Month: February 2019

 

Coconut oil – Discover the cure for chronic diseases.

Coconut oil may be the solution people suffering from chronic diseases like Diabetes, Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s diseases may be looking for.

According to Wikipedia,

“A chronic condition is a human health condition or disease that is persistent or otherwise long-lasting in its effects or a disease that comes with time.

The term chronic is often applied when the course of the disease lasts for more than three months.

Common chronic diseases include arthritisasthmacancerchronic obstructive pulmonary diseasediabetes and some viral diseases such as hepatitis C and acquired immunodeficiency syndrome. An illness which is lifelong because it ends in death is a terminal illness.”

Chronic (prolonged) diseases like diabetes, Alzheimer’s disease are very expensive to manage and can punch a deep hole in your funds.

Not only that, medically, there is no  cure.

So, the quality of life depends on access to good health Care system and ability to pay for the treatment and drugs.

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This is where the problem is, most people especially in the villages, poor and third world countries don’t have access to see specialist.

Coconut milk

Health benefits of Coconut oil

According to webmd, People use coconut oil by mouth for diabetesheart diseasechronic fatigueCrohn’s diseaseirritable bowel syndrome (IBS), Alzheimer’s diseasediarrhea, quality of life in people with breast cancerthyroid conditions, energy, and boosting the immune system.

The health benefits of coconut oil include improving heart health by increasing the HDL cholesterol levels, promoting weight lossrelieving symptoms of yeast infections, skin and hair care, improving digestion, and boosting immunity.

Coconut oil, or copra oil, is an edible oil extracted from the kernel or meat of mature coconuts harvested from the coconut palm (Cocos nucifera)

Coconut oil holds the promise of helping to improve their health greatly.

This video shows that Coconut oil may actually help in improving the health conditions to people suffering from chronic diseases.

Coconut oil – Effective home remedy for Epilepsy.

Coconut and epilepsy

Coconut oil is used in many communities as cooking oil, body oil and treatment of skin diseases but not in the treatment of epilepsy.

Coconut oil is an edible oil extracted from the kernel or meat of mature coconuts harvested from the coconut palm (Cocos nucifera).

Coconut oil

Coconut oil

It is obtained from the water of Coconut by hot or cold press method.

It is a highly medicinal oil due to the presence of Medium chain triglycerides (MCT) which is responsible for its antimicrobial properties.

Various studies have shown that Coconut oil is as effective as ketogenic diet in the treatment of seizures in children and ad

What is epilepsy?

Epilepsy also known as seizure disorder is a nervous system disease originating from the brain that causes people to loss consciousness and or have uncontrolled movement of different parts of the body.

These seizures can be brief and nearly undetected or long period of shaking (Seizures).

Causes of Epilepsy

In most cases, the cause is unknown but some people develop epilepsy as a result of brain injury, drug and alcohol misuse etc

Seizures starting before age 2 are mostly caused by high fevers or metabolic disorder such as abnormal blood sugar level.

Epilepsy cannot be cured but can be controlled in most cases.

For some people, the seizures do not respond to drugs only.

Some studies have shown that MCT a major component of Coconut oil is as effective and similar to classic ketogenic diet.

By taking Coconut oil as part of the daily diet, a patient who had drug-resistant epilepsy had a reduction in the number of seizures. A patient had a reduction in seizures by taking four tablespoonfuls twice daily of MCT oil.

A more convenient way is to replace your vegetable oil with Coconut oil.

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References

1.Soltani, Danesh., Gaffar, Majid., Tafahkori, Abbas., Sarraf, Payam., and Bitarafan, Sama. (2016). Nutritional aspects of treatment in Epileptic patients. Iranian journal of Child Neurology, 10, (3), 1-12. Retrieved from https:/www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4928610

2. Ewa, T., Kieraszewicz, Z., & Czerwionka-Szaflarska, M. (2016). Medium chain triglycerides formulas in paediatric and allergological practice. Gastroenterology Rev, 11 (4), 226-231. Retrieved February 6, 2019.

3. Christiana Liu, Y., & Wang, H. (2013). Medium chain triglycerides ketogenic diet, an effective treatment for drug resistant epilepsy and a comparison with other ketogenic diets. Biomed J, 36 (1).

Disclaimer: The medical information provided is for information resource only. This information does not create any patient-physician relationship and should not be used as a substitute for professional diagnosis and treatment.

Hepatitis – 6 Simple home remedies.

Hepatitis simply means inflammation (swelling) of the liver.

The liver is a very important organ with a lot of functions needed for good health and survival. Some food plants can provide nutritional and medicinal support for liver disease which will aid in its recovery. Any damage that weakens the functioning of the liver is called liver disease.

The liver can be detoxified and cleansed by drinking more water. Good hydration is important for most basic physiological functions of the liver. Sufficient hydration is required to promote blood circulation and to dissolve nutrients.

Green leaves are the best for liver health.

This is most commonly caused by a virus which can be A, B, C, D, E.
The most common one is Hepatitis B.

The inflammation can be sudden (acute) or prolonged (chronic).
A lab test will confirm the presence of Hepatitis.
Apart from antiviral drugs like Tenofivir, there are herbs that may treat Hepatitis.

Home remedy for Hepatitis

5 simple home remedies are

1. Bitter kola.

Bitter cola contains powerful antioxidant and anti-inflammatory compounds such as Kolaviron which helps to protect the liver.

Mixing powder Bitter cola with lime may help in the treatment of hepatitis.

2. Garlic

Garlic

Garlic

Garlic is known to have antiviral properties and may be useful in getting rid of the virus in the body.

3. Avocado pear

Avocado pear

Avocado fruit

Researchers in Japan have discovered that avocados contain potent chemicals that may reduce liver damage. The finding could lead to the development of new drugs to treat liver disease, the researchers say.

4. Black Seed

Black seed

Black seed

Black seed has a long history of use، in the treatment of various ailments. It protects the liver from damages

5. Phyllanthus amarus

phyllantus amarus

Phyllanthus amarus

In a study carried out by Thyagarajan SP, patients who took Phyllanthus for 30 days were cleared of the surface antigen.

6. Turmeric

A study demonstrated that Turmeric inhibited hepatitis virus.

References

  1. Thyagarajan SP, e. (2019). Effect of Phyllanthus amarus on chronic carriers of hepatitis B virus. – PubMed – NCBI. [online] Ncbi.nlm.nih.gov. Available at: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/m/pubmed/2901611/ [Accessed 19 Feb. 2019].
  2. Yong-Song Guan, O. (1970, January 1). Plants Consumption and Liver Health. Retrieved February 19, 2019, from https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4499388/
  3. Zhi-Qiang, W. (2017, September 14). Curcumin inhibits hepatitis B virus infection by down-regulating cccDNA-bound histone acetylation. Retrieved February 19, 2019, from https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5603491/

Fast and live longer and healthier

FastingFasting is part of many religions and is usually done for spiritual reasons or at specific period of the year.

It involves abstaining from food for a period of time which could be range from 12 hours, alternate days, etc.

It has a lot of potential health benefits, such as weight loss, improved blood sugar control, heart health, brain function and cancer prevention.

According to research conducted by neuroscientist Mark Mattson and others, cutting your energy intake several days a week might help your brain ward off neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s while at the same time improving memory and mood.

Types of fasting

Depending on how creative one can be and lifestyle, there are different kinds ranging from water to intermittent fasting.

  1. Water fasting: Involves drinking only water for a period of time
  2. Juice fasting: drinking only. vegetable or fruit juice for a certain period.
  • Intermittent fasting: Food is partially or completely limited for a few hours up to a few days at a time and a normal diet is resumed on other days.
  • Partial fasting: Specific foods or drinks like processed foods, animal products or caffeine are removed from the diet for a given period.
  • Calorie restriction: Calories are restricted for a few days every week

Studies have shown that there are some health benefits and could actually prevent some diseases.

Also, It help people lose weight, it may equally boost human metabolic activity, generate antioxidants, and help reverse some effects of aging.

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Health Benefits

  1. Promotes Blood Sugar Control by Insulin Resistance
  2. Promotes Better Health by Fighting Inflammation
  3. Improve Blood Pressure, Triglycerides and Cholesterol Levels
  4. May Boost Brain Function and Prevent Neurodegenerative Disorders
  5. Could Delay Aging and Extend Longevity

Safety

When fasting, drink plenty of water, eat a lot of healthy food and get plenty of rest.

Always consult your healthcare provider if you have any health challenges or are planning to fast for more than 24 hours.

References

1. University of California – Irvine. (2019, January 15). How fasting can improve overall health: Protects against aging diseases. ScienceDaily. Retrieved February 17, 2019 from www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/01/190115111928.htm

2. Link., R. (2018, July 30). 8 Health Benefits of Fasting, Backed by Science. Retrieved February 18, 2019, from https://www.healthline.com/nutrition/fasting-benefits#section9

Disclaimer: The medical information provided is for information resource only. This information does not create any patient-physician relationship and should not be used as a substitute for professional diagnosis and treatment.

20 Healing remedies of Bitter kola

Bitter kola is known for its bitterness but behind the bitterness is a lot of of health benefits that have been scientifically proven.

Bitter kola is known for bitterness and has been used in many communities in Nigeria to treat various ailments.

Studies have validated some of the healing powers of Bitter kola.

It contains compounds such as Kolaviron which is responsible for some of its healing properties

It is a powerful Liver protector and cleanser. It has been used to treat liver diseases like Jaundice, Hepatitis.

Bitter kola healing benefits

Bitter kola

Sexual Impotence

In your age when a lot of men are experiencing low sexual performance and need improvement of sexual performance, bitter kola is very useful.

Bitter Kola increase sex drive and improves the sexual performance. In other to be effective, it is advisable to chew the kola for at least two minutes before intercourse.

Glaucoma

Also, It can be a remedy for successfully reduce eye pressure in people suffering from Glucoma.

Glaucoma is a condition of increased pressure within the eyeball, causing a gradual loss of sight. It could result in permanent blindness if left untreated.

Anti-poison


It is an undiscovered effective antibiotic. It is used in many communities to neutralize poisons in the body

Some of the the healing benefits include

  1. Antimicrobial
  2. Antidiabetic
  3. Antidiarrheal
  4. Antioxidant
  5. Antipoison
  6. Aphrodisiac
  7. Cough
  8. Cold
  9. Improve semen quality
  10. Anti ulcer
  11. Headache
  12. Jaundice
  13. Anti inflammatory
  14. Suppress appetite
  15. Antilipidemic
  16. Reduces heavy metal accumulation
  17. Detoxify the body system
  18. Dysentery
  19. Prevent and relieve colic
  20. High fever.

These are benefits you get by just making it part of your diet.

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References

  1. https://www.researchgate.net/publication/19322877_Antihepatoxic_constituents_of_Garcinia_kola_seed/amp
  2. https://www.sciencedirect.com/topics/medicine-and-dentistry/garcinia-kola
  3. PMID. 3838940

    Disclaimer: The medical information provided is for information resource only. This information does not create any patient-physician relationship and should not be used as a substitute for professional diagnosis and treatment.

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