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What is the effect of marijuana on seizures?

What is the effect of marijuana on seizures?

Major: Tends to lower seizure threshold and lead to more seizures. ...Read more

Dr. Shari Jackson
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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What is the effect of sprite on pregnant women?

What is the effect of sprite on pregnant women?

Weight gain: Sprite is all calories with no nutrition. So drinking sprite can cause wt gain but thats about it. ...Read more

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What are the effects of pregnancy on hypothyroidism?

What are the effects of pregnancy on hypothyroidism?

Hypothyroidism: The various hormones of pregnancy may cause a change in the dose of thyroid medication you will need to stay well controlled. Never just stop your meds without talking to your doc. ...Read more

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What are the effects of thalidomide on pregnant women?

What are the effects of thalidomide on pregnant women?

Limb defects: Taken during the first trimester, when the embryo's limbs are formed, Thalidomide can cause severe defects. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of avomine drugs on pregnant women?

What are the side effects of avomine drugs on pregnant women?

It is a pregnancy: category C drug,which means it has some risk, but many doctors use it in pregnancy without problems.. Talk to your Dr. ...Read more

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What are the effects of hyperthyroidism on pregnancy?

What are the effects of hyperthyroidism on pregnancy?

Several: May make your pulse go up. May make your nausea and morning sickness worse. May cause problems with your metabolism and growth of the baby. ...Read more

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What are the effects of topamax (topiramate) on women?

What are the effects of topamax (topiramate) on women?

Many.: Many, but most not severe. Cannot get pregnant! difficulty concentrating, speech problems, especially difficulty thinking of specific words, memory problems, lack of coordination, confusion, nervousness, irritability, mood swings, depression, headache, drowsiness, weakness, excessive movement, uncontrollable shaking of a part of the body, uncontrollable eye movements, extreme thirst, weight loss! ...Read more

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What are the adverse effects of buscopan on pregnancy?

Limited date: Here is a summary of available information on use during pregnancy: http://www.Uktis.Org/docs/hyoscine.Pdf. ...Read more

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What are th side effect of tramadol on a baby in the womb?

What are th side effect of tramadol on a baby in the womb?

Multiple.: Adverse events were observed in animal studies. Tramadol has been shown to cross the human placenta when administered during labor. Postmarketing reports following tramadol use during pregnancy include neonatal seizures, withdrawal syndrome, fetal death, and stillbirth. Not recommended for use during labor and delivery. Enters breast milk/not recommended. ...Read more

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Can epilepsy medication have adverse effects on the baby?

Can epilepsy medication have adverse effects on the baby?

All have risk.: During pregnancy your blood level of seizure medication causes a blood level in the baby. All aeds have risk for malformation and development problems. Just having epilepsy also increases risks. However, having seizures while pregnant is even worse. Take your usual med, take folate, (folic acid) and get frequent checkups. ...Read more

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What are the effects of gestational diabetes on pregnancy?

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What are the effects of gestational diabetes on pregnancy?

Detect + protect: Stories told of losing babies or having really large infants due to diabetes typically refer to cases in which women didn't have access to or take advantage of good care. With detection, proper diet/exercise, rx if needed, frequent testing of blood sugar, and ultrasound+studies of fetal well-being when needed, risk of many problems in baby like drop in glucose, jaundice, large size can be reduced. ...Read more

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What is effect of marital status on men?

What is effect of marital status on men?

Same as women: Most men and women alike enjoy and benefit from a stable, monogymous relationship. Both sexes live longer and are healthier both mentally and physically due to having a life-long partner. There are, of course, exceptions! ...Read more

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What is the effect of abortion on weight?

What is the effect of abortion on weight?

Almost no change: Depending on what trimester the abortion is done, you may have gained some weight. Immediate lost of increased pregnancy blood volume and fetal weight will be small. Sometimes the increase in hormones may cause water retention and you may also notice a small loss. Overall, your weight change will probably be small. ...Read more

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What are the effects of antiphospholipid syndrome on pregnancy?

What are the effects of antiphospholipid syndrome on pregnancy?

Increased risk: Anti-phospholipid antibody syndrome can cause growth restriction, early onset high blood pressure of pregnancy (pre-eclampsia) and blood clots. Your doctor will likely prescribe blood thinners during your pregnancy and follow the babies growth with serial ultrasounds. ...Read more

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Are there long-term effects of brain bleeding on my child's health?

Are there long-term effects of brain bleeding on my child's health?

It depends: First, what compartment was the blood in - subarachnoid, subdural, intraparenchymal (in the brain itself), intraventricular? Second, how much blood and what was the cause and what level or care did the child receive? Answers to these predict a range of lt effects from none to seizures to cognitive and/or comportmental abnormalities to hydrocephalus. And any of these issues can range in severity. ...Read more

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What are the effects of dextromethorphan tap. On pregnancy?

What are the effects of dextromethorphan tap. On pregnancy?

Dextromethorphan: In very high doses, dextromethophan would have a similar effect as opiates do on the unborn. If you're pregnant, avoid dextromethorphan. ...Read more

Dr. Andrew Reeves
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Epileptic Seizures (Definition)

Epileptic seizures. Per Mayo Clinic "Epilepsy is a central nervous system disorder (neurological disorder) in which nerve cell activity in the brain becomes disrupted, causing seizures or periods of unusual behavior, sensations and sometimes loss of ...Read more


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Seizure Disorder (Definition)

Seizure disorder also known as epilepsy, is a neurological condition in which the brain's abnormal electrical activity causes muscular convulsions and altered mental states. Epilepsy is diagnosed when an individual has ...Read more