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Is it dangerous to live close to a high voltage line?

Is it dangerous to live close to a high voltage line?

Possibly: High voltage lines emit electrical radiation, which is different from ionizing radiation that is emitted at time of nuclear explosions. We are all exposed to electrical radiation, although, in different proportions. Home electrical devices give us some. Although, there may no significant amount of info on the effect of it, i've come across facts that prove its negative health effects. ...Read more

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Are there long term consequences of living close to a high voltage line?

Powerlines: This is controversial. There are several factor. How far away are from the power lines, and how much energy is there in the power lines. There are several books written on this subject and it takes a lot of study to understand the subject. There are devices you can purchase to measure how much effect you are receiving in your home from nearby power lines. ...Read more

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What are the risks of living close to a high voltage line?

What are the risks of living close to a high voltage line?

A Shocking Reality: At the present time there is no known medical side effects of exposure to electromagnetic fields. They are around us all the time. There is a similar debate about cell phone use and the possible association with brain tumors - something not proven. Your greatest risk is direct contact with the high voltage line in an accidental situation. Fire and electrocution are your greatest risks. ...Read more

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Are elevated ALT levels dangerous?

Are elevated ALT levels dangerous?

ALT: Alt elevated means the enzyme of liver leaking into your blood after liver cell damaged. You can see, if a lot of alt in your blood means your liver has been damage a lot. That is why very high level alt is dangerous. ...Read more

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Is high bilirubin always dangerous?

Is high bilirubin always dangerous?

Depends: It depends on the age of the patient and the level of the jaundice. Jaundice in adults is not as dangerous in that the bilirubin (which causes the jaundice) is not damaging, but it can indicate a condition that is (liver failure.) in babies, a high level of bilirubin can lead to a condition where the bilirubin gets into the brain and causes permanent damage to the developing brain cells. ...Read more

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Is zinc dangerous at to high quantity?

Is zinc dangerous at to high quantity?

Zinc Toxicity: The recommended dietary allowance (rda) for zinc in adults is 11 mg for men and 8 mg for women. Zinc toxicity from high zinc intake can occur in both acute and chronic forms. Acute adverse effects include gastrointestinal disturbances and headaches. Chronic effects include reduced immune function, altered iron function, and reduced high density lipoprotein (HDL) levels. ...Read more

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Is high levels of creatinine dangerous?

Is high levels of creatinine dangerous?

YES: Creatinine is non toxic substance produced by the muscles. High level of creatinine are suggestive of kidney failure. ...Read more

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Why are high prolactin levels dangerous?

Why are high prolactin levels dangerous?

Warning: They often warn of a pituitary adenoma producing prolactin. Neglected, these things can be deadly. ...Read more

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Focal high grade dysplasia is very dangerous?

Focal high grade dysplasia is very dangerous?

Needs evaluation: You have precancerous cells on the cervix most likely due to the human papilloma virus. Your next step should be colposcopy and biopsy and later most likely a LEEP procedure where the surface of the cervix is removed as an office procedure. ...Read more

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What causes sodium to get real high and can it be dangerous?

What causes sodium to get real high and can it be dangerous?

Yes: Yes it can be dangerous. Dehydration is a common cause, especially in older people if they cannot express thirst or don't have access to water. High sodium can also be induced by medications that have a high and concentrated sodium content. ...Read more

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Are high doses of B12 (10000%) dangerous for live? What are a side efects?

Are high doses of B12 (10000%) dangerous for live? What are a side efects?

NO: There is no known toxicity of taking Vitamin B12 even in extremely high doses. See http://lpi.oregonstate.edu/mic/vitamins/vitamin-B12#toxicity However, there are some reports that B12 might worsen acne, not due to toxicity but due to how it affects bacteria in our skin- see http://www.theverge.com/2015/6/24/8839927/vitamin-b12-acne-pimples-bacteria ...Read more

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How high can cholesterol be, before it starts to get dangerous? Mine is about 7. (the bad cholestetol)

How high can cholesterol be, before it starts to get dangerous? Mine is about 7. (the bad cholestetol)

7 is too high: If your total cholesterol is 7, it is too high and you should be treated. If it is your LDL that is 7 then it is way too high and you should be treated right away. Please consult your doctor for advice regarding diet, exercise and medication. ...Read more

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Husband was tested for lead and found out he has a very very high lead level. What can I do to help this and how dangerous is it?

Can be dangerous: You husband needs to be taken care of by a doctor. There are ways to remove lead from the body. It would also be important to figure out where he got the lead. If it is from paint in your house, you and especially all children need to be tested immediately. ...Read more

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Is it dangerous for a man to have high estrogen levels?

Is it dangerous for a man to have high estrogen levels?

It can be: Of course it depends on how high is high. But, yes. It may be associated with cardiovascular issues and tendency towards blood clots - so increased stroke potential, etc. Definitely discuss the issue w/ your provider and ask about possible strategies to m lower the levels. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Is a high protein levels in 38 week pregency dangerous?

Is a high protein levels in 38 week pregency dangerous?

Possibly : High protein levels in the urine may be a sign of a condition associated with elevated blood pressure called preeclampsia. This should be assessed by your doctor ...Read more