How are sleep disorders treated?
A sleep disorder is called a parasomnia. Treatment of parasomnias, of course, depends on the specific disorder, which ends up being an itemized bullet list of “If A, then B” (see below).
Sleep disorders discussed below include:
Sleep-related breathing disorders
REM-related sleep disorders
The need for sleep and the need to fix sleep disorders
Itemized bulleted lists can fan out the differences among them, but what unifies all of the sleep disorders is the end-result on the person who suffers with inadequate sleep. Lack of alertness is dangerous. Daytime fatigue makes more likely poor judgement (deficits in information processing), delayed reaction time when microseconds count, and reduced vigilance which can result in an overcorrection when suddenly startled awake by a cri ...
What Is Voltaren?
Let's first define what Voltaren is. Voltaren is a medication containing diclofenac, an NSAID (nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug), and it is a non-inflamatory. Diclofenac is used commonly for inflammatory joint disease, such as rheumatoid and osteoarthritis.1 NSAIDs reduce substances in the body that cause pain and inflammation. 2 Diclofenac is classified as a COX-2 inhibitor, which specifically targets an enzyme involved in pain. There are side effects to taking NSAIDs orally, so topical preparations have been developed for site-specific application that delivers more of the medicine to an affected area while decreasing absorption into the rest of the body. It is more of a surgical strike of sorts.
With this strategy, the pharmaceutical industries are constantly trying to improve absorption, while increasing pain relief and decreasing the chances of side effects from systemic absorption.
What is Voltaren used for?
Diclofenac, the active ingredient i ...