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  • Sleep Apnea Patients
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    leep Apnea is a disorder that causes the cessation of breathing during sleep. There are three types of Apnea: Obstructive, Central, and Mixed. The most common type of apnea is Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA). The individual suffering from OSA may stop breathing hundreds of times during the night for more than a minute at a time. The word Apnea literally means with out breath in Greek. (1) Like all muscles in the body while sleeping, the soft palate and tongue muscles relax, and end up collapsing c...
  • Information About Sleep Apnea
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    Title: Snoring is No Laughing Matter Topic: Sleep Apnea Disorder Specific Purpose: To inform my audience about the seriousness of sleep apnea and how you can recognize it as well as treat it. Thesis Statement: Sleep Apnea, of all sleeping disorders, is the most likely to cause death, but it can be treated if the symptoms are recognized. INTRODUCTION Attention material: (With snoring sounds in background) Does this sound familiar Do these sounds keep you up all night Are you a snorer If so, you a...
  • Sleep Deprivation Among Teenagers
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    How Are Your Sleeping Habits American teenagers are getting far less sleep than needed for them in order to function properly. The health, behavior, and academic performance of teenagers are suffering as a result of their sleep deprivation. According to parents reports in the 1999 nationwide survey, Sleep in America, sixty percent of children under the age of eighteen complained of being tired during the school day. Fifteen percent of these children also reported falling asleep during school (pa...
  • Melatonin Aids In The Sleep
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    In this age of increased technology and globalization enormous stress is being placed upon the business traveler. In order to stay competitive, business executives must commit to brutal schedules and frequent travels. Increasingly, business travelers are relying upon air travel as their primary form of transportation. This constant movement through different time zones is exhausting and can lead to jet lag. 'Technically called circadian, jet lag is a disruption of the body's intricate biological...
  • My Ass Weed
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    Oh thee, My Maurijauna... Everyday we see each other, and everyday we play. We play, and play, and play all day long, and my times into the wee (d) hours of the night, and everyday, all day we eat and eat; and sleep and sleep. YOu make me happy, you make my sad, you make me irritable, and sometimes mad. We have the best of times, we have the very best of times, for everything is better, trust me if you will, when you SMOKE WEED. -Jordan i like to smoke weed, it is good... smoking weed is the coo...
  • National Center On Sleep Disorders Research
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    What is Narcolepsy? Narcolepsy is a chronic neurological disorder caused by the brain's inability to regulate sleep-wake cycles normally. At various times throughout the day, people with narcolepsy experience fleeting urges to sleep. If the urge becomes overwhelming, individuals will fall asleep for periods lasting from a few seconds to several minutes. In rare cases, some people may remain asleep for an hour or longer. In addition to excessive daytime sleepiness (EDS), three other major symptom...
  • Extra Hours Of Sleep Waking Up Late
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    Life is so busy sometimes we don't get enough sleep. Some days our bodies need more sleep than others. Some people like to sleep in after a busy week at work, or a long night of partying. Others feel that sleeping in can help them relieve some stress. Trying a few of these trips may help you to sleep in. In order to sleep in longer, you should plan ahead for the weather. For example, when the weather is going to be hot and muggy, crank up the air conditioner. When your body gets too hot, you wil...
  • Possible Meaning For Sleep
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    Although these two English works exist many centuries apart and use two different forms, William Shakespeare in The Tempest and Aldous Huxley in Brave New World, use style to explore the theme of the nature of men and sleep. What is sleep The dictionary definition states sleep as the natural periodic suspension of consciousness during which the powers of the body are restored. But in these to pieces of literature, sleep brings on very different meanings. For instance, in Brave New World, a possi...
  • Of Hippocrates Aphorisms
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    Hippocrates was a Greek philosopher who lived about twenty-four hundred years ago. He is considered the founder of medical science. Many of Hippocrates philosophies, aphoristically written, have a common theme. Some of these aphorisms still hold true today, however others have been proven false. One of Hippocrates main themes is sleep and the lack thereof. He wrote, "Both sleep and wakefulness are bad if they exceed their due proportion". This aphorism still holds true today in that most people ...
  • McLoughlin Bells
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    Have you ever been awoken by something just as you fell asleep? Didn't you feel like you could just kill whoever made that ridiculous noise? I had this experience just last week when I stayed home sick from school. I had woken up at 7: 00, and hadn't been able to get back to sleep. Finally, at 9: 10, I was able to drift into sleep. However, just as I fell into my much desired slumber, a horrific "DING DING DING!" jolted me from my peaceful sleep. "Curse you McLoughlin Bells!" I shouted out my wi...
  • Slessor's Sleep
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    TEXT: 'SLEEP' - KENNETH SLESSOR 1. The Context in which the piece was composed and the intended Purpose and Audience. It has been said that Kenneth Slessor's work basically falls into three consecutive periods, beginning with the first in pre 20th century Australia where poetry was dominated by images taken directly from the convict experience and from the struggles of pioneers carving out their lives in the Australian bush. It was at this time that Slessor's poetry was dominantly concerned with...
  • Important Cause Of Prolonged Sleep
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    Do you suffer from sleep deprivation? Most teenagers need 8-12 hours of sleep. Lack of sleep can cause delayed reactions or even learning disorders. Prolonged loss of sleep occurs for physical and mental reasons and has harmful physical and mental effects to the human body. Prolonged sleep is caused by many different functions of the body. An important cause of prolonged sleep is a teenagers biological phase-delay or a tendency to fall asleep and wake up at different times. Changes that occur at...
  • Sleep
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    The speaker uses the word "sleep's ix times in the poem. This repetition, along with additional words that connote sleeping or resting, comes to suggest the presence of death. The speaker has endured a long hard life, and his routine activity, no matter how fulfilling it must have been at first and throughout, has agonized him and brought exhaustion to his soul. Even the "rumbling of the loads and unloads of apples' disturbs his senses. The poem implies that rest, sleep, or death is necessary fo...
  • Type Of Barbiturate
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    Barbiturates are barbiturates BARBITURATES Barbiturates are a type of sedative which are administered to produce sleep. They are any of an important group of drugs that depress brain function. Depending on the dosage or formulation, barbiturates have a sedative (tranquilizing), hypnotic (sleep-inducing), anticonvulsant, or anesthetic effect. Some barbiturates that are very short acting such as thiopental are injected to induce rapid anesthesia (sleep), before surgery. A long acting barbiturate, ...

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