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Doctor insights on: Can Gallstones Effect The Whole Body

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Can constipation be bad for the body and the way the body functions.

Can constipation be bad for the body and the way the body functions.

Yes: For merely the way you feel, but also can lead to cramping and complete obstruction and potentially rupture of the bowel. Constipation is usually a result of being dehydrated so many other systems can be affected by dehydration ...Read more

Dr. Barry Rosen
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Which medication controls or cures fifficult hypertension with the least amount of dangerous side effects to liver, kidneys,muscles...all body parts?

Which medication controls or cures fifficult hypertension with the least amount of dangerous side effects to liver, kidneys,muscles...all body parts?

Depends: There is no single medication that does everything. All BP meds lower BP about 10 points or so with individual differences. The best one for you depends on what other health issues you may have: kidney disease? Angina? Congestive heart failure? Diabetes? Prostate enlargement? There are different best BP meds for each. ...Read more

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Does removal of gallbladder effects the digestive process of the body? And does it harm any function of the body?

Does removal of gallbladder effects the digestive process of the body? And does it harm any function of the body?

Overall it does not : At times people have difficulty tolerating fatty foods after cholecystectomy. Some patients also complain of having bowel movements somewhat urgently after eating. For the most part people with chronic gallbladder disease feel much better after having their gallbladders removed. ...Read more

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Does acute urticaria have effect on any of the body part such as liver, thyroid etc?

Does acute urticaria have effect on any of the body part such as liver, thyroid etc?

Urticaria: Acute urticaria can be from different reasons and is rarely associated with autoimmune disorders, best is to see an allergist for a work up. ...Read more

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Can low potassium in the blood or body injure the kidneys? Why? What's the solution to this?

Can low potassium in the blood or body injure the kidneys? Why? What's the solution to this?

This is complicated: Very low potassium can injury any cell in the body (less than 2-ish) low potassium is happening for a reason - for most people it is a problem that the kidney is excreting the potassium out of the body - many times it is caused by a medicine that makes your kidneys excrete the potassium. There are potassium sparing diuretics that help you retain potassium but needs to be prescribed and monitored. ...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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Can pitched nerve make it hard for the body to obsorb nutrients. And can it cause digestive issue in the stomach along with muscle wasting.

Can pitched nerve make it hard for the body to obsorb nutrients.  And can it cause digestive issue in the stomach along with muscle wasting.

Pinched nerve or ?: A pinched nerve normally causes local symptoms of pain, numbness, tingling, or weakness. It does not affect the body's absorption of nutrients. Malnutrition could cause muscle wasting, as well as other conditions not related to a pinched nerve. ...Read more

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Can removal of all the colon except for a foot in the future cause obesity and low function of the gallbladder?

Can removal of all the colon except for a foot in the future cause obesity and low function of the gallbladder?

No: The colon mostly absorbs water from the oral contents. Removing the small bowel causes weight loss. Having a short segment of colon will not prevent obesity. Gallbladder disease is unrelated to colectomy. ...Read more

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I do upper body weight lifting. Will this cause me to lose fat on other parts of the body like the face and lower body?

I do upper body weight lifting. Will this cause me to lose fat on other parts of the body like the face and lower body?

It can: Any type of exercise, particularly weight lifting, will increase muscle mass and muscle is more effective at burning calories that other body components so the trend will be to lose weight. Weight comes off everywhere, not just the areas being worked so yes, you can lose fat on other body parts. ...Read more

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I do upper body weight lifting. Will this cause lose fat on other parts of the body like the lower body?

It can: Any type of exercise, particularly weight lifting, will increase muscle mass and muscle is more effective at burning calories that other body components so the trend will be to lose weight. Weight comes off everywhere, not just the areas being worked so yes, you can lose fat on other body parts. ...Read more

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The sympathetic chain is the pathway between the body (all organs and systems in the body), and disrupting it will affect the whole, not just sweating?

The sympathetic chain is the pathway between the body (all organs and systems in the body), and disrupting it will affect the whole, not just sweating?

It depends...: It depends on what kind of damage (disruption), such as: which nerves, where in the nerves, how many nerves, the size of the nerves, etc... The signals from sympathetic nerves create effects like include pupil dilation, increased sweating, increased heart rate, and increased blood pressure. ...Read more

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I forget the name of the organ, but it cause your body to release toxic in your body if burst. ?

I forget the name of the organ, but it cause your body to release toxic in your body if burst. ?

Pancreas: Probably pancreas. This organ contains a large number of enzymes that are specifically designed to digest proteins, fats and carbohydrates. That is precisely what we are made of. Injuring the pancreas may releases all these evil humours into the local area. This can wreak havoc in your abdomen... ...Read more

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How can the body break down and assimilate fats without a gall bladder?

How can  the body break down and assimilate fats without a gall bladder?

Problem with fat: Without a gallbladder having a diet high in fat can be a problem. If you take in too much fat and there is no stored bile, the fat may run thru your intestines undigested and give you diarrhea. Eating smaller meals, with less fat would be helpful. ...Read more

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What is the mechanism that the body uses to create fat cells in adults? And how does the body choose where to produce/store fat?

Physiology: You are asking us a question that would take a whole textbook to answer. This forum is not designed to teach you science or provide you with a whole textbook lesson on physiology. We are happy to answer specific question about specific symptoms or problems. But you are asking something that we cannot answer specifically in only 400 characters. ...Read more

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Does the body really gets rid of all gadolinium from an mri? Will having a slightly non alcoholic fatty liver affect the process?

Does the body really gets rid of all gadolinium from an mri? Will having a slightly non alcoholic fatty liver affect the process?

Yes & No: If you have normal kidney function, 98% of the gadolinium dose is excreted in your urine and out of your body by 24 hours. The rest is eliminated in your stool. A mild fatty liver shouldn't affect this. ...Read more

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How can BMI decrease without any effect on "body composition, abdominal fat"? Doesn't the weight need to come from somewhere?

How can BMI decrease without any effect on "body composition, abdominal fat"?  Doesn't the weight need to come from somewhere?

BMI is just a ratio: Bmi is simply a ratio of height to weight. The scenario you mentioned could simply come from a decrease in skeletal muscle mass without any decrease in body fat mass. Monitoring progression of body fat percentage is thus a much better indicator of your health than monitoring bmi. To do this you could track your progress on a professional body composition machine like the inbody 230. ...Read more