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    Medical Strange Sensation starting to fall asleep

    i dont have the realistic dreams so often at 56 but when i do i enjoy them.. i rarely have the close eyes and open them awake and refreshed once in a year if lucky
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    Medical Sleep / REM Sleep and homeostasis

    thanks denver! how it works not known humm? it is also being used for survivors of TBI as an aid in focusing thinking...concentration... and it does work in that respect! it also settles excitability... again i can assure you it works on the above.. but it is mainly used for treatment of ADHD...
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    Medical Sleep / REM Sleep and homeostasis

    yes it might for a few it is a side effect.. lota meds have side effects all are a bennie vs risk basis.. however it does not for me, i had tachycardia and other heart attack symptoms on every day use now take it once in a while for short term use helps with mental clarity also. note mil...
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    Medical Sleep / REM Sleep and homeostasis

    hi for you folks that would email me on this for mil use you can give it up now yes i do take one of these from my doctor for additional civilian info google narcolepsy meds ( best source for med info) ADHD meds ( good source also for med info) also Sleep apnea and TBI meds also brain...
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    Medical Sleep / REM Sleep and homeostasis

    this begs the question - why is sleep necessary? the military is using drugs improve alertness and for staying awake up to 3 days at a time in long critical missions and in cases were it is important to improve recall of mission data for from isolated assignments this is accomplished by...
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    Medical The worst disease ever in human history

    well quite the discussion on noninfectious .. ugh... conditions or behaviors.. i would have to agree with the flu of 1918 but i would like to expand on what is the worse on the human condition i/e the person? rabbies ? leper loosing parts of his body? loosing your mind or un-tolerable...
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    Native Americans?

    you come up with two exceptions to a generally i proposed seems in your world to say crows are not black you only have to find a white crow.. or two yet you offer soft terms such as inferior or distinct this is not math forum ... the conflicts are mostly arisen from those that were not able...
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    Native Americans?

    yes it is a tough call as to whom to call what... for practical use i would use indigenous as a term to imply/apply of/to primitive {to the discovers} inhabitants "there" before the end of the dark ages.. and the age of discovery/exploration away from the Euro/Asian land masses.. IE: the...
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    Native Americans?

    but history of that is long ago what i am talking of is as little as 50 years ago.. i grew up being told that if they ask a school to "...NOT to tell any one you are part indian .." " ..tell them you are german or irish ." why? because " between 1924 and 1964, the commonwealth, operating...
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    Native Americans?

    Yes you are correct in jackson is the name i was meaning thx.. what was done lead to the indian wars in fla which never were won also if it had not been for the indian fighters he never would have won the battle of NO thus this country would have never become what it is.. he was also...
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    Native Americans?

    then i apologize, i have some strong feelings on the subject as you can no dought tell perhapps i am to close to the issue to form any unbiased opinions on this. i truly fee that Jackson's behavior negates any praise for what he did for this country as what he did to the indians would today...
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    Native Americans?

    yes that any person can own a eagle feather or hawk feather.. or fish limited salmon stocks.. and the gambling ...why yes wow "bro's number hall" is opening down the street.. i can not speak for other indians many feel the rights they have are negocated taht they keep them from a treaty...
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    Native Americans?

    well .. i think you are not only wrong but all wet.. on the born here thing that is.. but you are entitled you your own thoughts on that.. much of the debate is centered on that the euro folks come here took over if you are of the powerful group taking over you can be called what ever you...
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    Medical How does the Brain work?

    when discussing what others write in a book many have differing thoughts on what was said the more some learn the more they may disagree with what others think conversely some may be more willing to listen to differing thoughts.. i have learned in my study of TBI that there are many...
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    11 year old kills fathers girlfriend 8 months pregnant

    as to the gun issue only free people own guns had not free people owned guns we would have royal palaces in florida and maine god bless the NRA! nor would we have a VA for the GI's that were shot at in DC asking for what the govt promised them
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    11 year old kills fathers girlfriend 8 months pregnant

    smokeing has an up sied it increases bp and alertness also it enables you to tune out distracting events memory is shown to improve also felt effects other then cough are apparent energy and a buzz not that these are a fair exchange for the bad effects to come later they are not.. smoking...
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    Medical How does the Brain work?

    yes grass hopper you need to heed elders on this to understand well i studied to were i could understand most of it but then i had a personal cause driving me then promptly did not remember it much detail at all but when there is talk some how i understand what is being said hee hee and i may...
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    Medical How does the Brain work?

    howdy moonbear! well he and most on this thread are newbies , inc me .. yes to the point questions are nice and easy to answer some how i feel the OP does not know enough to know what he wants to ask.. a help full hint for newbies (from those that really know) have would be to post links to...
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    Medical How does the Brain work?

    Salbris....you should read the book "the man who thought his wife was a hat" this book has some ... amusing and enlightening cases in it. and a link you might look at..: http://www.physorg.com/news170503954.html perhaps kldickson would also care to look in to and comment on some of the...
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    Medical How does the Brain work?

    yes young rascal the brain is very oddly wired and a wonder to many.. i am a 30 year survivor of TBI .. memory is one of the main things that is affected by this unseen injury. memory is created via many diff pathways i can not replete a phone number to you after being told it i can...
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    Blind people see blackness?

    in the Jest the Last week I experienced a strange vision issue!! things suddenly seem brighter .. then suddenly my vision got "nothingness " spots!!! i could not see a yellow dog in front of a light tan/gray fence!! looking at my blue jeans i only saw blue lines weaving around brown spots...
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    Vanadium in rust?

    i did not know why the concern but found this so the limits here should be of concern ''''All vanadium compounds should be considered to be toxic. Tetravalent VOSO4 has been reported to be over 5 times more toxic than trivalent V2O3.[53] The Occupational Safety and Health Administration...
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    Blind people see blackness?

    this thread (at times) is thought provoking.. MHO - if one has never experienced some thing there is no way to relate using sensors that create images on the back has shown that the blind can adapt to "sight" of some sort, "sight" being a remote sensing also studys have shown that a blind...
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    Medical Mind / brain / thought ehnanceing pills

    yes i found the buy it now on that site also.. well you guys seem to have some thoughts on the idea of stimulant treatment for some of the symptoms of TBI or perhaps have some experience in dealing with TBI survivors... care to comment on this aspect ?
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    Medical Mind / brain / thought ehnanceing pills

    and jest were can i find this on line? could you provide a link or email me the article.. 2002 seems a lot of resurch should have been done since then..
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    Native Americans?

    i jest have to put my three centivos in .. mom told me many times to not tell anyone at school i was part indian.. her mother was raised on indian land and listed as colored by the state of virginia.. it is not like the N word as it is not a slur.. i call my self part indian and you can call...
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    Question about perfectly competitive labor market

    what you are asking is the crutch of social equality grues .. not many will put forth the effort to get out of a bad or distasefull job you make an assumption of all equility modvated to work for the common good which will never happen this is the fallacy of communism and the socicalish...
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    Medical Mind / brain / thought ehnanceing pills

    i worked at a VA center and know several TBI survivors some mild, some not so .. one thing that seems to be with all is that they are absent minded or forget want they were after or were they put something)and are easily distracted from conversation or task at hand... would thoes symptions be...
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    Medical Mind / brain / thought ehnanceing pills

    there was some thing on the news not long ago and i would like to find out what has happened in this field folks are takeing med that tho made for some other condition are enhanceing their abbility to thing better and be more on "their game" then normal and that the military has also been...
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    Which one is worse? Incest (consenting) or unequal sex.

    ah this shows that wonderful bennies can also be expressed ! my daughter [[at 16 in her first year of collage]] said that lower intelligence people marry lower intel people and have a lot of kids from lack of thinking ahead.. this in contrasts to that for most the history of man it was the...
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