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Things To Maintain Your Health

2019-02-27T05:33:10+00:00

A lot of things play a task in staying healthy. In turn, the physiological condition will decrease your risk of developing certain diseases. These hold heart condition, stroke, some cancers, and injuries. Learn what you'll be able to do to keep up your and your family’s health.

The path to improved health

Eat healthily

What you eat is closely connected to your health. Balanced nutrition has many benefits. By creating healthier food decisions, you can prevent or treat some conditions. These include heart disease, stroke, and diabetes. A healthy diet will assist you in reducing and lowering your steroid alcohol, as well.

Get regular exercise

Exercise will aid stop heart disease, stroke, diabetes, and colon cancer. It will cure to treat depression, osteoporosis, and high blood pressure. People who exercise also get injured less often. Routine exercise will cause you to feel taller and keep your weight in check. Try to move for thirty to hour concerning five times every week. Remember, any extent of exercise is healthier than none.

Lose weight if you’re overweight

Many Americans are overweight. Carrying an excessive amount of weight will increase your risk for many health conditions. These include:

  • high blood pressure
  • high cholesterol
  • type 2 diabetes
  • heart disease
  • stroke
  • some cancers
  • gallbladder disease.

Being overweight also can lead to weight-related injuries. An obvious downside is an inflammatory disease within the weight-bearing joints, like your spine, hips, or knees. There are many belongings you might try and assist you in reducing and keeping it off.

 

Protect your skin

Sun exposure is linked to skin cancer. This is the first common kind of disease within the  US. It’s best to limit some time spent within the sun. Be sure to wear protecting article of clothing and hats after you are outside. Use sunblock year-around on exposed skin, like your face and hands. It protects your skin and helps stop carcinoma. Choose a broad-spectrum emollient that blocks each UVA and UVB rays. It should be at least an SPF 15. Do not sunbathe or use tanning booths.

Practice safe sex

Safe sex is excellent for your emotional and physical health. The safest style of sex is between a pair of those who solely pair with one another. Use protection to prevent sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). Condoms are the most effective form of prevention. Talk to your doctor if you wish to be tested for STDs.

Don’t smoke or use tobacco

Smoking and tobacco use are harmful habits. They can cause heart condition and mouth, throat, or lung cancer. They also are leading factors of emphysema and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). The sooner you quit, the better.

Limit how much alcohol you drink

Men ought to don't have any quite a pair of drinks every day. Women ought to don't have any quite one drink every day. One bottle is equal to 12 ounces of beer, 5 ounces of wine, or 1.5 ounces of liquor. Too much alcohol can damage your liver. It can cause some cancers, such as throat, liver, or pancreas cancer. Alcohol abuse additionally contributes to deaths from automotive wrecks, murders, and suicides.

Things To Maintain Your Health2019-02-27T05:33:10+00:00

Managing Your Web Site With Mercurial

2019-02-23T06:12:30+00:00

The Mercurial source control system for (nearly) every one of my free software projects. Recently, I began using it to manage all of my web sites. If you are like me, you likely have a web server and SQL server of some sort running on your desktop, permitting you to work locally.

I make many frequent changes to my sites. Sometimes things don't go so well for various reasons. I may need to roll back changes that I made to something, get my site mirrored in a hurry if its getting an abnormal amount of visits, change hosts in a hurry, lots of other things. Mercurial helps with everything.

Now I can work locally and just 'hg push' my changes to my server, make changes on the server and easily 'hg pull' them to my local copy, or merge if I've modified the same files in both places. I can quickly grab a whole copy of my web site to setup a mirror on many other systems, or even quickly produce patches to send upstream to free software projects (like Wordpress, phpbb, etc).

Managing Your Web Site With Mercurial2019-02-23T06:12:30+00:00

An Epic Fail In Webmastering

2019-02-23T06:12:36+00:00

The short version is, my site has been down for over two weeks and it took me a week and a half to even notice it. That, of course describes fail number one and fail number two, but there’s plenty more fail where that came from!

It all began when I started shifting around some of my own accounts in order to free up some IP addresses. Some of the domains had expired, some did not need their own IP and then there was this site, echoreply.us that had its own IP and I could not figure out why. So, I moved it to the main system IP, went to bed and forgot all about it.

What I completely forgot was that I had a 4 1/2 year old trial SSL certificate installed, and the stupid dolt that lives on my server (we’ll just say its name rhymes with zeb ghost scavenger) happily let me move the site to the main shared IP, despite the server name vhost also using it.

An Epic Fail In Webmastering2019-02-23T06:12:36+00:00

Goofing Off In Epoch Proportions

2019-02-23T06:12:45+00:00

Re-writing one of my tools that will be included with my extended ext3cow tool set, something to help translate epoch (UNIX stamps) to standard calendar dates. The tool also settles races, telling you which file in a group has the latest modification date.

For those of you who don’t know about the UNIX epoch, its simply the number of seconds that have lapsed since January 1, 1970. Despite the difficulty of determining this and plotting accurate time lapses almost 40 years ago and to a period where cell phones and mobile broadband didn’t exist yet, I was convinced of trying it.

Goofing Off In Epoch Proportions2019-02-23T06:12:45+00:00

Why I Use My Own DNS Resolvers

2019-02-23T06:12:55+00:00

For those of you who do care, but don’t know, DNS is what translate domain names into IP addresses and vice versa. If you type ‘www.google.com’ in your browser, a DNS server (somewhere) is going to need to translate ‘www.google.com’ into an IP address so that a socket connection can be established.

The reverse of that (reverse DNS) translates an IP address into a meaningful name. For instance, ‘echoreply.us’ translates to 216.146.142.235, yet a direct lookup for the reverse (PTR) entry for that same IP translates to ’s1.echoreply.us’ which is the name of the computer that hosts ‘echoreply.us’.

Why I Use My Own DNS Resolvers2019-02-23T06:12:55+00:00

Avoiding ‘scope creep’

2019-02-23T06:11:47+00:00

Anyone who has worked as a consultant knows the dreaded phrase ‘scope creep’, a euphemism employed to describe a situation where a customer is (usually) attempting to get services for free.

Scope creep can be rather difficult to spot, usually a consultant does not realize the amount of services that they’ve provided for free until the end of the job when they divide the amount they were paid by the number of hours that they worked. When your time is your product, you must be careful to not give it away.

Avoiding ‘scope creep’2019-02-23T06:11:47+00:00