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Peer Pressures Of Drinking And Driving
Peerpressure=alcohol: The adolescent substance abuse knowledge base reports 30% teens are offered drugs in middle- high school. According to the national household survey on drug use and health from the U.S. Department of health and human services, 74.3% of high school students have tried alcohol. To combat 'peer-pressure' parents should 'talk to their teenagers', know their friends and stay involved. ...Read more
Have chronic goosebups and my body is either too cold or too hot. It's driving me crazy as I can't shower or drink cold things. What's be causing it?
Three items: In my practice I would think of hidden food allergies, getting Essential Fatty Acid profile, and checking thyroid function (linked to temperature control). It sounds like several items could be involved, not simple. You would possibly need an integrative doctor to figure this one out. The best test for major food allergens can be evaluated at enterolab.com using panel A. ...Read more
Yes: I checked online about the products you take. These are dietary non prescription diet pills which may contain herbal ingredients we dont exactly know that will curb your appetite. Most diet pills have some form of stimulants thus causing your symptoms . Stop the meds for now. Go see your dr for a complete evaluation including a TSH & ekg .Give us a feedback my friend.God bless u! ...Read more
Not sure they do: Tx has consistently ranked poorly in dui statistics. Laws may play a role, e.g. Tx is one of only 12 states that doesn't allow sobriety checkpoints. Also, according to census data, tx ranks #2 of the 50 states with the youngest residents, & the majority of dui offenders are < 30, so perhaps demographics are to blame. There is no data to support your contention that texans 'celebrate' any of this. ...Read more
2010 i was diagnostic hbp? Now my pressure almost always is low between 90/50 and 120/80.Does drink more fluids can help me to keep my BP justright?
My husband, 71, on 3 blood pressure meds had a drink and then fell. He moaned, appeared to be out for seconds and then was ok.He has no memory of it ?
Should be examined: Passing out, especially when happens for the first time at an older age, should be evaluated in an emergency room. It may be related to heart rhythms, transiently low blood pressure from medication, dehydration, blood vessel dilation (occurs with alcohol). Only a trained medical practitioner can answer after exam. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My epiglottis is visible and painful near the base of my tongue. I feel a constant pressure like something s stuck even after 2 hours of drinking h2o?
See an ENT: The epiglottis is positioned deep and usually not easy to view. If what you see is in fact epiglottis, and since it is painful, it is likely that your epiglottis is swollen. If so, what caused it? While swelling may be from bacterial infection, this may be related to more systemic condition such as immune system dysfunction. Ent doctors are well trained to evaluate, diagnose, and treat this area. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am 24 male but I have problem for a strong and long erection and I don't have pressure in ejaculation give me the cure I am a smoker I don't drink?
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