drowsiness


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Synonyms for drowsiness

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a very sleepy state

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Statistically, driver drowsiness is the leading cause of traffic accidents, and because of this, we need to employ a drowsiness measuring technique to subvert the prevalence of drowsy related driving accidents.
'The 3-year-old girl sought medical attention at a hospital after she subsequently developed hand-foot-and-mouth disease (HFMD), herpangina, vomiting, fever, myoclonic jerk and drowsiness,' the agency said.
Drowsiness played a factor in about nine-and-a-half percent of 700 studied crashes, much higher than the one or two percent of crashes that the government cites.
There are two types of antihistamines: "first-generation," which may cause drowsiness, and "second generation," which usually do not cause drowsiness.
But can cause drowsiness, muscle weakness and depression.
Panasonic Corporation, a technology partner and integrator to businesses, government agencies and consumers across the region, has developed a drowsiness-control technology for detecting and predicting a person's level of drowsiness prior to driving.
However, little attention has been paid to the effect of vibration on drowsiness level.
Overdoses of this type of drug often result in central nervous system depression ranging from drowsiness to coma, (http://www.rxlist.com/valium-drug/overdosage-contraindications.htm) RxList  reported.
Yet those that choose to do so need to be highly aware of the potential risks of drowsiness and reduced concentration levels while driving."
Drowsiness affects your reflexes and the effect is similar to driving with a blood alcohol level of 0.5 grams per litre.
Many accidents occur due driver's drowsiness and over speeding besides excessive consumption of alcohol.
This project studies the measurable differences in EEG power output between the alert and drowsy states and identifies EEG power signatures for drowsiness detection.
22% developed drowsiness, 11.5% developed nausea and headache each, 18.3% felt weakness, tingling was present in 12.5%, fatigue in 15.4%, 2.9% developed euphoria, feeling of insects crawling under skin, shortness of breath and decreased coordination of movements, 1% developed toothache and loss of color vision, burning sensation in body, decreased visual acuity, confusion and finger getting blue accounted for 4.8% each, hot and cold sensations were present in 8.7%, palpitations and spots before eyes were observed in 3.8%, blurred vision was present 10.6%, numbness in 5.8%, impaired judgment in 1.9% and no symptoms occurred during hypoxia in 8.7% of aviators.