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Understanding Deep Vein Thrombosis: Risk Factors, Signs, and Management

Recently I heard that a family member in her early 50s was being seen by a doctor for DVT and that she was hoping that there was a more natural way of dealing with it than the medications her doctor was prescribing. When I had digested this scrap of family ''information,'' I thought about my own lax position (denial, really) and how it would make sense for me to make some changes in my life while I still have some shreds of health and potential fitness. And, of course, I have inherited my mother's compulsive pop reading habit (in my case, the Internet mostly). So, I decided to research and write an article that would incorporate some preventative and alternative health principles into my life that might make DVT somewhat less likely to catch up with me than is likely the case now. I would also like to see our family member above and others benefit from these principles if they decide that they want to. Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) is a critical health concern that af

25 Ways To Recycle, Repurpose or Reuse Old CDs

    Here are 25 creative ways to repurpose, recycle, or reuse old CDs (compact discs): Coasters : Use the shiny side of the CD as a coaster. You can decorate the non-shiny side with artwork or photos. Mosaic Art: Break CDs into small pieces and create mosaic designs on various surfaces, such as flower pots, picture frames, or mirrors Reflective Bird Scare: Hang old CDs in your garden to create reflective surfaces that scare away birds and protect your plants   Desk Ornaments: Decorate your desk by using CDs as the base for small sculptures or decorative items Spinners or Mobiles: Create hanging decorations by stringing together CDs with fishing line. Hang them near windows for a sparkling effect. Jewelry: Cut CDs into small, interesting shapes and turn them into unique jewelry pieces like earrings or pendants. Gift Tags: Cut small shapes from old CDs to make shiny and reflective gift tags. Christmas Ornaments: Cut CDs into festive shapes and hang them on your Christmas tree for a