Monday, April 27, 2015

Schizophrenia ??


Causes Of Schizophrenia

The causes of Schizophrenia are not fully known. According to the experts, Schizophrenia results from a combination of genetic as well as environmental factors. Individuals with parents or siblings having a history of Schizophrenia are 10 % more prone to the disease. There is some stress inducing factors which are involved in Schizophrenia. They are
•    Prenatal exposure to viral infection
•    Premature birth
•    Low oxygen level during birth due to prolonged labor
•    Early parental loss
•    Physical or sexual abuse in childhood

Symptoms Of Schizophrenia

In most people, Schizophrenia develops slowly with warning signs before the first episode of the problem. But, in certain people, Schizophrenia appears suddenly without any warning. They start to isolate themselves and start neglecting studies or work. They may abandon their hobbies and other activities which amused them earlier.
The common early symptoms of Schizophrenia include
•    Depression
•    Withdrawal from social life
•    Hostility or suspiciousness
•    Expressionless gazes
•    Inappropriate laughter or crying
•    Oversleeping or insomnia
•    Forgetfulness or unable to concentrate
•    Poor personal hygiene
•    Extreme reaction to criticism
This chronic disease can be effectively managed and controlled by proper treatment and support from the family and friends. There are many home remedies available which will help to reduce the severity and the number of Schizophrenic episodes.

Home Remedies For Schizophrenia:

The following are the home remedies that you can try out if you are suffering from schizophrenia.

1.    Green Cardamom Seeds

Green cardamom is one of the most important spices that is used in the preparation of Indian curries and gravies. It has many health benefits as well. The green cardamom seeds are found to be very effective in treating Schizophrenia. It will work effectively on the nervous system and also is well known for its healing properties.
•    Herbal green cardamom tea is one of the best home remedies that you can think of for treating Schizophrenia.
•    Add a teaspoon of freshly crushed cardamom powder in a glass of hot boiling water.
•    Mix this powder well in the boiling water and leave it for about 10 minutes.
•    Now strain the water and add a little bit of sugar and mix well.
•    Drink this herbal tea in a lukewarm state twice a day to effectively reduce Schizophrenia symptoms.

2.    Chamomile

Chamomile is another effective home remedy that you can use to treat Schizophrenia as it has a lot of soothing and calming properties. It will help in enhancing the mood of a person as well as is an ideal ingredient to offer a restful sleep to a person suffering from Schizophrenia symptoms.
•    You need to take a teaspoon of chamomile in powdered form and mix it with a cup of boiling water.
•    Allow this powder to dissolve completely in the water for about 10 minutes and then strain the water.
•    Drink this strained tea at least twice a day to reduce the symptoms of schizophrenia.

3.    Gooseberry

Gooseberry is said to be a natural antioxidant that will help in boosting the immune system of the body. The gooseberry will provide the body with the necessary energy to fight the mental disorders like Schizophrenia. Gooseberry is also very rich in Vitamin C as well as niacin amide.
•    It is advisable that people suffering from Schizophrenia problems must take at least two to three Indian gooseberries everyday.
•    You can also dry the leaves of the Indian gooseberry plant and then grind the dried leaves to make a smooth powder.
•    Add a teaspoon of this powder in a glass of hot water and mix it well.
•    Drink this water twice a day for a few months to get better relief from Schizophrenia symptoms.

4.    Licorice Powder

Licorice is a natural ingredient that has the power to control and manage the brain condition. It is a very effective natural herb used to treat anxiety and stress problems. Licorice powder is found to be very effective in treating the symptoms of Schizophrenia.
•    Take two teaspoons of licorice powder and mix it with 200 ml of drinking water.
•    Boil this mixture till the water reduces to half.
•    Strain this licorice mixture and drink this water when it becomes lukewarm, first thing in the morning every day.
•    Make sure that you take your breakfast only after one hour of consuming this water so that it is properly absorbed into the blood stream.

5.    Cold Water Fish

Fish is a very important ingredient that will help in boosting brain functionality and health. It is important for people suffering from schizophrenia to eat fish on a regular basis. It is highly important for you to eat cold water fish as they are rich in Omega 3 and 6 fatty acids which are polyunsaturated fats. It is important for you to think about taking cold water fish on a daily basis if you would like to see an effective reduction in the symptoms of schizophrenia.
•    Fish like goldfish, Koi, trout, steelhead, mackerel and salmon needs to be added to your daily diet plan to reduce symptoms associated with Schizophrenia.
•    If you are not particular about eating fish, then you need to take fish oil as a daily supplement to fight schizophrenia problems.

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