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Can Stress And Thinking Too Much Cause Digestive Problems
Absolutely: The digestive system is very sensitive to stress in many people. From top to bottom, symptoms can include nausea, lack of appetite, stomach pains, stomach gurgling, diarrhea or constipation. It's best to manage the stress itself; in the meantime you might try over-the-counter digestive aids like pepto-bismol. See a doctor if symptoms are severe or persist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Stress affects most people in some way. Acute (sudden, short-term) stress leads to rapid changes throughout the body. Almost all body systems (the heart and blood vessels, immune system, lungs, digestive system, sensory organs, and brain) gear up to meet perceived danger. These stress responses could prove beneficial in a critical, life-or-death situation. Over time, however, repeated stressful situations put a strain on the body that may contribute to physical and psychological problems. Chronic (long-term) stress can have real health consequences and should be addressed like any other health concern. Fortunately, research is showing that lifestyle changes and stress-reduction techniques can help people learn ...Read more
Yes: Stress over time, particularly when feeling helpless to control, can develop into depression. Feeling demoralized may be an early sign. Best to learn to manage stress early on. See: http://www.heart.org/HEARTORG/GettingHealthy/StressManagement/FourWaystoDealWithStress/Four-Ways-to-Deal-with-Stress_UCM_307996_Article.jsp#.VnaqUVmHsjk I hope this helps. Best wishes. ...Read moreSee 18 more doctor answers
Can too much masturbation/sex and resulting hormone imbalance/vessel stress cause blood pressure&heart rate problems? If yes how does one fix them?
No: To the extent that you are involved with self sex to the exclusion of other productive activities, the obsession impairs your chances at those productive events.By itself it does not mess up your hormones or blood pressure, but obsessive behavior can lead you to ignore proper nutrition,sleep and exercise, resulting in poor health. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Possibly: Hi. Hi fat in the blood (aka high triglycerides) can be a product of genetics and metabolic problems. Very high blood fat (triglycerides) can cause pancreatitis, and can exacerbate pancreatitis of any cause. You look lean in that pic. You'd pretty much need a bad gene to get pancreatitis from loading up on cheese. Ain't cheese GRAND?! ;-) ...Read more
Many severe ones: Even one soda a day is associated with many serious health consequences-it increases diabetes risk by 22%.Sodas are associated with increased risk of heart attacks, kidney stones, osteoporosis, obesity, tooth decay, heartburn & high blood pressure.Diet soda is just as bad! see http://texasfarmersmarket.Org/the-hazards-of-drinking-soda/ try kombucha as a healthy alternative- i like trilogy by synergy. ...Read more
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
Yes: There have been experiments done where people are woken up when they start to go into rem or deep sleep which found that sleep deprivation can lead to hallucinations. If you are stressed and not sleeping meet with a psychologist to learn stress management techniques and develop better sleep habits. You may also want to start on some sleep medication consult with your physician. ...Read more
Acidic friut: Oranges are nutritious fruit rich in vitamins and antioxidants such as vitamin C. Oranges should be eaten in moderation. They have natural sugar. Diabetics should count oranges as part of their carbohydrate allowance for a meal or snack. Also, acidic fruits can damage tooth enamel and aggravate GERD(reflux). Enjoy oranges as part of a well-balanced diet with a variety of fruit. Avoid orange juice ...Read more
Can gastric problems cause interruption during exercise (heart palpitations etc)? If so, what types of problems can cause this?
Not normally : Heart palpitation is normal during exercise. Can be exaggerated if you eat just before exercising, get dehydrated during exercise or if you use some supplements that increase metabolism. Also long runners sometimes develop diarrhea that could be associated with an exaggerated response. Hope this help. ...Read more
Yes!: Research have shown that acute alcohol intoxication results in diminished cognitive and psychomotor abilities. More importantly, this results in an increased number of alcohol-related accidents and deaths due to impaired performance of motor tasks such as tracking, and reaction time. Additionally, alcohol use tends to inhibit responses in go/no-go tasks, thereby complicating easier tasks. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Damage your airways: Any chemical could cause airway irritation, burning or even bronchospasm. Depends on person genetic susceptibility. With time could developed, chronic irritation, lung or airway destruction leading to emphysema, chronic bronchitis or lung fibrosis. Some irritants are known carcinogens. Thats why I opposed any smoking. Even electronic cigarretes can damage your lungs ...Read more
Does stress and depression actually cause memory recall problems in young people or is there a more common cause? Like too much computer use?
Many causes: Of course, problems like drug use, depression & chronic sleep disturbance cause the most serious memory problems in young people. But there is some evidence that young people are not exercising their brains in the same way their grandparents did. Today young people rely on Smart Phones for their appointments, directions, names of new people they meet, etc. Develop your brain's own hard drive! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can stress and anxiety cause dizziness? Can stress also cause constant hunger? Cause I'm very often hungry..
Stress causes it all: Stress is the number one trigger for many many many medical conditions, emotions, and maladaptive behaviors. Therefore, the short answer to your question is "yes" but the better answer to your question is that you should get an examination by a doctor if you are feeling overwhelmed and overloaded either physically or mentally. ...Read more
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