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Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Memory Loss (Definition)

There can be short term memory loss such as "where did I put my keys?" or long term memory loss such as "where did I live as a child?" There also can be catastrophic memory loss such ...Read more


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Does testosterone have an effect on the heart?

Does testosterone have an effect on the heart?

Seems so: There have been a number of studies over the past couple of years that show that cardiovascular events (heart attacks) are higher in men who are on replacement testosterone. ...Read more

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Does the long term use of antidepressants have significant effects on my memory?

Does the long term use of antidepressants have significant effects on my memory?

Depends: A potential side effect of some antidepressants may be some delay in recall of words. So far there have been no studies that have shown long term permanent memory loss with use of antidepressants. ...Read more

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What effects does marijuana have on the brain/body?

What effects does marijuana have on the brain/body?

Many complex effects: Marijuana has a wide range of effects & this varies from person to person. There are also many strains, some more stimulating & some more sedating. It can be calming, ease muscle tension, stimulate appetite, relieve nausea & aid sleep but may impair memory & concentration. Marijuana contains over 100 different medically active compounds & we are still learning what they do.See my comments for links. ...Read more

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Does wellbutrin (bupropion) affect your memory? If so, does it cause permanent damage? I have been on it ~2 years and find my memory/learning impaired.

Does wellbutrin (bupropion) affect your memory? If so, does it cause permanent damage? I have been on it ~2 years and find my memory/learning impaired.

NO !: Utrin is not a cause of progressive memory lossif anything it should improve memory by treating depression may be your depression is not fully treated see a specialist. ...Read more

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Which negative effects does alcohol have on the brain?

Which negative effects does alcohol have on the brain?

Acute and chronic: Acute: impair psychomotor abilities chronic: may damage or kill brain cells. ...Read more

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Does duromine have an effect on adrenal function?

Does duromine have an effect on adrenal function?

Potentially: Duromine is the stimulant phentermine. It can put a stress on your body, but usually not enough to do any real harm unless you exceed recommended doses. Also, you're on t3, (liothyronine) which is unsafe and inappropriate. Brand name T4 replacement is safer and more effective. ...Read more

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What are long term effects of 600mg temazepam? Does it cause brain damage or memory loss?

What are long term effects of 600mg temazepam? Does it cause brain damage or memory loss?

Does not: The usual dose of temazepam is 15-30 mg at the bedtime for insomnia. It will cause amnesia in some people but unlikely to cause any brain or any kind of permanent damage. ...Read more

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Does smoking have any effect on sleep?

Does smoking have any effect on sleep?

Smoking/Sleep: Smoking can affect quality of sleep as well as other health issues that can have effect, such as breathing difficulties & coughing during sleep. ...Read more

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Does levothyroxine couse hair loss and if it does after how long of treatment this side effect have been seen ?

Does levothyroxine couse hair loss and if it does after how long of treatment this side effect have been seen ?

Not the medication: Hair loss can be a sign that your thyroid hormones are not balanced. The hair usually grows back once the thyroid disorder is treated. Have you TSH and free t 4 checked to make sure you are on the proper dose of levothyroxine. ...Read more

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Does marijuana have an effect on sperm and therefore fertility?

Does marijuana have an effect on sperm and therefore fertility?

Yes: Mild effects on sperm count, motility, and morphology, and effects on sperm dna fragmentation have been identified with mj use. Interest in sex is diminished in some. Some change in diet and nutrition is common. These effects are dose related. When trying to conceive, you are setting a foundation for your child's future. Don't use drugs or alcohol if you are trying to conceive. ...Read more

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Does Prilosec prescription have any reports of serious side effects. Also does this pill cause weight gain.?

Does Prilosec prescription have any reports of serious side effects. Also does this pill cause weight gain.?

Yes it does: As you can imagine any medication can cause side effects. I looked up in a pharmacopeia and Prilosec can cause liver disease, severe skin blistering that requires emergency treatment. Abnormal absorption of certain electrolytes like phosphate. It can cause osteopenia or osteoporosis in certain people. I am not at all familiar with weight gain being one of the side effects. ...Read more

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Can long term past use of Valium have an effect on future behavior or brain chemistry?

Difficult to tell: I will be unable to tell you for your specific case. In theory exposure to valium could change the number and efficiency of certain receptors in the brain which are building blocks to your brain chemistry. This is an interesting question and there is active research going on around this. Your doctor may be able to give you a more specific answer based on your history (duration and dosage). ...Read more

Marijuana (Definition)

Marijuana refers to the various preparations of the Cannabis plant into the psychoactive drug for recreational use ...Read more


Dr. Paul Gilson
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Amnesia (Definition)

Amnesia is forgetfulness, which can be ...Read more