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Doctor insights on: Short Term Long Term Effects Of Exercise On The Skeletal System

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Exercise Or Physical Activity (Definition)

Exercise is a physical activity that is completed to maintain or improve health. Benefits of exercise include weight maintenance, improving mood, increasing energy, preventing or controlling chronic diseases, promoting better sleeping, and improving sex life and libido. ...Read more


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What are websites that tell about the drug dexedrine (dextroamphetamine) and short term long term effects?

What are websites that tell about the drug dexedrine (dextroamphetamine) and short term long term effects?

Lots out there.: Use of stimulants are controversial, so you can find sites that will tell you almost anything you want to hear. Unfortunately, there are "pro-" and "anti-" drug sides that tell quite different stories. You might start with the american academy of child and adolescent psychiatry (aacap. Org) facts for families or the american academy of pediatrics (aap. Org). Both provide objective data. ...Read more

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What are short term and long term effects of bulimia?

What are short term and long term effects of bulimia?

Many: Short term- weight loss, tooth enamel erosion from stomach acid, esophageal ulcers, nuitritional and electrolyte imbalances and skipped periods. Long term- no menses, cardiac irregular heartbeats that could result in cardiac arrest and death and, kidney failure from severe dehydration. ...Read more

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What are some short term and Long Term Effects Of Diverticulitis?

What are some short term and Long Term Effects Of Diverticulitis?

Pain: Pain, usually in the left lower quadrant of the abdomen is the most common symptom of diverticulitis. Some people also have fever or chills. ...Read more

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What short term and long term effects are associated with adolescent drinking?

What short term and long term effects are associated with adolescent drinking?

Nothing good: Cirrhosis of the liver and liver failure, seizures, mental status changes, heart failure, neurologic damage, etc, etc. ...Read more

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Are there any short term or long term effects of mononucleosis? What are they?

Are there any short term or long term effects of mononucleosis? What are they?

Both: Mononucleosis from Epstein-Barr virus:
Short-term: enlarged spleen (careful w/ sports to avoid rupture), rash (especially if given Amoxicillin), rarely neurologic symptoms or other. Long-term: lymphoma (rare).

Almost everyone tests positive for Epstein-Barr virus exposure (90-95% worldwide), so please do not spend any energy worrying about getting lymphoma from having had mononucleosis. ...Read more

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What are the short term and long term effects of cocaine on human body?

What are the short term and long term effects of cocaine on human body?

Not good!: Short term Cocaine causes the artificial release of a set of signalling chemicals in the brain that trigger subjective feelings of power and elation. These feelings are disconnected from reality, impairing judgment. Used up, the lack of these chemicals then causes a "crash". Eventually, the nervous system and brain falls out of whack on a long-term basis. ...Read more

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What are the short term and long term effects of the Epstein-Barr Virus?

What are the short term and long term effects of the Epstein-Barr Virus?

Sometimes nothing: You can be asymptomatic with Epstein-Barr virus. Sometimes this had been associated with chronic fatigue. But it's not definite as all of us at one time or another are infected with Epstein-Barr virus. Epstein Barr Virus is sometimes is associated with more severe medical conditions. You need to discuss this with your physician. ...Read more

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What are the short-term and long-term effects of vitamin d deficiency?

What are the short-term and long-term effects of vitamin d deficiency?

Vitamin D: There are side effects of low vitamin D deficiency and that may increase your risk of osteoporosis that would put you in jeopardy for minimal trauma fracture.
See your doctor, get a bone density test, and start taking vitamin D — either 1000 or 2000 daily.
The bone density result will tell you if you do or do not have low bone mass and increased risk of fracture. ...Read more

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What are the short term and long term effects of consuming alcohol while on 200mg of Zoloft (sertraline)? Is 4 to 5 drinks only once in a while okay?

What are the short term and long term effects of consuming alcohol while on 200mg of Zoloft (sertraline)? Is 4 to 5 drinks only once in a while okay?

Not ok.: Zoloft (sertraline) and alcohol should not be mixed per the drug manufacturer. Zoloft (sertraline) may enhance the effect of alcohol. The combination may impact both motor skills and depressive symptoms. Drinking four to five drinks in a sitting is not considered moderation. ...Read more

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What to do if I have to come up with short term effects of cystic fibrosis (social) and long term effects of cystic fibrosis (intellectual) any ideas?

What to do if I have to come up with short term effects of cystic fibrosis (social) and long term effects of cystic fibrosis (intellectual) any ideas?

Study your texts: The question appears to be an assignment and not amenable to a 400 character site answer. Your instructors will expect you to consult your texts and become proficient in related jargon. The answer has filled chapters in many written texts or research articles. ...Read more

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What are the long-term effects of chemo and immunosuppressants? (long after you're cured). Will your immune system always remain more compromised?

What are the long-term effects of chemo and immunosuppressants? (long after you're cured). Will your immune system always remain more compromised?

Not true: The immune system is minimally compromised during chemo but the effects are temporary. As soon as the blood counts recover(4 weeks after last chemo), the immune system is practically back to normal. Total body irradiation as done for allogeneic bone marrow transplantation is the only therapy that has longer lasting immunosuppression. ...Read more

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Using daily valtrex (valacyclovir) for herpies2 is there any long term effects and does it damage immune system long term taking valtrex (valacyclovir) daily 1000 mg per day?

Using daily valtrex (valacyclovir) for herpies2 is there any long term effects and does it damage immune system long term taking valtrex (valacyclovir) daily 1000 mg per day?

Very well tolerated: Valacyclovir is one of the safest and best tolerated of all drugs. Side effects are very rare and many patients take it for many years with no problem at all. It has no effect on the immune system. But be aware it doesn't 100% prevent outbreaks, viral shedding, or transmission. You still need to inform partners and use condoms, unless with a partner who is aware and willing to take the risk. ...Read more

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What are the long term effects of a 12000 mg aspirin overdose that was in my system for 2 1/2 hours before initial treatment?

What are the long term effects of a 12000 mg aspirin overdose that was in my system for 2 1/2 hours before initial treatment?

Why do you ask?: No lasting harm. You have my word this is true. I am so glad you failed to end your life. I also want to reassure you that there is more good in this world than bad, and that you can find something better than death anywhere. Try to understand how your mind played a trick on you, and how to avoid this in the future. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Could the use of PRP,for hair loss and for many years, provoke long term effects on nervous system?

Could the use of PRP,for hair loss and for many years, provoke long term effects on nervous system?

Platelet Rich Plasma: Very effective for hair regrowth at this point.

No side effects. It's your own blood!

Examples: J Cutan Aesthet Surg. 2014 Apr;7(2):107-10.
Platelet-rich plasma in androgenic alopecia: myth or an effective tool.

Biomed Res Int. 2014;2014:760709. Epub 2014 May 6.
The effect of autologous activated platelet rich plasma (AA-PRP) injection on pattern hair loss: clinical and histomorphometric. ...Read more

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I've been taking Adderall for 10 years (30 mg 2xday). What are the long-term effects of central nervous system stimulants?#nqlu I'm 57 & in addition to adderall, take Zoloft (50 mg), Armour Thyroid (90 mg), bystolic (10 mg), and tamoxifen (20 mg).

I've been taking Adderall for 10 years (30 mg 2xday). What are the long-term effects of central nervous system stimulants?#nqlu I'm 57 & in addition to adderall, take Zoloft (50 mg), Armour Thyroid (90 mg), bystolic (10 mg), and tamoxifen (20 mg).

Usually not many: Some doctors recommend having "holidays" from stimulants, for times when not having the best concentration and focus might not matter as much — like weekends, vacations etc. There is little or no evidence that long-term medicinal stimulants taken as prescribed cause any significant damage to the cns, although sleep disturbance/anxiety and hopelessness (depression) may be related. Talk to your doc. ...Read more

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How does weight-bearing exercise affect the skeletal system?

How does weight-bearing exercise affect the skeletal system?

Weight bearing: As long as you have normal hormonal function, weight bearing does a great job of building up the skeletal system and preventing osteopenia/osteoporosis. ...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 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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What are the short/long term effects of opiate use?

What are the short/long term effects of opiate use?

Pain relief: Short term use of opiates is effective for mild to severe pain, depending on the opiate.
Long term use can cause you to have side effects such as nausea, vomiting, and constipation. You can also develop tolerance to the opioid and it will cease to provide you relief. ...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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What are the short and long term effects of breast cancer?

What are the short and long term effects of breast cancer?

Not sure..: If I understand your question. In the short term, when breast cancer is small and early, there are no symptoms & it is easier to treat with small surgery & hormone medications. In the long term, untreated breast cancer can grow, spread to other organs, or ulcerate with an open wound on the breast. Untreated breast cancer can be fatal in the long term. ...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 short & long term effects are associated with type 2 diabetes?

What short & long term effects are associated with type 2 diabetes?

Uncontrolled signs : Short term if out of control: fatigue, frequency of urination, increased thirst, blurred vision, weight loss or gain Long term if uncontrolled: chronic kidney disease, peripheral neuropathy, diabetic retinopathy, heart disease, increased risk of stroke. ...Read more