Monthly Archives: March 2014

The Harmful Effects Of Watching TV

TurnOffTVWhile TV is proven to be a useful invention, it is also known for its harmful impact on mankind. Experts say that TV or watching too much TV has and continue to cause stunted personal development among its patrons. In fact, there are other health and wellness disadvantages which spring from it. The most common of them are as follows.

1) Watching TV decreases the level of our alert consciousness – As we watch shows that trigger emotions like anger, fear and sadness, our alert consciousness level tends to decrease heaps.

2) Watching TV develops addiction in us – Ever felt hooked to a TV series? When we don’t want to miss a certain episode for that matter, we remain glued to the tube instead of doing more worthwhile things like hitting the gym or engaging in other physical activities.

3) Sleep deprivation and social exclusion – Staying up late to watch a show regularly can break our healthy sleeping patterns. Consequently, we can develop insomnia. There are some people who find more joy in watching TV than talking to your family and friends. With that, they are unable to communicate verbally and relate well their emotions. In a deeper sense, the drama series or movies that we watch on TV becomes the reality for us as we watch TV more than socialize with others.

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Dental Endodontics: Your Freedom From Teeth Destruction Loss

Teeth loss is inevitable. However, experiencing it earlier than expected is not normal and helpful. This is specifically true when you’re still young. Teeth loss can be prevented through dental endodontics. It is an area of dentistry which deals with the treatment of teeth from the inside out. To most patients, endodontics is popularly known as root canal therapy. Root canal therapy is just a procedure it involves and not its entirety. Endodontics also includes other things like the right care for your gums and teeth.

When a part of your tooth starts decaying, the rest of it can still be kept from total damage. This is done by taking the damaged pulp and nerves out so that it will not cause any further infection. The pulp is the substance that gives life to the teeth. Its removal can cause the affected teeth to be dull in color. Nonetheless, it will still allow the teeth to remain erected and functional for a longer period of time.

Apart from sucking the damaged pulp and nerves out of the tooth, dental endodontics or root canal also includes the cleaning and the decontamination of the hollowed area. More often than not, this is followed by the sealing of the hole that resulted from the procedure. Dental crowns are usually used for this sealing process. The latter aims at fortifying the treated tooth so as to keep it from cracking.

Surgery, treatment of dental trauma and proper teeth care are other procedures involved in endodontics. Like root canal therapy, they all aim at preserving your teeth even though they have been slightly damaged by tooth decay, cracks, chips or what have you.