Addictions

Cocaine Abuse, Its Effect and Management

Cocaine Abuse, Its Effect and Management It is obtained from the leaves of Erythroxylum coca, which grows in South America, India, Java, etc. It is a colorless, odorless, crystalline substance with bitter taste. It is used as local anesthetic. It is also known as coke, snow, - Cadillac and white lady. Crack is prepared by combining cocaine with baking soda and water, which is suitable for smoking. Action: It desensitizes the terminal...

Goiter for Iodine Deficiency

Goiter for Iodine Deficiency Iodine is a trace element present in the human body in minute amounts. The function of iodine is to constitute an essential substrate for the synthesis of thyroid hormone, tetraiodothyronine (thyroxine or T4) and triiodothyronine (T3). The oceans are the primary stores and the sources of iodine in the world. Ocean water contains about 50 µg of iodine per liter. The sun light to elemental iodine...

Cause and Impact of Video Games Addiction

Cause and Impact of Video Games Addiction Some children get into bad habits with their homework because they become preoccupied with TV programs or video games. Some middle school children become sidetracked by their social life or by sports. Other children who find schoolwork difficult would simply rather play. If parents help these children cut back other activities to reasonable amounts and count on the teacher to grade the child's...

Egg Allergy Minimized by Gradually Increasing the Amount of Intake

Egg Allergy Minimized by Gradually Increasing the Amount of Intake Eggs in themselves aren't bad, but when you're allergic to them, your body thinks they are. When a person is allergic to eggs, the body's immune system overreacts to proteins in the egg. Every time something made with eggs enters the digestive system of a person with an egg allergy, the body thinks that these proteins are harmful invaders.Babies sometimes will have an allergic reaction to eggs....

The American are Eating More and More, Aren't Realizing How Much Portion Size / Serving Size have Grown

The American are Eating More and More , Aren't Realizing How Much Portion Size / A slice of pizza once in a while won't do you any harm, but if pizza (or any fast food) is all you eat, that can lead to problems. The most obvious health threat of eating too much fast food is weight gain - or even obesity. Teens are more at risk than ever of developing type 2 diabetes, a disease that's linked to overweight and used to affect only adults. But weight gain isn't the only problem....

Nicotine Patch, a Great Way for Cessation Smoking

Nicotine Patch, a Great Way for Cessation Smoking When you have a smoking habit, many things seem to go along with having a cigarette. These might include having a cup of coffee or an alcoholic drink, being stressed or worried, talking on the phone, driving, socializing with friends or wanting something to do with your hands. Reason for cessation smoking: Bad breath and stained teeth Bad smell in clothes and hair and on skin Lower athletic...

Parental Alcohol Drinking Even Effect Their Children Brain (Low Iq Scores)

Parental Alcohol Drinking Even Effect Their Children Brain (Low Iq Scores) Many teens like Anthony live with a parent who is an alcoholic, a person physically and emotionally addicted to alcohol. Alcoholism has been around for centuries, yet no one has discovered how to prevent or stop it. Alcoholism continues to cause anguish not only for the person who drinks, but for everyone who is involved with that person. Teens with alcoholic parents almost always report feeling...