3 Reasons to avoid plastic surgery procedures

Many are obsessed with improving their looks and will not stop their efforts until they are successful. In fact, more and more people are choosing to alter their natural features by undergoing surgery and other life-changing therapies in an effort to be the “perfect” person. While there are beautiful models, actresses, and superstars all over the world that appear to be what society dictates as “perfect,” many forget that what makes these people perfect is the airbrushing treatments or photoshopping that has been done to photographs to make the person appear a certain way. In reality, everyone has flaws and nobody is truly perfect. This article will discuss several reasons as to why you should avoid plastic surgery procedures at all costs.

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  1. You are beautiful the way that you are. Believe it or not, many people that have gone under the knife to have a plastic surgery procedure done often go back for more procedures. The truth is that while they may have “fixed” one area that they were not happy with, there are more likely other areas that they want to be “fixed” as well. The true challenge is that the person is struggling internally with some sort of inadequate feelings and may not ever be truly happy with their body and overall appearance. The best remedy for this dilemma is not surgery, but doing some work on the inside so that the person loves who they are and can appreciate their flaws as unique traits.


  1. Health reasons. Plastic surgery procedures can be detrimental to one’s health and overall wellness. This is not discussed openly very often but there have been many instances when people have died from plastic surgery mishaps. For example, Joan Rivers died of complications due to plastic surgery which could have been easily avoided had the surgery not taken place. While not everyone experiences a health complication, it does take a significant amount of time for people to recover after having surgery. It could take several weeks to months to be back to normal and be able to be fully functional.


  1. Money. Plastic surgery can cost a great deal of money. In fact, each surgery costs thousands of dollars and can easily drain your savings. In addition to paying for the surgery, you will likely be out of work for some time which will also come at a cost. Before you determine the best course of action for beautifying yourself, consider your long term budget and how you would pay for your care if something bad was to go wrong. It is imperative to have a large chunk of money set aside so that you are prepared for anything.


There are many ways to improve your looks without having to experience plastic surgery. There are natural remedies on the market that can enhance and accentuate areas of the body so that you will be more satisfied with your looks overall. Read more about how people are choosing to enhance their bodies naturally and avoiding risky health decisions by having surgery.


Safe Vaping Battery And Charging Advice For Families

I make no secret of the fact that I am a huge supporter of vaping, both as a way of cutting down on traditional cigarettes, and as a support for actually giving up smoking altogether. I witnessed my husband able to give up a 30+ cigarettes a day habit by using an e-cigarette, and this was something that has both improved his health and led to a fairly massive monetary saving.

Vaping is a cheaper option than smoking cigarettes, and one which certainly smells a lot fresher, but if you are thinking of vaping, there are some safety measures you need to be aware of, especially if you have young children living in your home. In the same way that you wouldn’t leave cigarettes, lighters and matches unattended where children are around, there are safety considerations that you need to remember, particularly when it comes to storage and safe charging of your e-cigarette. Fortunately E-Cig Wizard have put together a battery safe guide that gives lots of useful tips on how to store and charge your battery safely, and they are going to be expanding on this further this summer with a safe vaping guide.

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So what do you need to remember when it comes to looking after your E-Cigarette? An important point is that you only use the charger that came with your e-cig, even if you have another one that will fit. The safest way to charge your e-cig is by using a charging bag (Ecigwizard sell one for just £4.20, which is so affordable for peace of mind.) Another point that you might not consider is that you should not over excessively charge the battery. This is not your mobile phone that you can leave on charge overnight, you should probably restrict charging to an hour or two, no longer.

It stands to reason that all paraphenalia linked to e-cigs should be kept well out of the way of young children, whether they are being charged or not. Use a high shelf in an out of the way place when charging, children are curious and will look at anything that seems to be interesting, so basically hiding these from young eyes is a good idea.

You can find a lot more hints and tips related to charging your vape battery by clicking here. Look out for a post all about safe use of vape liquid tomorrow.

5 Healthy Tips for Lowering High Blood Pressure

A healthy human being has 4.7 to 5 liters of blood flowing in their veins and arteries. This amount of blood is maintained constantly and when a person drinks water, it gets into the arteries. The body losses water through processes such as perspiration, urination and breathing. The extent to which arteries are and veins are filled with blood determines a person’s blood pressure. Generally, a blood pressure reading comprises diastolic and systolic numbers. Diastolic, which is the denominator in the reading, shows the pressure that hits the arteries in between heart beats.

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Systolic is numerator in the reading and it shows the pressure on arteries as the heart beats. Diastolic readings are often lower than the systolic readings. Much attention is paid to systolic readings because these pose higher risks. High blood pressure can damage blood vessels including capillaries in body organs such as the heart and brain, causing serious damage, even death. Since maintaining the pressure at normal levels is critical and needs to be done throughout life, it is important to do it naturally. Here are easy natural ways to maintain a healthy blood pressure:


  1. Pay attention to what you eat

Changing your diet is one of best way to maintain a normal blood pressure. Instead of eating foods that are high in cholesterol, opt for foods rich in calcium, potassium and magnesium.  These nutrients are important in maintaining a healthy heart and maintaining normal blood pressure. Each day, ensure that you eat foods that provide these kind of nutrients and take a lot of water. To enhance your nutrient intake, you may consider taking specific supplements. For instance supplements with fish oil side effects can help enhance healthy cholesterol and reduce triglyceride levels in the blood, leading to a healthy blood pressure.

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  1. Reduce amount of sodium in your food

Further, reduce your intake of sodium. Though debate over sodium and blood pressure exists because a change in salt intake creates varying results, studies have established that high salt intake causes the body to retain water. Persons who are aged 40 and above or those in families that have high blood pressure history need to limit their sodium intake to at least 1,500 milligrams per day. The best way to do this is keep off fast foods and processed foods as those have high amounts of salt.


  1. Make exercise part your daily routine

Exercise doesn’t have to be complicated. Rather than waiting until you have modern equipment to begin exercising, just start off with taking walks. Studies have shown that engaging in moderate activities like dancing, walking, playing tennis or golf or swimming helps lower blood pressure significantly. Exercising is so powerful such that it delivers immediate and lasting benefits to your body that no other change in lifestyle provides. For people who have not been living active lives, it is best to start with 10 minute exercises per day and keep increasing until they reach half an hour, 5 days a week. Keep off activities that make you strain as those can course sudden exertion leading to a heart attack.


  1. Reduce your sugar and caffeine intake

Many studies show that sugar including processed one can cause atherosclerosis. This is a situation where a sticky material piles along arterial walls, making the arteries narrow and increasing blood pressure. Sugar also spikes insulin levels. High insulin has been liked to increased triglycerides, diabetes, bad cholesterol and high blood pressure. Caffeine can also increase blood pressure in some people. To tell whether you are sensitive to caffeine, take your blood pressure before taking caffeine and take it again within half an hour after taking caffeine. If there is a five to ten point increase, then your blood pressure might be affected by caffeine and it is advisable to quit caffeine intake gradually.  


  1. Improve your mental health

Each blood pressure case has the adrenaline hormone involved. This hormone rushes into the blood when one experiences flight, fear, fright or fight. When in the blood, the adrenaline constricts the arteries, causing a temporary rise in blood pressure.Repressed anger, fear and frustration are some of hypertension and heart disease risk factors. These emotions trigger the release of cortisol, a stress hormone in the blood. On the other hand, cortisol signals the body to produce more blood platelets that can clump up to create clots.  This is why extended periods under stress or pressure are risky. If you are at risk of blood pressure, seeking psychotherapy is important to identify emotional pain points might be causing the physical disease.