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    (Hasmi, personal communication, October 17, 2014), Bulimics blame themselves for the problems associated with their eating disorder; they pinpoint the cause onto themselves as an inability to cope. Bulimia Nervosa affects females and males equally; although the rate at which males seek treatment is much lower than women, there is no reason to believe one gender group is more subjective to the disorder. Bulimia is commonly known as the purging of food, through literal purging; however, Bulimia is much more complicated. Through my original understanding, Bulimia affected primarily adolescent woman. In terms of what I personally understood of the disorder, it meant overeating and purging the food or taking substances to rid the food such as laxatives. Although, I understood that many factors affected the onset of Bulimia, my predisposed understanding was that medias portrayal of women highly caused the behavior in those who had extremely low self-esteem and low self-confidence. Furthermore, not to ride medias influence on the on-set of Bulimia Nervosa, individuals seeking to understand the disorder must also understand that Bulimics compare themselves not only to media portrayals but peers; environmental scenarios vary from patient to patient making it difficult to pinpoint the all-across reason for Bulimia Nervosa and other eating disorders. As an example in which there was no role media held for a specific scenario, Jessica’s story breaks generalizations many hold of where…

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    Nursing Observation

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    Chronic constipation; preparation for childbirth, surgery, or rectal or bowel examination. Adults and children age 12 and older: 5-15 mg P.O. in evening or before breakfast. Or, 10 mg P.R. for evacuation before examination or surgery. Enema may be given as a single daily dose. Administration P.O. Don’t give tablets within 1 hour of taking antacid or milk. Don’t crush or split tablets. Rectal. Insert suppository as high as possible into the rectum and try to position suppository against rectal…

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    Laxative Bowel Movements

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    Laxatives are a type of medication that can be prescribed to increase bowel movements and ease the release of human faeces. They are most commonly used to treat and prevent constipation. They are generally administered through food, tablets or injections. Characteristics of laxatives may vary, depending on their required purpose. Some laxatives are very fast acting, to expel faeces quickly. Whereas, others may be slow acting and will only start to have an effect after a few hours. For example,…

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    Effective communication skills are necessary when advising clients to improve their diet. By using eye contact, listening, and understanding patients’ emotions, nurses can effectively enact healthy dietary change. When a patient loses focus, this creates a barrier for the nurse. In this case, changing the topic to alert the patient and then returning back to the same topic may grasp the client’s attention. Furthermore, when the client’s regimen is not working, laxatives are a common…

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    Psedo Transmembrane

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    is due to the increased osmotic pressure located in the lumen of the colon. After administering, at two hours there was a large sum of water that was not transported because the AQP3 expression level was not high enough. However, following times, such as five hours, showed an increase in the AQP3 expression level, which then led to the transportation of water to the luminal side, causing diarrhea. This proves that the magnesium sulfate laxative effect caused by a change in osmotic pressure…

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    In the article, Perri Klass says the universal truth of the age at which a person in their teenage years is body change, and compared to other things fast body change. Teenagers have to successfully deal with all kinds of comparisons, with their peers, with the related to the time when a person is a child, and with the changed images used in advertising and in the self-advertising on social media. It may be that the fast way the body changes during these years can help teens believe in other…

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    Life style related constipation can be improved just by changing the wrong and by adopting the right methods. Such as taking adequate fiber in the diet, chewing properly, taking enough bodily exercises, taking enough water, stopping smoking, changing medications if found to cause constipation, stopping over use of laxatives, knowing that conditions like pregnancy may cause temporary constipation etc. on the other hand, diseases associated with constipation are of various intensity, varying from…

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    quite humorously. An even more exaggerated example from "The Trickster Cycle" of using humor to elicit a more thorough understanding of nature and stewardship is the story “Trickster Eats the Laxative Bulb”. In this story Trickster, surprisingly, eats a laxative bulb and subsequently has some uproariously funny symptoms that result in Trickster being covered in his own excrement and desperately seeking a water source (Trickster Eats the Laxative Bulb). Trickster follows a similar process to…

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    The textbook “Abnormal Psychology” chapter 8 was very beneficial and helped the potential counselor “I” learn knowledgeable facts about the topic eating disorder for this week assigned reading. With that being said, the initial fact that I learned about eating disorders was that there are two types of disorder: Anorexia and Bulimia Nervosa. According to the American Psychiatric Association, Anorexia as an emotional disorder that is characterized by an obsessive desire to lose weight by refusing…

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    Bulimia nervosa is known as an eating disorder that is characterized by binge eating which is followed by purging, which means they rid their bodies of the excess calories by vomiting, abusing laxative or diuretics. According to my citations, the exact cause of bulimia is unknown multiple factors contributes such as stressful transitions in life that you have had in the past or present, such as the history of abuse or trauma. Negative body images that you have for yourself most common is…

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