Monthly Archives: April 2015

20 Home Remedies Everyone Should Know

The healthcare teams at CureJoy, an online health and wellness advice platform that uses advice based on natural and proven alternative medicine disciplines, gave their twenty remedies you can do at home to get and stay healthy. Here are what everyone should know:

  1. Having pomegranate’s juice daily is good for heart and useful for people suffering from low blood pressure.
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  2. One natural treatment for acidity is chewing a few Basil (tulsi) leaves after a meal. This not just works as an antacid as it helps the body absorb food but also prevents reflux and the formation of ulcers.
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  3. Sucking a piece of Clove after meal helps in reducing acidity problem.
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  4. A flake of garlic swallowed with water taken empty stomach daily in the morning can be helpful in solving many stomach & gastric problems.
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  5. Headache caused by summer heat is cured by consuming watermelon juice. Just one glass a day works wonders!
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  6. Eating an apple on an empty stomach in the morning relieves one of migraine pain. This must be done for a few mornings. I have been a migraine patient for past 10 years and this one worked most for me.
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  7. Open 6 dates and boil in 1/2 liter of milk for 25 minutes over low heat. Drink three cups a day. This is ultimate dry cough remedy.
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  8. Mix 2 teaspoons of honey […]

Yoga at Your Desk?

If you’re like me and work at a desk full-time, you understand the physical strain that continual sitting and improper posture can have on the body. Yoga is one of the leading practices to release tension, relax the muscles, improve posture and boost energy yet it’s hard to squeeze in exercise with our demanding schedules. The mainstream healthcare leaders at Health.com shared five quick, easy yoga posses/stretches to do at the office to help you through the workday.

Scale Pose
Sit at the edge of your chair, press your hands down on either side of your hips and raise your legs and butt up off the seat. Engage your deep abdominal muscles and keep the tops of your shoulders down; hold for 3 to 5 breaths. Lower and repeat 2 more times.

 

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High Altar Pose
Inhale and lift your arms; clasp your hands and invert your palms. Lean to your left. Hold for 5 to 8 breaths, then switch sides.

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Twist
Turn to your left. Use your left hand on the back of the chair to deepen the twist. Hold for 5 to 8 breaths, then twist to the other side.

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Cow Face Arms
Bring your left arm behind your back and right arm behind your head. Clasp fingers if you can. Hold for 5 to 8 breaths; switch sides.

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Ankle to Knee
Place your left foot on your right knee, letting left knee drop open. Keep your back straight; lean forward to stretch deeper. After 5 to 8 breaths, switch sides.

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Did You Know: Denali KidCare Services

Did you know Seldovia Village Tribe and SVT Health & Wellness can not only help you apply for many services, such as Denali KidCare, but can also help with travel arrangements and various other accommodations to and from your appointments? These accommodations are usually 100% covered by the program! Our assistance is offered, for free, to all people whether Native or non-Native.

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Live in Homer or Anchor Point? Contact Monica Anderson, Certified Application Counselor and Enrollment Specialist at 226-2228 for assistance.

 

 

 

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Live in Seldovia? Contact Debbie Cameron, Community Health Representative and Enrollment Specialist, at 435-3259 for more information.

 

 

 

When applying for Denali KidCare, or any other public assistance, there may be a lengthy processing period. You may be asked to mail or fax in additional information or proof of income if not submitted with your application. To keep in touch with a representative of the state and to check your application status, call the Public Assistance office closest to you.

If you live in Homer, Seldovia or Anchor Point your two local Public Assistance offices are:

Homer District Office Kenai Peninsula Job Center
3670 Lake Street, Suite 200
Homer, AK 99603
11312 Kenai Spur Hwy., Suite #2
Kenai, AK 99611
Phone: (907) 226-3040
(877) 235-2421
Phone: (907) 283-2900
(800) 478-9032
Fax: (907) 235-6176
(877) 235-2421
Fax: (907) 283-6619
(888) 248-6619

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Click here for the full list of Public Assistance offices

Click here to download a Denali KidCare application.