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    page paper, I was really excited. From the website given I chose sleep disorders and restless leg syndrome as my two topics. I chose sleep disorders, because it has always interested me. I chose restless leg syndrome, because my dad has it. He suffers from it almost every night. I would love to learn more about it to be able to help him. There are many common sleep disorders. Most of them can be caused by stress, physical health, emotional health, physical discomfort, and uncomfortable sleeping environment. As I read these, I was thinking “Well all of these can be fixed,” but it’s not that easy. These can get so bad that they are constantly there. These disrupt the sleep cycle. Before this I had never learned about the sleep cycle, so it was good to read about it. There are 5 stages to the sleep cycle and each of them is important. Stages 1 and 2 are light sleep. In my mind, it’s like a nap. Stages 3 and 4 are deep sleep. This is when it is hard to wake up. The last stage is called REM ( rapid eye movement). This is the most important stage. I like this stage, because this is when the most vivid dreams happen. The sleep cycle is…

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    Restless Leg Syndrome Restless Leg Syndrome (RLS), also known as Willis-Ekbom disease, is a neurological movement disorder that occurs at any age, even in childhood but is generally an aging related issue (Feuz). People with RLS normally feel uncomfortable sensations, more so when sitting or lying down and have to move about for relief. RLS not only causes discomfort but also can affect sleep causing mood changes and daytime sleepiness (Harvard Medical School). Although RLS has been around for…

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    A review of the records reveals the member to be an adult female with a birth date of 08/12/1956. The member has a diagnosis of Restless Leg Syndrome. The member’s treating provider, Josette Johnson, MD recommended the member continue the use of Gralise ER 600mg tablets. The carrier has denied coverage of Gralise ER 600mg tablets as experimental and/or investigational and not medically necessary. There is a letter from the carrier to the member dated 03/21/2016, which states in part:…

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    Statistically, over 5 million people in the U.S suffer from some form of restless legs syndrome, also known as RLS. This disorder is very common in USA, given the fact that over 1 million children of school have it and 1 in 10 adults suffer from its symptoms. Here are the common symptoms of RLS. Pain in foot Itching Uncomfortable feelings in the legs Desire for shaking the legs Usually, the symptoms are more experiences during the night. This is not a serious health condition, but it can affect…

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    The use of misuse drugs today is often the cause to drug dependency in pharmaceutical drug therapy. Today primary care physicians, often use drugs for more than one course of treatment and or diagnoses or condition. Therefore, if clinicians do not appropriately assess patients and or clients the use of that drug may potentially be a result of misdiagnoses. Prescribing sleep aids for conditions other the primary symptom of insomnia Restless leg syndrome has been suggested as a cause to sleep…

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    I struggle to keep up with other athletes at times because fibromyalgia causes me immense pain. I have taken seizure medications in an effort to ease my overactive nerves, but no medication has relieved my pain yet. I was diagnosed with sleep apnea and restless leg syndrome my freshmen year. I had no choice but to go through surgery in attempt to open my airways to improve breathing, which was unsuccessful. Due to lack of sleep and breathing, I had to carry out a sleep study. Spending the…

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    (MyFoxBoston.com) -- Hillary Cohen is a 26-year-old woman who has never known what it feels like to wear high heels, until Monday. "I mean this is very exciting. This is the first time I've seen the leg, it is beautiful - I feel very tall," said Hillary. Because of a medical condition that caused tumors to grow on her nerve endings in her leg, Hillary was forced to only wear flat, never heels. Then, two years ago at the age of 24, she made the difficult decision to have her right leg…

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    “And while I had to lack after the savage who was a fireman…to look at him was edifying as seeing a dog in a parody of breeches and a feather hat, walking on his hind legs…he was useful and had been instructed (www.SparkNotes.com).” As a result, it seemed that no matter how educated the Natives became, they were still seen as being a lesser people to the whites. From racism, the idea of civilization vs. uncivilized life came about. Conrad used the “light and dark” difference regarding this.…

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    The troll bit her lip, trying not to scream as Jade's stocking covered foot slammed into her testicles, pinning them against her own pelvis. The thin panties Vriska wore doing absolutely nothing to stop the pain. "Now what do you say Vriska?" Jade asked, her voice just as kind and sweet as ever. How she could keep that tone while throughly dominating her was something Vriska could never understand. "Th-thank you Jade," Vriska squeaked, legs wobbled slightly. This was the seventh kick in a row…

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    Fitchen talks about malnutrition in the United States, a country, which most people expect that it feeds its citizens well. She elaborates the cultural values and meanings that are attached to the opposition rich-poor on the image of a poor person buying a steak with a food stamp. She shows that domestic hunger often goes unnoticed, because those people who are poor enough to qualify for government food stamps, may be seen in grocery stores, purchasing not only basic food stuffs, but also…

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