Understanding the of core blood glucose levels and controlRead More
What is blood glucose? Blood glucose is the type of sugar that is found in your blood stream. Glucose is the source of energy that helps your body function everyday. So where does the body’s glucose come from? The answer is simple. It comes from the food that you consume. The blood in your body carries out the function of making the glucose reach out to every cell.
So when does blood glucose level pose a problem? When the glucose level in your blood increases and shoots up to a level that is too much, you are likely to face serious health issues. The glucose in your body can also be lower than the requisite, again causing a problem with the way your body functions. For this reason, it is extremely important to control your blood glucose at all times.
An increase in blood sugar can cause diabetes, a disease that triggers several other health problems. It can cause grave harm to the eyes, kidneys, etc., besides taking longer time to heal a wound. Although, diabetes in more commonly found among the older generation, it now become a common ailment among youngsters too. This is generally a result of lack of production of a hormone called insulin. Insulin is released into the bloodstream when the glucose levels in your body increases.
Generally, you will find that blood glucose levels increases to a minuscule level after eating a meal. This triggers your pancreas to release more insulin so as to keep your glucose in control.
In order to keep your blood glucose in a target range, it is necessary that you undertake certain measure of self care. Good habits such as eating a meal on time, regularly exercising even if this means taking a walk in the park, avoiding artificially flavored or junk food, etc. Once you have been diagnosed with diabetes, you have to take the prescribed medication while keeping a track of your blood glucose levels.
There are a number of tests that will enable your doctor to confirm the levels of your blood glucose. The most common one being the fasting blood test. This test is carried out after you have fasted for more than 6“8 hours. This is usually the first kind of test that is carried out to check for diabetes or irregularity in blood sugar levels. There are other tests that include the random blood sugar test, oral glucose tolerance test, glycohemoglobin test, etc.
Blood sugar control is vital and isn’t a tough nut to crack when coupled with healthy lifestyle habits.
Here are a few tips to keep sweaty hands at bayRead More
Sweaty hands can be an annoying problem. While you may want to find the causes of excessive sweating, the fact remains that it is essential to know how you can prevent sweaty hands. You may definitely not want yourself in a situation when you meet someone you want to really impress but fret due to excessive sweating.
In order to really find the causes of excessive sweating in your hands, you need to understand the condition in a little more detail.
Why do your hands sweat?
Typically, sweaty hands are the sign of stress and anxiety. This happens due to the concentration of the eccrine sweat glands on the palms. These glands are also present on the forehead and feet so if someone is usually stressed, you will notice sweat on their forehead and feet too. These glands are connected to the sympathetic nervous system of the body so they immediately react by producing sweat when the person is under some kind of stress.
Tips to prevent sweating in your hands
- Wash your hands as many times as you can. You may want to avoid using soap if your hands aren’t particularly dirty, as excessive use of soap may dry your skin.
- Carry paper tissues with you whenever you are traveling. This will help you to wipe off sweat at regular intervals.
- Pocket size hand gels or sanitizers are also a good option.
- Talcum powder is also good to absorb the sweat. So it is advisable to carry a small baby powder pack in your bag when you are out meeting important people.
- Lastly, try to avoid taking too much stress of any kind. Stay calm as this will prevent you to sweat excessively.
The above tips are simple and can be kept handy. However, if you are too troubled with sweaty palms, you can consult a doctor.
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Organize your bathroom, while on a budgetRead More
Bathrooms are one of the most important areas of a house. As the bathroom areas are designed small and compact, people can’t manage all their stuff perfectly. We tend to leave products in the sink and bath area, which breaks the entire look of the bathroom and makes it look untidy. A dirty bathroom will not only make you restless but also make you embarrassed in the front of your guests.
It is essential that you also take concern in decorating your bathroom along with other areas of your house. Well, decorating bathrooms are not an expensive investment if you choose the right approach. You can make your bathroom tidy and beautiful within a small budget.
For a beautiful bathroom, you just need to do few small tasks, which will give you surprising results:
Say goodbye to useless things-
Never store unnecessary stuff in your bath area. People place tiny closets in their bathroom to store clothing and other items. Well, if you have enough space to set a small closet in the area, then it is good that you set it in the corner and keep all the stuff in it. But, if your bathroom is little compact, then it is better that you avoid placing the closet in your bath area. Make sure; you try your best to make your bath area empty and clean the useless things.
Buy bathroom accessories-
The bathroom accessories are the best way to arrange your products. The bathroom holders and bathroom shelves allow you to organize all your products tidy. Either you can use bathroom holders to hang your wet towel instead of throwing it anywhere or use as a toilet paper holder. Moreover, the bathroom shelves provide ease to arrange all bathroom products tidy.
Choose right place for everything-
If you don’t want any kind of mess in your bathroom after installing bathroom holders and bathroom shelves, then decide a place for everything. It is important that you analyze first, which place is better for installing bathroom shelves and where you can fit the bathroom holders. So, before purchasing bathroom accessories decide your needs first.
Clean your bathroom once in a week-
Cleaning bathroom is also an important task that you should do once in a week. It will help you to get rid of all the useless things from the bathroom. Moreover, regular cleaning of the bathroom also makes everything clean and tidy. A clean bathroom always attracts everyone. So, never avoid this at all.
These are few things that you should follow to maintain a beautiful bathroom. These tips will help you to get your bathroom area without breaking your bank. Follow these tips, and you won’t be disappointed.