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Is there such a thing as to much masturbation? Seriously...

Is there such a thing as to much masturbation? Seriously...

Yes: If you spend so much time doing it that it interferes with work, studies or social interaction. Otherwise not really. ...Read more

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Is there a such thing as to much sleep?

Is there a such thing as to much sleep?

Sleep : Too much sleep can make you more tired. It can also lead to increased illness. For example inactivity can lead to obesity and shorten ones life span over time. ...Read more

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Is there a such thing as being too emotional?

No...but...: It's good that you are aware of your emotions, emotions are a great thing. However emotional decisions are often not the best long term decisions. Poor emotional coping can lead to you feeling overwhelmed and flooded, and can stop you from acting in your own or others best interest. If you have problems coping with your emotions, or find yourself flooded a lot, seek the advice of a counselor. ...Read more

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Is it possible there is such a thing as free therapy/counseling?

Is it possible there is such a thing as free therapy/counseling?

Free Therapy: Many states and psychological associations offer free therapy or therapy according to your means. Call your state association and your state mental health department to see what is available to you. Best. ...Read more

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Is it harmful to eat too much meat? Is there such a thing as protein poisoning?

Is it harmful to eat too much meat?  Is there such a thing as protein poisoning?

Diet myths : There are many different types of diets. The United States is notorious for a high protein diet. It also has higher rates of certain illnesses than other countries. Proving that relationship is hard. I would recommend a balanced diet, such as the american diabetic association suggests. ...Read more

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Is there such a thing as over sleeping? If so, can it be harmful to your health?

Is there such a thing as over sleeping? If so, can it be harmful to your health?

Teens: Can slep a lot. It really won't hut a person to sleep a lot unless it starts to interfere with their duties and responsibilities of life. Then you worry if the person is ill or depressed or has other problems and needs help ...Read more

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Is there such a thing as a "slow release" lysine supplement? I feel as though perhaps the potential long-term renal issues from too much too quickly.

Is there such a thing as a "slow release" lysine supplement? I feel as though perhaps the potential long-term renal issues from too much too quickly.

No, why taking it?: I'm not aware of slow-release lysine; even if it exists there is no evidence it would be safer. Again, there's only 1 report of kidney problems in a woman who took 3000 mg/day for 5 years but no proof lysine caused her problem. Millions have taken lysine safely. Why are you taking it? Keep your dose to 1500 mg/day ; have kidney function checked every 6 months if concerned but it should be safe. ...Read more

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Is there such a thing as stressed hair?

Is there such a thing as stressed hair?

Kinda: Hair is an outgrowth of skin. It can be "stressed" by too much heat, chemicals (bleach, colors, straighteners, etc) overworked, over processed, overdone hair loses oils, can develop split ends. Hair growth can reflect hormonal genl. And nutrit.Health and well being. Deficiencies of nutrients, including iron, protein, etc can "stress" hair. Hormones, esp thyroid, and sex hormones affect it as wel. ...Read more

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Is there such thing as "too much" masturbation? Will it affect me in the long run?

Urban legends: There is an urban legend that made actual news a few years ago: http://www.evolvingscientist.net/2011/08/dammit-its-fake-coming-forty-two-times.html. There was actual boy who died from "over-masturbation". However, there is autoerotic fatality. Please be aware of this for personal responsibility to yourself. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/autoerotic_fatality. ...Read more

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Is there such thing as "too much daydreaming" ?

Is there such thing as "too much daydreaming" ?

Daydreaming: Too much daydreaming can be very normal and someone may be bored with what they are doing. But, if really happens too much can be an issue with focusing, which can go with ADHD potentially or possibly something called absence seizures which is when you have staring spells. ...Read more

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Is there such thing as a psychologist just for babies?

Is there such thing as a psychologist just for babies?

Babies and mommies: A friend/colleague of mine (dr. Milentijevic) did her post doc training in parent-infant therapy at columbia university in new york city, couple decades ago... Half her clientèle is under 2y/o with their mommies (&daddies in some cases) working on attachment/parenting issues. Very important work! ...Read more

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Is there really such a thing as male menopause?

Is there really such a thing as male menopause?

Andropause: When testosterone level go down and get symptoms. Decrease energy, libido, erections. Tired, you may feel depression. Unlike menopause, you can stiill get someone pregnant. Is not a recognized medical condition because of debates about specific criterias to make a spwcific medical condition. . It sounds good to say andropause. Is better to see doctor to address your specific needs. ...Read more

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Is there such a thing as too early to get a mammogram?

Is there such a thing as too early to get a mammogram?

Yes: According to the American Cancer Society, American College of Radiology, and others, annual screening mammography should begin at age 40. Screening may begin sooner if you are a BRCA carrier or are otherwise at high risk. If you have a lump, a diagnostic mammo could be performed, but in younger women ultrasound is usually the imaging study of first choice. ...Read more

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Can there be a such thing as being addicted to pain?

Can there be a such thing as being addicted to pain?

Maybe!: I climb up a local steep, root and rock laden peak nearby, and I am always in some degree of pain, followed by exhilaration on reaching the top. Extreme effort causes pain, but this type of pain is rewarded. To enjoy pain with no redeeming quality is called masochism and is not a healthy mental place. If this describes you, talk to someone and try and understand how you have gotten there! ...Read more

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Is there such a thing as a chocolate addiction, and would that be bad for one's health?

Is there such a thing as a chocolate addiction, and would that be bad for one's health?

Yes: People can become addicted to almost anything. Eating sweets such as chocolate is immediately soothing which is often seen in people with food addictions. The question you should ask yourself is,whether it is interfering with your life or,your health. Is your weight and blood sugar ok? Do you miss work because of binge eating,chocolate the night,before. If so, talk with someone. ...Read more

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Is it true that there is no such thing as healthy lemonade?

There are some: newer sweetners that are healthy which could be used to make a healthy lemonade. ...Read more

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Is there really such thing as a "visual migraine"? And is it indicative of a problem requiring further care?

Is there really such thing as a "visual migraine"? And is it indicative of a problem requiring further care?

Migraine variant: Visual or ocular symptoms are very common in migraine. These visuals illusions may involve lights, colors, jagged lines, distortions of space and time, etc. Good ophthalmology evaluation would be appropriate. If normal, ño other evaluations are necessary. ...Read more

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Is there such a thing as sex/porn addiction? If you would like to cut down on masturbation and sex is this an unnatural/impossible impulse?

Is there such a thing as sex/porn addiction? If you would like to cut down on masturbation and sex is this an unnatural/impossible impulse?

Two different issues: Addiction is defined as a pursuit (drugs, pornography, etc) that interferes with healthy behaviors. If you watch porn several hours a day instead of working, or interacting with family, then it is an addiction. But watching some pornography and masturbating less than 3 x a day is probably not addictive behavior. It is just being a normal guy. Do it in moderation and consider yourself normal. ...Read more