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Can diabetes cause people to be overweight?

Can diabetes cause people to be overweight?

Overweight causes: Diabetes -- but if you have diabetes, your Insulin level may be high early in the disease , leading to more weight gain. Then, much of the medication can cause weight gain. That's why diet, exercise and weight loss is the cornerstone of therapy for diabetes. ...Read more

Eye Sight (Definition)

Sight is the sum of the light receptive and integrative capacity of the eye including best vision, color vision, night vision, depth vision, field of vision and the ability to track objects in motion. An ophthalmologist can measure these and determine the function of ...Read more


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Can problems with your vision and retinal disorders cause depression?

Can problems with your vision and retinal disorders cause depression?

Yes: Yes, visual problems are linked to depression particularly if they are chronic. However depression is common and should be evaluated by a doctor on its own merits. ...Read more

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Can being overweight cause infertility?

Can being overweight cause infertility?

Absolutely, PCOS: Polycystic ovarian syndrome is strongly associated with infertility.The ovary is a cystic organ: the cysts are called follicles supporting each forming egg, prior to release of the egg into the fallopian tubes. In PCOS the cysts grow very large without releasing, thus infertile. PCOS is strongly associated with obesity & Low-Fat Diet, thus avoid. Go HFLC, weight daily after up & toilet, & track. ...Read more

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What other eye problems can occur to people with diabetes?

What other eye problems can occur to people with diabetes?

Glaucoma, pain: The most advanced diabetic retinopathy cases lead to painless vision loss, however; eventually the proliferative disease reaches the iris and angle. This new vessels lead to neovascular glaucoma, which is very painful. Patients with proliferative diabetic retinopathy should be followed several times a year. ...Read more

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Can drinking cause mental problems when you are older?

Can drinking cause mental problems when you are older?

Alcohol: Effects depend on the amount consumed. Small to moderate consumption causes reduced risks of blood clots , stone formation , diabetes & rheumatoid arthritis. Large consumption causes impaired memory & vision, anemia, cardiomyopathy, hepatitis, cancer mouth/esophagus, gastritis, pancreatitis, diabetes type 2, depression, anxiety, psychosis, insomnia, panic, cravings. ...Read more

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Which health problems are linked to being overweight?

Which health problems are linked to being overweight?

Diabetes: diabetes, high blood pressure, inflamed liver, sleep apnea, are all related to obesity. The metabolic syndrome with large waste,insulin resistance, abnormal cholesterol is also related to obesity. ...Read more

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Can there be any solutions or exercises for diabetic people affected with eye sight problem?

Can there be any solutions or exercises for diabetic people affected with eye sight problem?

Diabetes: The most important thing you can do is ensure your sugars are under good control by maintaining a healthy diet and exercise. All diabetics should have their eyes examined for any evidence of diabetic eye disease at least once a year. ...Read more

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Can phentermine cause problems with your gallbladder?

Can phentermine cause problems with your gallbladder?

Obesity: Being obese and female are the two main causes of gallbladder disease. Please stop the phentermine. It is not working. It is very dangerous to your heart health. ...Read more

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Can overdoing exercise and to a too high intensity cause heart problems in teenagers and young people? Does it cause problems overtime?

Can overdoing exercise and to a too high intensity cause heart problems in  teenagers and young people? Does it cause problems overtime?

It is possible: Max heart rate (in normal sinus rhythm) for person is 220 - age. If you are 30yo, your max. HR is assumed (not real science) 190bpm. Never recommended to exceed max rate for signif time. Intense exercise will release leg muscle enzymes into the blood stream(CPK, etc). These substances kidney toxic. Heart Musc not strengthened by exercise, poss will become more efficient, but too much can hurt ...Read more

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Can being born with underdeveloped hips lead to hip problems?

Can being born with underdeveloped hips lead to hip problems?

Hip dysplasia: Yes. Aside from being underdeveloped, a baby maybe born with dislocation of the hips as well. But the trick to prevent further damage is to see a pediatric orthopedic surgeon as early as possible. ...Read more

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Can liver, or kidney problems be cause for dry eyes?

Can liver, or kidney problems be cause for dry eyes?

Not directly : But liver and kidney problems may be a sign of autoimmune disease like lupus or sjogrens. These diseases can be associated with dry eyes. ...Read more

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How can you tell when breathing problems are associated with anxiety?

How can you tell when breathing problems are associated with anxiety?

In general, I think: It is fair to say that anyone with a breathing disorders such as asthma, copd, or emphysema, will be likely to have a worsening difficulty with breathing when anxiety is present. When we are anxious, we tend to do chest breathing as opposed to diaphragmatic breathing. The end result is that the muscles between our ribs go into spasm and breathing becomes more difficult unless we learn how to breathe by lowering our diaphragm so that the air can freely enter in to the lungs as they expand more downward instead of outward as is the case with chest breathing. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Can mono-vision cause problems with driving at night or problems with depth perception.?

Can mono-vision cause problems with driving at night or problems with  depth perception.?

Yes: Mono vision depending on the disparity in vision between the two eyes can be a definite cause ifa drop in depth perception. You can test this put by comparing with contacts vs glasses by taking the stereo fly test. You might be under corrected and this is causing night myopia. ...Read more

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can hypochondriac,social anxiety&OCD be solved by a psychiatric. I'm harming people around me with my issues which will worse their healt too(diabetes

can hypochondriac,social anxiety&OCD be solved by a psychiatric. I'm harming people around me with my issues which will worse their healt too(diabetes

Social Anxiety: is treatable by a mental health professional and can resolve. It is likely to continue w/out treatment or lifestyle changes. Social anxiety is often linked to a fear of being embarassed in public. Surrender to that possibility which exists for us all and things can improve. OCD is also treatable. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Overweight (Definition)

Overweight = a body mass index (BMI) between ...Read more