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How Much Free Will Does An Addict Have Or Is It All Genetic
Good question: Both possibilities may occur but more likely will not happen. Hope all goes well over the next 50 years. ...Read more
From a medical standpoint, "genetic" refers to the potential heritability of various medical conditions. While some conditions are inevitable (at some point in one's life) as a consequence of simple genetic heritability (eg huntington's disease), a large number of medical conditions (including all behaviorial health disorders) are the expressed final pathway of a ...Read more
My husband and i would like to have another baby. But need to use donor sperm. As he is fixed. How do we start this process. And how much does it cost?
To get tested: To get tested for a learning disabilty mild or severe you need to find two or three good psychologists in your area who do this work regularly and ask them. The mildness ofmthe disability does not mean it will cost les it could cost more. Mild ld may be harder to pinpoint and may take more time to find. A related question is why are your trying to find this ld? What difficulty does it present? ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How does someone have an unknown inherited excessive clotting disorder? If no family has it and routine blood work is good. Makes me want testing
By the history: Several percent of folks have at least one genetic mutation that makes them more at risk for deep vein thrombi. Here's why I don't believe in routinely testing everybody. First, nobody really knows what to do with such folks if nothing's happened. Second, most of these are autosomal dominant and these folks tend to have a positive family history. "If you won't use the results, don't do the test." ...Read more
Is it possible to stop a 20 year addiction to cocaine? The person does not eveen consider quitting because he doesn't think it is possible.
Yes it's possible: With authentic desire, appropriate professional and personal support, and a treatment plan, it's possible to stop an addiction at any time. Being addicted to Cocaine for such a long time means that treatment could be complicated, but not impossible. However, if the person himself is not interested in quitting, it won't happen. His body may end things with a stroke or heart attack instead. ...Read more
If you are smoking an e-cig with 12 mg nicotine, how long will it be in your body and will it destroy my studies i mean give me bad grades?
Is Suboxone statistically considered to help please the addict taking it or is it just a poor excuse to make money on as well as enable the user?
It is a great tool.: As a recovering physician who treats addiction, i used to be all about the steps. But opioid dependence kills many young people. Suboxone has unique properties that eliminate the obsession to use opioids, allowing patients on it to feel normal. The best view is to see it as a 'remission agent'. As for money, if it was a great deal for docs, there wouldn't be a shortage of prescribers. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Lower IQ: Mild mental handicap means having cognitive or learning abilities that are lower than average for your age. One can help by trying to learn as much as possible about how to manage your daily life and handle your family and/or job. Often helpful to seek personal counseling and help with seeking employment , social services, ways to improve yourself. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What does the medical community make of the mthfr genetic mutation? I had a doctor tell me that they no longer look at it or feel it is a problem
What is loraapam and what does it do to the brain, is it a common sedative for surgery etc or is another better. ?
How long does it take for water intoxication to kick in? Is it absolute that there would be damage to your brain? Can a hospital reverse it?
I can't answer this: ...without knowing your size, your level of physical activity at the time,, the ability of your kidneys to get rid of excess water & other variables. U could have irreversible brain damage if U develop a seizure or go into a coma. Why take the chance? Sports drinks can help prevent the low sodium level that's associate with H2O intoxication. Why risk it?? ...Read more
What if a person who is perfectly healthy and does not have any problem takes an epinephrine inj. How will it affect him. Can u please tell me. Thank u?
Depends: The effect of Epinephrine depends on the dose and how it is given (subcutaneous, intramuscularly, or intravenously). Epinephrine is adrenalin. It typically causes an increase in heart rate, increased blood pressure, shakiness, headache. The effect usually wears off rapidly. It is typically given in an emergency, such as major allergic reactions with breathing problems, or heart stoppage. ...Read more
The long term - cancer etc. But how does smoking effect how you feel in the present, or doesn't it at all?
Feeling high: Smoking makes you feel good at present because of the nicotine that is a stimulant to our body/brain but the hundreds of carcer-causing chemicals in that smoke that you inhale spread all over your body predisposing your organs and tissues to develop full blown cancer in the future. ...Read more
Never achieved a flat stomach no matter how much i work out. Is it achievable or does it depend on genetics?
Achievable.: You should be able to obtain a flat stomach with the correct abdominal strengthening exercises, provided that there is not an excessive amount of fat over the abdominal muscles. See a certified personal trainer, who can provide you with the proper exercises. ...Read more
What would be the best diet for male sperms to have more count i mean. people say diet can affect ur sex and how much fun u have is that true?
No, ...: Such info catches attention from the public, which in turn generates a huge volume of political correctness and commercialism. If male infertility is your concern, seek evaluation since some 10-15% of couples may not conceive under unprotected sex, and some 50% of causes are from female, 30% from male, and 20% from both. Premature ejaculation is the most common concern in male sexual disorders. ...Read more
How long does it take for gluten to leave your system and know whether or not you have an allergy to it?
How will i know if my children will inherent my osteogenesis imperfecta? Is it 100% that they may inherent this disease?
50%: Of the several forms of osteogenisis imperfecta, the form that survives into adulthood is a simple autosomal dominant. That means up to 50% risks of passing it on with any conception. The process has quite a variation in expression. So detection may be delayed. ...Read more
What actually is loss off balance? How does it feel and how can we test ourself whether we get it or not?
Multiple things.: Loss of balance is a complicated problem and can come from a variety of issues including sensory loss from the extremities, or loss of sensory input from vision or the balance mechanism in your ear or loss of integration at specialized areas in your brain, or loss of ability to maintain posture due to muscle weakness, or loss of nerve function. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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