Volunteer Glasgow is the operating name of the Volunteer Centre – the Centre for Volunteering, Community Action and Employment Initiatives – which was established in 1970, is a company limited by guarantee (166042), is governed by a Board of (experienced and skilled volunteer) Directors, and is registered as a Scottish Charity (SC005462) with the Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator. In addition to promoting and supporting volunteering, Volunteer Glasgow has established a successful track record in providing community development, befriending/mentoring , training, community care , and advisory services to the general public and to a range of specific client groups across the city.
On the personal side, Dr. Bakshian has the unique ability to bond with his patients, and he considers himself a true patient advocate. Dr Bakshian lives with his wife and four children, and he considers himself a true “family man”. Both Dr. Bakshian and his wife’s families are academic and they continue this tradition on a long and prestigious line of doctors. His hobbies include sailing, martial arts, tennis and scuba diving. Dr. Bakshian is very passionate about his work and would want to continue to do it even if it wasn’t his profession. “If given an opportunity to do anything, I would choose to practice spine surgery as my favorite hobby”.
To make things even more confusing, there’s also some potentially negative consequences of high doses of chlorogenic acid found in coffee. When consuming high levels, usually about twice what an average moderate coffee drinker might obtain, it’s possible that homocysteine levels in the blood could go up. Homocysteine is a nasty inflammatory molecule that is believed to be a risk factor for heart disease, heart attacks and strokes. The same effects can happen from drinking very high amounts of tea, for example, about two liters a day (which is unrealistic in most cases).