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12 Tips On How to Prevent Blood Clots That Can Save Your Life

If you have the habit of sitting in front of the T.V or computer for hours, the risk of the formation of blood clots can be life-threatening. It is the same for those who sit at a desk job working for hours without moving around. This can lead to several problems like varicose veins, feet and leg swelling and blood clots. You can face extreme complications if these clots travel are formed in your hearts and lungs.

If we follow a proper diet and eat the right stuff and perform some daily activities as well as wear clothes which will keep us comfortable, the chances of blood clot ruining our health decreases significantly. This article will provide you 12 tips which will prevent the formation of severe blood clots which can be crucial to our health.

Wear loose-fitting clothing
You should avoid clothes which are tight fitting as it will prevent a healthy circulation of blood in the body. Blood clots can also be formed in your legs, so if you wear skinny jeans it can prevent circulation in…

Lemon Ginger Turmeric Tea: A Medicinal Drink To Heal And Prevent Colds And The Flu

Jumpstart your day with drinking a lemon ginger turmeric tea, a medicinal drink with potent anti-inflammatory and detoxing powers. This elixir is packed with antioxidants that improve digestion and detoxify the liver and blood.

Lemon Ginger Turmeric Tea: A Medicinal Drink To Heal And Prevent Colds And The Flu

This all-natural immunity booster is extremely effective in treating a cold, cough, sore throat, fatigue, irritable bowel syndrome, chronic pain, and seasonal allergies.

Before we move to the recipe, let`s discuss some of the health benefits associated with its ingredients first:

Lemon has a robust nutritional profile and it is associated with a wide range of health benefits.  Some of them include treatment of constipation, sore throat, fever, indigestion, rheumatism, internal bleeding, throat infections, obesity, high blood pressure, cholera, and respiratory disorders.  It has potent therapeutic properties, which help cleanse the stomach, purify the blood, and boost immunity.

Its health benefits are due to its nourishing elements like vitamin C, vitamin B6, vitamin E, vitamin A, thiamin, folate, pantothenic acid, folate, calcium, iron, potassium, zinc, protein, phosphorus, magnesium, and copper.  It also contains antioxidants and powerful cancer-fighting properties.

Multiple studies have shown that ginger contains countless compounds and metabolites, many of which contribute to healing and heath. Shogaols and gingerols have been the most researched.

Possible health benefits include relieving gastrointestinal (GI) irritation, suppressing gastric contractions, preventing constipation and colon cancer, relieving nausea and motion sickness, soothing cold and flu, reducing pain (dysmenorrhea, the severe pain that some women experience during a menstrual cycle in particular), reducing inflammation and treating inflammatory conditions, and reducing cholesterol.

Turmeric is the most effective nutritional supplement known to mankind.  It contains curcumin, a compound with potent antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties.   Its molecules have been shown to inhibit molecules that play a role in inflammation, which is the contributor to many common Western diseases. When it comes to its antioxidant capacity, it is important to note that it is capable of both neutralizing free radicals on its own and stimulating body`s antioxidant enzymes. Additional benefits include fighting degenerative processes in the brain, decreasing the risk of experiencing a heart attack, preventing and perhaps even treating cancer, reversing the progression of Alzheimer’s disease, treating symptoms of arthritis, and many more.

Lemon Ginger Turmeric Tea

  • 1 teaspoon grated fresh ginger root or ½ teaspoon ginger powder
  • 1 teaspoon grated fresh turmeric root or ½ teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 2-3 twists of black pepper (to increases turmeric’s bio-availability)
  • 1 ½ cup filtered water
  • Juice of ½ lemon
  • 2 teaspoons raw honey (optional)
Combine the ginger, turmeric and filtered water in a pan on medium-high heat.  Simmer for a few minutes, making sure it doesn’t boil. Strain the liquid and transfer into a mug.  Add lemon juice and honey, if needed.

Note:  Be careful when you grate the turmeric root as it might stain the clothing or the counter top.