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What is the best diaper table distraction?

What is the best diaper table distraction?

Toys: Some kind of hand toy will help. For only wet diapers, many moms find it easier to change the diaper with the baby standing up. ...Read more

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Callous (Definition)

Callus is a noun meaning a localized thickening of the skin, and a verb meaning to form that skin thickening (especially on the palm of a hand or the sole of a foot, caused by repeated pressure or friction). Callous has a meaning related to callus, but callous is not used to describe skin. As an adjective, it means toughened or unfeeling. As a verb, it means to make or ...Read more


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Does distraction increase the excitatory level of the spinal cord?

Yes, any stimulus: It's a feedback loop; c pathway stimulation, if i recall correctly? ...Read more

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Does mental distraction increase the excitatory level of the spinal cord?

Does mental distraction increase the excitatory level of the spinal cord?

No: No, the excitatory level of the neurons in the spinal cord is based on physical or chemical stimulation largely in the peripheral nervous system. Mental distraction is a cognitive function (or in some cases, dysfunction) that has no direct correlate with the spinal cord. ...Read more

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How does one gain full control of own mind to avoid distractions when studying? I mean concentration increase

How does one gain full control of own mind to avoid distractions when studying? I mean concentration increase

Concentration: If significantly changed from your baseline, one might consider thorough medical evaluation. If any new illness, medications, or supplements, follow the timeline to see if they may be related. Many find focus confounded by distractions (screens elevate or spike dopamine and create an artificial set point of stimulation that is hard to duplicate), anxiety, poor sleep, stress and social isolation ...Read more

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Sometimes I can't comprehend what people say, I can hear alright and there can be no distractions, but it all sounds like a foreign language?

Sometimes I can't comprehend what people say, I can hear alright and there can be no distractions, but it all sounds like a foreign language?

Hearing loss: You may have SNHL of certain frequencies and this is effecting your comprehension. You should have an audiogram done to evaluate type or extent of any hearing loss. If audiogram is normal, may need referral to neurology. There may also be an issue with ADD with regards to distractions interfering with comprehension. Discuss your concerns with your primary care physician for proper eval and referal ...Read more

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How do you do pain distraction while exercising?

How do you do pain distraction while exercising?

Don't : Exercising through pain severe enough to need "distraction" is a bad idea. Pain's a warning that you're being injured. Granted, exercise strengthens by causing lots of tiny injuries that we repair & grow through.But instead of distracting from discomfort, stay completely focused on your form & what you feel.Ease back just at the pain edge & take a bit longer. Endurance is how humans are designed. ...Read more

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What is distraction osteogenisis?

What is distraction osteogenisis?

Bone lengthening: Its a procedure where a bone is cut and then slowly the two ends are pulled apart over time, allowing new bone to form in the gap. It is used to lengthen long bones in the body and correct inequalities due to congenital or acquired deformities. ...Read more

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How can one control the distractions with adhd?

How can one control the distractions with adhd?

Meds, effort: The treatment model that appears most helpful uses stimulant medication. It increases the "supervisor" part of the brain to increase vigilance and dismiss distractions before it triggers awareness and response. As the patient ages, they can become more aware of their need to stay focused. Moving away from random childhood reactivity, maturity can help them drop meds in favor of personal effort. ...Read more

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Callus (Definition)

A callus is an area of skin that has become toughened, thick, and hard as a result of repeated pressure, friction or other irritation. Most commonly found on the feet due to walking. Generally calluses are not harmful. Calluses can also form on the fingers due to use of writing utensils, musical instruments, or even rock climbing. They are formed by keratinocytes in the ...Read more