Pool heat pumps are an increasingly popular method of warming a pool. They are eco friendly and have low operating expenses but there are some drawbacks.
What precisely is a Heat Pump?
A heat pump is a device for moving heat from one location to another. In the case of pool heat pumps heat is taken from the surrounding air and moved to the pool water. A heat pump can in addition be utilized to extract heat from pipes sunk into the ground as is usually the situation when a heat pump is used for a home heating system. The performance of air source heat pumps declines with the air temperature and ice formation is a problem at low temperatures. Continue reading →
A support system is an integral part of any personal journey and weight loss is as challenging of a personal journey as they come. A good and strong support system will help you stay on course and will keep you focused on the goals you have set. It will motivate you to take on tough challenges and it will foster personal growth by maximizing your accomplishments and minimizing your setbacks. Continue reading →
A new treatment for weight loss is announced in the article below. This is a temporary gastric balloon that is swallowed and inflated in the stomach where it can stay for 12 weeks. Up to three balloons can be used and they will make the patient feel full and eat less. As they are temporary the aim is help patients change their eating behavior long term as well as help short term weight loss.
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Weight-loss gastric balloon pill launched across UK
The Guardian, on Tue, 21 Jan 2014 03:37:30 -0800
A new weight–loss balloon that can be swallowed in a pill has been launched across the UK. Unlike other gastric balloon treatments, Obalon does not require invasive surgery. Instead, in a 10-minute procedure, patients swallow a capsule the size of a …
Getting fit is popular these days and more and more people starting an exercise routine. Unfortunately many people start exercising without taking account of their age or fitness level. They then end up ripping their muscles and causing other problems with their bodies. Of course once they hurt themselves, they tend to stop their exercise routine. So if you are going to start working out you need a work out plan. Below we cover a few ways for you to begin exercising without over doing it. Continue reading →
If you want to maximize the health benefits of having a swimming pool you will need to heat it (in almost all locations). One option you might consider is using solar power.
Solar pool heaters employ solar energy to heat your pool/spa. This obviously has the major advantage of being free and at the same time very environmentally friendly.
There are additional advantages also:
System will last – A solar pool heater will last a long time and hence maximize the return on your investment. This is illustrated by the fact that some manufacturers offer 15 year guarantees. Continue reading →
There are two types of Tinnitus, basically those where there is a real noise which can be heard by a doctor and those where the sufferer is perceiving a sound that does not really exist. These are known as:
“Objective Tinnitus” which can be caused by problems in arteries in the neck, eustachian tube, middle ears or the jaw. If a doctor can treat the cause the Tinnitus will be cured.
“Subjective Tinnitus” which can be caused by numerous factors although exposure to load noise is a common cause. Whilst the causes are known it is still not fully understood why sufferers hear a noise that is not real, so there’s is no specific treatment. This is estimated to account for 95% of Tinnitus sufferers. Continue reading →
Tinnitus (ringing in the ears) is a condition that a great many people suffer from. It is normally a constant ear ringing but can also be buzzing or hissing etc. While millions of people suffer from this affliction, very little progress has been made on a cure. There are several herbal and homeopathic remedies such as “Tinnitus Control” on the market as well as many self help guides. Here we look at one of these in some detail – the “Tinnitus Miracle” program. This program promises that people can get rid of their tinnitus in a couple of months. Continue reading →
Here are some things you might need to know if you suffer from hearing loss or from Tinnitus, as you may need a hearing aid. Making a good decision regarding a hearing aid, especially if it to be used as a tinnitus treatment, takes a bit of thinking. Making an appointment with your local clinic may help you choose the right decision. You can obviously get expert opinion and facts from your doctor. Sadly, most people that realize that they have hearing loss try to fix the problem themselves. To begin improving the way that you hear the world around you, it begins with research and actually trying a hearing device. To help you make an educated decision, we are going to discuss the inner workings of hearing aids. Continue reading →
Below we will share some valuable ideas that should enable you to pursue a healthy, successful way to lose a few unwanted pounds. You may have been on a weight reduction plan for some time, but with a few tips from us, you will be better equipped to withstand snacking habits and be able to burn off fat more rapidly. Continue reading →
When it comes to losing weight, you’ve got plenty of options. Each day, we hear about some new fad diet. Take a look at the bookstores and you’ll see a section just for books on weight loss and diets. The Paleo diet plan is one of the diets you might be thinking about trying. This diet is based on the diet that humans during the Paleolithic era were thought to have consumed. There are some holes in the logic, sure, but many people have used it to help them get healthy and lose weight. So if you’re wondering if you can benefit from the Paleo diet, keep reading. Continue reading →
Going far outside the norm in pursuit of health and looking fit still goes on today and probably always will, and this is where people get into trouble. What usually happens with so many is they have read something that has been passed around as gospel and they believe it. Fad diets, odd weight loss tips, fitness crazes, etc are the result of people buying into too many myths when it comes to the level of health they are hoping to achieve. In the following paragraphs we are going to talk about three specific health myths and what the truth actually is about them. Continue reading →
This video looks at the latest way of losing weight and improving health – fasting. Actually it means eating only 500 calories on two days a week, the rest of the time you can eat whatever you like. The results can be impressive but this is not just about weight loss it is also about dramatically improving health. Watch the video and see what you think!