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What are short term and long term effects of bulimia?

What are short term and long term effects of bulimia?

Many: Short term- weight loss, tooth enamel erosion from stomach acid, esophageal ulcers, nuitritional and electrolyte imbalances and skipped periods. Long term- no menses, cardiac irregular heartbeats that could result in cardiac arrest and death and, kidney failure from severe dehydration. ...Read more

Malnutrition (Definition)

Refers to the individual that receives either too few nutrients, too many nutrients, an imbalance of nutrients, or due to comorbidities or underlying inherited or acquired diseases, an under or ...Read more


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Long term effects of hypotonia in toddlers?

Long term effects of hypotonia in toddlers?

Delayed motor traits: There is usually a delay in motor development milestones. For example may not sit until nine months, stand at12-14 months, walk at18-24 months. These babies an benefit from physical and or occupational therapy. ...Read more

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What are possible long term effects of malnourishment during childhood?

What are possible long term effects of malnourishment during childhood?

Brain damage: Malnutrition can permanently hinder brain growth and development. There can also be short stature and other physical abnormalities. ...Read more

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Long term side effects of long term opiate abuse ?

Long term side effects of long term opiate abuse ?

Deadly serious: Death from overdose (intentional or unintentional). Infection from sharing needles. Legal consequences and potential violence. Mutual support helps. Consider attending a meeting of narcotics anonymous. ...Read more

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What are the short term and long term effects of cocaine on human body?

What are the short term and long term effects of cocaine on human body?

Not good!: Short term Cocaine causes the artificial release of a set of signalling chemicals in the brain that trigger subjective feelings of power and elation. These feelings are disconnected from reality, impairing judgment. Used up, the lack of these chemicals then causes a "crash". Eventually, the nervous system and brain falls out of whack on a long-term basis. ...Read more

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What are long term health effects of meningitis?

What are long term health effects of meningitis?

Can vary: In most cases, full recovery occurs over a few months, but there could be permanent hearing loss, emotional and cognitive issues, and even epilepsy, depending on the original organism and efficacy of therapy. ...Read more

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What are the long term health effects of bulimia?

What are the long term health effects of bulimia?

Depends: It is important in the short-term to seek help via your primary physician and a psychiatrist or therapist experienced with eating disorders. Some basic laboratories and often an upper GI scope "EGD" are reasonable options depending on the severity / frequency / duration of any purging. Please do not hesitate to share your struggles with you doctor. You are not alone and treatment is available. ...Read more

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What short term and long term effects are associated with adolescent drinking?

What short term and long term effects are associated with adolescent drinking?

Nothing good: Cirrhosis of the liver and liver failure, seizures, mental status changes, heart failure, neurologic damage, etc, etc. ...Read more

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Short term exposure to mold have long term health effects?

Short term exposure to mold have long term health effects?

Allergy Symptoms: It is always difficult to predict short term exposure to molds in every individual.But majority of people including children exposed to molds even for short periods will have allergy symptoms like nasal and sinus congestion/sore throat and chest tightness,cough and wheezing ...Read more

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What are long term effects of poverty on children?

What are long term effects of poverty on children?

Cheap diet: People do escape from poverty by their inner drive. The trouble is that short cuts in diet causes deterioration in health and the inner drive suffers. ...Read more

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Long term effects of curcumin?

Long term effects of curcumin?

Years of use: Turmeric has been used traditionally for a very long time as a food coloring and spice, and for a number of disorders, it us used medicinally and preventatively in some cultures. Long term: possible indigestion, nausea, diarrhea, may cause liver problems, might cause ulcers if you take too much. It can also increase bleeding, so don't use before surgery. It may interact with a number of meds. ...Read more

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What are the long term effects of caffeine dependency?

What are the long term effects of caffeine dependency?

Tolerance: You can reach a point where the caffeine receptors r blocked and it won't affect you at all-- you can drink it and go to sleep--if you stop drinking as much you will experience withdrawal--headaches & sleepiness--caffeine is a stimulant & can cause jitteriness tachycardia & elevated bp. ...Read more

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What are th immediate, short term effects of a poor diet in children?

What are th immediate, short term effects of a poor diet in children?

Dehydration...: Immediate short term affects of a poor diet? Need to define what you mean...The effects are more long term...Poor growth, weak immune system. Low body fat, fatigue, anemia, sleep problems, electrolyte problems... ...Read more

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What are the long term effects of diabetes?

What are the long term effects of diabetes?

Many problems: Untreated or uncontrolled diabetes can lead to kidney disease/failure, retinopathy and possible blindness, impotence (erectile dysfunction), gastroparesis (severe stomach pain and vomitting due to inadequate emptying), foot ulcers and risk of amputation of toes or legs, neuropathy (pins-and-needles sensation mostly in arms & legs), heart disease and possible heart attack & stroke, infection, etc. ...Read more

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Dr. Scott Bolhack
623 doctors shared insights

Poor Nutrition (Definition)

Poor nutrition or malnutrition occurs when the body has insufficient intake, too much intake that is not healthy or when the diet is poorly balanced . Malnutrition can be the result of poor ...Read more


Dr. Tiffanie Noonan
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Poor Eating (Definition)

Poor eating = Unhealthy eating habits that fail to meet the body's nutritional needs. Examples are eating too much or a diet that is ...Read more