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Angry Also Good for Our Health >_<

by on Jun.03, 2010, under Information Lifestyles

angry1Many people choose to hold back his emotions when going through something very unpleasant for fear of being branded grumpy. But a recent study found anger can be good for health.

Researchers from the University of Valencia in Spain interested in what happens to the human body when angry. And these findings appear to support a general psychological theory that states that the 'ventilation' emotions for better mental health than to let it remain locked aka buried.

The study found that expressing anger can increase blood flow to parts of the brain involved with feeling happy.

To conduct this study, researchers gathered 30 people in a lab, slowly increase the level of their anger and examined.

Heart rate, blood pressure and stress hormone levels of the two participants in the testosterone and cortisol, measured everything. The brain is also in the screening, from the beginning to the end of the study.

Findings that have been published in the journal Behaviour hormones and this shows that the left side of the brain is more stimulated when the participants are angry.
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Nine Benefits That Can Be Obtained From The Activity of Walking.

by on May.27, 2010, under Information Lifestyles

walk(1) Heart Attack.

First of course reduce
the risk of heart attack.
We know that muscle

the heart requires more
blood flow profusely (from coronary artery

who gave her food) in
order to fit and function normally without stopping the blood pumping.
For that, the heart
muscle requires the bloodstream

more rapidly and
smoothly.
Hie walking speed in
coronary blood flow to the heart.
Thus the adequacy of
oxygen the heart muscle and heart muscle are met can stay awake for
quite a beat.

Not only that. Flexibility of the
arteries of trained body

contract and will be
helped by mengejangnya expands the muscles around the walls of blood
vessels while engaged in activities on foot rushed it.
The end result, the blood
pressure tends to be lower, adhesions antarsel blood clots that can
cause blood clots stopper vessels will also be reduced.

Moreover, the good
cholesterol (HDL), which works as a sponge

absorbing the bad
cholesterol (LDL) will increase by foot

hie. Not many ways out of
drugs that can increase HDL levels in addition to the moving body.
Walking hurriedly
recorded can reduce the risk of heart attack to just half.

(2). Stroke.

Despite the benefits of
walking hurriedly towards stroke

not as real influence on
coronary heart disease, some studies have shown satisfactory results.
Just look at the natural
evidence of our ancestors were more engaged in activities on foot every
day, old stroke cases are not as much now.
One study of 70 thousand
nurses (Harvard School of Public Health) that the work was recorded
walking activity as much as 20 hours a week reduced their risk of stroke
two-thirds.

(3). Stable weight.

It turned out to
familiarize walking routine, the rate of metabolism

enhanced body. In addition to a number
of calories wasted by activity

walk, the excess calories
that might exist would be burned by

increasing the body's
metabolism, so weight gain is not

occur.

(4). Lose weight.

Yes, in addition
maintained a stable weight, those who start

overweight, may be
derived by performing activities

hie walk it regularly. Excess lard in

under the skin will be
burned if diligently engaged in activities on foot

sufficient rate of at
least one hour.

(5). Preventing diabetes.

Yes, to get moving on
foot around 6 miles per hour,

travel time approximately
50 minutes, it can delay or prevent

development of Type 2
diabetes, especially in those who bodied

overweight (National
Institute of Diabetes and Kidney Diseases Gigesive &).
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7 Health Benefits of Crying

by on May.27, 2010, under Information Lifestyles

cryCrying was no good ? If can make a run crying into swollen red eyes. But weep and shed tears of wonder drug also can be useful for health of body and mind. how long the period? The following 7 cry for health benefits.

There are several reasons for crying:

1. Crying for love and tenderness.
2. Crying out of fear.
3. Cry for love.
4. Crying for joy.
5. Crying in the face of suffering.
6. Crying because it was too sad.
7. Crying because it feels humiliated and weak.
8. Crying because follow-involved people crying.
Nine. Crying for a charity.
10.
Crying == hypocrites pretending to cry.

Here are seven health benefit to cry can you get after crying and tears out.

1. Helps eyesight

Tears turned out to help the vision of a person, not just the eye itself. Discharge from the eyes to prevent dehydration in the eye membrane that can make the vision become blurred.

2. Kill bacteria

No need eye drops, tears enough that serves as a natural antibacterial. In the liquid contained in tears, called the “lisozom” that can kill around 90-95 percent of bacteria-2 was left of the computer keyboard, railing, sneeze and place-2-containing bacteria, in just five minutes.
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‘SECRET’ Compounds of Perfume Can Ruin Sperm

by on May.27, 2010, under Information Lifestyles

perfumeCologne and perfume many people use to make the body fragrant. But a study shows the materials 'secrets' that can give a special flavor to the cologne it can damage sperm.

Researchers analyzed the chemical composition of 17 types of perfume and cologne. From this study found that many products that use specific ingredients to scent contains compounds that have the potential to interact with the hormone. But the materials are not included in the label.

One of the chemical diethyl phthalates were found in 12 products and associated with damage to the sperm that can reduce fertility someone.

In the Harvard study in 2006 known about the dangers of diethyl phthalate (DEP) on the sperm. It also found that DEP is one of the compounds that can disrupt hormones.

Based on this research, exemplified in Giorgio Armani's Acqua Gio containing seven compounds that can interact with estrogen (female hormones), androgens (male hormones) or both. This research was conducted by a consumer advocacy nonprofit Environmental Working Group.

“We do not know how the dangers of repeated use of cologne or perfume, because the emphasis in this industry who do not test the long term,” said researcher Dr Olga V. Naidenko, as quoted from AOLHealth.

Dr. Naidenko said the use of which is rarely possible to show good results just fine. But because these chemicals contained in many products, there is the possibility from time to time will accumulate and have a bad effect in the body.

This study aimed to determine how many chemicals are in use in cologne, but not listed on the label. Cologne and perfume are tested randomly selected.

Scents from American Eagle Outfitters, known as AE77 has the most chemicals not listed on the label that is about 24 compounds, followed by Coco Channel with 18 secret chemicals. The Dolce and Gabbana Light while Blue has at least a secret chemical compound which is only seven.

DEP compounds used as solvents and creates a special smell in the production of this fragrance is one ingredient that is not listed, but that does not mean this compound is not harmful.

In this study also explains that galaxolide and tonalide compounds can cause interference with the hormones estrogen and androgen.

“We want to encourage more stringent regulations regarding this fragrance products, one must include all materials used on the label. Because people should know what happened or what the incoming material in its body,” says Dr. Naidenko.

Dr. Naidenko further added that the materials used must be thoroughly tested to determine its safety. This is to minimize the risk of danger that might arise.

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Who Said Human Brain Just 10 Percent in Use?

by on May.13, 2010, under Information Lifestyles

brain-of-humanBaltimore, The human brain is very complex and is the source of all feelings, behaviors, experiences, and the warehouse of memory and consciousness. But is it true that humans only use 10 percent of his brain?

The brain is very mysterious, and an additional one other mystery is the assumption that humans only use 10 percent of his brain. And if everyone could use another 90 percent of the brain, maybe everyone can be a scientist and has the power telecinetic.

“Though an interesting idea,” 10 percent myth “is absolutely untrue, and very amusing,” said Barry Gordon, a neurologist at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine in Baltimore, as reported from Scientific of American.

According to Gordon, a myth derived from the concepts of people about his own brain. This group saw itself as a lack of evidence that gray matter (cortex of the brain that contains nerve cell bodies) is not maximally utilized.

This is a false assumption. It may be true, at certain moments in one's life, such as when to rest and relax only use only 10 percent of the brain. But this does not apply to other conditions.

“It turned out that we use almost every part of the brain, and most of the brain is active almost all the time. The brain represents three percent of body weight, and require 20 percent of the energy body,” added Gordon.

The average weight of the human brain about three pounds (1.3 kg) and consists of the cerebrum, cerebellum and brain stem.

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Running With Naked Feet For Healthier And Faster

by on May.08, 2010, under Information Lifestyles

In Scotland, It seems you do not have to waste a lot of money to buy expensive running shoes, since a study proving run barefoot healthier and safer.

Researchers at Glasgow University, Scotland, found that runners who did not use an alias shoes tend to run bare feet resting on the toes or the middle of the foot. While runners who use running shoe rests on the heel.

As quoted from GeniusBeauty, the study results showed that those who ran barefoot as more secure, reducing the risk of knee and ankle injuries.

Researchers said a barefoot human foot arches become strong and serves as a great shock absorbing. But in the 70s since the first time runners using shoes, people also began to use slippers or shoes when running.

It is estimated that the runners using shoes stomping her heels into the ground about 1000 times per mile. Heel stomping tantamount to 'hit the heel with a hammer', ie sustain 1.5 to 3 times the weight.

While the barefoot runners use different techniques are more delicate, namely a runsmooth sliding steps.

The experts encouraged to switch to old habits, namely running barefoot. With bare feet then it could be a gradual and smooth running, because running it this way involving different muscles than running using the shoes.

Another study conducted researchers in the United States and has been published in the journal Nature also shows that barefoot runners can reduce body weight when running.

“People who do not wear shoes when running a tremendous step,” said Daniel Lieberman, a researcher from Harvard University, as quoted from DailyTech.

It is important to run a long race, which explains why the performance of runners who did not use a shoe so exceptional.

This was evident at the legendary marathon runner, Abebe Bikila of Ethiopia's origin, which can win the gold medal in the Olympic Marathon 50 years ago without footwear.

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Wanna Improve The Quality of Sleep If Longevity

by on May.04, 2010, under Information Lifestyles

sleepWhen you want a long life, begin to improve the quality of sleep. A study proved that most people who reach the age of 100 years have a good sleep quality.

“The age and health condition are two things that are most influenced by the duration and quality of sleep,” said Danan Gu, Ph.D. from Portland State University who led the study, quoted from ScienceDaily.

Since 2005, Gu and his colleagues made observations of China's 15 638 residents aged 65 years and over, in all 22 provinces. A total of 2794 in antarnya aged 100 years or more, while those aged 90-97 years as many as 3927 people.

Sleep quality in 65 percent of participants including good and very good category, with an average duration of 7.5 hours a day including naps. Surprisingly, participants with the age of 100 years and over have the sleep quality better than 70 percent of 65-79 year-old.

Health issues are also closely related to the quality of sleep. Experience deep sleep to participants who have health problems observed 46 per cent lower. This happened to participants who are experiencing anxiety, chronic illness, and routine life unpleasant.

Another fact which is revealed, the relationship between the sexes with sleep quality. Experience deep sleep on male participants 23 percent more than in female participants.

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Excess Sweat Overcoming Difficulties

by on May.04, 2010, under Information Lifestyles

sweatExcessive sweating commonly experienced by many teenagers who sometimes can last until adulthood. This excessive sweating occurs is not out of sports or hot air, but under normal conditions any person is spending a lot of sweat.

Many sweating is healthy, but if it appears too much trouble. Fast wet clothes, uncomfortable and sometimes accompanied by an unpleasant body odor.

In medical terms, the production of excessive sweating is called hyperhidrosis. Excerpted from the Mayo Clinic, this disorder is triggered by excessive stimulation of the sweat glands and generally occurs in the palms of the hands and feet, underarms and whole body.

Hyperhidrosis can be easily overcome by the use antiperspiran, which are sold freely in the form of powder, cream or spray. Can also use anticholinergic drugs which can be obtained by prescription, to inhibit the stimulation of sweat glands.

In addition, there's more powerful way to overcome the injection of Botox hyperhidrosis. This method is quite popular, because many are used to solve various problems such beauty to eliminate wrinkles.

Botox is known to inhibit the release of neurotransmitters causes excessive stimulation of the sweat glands. Therefore, Botox is also used for hyperhidrosis overcome through injections or needles.

Tips to Avoid Excess Perspiration

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How To Check Our Own Heart’s Pulse

by on May.04, 2010, under Information Lifestyles

hearts-lineKnowing the changes in heart rate is very important to know heart problems early. Not only by using special equipment, checking the heart rate can also be done without using tools.

Heart rate is the number of heartbeats per unit of time, usually expressed in beats per minute (beats per minute or bpm).

Heart rate can vary according to changes in oxygen the body needs, such as during exercise or sleep.

Measurement of heart rate is usually used by medical professionals to assist in the diagnosis and monitoring of medical conditions. But you can also check their own heart rate without having to use specialized medical equipment.

As quoted from eHow, Monday (05/03/2010), here I check my heart rate without using special equipment:

1. Use your fingers to find the pulse
Use two fingers or three fingers, namely the index finger, middle finger and ring finger to find your pulse. But do not use your thumb because your thumb has a pulse itself.

Inspection can be done on the wrist (radial pulse) and in the neck (carotid pulse).

At the wrist, use three finger pads of index, middle and ring fingers. The ideal place is below the wrist crease at the base of the thumb. Press lightly until you find the pulse (the blood pulsing beneath the fingers). If necessary, move the fingers until you find the most taut pulse.

In the neck just use two fingers, index and middle fingers. The ideal spot is about one inch to the side of the center of the throat, right where the neck and jaw meet.

2. Check and record level, strength and rhythm
Use a clock or watch in the hands of another. Calculate and record how many pulses that occurred within 10 seconds.

3. Multiplied by 6
Heart rate is the number of beats per minute. So the number of beats for 10 seconds multiplied by the number 6 (60 seconds each with 1 minute). The result is your heartbeat.

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Why Eat Vegetables and Fruits are Important?

by on May.04, 2010, under Information Lifestyles

vegetables and fruitsEating fruits and vegetables is one of the recommendations for a healthy diet, but still many people who do not like eating fruit or vegetables. Why eating fruits and vegetables is important for the body?

The National Cancer Institute recommends everyone eat at least five servings of fruits and vegetables every day.

There are many reasons why fruit and vegetables is very important for the body. As quoted from HSPH and FamilyEducation, here are several reasons why fruit and vegetables are important:

Each person takes a lot of fruit and vegetable consumption

Many studies have shown that fruits and vegetables is essential for good health. Even fruits and vegetables should be the basis of a healthy diet. Every person, regardless of age, need to double the amount of intake of fruits and vegetables every day.

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