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What Does Epinephrine Do
It can screw you up: Pretty bad. Cocaine prevents Dopamine in the brain from being recycled. So Dopamine builds up at the synapse (between two neurons). This can cause a person to feel “high”. Cocaine can ^ heart rate, ^ blood pressure, ^ temperature, v appetite, cause nausea, abdominal pain, nausea & constriction of blood vessels. It can also lead to heart attacks or strokes. ...Read more
Depends upon age...: During fetal development, testosterone is useful to make genetic male look like a boy when born. In adolescence, T is useful during puberty in developing secondary sexual characteristics eg hair etc. While low T can account for many conditions such as fatigue, depression, loss of sex drive, etc, there are many more common reasons for this than low T. Excess T is bad, too, so not DIY project. ...Read more
Fight or flight: Hi. Adrenalin (aka epinephrine) is the hormonal branch of the sympathetic nervous system. It's the classic "fight or flight" hormone for response to high stress situations. It jacks up your pulse & BP, dilates your eyes, and makes you ready to respond to a threat to the best of your ability. ...Read more
Prepares for stress.: Adrenaline, or epinephrine, is a chemical produced by your adrenal glands that helps you respond to episodes of severe stress. Epinephrine has dozens of effects, but overall it regulates how your heart beats and how you make extra energy available to deal with things like car accidents or other serious injuries. In cases of severe shock, patients can be treated with epinephrine. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Little: Asthma tends to get worse around 4 A.M. Coinciding with the lowest level in plasma cortisol in a 24-hr period. However if you are asking why cortisone is important, then the answer would be that cortisone acts as a non-specific agent to control the inflammation of the airways- a hallmark for asthma. Your body would not be able to produce enough cortisol to do the job. ...Read more
CanAffectMany Organs: Tuberculosis can affect many different organs in body The commonest is lung where it causes picture of infilteration like Pneumoniac&can progress to cavitation. Miliary Tuberculosis(Also called Disseminated TB) causes wide dissemination in body.Shows a pattern seen on chest xray.It may infect many other organs like liver&spleen TBcan also affect bones,lymph nodes and kidneu and causeDestruction ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
That depends on what: Type of birth control you use. Basically - it prevents pregnancy. Birth control methods include: abstinence, oral contraceptives, birth control patch, depo-provera (shot), sponge, vaginal ring, cervical cap, condom, diaphragm, iud, birth control implant, spermicide, sterilization or vasectomy. They vary in efficacy ; possible side effects. ...Read more
Neo-synehrine: Neosynephrine (phenylephrine) constricts blood vessels. Given intravenously, it raises blood pressure and is used to treat low blood pressure or shock. Given topically or in small doses orally, it constricts the vessels in the nose (nasal mucosa) which opens breathing passages. ...Read more
Ecstacy: Most users get feelings of extreme happiness, a sense that everything is right in the world, and often feelings of love for everyone around them. The latter is also referred to as being 'loved-up.' c. Physical effects people feel different things when on mdma. Some get a tingling, that begins behind their ears and spreads all over their bodies. For others, it is like becoming made of gelatine, t. ...Read more
General anesthesia: It is a volatile agent (gas) that causes general anesthesia. It is sedating, amnestic (makes you lose memory) and analgesic. You don't feel anything, and are deeply asleep . No one know exactly how any of the General anesthetics work. Halothane is absorbed by the body and can cause rare immune responses. Halothane is longer available in the U.S., but is used in some parts of the world ...Read more
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