Home Improvements – Installing and Insulating Doors

Interior Door Installation Most interior doors (excluding bi-fold doors) are pre-hung assembled or knock down ready to assemble. To accommodate a pre-hung door the R.S.O. (rough stud opening) must be installed to allow for shimming tolerance, this is required for both sides and the top. The rule of thumb is one inch wider than the…

Leptospirosis – Ayurvedic Herbal Treatment

Leptospirosis is an infectious disease that humans get when mucous membranes or lacerated skin come in contact with contaminated environmental sources. Rats are the most common reservoir for infection. Common symptoms include fever, chills, bodyache, intense headache, meningitis, enlargement of liver and spleen, uveitis, kidney failure, cough and hemoptysis. The Ayurvedic treatment of leptospirosis is…

Symptoms – Sleep Apnea Signs to Watch For

There are many symptoms sleep apnea that are cause for concern. The most dangerous one is quite often the least able to detect: pulmonary pressures that are transmitted to the right side of the heart. This occurs in prolonged and untreated cases of sleep apnea and can end up turning into severe congestive heart failure.…

Arrhythmia – Palpitations

What is an arrhythmia? An arrhythmia is an abnormality of heart rhythm or heart rate in which the rhythm is irregular or the rate is excessively slow or fast. What causes an arrhythmia and who is at risk? Normally the heart beats regularly at about 70 beats per minute, although it can beat very fast…

Do Fertility Treatments Work?

Some couples who have fertility issues may tend to avoid fertility treatments because they are sceptical or afraid that it won’t work. Advancements in the medical field have grown tremendously over the past couple of decades. There are different options available when it comes to fertility treatments for men and women. The key is to…

Enjoy Outside Spaces During Winter

In Houston, it remains comfortable until well into the December and January months, even the burst s of cold last for only a few days. Yet Texans tend to be the first to complain when the first frost hits- "It is too cold!" And, with this one declaration, the children no longer scramble to ride…

How Is Invention Different From Innovation

In today’s global economy, to be successful one needs to either invent or innovate. Invention is about creating something new while Innovation is a concept that uses an idea or a method that causes changes in behavior or interactions. Companies often claim that they are leaders in Innovation by showing a few patents as evidence.…

Lawn Tractor Transmission Types

The fives types are gear, friction disk, automatic, CVT, and hydrostatic.  I’ll spend a few minutes going through each type so you have a better idea of the best type for you. I am not going into the details of how each one works.  Just Google the transmission type and you can read to your heart’s…

Best Exercise For Belly Fat

Bathing suit season is here. At this time many people are thinking "Did I keep myself in shape?", "Will I measure up on the beach?", "Should I get a one-piece this year?" They begin to wonder what the best exercise for belly fat is, and how quickly they can create that toned look. The need…

How to Manage Your Over Eating

It’s easy to eat more than we should. Some of it is the idea that more is better. A bigger meal for less money is such a good deal, how can you skip it? Whether it’s a super-sized meal or a carefully worded nutrition label, we’re all ready for a bargain. Unfortunately, this way of…

This Fantasy Baseball Post Will Make You a Man

We're about to separate the men from the boys, fantasy baseball style. As we approach the 25% mark in fantasy baseball leagues, it's important to assess your team so you can do what you need to do to take home the gold. But what is a reasonable point deficit? At this point in the season,…

Racism and The Hunger Games

Plenty of times in films – such as Thor – the issue of race causes some people to get up in arms on one side of some supposed fence or another. This has seemed to especially plague The Hunger Games and now Catching Fire, more so than pretty much any other movie that comes to…