Wednesday, 25 January 2017

6 Major Side effects of Benztropine

Benztropine also known as benzatropine, is an anticholinergic agent used for the treatment of Parkinson's disease, Parkinsonism and dystonia. This medication works effectively in the body by blocking the neurotransmitter acetylcholine in the central and peripheral system, which further results in decreasing stiffness, production of saliva and sweating in the mouth and helps in the movements of person suffering from the Parkinson's disease. 

Side effects of Benztropine

If every medication or drugs have positive effect on your body then overdose or reaction of that drug can also results in causing side effects on your health and skin.
Given below are the benztropine side effects if in case it doesn’t suit your body. 

Change in behavior

The first side effect of the drug benztropine can effect in changing your behavior by making you more aggressive, showing more violent behavior, numbness, irritation, mood change and tiredness. You would also find yourself with difficulty in speaking, swallowing and talking.

Body conditions like

Overdose of benztropine can results in conditions such as dizziness, dry mouth, fever, headache and vomiting.

Stomach related issues

The overdose or the side effect of the medication can also cause stomach related issues like pain in abdominal area, stomach cramps, bloating or constipation.

Problems in urination

If the medication of benztropine doesn’t suits your body that it can cause problem in urination such as decrease in frequency of urination, painful urine and yellow urine.

Skin conditions

The slight dose or reaction of the above medication or drugs also affects on your skin badly by causing hot, dry skin, skin irritation and lack of sweating.

Other diseases like 

Other conditions can also occurs with the reaction of the above medication such as diarrhea, blindness, eye pain, Weight loss, skin rashes, irregular heart beat or pulse.
Note: Benztropine should not be used in children younger than 3 years.

Wednesday, 18 January 2017

8 Health Benefits of Cinnamon Including Cancer

Cinnamon also known as ‘dalchini’ in Hindi is a healthy kitchen spice of mid brown color and spicy flavour. As an ayurvedic medicine, cinnamon has been used extensively for the treatment of various health problems like cancer, heart attack, inflammation, infection, diabetes and Alzheimer. 

Given below are some of the health benefits of cinnamon which can also protect and prevent your body against various diseases and infection. 

Fights against cancer 

The most important benefit of cinnamon is that it helps in protecting our body from various cancer like prostate, colon and breast cancer. As an anti cancer agent, cinnamon also works effectively in destroying the growth of cancer cell andtumor growth in our body. 

Good antioxidants

Cinnamon contains high amount of antioxidant in it which helps in the protection of our body from the free and damaged radicals. 

The antioxidant property of cinnamon also helps in fighting against all the oxidation molecules thus preventing our body from getting affected from any disease or health issues. Start adding cinnamon in your daily meal for better health and life.  

Anti-inflammatory agent

Cinnamon also acts as an anti-inflammatory agent, which helps in providing you relief from all kind of inflammation in the form of pain, swelling and allergies.
For getting relief from the inflammation, apply cinnamon oil in the affected area twice a day. 

Protects brain function

The antioxidant and anti-inflammatory property in cinnamon helps in the proper functioning of the brain and cells. Cinnamon also helps in protecting your brain from the severe brain disorders like Alzheimer, depression, mental trauma and dementia. 

Healthy heart 

Another amazing health benefit of cinnamon is that it helps in lowering the risk of all cardiovascular diseases like heart attack, blood pressure, high cholesterol level and stroke. So for the good health of your heart start the consumption of cinnamon in your meal and drinks.  

Fights against Infections and flu

Cinnamon also contains many antibacterial, anti-microbial and antifungal properties in it which makes it more powerful element in fighting against all the germs, bacteria, viruses, flu and infections. 

Immunity booster

As a powerful immunity booster, cinnamon works effectively in increasing your metabolism level to a faster rate thus giving you more energy to work. In this case, consumption of cinnamon tea can be fruitful for you in making you active and energized. 

Maintains a good oral hygiene

Cinnamon can also be used effectively in protecting you against all dental problems like bad breath, itching gums, mouth infections, swelling, tooth decay and cavities. Ask Dr Vivek Misra if you have any query related to oral hygiene.

Saturday, 14 January 2017

5 Homemade Natural Facepacks for Glowing Skin

Every girl dreams of acquiring a young, glowing, fair and spotless skin. For that they spend lots of money in buying costly cosmetic items and skin care products, but the result remains the same, no notable change in their face and skin.

But girls do not worry much! We bring to you 5 natural and easy homemade face packs for glowing and beautiful skin

Rice and milk face pack

Ingredients you need                         

     3 tbsp rice
     2 tbsp raw milk

Method to prepare:

Take a small bowl and soak rice in raw milk for overnight. Next day make the paste of the soaked rice. Apply the paste on all you face and neck. Wash it off with cold water after 10-15 minutes.

Almond face pack

Ingredients you need

    4-5 almonds
    2 tbsp raw milk

Method to prepare

Take a small bowl and add raw milk to it. Also add almond in the milk for soaking it overnight. Next morning make a fine paste of the soaked almond. Apply the paste covering your face and neck. Rinse it off with lukewarm water as soon as the paste gets dries.

Cucumber face pack

Ingredients you need

    1 tbsp cucumber juice
    1 tbsp lemon juice
     ½ tbsp turmeric powder
     ½ tbsp glycerin

Method to prepare

Mix all the above ingredients together in a bowl to form a thick paste. Apply the paste on your face for 10-15 minutes. Wash it off with cold water.

Turmeric and lemon juice face pack

Ingredients you need

    1tbsp gram flour
    1tbsp lemon juice
     tbsp turmeric powder
     tbsp rose water

Method to prepare

You need to mix all the above ingredients well to form a thick pack. Apply the prepared pack on all over your face and also including your neck part. Wash off your face with cold water as soon as the pack gets hard and dry.

Walnut face pack

Ingredients you need

    tbsp walnut powder or paste
    1 tbsp milk cream
    1 tbsp honey
    1 tbsp lemon juice

Method to prepare

Add and mix all the above ingredients together in a bowl to form a face pack. Apply the pack on your face. Rinse off your face after 10-15 minutes with lukewarm water.

Note: After washing your face don’t forget to apply an herbal moisturizing cream or lotion on your face.

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Friday, 6 January 2017

Candidiasis of Skin and Nails - Symptoms, Causes & Treatment

What is candidiasis?

Do you know that there are several types of bacteria and fungus which lives and grow on your skin and nails? All of them are not dangerous but few among them can cause also result in causing infection called as candidiasis.

Candidiasis od skin and nails is a condition basically caused over your skin and nails, due the overgrowth of the candida fungus and yeast which results in the formation of red, itchy rash in the folds of your skin and nails.

Symptoms of Candidiasis

The main symptom of candidiasis is the rashes over your skin resulting in itching, redness, blisters, pustules and infection. These rashes can also affect your other parts of your body like armpit, groin, breast, nails edges and mouth corners.  

You can also identify the symptoms of candida due to the various body conditions like eczema, seborrheic dermatitis, contact dermatitis, weak immune system, sinus, joint pain, loss of sex drive, allergy issues, hives, herpes, ringworms, bad breath, hormone imbalance and mood disorder.

How is Candidiasis of the skin diagnosed?

Apart from the above symptoms candidiasis can also be diagnosed by the doctor where they perform a test over your skin by rubbing a cotton swab on the affected area and collecting a skin sample through it. Later they send the sample to laboratory for the examination and tell you about the results.

Causes of candidiasis of the skin and nails
  • Poor hygiene
  • Tight clothing
  • Change in weather conditions
  • Infrequent undergarment changes
  • Obesity
  • Poor diet
  • Depression or stress
  • Keeping your nails dry from all type of harsh substances and liquids especially water.
  • Start wearing gloves in your daily routine for protecting your nails and skin.  
  • Treat you nails by giving extra care to it. Try to use petroleum jelly or thicker-based lubricants instead of watery lotions.
  • Losing weight can also curb the problem easily and effectively.
  • Maintain a good oral and health hygiene.
  • Keep an eye check on your blood sugar level and the diabetic’s patients should pay more attention on their diet.
  • Prefer using antibiotics which can easily kill the harmless bacteria and fungus and stops its growth.
  • Start maintaining a healthy diet of yours including green veggies and fruits.
  • Also there are many home remedies which can be easily help in curing the problems.
Contact Dr K K Srivastava, a well known homeopathy doctor for any kind of help.
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