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polarizationCardiac pacing The condition of an electrode in which its electrical potential differs from an equilibrium potential–ie, no current flow
polarizationthe act of changing an ordinary light beam consisting of billions of wavetrains each vibrating in a different direction, to a beam in which only those wavetrains vibrating in a particular plane are allowed to continue in the beam which is then less bright.
Light from the sun is scattered by molecules in the upper atmosphere in such a way as to result in light arriving at the earth's surface being partially polarized. The extent of polarization at any point depends on the position of the sun, so there is a pattern of polarization of the sky for any particular position of the sun. Bees, and probably many other arthropods, are capable of navigating by this pattern when the sun is obscured, so long as some blue sky can be seen (see NAVIGATION). Polarization can be brought about by naturally occurring crystals such as calcite, or by Polaroid sheets.
Patient discussion about polarization
Q. Can bi-polar be treated with acupuncture and Chinese medicine? Any help would be appreciated. I am a bipolar. I always get side effects from the meds being prescribed by my psychiatrist. I feel better one day but the very next day I feel moody and have outbursts even on meds as if I am not after them. I wish to follow a different system of treatment. Can bi-polar be treated with acupuncture and Chinese medicine? Any help would be appreciated.
Q. My brother-in-law named Jacob has bi-polar schizophrenia; please help us by giving some solution for this… My brother-in-law named Jacob has bi-polar schizophrenia; he is currently on his medication and takes them faithfully in a positive mood. We have a hard time communicating with each other and it's destroying our marriage, please help us by giving some solution for this…
Q. Is spending money irresponsibely a sign of impending manic attack? My 32 years-old husband is known to have bi-polar disorder, but for the last ten years he has been on lithium treatment and had no attacks. Last week he bought some very expensive things to our home, without asking me (we usually discuss these things before we do anything). Does this mean he’s getting a new manic attack? Other than that purchase everything else is normal, and he appears and behaves as usual. I don’t want to take him for the psychiatrist just for spending some money.