Such problem as stretch marks is familiar to many modern women. Stretch marks, or those ugly little scars on skin, sometimes of white or pink color, appear as a result of tearing of dermis. Stretch marks are a usual companion of pregnant women, and on the latest stages of pregnancy they very often appear on the abdomen areas, as a result of rapid expansion of the belly. Weight loss is another very common cause of stretch marks, and those women, who rapidly gain and lose weight, may have those small streaks on their thighs, buttocks, hips, abdomen and even breasts. There can be other reasons for stretch marks, and all those ladies who suffer from this problem are always looking for effective stretch mark removal remedies and methods.
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Laurent Clerc is known as “The Apostle of the Deaf People of the New World”. He was one of the most prominent deaf personalities, who spent more than 50 years of his life for promoting education and teaching deaf people in America. In 1817, together with his friend and associate Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet, Clerc founded the first permanent school for the deaf in our country. Despite of his being deaf and unable to use his voice, he was one of the most talented and devoted educators in the whole history of America, who pioneered some innovative teaching techniques and trained a great number of teachers, managers and other specialists, both deaf and hearing.
Stresses and continuous emotional tension are a big problem of modern people, and developing good stress management skills is very important for everyone. Today’s psychologists, psychiatric therapists and other experts recommend a great variety of special techniques and methods, which can assist in coping with stresses.
In December 2003, the FDA recommended making the pill, also known as “morning-after” emergency birth control pill, available for customers over the counter. The pill should be taken within 72 hours after an unprotected sex with taking a second dose in 12 hours. The effects of this birth control pill are based on the activities of a high dose of the hormone progestin (some types of morning after pills contain levonorgestrel), which help to avoid fertilization by not allowing the overies release egg or preventing sperm from reaching the egg. Morning after pills have been known among medical experts for the last two decades. But for many years, a lot of women in the United States remained unaware and misinformed about their use.