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Dr. Warren Foster
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Lack Of Blinking (Definition)

Lack of blinking is a clinical finding in which a person does not shut their eyelids regularly, leading to dry eyes. This may be caused by damage to the blinking reflex, mental illness, or too much ...Read more


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What are causes of infrequent or lack of eye blinking?

What are causes of infrequent or lack of eye blinking?

Uncommon: The blink rate goes down with concentrated attention such as computer work. No blinking at all is pathologic and will cause corneal opacitification due to dryness. That could be due to lid trauma with scarring or neurologic damage (rare). Blinking is automatic and not really under conscious control for more than a few moments. ...Read more

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Does lack of blinking cause any problems?

Does lack of blinking cause any problems?

Dry eyes: Blinking wets the front of the eye, which is dried by contact with air. ...Read more

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Could lack of blinking be epilepsy?

Could lack of blinking be epilepsy?

Unlikely: Epilepsy is alteration of consciousness. Lack of blinking is not a usual sign of any seizure disorder, but can be seen in parkinson's patients. Have an eye doctor check your tearing system, to make sure you do not have sjogren's or other lid closure problems. ...Read more

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Which are possible causes for lack or emotion, or losing emotion?

Which are possible causes for lack or emotion, or losing emotion?

What are you losing?: Many things that used to upset me no longer do so. That's part of growing up and becoming smarter. I've taken adversity more in stride and that's good. If you feel drained of emotional energy and are no longer enjoying yourself, you are perhaps dysthymic / depressed and/or physically ill (thyroid and adrenal disease can do this). Get checked. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What could cause lack of hunger?

What could cause lack of hunger?

Many factors: Medical, physiological, psychological, enviromental and behavioral factors could influence appettite disturbances, so could medications, excessive exercise and of course a full belly! lol. If your lost of appettite is severe, has been present for a while, accompaniedby significant weight loss or mood changes , see your md. ...Read more

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What condition causes lack of common sense?

Common sense: If common sense actually existed, no one would be talking about it, and why? because it would truly be common, in the most fundamental sense of the word. Now, having said that, people have radically different minds, and what gets top priority and is perfectly logical to one person may completely flummox another. Not that one form of logic is better or worse that the other; they are just different. ...Read more

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Diseases caused by lack of proper nutririon?

Diseases caused by lack of proper nutririon?

Pretty much anything: These range from inflammatory conditions to autoimmune to cardiovascular to mental health. The evidence is growing. Eat your vegetables, fruits, whole grains (unless gluten sensitive), a little lean animal protein. No junk. The younger you start, the better. Find an anti-inflammatory food pyramid: http://www.Drweil.Com/drw/u/art02995/dr-weil-anti-inflammatory-food-pyramid.Html good question! ...Read more

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Lack of many emotions/expression? What causes it?

Lack of many emotions/expression? What causes it?

Lack of emotions: Depression is one cause of disconnection from emotions. Also the numbing phase of ptsd is another. Some people with dissociative disorders experience a lack of emotions. Some psychotic people are disconnected from emotions as well. Please consider seeing a psychiatrist or psychologist about your concerns. ...Read more

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Will lack of physical activity cause the body to shrink?

Will lack of physical activity cause the body to shrink?

Yes if by shrink you: Mean atrophy of the muscles yes physical activity and exercise help build muscle mass and strength and lack of activity will lead to muscle atrophy such as one gets after surgery or cast immobilization i hope that answers your question. ...Read more