Why Do Babies Keep Waking Up At Night?

We are aware of all the hard work behind getting your baby to sleep through the night, which is practically very difficult. Experts say that this has got more to do with evolutionary biology than you think. The unbroken, “normal” night’s sleep is the holy grail of parenting. A peaceful night’s sleep is more like a dream for all those going through this parenting phase.

This topic has been spoken about on almost every forum, and tips and training methods have been suggested to make your baby sleep through the night. However – let’s get to the reason behind this, from the experts themselves.

Why does your baby keep waking up at night?

1. Because they’re supposed to:

According to Peter Fleming, the professor of infant health and developmental psychology at the University of Bristol, babies are not designed to sleep for long periods. He says that there’s absolutely no evidence that there’s any benefit from having a child sleep for longer periods. It’s more natural for them to wake up, often.
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How To Cure Swollen Ankles, Feet And Legs?

Foot, leg, and ankle swelling is also known as peripheral edema. This refers to an accumulation of fluid in these parts of the body. This can be very uncomfortable and cause you pain and restlessness. There are several reasons behind edema from lifestyle conditions to blood pressure. Some of the common reasons behind swelling on the feet, ankles and legs are standing for long hours, pregnancy, obesity, physical stress, being confined for long periods of time (while travelling), blood clots and more. Here are a few home remedies that’ll bring you relief from edema.

Home Remedies for Swollen ankles, feet and legs:

1. Epsom Salt Soak: Epsom salts work magically for swollen and painful feet. Either dissolve a few cups of epsom salts in your bathwater, or just take a bucket, add some salt to it and soak your feet in it for about 20 minutes. Epsom salts are made of magnesium sulfate that is absorbed through the skin, the reason why these salts are so successful at reducing swelling and improving blood circulation. Not only does it work wonders on your painful feet, but they also soothe your skin and make them smell good for long!

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Does Ashwagandha Help In Increasing Height?

There are several people around the globe seeking means and ways to increase their height. However, there are only certain processes and means to get that done and not all methods can possibly give a guaranteed results.

Anyway, one of the widely used herbs that help in increasing the height of an individual is Ashwagandha. Also called as Indian ginseng and poison gooseberry this herb is said to help increase the height of the individual in a natural way.

However, there are not much data recommendations and no scientific papers backing the fact. Moreover, clinical trials are yet to be performed on the plant with regards to the height increasing compounds in it.

According to Ayurveda, ashwagandha (Withania Somnifera) contains various minerals that broaden the bone skeleton as well as its density. This in turn increases your height. You can easily find ashwagandha in an herbal store.

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5 Simple Tips To Setting Up Your Yoga Practice At Home

Those who establish even a minimal home practice are quick to discover the rewards yoga has to offer. Practicing even just a few asanas (poses) at home on a regular basis, will reinforce what is taught in ayoga class, and best prepare you for class when you’re ready. Students who have a home practice find themselves not only becoming progressively more flexible and strong, but more resilient and calm in the face of life’s inevitable ups and downs. As a practitioner of Ashtanga Yoga, I love the self-led class of a Mysore practice within a group environment. But, it is not possible for me to always attend a shala setting consistently, so here are 5 tips that have helped me in my home practice of Ashtanga Yoga:

Tips to setting up yoga practice at home:

1.  Set aside a minimum of 15 minutes every day, if you find this difficult to fit into your schedule, begin by making a commitment to do at least Surya Namaskar (Sun Salutations) each day. Some days, which may be all your time will allows don’t get discouraged, keep going! But on those days when more time is available, extend your time into a longer practice. Allowing yourself the time to do yoga is often a bigger challenge than the yoga itself!

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Effective Ways To Reduce Tummy After A C-Section

A caesarian section is typically performed when complications with pregnancy make traditional vaginal birth difficult, or puts the mother or child at risk. This is a major surgery, as a horizontal incision is made right through the abdominal wall and uterus.As a result of cutting through this tissue and sewing it back together, scarring occurs which affects the ability of the muscles to contract properly and results in a loss of abdominal stability for the mother.

Our bodies are made up of fasica, connective tissue, primarily collagen and interconnecting pathways of nerves. Scarring can directly affect the functioning of the neuromuscular system by sending abnormal signals to the brain. During healing, new collagen fibers grow in random patterns which can form adhesions that attach to muscles, bones, tendons, and even organs. This causes an abnormal pull on the fascial network and can disturb proper function. Thomas W. Myers, author of Anatomy Trains, Myofasical Meridians for Manual & Movement Therapists, describes a disruption in the fascial network as a snag in a sweater. The tug on the fascial net is communicated across the entire system.

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