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Doctor insights on: Oversleeping And Mental Health

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What are the hazards of daily oversleeping to our mental health?

What are the hazards of daily oversleeping to our mental health?

JOBLESS AND CAR DISA: It is important that excess sleep be very aggressively studied by labs such as ecp, vegf, vit d, il-6, il-1b, free t3, (liothyronine) Dht and free testosterone. Infections and many disorders can be a cause, and I have free books on some of these causes. You cannot function in school, in the work place or as a parent if you are sleepy. You could fail a dui and end up in jail since sleepy people look drugged.. ...Read more

Mental Health (Definition)

Mental health refers to the complex neuro-physiological state of well-being that is often observed and experienced through emotional, psychological, and social aspects of behavior. A combination of genetics and family history, culture and life experiences, and physiological health factors are all factors that contribute to one's experience of mental health. Unfortunately, the general term of mental health is often stigmatized and perceived as a negative; however, mental health includes positive aspects of health and well-being, including one's resilience, adaptability, and ability to ...Read more


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What are the effects of noise pollution to our health?

What are the effects of noise pollution to our health?

Hearing loss: noises above 85 DB are shown to cause hearing loss Try to avoid loud noises. and individual subject ot elevated noise levels should wear hearing protection ...Read more

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What are the health effects of fluoride in water? I hear it's good for our teeth, but can it be damaging to our mental and physical state as well?

What are the health effects of fluoride in water? I hear it's good for our teeth, but can it be damaging to our mental and physical state as well?

Fluoride Good!: Much of the negative reports on Fluoride in the water are distorted claims that are not backed up by legitimate science and valid statistics. The positive effects of adding a Fluoride to municipal drinking water is so vast that it is considered 1 of the most significant public health achievements in the history of mankind! it greatly decreases cavities and tth loss, people eat better and stay heal. ...Read more

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What are the mental and emotional health benefits of gardening?

What are the mental and emotional health benefits of gardening?

Many: The gardener is literally in touch with the earth. The dedicated gardener experiences the life cycle of growth from beginning to end, cultivating mindful presence and affirming the pragmatic virtues of knowledge, planning, discipline, care and patience. Satisfaction comes when flowers bloom and fruits ripen.Taking care of ones garden is a powerful metaphor for wise living. ...Read more

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What are the behaviors of a mental health problem?

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What are the behaviors of a mental health problem?

Mental health problm: Behavior depends on type of mental health issue at hand. ...Read more

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What are the health effects of poor nutrition in children?

What are the health effects of poor nutrition in children?

There are many: adverse health effects of poor nutrition in children, such as poor growth, obesity, poor weight gain, more frequent infections, poor brain development, poor bone health, decreased ability to focus in school, decreased energy and therefore decreased ability to exercise enough/properly, among others. ...Read more

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How does community dwelling affect the mental and emotional health of the elderly?

How does community dwelling affect the mental and emotional health of the elderly?

Social isolation is: not good for anyone, elderly as well as younger people benefit from having a social community and supports. Often elderly people have less frequent contact with other people, so living in a community dwelling situation can be beneficial. ...Read more

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What are the health effects of exposure to acidic pollution?

What are the health effects of exposure to acidic pollution?

It depends: Health effects depend on the route of exposure (respiratory vs. ingestion vs absorption through the skin) as well as the type and strength of the acid. In general acids will cause damage by disrupting cell membranes. ...Read more

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What are the different benefits of health and wellness programs in a workplace?

Many: There are many variations of the features in a health and wellness program provided by employers, but the main benefit is keeping employees healthier (and thus more productive.) absenteeism due to health issues is a significant cost to employers, besides the fact that it is not good to have health issues that could have been preventable. Utilize these programs to stay as healthy as possible. ...Read more

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What nutrients are most important for the health of the brain?

What nutrients are most important for the health of the brain?

Complex, but: Brain chemistry is dependent on cholesterol as building block for many chemicals. B vitamins especially folate and B-12 important for numerous metabolic activities. Vitamin D critical for immune system. Bodily health to prevent diabetes or blood pressure issues from affecting brain adversely. Good hydration to maintain brain functions. Really a secondary outcome of good nutrition in general. ...Read more

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What are the health consequences of a drought.

What are the health consequences of a drought.

Here are some...: Man-made anti-drought effort may reach its limit. Beyond that humans rely on their individual mental & physical value, ability, & capacity to negotiate and cope with drought-striken environments for survival, growth, & continuation. That is why knowledge, common sense, & wisdom are important for ultimate safe survival; at the end, some survive and others demise. ...Read more

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What are the health effects of air pollution and water pollution on children?

What are the health effects of air pollution and water pollution on children?

Research ongoing: there have been any studies over the past decade looking at effects of pollution on children. Some studies have looked at associations between pollution exposure in-utero and after birth with asthma, development, school performance, as well as many others. While nothing is 100% certain, it is better to have less exposure to pollution than more exposure. ...Read more

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What are the health benefits to drinking in moderation?

What are the health benefits to drinking in moderation?

Many: Only medical benefits from alcohol are 2oz of red wine daily to increase HDL. There might be others I don't know of. Benefits of drinking in moderation, are avoiding all the negative consequences of drinking in excess: decreases judgement, affairs, domestic violence, crimes, drink & drive, liver disease, alcoholism, dementia, neuropathy, vitamin deficiencies, birth defects, etc.. ...Read more

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What are the health benefits of sweating when you work out?

What are the health benefits of sweating when you work out?

None: No health benefits besides some protection from overheating and letting you know that you work hard enough (and get the health benefits that way). ...Read more

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Does the city fumigate parks and if so what are the health hazards of doing so?

Does the city fumigate parks and if so what are the health hazards of doing so?

Possibly: Fumigation is only performed when there is a public health menace of illness like west Nile virus or equine encephalitis, for example, which are transmitted by mosquitoes. In those instances,ample warnings should be issued to the public to avoid exposure to the pesticides. ...Read more

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Why is effective use of medical terminology essential to the performance of job duties in health professions?

Why is effective use of medical terminology essential to the performance of job duties in health professions?

Communication: Just like any other industry or job, you have to be able to communicate accurately and effectively with others. Medicine is no different. ...Read more

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Besides food, exercise and sleep, which aspects of our life are most important to our health, and how can we improve them?

Besides food, exercise and sleep, which aspects of our life are most important to our health, and how can we improve them?

Happy and fulfilled: A healthy diet and adequate sleep and exercise are fundamental to good health. It is also crucial to minimize exposure to environmental toxins. But being happy may be the most important of all This generally involves doing work you enjoy, helping others, having good relationships and a spiritual connection. Minimizing stress is important. Exercise, meditation and social support help with this. ...Read more