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Does Suboxone Cause Permanent Brain Damage
Not permanent: Brain damage is not the word i would use. Opiate addiction in general can cause long lasting changes to the brain. Suboxone is a type of opiate and completely stopping it can be difficult without other forms of support. It takes time, "months" for the brain to recover. Things such as stress or "triggers" even months to years down the road could cause cravings, possible relapse, meetings help! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Anything that disrupts tissue integrity can cause brain damage: lack of or reduced oxygen (stroke), viamin deficiency, pressure (hydrocephalus, or, bleeding or tumor inside the skull), blunt or penetrating trauma; infection; inflammation (immune system mediated or otherwise); toxins (alcohol, ecstasy, lead, mercury, arsenic, to name but a few); diseases (ms, diabetes, ...Read more
Probably not measure: Cigarette smoke affects the lungs, bladder, heart and blood vessels. It might cause some subtle brain damage but the brain has significant barriers to toxins and so the effect if any is probably close to unmeasurable. The toxic effects of smoking are so obvious that quitting is the only rational pathway. ...Read more
Many are toxic: Ammonia, bleach and organic solvents are all potentially toxic. ...Read more
How much alcohol must an adolescent have to consume to cause permanent brain damage or developmental problems?
Individual Levels: There is no one answer to this, since each individual is different. However, teenagers should not drink alcohol for a very good reason: their brains are still developing. If you add toxins (e.g., alcohol, nicotine from cigarettes, etc.) to a growing brain, you're only doing it harm. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: It depends on the prescription medication, but there are many that can definitely cause brain damage either directly or indirectly (ie. Causing low blood pressure, low glucose, or not enough oxygen to the brain). The mind altering medications that include opiods or their derivatives are particularly bad when abused. This is why many of these are controlled substances. ...Read more
What are the risks of OCD reaching severe levels ie if left untreated for long, can it cause permanent brain damage or other problems?Thanks
OCD: Ocd can reach severe levels if left untreated. Just watch "the aviator" about howard hughes to watch a depiction. Ocd is correlated with a decrease in brain derived neurotophic factor [fontenelle et al. Psychiatric research 2012 oct.]. Generally speaking, anything that drops your bdnf level is bad for your brain. This could result in decreased memory, "fuzziness, " and mood problems (deperssn). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can long-term extreme stress cause permanent brain damage or intellectual/concentration/memory problems?
Yes: But how is a long story. The first article will be the short version. The second article will be the longer version. I hope you enjoy the reading. It is very enlightening. Best wishes. www.targetwoman.com/articles/stress-and-brain-damage.html over time, stress damages most cognitive functions. www.fi.edu/learn/brain/stress.html iextreme or sustained stress can damage the brain's hippocampus. ...Read more
I read anti depressants cause permanent brain damage? Is this true?Www.Examiner.Com/article/antidepressants-cause-permanent-brain-damage
I'm a hypochondriac and just had sex while concussed, I have to know: will this cause permanent brain damage or slow my healing?? Thanks!
NO !: Treat the hypochondriasis What do u mean by concussed? ...Read more
Brain injury is a condition in which the brain is damaged due to an injury. Brain injury often results when the head violently and suddenly hits an object or when an object deeply pierces the head. The symptoms of brain injury vary from mild to severe depending on how much the ...Read more
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