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Dr. Edward Hellman
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Abnormal Curvature Of The Spine (Definition)

Scoliosis is the term given for a curvature of the spine in the coronal plane that is ...Read more


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Could anyone tell me what are the short and long term effects of exercise on the cardiovascular system?

Could anyone tell me what are the short and long term effects of exercise on the cardiovascular system?

Exercise: Is beneficial both in the short term as well as long term and is an important part of the treatment plan in addition to treating hypertension, high cholesterol, diabetes and smoking cessation. ...Read more

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What are websites that tell about the drug dexedrine (dextroamphetamine) and short term long term effects?

What are websites that tell about the drug dexedrine (dextroamphetamine) and short term long term effects?

Lots out there.: Use of stimulants are controversial, so you can find sites that will tell you almost anything you want to hear. Unfortunately, there are "pro-" and "anti-" drug sides that tell quite different stories. You might start with the american academy of child and adolescent psychiatry (aacap.Org) facts for families or the american academy of pediatrics (aap.Org). Both provide objective data. ...Read more

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What could be the short and long term effects of sleep deprivation?

What could be the short and long term effects of sleep deprivation?

Here are some:: Sleep deprivation can ^ risk for fatigue, irritability, v concentration, diminished memory, ^ infection rate, ability to tolerate stressors, blurring of vision, v energy level, ^ micro-sleeps, weight gain, exacerbation of psychiatric problems and can even lead to psychosis. ...Read more

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Please list all the short and long term effects of smoking cigarettes?

Please list all the short and long term effects of smoking cigarettes?

Nothing good: Short term: wheezing, constant coughing, high blood presure, mouth odor, lack of taste sensation, difficuly smelling things, stained teeth & fingers long term: copd, emphysema, oral cancer, lung cancer, stroke, heart failure, heart disease, and many things we don't even know about. ...Read more

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What are the short and long term effects of acute morphine od with administration of naloxone?

What are the short and long term effects of acute morphine od with administration of naloxone?

Recurrence: The major side effect of overdose is slow to no breathing. Naloxone is used to treat morphine overdose. It is shorter acting than morphine, so depending on doses, the respiratory sedation you get with the od can recur. The main side effect of Naloxone is increased heart rate, BP and rarely pulmonary edema. ...Read more

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Are severe stinging insect allergies more common in younger or older people? If so why? What are the short and long term effects of having a

Are severe stinging insect allergies more common in younger or older people? If so why?

 

 

 

What are the short and long term effects of having a

No age: People of all ages can develop life threatening stinging insect allergies. You need to have an Epinephrine auto injector on you all the time and it is best to get venom desensitization as it may take care of the problem indefinitely, it has a high success rate. There is a rate of allergic reaction from it, but you are in safe hands with an experienced allergist. ...Read more

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What are the short and long term effects of breast cancer?

What are the short and long term effects of breast cancer?

Not sure..: If i understand your question. In the short term, when breast cancer is small and early, there are no symptoms & it is easier to treat with small surgery & hormone medications. In the long term, untreated breast cancer can grow, spread to other organs, or ulcerate with an open wound on the breast. Untreated breast cancer can be fatal in the long term. ...Read more

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What are the short and long term effects from skin cancer on the body?

What are the short and long term effects from skin cancer on the body?

It Depends on Type: "Skin cancer" refers to literally dozens of specific cancers. The 3 most common types are Melanoma (MM), Squamous Cell Carcinoma(SCC) , Basal Cell Carcinoma (BCC). MM is usually easily treated if caught early but can be fatal if it spreads. SCC is usually easily treated if caught early but in certain cases can spread and be fatal. BCC is the least dangerous b/c it rarely spreads, but can disfigure ...Read more

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What are the short and long term effects of excessive sodium intake? How much is too much?

What are the short and long term effects of excessive sodium intake? How much is too much?

Hypertension: Short term fluid retention usually excreted with the na within a day. Repeated episodes (or a high na diet) are thought to lead to hypertension and increased risk of heart disease and stroke. ...Read more

Dr. Thomas Dowling
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Scoliosis (Definition)

Scoliosis is a condition where patients have an abnormal curvature of ...Read more