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Is Sleep Apnea affecting your life?   Leave a comment

Sleep Apnea

Unless our bunk accomplice is disturbing our sleep, the greater part of us don’t consider wheezing something to be excessively worried about. In any case successive, uproarious wheezing may be an indication of sleep apnea, a typical and conceivably genuine issue in which breathing over and again stops and begins as you sleep. Despite the fact that sleep apnea is treatable, it frequently goes unrecognized. Figuring out how to distinguish the cautioning signs, how to recognize it from ordinary wheezing, is the first venture to overcoming sleep apnea and getting a decent night’s sleep.

 

What is sleep apnea?

Sleep apnea influences the way you inhale when you’re sleeping. In untreated sleep apnea, breathing is quickly interfered with or gets extremely shallow throughout sleep. These breathing stops commonly last between 10 to 20 seconds and can happen up to several times each night, shocking you out of your regular sleep mood. As a result, you invest more of an opportunity in light sleep and less time in the profound, remedial sleep you have to be fiery, rationally sharp, and beneficial the one day from now.

This incessant sleep hardship brings about daytime sleepiness, moderate reflexes, poor focus, and an expanded danger of mishaps. Sleep apnea can additionally prompt genuine wellbeing issues about whether, including diabetes, hypertension, coronary illness, stroke, and weight pick up. In any case with treatment you can control the symptoms, recover your sleep on track, and begin revel in being invigorated and alarm consistently.

Types of sleep apnea

  • Obstructive sleep apnea is the most well-known sort of sleep apnea. It happens when the delicate tissue in the once again of your throat unwinds throughout sleep and obstructs the aviation route, frequently making you wheeze uproariously.
  • Central sleep apnea is a considerably less normal sort of sleep apnea that includes the central sensory system, happening when the mind neglects to sign the muscles that control relaxing. Individuals with central sleep apnea at times wheeze.
  • Complex sleep apnea is a blending of obstructive sleep apnea and central sleep apnea.

Life structures of a sleep apnea scene

As wind stream quits throughout a sleep apnea scene, the oxygen level in your blood drops. Your cerebrum reacts by quickly exasperating your sleep enough to kick begin breathing which regularly continues with a heave or a gagging sound. In the event that you have obstructive sleep apnea, you presumably won’t recall these enlightenments. More often than not, you’ll blend simply enough to tighten your throat muscles and open your windpipe. In central sleep apnea, you may be aware of your enlightenments.

Sleep apnea signs and symptoms

It might be difficult to distinguish sleep apnea on your own, since the most noticeable symptoms just happen when you’re asleep. At the same time you can get around this trouble by asking a bunk accomplice to watch your sleep propensities, or by recording yourself throughout sleep.

Real signs and symptoms of sleep apnea

On the off chance that stops happen while you wheeze, and if stifling or heaving take after the stops, these are real signs that you have sleep apnea.

An alternate basic indication of sleep apnea is battling sleepiness throughout the day, at work, or while driving. You may end up quickly nodding off throughout the calm minutes of the day when you’re not dynamic. Regardless of the fact that you don’t have daytime sleepiness, chat with your specialist on the off chance that you have issues breathing throughout sleep.

Other basic signs and symptoms of sleep apnea

  • Morning migraines
  • Memory or learning issues and not having the capacity to think
  • Feeling crabby, discouraged, or having disposition swings or identity changes
  • Awakening to urinate
  • Dry mouth or sore throat when you wake up

Signs and symptoms of sleep apnea in youngsters

While obstructive sleep apnea could be regular in kids, its not generally simple to perceive. Notwithstanding consistent uproarious wheezing, youngsters with sleep apnea may receive abnormal sleeping positions and experience the ill effects of bedwetting, extreme sweat during the evening, or night fear.

On the off chance that you think your kid may have sleep apnea, counsel a pediatrician who represents considerable authority in sleep issue. When obstructive sleep apnea is diagnosed, surgery to evacuate the kid’s tonsils or adenoids typically amends the issue.

 

How to Eat Healthy   Leave a comment

Eating Healthy Foods Matters

 

Eating proper foods for the main meals, which most people consider to be breakfast and dinner along with healthy snacks are very important to our health. It is most important to make sure children get the proper foods they need to aid in growth and healthy bones and teeth. The meals prepared at home if done according to our basic food groups, will provide for proper nutrition.

Having a daily form of exercise is necessary to have a healthy body and mind. The body is able to relax and the thought process is helped when both nutrition and exercise is used properly in daily family planning.

__ Ellen J. Barrier

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Health and Physical Fitness for YOU   Leave a comment

Health and physical fitness mean getting the body, mind, and spirit into Health and physical Fitness for YOUmental and physical shape. Those who are serious about their health, will commit to their training and stay with a program that will benefit both their body and spirit. Eating the proper food and getting enough rest, are very important. Smoking and abusing the body with alcohol and drugs, will cause damage to the body, and weaken the immune system.

Good things in life come from hard work. To get the body you want, will come from hard work and commitment. That will require sacrifice, endurance, and perseverance. You will have to find the strength to overcome those things that will challenge your mind and defeat them. Understanding that the spiritual person within you, is greater than the challenges you face, will help you reach your goal.

__ Ellen J. Barrier

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The Power to Endure and Persevere of a Career Woman   Leave a comment

The strength we find within ourselves gives us endurance and perseverance power.

The Power to Endure and Persevere

 

Being a career woman with a family is challenging in many ways. Spending time with family, while keeping a schedule up- to-date with meetings, and job performances are demanding.  I t  leaves very little time for personal care and activities.

To be able to have a meaningful career and a family life that is well organized, takes lots of effort and adequate planning from day- to-day. Having a physically fit body with a competent mind to make decisions are absolutely required.

There are many things that challenge our ability to endure and persevere. When we discover the power within ourselves, we become victorious. The strength we find within ourselves gives us endurance and perseverance power.

The best gifts anyone can give to themselves are good health habits and activities to stay healthy.

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Engaging in extramarital Sex or multiple sexual affairs is risky   Leave a comment

 

Available to read in ebook @ http://www.myebook.com/elllenbarrier/

Available to read in ebook @ http://www.myebook.com/elllenbarrier/

 

In a relationship, a couple should be faithful to each other.

There is a risk for contracting sexually transmitted diseases, and spreading them to others, when engaging in sexual encounters with different partners. There is also, the possibility of getting hurt or endangering someone’s life or getting killed over a love affair.

To get involved with a person who is presently in a relationship, such as the young man did in the story, Self- Restraint from Sexual Temptation is using poor judgment.  The woman referred to her husband as “The good Man.”  She had no respect for her husband and neither for her body or health concerns for anyone else. To her, sexual encounters with different partners were a game.  And it was one that turned out badly for the young man.

Story:  Self- Restraint from Sexual Temptation

Read @ http://voices.yahoo.com/self-restraint-sexual-temptation-11888057.html

The danger of contracting sexually transmitted diseases and spreading them to others or losing one’s life or perhaps taking a life and sometimes being at fault for another person loss of life are things to consider before getting involved in a relationship with someone who is presently in a relationship.

These are the Symptoms of Sexually Transmitted Diseases

Diseases & Related Conditions:

Bacterial Vaginosis – an infection which symptoms include an odorous vaginal discharge. The vaginal odor may be fish like, and grey in color.

  Chlamydia - Chlamydia is a silent sexually transmitted disease, caused by Chlamydia trachomatis bacterium. The disease can  affect about three quarters of women and half of men without them knowing they have it.  Parts of the  body  infected:  rectum, urethra, eyes, liver, throat and lungs. In worst cases, it can cause infertility.

 Gonorrhea- a disease affecting the sex organs that is passed on by sexual contact.

  Hepatitis Viral - a group of viral infections that affect the liver . The most common types are Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, and Hepatitis C.

Viral hepatitis, is the leading cause of liver cancer and the most common reason for liver transplantation. An estimated 4.4 million Americans are living with chronic hepatitis; most do not know they are infected. About 80,000 new infections occur each year.

Herpes (Genital) – a sexually transmitted disease caused by the herpes simplex virus. It affect the genital and anal regions with painful blisters.

There is no cure for herpes. Treatment can reduce symptoms and decrease the risk of transmission through sexual contact.

Continued @ http://ellenshealthinformation.blogspot.com/2011/08/spread-symptoms-of-sexually-transmitted.html

The Price We Must Pay For Our Father’s Sins is a “Slice of Life” Story

The Price We Must Pay For Our Father’s Sins is a movie production film.  It is a ‘Slice of Life story’ that deals with life issues; money, power, sex and violence. The description for this film is: Feature film, Theatrical film, TV film or Life time film.

This story is based on the life of Priscilla Emerson and her family

“Death is the Inevitable Price We Must Pay.”  Tony said.

“How can a dead person reach beyond the grave and continue to destroy and dominate someone else’s life?” Priscilla asked.   Evil never dies.

Priscilla was a beautiful young woman who graduated from law school, with a promising future in the field of law. However, on the day she became Mrs. Jim Elliott, every one of her dreams were destroyed. Jim Elliott was not an ordinary man. He was possessed with demons, a man without a conscious. But, Priscilla didn’t realize this horrible truth about her husband, until it was too late.

This story is available in ebook @ http://www.myebook.com/elllenbarrier/

 

Controlling Stress   Leave a comment

How to Trust God When all Other Resources Have Failed - Book

Many people encounter stress, due to lack of scheduling their daily tasks. Some wait, until the very last minute, before doing anything. Scheduling, my tasks a day ahead, make them easier for me, the next day.

Before I started scheduling, my tasks were overwhelming! Trying to get too many things accomplished – caused difficulty in sleeping. This brought on sleep apnea attacks. Working outside of the home, being a parent, and spouse – and having to attend events, can be very stressful!  And increasingly stressful, if you are a student or a career parent.
I can relate to all of the above.

Scheduling Tasks:

Never schedule more than you know, you can do. Start with a few tasks for each day. Make a six-day schedule. Make a shopping list. Plan the shopping list, on the day, that is not your shopping day. This allows to carefully list all of the things you will need, until you need to visit the store again. Never wait until you run out of food, before you go shopping. When I shop, I buy enough food to last for two weeks. But, I will visit the store two days, before I run out of food.

*Laundry should never be done while other tasks are being performed.
*Plan your menu for the next day, and don’t alter your plan.

Holiday preparation:

1.Start shopping several days ahead of the holiday:
2.House cleaning and shopping, shouldn’t be done on the same day
3.purchase foods that you know your family will eat
4.Shop when you aren’t rushed for time
5.Shopping for food and gifts for the holidays, aren’t stressful when done on
separates days
6. Shop for gifts on the days  you have more time to spend in the store.
7. Pick a time of the day or night, that you feel the stores in your community
are less crowded.

Allowing Time for Yourself:

This is very difficult to do. But when it is done, it relieves tension, that causes stress.
Before going to bed, take time to unwind. Find something that helps you to relax. Never schedule any tasks for all 7 days of  the week. Use one day to have some freedom.

I found that sitting on the floor and stretching, along with taking deep breaths and some other forms, of exercises – I came up with, help me to relax, and sleep more comfortably. Since these exercises, have greatly helped me, I want to share them with others.
Illustrations, and information, for exercising – and stress related illnesses, are listed in the book above.

Chapter 8:         Exercises to Relieve Tension and Tone Muscles
Chapter 14:       How to Deal with Stress

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Recommended Food Groups for Proper Nutrition   Leave a comment

Protein is one of a class of complex nitrogenous compounds which occurs naturally in plants and animals, and gives amino acids when hydrolyzed. Because of the amino acid, they contain, proteins are essential to growth and tissue repair.

Proteins are a source of heat and energy to the body. They are essential for growth, the building of new tissue, the repair of injured or broken-down tissue, and the repair of the protoplasm of every cell. They are oxidized in the body, thus liberating heat.

 

Corn

Amino Acids are the building blocks of which proteins are constructed, and the end products of protein digestion or hydrolysis. Unused amino acids are converted into urea, the chief nitrogenous constituent of urine and the final product of protein metabolism in the body.

Corn is used frequently in our diets. It contains macronutrients, micronutrients, water, fiber, and other substances contained in a food; corn contains 74% of water. 20% of Macronutrients (carbohydrates, fats, and proteins)  0.1% or less of Micronutrients (vitamins and minerals) 5%  Dietary fiber. Water and macronutrients form the largest part of most foods. While micronutrients are present in much smaller amounts. Fiber is present in varying degrees in those foods of plant origins.

 

 

Meat products are protein food sources.     

Lamb, Chicken, Turkey, Fish, Sardines, Tuna, Macerel

 

Seeds products are protein food sources.

Sesame, Sunflower, Pumpkin, Soy bean, Quine, Guava

 

Nuts are products containing sources of protein.

Pecan, Walnut, Safflower, Peanut, Hazel, Cashew, Brazil, Pistachio, Pinon, Coconut, Almond

 

Fruits are Products containing sources of protein.

Apples, Eggplants, Oranges, Olives, Tomatoes, Dates, Guavas, Mangoes, Bananas, Papaya, Grapes, Plums, Raisins, Nectarines, Grapefruit, Zucchini, Tangerines, Strawberries, Persimmons, Raspberries, Peaches, Blueberries, Cherries, Lime, Watermelon, Squash, Pineapple, Kumquats

 

Vegetables are products containing source of protein. 

Cabbage, Mustard, Peas, Dandelion, Beets, Spinach, Greens, Celery, Turnip, Broccoli, Collard

 

Section 2 of the Vegetable products.           

Asparagus, Radishes, Cauliflower, Romaine lettuce, Turnips, Watercress, Artichokes, Green beans, Rutabagas, Green onions, Brussel sprouts, Garlic, Chard, Split peas, Bean sprouts, Peppers, Carrots, Dry beans, Cantaloupe, Dry peas, Sweet potatoes, Cucumbers, Parsley, White potatoes

 

Other Sources of Protein                        

Milk, Eggs, Cheese

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