Month: May 2020

Waking Up During Surgery: It Happens

You slowly open your eyes as if emerging from a dream. You hear the harsh clang of metal instruments and the echoes of voices coming from a distance. You see shadows moving across your eyes and bright lights – but you can’t speak. Then you remember. You’re in surgery, and you can’t move – but you’re acutely aware of everything that’s going on. Harrowing isn’t it? But waking up during surgery is a reality for one of every five-hundred people who entrust their fate to a surgeon and an anesthesiologist. It doesn’t always take place in the operating room, but it can happen in the recovery room while a person is still on mechanical ventilation with a breathing tube lodged in their trachea. What makes waking up during anesthesia more traumatic is a person may be aware but unable to move or communicate due to the paralysis from the drugs they’ve controlled by. Fortunately, despite being aware, the majority of people who wake up during surgery don’t feel pain, but most experience panic and a …

Jennifer Marnell’s 180 Pound Weight Loss

Jennifer Marnell, who is now a fitness instructor, once weighted 300 pounds. To look at her today you would never guess that she was anything but a slim and trim beauty. However since she did not always used to be this way, she can share her story with millions and by doing so inspires us all to lose the weight and keep it off. Jennifer Marnell simply cut out all soda and fried foods, lost a whopping 180 pounds and became an inspiration to many of us struggling with our weight. Jennifer Marnell used to eat at fast food restaurant, like so many of us do but when she stopping eating there she lost the excess weight and has been able to keep it off for a long time now. Like Jennifer Marnell, I too have lost a lot of weight, but I only lost 105 pounds, which is a sizeable feat, but my accomplishment is smaller then hers is. I also lost my weight by eating better and by eating less, as I had …

Tips for Finding the Perfect Apartment

Do not rush into finding the perfect apartment. Since most areas require a lease to be signed make sure that the apartment is adequate for present and future needs before signing a lease or rental agreement. Analyze the contract before signing anything, looking for any hidden rules and regulations or fees that may be added onto the rent after the move in is completed. A walk through inspection of the apartment also needs to be completed to ensure that the plumbing is working correctly, that there is adequate space for the needs required, and that any appliances that are included work properly. The final tip is to walk around the neighborhood and evaluate what type of area the apartment is in. Analyze the Entire Contract or Lease Agreement Do not skim through the paperwork associated with the apartment. Read through each and every line of the contract or lease agreement and make sure that it is understood, and that the regulations set forth can be met. Look for hidden fees and rules that are not …

Top 5 Tips For Healthcare Marketers

The global cosmetic surgery and procedures market is a billion-dollar industry. That is why everyone that works in this industry is looking for different ways of marketing so that they can improve their online presence and get more customers for their healthcare services. Considering all this, we are here with some of the best tips and recommendations that you can follow in order to improve your online marketing through different options.  Content Marketing One of the most effective and efficient ways to improve your online marketing is through content marketing. In order to make your online website more influential, you should create content that your target patients are looking for. This is how you will be able to improve your google ratings a well. As everyone out their look for online reviews and ratings before they decide for any service, content marketing is a really great and effective way through which you can improve your online presence and credibility.  Blogging/Vlogging/Podcasting Having SEO optimized posts is a great way to improve your Google ratings, that is …

News That Geriatric Surgery Cures Diabetes is Not Really News

There was a recent news article that reported bariatric surgery may cure diabetes. Now before you get too excited, this is not news. We’ve known about this for some time. Bariatric surgery is meant to reduce the size of the stomach so the patient loses weight. There are several forms, but most of us are familiar with the “banding” approach. This is where a band is placed around the stomach, reducing its size and making the patient feel full after having eaten very little food. The headlines mislead people into thinking that a cure has been found for diabetes, but surgeons have known for a long time that Type 2 diabetes improves with this type of surgery. Even losing a lot of weight without the surgery can normalize blood sugar levels. Be aware that there are two types of diabetes: Type 1 diabetes, or juvenile onset diabetes, is genetic. It is also an immune system disorder where the body’s own immune system attacks the part of the pancreas that produces insulin. Pretty soon that part …

How Can CRM Help Your Business

We hear the word CRM all the time but not all of us knows what it means. If you are a business person that operates both online and offline then this is certainly something that is worth investing your money into. Let me give you a bit of information about CRM. It stands for customer relationship management. Needless to say, if you want to keep the flow of money going in your business, it is important to maintain a healthy customer-business relationship. But to do that, you need to handle lots of data and information. This isn’t something that is easy to do. Well, not on your own at least. Here are some ways a CRM software can help you. Take And Record Notes As a business person, it is always important to keep tab of important notes. The problem with ordinary notes is that you often just throw them away. But if you type them down in your CRM software, you can bet that the information will stay in that software each time you …

Know Your Limitations After Hip Replacement Surgery

It’s just been a few months following a total left hip replacement and things have been going quite well, with a few exceptions. Being rather young, I’m in my mid ’50’s, I was quite surprised to be diagnosed with severe arthritis and avascular necrosis, in my left hip. According to my orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Gregory Golladay of Grand Rapids, avascular necrosis is a loss of blood supply resulting in bone deterioration and loss. I have always been very active and arthritis was the last thing I expected. When Dr. Golladay recommended a total hip replacement I was shocked. However, it’s been seven weeks, and the surgery was a big success. Even to the point of dancing at my nephew’s wedding last week! However, this week, not so much. All that jumping and hopping around, yes I did the twist, for all of you who can remember that from the ’60’s, I realized I have my limitations. I have found that I still need to go up and down the stairs using the old adage – …

How to Maintain RV Deep Cycle Batteries

RV’s are a great source of fun, joy and entertainment. It’s not fun when you’ve loaded the family, pets, food and gear into the trailer and truck, driven for 500 miles to be away from everyone, turn on the lights and-nothing. The batteries are dead. Now you have to trek back to the nearest town, tell the RV repair shop that the batteries are only a year old. They worked last season, after all. The trailer has been sitting in storage. The technician quietly explains that even stored batteries need maintenance. Deep cycle batteries should last five years or more. Eighty five percent of RV batteries die long before their time- that’s expensive. Deep cycle batteries cost far more than the “quick-start” version for starting the car. A list of the top 5 RV batteries will be uploaded at the site for providing information about the services. A budget can be prepared through the person to spend money on it. The technician will put the best use of the batteries for long duration life in …

Keep Your Flab in Check- Easy Way Out

Human beings have become synonymous to problems and troubles right from birth as they go hand in hand with each other. While it is true that problems test a person’s capability and helps him in becoming a stronger person, it does not always lead to fruitful results. Leaving the everyday problems aside, we’ll shift our focus to the problems pertaining through health issues because this has plagued mankind for a very long time and continues to get worse and worse with each passing generation. Humans have a tendency to always reject the advice if it is for their own good and it is none more evident than in matters regarding health because they all want a life of vice and indulgence without anyone to dictate the terms for them. DNA Test of the Problem The reason why most people fail to capitalize on health issues is because they don’t know that they are having them and if they do, they simply neglect it and delude themselves that they are perfectly fine and there is nothing …

A Brief Introduction For Optical Coating!

There are three properties of an optical coating, such as transmission, reflection, and polarization. The optical coating is used as a coating to enhance optical components. When we talk about an uncoated glass component, then around 4% of the light reflects on the surface. This light is considered an incident light. For reducing the reflection, we can consider anti-reflection coating as it is.1% effective. For increasing the reflectivity, we can use a 99.99% dielectric coating. There are several materials, as well as thick layers used for composing optical coating. As it depends on the thickness as well as the refractive index of the optical component. There is a different-different type of coatings used for manufacturing.  There are some metallic materials as well as depositing dielectric, which is used to film all the optical coatings. The optical thickness depends on the increase and decrease of the optical coating. The wavelength is also depending on the same layer, which is used to refract low index and a high index of layers. For developing the performance of the …