How to Maintain Throat Health

Compared to other body parts, it seems we rarely pay attention to the throat, we ignore him. We just noticed it when it started to hurt, it was dry or when we woke up our throat made a strange noise. When we feel pain every time swallowing, then we go around looking for something to heal our throat. During the rainy season, we must be more alert to our health, this season will be more germs that attack. Practising healthy living habits is the best way to avoid getting sick.

Protect Your Throat from Cold Temperature

Get used to wearing a scarf around your neck to keep warm the throat area. Did you know that the neck is one of the most neglected sources of heat loss? Where 40-50% of our body heat can be lost from the surface of the head and neck.

Avoid Exchange of Food Equipment

Never drink from the same glass, cup, or bottle that other people have used. As you may be at risk of cross-contamination. The same goes for sharing cutlery and even napkins.

Clean your Toothbrush

One source of infection that most people ignore is a toothbrush. Every morning, before brushing your teeth, soak your toothbrush in a glass of hot salt water (one teaspoon is enough). This will help sterilize the toothbrush and also help keep it clean

Washing Hands

Wash your hands with soap under running water to prevent infections of colds. Flu, and other infections. The right times to wash your hands are when finished using the toilet. Before and after meals, and after sneezing or coughing.

Never Share Cutlery

Never eat a variety of utensils like glasses or tablespoons with others. There is a possibility that the germs present in the mouth of another person will move into our mouth while using the same cutlery and this is not very good for our throat health

Recognizing Causes of Cramps

Cramps also called “muscle spasms” are a sudden contraction. Muscle cramps can cause mild pain and also hardening of the muscles. Muscle cramps commonly occur in athletes and the elderly. However, anyone can certainly suffer from muscle cramps. Therefore, in this article, I share 5 tips to prevent leg cramps so you can avoid them.

Cramps are straining the muscles in a part of the body causing pain for a few minutes but can also for days. Cramps in the legs are the most common because the heavy duty legs support the body all day long as we stand and walk. In addition to leg cramps also occur in the moving parts of the body such as hands, neck. These body parts are tense and relaxed when in use. At some point the muscles move, straining themselves without being ordered either because of fatigue or for other reasons. Body parts that do not move like the stomach, can also experience cramps. There are many causes of cramps, taking into account these things you can prevent cramps.

Excessive Activities

Cramps often occur in athletes because they perform extraordinary activities. To prevent this is required to warm up before starting activities. As well as afterwards. But cramps can also occur when people are sleeping. This will be very disturbing to sleep because it can happen several times a night or several nights in a week. Usually, cramps arise because we straighten the toes while sleeping so that the calf muscles stretch.

Dehydration

Excessive activity can lead to loss of body fluids due to the sweat flow. We should drink plenty of water when doing heavy exercise. Cramps can also be an early sign of dehydration.

Lack of Calcium and Magnesium

Lack of calcium and magnesium in the blood can lead to less relaxed muscles and nerves that cause cramps. Therefore, pregnant women often experience cramps resulting from hormonal changes in the body that causes reduced calcium and magnesium in the blood.

Diabetes

Diabetics have a nervous disorder called diabetic neuropathy. High levels of sugar in the blood damage the nerves in the legs so that sufferers easily experience cramps.…