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Positive side effects from brain damage?

Positive side effects from brain damage?

No superpowers: Unlike comic books, no positive effects from brain trauma, spider bites, or radiation exposure. The only positive thing that i can even postulate is that you didn't die and that it should be a wake-up call if you are at high risk--drinking alcohol, not wearing seatbelts, not wearing motorcycle helmet, etc. ...Read more

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Dr. Katharine Cox
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Liver (Definition)

This organ plays a major role in metabolism and has a number of functions in the body, including glycogen storage, decomposition of red blood cells, plasma protein synthesis, hormone production, and detoxification. It lies below the diaphragm in the abdominal-pelvic region of the abdomen. It produces bile, an alkaline compound which aids in digestion via the emulsification of ...Read more


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Can marihuana effects the liver?

Can marihuana  effects the liver?

MJ-No, Additives-YES: The definitive study done by kaiser permanente found no significant differences in the health records of pot smokers versus people who did not smoke pot. It has shown the ability to speed up fibrosis in patients with hepatitis c, but there is no evidence of stand-alone liver damage in healthy patients. However, marijuana is an unregulated drug. Additives to mj can be very damaging to the liver. ...Read more

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Side effects from methimazole?

Side effects from methimazole?

Tapazole (methimazole): Some common side effects of Methimazole are" rash, nausea, vomiting, joint pain, loss of taste, hair loss, muscle pain, itchiness, drowsiness, dizziness, swelling, liver problems, bone marrow suppression... ...Read more

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Thyroid removal side effects and does calcium have side effects?

Thyroid removal side effects and does calcium have side effects?

Levothyroxine: If only a part of the thyroid gland was removed then unlikely to see side effects. If entire gland removed you will need to be on thyroid replacement therapy = levothyroxine. You shouldn't have any issues with calium. ...Read more

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Any irreversible side effects of chlomid?

Any irreversible side effects of chlomid?

No: Clomiphene increases the chance of twinning to between 4-6%, over a baseline rate of 1-2%. Besides not being able to give a twin back, Clomiphene has no other proven ongoing risks. ...Read more

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Will taking finansteride cause serious side effects ?

Will taking finansteride cause serious side effects 
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Unlikely: The main "serious" side effect would be a severe allergic reaction. Here is a list of the side effects: http://www.drugs.com/sfx/finasteride-side-effects.html ...Read more

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Side effects from methimazole unpleasant?

Side effects from methimazole unpleasant?

Usually not: Most common side effects are rash, nausea, vomiting, headache, headache, swelling. It's used to treat hyperthyroidism. Symptoms of hyperthyroidism are more unpleasant in my opinion compared to methimazole. ...Read more

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Side effect atorvastatin fenofibrate combination on kidney?

Side effect atorvastatin fenofibrate combination on kidney?

Hi: The two together can cause serious muscle damage and must be tightly controlled by your doctor. I suggest you take 300 mg of coenzyme q10. Once you have high blood pressure and if your CPK goes high then your kidneys can be subsequently affected. Keep well hydrated. ...Read more

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Any side effects from sestamibi?

Any side effects from sestamibi?

Rare: People rarely have side effects from the tracer sestamibi. It is more likely to have side effects from other agents used during cardiac stress if you are having a pharmacologic stress. The pharamacologic agents can cause side effects but usually sestamibi is not the culprit. ...Read more

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Can naltrexone cause liver damage?

Can naltrexone cause liver damage?

Yes: There is a risk of liver damage, this risk is increased with preexisting liver problems or very high doses of the med. Usually your doctor will make that assessment and monitor your liver enzymes before and while you are on it. Properly monitored the risk is low. ...Read more

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What are internal, damaging side effects of cocaine use?

What are internal, damaging side effects of cocaine use?

Many harmful effects: Besides being highly addictive, Cocaine can do harm in many ways. It is a powerful vasoconstrictor, & can cause a shortage of bloodflow & permanent damage to any organ/body part. Anxiety, agitation, paranoia, tremors, inability to sleep and mania or grandiosity are most common effects. Heart attack and stroke are deadliest. Fetuses, infants, children and teens can get brain damage w/ or w/o stroke. ...Read more

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Can high liver enzymes be a side effect of Trazadone ?

Can high liver enzymes be a side effect of Trazadone ?

Likely: Given the many side effects of this drug alteration of liver enzymes can be expected. Consult this site for side effects. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/druginfo/meds/a681038.html ...Read more

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What drug has worse side effects, lsd, or ecstasy?

What drug has worse side effects, lsd, or ecstasy?

Both dangerous: Both are dangerous hallucinogens, endangering brain function. Mdma (ecstasy) can also cause physical effects of muscle tension, involuntary teeth-clenching, nausea, blurred vision, faintness, and chills or sweating ; extreme increases in heart rate and blood pressure. Mdma-related fatalities at raves have been reported. Lsd can increase BP and pulse, plus dilated pupils, tremors, nausea, etc. ...Read more

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Are the heart related side effects or rebound effects of blood pressure meds permanent?

Are the heart related side effects or rebound effects of blood pressure meds permanent?

BP Meds: 1/ side effects of blood pressure meds (BPM) are usually transient and non-lasting. They will disappear upon discontinuation. 2/bpm do control and not cure high blood pressure... So when you discontinue pbm, blood pressure will return to previous levels. ...Read more

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Which statin has less side effects?

Which statin has less side effects?

Try: usually they have class effect. So start small doses. so if u have side effects with one , may have with others. ...Read more

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Does cipralex effect liver or kidneys?

Does cipralex effect liver or kidneys?

Most do, and ...: Signs of jaundice signal concern, but most side effects include: Blocked or runny nose (sinusitis) Decreased or increased appetite. Anxiety, restlessness, abnormal dreams, difficulties falling asleep, feeling sleepy, dizziness, yawning, tremors, prickling of the skin. Diarrhoea, constipation, vomiting, dry mouth. Increased sweating. Pain in muscle and joints (arthralgia and myalgia) ...Read more

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Side effects from taking allopurinol?

Side effects from taking allopurinol?

Allopurinol: Most common is skin rash. May precipitate a gout attack during initiation of therapy. ...Read more

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Brain damage side effect of MMR vaccine?

Brain damage side effect of MMR vaccine?

No: There is no evidence that MMR vaccine can cause brain damage. No studies have been done that find a relationship exists. ...Read more

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