Diagnosis Of Preeclampsia The doctor will conduct a physical examination and ask the occurrence of high blood pressure during previous pregnancies if had any. Then a thorough medical history will be obtained by the doctor to identify medical conditions that can increase the risk of preeclampsia. … [Read more...] about Preeclampsia: Causes, Symptoms, Risk Factors, Complications, Diagnosis & Treatment
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No two concussions are alike, and different regions of the brain can be affected by different events of trauma. So, while one person may have language problems— expressing their ideas, another may have short-term memory loss, and someone else may have emotional issues. To advance concussion testing, we must include a full battery of tests, including the most important, yet must vulnerable part of the brain and the heart of any human — the temporal lobes. … [Read more...] about Balancing Precarious Emotions in Sport Concussion Protocols
The difficult question with using any type of force is twofold: Is it for control or self-defense and to what degree may an officer use it? The use of force is dynamic, as officers are constantly moving back and forth between the need to both control and defend. On one hand, they must be able to control a violator without being excessive in their tactics, while on the other they are required to prevent death or great bodily harm to themselves or a third party. Even more problematic is when circumstances warrant both aspects of force within seconds of each other. This is a result of an incident being tense, evolving, and uncertain. … [Read more...] about Police Use of Force: Not Always For Public Consumption
However, the vicious cycle of transferring incorrect knowledge and dangerous attitudes regarding concussion can be a challenging one to overcome. In our study coaches declared that scientific literature is neither easy to access or to interpret, and this cannot be underestimated. The use of short educational videos, computer-based learning programs, and infographics directed toward a lay audience were noted as the ideal forms of communication requested by combat sports coaches. These strategies represent the concept of knowledge translation, a process of dynamic and interactive strategies used to improve communication between researchers and knowledge users. As scientist, researcher, and martial artist, I believe it is important to acknowledge that alternative educational means must be produced to communicate effectively with different audiences. This was the main reason I started writing books more than a decade ago. … [Read more...] about The Vicious Cycle of Concussion Ignorance in Combat Sports
5. Feeling Cold Often It is normal for people to feel cold during the winters and if they are suffering from conditions like flu or other infections. However, if you notice that you feel cold all the time, without a particular read and your extremities are always cold, it could be a silent sign of a slow metabolism. Slow metabolism can lower your body's temperature, giving rise to this symptom. … [Read more...] about Do You Have These 9 Silent Signs Of A Slow Metabolism?