Ending with premenstrual syndrome

There are times when PMS interferes with daily activities, not knowing the best way to control it. It is the advice for you to have a healthy lifestyle to end those annoying symptoms.

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Here are some tips for you to consider. In the days before your period it is the advice for you to consume healthy foods that do not harm your body, prevents excess meat, salt, sugar, cheese, nuts, alcohol, caffeine and spicy foods. Try to eat in these days before a soft food such as salads and vegetables. Continue reading “Ending with premenstrual syndrome”

Nutritional advice during Pregnancy

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Pregnancy is the period between egg fertilization until birth, which lasts about 9 months. From that moment begins a new life, and changes in the mother’s body are very important.

Both ovulation and menstruation are inhibited. The uterus, to accommodate the fetus, also progressively increases in size, being 50 gr., Normal state, can weigh a kilo in the last months of pregnancy.

The breasts increase in size, appear vomiting, and nausea, increased urination as well as the desire for sleep.

Given these and other changes experienced by women during pregnancy, should be answered through an adequate nutrient intake. This does not mean eating for two, and in an exaggerated manner, but must be nurtured to ensure both the nutrition of the baby as his own.

The fundamental change is the formation of new tissues of both women, placenta and fetus. Moreover, given the weight gain is experienced, it should also increase caloric intake, to maintain all vital functions.

This requires a diet or a balanced diet, varied and correct. The role of food will ensure both the health of the baby and mother. Therefore, feeding during these 9 months should not be subject to fads or topics almost always misunderstandings that can lead to considerable danger for both.

Tips to consider:

1. It is always best to choose fresh foods, avoid canned, cooked, frozen or ready to eat.
2. With regard to ways of cooking, the best are grilled, steamed, boiled or baked.
3. Do not take fried, chipped, sautéed and breaded daily, consuming only very occasionally.
4. Avoid high fat meats, sausages and meats. Continue reading “Nutritional advice during Pregnancy”

10 Tips for Mental Health

Sometimes anomalies in our routine are causing degradation of Mental Health, same reason we will give some tips for which particular care to avoid problems in the future.

1. Building confidence: Identify your strengths and weaknesses together, accept the building upon them and do the best with what you have.

2. Eat well, stay fit: A balanced diet, healthy food, exercise and rest can help reduce stress and enjoy life.

3. Make time for family and friends: These relationships must be nurtured daily.

4. Give and accept support: Friends and family relationships thrive when they are “tested.”

5. Create a meaningful budget: The financial problems cause stress. Excessive spending on our “wants” instead of our “needs” is often the culprit. Continue reading “10 Tips for Mental Health”

Hormones and Menopause

Estrogens and progestins are the female sex hormonesEstrogens and progestins are the female sex hormones. Through menopause change concentration and mode of action of hormones.

The sex hormones are used for development of male and female sexual characteristics, growth, physical and psychological maturation, and reproduction. These include, nucleation, pregnancy and milk production. Sex hormones are produced by both sexes, but in different proportions. The male sex hormones are grouped into the androgens, including testosterone and dihydrotestosterone. However, androgens are also produced in the ovaries and the adrenal glands of women. The main estrogen is 17-β-estradiol, while progesterone is an important hormone progesterone.

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Gluteal exercises at home

gluteal-exerciseWould you like to have a much more attractive rear? More round, toned and well above? The universal answer may be yes; because the rear, tail, bum or whatever you call it is one of the female body parts more attractive and observed by humans.

To harden and increase butt is not necessary to go through surgery. Exercise is the best solution! And what better than them in the comfort and privacy of our home, with a mattress on the floor and watching television.

Here are various exercises for buttocks at home. If you want to be divine in the summer and be the center of attention, and it begins to practice them every day. With perseverance and patience have a phenomenal buttocks.

Lunges: This is one of the best exercises for glutes. Stand with legs apart at the height of the hip. Then take a step forward slowly down the body and bending both knees. Note that these flexures must be 90 degrees and the knee of the leg that lies ahead must be to the ankle. Do 15 repetitions in 3 sets and then do the same with the other leg. Continue reading “Gluteal exercises at home”

What minerals should consume by women

women-mineralsIt is important to understand that our body uses a large amount of nutrients daily. Some of them are essential minerals that women can maintain proper health.

Here are some tips to know which are essential minerals for use by women, to start adding to your diet especially. The most important are iron and calcium, having situations where women require an extra dose of these two minerals.

In cases of women who have menstrual bleeding abundant, requires the use of more quantity of iron to prevent anemia. Calcium is important to be consumed regularly throughout life and that over the years, the lack of calcium leads to osteoporosis or softening.

You can acquire iron in meat, liver, nuts, whole grains and green leafy vegetables. It is essential to consume at least 15 milligrams per day for women who have not attained 50 years and then are 10 milligrams per day. Consuming iron feel more agile and without anemia. Continue reading “What minerals should consume by women”

Diet for sensitive stomachs

diet-sensitive-stomachsIs called weak stomach with symptoms of gastritis, these are when you have heartburn, poor appetite, feeling of fullness in the stomach or stomach pain. It can be mild or severe, and in all cases the best and most natural solution is a good diet for sensitive stomachs.

In general this type of upset stomach is caused by a poor diet with excess fat and seasonings. And if you add the consumption of alcohol and smoking have a good chance of getting queasy stomach, which is one of the conditions of the most common stomach.

While removing fat diet can get an improvement in these cases, one should not stop consuming fat altogether. Moderate consumption of vegetable oils, which represent healthy fats is necessary to counteract the acidity. But it is important not to cook the oil must be consumed in its natural state, added directly to foods. Continue reading “Diet for sensitive stomachs”

Prepare to Be Mom

prepare-to-be-momBeing a mother is a job that we learn over time, but will an advantage if you prepare through special classes for new parents.

Now that is waiting for its small, and crazy to have him in her arms soon, you may wonder if you’re really prepared for it. Between moments of deep emotion and expectation, it will probably be moments of doubt and uncertainty. You may worry about the time of delivery, or are considering breastfeeding or if you know what to do when he cries.

It is natural that these thoughts cross the minds of expectant mothers during pregnancy, especially after hearing all your family and friends comment that having a baby is hard work. While what you say is true – raising a baby is one of the most difficult tasks we can undertake – is also true that there are many things you can do to feel confident in front of his new “job.” Continue reading “Prepare to Be Mom”

Homebirth

Most pregnant women decide to give birth in a hospital. Other pregnant women wishing to have their baby in their own homes. Here are some points to consider if you are thinking about having a home birth.
The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG, for its acronym in English) does not support programs or individuals who provide home births. According to ACOG, the majority of women give birth without any problems, but complications can occur rapidly even in the most healthy women. If this happens, you need special medical attention immediately to protect the health of the mother and her baby. This type of care is not available at home.
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