How The Valsalva Maneuver Works

By Richard N. Fogoros, MD Updated July 03, 2019 Medically reviewed by a board-certified physician The Valsalva maneuver is a technique which anybody can learn, that has several practical uses in medicine and in everyday life. The Valsalva maneuver is useful for transiently increasing the tone of the vagus nerve, and also for transiently increasing the pressure in theContinue reading “How The Valsalva Maneuver Works”

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9 Powerful Health Benefits of Cumin – weight loss

SUMMARY: You can get many of cumin’s benefits just by using small amounts as seasoning. Other benefits may only be available at supplemental doses. 6. May Promote Weight Loss and Fat Reduction Concentrated cumin supplements have helped promote weight loss in a few clinical studies.One study of 88 overweight women found that yogurt containing 3Continue reading “9 Powerful Health Benefits of Cumin – weight loss”

Leftover Rice

Sometimes simple tastes so good. I’ve been missing rice for a while. Peas too, been missing them. The fresh tomato add-on creates a juicy component to this simple rice. Nice! Makes 7 cups

Mystery Sickness?

How I got so sick so fast is a mystery. Finally had an outpatient cardio echogram today to see if the infection in the lung spread to the heart. The Cleveland Clinic made me accept responsibility for payment or wait 10 days for the insurance company to approve it (Anthem Blue shield). It was orderedContinue reading “Mystery Sickness?”