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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
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?
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
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
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
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Simple answer 'Yes': 53y/o asks When you drink does it raise blood pressure while drink has effect. Simple answer Yes. Alcohol, especially if taken in much quantity, can affect any system of the body; from the Head with headache and the Brain with impaired judgment and confusion to the feet not being in balance walking. And when one has HBP the potential for Stroke increases. ...Read more