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What happens when the body lacks erythrocytes?

What happens when the body lacks erythrocytes?

Anemia can occur: if the number of red blood cells (erythrocytes) is low. ...Read more

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I lack emotions is this bad?

I lack emotions is this bad?

Requires counseling: I suggest speaking to your physician and a clinical psychologist for evaluation of depression and lack of emotion. I would also suggest a comprehensive medical examination and blood testing to rule out underlying medical conditions. ...Read more

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What are symtoms of a lack of vitiam D?

What are symtoms of a lack of vitiam D?

Bone pains: Bone pains and muscle weakness are the symptoms of vitamin D deficiency. Vitamin D is produced in the body in response to skin exposure to sunlight. Natural sources of this vitamin are animal based fish, fish oil, egg yolk, cheese,fortified milk etc. Your doctor can also recommend Vitamin D supplements. ...Read more

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What condition causes lack of common sense?

Common sense: If common sense actually existed, no one would be talking about it, and why? Because it would truly be common, in the most fundamental sense of the word. Now, having said that, people have radically different minds, and what gets top priority and is perfectly logical to one person may completely flummox another. Not that one form of logic is better or worse that the other; they are just different. ...Read more

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Diseases caused by lack of proper nutririon?

Diseases caused by lack of proper nutririon?

Pretty much anything: These range from inflammatory conditions too autoimmune to cardiovascular to mental health. The evidence is growing. Eat your vegetables, fruits, whole grains (unless gluten sensitive), a little lean animal protein. No junk. The younger you start, the better. Find an anti-inflammatory food pyramid: http://www.Drweil. Com/drw/u/art02995/dr-weil-anti-inflammatory-food-pyramid. Html
good question! ...Read more

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Is lacks of hormones causing memory shortage?

Is lacks of hormones causing memory shortage?

Could be...: There are lots of reasons for memory loss or "brain fog". At your age, though, by far the most common would be perimenopause. You should have a thorough checkup and have your hormone levels checked. If the memory "shortage" is very severe, cognitive testing would also be important especially if you have a family history of any kind of dementia or you are diabetic. Good luck! ...Read more

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What are the symptoms for lack of vitamiin d?

What are the symptoms for lack of vitamiin d?

Fatigue: Aches, pains. It tends to lower your pain threshold. It also tends to cause weight gain by adversely effecting fat metabolism. ...Read more

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Lack of many emotions/expression? What causes it?

Lack of many emotions/expression? What causes it?

Lack of emotions: Depression is one cause of disconnection from emotions. Also, the numbing phase of ptsd is another. Some people with dissociative disorders experience a lack of emotions. Some psychotic people are disconnected from emotions as well. Please consider seeing a psychiatrist or psychologist about your concerns. ...Read more

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What is the medical term for blood that lacks oxygen?

What is the medical term for blood that lacks oxygen?

Hypoxia: Hypoxia is one. Have you ever heard of wikipedia.
Great resource. More room to answer. Also recommend uptodate.com ...Read more

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What kind of cancer did Henrietta Lacks actually have?

What kind of cancer did Henrietta Lacks actually have?

Henrietta Lacks: According to the book, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, Mrs Lacks had an aggressive form of cervical cancer. ...Read more

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Can I tell me how I can handle lack of self disipline?

Can I tell me how I can handle lack of self disipline?

Away to start: Self-discipline involves acting according to what you think instead of how you feel at the moment. Often it involves sacrificing the pleasure and thrill of the moment for what matters most in life. Therefore, it is self-discipline that drives you to:
Work on an idea or project after the initial rush of enthusiasm has faded away
Go to the gym when all you want to do is lie on the couch and watch TVS ...Read more

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Will lack of physical activity cause the body to shrink?

Will lack of physical activity cause the body to shrink?

Yes if by shrink you: Mean atrophy of the muscles yes physical activity and exercise help build muscle mass and strength and lack of activity will lead to muscle atrophy such as one gets after surgery or cast immobilization I hope that answers your question. ...Read more

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How do I handle the total lack of appreciation for my work?

How do I handle the total lack of appreciation for my work?

Make a decision: Either find another job, or voice your concerns to your colleagues/supervisors. ...Read more

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What is the diseases caused by the lack of proper nutrition?

What is the diseases caused by the lack of proper nutrition?

Too many to list: Vitamin d deficiency alone can cause depression, poor bone formation, fatigue. Sever inadequate vitamin A intake can cause night blindness and visual problems. Patients who don't get enough iron, may feel tired and weak from anemia. The list goes on.... there are also examples of poor protein intake, or undercalorie intake as in anorexics- the best is moderation, variety and balance in what you eat ...Read more

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Is reading in the dark (lack of light) bad for our eyesight?

Is reading in the dark (lack of light) bad for our eyesight?

No but it will tire: Then out more quickly. Reading in dim light will not permanently affect your eyesight but you will likely not be comfortable reading for as long a duration as you would in good lighting. The best way is to position a reading light so that it shines directly onto the page. Hope this helps ... stay well:) ...Read more

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Complete lack of self-confidence. What can I do to gain more?

Complete lack of self-confidence. What can I do to gain more?

Ego deficiency: You might want to discuss this with a clinical psychologist to learn why you do not feel confident in your abilities. Would wager that those around you find you valuable and functional and helpful. You need to learn how to recognize and promote your independent talents. Bet you have many and could help others. Go now and you can learn about yourself soon. ...Read more

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Motivation is what I lack! What are some things that I can do?

Motivation is what I lack! What are some things that I can do?

Psych evaluation: Akathisia is usually a reaction to psychoactive medications. Lack of motivation is a symptom of depression. Some medications or drugs or situations can cause this combination of symptoms. You need a good psychological evaluation. ...Read more

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Name and explain three diseases caused by lack of proper nutrition?

Name and explain three diseases caused by lack of proper nutrition?

Is this ur Homework?: LOL... This looks like someone is trying to get 546 doctors to do somebody's homework...

LOL.

You have some good answers listed here already
but I will add one from ophthalmology.
Blindness can come from lack of nutrition.
Vitamins and antioxidants help all of us...

What are you taking ...Read more

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I lack motivation to do anything at all with my life. Need some advice?

I lack motivation to do anything at all with my life. Need some advice?

Motivation?: The first thing I wonder here is: when did you last feel motivated, and how did you lose it? Sometimes depression can cause this, and needs treatment. Sometimes also use of alcohol or drugs like marijuana and others can impact motivation. Have you ever had someone to work with on what you find fulfilling, and the talents you have? Life and business coaches can be helpful. See your doc 1st. ...Read more

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Please help with lack of self-confidence for my son around the us cool kids?

Please help with lack of self-confidence for my son around the us cool kids?

Empower him: What makes the other kids cooler than him?
Nothing really... One of the best tools I know is a success journal. Every night write 3-5 things that were successes that day. Only successes. They can be small items. And when he feels badly or needs a boost read about the successes. Help him be happy with his gifts and skills because he is cool in his own right! He needs help seeing it. ...Read more

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Lack of endurance, and physical experience, what is it I could do to improve this?

Lack of endurance, and physical experience, what is it I could do to improve this?

Energy: Rule out medical causes such as anemia, thyroid issues, sleep apnea etc. Rule out psychological causes such as depression
make diet and exercise your routine. ...Read more

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Can you lack so much sleep to where it's dangerous? Point where it eould hurt your health?

Can you lack so much sleep to where it's dangerous? Point where it eould hurt your health?

Yes: Symptoms of sleep deprivation can include irritability, feeling tired, poor concentration, decreased memory, changes in appetite, poorer ability to handle stress, lack of comprehension with social interactions. In severe cases it can lead to pyschosis! ...Read more

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I've always seen myself as fat, even when I was nearly hospitalized for lack of weight...what is it? Concerning?

I've always seen myself as fat, even when I was nearly hospitalized for lack of weight...what is it? Concerning?

Body dysmorphic: Disorder. Requires counseling. Perception of body image is distorted and can lead and is often part of eating disorders. Seek professional psychotherapy and mental health support. ...Read more

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Husband is in general good health, age 56, but lacks energy... He is a pack a day smoker, what might he try to boost his energy?

Husband is in general good health, age 56, but lacks energy... He is a pack a day smoker, what might he try to boost his energy?

Andropause?: Many men in their 30s, 40s and 50s are finding that they are in andropause--abnormal decrease in testosterone leading to multiple symptons including fatigue, moodiness, weight gain, loss of libido. But, he really has to get a complete physical exam and absolutely quit smoking. There are too many causes of fatigue to list here. Please request a testosterone level with labs but see a physician soon. ...Read more