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What are potential adverse health effects of occupational stress?

What are potential adverse health effects of occupational stress?

Stress link: Stress is linked to many diseases including cardiovascular problems, high blood pressure. Mindfulness which there are many books is an effective way to deal with stress without medication. ...Read more

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Stress (Definition)

Stress affects most people in some way. Acute (sudden, short-term) stress leads to rapid changes throughout the body. Almost all body systems (the heart and blood vessels, immune system, lungs, digestive system, sensory organs, and brain) gear up to meet perceived danger. These stress responses could prove beneficial in a critical, life-or-death situation. Over time, however, repeated stressful situations put a strain on the body that may contribute to physical and psychological problems. Chronic (long-term) stress can have real health consequences and should be addressed like any other health concern. Fortunately, research is showing that lifestyle changes and stress-reduction techniques can help people learn ...Read more


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What are the health effects of overtraining?

What are the health effects of overtraining?

Overtraining: is essentially physically stressing the body more than it can handle or faster than it can repair itself. Health effects include pain, injury, illness, mood and personality changes, lack of progress, loss of motivation, insomnia. ...Read more

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What are the long-term health effects of sexual abuse?

What are the long-term health effects of sexual abuse?

Sexual abuse takes: a toll in many different ways. It varies from person 2 person. The most common basic impact is on the person's ability 2 trust anyone. This leads 2 various types of social/emotional issues. It can also lead 2 depression, anxiety and other emotional issues. For some people the impact is seen in physical ailments, ulcers, stomach problems, headaches or more. Psychotherapy and support groups help ...Read more

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What are some of the detrimental physical & psychological side effects of bulimia nervosa?

What are some of the detrimental physical & psychological side effects of bulimia nervosa?

Side effects: A short list would be rupture of the esphagus from induced vomitting, low potassium from vomiting and weakening of the tooth enamel from the stomach acid.There are more, the most serious is death. Psychological risks are a worsening of the condition and not treating co-morbid depression and anxiety. A more complete list requires professional consultation. ...Read more

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What are the mental health effects of malaria?

What are the mental health effects of malaria?

There can be: serious behavioral side effects from some antimalarial medications. Cerebral malaria can lead to both behavioral and cognitive changes (as well as death). ...Read more

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What are the health risks for sedation? Are there long term health risks due to heavy sedation?

What are the health risks for sedation? Are there long term health risks due to heavy sedation?

Short term : Risks include hypotension and respiratory depression. You should be properly monitored and the medication should be administered by a dedicated, well trained physician. The only long term risks relate directly to complications experienced during the procedure. ...Read more

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The stress & effects seem inevitable. What are some physical/mental effects of stress?

The stress & effects seem inevitable. What are some physical/mental effects of stress?

There are quite a fe: Chronic stress is bad for human body. It is implicated in many diseases like heart disease and mental ailments like depression. Find ways to diminish or avoid it if you can, remove the precipitating cause, often at job or in relatiionships.Suggestions to minimize its bad effects are: exercise(walking) regualrly even if you do for 10 minute periods x2-3/day. Yoga, meditation, deep breathing can help. ...Read more

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What are the health benefits and potential issues from Bikram yoga?

What are the health benefits and potential issues from Bikram yoga?

Helps some issues: Bikram yoga, other kinds of yoga, and other physical and mental therapies, can all help with relaxing the mind and the body. Yoga poses can help with stretching muscles, improving flexibility an mobility, decreasing stiffness, removing pain, improving balance, etc... If done with a knowledgeable teacher, each person might be able to find additional benefits, which can vary from person to person. ...Read more

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What are health effects of cinnamon?

What are health effects of cinnamon?

Many good benefits: Cinnamon might be best known for significantly lowering blood sugar and can reduce it 18-29%, but is also a potent anti-oxidant, good anti-inflammatory and lowers cholesterol 12-26%. It is also a broad-spectrum anti-microbial. For more information see http://www.Whfoods.Com/genpage.Php?Tname=foodspice&dbid=68. ...Read more

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What possible adverse health effects of excess muscle mass are there?

What possible adverse health effects of excess muscle mass are there?

None: If your muscle mass is due to good diet and exercise, there are no adverse health effects. If you take supplements, especially steroids, the adverse effects will be of the supplements, not mucle mass per se. ...Read more

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What are the health effects associated with long-term lead exposure?

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What are the health effects associated with long-term lead exposure?

Lead Exposure: In children we see Developmental delays, Learning difficulties, Irritability, loss of appetite & weight, Abdominal pain, Vomiting, Constipation, Hearing loss, Sluggishness & Fatigue. In adults, Hypertension, Abdominal pain, Constipation, Joint & muscle aches, pain or numbness & tingling in arms & legs, Headaches, Memory loss, Mood changes, infertility. ...Read more

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What are some potential side effects of dioxin exposure?

What are some potential side effects of dioxin exposure?

Side effects: Dioxins are highly toxic and can cause reproductive and developmental problems, damage the immune system, interfere with hormones and also cause cancer. ...Read more

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What are potential side effects of parathyroid disorders?

What are potential side effects of parathyroid disorders?

Osteoporosis: If an adenoma on the gland develops (usually only in one of the four), there is excess absorption and mobilization of calcium, which can result in enough loss of bone to risk fragility. If there is inadequate hormone, the opposite happens and low blood calcium can result in muscle contraction issues. ...Read more

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What are the health effects of cocaine?

What are the health effects of cocaine?

Addiction: Cocaine is a very addictive drug. The only legitimate use is as a nasal anesthetic for some types of surgery. Recreationally it is inhaled as powder or smoked in the form of a rock aka crack. It increases dopamine levels in the brain which can cause paranoia or other psychotic symptoms. Peripherally it is a very powerful vasoconstrictor and can cause very serious heart problems among other things ...Read more

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What are the most harmful health effects of passive smoking?

What are the most harmful health effects of passive smoking?

Cancer and Brochiti: Most harmful effect is causing increased risk of not only Cancer of the Lung but also Breast Cancer,and chronic cough due to Chronic Bonchitis and COPD And many others ...Read more

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What are the health effects of smoking weed?

What are the health effects of smoking weed?

Depends on who you: talk to. Health benefits that are touted are anti-nausea effect and increased appetite, leading to use of both marijuana and THC-containing medication (Marinol) for patients undergoing cancer treatment, or with HIV or hepatitis. It also lowers intraocular pressure in some cases of glaucoma. It may reduce neuropathic pain and certain kinds of seizures. SE's include bronchitis, sedation, anxiety. ...Read more

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What would be potential harmful effects of sleep deprivation?

What would be potential harmful effects of sleep deprivation?

Sleep deprivation: 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 long-term health effects of risperidone overdose?

What are the long-term health effects of risperidone overdose?

It depends: "Overdose" can mean different things, from an unnecessarily high dosage to a potentially deadly comatose state. There is also the question of low long. If these matters are clarified, as well as what was behind the overrdose, then perhaps an answer to your question can be offered. ...Read more

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What are negative health effects of bad posture?

What are negative health effects of bad posture?

See below: When we are using optimal posture, we allow our muscles, bones, ligaments and even organs to work optimally. Muscles are meant to have an optimal length at which they work most efficiently. When they are overstretched or shortened by poor posture, they do not work efficiently and pain often results. When the joints are not in good position, excessive pressures result which cause wear and tear. ...Read more

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What are the adverse effects of persantine?

What are the adverse effects of persantine?

Usually none: But, Persantine is a vasodilator and can rarely cause a drop in blood pressure. It can also cause constriction of the airways of the lung, and rarely can cause a brief pause in the heart rhythm for several seconds. ...Read more