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What is the definition or description of: cholinesterase inhibitors?

What is the definition or description of: cholinesterase inhibitors?

See below: An acetylcholinesterase inhibitor or anti-cholinesterase is a chemical that inhibits the acetylcholinesterase enzyme from breaking down acetylcholine, thereby increasing both the level and duration of action of the neurotransmitter acetylcholine. ...Read more

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If someone has an allergy to cholinesterase can they use essential oils?

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If someone has an allergy to cholinesterase can they use essential oils?

Yes: Cholinesterase deficiency is not an allergy but a "metabolic issue" to products with cholinergic effects. I don't see any connection with essential oils. ...Read more

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How can Alzheimer's disease be related to cholinesterase inhibition?

How can Alzheimer's disease be related to cholinesterase inhibition?

Treatment: Several medications used to treat alzheimers, e.g. Donepezil and rivastigmine, are cholinesterase inhibitors. These medications increase the level of acetylcholine in the brain. Low levels of acetycholine in certain areas of the brain are associated with alzheimer's. ...Read more

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What type of doctor can prescribe a Cholinesterase inhibitor, is it a psychiatric? Neurological?

What type of doctor can prescribe a Cholinesterase inhibitor, is it a psychiatric? Neurological?

One with a licence: Any Doctor with a license to Prescribe medication can can Prescribe these medication. For example a Primary Care Doctor, a Geriatrician, an internist, a Neurologist, a Psychiatrist, etc. These medications are mainly used for the treatment of Alzheimer's disease and dementia, but they have many other uses too. Certainly, a Neurologist would usually be the most educated/learned type of physician to. ...Read more

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How do cholinesterase inhibitors affect tau proteins and beta amyloid that form in Alzheimer's disease?

They don't: The cholinesterase inhibitor group of drugs are not disease modifying agents, and merely improve synaptic connections by preserving the lower levels of acetylcholine in the brain. However, there is no direct or indirect effect on the tau or amyloid presence. ...Read more

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Wanted to know if acetyl cholinesterase inhibitors can cause constriction of the eye pupil?

Wanted to know if acetyl cholinesterase inhibitors can cause constriction of the eye pupil?

Yes: cholinesterase inhibitors for topical use in glaucoma treatment enhance the effect of endogenously liberated acetylcholine in iris, ciliary muscle, and other parasympathetically innervated structures of the eye. It thereby causes miosis, increase in facility of outflow of aqueous humor, fall in intraocular pressure, and potentiation of accommodation. ...Read more

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How i increase my hemo level?

Increase hemoglobin: There are many causes. Find out why it is low first and then it can be fixed. ...Read more

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What is the ideal tsh3 level?

What is the ideal tsh3 level?

In range: It's fundamentally wrong to think of labs, or any other human parameter, as having a single 'best' value. Even the reference ranges are set so that several percent of folks fall outside at either end. ...Read more

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Is 5.9 % of HbAlC a good level?

Is 5.9 % of HbAlC a good level?

Yes: The goal in diabetics is to get this number below 7.0 and even below 6.5 if possible. If you are a diabetic and have 5.9, that is terrific. If you are not a diabetic, this could be a normal figure. Lowering this number is important to lower the risk of complications of diabetes. ...Read more

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How to lower high lipace level?

How to lower high lipace level?

Need more info: If over weight, lose weight. Eat more fish and much less red meat. Get exercise like walking every day if possible. Most important see your family physician who will do a complete physical, blood tests and possibly refer you to a nutritionist. There are medicines like statins that we prescribe but you must be under the care of a physician. There is no "magic bullet". It takes a change in life. ...Read more

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What is the exact level of rbs?

Z: Be clear with questions and please refrain from using sparingly used acronyms. ...Read more

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Is phosphorous level of 4.7 bad?

Is phosphorous level of 4.7 bad?

Big picture: If you have no other evidence of kidney disease and you are otherwise healthy, this can happen simply as a result of eating a meal rich in nucleic acids. The reference ranges are set so that several percent of healthy folks fall outside. ...Read more

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How do I keep a balenced pH level?

Healthy kidneys: Good renal function is key for this issue. Keep them healthy and you won't have to worry about it. ...Read more

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How to manage my cholesterpl level?

Please Clarify: I would need the lab results to give you any valid advice. ...Read more

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My lithium level was 1.4 is this ok?

Yes it is: Call your psychiatrist today please to seek out a corrective measure before the day is done ps. Upper limit is 1.2. Take care ...Read more

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