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  • Atlanta Yoga
    370 words
    The Rhythm of Your Breath. The Atlanta Yoga is a studio that is housed in a loft located in Midtown West. Atlanta Yoga has been opened for about six years and it offers many levels of yoga classes for the public. According to Ms. Adele Gale, the owner and director, Atlanta Yoga does not have a formal mission but is there to spread the form of yoga known as Ashtanga, which in Sanskrit means the eighth limb. This form of yoga works with synchronization of deep rhythmic breathing and movements. By ...
  • Tcm Believes In Hot And Cold Foods
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    TCM, or Traditional Chinese Medicine, can be traced as far back as 1000 BC, where stone acupuncture needles were believed to be used. Texts from that period also talked of Yin and Yang and other concepts. The first written work on TCM is titled the Yellow Emperor's Inner Classic, Huang di Newijing (Gascoigne 11). This book was written in 300 BC, but entries date back to the early 2700's BC. The book is still used in universities of Chinese Medicine around the world and is often called the bible ...
  • Conium In Bruises To The Breast
    620 words
    A bruise is one of the most common types of injury. It occurs when there is a blow or fall that causes small blood vessels to break under the skin. The discoloration and swelling in the skin are caused by the blood seeping into the tissue. The symptoms are pain, a redness that later turns blue, then green, then brown and yellow before fading away. Cold compresses or ice are useful immediately after the injury. This reduces local bleeding and swelling. If the bruise is on the extremities elevate ...
  • One Hundred Sixty Thousand Calories
    469 words
    People are, by nature, very gullible, nieve and border on ignorance. There are very few that strive for understanding. Most accept what is told them by friends, the media and the government without question. Take for, instance, the calorie. Millions of Americans read the labels of food containers and worry endlessly about the number of calories that a food contains. This is a classic example of human ignorance. How can one worry about something and not know what it is, where it comes from, and w...
  • Heat Loss From The Body
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    At different environmental conditions, the internal parts of the body are maintained at a constant temperature. These internal parts are together referred to as the body core. A layer of fatty tissue under the skin surrounds the core, fat is a good insulator of heat and slows down heat exchange between the core and the environment. In other words, the fat layer acts like a blanket around the body. Humans are endothermic and strive to maintain a constant body temperature regardless of the tempera...
  • Temperature Of The Refrigerant
    462 words
    What is Refrigeration? In general, refrigeration is defined as any process of "HEAT REMOVAL". More specifically, refrigeration is defined as the branch of science that deals with the process of reducing and maintaining the temperature of a space or material below the temperature of the surroundings. To accomplish this, heat must be removed from the body being refrigerated and transferred to another body whose temperature is below that of the refrigerated body. Since heat will always move from a ...
  • Three Percent Of Their Weight To Dehydration
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    The Creep and the Danger it Creates The amount of sweat secreted varies from individual to individual; however, everyone becomes more adapt at sweating with extended exposure to hot and humid climates. This process of heat is not unlike acclimatization to altitude. The longer you are exposed to a situation, the better your body will adapt to it. In the case of heat, it takes about two weeks to complete the acclimatization process. This is why it is often so difficult to run in hot weather races ...
  • Jackass Penguin
    518 words
    Future. When one hears that word, one thinks of towering skyscrapers piercing the clouds, swift hovercrafts emitting beeping noises, and servile robots on wheels. But a thought that is not popular amongst human minds is what the future holds in store for animals, much less jackass penguins. The purpose of this paper is to inform you of the possible adaptations that the jackass penguin could evolve in the future. As you will see, the environment is a major component in evolution. Let us take a jo...

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