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Enophones headphones review – Headphones that monitor your brain waves

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REVIEW – I am not sure how many of you have dealt with OCD (Obsessive Compulsive Disorder), but I have and do. One of the effects of OCD is insomnia and this is usually caused by my inability to relax my mind so that it stops being so busy. Over the years I have tried […]

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Snailax Cordless Vibration and Infrared Heating Knee Massager review – shaking out the pain

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REVIEW – Having your knees hurt after activity sucks. I’m speaking from experience here. Getting to review a heating knee massager seemed like a dream come true. Today, we’re going to look at the Snailax Cordless Knee Massager with Heat and Vibration to see if it can make these old joints feel young again. What

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COZYINN walking pad review – Get your steps in with this mini treadmill

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REVIEW – I can be found walking outside in all kinds of weather, from the steamiest summer days to drizzly winter days. However, on the rainiest, coldest, darkest days, I like the idea of an indoor workout. I also have trouble sitting still after hours of working on my computer. The COZYINN walking pad compact

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Movemate Active Standing Board review – get ready to move!

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REVIEW – We know sitting for prolonged periods day in and day out isn’t great for us, and even some of our employers got the memo by offering standing desks.  What if there was a way to take this a step further, and add some dynamic movement to our workspace?  Movemate thinks that’s possible with

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These nail clippers have a built-in file in the handle!

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NEWS – Green Bell of Japan has redesigned the humble nail clipper to be more convenient to use. Made of hardened stainless steel, this set of clippers has a larger handle for better ergonomics and the size of the blades makes it perfect for both toe and fingernail trimming. But the feature that caught my

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Snailax SL-482 cordless handheld massager with heat review

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REVIEW – Achy muscles aren’t fun. One way to make them feel better is with a massage. But if you don’t want to leave your house or pay crazy prices for a massage session, then you can buy a massager like the Snailax SL-482 cordless handheld massager with heat. How well does it work? Let’s

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The Halsa Breathing Necklace helps reduce your anxiety

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NEWS – So many people deal with anxiety today which triggers your body to respond in a “fight or flight” mode with increased heart rate and respiration. If you or someone you know deals with this, the Halsa Breathing Necklace might help. The necklace is a stainless steel tube that you exhale through that works

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Airofit PRO 2.0 Breathing Trainer review – yes, I’m a blow-hard

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REVIEW – 73.  Why is that number important?  That was the calculated age of my lungs and my most recent pulmonary function test (PFT) about two years ago.  That was a problem as I was only 61 years old at the time.  I have a touch of asthma that makes it difficult for me to

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ELEHEAR Alpha Pro hearing aids review – Is this OTC solution for you?

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REVIEW – Late last year (2022) the FDA issued a final rule that improves access to hearing aids with the creation of a new category OTC or Over-The-Counter where devices can be purchased without medical approval. The Alpha Pros from ELEHEAR fall into that category and at $999 they seem like a bargain compared to

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iHealth Nexus Pro wireless body composition scale review

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REVIEW – It’s been several years since I have even thought about getting a scale, let alone one of the fancy types. I’ve been on old faithful, the cheapest you can get, and it was time for an upgrade. Simple and easy to use was important to me, and the iHealth Nexus Pro wireless body

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Mythinglogic Home Gym Storage Rack review

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REVIEW – The main part of my basement doubles as a family room and a home gym. Over the years I’ve accumulated a lot of fitness equipment. There’s a treadmill, a TotalGym sliding bench trainer, and all kinds of dumbells, resistance bands, and kettlebells. In other words, it’s a mess. Imagine my excitement when Mythinglogic

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Merach E09 Auto Electromagnetic Elliptical Machine review

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REVIEW – For those Gadgeteer readers who have been following my journey to outfit my gym, you would have read my recent exercise equipment review featuring the Freebeat Boom Exercise bike. Now I get a chance to add variety and versatility to my workout with this Merach E09 Auto Electromagnetic Elliptical Machine. What is it?

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Healing Mosey MoseyLumbar™ Multi-function Lumbar Lift and Lower Back Massage Device review – like a personal back masseuse

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REVIEW – As an elder millennial, I’m well into the phase of life where everything constantly hurts, and I’ve begun pulling back and leg muscles on an annual/semi-annual basis instead of every few years. When the offer to review the Healing Mosey MoseyLumbar™ Multi-function Lumbar Lift and Lower Back Massage Device came in, I had

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NIVIOP Red Light Therapy Belt review – Fat reduction? No! Pain relief? Yes!

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REVIEW – Red light therapy is all the rage these days.  It is claimed to help relieve joint pain, relieve muscle pain, reduce inflammation, and reduce fat.  Lucky for you, I have all those things so today, we’re looking at the NIVIOP red light therapy belt.  Let’s see if a little light can make some

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