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New Theories / Re: Post Orgasmic Illness Syndrome (POIS)
« Last post by maurice on Today at 01:05:31 »
Dear Folks,

First of all it is great this forum exists and good to see how people tries to help each other, sharing their experiences.

The experiences I have are almost 7 years old now, as my POAS started around in 2007. Since then the sickness became worse so I tried lot of things, some of the treatments were the same like you had. Now, I'll summarize all I know about it, maybe it will help for some of you.

Symptoms after ejaculation (doesn't matter the form):
- breathing difficulties
- pale skin
- change of the heart rythm
- dizziness
- extreme tiredness, especially the next 2 days
- feeling cold
- feeling weak
- fearing from death
- whispering or avoiding the speaking
- loss of hair
- back pain, especially middle back and lower
- kidney pain
- stitch in the side
- pain under the nipples
- changing colour of the urine
- long sleeping, but still fatigue

If more than 3 of these symptoms you feel after sex or masturbation, probably you suffer a kind of POAS.

The symptoms will be stronger and longer so it is not recommended to wait with the treatment for long time. First, I recovered in 1 day, later I needed 3-4 days.

Western treatment
You can go with this problem to GP or urology. Probably they will make a blood test and in case of urology, an ultrasound/ ultrasonic test. If they not find any major, like tumor or blood cell disease, they will send you home to have rest, or they make hormon test. In my case, testosteron level was low, so I got hormon theraphy. But for me it didn't help ( maybe in other cases, it helps). Then they told they cannot do anything with it and sent me to alternative therapist.

Eastern treatment
 I went to acupuncture doctor who told me my chi level is low and my kidney function has been damaged and suffering underperformance. It means this causing many symptoms I already wrote above. He started to treat me which made faster the recivery process, but it didn't help to stop the disease, so I had to visit him regularly. He also advised to take the following stuff often:
- licium (goji berry)
- cranberry
- drink lot of liquid, especially hot (tea, soup)
- ginzeng
- ginger

Actually, all of these stuff helped me a lot, and made quicker the recovery process.
However the disease was still with me. Since then, I found many things which were helpful. One of them was the nail bed. It may sounds strange, but I can confirm, it really helps to energetize you and makes you sleep better. You can find them as acupressure matrasses too. This only helps if you use regularly. Sometimes it stopped all the symptoms, but after I got up, they came back, until I "recovered".

I would add couple of things, which were helpful to reduce the strength of POAS:
- avoid sugar and sweets
- avoid citrus, like lime, lemon or orange and such juices, they all cools you
- avoid alcohol
- avoid spicy food
- avoid being awaken during night time
- taking food and drinks hot, so you body will not use energy to heat them up
- put on enough clothes, keep your legs and waist all time warm
- have hot shower, but not stay long time in hot water
- do physical activity, which not makes you too tired - for me the thai-chi and chi-kung were helpful, but yoga is great too or something which energetize you
- try not ejaculate in sex (I know it is not easy)
- eat vegetables which help your kidney staying healthy (like beans, cinamon, etc).
- learn some acupuncture point you can press if your chi is low - the first kidney point, which is at the middle of sole of the feet you could press it by your finger.

Most of the POAS symptoms connected to kidney problems and the weakness of nerves and kidney. You can strengthen them and it may helps you to recover better and faster. But - as I mentioned - it will not stop completely the POAS. If I manage to find the root of this sickness, I will add here for sure.

Take care guys and keep warm your waist all the time
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Dear Folks,

First of all it is great this forum exists and good to see how people tries to help each other, sharing their experiences.

The experiences I have are almost 7 years old now, as my POAS started around in 2007. Since then the sickness became worse so I tried lot of things, some of the treatments were the same like you had. Now, I'll summarize all I know about it, maybe it will help for some of you.

Symptoms after ejaculation (doesn't matter the form):
- breathing difficulties
- pale skin
- change of the heart rythm
- dizziness
- extreme tiredness, especially the next 2 days
- feeling cold
- feeling weak
- fearing from death
- whispering or avoiding the speaking
- loss of hair
- back pain, especially middle back and lower
- kidney pain
- stitch in the side
- pain under the nipples
- changing colour of the urine
- long sleeping, but still fatigue

If more than 3 of these symptoms you feel after sex or masturbation, probably you suffer a kind of POAS.

The symptoms will be stronger and longer so it is not recommended to wait with the treatment for long time. First, I recovered in 1 day, later I needed 3-4 days.

Western treatment
You can go with this problem to GP or urology. Probably they will make a blood test and in case of urology, an ultrasound/ ultrasonic test. If they not find any major, like tumor or blood cell disease, they will send you home to have rest, or they make hormon test. In my case, testosteron level was low, so I got hormon theraphy. But for me it didn't help ( maybe in other cases, it helps). Then they told they cannot do anything with it and sent me to alternative therapist.

Eastern treatment
 I went to acupuncture doctor who told me my chi level is low and my kidney function has been damaged and suffering underperformance. It means this causing many symptoms I already wrote above. He started to treat me which made faster the recivery process, but it didn't help to stop the disease, so I had to visit him regularly. He also advised to take the following stuff often:
- licium (goji berry)
- cranberry
- drink lot of liquid, especially hot (tea, soup)
- ginzeng
- ginger

Actually, all of these stuff helped me a lot, and made quicker the recovery process.
However the disease was still with me. Since then, I found many things which were helpful. One of them was the nail bed. It may sounds strange, but I can confirm, it really helps to energetize you and makes you sleep better. You can find them as acupressure matrasses too. This only helps if you use regularly. Sometimes it stopped all the symptoms, but after I got up, they came back, until I "recovered".

I would add couple of things, which were helpful to reduce the strength of POAS:
- avoid sugar and sweets
- avoid citrus, like lime, lemon or orange and such juices, they all cools you
- avoid alcohol
- avoid spicy food
- avoid being awaken during night time
- taking food and drinks hot, so you body will not use energy to heat them up
- put on enough clothes, keep your legs and waist all time warm
- have hot shower, but not stay long time in hot water
- do physical activity, which not makes you too tired - for me the thai-chi and chi-kung were helpful, but yoga is great too or something which energetize you
- try not ejaculate in sex (I know it is not easy)
- eat vegetables which help your kidney staying healthy (like beans, cinamon, etc).
- learn some acupuncture point you can press if your chi is low - the first kidney point, which is at the middle of sole of the feet you could press it by your finger.

Most of the POAS symptoms connected to kidney problems and the weakness of nerves and kidney. You can strengthen them and it may helps you to recover better and faster. But - as I mentioned - it will not stop completely the POAS. If I manage to find the root of this sickness, I will add here for sure.

Take care guys and keep warm your waist all the time
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Technology / Re: Hydrogen cars with built in water splitters?
« Last post by wolfekeeper on Today at 00:25:09 »
My current view is that there's nothing particularly special about hydrogen, it's pretty much just a battery-type storage system (technically a fuel cell, which is pretty much the same thing), and mostly a very inefficient and rather awkward one.
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An article in Nature from 2012 seems to tentatively indicate less dark matter than expected.

http://www.nature.com/news/survey-finds-no-hint-of-dark-matter-near-solar-system-1.10494

"The researchers found that at most, only about one-tenth the amount of dark matter predicted by models could exist in the volume of space they examined, Moni Bidin says.

Only if dark matter has a highly unlikely arrangement — squeezed into a shape like that of an upright rugby ball rather than a round soccer ball — could the team’s results be consistent with the dark matter that other researchers have, since the 1970s, said must exist to account for the rapid rotation of the outskirts of the Milky Way."

The rest of the article argues that the distribution of matter that they chose may have given erroneous results.

ADDITIONAL: This page only makes the position a bigger mystery.

http://www.technologyreview.com/view/516681/the-incredible-dark-matter-mystery-why-astronomers-say-it-is-missing-in-action/

[Pitjev and Pitjeva have compiled an impressive data set consisting of some 677,000 measurements of planetary positions taken since 1910. These include optical measurements from observatories on Earth, ranging measurements from various spacecraft such as Cassini at Saturn and the Mars and Venus Express missions plus various Russian radar measurements of planetary positions taken between 1961 and 1995.

This data has become increasingly accurate in recent years. For example, the data from Cassini gives its distance at Saturn to within a metre or so.

Astrophysicists have used these measurements to model the behaviour of the solar system, taking into account the perturbations caused by the major planets, the Moon, the 301 largest asteroids, the other asteroids modelled as a uniform ring, the 21 largest trans-Neptunian objects and so on.

Having taken all this into account, Pitjev and Pitjeva looked for anomalous gravitational effects that might be the result of dark matter. “If dark matter is present in the Solar system, then it should lead to some additional gravitational influence on all bodies,” they say.

The puzzling news is that Pitjev and Pitjeva find no evidence of this stuff in their analysis. If it is there, its effect must be smaller than the errors in the data.]
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And Pete, any way one can explain, in simple terms please :) " For example, a circle in the plane is obviously curved, but you wouldn't notice when moving inside the circle. All one-dimensional manifolds have zero intrinsic curvature. " And what about a extrinsic curvature in this case? As defined as from where? I keep getting stuck on this one.
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From https://math.stackexchange.com/questions/345297/why-is-mean-curvature-extrinsic
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New Theories / Re: Lambert's Cosine Law
« Last post by jeffreyH on 24/01/2015 23:24:08 »
In the model with the flat plane between two equivalent perfect spheres we can say that the centre of gravity of the whole system lies outside of either mass. The equilibrium point coincides with the point on the plane that is positioned on the line between the two individual centres of gravity of the perfect spheres. All particles coincident with the plane and initially stationary at points away from equilibrium will be drawn towards this equilibrium point by the combined gravitational forces and their vector directions.

We can then define situations in which particles that are not stationary may be drawn into orbits around the equilibrium point. This flat spacetime is a unique situation to model and removes the complexity of dealing with curvature of the geometry. This is an ideal model with which to examine the change in the wave function due to the influence of gravitation.
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General Science / Re: science
« Last post by Colin2B on 24/01/2015 22:38:15 »
A piano and a stick?
You also need a piece of thin string, cotton if bar is small, to suspend from centre.
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General Science / Re: Why does sleeping naked make me feel so sexy?
« Last post by Colin2B on 24/01/2015 22:31:35 »
.

Hollywood nevertheless tells us that Americans always wear underpants and brassieres in bed. Quite how our cousins manage to reproduce, or avoid abrasive injury from underwires, is a mystery.

The usual ploy is to blame Aliens, but my money is on spontaneous generation!
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Technology / Re: A job for a computer
« Last post by evan_au on 24/01/2015 22:30:16 »
Ever since the F16, computers have increasingly controlled the flight of an aircraft, via Fly-by-Wire control systems.

With computer control, it is possible to modify the design of the plane away from one which is easy for a human to control, to one which is quieter, more maneuverable, faster or more fuel efficient (not all at the same time, unfortunately).

This can have good or bad effects:
  • At an airshow, an early computerised commercial airliner was giving the crowd a spectacular view of the new airplane, with a long, slow pass over the runway. The computer gave several warnings about the plane's wheels being up, despite the low altitude; the fact that the plane was approaching stall speed, etc; the test pilots disabled the warnings. As I recall, the plane ploughed into the trees at the end of the runway, which did not leave a good impression of the new aircraft.
  • The F16 has a high-power engine, and the computer software is designed so that the pilot can't tear the airframe apart in mid-air. Part of flight testing is to put the plane into various kinds of spins and stalls, and check that the plane recovers. One anecdote from the early F16 flight tests is that when the test pilot put the plane into a particular spin, the computer blocked him from getting it out of the spin on the basis that it would stress the airframe too much. The plane crashed. After that, they put a reset button on the computer during flight tests.
  • An incident where an onboard collision avoidance system, communicating with nearby planes, gave better advice than a ground controller.

The good news is that once they have been flight tested, and used within the design specifications, computerised planes are safer and more efficient than a purely human-controlled plane. In theory, a computerised plane could take off from one airport, and land at another, without the pilot touching the controls - but I don't think that commercial airlines are quite ready to do that routinely. So the pilot is there in case something goes wrong with the computer(s), and the co-pilot is there in case something goes wrong with the pilot.

There have been some talk about further reductions in the flight crew to a single pilot, a computer, and a cross-trained cabin crew member (as a last resort).
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It depends on the bay and direction of wind/waves. The waves are refracted by headlands etc. I've seen extreme example at Lulworth Cove which has a narrow entrance, couldn't find images on net but found this http://geographyfieldwork.com/WaveRefraction.htm
At lulworth the waves also bounce back off the shore at times, again no photos.
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