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Viagra the Blue pill by Andrei Kiriakov

Viagra the Blue pill

The Blue pill or Magic pill sold under the names Viagra, Revatio and generically under various other names was approved by the FDA (Food and Drug Administration) in 1998 as the first non-surgical treatment option for erectly dysfunction that doesn't require be inserting or injecting directly in the man's penis. Viagra which brand name is sildenafil citrate surprisingly, such modern and innovative was nearly discovered by accident. Originally, the drug was tested by Pfizer Pharmaceuticals as a heart medication. Those studies were stopped in 1992 due to unsatisfactory results of the medication in patients suffering from chest pain.

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Warm-up before any physical activity by Lao Xu Jin

Preparing for Meditation - ( Image by Dr. Blog )

Mobility is the Key: Relieve Your Hips, Prevent Back Pain

Sitting at a desk for hours on end can shorten the muscles around your hips and thighs and eventually lead to significant back pain. To prevent this, you should take five minutes every day to retrain those important muscle groups.

Over 90% of all adults will experience back pain at some point in their lives. Back pain is costly in terms of medical visits and missed work, but also because it can decrease your ability to perform and participate in activities you…

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Water, The substance of life!!! by Fotopoulou Sophia

Water is a fundamental part of our lives. Very often, we forget how completely we depend on it. Human survival dependents on water. Water is essential for life; experts rank it as second only to oxygen. The average adult body is 55 to 75% water. 2/3 of our body weight is water. A human embryo is more than 80% water. A newborn baby is 74% water. The water we drink literally becomes a part of us. Since such a large percentage of our bodies is water, water must obviously figure heavily in how our bodies function. We need lots of…

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Wound healing by Yannis Vassilopoulos

Wound healing

This work will exploit alternative ways to wound healing. Excluding the accidental causes of wounds (cuts, scrapes, thermal injuries, burns e.t.c) there are people who are associated with a high risk factor due to age, malnourishment (vitamin and trace element deficiencies), use of steroids, radiation, chemotherapy, diabetes, smoking, weight loss and obesity. Wounds may also appear as a side-effect to certain medications. These are temporary, dose-dependent and normally stated on the S.P.C (summary of product characteristics) of the drug. Some of the following may be taken in order to speed up the healing time prior to surgery. While some minor…

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