Discussion Substance effects

Discussion Substance effects

Answer the following discussion points in a 2 pages Word document:

Many patients ask for nonprescription medications to use for various health problems, such as insomnia, depression, pain, memory, or anxiety.

  1. Select one patient complaint (for example, insomnia) and explain the major herbs and non-prescriptive medications that have been recommended for treatment (for example, tilo tea; melatonin), and their effects in the selected problem.
  2. Locate at least one peer-reviewed research article designed to study the effects of one of these substances in the body.
  3. Describe the study and its results, and explain how this knowledge would influence your practice as Nurse Practitioner.

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