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What are some negative effects of teen smoking?

What are some negative effects of teen smoking?

Smoking: I can't think of a single positive one. If you do not smoke do not start.If you do quit. ...Read more

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What negative health consequences are associated with smoking cigarettes for young female teens?

What negative health consequences are associated with smoking cigarettes for young female teens?

Many: Anyone can suffer serious effects from cigarette smoking. Smoking cigarettes can cause lung, mouth and throat cancer, heart disease, high blood pressure and make all respiratory problems (asthma, ear infections, bronchitis, sinus infections, emphysema) much worse. Smoking cigarettes can stain your teeth, nails and tongue, causing terrible breath. ...Read more

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What are the effects of occasional marijuana use on a developing teenagers brain?

What are the effects of occasional marijuana use on a developing teenagers brain?

Risk mental illness: Research results seem to show that marijuana (pot, mj) can start a person's schizophrenia sooner than if he did not use mj. A teenager (with a brain, neurotransmitters, & receptors not fully developed), especially with a family history of schizophrenia or psychosis, should know his family history and avoid experimenting with mj or other illegal drugs that might have a similar effect on the brain. ...Read more

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What are some potential side effects of getting a breast augmentation too young?

What are some potential side effects of getting a breast augmentation too young?

Long term: Breast implants are indicated after age 18 for cosmetic augmentation. It is not to young for an adult woman to get breast implants as long as she is psychologically mature. Breast implants are long term devices that may have to be replaced, anticipate replacing them every 10-20 years. http://www.dassmd.com/breast-augmentation/index.html. ...Read more

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Is it common that teenagers how are smokers develope lung cancer? Are there any cases of teenagers getting sick from smoking.

Is it common that teenagers how are smokers develope lung cancer? Are there any cases of teenagers getting sick from smoking.

Yes: The cancers come after exposure. Sometimes years later. Kids get bronchitis, pneumonia, hoarseness and develop lung and vascular trauma that's a preamble to the worse diseases. ...Read more

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What are some harmful effects of smoking marijuana?

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What are some harmful effects of smoking marijuana?

Marijuana: Refer to diagram on right (hopefully u can see small print). ...Read more

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What are typical side effects that come with smoking coffee?

What are typical side effects that come with smoking coffee?

Respiratory irritant: I don't know specifics about smoking coffee. But any foriegn material that you inhale could act as a respiratory irritant. ...Read more

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Are there certain medicines you are not allowed to take if you smoke marijuana? Is marijuana bad for you health? What are some of the benefits verses side effects of smoking marijuana?

Are there certain medicines you are not allowed to take if you smoke marijuana? Is marijuana bad for you health? What are some of the benefits verses side effects of smoking marijuana?

Here : Here are some of the possible effects from marijuana use: feelings of anxiety, depression, fear, panic or in some cases euphoria. If a high dose is taken it can lead to delusions, hallucinations or losing touch with reality. Other effects can include: inattentiveness, short-term memory problems and disturbances in your thought processes. Marijuana's effects usually last from one to three 3 hours. There can be interactions with medications when you use marijuana. I am not able to go through the list blow by blow. As you know, unless you have a medical marijuana card; it is illegal to use marijuana. ...Read more

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What is concerning smoking cigarettes and their effects?

Nothing Good: There are no known health benifits of smoking tobacco products & smoking anything else is debateable except that there is some evidence that smoking pot does decrease the side-effects of some anti-cancer treatments. Smoking tobacco causes a wide range of problems from copd, emphysema, oral cancer, to lung cancer & heart diseases. ...Read more

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What side effects are commonly associated smoking spice if you are a woman?

What side effects are commonly associated smoking spice if you are a woman?

Panic, seizures,: Psychosis, dissociation, racing thoughts, racing heartbeat, etc. Severe anxiety and psychosis can persist when the drug/s are stopped. Spice is a generic term for many different synthetic cannabinoids; they affect the same receptors as marijuana but are unpredictable in their effects. The drug/s are very addicting and often unpleasant in effect. It's unknown if they affect women differently. ...Read more

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Is taking DHEA dangerous or have side effects for men over the age of 30?

Is taking DHEA dangerous or have side effects for men over the age of 30?

No: Generally it is safe. It is a hormone, however, so I recommend you only use under the advice and supervision of a doctor trained in age management medicine. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of stop menses for one year?

What are the side effects of stop menses for one year?

Depends: I don't know your age which does influence the answer. If you're 49 years old you're probably getting near menopause and so this is a normal process. If you're younger than that, say age 16-40, then this is not normal. My primary concern is the eventual development of endometrial cancer. You should be exposed to progesterone (easy to do with medications) at least every 3 months. ...Read more

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What are effects of playing flute for years?

What are effects of playing flute for years?

Musculoskeletal sxs: According to one small study, flautists often have musculoskeletal complaints due to poor posture combined with hours of practice. ...Read more

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What are some heart disease prevention tips for teens and young adults?

What are some heart disease prevention tips for teens and young adults?

Stay Active: Stay active. Decrease the amount of simple sugars in your diet such as candy, ice cream, regular soda pop. Get regular annual exams to monitor your blood pressure and cholesterol levels in case you have a genetic predisposition. Find an enjoyable, active hobby or exercise activity and stick with it. ...Read more

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Hand practice for males...does hand job for males for mastburation effects the penis? Are there any side effects of continous mastburation in males?

Hand practice for males...does hand job for males for mastburation effects the penis? Are there any side effects of continous mastburation in males?

No worry.: Remember that saying: "If masturbation lead to hair loss, just about everyone on the planet would be bald". Shouldn't be any problem. However, moderation is the key. Rec.: If concerned check with your physician to address specific needs. Take care. ...Read more

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What are some immediate health effects of firsthand and secondhand smoke?

What are some immediate health effects of firsthand and secondhand smoke?

Respiratory problems: Coughing, difficulty breathing, sneezing, irritation of the nose or eyes. In the long term lung cancer, lung disease (emphysema), oral cancers, increased risk of heart disease/heart attack...among many others. ...Read more

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What are the pros and cons of trying hCG shots for treatment of low testosterone in 32 year old male? Are there any significant risks?

What are the pros and cons of trying hCG shots for treatment of low testosterone in 32 year old male?  Are there any significant risks?

Very complex answer: Need >400 chars, but: HCG is used more when fertility is desired bc testosterone can cause dec in testicular volume and sperm count. If ur lh/fsh hormone levels are elevated, then HCG probly won't work, but if not, the HCG will will stimulate leydig cells in testes to produce more testosterone. No significant side effects at usual doses. ...Read more

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Are there any dangerous side effects of sitting next to a smoker?

Scond hand smoker: When a nonsmoker breathes in secondhand smoke, the body begins to metabolize or break down the nicotine that was in the smoke. During this process, a nicotine byproduct called cotinine is created. Exposure to nicotine and secondhand smoke can be measured by testing saliva, urine, or blood for the presence of cotinine. This cause the same problems the smoker have with lesser degree. ...Read more