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Stimulation: Ephedra consumption may include severe skin reactions, irritability, nervousness, dizziness, trembling, headache, insomnia, profuse perspiration, dehydration, itchy scalp and skin, vomiting, and hyperthermia. More serious potential side effects include irregular heartbeat, seizures, heart attack, stroke, and death. ...Read more
Negative expectation: Media uses idealized, not necessarily realistic, healthy or safe, images in order to sell their goods & services. In the case of women, they're all thin w/large breasts, snow-white perfect teeth, blond hair, blue eyes & bright red lips. Thus, every little girl wants to grow up to be this person. We hold the power in that we decide when to open the pocketbook. Don't buy what they're selling. ...Read more
Had some lymph nodes come and go but my anxiety makes me check for lumps and Shoulder & neck aches. How much can severe anxity effect body and mind?
Anxiety is an issue:
It is not uncommon for a healthy person to have lymph node swelling that comes and goes since they protect the body from infection and other illnesses. However, anxiety or unecessary worry may be even more of a problem. Anxiety attacks can stop people in their tracks and can affect a person's abilty to function normally. Anxiet can also lead to illness including increasing infection rate ...Read more
Has pain in her legs and arms every night about 1am, she takes her medicine (sleep pills and pain killers) but they don't have an effect, body is cold?
In many ways: Brucellosis presents initially as an illness with fever, muscle aches and sweats that can last for several weeks. The infection can localize to bone, kidney or central nervous system among others. The infection is generally acquired from livestock exposure or ingestion of unpasteurized dairy products. ...Read more
While chemotherapy can help reduce the size of a a tumor and improve the interval of survival, it does have toxic activity on the body.
Adriamycin and its analogs have a certain degree of toxicity.
The platinum drugs can cause impairment in renal function.
The taxols (paclitaxel) produce peripheral neuropathy especially in the feet and many cause hair loss, nausea, vomiting and drop in WBC and hct.. ...Read more
Vagina & Sodomy: Those two words do not go together as sodomy is the act of anal intercourse not vaginal. Vaginal intercourse should not follow anal intercourse without thoroughly washing the dildo or penis due to transmission of pathogenic (disease producing) bacteria into the vaginal pool. ...Read more
Arsenic kills cells: Arsenic interferes with cell metabolism causing cells to turn off and die. Depending on where those cells are and how many are affected determines what symptoms you may experience. Common experienced symptoms to large exposure are nausea, vomiting, bloody urine, cramps and convulsions. Chronic low dose exposure symptoms head ache, confusion, diarrhea, "Mees" lines on fingernails. ...Read more
Breast or bone?: There are two different types of paget's disease. One effects the bones making them appear deformed or misshapen. The other arises in the nipple and initially is localized but may metastasize with advanced disease. ...Read more
Should not: See yorur gyn for an evaluation.Get a more detailed answer ›
Please clarify: The answer is yes. But there is no context to your question. It us best here to be specific about symptoms. ...Read more
I used to cut myself ALOT when I was younger IV stopped last year, does it effect my body now? Less blood or something? Dangerous maybe?
So glad you stopped!:
It was a very good thing to stop cutting. I hope other problems also have improved. To reassure you: prior loss of blood has been replaced to normal some time ago. That's not a danger to you.
To warn you: even having won the cutting struggle, you need to consider therapist help in establishing healthy ways to avoid and deal w/ problems. Life has them - you will face them - it's good to know how. ...Read more
Of course: There are 3 categories of steroid hormones. They are naturally made in the body and important for life. Steroid drugs that people take will mimic the effects of natural steroid hormones. Anabolic steroids are sex steroids such as testosterone. Glucocorticoid steroids, such as prednisone, help block inflammation. Mineralocorticoid steroids, such as the drug Florinef, (fludrocortisone) help maintain our salt balance. ...Read more
Gym body: Generally one to two drinks per day is fine and will not affect your workouts. That is one beer, one glass of wine or one hard drink. If you are working out and you have a relatively healthy lifestyle it is okay. ...Read more
Not usually: Only in extreme episodes of diarrhea would absorption of medications be affected. Usually, the medications are still in your system long enough to be dissolved and absorbed, even with diarrhea. Good luck. ...Read more
Unlikely to matter: Masturbation is a topic often frowned on by various segments of society & seldom discussed openly. If done to the point that the individual does not have time & energy to get involved in normal peer activities it is a negative. Any obsession detracts from your healthy emotional growth. However, the occasional event does not make any difference in your physical growth. Ditch any guilt, it is normal. ...Read more
Body Wanking: Well, it would look pretty weird pumping iron and masturbating at the same time. Oh, sorry, you mean in general? Well, sure it's OK, as long as it doesn't get in the way of your body building-or your girlfriend. You doing 'roids or HGH? Might pump more than your muscles, at least at first. Bad idea in the long run. But you know that, right? Using 'roids is like wanking with an Iwaki Power Pump (&vice versa) ...Read more