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Factors Affecting Body Image
Likely numerous: Examples: Changes in barometric pressures or weather may provoke migraine headaches. Multiple sclerosis may be triggered by low contact with sun and secondary low Vitamin D. Presence of parasitic infections may protect against autoimmune disorders. It goes on and on, but the above gives an idea of the complexity. ...Read more
Unclear question,: But the general idea is that the body is interconnected by chemical messengers (factors) that travel in the blood between body parts and different organs e.g. Hormones, enzymes, interleukins, antibodies etc. Each of these has numerous subtypes. A whole heck of wrong could take place in these factos that travel among organs producing derangement. Note organs depend on each other in a way or another. ...Read more
Can an autoimmune disease effect our nerves, brain cells , neurons, and part of our brain, so we lose our emotions feelings, empathy, inhibitions, ?
Possible: It all depends on the kind of autoimmune disease and place of involvement. For instance, lupus could cause cerebritis ie brain inflammation and even could go as far as causing coma. But lupus could be only localized to other places like causing kidney disease, lung diseases, skin disease, or arthritis. ...Read more
Not in adults.: There is no evidence that general anesthesia affects the brain negatively, except perhaps in the extremes of ages. In new born animals (not in humans) anesthesia has been shown to interfere with normal brain development, and in elderly patients it increases the risk of postoperative delirium and cognitive deficits. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Surrounding yourself: with emotionally healthy people is a great place to start. It helps to do this if your family of origin was also emotionally healthy. Being in good physical health also has emotional benefits, and conversely, good emotional health prompts good physical behaviors. Hang out with people who are open and talk about their feelings. Avoid folks to can't do this without substances. ...Read more
The visual system: Cataracts are a loss of clarity in the natural lens in the eye. They occur in everyone eventually and affect overall vision. Cataracts are the leading cause of reversible blindness worldwide. If cataracts are left too long, vision can be severely limited which can make daily tasks more difficult. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Eyes: Astigmatism is caused by changes in the cornea of the eye. The cornea functions as the watch crystal focusing light into the eye. Astigmatism is the natural changes in the cornea that is one cause of a patient needing glasses or contacts. Astigmatism can be measured by special computers in your eye doctors office! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
That's silly: Please forgive my frankness. The immune system is enormously complex, and anyone wishing to publish a junk paper can demonstrate that something impacts some immune cell in culture. Worthless remedies are promoted as "strengthening the immune system." and there is no empirical or theoretical evidence for thinking that enjoying your body will compromise your ability to fight infections. ...Read more
No clear cut answer: I have not come across any literature to support the above claim ...Read more
Is there an autoimmune disease that targets attacks, kills the nerves in the entire body which affects personality behavior loss of emotions, feelings?
No but: It doesn't sound autoimmune. Depression doesn't require an autoimmune disease. It can make your mind attack itself, be associated with physical pain, loss of energy, insomnia, crying spells. Get seen, treatment will make difference. Only 30% of people get acceptable improvement on 1 med, insomnia, pain, low energy all need attn. Therapy and meds together is best if u have this problem. Gd luc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What autoimmune diseases would attack nerves, brain cells , neurons, and part of our brain, so we lose our emotions feelings, empathy, inhibitions, ?
Generic question: Several possible answers, including limbic encephalitis, some variations of viral encephalitis, (of which there are many), perhaps multiple sclerosis should be included, and can find in isolated vasculitides, and arteritis associated with collagen vascular and rheumatological disorders. But why does this come up, has your doctor diagnosed such a condition? ...Read more
Partially: I don't think we can place all the blame on the media. To the extent that unrealistic & sometimes unhealthy standards of beauty are promulgated, there is some effect. What's more, celebrating superficiality over substance is another dubious activity. Part of the problem may also derive from human beings wiring that treats visual data preferentially. ...Read more
What factors can negatively affect peak flow in a normal person? For example lying down, body posture, stress?
What are two ways the endocrine system directly impacts the functions of the cardiovascular system?
Many...: Via adrenaline it puts more stress on the heart, making it beat harder, stronger and faster. Nor-adrenaline causes the blood vessels to contract, raising the blood pressure. High Insulin levels, as in "pre-diabetes" cause the release of free fatty acids which damages the blood vessel walls, causing plaque formation. Cortisol and other hormones also have adverse effects. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Very much so: Particularly if it is accompanied by significant anxiety. If the sensation persists over the next few days then I would be more concerned and at least follow up with your primary care physician to make sure nothing more concerning is going on. But based on your age and limited reported medical conditions, you would be low risk for most of the concerning nerve issues that can cause numbness. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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