Urinary incontinence, the loss of bladder control, can also be called enuresis is a problem with many different age groups. This is caused by sympathetic dysfunction. Sympathetic dysfunction affects many systems of the body such as the the cardiovascular, reproductive, and even urinary. Enuresis is a medical term used more towards children meaning involuntary urination, referred to bedwetting most of the time (Silverthorn, 2013). The International Continence Society defines incontinence as “a condition in which involuntary loss of urine is a social or hygienic problem and is objectively demonstrated (Viktrup, 1993).” Incontinence is also very common once a woman becomes pregnant and throughout postpartum. Postpartum is the six week period
The majority of overactive bladder situations not related to UTIs or medication can be addressed with behavioral and environmental changes. A home health aide can assist your senior loved one in making these changes. For example, if the problem typically occurs at night, which is the most common complaint in senior bladder issues, fluid may be restricted in the early to late evening. A diuretic may be taken in the late afternoon to encourage more urine to pass prior to bedtime, and physical changes such as wearing compression stockings during the day also
The following is a case study of female client Patricia Miller had been diagnosed with overactive bladder syndrome. Overactive bladder is a complication with bladder storage function that causes sudden urination urgency. In normal person, nerve send the signal to the brain and trigger the detrusor muscle to contract when bladder is full while in overactive bladder person, brain response causes emptying of bladder by contraction of muscle even though bladder is not full. The urge to urinate will be painful to stop and overactive bladder causes forced loss of urine. When urinate, nerve signals coordinate the relaxation of the trigone muscles and the sphincter muscle. The detrusor muscles of the bladder contract pushing the urine out.
In Matt McCarthy’s Nap Time, he discusses the “most mysterious” of all needs - sleep. McCarthy uses the story of Mike Napoli to introduce this topic. Napoli’s story of his struggle with severe sleep apnea includes some abnormal elements. Firstly, he cites his “first dream in a decade” that he can actually remember (p. 49). The reason Napoli is now able to remember his dreams is due to the fact that he is no longer waking up “fifty to one hundred times a night,” Due to a seven-hour procedure called maxillomandibular advancement, the Red Sox first baseman is now able to enjoy a restful slumber. The procedure, which is another peculiar element of Napoli’s story, involved simply a small power saw used to cut and reconstruct
This is a 42-year-old female with a 2/7/2015 date of injury. A specific mechanism of injury has not been described.
When one sees a car accident while driving at night , the immediate assumption is that one of the drivers had to have been under the influence of alcohol. The possibility of the driver falling asleep behind the wheel doesn’t occur to many. While alcohol may be a factor in causing most accidents, sleep, particularly one’s sleep debt, remains the underlying issue, despite its innocent facade. Sleep debt is the accumulated hours of sleep every night when one did not receive an adequate amount of sleep. William C. Dement and Christopher Vaughan evaluate the idea of sleep debt in order to reveal the atrocious reality of sleep deprivation.
In this article, “Sweet, Elusive Sleep”, the first paragraph stated by telling a story about a man called Mike Trevino, who is 29 years of age who didn’t sleep all because of a quest to win a 3,000-mile, cross-country bike race. When he later tried to take a nap, he can’t remember his dreams. This case raised important questions such as; “If we don't sleep (or sleep enough), what happens to our dreams? And if we don't dream, what happens to us?” Towards the end, Springen, K. told us what to do if we are having trouble sleeping. He stated that, “stay away from caffeine and alcohol before bedtime, develop sleep rituals and avoid bright lights in the bedroom” (Springen 2004). Drinking caffeine at night keeps you awake so for you to get enough
In today’s busy world people are constantly consumed by technology 24/7 and other distractions that prevent beauty sleep. Ask any average American or full time college student and they might tell you they are suffering from a lack of sleep. In “Has modern life perverted the experience?” author Rubin Naiman attempts to convince readers that in the daily pursuit of full nights’ rest they shouldn’t rely on addictive over the counter sleep medications. Published for the newsletter blog Arts & Letters Daily, Naiman goes to great lengths to explain the side of effects of minimal sleep and artificial sleep aids. Readers who find the topic of slumber unusually gratifying might find this quite boring due to writers lack of simple solutions for the certitude the article spends almost six pages complaining about such as
Identify ONE Primary with ICD 10 code diagnosis given the information in part one and part two together.
Transition- After going through the first four stages of NREM sleep for about an hour and a half, you will transition into the REM sleep.
Sleepless in American is a National Geographic documentary on the lack of sleep Americans are receiving each night. The film starts with the statistic that “40% of American adults are sleep deprived” and followed with different effects of sleep deprivation such as: weight gain, delayed reaction time, depression, anxiety, speeds the growth of cancer, and has been linked to Alzheimer’s disease. Although, there is no scientific evidence to support the need for sleep, it is an important process that allows our bodies to function properly.
Discuss the methodological and ethical issues which are apparent in this study. How have the findings impacted the psychological field?
I lie awake yet remained paralyzed. Sitting alone sandwiched between two cotton sheets I stare into the midnight abyss of my ceiling. From the corner of my room stands a single illuminated tv silently playing episodes of Grey's Anatomy. Breaking this moment of tension, I reach for my phone to see what time it is . Pressing the power button revealed my worst fear: it was 2 o’clock in the morning. As it is apparent from this example, sleep is not my strong suit. However, this situation is not limited to just me. In fact, millions from across the nation go through the exact same process of tossing and turning to no avail every night. In consequence of this, the effects of such habits can be seen through society and our lives. It does not have
It is actually mostly his parents fault. Bed wetting is an inherited by your parents (Rice, 2015). Some of the bed wetting genes are on your 13, 12, and 8th chromosome. It says we get these genes from both our mom and dad (Rathus, 2014). If a trait like bed wetting comes from more than one gene then it is called a polygenic (Rathus,
Hello everybody, I’m going to speak about the most time-consuming activity in our lives: sleeping. As a matter of fact, we usually don’t pay much attention to the quality of our sleep, in spite of influencing a big deal our performance during the day, our health and well-being, in other words, our quality of life. That’s the reason why I would like to introduce some interesting material to understand better this important though disregarded necessity. First of all, I’d like to explain briefly how sleep works, then I’ll tell you the effects of not sleeping at all and finally, I’ll give you some advice that may help to improve the quality of our sleep.