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What Can Occur If You Do Not Get Enough Fiber In Your Body
Can you tell me if you crave a certain food, does that mean your body is trying to tell you that you're in need of it's nutrients?
Sometimes: It appears yes. Like in the case of pica, where people will have the urge to consume non-food(like clay) items in the setting of iron deficiency. It is thought that the body's preparation for increased nutritional needs, like salt, might drive pregnant women's cravings for things like pickles. ...Read more
Stay clean: If they sneezed in your face, not much you can do other than say "God Bless YOU, and I appreciate you covering your mouth!" If the sneezed around you, simply avoid the spittle, practice good hygiene by washing your hands often. Having antibacterial wipes can help too. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Body cast: Body casts are usually created with that in mind so you should be able to void. The bigger problem is mobility, and you will want to ask your doctor if you require a special mode of transport should it be possible for you to be at hoe with this instead of in the hospital. ...Read more
Wash it out: the best thing tondo is wash the eye out ASAP! This will remove the chemical including and solid material and will neutralize it's effect. Prompt treatment with washing can, in some cases, save your vision! If your eye stops burning, that may be all that is necessary. However, if it is an alkali, especially, or an acid, you should consult a physician as these chemicals are more serious. ...Read more
How do you know if your having a miscarriage and if you are what can you do in the process without having to visit the doctor as yet?
What is the likelyhood of pregnancy if you do not penetrate. Do you have to enter to cause pregnancy?
What happens if you have poisoned your brain through drug use is there anything you can do to make it better?
Yes: find a good 12 step group. stop using. exercise your mind - read, learn. if have depression or anxiety, get it treated. eat well. physical exercise. early in sobriety its common for people to feel like they lost a step or are in a fog. just as drugs & alcohol take a bit to exact their toll, reversing things takes a bit too. gotta be patient, work at getting better. take care of your brain & body. ...Read more
Can not be in the mood make your vagina not wet? Can Depo-Provera make you not want to have sex? What cause dryness in vagina if you normal aren't?
Yes and yes.: Low levels of estrogen can cause vaginal dryness, which is more common in progestin only contraceptives like depo and is very common postmenopause. BCP can change libido as well. Physical and mental fatigue and stress are often culprits as well as not having an emotional connection to your partner. ...Read more
Does the salt level have anything to do with arrhythmias? If so what are the results caused by not enough salt?
Complicated question: Salt alone should not affect arrythmias directly. It has a more direct effect on blood pressure and if it gets too high or too low can affect the neurological system and affect mental functioning and even cause comas. It affects the way the kidneys handle fluids. Salt regulation in the body is very complicated. It is important if you have a heart condition to watch your salt intake carefully. ...Read more
Can your brain make you think you have an illness and you really don't & can it cause the symptoms to happen to your body?
Short answer- Yes: You've described elements of we refer to medically as "SOMATIZATION." This is where a person believes they feel, see, hear, or taste things in altered ways which can mimic or be very similar to disease states otherwise unable to be detected by doctors. They may feel weak, paralyzed, have difficulty speaking, cramped, hot, cold, really anything and yet be without actual verifiable pathology. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Not eating right!: Cause: poor intake! 1.Constant craving of carbs! 2.Muscle and/or joint pain! these are signs of mild deficiency! symptoms of severe protein deficiency: 1.Edema (swelling) 2.Thinning brittle hair and/or hair loss 3.Ridges in finger and toe nails 4.Skin rashes; dry skin 5.Weak and tired 6.Muscle soreness and cramps 7.Slow healing 8.Skin ulcers 9.Sleep issues 10.Headache 11.Nausea 12.Fainting. ...Read more
Many, many things: The statement "you are what you eat" has never seemed more true. Unhealthy diets contribute to many illnesses and risk factors including obesity, diabetes, arthritis, cancer, and heart disease. Generally, a healthy diet for most adults includes lots of fruits and vegetables, low salt, whole grains, healthy vegetable oils, lean meats or other protein sources, and balanced portion sizes. ...Read more
Fluid retention: Fluid retention causes swelling that increases with gravitation (eg leg swelling after standing for long period of time). It is symmetric and dimples when pressed upon. Also, weight will fluctuate rapidly when caused by fluid retention. Notably, there are many other causes for leg swelling, and if occurring in one leg only, then likely not fluid. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What to do if I have heard that if you ever leave the excercise or at older age your body mass will be loosen up and your body will look ugly?
Ignore it: Keep exercising. This is really only a factor for steroid monsters who go off the stuff, and plastic surgeons can deal with this. And you can continue staying fit into old age. ...Read more
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