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Can short exposure to loud music harm a 33wk fetus hearing? at husband xmas party. Music very loud & bass vibrating.10min exposure before left.

Can short exposure to loud music harm a 33wk fetus hearing? at husband xmas party. Music very loud & bass vibrating.10min exposure before left.

No worries: short term exposure to loud music is OK during pregnancy. At 33 weeks, there is enough amniotic fluid to be a good buffer for the sound waves. No worries. ...Read more

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Does listening to classical music enhance infants' intelligence?

Does listening to classical music enhance infants' intelligence?

No evidence for this: Classical music is wonderful, relaxing and exciting at times both recorded and attending live concerts (nothing like it). But there is no proof that your creativity or intellectual capacity will be altered. You might extend your creativity to newer areas while relaxing with classical music and it might stimulate alternative thinking. Your infant may sleep better with it but it will not be smarter. ...Read more

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Does listening to music with head phones damage hearing?

Does listening to music with head phones damage hearing?

Possibly: If the volume is too loud with head phones or ear buds like an ipod etc. Then you can very definitely damage your hearing esp. High frequency. The volume should never be so loud that it causes you to not hear someone trying to talk to you or that causes ringing in ears immediately afterwards. Rock concerts can be esp. Bad for this - wearing ear plugs is probably the best way to prevent damage here. ...Read more

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Listening brainwave music , is it useful?

It's fine: If you like it, but hasn't really been proven to be helpful in scientific studies. Probably more soothing than RAP music. ...Read more

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Does listening to classical music make my fetus smarter?

Does listening to classical music make my fetus smarter?

Could not hurt!: There is no doubt that the fetus can appreciate sounds and may have a hearing sense well in advance of 9 months. Classical music is harmonious and has mathematical elegance, it can therefore enhance fetal neural networking development and lay the ground for reason and good sense. ...Read more

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Is it health for one to sleep while listening to music through headsets?

Is it health for one to sleep while listening to music through headsets?

Music: There are mixed opinions about going to sleep with earphones and music. Many people feel that the music can induce sleep. Others feel that the earphones may cause pain and keep the patient awake. ...Read more

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Is electronic toys helpful for kids mental health like rc helicopter?

Is electronic toys helpful for kids mental health like rc helicopter?

Ans: This is a very broad question. Certainly children okay is very important part of development. The kind of toys you mention are certainly more beneficial than the computer games which can lead to a false sense of reality. Children must develop a healthy imagination not a brainwashing. ...Read more

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How to disinfect phones, remotes, tabletops etc when infected with tuberculosis bacteria?

How to disinfect phones, remotes, tabletops etc when infected with tuberculosis bacteria?

No risk, no worry: People never catch TB by contact with phones, remote controllers, tabletops, or other contaminated surfaces. It is transmitted only through the air when the infected person coughts. Just use any standard household cleaner then don't worry about it. ...Read more

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What are the health guidelines for listening to music using earphones?

What are the health guidelines for listening to music using earphones?

No guidelines: No specific guidelines regarding time with phones on or volume. A rule of thumb is that if your ears ring after a jam sesseion, its too loud. ...Read more

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Who benefits from music therapy?

Who benefits from music therapy?

Please, see bellow: Music therapy has been effective as therapeutic modality to relive anxiety, enhance mood, to help with relaxation, as well as among many other conditions it is proven to be effective in parkinson's disease when combined with movements. I explored the effect of music in my book: 'you playlist can change your life' http://www.Brainmusictreatment.Com best, dr. M. ...Read more

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While withdrawing from benzos, is it safe to look at flashing lights? Example: visualization in music player.

While withdrawing from benzos, is it safe to look at flashing lights? Example: visualization in music player.

Probably: Withdrawing from benzos too rapidly can lead to a seizure & flashing lights can precipitate a seizure so there is some risk. ...Read more

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Hbot: caretaker in chamber w/ pt breathes room air at 2.4 ata + pt exhaled pco2. No o2 mask provided for caretaker. What are risks to latter?

Hbot: caretaker in chamber w/ pt breathes room air at 2.4 ata + pt exhaled pco2.  No o2 mask provided for caretaker.  What are risks to latter?

Ear pain or popping: The care taker will experience similar feeling to being in an airplane. Since the caretaker is not using a mask he is not breathing 100% oxygen. Hence no risk of oxygen toxicity. ...Read more

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Is listening to binaural beats to boost concentration harmful?

Is listening to binaural beats to boost concentration harmful?

Not harmful: If you buy a quality recording with a reputable company, and practice only when not driving or using heavy machinery, you should be fine. ...Read more

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Apart from adolf hitler and radovan karadzic what other genocidal war criminals are into quackery?

Apart from adolf hitler and radovan karadzic what other genocidal war criminals are into quackery?

Most: Most war ciminals have alternative medical beliefs due to their lack of scientific knowledge and wanting magic. This includes fortune tellers. ...Read more

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How to stop anxiety from tai chi exercising outside in public?

How to stop anxiety from tai chi exercising outside in public?

Tai Chi anxiety: Close your eyes & meditate. Visualize pleasant scenarios. Focus on tensed up muscles while doing the exercises. ...Read more

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Are there any recorded risks to the kids from breathing air freshener at home?

Are there any recorded risks to the kids from breathing air freshener at home?

Depends on the child: If a child has asthma, strong scents can trigger symptoms. Also, some children have allergies to certain chemicals. ...Read more

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How deadly is beijing's air pollution?

How deadly is beijing's air pollution?

Not good: For most of the year Beijing has an air pollution index which would be unacceptable in the US. Chinese are willing to put up with it as a sign of progress and the fact that they are earning a living. There will be a burden of disease in the long run which will be tragic. ...Read more

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I'm afraid of a bioterrorist anthrax attack, is there a publicly available vaccine?

I'm afraid of a bioterrorist anthrax attack, is there a publicly available vaccine?

Vaccine available: A vaccine is available and you should consult your doctor to determine need for it and your suitability as a recipient. Please note that you are more likely to get hit by lightening than get anthrax from a terrorist attack. ...Read more

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