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Anatomy=structure: When a doctor refers to an "anatomic problem", s/he is referring to an abnormality of a physical structure in the body or a problem that's a result of a structure in the body. For example, a vertebral disk is an anatomical structure. If it slips out of place, that's an "anatomic abnormality". If the slipped disk causes nerve pain, numbness or weakness, then that is an "anatomic problem". ...Read more
Classical v. Operant: Stimulus-response theory relates to pavlovian or classical conditioning (think about the experiments with food, a bell, and salivation). Behavioral reinforcement is a part of what is called operant conditioning (sometimes called "instrumental conditioning). A behavior is strengthened by a reinforcer provided in response to the desired behavior. To learn more, read about "conditioning.". ...Read more
Onions?: There are no medicinal qualities of onions. They are carbohydrate calories. ...Read more
Avoid them!: Hi. Availability of processed and refined foods correlates perfectly with societal risk of obesity and type 2 diabetes. Processing/refining concentrates calories and removes healthy components of whole foods. Eat whole grains, not white. Almost all prepared and definitely all fast foods are poison for society. ...Read more
Lost and Hungry:
The basic answer is that one does not survive well without food and water. But, as long as there is some hydration a person can survive very well for several days.
But, without hydration one can not live very long in the wilderness.
The science is that the body works to protect its metabolism and has mechanisms to lower the body temp and the need for sustenance for a short time. ...Read more
Anxiety: I assume you are referring to anxiety when you say bad nerves. Anxiety is primarily produced by misperceptions of situations and interactions, sounding our alarm system to release stress hormones unnecessarily. Try using the free anti anxiety app for education, support and ongoing help to reduce anxiety. Best. ...Read more
Muscles and bones:
Soft tissues are the skin and all the structures around the bones. Hard tissues are mostly bones. So examples of soft tissue injuries is plenty, Spain, abrasions, lacerations, muscle injury and ligament or tendon rupture.
Hard tissue injury example is Traumatic amputation, and fracture. ...Read more
I'm wondering if I eat a zero point food, for example, one strawberry, and then I have another one?
What about 100: However if you over do it and eat 100 strawberries in a row, you can be sure at some point it will add up to calories injested. The zero point system is to encourage healthy intake of fruits and vegetables, however, I don't think it is completely limitless. ...Read more
For example. If 100 boys done hyrodcle disese. How many boys come again these diseade percentage?
Repeat operation: Less than 1 percent need to be operated on again. ...Read more
How can I use my health tap answers in court for an example to why something caused something else, as a possibility?
Legal question: You can ask this question for free on-line at avvo. Com for legal advice. I don't think it is a good idea - that is what medical experts are for. Medical information provided on -line as a public service does not replace a comprehensive evaluation or an expert witness. ...Read more
Is it common with adders to leave their work (homework for example) till the last minute? And should meds help with these problems?
Yes and possibly: Putting off work or getting distracted and not completing in time are common in patients with adhd or add. They may recognize how difficult it is going to be, and as is human nature, put it off to the last minute. Meds can help with the focus and attention which may be enough or additional help in learning how to organize and allocate time may also be needed. ...Read more
My wife always get disappointed with me over senseless things. Example she want me to understand about her needs without telling me?
Communication: Communication is essential to make any relationship work, be honest and forthcoming, be a good listener and voice your opinion calmly without holding grudges. If you need a therapist to help you get past your communication obstacles, it may be a good idea for the both of you. ...Read more
I'm 21. I tried the clock drawing test but I didn't space the numbers out correctly. For example the 9 wasn't in line with the 3. Is this ok?
The clock drawing is: But one part of a larger neurological exam. Your drawing may be perfectly fine but if you have concerns about your neurological status, please start by seeing your doc. He/she may make a referral if indicated. Be careful of self-diagnosis. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Is it normal for bp to rise only at night? For example from 9am to 8pm its between 110-130 /50-70 and night 130-150 and only my systolic rises
Is there a way that I can check my official medical record online so that they are easily accesible to show someone who needs to see them? For example, being able to check what I have been diagnosed with, who has diagnosed me, the drugs I have taken, who
Depends on Practice: You are aksing a question that is at the cutting edge of medical records technology. There are some medical record systems that allow patients to have wide access to the record. The answer of whether you can have this access depends on the type of system used by your physician. As the very least, it is always your right to request this basic info from your doctor. ...Read more
Yes: An eponym is a person, a place, or thing for whom or for which something is named. Sir James Paget first described Paget disease (PD) of the breast in 1874. He also described Pagets disease of bone. He served both as a well known surgeon as well as Pathologist in the mid 18 hundreds. His famous works included Lectures on Tumours (1851) and Lectures on Surgical Pathology (1853) ...Read more