Adult acne can be extremely frustrating. After all, weren’t we supposed to be done with the whole pizza face thing now that we’re adults? The fact is acne doesn’t always stop after your teenage years pass you by. Now that we have to face the facts, we also have to realize that adult acne is different that teen acne and needs to be treated as such. Adult faces require more moisture, so you have to make sure that you’re moisturizing, but with a moisturizer that doesn’t cause breakouts. Plus, adults have to be careful of harsh products like benzoyl peroxide and salicylic acid.Before trying treatments, it is important to first determine what type of acne you have, or more specifically, the cause of the acne. For example, acne that occurs primarily in the t-zone area (that is your forehead, chin and nose) is different from the acne that tends to appear around the jaw line and the neck. Such adult acne which appears around the jaw line and neck is due usually to hormonal imbalances. If you are a female, it may be related to your birth control medication, to pregnancy, or changes in your menstrual cycle. Discuss your acne first with your OBGYN and see if she can put you on a birth control pill that is known for helping with adult acne. You may also want to discuss your makeup and facial care routine with your doctor. If things do not clear up, see a dermatologist.Adult acne may also have more to do with what’s going on inside than what’s going on outside such as an intolerance to certain foods like Wheat or Gluten. However, chocolate is probably not the source of your acne as some myths would have it. Some doctors may suggest you change your diet while others may want to put you on an antibiotic like doxycycline.Stress could also be the cause of your adult acne. Take time for yourself, even if it is just five minutes a day, to meditate and calm yourself. Practice breathing techniques and prioritize your schedule well so that you are less stressed. Exercise can also help. Just make sure you wash your face soon after to remove any sweat and dirt that may be present and clogging your pores.Ask your doctor or dermatologist to recommend a good skin care routine. Don’t use harsh and chemical-filled cleansers. Cetaphil is very gentle and recommended by most dermatologists. You should also exfoliate a few times a week, and use an anti-acne treatment that is designed for adults. And don’t forget to moisturize. Use a moisturizer that is hypoallergenic and one that contains sunscreen. While you may be dealing with acne, you can’t ignore that you need to be fighting aging as well.Finally, don’t pick! It’s tempting, we know, but you don’t want to create scarring. The red bumps and spots left behind by acne may clear up, but as you age, the damage done from picking will become visible. There are many excellent products on the market that can be used to cover up your adult acne while it heals, so don’t pick and don’t stop looking for the answer to your skin woes.
In the process of conducting a casual, yet thorough, linguistic sampling of speech in the young adult community I discovered that language acquisition habits of young adults. They lend credence to the idea that reading is an asset to young adults that leaves definable marks on their speech community as a whole. The adoption of new words and the assignation of new, parallel meanings applicable to the reality of the speaker. But originating in fiction lead me to conclude that young adult literature is capable of making its mark on readers. No matter how valid the content is seen by conservative educators and those who classify Young Adult (YA) literature as useless fluff. The “classics” will always be that, but the introduction of new writing in no way diminishes the importance of what came before. The acceptance of the evolving world of literature is as necessary as the acceptance of the evolving world we spend our days in.New words have been said to be the result of a gap in the current language system. This is a possibility, but in no way a full definition of the purpose of new words. New words can be a result of a gap in the language of any given speech community, but they are at other times not a direct result of an object or idea with no name or communicable designation. Gaps in the language of a speech community are created by the introduction of new objects or the use of old objects for newly discovered purposes or as names for new inventions. But other new words come into being where there was already a perfectly adequate term used in the speech community. This type of “new word” offers an additional perspective to something that is familiar. They do not fill any sort of language gap, but in their own way they offer an evolution in language that is necessary to the vitality of the speech community’s language system.For the object of this study, we are going to look at new words as introduced in written literature. History has proven that language is, at times, acquired from fictional words an/or ideas introduced in stories. For instance, Jonathan Swift wrote Gulliver’s Travels. The story told within this particular book contained a fictional race of creatures with the appearance of humans. They were brutish and entirely imaginary. The name that Swift gave this imaginary race of brutish creatures in his novel was Yahoo. This word has since been adopted and incorporated into everyday speech as a slang term in certain communities. Calling someone a Yahoo in everyday speech in the current time period does not mean that the speaker believes that particular person is somehow a descendant or member of the imaginary race of brutish creatures Swift created for his book. Calling someone a Yahoo in today’s society is the equivalent of describing them as boorish, rude, crude or stupid. As in the case of the Yahoo, some adopted slang words can eventually be incorporated so fully that they are accepted as part of everyday speech patterns.With the possible acquisition of new words from the written word in mind, we can now turn to the massive exposure of the young adult speech community to the series of Harry Potter books created by J.K. Rowling. The Harry Potter books have been translated into over 55 languages. When the fifth book was released in the United States there were 5 million copies sold in the first day. The total number of Harry Potter books sold throughout the world is astronomical. A large portion of these numbers are attributable to members of the young adult speech community. While the popularity of the book is not bound by age group definitions, the book was originally intended to reach young adults and the young adult consumer group is still largely targeted as the main buying group for the books. With these numbers it is difficult to argue that the young adult speech community is not going to be effected in any way by the book.The effect of the Harry Potter series on the young adult speech community has been recognized by professionals in the medical/health field. Many psychiatrists embrace the Harry Potter series. It is said to contribute positively to the young adult community by enabling young adults to address their emotional concerns and dilemmas. The books elicit repressed content and offer strategies for overcoming obstacles as well as popular acceptance of meaningful values that help young adults work towards discovering their own resolutions.The Harry Potter series is an example of literature that has a positive and noticeable effect on the moral education of young adults. The books are noted as a possible “vehicle to promote moral development…because many of the characters in these stories exhibit stages of moral reasoning to which this age group can relate” (Binnedyk & Schonert-Reichl 200). The effect of the Harry Potter books on young adults is evident in many ways that are accepted and accessed by professionals in these, and other, fields. Studying related language acquisition of young adults provides further proof of these effects as evidenced through the adoption of speech and/or new words introduced by the novels.
Adult bedwetting is a common crisis as seen on all the television advertisements about bedwetting throwaway diapers available for adults. The first thing the adults have to carry out when they have a problem with enuresis is to discuss with their doctor to make sure there is something clinically wrong for the reason that of this problem has developed. Bedwetting is an adult may be a warning sign of diabetes, kidney or bladder problems or something as easy as a urinary tract infection, of which there are antibiotics. Even though non-refundable diapers do not help adults feel more relaxing, bedwetting adults need to have checkups. Allergies, anaemia, and sleep are the causes of this disorder in adults. Scientists solving this problem also showed that psychological factors are implicated; including anxiety and trauma. In some cases, guilty of age – as the bladder muscles initiate to loss of their elasticity causing adult bedwetting. Enuresis alarms work just as well for adults with children and adolescents. These bedwetting alarms wake them up from their sleep at the first sign of dampness, if you have occasion to go to the toilet instead of urinating in bed.There are drugs that have proven successful in controlling adult bed wetting. A DDAVP – which helps lessen the amount of urine in the body throughout the night. Adults who drink plenty of fluids may essentially use the loo at night, and if they take drugs against sleeplessness, then that is a nuisance waking up when necessary. This drug helps to treat the symptoms of adult enuresis, which means that you will not urinate as often during the night. This is not a way to combat bedwetting in adult. It is primarily a gauge of control. When you stop taking the medication, bedwetting will continue. There is no need to take DDAVP every day in adult manage bedwetting. You can take this as a pill or spray, but a cold or nasal congestion may affect the performance of drugs used in aerosol form. You have to take the medication at night, and this has side effects that some adults are not capable to control which are: headache, nausea, sinusitis and epistasis. When you take the drug, you should not drink water after intake. Imipramine is an antidepressant, which is known to be efficient in the treatment of nocturnal enuresis in adults. As desmopressin, which reduces the quantity of urine the body produces all through the night. Most treatment centre do not prescribe the drug, since it has many side effects.Prescription of medication in adult bedwetting is often the last resort. Doctors support methods of behaviour modification first and if the adult is a comfortable, disposable diaper to keep the bed dry in the evening. Adult bedwetting is a problem that doctors are very used to dealing with, so there is no shame in deciding on the need to speak with the medical problem.