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  • Dehydration In Elderly

    individuals drink at least 64oz of water per day (Schols, De Groot, Van Der Cammen, & Olde Rikkert, 2009). This is due to the fact that as a person ages the amount of water in their body decreases due to decrease in kidney function and possible side effects of medications that may contain diuretics (Schols, De Groot, Van Der Cammen, & Olde Rikkert, 2009). Inadequate water intake is often the cause of dehydration, but there can be many other causes as well including side effects of prescription medication like diuretics or chronic illnesses such as diabetes (Gaspar, 2011). Aging itself makes people less aware of thirst and also gradually lowers the body’s ability to regulate its fluid balance (Gaspar, 2011). If it is hot or the elderly individual has been more active, they may need additional water to replace fluids lost. Elderly people often experience a waning in thirst sensation as they age which makes causes them to not feel thirsty and discourages them from hydrating as often as they should (Schols, De Groot, Van Der Cammen, & Olde Rikkert, 2009). Individuals should include water in their diet as much as possible because it great at hydrating the body and does not contain calories or unhealthy ingredients like fruit juice or soda. Dehydration is so dangerous because many of the symptoms of dehydration (confusion, dizziness, and increased heart rate) can be mistaken for some common characteristics of elderly people and so are often discounted and disregarded (Schols, De…

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  • Day 7 How To Eat Intuitively

    You could add berries, cucumbers, lemons, or essential oils to your water to satisfy your creativity and thirst. Share your recipe with other intuitive eaters on Gillian Elizabeth social media. (ADD MY SOCIAL MEDIA?) Day 9: 4 Questions to Ask Yourself Before You Eat These questions are from the H.A.L.T. method. Before eating ask yourself “Am I hungry, angry, lonely, or tired?” To become more in tune with the feeling of hunger try to eat meals more slowly. If you’re still hungry after you eat…

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  • Thirst For Power In Macbeth

    In William Shakespeare’s play Macbeth, Macbeth’s thirst for power in Act 2 Scene 1, reveals his unstable mind state and how he uses his fear and uses it for newfound conviction and aggression to kill King Duncan. Throughout the beginning of the soliloquy Shakespeare’s style of writing paints Macbeth as a delusional figure who wants nothing but to become king. As seen in (34) Shakespeare uses “clutch” to depict Macbeth’s longing for strength to kill Duncan. Macbeth becomes distraught as he begins…

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  • Macbeth Thirst For Power Analysis

    state of mind deteriorates, and there is lots of evidence that shows the growth of his ruthlessness and thirst for power. When Macbeth and Lady Macbeth decide to murder King Duncan, this is the beginning of Macbeth’s thirst for power. When Macbeth and Banquo first come across the three witches, they hail to Macbeth as Thane of Glamis than Thane of Cawdor and lastly as the King of Scotland. As the witches prophecies begin to come true, this is what sparks Macbeth’s idea to kill King Duncan. In…

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  • Thirst For Revenge In Hamlet

    At first his thirst for revenge makes him sound like a rabid animal who will do anything to kill. When Marcellus and Horatio first hear and see the ghost they tell Hamlet it’s all a fake and not to listen. That it could be some form of Satan. Hamlet explains that “Why, what should be the fear? I do not set my life in a pins fee.” (Act 1 Scene 4 70-71) This makes me seem that Hamlet does not value his life, but he takes into consideration in figuring out more about the ghost before killing…

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  • Thirst For Power In Julius Caesar

    Thirst For Power In The Tragedy of Julius Caesar The Tragedy of Julius Caesar is one of Shakespeare's most recognized and studied works in history. Throughout the play many problems arise which cause people’s judgment to cloud, which result in flawed thinking and irrational behavior, but there are only a few influential ones. One of these problems was power.Through a myriad of Caesars followers become jealous of his power, Caesar still wanted more. The thirst for power is the biggest problem in…

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  • Napoleon's Thirst For Power In Animal Farm

    Napoleon does not seem to be satisfied with what he has. Instead, he secures his authoritative figure and the pigs’ position so that the pigs are placed at a more superior level to the others. For example, his decision of building a schoolroom exclusively for educating the pigs, not only differentiates the pigs from the labouring classes, but more importantly, it is a clear illustration of Napoleon’s thirst for power due to his intention to indoctrinate the young pigs on how ideal a leader he…

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  • Obey Your Thirst Ad Analysis

    Sprite’s “Obey Your Thirst” advertisement brings hope to the table for kids who want more with their life or even a better outlook on life. Each can is branded with inspirational quotes by one of their favorite musicals artist. This company chose to join the hope side of hip hop in order to help spread a positive vibes to their audience. The primary color green is supposed to bring a feeling of harmony and calm people down. With the number of harmful things that happened back then because of…

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  • Analysis Of Thirst To Kill In City Of God

    In the scene “Thirst to Kill” from City of God (Fernando Meirelles & Katia Lund, 2002) we get a glance into Li’l Ze’s horrific childhood and witness how he developed and satisfied his desire to kill. The film faultlessly captures his desperate hunger for power and thirst to kill with the use of lighting, editing, sound, mise-en-scene, and cinematography to implicitly suggest that Li’l Ze’s lack of positive influences, lack of basic necessities, and lack of respect as a child ultimately skewed…

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  • Importance Of Water In Jack Kerouac's The Big Thirst

    Jack Kerouac wrote On The Road to display his love and devotion for the beauties of the open road. Ernest Hemingway wrote Death in the Afternoon to show his respect towards the ceremonies and traditions of spanish bullfighting. Now you may be wondering what any of this has to do with Charles Fishman’s book The Big Thirst. The reason I bring up these authors is because like many others they decided to write about something they loved and wanted to devote their time to show this appreciation by…

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