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Can Stress Cause Your Body To Go Into A Coma
Yep: The body's ability to regulate its blood pressure to the brain is greatly impaired by starvation, primarily by limitations of the amount of blood circulating around the heart (what we cardiologists call preload). In advanced starvation, the neural mechanisms regulating these matters are also impaired. Try not to ever let yourself (or your fellow man) get to that point, ok? :). ...Read more
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
Vast number: Of diseases. This can be caused by any neurologic insult, infectious issues, metabolic issues, etc. Coma is a very vague medical term that people don't use often in medical terminology because it does not tell us much. I am sorry i cannot be more direct with an answer, but without more history, i cannot clarify it any further. Again, the list is immense that can cause someone to fall into a coma. ...Read more
What's the cause?: Flatulence neither localizes your problem to the small or large bowel, nor indicate severity or cause. You have described a gut that may be dysfunctional--but is this due to infection, sibo, motility problems, inflammation, ibs, ischemic disease, maldigestion, sphincter problem, etc.? How long have your symptoms lasted, is there accompanying fever, bleeding, vomiting, tenderness? Help w/more info. ...Read more
If you are having a: Fight/ flight reaction you could have release of Adrenalin which could cause shakiness. ...Read more
Can the blood pressure meds lisinproil do damage to your body and cause toxic things to happen to your kidneys.
Not usually but Yes!: 22 y/o female asks can the BP med lisinopril do damage to your body and cause toxic things to happen to your kidneys. Not usually but there is a long list of possible side effects especially Cough, Headaches w- w/o Blurry Vision/Confusion/Dizziness/Drowsiness w/ lethargy, Low BP also. Yes kidneys can be affected w sluggishness causing a rise in Blood Potassium, Creatinine, BUN...If Pregnant seeMD ...Read more
Can a problem with your thyroid cause confusion to the point of someone seeming to be going crazy?
Rarely: Very rarely severe hyper- or hypo-thyrodism can cause confusion, but it should be easy for your doctor to diagnose or rule out with a simple history, physical and lab tests. ...Read more
Very rare: Surprisingly enough, blood clots in the arms do not tend to be associated with pulmonary emboli as often as those clots in the legs. If your clot is in a superficial vein, it will never move, and so it poses no danger. If you have a deep clot (DVT) you need to be seen by a vascular surgeon to determine your risk of embolism and whether you need to be on a blood thinner. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can folliculitis spread elsewhere inside the body and become serious enough to be a threat to your life?
Can a blood clot travel from your foot to your lungs or heart and how fast can this occur? How can you determine if the pain is a clot or gas?
Yes and variable: Clots in the lower extremities can travel to the lungs called pulmonary embolus. This can be serious or even fatal. Most clots, however, do not cause pe. This clots to the lung are associated with shortness of breath, chest pain and other side effects. A ct angiogram is the best test for this problem. See your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not "due" to it: Constipation does not cause a rash. A person can have both a rash and constipation, just as a coincidence, or due to a disorder that causes the constipation and the rash. Some medications cause constipation, and one can have a rash if allergic to the same medication. Some people with thyroid hormone imbalances get constipation and rashes. A primary care doctor can help figure things out. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can a UTI cause you to break out in random rashes on different areas of your body? That come and go quickly
Can infection from your teeth go through your your your body and put you near death what is the risk?
High Risk: A good thing to remember is that upper teeth are located less than two inches from your brain. Lower teeth are two inches from your airway. It is very important that any dental infection be addressed immediately. Infections of the head and neck should be taken very seriously and treated by a dental professional as soon as possible. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
If shutting down is: Physical functions becoming altered then the answer is yes. Stress can alter function in almost every system in our body over time. Sleep and appetite are major areas, as well as cardiovascular health, muscle strength and stamina and how our endocrine system functions. Our mind can be affected significantly, altering how we learn, work, enjoy things and behave. We become accident prone as well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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