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What are the short term and long term effects of cocaine on human body?

What are the short term and long term effects of cocaine on human body?

Not good!: Short term Cocaine causes the artificial release of a set of signalling chemicals in the brain that trigger subjective feelings of power and elation. These feelings are disconnected from reality, impairing judgment. Used up, the lack of these chemicals then causes a "crash". Eventually, the nervous system and brain falls out of whack on a long-term basis. ...Read more

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Can cocaine be beneficial to the human body?

Can cocaine be beneficial to the human body?

Coca vs Cocaine: For centuries south americans had been chewing coca leaves for energy. Then drug companies developed Cocaine in the 1880's -- much more powerful than coca leaves. Initially it was hailed as a cure-all for all kinds of complaints: fatigue, depression, indigestion, pain. Cocaine's dangers weren't appreciated until later. http://www.cnn.com/2011/health/07/22/social.history.cocaine/index.html. ...Read more

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How long would THC stay in the human body?

How long would THC stay in the human body?

For testing purposes: It can show up in blood for 7 to 100 days (or more) for regular use and can show up for months in hair. ...Read more

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Does it take long(how many months approx.) to replete B12 levels in human body ?

Does it take long(how many months approx.) to replete B12 levels in human body ?

B12 depletion: depends on several factors including age and overall general health of the individual. Stores of B12 can take 7 years or longer to be depleted in a young person. The important consideration is that once one looses the ability to absorb B12 in the terminal ilium one must do what ever it takes to recover and maintain serum levels and body stores. I shoot for blood levels of 550 or greater. ...Read more

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How fast can my body reachs the right weight? I'm 30 years old male and i'm very skinny.... . How long or how much can human body gain weekly?

Low body weight: Body weight is related to intake of calories or burning calories. What should be your ideal body weight? Get your good hx and exam. Eat balanced food and check with your dr. ...Read more

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How long are worms in a human body before you feel symptoms?

How long are worms in a human body before you feel symptoms?

Worms: Sometimes you may feel any symptoms. It all depends on the type of worm in question. The symptoms could be GI related or involve other systems/organs - anemia, diarrhea, weight loss, bleeding, etc. See a physician for further diagnosis. Good health. ...Read more

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Roughly how long does HIV survive outside of the human body?

HIV: This is complicated. The virus is capable of surviving several hours outside the body, but only inside of living cells. Drying of secretions containing the virus reduces the counts by 99+% quickly. You do not get this virus transmitted in this fashion unless you are sharing needles with somebody or are inadvertently stuck with a needle containing fresh blood. ...Read more

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