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What does it mean when someone stutters while they are nervous?

What does it mean when someone stutters while they are nervous?

Stuttering: As you said, nervousness results in an Adrenalin rush, which causes a loss of natural coordination of the muscles of speech and swallowing. ...Read more

Dr. Jay Lefer
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Stuttering (Definition)

Stuttering affects the fluency of speech. It begins during childhood and, in some cases continues until adulthood. It is characterized by disruptions in the production of speech ...Read more


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What does it mean when two people you caregive for are co-dependent?

What does it mean when two people you caregive for are co-dependent?

Ask a Psychologist: Codependency is a behavior a person experience when they do not allow another person to experience the negative consequences of their own choices or acts. People that are excessively pleasing towards others or people who feel guilty for what others are experiencing. Examples are: mothers and their alcoholic, drug addicts, abusive or lazy sons or daughters; wives of alcoholics or drug addicts. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your legs feel like they are on fire?

What does it mean when your legs feel like they are on fire?

Leg burning: Burning feeling may be related to neuropathy and you should see a neurologist to determine the underlying cause with diagnostic testing. ...Read more

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What does grans electrons, and what does it mean if they are high?

What does grans electrons, and what does it mean if they are high?

Totally Greek to me: Good evening. I am a neurologist and I must admit the term you are using is COMPLETELY FOREIGN to me...I even tried looking at it phonetically in case you had miswritten something....you got me scratchin' my head. Can you provide more detail? Is this from a report? You may write me a note and I'll be happy to investigate it for you: www.healthtap.com/drsaghafi Upload report to me please. ...Read more

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What does it mean when both lungs are hyperated?

What does it mean when both lungs are hyperated?

Over-inflation: If air gets in (inhaling) but cannot get out (exhaling) as well, the lungs can become over-inflated, like a balloon with extra air blown into it. When both lungs are affected the same way, it can be called "bilateral hyperinflation" or "hyperation". On a chest xray, the lungs look dark or black. This is a description, not a diagnosis or condition. Asthma, COPD and virus infections often cause it. ...Read more

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What exactly does it mean when your hands sweat when nervous or for no reason!?

What exactly does it mean when your hands sweat when nervous or for no reason!?

Does this fit?: Anxiety symptoms can include feeling nervous or irritable, muscle tension (especially in neck, shoulders & back), poor quality or minimal sleep, lack of concentration & easy fatiguability. Lump in throat or butterfly in stomach sensation can occur. Sometimes the worst thing about anxiety is the just not being able to put your finger on the reason that you feel that way. ...Read more

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When someone says they have 'brain fog' what does that mean?

When someone says they have 'brain fog' what does that mean?

"Brain fog": You'd have to ask the specific person who says it, to be sure. Many people who use this term say they feel confused, have a bad memory, go into a room and forget why they're there, can't make decisions, feel overwhelmed when posed with thinking tasks, etc. Some (not all) people using this term may have chronic fatigue syndrome, fibromyalgia, or are receiving chemotherapy ("chemo brain"). ...Read more

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What does it mean when your WBCs are 9000 but your lymphocytes are 6000?

What does it mean when your WBCs are 9000 but your lymphocytes are 6000?

Lymphocytosis: This is lymphocytosis and could indicate a an immune problem or a bone marrow problem. You should see a hematologist for a correct diagnosis. ...Read more

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What does it mean when they say hormone disrupt?

What does it mean when they say  hormone disrupt?

Disruptor?: The endocrine system regulates all biological processes in the body by producing hormones. "hormone" or "endocrine disruptors" are substances that interfere with the synthesis, secretion, transport, binding, action, or elimination of natural hormones in the body that are responsible for development, behavior, fertility, and maintenance homeostasis. There are environmental substances that can do so. ...Read more

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What does it mean when they say hormone disrupt?

What does it mean when they say hormone disrupt?

Not a medical term: I have never heard those words used as a medical term. Where did you hear it from, and maybe you should ask that person. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your heartbrate is 39 while you sleep?

What does it mean when your heartbrate is 39 while you sleep?

Sleep Bradycardia: It is not unusual to see a heart rate in the thirties during sleep. This is likely a normal finding, unless you have other symptoms while awake (such as dizziness, lightheadednesss, or passing out) or other disease states, like sleep apnea. In either case, your physician can help you determine if there are any other concerns. ...Read more

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What does it mean when a child rubs eyes and they are red?

What does it mean when a child rubs eyes and they are red?

Red eyes: Typically, red eyes are seen in infectious conjunctivitis (bacterial or viral), and allergic conjunctivitis. A child who rubs red eyes may be doing so because they are itchy, which would indicate allergy. Other clues would be discharge (clear or colored). Differentiating between the two is important as the treatment is different. ...Read more

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What does it mean when someone say theat they have a lack in B12 vitamins?

What does it mean when someone say theat they have a lack in B12 vitamins?

B12 deficiency: occurs when intake of B 12 is inadequate, such as a strict vegan diet, or when absorption is impaired. Impaired absorption can occur if the intestine is diseased such as in Crohn's disease or a key cofactor is absent as in Pernicious anemia. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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What does it mean when they say absence of reflexes?

What does it mean when they say absence of reflexes?

This means: Each nerve in the legs and arm supply certain muscles, when the reflex of that muscle is absent this means the nerve is injured. ...Read more

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What does it mean when someone who has schizophrenia walks on their toes when they are stressed?

What does it mean when someone who has schizophrenia walks on their toes when they are stressed?

Unkown: I have never heard of that before. It certainly is not at all common. I suppose it would be best to have a doctor take a look at this. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your nipples are erect?

What does it mean when your nipples are erect?

Cold or aroused: Nipples become erect when the temperature is cold or the person is aroused. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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What does it mean when you have anxiety when you can't control people or situations? What kind of anxiety is it?

What does it mean when you have anxiety when you can't control people or situations?  What kind of anxiety is it?

Mission impossible: Undertaking to control either people or situations is a 'mission impossible"! the frustration or anxiety that results is unavoidable until you find a realistic goal. Cbt therapy might help to understand your well-intended and common confusion. Mindfulness meditation can be helpful. You'll redirect your efforts toward things you can effect. It involves awareness and acceptance and it works. Best! ...Read more

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What does it mean when they say your liver enzymes are high?

What does it mean when they say your liver enzymes are high?

Abnormal: Liver enzymes are found in the liver cells. If the cells are injured, the enzymes leak into the blood and the blood level increases. This can mean there is injury to the liver (hepatitis). These enzymes are also found in muscle, so heavy exercise (body builders) can have elevated levels as well. If your enzymes are elevated, it is abnormal and further testing should be done. See your doctor. ...Read more

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Teeth clenching, why does it happen when we are cold or scared?

Teeth clenching, why does it happen when we are cold or scared?

Unsure: No one knows for sure, but it appears to be a reaction to stress. It is unsure if we are "wired" that way or if it is a learned response... It could also be a combination of the two... ...Read more