Your search returned over 400 essays for "Breathing"
<< Previous  1  2  3  4  5    Next >>

Digestive System Diseases: Irritable Bowel Syndrome

- ... Arteriovenous Malformations Arteriovenous malformations are abnormal tangles of blood vessels within an area of the circulatory system. They usually develop before or right after birth. Some that form in the brain or spinal cord can result in severe problems and even death. If symptoms occur, it is due to a decrease in oxygen to the area, bleeding, or pressing on a vital structure. Headaches, seizures and paralysis are some possible side effects. Endocrine: Adrenal Gland Disorders Addison's disease, is a condition in which the adrenal glands do not produce enough hormones....   [tags: abdominal pain, diarrhea and constipation]

Better Essays
1036 words | (3 pages) | Preview

The Healing Power of Music

- Usually, when one considers what they can do to fight off a cold, relieve pain, or alleviate mental illness, the first things that comes to mind may be to take over-the-counter drugs or prescribed medications. However, the cure to these and many other infirmities may be found within your own ipod. Music, in its many forms, can and should be used as a healing instrument. While it may not completely alleviate the need for drugs, it's possible that music therapy could accompany medical drug use in order to lessen the amount of potentially harmful medications often consumed by patients....   [tags: music, healing, ]

Better Essays
953 words | (2.7 pages) | Preview

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

- Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is the result of the obstruction of the airways and of the air out of the lungs as you exhale. Not only is this condition usually permanent with attacks (called exacerbations when the attacks become worse, even life-threatening) occurring over long periods of time (hence the word “chronic” in the name of the condition), it can also become more serious with each attack. COPD is usually caused by three conditions that over time that wreak havoc on the respiratory system....   [tags: Case Study]

Good Essays
1785 words | (5.1 pages) | Preview

Sleep Apnea May Be Deadly

- It is widely known that sleep is important for a person’s health. The way we sleep affects our physical and mental health, and is vital for the normal functioning of all our body systems. Many things can disturb our sleep cycle. Most commonly, we hear complaints of late nights, stress, and not having enough time in the day as reasons why people have difficulty sleeping. Sleep Apnea is something that we do not hear too often about, making many people to be unaware of this very serious sleeping disorder that causes a person’s breathing to repeatedly stop and start while they are asleep....   [tags: Infomrative Essay]

Strong Essays
1351 words | (3.9 pages) | Preview

Testing The Effects of Meditation

- Everyone experiences stress throughout their lives. Sometimes we are unaware of it. Stress is a feeling that a person experiences when their body reacts to a particular event. Stress is how the body rises to meet a new or tough situation. Stressors are the events that provoke stress. Stressors go all the way from presenting your project to your classmates to a physical danger. The body responds to these stressors by activating hormones and the nervous system. There are three types of stress; acute stress, chronic stress, and episodic stress....   [tags: Stress, Acute, Chronic, Episodic]

Better Essays
813 words | (2.3 pages) | Preview

We Should Have Physician-Assisted Death

- Should terminally ill people be allowed to decide rather or not they want to live in constant pain and suffering. “Physician-assisted death is defined as the physician providing the means for death, most often with a prescription. The patient not the physician will ultimately administer the lethal medication” (Braddock & Tonelli, 1998) To better explain physician-assisted suicide, a situation in which a patient kills him-or herself, using means which have been supplied by the physician, with the physician being aware that the patient will use those means for the purposes of suicide....   [tags: Terminal Illnesses, Assisted Suicide]

Powerful Essays
1512 words | (4.3 pages) | Preview

There Are Too Many Abortions

- Every year the rate of abortions rises. From 2005 to 2011 the percentage of abortions has gone up. Most abortions now days are teen girls ranging between the ages of 14 and up. Each year, 1.7% of women age 15-44 have an abortion. In 2005, 1.21 million abortions were performed, over half of which were illegal. In 2010 1.13 million abortions were performed worldwide, in which 78% of them were performed illegally. Each year the amount of abortions go up drastically, instead of abortions why not give the baby up for adoption....   [tags: Pro-Life Essays]

Better Essays
1387 words | (4 pages) | Preview

Sports Therapist Preparation for Matches

- As Redhead, J and Gordon, J stated “To fail to prepare is to prepare to fail” (2012. P.2) shows how important it is to prepare in medical emergencies in sport. One of the main things that a sports therapist should do in preparation of any match or a situation that would result in any form of trauma/injury is an Emergency Action Plan (EAP).an EAP is a formal document covering the steps to be taken in the occasion of a medical crisis or disaster (France, R.C.2011). Not only should there be an EAP but it should be assembled and well-rehearsed in advance as this helps with the efficiency of preventing any further injury and transporting the athlete off of the pitch as fast and effectively as pos...   [tags: medical emergencies in sport]

Better Essays
1048 words | (3 pages) | Preview

The Health Benefits of Yoga

- Yoga is a practice that anyone of any age can complete anywhere at anytime. It originated in ancient India and is estimated to be nearly five thousand years old. Through yoga, one is able to find his or her path to peaceful bliss within him or her self (Finney 25). The mind and the body become balanced with each other, giving one the sense of enlightenment (The Magic of...Meditation). Depending on the styles and poses a person is to choose, yoga benefits a person not only physically, but mentally as well....   [tags: yoga, health benefits, meditation]

Strong Essays
1182 words | (3.4 pages) | Preview

Symptoms and Management of Asthma

- What is Asthma. According to WebMD (2014), “asthma is a chronic disease of the airways that makes breathing difficult. With asthma, there is inflammation of the air passages that results in a temporary narrowing of the airways that carry oxygen to the lungs” (WebMD, 2014, para. 1). Asthma Manifestation The signs and symptoms of Asthma ranges from wheezing, chest tightness, Shortness of breath, fatigue with breathing and use of accessory muscles. Also severe asthma can results in decrease activity levels....   [tags: respiratory, lungs, medication]

Better Essays
1354 words | (3.9 pages) | Preview

Where Are You Taking Me?

- The pulse grenade had terrified Nutmeg when she had first seen it bounce into the ship, now it had become an unlikely savior for her and she was grateful for it. The only thing keeping her on board was the fact that the ship was so crap that the doors wouldn't even close now that their electrics were fried. The angry bug had not been easy to convinced to follow her lead, but she had managed. He wasn't her main concern, even with his angry and violent outburst, Amaradiocus were far scarier and they weren't the worst corporation that she knew of, tenacious but not the worst....   [tags: personal narrative]

Better Essays
1006 words | (2.9 pages) | Preview

What is Considered Life Support?

- What is Considered “Life Support”. “The concept of life support is somewhat overblown because it never cures; it merely permits modulation of disease course so that other inventions have time to affect an actual cure” – Laura Hawryluck (Crippen 2). Life support, an extremely controversial topic, is a form of medical treatment designed to “support” an individual’s body incapable of performing simple basic functions without aid. These tasks include swallowing and breathing, as well as other bodily functions enabling us to sustain our life (“Health Library” 1)....   [tags: medical, sustain life, brain dead]

Better Essays
938 words | (2.7 pages) | Preview

Music Therapy: A Cure for Physical and Emotional Pain

- When experiencing certain physical and emotional pains, people often think that medication is the only cure. However, in recent years different ways of healing has broken through the old beliefs. One of these healing methods is music therapy. Music therapy is the prescribed use of music and melodies to help restore, maintain and improve the emotional, physical, psychological, and spiritual well being of an individual. Music therapy is a popular form of healing, it can affect our health in ways medicine cannot, and can also be performed at home when professional attention is unavailable....   [tags: Music Therapy, ]

Better Essays
596 words | (1.7 pages) | Preview

The Dehumanization of Eliezer in Night by Elie Wiesel

- In the book Night the character Eliezer faces many challenges and sees many things. But the most prominent feature of all the death camps that Eliezer is in was Dehumanization.Dehumanization is what the S.S. used to keep the jews in line in the concentration camps while they were in a animal like state where it’s every man for himself.Therefore this proves that dehumanization is a process that was used by the SS to keep the Jews in check by using the crematorium,beatings,and executions to make the Jews less human. To start, the jews were dehumanized by the fact that if they didn't work or got sick they would most likely end up in the crematorium, they be alive as they go into the crematori...   [tags: crematorium, beatings, executions]

Good Essays
548 words | (1.6 pages) | Preview

Three Stressful Events that Applied to Me

- For the self-diagnostic on stress I had a score of 335 which places me in the low stress category. I do not perceive this to be entirely accurate. Most of the 47 events that can affect your stress level in the diagnostic have to deal with financial, familial, social, or educational factors. With the exception of family and education, I feel that these factors do not necessarily affect my stress levels as they do other people. I tend to stress over more personal things like my family or intrapersonal issues and occasionally school....   [tags: managing stress, personal reflections]

Good Essays
524 words | (1.5 pages) | Preview

How to Treat a Burn

- How to Treat a Burn Burns are classified in three categories according to their severity. First-Degree Burns affect the outer layer of the skin, first-degree burns cause pain, redness, and swelling. They usually do not require medical attention. Second-Degree Burns affect both the outer and underlying layer of the skin, causing pain, redness, swelling, and blistering. Third-Degree Burns Severe tissue damage is evident involving the skin, fatty tissue, nerves, and other tissues deep below the surface....   [tags: Papers]

Good Essays
742 words | (2.1 pages) | Preview

Characteristics and Treatments for Asthma

- Characteristics and Treatments for Asthma Asthma is very common, but it isn’t well understood. Current treatments for the disease are getting to be more effective. In the future, hopefully advances in medical research will lead to even better treatments then the ones we currently have. We use our lungs to breathe they work by taking oxygen from the air we breathe in and then disposing it as carbon dioxide; Carbon Dioxide is a deadly waste product made by the cells of the body. Once this exchange has taken place, Carbon dioxide is removed from the body by breathing it out, or exhaling....   [tags: Papers]

Good Essays
805 words | (2.3 pages) | Preview

The Horses by Edwin Muir

- The Horses by Edwin Muir The Poem that I am going to talk about in this essay is "The Horses" by Edwin Muir. In this essay I am going to talk about the poems use of language to convey a picture, the theme of the poem and how the poem has affected me. On the first few lines of the poem, the word choice is crucial, the poet uses the phrase "Barely a twelvemonth after", the word twelvemonth is an old word and this conveys one of the poems main...   [tags: Papers]

Strong Essays
1229 words | (3.5 pages) | Preview

William Golding's Lord of the Flies

- William Golding's Lord of the Flies I will look at the establishment of democracy on pages thirty one and onwards and how the democracy is shattered from page one hundred and ninety three and onwards. When the conch was first found it represents something powerful but fragile and Piggy says "It's ever so valuable" along with "Careful. You'll break it". When Jack, Ralph and Simon return from the mountain and hold another meeting there is order and peace along with respect for people's thoughts....   [tags: Papers]

Free Essays
828 words | (2.4 pages) | Preview

Nhat Hanh"s Transformation and Healing

- “If you know how to maintain enlightenment and happiness, then your sorrow, your fear, your suffering don't have a lot of chance to manifest. If they don't manifest for a long time, then they become weaker and weaker. Then, when someone touches the seed of sorrow or fear or anger in you and those things manifest, you will know to bring back your mindful breathing and your mindful smiling. And then you can embrace your suffering.” (Nhat Hanh, 2) Rather than perceiving enlightenment as a big image, Nhat Hanh suggests that small moments of enlightenment have to succeed....   [tags: belief, enlightenment, Engaged Buddhism]

Good Essays
517 words | (1.5 pages) | Preview

Recreational vs. Technical Diving

- After two years of recreational diving I have learned some of the ins and outs of the dive community. Diving has become such an enjoyable experience for me that I have decided to make a career change and work towards my dream of being a commercial diver. Before making such a life altering decision, it is important to understand the differences between the two in order to further understand the depth of my decision. In this essay, I will compare portions of recreational diving to its equivalent in technical diving....   [tags: Diving]

Powerful Essays
1425 words | (4.1 pages) | Preview

The Mammalian Diving Reflex

- Cold, bitter, chilled, frozen, frosty, nippy, and frigid. These words conjure thoughts of being stuck in the middle of a blizzard, being miserable, losing feeling in your hands and feet and shivering uncontrollably and eventually death. However if you add any of those adjectives with the word water you suddenly are talking about sustaining ones life instead of making it miserable. Cold water is the key aspect in the phenomenon called the mammalian diving reflex. This reflex has been beneficially used for thousands of years by whales, dolphins, seals and other mammals that inhabit the frigid waters of the world....   [tags: Physiology]

Powerful Essays
1762 words | (5 pages) | Preview

Stress Among College Students

- College is a time of extreme stress due to societal and parental pressures. College students have expectations they have to live up to in order to fulfill and satisfy the needs of both their parents and society. Stress is expressed through a variety of symptoms that can be hazardous to student’s physical and mental health. With such high expectations to do well during college, students may become sleep deprived, which impairs mental capacity, but sleep deprivation is only one of a vast array of symptoms....   [tags: Psychology ]

Better Essays
1000 words | (2.9 pages) | Preview

Dragons: A Global Phenomenon

- Human idealism has been the spawn of hundreds of mythical creature’s, crafting representations and symbolism with each new beast. Creature’s became the living embodiment of values that were held highly, often falling into folklore that involved human interests. One of the most globally used, and recognized creatures’s in our history is the dragon. A creature that not only appears in a variety of cultures, but has individual symbolism and traits attuned with each. Even today the idea of what is a dragon can differ from each individual....   [tags: Mythology ]

Strong Essays
1225 words | (3.5 pages) | Preview

Congestive Cardiac Failure (CCF)

- The aim of this scenario-based assignment is to discuss the therapeutic intervention in the care of a patient with Congestive Cardiac Failure (CCF). A brief summary of the patient’s medical history will be given while discussing one specific nursing problem in terms of heart rate/ rhythm. Also, an overview of aetiology will be given as well as pathophysiology in order to explain the rationale for treatment and monitoring. Relevant research relating to the literature will be utilised throughout in order to critically analyse the care provided for the patient and determine if the patient received evidence based up-to-date care....   [tags: Senario Based Assignment]

Powerful Essays
1403 words | (4 pages) | Preview

Wat Buddharangsi Buddhist Temple

- On Sunday, September 8, 2013, I visited the Wat Buddharangsi Buddhist temple of Miami in Homestead. Every Sunday, they present a meditation service in English for two hours from three to five in the afternoon. Once I parked, the place of ritual was conveniently located across the parking lot. There was a shoe rack outside of the temple. Before I came to this temple, I read the guidelines from their website. The requirements for new guests are to remove your shoes before entering inside. Therefore, when I saw the shoe rack, I was not in shock....   [tags: buddhism, Buddha, religion]

Powerful Essays
1772 words | (5.1 pages) | Preview

Emotions and The Brain

- Everyone has emotions. Some people may have a lack of emotions but because of the hundreds of different emotions, everyone has at least a couple of emotions. Why do these emotions occur. How are they processed through the brain and then shown by our facial expressions or the way we hold our bodies. Our brains are made to watch for threats and rewards (Emotions and the Brain). When either one is detected the feeling region of the brain alerts the body through the release of chemical messages. Emotions are the product of these chemical messages....   [tags: Anatomy, hormones, Adrenaline]

Better Essays
857 words | (2.4 pages) | Preview

Nurse Anesthetists in Healthcare

- With all of the different specialties in healthcare, some get overlooked or may be under the radar. An uncommon and often disregarded career choice in healthcare is that of a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist or a Doctorate of Nurse Anesthesia Practice. Although not many people know about these healthcare careers, they play a vital role within the healthcare team. This field is growing rapidly and the likelihood of coming into contact with a nurse anesthetist during a hospital stay is on the rise....   [tags: health, carreer ]

Strong Essays
1193 words | (3.4 pages) | Preview

What Is Pompe Disease?

- What is Pompe Disease. Pompe disease is a genetic disorder which deals with a mutation within a gene called the GAA gene, glucosidase, alpha; acid, and produces an enzyme to produce a buildup of glycogen, a complex sugar, within body cells which cause the lysosomes to not reuse the sugar properly. The name of this enzyme is called alpha-glucosidase, more commonly known as acid maltase. The GAA gene is located on Chromosome 17 on the q arm between the positions 25.2 and 25.3 (GAA, paragraph 4). A GAA gene is used to make normal acid maltase which breaks down the glycogen into glucose, a simple sugar molecule....   [tags: genetic disorder, GAA gene]

Strong Essays
1262 words | (3.6 pages) | Preview

Progression for Premature Babies

- ... This incubator is cost effective and could be used in parts of the world where there is limited electricity (VETA Invents Incubator for Premature Children, 2013). Although neonatal care has made great progress and survival rates have gone up, people still think that it is a waste of money, effort, and time to save premature babies. As this topic is linked with both abortion and religion, huge medical and religious debate rages have risen over the past years. Several people who support premature babies were outraged when guidelines were published advising doctors not to resuscitate premature babies who were born 22 weeks before` their actual due date....   [tags: ventilator, infant respiratory]

Free Essays
904 words | (2.6 pages) | Preview

Therapeutic Effects of Yoga

-   Contents Introduction 2 Understanding Yoga 2 What is therapeutic yoga? 3 Types of Yoga 4 Ashtanga yoga (eight limbed yoga) 5 Hatha yoga 5 Iyenger yoga 6 (Professor Khalsa of Harvard Medical School as cited in Novotney, 2009) 7 Health Benefits 7 Evaluation of References 8 Conclusion 8 Bibliography 9 Introduction The aim of this essay is to evaluate the findings of the selected articles regarding the therapeutic effects of yoga. The involvement in complimentary medicine such as yoga continue to increase, it is important to be informed about the nature of yoga and the evidence of its therapeutic effect on health....   [tags: health, phylosophy]

Term Papers
2041 words | (5.8 pages) | Preview

Stress and Your Health

- Stress and Your Health Stress is a simple concept but it affects us in the most drastic of ways, from the positive to the negative. Everyone has stress in their life, no exceptions, ranging from the near-end-of-life stress to something as simple as a teacher grading a paper. The effects of stress are both easily seen and difficult to detect, another spectrum among the many that revolve around this “simple” concept. To start off let’s first ask a question, What is Stress. Stress is a response the body has to being put under pressure from a stimulus from the environment we are in....   [tags: behavioral and psychological analysis]

Good Essays
598 words | (1.7 pages) | Preview

Sleep Apnea & Energy

- ... This article relates to this course in several ways. One being the concept of energy and metabolism. Energy is defined as the capacity to do work (Starr, 2013, p. 34). Metabolism is the activities by which cells acquire and use energy as they build and break down organic molecules (Starr, 2013, p. 34). Energy is an important part of the process of life. We all need energy to survive. Not just external energy for example heat from the sun, but also internal energy which comes from the metabolic reactions within our cells....   [tags: diagnose, metabolism, oxygen]

Better Essays
834 words | (2.4 pages) | Preview

Stress is Life Threatening

- ... Skill training that includes time management and how to perform task properly can reduce the element of stress. In the last, tertiary prevention deals to minimize distress and provide therapy shorten and improve the healing process from stressful or traumatic events in organizations (1). If the stress is work related than simply change or adjusts the working environment. For example, if the work schedule is not working out or you do not work some special task, simply explain to the supervisor and in most cases, he/she manages to help you out the situation....   [tags: perfectionism, preventive stress management]

Better Essays
828 words | (2.4 pages) | Preview

First Aid for Adults

- First Aid for Adults For my listening piece I decided to do a talk on first aid for adults. I identified the main characteristics of scripted speech and tried to emulate them in my piece. The key characteristics of instructional speech are that it uses very short, concise sentences to give directions. Long complex sentences can lead to ambiguity and confusion. Instructional speech uses simple, easy to understand vocabulary as complicated wording, jargon and terminology make instructions difficult to understand and may confuse the listener....   [tags: Papers]

Good Essays
635 words | (1.8 pages) | Preview

Scuba Diving

- Scuba Diving “People have been diving ever since primitive man was forced to collect food from the sea,” says HawaiiScubaDiving.com (“History of Scuba Diving”, HawaiiScubaDiving.com Internet). Man has always been curious about the underwater world and has sought to explore it. This drove man to come up with new ways to extend his reach into the underwater world and to make the trip less difficult. Over time underwater exploration has been made easier due to man’s passion for exploring a fascinating new underwater world....   [tags: Technology ]

Powerful Essays
1556 words | (4.4 pages) | Preview

Born Too Early

- According to the American Association of Premature Infants (AAPI), over 400,000 babies are born prematurely or at a low birth weight. As a result of being born early they are more likely to require high-technology intensive and specialized care in the hospital and follow-up care as infants and children. As a result, many have chronic medical problems and developmental problems. Some of the problems consist of respiratory distress, feeding issues, language delays and several other problems. As a mother of a premature infant, I know these issues are a major concern when the baby is born and the stress that it can put on the families....   [tags: essays research papers]

Good Essays
741 words | (2.1 pages) | Preview

Physiological Changes During Exercise

- 1a.To know how the heart adapts during exercise, an understanding of the cardiovascular system is needed. Main function of cardiovascular system is to maintain blood flow to every part of the body. It contains blood and vessels. The first vessel is arteries, and its function is to take blood to the body. The second blood vessel is capillaries. Capillaries transport blood to the heart, the heart then pumps blood around the body. The four chambers of the heart are what make it possible for the heart to pump blood around the body....   [tags: heart, lungs, oxygen]

Good Essays
544 words | (1.6 pages) | Preview

Psychology: Hylophobia or Nyctohylophobia

- ... In psychology, these symptoms are called hylophobia or nyctohylophobia. Hylophobia represents the concern of forests and is a specific phobia. Hylophobia, in someway, is very similar to Dendrophpbia, the fear of trees, Nyctophylophobia, the fear of dark wooded areas or of forests at night, and Xylophobia, the fear of wooden objects or forests. It is for any phobia that the degree of fear can be told through the sign varied by different persons. The usual symptoms are including anxiety, dread, irregular heartbeat, fast breathing, and some other panic behavior....   [tags: fear of forests, xylophobia]

Good Essays
560 words | (1.6 pages) | Preview

An Analysis of the Epic Poem, Beowulf - Bravery in Beowulf

- Bravery in Beowulf Bravery is like a very trusted friend, it will never let you down. That statement holds true in the great epic of "Beowulf." "Beowulf" is the story of a great hero who comes to the aid of a troubled king. Beowulf hears that king Hrothgar is having trouble and immediately comes to help with no questions asked. he defeats the monster, Grendel, with his bare hands. Beowulf then defeats Grendel's mother along with a dragon until he is fatally injured. Bravery is a very admirable characteristic that few people possess....   [tags: Epic of Beowulf Essays]

Free Essays
499 words | (1.4 pages) | Preview

Essays on Death and Suicide - Witnessing Death

- Personal Narrative- Witnessing Death I witnessed the death of a man, today. His name was Daniel. He was painting the house next to us. He was on the top couple rungs of the ladder when it folded under him. It was a cheap ladder. Corroded aluminum. I am right in the line of sight on the back porch of our house; I hear the ladder starting to collapse, and see him hit the ground. At first I call out to him. He doesn't respond. I guess I should have called 911 then. I don't. I run over to him. He's barely conscious....   [tags: Personal Narrative Writing]

Free Essays
566 words | (1.6 pages) | Preview

sleep apnea

- Sleep Apnea Human Physiology – Biology 60 The dictionary defines sleep as “The natural periodic suspension of consciousness during which the powers of the body are restored” (Webster’s 638) If one is waking up on an average of 300 times per night, the chances of complete body restoration are minimal. The Greek word apnea literally means “without breath”. An estimated 30 million Americans stop breathing during their sleep sometimes 30-40 times per hour and often for a minute, or longer each time....   [tags: essays research papers fc]

Powerful Essays
2472 words | (7.1 pages) | Preview

lesson plan for saxophone first lesson

- Saxophone First Lesson Plan: Introduce yourself to the student, and learn their name. „P First, show the student how to put the saxophone together: 1. Attach neck to the saxophone body 2. Then, attach mouthpiece to neck 3. Finally, attach the neck strap to saxophone 4. Tell them that it is a good idea to put the reed in their mouth while they put their instruments together, so it will be moist and ready for play by the time the clarinet is assembled. „P Next, you show them the correct posture: 5....   [tags: essays research papers]

Free Essays
396 words | (1.1 pages) | Preview

How To Swim The Breaststroke

- How to Swim the Breaststroke The breaststroke is the oldest known swimming stroke and is one of four strokes used in competitive swimming. This stroke is also very popular in leisure swimming because the head can be held up, making vision and breathing easy and because the swimmer can rest between strokes if needed. Swimmers can also use the breaststroke in survival swimming and in lifesaving situations. Since the breaststroke has many uses and is easy to learn, it is one of the best strokes to teach a beginning swimmer....   [tags: essays research papers]

Good Essays
727 words | (2.1 pages) | Preview

Singing

- SINGING Singing, to me, is not just a hobby. It is a lifestyle and it is also what I enjoy most. To the uneducated eye, singing appears to be a simple process. However, that thought is far from accurate. There are several reasons that have prompted me to become the singer and performer I am today. Many of which are attributed to the beauty of vocal technique and a desire to learn more about the internal instrument that I am so lucky to possess. If one is to ask any singer or teacher of voice, they will explain that it is imminent to understand how the voice works and how to obtain proper breathing in order to take the first steps in becoming a singer....   [tags: Voice]

Free Essays
441 words | (1.3 pages) | Preview

What Buddhism and Sioux Tradition Tell Us about Meditation and Having a Vision

- What do Buddhism and Sioux tradition tell us about meditation and having a vision. First of all, we meditate in Buddhism because it gives us “the nourishment for your spirit and nourishment for your body,” (Hanh, p. 42). We also meditate to heal other or ourselves. In the Sioux traditions having a vision is like healing a person. Only the holy man can have the vision. The method of meditation and having a vision is like a method of relaxing and healing the state of conscious. Sometimes having a vision is like having a daydream....   [tags: Papers]

Free Essays
771 words | (2.2 pages) | Preview

Apnea, Insomnia and other Disorders That Keep you Up at Night

- Apnea, Insomnia and other Disorders That Keep you Up at Night They say that absence makes the heart grow fonder. I have never cherished and longed for sleep as much as I have these past few weeks. No, it¹s not insomnia, sleep apnea or paralysis that I suffer from, it is just the mere fact that I am a college student. I decided, however, to take this research opportunity and investigate these disorders that prevent people from getting the good night¹s sleep they need and I so long for. Sleep is a function necessary to life....   [tags: Research Sleep Disorders Essays]

Powerful Essays
1487 words | (4.2 pages) | Preview

The Research and Development of the High Altitude Sleeping System: HASS

- The Research and Development of the High Altitude Sleeping System: HASS Abstract Various negative physiological effects of sleeping at high elevations increase dramatically above 12,000 feet. These effects include dehydration, hypothermia, susceptibility to respiratory tract infection, high altitude sleep apnea, severe fatigue, and other ailments of varying severity. Until now, technology has done very little to address these problems. Working in the University of Colorado at Boulder’s Biological Altitude Testing Laboratory, undergraduate David de la Garza and I developed a High Altitude Sleeping System called HASS....   [tags: Essays Papers]

Free Essays
1735 words | (5 pages) | Preview

The Power of Speed, Energy, Confidence, and Strength

- The Power of Speed, Energy, Confidence, and Strength "Students, line up (yes sir!) Cha Ri-Ut. Jung-Ja. Kuk-Ki Dae Kyung-nea Ba-ro. Won-Ki Dae Kyung-nea, (Kuk Sool) Ba-ro. Kuk Sa Nym Dae Kyung-nea (Kuk Sool) Ba-ro. Kwan Jang Nym Dae Kyung-nea (Kuk Sool) Ba-ro. Kyo Sa Nym Dae Kyung-nea (Kuk Sool) Ba-ro. Jo Kyo Nym Dae Kyung-nea (Kuk Sool) Ba-ro. Bu-Tak Ham-Ni-Da (Bu-Tak Ham-Ni-Da) Ba-ro!" (Sareyvoth). These are the first sounds of the Kuk Sool class starting; the instructor and students are ready to begin....   [tags: Papers]

Better Essays
1427 words | (4.1 pages) | Preview

The Benifits of Yoga and Yoga Sutra

- The Benifits of Yoga and Yoga Sutra Over recent years, Yoga has become more and more popular in Western society. I first learned about Yoga while I was in high school. One of my best friends, Ashley, began suffering from anxiety. She had a tough time coping with her panic attacks so her doctor suggested that she in role in yoga classes for relaxation purposes. She took classes once a week in addition to medication and counseling. She really enjoyed her classes and in joking around she would show me the stretches she had learned in class....   [tags: Papers]

Strong Essays
1022 words | (2.9 pages) | Preview

The Role of Sexuality in Our Lives

- The Role of Sexuality in Our Lives The word “sexuality” has been looked upon as taboo and for centuries many of us grow up being taught how this part of our lives shouldn't be expressed openly. We all experience the feeling as humans, we share this characteristic. Some of us are taught not to express any feeling that has to do with our inner wants when it comes to this topic. It could make us more loving or even at times some incidents can ruin our lives. Even though we are under educated in this area, it's natural and healthy because sexuality is part of emotional fulfillment and we all have different needs to feel loved....   [tags: Sexuality Sex Educational]

Strong Essays
1180 words | (3.4 pages) | Preview

Analysis of Physician Assisted Suicide Debate

- Analysis of the Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide Debate      This essay leaves no rock unturned in its analysis of the debate involving euthanasia and assisted suicide. Very thorough definitions are given for both concepts - with examples that clarify rather than obscure the reader's understanding.   Euthanasia is the intentional causing or hastening of death in a person with a medical condition that is judged to be serious. The patient may either be (a) alert and (b) aware and (c) competent to make their own decisions and (d) able to communicate or the patient may have (a) decreased alertness (due to encephalopathy or coma), (b) diminished awareness (retardation, dementia, vegetative s...   [tags: Euthanasia Essays]

Powerful Essays
2637 words | (7.5 pages) | Preview

Request for College Credit in Firefighting

- Request for College Credit in Firefighting In this paper I intend to prove that I have the classroom instruction and the practical experience which qualifies for six hours of credit in the fire science field as outlined in State University's course catalog. I will show that I understand the principles of fire protection and fire prevention, and also show that I understand the chemistry of fire, the different classifications of fire and the factors contributing to fires. I'll show that I can identify hazardous materials, and techniques of fire prevention and some techniques of fire protection....   [tags: Papers]

Better Essays
1425 words | (4.1 pages) | Preview

Organ Donation Myths

- Organ donation myths have been around for a long time. These types of myths have stopped people from being organ donors as well as stopping families from letting there loved one receive a needed organ transplant. These myths are one of the main reasons for the organ shortage in the United States today. While some people decide to save another humans life some do not because of these myths surrounding organ donation. One person has the opportunity to save up to fifty lives just by deciding to be an organ donor and doing so would help with the organ shortage in the United States....   [tags: Medicine]

Term Papers
1860 words | (5.3 pages) | Preview

Physician Assisted Suicide

- Physician Assisted Suicide Physician Assisted Suicide Physician assisted suicide is murder. Using euthanasia, increased dosage of morphine or injecting patient’s with a lethal combination of drugs to slow his/her breathing until he/she dies is also murder. Physician assisted suicide is morally wrong. The classical theory for physician assisted suicide is utilitarianism because according to Mosser 2010, “utilitarianism is an ethical theory that determines the moral value of an act in terms of its results and if those results produce the greatest good for the greatest number.” Utilitarianism will solve the physician assisted suicide problem if all of the physicians will stand by the oath...   [tags: Medical Ethics ]

Term Papers
1925 words | (5.5 pages) | Preview

The Scarlet Letter

- The aspect of Nature in Nathaniel Hawthorne’s The Scarlet Letter seems to have been characterized to readers with having a mixed blessing. Rather than illustrating Nature in the typical Puritanical manner of the 1600’s, that Nature is downright evil, tying Nature to the “Black Man,” Hawthorne uses a different approach. Instead, Nature is fairly two-sided in that it portrays destructive as well as somewhat therapeutic powers. The text reveals the positive attributes of Nature that the Puritans overlook or fear....   [tags: Literary Analysis, Hawthorne]

Powerful Essays
2790 words | (8 pages) | Preview

Tai Chi Chuan

- Tai Chi Chuan (TCC) is a time-honored Chinese philosophy, one that required special selection by a Master to impart the traditions and be taught to a gifted student. The art of Tai chi has evolved throughout generations and Chinese history and has become a widely practiced exercise in the United States where membership is not as difficult to attain. Chang San Feng was a 13-century Taoist Monk who studied at the Shaolin Monastery in China. It was a Chan Buddhist temple since the 5th century and Mahayana tradition was its practice and philosophy teachings....   [tags: Chinese Philosophy]

Better Essays
808 words | (2.3 pages) | Preview

Obstructive Sleep Apnea

- In this day and age, nearly everyone has heard the term “Sleep Apnea” in one place or another, whether it was on the news, from a friend or relative, or perhaps from their very own physician. What is sleep apnea. Who is at risk for developing sleep apnea. Are there specific signs or symptoms to look for. How is sleep apnea diagnosed. Can it be treated. What additional health problems can be caused if the disorder is untreated. All of these are vital questions. Most people have encountered sleep apnea, but many do not know the answers to these important questions, and knowing these answers may help save their own life or the life of a loved one....   [tags: Disease, Disorders]

Strong Essays
1343 words | (3.8 pages) | Preview

Consequences of Smoking

- Smoking is harmful to your health in many different ways, but it is also bad for the people around you because it is more than just a bad habit, it is a terrible addiction. It is very difficult to stop after you have started, especially if it has been several years since the very first time you tried smoking. There is a numerous amount of reasons why smoking is terrible for you, your health, and others as well. You are slowly killing yourself by letting all different types of harmful chemicals into your system, but you are also harming others around you in the process....   [tags: Nicotine Addiction, Secondhand Smoke]

Better Essays
911 words | (2.6 pages) | Preview

Cerebral Palsy (CP)

- Overview: “Cerebral palsy (CP) is an umbrella term that refers to a group of disorders affecting a person’s ability to move” (Cerebral Palsy Alliance 2013). The disorder usually does not get any worse; yet it is an irreversible, everlasting illness that does not subside. Cerebral palsy occurs either during pregnancy or after pregnancy as the brain is impaired while in the process of developing. The effects of cerebral palsy are important when factored into a person’s lifestyle because it “can affect a person’s posture, balance, hearing, and ability to move, communicate, eat, sleep and learn....   [tags: disorder, articulation treatment, speech therapy]

Term Papers
2161 words | (6.2 pages) | Preview

Obstructive Sleep Apnea

- Imagine being semi-roused from sleep, gasping for air, adrenaline pumping through your body. Now imagine this happening 80 to 90 times per hour. While I rarely ever came fully awake, this was how I “slept” until a few months ago. I have obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) a chronic condition in which the airway becomes blocked or restricted during sleep, causing the body to partially wake itself in order to resume breathing (American Academy of Sleep Medicine 3). Of course, this constant wake-sleep cycle does not lend itself to restful sleep, and left me tired no matter how long I slept....   [tags: Obstructive Sleep Apnea, Sleep]

Powerful Essays
1936 words | (5.5 pages) | Preview

Emily Dickenson's Poems

- ... As she dies she cuts her ties away from this world and the physical things of this world and waits for death and its full disclosure. ”I willed my keepsakes, signed away what portion of me I could make assignable, -and then There interposed a fly,” (I heard a fly, 9-12) ironically the fly shows up again. On the other hand the poem “I felt a funeral in my brain” (I felt a funeral, 1) tells us that the speaker is imagining a funeral, taking place in her brain. She uses metaphor in this line to describe the funeral as a part of her dying....   [tags: literary analysis, life, poetic analysis, writer]

Term Papers
1189 words | (3.4 pages) | Preview

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

- 11727 Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) is a disease that affects the nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord, specifically the motor neurons. Motor neurons carry signals from the brain and spinal cord to all of the muscles in your body. When a person has ALS, they are not able to generate enough motor neurons, and the brain cannot then initiate and control muscle movement. After some time, when the disease gets progressively worse, the patient has difficulty speaking, swallowing, breathing, etc....   [tags: disease, nerve cells, ALS, brain, spine]

Better Essays
975 words | (2.8 pages) | Preview

Liver Transplantation Procedure

- The procedure is as follows (Johns Hopkins Medicine, n.d.; Mulholland, Lillemoe, Doherty, Maier, Simeone, & Upchurch, 2010). An IV line is inserted into the patient’s arm or hand. Catheters are inserted in the neck, the subclavian (under the collarbone) area, the groin and the wrist to monitor the status of your heart and blood pressure, as well as for obtaining blood samples. An additional catheter is inserted into the bladder to drain urine. After the patient is sedated, a tube is inserted into the lungs so that the patient’s breathing can be controlled with a ventilator....   [tags: surgery, transplant, vital organs]

Term Papers
1212 words | (3.5 pages) | Preview

Sleep and Teenagers

- Focus Question: Why is sleep important for young teenagers. Sleep is a fundamental need for everyone who needs sleep. Sleep is as important as eating food and drinking fluids. But teenagers are the ones seen not getting enough sleep at night. It is proven that teenagers get the minimum hours of sleep than any other age group. Teenagers are seen getting about five hours or less of sleep each night. Lack of sleep can affect many thing in a negative way. Sleep deprivation can affect things such as abilities to learn, listen, pay attention, and drive....   [tags: young teenagers, fundemental need]

Term Papers
1024 words | (2.9 pages) | Preview

Yoga as medication?

- Introduction Individuals who practice yoga experience an awareness of their body and environment. Yoga helps them to relax and feel at peace with a subtle feeling of stimulation. This paper examines the use of prescription drugs/stimulants that are used to treat ADHD in children, and the use of an alternative that for some can be just as effective to treat ADHD. Yoga has beneficial factors for managing ADHD symptoms. According to the “yoga Journal” through deep breathing exercises, yoga teaches kids to tap into their breath in daily life as a source of mental and physical control....   [tags: Body Awareness, Environment, Stimulation]

Strong Essays
1394 words | (4 pages) | Preview

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

- Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also known as ALS or Lou Gehrig's disease, is a disease of the nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord that control voluntary muscle movement. Jean-Marie Charcot was the first to recognize ALS as a distinct neurological disease with its own unique pathology. In ALS, nerve cells degenerate and deteriorate, and are unable to transmit messages to muscles. In around 90% of the cases of ALS, the cause remains unknown. Studies have concentrated on the responsibility of glutamate in motor neuron degeneration....   [tags: Lou Gehrig's disease, ALS]

Powerful Essays
1487 words | (4.2 pages) | Preview

Social Anxiety Disorder

- Social anxiety disorder can also be defined as social phobia. It is the fear of social situations that involve interaction with other people. It can also be described as the fear of negatively being judged causing one to feel ashamed and being socially rejected. Social Anxiety was first mentioned as the term social phobia and was discovered in the 1900’s. Although the exact amount of people who are diagnosed with this disorder still remains undetermined, it has been said that about 9,ooo- 15,0000 people will show symptoms of the disorder during some point of their lifetime....   [tags: interactions, people, peers, crowds]

Better Essays
1066 words | (3 pages) | Preview

What´s Sleep Apnea?

- Sleep apnea is a common disorder found in many people throughout the world. Nearly twenty million Americans are diagnosed with sleep apnea. Anybody can have sleep apnea without even knowing that they do. Sleep apnea is dangerous and can take your life away while you’re asleep. A person with sleep apnea breathing normally stops several times during the night. The person diagnosed with sleep apnea will not remember being woken up hundreds of time during a night span. Snores and coughs can be prevalent as the person with the condition struggles to breathe....   [tags: disorder, pickwickian syndrome]

Good Essays
594 words | (1.7 pages) | Preview

Obstructive Sleep Apnea

- ... Unfortunately, many of them still have not proven its efficacy. While experts emphasize to the ‘techniques’, which has proven its effectiveness, although the results are different for each person, depending on the effort and lifestyle. The first step you should do is find out the cause why you snore. Record your sleep patterns, family members can request assistance using visual record or when you are sleeping. It is to be known pattern of snoring that you experience. By knowing the pattern of your snoring , it can clarify the cause why you often snore while sleeping, what makes it worse, and it is getting easier handling will be done ....   [tags: sleep disorders, loud snoring]

Strong Essays
1073 words | (3.1 pages) | Preview

Heroin Street Names

- Heroin is a depressant that is also an opiate. It is made from a plant from the Middle East called the Opium Poppy. The drug morphine is extracted from the raw Opium Poppy plant, and it can be changed into heroin through a chemical process. Heroin is much more addictive than morphine because it gets to the brain roughly 100 times faster. It is addictive in a psychological way as well as a physiological way. Psychologically, if people do not get the heroin that they want, they will start to feel really bad about it....   [tags: Crank, Jive, Horse, Shag, Dope, Smack, Junk]

Free Essays
616 words | (1.8 pages) | Preview

Physiological Effects of Ventolin

- Physiological Effects of Ventolin Ventolin is a brand name of the drug albuterol sulfate HFA, and its generic name is adrenergic bronchodilator. It is mostly taken as an inhalator, but can also be taken as tablets or syrup. It treats the symptoms of bronchospasms. Bronchospasm is an abnormal contraction of the smooth muscle of the bronchi, narrowing and obstructing the respiratory airway, resulting in coughs, wheezing or difficulty in breathing. The chief cause of this condition is asthma, although it may also be caused by respiratory infection, chronic lung disease or an allergic reaction to chemicals....   [tags: essays research papers]

Free Essays
573 words | (1.6 pages) | Preview

The Need to Vaccinate Infants and Travellers

- The Need to Vaccinate Infants and Travellers Vaccinations are given in infancy and to travellers against various diseases that can kill but are preventable due to the modernisation of medicine. I have put together a brief over view of the need to administer such vaccines. The disease's that are vaccinated against in infancy are: diphtheria, whooping cough, tetanus, polio, hib, measles, mumps, rubella and tuberculosis. Diphtheria is a serious disease that begins with a sore throat and can quickly cause breathing problems....   [tags: Free Essays]

Free Essays
422 words | (1.2 pages) | Preview

Canine First Aid

- FIRST AID FOR DOGS The aims and rules of first aid First Aid treatment is based on three aims and four rules. Aims 1. To preserve life 2. To prevent suffering 3. To prevent the situation from deteriorating Rules 1. Don¡¦t panic 2. Maintain airway 3. Control haemorrhage 4. Contact a vet The limitations of first aid The goal of first aid is to help the patient as best as you can - no more than that. First aid should only be used to preserve life until a veterinarian can be found. It must be remembered that not all patients can be saved: some will die....   [tags: essays research papers fc]

Free Essays
1105 words | (3.2 pages) | Preview

The Benefits of T'ai Chi

- The Benefits of T'ai Chi History of T'ai Chi One of the most relaxing forms of martial arts, T'ai Chi, can help to overcome such problems as arthritis, rheumatism, back problems, lack of balance, high blood pressure, stress, post-traumatic stress, lack of energy, and more. T'ai Chi is a non violent form of the martial arts whose roots are derived from the Chinese and correlated with Traditional Chinese Medicinal techniques. There are many forms of T'ai Chi, including T'ai Chi Chuan and T'ai Chi Chih; all of which have been studied for thousands of years to improve the Chinese way of life....   [tags: Research Essays Martial Arts Papers]

Powerful Essays
3696 words | (10.6 pages) | Preview

Can Childhood Asthma be Outgrown?

- Can Childhood Asthma be Outgrown. Today asthma is the most common chronic childhood disease, with the number of children with asthma increasing every year. In 1995, the Environmental Protection Agency reported that 5.5 million children in the United States had asthma. Now an estimated 6.1 million children under 18 in the United States currently suffer from asthma, according to the American Lung Association. However, some asthma sufferers manage to “out-grow” their childhood asthma. “By the time high school was over I found that I wouldn’t need to use my inhaler anymore and I haven’t used my inhaler in about three years,” said Jen Nelson, sophomore journalism major at Northeastern University....   [tags: Health Respiratory Essays]

Free Essays
1761 words | (5 pages) | Preview

The Physics Of Scuba Diving

- Have you ever wondered what it would be like to swim with the fish and explore the underwater jungle that covers two-thirds of the earth's surface. I have always been interested in water activities; swimming, diving and skiing, and I felt that scuba was for me. My first dive took place while on a family vacation. I came across a dive shop offering introductory dives, which immediately caught my interest. After much convincing (my parents), with my solemn assurance that I would be careful, I was allowed to participate in a dive....   [tags: Scuba Diving Descriptive Process Essays]

Term Papers
4562 words | (13 pages) | Preview

The Increasing Popularity of Yoga

- The Increasing Popularity of Yoga With an increasing trend in western culture toward the use of alternative therapies, yoga is emerging as a primary means for achievement of both physiological and psychological wellness. Traditional yoga utilizes a combination of both physical and spiritual methods for faciliatation of self-improvement. The origin of yoga has not been clearly identified, however archeaological evidence suggests its existence as early as circa 1300BC (Starre 1989). Starre suggests that there are four main branches of traditional yoga practice, one being Raja yoga....   [tags: Papers]

Strong Essays
4074 words | (11.6 pages) | Preview

Investigating Two Aspects of Homeostasis

- Investigating Two Aspects of Homeostasis Aim: The aim of our experiment is to find out the relationship between our sweat production and heart beat that occurs before and after vigorous exercise. When we do vigorous exercise our heart beats faster because your body can’t supply enough oxygen to your muscles, therefore anaerobic respiration starts, (what happens when there is no oxygen available from the lungs) this builds up lactic acid in the muscles. When high level of CO2 and lactic acid are detected in the blood, (by the brain) the pulse and breathing rate increase to rectify the situation....   [tags: Papers]

Free Essays
837 words | (2.4 pages) | Preview

Smoking and Its Effects

- Smoking and Its Effects Most people know that smoking is bad for your lungs and causes cancer. But few are aware of the effects of smoking on their heart. When you smoke, toxic chemicals from tobacco enter your blood stream. These chemicals send signals to your heart to beat harder and faster, causing blood vessels to constrict and forcing blood to travel through a smaller space. Both of the effects cause high blood pressure. A recent article in the Journal of the American Medical Association suggested that the benefits of quitting smoking are enormous, particularly lowering the risk of heart disease by almost 50%....   [tags: Papers]

Good Essays
706 words | (2 pages) | Preview

These results are sorted by most relevant first (ranked search). You may also sort these by color rating or essay length.


Your search returned over 400 essays for "Breathing"
<< Previous  1  2  3  4  5    Next >>