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Dr. Scott Diede
28 years experience Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Poor: The situation you describe sounds dire. His prognosis depends a large part on the cause of his heart failure and whether it could be reversible. Even ... Read More

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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Govind Sharma
59 years experience Internal Medicine
Stroke: Essentially you should keep your blood pressure normal, keep your weigt normal, avoid emotional out bursts, exercise at least 20 mins daily, hopefully ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Venkata Chilakapati
22 years experience Cardiology
Stroke: It because of loss/damage to functional neurons or brain cells.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
So sorry: A severe stroke is one in which you don't wake up. My deepest sympathy.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Generally doesn't: By definition, CP is a condition where brain injury to the motor cortex effects movement & posture. It does so by interfering with nerve messages ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
Poison: Kidney function is required to rid your blood of poisons, in which case, kidney failure leads to poisoning of tissues and thus death if not placed on ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Milstone
26 years experience Pulmonology
Increased infection: Proving that diabetes affects the lungs directly is difficult and the "jury is still out". However, diabetic patients have increased risk for pneumon ... Read More
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tracy Lovell
20 years experience Rheumatology
See below: Strokes, CNS vasculitis, seizures on occasion, and neurocognitive diffficulties on occasion.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Alcohol: Brain, herart, digestive system, liver, reproductive organs, mental state. Refer to the image for details.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
26 years experience Internal Medicine
In many ways: Depending on the severity of the stroke, motor and sensory deficits that may be obvious at the time of the stroke. Some of the effects are not observa ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Larry Armstrong
26 years experience Neurosurgery
Location: This is entirely dependent on the location of the tumor. There will be certain dysfunction by the affected area of the brain where the tumor is. It ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Welker
26 years experience General Surgery
Master organ: The brain is the primary organ affecting homeostasis. The hypothalamus of the brain is the main organ controlling temperature, hormone release, water ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Vasculopathy.: Smoking is a risk factor for heart attacks, strokes and peripheral vascular disease. It disrupts the integrity and functioning of the blood vessels.
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Probably doesn't: Most food choices have little impact on health. Despite the "pop" wisdom that fish is "brain food", I'm not aware of its being anything more than a go ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Gross
45 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Kidney disease: If you gave kidney disease you are more likely yo have hypertension or cardiac problems
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Stewart
43 years experience Clinical Psychology
Caffeine = stimulant: So it adds to physiological arousal that stress can produce. It will increase heart rate, alertness, and insomnia in some people. It can decrease fa ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Miguel Rodriguez
37 years experience Gastroenterology
Liver disease: The most important function of the liver is the clearing of toxins from the blood as well as produce substance that are necessary for daily living. A ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christian Assad
13 years experience Cardiology
Depends on size and: Depends on the size and location of the stroke. Depending on the locations your symptoms could go from blindness, impaired movement, unable to underst ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Thompson
19 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Varies: Bladder cancer may be found early and treated with local (intravesicular, intra = in, vesicular = bladder) therapy by a urologist. If the bladder can ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience Urology
Here are some...: Changing or Impairing sexual function always result from multiple factors with aging leading its pack and vascular disease is key factor to restrict b ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
It may or may not: When early, lung cancer does not affect other organs. But in more advanced cases it tends to spread to multiple organs like Bones, Liver and often to ... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Accurso
28 years experience Radiology
First, there is the : Effect the weight has on the joints, increasing the wear and risk of injury. Then, the weight causes compression of organs, mainly the lungs, making ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Walter Husar
32 years experience Neurology
Multiple Ways: Deceases can affect the nervous system in many ways the central nervous system interrupting the circulation what supplies do you want; they can trigge ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Moseri
43 years experience Addiction Medicine
Yes: The brain cells need glucose to produce energy to run the brain networks, which keep you awake, think, enjoy yourself, manage stress and make decision ... Read More
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