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Thứ Bảy, 24 tháng 2, 2018

The Secret to Great Sex Is on Your Phone






Want hotter sex and more orgasms? There’s an app for that. Actually, there are a lot of apps for that. In our tech-driven age, it’s no wonder app developers have created iPhone- and Android-friendly apps to help you supercharge your sex life. Whether you’re looking for or a sexy game to kick off foreplay or new positions you've not yet tried, these seven apps are your best options. Download them below for a banging time.


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Dirty Sex Game by Chouic



This adults-only free app riffs on the classic game truth or dare by asking players NSFW questions to help kickstart foreplay. Choose from more than 1,000 truth or dare questions in categories ranging from soft to hard (ha). One example: ‘Jane, mimic an action you’d like John to do to you afterwards.’ Let the games begin.

iKamasutra



To find your new favorite sex position, look no further than the iKamasutra app ($2.99), which offers detailed descriptions and illustrations of over 100 pleasure poses. The platform makes it easy to find what you’re looking for, thanks to categories that group positions according to your preferences (think: cowgirl, exotic, etc.). You can put worthy positions on your favorites list or add must-tries to your in-app to-do list. You’ll never be bored between the sheets again.


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My Sex Doctor



Is it just us, or is there something hot about having a high sexual health IQ? Luckily the free My Sex Doctor app can help you and your partner boost your carnal knowledge. The app addresses male and female body parts, contains a dirty dictionary that defines sex-related words and terms, and has a fun "100 Things You Must Know" category of sex and sexual health basics. Just don’t mistake My Sex Doctor for an actual doctor. If anything seems off down there, visit your gyno, not the app store.


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Kegel Trainer



Great news: Doing Kegel exercises can help intensify sexual arousal. For help tightening those pelvic floor muscles, download the free Kegel Trainer. The app, which has almost 10,000 5-star Google Play reviews, guides users through various pelvic floor-strengthening moves and also lets them set reminders to do their Kegels daily—even if only for 30 seconds. Hey, every bit counts.
Desire



This super interactive free app is ideal for couples with a competitive edge. Why? Desire lets partners challenge each other with dares that rack up points if completed. The more points you earn, the more sexy challenges you can unlock together. Choose from dares relating to role play, dress code, and bath time and give your challenge an expiration date—so your SO has to get on it fast.
Perfect Mobile Massager for Your Beauty and Health



This free app's name sounds pretty tame, but don't let that stop you from downloading it and keeping your phone bedside. Though the program is touted as a smart way to soothe soremuscles, it’s hard to believe every one of the nearly 8,000 people who reviewed the app on Google Play were only using it to ease a stiff neck. Try out the buzzy app on different erogenous zones and sexy body areas—but be hygienic, since cell phones are breeding grounds for bacteria.
MysteryVibe



Sex toy brand MysteryVibe knows how to use tech to enhance your pleasure. That’s why they created this app, which accompanies their Crescendo vibrator. The app lets users control the Crescendo’s speed and motion from a smartphone, upping the intensity when the time is right or creating custom vibration patterns to really make your sex life next level. Talk about good vibes!

Exactly What Happens to Your Man's Body When He Orgasms






Getting to O-town can be complicated, not just for women, but guys too. In fact, there's a lot that has to happen in a man's body before he climaxes. As urologist Aaron Spitz, MD, explains his new guide The Penis Book, both the penis and brain must generate a specific combination of signals that "jump from nerve to nerve, zipping along to meet in a specialized part of [the] lower spine known as the ‘spinal ejaculation center.'" The spinal ejaculation center then pulls the trigger to "fire off the big guns."


So what are those specific signals needed to launch an orgasm? Dr. Spitz details the whole process in his book. Of course, sensations of touch, pressure and vibration in his penis prime your guy. But other sensory info plays a big role too: "Sight is one of the most important senses for arousing a man," says Dr. Spitz—and the visual cues that set a guy off (say, a glimpse of the back of your neck) can be uniquely his own.


Also factor in "lusty, musty erotic smells (is that latex?), erotic touches (light brushes, deep massage, or perhaps a spanking), erotic sounds (breathing, moaning, or dirty talk), and erotic tastes (salty skin, wet lips, or perhaps some drizzled honey.)" Then there's what's happening in his mind: "Add to the mix the fantasies, thoughts, and memories all bouncing around the cerebral cortex, making all kinds of interesting connections," says Dr. Spitz.


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That's not all though. The hypothalamus and pituitary gland—which sit deep in the brain, below the cerebral cortex—release hormones into the blood that cue the testicles to produce sperm and testosterone. “Testosterone circulates back to the brain, where it stokes the fire of sexual desire,” writes Dr. Spitz, conjuring steamy thoughts and fantasies, and making all that sensory stimulation flooding in even hotter.


The deep-brain center also releases oxytocin, aka the love hormone. This is the final key that commands the spinal ejaculation center to do its thing and ... boom!


Now let's back up a tiny bit: Just moments before climax, "the semen cocktail," as Dr. Spitz calls it (a shot of sperm and two mixers), began collecting in the urethra. When a guy reaches orgasm, muscles at the base of the penis squeeze the urethra to pump the semen out. “These contractions are what most men associate with a primary source of pleasure during orgasm,” says Dr. Spitz.


And there you have it: the male orgasm in a nutshell.

Is It Safe to Have Sex With the Flu?

Turn on the news right now, and you'll hear horror stories about this season's flu, one of the more virulent strains the U.S. has seen in recent years. Also crappy: Flu cases continue to rise at a time when all we want to do is cozy up with our SOs—not only due to the chilly temps but also because it’s almost Valentine’s Day.
So what if you (or your partner) do come down with the flu, but you otherwise feel up for some action. Is it a sure thing that the infected partner will pass it on to the healthy one? 
First, you have to consider how the virus is transmitted. “The flu is spread by way of respiratory droplets,” explains Jamin Brahmbhatt, MD, a urologist and sexual health expert at Orlando Health in Florida. “The droplets can spread via sneezing, coughing, breathing, shaking hands, and kissing.” Those virus-carrying droplets can live as long as 24 hours on countertops, 1 to 2 hours on sheets, and 15 to 30 minutes on hands, says Dr. Brahmbhatt.
But let’s get back to whether sex is a thumbs up or thumbs down. The risk of enjoying a romp while one partner has the flu is real. “The general rule is to stay six feet away from anyone who might have the flu,” says Kate White, MD, assistant professor of ob-gyn at Boston University. Since being intimate requires you to be a heck of a lot closer than that, getting it on while one of you has the flu is absolutely not advised.
“The chances you’ll get through sex without the sick partner sneezing, coughing, or even just breathing on you is highly unlikely,” adds Dr. White. Translation: Don’t do it if you know one of you is infected. That applies even if you've had a flu shot, as the flu vaccine only lowers your risk of getting the flu, but it doesn't eliminate it.
What complicates things is that a flu victim can be contagious a week before they even show flu symptoms, so it’s possible to catch it from a partner who appears to be perfectly healthy. A person recovering from the flu can also be contagious up to seven days after their flu symptoms subside. For that reason, both Dr. White and Dr. Brahmbhatt recommend refraining from sex for at least a week after you or your partner are flu-symptom free. 
Let's say you just can't keep away from your partner and think that maybe not kissing during a hookup will cut your chances. Don't count on it. “There’s no way for people to be that close to one another without the risk of transmission from the face,” says Dr. White. "If you want to be ultra safe, it's also a good idea to sleep in a separate bed from an infected partner." 
Luckily it’s not all doom and gloom when it comes to sex and the flu. Dr. Brahmbhatt says wearing a face mask at home if your partner is infected will not only help to keep you flu-free but is also “the perfect way to live out that doctor's office fantasy.” Plus, you'll be all the more excited to get it on once you're both feeling 100% again. 

Chủ Nhật, 8 tháng 10, 2017

Bronchitis: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatments

Bronchitis is an inflammation or swelling of the bronchial tubes (bronchi), the air passages between the mouth and nose and the lungs.
More specifically, bronchitis describes a condition where the lining of the bronchial tubes becomes inflamed.
Individuals with bronchitis have a reduced ability to breathe air and oxygen into their lungs; also, they cannot clear heavy mucus or phlegm from their airways.
This article will cover the causes, symptoms, treatments, and prevention of bronchitis.
Fast facts about bronchitis
Here are some key points about bronchitis. More detail and supporting information is in the main article
  • Bronchitis can be caused by viruses, bacteria, and other particles that irritate the bronchial tubes
  • Acute bronchitis is a short-term illness that often follows a cold or viral infection
  • Chronic bronchitis is a long-term illness and can be the result of environmental factors or extended illness
  • Cigarette smoking is the most common cause of chronic bronchitis
  • Chest X-ray, lung function testing, and blood testing are used to diagnose bronchitis

What is bronchitis?

Bronchitis may be acute or chronic:

Acute bronchitis

Acute bronchitis is a shorter illness that commonly follows a cold or viral infection, such as the flu. It consists of a cough with mucus, chest discomfort or soreness, fever, and, sometimes, shortness of breath. Acute bronchitis usually lasts a few days or weeks.

Chronic bronchitis

Chronic bronchitis is a serious, ongoing illness characterized by a persistent, mucus-producing cough that lasts longer than 3 months out of the year for more than 2 years. People with chronic bronchitis have varying degrees of breathing difficulties, and symptoms may get better and worse during different parts of the year.
If chronic bronchitis occurs with emphysema, it may become chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).

Causes of bronchitis


Bronchitis is caused by the inflammation of the bronchial tubes, by viruses, bacteria, or other irritant particles.

Causes of acute bronchitis

Bronchitis is usually caused by viral infection.



Acute bronchitis is normally caused by viruses, typically those that also cause colds and flu.
It can also be caused by bacterial infection and exposure to substances that irritate the lungs, such as tobacco smoke, dust, fumes, vapors, and air pollution.

Causes of chronic bronchitis

Chronic bronchitis is caused by repeated irritation and damage of the lung and airway tissue.
Smoking is the most common causes of chronic bronchitis, with other causes including long-term exposure to air pollution, dust and fumes from the environment, and repeated episodes of acute bronchitis.

Symptoms of bronchitis



 Bronchitis is characterized by persistent coughing.
Signs and symptoms of both acute and chronic bronchitis include:
  • Persistent cough, which may produce mucus
  • Wheezing
  • Low fever and chills
  • Chest tightening
  • Sore throat
  • Body aches
  • Breathlessness
  • Headaches
  • Blocked nose and sinuses
One of the main symptoms of acute bronchitis is a cough that lasts for several weeks. It can sometimes last for several months if the bronchial tubes take a long time to heal fully.
It is common for the symptoms of chronic bronchitis to get worse two or more times every year, and they are often worse during the winter months.
However, a cough that refuses to go away could also be a sign of another illness such as asthma or pneumonia.

Diagnosis of bronchitis

The doctor will ask about the symptoms and in particular the cough. They may also ask about the patient's medical history, whether they have recently suffered from a cold or flu, whether they smoke, or whether they have recently been exposed to substances such as dust, fumes, vapors, or air pollution.
A doctor will usually use a stethoscope to listen for any abnormal sounds in the lungs. They may also examine mucus or test the oxygen levels in the blood, and may recommend a chest X-ray, pulmonary lung function test, or blood tests.

Treatments for bronchitis

People suffering from bronchitis are usually instructed to rest, drink fluids, breath warm and moist air, and take OTC cough suppressants and pain relievers to manage symptoms and ease breathing.
Many cases of acute bronchitis go away without any specific treatment, but there is no cure for chronic bronchitis. To keep bronchitis symptoms under control and relieve symptoms, doctors might prescribe:
  • Cough medicine - although coughing should not be completely suppressed as this is an important way to bring up mucus and remove irritants from the lungs.
  • Bronchodilators - these open the bronchial tubes and clear out mucus.
  • Mucolytics - these thin or loosen mucus in the airways, making it easier to cough up sputum.
  • Anti-inflammatory medicines and glucocorticoid steroids - these are for more persistent symptoms to help decrease chronic inflammation that may cause tissue damage.
  • Oxygen therapy - this helps improve oxygen intake when breathing is difficult.
  • Pulmonary rehabilitation program - this includes work with a respiratory therapist to help improve breathing.
  • Antibiotics - these are effective for bacterial infections, but not for viral infections. They may also prevent secondary infections.
Additional behavioral remedies include:
  • Removing the source of irritation to the lungs - for example, by stopping smoking
  • Using a humidifier - this can loosen mucus and relieve limited airflow and wheezing
  • Exercise - this will strengthen the muscles involved in breathing
  • Breathing exercises - for example, pursed-lip breathing that helps to slow breathing down

Complications of bronchitis

The most common complication of bronchitis is pneumonia; this occurs when the infection spreads deeper into the lungs. This infection causes the air sacs within the lungs (alveoli) to fill with fluid.
An estimated 5 percent of bronchitis cases lead to pneumonia.
Pneumonia is more likely to develop in older adults, smokers, people with diseases in other organs, and anyone with a reduced immune system.

Prevention


As cigarette smoking is the most common cause of chronic bronchitis, avoiding smoking is one of the best ways to prevent it.
Although it is not always possible to prevent acute or chronic bronchitis, there are several measures that can help reduce the risk:
  • Do not start smoking; quit smoking if you already smoke.
  • Avoid lung irritants such as smoke, dust, fumes, vapors, and air pollution. If avoiding exposure is not possible, wear a mask that covers the nose and mouth.
  • Wash hands often to limit exposure to germs and bacteria.
  • Get a yearly flu vaccine.
  • Get a pneumonia vaccine.
In a study in Lebanon, exposure to passive smoking at work was associated with almost double the risk of chronic bronchitis (an 89 percent increased risk), while passive smoking at home was associated with more than two-and-a-half times the risk of chronic bronchitis.
Living close to a busy road almost doubles the risk, as does heating the home with hot air conditioning rather than electric heating. Living close to a diesel-burning power plant has also been associated with a 62 percent increase in the risk of chronic bronchitis.

Diabetes: Symptoms, Causes and Treatments

Diabetes, often referred to by doctors as diabetes mellitus, describes a group of metabolic diseases in which the person has high blood glucose (blood sugar), either because insulin production is inadequate, or because the body's cells do not respond properly to insulin, or both. Patients with high blood sugar will typically experience polyuria (frequent urination), they will become increasingly thirsty (polydipsia) and hungry (polyphagia).
Fast facts on diabetes
Here are some key points about diabetes. More detail and supporting information is in the main article.
  • Diabetes is a long-term condition that causes high blood sugar levels.
  • In 2013 it was estimated that over 382 million people throughout the world had diabetes (Williams textbook of endocrinology).
  • Type 1 Diabetes - the body does not produce insulin. Approximately 10% of all diabetes cases are type 1.
  • Type 2 Diabetes - the body does not produce enough insulin for proper function. Approximately 90% of all cases of diabetes worldwide are of this type.
  • Gestational Diabetes - this type affects females during pregnancy.
  • The most common diabetes symptoms include frequent urination, intense thirst and hunger, weight gain, unusual weight loss, fatigue, cuts and bruises that do not heal, male sexual dysfunction, numbness and tingling in hands and feet.
  • If you have Type 1 and follow a healthy eating plan, do adequate exercise, and take insulin, you can lead a normal life.
  • Type 2 patients need to eat healthily, be physically active, and test their blood glucose. They may also need to take oral medication, and/or insulin to control blood glucose levels.
  • As the risk of cardiovascular disease is much higher for a diabetic, it is crucial that blood pressure and cholesterol levels are monitored regularly.
  • As smoking might have a serious effect on cardiovascular health, diabetics should stop smoking.
  • Hypoglycemia - low blood glucose - can have a bad effect on the patient. Hyperglycemia - when blood glucose is too high - can also have a bad effect on the patient.
This information hub offers detailed but easy-to-follow information about diabetes. Should you be interested in the latest scientific research on diabetes, please see our diabetes news section.
There are three types of diabetes:

1) Type 1 diabetes

The body does not produce insulin. Some people may refer to this type as insulin-dependent diabetesjuvenile diabetes, or early-onset diabetes. People usually develop type 1 diabetes before their 40th year, often in early adulthood or teenage years.
Type 1 diabetes is nowhere near as common as type 2 diabetes. Approximately 10% of all diabetes cases are type 1.
Patients with type 1 diabetes will need to take insulin injections for the rest of their life. They must also ensure proper blood-glucose levels by carrying out regular blood tests and following a special diet.
Between 2001 and 2009, the prevalence of type 1 diabetes among the under 20s in the USA rose 23%, according to SEARCH for Diabetes in Youth data issued by the CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention). (Link to article)
More information on type 1 diabetes is available in our type 1 diabetes page.

2) Type 2 diabetes

The body does not produce enough insulin for proper function, or the cells in the body do not react to insulin (insulin resistance).
Approximately 90% of all cases of diabetes worldwide are type 2.

Overweight and obese people have a much higher risk of developing type 2 diabetes compared to those with a healthy body weight. People with a lot of visceral fat, also known as central obesity, belly fat, or abdominal obesity, are especially at risk. Being overweight/obese causes the body to release chemicals that can destabilize the body's cardiovascular and metabolic systems.Some people may be able to control their type 2 diabetes symptoms by losing weight, following a healthy diet, doing plenty of exercise, and monitoring their blood glucose levels. However, type 2 diabetes is typically a progressive disease - it gradually gets worse - and the patient will probably end up have to take insulin, usually in tablet form.
Being overweight, physically inactive and eating the wrong foods all contribute to our risk of developing type 2 diabetes. Drinking just one can of (non-diet) soda per day can raise our risk of developing type 2 diabetes by 22%, researchers from Imperial College London reported in the journal Diabetologia. The scientists believe that the impact of sugary soft drinks on diabetes risk may be a direct one, rather than simply an influence on body weight.
The risk of developing type 2 diabetes is also greater as we get older. Experts are not completely sure why, but say that as we age we tend to put on weight and become less physically active. Those with a close relative who had/had type 2 diabetes, people of Middle Eastern, African, or South Asian descent also have a higher risk of developing the disease.
Men whose testosterone levels are low have been found to have a higher risk of developing type 2 diabetes. Researchers from the University of Edinburgh, Scotland, say that low testosterone levels are linked to insulin resistance. (Link to article)
For more information on how type 1 and type 2 diabetes compare, see our article: the difference between type 1 and type 2 diabetes.
More information on type 1 diabetes is available in our type 2 diabetes page.

3) Gestational diabetes

This type affects females during pregnancy. Some women have very high levels of glucose in their blood, and their bodies are unable to produce enough insulin to transport all of the glucose into their cells, resulting in progressively rising levels of glucose.
Diagnosis of gestational diabetes is made during pregnancy.
The majority of gestational diabetes patients can control their diabetes with exercise and diet. Between 10% to 20% of them will need to take some kind of blood-glucose-controlling medications. Undiagnosed or uncontrolled gestational diabetes can raise the risk of complications during childbirth. The baby may be bigger than he/she should be.
Scientists from the National Institutes of Health and Harvard University found that women whose diets before becoming pregnant were high in animal fat and cholesterol had a higher risk for gestational diabetes, compared to their counterparts whose diets were low in cholesterol and animal fats. (Link to article)

Diabetes symptoms


See the next page of our article for a full list of possible diabetes symptoms.

What is prediabetes?

The vast majority of patients with type 2 diabetes initially had prediabetes. Their blood glucose levels where higher than normal, but not high enough to merit a diabetes diagnosis. The cells in the body are becoming resistant to insulin.
Studies have indicated that even at the prediabetes stage, some damage to the circulatory system and the heart may already have occurred.

Diabetes is a metabolism disorder

Diabetes (diabetes mellitus) is classed as a metabolism disorder. Metabolism refers to the way our bodies use digested food for energy and growth. Most of what we eat is broken down into glucose. Glucose is a form of sugar in the blood - it is the principal source of fuel for our bodies.
When our food is digested, the glucose makes its way into our bloodstream. Our cells use the glucose for energy and growth. However, glucose cannot enter our cells without insulin being present - insulin makes it possible for our cells to take in the glucose.
Insulin is a hormone that is produced by the pancreas. After eating, the pancreas automatically releases an adequate quantity of insulin to move the glucose present in our blood into the cells, as soon as glucose enters the cells blood-glucose levels drop.
A person with diabetes has a condition in which the quantity of glucose in the blood is too elevated (hyperglycemia). This is because the body either does not produce enough insulin, produces no insulin, or has cells that do not respond properly to the insulin the pancreas produces. This results in too much glucose building up in the blood. This excess blood glucose eventually passes out of the body in urine. So, even though the blood has plenty of glucose, the cells are not getting it for their essential energy and growth requirements.

How to determine whether you have diabetes, prediabetes or neither

Doctors can determine whether a patient has a normal metabolism, prediabetes or diabetes in one of three different ways - there are three possible tests:
  • The A1C test
    - at least 6.5% means diabetes
    - between 5.7% and 5.99% means prediabetes
    - less than 5.7% means normal
  • The FPG (fasting plasma glucose) test
    - at least 126 mg/dl means diabetes
    - between 100 mg/dl and 125.99 mg/dl means prediabetes
    - less than 100 mg/dl means normal
    An abnormal reading following the FPG means the patient has impaired fasting glucose (IFG)
  • The OGTT (oral glucose tolerance test) 
    - at least 200 mg/dl means diabetes
    - between 140 and 199.9 mg/dl means prediabetes
    - less than 140 mg/dl means normal
    An abnormal reading following the OGTT means the patient has impaired glucose tolerance (IGT)

Why is it called diabetes mellitus?

Diabetes comes from Greek, and it means a "siphon". Aretus the Cappadocian, a Greek physician during the second century A.D., named the condition diabainein. He described patients who were passing too much water (polyuria) - like a siphon. The word became "diabetes" from the English adoption of the Medieval Latin diabetes.
In 1675, Thomas Willis added mellitus to the term, although it is commonly referred to simply as diabetes. Mel in Latin means "honey"; the urine and blood of people with diabetes has excess glucose, and glucose is sweet like honey. Diabetes mellitus could literally mean "siphoning off sweet water".
In ancient China people observed that ants would be attracted to some people's urine, because it was sweet. The term "Sweet Urine Disease" was coined.

Controlling diabetes - treatment is effective and important

All types of diabetes are treatable. Diabetes type 1 lasts a lifetime, there is no known cure. Type 2 usually lasts a lifetime, however, some people have managed to get rid of their symptoms without medication, through a combination of exercise, diet and body weight control.
Special diets can help sufferers of type 2 diabetes control the condition.

Researchers from the Mayo Clinic Arizona in Scottsdale showed that gastric bypass surgery can reverse type 2 diabetes in a high proportion of patients. They added that within three to five years the disease recurs in approximately 21% of them. Yessica Ramos, MD., said "The recurrence rate was mainly influenced by a longstanding history of Type 2 diabetes before the surgery. This suggests that early surgical intervention in the obese, diabetic population will improve the durability of remission of Type 2 diabetes." (Link to article)
Patients with type 1 are treated with regular insulin injections, as well as a special diet and exercise.
Patients with Type 2 diabetes are usually treated with tablets, exercise and a special diet, but sometimes insulin injections are also required.
If diabetes is not adequately controlled the patient has a significantly higher risk of developing complications.

Complications linked to badly controlled diabetes:

Below is a list of possible complications that can be caused by badly controlled diabetes:
  • Eye complications - glaucoma, cataracts, diabetic retinopathy, and some others.
  • Foot complications - neuropathy, ulcers, and sometimes gangrene which may require that the foot be amputated
  • Skin complications - people with diabetes are more susceptible to skin infections and skin disorders
  • Heart problems - such as ischemic heart disease, when the blood supply to the heart muscle is diminished
  • Hypertension - common in people with diabetes, which can raise the risk of kidney disease, eye problems, heart attack and stroke
  • Mental health - uncontrolled diabetes raises the risk of suffering from depression, anxiety and some other mental disorders
  • Hearing loss - diabetes patients have a higher risk of developing hearing problems
  • Gum disease - there is a much higher prevalence of gum disease among diabetes patients
  • Gastroparesis - the muscles of the stomach stop working properly
  • Ketoacidosis - a combination of ketosis and acidosis; accumulation of ketone bodies and acidity in the blood.
  • Neuropathy - diabetic neuropathy is a type of nerve damage which can lead to several different problems.
  • HHNS (Hyperosmolar Hyperglycemic Nonketotic Syndrome) - blood glucose levels shoot up too high, and there are no ketones present in the blood or urine. It is an emergency condition.
  • Nephropathy - uncontrolled blood pressure can lead to kidney disease
  • PAD (peripheral arterial disease) - symptoms may include pain in the leg, tingling and sometimes problems walking properly
  • Stroke - if blood pressure, cholesterol levels, and blood glucose levels are not controlled, the risk of stroke increases significantly
  • Erectile dysfunction - male impotence.
  • Infections - people with badly controlled diabetes are much more susceptible to infections
  • Healing of wounds - cuts and lesions take much longer to heal

Thứ Bảy, 7 tháng 10, 2017

Effective Way on How to Lose 10lbs in 2 Weeks


Introduction
Crash eating methodologies can be perilous to your body in more ways than one. However, you can, effectively and restorative drop up to 10 pounds in two weeks to look awesome before any big and important event.
Perhaps you have to detox from a long week or few days of holiday eating, excursion gorging, or what have you. Today we’ll take a close look at a healthy and safe approach to drop 10lbs in two weeks without starving yourself or generally harming your body. This amazing and wonderful plan combines eating exercise, diet and a bit of coherent speculation to help you slim down in a few days.
So you’ve ventured out losing that extra weight. Accepting that you’ve officially cut the sugary desserts, chocolates and soda pops out of your day by day eating routine, how about we discuss about few of the lesser known approaches to lose 10 pounds in two weeks.
EFFECTIVE WAYS
STEP 1
The first and main thing I need to discuss is water. Water will be your greatest partner in your journey for weight reduction. Water also helps your body to be healthy and fresh.
For one thing, drinking more water, ideally eight to ten glasses of water for every day, is going to permit your body to relinquish any abundance water weight you might carry.
It appears to be unexpected and ironic I know, yet drinking more water can really help you lose your weight. You will have a less bloated appearance with sound water consumption. Additionally, attempt to have a full glass of water before each meal as this will hold your food portions under control. This is one of the important tip to reduce weight.
STEP 2
The most imperative principle for this weight lose plan is that your digestion system and metabolic rate are increased. This is the procedure that helps burn your calories and also helps your body in the transformation procedure. You should attempt to fuel your body with “high octane” meals and foods like leafy greens, great proteins, and restricting the “added substances” that can back your digestion system off.
Moreover, you ought to fuel your body with littler partitions all the more frequently. You should ideally eat small meal after two to three hours or snack up to six or seven times each day. Fat burning foods are those which help accelerate burning procedure of the fats in your body.
It also helps burn the calories or near the calorie content of the food being consumed. Here is the list of few fat burning foods. These foods will surely bring down calories being put away in your body:
  • Green Tea
  • black berries
  • Apples, contain catechin which is known to be best fat and calories burn content.
High vitamin C fruits and foods dilute the fat and render it less compelling, subsequently making it less demanding to be flushed out of the body. These foods would incorporate food and vegetables such as:
  • Tomatoes
  • Lemons
  • Kiwi
  • Strawberries
  • Oranges
  • Bell peppers
  • Broccoli
There are many other fat burning fruits and vegetable that you can make a part of your daily life to stay slim, fresh and healthy.
STEP 3
The next main key in adapting your metabolic rate is a strong activity plan. Cardiovascular activity, especially anaerobic exercise, aerobic exercises are keys in increasing the rate of metabolism at which the body burns a lot of calories.
What does this mean for you in these two weeks? You should run, bike, swim, or do other any kind of exercise not less than 30 minutes six times every week. This boosts both muscle development and fat burning capabilities of your body. The more you sweat, the more your body is shedding pounds.
Conclusion
The success of this diet plan lays on one straightforward factor and that is your judgment and your commitment. You need to settle on the right decisions, whether it be to eating the right things, eating smaller meals at more intervals, and working out.
Conferring yourself to these standards is the main way you can roll out this ten pound improvement. Keep in mind that, you don’t need to stop following two weeks. Continue settling on the right decisions, eating and living more healthy way, and keep on altering your body composition and feel better overall.


5 Hardgainer Tips For Skinny Guys Who Want To Be Bodybuilders


Looking thin and slim is not an attractive body for young guys. It becomes the goal of some skinny guys to gain weight through hard-gainer tips program by the expert bodybuilders. There are 5 tips for lanky guys to get rid of this weakness easily:

1- Calories

Don’t eat low calories diet by fulling the stomach with food stuffs. Eat rich calories foods, such as eggs, fish, etc. If you eat much veggies, oats, and fruits, then it will become very struggling to reach the goal.

2- Sleep

Hard-gaining does not only require for gym activities, sleeping also help during this program. Sleep 8 to 9 hours daily. Rest recovers the body for regular workout that is sleep which grows these activities in healthy ways.

3- Smoothies

Eat calories in liquid form as well as solid form. Such as smoothies, fruit juices, etc. Include coconut oil, milk powder, natural nut butter, raw and ground nuts, frozen fruits, and ground flaxseed.

4- Lift Heavy

Decrease the number of reps and increase to lift heavy weight while doing exercise.

5- Healthy Fats

Take healthy fats diet to become hard-gainer. For muscles building and look strong, a rich diet is compulsory, which enables you to exercise for long duration without much stress and tiresome.
Above mentioned hard-gainers tips can bring efficient changes in skinny guys to become an attractive bodybuilder in few weeks. It will maintain their fitness and health. If the skinny guys adopt a healthy life with physical work out actives, then the miracle to become a bodybuilder is not far from them.