Lead Crystal Decanter Dangers: Lead Poisoning 

  Lead crystal admirers, beware! The lovely lead crystal decanters that you use to store and display your wines and brandies are beautiful to look at, but they might contain some serious dangers. Researchers fear that dangerously high levels of lead can “leak” from the crystal decanters into the beverages they contain. Lead is a very toxic heavy metal and can … Continue reading Lead Crystal Decanter Dangers: Lead Poisoning 

How to Recognize the Symptoms of Hyperventilation

Your heart is racing, your mouth is dry, your fingers feel tingly, you feel light-headed and you can’t catch your breath. Are these things happening to you? You’re probably hyperventilating. Hyperventilation is a situation in which you begin taking abnormally long, rapid, and deep breaths. When this happens, too much air gets into the lungs, and … Continue reading How to Recognize the Symptoms of Hyperventilation