Erectile Dysfunction Treatment, Causes and Cures

Erectile dysfunction, sometimes known as ED or by the older term impotence, occurs when a man is unable to maintain an erection that is firm enough to have sexual intercourse. The complexity of the male sexual response, which includes emotions, hormones, nerves, muscles, blood vessels and the brain, means that there are many possible reasons for ED.

Erectile Dysfunction Causes

There is no specific age at which erectile dysfunction appears, but it is more common in older men. One study, published in the 2003 issue of “Annals of Internal Medicine,” indicated that sexual function usually decreases dramatically in men after age 50. By age 80, 90% of the men in the study had ED. Erectile dysfunction in young men under certain conditions, such as excessive alcohol intake, substance abuse or injury. The complexity of the male sexual response means that anything which interferes with the physical, neurological, chemical or emotional aspects can cause ED. The major categories of erectile dysfunction causes include medical conditions, medical treatments, medications, recreational drugs, emotional disturbances and injury.
• Medical conditions or physical problems that may cause ED include heart disease, vascular disease, high blood pressure, diabetes, obesity, Parkinson’s disease and multiple sclerosis.
• Medical treatments for enlarged prostate or prostate cancer, especially surgery, may cause ED.
• A wide variety of medications have been implicated in ED: antihypertensive drugs, diuretics, antidepressants, antihistamines, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medications (NSAIDs), heart medications, muscle relaxants and chemotherapy drugs.
• Recreational drugs, both legal and illegal, may cause ED or make it worse. Alcohol, tobacco and most recreational drugs negatively affect the male sexual response.
• Emotional disturbances may cause ED. Depression, stress, fatigue and anxiety may affect the brain and cause disturbances in the ability to feel sexually excited.
• Injury to the pelvic area or the penis can cause ED because it affects the blood vessels that cause erection. Riding a bicycle for a long time may cause pressure on the nerves in the perineum and cause temporary ED.

Erectile Dysfunction Treatment

The first step in erectile dysfunction treatment is to determine the cause. Your doctor will conduct a physical examination and perform blood and urine tests to check for chronic disease such as diabetes. Other tests may include testosterone levels or diagnostic tests for heart disease. An ultrasound of the penis can determine whether there is adequate blood flow to the penis, and an overnight erection test may be done to see if erections are occurring during sleep. A man who is able to have nighttime erections is more likely to have a psychological cause for ED.

Erectile Dysfunction Treatments

Medical treatment for ED includes medication changes, treatment for chronic health problems, ED medications, medical devices and surgery.
• If ED is due to a side effect of a medication such as an antihypertensive drug, your doctor may suggest a different medication.
• Uncontrolled diabetes and hypertension can cause ED, and the condition may improve if these diseases are treated and well-managed. Treatment may include activities such as changes in diet to promote weight loss and regular exercise, both of which may improve sexual function.
• Oral ED medications are available by prescription. They are normally taken an hour or more prior to intercourse. These medications may have side effects and usually cannot be taken if you are also taking nitrates or blood thinners. Other ED medications include a self-injection into the penis with a very fine needle, a penile suppository or testosterone replacement therapy.
• Medical devices include penis pumps and penile implants. A penis pump uses a hand or battery-powered vacuum pump to pull blood into the penis and a ring at the base of the penis to keep blood from flowing out. Penile implants can be inflatable devices or semi-rigid rods; both are surgically implanted into the penis.
• Occasionally, blood vessel surgery is necessary to improve circulation or repair a leaking vessel.

Erectile Dysfunction Natural Cures

Natural treatments for ED include acupuncture, Panax ginseng, yohimbine, DHEA, gingko, L-arginine and zinc supplements. There is little research on the effectiveness of these therapies.
• Acupuncture is thought to regulate the nervous system
• Panax ginseng is thought to increase sexual function
• Yohimbine is the bark of an African tree that increases libido but can be dangerous in even small doses
• DHEA is needed to manufacture testosterone
• Gingko relaxes smooth muscle and increases blood flow.
• L-arginine is an amino acid used by the body to make nitrous oxide, which make the blood vessels dilate and can increase blood flow.
• Zinc deficiency can cause erectile dysfunction.

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Iphone 5 Release Date, Features, Specs And More

Will the Iphone 5 ever be released?

Our iPhone 5 release date prediction: November 2012

Latest iPhone 5 rumored release date: October 2012

The release date of the iphone 5 has been just an on going rumor for months now. Among the new features every new Iphone brings, the release date is just as hot a topic. People want to iPhone 5know exactly when it’s available so they can have it first, or have it at all. Every new Iphone release has always been a hectic yet very successful one for Apple, selling faster than they can deliver. People always want what they can’t have which just makes these launches that much more troublesome. Fear not, when the Iphone 5 release date is leaked you can be certain that we will have it for you first.

The Iphone 5 was expected to be released with the new iOS 5 but complications happened which made the release of the iphone 5 with iOS 5 impossible in Apple’s eyes. So here we have the Iphone 4S, which to many was a major disappointment. Most people were expecting more from one of the world’s biggest and most technologically influential companies to date. The day the Iphone 4s was announced, Apple’s stock plummeted and for good reason. While the Iphone 4s does offer performance upgrades and added features, it was not enough according to the majority of Iphone enthusiasts. While it isn’t the first time Apple released an ‘S’ version in between official versions, it was the fact that it was so out of the blue and unexpected it has shocked people and Apple’s stock.

The iPhone 5 release date is still just rumors circulating with no concrete information. However the fact that Apple seems to prefer to have their major launches in late spring to early summer is probably a good place to speculate as the next release date for Iphone 5. As of right now most tech gurus are saying early summer 2012, but now with the recent release of the Iphone 4s the iphone 5 release date could be delayed further. Customers that buy the iPhone 4s could be extremely angry if Apple were to release the Iphone 5 less than a year later. Unfortunately in today’s technology world 1 year is a very long time, so get used to it.

Not only are these release dates a matter of releasing a bug free product, but there is also a marketing aspect behind them. Apple wants to release at the absolute best time to maximize profits after building months and even years worth of hype. Delaying too long could allow for competition to come in and snag a good percentage of customers that grow tireless of waiting. Releasing too soon could result in a bug filled product that wasn’t tested enough causing major customer support issues and potentially damaging the company’s reputation.

As you can see the iPhone 5 release date is a very touchy subject for both customers, developers and manufacturers with many variables coming into play. Who will know the official release date of the Iphone 5 first? Apple of course! Who will be the next to know? Something to keep in mind though is that Steve Jobs delayed the iPhone 5 because he felt it wasn’t ready, however his successors seem to feel otherwise moving forward with the new phone. So there could be new standards and protocols Apple is taking now that could affect things like release date patterns we’re used to.

iPhone 5 Specs

There is good reason to believe that Apple will be introducing a new quad-core cpu with it’s next iPhone release, with the CPU rumored to be called an Apple A6. It would be a huge disappointment to many if the iPhone 5 is launched with anything less than a quad-core CPU especially the way mobile devices have been trending for 2012 launches. We can also expect to see increased memory, at least we hope.

iPhone 5 Screen

According to a few sources, both Sony and Hitachi have shipped prototype 4-inch screen sized iPhone 5’s to Apple for testing. If this is true it could mean an iPhone 5 release date as early as March 2012 but more than likely later rather than sooner. There are new rumors constantly circulating about what screen-size Apple will go with. There are reports of screen sizes up to 4.75″, 4.6″ and 4.25″. There is no concrete news on which one will actually be chosen or if Apple is willing to chose just one. There is word that Apple may be considering multiple screen size options for their iPhone 5, trying to appeal to the masses and compete with their increasingly growing competition.

iPhone 5 camera is rumored to be 8MP offering 1080p HD video recording and pictures.

iPhone 5 Features

Digital Wallet (NFC) – With this new technology popping up in more and more recently released cell phones like the Nexus, it’s only a matter of time before Apple is forced to follow suit. With Apple being known in the past for being the pioneers of innovative new technology being the first to incorporate, it seems as though times are changing and they are being beat to the punch by a host of new competitors. If Apple is going to incorporate a digital wallet NFC option with the iPhone 5, look for it to excel over whats available right now in terms of speed, flexibility and security.

4G/LTE Support – With the recent release of the iPad 3 bringing 4G technology to the first Apple device, there is no reason to believe that the iPhone won’t offer the same. There have been many credible sources claiming this as well.

iPhone 5 News

Update (March 22nd 2012):

Rumors are circulating the Apple may possibly be releasing the iPhone 5 with two option for screen sizes, similar to their usual memory size (16gb and 32gb) option. There is a lot of debate from consumers about what screen size they would prefer, and obviously going with one is going to leave the other half of the consumers dis-pleased and lost. So why not capture both micro markets with a 3.5inch screen size option for those looking to stay small, and then the upgraded 4.0 – 4.75inch screen size option. The only thing holding Apple back from doing this is figuring out what the increased manufacturing costs will be compared to the amount of consumers they would potentially lose with offering just one screen size option.

Update (March 28th 2012):

A news report from Taiyuan, Shanxi, China has just surfaced today that the Foxconn factory just received an order from Apple to begin manufacturing of the new iPhone 5. The Foxconn factory is now looking to hire some 20,000 new workers to complete this task by this year. This leads us to believe that the release date of the iPhone 5 should be geared towards Apple’s traditional fall launches and not June or July like many had hoped. That is unless Apple has secretly sent out orders to other mobile device manufacturers already that we don’t know about and Foxconn is just a late addition, but it’s unlikely. Will keep this updated as we learn more on this story.

Update (April 4th, 2012):

There is lots of speculation going around that June 15, 2012 is the new projected release date for the iPhone 5. Let it be known that this claim is based off a Foxconn worker that was quoted as saying in an interview that the Foxconn factory is looking to hire up to 20,000 new workers to replace it’s current on-strike worker base in order to complete an order from Apple for iPhone 5’s that need to be completed for a possible June 15 launch. This is pure speculation as the worker to make the claim was even quoted as being uncertain about his own statement. With all that being said, a June 15th launch at this point would seem very rushed and here is why. It would take at least a month to get all these 20,000 new workers up to speed, and then another 1-2 months to complete all the manufacturing. That puts them at the start of June right there and that is assuming there will be no hiccups along the way. For such a massive launch from a company like Apple, things just don’t add up for a June 15th launch. An October launch would make much more sense at this point.

Update (April 20th, 2012):

New rumours circulating that the iPhone 5 will be released in October according to a recently leaked statement by Qualcomm that develops chips for Apple claiming their chips for the next iPhone won’t be ready until late summer. The other rumour is that the phone will be made from a metallic glass, but not the screen as this type of glassy metal is opaque, not transparent.

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iPad 4 Release Date, Features And Rumors

iPad 4 ConceptAlthough the iPad 3 has just made its way into the world, iPad 4 release date rumors are already circulating. It’s become very clear that Apple does not rest on its laurels when it comes to keeping a steady stream of sleek, stylish gadgets coming to the market. But how much is really known about the iPad 4 at this point?

The Rumors

Earlier this year, news sources reported that a Taiwanese component manufacturer made statements that allude to new tablets being created by Apple in 2012. The source claimed that two high-powered tablets would be released. The first part of this rumor turned out to be true; the iPad 3 hit stores in March 2012.

The credibility of this source is unconfirmed, but, thus far, their information has proven to be solid. It would be a change of pace for Apple to release a simple upgrade to the iPad technology without implementing anything new within a six-month span. By taking a look at how Apple has released products up until now, we can make some educated guesses about what the future holds.

The Apple Pattern

Since the original iPad, Apple has annually released an improved version of their product. This gives time for their current product to flourish, drop out of the spotlight and give time for the next product’s hype to grow.

This pattern has proven successful for Apple thus far. In March 2011, Apple sold more than a million iPad 2 units in the first weekend alone. Fast-forward to March 2012 and we have the much-hyped iPad 3. In its first three days alone, three million units were sold. Are there any reasons for Apple to change their strategy for 2012?

Competition For The iPad

One of the factors that could lead Apple to change its release plan is new competition in the tablet market. This market is heating up with Amazon, Microsoft and other tablet makers creating products that stand to compete with the iPad. What does the competition have to offer?

Microsoft is definitely ready to make a play in the tablet market. Windows 8 boasts the possibility of having a single device that acts like a Tablet but can also be docked and used like a normal laptop, complete with peripherals. This gadget would also support legacy software and classic windows desktop.

Could the competition from these other companies cause Apple to vary from their yearly release schedule? The fact that most of these devices now offer similar functionality means that Apple has serious reasons to take their product to the next level quickly.

iPad 4 Release Date – Current Rumors

At this time, there seem to be two distinct rumors about the iPad 4 release date The first is built on the Taiwanese manufacturer’s comments about a new device dropping in the second half of 2012. This puts the possible release of some sort of new product at October 2012.

This rumor makes sense because the competition is all planning to release new devices around this time. The obvious reason is to have a new product for the 2012 Christmas season. To compete, the iPad 4 will need to have some killer new features to stay on the top of the tablet heap.

The other rumor is that something completely different will be coming along in the second half of 2012. It seems reasonable that Apple needs at least a year to get each iPad ready to go. Only time will tell which of the two rumors comes true.

iPad 4 Features

Rumored features for the iPad 4 include it being even thinner or smaller to compete with the Kindle and other smaller tablets. Some sites have reported iPad 4 features will include powerful hardware and, most importantly, new software that integrates with computers seamlessly.

This is one of the weaknesses of the current iPads that other companies like Microsoft are looking to capitalize on. It will definitely mean greater functionality and the possibility of an iPad completely replacing your computer instead of being just a complimentary mobile version of it.

Bright Future For Tablets

Regardless of which rumors are true, the iPad is here to stay. Apple enthusiasts have reasons to be excited about the future of Apple’s tablets and other releases. Stay tuned for more iPad 4 features rumors and official news updates.

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How Much Does It Cost To Paint A Car Properly

How Much Does It Cost To Paint A Car

So you want to know how much does it cost to paint a car? Is a question that is rather asked very often, by people who want to change the color of their car or by those whom the colors of their cars, have worn out and they want to repaint the same color as it were before. Normally, the cost of painting a car depends on many factors such as; size of the car, the painting materials that a car owner prefers, the quality and quantity of the paint to be used, and the length of time it will take the car to be painted. Generally, the cost of painting a car can also vary according to who is painting the car. You will find that in most cases, some car owners would want to do it themselves, so as not to incur a lot of expenses, or some of them would prefer to look for some people who can charge low prices in their neighborhood. So then just how much do paint jobs cost for cars?

When you take the car to the garage for a paint specialist to paint it, the process is normally very organized. If you want your car to look as good as new you have to cooperate with the paint specialist and this requires very intensive preparation of the car, before the painting work begins. In most cases, what a painter does is to sand out the cars original paint while making sure that all the windows are covered, and this is followed later, by applying a colorless base to the car, which helps the paint to last for long without peeling off, lastly, the painter paints the choice color of the car owner, using a spray gun. One thing to note is that, the number of coats will depend on how much the car owner is willing to pay.

When your car is painted at the garage, the cost will mostly vary from $2000 to $3000 depending on the quality of work and this is labor alone. When you factor in the cost of materials used on the process, like the paints and some tools that are special for the job, which normally range from $1,000 to 1,500 the total cost will end up being in the tune of $4500 to$5000. In some other cases, it can be as high as $50,000 for those that require specialized art work. For those who prefer doing the job themselves, it will obviously cost them a little less because they will save on the labor of a specialist, but on the other hand, they should be ready to invest in the materials that they don’t have such as; the spray gun. One thing to note is that, those who paint their own cars should be warned that if they do it wrong it could damage their cars and could also cost them more if its poorly painted, because the paint peels off after some time. With this information the question of how much does it cost to paint a car is answered.

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How To Become A Game Tester And Make Money Doing It

How To Become A Game Tester

Before answering how to become a game tester, it’s necessary to know who a game tester is. A game tester is a person who tests video games, while he is watching them to detect any errors on it and to make sure its working properly. The work of a game tester is quite interesting because one gets to play a variety of games free of charge, while getting paid for playing them. Another interesting fact that would make one to become a game tester is that you get to play the games before they are released to the market. One of the ways to become a game tester is to make sure that you have a passion for them and also being conversant with all the types of videogame in the market.

You must have a passion for videogames or an addict of videogames so to say. This means that you spend almost all your time playing video games and competing with your friends while really scoring high on the games. In other words you have to be good at what you do. Another way in becoming a game tester is that you have to be very conversant with software because as a game tester you have to know that it’s more of testing the game as software than a game itself. In this way, when you have some background about software then you are in the right direction to becoming a game tester.

In addition to this, when you want to be a game tester, you must have very good writing skills which will enable you to write reports about what you have experienced with each particular game. You need to have all the basic steps of report writing by showing where the problem is and giving suggestions on how it can be rectified to make it better. More over, you need to have a good eye for the game where by, you don’t only concentrate on playing the game but concentrate on finding anything wrong with the game such as if there are any bugs or any errors with the software of the game.

Another way to become a video game beta tester, is that you must associate yourself with other people who have the same interests with you. Create a pool of network of other people you know who are either already established game testers or who are on their way to becoming game testers. In this way you will be able to keep truck of new games in the market or new skills in playing the game. Also the established game testers can come in handy to show you the necessary skills that one is required to have as well as put in a word for you when you are looking for a job. After learning all this it is necessary to create a portfolio of your work, which you can drop off at different known game companies.

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How To Become A Detective

How To Become A Detective

Are you choosing to become a detective? Well, you can start by distinguishing which kind of detective you want to be because there are several kinds of detectives all which require varying training and skills. These are police detectives, FBI detectives and even a private investigator is a detective. Even the work of all these detectives varies a lot so you need to know where you fall to begin training. There are institutions that offer training for all these types of detectives to those who want to become detectives. Depending on the kind of detective you will be training on, the time you will need to take on training will also vary a lot.

A police detective will need to be a patrol officer first before becoming a detective in the force. The time you will require as a patrol officer is a total of five years as a patrol officer then you can become eligible to promotion to a police detective. It is good to know that it is unheard of for a detective to be hired from outside. All police forces hire detectives from within by promoting qualified patrol officers who show great skills in becoming a detective in the police force. A high school diploma is mandatory but to have a competitive edge you will need a college degree. Specializing in Criminology or Criminal Justice will help a lot as well as learning a second language. This is the education requirements for becoming a police detective.

You will spend around three months in the police academy learning all aspect related to your new work.  Learning of all constitutional rights, State laws and local laws will also form part of the training. While working as a patrol officer, you will be promoted to a sergeant then to a police detective. Communication skills, physical stamina and quick decision making are some of the qualities required. S private investigator is one detective who is not government related in any way of their work. Such detectives are hired by civilians, attorneys and organizations too. To become this, you need to confirm with your state to know what is needed for getting the proper license. Different states have different requirements for private investigators. The private investigators are also known as PI’s. Having a PI degree from college will be a plus for this career. Some working experience will be ideal in order to get good jobs in the future.

The federal government goes to the FBI which stands for Federal Bureau of Investigation when it wants someone to investigate anything for them. There is a lot that the FBI is asked to investigate which include but not limited to national security matters and criminal offenses. In most cases the investigations will be surveillance, undercover and or even forensic activities. Surveillance is monitoring the movement of someone. A degree in Criminology or Criminal justice, three years experience and aged between 23 to 26 years of age when joining are some of the things you will need to become an FBI detective.

If you have any questions or concerns about how to become a detective, feel free to leave a comment below.

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How To Become An Ordained Minister

Becoming An Ordained Minister

If you want to know how to become an ordained minister, you need to first evaluate your decision on why you chose this career. You can do this by discussing this decision with your pastor or another seasoned ordained minister who can offer guidance on the matter. An ordained minister is someone who even able to officiate a wedding ceremony and unite two people in matrimony. After making sure that you still want to continue with this calling, you can apply for a preaching license with the denomination that you worship in. this gives you the chance to have supervision from an ordination committee that will work with you in guiding you to becoming an ordained minister just as the committee members are.

Identify a college that offers training that is closely related to the doctrine of your denomination. You can find colleges that offer degrees in theology but you need to find one that suits your doctrine. Most of these colleges can even me found online through the use of the internet. While in college, serve in many pastoral duties as you are able to such as preaching in churches where you are needed when the main pastors of that church is on vacation. This gives you valuable experience which will greatly influence your move to becoming an ordained pastor. Ask from the college you are training in for a list of churches that need your services to fill in for a pastor who is unavailable. These colleges understand that this is a requirement and so they will have a list of such churches and they will offer the list to you upon requesting. Be on the lookout for any internship while in college and try looking for some where you will be working under the guidance of a seasoned minister. This experience will give you an insight on what you will be required of as an ordained minister.

Since many denominations require people who need to know how to become an ordained minister to attend seminary, look out for places where you can actually attend the seminary training and when you find one, apply. This will be after graduating with a degree in Theology in college. This is a requirement that you will have to meet in most cases. There are many places where seminary training is offered, again look for one that meets your denomination requirements. There will be an ordination board that will give you a set of conditions to meet before you are ordained, meet all these conditions and after doing that apply for formal ordination. If you manage to do all this, you will get ordained as a minister and be ready to preach and serve a one in your church. There are also online websites that can get you ordained and you can search for one online and follow the instructions in the website. There is normally sufficient information and guidance on how and what you need to do to get ordained as a minister through the website. Make sure you follow the instructions.

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How Much Does Carpet Cost

How Much Does Carpet Cost

The question of how much does carpet cost is one that is very common, especially amongst people who want to renovate their houses or for those who want to decorate their homes. Generally, the type of a carpet is determined by many other factors such as, the material of the carpet. Carpets are made from a variety of materials such as, polyester, nylon, olefin among others. Another factor that determines the price of a carpet is the size of the carpet, how big or how small you want it. Additionally, there are many types of carpets to choose from and their cost depends with how they are made. For example, some carpets are printed while others are woven. Carpets are also either man made or natural and this has been known to also affect the price. Another factor to consider is also the texture of the carpet. For us to answer the question of how much does a carpet cost, let us look at the different types of carpets and their prices.

Sisal carpet; this type of carpet is a natural carpet and is made out of sisal. Normally, it’s made by twisting yarn tightly,  which makes it to be very stiff and it is recommended to be used where there is a lot of traffic like, along office corridors. The price ranges from $25 to $50. One thing about the sisal carpet is that you can dye it to your color of choice.

Saxony carpet; this type of carpet is a man-made carpet and is made by twisting two fibers tightly and then straightening them out by heating them to make them smooth. This type of carpet is mainly used houses and especially the bedroom. It costs around $25 to $39.

Patterned carpets; this type of carpets are very beautiful because of their patterns and the colors used on them. It is also a type of a man-made carpet and it has a very soft and velvet feel to it. It’s more commonly used in the living room because of its beautiful patterns and colors. It costs around $15 to $ 40.

Jute carpet; this is another type of a natural carpet and it’s commonly known for its beauty and comfort. Compared to other types of natural carpets it’s much softer and because of this, it does not last long. I costs around $15 to $30.

Velvet pile carpet; this type of carpet is also from the family of the man-made carpets. It is made by cutting it severally into lovely plush and after that, finished off by spraying velvet sheen on it. It is known as one of the most luxurious carpets and is mostly used in the living area and in the dinning area.

Coir carpet; this is also another type of the natural carpets family and its very strong in nature. It costs $5 to $20.

With this the question of how much does carpet cost is answered.

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Joseph Kony and the Kony 2012 Movement

Kony 2012

Joseph KonyIn March 2012, Facebook and Twitter users began to spread the word about Kony 2012.  Hashtags and posts showing support for this campaign started to take over, with most directing viewers to watch the video released by the Invisible Children campaign. Within 24 hours, the video and cause went viral, which has given the campaign what they wanted: to make a single man famous for what he is doing to children and innocent citizens.

But who is the man that is getting all of this attention? His name is Joseph Kony and he is the leader of one of the worst gangs in the world. He power comes from the use of innocent children, who have been kidnapped and trained to fight for him, as well as his belief that he is a messenger of the Holy Spirit and is allowing spirits to work though him to complete tasks.

Who is Joseph Kony and the Lord’s Resistance Army?

Joseph Kony is a guerrilla group leader from Uganda who is the leader for the LRA, or Lord’s Resistance Army. Kony claims to be a Christian leader, however his perception is warped by his violent actions against children and other citizens of Uganda. As a man who believes that he is the sole messenger for the Holy Spirit, Kony and his army captures children from the country to fight for his goal of domination, work as a laborer, and to be offered as a sex slaves to his leaders as a reward for completing certain tasks.

The goal of Kony and his followers is to establish a Ten Commandment-based government in Uganda. To help reach this goal, they have captured over 60,000 children and forced over 2 million citizens from their home. His army has been released into the country with orders to murder, rape, mutilate and even commit cannibalism against the innocent citizens of Uganda. With most of his army being children, the Invisible Children campaign was formed to stop Kony from terrorizing citizens as well as robbing these children of their childhood innocence.

In 2005, Kony was found guilty of War Crimes by the International Criminal Court. He has evaded capture, even after President Obama sent 100 U.S. troops to Uganda to train the armed forces in the country on how to capture Kony and restore peace to the country.

The Invisible Children

The Invisible Children campaign is an international plan of action to handle the problem associated with Kony in Uganda as well as offer relief, support and assistance to those that have been affected by the actions of the LRA.

In 2012, the Invisible Children campaign released a 30 minute video titled “Kony 2012” that explains the issue in Uganda and calls for an immediate call-to-action response from celebrities, government officials, and citizens of the world to come together and support the capture of Kony. The video, which was posted and shared on Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, and other websites went viral after release and has been viewed several millions of times.

The Goal of Kony 2012

The goal of Kony 2012 is to make Joseph Kony famous for what he has done to innocent children and citizens, which in turn should prompt immediate attention by armed forces and government agencies to advance their mission to capture him. The Invisible Children campaign clearly proclaims that by making him famous, we are not making him a celebrity to which praise and admiration should be given. The goal is to increase the exposure of what a madman he is and how innocent parties are being affected by his beliefs.

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How Long Does It Take To Become A Doctor

How Long Does It Take To Become A Doctor

If you have been wondering how long does it take to become a doctor, then here are some ideas explaining this. Before deciding to become a doctor, one should really try to think through this decision. This is because doctors are some of the most important people in the society because they take care of sick people. This requires them to have a heart of helping people and relieving them of their pain. They are also some of the professionals that have relatively longer hours of working than other professionals. Their working hours can be unpredictable and can extend up to 60 hours a week.  However, being a doctor is also very rewarding in many ways. The feeling of seeing someone completely healed can be fulfilling, there is a lot that doctors learn throughout their career and they are also some of the best paying jobs, however this will depend on specialization and where one works.

The journey to becoming a doctor begins early in life to be precise in high school. Some of the subjects that one should take in high school for preparation to joining medical school after college are chemistry and biology. It is very important for one to excel in math and sciences in high school to build a strong foundation. Scoring high scores in the SAT before graduating from high school is also very important because you will then have more course choices in college to prepare you for medical school. The rigorous science and pre-med training in college enables students pursuing this profession. College takes four years to complete and this is the first rigorous training that one goes through strictly pursuing a medical profession. After successfully graduating from college, the next place to get further training is medical school. However, a student will have to sit for and pass the Medical College Aptitude Test before graduating from college. To be able to join medical school one needs to have good test scores and exemplary academic transcripts.  It takes another four years to complete all the classes and tests in medical school before graduation. However, depending on the degree courses taken, one can also take six to seven years to graduate. This is the case for a student taking a joint Bachelor of Science and M.D degree courses concurrently. However, each medical school has its own requirements which might determine how long a student will take in school.

Now, the student has graduated as a doctor but is yet to start practicing because is not licensed. To get licensed as a doctor, one needs to complete an internship program which is in a hospital or residency. It is stated by the Department of Labor that the internship might take from a year to eight years. After completing the internship, the student will be licensed as a doctor and can start practicing. So, the answer to your question of how long does it take to become a doctor, one will need to invest a total of about 10-12 years minimum unless you have some serious luck or connections.

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