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Doctor insights on: Metmorphines Affect On Obesity

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How smoking affect insulin reaction in body or what's the effect on smoking on insulin in blood?

How smoking affect insulin reaction in body or what's the effect on smoking on insulin in blood?

Insuline resistance: In healthy men, chronic smoking was associated with high plasma Insulin concentrations, independent of other factors known to influence Insulin sensitivity . In addition, the long-term use of nicotine gum was associated with hyperinsulinemia and Insulin resistance. Smoking (also in habitual smokers) acutely impairs Insulin action and leads to Insulin resistance. ...Read more

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Obesity (Definition)

A condition in which a person has too much body fat, with a BMI greater than 30. This indicates the person is not in in good health. It is not the same as being overweight because weight can come from other things like muscle, bone, ...Read more


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Will being on Amitriptyline affect my progress in bodybuilding?

Will being on Amitriptyline affect my progress in bodybuilding?

Bodybuilding: No.the only thing is that this class of drug does cause sluggishness and that may mAke it more difficult to work out ...Read more

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How can smoking hookah affect your weight loss on the hCG diet?

How can  smoking hookah affect your weight loss on the hCG diet?

Increases appetite: I am assuming you are smoking marijuana in the hookah? While on the HCG diet you should not be taking drugs other than necessary medications for health reasons. ...Read more

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How and why does tobacco smoking negatively impact on the body and mental health of adolescents aged 12-18?

How and why does tobacco smoking negatively impact on the body and mental health of adolescents aged 12-18?

Addictive: Since many who start never stop, the younger they are the longer they'll be damaging all the cells in their body. Some cells are just not going to function as well w/ inflammation - some may begin a process toward malignancy. The circulatory system is also stressed. The clearest mental issues are the habit and any guilty feelings. It's expensive too! ...Read more

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Cushing Syndrome (rapid weight gain, moon face, etc). Why and how the syndrome affect the body? consumption of hydrocortisone of 20mg daily help?

Cushing Syndrome (rapid weight gain, moon face, etc). Why and how the syndrome affect the body? consumption of hydrocortisone of 20mg daily help?

Cushing syndrome: Corticosteroids such as hydrocortisone can cause Cushing syndrome, not make it better. Check out http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/cushing-syndrome/basics/definition/con-20032115. Then go see your family doc & tell him/her your concerns. This is not a do-it-yourself project, especially if you need steroids. ...Read more

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Does being on antipsychotics affect fertility?

Does being on antipsychotics affect fertility?

Being Female: No. Not in general. Antipsychotics medications are not in any way hormones or birth control or affect your menses. In general that is since you did not share the specific medication you are concerned about. ...Read more

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How will inherited emphysema affect other parts of my health?

How will inherited emphysema affect other parts of my health?

"Inherited": Usually means susceptibility to emphysema due to lack of functional in the protein "alpha-1 trypsin inhibitor" (a1at). This is due to one of several possible mutations in the gene, and only some of those mutations are associated with liver disease. There are no other known genes for "inherited emphysema" that I am aware of, so i can't give you other questions to speak to your doctor about. ...Read more

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Could obesity has any effect on children height's growth and increse?

Could obesity has any effect on children height's growth and increse?

Yes: A high percentage of obese children develop medical problems like diabetes early in the adulthood. Parents of obese children should focus on increasing the child's physical activity and limiting access to unhealthy foods. ...Read more

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I'm 20yrs old with type 1 diabetes. My weight is 130lbs, height being 171cms. How can I increase my weight without affecting glucose levels?

I'm 20yrs old with type 1 diabetes. My weight is 130lbs, height being 171cms. How can I increase my weight without affecting glucose levels?

Do right for you: You can increase your weight with continuing your healthy diet and exercise. The key here is the weight gain by healthy muscle gain. Muscle mass increasing and no just fat contributing to the weight gain is what will be important. ...Read more

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Does taking ADHD meds affect the longevity of my life?

Possible: Most studies on adhd meds last 6 weeks although some have gone as far as 6 years. But as the meds are for a lifetime and the side effects can be sudden death it is possible that the meds affect longevity. ...Read more

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Does being on the adderal drug affect pregnancy?

Does being on the adderal drug affect pregnancy?

Yes - avoid.: Adverse effects have been observed in animal reproduction studies (c). The majority of human data based on illicit amphetamine/methamphetamine exposure - not from therapeutic maternal use. Use of amphetamines during pregnancy may lead to an increased risk of premature birth and low birth weight; newborns may experience symptoms of withdrawal. Behavioral problems may also occur later in childhood. ...Read more

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Can my anorexia affect my maximum height potential.?

Can my anorexia affect my maximum height potential.?

Anorexia: Anorexia results in improper/poor nutritional intake which is needed by body to grow. If you were anorexic during prime growth periods when younger, it is possible that your full "growth potential" may not have been achieved. ...Read more

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What effects does obesity have on the liver?

What effects does obesity have on the liver?

Steatohepatitis.: Obesity can be associated with a fatty liver, which could be just an incidental finding but could also lead to cirrhosis and actual liver damage in the future. Losing weight tends to reduce the chance of this bad outcome. ...Read more

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How does high levels of stress and anxiety impact on my cardiovascular system?

How does high levels of stress and anxiety impact on my cardiovascular system?

Stress: High levels of stress and anxiety can increase your heart rate and blood pressure. Over time this can accelerate atherosclerosis and other processes. Some people react worse to stress than others. The combination of stress and anxiety is probably additive. Finding ways to minimize both can make life both more enjoyable and perhaps less likely negatively effect your health. ...Read more

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Besides severity of the disorder, are benzodiazepines batched based on persons weight? How much mg/kg?

Besides severity of the disorder, are benzodiazepines batched based on persons weight? How much mg/kg?

Yes - Dr determines: Dose is based on weight and your doctor needs to determine the right amount. Do not take more than they instruct. It can be quite dangerous. Also, they are intended for short term use only. Effectiveness is lost over time. That's part of their addictive quality, you develop tolerance. Work closely w/ the doctor. ...Read more