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Is common sense really common?

Thought provoking: But not in any way medical - not even really psychological. Take it to a social commentary blog site - you'll have better results. ...Read more

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Dr. Donald Alves
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Abnormal Sense Of Taste (Definition)

Abnormal sense of taste is a symptom in which a person has unusual tastes in his mouth, has loss some ability to taste certain flavors, or notices that some familiar ...Read more


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What is a sense of urgency?

What is a sense of urgency?

Have to go---badly!: Assuming you mean urinary urgency, it is just the feeling that you have to go quickly or you might lose control. ...Read more

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I lost my sense of taste yesterday?

I lost my sense of taste yesterday?

See Dr.: There are several causes of possible loss of taste, most commonly an infection, viral or bacterial, which may cause this. Smoking and other medical issues are also possible, so if your sense of taste does not return, see your Dr. Best wishes. ...Read more

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How can I get my sense of taste back?

How can I get my sense of taste back?

Suggestions: It is unlikely that you have lost your sense of taste, independently, but rather, more likely, you have had a problem with sense of smell, and secondary issues with taste. On occasion, zinc supplements may help, but I would highly recommend a visit to an ENT specialist to get this worked out thoroughly. ...Read more

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Does dopamine alter your sense of humor?

Does dopamine alter your sense of humor?

Perhaps: Dopamine input has been implicated in the control of mood and emotion and so it is theoretically possible it loss of dopamine can alter your ability to find things comical. ...Read more

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Do men sense when women are ovulating..?

Do men sense when women are ovulating..?

No: Innately, no! However, if they are part of a relationship in which the female member is "focused" on ovulation by testing, conversation and sexual overtures, then "maybe".(smile) ...Read more

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What could cause the sense of taste to change?

What could cause the sense of taste to change?

Loss of smell/taste: Anosmia which is loss of smell can be associated with medical conditions such as flu, Parkinson disease, stroke, head trauma, cerebral contusion, old age, Alzheimer, bells palsy, smell and taste are connected, if you cant smell you normally cannot taste. Spicy foods work. Condition may be dangerous because smoke cannot be detected. Olfactory nerve transmits smell,may be affected by tumor/trauma ...Read more

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Anything that might give me a sense of euphoria?

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Anything that might give me a sense of euphoria?

Euphoria: Hearing good news when you've been anticipating and waiting for news. ...Read more

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How to know if i lost my sense of taste forever?

Need to be examined: Cannot answer question without being examined. Discuss with your doctor and you may need to see a specialist to answer your question. ...Read more

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Can I stop myself from losing my sense of taste?

Can I stop myself from losing my sense of taste?

Yes you can: You can help youself by not smoking, cosuming chewing tobacco, not using coccaine or other illicit drugs.Getting treated for nasal allergies and sinus infections properly, and not using long term over the counter nasal decongestants, and having regular dental check ups, brushing and flossing properly. ...Read more

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Is it possible to lose my sense of taste forever?

Response: The usual cause for loss of taste is loss of sense of smell, and in some cases zinc supplements can reverse much of the problem. Yet, would be prudent for you to have a thorough evaluation by an Otolaryngologist, as sometimes, sinus issues are causing difficulties which can be readily reversed. ...Read more

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What is diabetes in the sense of what malfunctions?

What is diabetes in the sense of what malfunctions?

Depends: Depends on the type . In type 1 the body makes antibodies against itself and eventually burns out and can't make insulin. In type 2 your body makes plenty of Insulin but has an inability to use it. It definatey is hereditary. In the case of type one it is a combination of the immune system and the panceeas. In type two it is more the liver pathways of utilization. ...Read more

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Can an altered sense of taste affect your appetite?

Can an altered sense of taste affect your appetite?

Absolutely: Sense of smell and taste are things that can make food really appealling. Not enjoying the eating experience can affect appetite. ...Read more

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I am feeling a general sense of malaise, achy, quesy?

I am feeling a general sense of malaise, achy, quesy?

Malaise: Malaise can be for various reasons. If this is something new likely causes would be some type of viral process or a UTI. Lack of sleep can be cause for fatigue too. ...Read more

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My thoughts don't make sense, do I have schitozophrenia?

My thoughts don't make sense, do I have schitozophrenia?

Probably not: If everyone whose thoughts didn't make sense had schizophrenia, we'd have to medicate the majority of the house of representatives. The fact that you know they don't make sense is a good sign that you don't have schizophrenia. Still, if this is something that concerns you, you should talk to your doctor or to a counselor or therapist. ...Read more

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What are some ways to get a sense of euphoria naturally?

What are some ways to get a sense of euphoria naturally?

Many: It depends on what you enjoy personally, but some ways include: dancing, music, enjoying nature, holotropic breathwork (sometimes) and falling in love. Some seek euphoria through the use of psychedelic substances like mushrooms, lsd, etc -- and some indigenous people use similar things in ceremony. But these aren't necessarily "natural" to other cultures, and euphoria is not the goal either. ...Read more

Sense Of Impending Doom (Definition)

Among other symptoms, a panic attack gives us a sense of impending doom, or a feeing that something dire is about to happen and we can’t do ...Read more


Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Lack Of Sense Of Smell (Definition)

Several causes locally in the nose or brain. See ...Read more