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The effect of lead poisoning on the mental ability of children?

The effect of lead poisoning on the mental ability of children?

Lead poisoning : Lead poisoning can get deposited in the brain of a growing child. It can lead to adhd, limited mental retardation, and developmental delay. It may cause learning disabilities. ...Read more

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Dr. Johanna Fricke
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Autism Spectrum Disorder (Definition)

ASD are a spectrum of disorders of varying degrees that are characterized by difficulties in social interaction, verbal and nonverbal communication and repetitive behaviors. Autism statistics from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) identify around 1 in 68 American children as ...Read more


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What are the effects of sedatives in the human body?

What are the effects of sedatives in the human body?

Which sedative?: Sedative is a very generic term. There are many different medications that cause sedation in different ways. The primary use of a sedative is to help you sleep and it is best to not use any of them ...Read more

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What are the effects of lack of exercise on the circulatory system?

What are the effects of lack of exercise on the circulatory system?

Get Up and Go: Effective exercising will increase the blood flow to every cell in the body. This is the way of effectively providing nutrients to grow, maintain and repair or various tissues. By limiting or reducing the exercise, the bodies tissues will be hard pressed to maintain, let alone grow and develop to the degree necessary to survive in a healthy state. ...Read more

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Effect of marijuana on the body and brain?

Effect of marijuana on the body and brain?

Many effects: Marijuana distorts perceptions, impairs coordination, thinking, problem solving, learning, and memory. Can trigger acute psychotic reaction along with onset or relapse of schizophrenia in vulnerable individuals. Increases heart rate a lot; one source showed smokers almost 5 times as likely to have heart attack in 1st hour. Mj irritates lungs & has more carcinogens than regular cigarettes. & more. ...Read more

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What are the psycological effects of the digestive system?

What are the psycological effects of the digestive system?

Digestive system: There is a rich interconnection between brain and gut, with ongoing & mutual communication. Similar neurotransmitters are in both. Your gut has ~100 million neurons which make up its own enteric nervous system. It doesn't think philosophical thoughts, but responds to digestive and many other stimuli. It also sends information to the brain via the vagus nerve. http://tinyurl.com/yz536bd. ...Read more

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Effects of marasmus on the body?

Effects of marasmus on the body?

Severe: Marasmus is one tyoe of serious protein-energy malnutrition. Marasmus is a condition primarily caused by a deficiency in calories and energy. Marasmus results in not only high mortality (even for hospitalized children), without any improvement over the last 2 decades, and also results in morbidity, stunted linear growth, and compromised neurological development. ...Read more

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What are the effect and mechanisms of action of hypoxia on the respiratory rate?

What are the effect and mechanisms of action of hypoxia on the respiratory rate?

Hmmm: Brain stem senses hypoxia causes respiratory rate to increase. The stress also causes epi and norepi release from adrenals which causes nervousness, increased heart rate and elevated blood pressure. ...Read more

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What is the prevalence of the side effect "impotency" in the drugs and vaccinations people get?

What is the prevalence of the side effect "impotency" in the drugs and vaccinations people get?

Probably: Rarely but if metabolism is in poor shape as a risk factor it could put undue stress in the system and cause ed. This is because ed is a symptom of autonomic (automatic) nervous system dysfunction. For example, a diabetic would be more at risk. ...Read more

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What are the effects of lack of oxygen to the brain?

What are the effects of lack of oxygen to the brain?

Stroke or death : If localized area then patient will have stroke but if it's global and for long time then can cause brain death. ...Read more

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What are the effects of alcoholism on the gut?

What are the effects of alcoholism on the gut?

See below: Inflamation of the lining causing bleeding, ulcers, occasional malabsortion. It there is liver disease, there may be swelling of certain blood vessels and bleedimg temdencies. ...Read more

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What part of the body does obesity most effect?

What part of the body does obesity most effect?

Heart, liver and....: Complications of obesity effect about every major organ system. Significant increase risk of heart disease, the major cause of fatty liver which can lead to steatohepatitis and cirrhosis major risk factor for type 2 diabetes, sleep apnea, gout, reproductive organs, decrease in fertility. High cholesterol & triglycerides. Fat, especially the viceral or deep abdominal fat causes inflammation of body. ...Read more

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What are the effects of encephalitis on the hypothalamus?

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What are the effects of encephalitis on the hypothalamus?

Varies: If encephalitis spreads to the hypothalamus it is hard to predict, because there are many nuclei or "centers" in the hypothalamus that do very different and sometimes opposite functions. For example some people with encephalitis lethargica slept constantly while others could not fall asleep at all, because different nuclei were affected. ...Read more

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What are two ways the endocrine system directly impacts the functions of the cardiovascular system?

What are two ways the endocrine system directly impacts the functions of the cardiovascular system?

Many...: Via adrenaline it puts more stress on the heart, making it beat harder, stronger and faster. Nor-adrenaline causes the blood vessels to contract, raising the blood pressure. High Insulin levels, as in "pre-diabetes" cause the release of free fatty acids which damages the blood vessel walls, causing plaque formation. Cortisol and other hormones also have adverse effects. ...Read more

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Please help! what is the effect of formaldehyde on the brains of small children?

Please help! what is the effect of formaldehyde on the brains of small children?

Formaldeyde: In dentistry formaldehyde has been used fro what seems like forever. In children it is used to "fix" the pulp of a baby tooth. While decades ago concerned was raised about its use and potential long term consequences none were found. It has long history of effectiveness. Alternatives are in use but have not been as effective. ...Read more

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What are the effects of filoviruses on the human body?

What are the effects of filoviruses on the human body?

Hemorrhagic fever: Good question. Filoviruses are a group of viruses, some of them can cause hemorrhagic fever in primates and humans, examples are the genus Ebolavirus which has several species causing Ebola, & the Marburgvirus genus (rarer), with only two species of concern. For a good discussion of the subject see: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Filoviridae with links to both Ebola and Marburg types. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of the MMR vaccine?

What are the side effects of the MMR vaccine?

Fever, rash: Most people don't have a reaction to the MMR vaccine but there are cases with symptoms ranging from mild to severe mild side effects include slight fever, rash and swelling of glands in the cheek or neck. Moderate reactions include seizure and stiffness of extremities. Severe effects include serious allergic reactions which occur in less than 1 out of a million doses. ...Read more

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Dr. Johanna Fricke
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Autism (Definition)

A neurodevelopmental disorder negatively affecting a person's socialization, communication, and interests. It is usually detected in the first ...Read more