Exercises meditation acupuncture and remedial massage

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Unformatted text preview: ed. Among the components of TCM are herbal and nutritional therapy, restorative physical exercises, meditation, acupuncture, and remedial massage. INTRODUCTION TO CHIROPRACTIC Chiropract ic Wednesday, September 21, 2005 T heory of chiropract ic Chiropractors evaluate the neuromusculoskeletal system of the human body DC’s examine, diagnose, and treat the spine Our purpose is always to normalize the transmission of nerve energy. The basic theory of chiropractic is that "subluxations" are the cause of most medical problems. A "subluxation" is a misalignment of the spine that allegedly interferes with Chiropract ic adjust ment Coulehan: p. 236 - 250. Handout : Drugs of Abuse acut e t olerance primary effect secondary effect acut e dependence Reason for which the drug is used; desired effect. Opposite of the primary effect; undesired effect. Secondary drug effect which develops in excess to tolerance over time. chronic t olerance chronic dependence chronic change in t olerance addict ion Manifestation of repeated acute tolerance. Manifestation of repeated acute dependence experiences. Reflects on-going neural adaptation. remembering Once the brain has become adapted, it remains adapted for life. maximal t olerance decreasing t olerance wit hdrawal physiological dependence sensit iz at ion dependence with evidence of tolerance or withdrawal 3 groups of drugs opponent process t heory Explains how some non-drug behaviors can become addictive Eat ing disorders primary prevent ion act ive primary prevent ion passive primary prevent ion secondary prevent ion t ert iary prevent ion years of pot ent ial life lost CHAPT ER 13: SLEEP HYGIENE Lect ure: Sleep Hist ory Tuesday, November 01, 2005 5 causes of sleepiness Epwort h Sleepiness Scale Woot en Sleepiness Scale Sleep hygiene Sleep behaviors Narcolepsy St ages of sleep Sleep hygiene t echniques See handout . Handout : Domest ic Violence See handout . 5 t ypes of child abuse Interview with and without parent present Diagnosis of physical abuse Diagnosis of sexual abuse Diagnosis of general abuse Lect ure: Exercise & Fit ness Why exercise? Tuesday, November 01, 2005 Light act ivit y (60 mins) Maximum HR 220 - age FIT T Principle Major findings Benefit s of regular act ivit y Lect ure: Nut rit ion BMI Overweight Thursday, October 20, 2005 Body Mass Index = wt (kg) / ht (m) / ht (m) = wt (lbs) / ht (in) / ht (in) * 703 BMI ≥ 95th percentile Risk of overweight Underweight Accept able BMI 85th percentile ≤ BMI < 95th percentile BMI < 5th percentile 19 - 24 Overweight Obese 25 - 29 30+ Effect s of diet ary fat Daily fat intake should be reduced to < 30% of total calories ingested. night -eat ing syndrome Good breakfast. Effect of fiber 5 servings and at least one serving of a fiber-rich cereal Effect of red meat Prot ein recommendat ion Patients should limit protein intake to 10 - 20% of total calories Teenagers and older adults Definit ion of a drink "empt y calories&quot...
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