Download PDF by David Feldman: When Do Fish Sleep? : An Imponderables Book

By David Feldman

ISBN-10: 0060740930

ISBN-13: 9780060740931

Ponder, if you happen to will ...
Why are tennis balls fuzzy?
How come birds don't tip over once they sleep on phone wires?
What makes yawning contagious?
Why, oh why, do roosters need to crow so early within the morning?

Pop-culture guru David Feldman demystifies those issues and a lot more in When Do Fish Sleep? -- the unchallenged resource of solutions to civilization's so much baffling questions. a part of the Imponderables® sequence and charmingly illustrated by means of Kassie Schwan, When Do Fish Sleep? fingers readers with the information approximately way of life that encyclopedias, dictionaries, and almanacs simply don't have. and give it some thought, the place else are you going to resolve why Mickey Mouse has in basic terms 4 fingers?

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Although they are less potent than Rohypnol, they can produce similar effects when mixed with alcohol and also have been reported to enhance the effects of heroin. ROHYPNOL ADDICTION Although many benzodiazepine drugs such as Valium or Xanax are successfully used for treating problems like anxiety and insomnia, repeated use of these drugs can produce psychological and physical dependence. Rohypnol is no exception. People who take Rohypnol repeatedly can become addicted and may experience seizures, headaches, anxiety, irritability, delirium and hallucinations, and insomnia when they stop taking the drug.

It is believed 45 46 DESIGNER DRUGS that taking GHB drastically increases the messages carried by the brain’s own GHB. GHB may also interact with a wellknown chemical messenger in the brain called GABA (gamma amino butyric acid). 1 lists the brain regions where GHB is believed to produce its effects. 1 GHB’s Effect on the Brain EFFECT BRAIN REGION(S) Drowsiness and sleep Frontal cortex, brainstem, hypothalamus Euphoria, positive feelings, reduced inhibitions Frontal cortex, limbic system Hallucinations, increased sexual drive Visual cortex, limbic system Loss of balance, motor impairment Cerebellum Reduced respiration Brainstem Amnesia Hippocampus (limbic system) GHB may also act directly on muscles to produce relaxation and decreased heart rate.

This photo is of the older white Rohypnol tablets. Newer Rohypnol tablets are green and oval shaped. course, he or she is drinking a blue or green drink). Hoffman-La Roche also reduced the dosage of Rohypnol from 1–2 milligrams down to one milligram or less. However, many of the older white pills are still available on the street. PSYCHOLOGICAL AND PHYSICAL EFFECTS OF ROHYPNOL Unlike many other designer drugs, which users take for their pleasurable and psychedelic effects, Rohypnol does not tend to produce strong feelings of well-being, euphoria, or hallucinations.

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