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Are you tired? Hug a tree for energy
June 24, 2017
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It is desirable to do it early in the morning, because that is when the trees have the greatest amount of energy. What you choose to embrace must be in the right shape, obviously strong. No matter what grows apart from others.

If you are tired, oppressed, and want to gain strength, approach the tree on its southern side . Touch his forehead with his forehead, palm up his palms at the height of his head, and then squeeze it to his entire body. Deliberately ask him to give you energy, relax, and imagine how every breath in your body passes through a silver or blue stream. Stay for three minutes, then thank the tree for help.

If, on the contrary, you are too excited mentally, step on to the tree on the north side , lay on it with your back and lower down your hands, touch the trunk with your palms.

Trees that take away the negative energy are: aspen, chestnut, poplar, willow, fir, octy, juniper.

If you are both restless and exhausted, look for salvation with some spruce . The energy of the tree is so great that when you jerk, you can just hold a cone between your palms. The squeal will teach you how to control your emotions and make you think more philosophically about life.

Even if you do not believe in treatment by communicating with certain trees, keep in mind that phytotherapy is based largely on the beneficial properties of phytoncides – volatile substances formed by leaves and evergreen needles. Therefore, while standing next to a pine, spruce or oak, one inevitably increases his self-esteem .

Some trees are neutral, others give strength to the body, the third, on the contrary, they take it away . The most powerful donors are:

Oak. Since ancient times, it has been considered the strongest of all trees, capable of clearing thoughts and suggesting the right path. Do you have to make an important decision? Get back to some oak.

Pine. It boosts tone and immunity, acts as an antidepressant. The bad thing is that it can seriously harm people with a sick heart and migraine sufferers.

Maple. Relieves painful conditions, neutralizes emotional breakdowns, gives peace of mind.

Birch . It calms down, makes peace and gives a lot of energy from 5 am to 9 am.

Acacia . It is especially useful for women. Those who are deprived of the happiness of being mothers should seek help from the acacia.

The Three Week Diet Plan Review
June 19, 2017
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I was recently reviewing some products and came across one that I really really like. It is called the Three Week Diet Plan. The reason I liked it is for one I have always been on the bigger sizes of life and I know and understand exactly how frustrating it can be to be bigger. The clothes are hard to find and when you do find some that fit you they are not as cute. And do not fit right on your body even when you do buy the right size. Simply because every one has their own unique body, with different curves in different areas. Then you have issues with certain chairs and benches. Either you worry about breaking them and hoping your butt is not to big to fit in between the arm rests, with out hurting your self that is. Or knocking things over because your too big to squeeze thru some things. These are just a few of the everyday problems that you go thru. The  worst part is how people look at you. Not all people understand that some people are not big because they eat a lot or do not exercise enough. Unfortunately for most of us it is in the genes. No matter how little we eat or how much we exercise the stress in our life alone can cause major obesity. Over weight comes from many different reasons. Well I believe I have found the answer.

The three week diet helps you in several different ways to melt away the unwanted fat and extra pounds. It promises that you will lose at least  twenty one pounds in just twenty one days or it is free! That alone you can not beat. So there is no gambling on rather or not you will benefit from this. It is not like your old traditional doctors advice …. eat less…… work out more! This is a secret diet plan that gurus, body builders, and even celebrities use to drop the body fat fast for up coming movies and events.  So I give this a Huge Fat Thumbs UP! Try it out and keep me updated on how things are going for you! Click the link and get started on the brand new you today!https://tinyurl.com/http-3weekdietlb1 Good Luck!

Crossfit for Beginners – Post 3 – Day 2 Work Out
June 18, 2017
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Welcome to the third instalment of my Cross Fit For Beginners Series starting with Day 2 Like I have said I am leaving out the rest days so take as many as you need in between the workouts, Check out my second instalment for more information.

Day 2

Warm Up –

  • Run 400m / 0.25miles (if you cannot run then 4 minutes of any cardio can be substituted)
  • 4 rounds of 15 second intervals
    • Lunge Step Alternative Left and Right
    • Push Ups
    • Sit Ups
    • Squats

Work Out –

  • 15-minute ladder
    • Sit Ups
    • Burpees
    • Squats

Note 1 – 4 rounds of 15 second intervals means you do 15 seconds of each work out 4 times meaning you will have done 1 minute of Lunge steps, Push ups, Squats and sit ups by the end of it. You are aiming for speed but also technique, if you were competing incomplete reps do not count so make sure you stay on form.

Note 2 – Ladder – A ladder means you will do one of each workout followed by two of each workout then 3 of each workout and so on and so forth until you run out of time. 15 minutes may not sound too bad but this can be brutal so make sure you keep an eye on your form and hydrate as much as you need to.

 

For many people Burpees are a big obstacle because they are horrible and nobody wants to do them but power through it, no one hates burpees as much as I do. When I was 18 years old I went to the gym with my sister who was super fit and 10 years older than me. We were doing a circuits class and although at that age I was slim I was not fit or strong and I had no idea how to do a burpee, I was at the burpee station and was trying my best when some old man pointed at me in the middle of the whole class and said ‘She’s not doing her Burpees property’ to the instructor. I was mortified and now I think of him every time I do a burpee. When I started this program, I had learned how to do a Burpee correctly but could only do one at a time and had to stop in between reps, now on a good day, I can do 10 without stopping which is something I never thought I could do. It’s these clear signs of progress that really keep you going with Cross Fit. So if you are looking at this thinking no way, just try it take it one at a time, just do what you can in the time and try to beat it next time. Your only competition is yourself.

 

Crossfit for Beginners – Post 2 – Day 1 Work Out
June 18, 2017
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So as promised this is my second post about CrossFit for beginners and what I have been doing so far. The plan I am working through is a 101 day plan including rest days so basically three months.

The first thing I will say is that it has taken me a lot longer than 101 days as I have been running as well as working through this plan and I have stopped and started from the start again once, but I am not worried about that, what I would advise it to just work through the work outs, if you miss a few days just pick up where you left off. For that reason, I am going to leave out the rest days as I think you need to listen to your body.

When you first start, especially if you are new to body weight exercises you will probably be in quite a bit of pain after your first few workouts so make sure you give yourself a few days rest in between to get your body used to it. That being said don’t be scared to train when sore, as long as you can’t work through it and your form isn’t affected then you don’t have to wait to be pain free.

Day 1.

Warm Up –

  • Run 400m / 0.25miles (if you cannot run then 4 minutes of any cardio can be substituted)
  • 4 minutes AMRAP (As Many Reps as Possible)
    • 5 Push ups
    • 10 Squats
    • 20 Jumping jacks

Workout –

  • Run 400m
  • 40 Squats
  • 30 Sit Ups
  • 20 Push Ups
  • 10 Burpees

Record the time it takes you to complete the work out element as you will use this to compare your progress later on.

Note:- 4 minutes AMRAP – This means As Many Reps as Possible in 4 minutes, so you work through the steps until the time is up. 5 push ups, 10 squats, 20 jumping jacks, 5 push ups, 10 squats, 20 jumping jacks, 5 push ups and so on………

I accidentally timed the whole thing and I have done it twice which took 20:47 the first time and 17:35 the second which I was really happy with the improvement.

Treatment with onion instead of antibiotic
June 10, 2017
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Onions are one of the best natural antibiotics. Its qualities have been known since antiquity when it was used as a major drug against any illness.

Onion contains vitamins C, A, B, K, P. Its healing properties also come from the content of sulfur substances and phytoncides that kill germs and prevent illness. In addition to treatment, onions are also used as a preventative measure against diseases – an immune stimulant.

How to apply onion treatment

Consume fresh, because on heat treatment, the onion loses much of its beneficial properties. Both bulb and fresh green onions or onion juice, combined with lemon juice, garlic, honey and other vitamin products, are used.

Cotton swabs soaked with onion juice are very effective for runny nose. You can also make drops by mixing onion juice, lemon and saline.
Onion, crushed in a gauze or swab moistened with its juice, is placed on skin wounds, inflammations and burns.

A great anti-inflammatory agent is the onion alcoholic solution , which you can prepare yourself at home. A large chopped onion is filled with pure alcohol and left to stand for two weeks. Then strain and drink on a spoonful of coffee in the morning in fasting.

Straight pieces of onion and honey juice are mixed and taken each day by 1-2 tablespoons on an empty stomach.

Lemon juice and onion juice are placed on the hob while they are blooming and thus you can make inhalation that is useful for the respiratory tract and the skin.

Thanks to its anti-inflammatory properties and sulfur content, onions are a great remedy against skin infections, burns, pus, rashes, bruises, bites and insect stings. Also used for red throat, inflamed tonsils, cough.

Regular consumption of onions improves heartbeat , normalizes blood pressure and lowers cholesterol levels in the blood. Onion is also very beneficial to the digestive system, it helps the work of the bile, helps in gas and constipation, but in a more sensitive stomach it can cause irritation. It is believed that onions increase potency and fertility, also helps in the fight against cancer.

Onions are very common in cosmetics as well. It has a bleaching action and is used against acne, freckles, age spots, pigments, wrinkles. Onion juice makes the hair soft and shiny, also helps in hair loss.

Crossfit for Beginners – My journey so far
June 5, 2017
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So I have been trying to lose weight for 3 years now, well it will be three years when my son turns three on the 24th of June. I was 12 stone when I fell pregnant with him and 15.7 stone by the time I gave birth. I had an emergency C-Section and was petrified to train after having him which lasted a good 9 months. When I did finally start training again I was so weak it was just so depressing as I used to be really fit, running 6 days a week at my peak.

I tried lots of different things, I tried running, I tried joining a gym, I tried Freeletics (which was actually very good just wasn’t right for me at the time, I might do an article about that another time). Nothing really kept me interested so I wasn’t really losing any weight I got down to about 15 stone by this time last year but it was hardly anything to be excited about.

Then I watched a documentary about the cross fit games and I was blown away, these athletes were amazing. Of course, they were all younger than me but they were so fit and they looked nothing like the usual fitness models you see that are meant to inspire woman to get in shape.

They were muscular and sooooo strong, and suddenly my teenage dreams of wanting to be a super fit female WWE star came flooding back to me. I thought to myself that is what I want to look like, I have never wanted to be skinny, and I never will be with size HH cups. I would love to look like these woman, or even half way between where I am now and them.

So, in January I decided to give it a go, only in my garage as I am no way confident enough to go to classes and I live in the middle of nowhere so there aren’t any anyway. By March I had lost another half a stone and was down to 14 stone 7, but not only that my fitness was going through he roof, I was already running about twice a week maybe slow improvements but with the aid of the cross fit I could run much longer without stopping and at a faster pace, I was beating my post baby personal bests every week and I went from not being able to run for more than 4/5 minutes and a time to running 2 miles in 23 minutes nonstop.

When March hit I got ill, I still don’t know what it was but I couldn’t lift my head from the pillow I was weak and tired all the time and had to have a week of work in the end which I never do. I barley trained for all of March and didn’t really start back until April but I was suddenly scared to do cross fit anymore. I did one session on the 11th of April but other than that I stuck to running. Then I broke my toe at the start of May :/ . I have done 5 cross fit sessions since the 18th of May and I am starting to love it again. I am now at 14 stone 1lb (and that one lb never wants to budge). I am hoping that by continuing the CrossFit I will be able to get rid of the extra 2/3 stone that I don’t want to be carrying, and hopefully by sharing my experience here it will motivate me to keep going.

I will post the details of what I have been doing in my next post.

 

time for me to lose pounds for good
May 31, 2017
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Now for me to lose pounds what do I need to do one read on LB how other people are doing it to see how they are losing pounds , two does some one here on LB have poor mans way of losing pounds. why do I want to lose pounds ? because I look fat and I now can feel it that it starting to bug me. So number three for me is to cut out energy drink this will do a double benefit. How is this a double benefit? Here how it will do that by me quitting energy drinks one I will not gain any pounds from it, and the other benefit is I save money . This how It a double benefit for me. My next thing to do it some how between my job and my food cart find a way to walk for a half and hour I know this will help me lose pounds to. Other think I need to do is try new foods outs since I am a meet eater and this is hard for me to cut down at this time I had cut down any way because of my budget most of my money is going to my food cart so I can make money. so I think me cutting energy drinks certain food out and doing some walking every day should give me a start in getting me to lose pounds .One of my friend she afraid I have a heart attack if I do not lose pounds I keep telling her I can not have one because my medical insurance will not cover it. she does not like this kind of joke . but she right I do not want to go that route I am seeing to many people in the obiturays dieing around in their 50,s from heat attacks some of them I know were heavy hitter on energy drinks and coffee. and what my age now 55 that why I am going to start soon to lose pounds I just need the poor man way of losing pounds with food that I can like.Ok that it for now

Why Are People Snoring? Is it Healthy?
May 25, 2017
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My photo of a Hibiscus flower.

There are people, mostly men, who snore so loud.

Some snore like a huge truck that can not go uphill, or a vehicle that would not start its engine. They make a lot of noise distracting people from sleep. If your husband snores so loud, you can suffer from sleep deprivation. Everything would be affected the day after because you can not think or work well. You will feel like your head contains nothing! You will have a headache, can be weak to do things at home or in your workplace, or even think!

You wanted to sleep to get the needed boost in your body but you can not do it because you have an office work, or a deadline, or a qouta to meet, which your boss is pounding on you to achieve! All of these are the negative effects of having no sleep because your roommate or your husband snores so loud!

What are the reasons for snoring?

Medical professionals say that a person snores so loud because of the muscular structure at the pharynx or that part of the mouth where the air passes when one inhales or exhales; or when one breaths in and gets off air from the lungs when he exhales.

Some medical procedure is being done to remove that “extra” muscle at the pharynx that vibrates and produces sound when one is asleep.

Others say that snoring can be hereditary too. If parents snore, their children can have the tendency to snore too!

It is so alarming when your husband snores because it may lead to sleep apnea or deprivation of oxygen in the lungs. In this situation, there is a temporary cessation of breathing, which could be dangerous to the vital organs of the body because it is deprived of oxygen.

What to do to prevent snoring?

Aside from surgical procedure, there are so many gadgets being offered in the internet to prevent snoring.

Another is not to sleep right after eating dinner, because the digestive system will be affected. There are deaths that resulted to this when a person eats and sleeps immediately. Sometimes the pancreas is badly affected.

So, it is better be cautious than put your life in danger.

True love happiness forever EMOTIONS
May 23, 2017
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DO YOU BELIEVE IN TRUE LOVE FOREVER? IF YOU DO YOU HAVE BEEN FOOLED. LOVE IS AN EMOTION BROUGHT ON AND LOST EVERYDAY. SOME PEOPLE THINK THEY HAVE IT AND IT WILL LAST FOREVER. BUT OTHERS HAVE HAD IT AND SEEN IT SLIP AWAY. HEARTBROKEN THEY WONDER HOW. THEY SIT AND CRY. THEY FEEL LIKE LIFE IS OVER. THE PERSON THEY FELT THIS FOREVER LOVE HAS SOMEHOW LOST THERE LOVE THEY ONCE HAD. THEY CRUSH YOUR FEELINGS AND DON’T FEEL AN ONCE OF SADNESS FOR YOU. THEY MOVE ON , FINDING ANOTHER VICTIM TO BE WITH. AM I SAYING LIFE DOESN’T EXIST?? “YOU CREEP HOW COULD YOU SAY THIS” RIGHT! BUT HOLD ON THERE IS MILLIONS OF CASES OF PROOF. LOVE IS AN EMOTION A FLAME THAT CAN BE BLOWN OUT. HOWEVER  MANY PEOPLE CONTINUE ON UNTIL THEY DIE WANTING TO PROVE THE ODDS WRONG. THEY LIVE THROUGH LIFE TOGETHER LIGHTING THAT CANDLE AGAIN AND AGAIN AND THAT’S WHAT HAS TO HAPPEN IF YOU WANT TO SUCCEED AT LIVING TOGETHER UNTIL DEATH YOU PART. YOU CAN HAVE HAPPINESS AND LOVE AS LONG AS YOU UNDERSTAND IT IS NOT ALWAYS GOING TO BE THERE. YOU WILL NEED TO WORK AT IT. KEEP THAT LIGHTER HANDY AND KEEP RELIGHTING THAT FLAME. THERE WILL BE TIMES YOU WILL HAVE OTHER FORCES OF LOVE ENTERING YOUR WORLD. TRYING TO CAPTURE YOUR SOUL AND PULL YOU AWAY FROM WHO YOU ARE WITH. RESIST THEM BECAUSE WHAT IS ON THE OTHER SIDE IS NOT ALWAYS BETTER. YOU MAY HAVE CHILDREN AND THEY MAY LOOSE THERE LOVE AND RESPECT FOR YOU, THAT’S RIGHT YOUR OWN CHILDREN. REMEMBER LOVE IS AN EMOTION A FLAME IT CAN BE RE LIT . BUT ONLY IF IT IS THE PERSONS DESIRE. YOU CAN MAKE SOMEONE LOVE YOU. THEY MAY STRAY AND THERE IS NOTHING YOU CAN DO ABOUT IT. THEY MAY LOVE OTHERS MORE THAN YOU. THEY MAY FELLOWSHIP BETTER WITH OTHERS AND BE HAPPIER WITH OTHERS. IT WILL HURT YOU. YOU MAY WONDER WHY THE PAIN MAY BE SO DEEP. BUT REMEMBER IT IS AN EMOTION , A FLAME CAN CAN BE RE LIT. BUT ONLY IS WANTED BY BOTH SOULS. SO IN CLOSING I SAY IF THE EMOTION LOVE GETS LOST. TRY TO LIGHT THE FLAME AGAIN. IF IT IS OUT FOR GOOD MOVE ON. DON’T CONTINUE HURTING. CLOSE YOUR EYES STEP OUT OF THIS WORLD AND SEE THAT ONLY YOU CAN BE TRULY TRUSTED WITH YOUR EMOTIONS. YOU AND ONLY YOU ARE IN TOTAL CONTROL. IF YOU TRUST OTHERS WITH YOUR HEART YOU WILL TRULY FEEL HURT. BUT IT DOES NOT HAVE TO LAST FOREVER. LOVE AND BE LOVED BUT NEVER SURRENDER YOUR ENTIRE HEART . YOU NEED YOUR HEART AND GIVING IT AWAY AND BE catastrophic . KEEP THE EMOTION , KEEP THE FLAME KEEP THE LOVE BUT ALWAYS KEEP YOURSELF SAFE FROM HEARTACHE BY UNDERSTANDING YOU ARE YOUR OWN TRUE TRUST.

Effects of nuclear explosion on human earth
May 21, 2017
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The medical effects of the atomic bomb on Hiroshima upon humans can be put into the four categories below, with the effects of larger thermonuclear weapons producing blast and thermal effects so large that there would be a negligible number of survivors close enough to the center of the blast who would experience prompt/acute radiation effects, which were observed after the 16 kiloton yield Hiroshima bomb, due to its relatively low yield:[1][2]

Initial stage—the first 1–9 weeks, in which are the greatest number of deaths, with 90% due to thermal injury and/or blast effects and 10% due to super-lethal radiation exposure.
Intermediate stage—from 10–12 weeks. The deaths in this period are from ionizing radiation in the median lethal range – LD50
Late period—lasting from 13–20 weeks. This period has some improvement in survivors’ condition.
Delayed period—from 20+ weeks. Characterized by numerous complications, mostly related to healing of thermal and mechanical injuries, and if the individual was exposed to a few hundred to a thousand Millisieverts of radiation, it is coupled with infertility, sub-fertility and blood disorders. Furthermore, ionizing radiation above a dose of around 50-100 Millisievert exposure has been shown to statistically begin increasing ones chance of dying of cancer sometime in their lifetime over the normal unexposed rate of ~25%, in the long term, a heightened rate of cancer, proportional to the dose received, would begin to be observed after ~5+ years, with lesser problems such as eye cataracts and other more minor effects in other organs and tissue also being observed over the long term.
Fallout exposure – Depending on if further afield individuals Shelter in place or evacuate perpendicular to the direction of the wind, and therefore avoid contact with the fallout plume, and stay there for the days and weeks after the nuclear explosion, their exposure to fallout, and therefore their total dose, will vary. With those who do shelter in place, and or evacuate, experiencing a total dose that would be negligible in comparison to someone who just went about their life as normal.[3][4]

Staying indoors until after the most hazardous fallout isotope, I-131 decays away to 0.1% of its initial quantity after ten half lifes – which is represented by 80 days in I-131s case, would make the difference between likely contracting Thyroid cancer or escaping completely from this substance depending on the actions of the individual.[citation needed]

Some scientists estimate that if there were a nuclear war resulting in 100 Hiroshima-size nuclear explosions on cities, it could cause significant loss of life in the tens of millions from long term climatic effects alone. The climatology hypothesis is that if each city firestorms, a great deal of soot could be thrown up into the atmosphere which could blanket the earth, cutting out sunlight for years on end, causing the disruption of food chains, in what is termed a Nuclear Winter scenario.
The main causes of death and disablement in this state are thermal burns and the failure of structures resulting from the blast effect. Injury from the pressure wave is minimal in contrast because the human body can survive up to 2 bar (30 psi) while most buildings can only withstand a 0.8 bar (12 psi) blast. Therefore, the fate of humans is closely related to the survival of the buildings around them.[7]

Fate within certain peak overpressure Edit
over 0.8 bar (12 psi) – 98% dead, 2% injured
0.3 – 0.8 bar (5-12 psi) – 50% dead, 40% injured, 10% safe
0.14 – 0.3 bar (2-5 psi) – 5% dead, 45% injured, 50% safe[7]
In a nuclear explosion the human body can be irradiated by at least three processes. The first, and most major, cause of burns is due to thermal radiation and not caused by ionizing radiation.

Thermal burns from infrared heat radiation, these would be the most common burn type experienced by personnel.
If personnel become in direct contact with fallout, Beta burns from shallow ionizing beta radiation will be experienced, the largest particles (visible to the naked eye) in local fallout would be likely to have very high radioactivity because they would be deposited so soon after detonation; this fraction of the total fallout is called the prompt or local fallout fraction. It is likely that one such particle upon the skin would be able to cause a localized beta burn. This local fallout, termed Bikini snow after the Pacific island weapon tests,[8] was experienced by the crew on the deck of the Lucky Dragon fishing ship following the explosion of the 15 megaton Shrimp device in the Castle Bravo event. However, these particular decay particles (beta particles) are very weakly penetrating and have a short range, requiring almost direct contact between fallout and personnel to be harmful.
See also Nuclear Fallout
Rarer still would be personnel who experience radiation burns from highly penetrating gamma radiation. This would likely cause deep gamma penetration within the body, which would result in uniform whole body irradiation rather than only a surface burn. In cases of whole body gamma irradiation (c. 10 Gy) due to accidents involving medical product irradiators, some of the human subjects have developed injuries to their skin between the time of irradiation and death.
In the picture above, the normal clothing (a Kimono) that the woman was wearing attenuated the far reaching thermal radiation, the kimono however would have naturally been unable to attenuate any gamma radiation, if she were close enough to the weapon to have experienced any, and it would be likely that any such penetrating radiation effect would be evenly applied to her entire body. Beta burns would be likely all over the body if there was contact with fallout after the explosion, unlike thermal burns, which are only ever on one side of the body, as heat radiation infrared naturally does not penetrate the human body. In addition, the pattern on her clothing has been burnt into the skin by the thermal radiation. This is because white fabric reflects more visible and infrared light than dark fabric. As a result, the skin underneath dark fabric is burned more than the skin covered by white clothing.

There is also the risk of internal radiation poisoning by ingestion of fallout particles, if one is in a fallout zone.
Radiation poisoning, also called “radiation sickness” or a “creeping dose”, is a form of damage to organ tissue due to excessive exposure to ionizing radiation. The term is generally used to refer to acute problems caused by a large dosage of radiation in a short period, though this also has occurred with long-term exposure to low-level radiation. Many of the symptoms of radiation poisoning occur as ionizing radiation interferes with cell division. There are numerous lethal radiation syndromes, including prodromal syndrome, bone marrow death, central nervous system death and gastrointestinal death.[9]

Prodromal syndrome Edit
The “prodromal syndrome” is not a diagnosis, but the technical term used by mental health professionals to describe a specific group of symptoms that may precede the onset of a mental illness. For example, a fever is “prodromal” to measles, which means that a fever may be a risk factor for developing this illness.

Bone marrow death Edit
Bone marrow death is caused by a dose of radiation between 2 and 10 Gray and is characterized by the part of the bone marrow that makes the blood being broken down. Therefore, production of red and white blood cells and platelets is stopped due to loss of the blood-making stem cells (4.5 Gray kills 95% of stem cells). The loss of platelets greatly increases the chance of fatal hemorrhage, while the lack of white blood cells causes infections; the fall in red blood cells is minimal, and only causes mild anemia.[9]

The exposure to 4.5 Gray of penetrating gamma rays has many effects that occur at different times:

In 24 hours:[9]

vomiting
diarrhea
These will usually abate after 6–7 days.

Within 3–4 weeks there is a period of extreme illness.[9]

severe bloody diarrhea, indicating intestinal disorders causing fluid imbalance
extensive internal bleeding
septicemia infections
The peak incidence of acute BM death corresponds to the 30-day nadir in blood cell numbers. The number of deaths then falls progressively until it reaches 0 at 60 days after irradiation. The amount of radiation greatly affects the probability of death. For example, over the range of 2 to 6 Gray the probability of death in untreated adults goes from about 1% to 99%, but these figures are for healthy adults. Therefore, results may differ, because of the thermal and mechanical injuries and infectious conditions.[9]

Gastrointestinal death Edit
Gastrointestinal death is caused by a dose of radiation between 10 and 50 Gray. Whole body doses cause damage to epithelial cells lining the gastrointestinal tract and this combined with the bone marrow damage is fatal. All symptoms become increasingly severe, causing exhaustion and emaciation in a few days and death within 7–14 days from loss of water and electrolytes.[9]

The symptoms of gastrointestinal death are:[9]

gastrointestinal pain
anorexia
nausea
vomiting
diarrhea
Central nervous system death Edit
Central nervous system death is the main cause of death in 24–48 hours among those exposed to 50 Gray.[9]

The symptoms are:[9]

vomiting
nausea
diarrhea
drowsiness
lethargy
tremors
delirium
frequent seizures
convulsions
heat prostration
coma
respiratory failure
death
Skin Edit
The skin is susceptible to beta-emitting radioactive fallout. The principal site of damage is the germinal layer, and often the initial response is erythema (reddening) due to blood vessels congestion and edema. Erythema lasting more than 10 days occurs in 50% of people exposed to 5-6 Gray.[9]

Other effects with exposure include:[9]

2–3 Gray—temporary hair loss
7 Gray—permanent epilation occurs
10 Gray—itching and flaking occurs
10–20 Gray—weeping blistering and ulceration will occur
Lungs Edit
The lungs are the most radiosensitive organ, and radiation pneumonitis can occur leading to pulmonary insufficiency and death (100% after exposure to 50 Gray of radiation), in a few months.

Radiation pneumonitis is characterized by:[9]

Loss of epithelial cells
Edema
Inflammation
Occlusions of airways, air sacs and blood vessels
Fibrosis
Ovaries Edit
A single dose of 1–2 Gray will cause temporary damage and suppress menstruation for periods up to 3 years; a dose of 4 Gray will cause permanent sterility.[9]

Testicles
A dose of 0.1 Gray will cause low sperm counts for up to a year; 2.5 Gray will cause sterility for 2 to 3 years or more. 4 Gray will cause permanent sterility.
Cataract induction
The timespan for developing this symptom ranges from 6 months to 30 years to develop but the median time for developing them is 2–3 years.[9]

2 Gray of gamma rays cause opacities in a few percent
6-7 Gray can seriously impair vision and cause cataracts
Cancer induction Edit
Cancer induction is the most significant long-term risk of exposure to a nuclear bomb. Approximately 1 out of every 80 people exposed to 1 Gray will die from cancer, in addition to the normal rate of 20 out of 80. About 1 in 40 people will get cancer, in addition to the typical rates of 16-20 out of 40. Different types of cancer take different times for them to appear:[9]

2 years for leukemia to appear
20 or more years for skin cancer or lung cancer
In utero (within the womb) effects on human development Edit
A 1 Gray (unit) dose of radiation will cause between 0 and 20 extra cases of perinatal mortality, per 1,000 births and 0-20 cases per 1000 births of severe mental sub normality. A 0.05 Gray dose will increase death due to cancer 10 fold, from the normal 0.5 per 1000 birth rate to a rate of 5 per 1,000.[citation needed] An antenatal dose of 1 Gray in the first trimester causes the lifetime risk of fatal cancer sometime in the child’s life to increase from, ~25% in non exposed humans, to 100% in the first trimester 1 Gray exposed.[9]

Transgenerational genetic damage Edit
Exposure to even relatively low doses of radiation generates genetic damage in the progeny of irradiated rodents. This damage can accumulate over several generations.[10] No statistically demonstrable increase of congenital malformations was found among the later conceived children born to survivors of the Nuclear weapons at Hiroshima and Nagasaki.[11][12][13] The surviving women of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, that could conceive, who were exposed to substantial amounts of radiation, went on and had children with no higher incidence of abnormalities than the Japanese average.[14][15]

Infectious diseases resulting from nuclear attack Edit
It was assumed in the 1983 book “Medical Consequences of Radiation Following a Global Nuclear War.” that although not caused by radiation, one of the long-term effects of a nuclear war would be a massive increase in infectious diseases caused by fecal matter contaminated water from untreated sewage, crowded living conditions, poor standard of living, and lack of vaccines in the aftermath of a nuclear war, with the following list of diseases being cited:[7]

Dysentery
Typhoid
Infectious hepatitis
Salmonellosis
Cholera
Meningococcal meningitis
Tuberculosis
Diphtheria
Whooping cough
Polio
Pneumonia
However although what the authors describe are conditions already prevalent in many of the world’s city slums, it is inconceivable why people would try to remain living in crowded conditions by reverting to slum lifestyles, during or after a nuclear war. As many cities would already be destroyed, with urban life, slum or otherwise, therefore serving no benefit to inhabitants.

There would be billions of disease carrying vectors, in the form of city residents,[16] lying deceased in cities caused by the direct nuclear weapons effects alone, with the surviving few billion people spread out in rural communities living agrarian lifestyles, with the survivors therefore posing a way of living far less prone to creating the crowded slum living conditions required for infectious diseases to spread. Moreover, as reported in a paper published in the journal Public Health Reports, it is also one of a number of prevalent myths that infectious diseases always occur after a disaster in cities.[17][18]

Epidemics seldom occur after a disaster, and dead bodies do not lead to catastrophic outbreaks of infectious diseases. Intuitively, epidemic diseases, illnesses, and injuries might be expected following major disasters. However, as noted by de Goyet, epidemics seldom occur after disasters, and unless deaths are caused by one of a small number of infectious diseases. Intuitively, epidemic diseases, illnesses, and injuries might be expected following major disasters. However, as noted by de Goyet, epidemics seldom occur after disasters, and unless deaths are caused by one of a small number of infectious diseases such as smallpox, typhus, or plague, exposure to dead bodies does not cause disease…Cholera and typhoid seldom pose a major health threat after disasters unless they are already endemic.