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Natural Remedies work! Since the beginning of time, individuals have been depending on natural remedies.
It’s proved that almost every illness have a natural remedy. The most important advantages of natural remedies are:

Very easy to use with no side effects and they are prepared with no chemicals

Much milder on your body and you know exactly what ingredients are in your remedy

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Is Sleep Apnea Treatable?

Sleep Apnea 
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Is  Sleep Apnea Treatable?

Very often, when our partner snores, we do not pay attention to it. But in many cases, severe snoring can be a sign of sleep apnea.

What is sleep apnea?

This is a disorder of breathing during sleep. Breathing stops for a short time, pauses are about 10-20 seconds, and  it can occur up to hundreds of times during sleep. As a result, there is a disorder in the rhythm of sleep.

Sleep apnea may become a chronic  and can provoke  diabetis, hypertension, heart disease, stroke and obesity. Fortunately, sleep apnea is curable and you can regain good sleep, controlling the symptoms, if they can be recognized.

There are 3 main types of sleep apnea:

 obstructive, central and mixed     
Obstructive apnea - is the most common type and it occurs when the soft tissues in the back of the throat loosen itself during sleep. Thus, they are blocking the airways, which leads to loud snoring.      
Central apnea - includes the central nervous system and occurs when the brain fails to send impulses to the muscles that control breathing. An interesting fact is that people with central apnea seldom snore.

Mixed - a mix of obstructive and central apnea.

What happens during sleep apnea?

When the air, which enters during sleep, stops, blood oxygen levels getting low. The brain instantly reacts as disturbing your sleep with heavy breathing or a sound. If you suffer from obstructive apnea probably you won’t remember these interruptions of sleep, while if you have central apnea, you will realize what is happening for sure.

Signs and symptoms

The best way to identify sleep apnea is to urge your partner to record your sleep, giving the record to a medical specialist.

Here are the main signs and symptoms:
  • chronic and severe snoring, feeling shortness of breath while  sleeping
  • long pauses during the breathing
  • daytime sleepiness, no matter how long you sleep
  • restless sleep and frequent awakenings, feeling that you do not have enough breath
  • hard to concentrate
  • morning headaches
  • waking with a dry mouth and sore throat 

It’s not necessary to suffer from sleep anapnea, when have these symptoms. There are similar symptoms in some types of allergies, hay fever, etc.

Sleep apnea in children

The most common is obstructive apnea in children, but it can be recognized quite difficult, because it can be accompanied by bedwetting, nightmares or excessive sweating. Also,changes in children behaviour during the day may occur.

For example:
  • hyperactivity or lack of attention
  • problems of growth
  • poor marks in school
  • breathing through the mouth 

Sleep Apnea, Causes And Risk Factors

People of any age and gender can be affected by this disease, but most of the risk factors are related to obstructive and central sleep apnea.

Obstructive sleep apnea - risk factors:
  • overweight
  • man
  • relative who has this problem
  • over 65 years
  • smoker
  • enlarged tonsils or adenoids
  • allergies

Central sleep apnea - risk factors:
  • men over 65 years
  • if you suffer from cardiovascular disease
  • stroke
  • neurological disease

Treatment Of Sleep Apnea

If you can change your lifestyle, you can reduce the symptoms. The following tips can help:
  • reduce weight, if above normal
  • quit smoking
  • avoid alcohol and sedatives before sleep
  • avoid a heavy meal 2-3 hours before bedtime
  • try to fall asleep at the same time every night

Attention! Sleep apnea is a serious disease. if you notice the above signs and symptoms, see a doctor immediately!

Folk Recipe Against Colds and Flu That Can Save You a Lot of Money

Folk Recipe Against Colds and Flu 
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This home remedy consists of:

1. Ginger
2. Cayenne pepper
3. Onion
4. Horseradish
5. Garlic
6. Sage
7. Rosemary
8. Apple cider vinegar

It is proved that this old folk recipe instantly fights viruses and flu.

Why This Recipe Is So Effective?

Let’s Examine Separately All Healing Properties Of These Vegetables

1.Benefits of Ginger

  • prevents the development of cancerous tumors (it has a strong effect against ovarian cancer and as a prevention of colon cancer)
  • helps to relieve the side effects in patients receiving chemotherapy
  • protects kidneys against diabetic nephropathy, which reduces their function
  • lowers high blood pressure
  • prevents forming of dangerous blood clots, leading to blockage of the arteries, stroke, and thrombophlebitis
  • stimulates mucus secretion from the bronchi and clears the airways (during flu and colds, inhalations of freshly boiled ginger root are highly recommended)
  • neutralizes acids in the stomach, helps digestion and removes nausea
  • ginger has anti-inflammatory effect, it efficiently combats chronic pain in the head, blocks prostaglandins that cause inflammation
  • relieves joint and muscle pain due to its powerful anti-inflammatory effect (roots contain components that treat osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis)
  • even a few grams of the root – row, as powder or as extract, helps against the intense pain. 
For people with arthritis 2-4 g extract, tea or fresh ginger juice are recommended.
  • the root has potent  properties, destroys parasites
  • ginger maintains the normal function of the kidneys and even has the ability to break stones in them (it has a warming effect and increases metabolism)
  • stimulates metabolism and fat burning, for weight loss - drink ginger tea ( made from peeled fresh ginger root, finely grated)

2.Benefits of Cayenne Pepper
  • strong antioxidant (prevents free radical damage)
  • destroy the cancer cells in the prostate gland, lungs, and pancreas, and  it can stop  a heart attack within 30 seconds
  • rich in vitamin A, vitamin C, B2, B6, potassium and manganese, increases metabolism and removes toxins from the body
  • helps with rheumatism, inflammation, kidney problems, cough and sore throat
  • relieves allergies and has anti-fungal properties, great aphrodisiac
  • capsaicin in cayenne causes blood vessels to dilate (this reduces the plaques formation in the arteries, thus reducing the risk of hypertension and heart disease)
  • increases metabolism and reduces blood sugar
  • can prevent macular degeneration and the deterioration of vision  could stop

3.Benefits of Onion
  • the extract is used in the intestinal atony, colitis, for improving the tone and secretion of the gastro-intestinal tract, in atherosclerosis, and for normalization of  the heart function
  • it has diuretic properties and it is an excellent healing resource
  • gruel of onion helps abscesses, influenza and bronchitis. Three times a day for 10-15 minutes put pads in the nose, soaked into onion juice.
  • raw onion juice is used for cough treatment (in combination with a cup of hot milk it relieves stomach pain and nerve disorders)
  • helps with liver problems - peel 1 kg onion and grind it, add 2 cups sugar and the resulting mess cook in a saucepan until it looked like honey. Cool it, and take 1 tablespoon before each meal.
  • "Cleanses" the brain cells and stops the aging process
  • the use of onion and garlic reduces the risk of breast cancer,  helps in osteoarthritis, stress, kidney stones and healthy gums.
  • stimulates bile activity, removes spots over the skin and soothing the nervous system
  • onion block the development of cancer, acts as a good remedy for fever, bronchitis, prevents blood clots and blood purifier
  • only half an onion a day (whether raw or cooked) increases the level of good cholesterol by 30 % and keep blood in excellent condition

4.Benefits of Horseradish
  • it is used against angina and mucus removal from the body
  • enhances the performance of the gastrointestinal tract, increases appetite, helps to reduce the acidity, it is used for diseases of the gall bladder
  • excellent diuretic agent (it  is used for bladder stones, rheumatism, gout, and diseases of the respiratory organs)
  • very good effect on cardiovascular disease (angina)

5.Benefits of Garlic
  • lowering the level of blood glucose, regulate blood pressure and reduce the risk of arteriosclerosis
  • reduces thrombosis, strengthens the immune system
  • destroys harmful bacteria and parasites, lowers cholesterol
  • makes the blood vessels more elastic and slows the growth of cancer cells
  • actively fights the bacteria that cause stomach ulcers
  • used in the treatment of bronchitis and other lung diseases

The therapeutic effect of garlic is achieved by daily taking of 2-3 cloves. To keep its healing properties, it should not be cooked at a high temperatures. Just add it in the last few minutes to the meal.

6.Benefits of Sage
  • it is used to reduce hot flashes and depression during menopause
  • infusion of sage stops night sweats in those who suffer from tuberculosis
  • sage decrease body secretion and can be used effectively to reduce mucous production, lactation, menstruation and sweating
  • recovers memory in elderly

7.Benefits of Rosemary
  • rosemary has a strengthening effect (it is prescribed for exhaustion after severe illness, for colds, cold sores and headache)
  •  improves digestion, and it has a beneficial effect on the urinary system and stimulates bile secretion
  • rosemary oil has the ability to refresh the air and reduces the amount of pathogenic organisms (this makes it effective against  influenza)
  • oil of rosemary is used to arouse interest in life and it is great remedy for depression
  • the spice is widely used in treatment of difficult healing wounds, vaginal discharge, skin cancer, rheumatic pain, low blood pressure, chronic fatigue, anxiety and stress
  • baths with rosemary oil is recommended to activate the metabolism

8.Benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar
  • stimulates the cardiovascular system and detoxify the liver and the whole body
  • vinegar can clean the lymph nodes
  • helps treating allergies due to its ability to reduce the mucus and sinus congestion (relieves allergy related symptoms, such as sore throat, and headache)
  • helps to allergies due to its ability to reduce the slime and sinus congestion (and associated relieves allergy symptoms, such as sore throat, and headache)
  • vinegar is rich in natural enzymes that can help your body to get rid of Candida (it is considered that this is the reason for fatigue, poor memory, sugar cravings and infections)
  • you can rinse with vinegar your hair after shampooing, to increase its volume and shine (mix half a tablespoon of vinegar with a glass of water in an old bottle of shampoo. Rinse your hair with this mixture after each bathing.

So, here it is the recipe!
1/4 cup grated fresh ginger root
1/4 cup fresh chopped onion
 1/4 cup fresh (or dry) chopped rosemary
1/4 cup leaves of dry sage
1/4 cup grated horseradish, 4 cloves garlic, 2 tsp cayenne pepper
cider vinegar enough to cover all ingredients

How to Prepare Home Remedy Syrup Against Cold and Flu
1 .Mix all ingredients and put them in a glass jar ( it’s better to use dark glass jar). Pour in the apple cider vinegar, leaving about 5 cm to the cap. Close the lid of the jar.
2. Leave it for 2-3 weeks in a dark place. Shake the jar every day. Then strain it through cheesecloth.
3 .Heat and add 1/4 cup of honey, stir to dissolve.
Usually you may take 2 tablespoons syrup mixed in a glass of warm water, or add it to chicken broth. Do not take it on an empty stomach, because of the apple cider vinegar.

How it works?
Ginger and cayenne will warm your body, while horse-radish and garlic come in handy to kill all the viruses and bacteria. Sage and rosemary are brilliant against excess mucus. Finally, apple cider vinegar will restore the energy, due to its high mineral matter.
Basically, this is the substance of the home remedy against colds and flu. Probably some people may think that this is terrible consistency, but the result is really amazing. Prepare this remedy in advance (for cold season) because the syrup against colds and flu should stay for 2-3 weeks.

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