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Can You Suddenly Develop Loud Snoring Later In Life
Yes: As you get older, there are two things that contribute to increase in snoring. 1. Increase in weight which will cause an increasing in snoring. 2. Decrease in muscle tone, which will do the same. These occur gradually, however if there is a sudden increase in snoring without the above, i would recommend having an ENT do a thorough evaluation of the airway, as other worrisome findings come to mind. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can epilepsy develop at a certain age? Can a person go their whole life without any seizures then all of a sudden start having them?
Yes: If conditions are just right patients can have seizures at any age . Secondary causes need to be evaluated ofcourse but seizures are unpredictable. ...Read more
Is it bad to exercise when you are tired? I had only 6 and half hours sleep. Can stress/ panic attacks lead to scarring of heart if you're only young?
Panic Attacks: We were born with natural instincts of our muscles to move. If you are tired, you do not have to do strenuous exercise. You can stroll, walk or just relax in the water. A British Study stated- Panic Disorder with increased risk of Heart Disease. Stress or panic attacks do not lead to scarring of heart. Panic attacks are treatable with good success. See Psychiatrist for Therapy and Medication. ...Read more
Not necessarily: It is depressing losing one of your special senses such as hearing. Elderly are prone to feel lonely due to lack of support from thierry loved ones, or loss of spouse. But if they have a hearing aid, and good support from family members , they should do well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can taking Concerta cause someone to develop tinnitus? Didn't take Concerta today, but suddenly developed high pitched squeal in ears.
Stimulant tinnitus?: For better or worse, tens of millions of people have been on stimulant therapy. We've been using stimulants since the 50s for weight loss and then subsequent decades for ADHD. It is highly unlikely that Concerta is the culprit. Antibiotics though have well known neurotoxic effects including hearing loss and tinnitus. ...Read more
Can you die from a jump out, when your sleeping and a noise or something wakes you abruptly? Heart attack?
No: Life is short on Earth, regardless of whether a person lives 3 days, 3000 days, or 30,000 days. It is not length of one's life that matters, but the quality of the life lived. The goal is not to live a long life, but to live a good life. Even if a person makes it all the way to age 82, that's only 30,000 days. Be brave, take some chances, and don't sweat the small stuff (that means stop worrying). ...Read more
Can tinnitus get worse? Mine was diagnosed as loud noise induced. After waking up from the sound of a loud dust vacuum it seems to get much louder now
I read that binge drinking in college can lead to heart problems later. If someone stops and makes lifestyle changes, will heart heal itself?
Not possible: PKU is not a disease you can get.It is based on mistakes in the genes where the protein cannot be metabolized properly.Your body gets 2 copies of the gene, if one is defective, the other can do the work, but if you are born with 2 defective genes you have the problem at birth.Once you start consuming protein, your metabolism can't process the phenylalanine. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: PKU is a genetic disease that you are born with. Newborn screening helps to diagnose this disease and guides the treatment. Having it diagnosed later in life leads to more problems. A special diet low in phenylalanine is the treatment. During pregnancy it is particularly important. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not born with it: Narcolepsy is a sleep disorder that usually develops over the teenage years. It is likely autoimmune related. There are rare situation when narcolepsy occurs in multiple sclerosis, trauma or brain tumor. Narcolepsy is caused in most patients by a "hypocretin" deficiency in the hypothalamus. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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