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Body Thymoma Affect
Depends on type: The type and location of the brain tumor may affect other body systems. For example, a pituitary tumor is a classic tumor that arises in the pituitary fossa. It can have profound effects on the endocrine system as it diplaces normal pituitary function. If the tumors are endocrine active-it can afffect growth or blood pressure. Tumors near motor areas can affect the musculoskeletal system. ...Read more
Scoliosis: There are varying degrees of scoliosis, from mild to severe. Mild may lead to some back pain, usually mild. Severe scoliosis can lead to severe deformity of the back, pressure on the abdominal organs, compression of lungs, difficulty with activities, pain and shortness of breath. If you have scoliosis, check with your doctor to assess the change, follow to see if it progresses, and referral. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Multiple ways: Since brain, spinal cord and peripheral nerves have chemical structures dependent on cholesterol metabolism, important to recognize that fat is an essential component of nervous system function. That said, the wrong kinds of fat ingestion could create a risk for hardening of the arteries with potential heart attack and stroke risks. Discuss these issues with your doctor and learn about diet. ...Read more
It can spread: The common sites of metastases(spread of cancer) are to liver and lungs. Sometimes it recurs in the abdominal cavity causing bowel obstruction or ascites(fluid build up in the belly? Bone metastasis and brain metastases are much less common sites of spread. Growing tumors will cause compromise in the functions of the organs. ...Read more
You bet it does: Likely the most frequent cause of peripheral neuropathy outside of the United States used to be leprosy, The organism prefers to afflict colder parts of the body, and often involvement of median and peroneal nerves are seen. A mixed variety of peripheral nerve problems does occur, but the infection is very sensitive to antibiotic therapy. ...Read more
Skin and others: Skin cancer came from skin cells. Some of the most common skin cancers are basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma, melanoma, lymphoma involving the skin... However, by nature, cancer, including skin cancer can travel to any other organs in the body such as brain, lungs, liver, bone, lymph nodes, other part of the skin, ect...This is more common with meolanoma and rare with basal or squamous. ...Read more
Parkinson's disease: Parkinson's disease is a degenerative disorder of the brain where the production of Dopamine by specialized nerve cells is impaired. This results in significant motor function impairment (tremors, rigidity, slowing if movements and gait or balance difficulties). Other areas may, to a lesser degree, be involved as well (mood, cognitive, autonomic nervous system). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
That's silly: Please forgive my frankness. The immune system is enormously complex, and anyone wishing to publish a junk paper can demonstrate that something impacts some immune cell in culture. Worthless remedies are promoted as "strengthening the immune system." and there is no empirical or theoretical evidence for thinking that enjoying your body will compromise your ability to fight infections. ...Read more
Antiinflammatory : Cortisol is a very important anti-inflammatory hormone secreted by your adrenal cortex. It is natures prednisone. Too little cortisol can manifest as low blood sugar, inflammation, anorexia and other symptoms (this would be called and adrenal crisis) too much cortisol = muscle wasting, osteoporosis, weight gain, high blood sugar, and other symptoms. ...Read more
Yes it can: Radiation therapy- to treat cancer- causes dna damage to both healthy and cancerous cells within the radiation area treated. The healthy cells can repair themselves while cancer cells generally cannot and die. However, during radiation and for a few weeks, healthy cells are injured. If long bones are in the radiation field, bone marrow function decreases and infection risk is raised temporarily. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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