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Doctor insights on: Does Zicam Affect Your Brain Or Memory Permanently

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Memory (Definition)

Memory is the ability to recall information ...Read more


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How does "weed" effect the brain and memory?

How does "weed" effect the brain and memory?

Bad effects: Studies show poor memory skills with use of weed. There are better medication for anxiety. Accident rates double in weed users. People with chronic use have an add like effect and become apathetic. ...Read more

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Does alzheimer's delete your memory? How does it affect your memory?

Does alzheimer's delete your memory? How does it affect your memory?

Theory: This is a multi-neurotransmitter deficiency disease, and destroys the ability of nerve-nerve intercommunication and loss of ability to learn new facts and tasks, and progressive loss of prior abilities. This is primarily due to soluble amyloid toxicity and cellular damage associated with neurofibrillary tangles. ...Read more

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How can pot affect the brain?

How can  pot affect the brain?

Cannabis effects: Possible effects of marijuana: anxiety, depression, fear, panic , delusions, hallucinations, losing touch with reality, inattentiveness, short-term memory problems, disturbances of thought processes. Fatigue, poor concentration, slowed reaction times & slowed problem solving. ...Read more

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How does LSD affect the brain?

How does LSD affect the brain?

LSD: It is a hallucinogen. It alters your senses of time, space, & distance. U can hear colors or see sounds. The bad trip last @ 12 hours. Strange feelings & strong emotions are common. U can experience panic, confusion, sadness & scary images. It can affect your judgment & your behavior can get out of control. Your pupils dilate, your heart rate & blood pressure increase. You shak ...Read more

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How does chronic vasoconstriction in the brain affect it? What are the lasting detrimental affects? Please elaborate

How does chronic vasoconstriction in the brain affect it? What are the lasting detrimental affects? Please elaborate

Perhaps stroke: Vasoconstriction refers to narrowing or arteries. This reduces blood flow. The brain needs blood flow. When it is working, blood flow increases to areas to higher metabolism. It's not clear what condition causes chronic vasoconstriction. Atherosclerosis narrows some of the important arteries to the brain, and often this increases the risk of stroke. ...Read more

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How does heroin affect the nervous system, like memory, mental health etc?

Heroin: When heroin enters the brain, it's converted back into morphine and binds to opioid receptors on cells. These receptors are in the brain, brain stem, spinal cord, and rest of body -- especially parts involving pain perception and reward. Using heroin causes a brief euphoria followed by general nervous system depression. Regular use changes brain function, leading to tolerance & addiction. ...Read more

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How can brain fever affect the brain?

How can  brain fever affect the brain?

Brain fever: By brain fever i presume you mean meningitis or encephalitis. These disorders can cause damage to brain due to inflammation, direct toxicity to nerve cells, inflaming or obstruction of blood vessels and brain swelling. ...Read more

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If ECT can cause short term memory problems, won't that affect your ability to work post-procedure?

If ECT can cause short term memory problems, won't that affect your ability to work post-procedure?

If you or your doc: is considering ECT you probably have intractable depression that has not responded to other treatments. Your ability to work may well be impacted more by major depression than by the side-effects of ECT which can include memory problems. So, all depends on the type of work you are doing and balancing risk-benefit of depressionp of ECT. Alternate is TMS http://articles.mcall.com/2011-09-03/health/mc-allentown-brain-stimulation-depression-20110903_1_transcranial-magnetic-stimulation-depression-treatment-stimulation-therapy ...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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How does injecting cocaine affect your brain?

How does injecting cocaine affect your brain?

Could be deadly: Cocaine is a sympathomimetic amine, and can cause inflammatory vasculitis, narrowing of blood vessels, and eventual strokes, brain hemorrhages, heart attacks, and death. If you are injecting STOP NOW, and get help today. ...Read more

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How does Rohypnol affect the brain?

How does Rohypnol affect the brain?

Many ways: it is an intermediate acting benzodiazepine used as an hypnotic, sedative, anticonvulsant, anxiolytic, and skeletal muscle relaxant drug. if you use it infrequently, just helps you to calm down for sleep. Long-term use can lead to dependence. Withdrawals are bad – could lead to seizures. Do not take it for long time – you will feel anxious all the time even though you take a coming medication ...Read more

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Interested to know how does brain fever affect the brain?

Interested to know how does brain fever affect the brain?

Fever and brain: The brain is sensitive to states of high fever. Certain cells may die and a patient with sufficiently elevated temperature can convulse. ...Read more

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Does alcohol affect your motor cortex if u got cerebral palsey?

Does alcohol affect your motor cortex if u got cerebral palsey?

Alter coordination: Alcohol can cause a decrease in coordination in anyone who drinks. If you already have a compromised motor coordination, drinking alcohol can make it worse. Be careful how much you drink and understand the point when you feel more compromised. ...Read more

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How does ketamine affect the brain?

How does ketamine affect the brain?

Pain and anesthesia: Ketamine is a controlled substance. Addictive, Dissociates the brain and an NMDA antagonist Causes nystagmus, halucination double vision- should be used by trained physicians Growing illicit use and disasters when used by addicts .Gabor Racz MD ...Read more

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How does alcohol chemically affect the brain?

How does alcohol chemically affect the brain?

Alcohol & Brain: Alcohol enhances GABA & suppresses NMDA, leading to CNS depression, then leading to rebound during withdrawal, which causes Neurotransmitters to be more excitable, hence Neurotoxicity develops. ...Read more

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How does having brain cancer affect the brain function?

How does having brain cancer affect the brain function?

Location: This is entirely dependent on the location of the tumor. There will be certain dysfunction by the affected area of the brain where the tumor is. It also is dependent on the side of the brain where the tumor is. ...Read more