The Effects Of Sodium On The Body

The Effects Of Sodium On The Body

You know when you wake up after a night of binge eating junk food with a swollen face? Thank sodium.

If you're anything like me, you would consider salt to be one of your best friends.

I basically put salt on everything and always add it even before I try the food. Sodium is in a majority of the foods we consume and is needed for daily functions but is unhealthy in large amounts.

You know when you wake up after a night of binge eating junk food with a swollen face? Thank sodium. Soda, energy drinks, and chips all have extremely high amounts of sodium and create the swollen appearance.

When foods or drink packets have "0 calories," those calories are replaced with large amounts of sodium.

Sodium is regulated in our body by the kidneys, which regulate your body's fluid amount. When there is excess sodium in the bloodstream, your body will pull water and put it into your blood vessels. This is the reason why your body swells up and you may look "puffy."

When there is more water in your blood vessels, it increases the amount of blood cells and leads to high blood pressure. The more sodium you consume, the greater chance of high blood pressure you'll have.

High blood pressure is one of the main factors of heart disease. It is the number one reason of death worldwide. High blood pressure is known as "the silent killer" because you may not even be aware you have it.

Consuming too much sodium will bring all the water you drink into your blood vessels so if you are trying to look your best for something, put the salt shaker down.

I'm addicted to chips and salt and anything with sodium basically, so trying to reduce my intake will be tough, but needed.

You don't want to be worrying about not consuming any salt when you're older because you ate too much as a kid. It's easier to prevent high blood pressure than to lower it once you have it.

We all need to consume sodium to stay healthy, but just be aware of the foods that are extremely high in sodium. Try to limit your intake of soda, energy drinks, "0 calorie sweeteners", and using the salt shaker before trying your food. Being more cautious of these foods/drinks will benefit you greatly in the long run.

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All That You Want To Know About Sebaceous Cyst Removal Treatment

Sebaceous cyst is a skin disorder causes pain and discomfort to the person. It looks like a small bump on the skin and looks bad.

Sebaceous cyst is a skin disorder causes pain and discomfort to the person. It looks like a small bump on the skin and looks bad. Sebaceous cyst is not a critical or life-threatening medical condition and you don’t need to worry about it at all as it is common medical condition and can be treated comfortably and easily by a sebaceous cyst removal treatment by an expert dermatologist. 

If you want to know what sebaceous cyst is and what are the causes of it? This article will help you to understand everything about sebaceous cyst. 

Sebaceous Cyst:

The cyst is nothing but a pouch of tissue that looks like a capsule and is filled either with liquid or gaseous material and contain pus in considerable quantity. Sebaceous Cyst is a type of cyst that is originated from the Sebaceous glands located at the hair follicles of the body. The main task of this Sebaceous gland is to produce sebum oil that coats hair and skin. It is the reason why Sebaceous cyst is found beneath the skin.  It is not a cancerous bump and grows very slowly. Its other name is wen too. 


The main reason is the damage of the Sebaceous gland. The size of the Sebaceous Cyst varies as millimetres to centimetres. When you find Sebaceous Cyst on body, all you need to do is to consult a London skin doctor and that is all. The doctor will examine you and recommend treatment for the same. 

Generally, sebaceous cyst is found on face, neck and torso and there is nothing to worry as it is not a life-threatening condition. Yes, it will surely annoy you to a great extent. If irritation is beyond your toleration and affect your day to day activities, it is advisable to hire a dermatologist. 

Sebaceous cyst removal treatment 

There are many individuals who avoid taking treatment for sebaceous cyst and end up having infection all over the body. Why to take a risk when a treatment is available to you? If you find out about sebaceous cyst, just visit the London skin doctor near you and that is all. If you search on the internet, you will find many skin specialists offering sebaceous cyst treatments and all you need to do is to find one that has academic expertise and experience. 

The treatment is simple. First of all, the doctor will mark the area on your body and numb that area. Then excision is done and then doctors will stitch it. The whole procedure will be done in just an hour or two and without any pain. The patient can go to the home same day. Once the procedure is completed, you will not have sebaceous cyst on your skin for the rest of your life. The procedure is effortless and simple and unpainful. 

Wrapping Up:

Some patients with sebaceous cyst prefer home remedies rather than visiting an experienced London skin doctor. However, sometimes it can lower the pain and offer some comfort, it is not an effective practice to follow. It is strongly not at all recommended. If the sebaceous cyst infection spreads to other parts of body, it will make pain worse and relying on such homemade remedies may jeopardize your health conditions. Why to take such a risk? Always consult a right skin specialist who has years of experience and expertise of the disease and get rid of the irritating and discomforting sebaceous cyst once for all. 

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Change can be so good.

Sometimes you have to have a new perspective in order to do something.

This happens to me all the time when it comes to schoolwork and writing. It is hard for me sometimes because I am an all-online student. This means that I do not go to a classroom. I sit in my spare bedroom, which I call my office. I sit at the same desk every day. The only perk is no one takes my "unassigned assigned" seat. But it can also get a little boring at times.

It is hard sometimes to have perspective on things or be able to be creative when you are sitting in the same place every day to do school. Change can be such a good thing.

My place to find a new perspective and get my creativity back is the local Starbucks. Usually, in the afternoons, it is pretty quiet and chill. This means I can come to get coffee, read my schoolwork, and study. Unlike my office, it is a totally new different view, even if I sit in the same three spots. Sometimes I get some conversation, other times, no one talks to me. I’m okay with either.

My mom was the one who actually gave me the idea to go out since I was getting tired of sitting at home, and when it got cold, I couldn't sit poolside. I’m glad she said something, and I am even more glad that I listened to her.

I do not have the chances to go to places that most students would go. I do not have a school library that I can sit in the back corner and just hammer down on work. I do not have empty classrooms either. So, this means I have to get creative sometimes. I have tried to go to different food places but sometimes I cannot even hear myself think.

So, whenever I want or need to go out, I always find myself in the middle of Kansas State’s campus at the Starbucks. I usually tend to have something Ohio University on so I get some interesting looks. I once had a girl ask me if I realized I was in Kansas not Ohio. Of course, that is a major flip from the Wizard of Oz questions I normally get. Sometimes I cannot hold my sarcasm, but most times I give them the friendly reminder that Fort Riley is right up the road and that is why I’m no longer in Ohio.

Either way, most of my credit for my articles and most of my school work goes to Starbucks and their always fast WiFi. While this does not help my coffee addiction at all, it gives me some great work. So here is to another semester spent at Starbucks, and my coffee budget being fully reinstated!

And a huge sorry to my husband, I’m gonna be smelling like coffee at least once a week, I love you!

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