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Doctor insights on: What Are The Effects Of Tobacco Smoking On The Central Nervous System

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What are the negative effects of ketamine on the nervous system?

What are the negative effects of ketamine on the nervous system?

Don't try it at home: Ketamine acts as an anesthetic that causes sedation and can put you to sleep .It acts on the cortex and other brain structures. Acting through the brain it can cause depressed breathing, low blood pressure, heart rhythm problems, confusion, hallucinations, jerky muscle movements . It wipes out recent memory. If not administered by a skilled doctor it can be fatal ...Read more

Dr. James Dukelow
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Central Nervous System (Definition)

System in humans is the brain and spinal column. The nerves that connect the CNS to the limbs, organs and the outside world is ...Read more


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What are the effects of drinking alcohol on the body?

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What are the effects of drinking alcohol on the body?

Alcohol: Effects depend on the amount consumed. Small to moderate consumption causes reduced risks of blood clots , stone formation , diabetes & rheumatoid arthritis. Large consumption causes impaired memory & vision, anemia, cardiomyopathy, hepatitis, cancer mouth/esophagus, gastritis, pancreatitis, diabetes type 2, depression, anxiety, psychosis, insomnia, panic, cravings. ...Read more

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What are the effects of lack of exercise on the circulatory system?

What are the effects of lack of exercise on the circulatory system?

Get Up and Go: Effective exercising will increase the blood flow to every cell in the body. This is the way of effectively providing nutrients to grow, maintain and repair or various tissues. By limiting or reducing the exercise, the bodies tissues will be hard pressed to maintain, let alone grow and develop to the degree necessary to survive in a healthy state. ...Read more

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What are the effects of nerve system damage?

What are the effects of nerve system damage?

Very variable: Classical outcomes include weakness, paralysis, numbness, tingling, imbalance, incoordination, confusion and memory loss, emotional problems, sleep disorder, headaches, dizziness, seizure activity, etc. ...Read more

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What are the effects of CHF on the cardiovascular system?

What are the effects of CHF on the cardiovascular system?

Remodeling: The answer is far more complex than 400 characters allow. Heart failure causes an overload of adrenaline-like compounds that make the heart change shape and composition, and deposit scar tissue. Meanwhile, the kidneys and the heart get their ongoing tango out of step and start miscommunicating with each other resulting in blood pressure abnormalities and other further problems. ...Read more

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What are the effects of cocaine on the brain?

What are the effects of cocaine on the brain?

Cocaine is dangerous: Cocaine (either snorted as powder or smoked as crack) produces a powerful high, that users describe as very pleasurable. It has multiple effects on the brain, interfering with neurotransmitters like norepinephrine, serotonin, dopamine and others preventing them from being reabsorbed. It also affects other organs, and can trigger heart attacks and strokes, as well as kidney failure. Be careful. ...Read more

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What are the effects of molds in the house? Does it have effect on the nervous system?

What are the effects of molds in the house? Does it have effect on the nervous system?

Www.blackmold-sympto: Mycotoxins from black mold can cause the following symptoms: confusion brain fog, shortened attention span difficulty concentrating and paying attention slowed reflexes disorientation dizziness memory loss and memory problems impaired learning ability hallucinations shock anxiety depression aggression and other personality changes tingling trembling shaking seizure numbness. ...Read more

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What are the effects of alcoholism on the gut?

What are the effects of alcoholism on the gut?

See below: Inflamation of the lining causing bleeding, ulcers, occasional malabsortion. It there is liver disease, there may be swelling of certain blood vessels and bleedimg temdencies. ...Read more

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For what length of time are the effects of weed and alcohol on the brain?

For what length of time are the effects of weed and alcohol on the brain?

Cannabis & etoh: Marijuana's effects usually last from one to three 3 hours. The issues with alcohol depends on how much you drank & how quickly - because the effect drops and your blood levels drop. ...Read more

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Are there effects of stress on the nervous system? What are they?

Stress & the body: Stress prepares for action by activating the autonomic nervous system & numerous hormones. Stress can cause muscle tension, cold hands & feet, increased heart rate, rapid & shallow breathing, stomach upset, headaches, dry mouth, increased sweating, mind racing, & insomnia. Chronic stress decreases immune functions & contributes to numerous illnesses. ...Read more

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What are the psychological effects of having an injury of the nervous system?

What are the psychological effects of having an injury of the nervous system?

Varies: The nervous system is a large group of cells that extend throughout your body and correlate with many other body systems. An injury to one area will produce different results than in another area. If you write back with the specifics, perhaps a more precise answer can be given. ...Read more

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What things affect the health of the nervous system?

What things affect the health of the nervous system?

Numerous: A standard textbook of neurology read from cover to cover would answer your question in detail. But common neurological diseases include stroke, epilepsy, migraine, Parkinson's, multiple sclerosis, Alzheimer's, and medical illnesses causing neurological complications such as alcohol, and diabetes; ...Read more

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What are the damaging effects of caffeine?

What are the damaging effects of caffeine?

Caffeine: Caffeine possible side effects: nervousness, insomnia, restlessness, irritability feeling hyper, ringing in ears, rapid or irregular heart rate, nausea, vomiting, GI upset, shakiness, dizziness or allergic reaction. Symptoms of caffeine overdose may include: Restlessness, ^ heart rate, palpitations, nausea, vomiting, anxiety, insomnia, ^ sweating, dizziness & cardiac arrest. ...Read more

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Are the effects of sleep deprivation reversible? What are the long-term effects to the body?

Are the effects of sleep deprivation reversible? What are the long-term effects to the body?

Q 4 SLEEP, PSY, NEUR: These are very important questions for people of all generations. I am sharing this with sleep medicine and other physicians so that you (and the rest of us) can see their answers. As a psychologist (and physician), i also would like to hear from clinical psychologists on the site. ...Read more

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What are the effects of chemotherapy on the lymphatic system?

What are the effects of chemotherapy on the lymphatic system?

Nothing major: Chemo drugs typically do not effect the lymphatic system. So it is not anything to worry about. These drugs typically lower the white cells, mostly neutrophils but spare the lymphocytes. ...Read more

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Cns (Definition)

CNS stands for central nervous system and consists of the brain ...Read more