Doctors have discovered that worry, stress, fear and anxiety can cause stomach ulcers, high blood pressure and other health problems. The Bible says that a merry heart does good like medicine, but a broken spirit dries the bones (see Proverbs 17:22). It also says that God wants us to prosper and be in health, even as our soul prospers (see 3 John 1:2).
Obesity is a serious health problem and it affects many of our people these days. In fact, most folks indulge in dieting even to the point of starvation and end up depriving their bodies of vital nutrients.
Sleep paralysis is just super frightening to begin with, so it often triggers a panicked response with increased heart rate. And indeed, many people report feeling an undeniably strange or scary presence as this happens to them.
Meanwhile researchers conclude that, in most cases, sleep paralysis is simply a sign that your body is not moving smoothly through the stages of sleep. Rarely is sleep paralysis linked to deep underlying psychiatric problems.
Every once in a while people experience problems with their digestive system. The most common problem however is hard bowel movement or constipation.
This experience is often apparent when there’s so much straining during defecation and one might even develop hemorrhoids (swelling in the anus) as a result. When this happens, one is always advised to drink a lot of water and eat a lot of fruits to ease the digestion.
Many reasons have always been advanced for why breastfeeding should never be just an option for mothers. Doctors argue that breastfeeding vitally controls post-delivery hemorrhage [excessive bleeding after birth] which could otherwise be very fatal for mothers. Moreover it is also a natural form of contraception when done exclusively.
Then God said, “Let Us make man in Our image, according to Our likeness; let them have dominion over the fish of the sea, over the birds of the air, and over the cattle, over all the earth and over every creeping thing that creeps on the earth.”
Many mothers will do anything to increase the breast milk. But while you can pick up a few tips from well-intentioned friends, oftentimes wrong information is passed along, sometimes for several generations.
For instance, in some cultures, it’s believed that beer helps to stimulate breast milk. However, nutritionists say this is simply a falsehood. As a matter of fact, alcohol can have serious and permanent adverse effects on children, such as brain damage.
Most of us take water for granted. Consider this though; according to medical brains, when the water in your body is reduced by just 1 percent, you become thirsty. At 5 percent, muscle strength and endurance declines significantly and you become hot and sapped. When the loss reaches 10 percent, delirium and blurred vision occur. Continue reading There Is No More Important Nutrient For Our Bodies Than Water!→
Resty Nakitende, is a resident of Nasuuti, an outskirt of Mukono Town. Nakitende thinks she has gradually become a hypochondriac which is to say that she is continuously concerned about her health.
Whenever she goes to the doctor she’s complaining about something new. While some times it has to do with migraines, and sleep orders, other times it is just about joint pains and excessive sweating. Her doctor has to give ear to this ever growing list of discomforts over and over.