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Are there any negative side effects of meditation?

Are there any negative side effects of meditation?

Kundalini Syndrome: If you do not follow through the proper meditation techniques you can increase your blood pressure - called kundalini syndrome. Some people also get very manic and will overspend forgot about maintaining boundaries. Follow through proper initiation protocols. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Meditation (Definition)

Meditation is a technique or practice in which an individual attempts to focus their attention to increase mindfulness, introspection, and relaxation. The practice of meditation has shown benefit in blood pressure control and reducing ...Read more


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What kind of meditation produces side effects similar to binaural beats?

What kind of meditation produces side effects similar to binaural beats?

Not side effects: Meditation doesn't really produce side effects, but it can help calm and focus your mind. One company selling binaural beat recordings claims their products allow you to "meditate like a zen monk, literally at the touch of a button" and "deeper than a zen monk." i don't know of research comparing actual zen monks doing mindfulness meditation, with regular people using these expensive products. ...Read more

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Are there any negative side effects of the gardisail shot ?

Are there any negative side effects of the gardisail shot ?

Nope, none: Any vaccine injection can result in a little pain at the injection site. But that's the only side effect of Gardasil®, the HPV vaccine. Don't let fear of side effects prevent you from being immunized. ...Read more

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I have been getting steroid shots, are there any negative side effects?

I have been getting steroid shots, are there any negative side effects?

Many: Steroids shots for what and how much and how often , cannot you take by mouth and to cut down s/e take every other day s/e buffalo hump obesity, osteopenia, cataract, male pattern hair growth, acidity , poor healing. Avoid as much. ...Read more

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Are there any negative side effects from a face lift?

Are there any negative side effects from a face lift?

Nothing specific: but a facelift is a surgical procedure with all the possible complications of any surgical operation, though they are very uncommon. A good consultation with a surgeon certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery shoule answer all of your questions about this procedure. ...Read more

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Are there any negative side effects of ritalin (methylphenidate) on a ten year old child?

Are there any negative side effects of ritalin (methylphenidate) on a ten year old child?

Maybe: All medications have side effects. Please be sure to discuss the risks and benefits of any prescribed medications with your physician and pharmacist. Be informed and also read the package insert that comes with the medication. Good luck. ...Read more

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Are there any negative side effects if i take one 180mg allegra (fexofenadine) tablet daily for years? I have allergies all yr.

Are there any negative side effects if i take one 180mg allegra (fexofenadine) tablet daily for years? I have allergies all yr.

Probably not, but: New generation antihstamines are in general safe and effective. However, the best treatment for year round allergies is 1) avoidance of the allergic trigger; 2) antihistamines like allegra; 3) topical nasal steroid sprays (most effective); 4) allergy injections--will provide relief in majority of people and decrease need for medications. ...Read more

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Are there any negative side effects to taking black cohosh to induce labor?

Are there any negative side effects to taking black cohosh to induce labor?

Don't do it!: Black cohosh and all other complementary and alternative medications should be completely avoided by everyone because they are unregulated and potentially dangerous with no proven benefit. Even more so for pregnant women, or women hoping to enter labor soon! please disclose to your obstetrician any of those dangerous drugs you may have been exposed to! ...Read more