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Due to hectic and busy schedule, Mr Angad made his life full of tensions and anxiety. He started taking sleeping pills to overcome the depression without consulting the doctor. Mr Deepak, a close friend of Mr. Angad advised him to stop taking sleeping pills and suggested to change his life lifestyle by doing yoga, meditation and some physical exercise. Mr. Angad followed his friend’s advice and after few days he started feeling better.
After reading the above passage, answer the following
(i) What are the values (at least two) displayed by Mr. Deepak?
(ii) Why is it not advisable to take sleeping pills without consulting doctor?
(iii) What are tranquilisers? Give two examples.
Sleeping pills are recommended by doctors to the patients suffering from sleeplessness but it is not advisable to take its doses without consultation with the doctor, Why?