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Palsy (Definition)

...is a corruption of French "paralise" from Latinized Greek "paralysis." In the old days it meant any kind of persistent weakness. To this day Parkinson's disease is also called "paralysis agitans" which is a Latin translation of Dr. Parkinson's original name for it, the "shaking palsy." We've obviously reborrowed the full form "paralysis" into English as well; today ...Read more


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How will botulism cause muscle paralysis?

How will botulism cause muscle paralysis?

See answer below: Botulinum neurotoxins essentially prevent the release of acetylcholine (neurotransmitter) in the synaptic cleft, thus preventing the trigger of muscle contraction. The paralysis in the skeletal muscle lasts for about 3 months. It lasts up to 9-12 months if used in the detrusor muscle in the bladder. Strength eventually returns when new connections are created between the nerves and the muscles. ...Read more

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Could masturbation cause any effects?

Could masturbation cause any effects?

Yes indeed: Almost all young unmarried men and probably a majority of other teens and adults enjoy their bodies in private. It's healthy overall. Effects include learning about your body ; mind, having pressure off to be able to focus on other worthwhile things, and feeling good. Vary your technique, don't rush things, if you're obsessed with erotica ; missing real relationships, get your doctor's help. ...Read more

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Can too much masturbating cause hairloss?

Can too much masturbating cause hairloss?

No: This is simply a lie. It's being promulgated by one the cults here in the US, with some phony "science". Male pattern baldness is genetically programmed, and if you look around you, it correlates pretty closely with how much chest hair you're naturally blessed with. Enjoying your body won't make you stupid, infertile, an unfit husband / father or anything else. Be discerning. ...Read more

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Doing masturbation really causes loosing weight?

Doing masturbation really causes loosing weight?

No.: Only if you masturbate and forget to eat.
Th number of calories involved in masturbation including the calories lost in any ejaculate is negligible. ...Read more

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Can masturbation cause hiv?

Can masturbation cause hiv?

No: Most masturbation is done alone, so is safer than sexual activities done with other people. HIV is not "caused". HIV is "caught", which means a person has to "catch" it from another person. Masturbating alone is safe because one cannot catch diseases from himself. ...Read more

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Can masturbation cause uti?

Can masturbation cause uti?

UTI: Masturbation, if non-traumatic, will not cause uti. In women, however, if the masturbation is with a dildo or vibrator, there may be mild swelling of the urethra (tube from bladder to outside) and this can predispose to uti. ...Read more

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Does masturbation cause uti?

Does masturbation cause uti?

It shouldn't: Masturbation without rubbing the urethral meatus (the hole where the urine (pee) comes out) should not be related to uti's. That means one can have a UTI regardless of one's masturbation. Mutual masturbation is a little more risky because one person may not know where the other person's urethral meatus is. It may be wise to learn one's anatomy to avoid rubbing somebody wrong. ...Read more

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What causes sleep paralysis?

What causes sleep paralysis?

Sleep Paralysis: Sleep researchers conclude that, in most cases, sleep paralysis is simply a sign that your body is not moving smoothly through the stages of sleep. Rarely is sleep paralysis linked to deep underlying psychiatric problems. Http://www. Webmd. Com/sleep-disorders/guide/sleep-paralysis#1 ...Read more

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Can masturbation cause scoliosis?

No: As far as ii know the cause of idiopathic scoliosis is still unknown. ...Read more

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Can masturbation cause back pain?

Can masturbation cause back pain?

No: In general no.....I guess if you contort your body to masterbate maybe you could hurt your back. ...Read more

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What can cause flaccid paralysis?

What can cause flaccid paralysis?

Flaccid: There are many causes of flaccid (loose) paralysis, starting with motor nerve synaptic malfunction (as in myasthenia), motor nerve damage (as in polio or other disorders), certain spinal cord lesions affecting motor control. Rarely certain regions of the brain can also cause flaccid paralysis or weakness. There are also some metabolic conditions. My suggestion is that you consult a neurologist. ...Read more

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Can masturbation cause UTI in men?

Can masturbation cause UTI in men?

No: I'm sorry somebody tried to frighten you. Nor will it make you blind, short, fat, thin, hairy, smooth, bald, weak, emotionally insensitive or unspiritual. This might be a great time to talk with a few reasonable and decent adult men about your changing mind and body -- maybe even dad. ...Read more

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Does masturbation cause varicocele?

Does masturbation cause varicocele?

No: This is an abnormality that some are born with that does not become apparent until they are older. ...Read more

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Does masturbation cause varicocele?

No: Almost all men enjoy their bodies in this way, so it would be difficult to find a control group. However, there's no reason to think it's the cause of varicocele. ...Read more

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Does masturbating causes ovary cyst?

Does masturbating causes ovary cyst?

No: That would not cause cysts. However, It is normal for the ovaries to form cysts. Every woman has an ovarian cyst about 2 centimeters in diameter at the time of ovulation. That cyst may enlarge to as much a 6 or 8 centimeters before gradually going away. On rare occasion one of these cysts may cause enough pain to require treatment (medical or surgical). ...Read more

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Does masturbation causes muscle loss?

Does masturbation causes muscle loss?

No: Because muscles are being used (for example, the muscles in the hands and arms), the muscles can become a bit more toned but probably not larger (unless one is spending way too much time with this activity). ...Read more

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Does masturbation causes infertility?

Does masturbation causes infertility?

No: This is disinformation offered by people who want to frighten you. If you ejaculate more often, you will reabsorb less of the fluid and your sperm count will be somewhat lower. This has nothing to do with your ability to become a father. There is nothing "spiritual" about telling or believing untruths like this -- and you should be skeptical about other things such people tell you. ...Read more

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Can anal masturbation cause proctitis?

Can anal masturbation cause proctitis?

Yes: Deep penetration with a hard object could certainly cause rectal injury and if recurrent could lead to some chronic inflammation. ...Read more

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Can masturbation cause cervix to close?

Can masturbation cause cervix to close?

No: No, masturbation will not cause your cervix to close. Only an insult to the cervix will narrow the opening, such as an injury from surgery, trauma, childbirth or infection can affect the size. ...Read more

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What are the causes of sleep paralysis?

What are the causes of sleep paralysis?

Causes: There are multiple possible causes of sleep paralysis such as lack of sleep, having a sleep schedule that changes, use of certain medications, other sleep disorders (i.E narcolepsy) and substance use. If you have a high amount of stress, anxiety or bipolar disorder it can make you more prone to the disorder. Some say that it may also run in families. ...Read more

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Can male masturbation cause low esteem?

Can male masturbation cause low esteem?

Self Esteem and sex: Masturbation is a normal human experience. It cannot cause anything other than the sensation of being aroused, pleasured, and curiosity...Right?

It is when we put unachievable rules on normal health human behavior that we cause shame, guilt and emotional damage.

Almost all humans have masturbated or are masturbating as part of their normal sexual experience. Let's destigmatize this. ...Read more

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Which disease causes infantile paralysis?

Polio: Infantile paralysis is an old term for poliomyelitis, an acute and often devastating viral disease. ...Read more

Dr. William Singer
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Paralysis (Definition)

A paralyzed limb cannot be voluntarily moved, and the term reflects leg involvement, paraplegia, full body, quadriplegia, and less than full, tetraplegia. Causes can be many, including stroke, trauma, ...Read more