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  • She glanced at the ring and leaned forward, lowering her voice.

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  • Lowering his head, his lips touched hers.

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  • He was picking up the paper and lowering his frame into a chair when he noticed she had stopped.

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  • He lifted her into his arms and carried her to his bedroom, gently lowering her to the bed.

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  • Han asked, lowering his book.

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  • The safest place she could be was with him, and he'd nearly gotten her killed by lowering his guard.

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  • He leaned into her, lowering his eyes to her level.

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  • She jerked as the ground lurched below them, lowering them slowly through the thick cement layers into a tunnel wide enough for a dump truck.

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  • To buy in the cheapest market and sell in the dearest; to secure cheapness by lowering the expenses of production; to adopt the less expensive rather than the more expensive method of obtaining a given result - these and other maxims are as old as human society.

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  • She pulled her arm from his grip and stared at it, twisting it left and right before lowering it.

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  • He gripped her wrist hard, lowering his head.

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  • "I don't have to," he said, voice lowering into a growl.

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  • "It was one of Kris's warriors," he said, his voice lowering into another feral growl.

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  • Gabriel whipped around at the voice, lowering the weapon that emerged instinctively at the sound of a stranger in his home.

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  • "What is it you fear of me?" he demanded, lowering his sword and pacing closer to her.

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  • He caught his breath and stepped back, lowering his hand.

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  • He backed up a few feet and stopped, lowering his head and growling in a way that made the hair on the back of her neck stand on end.

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  • Lana whirled, surprised to see the PMF man in gray lowering the weapon.

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  • Lowering his head, he brushed her lips softly with his.

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  • Lowering the heavy cast iron frying pan into the sink, she filled it with water and left it to soak.

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  • Lowering her to the floor, he turned away.

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  • Carmen looked away and Jonathan climbed up on the porch, lowering himself into the swing.

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  • Darian bear-hugged her, lowering his head to breathe in her scent.

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  • She was lowering herself to his methods - and scoring big time.

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  • The land was acquired either by confiscation from disaffected states or in exchange for a lowering of tribute.

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  • This lowering tendency towards the low church pitch, and the final adoption of the latter as a general mean pitch throughout the 18th century, was no doubt influenced by the introduction of the violin, which would not bear the high tension to which the lutes and viols had been strained.

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  • He attacks Hegelianism for its pantheism, its lowering of human personality, and imperfect recognition of the demands of the moral consciousness.

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  • Where high speed lowering is not required it is usual to employ a reversing motor and keep it always in gear.

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  • Screw adjustments are provided for closing or opening the air gap between the electromagnets and armatures, for raising or lowering the siphon, and for adjusting the point of the siphon to the centre or side of the paper strip. The received signals are recorded on the paper strip in an undulating continuous line of ink, and are distinguished by the length of deviation from zero.

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  • The speed of a cable is given in words per minute, the conventional number of five letters per word being understood, though in actual practice, owing to the extensive use of special codes, the number of letters per word is really between eight and nine; and this forms a considerable factor in lowering the earning capacity of a cable.

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  • On the 2gth of June 1881 the Chamber adopted a Franchise Reform Bill, which increased the electorate from oo,ooo to 2,000,000 by lowering the fiscal qualification from 40 to 19.80 lire in direct taxation, and by extending the suffrage to all persons who had passed through the two lower standards of the elementary schools, and practically to all persons able to read and write.

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  • For instance, a Fungus epidemic is impossible unless the climatic conditions are such as to favor the dispersal and germination of the spores; and when plants are killed off owi~ig to the supersaturation of the soil with water, it is by no means obvious whether the excess of water and dissolved materials, or the exclusion of oxygen from the root-hairs, or the lowering of the temperature, or the accumulation of foul products of decomposition should be put into the foreground.

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  • In the southern hemisphere the Palaeozoic flora appears ultimately to have been profoundly modified by a lowering of temperature and the existence of glacial conditions over a wide area.

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  • Surface currents are set up by prevailing winds, which also seriously affect water levels, lowering the water at Chicago and raising it at the strait, or the reverse, so as greatly to inconvenience navigation.

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  • Mag., 18 93 [5), 35, p. 45 8) has shown that, while an increase in molecular weight is generally associated with a rise in the boiling-point, yet the symmetry of the resulting molecule may exert such a lowering effect that the final result is a diminution in the boiling-point.

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  • The loculi in this lower portion were intact, with inscriptions of the 2nd century still in their places, proving that the niche in which that picture was painted must have been considerably older than the lowering of the floor.

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  • Daly estimates that the maximum lowering of ocean level due to this cause would only amount to 36 fathoms, but even that would be the cause of very marked geological effects.

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  • For soft iron, tungsten-steel and nickel little difference appeared to result from lowering the temperature down to - 186° C. (the temperature of liquid air); at sufficiently high temperatures, 600 to 1000° or more, it was remarked that the changes of length in iron, steel and cobalt tended in every case to become proportional to the magnetic force, the curves being nearly straight lines entirely above the axis.

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  • The principal symptons of chronic ether-drinking are a weakening of the activity of the special senses, and notably sight and hearing, a lowering of the intelligence and a degree of general paresis (partial paralysis) of motion.

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  • Gravity or self-acting planes are for lowering loaded cars, one or more at a time, from a higher to a lower level.

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  • and lowering them with the hoisting engines.

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  • The time consumed in lowering the men is shortened by the use of cages having two or more decks.

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  • While a shift of men is being lowered the miners of the preceding shift are usually raised to the surface in the ascending cages, the entire shift being thus changed in the time required for lowering.

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  • At a few mines special man-cages are operated in separate compartments by their own engines for handling part of the men, and for tools, supplies, &c. For inclined shafts, where the mineral is hoisted in skips, the operation of raising and lowering men may not be so simple.

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  • On lowering the piston its valve opens and air passes in from the vessel to be exhausted; this is further rarefied on the next stroke and so on.

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  • The width of the sheet or plate is regulated by moving guides which are placed in front of the roller and are pushed along by it, while its thickness is regulated by raising or lowering the roller relatively to the surface of the table.

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  • Conversely, a combination of increased pressure and lowering of temperature will, if carried far enough, reduce a gas to a liquid, and afterwards to the solid state; and nearly every gaseous substance has now undergone this operation.

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  • A certain critical temperature is observed in a gas, above which the liquefaction is impossible; so that the gaseous state has two subdivisions into (i.)a true gas, which cannot be liquefied, because its temperature is above the critical temperature, (ii.) a vapour, where the temperature is below the critical, and which can ultimately be liquefied by further lowering of temperature or increase of pressure.

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  • Then dp/dz=kdp/dz = P, = Poe ik, p - po= kpo(ez Ik -1); (16) and if the liquid was incompressible, the depth at pressure p would be (p - po) 1po, so that the lowering of the surface due to compression is ke h I k -k -z= 1z 2 /k, when k is large.

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  • (2) (3) Suppose the density p varies as some nth power of the depth below 0, then (7) and the lowering of the surface is 2 ° - z=klog po - z= - k log(1 - k) - zt12 k (20) Po as before in 17).

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  • This method is particularly successful in the case of substances which cannot be distilled at their ordinary boiling-points (it will be seen in the following section that distilling with steam implies a lowering of boiling-point), and which can be readily separated from water.

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  • Privacy was obtained by blinds of split bamboo, and the parent chamber was, separated from the ambulatory by similar bamboo blinds with silk cords for raising or lowering them, or by curtains.

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  • Matthiessen as 73 at 0° C., pure silver being 100; the value of this coefficient depends greatly on the purity of the metal, the presence of a few thousandths of silver lowering it by 10%.

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  • There is hardly any increase in the intestinal secretion, the drug being emphatically not a hydragogue cathartic. There is no doubt that its habitual use may be a factor in the formation of haemorrhoids; as in the case of all drugs that act powerfully on the lower part of the intestine, without simultaneously lowering the venous pressure by causing increase of secretion from the bowel.

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  • It is customary to have a curved sheet iron roof or bonnet when the cage is used for raising or lowering the miners, to protect them from injury by falling materials.

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  • By this means the time of stoppage is reduced to a minimum, 8 seconds for a three-decked cage as against 28 seconds, as the operations of lowering the tubs to the level of the pit-top, discharging, and replacing them are performed during the time that the following load is being drawn up the pit.

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  • Ansdell show that if the gas be subjected to a pressure of 21�53 atmospheres at a temperature of o° C., it is converted into the liquid state, the pressure needed increasing with the rise of temperature, and decreasing with the lowering of the temperature, until at - 82° C. it becomes liquid under ordinary atmospheric pressure.

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  • In like manner, on further lowering the tension to one ninth, three ventral segments will be formed, and so on.

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  • A new electoral law of the same year reformed the Saxon diet by abolishing the old distinction between the various " estates " and lowering the qualification for the franchise; the result was a Liberal majority in the Lower House and a period of civil and ecclesiastical reform.

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  • The waterway of the present London Bridge is 690 ft., and the removal of the obstruction caused by the old bridge caused a lowering of the low-water level by 5 ft., and a considerable deepening of the river-bed.

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  • At the cal culated position of one of the points of contrary flexure all the rivets of the top boom were cut out, and by lowering the end of the girder over the side span one inch, the joint was opened - -- Section of Newark Dyke Bridge.

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  • It can be obtained in three different crystalline forms, the transition points of which are 35° C., 83° C. and 125° C. It is easily soluble in water, a considerable lowering of temperature taking place during the operation; on this account it is sometimes used in the preparation of freezing mixtures.

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  • The necessity for reducing the revenue and cutting down the continued surplus was met in this way rather than by lowering the protective duties.

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  • In what are commonly called loans of money, it is not really the money, but the money's worth, that the borrower wants; and the lender really assigns to him the right to a certain portion of the annual produce of the land and labour of the country, As the general capital of a country increases, so also does the particular portion of it from which the possessors wish to derive a revenue without being at the trouble of employing it themselves, and, as the quantity of stock thus available for loans is augmented, the interest diminishes, not merely "from the general causes which make the market price of things commonly diminish as their quantity increases," but because, with the increase of capital, "it becomes gradually more and more difficult to find within the country a profitable method of employing any new capital" - whence arises a competition between different capitals, and a lowering of profits, which must diminish the price which can be paid for the use of capital, or in other words the rate of interest.

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  • It was formerly wrongly supposed, and even Locke and Montesquieu did not escape this error, that the fall in the value of the precious metals consequent on the discovery of the American mines was the real cause of the general lowering of the rate of interest in Europe.

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  • But a woman should be able to mount without aid, by lowering her stirrup, so that she can reach it from the ground, and then raising it again when she is seated in the saddle.

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  • This weir retains the river above it at half-tide level, in order to cover the mud-banks which had been bared at low tide between Richmond and Teddington by the lowering of the low-water level, owing to the removal of various obstructions in the river below.

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  • The addition of a foot-bridge greatly facilitates the raising and lowering of these shutter weirs, and also aids the regulation of the discharge; but it renders this form of weir much more costly than the ordinary frame weir, and where large quantities of drift come down with sudden floods, the frames of the bridge are liable to be carried away, and therefore boats must be relied on for working the weir.

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  • This is now used only for illumination by raising and lowering a fire-basket.

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  • The relative lowering of vapour pressure of the solution compared with that of the solvent is measured by the ratio of the extra mass absorbed from the solvent bulbs to the total mass absorbed from both series of bulbs.

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  • Substituting these values, we find that the relative lowering of vapour pressure in a very dilute solution is equal to the ratio of the numbers of solute and solvent molecules, or (p - p')/p = n/N.

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  • The difference in the lowering of vapour pressures dp - dp' may be put equal to VdP/v, where P is the osmotic pressure, and V the specific volume of the solvent.

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  • Approximately one degree lowering of freezing point corresponds with a change of 12 atmospheres in the osmotic pressure.

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  • From the known coefficients of compressibility and thermal expansion we find that V may be represented by the linear equation V=1.000+0.0008 A, where A is the lowering of the freezing point below o°.

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  • If each molecule of the solute combines with a certain number of molecules of the solvent in such a way as to render them inactive for evaporation, we get a lowering of vapour pressure.

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  • If there are n molecules of solute to N of solvent originally, and each molecule of solute combines with a molecule of solvent, we get for the ratio of vapour pressures p/p'=(N - an)/(N - an+n), while the relative lowering of vapour pressure is (p - p')/p=n/(N - an).

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  • In the limit of dilution when n is very small compared with N this gives Raoult's experimental law that the relative lowering is n/N, which we deduced from the osmotic law, and conversely from which the osmotic law follows, while for more concentrated solutions agreement is obtained by assigning arbitrary values to a, which, as we have seen, is 5 in the case of cane-sugar.

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  • Indeed, this is bound to happen more or less, but it is guarded against by lowering the concrete slowly in a special box, the bottom of which is opened as it reaches the ground on which the concrete is to be laid.

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  • Castner had long been interested in aluminium, and was desirous of lowering its price.

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  • Where the cultivation of large specimens has to be carried on, a span-roofed house of greater height and larger dimensions may sometimes prove useful; but space for this class of plants may generally be secured in a house of the smaller elevation, simply by lowering or removing altogether the staging erected for smaller plants, and allowing the larger ones to stand on or nearer the floor.

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  • The advantage of the " reversing " system is that it avoids lifting the piece from below to above the middle roll, and again lowering it, which is rather difficult because the white-hot piece cannot be guided directly by hand, but must be moved by means of hooks, tongs, or even complex mechanism.

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  • The bearings for receiving these trunnions are V-shaped; the V on one side is fixed, while the other is cut through and can be narrowed or made wider, thus lifting or lowering the trunnion by means of two capstan-headed screws.

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  • The phenomena were first observed without mutual transformation, aldehyde melting at - 118°, paraldehyde at 13°, the only mutual influence being a lowering of melting-point, with a minimum at - 120° in the eutectic point.

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  • There appears also to be a specific action of lowering the reflex excitability of the spinal cord.

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  • Among these high grounds also the gradual narrowing of ridges into sharp, narrow, knife-edged crests and the lowering of these into cols or passes can be admirably studied.

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  • 9; Plutarch, Publicola, 1 o); lowering the fasces was also the manner in which an inferior saluted a superior magistrate.

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  • The rotation of the dome, and p _z with it the platform-framework, is accomplished s by means of electric motors, as also is the raising and lowering of the platform on its = =_ framework.

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  • Hamann seems at this time to have thought that any strenuous devotion to "bread-and-butter" studies was lowering, and accordingly gave himself entirely to reading, criticism and philological inquiries.

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  • This Lowering Of The Minimum Was Probably Due To Some Constant Errors Inherent In Their Method Of Experiment.

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  • Babo, 1847, gave the law known by his name, that the " relative lowering" (p - po)lpo of the vapour-pressure of a solution, or the ratio of the diminution of vapour-pressure (p - po) to the vapour-pressure po of the pure solvent at the same temperature, was constant, or independent of the temperature, for any solution of constant strength.

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  • 1858, 103, p. 529) found the lowering of the vapour-pressure to be nearly proportional to the strength of the solution for the same salt.

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  • Ostwald, employing Wiillner's results, found the lowering of vapourpressure produced by different salts in solution in water to be approximately the same for solutions containing the same number of gramme-molecules of salt per c.c. F.

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  • Raoult (Comptes Rendus, 1886-87) employed other solvents besides water, and showed that the relative lowering for different solvents and different dissolved substances was the same in many cases for solutions in which the ratio of the number of gramme-molecules n of the dissolved substance to the number of molecules N of the solvent was the same, or that it varied generally in proportion to the ratio n/N.

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  • This assumption coincides exactly with Raoult's law for the relative lowering of vapourpressure, if a = 1, and agrees with it in the limit in all cases for very dilute solutions, but it makes a very considerable difference in strong solutions if a is greater or less than 1.

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  • And in other countries the attempt to bring religion into politics has sometimes had the effect of lowering religion, rather than ennobling politics.

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  • Nitrite of amyl has the power of dilating the arteries; it has consequently been employed with much success in lowering the blood pressure and removing the pain in angina pectoris.

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  • The old plan of lowering it by means of cold baths was known to Musa, the physician of Augustus, and by it he saved the emperor's life; but the same treatment killed the emperor's nephew.

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  • There are a number of drugs which have a very powerful action in lowering temperature.

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  • The lowering of tension, which follows the condensation of the vapour, is then strikingly shown by the sudden precipitation of the water.] Ef f ect of Surface-tension on the Velocity of Waves.

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  • The last well-marked lowering of the land took place in the Pleistocene period, when it was accompanied by glacial conditions, through which the greater part of northern England and the Midlands was covered by ice; a state of things which led directly and indirectly to the deposition of those extensive boulder clays, sands and gravels which obscure so much of the older surface of the country in all but the southern counties.

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  • Beckmann obtained P4 molecules from the boiling-point of carbon bisulphide solutions, and Hertz arrived at the same conclusion from the lowering of the freezing-point in benzene solution; E.

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  • By lowering the head of water in any well which draws its supply from porous rock, the yield is always temporarily increased.

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  • Every well has its own particular level of water while steady pumping at a given rate is going on, and if that level is lowered by harder pumping, it may take months, or even years, for the water in the interstices of the rock to accommodate itself to the new conditions; but the permanent yield after such lowering will always be less than the quantity capable of being pumped shortly after the change.

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  • When the water has been drawn down by pumping to a lower level its passage through the sandstone or chalk in the neighbourhood of the borehole is further resisted by the smaller length of borehole below the water; and there are many instances in which repeated lowering and increased pumping, both from wells and boreholes, have had the result of reducing the water available, after a few years, nearly to the original quantity.

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  • Thus the permeable vein grows vertically rather than horizontally, and ultimately assumes the form of a thin vertical sheet traversing the puddle wall, often diagonally in plan, and having a thickness which has varied in different cases from a few inches to a couple of feet or more, of almost clean sand rising to an observed height of 30 or 40 ft., and only arrested in its upward growth by the necessary lowering of the reservoir water to avoid serious danger.

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  • With lowering of the temperature stearin, accompanied with a small proportion of spermaceti, separates from the oil, and a little under the freezingpoint nearly the whole of these constituents may be crystallized out.

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  • Westerly gales are more frequent, and have more effect on the water surface than easterly ones, lowering the water as much as 7 to 8 ft.

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  • Lord Ashley and the factory reformers contended, on the one hand, that ten hours were long enough for any person to work; their opponents maintained, on the contrary, that the adoption of the clause would injure the working-classes by lowering the rate of wages, and ruin the manufacturers by exposing them to foreign competition.

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  • The latter possesses the physical property stated above which distinguishes a gas from a fluid, but it differs from a gas by being readily condensible to a liquid, either by lowering the temperature or moderately increasing the pressure.

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  • By opening the stopcock and lowering the level tube any desired quantity of the gas can be aspirated over.

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  • It is then run back into the measuring tube by lowering the level tube, the stopcock is closed, and the volume noted.

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  • By opening the three-way cock to the supply of the test gas and lowering the levelling bottle, any desired amount can be drawn into the measuring tube.

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  • The tar and liquor when condensed have a dissolving action on various valuable light-giving constituents of the gas, which in the ordinary way would not be deposited by the lowering of temperature, and for this reason the heavy tar, and especially that produced in the hydraulic main, should come in contact with the gas as little as possible, and condensation should take place slowly.

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  • Sometimes the purpose of a gas-producer is attained in a very simple manner by lowering the grate of an ordinary fireplace so much that a layer of coal 4 or 5 ft.

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  • In 1691 currency and finance were much in his thoughts, and in the following year he addressed an important letter to Sir John Somers on the Consequences of the Lowering of Interest and Raising the Value of Mono).

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  • (4) Some Considerations on the Consequence of Lowering the Rate of Interest and Raising the Value of Money (1691).

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  • The angels fell through pride - through desire to raise themselves to equality with God; man fell by lowering himself to the level of nature.

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  • The vapour density is 10.6 (air =1) at 564° C., corresponding to a tetratomic molecule As; at a white heat the vapour density shows a considerable lowering in value, due to the dissociation of the complex molecule.

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  • The climate in northern latitudes seems to have passed from temperate to sub-tropical, with minor fluctuations, until at the close a rapid lowering of temperature ushered in the glacial period.

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  • The prince indeed was soon released and solemnly pardoned; but, meanwhile, Napoleon had seized the opportunity afforded by the effect of this public scandal in lowering the prestige of the royal family to pour his troops into Spain, under pretext of reinforcing J unots corps in Portugal.

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  • Some examples of this genus, described by Etheridge from Permo-Carboniferous beds in New South Wales, differ in some respects from the ordinary form, and bear a superficial resemblance to the Equise nected with a lowering of temperature and the prevalence of glacial conditions over a wide area in India and the southern hemisphere.

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  • The appearance of a new type of vegetation in India and the southern hemisphere was probably connected with a widespread lowering of temperature, to which reference has already been made.

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  • Following on a decided lowering of the pain and touch senses, which may even lead to complete loss of cutaneous sensation, there comes a sleep which is often accompanied by pleasant dreams. There appears to be no evidence in the case of either the lower animals or the human subject that the drug is an aphrodisiac. Excessive indulgence in cannabis indica is very rare, but may lead to general ill-health and occasionally to insanity.

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  • aquifer system over the last two decades has resulted in significant lowering of the ground water table.

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  • It may also facilitate technological progress, by reducing firms ' switching costs and so lowering barriers to entry and barriers to change.

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  • basking area can be obtained by lowering or raising the lamp height.

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  • Therefore, the use of potassium supplements for lowering blood pressure should only be done under the care of a doctor.

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  • Payment will facilitate the lowering of the automatic bollard located in the center of the outbound carriageway.

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  • We have already debated lowering the age for parliamentary candidacy from the age set in 1695 to 18.

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  • A further modification was made to the rear suspension, lowering the chassis to compensate for its normal very high build.

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  • Hit a red icon, and Larry will either fart or drop a clunker into the conversation, lowering his confidence.

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  • conciliatory noises from Tory spokesmen, there has been no commitment to lowering the tax on fuel.

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  • Look to insurers lowering the amount higher deductibles quick he or she.

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  • In effect, it achieves its results by temporarily raising or lowering the bond dissociation energy.

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  • As we keep lowering the divisor, more parties will get seats, more seats will be awarded.

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  • In summary, treatment with RSG improved cardiac energetics by lowering plasma FFA and hs-CRP.

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  • Setting unrealistic expectations will only result in a lowering of morale.

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  • Stratus lowering and increasing after 2100 UTC with fog from 2135 UTC.

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  • Metformin Metformin is a biguanide with antihyperglycaemic effects, lowering both basal and postprandial plasma glucose.

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  • hypothalamus hormone, is integrally involved in appetite control, weight maintenance, and lowering the levels of CYP450.

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  • increasing the inertia or lowering the torsional stiffness results in a lower resonant frequency.

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  • lever taps, lowering a cistern or having a grab rail of some sort fitted in my home?

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  • DiscussWireless is currently updating their comprehensive cellular phone lineup, lowering become extra film tv prices and adding new phones.

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  • Fasting has been used by patients for weight management, to rest the digestive tract and for lowering lipids.

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  • It has a potent effect in lowering LDL and it also appears to raise high-density lipoproteins (HDL ).

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  • Effect of plant stanol tablets on low-density lipoprotein cholesterol lowering in patients on statin drugs.

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  • low-density lipoprotein cholesterol lowering in patients on statin drugs.

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  • lowering cholesterol.

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  • lowering the average daily value thresholds would help to increase flexibility for firms.

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  • Business information can be accessed using an Internet browser through a central resource, thereby lowering administration costs.

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  • lowering of morale.

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  • lowering of economic barriers between countries.

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  • Crane (12.5 ton) can be used for lowering masts.

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  • About 14.30 ish the provisioning team returned and a rather nautical rope lowering of the Safeway bags ensued.

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  • There seems to have been a strong tradition in the house against lowering the dignity of the regular life by public penances.

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  • auto policyholders can company from its instead of lowering.

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  • Am I eligible for lever taps, lowering a cistern or having a grab rail of some sort fitted in my home?

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  • Window in wall opens into twisting trench which soon rejoins stream in high passage lowering to shingle chokes upstream.

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  • sallyh the sun lowering, we sallied forth in search of duck to a lagoon we had heard of lower down the coast.

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  • Obviously raising the film by adding shims under the holder would be easier than lowering it.

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  • Rear Suspension alternative material bushes; lowering blocks; telescopic shock absorbers using any design of bracket; spring rates may be altered.

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  • Reduced melt temperature is another benefit, lowering crystallization and cooling times and thus shortening cycles, and also saving energy costs.

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  • White sugar causes these defenders to become sluggish in their work, thereby lowering resistance to disease.

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  • In addition to helping me control my weight, exercise has a direct effect of lowering blood sugar.

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  • These involve a lowering of the height by having a slightly sunken pitch.

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  • In a hostile environment where an attack may be imminent, lowering these thresholds may record extra probing from an attacker.

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  • They have a smaller effect on raising HDL and lowering triglycerides.

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  • underscored the need for lowering the ambitions for the round.

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  • unrealistic expectations will only result in a lowering of morale.

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  • The original 60's design wah-wah pedal, with modified circuitry to deliver fatter, more open sound by lowering the effect's frequency range.

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  • In ordinary cases conduction and convection suffice to dissipate the heat generated by the brake, but when a great deal of lowering has to be rapidly performed, or heavy loads have to be lowered to a great depth, special arrangements have to be provided.

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  • In free-barrel cranes the lifting barrel is connected to the revolving shaft by a powerful friction clutch; this, when interlocked with the brake and controller, renders electric cranes exceedingly rapid in working, as the barrel can be detached and lowering performed at a very high speed, without waiting for the lifting motor to come to rest in order to be reversed.

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  • For soft iron, tungsten-steel and nickel little difference appeared to result from lowering the temperature down to - 186° C. (the temperature of liquid air); at sufficiently high temperatures, 600 to 1000° or more, it was remarked that the changes of length in iron, steel and cobalt tended in every case to become proportional to the magnetic force, the curves being nearly straight lines entirely above the axis.

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  • (2) (3) Suppose the density p varies as some nth power of the depth below 0, then (7) and the lowering of the surface is 2 ° - z=klog po - z= - k log(1 - k) - zt12 k (20) Po as before in 17).

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  • Matthiessen as 73 at 0° C., pure silver being 100; the value of this coefficient depends greatly on the purity of the metal, the presence of a few thousandths of silver lowering it by 10%.

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  • Ansdell show that if the gas be subjected to a pressure of 21�53 atmospheres at a temperature of o° C., it is converted into the liquid state, the pressure needed increasing with the rise of temperature, and decreasing with the lowering of the temperature, until at - 82° C. it becomes liquid under ordinary atmospheric pressure.

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  • It can be obtained in three different crystalline forms, the transition points of which are 35° C., 83° C. and 125° C. It is easily soluble in water, a considerable lowering of temperature taking place during the operation; on this account it is sometimes used in the preparation of freezing mixtures.

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  • Naturalist, 1906, pp. 7 6 9-795, 82 9- 8 59) finds that foremost in the long series of causes which lead to extinction are the grander environmental changes, such as physiographic changes, diminished or contracted land areas, substitution of insular for continental conditions; changes of climate and secular lowering of temperature accompanied by deforestation and checking of the food supply; changes influencing the mating period as well as fertility; changes causing increased humidity, which in turn favours enemies among insect life.

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  • From the known coefficients of compressibility and thermal expansion we find that V may be represented by the linear equation V=1.000+0.0008 A, where A is the lowering of the freezing point below o°.

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  • The phenomena were first observed without mutual transformation, aldehyde melting at - 118°, paraldehyde at 13°, the only mutual influence being a lowering of melting-point, with a minimum at - 120° in the eutectic point.

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  • The relative lowering of the vapour-pressure can be easily measured by Dalton's method of the barometer tube for solvents such as ether, which have a sufficient vapour-pressure at ordinary temperatures.

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  • The vapour density is 10.6 (air =1) at 564° C., corresponding to a tetratomic molecule As; at a white heat the vapour density shows a considerable lowering in value, due to the dissociation of the complex molecule.

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  • Lowering the cost of something is an increase in efficiency and an increase in the wealth of the overall system.

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  • The son, lowering his eyes, followed her quietly.

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  • And lowering his big arm he offered it to the slender little girl.

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  • "Yes, so it is, so it is," said the general angrily, lowering the field glass and shrugging his shoulders, "so it is!

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  • But consider the position in which you are placing her and me in the eyes of society, and even of the court, he added, lowering his voice.

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  • Pierre suddenly began, lowering his head and looking like a bull about to charge, why do you think so?

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  • The old woman, lowering her eyes but casting side glances at the newcomers, had turned her cup upside down and placed a nibbled bit of sugar beside it, and sat quietly in her armchair, though hoping to be offered another cup of tea.

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  • "What do you mean?" asked Speranski quietly, lowering his eyes.

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  • Shinshin, lowering his voice, began to tell the count of some intrigue of Kuragin's in Moscow, and Natasha tried to overhear it just because he had said she was "charmante."

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  • "To tell you the truth, between ourselves, God only knows what state our left flank is in," said Boris confidentially lowering his voice.

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  • "Very sad, sire," replied Michaud, lowering his eyes with a sigh.

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  • With the sun lowering, we sallied forth in search of duck to a lagoon we had heard of lower down the coast.

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  • Others have underscored the need for lowering the ambitions for the round.

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  • The original 60's design wah-wah pedal, with modified circuitry to deliver fatter, more open sound by lowering the effect 's frequency range.

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  • Window blinds typically have cords for raising and lowering the shades, which could become wrapped around your baby's neck or body, so keep these cords out of reach and avoid placing the crib near a window.

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  • These units can go for $200-$300, but offer better chances at lowering your heating bill.

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  • This gives you a better sleep because your body isn't focused on lowering your body temperature over and over through the night.

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  • The auctioneer starts the bidding at a high price, and continues lowering the price until someone accepts.

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  • All scooters are electric powered, meaning that in addition to having a stylish ride you will be lowering your carbon footprint.

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  • Prevention is key when it comes to mitigating respiratory infections and also lowering the chances that these organisms will spread.

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  • Homeowners can seek to refinance their homes through the FHA, thus lowering their monthly housing costs and making more money available to help pay off debt.

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  • It is clean energy, and besides lowering bills, helps our communities in the end.

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  • Lowering the showerhead will give a more targeted water jet and reduce the amount of hot water that is wasted.

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  • In addition to reducing carbon emissions, conserving energy, and lowering your monthly utility bills, you may qualify for tax credits, utility discounts, and governmental savings incentives.

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  • Garlic has been proven to be one of the most effective herbal remedies for lowering blood pressure.

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  • Acai's monosaturated fats, similar to that found in olives and other plant-based foods, raise HDL cholesterol while lowering LDL cholesterol.

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  • Acai fruit provides a healthy dose of fiber, also useful in lowering cholesterol.

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  • Omega-6 and omega-9 fatty acids may even have a role in lowering cholesterol levels in the blood.

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  • If you want to add fresh garlic to your diet to enjoy some of its blood pressure lowering benefits, be sure to eat it raw.

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  • A natural sedative, valerian is effective at lowering blood pressure because it relaxes the muscles surrounding the walls of veins and arteries.

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  • Do not stop taking any medications prescribed to you by your doctor yet, but do consider the many options you have for further lowering your blood pressure, naturally.

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  • Controlling your blood pressure, lowering cholesterol and getting adequate exercise are all ways you can help keep this killer at bay.

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  • Cholesterol lowering medications ( Lipitor, Crestor, Zocor, Mevacor, Pravachol or Lescol).

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  • The biggest benefit from eating plant sterols and stanols for heart disease is in lowering food-based sources of blood cholesterol.

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  • While Dr. Ravnskov provides a compelling case against the idea that lowering serum cholesterol can reduce heart disease risk, he is in the minority.

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  • Chinese herbs should not be used as a substitute for a holistic cholesterol lowering plan.

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  • Green tea provides numerous health benefits, including lowering cholesterol and improving kidney function.

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  • Also, diabetics may experience a lowering of their blood glucose as a result of fenugreek.

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  • Lowering your immune system can also make your body less likely to fight off free radicals.

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  • Here are some suggestions for lowering your anxiety quickly.

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  • Find websites that have downloadable meditations available now so you can start lowering your stress.

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  • Many patients find the combination of therapy with medication to be incredibly helpful in lowering daily anxiety.

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  • Lowering of the stress response - Laughter causes the stress response to rev up for a short time then it quickly decreases.

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  • By caring for yourself, lowering your nervousness with stress management techniques and changing your perception, you will be able to fight test anxiety so that you can achieve a score that reflects your true understanding of the material.

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  • For example, there is a recipe for a cholesterol lowering drink and one to help the skin.

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  • Some natural healers say this stage of coconut juice is good for lowering body temperatures and fever.

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  • My Cavalier King Charles Spaniel is constantly lowering his bottom to the floor and then sniffing where he has been.

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  • Lowering the sodium level helps reduce the excess fluid in the body.

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  • Lowering soil pH is actually harder than raising it, and takes time and patience.

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  • Both types of roller blinds are made of slats of vinyl that are threaded together, allowing for ease of lowering and raising (or moving from side to side, in the case of vertical blinds).

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  • Make sure the screws are in place securely before you try lowering the door.

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  • These 5-inch square tiles are complemented by 2.5 x 5-inch borders, and blank tiles can be used to fill in around the decorative ones, lowering the price.

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  • Experts in support of GM foods suggest that these types of modifications will allow farmers to increase their crop yields, thereby producing more food and lowering costs.

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  • Lowering the amount of pesticides being used would be a huge environmental benefit, as it would reduce the amount of runoff associated with commercial farms.

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  • However, working out can help decrease your sugar levels over time, which means that in the future you might be able to speak to your doctor about lowering your dosage.

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  • Running, walking, or riding a bike get your heart rate up, which is good for heart health, lowering cholesterol and high blood pressure, and stress reduction.

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  • Balance allows you to do many of the physical activities you find pleasurable by lowering your fall risk.

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  • Lifting and lowering weights is one of the best ways to strengthen your muscles.

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  • In addition to interfering with restful sleep and lowering daily productivity, habitual snoring may contribute to high blood pressure, heart disease, and stroke.

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  • If you sustain an injury and don't treat it, it will gradually reduce your stamina, thus lowering your health.

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  • Heavy doses of the extract provide significant benefits, lowering the rate of fat-related illnesses, diabetes and liver problems and the extract may actually help you burn more calories than you take in with one glass.

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  • A child with Marfan may be given drugs called beta-blockers to slow down the rate of aortic enlargement and decrease the risk of dissection by lowering the blood pressure and decreasing the forcefulness of the heartbeat.

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  • Keeping weight gain under control can be accomplished by changing eating habits, lowering fat intake, and increasing physical activity.

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  • If apnea is frequent or severe, the baby's doctor may decide to treat it by altering conditions in the incubator, such as lowering the temperature, increasing oxygen, or placing the infant in a rocking incubator.

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  • Later still comes the growth of facial and body hair, and a gradual lowering of the voice.

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  • The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute in Bethesda, Maryland released clinical guidelines for blood pressure in 2003, lowering the standard normal readings for adults to less than 120 over less than 80.

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  • Asphyxia neonatorum is a neonatal emergency as it may lead to hypoxia (lowering of oxygen supply to the brain and tissues) and possible brain damage or death if not correctly managed.

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  • Shock can occur when the released histamine causes the blood vessels to dilate, which lowers blood pressure; histamine also causes fluids to leak from the bloodstream into the tissues, lowering the blood volume.

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  • Meditation and deep breathing can reduce stress, thereby lowering blood pressure and inducing relaxation.

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  • Carbidopa enables L-dopa to be converted to dopamine after the L-dopa enters the brain, thereby lowering the oral dose and decreasing side effects.

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  • Naturopaths favor food elimination diets as a way of managing AD, as well as lowering the child's overall intake of animal products.

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  • Because flare-ups of AD are often related to increased emotional stress, some researchers have hypothesized that alternative approaches to lowering stress might help in treating the disorder.

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  • A lowering takes place when the feet are flat again with slightly bent knees.

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  • Modify the mortgage to reduce the payment by lowering the interest rate or lengthening the term of the mortgage.

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  • It also lists tips for discussing possible issues with the new home with a real estate agent, which may result in a lowering of the sale price of a house.

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  • Lowering your mortgage interest rate can both save you money over time and save you money on your monthly payments.

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  • By lowering your interest rate, you are charged less interest on the principal, so the amount of interest you have to pay on your mortgage each month goes down.

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  • Homeowners who have the main concern of lowering their monthly mortgage payment may want to look into obtaining a mortgage modification or a streamline refinance, if available.

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  • Lowering a mortgage interest rate is not the only reason behind obtaining a refinance.

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  • Cardiovascular benefits of consuming more omega-3's include lowered blood pressure and improved ratio of the so-called "good" HDL cholesterol to "bad" LDL cholesterol, while simultaneously lowering overall blood cholesterol readings.

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  • Taking melatonin in the evening and/or lowering your dose of melatonin often helps to alleviate many of these side effects.

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  • This healthy fat actually help to improve cardiovascular health by lowering cholesterol, prevents arrhythmias, and prevents the accumulation of triglycerides.

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  • This is why CoQ10 supplementation is necessary with any cholesterol lowering medication - whether a statin or red yeast rice extract.

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  • Niacin raises the good cholesterol HDL by up to 35 percent while lowering bad cholesterol (LDL) and harmful triglycerides.

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  • Niacin may prove to be more effective in lowering the bad cholesterol than many prescription medications.

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  • Most people think dietary fiber supplements are only for relieving constipation, but they have many other health benefits, including lowering the risk of getting heart disease or diabetes.

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  • While studies showed PC-SPES worked by lowering PSA and testosterone, the FDA issued a warning because it was found to contain prescription drugs that could lead to serious problems.

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  • As it moves through your body, it helps with lowering cholesterol and blood sugar levels.

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  • Well-made apparel wears longer and looks better, thus lowering the overall cost of the investment over the life of the item.

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  • Some people who are lying will change their tone of voice by heightening or lowering it.

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  • Lowering the cost of the raw materials lowers the cost of your rings.

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  • Some argue this piece was added on to discourage people from reselling diamonds, thus lowering their prices and cutting into DeBeers' profits.

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  • Excess water loss impacts your circulatory system by lowering blood volume.

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  • Start with simple adjustments, such as lowering the thermostat a few degrees during the winter, and raising it a bit in the summer.

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  • Dressing warmly, making sure your house is properly insulated, and lowering your thermostat a few degrees are all sensible ways to save money on heating bills.

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  • Talk with your local travel agent about options for lowering your costs by booking an all-inclusive vacation or a bundle.

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  • Used car dealers report lowering prices by as much as 10%.

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  • Dismounting from this pose may involve the Liberty flyers tumbling into a "cradle" catch, or the entire group lowering down.

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  • Medical experts recommend a reduced cholesterol diet as a key cholesterol lowering strategy.

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  • For the colorectal cancer component of the study, lowering fat intake did not demonstrate a decreased risk of developing colorectal cancer.

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  • No matter where fat tends to accumulate on an individual's body, lowering its presence is directly related to better overall health and longevity.

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  • Whether you are competing in a body building contest, running a marathon, engaged in a fat-burning program, or trying to lose weight, the lowering and monitoring of body fat is of utmost importance.

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  • Roberts believes that in order for the Shangri-La Diet to be effective, the dieter must break the "taste-calorie association", thereby lowering the "set point".

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  • Strengthened bone density, lowering the risk of osteoporosis, stress fractures, or easy bone damage.

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  • These three nutrients are thought to be beneficial in lowering blood pressure, while sodium raises blood pressure.

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  • The health benefits of controlling or lowering your weight when you have type 2 diabetes are numerous.

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  • Improve your overall health while lowering your weight and reducing your BMI.

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  • If you've been diagnosed with high cholesterol, it's essential to follow a diet for lowering cholesterol in order to improve health and maximize life span.

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  • It is surprising how quickly cholesterol can be reduced if you follow a diet for lowering cholesterol.

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  • Following a cholesterol lowering diet is not a difficult challenge.

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  • As a free diet, it's worth a try, and should improve health while lowering your weight.

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  • For years, health care providers and nutritionists have touted the power of soluble fiber foods in lowering cholesterol and reducing the risk of heart disease.

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  • A balanced diet of nutritious food and regular exercise can help promote a healthier heart by lowering cholesterol, triglycerides and CRP (C-Reactive Protein) levels.

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  • They can also aid in lowering blood pressure, and some suggest a fiber rich diet will actually reduce the risk of cancers.

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  • It occurs by lowering carbohydrate intake to such a level that ketones are present in your bloodstream.

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  • Soluble fiber can support your good eating habits by lowering cholesterol and stabilizing your blood sugar levels so you don't crash between meals.

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  • In order to lessen gout symptoms, your diet for gout patients will include recommendations for lowering your body's levels of uric acid.

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  • Many dieters who have been unable to lose weight on other diets are able to do so by lowering their carbohydrate intake and following a low carb diet plan like Atkins or the South Beach Diet.

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  • A Registered Dietitian will help you to plan a diet and lifestyle plan proven to be effective at lowering cholesterol.

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  • Plant foods contain no cholesterol, so increasing your intake of plant foods is a good idea, especially if you are working toward lowering your cholesterol levels.

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  • Fiber helps to stave off hunger while also playing a huge role in lowering cholesterol levels.

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  • Lowering your cholesterol levels will require eating a low-fat diet, getting plenty of exercise, and watching your weight.

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  • Seeking the support of your doctor and a Registered Dietitian can help you to meet your cholesterol lowering goals.

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  • Lowering the amount of salt and fat in your diet can offer many health benefits.

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  • Besides lowering the daily fat intake, the DASH diet also can lower the daily sodium intake by 1200 mg/day.

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  • Sometimes, lowering your salt may come in response to a doctor's orders.

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  • By lowering your cholesterol, you help maintain your cardiovascular health by reducing your risk of atherosclerosis or hardening of the arteries.

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  • The overall effect is a lowering of your blood pressure, another heart disease risk factor.

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  • The strain on your heart is reduced, thereby lowering your blood pressure.

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  • Hold a barbell (or dumbbells) with sufficient weights wider than shoulder width, lifting it off a rack and lowering it to your upper chest.

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  • Lace your arms behind your head and lift your head, shoulders and back, touching your chin to your knees before lowering yourself again.

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  • Tip your hips backward and bend your knees, lowering your butt toward the floor while keeping your heels flat on the ground.

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  • When lifting and lowering the weights, do so with a controlled movement.

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  • Then, finish by slowly lowering the weight back to the starting position.

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  • When training the biceps, always work through the full range of motion, lowering the arms to a fully extended position.

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  • Here's a great way to hit the reset button while lowering your resting heart rate to boot.

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  • A daily aerobic workout can prevent heart attack and stroke by strengthening the heart muscle and lowering blood pressure.

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  • Also, always combine your workout efforts with a healthy diet plan that includes lots of purified water, fresh vegetables and fruits, adequate protein and whole grains while lowering your intake of processed and sugary foods.

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  • Bend the arms at the elbow, lowering the weights slowly towards the middle of the shoulder blades and then lift back up.

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  • Hold the position for a moment before lowering your heels to the floor.

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  • If you cannot perform the "boy's push-up", you can do the same exercise by lowering your knees to the ground to allow your chest muscles to lift less weight.

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  • Inhale as you bend your elbows, lowering your body so it is almost touching your support.

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  • Don't lean onto the side rails as this decreases the amount of work your body does, thereby lowering your caloric burn.

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  • From maintaining a healthy weight to lowering your risk of chronic conditions such as high blood pressure, the treadmill cannot be beat.

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  • Perform a squat by tipping backward at the hip, pressing through your heels and lowering your torso toward the floor as though you were sitting back in a chair.

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  • Learn about the types of exercise that are most effective at lowering blood pressure.

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  • Your body will adapt to your regular routine, increasing its efficiency while lowering the calorie burn.

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  • Lower your hips and continue lifting and lowering them in a pulsing fashion for 15 counts.

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  • This forces you to eliminate momentum and pay attention to both the positive and negative (lifting and lowering) aspects of the motion, creating muscular strength and endurance.

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  • Consider increasing your deductible or lowering the amount of your coverage to receive lower insurance premiums.

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  • Lowering the risk of fires by not leaving cooking, candles, and cigarettes unattended will help, as will making sure that smoke detectors are in place and functioning.

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  • Medical Home Improvements: Expenses associated with installing ramps, lowering countertops or making doorways wider to accommodate a wheelchair can be claimed against your income.

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  • Lowering it, he finally spoke.

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  • Damian demanded, lowering her to the ground and spinning her to face him.

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