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Great Idea To Keep Loose Zippers Up

Don’t throw away your favorite pair of jeans because the zipper keeps coming down.

Here is a Quick fix.

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Vertigo – Would Not Wish It On Anyone

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Have you ever suffered the symptoms of Vertigo.

Well I have and do not wish it on anybody. 

One day at my Mum’s place in NZ, I bent down to get a dish out of the cupboard and when I stood up the room just spun and had to hold on to something to stop myself falling. I just thought it was a bit of a dizzy spell from standing up too quickly. My eyes felt funny like a shimmering feeling and I still felt a little strange. I tried to ignore it as I usually do with these sorts of things. I drove my Mum’s car the next day and had to pull over on the side of the road as I seem to be unable to judge corners or passing vehicles. 

So off to the doctors I fled thinking I was having a stroke or at least had one (probably because strokes are in the family DNA). Burst into tears at the door, they rushed me in and the nurses gave me the finger to the nose, smile test and blood pressure (which was a little high for me probably cause I was panicking) but seemed ok. The prognosis from the Doctor was that I had Vertigo. Never heard of it and never had it before.

He told me what it was and how it happens then gave me some sea sick tablets that never worked. It took me several months to get over this and I found it very debilitating. It never really stopped me from doing anything but driving and riding my motorbike was something I had to concentrate doing because I always felt unbalanced.

I googled it up and found different exercises which did help but it did keep coming back. I eventually had ‘Bowen Therapy’ done which I have no idea how it works but it does. Symptoms do  not disappear straight away but within days it seems to fade away.

I actually go get the therapy done every time I go back to Australia just to keep things in balance so hopefully the Vertigo does not come back.

Well it has and have had it mildly for the last two days. As I am in the States and do not know of any Bowen Therapists here, In desperation I did these exercises and it seems it has gone for the time being.

I know of some that get Vertigo and have violent reactions to it like vomiting. Lucky for my I have not had those symptoms.

If I feel it coming on I do these exercises straight away and that helps shift the calcium crystals in your ears that cause this problem.

Here are two videos of the exercises so that if you are unfortunate enough to get Vertigo you can do this straight away to help fix the symptoms.

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Did You Know – 06/16/2014

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1. To tell if eggs are fresh, immerse them in a bowl of water. Fresh eggs will lie on the bottom, while stale eggs will float to the surface.

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2.. Sprinkle salt in the spaces between patio slabs and at the
bottom of walls to get rid of pesky weeds(but be careful
NOT to get salt near plants you want to keep as salt will kill them!)

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3. To clean a wooden chopping board, sprinkle on a handful of
Kosher salt and rub with half a lemon. Rinse with clean water
and dry to ensure it is clean and germ-free.

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4. Use ice-cubes to lift out indentations made by furniture on your carpets.

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5. Prevent soil from escaping through the holes in the base of flowerpots by lining with large coffee filters

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6. To stop the annoying sound of a dripping tap, tie a piece of string around the
faucet which is long enough to reach down to the sink. You probably should fix it though.

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