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Monday, September 26, 2011

Back Pain(Spinal Problems)

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Back Pain(Spinal Problems)

There are 24 vertebrae in the human spine.

What a fascinating demo of how our spine affects our bodies !

Move your mouse over the back bones and see the parts that are affected !

A truly amazing
Roll your mouse over any of the 24 vertebrae in the human spine below to learn how each vertebrae is connected to specific areas, organs and functions of your body, as well as how subluxation of that vertebrae may cause health challenges if not corrected.










If you are suffering from any of the conditions shown above,  consult the DR.(Ortho) immediately. 


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Correct timing of drinking water

When to Drink Water?

 – maximize its effectiveness

 

Essential to the survival of all organisms, water has always been an important and life-sustaining drink to humans. Excluding fat, water composes approximately 70% of the human body by mass. It is a crucial component of metabolic processes and serves as a solvent for many bodily solutes. Health authorities have historically suggested at least eight glasses, eight fluid ounces each (168 ml), of water per day (64 fluid ounces, or 1.89 litres), and the British Dietetic Association recommends 1.8 litres. The United States Environmental Protection Agency has determined that the average adult actually ingests 2.0 litres per day.


Drinking water
Correct timing to drink water, will maximise its effectiveness on the Human Body.
a) Two glasses of water – After waking up – Helps activate Internal organs.
 
b) One glass of water – 30 Minutes before meal – Help Digestion

 

c) One glass of water – Before taking a bath – Helps lower Blood Pressure
 

 d) One glass of water – Before Sleep – To avoid Stroke or Heart attack.
best time to drink water


Improving the availability of drinking water
One of the Millennium Development Goals set by the UN includes environmental sustainability. In 2004, only forty-two percent of people in rural areas had access to clean water.
Solar water disinfection is a low-cost method of purifying water that can often be implemented with locally available materials. Unlike methods that rely on firewood, it has low impact on the environment.
One program developed to help people gain access to safe drinking water is the Water Aid program. Working in 17 countries to help provide water, Water Aid international in helping the sanitation and hygiene education to some of the world’s poorest people.
The Global Framework for Action is a organization that brings together stakeholders, national governments, donors and NGOs (such as Water aid) to define manageable targets and deadlines. 23 Countries are off-track to meet the MDG goals for improved water availability.
However, not all efforts to increase availability of safe drinking water have been effective, and some have been damaging. The 1980s was declared the International Decade of water by the UN. However, the assumption was made that groundwater is inherently safer than water from rivers, ponds and canals. While instances of cholera, typhoid and diarrhea were reduced toxic level of fluoride were found. Borehole wells were either not tested or not tested thoroughly. Fluoride slowly dissolved from the granite rocks underneath India and slowly poisoned the population, particularly evident in the bone deformations of children. Further, in Bangladesh, it is estimated that half of the countries 12 million tube wells have unacceptable levels of arsenic due to the wells not being dug deep enough (past 100 M). The Bangladeshi government had spent less than $7 million of the 34 million allocated for solving the problem by the World Bank in 1998. Natural arsenic poisoning is a global threat, 140 million people affected in 70 countries on all continents. These examples illustrate the need to examine each location on a case by case basis and not assume what works in one area will work in another

 

Thursday, September 22, 2011

Taravel without Printout of E-ticket


Travel without Printout of E-ticket 
-Must carry your valid ID

Electronic Reservation Slip (ERS) - The printout in standard specified Performa containing reservation particulars, and instructions for use which can be used by the passenger along with the relevant authorizedIdentification, as travel authority for performing the journey.
Virtual Reservation Message (VRM) - A screen-shot of the e-ticket displayed through laptops/palmtops/ Mobile phone is referred as Virtual Reservation Message (VRM).
ERS/VRM along with any one of the eight prescribed ID proofs in original and the indication of the passenger(s)' name(s) in the Reservation Chart will authorize the passenger to travel.
VRM combined with valid photo-id in original will be treated as an instrument on par with the ERS.
ERS/VRM along with one of the eight prescribed proofs of identity in original will also authorize the passenger to enter the platform on the day of journey and he/she will not be required to purchase platform ticket. ERS/VRM along with original id proof will be required to be produced on demand of Ticket Checking Staff on the platform.
source: https://www.irctc.co.in/VRM.htm

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