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Dr. Vasu Brown
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Addiction (Definition)

Addiction is a primary, chronic disease of brain reward, motivation, memory, and related circuitry. Dysfunction in these circuits leads to characteristic biological, psychological, social and spiritual manifestations. This is reflected in an individual pathologically pursuing reward and/or relief by substance use and other behaviors. A person affected by addiction will be unable to consistently Abstain from use, will have Impaired Behavioral control, will have Craving or increased "hunger" for drugs or rewarding experiences, will have a Dysfunctional Emotional response, and will show diminished recognition of significant problems with their own ...Read more


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Does masturbation stop growth or decrease growth rate?

Does masturbation stop growth or decrease growth rate?

No: Most boys discover how to enjoy their bodies at the start of the growth spurt. I'm sorry somebody tried to frighten you with this particular piece of disinformation. You probably have many questions about your changing body. Talk with a few sensible adults -- even dad might know more than you think. ...Read more

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Does excessive masterbution from age 15(male) in any way stop or restrict height growth or interfere in the genetically determined height.Exp clearly?

Height: No , there is absolutely no effect on height by masturbation, excessive ( how are you defining this) or otherwise. There may be reasons for this behavior, but the effect s do not influence height. ...Read more

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What causes fetal growth restriction?

What causes fetal growth restriction?

MF/placental factors: Maternal-fetal and placental etiologies can all cause fetal growth restriction. Severa fetal syndromes can lead to fgr (e.g. Down, patau, triploidy, edwards, noonan's, digeorge). Multifetal pregnancies are at increased risk for fgr; this can result in fetal demise, fetal brain injury, cerebral palsy or even normal outcomes in non-syndromic cases. Placental infarcts, hypertension, lupus: culprits. ...Read more

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Does excessive masterbution from age15 (male) stop, restrict or interfere in height growth in any way.Plz help depress and tension.Explain clearly! ?

Does excessive masterbution from age15 (male) stop, restrict or interfere in height growth in any way.Plz help depress and tension.Explain clearly! ?

In short, lol no!: Need to clarify, excessive masturbation; sexual tension vs generalised tension, when other outlets, sports, exercise, creative and social outlets all have a role in a balanced life. How tall are you now, and when born? Good luck. ...Read more

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Is there absolutely anything that can affect puberty growth? Nutrition, weed, cigerettes sports sexual activity. Please help.

Is there absolutely anything that can affect puberty growth? Nutrition, weed, cigerettes sports sexual activity. Please help.

See below: Classic advice: get your sleep; choose healthy foods-less processed and more "whole" foods, don't skip meals, maintain the family meal time; avoid alcohol, tobacco and drugs. Your body is indeed your temple to maintain! ...Read more

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DOES LONG TERM OPIOD ADDICTION CAUSE WEIGHT GAIN? IVE HEARD IT SLOWS DOWN METABOLISM

DOES LONG TERM OPIOD ADDICTION CAUSE WEIGHT GAIN? IVE HEARD IT SLOWS DOWN METABOLISM

Opioid addiction: Some lose weight as they stop eating and spend all their time trying to get opioid. And can't spell opioid. If you don't exercise because of pain or just laying around all the time and eating that will cause weight gain. Recommend you get app myfitnesspal and track everything you eat and drink and do and then you can see if you need to decrease calories and or increase intake. ...Read more

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Dont ignore!doc said excessive ejeculation can increase testestreone level high cause premature early fusion of growth plates stunting height increase?

Dont ignore!doc said excessive ejeculation can increase testestreone level high cause premature early fusion of growth plates stunting height increase?

Go see another doc: Stop feeling guilty & depressed. Excessive ejaculation won't increase your testosterone and it has nothing to do w/your height. Otherwise, all men would be "short". If you haven't had a bone age xray done yet, get one to give yourself an idea of what to expect. If growth plates are fused, you won't grow any taller. But if growth plates are open, you may still have a chance. ...Read more

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How does a fetus get fetal alcohol syndrome? What modifies the fetus's growth?

How does a fetus get fetal alcohol syndrome? What modifies the fetus's growth?

Alcohol injestion: Any amount of alcohol while pregnant can cause fas. We do not know the amount needed. Sometimes we see only fetal alcohol effect, not syndrome. Usually, if a mom injests significant alcohol, her nutrition is poor which delays fetal growth. ...Read more

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Does stopping Prozac (fluoxetine) suddenly (low to moderate dose) cause major long term consequences, such as brain damage and IQ loss?

Does stopping Prozac (fluoxetine) suddenly (low to moderate dose) cause major long term consequences, such as brain damage and IQ loss?

Prozac (fluoxetine): None of the above. Prozac (fluoxetine) has long half-life & can stay in your system for up to 72 hours, but be aware of some withdrawal symptoms after you stop, and let your doctor know. ...Read more

Dr. Leonard Spishakoff
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Nicotine Addiction (Definition)

Nicotine addiction is a compulsive physical or psychological need ...Read more


Nicotine (Definition)

Nicotine is a stimulant drug found in cigarettes and is the ...Read more