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What can topamax (topiramate) do to your body?

What can topamax (topiramate) do to your body?

See side effects: Topomax has a wide variety of uses. It is used to treat everything from migraines, binge eating, alcoholism and post traumatic stress disorder. Side effects include short-term memory loss, word finding difficulty, numbness and tingling, upper respiratory tract infections, diarrhea, nausea and anorexia. Side effects which most commonly lead to discontinuing the drug include fatigue and confusion. ...Read more

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Topiramate (Definition)

Is indicated to treat epilepsy, but mainly a second line or adjunctive agent, and also useful to prevent migraine headaches. Has several adverse effects including: kidney stones, narrow angle glaucoma, metabolic acidosis, heatstroke in kids, paresthesias, slowing of speech and cognition, drowsiness. ...Read more


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What can bulimia do to your body?

What can bulimia do to your body?

Bulimia: Bulimia can ultimately cause death. Along the way, it can cause: cheek swelling/soreness; gum disease; tooth enamel erosion ; cavities; throat irritation; ruptured esophagus; GI bleeding; stomach pain ; delayed emptying; fatigue; anemia; irregular heartbeats; heart failure; dehydration; electrolyte disturbances; irregular/absent menses; abdominal cramping http://tinyurl.Com/34sc4p. ...Read more

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What can alcohol do to your body usually?

What can alcohol do to your body usually?

Many things: Depends on how much you drink, how often, and your own biology/psychology. Safe drinking limits are up to 14 drinks/week in men and 7 drinks/week in women and older people, and no more than 3 drinks on one occasion for women, 4 for men. Those amounts result in mild relaxation, mild disinhibition, decreased anxiety. Higher amounts cause intoxication with impaired driving, and do damage to organs. ...Read more

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What can you do to tell what your body fat percentage is?

What can you do to tell what your body fat percentage is?

Rough calculation: You can get a rough idea of your body fat percentage using this online tool: http://www.Fitwatch.Com/qkcalc/body-fat-percentage-calculator.Php. ...Read more

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What does fluoxetine do to your body?

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What does fluoxetine do to your body?

Prozac (fluoxetine): Headaches, stomach upset, nausea, diarrhea are common. Also sexual side effects such as impotence later on. ...Read more

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What can methadone do to your personality?

What can methadone do to your personality?

Methadone personality: Nervous system side effects have included agitation, confusion, disorientation, dysphoria, euphoria, seizures, sleepiness or insomnia, and dizziness.One study has suggested that detoxification from Methadone maintenance therapy may result in the development of an organic mood syndrome. Psychological dependents has occurred and one case of Methadone induced obsessive-compulsive disorder has been reported. Source: www.Drugs.Com. ...Read more

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Can doctors tell me what does lithium do to your body?

Slows down: The exact mechanism of action is not known. However, we believe it alters the cell membrane to make the nerves less sensitive and reactive. This causes the nerve to need more stimulation to activate. ...Read more

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What does fazaclo do to your body?

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What does fazaclo do to your body?

Fazaclo: is an atypical antipsychotic used for the management of resistant schizophrenia. BTW, it's absolutely reasonable for you to ask your psychiatrist questions if you need more information. ...Read more

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Can you tell me all about what can stress do to your period?

Can you tell me all about what can stress do to your period?

Stress & menses: Stress can disrupt your menstrual cycle, making it longer, shorter, or skip menstrual periods altogether. Stress and increased systemic cortisol can temporarily alter the functioning of your hypothalamus, an area of the brain which controls menstrual cycle-regulating hormones. Ovulation and menstruation can stop completely, or just be erratic. This can all normalize once the stress decreases. ...Read more

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What does turmeric tea can do to your body and they also says that it can regulate your cycle?

What does turmeric tea can do to your body and they also says that it can regulate your cycle?

Turmeric: Turmeric really needs to be taken with black pepper r (Piperine) to improve absorption. I am not aware of GYN benefits. urmeric contains cucuminoids like curcumin. This has anti-inflammatory & antioxidant effects. It is reported to ^ Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor which might help w brain functioning & v risk of some brain conditions such as Alzheimer's. It may help w tx of arthritis. ...Read more

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Would like advice on what alcohol can do to your body?

Would like advice on what alcohol can do to your body?

Depends : Depending on amount taken it can alter your mood perception disinhibit and if taken excessively cause death. Exception there is condition known as idiosyncratic alcohol intoxication which can be caused with only one drink but this uncommon. ...Read more

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Can you please define lupus and what does it do to the body?

Can you please define lupus and what does it do to the body?

Lupus : Lupus is an autoimmune disease (where your immune system attacks your body) that can affect various organs of your body. There are systemic, discoid, drug-induced, and subacute cutanous forms. Check out the lupus foundations website for more details and if you are not seeing a rheumatologist at this time, please consider seeing one if you have been told that you may have lupus. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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What can marijuana do to your body if a child?

What can marijuana do to your body if a child?

Nothing good: Smoking mj, tobacco, or any other harmful substance in the house, car, or elsewhere near a child means that child is a passive smoker, which is never good for his/her lungs.Because of smaller body surface area, children can get "stoned" by much lower amts. Of mj than adults. Being in an altered state impairs development & increases risk for accidents. Mj passes thru breast milk, also. ...Read more

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What can cause you to want to sleep all the time?

What can cause you to want to sleep all the time?

Depression: Depression. It may be time to get to your physician to discuss your health and emotions. ...Read more

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What can you do for your itchy body/?

Treat the Cause!: Generalized itching has many causes. If you want longterm relief see a physician and be evaluated. Skin issues like dry skin, but also internal diseases like of the liver or kidney may cause this. Finding the cause determines the treatment. Treatments include medications, like antihistamines (diphenhydramine, wet- dressings, cool baths/showers, light therapy, and otc or rx anti-itch products. ...Read more

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What does estrogen do to your body, specifically your chest?

What does estrogen do to your body, specifically your chest?

Age 51: At your age you may be going through menopause with changes in your estrogen level. Please set up an appointment with a Gynecologist. Don't wait too long! ...Read more

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What can you do to lower your hdl?

What can you do to lower your hdl?

Don't!!: You want your HDL to be as high as possible. A high HDL lowers the risk for coronary artery disease and other forms of vascular disease. The best way to raise your HDL is regular aerobic exercise, ideally 150 minutes /week, spread over 4-5 days. ...Read more

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What does oxycodone do to your brain?

What does oxycodone do to your brain?

Dependency: Any opiate can induce psychological or physical dependence. Wikipedia has a decent article about this: http://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/opioid_dependence. ...Read more

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What can alcohol do to the body permanently?

What can alcohol do to the body permanently?

Lots and lots: Alcohol can cause brain damage, nerve damage, muscle damage, liver inflammation and cirrhosis, GI tract bleeding (gastritis, ulcers), worsens response to infection and damages the immune system, and can contribute to causing cancer of the liver, mouth and throat, esophagus, stomach, colon, bladder and breast. Personality changes may occur with alcoholism, and increased manic-depression, anxiety. ...Read more

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Topamax (Definition)

Topiramate is a seizure agent which is a kind of ...Read more