Monday, March 3, 2014

Health Risks of Sharing Microphones

Singers, broadcaster, reporter and other people that use microphone in their work are at great risk of acquiring germs and viruses that can be passed on through microphones. It only takes few seconds before another person can caught symptoms of flu and cold transferred via microphones. 

Staying healthy is not a problem if you know how to prevent catching diseases.

  • Always clean your hands properly especially after handling a microphone. 
  • If microphones are shared among group of people or passed on from one person to another, make sure to clean them afterwards.
  • If you can afford and if possible, have your own personal microphone. You can buy cool cheap microphones and you'll be miles away from grabbing the Streptococcal bacteria.
  • During flu and cold season, get a flu shot.
  • If ever you are sick, stay at home until you are well enough to face other people again. 

Sunday, March 2, 2014

Food and Drinks Avoid During Pregnancy

When you are pregnant, you should always start to think of eating foods best not only for you but also for your baby. Accompanied with your extra care on your diet, there are some foods that you should stay away while you are carrying your most precious baby. 

  • Unpasturized milk and other dairy products like brie and mould-ripened cheese

  • Pâté  both meat and vegetable kinds


  • Raw eggs and foods with uncooked eggs

  • Caffeine

  • Alcohol

  • Too Much Vitamin A and Liver

  • Swordfish, marlin and shark

It is recommended to read the labels of food you are about to buy to ensure appropriate food for you and your baby.  It is very important to make sure that all your food are properly cooked. Make sure that all meats, fish and poultry are thoroughly cooked before eating. Raw meats are not good for you. It's better to stay away from dining out as well. If cannot be avoided, choose the right foods and request for well-done meat.

Saturday, March 1, 2014

Positive Health Effects of Playing Guitars

It is proven may years ago and even nowadays that music can make a huge positive effects to one's health. It is undeniably true that many people choose to turn to music when troubled or stress. Listening to your favorite music can help you relax in ways you can not explain. The effects are countless when you choose to play instruments like guitars, pianos or violin.

Postive Effects of Playing Guitars:

  1. Reduce or even eliminate stress
  2. Boost brainpower
  3. Reduce excruciating pain
  4. Helps you relax by lowering your heart rate and blood pressure
  5. Triggers the release of dopamine that helps one feeling good and happy

So the next time you go to a music store, try to consider of getting yourself the best conklin bass to achieve the mentioned effects.