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How does antihistamine affect your ability to hear?

How does antihistamine affect your ability to hear?

Not directly: Allergies can cause eustachian tube dysfunction (etd). Etd can cause fluid build up in the middle ear which can dampen the hearing. See your ENT for evaluation of your hearing and treatment if you suspect such a problem. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Dr. Paul Carter
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Antihistamine (Definition)

Sedating and non-sedating antihistamines prevent and treat allergic reactions, and are ...Read more


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Sinusitis does it affect your ability to hear well?

Sinusitis does it affect your ability to hear well?

No, but...: ...Many people with sinusitis also have a cold, which can lead to eustachian tube congestion. This can cause ear pain and hearing loss. If decongestants don't help, see your doctor. ...Read more

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Why does drinking affect your ability to drive?

Why does drinking affect your ability to drive?

Drinking and driving: I assume you are talking about alcohol: You get drunk and thinking and moving and reflexes are bad. but just not paying attention when you drink coffee can kill you. and others as well. ...Read more

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Does nystagmus affect your ability to talk?

Does nystagmus affect your ability to talk?

No but !!: Conditions that cause nystagmus (such as cerebellar disorders) sometimes also cause slurring of speech. ...Read more

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Describe how caffeine can affect your stress level. How does it affect your cardiorespiratory system?

Describe how caffeine can affect your stress level. How does it affect your cardiorespiratory system?

Caffeine = stimulant: So it adds to physiological arousal that stress can produce. It will increase heart rate, alertness, and insomnia in some people. It can decrease fatigue and improve concentration. If you have high stress or anxiety, caffeine would not be recommended. ...Read more

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How does anxiety effects swimmers performance other than mentally what does it do to the hormones? Does it affect muscles? How ?

How does anxiety effects swimmers performance other than mentally what does it do to the hormones? Does it affect muscles? How ?

Anxiety's impact: On performance depends on the level of anxiety. At low to moderate levels it can enhance performance at extremely high levels it can lead to reduced performance or freezing up and inability to perform. For sports having the right amount of anxiety is important to help athletes do their best. Zero anxiety can also be connected to poor performance and an apathetic attitude toward the task at hand. ...Read more

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Can masturbation affect your ability to give birth?

Can masturbation affect your ability to give birth?

No: Life, and being a woman, is difficult enough without people making up foolish tales like this one. I'm sorry someone made you worry. ...Read more

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Interested to know how does the weather affect asthma?

Interested to know how does the weather affect asthma?

Different reasons: Cold air can lead to airway spasm, different seasons with different pollens can affect allergic asthma, indoor environment either dryness or humidity or other different indoor allergens can affect asthma, . ...Read more

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How can good stress do to your body? And how does it affect you?

How can good stress do to your body? And how does it affect you?

"Good" stress: Any kind of change is "stress" -- and the body responds to it with its own mechanisms. Some are beneficial, such as white blood cells' helping to heal wounds, plus your ability to mount a fever in response to infection. Within limits, stress can help you focus and become more mentally sharp for tasks. Out of control, stress burns you out. Think of fire in a wood stove, vs wild in dry grass. ...Read more

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To what extent does hydrocodone affect you?

To what extent does hydrocodone affect you?

Depends: How much we talking about? If a person takes a vicodin every blue moon because of a headache or sprained ankle, it will reduce pain without essentially any other problems. If you are taking 3 tabs five times a day you will be dependent on hydrocodone, and the tylenol (acetaminophen) may be at a level damaging your liver. Dependence is not addiction, but can lead to it, and means you have to be tapered off it. ...Read more

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How does sudafed affect your ear health?

How does sudafed affect your ear health?

May not: Sudafed (decongestant) and anti-histamines and steroids have been shown in the literature to not affect ear health (promote drainage). There might be anecdotal instances of them helping but generally they are not effective. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how can cardic defibrillator's affect quality of life, ability to work?

Can you tell me how can cardic defibrillator's affect quality of life, ability to work?

2 answers:: Defibrillators prolong life. Proven fact. They don't interfere with ability to work but the disease for which they're indicated often does. Quality of life: if they shock you, they ruin your quality of life because you never know when it's coming. Some people can live with that. Other's can't. ...Read more

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How does food affect your voice?

How does food affect your voice?

2 ways: Foods which are acidic or spicy can directly damage the voice box, and contribute to hoarseness. Other foods, like high fat foods, caffeine, and others, can contribute to reflux. Acid reflux is a very common cause of vocal cord problems. ...Read more

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How long will epinephrine affect blood ability to breathe?

How long will epinephrine affect blood ability to breathe?

No real effect: Adrenaline has very little to do with oxygenation of the blood. Its effects are on things like heart rate, blood pressure, constriction of arterial blood vessels. Its only association with oxygenation of the blood is to increase respiratory, heart, and vascular resistance which is needed in shock or severe blood pressure drop situations. ...Read more

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Help please? How much time does it take for carbon monoxide to affect you?

Help please? How much time does it take for carbon monoxide to affect you?

Instantaneous: Carbon monoxide does damage by binding to red blood cells, causing them to not be able to carry oxygen. It happens as soon as the CO contacts the blood and it will stay attached to the hemoglobin in the blood for many hours. It is reversed much faster when the person is treated by breathing 100% oxygen. It's normal to have a little CO in the blood - smokers have up to 15% (40% is lethal) ...Read more

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Does pcod/pcos affect your ability to get pregnant?

Does pcod/pcos affect your ability to get pregnant?

Less ovulations: PCOD/PCOS is characterized by a woman having less or no ovulations at all, which affects her ability to become pregnant. ...Read more

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How exactly does histamine work or affect your health?

How exactly does histamine work or affect your health?

Histamine: Is natural chemical responsible for allergic reactions in the body. When exposed to allergens, histamine is producd, hence antihistamines are used to defend against complications. ...Read more

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How does flying affect your ear health? Can flying permanently affect your ears?

How does flying affect your ear health? Can flying permanently affect your ears?

Rarely: Most commercial airplanes are able to maintain acceptable cabin pressures so permanent injury is rare unless flying with an upper respiratory infection or active ear infection. If you have no active ear problems and are able to clear your ears you should have no issue with flying. ...Read more

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