Many women experience some symptoms prior to menstruation. You are fortunate if you suffer not more than three to four days of minor inconvenience. Whilst most of the women endure a week of miserable sickness, heavy bleeding, headache, cramps, abdominal pain, sleeplessness etc. “Common” might be the word that better describes this complex problems caused by fluctuating hormone levels.
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Take a teaspoonful each of asafoetida powder (hing), bishop seeds (ajwain) and fennel seeds (saunf), thrice a day.
Apply a teaspoonful each of turmeric powder (haldi), honey and lemon juice with two tsps of gram flour (besan) and two-to-three tsps of yogurt (curd), half an hour before bath.
A good sleep helps you to live better,allows you to recover yourlost energy and eliminate stress.
Avoid strong light or noise
To promote sleep the bedroom should be dark and quiet. The light stimulates the nervous system to produce substances that induce wakefulness, while the noise sends
stimuli to the brain preventing deep rest. If necessary (especially if you keep the windows open), you can use the plugs for the ears.
Make your home safe for young kids and the elderly. All it takes is careful planning and making appropriate changes in your home. Rod, 81, suffers from a condition that makes his muscles weak and rigid and his movements slow. He walks short, shuffling steps with arms held stiffly at the sides. He stands with his trunk slightly bent as if he would, at anytime, trip over. “I feel dizzy most of the time. I remember falling on my buttocks twice,” says Rod. “And I fear falling again.”
So, the long months of anticipation and wait are finally over, your little bundle of joy is lying snugly in your arms, and your joy is almost equally balanced by your anxiety to do just about everything in your capacity, right by your little baby. The feeling of the enormity of your responsibility the well being of that tiny life which almost entirely depends on your capability and care, tends to overwhelm you; especially if it is your first born. But take heart, that little one instinctively known its basic needs and how to let them be made known to you in its own way! And with volumes and volumes of detailed guidance along with increasingly efficient and supportive socio medical infrastructure added to your dedicated love and care, ensures a healthy, happy future for your baby.
A woman must maintain clean habits and look after herself after delivery. The body takes 6-8 weeks to get back to normal. Whatever she eats indirectly goes to the baby, even her thoughts and ideas.
Diet is very important for a mother as she is nursing an infant. She must avoid foods that cause colic, gas, cold, cough or discomfort to her and her baby. She must consume lots of liquid and fibrous food. Her diet must be high in calcium, iron, phosphorous, Vitamin C and B complex, as she is nurturing a child.
Keep infants and young children out of the sun as much as possible.
- Try to stay out of the sun between 10:00AM and 3:00PM when UV radiation is highest.
Turmeric : It is a blood purifier and an anti-bacterial antiseptic which also helps to stop bleeding in cases of minor injuries and prevents infection of wounds, a pinch of it added to hot milk helps clear up a congested wind-pipe, nose and chest, and improves the voice. According to Ayurveda, it creates latent heat or warmth in the body. Applied in the form of a face-mask in a mixture of gram-flour, fresh cream of milk or milk and honey, it helps clear up sunburn, lightens dark skin and cleanses it of impurities. When added to warm mustard oil or coconut oil and applied to sprains or inflamed muscles it helps reduce the swelling and pain.
Our body receives cosmic light and energy through seven subtle power centres or chakras situated in seven different parts of our body. The white cosmic light is made up of seven cosmic rays of the seven basic colours each relating to its own chakra. Our body is its turn emanates an electro-magnetic field around the gross physical body which is popularly known as aura. At its healthiest, the aura is made up of white light, but whenever there is ill health or disturbance in any part of the body, it is reflected in the Aura in its own colour and know what is wrong and where. If for any reason blockage occurs in any chakra and it cannot absorb the required cosmic rays of light, corresponding disease occur in the body. and colour therapy by way of using suitable gems, food and clothes and additional rays are used to set things right and the cosmic centre – chakra functioning properly again.