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HYDROTHERAPY - a natural re-boot for your body

December 08, 2017 1 Comment

About a year ago I watched an interview with Tony Robbins, just about the best known life coach there is. From this interview I took away three lifestyle tips that literally changed my life. One of these tips was the use of hydrotherapy in my everyday life.

Hydrotherapy is when you plunge yourself from hot to cold water resulting in a wonderful sense of wellbeing and energy as well as improved skin tone, better general health and lower stress levels. This occurs because blood rushes from the extremities to the vital organs and boosts the central nervous system when the body is taken from from hot to cold. A bit like a re-boot!

The second of Tony Robbins tips was to imagine feeling ‘pulled’ not ‘pushed’ when doing a task and this is what I think of when I turn that tap from hot to cold. Because I know it is going to make me feel fantastic I feel pulled towards the inevitable freeze not pushed!

A week or so ago, a piece in the fabulous online magazine My Domaine written by Hadley Mendelsohn popped up on the health benefits of hydrotherapy. If you want to learn more about this subject here’s a link to that piece.  My version of hydrotherapy is a diluted version of Tony Robbins’ and Hadley Mendelsohn’s but one that for me is more sustainable on a daily basis. Like fashion, the reality is often a little tamer than the original. Tony Robins plunges himself from extreme hot to extreme cold water. My shower water - not plunge pools as prescribed - is simply hot and cold - far colder when we are in our house in Wales I might add. Amazing how much colder the water is in the country! None the less, it has made me into so much more of a ‘morning person’ Before I incorporated hydrotherapy into my daily - yes daily - routine, I used to get one bug after another and now to date I can only count one and that was over with very quickly - not bad eh? …….and here’s another great article on the wonders of Hydrotherapy or just plain old cold showers. - worth a read.

As for the third Tony Robbins lifestyle tip from that interview - I’ll save that for another blog :)

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September 05, 2018

The men’s prostate is the central portion of a male’s the reproductive system. It secretes fluids that aid in the transportation and activation of sperm. The prostate related is situated just before the rectum, below the bladder and all around the urethra. When there is prostate problem, it is almost always really miserable and inconvenient for your patient as his urinary strategy is directly affected.

The common prostate medical problems are prostate infection, enlarged prostate and cancer of the prostate.

Prostate infection, also known as prostatitis, is among the most common prostate-related problem in men younger than 55 years old. Infections of the men’s prostate are classified into four types – acute bacterial prostatitis, chronic bacterial prostatitis, chronic abacterial prostatitis and prosttodynia.

Acute bacterial prostatitis could be the least common of forms of prostate infection. It is due to bacteria located in the large intestines or urinary tract. Patients can experience fever, chills, body aches, back pains and urination problems. This condition is treated by utilizing antibiotics or non-steroid anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) to relieve the swelling.

Chronic bacterial prostatitis is a condition associated with a particular defect within the gland and also the persistence presence of bacteria within the urinary tract. It can be caused by trauma on the urinary tract or by infections via the rest from the body. A patient may go through testicular pain, back pains and urination problems. Although it is uncommon, it can be treated by removal of the prostate defect as well as the utilization antibiotics and NSAIDs to deal with the soreness.

Non-bacterial prostatitis accounts for approximately 90% of all prostatitis cases; however, researchers have not even to create the causes of these conditions. Some researchers believe that chronic non-bacterial prostatitis occur due to unknown infectious agents while other think that intensive exercise and lifting could cause these infections.

Maintaining a Healthy Prostate

To prevent prostate diseases, an effective weight loss program is important. These are some of the actions you can take and also hardwearing . prostate healthy.

1. Drink sufficient water. Proper hydration is important for our health and wellbeing and it will also keep your urinary track clean.

2. Some studies declare that a few ejaculations a week will prevent prostate type of cancer.

3. Eat pork sparingly. It has been shown that consuming more than four meals of beef per week will increase the probability of prostate diseases and cancer.

4. Maintain a proper diet with cereals, vegetable and fruits to make sure sufficient intake of nutrients required for prostate health.

The most significant measure to consider to make sure a healthy prostate is always to select regular prostate health screening. If you are forty years of age and above, you ought to select prostate examination at least once 12 months.

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