Entries by Rodney J. Knepp

Off Season Storage Guide for your Leaf Blower

As autumn draws to a close and you finish another busy season of cleaning the yard, you need to ensure that you pack everything up correctly. After all, your leaf blower is still a piece of equipment that needs to be properly handled. Needless to say, you need to take the necessary precautions and store your leaf blowers correctly. Failure to do so can create problems down the road. This article teaches readers everything they need to know about proper off-season storage for leaf blowers. Materials Needed Before anything else, it is vital that you prepare all the materials you […]

Things to Look for When Buying a Leaf Blower

Most people think that shopping for leaf blowers is pretty straightforward. However, like with all other products, not all leaf blowers are made the same. The fact of the matter is that there are a lot of things one has to look into. Type Not all leaf blowers are made the same. In fact, they can be categorized into two distinct categories. First, there is the handheld type. This is perfect if you only have a small area to work in. While not as powerful as its counterpart, it can certainly get the job done. The second type is the […]

What To Do When Your Child Has A Mild Headache

When your child complains about a headache, your natural instinct tells you to call the doctor immediately.  However, there will be instances when you can’t get professional help right away and so the best course of action is to deal with it first at home while a physician can’t be reached or is unavailable at the moment. There are many ways of providing relief to a child who’s complaining about a headache. Talk to your child reassuringly.  A headache can definitely upset a young child because he doesn’t know what to do.  All he knows is that he is in […]

Finding Relief For Headaches Through Acupressure

Headaches are quite a common complaint among many people,  young or old.  Headaches can run from the very subtle or extremely painful and throbbing.  It can be short-lived as in the case of mild headaches or may last for days as it is with a migraine. For generations, acupressure has helped a good number of patients suffering from a migraine.  Pain above the neck area is usually triggered by too much tension in the muscles and vascular imbalance.  Pain can be managed efficiently via acupressure inasmuch as the pain points are quite palpable and so even the slightest application of […]

Can Cannabis Provide Relief For Annoying Headaches?

Millions of people around the world suffer from all types of headaches, and migraine is just one of the top complaints among headache sufferers.  What is so bad about a migraine is that it can be extremely bothersome.  You can’t work.  You can’t even go through your usual daily routine. Are you suffering from a migraine attack?  If so, you may have taken medications just to ease the pain despite the known side effects.   While effective as a treatment for headaches, some drugs can cause sleepiness, general weakness, dry mouth, and dizziness.  Some drugs may even cause weight gain, over […]

Beating Headaches Before They Beat You

There are many ways of beating the enemy when your enemy is an impending headache.  One way to beat a foe is to disable him outright.  Find out how to beat headaches before they beat you. Drugs that arrest an impending migraine One way to tame or disable a migraine is to take medications that will stop a migraine from happening at all.  These drugs work before your migraine even starts because they stop blood vessels from becoming inflamed. When taking drugs, take it at a time when you feel you are most vulnerable.  Finding out when the enemy will […]

Headache Remedies Lying Around In Your Own Kitchen

There are many factors that bring on a dull, throbbing headache.  Tension from the workplace, arguments, and even the traffic situation can give you a full-blown headache. But don’t worry.  These headaches are your body’s natural reaction to stress.  Tension triggers a contraction in the muscles near your head and down to your neck, resulting in a tension headache.  Constricted blood vessels that become dilated could result to migraines.  Throbbing headaches may result from a sinus condition. But do you know that these types of headaches can be relieved by items that may be lying around in your own kitchen? […]

The Effects of Media on the Development of Eating Disorders

Psychological disorders can be lethal. The mind is probably the trickiest part of the human anatomy because however, it functions, it will always have a significant effect on the rest of the body which can either be beneficial or destructive. Among the many different psychological disorders known, eating disorders probably are the greatest threat to humans. Eating disorders are highly destructive to both emotional and physical well-being suffering from it. People with eating disorders may suffer from a lot of symptoms that may vary from individual to individual. The effect of these eating disorders are so dramatic and can be […]

The Danger in Bulimia

Eating disorders are serious and can be fatal illnesses that cause severe disturbances to a patient’s behavior to eating. People with such illnesses often have obsessions with food, body shape and weight which can be excessive and can lead to severe complications brought about by excessive attempts of patients to manipulate their body. Eating disorders tend to start at adolescence age not only due to puberty factors but may also be due to societal factors that impact a person. These conditions can also be carried to adulthood if not detected or treated earlier. One of the most common eating disorder […]

An In-Depth Understanding to Anorexia Nervosa

Ever know or saw someone so thin they actually look like they’re going to be blown out somewhere whenever it gets windy? Ever know someone who eats so little but feels guilty about eating what they feel like they binged out a serving for five people? If so, maybe you should advise them to see the doctor – something is definitely alarming about them. In this modern era where body figures are a huge deal in the society, a lot of people most especially women are very much concerned about how to keep their figures acceptable by the society. It […]