Health Preservation in Four Seasons:Tips for health preservation in summer.
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✵The modern meaning of Health Preservation refers to the active physical and mental maintenance activities according to the law of human life process.Maintenance or Preservation refers to follow the law of life, through moderate exercise, plus external care and other means, so that the body function and external skin can rest and recuperate, restore due function, which is the first level of health; Cultivation, refers to the broadening of horizons, access to the heart, wide-ranging knowledge, through their own moral and quality of the practice and promotion, so that the body and mind could get a kind of rest and repair, to achieve the purpose of rest the mind and vitality; nourishment refers to the timely and appropriate people, follow the law of heaven and earth, the four seasons, with the appropriate food supplements, in order to nourish the conditioning of the whole body, to achieve the goal of better health and extending the year.
Summer and health preservation.
Introduction: Summer is the season in which the Yang of the sky meets the Yin of the earth, and the natural world is flourishing. Traditional Chinese Medicine thought that the heart and the summer are corresponding to each other, summer health care should pay attention to the mind. In ancient works Huangdi Neijing·Suwen, it says, "the heart is the root of life, the change of the vitality, its splendor is on the face, its sufficiency is filled with blood, which is the TaiYang in all Yang, and which passes through the Qi of the summer." Care heart in summer should follow the below aspects:
Tips for health preservation in summer.:.
✵Cultivate the mind:
People want to take advantage of the summer season, and sweep out the depression and angry mood of spring, keep mood smooth, mind gentle.The natural world flourishes in summer, people like the scenery in the outdoors, should participate in more outdoor activities, enjoy the beauty of nature. If you go against the natural way of summer, "if you go against it, you will hurt the heart", and you will hurt your heart Qi, and you will be prone to diseases in autumn and winter. To practice health preservation in summer, one tip is that should avoid liver fire, as far as possible to avoid anger, anxiety, depression. Another tip is that should calm down heart fire, reduce upset, bad temper, restlessness. It is advisable to be quiet and cultivate one's mind, calm one's mind, set aside distractions, avoid unhealthy mental stimulation and keep a calm and tranquil state of mind.
Hot summer weather, slightly sweating can regulate the body temperature, harmonizing the Ying and Wei system, conductive to Qi and blood regulation. If regardless of health maintenance, because of hot weather, often sweating, not good to health. Traditional Chinese Medicine has the theory that "the sweat and blood have the same origin." Sweat was transformed by body fluid, body fluid and blood are all come from the essence of food grains. Sweat is the liquid of the heart-viscus, "Yang affect Yin and produce the sweat." Sweating too much, not only easy to consume body fluid and hurt the blood but also injury and Yang Qi, leading to hurt of Qi and blood, heart lost nourishing, will show symptoms palpitations, shortness of breath, insomnia, fatigue and lack of power, thirst, less urine, and other symptoms.
✵Often Laugh and ten years younger
As the saying goes, "laugh, ten years younger", those not happy then a smile will drive away the unhappy. When the weather gets hot in early summer, the mood becomes restless and irritable. A small unhappy thing will lead to mood impatience and will become more and more intense. Keep a good mood, relax, not excessive restraint. And don't lose your temper too much. Research has found that frequent anger shortens life expectancy.
The palm of a person has magical power, and it has a lot of meridians, often rub palm, promote systemic blood circulation, can help eliminate fatigue. The palm has been exposed outside in the air, rub your palm anytime and anywhere, simple, so good anti-fatigue method, small makeup feel worth promoting.
✵Wash your face with cold water:
A study says it's best to wash your face every three hours if you're in front of your computer at work. Computer screen radiation generated static electricity, easy to absorb dust, and face to dust for a long time, the results can be imagined. In summer, better wash your face with cold water, because washing your face with cold water not only feels cool and refreshing but also the way that lets the spirit boosted directly.
✵Avoid cold showers:
As the temperature rises, people tend to take cold showers when they return from going out. As the human body absorbed a lot heat below the sunshine, cold water bath can make a systemic pore closes quickly, quantity of heat cannot go out and detain inside the body, cause high fever, and also possibly lead to blood supply inadequacy because of contractive of the capillary of the cerebrum quickly, giddy dazzled, can cause shock in serious conditions. Therefore, the best thing to do is to let sweat first, take a lot of heat away from yourself, and then take a bath.
✵Get enough sleep:
In summer day and night are short, the temperature is high, human metabolism exuberant, consumption is also big, easy to feel fatigued. Therefore, in summer maintain adequate sleep is of great significance to promote health, improve work, learning efficiency. In order to ensure adequate sleep, we should, first of all, follow a regular daily life habit; Next should pay attention to the bedroom ventilation, cool; third, to maintain a calm state of the mind, and strive to "quiet nature cool"; fourth, there should be a proper nap time, summer nap can make the brain and body system relaxed, good to work and study at afternoon, it is also a powerful measure to prevent heatstroke.
✵Beware of spleen and stomach damage:
Many people are prone to a variety of gastrointestinal problems in summer, one of the reasons, on the one hand, because the appetite naturally worse in summer, digestive function is affected by the weather; on the other hand, as people love cool cold food, stimulate the stomach, the stomach stimulated by strong low-temperature stimulation, lead to vascular contraction, blood flow decreases, thereby affecting the secretion of gastrointestinal digestive fluid, leading to physiological dysfunction. Many elderly people, children and people with poor digestive function tend to suffer from abdominal pain and gastritis in summer.
From the way of preserving good health, in summer better protect spleen and stomach, and it is best to eat more thin food, eat porridge, drink soup, can not only sinew thirst, cool your body and also nourish the body. In addition, fresh fruits and vegetables can supply enough vitamins, waters, and inorganic salts. Among those foods, some have effects to clear heat and wet, watermelon, bitter melon, peach, dark plum, strawberry, tomato, cucumber, mung bean, and so on. And the food that taken out from a refrigerator, better not eats it in a hurry, should put down in normal temperature condition for a while then take it, and do not eat too much at one time, especially for old people, children and the person that has chronic gastritis, dyspepsia should eat less or do not eat.
✵Drink more water and less beverages:
According to nutrition experts, the early summer weather is relatively dry, should drink water 2000-2400 ml every day. Because blood viscosity levels are so high in the morning that blood clots can be formed, so first thing in the morning is that you should drink a glass of water. It is also important to supply and maintain water throughout the day. Keeping enough water in your body can clean your intestines and prevent fire-uprising. Should not use drinks to substitute water, since soda, juice, coke and other drinks contain more saccharin and electrolyte, these substances will produce adverse stimulation to the stomach, affect digestion and appetite.
In summer, better choose light diet, but also not refuse meat dishes, because in summer people's gastric acid secretion decreased, and drink a lot water, dilute gastric acid, resulting in weak digestive function of the body, so the diet should be light. You should eat rich nutrition, light taste, better avoid greasy diet, fried and hot food. However, light is not equal to vegetarian, vegetarian dishes, although it contains a lot of dietary fiber and rich vitamins, but lack of essential protein. Therefore, do not refuse meat dishes even in the hot summer, intake of some lean meat, eggs, milk, fish and soy products, with proper quantity, the key is to use steam, cold mix, and other methods, do not do make it too greasy.
✵Eat more bitter food:
According to Traditional Chinese Medicine, vegetables with bitter taste have the function of clearing heat. Accordingly, nutritionists proposed that in summer better often eats the bitter food such as bitter cabbage, bitter gourd, they are antipyretic and could dispel heat, eliminate fatigue. In summer, often take bitter gourd soup or bitter gourd dishes, can harmonize the spleen and stomach, remove fatigue, wake up the brain and refreshing mind, have a certain preventive effect on heatstroke, gastrointestinal diseases. Bitter cabbage is a kind of vegetable with the same origin, which has the functions of cooling and detoxifying, sterilizing and discharging pus, removing blood stasis and relieving pain, preventing and treating gastroenteritis and so on. When preparing bitter cabbage, its root and leaf should be washed clean, the taste is bitter in taking sweet, have a certain effect of prevention and cure to enteritis, dysentery. In summer the body perspired more, might as well drink the beverage that takes bitter flavor, beer, green tea, is the right choice.
Prevent potential disease in summer.
✵Prevent skin diseases:
After the beginning of summer, the solar terms Xiao Man(grain full) come, the skin disease high chances attack. The reason is that in this solar term the temperature significantly increased, rainfall will increase. Muggy early summer weather combined with humidity provides the conditions for skin disease outbreaks. So just after the beginning of summer, there is still a period of time before Xiao Man(grain full), do some preparation to prevent future skin diseases.
Generally speaking, the skin disease in attack is most often rubella, its etiology, and pathogenesis including wet skin, gastrointestinal heat, so in the skin disease treatment, should set clearing damp, clearing and discharge blood heat as the principle. Fresh and light vegetarian food is helpful to prevent this kind of skin disease, especially the food which can clear away heat and damp, such as mung bean, white gourd, cucumber, water chestnut, agaric, carrot, tomato, watermelon, yam, crucian carp, grass carp and so on. Spicy food should be reduced accordingly such as raw onions, raw garlic, ginger, mustard, pepper, pepper, fennel, cinnamon and so on.
✵Prevention of dysentery in early summer:
Bacterial dysentery(bacterium dysentery) is the commonest bowel infection that causes by dysentery bacillosis, besides breeding activity with the fly, also related with habit to eat raw and cold food and cause gastrointestinal function disorder with summer climate-appropriate dysentery bacillosis breeding. The key to control dysentery is early detection and treatment. Secondly, we should do well in environmental hygiene, dietary hygiene and personal hygiene, strengthen the management of diet and water source, eliminate flies, do not eat raw and cold vegetables, do not eat unclean fruits and vegetables, do not eat rotten or stale food, develop the habit of washing hands before meals and after toilet.
Early summer climate is dry, people are prone to fire-uprising, so the number of patients with oral ulcers in this season will increase abruptly. The pathogenic reasons that produce mouth sore are known including dry climate, anxious, nervous, and also related to vitamin and microelement absorb inadequacy. Patients with severe symptoms should be under the guidance of the doctor, with smearing oral ulcer film and take the vitamin B2 and other methods for treatment.
In addition, in early summer also pay attention to prevent the epidemic pinkeye. The disease has a short incubation period and comes on the attack within 24 hours after infection. The patient is conscious of acute pain in both eyes, phobias, and tears, and has foreign body sensation. Got pinkeye disease, first should prevent to infect, second should get treatment in time. Wash and wipe the items of patients especially, especially in the collective place, do a good job in isolation. The key to prevent pinkeye is to pay attention to personal hygiene and eye care in the early summer when the temperature is high and the humidity is high, avoid touching with containment source.