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Doctor insights on: Bad Teenage Eating Habits And The Brain

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Does eating late at night (eg. 1-2 hours before sleeping) really have bad effects on your brain?

Does eating late at night (eg. 1-2 hours before sleeping) really have bad effects on your brain?

No: Eating late does not have adverse effects on your brain. So long as you maintain a healthy diet and are not diabetic you should be fine. If you are a diabetic you need to discuss this with your doctor. ...Read more

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Is eating 1 egg a day plus the yolk bad for my high blood pressure? If it is ill stop but i heard the yolks is very healthy for the brain

Is eating 1 egg a day plus the yolk bad for my high blood pressure? If it is ill stop but i heard the yolks is very healthy for the brain

No problem: Eating 1 egg a day including the yolk will not risk your blood pressure. And yes, nutrients in the yolk are healthy for your brain. These include omega-3 fats like dha, and also choline. For more info, see: http://tinyurl.Com/2qjcwg and also: http://tinyurl.Com/mqhdhg9 find pastured (more expensive but maybe worth it) eggs if you can. Resources: http://www.Localharvest.Org/. ...Read more

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Best way to heal leaky gut? And why does leaky gut give me such bad fatigue and brain fog after eating? It's not food allergies

Best way to heal leaky gut? And why does leaky gut give me such bad fatigue and brain fog after eating? It's not food allergies

Leaky gut?: The only testing for a leaky gut is still done in experiments using mannitol or Lactulose. Your fatigue and brain fog may be due more to IBS. Food allergy causes reproducible symptoms like rash, diarrhea, vomiting, wheezing. ...Read more

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I have a slight ear ache and occasionally jaw pain. I have thick mucous and I am occasionally feeling nauseous. What is this? No fever. Could it be brain eating aemoba? I have bad anxiety.

I have a slight ear ache and occasionally jaw pain. I have thick mucous and I am occasionally feeling nauseous. What is this? No fever. Could it be brain eating aemoba? I have bad anxiety.

Not ameoba: No, ameoba do not cause mild earaches and intermittent jaw pain. That disorder causes neurologic symptoms. Your symptoms sound more like mild allergies, sinus problems, or respiratory irritants in your environment, such as dust, smoke, etc. It could also be your anxiety symptoms appearing as these symptoms. I would not at at all worry about parasites unless you have spent months in the jungles! ...Read more

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When is the teenage brain fully developed? Does it change in adulthood at all?

When is the teenage brain fully developed? Does it change in adulthood at all?

Takes time: Data suggests the interconnections of the maturing brain are finished at 22 yrs in women and 25 yrs in men. Why the difference exists is unclear. Most teens enter into a more sensitive period of perception by age 14-15, away from a less perceptive brain that emerges at 8-10. ...Read more

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What is happening in the teenage brain during puberty?

What is happening in the teenage brain during puberty?

Puberty: The brain's Hypothalamus begins to release pulse of Gonadotropin releasing hormone, Anterior Pituitary glands secrete Luteinizing hormone & Follicular stimulating hormone, which make ovaries & testes produce estradiol & testosterone which produce the body changes in puberty. ...Read more

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Do you know if alcohol damage to the teenage brain ever reversible?

Do you know if alcohol damage to the teenage brain ever reversible?

Depends on extent: Studies show that teenage consumption of alcohol and drugs on the developing brain can permanently alter its development. If it was a small amount, it will likely be OK. It is a good idea to have open discussions with teens about the dangers of drugs and alcohol - and to create a policy where you will pick them up if they are even in a situation where drugs and alcohol are present. ...Read more

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Is tv bad for your brain?

Maybe??: Tv does not cause brain damage, but far easier to sit comfortably and vegetate, and may be relaxing after stressful day. But many folks have stopped reading and learning, and even become more reclusive due to habitual tv watching. With the variety of cable activities, not hard to get into pattern. However, some evidence that chronic tv does lead to deconditioning, and weight gain. ...Read more

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Why is lead so bad for the brain?

Why is lead so bad for the brain?

Brain tumor: As lead levels build up in the body this can be transferred to the brain and the lead becomes toxic to the nerves which are the structures with the brain and body that allow the brain to control the body and its functioning. ...Read more

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