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    Motion Sickness

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    Motion Sickness Ever felt carsick, airsick or seasick? Motion sickness is the most common medical problem associated with travel. As a child I was always told that "it was in my head," that if I wanted to, I could make it go away. I was made to believe that motion sickness was a psychological problem. To certain extend it is true that it is in my head, but it is not a psychological defect, but rather, a disorder that occurs when conflicting sensory information is sent to the brain. This mild

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    Morning Sickness

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    Why do they call it morning sickness if I feel nauseated all day long? About three-quarters of all pregnant women have nausea (and sometimes vomiting) during their first trimester. For some, it's worse in the morning and gets better over the course of the day, but "morning sickness" can strike at any time. The nausea usually starts around 6 weeks but can come on as early as 4 weeks for some women, and it usually tapers off around 13 weeks as you start your second trimester, although queasiness can

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    The Power of Sickness in Persuasion Throughout the course of her work, Persuasion, Jane Austen offers much insight into the social aspect of English life at the beginning of the 19th Century.  Austen’s characters, through their lives, demonstrate how the landed aristocracy has seen their dominant grasp on the social scene loosened.  In addition, through various degrees of personal illnesses, Austen’s characters portray the human body as fragile and delicate creation.  Yet as separate and distinct

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    An Overview of Indonesia's Soil Sickness The proper utilization of the world's soil to provide food for the world's increasing population is becoming an increasingly more important issue. In the tropical rain-forests, especially, the depletion of the natural ecological system has caused massive destruction to the rain-forests' soil, thereby impeding agricultural development. One of the stereotypes which is fostered by a concern for the proper use of the rain-forest habitat is that all slash

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    Death, Sickness, and Decay in Hamlet Decay is defined as "a gradual decline; deterioration," disease as "any departure from health."  Both have many forms: physical, psychological, social, etc.  Multiple examples of illness and deterioration can be found in the tragedy Hamlet.  In this drama, Shakespeare uses imagery of decay and disease and the emotional and moral decay of his characters to enhance the atmosphere of the play. The drama Hamlet abounds with images of decay and disease.  Celestial

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    Motion sickness is nothing new. Although it is impossible to say when motion sickness first occurred, it is very likely that it occurred as soon as man made to improve their mobility and that waterborne means of transportation are likely the first offender (Reason, J.T., Brand, J.J., 1975:2). This is further supported by the etymology behind nausea, which shows that the word nausea derives from the Greek word ‘naus’ which means ship. In the 19th century a lot of focus came upon motion sickness, more

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    ride? Then you know the discomfort of motion sickness. Although it can not be considered as a long-term problem, motion sickness can make your life a little miserable, especially for those people who do a lot of traveling, although the more travels made, the more you get used to motion. For most people, motion sickness is just a minor annoyance. Some people, however, can be incapacitated by motion sickness. Most common sign and symptoms of motion sickness are a general sense of not feeling very well

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    Acute Mountain Sickness

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    “Acute mountain sickness (AMS) is a syndrome induced by hypoxia in unacclimatized individuals who ascend rapidly to altitudes exceeding 2500m and remain there for more than several hours” (Beidleman, et al., 2003, p. 322). AMS typically occurs when an individual is exposed to reduced air pressures and lower oxygen concentrations, which is most often encountered at high altitudes (Heller, 2009). “Oxygen is critical to normal cellular function because it is an essential part of the electron transport

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    Cause and Effect Essay - Factory Farms Cause Sickness and Pollution There is little doubt that animals raised on small-scale diverse farms are apt to be healthier. When allowed to range freely, particularly in organically maintained yards and pastures, they receive more exercise, their diet is more varied and they are exposed to commensal bacteria that help exclude, and build resistance to, harmful pathogens. Some organic practitioners also argue that free-ranging animals actively seek

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    of sickness. Kafka relayed his thoughts through Joseph K., a man who has been put on trial without being given any information about what he's done. The outcomes of Kafka's The Trial and Sartre's Nausea are two examples of the effects on a man who questions his existence. The main focus of Nausea is Antoine Roquentin's experience with what he describes as the "Nausea." The overwhelming absurdity of his everyday experiences create this sickness. Roquentin's first experience with this sickness is

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