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Toxic maculopathy: A small number of drugs are known to cause damage to the retinal tissue resulting in several patterns of toxicity, depending on the drug. Plaquenil is frequently implicated in toxicity since it accumulates in epithelial cells of the retina (RPE cells). Tamoxifen is another drug known to cause a crystalline deposit in the retina. A retina specialist can carry out several tests that can diagnose. ...Read more
Toxic soup: This means that we have contaminated the world we live in. There are many forms of toxins or pollutants around us. One way to combat this is to live as green as possible. ...Read more
Toxic shame: Shame is the intensely painful feeling or experience of believing that we're flawed and therefore unworthy of love & belonging. It's "toxic" because it often leads to hiding or withdrawing -- which intensifies it. Other results can be trying to overly please or ingratiate others, or getting aggressive towards others to gain power by shaming them. Guilt = "i did something bad." shame = "i am bad.". ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Lithium toxicity: Lithium can cause nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, dizziness, muscle weakness, and fatigue. Also there can be a fine tremor of the hands or legs, muscle twitches, difficulty walking, slurred speech, nystagmus, and seizures. Management is to reduce dose or temporarily stop the drug. Lithium levels need to be monitored regularly, and kept in therapeutic range (maintenance .6 - 1 mmol/l). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Letting go of shame: All humans who care about connection to others, experience shame from time to time. This means most of us know what it's like to feel we're not worthy of love or belonging (shame), even if we don't want to admit it. What makes it "toxic" is that when we keep it secret, the more it controls our lives. Sharing our "shame" stories with trusted others, dissipates it & frees us from need to be perfect. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is nicoten vapour dangerous? It says extremely toxic if in contact with skin. So what is it doing to our insides? I am reffering to eCigerrets.
Why is grapefruit so toxic when taken with certain drugs is there a chemical I should be looking out for in other food?
Grapefruit: Grapefruit juice is not in itself toxic, but it potently inhibits an enzyme [cyp 3a4] that breaks down certain drugs. When this happens these drugs can build up in your system, leading to increased effects and side effects.Seroquel is one of these. Grapefruit juice can also affect p-glycoprotein transporters that allow your body to absorb and utilize certain drugs -- fexofenadine is an example. ...Read more
Beware: this could cause damage down the line or the next time you might not be so lucky. Please get professional help. ...Read more
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