Five Most Asked Health Queries

Most Asked Health Queries

Every day thousands of users google various health-related queries. Hoping to find the correct answers to our everyday health issues, we spend hours on the internet. Today, we have picked five health-related questions, and with the help of experts, we have tried to answer them with clarity and authenticity. Anxiety and fear are two emotions connected to health problems and, finding the right direction can bring peace and provide the correct solution. However, once you have read about the health issue, we would strongly urge you to visit a doctor and get proper diagnostics.

Google is the answer to all our problems; with just a click, we find a solution to any query. So, here is a list of the five most-searched health problems on Google. So, if you ever wondered, what is the reason for hiccups, here is your answer.

  1. What Is Keto Diet?

The keyword that has been trending for the last few months is a Keto diet. While we have all heard the word, it is essential to know everything about it before practicing it. The ketogenic diet is a high-fat, good protein, and low-carb diet. It was primarily used to treat uncontrolled epilepsy in children. The biggest benefit of this diet is that it helps the body to burn fat and lose excess water fat.

However, there are a few drawbacks of the keto diet, like fatigue, headache, stomach upset, and, in some cases, it also causes kidney stones and low blood pressure. Thus, you can try keto for a short period but do not overdo it. Remember, a healthy body is more important than your weight-loss goals.

  1. What Should You Eat Before A Workout?

You can eat a light snack 2 to 3 hours before your workout. Exercising just after a meal can be harmful to your stomach. Two pieces of brown bread with jelly can be a good snack before a workout. Additionally, you can replace jelly with a small amount of peanut butter. If you want to avoid bread, you can start your day with a bowl of high-fiber oatmeal with fruits. Once the workout is over, take a break of one hour and have a glass of low-fat chocolate milk, creamy yogurt with fruits, or brown rice with a bowl of vegetables.

Most importantly, do not forget to hydrate yourself before and after the exercise. Consume 2 to 3 glasses of water before a workout. During the exercise, you can consume 1 cup of water in intervals and 2 to 3 glasses after exercise. 

  1. How To Lower Blood Pressure?

The fact is that your blood pressure can fluctuate, throughout the day, depending on the events and activities you get involved in. For instance, if you ride a water slide and feel scared, your blood pressure might fall or rise for a couple of minutes.

However, if the high blood pressure situation prevails for a longer period,  you need to consult a doctor. We would not recommend you to take up medication immediately, rather begin by making some conscious lifestyle changes, like – exercise daily to keep your weight under control, limit your alcohol intake, go on a low sodium diet, and most importantly, practicing meditation daily. Ask your physician to recommend a few dietary options for blood pressure control.

  1. How To Stop Hiccups?

Hiccups can be irritating, especially when you are traveling or at work. Hiccups occur due to the involuntary contractions of your diaphragm. As a result of this involuntary contraction, your vocal codes close briefly, producing the sound of a hiccup. Here are a few possible techniques to get rid of hiccups:

  • Hold your breath, breathe into a paper bag, or lean forward and breathe; these altered breathing techniques can help in calming your diaphragm and stopping the hiccup.
  • Try gargling chilled water or drink some cold water. Perform this activity slowly.
  • Try rolling your tongue out and keep it suspended in your mouth for a few seconds.
  • Lastly, there cannot be better medicine than laughter; laugh out loud and distract yourself from the hiccup. This technique has worked most of the time.
  1. How To Get Relief From Kidney Pain?

Kidney pain can be breathe taking; the pinching discomfort and pain is the worst experience. There could be various reasons associated with this pain – like, infection in the urinary tract, bladder infection, kidney stone, and kidney infection. For each of these conditions, you must visit the doctor. However, there are few things you can immediately try at home to ease the pain.

  • To gain immediate relief and relax, try taking a warm water bath with Epsom salt. This process will reduce the discomfort and help you relax instantly.
  • If the pain is too much, take a hot water bag and apply it to the area of pain. In some time, your pain will start reducing.
  • Make pure cranberry juice at home and drink it. Cranberry juice is recommended for all UTI-related issues. Please do not go for a processed drink; prepare one at home.
  • Lastly, drink a lot of water. All kidney-related issues are due to inadequate water intake. 

The Bottom Line:

Although we have covered these five topmost asked health problems, many other health issues are listed on google. You can read google for information, but to get proper treatment, we strongly recommend you visit your doctor and take proper guidance. Never ignore your health, keep yourself hydrated and eat healthy food.

Indira Dutta
Indira Dutta
Indira Dutta is a writer by profession and passion. She is a health freak, an expressionist, a storyteller, and a strong communicator.

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