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Do people who smoke mary jane really get dumber?

Do people who smoke mary jane really get dumber?

Actually some very: Smart folks smoke mj, but they act very dumb while under the influence. They think they are profound and brilliant, but they really are just stoned. Many not so smart people smoke, and they do not get any brighter afterward. It can be psychoaddictive and can tempt you to smoke and do nothing else. That is indeed not productive, if not dumb. ...Read more

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What to do if I'm feeling like I'm getting dumber?

Cognitive dulling: Neuropsychological testing may help to delineate what is going on if you believe you are suffering from cognitive loss. ...Read more

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What to do if I have fasd, does that mean I'm dumb?

What to do if I have fasd, does that mean I'm dumb?

No: It doesn't mean you are dumb. I have known some very smart people with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders. ...Read more

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Did splits at a party at 48. Dumb. Now really hurting. What can I do?

Did splits at a party at 48. Dumb. Now really hurting. What can I do?

Ice, NSAIDS: You probably stretched the tendons at your hip joint and they are telling you by the pain. Icing the area in the first 48 hours is helpful and the use of nsaids like Ibuprofen or Naproxen can be very comforting. Your tendons will recover unless torn. The sign of tearing is bruising in the area but if that does not occur, recovery should be complete. Otherwise see your family doctor for help. ...Read more

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So this maybe a dumb question but can you get struck by lighting and not know?

So this maybe a dumb question but can you get struck by lighting and not know?

If you don't know,: Then how would it matter?
It would be a very small amount of electricity. Electricity from a lightning strike can have very odd routes going with least resistance. And, it varies on what path it goes through someone. So, if a Forest ranger were resting his hand on an iron railing when the building got hit, he might only be tingled. ...Read more

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What to do if I do not understand pcsk9 and its function. Can you dumb it down for me?

What to do if I do not understand pcsk9 and its function. Can you dumb it down for me?

PCSK9 BindsReceptors: For LDL-particles for destruction so that they cannot be recycled by cells back to the cell membrane to bind & bring more LDL-P particles into cell; thus leaving LDL-P concentrations in the water outside cells high. PCSK9 is one regulator for LDL-P metabolism. ↓ed PCSK9 lowers LDL-P & CVDs rates, ↑ed PSCK9 activity ↑es CVDs rates, up to 20 fold. Problem: The 2 current MAbs against PCSK9 = $14K/yr. ...Read more

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Why is this site so dumb. I ask a question and get an answer but then I cannot reply to the answer. Dumb. We need to be able to go back and forth.

Why is this site so dumb. I ask a question and get an answer but then I cannot reply to the answer. Dumb. We need to be able to go back and forth.

HealthTap Prime: That can be done on the Healthtap Prime site where you can actually speak with a physician by video or text chat and recieve one on one medical consults. ...Read more

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Is there a surgery to make one dumber?

Is there a surgery to make one dumber?

There are no: Surgeries that have loss of cognition as the goal. However, there can be some loss of IQ with a frontal lobotomy. ...Read more

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Can doing exercises with dumb bells affect my height?

Can doing exercises with dumb bells affect my height?

No: Exercising with dumb bells will not cause you to grow taller but it can impact muscle size and strength. ...Read more

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How can I build up my pectoralis majors with only dumb bells?

How can I build up my pectoralis majors with only dumb bells?

Dumbbell press works: You can definitely use dumbbells to build up your chest (pectoralis muscles). Here is a short list:
1. Bench press (see image)
2. Incline bench press
3. Decline bench press
4. Lying fly
5. Incline fly
try dumbbell-exercises. Com for more details. ...Read more

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What's more useful for strength building: barbells or dumb bells?

Weight: You can lift more with barbells. But, if you can't lift the bar with good form, start with dumbbells. ...Read more

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I lift dumb bells at my house but what can I use for my lower body?

I lift dumb bells at my house but what can I use for my lower body?

Dumbells: Dumbells can be used for great lower body workouts as well. You can use them to do squats (make sure your back is against a wall when you do them), walking lunges, calf raises, standing lunges, dead lifts. .. And the list goes on.
Enjoy and be well! ...Read more

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My friends often slap my head moderate to hard. Can it make me dumber.

My friends often slap my head moderate to hard. Can it make me dumber.

Shaken adult: Repeated blows to the head even if without loss of consciousness does carry risks of causing neurologic damage over time - even dementia. A term was coined long ago - dementia pugilistica - referring to deficits boxers would experience. Cthere is more concern about this even in football. There is litte good cause to allow oneself to be head slapped hard for no reason. That's not wise. ...Read more

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Does trial of labor work very often>seems dumb to go thru all that then get cut anyway.?

Does trial of labor work very often>seems dumb to go thru all that then get cut anyway.?

Sometimes.: Tolac should generally work in 2/3 women who attempt it, but only very few maternity centers are geared to deal with its potential complications, so proceed with caution. If your chance for vaginal delivery after c-section is <60% I would recommend repeat prelabor c-section, with the understanding that no more than two c-sections are advisable. ...Read more

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I get so upset about not losing weight I actually eat to comfort myself. How dumb is that>?

I get so upset about not losing weight I actually eat to comfort myself. How dumb is that>?

Discouraging: It's not surprising that you use food to comfort yourself since certain foods may help people feel better temporarily. Maybe you're trying to make too many changes at once. Research has shown that willpower is like a muscle and can get worn out if we try to use it too much. Have you tried talking to a dietitian or a gone to a group like weight watchers? Others can often help keep you motivated. ...Read more

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I bought a pull up/push up bar and 10 lb dumb bells. What's the best exercises I can do with those to workout my back?

I bought a pull up/push up bar and 10 lb dumb bells. What's the best exercises I can do with those to workout my back?

Be careful: After you have built up your "core" with the typical exercises, you can try these advanced techniques:

http://www. Dumbbell-exercises. Com/exercises/back/. ...Read more

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Is an a.m. Aldosterone of 6ng/dl on the low side? Range is < or = 28 which seems dumb because a value of 0 or 1 would be "in range".

Is an a.m. Aldosterone of 6ng/dl on the low side? Range is < or = 28 which seems dumb because a value of 0 or 1 would be "in range".

No: That is an acceptable level in and of itself, but it must be evaluated in the context of other hormonal levels and other symptoms and signs you are experiencing. ...Read more

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I know its dumb of me, but for the past 2 years I have been taking postionr 2 regularly (monthly). I am just wondering if it would have any adverse?

I know its dumb of me, but for the past 2 years I have been taking postionr 2 regularly (monthly). I am just wondering if it would have any adverse?

Generally not: But it is not intended as a regular contraceptive. It also doesn't protect against hiv/std infection. Haven't you hear about protected sex? You're old enough to know better. Stop taking chances and putting yourself at risk. ...Read more

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I want to do ironman when I turn 50. Dumb?

Awesome: Hopefully you keep yourself in outstanding physical shape. No - it is only dumb if you don't train smart ; stay in shape. ...Read more

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Is smoking weed bad or another dumb boomer thing?

Is smoking weed bad or another dumb boomer thing?

Addiction= disease: Smoking weed may be harmful in a number of ways. It is neither bad nor dumb. Mutual support may be useful. Consider marijuana anonymous. ...Read more

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Help can taking cocaine/mephedrone make you dumber?

Help can taking cocaine/mephedrone make you dumber?

Yeah it can: In very very heavy users of cocaine, it wasn't so much dumber as crazier, with some users showing what was essentially a chronic brain syndrome that kind of looked like what you see in elderly demented patients. They were very depressed, anhedonic (no pleasure in anything) and looked a lot like chronic undifferentiated schizophrenics. Mephedrone even more so than cocaine, bath salts very toxic. ...Read more

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Why do they hold up 4 fingers and ask how many>dumb?

Why do they hold up 4 fingers and ask how many>dumb?

Check vision: It's to check your vision, tracking of eyes, and extent of your visual field. ...Read more

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Which is better for building strength: barbells or dumb bells?

Which is better for building strength: barbells or dumb bells?

Greater weight: The barbell will allow you to lift more weight, but start with a dumbbells until you can press a barbell using good form. ...Read more

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I am dumb and want to be smarter so I can get more self esteem?

Shrinks are great!: Wow, is that ever a loaded question! My advice would be 2-fold: 1) There's a great free course on eDx by Dr. Dacher Keltner about pursuit of happiness - I'd start there. 2) Talk to a psychiatrist to help in realizing your full potential. Hang in there & good luck! ...Read more

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What are some workouts that I should do with dumb bells to make my biceps bigger?

What are some workouts that I should do with dumb bells to make my biceps bigger?

Biceps curl.: A dumbbell curl would be a great biceps exercise. Start with the dumbbell at your side by your hip, with your palm facing the hip. As you lift the dumbbell, keep the elbow tucked in to your body and turn your wrist so at the top of the curl your palm is straight up (this is called supination). Shoot to achieve muscle exhaustion within 8-22 reps. 3-4 sets. Don't need much. ...Read more

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I was punched at my head but I don't have any symptom afterward. Can it make me dumber?

I was punched at my head but I don't have any symptom afterward. Can it make me dumber?

Probably not: Repeated head injuries can cause problems with memory and brain function especially if they are severe. Multiple concussions have been related to future problems with memory and personality changes later in life. Best to protect your head and avoid activities that cause impact to your head. ...Read more

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When lifting a 25 pound dumb-bell, does whatever muscle you feel a stretch in get bigger when you lift?

When lifting a 25 pound dumb-bell, does whatever muscle you feel a stretch in get bigger when you lift?

Exactly: You'll know it's working when you feel a "burn" after the last few hard reps. I'm very glad you're lifting. It's fun, you'll put on some muscle, and it gets you into a fitness culture that'll go far to promoting your health. ...Read more