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Any way to hurt the cerebral cortex besides alcohol?

Any way to hurt the cerebral cortex besides alcohol?

Cerebral: Illicit drugs, toxins, metabolic such as diabetes, vascular such as uncontrolled hypertension. ...Read more

Cortex (Definition)

Cortex is the outer layer of any organ. Examples are cerbral cortex, renal cortex and adrenal ...Read more


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What is the best way to restore chemical balance in brain from marijuana and alcohol use? Any vitamins or anything to take?

What is the best way to restore chemical balance in brain from marijuana and alcohol use? Any vitamins or anything to take?

Seek real love: Health does not come out of a pill bottle, even "vitamins". You need something in your life to give you joy and beauty and meaning so you won't want to scramble your brain any more with that stuff. For most of us, this is found in love of a person, a community, a good cause, or perhaps something spiritual. Be the best person you can be in the hopes of finding the realm item. ...Read more

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How does untreated PAD lead to the loss of a leg? Make sure to mention the specific arteries of the leg.

How does untreated PAD lead to the loss of a leg? Make sure to mention the specific arteries of the leg.

Poor circulation: Peripheral artery disease results from atherosclerosis of the blood vessels supplying your lower extremities. The main arteries of the legs are the internal and external iliacs and popliiteal arteries. The smaller and narrower blood vessels are occluded first.If you have plaque in your arteries which severely impedes blood flow the tissue can die ( gangrene) and eventually lead to amputation. ...Read more

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What do drugs do to the fetal brain that causes mental retardation?

What do drugs do to the fetal brain that causes mental retardation?

No single answer: Exposure of the developing brain to different types of drug certainly is one source of mr. There is no single mechanism. Broadly, incredibly complex neuron development and migration patterns result in normal brain function. Even slight disturbances in those delicate processes can lead to "bad brain." the amazing thing is how well protected the fetus is under most circumstances. ...Read more

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What is safer on the body- benzos or nsaids? Please exclude addiction. I mean which can do more harm to the body overall.

What is safer on the body- benzos or nsaids? Please exclude addiction. I mean which can do more harm to the body overall.

Side effects: Different medications. If you're asking about benzo's and there is no hint of addiction then benzo's are in general quite safe physically. Nsaid's are a completely different class of drugs used for pain. Although very useful and effective they can have multiple side effects. Stomach problems, allergies heart , kidney , high blood pressure. But definitely an apples and oranges question. ...Read more

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What are you supposed to do for rehab in case of brain trauma or brain aneurysm?

What are you supposed to do for rehab in case of brain trauma or brain aneurysm?

PT/OT: Depending on the deficit , aggressive physical therapy to gain strength back , occupational therapy to help recover skills and develop new ones for daily activities , speech therapy and swallowing assistance. ...Read more

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How can a non bleeding brain lesson in the pons area do to me ?

How can a non bleeding brain lesson in the pons area do to me ?

Please clarify: Sorry, your post is not in understandable English, is hopelessly vague, and contains almost no useful information. Please have someone whose native language is English help you repost your question so that it is intelligible and contains actual information. ...Read more

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Can you tell me in what ways can a hemicolectomy affect the renal system or any other physiological systems?

Can you tell me in what ways can a hemicolectomy affect the renal system or any other physiological systems?

Nothing long term: While during the perioperative period there could be a variety of systems temorarily affected, there shouldn't be any long term affects of removeing a segment of colon. Check with your surgeon to be sure about your specific case. ...Read more

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I want to know what is the function of carbonic anhydrase in the brain.

I want to know what is the function of carbonic anhydrase in the brain.

Acid-base regulation: Carbonic anhydrase (CA) is found throughout the brain. It is concentrated in the areas producing cerebro-spinal fluid and helps maintain that pressure. But all cells have this important enzyme involved in keeping the acid-base balance of the brain and body. ...Read more

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Can head injury mess your brain up and cause you to think the complete opposite of the truth?

Can head injury mess your brain up and cause you to think the complete opposite of the truth?

Disinhibition: Head injured patients particularly those who have injuries to the frontal lobe can suffer from a condition called disinhibition. In this condition they will lose their normal social reservations and they can become downright mean and nasty. Dishonest or more likely careless responses from these patients can occur but usually disappear as the brain heals. ...Read more

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If heroin does not produce organ damage in the same way as alcohol or other drugs.Is it possible for a human to use daily pure h, without major harm .?

If heroin does not produce organ damage in the same way as alcohol or other drugs.Is it possible for a human to use daily pure h, without major harm .?

Addiction is harm: Although it is largely true that opiates do not do the same type of physical damage to the body that alcohol does, addiction is a dark road that leads to dark places. Some dangers of h are overdose, abscesses or infection from IV use, legal probs. Over time, tolerance grows & more & more must be used to get same effect. Over time using becomes the only thing that is fun. Not a pretty picture. ...Read more

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How is it possible for surgeons to remove part of my brain to cure epilepsy and not damage my mind?

How is it possible for surgeons to remove part of my brain to cure epilepsy and not damage my mind?

Brain mapping: Extensive testing to locate the seizure focus in the brain is performed. Often the area in the brain that the seizures arise from is not functional. In this situation it is safe to perform surgery. However, there always is some risk associated with any brain surgery. ...Read more

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Do masturbation cause any harm to the certain body part?

Do masturbation cause any harm to the certain body part?

Some handy facts...: Normal men, women, boys, and girls masturbate (it's universal). It isn't harmful, as the body goes through similar effects during regular sex with a partner (but too much of anything may become a problem). Masturbation does not stunt height, cause hair loss or gray hair, make you weak, create heart problems, lower testosterone, affect virginity, lower fertility, change your weight, or damage eyes. ...Read more

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How to know which kind of erb's palcy is newborn? Is there any way to know if nerves broken or only damaged?

How to know which kind of erb's palcy is newborn? Is there any way to know if nerves broken or only damaged?

Brachial plexus: injury can be upper-C5C6C7-erbs palsy,and less common-C5-Ti in C5 C6-injury the hand and wrist movt are preserved if C7 is involved there is also flexion of wrist and fingers a neurologist needs to evaluate electrodiagnostic studies and imaging helps diagnosis so surgical nerve repair and reconstruction can be done ...Read more

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Is there any way to help heal the amygdala? Or any supplements like Lysine that could help heal the amygdala?

Is there any way to help heal the amygdala? Or any supplements like Lysine that could help heal the amygdala?

Nothing proven usefu: I do not know of any supplements that have proven benefit. What exactly is your medical problem/ condition?. Then we may offer you a more exacting answer. ...Read more

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