Benzodiazepines are a sort of psychoactive drugs prescribed for a range of mental disorders and mild sickness. The enormous activity of nerves may be the cause of anxiety and other psychological disorders, so the activity of nerves in the brain and spinal cord will be reduced by the benzodiazepines by generating tranquilizing chemical into the brain. The effect of neurotransmitter gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA) at the GABA receptor will be improved by the Benzodiazepines. Benzodiazepines contain properties like a sedative, hypnotic (sleep-inducing), anxiolytic (anti-anxiety) which will be useful in treating anxiety, insomnia, agitation, seizures, muscle spasms, alcohol withdrawal. The short-term use of this medication will be safe and effective. They are different types of benzodiazepines that are classified according to the potency, how quickly they are absorbed into the body.
The patient is informed priority and precisely about the test and procedure so that patient feels comfortable with the procedure. When a physician requests a drug test for patient, the patient is instructed to collect his/her urine so that the sample could be sent through ‘chain of custody’ Stacks of hair of the patient, patches and blood samples of the patient have to be collected and prepared for testing.
Anxiety Anxiety is a most common problem in the adults, when it lasts more than six months then the person may be diagnosed with Generalized Anxiety Disorder. Benzodiazepine plays a corresponding role in the treatment of GAD. Short-term use of benzodiazepine is recommended for Anxiety. Long-term usage should be strictly avoided. Insomnia The problem of not getting sleep is considered as Insomnia. Benzodiazepine shortens the time it takes to fall asleep and extends the sleeping period. Short-term use of benzodiazepine is recommended for insomnia. Conscious Sedation In order to help the patient to relax and block pain during a medical or dental procedure a combination of medications are used. The benzodiazepine is used for Conscious Sedation and is classified by its length of action.
Initially, the urine sample is collected in a remote location and the cup is specially designed that it does not tamper. When the patient is subjected to a hair test, the patient hair is cut closely to the scalp. Another method of testing the affected patient is through the saliva test where the patient’s saliva is collected and streamed through sterile culture. When the patient is advised for a blood test for Benzodiazepines, the patient skin is initially cleaned with pure alcohol or the common spirit. Then a bore needle is pierced through the layer of a vein to aspirate the fluid. The sample extracted is then sent to the culture laboratory for further processing and then results are declared in 10-12 days duration.
Therapeutic range of various Benzodiazipines
All age groups
0.5 to 50ng/ml
Modern women want to have it all, in personal and professional life. They want to experience the joy of motherhood but not the pain associated with normal delivery. For such women, epidural analgesia during labour is a blessing. Epidural analgesia/anaesthesia is given to pregnant women during childbirth. Epidural painkillers stop the pain signals transmitted nerves from uterus. This stops the pain sensation of labour. For epidural analgesia, a catheter (small tube) is inserted into the epidural space in the spinal cord. It is through this tube that the drugs (painkillers) reach the desired nerves.
Types of Epidurals:
Epidurals can be
Merits and demerits of having an epidural--
Though epidurals make childbirth easy, one cannot overlook its demerits.
Thus, they may take longer than usual to push the baby. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a Pain Management Specialist.
Today the cause of diseases are only mental fear that causes anxiety and than anguish that disturbs the mental calmness that is enough to creat a disease on physical system. Homeopathy can cure this process.
Getting through an ugly divorce is quite a difficult thing, no matter what the reason might be. Your world can turn upside down after a divorce and you have to make a fresh new start in life.
Here are some tips you should follow to get through an ugly divorce:
A divorce is extremely difficult to cope with, as one has never faced or felt such a situation before. With proper support and measures, you can get over a divorce much more easily. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a Psychologist.
All wine lovers, behold. A recent study has found that red wine contains a compound called resveratrol which has similar health benefits of exercising or gymming. However, before you give up gymming and turn to a wine cellar, let’s delve deeper into this.
The actual study involved a control group of rats which were supplemented with resveratrol. The rats were then forced to run on a treadmill for days. Results showed that rats who had consumed resveratrol ran faster and longer than rats who did not have resveratrol. The rats that were induced with resveratrol had greater energy and glucose levels.
The health benefits of red wine are well known to all in terms of slimming your waist line, protecting you against dementia and cancer, anti-aging, effective mouthwash and more. And, now adding to these benefits, red wine has also proven to boost heart rate, thereby, increasing your ability to physically exert more. Even though it is an alcoholic beverage, red wine indeed is an elixir when consumed in moderation.
But, before you jump on the bandwagon, below are some important conclusions of the recent study conducted:
This study tends to focus more on people who are unable to get their workout done due to physical inabilities. If you are able to physically work out well, then go for it! There is nothing close to the real benefits of working out. If you wish to discuss any specific problem, you can consult a Dietitian/Nutritionist.
Pain is a feeling of distress that is caused by intense damaging stimuli. It is one of the most common reasons that compels the patient to consult a physician and take painkillers. In the long run, painkillers have adverse effects on our body. While most of the times, the cause of the pain is diagnosed, there are cases in which the cause remains undiagnosed. Homeopathy is a system of medicine that is based on symptoms and has no side effects and thus, it is most effective in the treatment of both muscle and joint pains.
Here we give you a list of common homeopathic pain medications that are prescribed to give relief to patients and the circumstances under which they can be used.