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Are There Long Term Consequences Of Living Close To A High Voltage Line
Powerlines: This is controversial. There are several factor. How far away are from the power lines, and how much energy is there in the power lines. There are several books written on this subject and it takes a lot of study to understand the subject. There are devices you can purchase to measure how much effect you are receiving in your home from nearby power lines. ...Read more
A Shocking Reality: At the present time there is no known medical side effects of exposure to electromagnetic fields. They are around us all the time. There is a similar debate about cell phone use and the possible association with brain tumors - something not proven. Your greatest risk is direct contact with the high voltage line in an accidental situation. Fire and electrocution are your greatest risks. ...Read more
Possibly: High voltage lines emit electrical radiation, which is different from ionizing radiation that is emitted at time of nuclear explosions. We are all exposed to electrical radiation, although, in different proportions. Home electrical devices give us some. Although, there may no significant amount of info on the effect of it, i've come across facts that prove its negative health effects. ...Read more
What does high Blood Albumin indicate? What would you think of a 5.8 blood albumin? Severe dehydration? Long-term consequences for weeks at this #?
Likely dehydration: There are few pathological conditions that result in high serum albumin, except dehydration. Drink enough water so that your urine is clear, colorless and odorless, i.e., watery before repeating the test. If you had injection of contrast medium before the test, that may result in a spurious high reading of albumin. ...Read more
Do the long term consequences of a gastric sleeve outweigh the benefits to my high bmi, high blood pressure, bulging disc and obstructive sleep apnea?
Yes!!!: If you have tried without success to lose weight and feel this is the only way you are likely to get your weight down, then the benefits absolutely outweigh the risks for people with a body mass index (BMI) over 40 or a BMI over 35 with high blood pressure or other obesity-related diseases. To get your BMI use this: http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/guidelines/obesity/BMI/bmicalc.htm or google BMI. ...Read more
IUD should come out: could cause problems if it stays inside you, please call your gyn and other gyns to get a best self pay price for removal or call your county health clinic or planned parenthood as those 2 places would charge less ...Read more
Is staring at a computer for long periods of time bad for the eyes and are there long term consequences?
I had an IUD placed yesterday and my gyn used betadine to sterilize first which I am allergic to. I have hives. Are there long term consequences?
No: As long as you avoid betadine be sure to inform your doctor next time to use an alternative antiseptic. ...Read more
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