Posts made in September, 2018

6 Types of Car Window Tint: Pros and Cons 

With all the benefits of car window tinting you can delight with, it is expected that most car owners prefer having the extra layer in their windows. Aside from the desirable privacy it provides, it also boosts security, protects the car from damaging sunrays and makes the vehicle look more attractive. 

Pros and Cons

If you are a car owner that is currently looking for a car tint that will be a perfect fit to your preferences, here are the pros and cons to consider before choosing what type of tint you should be avail. 

Dyed 

This is the film that has a layer sandwiched between the outer protective layer and the adhesive. The darkest effect it can give doesn’t have to break the bank. It can prevent 5 to 50 percent of UV light from penetrating your car windows. 

Pros 

  • Can reduce sun blaze 
  • Non-reflective 
  • Cheap 
  • Has a dark pigment Cons 
  • Layers are prone to divide over time 
  • When constantly exposed to sunlight, the color can fade over time 
  • Not as effective in blocking heat 

 

Metallic 

This type of film has a chemically-treated inner layer between the outer protective layer and inner adhesive layer plus a metallic layer on the other side. These layers block out UV lights, reflect heat radiation and darken the window. The metallic film also has protective coat that is scratch proof. If installed by a reliable window tinting company, it can block about 60 to 90 percent of UV light. 

Pros 

  • Blocks glare and reflects heat 
  • Long lasting 
  • Not prone to fading over time 
  • Effective in blocking UV rays  

Cons 

  • Expensive 
  • Shiny appearance 
  • The metal layer isn’t always friendly to your phone, GPS, radio reception and other gadgets 

Hybrid 

This is the combination of dyed and metallic sans their weaknesses. It is composed of adhesive, dyed and metabolized layers with protective top coat. All of these layers are fused by a laminating adhesive.It can block up to 50 percent of light. 

Pros 

  • Excellent glare reduction 
  • Not as reflective as the metallized layer 
  • Long lasting, due to the metallized layer 
  • Radio signals and Mobile Friendly 
  • More affordable than the metallic film  
  • Fading is less noticeable 
  • More affordable than metallized film 
  • Can block glare, UV rays, and heat 

Cons 

  • Expensive 

Ceramic 

Ceramic film is composed of adhesive layer, thin ceramic layer and protective top coat to prevent scratches. It can block 50 to 70 percent of UV light, up to 70 percent of solar heat and up to 97 percent of infrared heat. 

Pros 

  • Non-reflective 
  • Radio signal friendly 
  • Doesn’t fade like dyed film 
  • Blocks UV rays and glare

 Cons 

  • Very expensive 

Carbon 

People who are conscious with the aesthetics of their car will love this. The matte finish of Carbon films looks classy and appealing. It is perfect for hitting the road with style. The carbon film is also shatter proof and who doesn’t like that? It can deflect 99 percent of UV lights and 50-70 percent of infrared heat. 

Pros 

  • Cool and Stylish 
  • Conserve cool temperature well 
  • It can block out 40% of light.  
  • “True Black” appearance 
  • Fade resistant 
  • Shatter proof 

Cons 

  • Very expensive 

Crystalline 

Crystalline films blocks ultraviolet rays and solar heat with its clear design. This is perfect for those who don’t like to change their car’s appearance without sacrificing the heat-blocking feature. 

While it can allow 70 percent of light inside your car, it can still deflect up to 60 percent of the heat penetrating your windows and block up to 97 percent of infrared light. 

Pros 

  • No fading films to replace 
  • Visibility 
  • Cheap 
  • Long Lasting 
  • No modifying of your car’s appearance 

Cons 

  • Less privacy and security 

 

 

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Red Maeng Da Kratom 

Kratom 

Red Maeng Da Kratom 

What is Red Maeng Da? Red maeng da is one of the many types of a kratom strain it contains one of the highest and strongest alkaloid content. That is why this is considered as one of the strongest strain of kratom compared from the rest the effect also is much longer that is why red maeng da for years now has been the most popular and most used strain of kratom. That is why people are most eager to try it. Same as other kratoms the red maeng da can also be found in a capsule and powder form. And as survey says user prefer it more in a capsulized form. Red maeng da has unique alkaloids it has a medium amount of patetheine and 7- hydroxymitragynine. That is why red maeng da is chosen by people for it has so many effects and provides different kinds of experience to people depend on how their body cope to this substance. 

Red Maeng Da is one of the best strains since it offers a lot benefits and effects to people.  

  • Good for Pain relief for muscle and joint pains and strain 
  • Boost your energy 
  • Relaxing 
  • Anti Stress 
  • Improves your mood 
  • Anti depressant 
  • Anti anxiety 
  • Euphoric Feeling 

Red Maeng da has a lot of benefits to offer as the things mentioned above but we always need to take in mind that taking to much of something is not good. Our bodies are not the same this kind of strain has different effects on our body. We only need to make sure that we take them responsibly. We always need to take the right amount of dosage. That is why if your new to this kinds of medicine getting it in a capsule form would be the best thing to do since for capsules it is already measured to satisfy your needs and if ever we want to achieve the benefits of the red maeng da in a powder form the most prescribe dosage is 2 to 4 grams and 3.4 grams for people who wants to have a euphoric feeling.  

Checklist for people who wants to use kratom 

  • Check your medical background 
  • Check your body weight 
  • You must be 18 and above 
  • Overweight is not allowed 
  • Not advised for elderly 
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RSS Center for Holistic Medicine

  • Recipe: No Bean Chili December 6, 2018
    If you are eating Paleo or Keto, or just have a conflict when you eat beans, try this no bean chili that is easy to make and delicious! INGREDIENTS 1 lb. grass fed ground beef 1 lb. grass fed ground chuck 2 (29 oz.) cans tomato sauce 2 (15 oz.) cans diced tomatoes 1 (6 […]
  • 5 Surprising Things That Boost Your Immune System December 6, 2018
    We have officially entered that hated time of year — cold and flu season. If you’ve been trapped inside with a coughing co-workers or wiping your kids’ nose every five minutes, you’re probably wondering what you can do to avoid getting sick. You’ve probably heard that washing your hands frequently, upping your dose of Vitamin […]
  • Recipe: Baked Lemon Chicken November 21, 2018
    We love easy dinners for weeknights, and this dish is made all on one pan for super easy clean-up. Plus, it’s gluten-free, sugar-free, and a Whole 30 recipe, too! INGREDIENTS 1 lb. baby red potatoes, cut into 1-inch pieces  3 Tbsp. olive oil, divided  2 Tbsp. chopped fresh rosemary, divided  1 tsp. kosher salt, divided  1/2 tsp. black pepper, divided  2 lbs. thin asparagus, tough ends trimmed and discarded, cut into 2-inch pieces […]
  • 4 Ways Gratitude Improves Your Health November 20, 2018
    The holiday season always emphasizes being grateful for our family, friends and all of our blessings. Sure, it’s a nice sentiment, but did you know that cultivating an attitude of gratitude can actually improve your health? It turns out that many scientific studies have shown that people who practice gratitude in their life can reduce […]
  • Recipe: Simple Soup November 8, 2018
    The fall is a perfect time to make a hearty soup, and this paleo recipe is both healthy and easy to make. Whip up a batch for dinner or divide the servings and save them for lunch. INGREDIENTS 8 to 10 oz. shank bone with meat 6 large carrots, sliced 1 medium tomato, cut in […]
  • What We’re Grateful For November 8, 2018
    As the end of the year approaches, it is a wonderful time to reflect on what we are all grateful for, and how much we have to be thankful for. At the Center for Holistic Medicine, we are grateful for the big things as well as the small. For the beautiful green lawn that greets […]
  • Recipe: Youthful Glow Green Smoothie October 26, 2018
    Sometimes it can be hard to get all of your vegetables in during the day. That’s why making a veggie-rich green smoothie for breakfast is a great way of packing in extra nutrients. Here’s a recipe for one we like that is designed to give you more energy and stamina and support healthy skin, too! […]
  • Can walking actually make you healthy? The do’s and don’ts of walking October 25, 2018
    Walking is one of the cheapest and easiest forms of exercise on the planet. Almost anyone can do it; just strap on your shoes and go. But many people wonder, does walking actually “do” anything? Is it enough to make a difference in your health or do you have to do something more intense? Dr. […]
  • Recipe: GORP trail mix October 12, 2018
    Heading out for a walk in the woods this fall? Pack up some gorp to keep you energized! The word gorp, a term for trail mix often used by hikers, is typically said to be an acronym for “good old raisins and peanuts,” or its common ingredients “granola, oats, raisins, peanuts,” although the mix may contain M&Ms […]
  • Meet Patricia DeAngelis, Family Nurse Practitioner October 11, 2018
    The Center for Holistic Medicine is pleased to welcome Patricia DeAngelis, MSN, APRN, FNP-BC, a certified family nurse practitioner, to our practice where, starting in November, she will be treating everyone from children to adults. With a Bachelor’s of nursing from Rush University and a Master’s of Science in nursing from Olivet Nazarene University, DeAngelis […]

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