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I am from the southern part of india. Can i trust the answers for questions i asked relating to ocd, pregnancy, and obesity that i got from healthtap?

I am from the southern part of india. Can i trust the answers for questions i asked relating to ocd, pregnancy, and obesity that i got from healthtap?

Compare Answers: Many healthtap docs are experts in their fields. But even experts don't always agree with one another. We may approach questions from very different perspectives. One of the strengths of healthtap is that you can see what different docs have to say. And you can get a feel for whether any individual doc's perspective feels like a good match for you. "there are many ways out of a forrest.". ...Read more

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Dr. Quang Nguyen
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Obesity (Definition)

The definition started with Louis Israel Dublin, chief statistician of the Metropolitan life insurance company, in the early 1940s, as a BMI >25 (definitely >30) for people in their 20's based on retrospective observational life insurance data of the age at which people died later in life. This was subsequently adopted by the medical disease industry. However, BMI is ...Read more


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How can I overcome ocd. please see link.?

How can I overcome ocd. please see link.?

Know Your O's & C's: Ocd can boss u around & try 2 spook u. It can rob ur life of fun & joy & it can really take a toll on ur relationships. It causes some people great anguish & suffering. Make it ur mission to learn all about it -the various forms it takes & how exposure & response prevention (erp) treatment can help. Find trustworthy sources of info like ocfoundation.Org for self help try http://bit.Ly/12daeql. ...Read more

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Could you link me to a book or two about the basal ganglia or OCD i the basal ganglia?

Here's a link: http://www.ehow.com/facts_5875596_basal-ganglia-ocd.html. I hope this is helpful, sorry for the delay. ...Read more

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Is the link between obesity and diabetes considered very serious?

Is the link between obesity and diabetes considered very serious?

High correlation: When one is obese, there is a greater chance of developing diabetes as well as high blood pressure, heart disease and many other conditions. ...Read more

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Please explain what type 2 diabetes is and what the link is between obesity and type 2 diabetes?

Please explain what type 2 diabetes is and what the link is between obesity and type 2 diabetes?

Type I, no insulin: In type i, the pancreas is simply not making enough insulin. Therefore you must provide it. In type ii, there is plenty of insulin. But, the obesity makes the Insulin receptors less effective. This is called peripheral resistance. ...Read more

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What is the link between obsessive compulsive disorder and being a germaphobe?

What is the link between obsessive compulsive disorder and being a germaphobe?

"Germaphobes" + OCD: Mysophobia, or fear of germs is one among ocd's cluster of symptoms, of course, not the only one. Frequent washing, and fear of contamination accompany this. This germ fear can exist by itself in what is called a "simple phobia" which is the commonest category of specific anxieties or co-occur in ocd. Treatment can be medication, cognitive-behavioral therapy, desensitization. Causes much distres. ...Read more

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RX OCD&anxiety.Scared I contracted toxoplasmosis and its creating this mental illness/will lead to schizophrenia like some studies suggest.Can any of you add info to the link of toxoplas&mental ill?

RX OCD&anxiety.Scared I contracted toxoplasmosis and its creating this mental illness/will lead to schizophrenia like some studies suggest.Can any of you add info to the link of toxoplas&mental ill?

Is my OCD bc of toxo: you've been dx'ed with OCD, a form of anxiety characterized by intrusive worry thoughts. studies linking toxo to development of scz are in very early phases, and barely exist for OCD. It is hily unlikely OCD sxs are related to toxo exposure. Further, OCD is not likely to "become" scz.Talk to your doc abt treatment for OCD, and you'll begin to feel better! ...Read more