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Does too much fluoride cause growth delay?

Does too much fluoride cause growth delay?

Maybe: The ada has warned that babies may be over exposed to Fluoride and there are some health concerns. According to the cdc, up to 30% of infants are overdosed with Fluoride via water. This can cause diverse dental problems called fluorisis. Also, in 2006, the national academy of sciences, labeled Fluoride as a" potent hormone disruptor" capable of affecting thyroid hormone and potentially growth. ...Read more

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Dr. Howard Schneider
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Luride (Definition)

Luride is a mineral which is a kind of nutritional agent (nutritional or metabolic agent). It is also a supplement ...Read more


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Can too much fluoride consumption cause cancer?

Can too much fluoride consumption cause cancer?

No: I have seen no study linking Fluoride to cancer. Fluoride is a naturally occurring mineral like calcium. Like other minerals taken in excess it is toxic. The toxic levels are well beyond any normal use. ...Read more

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Please help! does brushing your teeth too much cause damage?

Please help! does brushing your teeth too much cause damage?

Brushing: Only if you are using a really abrasive toothpaste. Gentle brushing of your teeth twice per day for 5 minutes each time is more than sufficient especially if you floss. You can inadvertently damage gum tissue by brushing too much, however that should heal. Thorough gentle brushing twice per day and flossing won't hurt anything. ...Read more

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Does too much masturbation cause blindness?

Does too much masturbation cause blindness?

No: I am very sorry somebody told you something this foolish. Whoever told you this is either extremely ignorant, or is trying to frighten you for their own dark purposes. I hope that in the future you are able to avoid these people. Talk with your personal physician about your changing body -- or a sensible adult, maybe even your same-sex parent. ...Read more

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Can smoking really stunt your growth and does it reduce bone development?

Can smoking really stunt your growth and does it reduce bone development?

Yes it does: Kids who smoke during their greatest growth spurts in their mid-teens are generally shorter than non-smoking matched controls/family members. It effects some people more than others. It also impairs bone healing. Some surgeons will not do orthopedic procedures electively on smokers, and require them to stop before surgery because bone healing is slowed, and there are more complications. ...Read more

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Could smoking really stunt your growth and does it reduce bone development?

Could smoking really stunt your growth and does it reduce bone development?

Yes!: Think of it this way, when you smoke, carbon monoxide poison gets into your bloodstream through your lungs. Carbon monoxide preferentially displaces oxygen off of your red blood cells. So as your red blood cells travel around to dump off oxygen in the tissues ( including your bones) there is not enough oxygen for your bones to build themselves properly. Smoking poisons your bones! ...Read more

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Can too much exercise stunt your growth?

Can too much exercise stunt your growth?

No: Too much exercise will not stunt your growth. It is important to learn the basics of wt training and get medical clearance from your doctor before you begin. Careful attention should be paid to correct weightlifting form, and not using too much weight or too much stress placed on the joints. The key is to provide proper nutrition during training to give the body what it needs, esp. During growth. ...Read more

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Does too much or too little testosterone lead to hair loss for males? Or is it an imbalance of estrogen

Does too much or too little testosterone lead to hair loss for males? Or is it an imbalance of estrogen

Myth: Too little testosterone is why eunuchs and klinefelter XXY men don't get hair loss. "too much testosterone" is part of the male condition from age 13-109; most of us are maxed-out. Forget the "estrogen imbalance" tripe from the internet. Masculine hair loss is genetically programmed and generally correlates with your much chest hair you're blessed with. Meds, surgery, or stay fit to look great. ...Read more

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Can too much or too little sun exposure affect cognitive function? If so how does this work?

Can too much or too little sun exposure affect cognitive function?  If so how does this work?

Sun of A Glitch: Only mad dogs and Englishmen go out in the noonday sun.And a person in an isolation tank will start hallucinating after a while.In between these extremes lie good common sense.And for that,one's adequate cognitive function will supercede any potential problems.In other words,unless you're dragging yourself half-dead,sun burnt and dehydrated across the desert or locked-up in isolation,don't worry. ...Read more

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Does mastubating affect the body? Is it harmful and does it decrease growth hormone? Does it affect height growth? Please answer me.

Does mastubating affect the body? Is it harmful and does it decrease growth hormone? Does it affect height growth? Please answer me.

No. Some facts...: Normal men, women, boys, and girls masturbate (it's universal). It is not harmful, as the body goes through similar effects during regular sex with a partner (but too much of anything may become a problem). Masturbation does not stunt height, cause acne or hair loss, make you weak, create heart problems, lower testosterone, affect virginity, lower fertility, change your weight, or damage vision. ...Read more

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Does taking too much egg be harmful for kidney?

Does taking too much egg be harmful for kidney?

No: Eggs do not directly affect the kidneys at all. But they will increase your fat and cholesterol which is harmful to your heart, brain, liver, and blood vessels. That can indirectly affect the kidneys years later. ...Read more

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Does too much estrogen stop your period?

Does too much estrogen stop your period?

For a short time: If a woman is bleeding very heavily, and comes to the hospital, one of the possible treatments is high dose estrogen by iv, which will work for a short time. However one of the common ways i treat a woman with heavy prolonged bleeding who i see in the office is birth control pills, which contain estrogen. Sometimes i need to give her 2 or 3 a day for several days to stop the bleeding. ...Read more

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Fluoride (Definition)

Fluoride is a mineral which is a kind of nutritional agent ...Read more