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  1. African Wild Life "Live Cam"

    Lots of Elephants at Tembe
  2. Friday Night Video's

    R.I.P. Malcolm Young
  3. caintry boy

    The fact is... this is not directly related to the heart problems. It's the diabetes. Everything snow balls, and the thin blood doesn't help that much. Diabetics suffer from PAD. Peripheral Artery disease. This phenomenon, caused by high sugars, causes blood vessels to shrink. Smaller arteries equal less blood flow, even with the thin blood because the capillaries shrink also to the point that they, basically, become worthless. The thin blood equals lower blood pressure and lower blood pressure means the blood, even thin blood doesn't have enough pressure behind it to force it to the extremities. Toes are the most susceptible. In extreme cases, fingers can also exhibit similar problems. The snow ball effect goes something like this: Over time, the diabetic develops numbness or nephropathy in the feet. It becomes uncomfortable to do as much exercising or even walking. They begin to sit more. When a person is sitting they "pinch" bloodflow and reduce the blood pressure in their legs (and toes). The "excessive" setting and the reduction in blood pressure/flow is manifested as water retention/swelling of the legs and feet. Tingling is pretty normal at this point. Sometimes the patient will notice they start feeling dizzy when then stand up after sitting for awhile. This is caused by the higher pressure blood from the upper body rushing into the lower pressure or the legs and feet... thus quickly dropping pressure in the brain - which causes the dizziness. Everything equalizes in about 2 seconds and the feeling goes away... except for, perhaps, a few stray artifacts in the vision that may last a few seconds more. Unfortunately, none of this is really reversible. It's a bell that cannot be unrung. You can't go back in time and not become a diabetic. You just have to manage it. I'm guessing that your doctors have given you exercises and advice. Do what they say. If they haven't given you specifics, you might want to ask. My suggestion would be to make sure you never sit for more than, say, 45 minutes at a stretch. Try to be standing and moving for at least 10 minutes out of each hour (moving is better than standing still). The moving of the muscles in your legs give them a better chance to move the blood through the extremities. The better condition your muscles are in, the better blood flow is regulated. If you need to be "down" for a sustained period of time, it is better to be lying down (preferable with your feet at least as high as your heart). Not being folded at the hips avoids the "pinching" that causes the low blood pressure in the legs and feet. Recliners are a little better than sitting, but not as good as laying with your feet up.
  4. caintry boy

    Obviously your doctor really likes you. He is apparently building a replica of you - one piece at a time.
  5. caintry boy

    Your timing is off a week. The Frankenstein costume would have been perfect last week.
  6. caintry boy

    Raising of blood pressure is not good. Stop looking at that dress!
  7. Being logged in as the Administrator and running as Administrator are two different things. Right click on the program and select "Run as administrator" https://support.malwarebytes.com/docs/DOC-1262
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