruits, Egg Yolk, Liver, fish, beef, cheese, butter, etc.

Vitamin B

Vitamin B is eight in number and is a water-soluble vitamin that has many health benefits and is attained from many sources. Vitamin B1 is necessary for improving nerve cell function and is obtained from dried milk, egg, peas, nuts, etc. Vitamin B2 helps in growth and production of red blood cells. Vitamin B5 helps in synthesizing the cholesterol and converts fat into energy and is obtained from Avocado, organ meats, whole-grain cereals, etc. Vitamin B6 plays an important role in healthy functioning of the brain, maintenance of normal nerve function, formation of red blood cells.

Vitamin C

According to the experts, amongst varied types of Vitamins, the Vitamin C is one of the most effective and safe nutrients. It protects human body against the cardiovascular diseases, deficiency of immune system, wrinkling of the skin and eye diseases. This Vitamin acts as an antioxidant and helps in absorption of iron. The source of Vitamin C includes potatoes, spinach, citrus fruits, strawberries, tomatoes, broccoli, etc.

Vitamin D

It is also known as the sunshine vitamin as it can be produced inside the body while its exposure to the sunlight or can be taken through the dietary supplements. The Vitamin D helps in the regulation of phosphorus and the calcium absorption in the body. It protects against diseases like type one diabetes, cancer, etc. It helps in maintaining the health of bones, brain, immune system, teeth, lungs, etc. Its main source includes cod liver oil, cheese, cream, yogurt, fortified cereals and fishes like salmon, herring, etc.

Vitamin E

Vitamin E helps in combating free radicals that can damage the body cells, protects against premenstrual syndromes, neurological and eye diseases. Its consumption helps in improving the immunity level, reduction in cholesterol level and lowers the risk of development of cancer. The varied sources are papaya, dark green vegetables, wheat germ, corn etc.

Lastly, with the intake of these Vitamins, people can lead a better and healthy life, as they will be able to keep their body and mind fit by averting many deadly diseases.