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being recumbent; in a horizontal position.

lying down getting up
a pattern of behavior in most large animal species indicative of acute abdominal pain; the patient appears apprehensive of further bouts of pain, then flops down heavily and may, especially in horses, roll violently and uncontrollably, before getting up and standing in a dejected attitude until the next bout of pain, usually within a few minutes.
lying on back
a pattern of behavior characteristic only of the horse and indicative of subacute abdominal pain; the patient lies on its back, without struggling, for minutes at a time. Other signs, e.g. poor appetite and weight loss, usually present also.
lying time
the amount of time in a 24 hour period that cows spend lying in a free stall. Influenced by type of bedding and a measure of cow comfort.

Patient discussion about lying

Q. Hello I have a problem here.Can alcoholism make you lie and cheat? Hello I have a problem here. I have a baby through a married man. He claims that he was not in his senses due to alcohol and that’s how I got pregnant. Can alcoholism make you lie and cheat? He will continue to lie and cheat for the rest of his life. I don't think he'll want to be cured. Do you really want to live with someone like that? Are you going to tell your baby that his daddy is allowed to lie and cheat?

A. Dear Saloni. I wish you had not got into this situation. Extreme desperation is filling you with a very foolish hope. If you had your head together then you'd know damn well that this guy is a scumbag unworthy of your time. This guy already has two women too many, while on the other side of town there are good men who are all alone. Get away from him now!

Q. If the lie is our truth & living the truth feels fake & unreal how do we persevere to the needed chang there's the real me, good & underdeveloped. there is the worldly me, challenged as all of us probably are. there is the addict me, afflicted half or more of my life, developed & strong. two out of three are tough odds to deal with...

A. the battle against your own self is harsh and there will be casualties. reality is based on your own definition of the world around you, but it also based on how the world defines you. this is your escape from the inner struggle- define yourself and your actions not by your own faulty judgment but by how the world and it's moral judge you.
good luck.

Q. Having chronic headaches, start in base of neck and progresses to migraine, worse when lying on stomach. Why? I have been having chronic headaches for the past 2 weeks. They start in the base of my neck and become migraines. They intensify when I lay on my stomach, blood rushes and they throb. Sometimes I can give myself relief by pressing firmly on my head or keeping my neck in a certain position. Just wondering if anyone knows what might be causing them.

A. Pinched nerve, bad posture is my problem anyway. I have a pinched nerve in my neck and my posture is horrible which causes me to get the worst headaches and they always start at the base of the neck and I always thought I had great posture (set up straight and all), but I was soooo wrong. Check with a Doctor and seek help from a Chiropractor if possible. They can do wonders. But for now, try lying on your back with a pillow or towel rolled up and placed under your neck only. It will support your neck and give it a nice crack too that helps a good deal too. That also helps keep the headaches away. Do you get sick to your stomach when the headaches come on?

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all tell a fib or now and then Compulsive lying may also be a symptom of a type of mental health problem known as a personality disorder.
In the course of interpersonal interactions, lying behavior can be related to an individual's psychological characteristics.
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She offers us portraits of some of the great liars in history; talks about the kinds of lies adults tell; looks at the way that different cultures view lies and lying--did you know that Canadian kids have a very different way of looking at lying than Chinese children do?
Nothing exists which, if absent, means the person is truthful and, if present, is proof of lying.
The researchers suggest this may partly be explained by the fact that lying also involves suppressing the truth.
To find out whether the respondents were honest about the frequency of their lying, they were invited to take part in an additional lab test.
Arguing from a realist perspective, Mearsheimer views lying as a legitimate instrument of statecraft for achieving a nation's interests, albeit not the preferred option in the first instance.
Lying that bespeaks a fundamental lack of trust in the parent-child relationship is important to recognize.
A very serious type of lying might present when a parent informs you their child tells lies all the time.
This paper will give a definition of lying, discuss who lies and the reasons why people lie, describe if people can actually detect lies, discuss the costs of lying in business, and describe what managers can do to help their organizations.