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What are some little known facts about hemophilia?

What are some little known facts about hemophilia?

How much do you Know: Women can have hemophilia even though it is an x-linded disease, if the father is hemophilic and mother is a carrier. There is a form of von willebrandt disease that has factor viii deficiency and is similar to hemophilia; it affects men and women equally. ...Read more

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Schizophrenia (Definition)

A chronic mental disorder characterized by loss of touch with reality (psychosis), often with paranoia, delusions, and auditory hallucinations, ...Read more


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Are there actually documented pages about people developing schizophrenia right after taking psilocybin mushrooms?

Are there actually documented pages about people developing schizophrenia right after taking psilocybin mushrooms?

Yes, but rare: Psylocibin and lsd can trigger acute psychotic-like episodes but fortunately cases of ongoing schizophrenia afterwards are quite rare. Most authorities believe that those who have schizophrenia triggered by hallucinogens were predisposed to it and likely would have developed it anyway, but no one knows for sure.See http://www.Psychforums.Com/schizotypal-personality/topic26065.Html and my comment:. ...Read more

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Doctors... Citalopram & olanzapine, please tell me about these two medications I have mental illness & would like to know about the side effects of each of these. Realizing there are sites like wikipedia (mostly half-true information) and webmd (too heav

Doctors... Citalopram & olanzapine, please tell me about these two medications I have mental illness & would like to know about the side effects of each of these.

Realizing there are sites like wikipedia (mostly half-true information) and webmd (too heav

Dr : Dr christensen has already pointed you toward an excellent reference. Usually your pharmacist can also provide you with valuable written and verbal information. I suggest that also ask for direct input from the medical provider who prescribed the medications. Take care. ...Read more

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What are some facts about febrile seizures a parent must know?

What are some facts about febrile seizures a parent must know?

Several: Lower the fever, treat if needed, generally benign, but should aways be avioded if possible. ...Read more

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I'm just interested about tianeptine in severe depression, but very limited information in many references, please give some statistics.Best regards.

I'm just interested about tianeptine in severe depression, but very limited information in many references, please give some statistics.Best regards.

Right! Sounds good.: It has its' own informational website: http://www.Tianeptine.Com/ the uk & usa seem uninterested, but europe is. An ssre - it works opposite to the common ssri action enhancing reuptake. Chemically a bit like old tricyclics, the side-effects are fairly mild so good for elderly. I'm not sure what stats you seek, but this might start you off. Best regards 2u2. ...Read more

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What are the real facts about vaccinations for children?

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What are the real facts about vaccinations for children?

Get Them: Vaccines are one of the most researched areas of healthcare and time and again have been shown to be safe. The benefits of vaccines greatly exceed the risks and, barring very rare medical contraindications, children should be vaccinated according to the recommended schedules. ...Read more

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Is there any research about ADHD being a genetic disorder?

Is there any research about ADHD being a genetic disorder?

Studies: There has been considerable amount of research done addressing the hereditary aspect of adhd. The research suggests there is a strong hereditary component. In fact, adhd surpassed bipolar d/o as the #1 hereditary mental disorder research has not isolated a particular gene however. ...Read more

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Are there any facts which support that kid could develop schizophrenia after marijuana abuse?

Are there any facts which support that kid could develop schizophrenia after marijuana abuse?

Real evidence.: Though marijuana may not cause schizophrenia, there is a growing body of evidence that it can trigger the illness at an earlier age. And we have known for years that marijuana does cause psychosis in susceptible individuals. For recent data, check out nami.Com. ...Read more

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Please tell me if there are any rational, logical, non-emotional arguments against abortion?

Please tell me if there are any rational, logical, non-emotional arguments against abortion?

Pro-life arguments: 1. Pregnancy lowers a woman's risk for breast cancer. 2. The baby can be given up for adoption. It is wanted. 3. There is no killing a living being, whether able to live outside the womb or not. 4. There are risks to abortion besides the obvious ones which may cause difficulty conceiving later. 5. Contraceptives are so effective, abortion should be very rare, if used appropriately by all. ...Read more

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There are unclear answers about other people's blood touching my cuts. Some are saying it's risky, others say once it starts healing there is no risk?

There are unclear answers about other people's blood touching my cuts. Some are saying it's risky, others say once it starts healing there is no risk?

Open wounds: in contact with foreign or someone else's blood can lead to infection. Carefully wash off the affected area and consult your physician for exposure therapy. ...Read more

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I hear many warnings on commercials about conflicts with ssris and other drugs, does that mean that ssris are unsafe?

I hear many warnings on commercials about conflicts with ssris and other drugs, does that mean that ssris are unsafe?

SSRI's: These anti-depressants are generally safe but need to managed by a competent physician who understands the interaction with other medications you may be taking. Also your pharmacist has a list of interactions he or she can make you aware of. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Biologists say that incest creates genetic disorders in humans, but is it really scientific fact or for morality?

Biologists say that incest creates genetic disorders in humans, but is it really scientific fact or for morality?

True, it is one way : To bring out recessive genes . So many people are related in iceland that they "have an app for that". ...Read more

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Is there any data that supports bipolar and schizophrenics as more intelligent than someone without the illness?

Is there any data that supports bipolar and schizophrenics as more intelligent than someone without the illness?

No: That is not the case. When a person's mind is not working in a normal manner, due to a psychiatric illness like bipolar disorder or schizophrenia, her intellect is also affected, regardless of whether it is affected all the time or only part of the time. ...Read more

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Sir,does does confabulated person have any fake evidence about his confabulated memories??

Sir,does does confabulated person have any fake evidence about his confabulated memories??

If this is a sincere: question, perhaps you can re-phrase it so we can better understand it. You may be talking about "false memory syndrome" wherein we remember things that have been suggested to us by others. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Studied much about mind&nuero-paths from childhood trauma/PTSD?What's wrong w/tramadol longterm? it helps w/low-energy,aches &increases serotonin

Studied much about mind&nuero-paths from childhood trauma/PTSD?What's wrong w/tramadol longterm? it helps w/low-energy,aches &increases serotonin

Potential harm: Tramadol is a narcotic-type pain reliever whose off-shelf use is sometimes prescribed for anxiety. The problem are:that you build a tolerance to tramadol, meaning you can become physiological addicted, it interacts with other drugs; it interacts with alcohol. Mixing this drug with something else or taking more than the prescribed amount can lead to overdose and even death. ...Read more

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Are baby vaccinations safe? I read about the dangers but are they facts or myths?

Are baby vaccinations safe? I read about the dangers but are they facts or myths?

A hoax: Vaccine haters in the 80's told us they caused cp, in the 90's crib death & now autism. Court testimony revealed a money making hoax behind the MMR scare and the dr lost his license to practice. The vaccines have been the single best lifesaver for kids in a hundred years. They are safe and effective as offered. ...Read more

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I'm concerned about claims that Accutane causes IBS & chrohn's. What does the research say? What % of users experience this? Is there proven causality

I'm concerned about claims that Accutane causes IBS & chrohn's. What does the research say? What % of users experience this? Is there proven causality

No proven causality: The problem with answering this question is that the peak age of onset of crohn's disease is in the teen years. This is the same age as acne and Accutane use. A few studies suggested an association. Other well done studies found no link. None have proven a connection. If a link does exist, it is a very weak association. There is no evidence for causality. ...Read more

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Multiple sclerosis TMJ. Any relationship? I read some article about similar symptomps

Multiple sclerosis TMJ. Any relationship? I read some article about similar symptomps

No: Multiple sclerosis is strictly a disease of the brain and spinal chord and doesn't affect the joints. If you have one autoimmune disorder like MS, you can however be prone to another like rheumatoid that can cause arthritis, including arthritis of the TM joint. ...Read more

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What are two important or interesting facts about mrsa?

Common: 1- its very common, lots of people carry it in their nostrils and they are not aware of it 2 - its resistant to many antibiotics that we use daily, and its only getting worst. ...Read more