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Doctor insights on: What Can Occur If You Do Not Get Enough Fiber In Your Body

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What can happen if you get to much oragel in your system?

What can happen if you get to much oragel in your system?

Not the best: If you have a previous hypersensitivity to orajel then the side effects can be quite serious. If no previous reaction then there is less to worry about. If you like to eat orajel because of painful teeth then a more useful fix is to see a dentist. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what happens if you do not consume enough sodium in your diet?

Could you tell me what happens if you do not consume enough sodium in your diet?

Low sodium: Low sodium in the blood can cause nauseau, muscle cramps, low blood pressure, stroke and even confusion and disorientation. With extremely low sodium in the blood, you can get swelling in the brain as fluids shift to try to normalize the blood sodium levels in the tissue. ...Read more

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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?

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

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If someone sneezes on you what can you do to get rid of the germs so you will not get sick.?

If someone sneezes on you what can you do to get rid of the germs so you will not get sick.?

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 more

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If you are in a body cast, how do you use the bathroom?

If you are in a body cast, how do you use the bathroom?

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

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What should you do if you get chemicals in the eye?

What should you do if you get chemicals in the eye?

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

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Which types of diseases may you incur if you do not have enough fiber in your diet?

Which types of diseases may you incur if you do not have enough fiber in your diet?

Diverticula: If you strain to have a bowel movement because of inadequate fiber in your diet, you may get outpocketings of the large intestines- called diverticula, they can lead to diverticulitis- inflammation of the intestines. Colon cancer is also associated with a low fiber diet. ...Read more

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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?

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?

Miscarriage : Vaginal bleeding, from spotting to passing clots/tissue, and abdominal cramping/pain can be signs of miscarriage. If you are experiencing these symptoms, I would seek medical attention immediately. ...Read more

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What happens if you have poisoned your brain through drug use is there anything you can do to make it better?

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

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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?

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

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Does the salt level have anything to do with arrhythmias? If so what are the results caused by not enough salt?

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

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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?

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 more

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Can you please describe the cause and effects if you have too little protein in your body?

Can you please describe the cause and effects if you have too little protein in your body?

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

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If your not eating right what are some things that can happen to your body?

If your not eating right what are some things that can happen to your body?

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

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If you have HPV what are some ways to help your body fight it and can you not have children?

If you have HPV what are some ways to help your body fight it and can you not have children?

Fight HPV: You can safely have children if you are one of the millions of women that have been exposed to hpv. Help your immune system with good diet, rest, stress relief and cellular repair vitamins like folate (folic acid) and vitamin c. And don't smoke. ...Read more

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How do you know if you have fluid retention in your leg?

How do you know if you have fluid retention in your leg?

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 more

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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?

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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If you are around weed a lot does it get in your system?

If you are around weed a lot does it get in your system?

If by "weed": You are asking if being surrounded by marijuana smoke it gets into your system, i would have to assume at some point that you inhaled some of the smoke swirling around. The question then becomes, how much? It's impossible to say. ...Read more