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What could be the short and long term effects of sleep deprivation?

What could be the short and long term effects of sleep deprivation?

Here are some:: Sleep deprivation can ^ risk for fatigue, irritability, v concentration, diminished memory, ^ infection rate, ability to tolerate stressors, blurring of vision, v energy level, ^ micro-sleeps, weight gain, exacerbation of psychiatric problems and can even lead to psychosis. ...Read more

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Dr. Ana Adelstein
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Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (Definition)

Ocd is characterized by the presence of obsessions/compulsions that are recognized as excessive/unreasonable and time consuming (> 1 hr/day). Obsessions are recurrent/persistent thoughts, impulses, or images. Compulsions are repetitive behaviors or mental acts that one feels driven to perform in response to an obsession. The compulsions are aimed at preventing or ...Read more


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What short and long term effects are associated with cannabis?

What short and long term effects are associated with cannabis?

See site: There isn't enough space to such an incompassing question. Please see this site: http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/marijuana/ns_patient-marijuana. ...Read more

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What are the short and long term effects of acute morphine od with administration of naloxone?

What are the short and long term effects of acute morphine od with administration of naloxone?

Recurrence: The major side effect of overdose is slow to no breathing. Naloxone is used to treat morphine overdose. It is shorter acting than morphine, so depending on doses, the respiratory sedation you get with the od can recur. The main side effect of Naloxone is increased heart rate, BP and rarely pulmonary edema. ...Read more

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Are severe stinging insect allergies more common in younger or older people? If so why? What are the short and long term effects of having a

Are severe stinging insect allergies more common in younger or older people? If so why?

 

 

 

What are the short and long term effects of having a

No age: People of all ages can develop life threatening stinging insect allergies. You need to have an Epinephrine auto injector on you all the time and it is best to get venom desensitization as it may take care of the problem indefinitely, it has a high success rate. There is a rate of allergic reaction from it, but you are in safe hands with an experienced allergist. ...Read more

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Please list all the short and long term effects of smoking cigarettes?

Please list all the short and long term effects of smoking cigarettes?

Nothing good: Short term: wheezing, constant coughing, high blood presure, mouth odor, lack of taste sensation, difficuly smelling things, stained teeth & fingers long term: copd, emphysema, oral cancer, lung cancer, stroke, heart failure, heart disease, and many things we don't even know about. ...Read more

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Could anyone tell me what are the short and long term effects of exercise on the cardiovascular system?

Could anyone tell me what are the short and long term effects of exercise on the cardiovascular system?

Exercise: Is beneficial both in the short term as well as long term and is an important part of the treatment plan in addition to treating hypertension, high cholesterol, diabetes and smoking cessation. ...Read more

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What are the short and long term effects from skin cancer on the body?

What are the short and long term effects from skin cancer on the body?

It Depends on Type: "Skin cancer" refers to literally dozens of specific cancers. The 3 most common types are Melanoma (MM), Squamous Cell Carcinoma(SCC) , Basal Cell Carcinoma (BCC). MM is usually easily treated if caught early but can be fatal if it spreads. SCC is usually easily treated if caught early but in certain cases can spread and be fatal. BCC is the least dangerous b/c it rarely spreads, but can disfigure ...Read more

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What effects can bipolar disorder have on a person's body over time? Short and long term effects

What effects can bipolar disorder have on a person's body over time? Short and long term effects

Indirect: Bipolar itself as no known direct effects on the body. But indirectly, both manic and depressive episodes can affect health. For example, in the manic phase appetite is suppressed and risk taking (with drugs, sex, dangerous actions) is high. Suicide is a great risk, as well. Appetite can be lost in depression, as well. There are tantalizing genetic overlaps with asthma and endometriosis. ...Read more