Naps can leave people with “sleep inertia,” especially when they last more than 20 minutes. Sleep inertia is defined as the feeling of grogginess and disorientation due to awakening from a deep sleep. This can cause inconvenience to those who must perform a task immediately after waking up from a napping period.
The topic of this controversial essay will be about is the legalization of marijuana. I will be advocating for the legalization of marijuana. The legalization of marijuana is so controversial because it was outlawed in the past, but now people are discovering new things it could do and wish to have it legalized once again. The legalization of marijuana can offer medical benefits, generate a lot of tax money, and decreases prisoner space.
Unit three was quite challenging and very rewarding. So many of the patients I encountered during this unit (actually unit two because I have not had any clinical so far in unit three) have had ongoing struggles with addiction, specifically to benzodiazepines. I made it one of my goals for this unit to learn more about the proper use of benzodiazepines, and to discuss with my preceptor the many options for alternative medications and the treatment of anxiety.
While doing the initial home assessment I started with the living room. In the living room I found prescribed medication containers on the floor and living room table. There was clothing all over the floor and couch. The couch seemed as if someone sleeps there, newspaper ads were just laying around the ground. I came across a rodent behind the shelf. There was an open window cleaner near the electrical port. Then I moved to the kitchen where I found a sink full of dishes with a knife not properly stored. Laundry detergent were just left out and not stored with some bottles being opened on the ground. There was a roach infestation all over the sink and stove. When the refrigerator was inspected there was some basic food like: peanut butter, ham, eggs and milk. It was also filled with
This is a compound that can be confused with dietary fiber, but it's a fat absorbing property. It's like fiber in that it passes through the digestive system, removing fat along the way. Impressive, right? But what about side effects?
Oldani introduces the following three drugs: Diurill, Orinase, and Mevaco, each medication being one that Greene evaluated to demonstrate the historical relevancy that has impacted patient care and medical practice. Oldani reviews each of the medications in context of their development, their use, and the marketing mechanisms that created the widespread use and popularity of the drugs. The review includes quoted passages by Greene. The inclusion of quoted passages is favorable in a multitude of ways, on one hand using direct passages provides information directly from the book, but it dually enables a reader of the review to obtain a glimpse of the author’s writing
Illegal use of smart drug among teenagers has created bigger obstacle in the society. To begin with, teenagers get addicted to this drug like Adderall and Ritalin because the dose of this drug is very high. Teenagers use these drugs for many reasons like for educational purpose, and emotions relationship. This pills, is not coffee nor even a street drug that bought illegally, but Adderall or Ritalin common prescription drugs used to treat ADHD. In many situations, students take these smart drug like Adderall and Ritalin to improve mental implementation like helping a student 's to get inspired, fight off weakness, study for exams, and improve attention and focus. On the other hand, this drug has side effects that may cause problems such as
Ambien is a non-benzodiazepine drug that acts as one by binding selectively to GABA receptors. Ambien (zolpidem) is a sedative, also called a hypnotic. Zolpidem affects chemicals in the brain that may be unbalanced in people with sleep problems insomnia). Ambien is used to treat insomnia. Nervous system side effects most frequently have included visual disturbances, ataxia, and dizziness. Headache, drugged feeling, confusion, anterograde amnesia, excessive sedation, lightheadedness, delirium, nightmares, hallucinations, nervousness, and agitation have also been reported. Chronic use in high doses and subsequent withdrawal may induce grand mal seizures. Cases of falls have been reported in elderly patients. Musculoskeletal side effects including arthralgia and myalgia have been reported, immunologic side effects including infection have been reported, hepatic side effects include one case of hepatotoxicity, Genitourinary side effects including urinary incontinence and urinary tract infection, cardiovascular side effects including palpitations, and respiratory side effects have included respiratory depression which may occur at high doses, may also cause upper or lower respiratory tract infection and rhinitis. Ambien has raised concerns about people doing things in their sleep such as walking, eating, driving, etc. Barbituates and benzodiazepines are considered dangerous by the FDA if not seriously controlled, so a non-benzo that acts as a benzo cannot be considered safer.
“...I am here to apologize... because I [did not] look hard enough, until now.” (Sanjay Gupta, Source 2). This quote comes directly from Sanjay Gupta’s, CNN’s senior medical correspondent, article entitled “Why I Changed My Mind on Weed,” (2013). He wrote it as an apology for misleading the public in 2009 in his article “Why I Would Vote No on Pot,” in which he stated the cons against medical marijuana, and why he believed it should not be legalized. Medical marijuana has been an extremely controversial topic in the United States – as states across the nation legalize it, and others stay true to the ban – but, overall, it should be legalized. It is not uncommon for people, like Doctor Gupta, to change their stance on
Have you ever flown from one side of the country to the other, stayed a week, and then flown back only to deal with the time-augmented torture that is jet lag? Have you sat through days of cloudy and dreary rain that made you depressed and irritated? All these things tend to lessen the energy you have, give you problems sleeping, and generally leave you feeling like you’re running on empty.
I 've had an increased reduction in my excessive daytime sleepiness which I contribute to the current treatment protocol I am on of Xyrem and Adderall, I also have seen a significant increase in my wakefulness,
According xxxx, approximately two thirds of the adults experience problem with sleeping every week. Lack of sleep can affect people’s performance at work and school. In a long run, one or two hours of lost sleep everyday can have a significant impact on a human’s health. Most People would choose to go to the drug store to grab a sleeping aid for an affordable price rather than waiting hours in the clinic and pay a large amount of medical bill. Vicks is a brand that is well known by the over the counter medication to relieve various symptoms of the common cold. Vicks is also the creator of ZzzQuil , a sleeping aid. The ZzzQuil sleep aid made its appear on September 2015 edition of Women’s Health. The ad is one page that separates into two parts. The top part is a woman sleeping peacefully on top of a purple bed sheet in a dark room. She has a green blanket under her and the curtain is slightly open. Looking through the window, the moon is in the dark blue sky. The bottom part uses purple as the background with the image of two bottles (warming berry and soothing Mango Berry flavor), and a box of ZzzQuil. There is also a tagline “ sleep like a baby” in white, bold and all capital letters. Underneath is the quote of the product “ The Non-Habit
Non-medical use of prescription drugs is prevalent among college students. Various publications have indicated that the abuse of prescription drugs on campus is becoming a major concern of medical practitioners (Weyandt and DuPaul). Although there are policies in place to reduce the access to prescription drugs, studies have revealed that these drugs are very accessible to students on campus. Stimulant medications, which are used to to treat Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, are heavily used by college students. ADHD is a common neurodevelopmental disorder that first appears in childhood and often continues well into adulthood. A person suffering from this disorder may have difficulties concentrating
Herbal ephedra, which is also known as Ma huang, Chinese ephedra and epitonin, is the world's oldest medicine. The Chinese discovered ephedra in the form of the Ma Huang plant more than 5,000 years ago and it is the basis of Traditional Chinese Medicine.
Many theorists have characterized the purpose of sleep as the period of time when we get an opportunity to physically rest, repair and rejuvenate. However brain and sleep-measuring studies reveal that when sleeping naturally the brain is far from dormant as it is reviewing and processing the knowledge that we encountered during the day some of which we discard and some we store in our memory. After falling asleep the brain alternates between a serious of stages, which include slow wave sleep and rapid eye movement sleep (REM). It is during the period of REM that you dream, file away data, as well as renew and restore your body 's energy batteries. The REM cycle is at the heart of a restorative and full night 's sleep.