Category: Health/Medicine

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Essay: Pain and Pain Processing

Sample Essay Pain and pain processing is regulated by a network of nerves generally referred to as pain receptors (Jenny et al., 2002, p. 58). Studies have shown that the central processing of mechanical stimuli and innocuous are greatly altered by spinal manipulation due to increase in pain tolerance and an increase in pain threshold levels. (more…)

Living with Schizophrenia

Schizophrenia is a mental disorder in which person experiences distorted thoughts, hallucinations, and delusions. A person with this mental disorder often loses touch with reality and most of his thoughts are basically based on assumptions. A person with this illness thinks that others are after him to kill him. Others are plotting to kills him but in reality, there is no such thing. If this illness worsens it becomes very difficult for a person to concentrate on his work and lead a normal life. In most of the cases related to schizophrenia, a person gets affected to such an extent that it becomes very hard for him to carry out normal daily routines. (more…)

Legalizing Euthanasia

Euthanasia is a very controversial topic in different societies. Euthanasia is an act of deliberately putting a person to death, especially those suffering from incurable diseases like cancer. For some people euthanasia is a just way of taking one’s life in order to relieve him from immense pain and suffering caused by an incurable disease. For some people, mostly religious, euthanasia is a heinous crime because they believe that a life is God’s gift and nobody except Him has the right to put one to death no matter what the circumstances are. (more…)

Essay: The flu season

From previous flu seasons, several lessons have been learned that call for preparation for the next flu season. To start with, since people were not prepared of the outbreak, very few went for the vaccine shot. As a result, many people were infected leading to closure of a number of institutions. This implies that such incidences should be prevented through adequate preparation. (more…)