Sunday, February 20, 2011

Secret behind young looking!

Secret behind young looking!

[Tips to look young]
* Secret is in our mind
* Cultivate unadulterated mind
* Compassionate heart
* Relaxation
* Recreation
* Cultivating patience


Is it a wish, myth or a fact that men reach their passionate prime at the age of 18 and women at 31? Is age nothing but a number? This is what some researchers have been trying to discover from time to time. During a survey, a group of women have come strongly against the thought that ‘age is just a number’ and calling it a delusion. They say such statements define them, shape them and influence what they do and how they do it. They proclaim, ‘whether one likes it or not, the date of birth of a person marks out until the day one dies’.

A UK based survey once claimed that a woman is most eye-catching when she is 31, but cynics commented that it should be wonderful news for young women who can rejoice when they are at their peak. Some may argue as to how anyone can presume to tell an entire gender when they will be at their most alluring?

Total vegetarian
This topic takes me back to an interview with a prominent Sri Lankan in London, the late Dixon Kotelawela, cousin of Sir John, one time Sri Lanka’s Prime Minister. Dixon was in his mid seventies, after recovering from a by-pass heart surgery he had become a total vegetarian, yet he looked quite virile and vigorous.

During the interview I ventured to find out the secret behind his hale and hearty looks at his age. Dixon in a very judicious manner quipped: “My dear fellow, it’s not the chronological age that counts but the functional “! Naturally, there and then it dawned on me that age factor hasn’t got to be the case!

Internal happiness
S Ramachandran, who writes to the Hindu newspaper, once commented how people feel despondent in thinking about their health, security aspects and age. His advice was not to bother about them bit offered a formula to remain young and healthy by understanding the basic principles of life and following them meticulously. There is an immeasurable difference between growing older and growing up. Growing older is mandatory whereas growing up is optional. The secret behind staying young is mainly in our mind. Some suggest to drink honey, Royal jelly or consume vitamin pills until you become an hypochondriac!

Be ‘young’ all the time. File photo

The basic attribute to remain ‘young looking’ would be to cultivate an unadulterated mind and a compassionate heart, relaxation and recreation are two supplementary forces that will help one to have a good sleep or listen to soothing music, spiritualists advice. How does one do it? For those whose hearts are impregnated with celestial fire it would be much easier to derive internal happiness being ‘spiritual’ and performing good deeds and helping others while not expecting reciprocative favours in return.

Quarrelling with others, ‘ flying off the handle’ frequently or envying others’ wellbeing will not bring any good. Cultivating patience and learning to forgive and forget will bring about an internal transformation automatically without one’s knowledge. At that state, a person’s heart will sparkle outside which will prompt others to say: “Well! You look so young looking! What is the secret and how do you do it”? Our face certainly is an evident mirror of our heart!

One’s ability to assimilate the inevitable impermanence in human life and train one’s mind to hit upon humour on a daily basis is supposed to help maintain one’s youthful appearance.

Bodily functions
Certainly one needs to have a dream in life because when one loses such a dream one naturally dies several times prior to the final call of death. That is why we see so many people today ‘who are dead’ in their mind and thought walking around and not even realising about this fact.

Our brain is the most powerful computer which controls all our bodily functions. So, if we can whip up the brain with a magic mantra like, ‘I am well, fit and young looking’ regularly, wise men advise us not to worry about the ‘chronological, biological, or psychological aspects in life.

Optimistic in attitude
As a supplement to mental exercises if one can pay heed to one’s eating habits too, along with regular physical exercises without always opting to be like a dormant bag of Samba rice and remain cheerful, positive and optimistic in attitude, the age factor can become a myth.

According to modern Western psychologists, the over 50’s are more likely to be at their sexual peak than half their age groups. One of the main reasons to their claim is that “men and women in the over 50 age group have more time and freedom than any previous generation and certainly they are not going to spend their time limited to only babysitting their grandchildren”.

Similar to’ mature wine’, they say, which is more rounded and full bodied,’ the yearning for intimacy is strong as between 50 and 70 year olds as it was at 30 - older you are, the more likely you are to have the skills and understanding to make life fulfilling.

Anyone can grow older, that doesn’t take any talent or ability but the idea should be to grow up by always finding opportunity in change. Have no regrets. If hearts are open we will always be in a cheerful mood which will reflect through our face. Then we do not have to fear when the death call comes as we all will realize that one day we have to leave this world.

We think that our spouse and children will be unable to withstand our loss. But the truth is no one is going to die for you; they may be depressed for some time. Time heals everything and they will carry on. So be cheerful, make hay while the sun shines and be ‘young’ all the time because you have never felt old within from the time of your birth!


Thursday, February 17, 2011

Hearing loss could be ‘early warning’ for dementia..!!!

Hearing loss could be ‘early warning’ for dementia
February 16, 2011, 7:01 pm

Older people who suffer hearing loss are more likely to develop dementia, according to study which could lead to early interventions against Alzheimer’s disease.

By Richard Alleyne

Researchers have found a close relationship between losing your hearing and losing your memory and believe the former could be used as an early warning or the latter. They say that interventions that could delay the onset of dementia by even one year could lead to a more than 10 per cent decrease in the prevalence of dementia by 2050. Dr Frank Lin, of Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions in Baltimore, and colleagues studied 639 individuals age 36 to 90 without dementia.

Participants initially underwent cognitive and hearing testing between 1990 and 1994 and were followed for the development of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease through to May 31st, 2008.

Of the participants, 125 had mild hearing loss (25 to 40 decibels), 53 had moderate hearing loss (41 to 70 decibels) and six had severe hearing loss (more than 70 decibels).

During a midpoint follow-up of 11.9 years, 58 individuals were diagnosed with dementia, including 37 who had Alzheimer’s disease.

The risk of dementia was increased among those with hearing loss of greater than 25 decibels, with further increases in risk observed among those with moderate or severe hearing loss as compared with mild hearing loss.

For participants age 60 and older, more than a third (36.4 per cent) of the risk of dementia was associated with hearing loss.

The risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease specifically also increased with hearing loss, such that for every 10 decibels of hearing loss, the extra risk increased by 20 per cent.

Dr Lin said that the two conditions may share the same cause.

"Hearing loss may be causally related to dementia, possibly through exhaustion of cognitive reserve, social isolation, environmental deafferentation [elimination of sensory nerve fibres] or a combination of these pathways," he said.

"If confirmed in other independent cohorts, the findings of our study could have substantial implications for individuals and public health.

By the year 2050, an estimated 100 million people or nearly one in 85 individuals worldwide will be affected by dementia.

The research was published in the Archives of Neurology.

© The Telegraph
Group London 2011

All types of medicinal properties are freely available within the body! That’s why people eat daily to assimilate necessary materials from FOOD!

A new therapy discovered by a Sri Lankan
February 16, 2011, 10:02 pm

A Sri Lankan Doctor, Prof. Maruthu Canthaboo, of the United Kingdom, has discovered and developed a new therapy to cure illness. He has named the new therapy, which requires no internal medication, ‘Cerebro Neural Therapy’. Prof. Maruthu Canthaboo, who hails from the Delft, has written books in English and Tamil in order to spread the concept of this therapy across the globe. The books were scheduled to be launched on Saturday the February 12, at the Colombo Tamil Sangam, Rudra Mawatte, Colombo 07. He also has a plan to translate the books into the Sinhala language and other major languages. The English book was released by the Indian Holistic Medical Academy in Pondicherry and in London.

The book release event was to be chaired by the President of Colombo Tamil Sangam Dr. M Kathirgamanathan. Dr Sri Kantha Arunachalam, the former Head of Siddha Medicine, University of Colombo was due to be the chief guest. Dr Indrapala, Dr Sheifudeen, Dr Uthuman Lebbe and Rajmohan were expected to address.

Prof Maruthu Canthaboo was due deliver a lecture on how this new method of treatment without any internal medication works on illnesses.

Prof. Canthaboo argues that all types of medicinal properties are freely available within the body. That’s why people eat daily in order to assimilate necessary materials from the food for daily survival. Knowing this simple logic, the sufferers are taking internal medicines of synthetic origin which are damaging the cells of the body and creating other diseases.

The question is when a person falls sick how to bring the medicinal properties to the site of the disease? The answer is given by Prof. Canthaboo in his book very clearly in simple manner.

Saturday, February 12, 2011

The surprising benefits of lemon!

The surprising benefits of lemon!

Institute of Health Sciences, 819 N. L.L.C. Charles Street Baltimore , MD 1201.
This is the latest in medicine, effective for cancer!

Read carefully & you be the judge.

Lemon (Citrus) is a miraculous product to kill cancer cells. It is 10,000 times stronger than chemotherapy.

Why do we not know about that? Because there are laboratories interested in making a synthetic version that will bring them huge profits. You can now help a friend in need by letting him/her know that lemon juice is beneficial in preventing the disease. Its taste is pleasant and it does not produce the horrific effects of chemotherapy. How many people will die while this closely guarded secret is kept, so as not to jeopardize the beneficial multimillionaires large corporations? As you know, the lemon tree is known for its varieties of lemons and limes. You can eat the fruit in different ways: you can eat the pulp, juice press, prepare drinks, sorbets, pastries, etc... It is credited with many virtues, but the most interesting is the effect it produces on cysts and tumors. This plant is a proven remedy against cancers of all types. Some say it is very useful in all variants of cancer. It is considered also as an anti microbial spectrum against bacterial infections and fungi, effective against internal parasites and worms, it regulates blood pressure which is too high and an antidepressant, combats stress and nervous disorders.
The source of this information is fascinating: it comes from one of the largest drug manufacturers in the world, says that after more than 20 laboratory tests since 1970, the extracts revealed that: It destroys the malignant cells in 12 cancers, including colon, breast, prostate, lung and pancreas ... The compounds of this tree showed 10,000 times better than the product Adriamycin, a drug normally used chemotherapeutic in the world, slowing the growth of cancer cells. And what is even more astonishing: this type of therapy with lemon extract only destroys malignant cancer cells and it does not affect healthy cells.

Institute of Health Sciences, 819 N. L.L.C. Cause Street, Baltimore, MD1201