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Does playing violent videogames cause kids to have more problems with social interaction?

Does playing violent videogames cause kids to have more problems with social interaction?

Yes: Children have difficulty distinguishing the virtual world from reality. Social skills suffer because children become preoccupied with the games; they fail to learn how to interact with adults and peers. Violent video games have been associated with aggressive behavior in children and teens. I encourage parents to censor videos and limit screen time (tv, computer, games) to 2 hr or less daily. ...Read more

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Does playing violent videogames as a young child cause problems down the road?

Does playing violent videogames as a young child cause problems down the road?

Depends: In a normally oriented child, video violence is just a game. Very young children will mimic the action. If an older child is mimicking, you need to pay attention to the bechavioral signs. Always be fully aware of your children's actions; even in your home. ...Read more

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I hate seeing my irresponsible uncles be unaware of the very violent video games their young kids are playing. Wouldn't that cause violent behavior?

I hate seeing my irresponsible uncles be unaware of the very violent video games their young kids are playing. Wouldn't that cause violent behavior?

Families: I think your question may need to be asked in another forum. Nothing we say here will change you or them. There is no direct or compelling science on the consequences of violence on television, in movies, or in video games. ...Read more

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If cymbalta (duloxetine) causes all types of withdrawal problems why has eli lilly down played this and if compared to an illegal drug why still on the market?

If cymbalta (duloxetine) causes all types of withdrawal problems why has eli lilly down played this  and if  compared to an illegal drug why  still on the market?

Wrong forum: I believe your question us for the ffa. It won't help you much to express anger at a drug company or the fda on this site where we are here as volunteers to help people with their health symptoms. ...Read more

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Knee problems- have pain just below the knee when playing squash. What is the cause and what is the best remedy?

Knee problems- have pain just below the knee when playing squash. What is the cause and what is the best remedy?

Tendon: likely patella tendonitis- could be partial tear- you need exam and X-rays from an Orthopedic doc and they can tell you for sure- high risk for rupture at your age ...Read more

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Can depo-ralovera cause sinus problems or nose problems like to make it blocked I was fine until I got it again now its playing up again?

Can depo-ralovera cause sinus problems or nose problems like to make it blocked I was fine until I got it again now its playing up again?

Unlikely: in my experience there is no connection between your sinus problems and you being on depot ralovera. having said that if that is what you experience then skip the next Depot ralovera shot and see what happens. ...Read more

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My mom is addicted to playing cards, it causes several problems in my home. She has lost all the money saved, how can we stop her from this addiction?

My mom is addicted to playing cards, it causes several problems in my home. She has lost all the money saved, how can we stop her from this addiction?

Gambling addiction: You cannot make her stop, but you can get help through gamanon, the companion group to gamblers anonymous. In the same way that al-anon helps family members of an alcoholic, whether or not the alcoholic is in aa, gamanon can help you whether your mother goes to ga or not. ...Read more

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I had a question about my eyes, i was wondering if having astigmatism could play in or cause other eye problems.. for example i see flashes of lights and floating objects from time to time?

I had a question about my eyes, i was wondering if having astigmatism could play in or cause other eye problems.. for example i see flashes of lights and floating objects from time to time?

See ophthalmologist: Astigmatism would cause blurry vision but won't cause "floaters" or flashes of light. Floaters represent small pieces of gelatinous vitreous humor floating in the more liquid center of the vitreous fluid. Flashes of light represent a tugging or pulling on the retina and can result from a vitreous detachment or retinal tear/detachment and REQUIRES PROMPT ATTENTION!! See http://bit.ly/1SQkrK9 >ASAP! ...Read more

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8 months old boy with drooping lower lip and a vacant look (from birth). No problem in smiling (mouth always open) if you play with him. Causes?

8 months old boy with drooping lower lip and a vacant look (from birth). No problem in smiling (mouth always open) if you play with him. Causes?

Please have your: baby seen by a pediatric neurologist. IF he has a neurological condition early intervention is extremely helpful, both medical and psychosocial support. Peace and good health. ...Read more