Category: W5 Activity

Sleeplessness

Medications in America are no longer this drug will be developed for this disease that already exists. In the video Pill Poppers they referenced the phrase create it and they will come which describes the pharmaceutical and consumer relationship. If…

Adult ADHD

Medications play an extremely heavy role in the American society.  From head aches to child birth prevention, Americans look to medication and supplements to fix their problems.  Our culture values health so much that the approach we take is immediate…

Erectile Dysfunction.

               Once many years ago I was in a psychology class talking about a variety of diseases and who gets commercial research funding with the professor and he made a very interesting statement, which was, “When it comes down to…

Obesity

Obesity has been a big health concern, specifically in America. The lifestyles we pursue often demand that we neglect parts of our lives to compensate for time we don’t have. Often times, this neglect goes toward food and our diet. …

Erectile Dysfunction

It is undeniable how big of a role both medicalization and biomedicalization played in this societies up-bringing. Medicalization, now over come by biomedicalization more or less, was more about the doctor and what your physician said was right for you…

Erectile Dysfunction

Welcome to America, land of the free and home to every type of drug you could ever possibly need. If there is something wrong with you, just take a pill and it will be fixed! Medicalization is used to actually…

Insomnia

In American society, there is a type of medicine to control (medicalization) or enhance (biomedicalization) virtually every disease, illness, and now bodily function. American’s rely so much on medicine because they feel it gives them freedom over their body. In…

Adult ADHD

In American society there appears to be a pill for everything.  My mother is in remission from cancer, a diabetic, and has heart disease.  The amount of medicine she takes is absurd, but it is not far from normal.  It…

Obesity

In the American society both medicalization and biomedicalization are used although biomedicalization has been extremely commercialized to target a confident beautiful look even despite health risks in some cases. Medicalization is our traditional form of treating illness regarding a persons…

General Anxiety Disorder

In a lifetime more then 1 out of every 10 people in the United States statistically will suffer from Anxiety like symptoms. Most of these people do not seek medical attention. Excessive worry and stress are likely the main factor…