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Asphyxiation (Definition)

Asphyxiation is a broad term used to describe the obstruction of oxygen supply to the lungs and ultimately the body. Asphyxia can be the result of choking, advanced lung conditions such as cystic fibrosis, asthma, and COPD, as well as gases that reduce the normal concentration of ...Read more


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Can you please describe the effects and treatment for asphyxiation pneumonia?

Can you please describe the effects and treatment for asphyxiation pneumonia?

"aspiration? ": I'm guessing that you probably meant aspiration (not asphyxiation) pneumonia. Asphyxiation essentially means suffocation. Aspiration is when food or bacteria from the mouth gets into the airway and lungs. This can result in inflammation, and about 25% of the time a true infection will develop. Sometimes if there is no infection, we call it "pneumonitis". Antibiotics help if infection. ...Read more

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Might erotic asphyxiation cause brain damage?

Might erotic asphyxiation cause brain damage?

Absolutely: Any activity that deprives the brain of oxygen can cause severe, irreversible brain damage. ...Read more

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Difference between cross leg orgasm by holding breadth and auto erotic asphyxiation and which one is dangerous..... Plssss help?

Difference between cross leg orgasm by holding breadth and auto erotic asphyxiation and which one is dangerous..... Plssss help?

Asphyxiation: Is more dangerous. Holding breath is safer as you can release that faster usually, unless u lose consciousness. I understand why you would do this, but I would not recommend it. There are other ways, that are safer, to heighten u'r orgasms ...Read more

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Is cross leg orgasm by holding breadth and auto erotic asphyxiation is different or not and if different then what is the difference?

Is cross leg orgasm by holding breadth and auto erotic asphyxiation is different or not and if different then what is the difference?

Different.: Auto erotic asphyxiation uses methods other than holding breath, like bags, self strangulation, chemicals etc. This is life-threatening and very dangerous. Holding breath will cause you to faint if you don't breathe out the carbon dioxide. Not recommended since one thing might lead to one of the above to achieve better results. Psychiatrists might help with this condition. ...Read more

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Asphyxiation at birth, damaged my pituitary causing panhypopit, five pineal cysts, and chiari 1. Is it possible for my conditions to worsen as I age?

Asphyxiation at birth, damaged my pituitary causing panhypopit, five pineal cysts, and chiari 1. Is it possible for my conditions to worsen as I age?

Pituitary: If your pituitary deficiencies were the result of something that happend during birth I think it would be unlike you would develop more deficiencies at your age unless you had brain surgery near the pituitary or had significant head trauma in the future. ...Read more

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What are these symptoms of? Lethargy, slowness, grim outlook

What are these symptoms of? Lethargy, slowness, grim outlook

Dysthymia: And if it's really grim, depression. Before your self-diagnose mental illness, there are some entities to rule out, including medication effect, hypothyroidism, and porphyria. ...Read more

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Help! Need to know if there's a mental issue or slowness that can cause a speech impediment, such as not being able to form words?

More info needed: That is a very general question. It depends on many factors, including the age and overall health of the patient, the nature of the symptoms, medications being taken, and many others. However, it is safe to say that the development of such a symptom where it previously did not exist warrants an evaluation with a primary care physician. ...Read more

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Is slowness or sluggishness thyroid or depression?

Is slowness or sluggishness thyroid or depression?

Could be either/both: There is a lot of overlap between the symptoms of thyroid dysfunction and depression/anxiety. Many psychiatrists and primary care doctors will check thyroid blood tests before considering treating the mood issue. If thyroid is dysfunctional then treating the thyroid condition might improve or alleviate the depression/anxiety. ...Read more

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What causes an elderly gentleman to show slowness of gait, bent over stature, confusion?

What causes an elderly gentleman to show slowness of gait, bent over stature, confusion?

Most often.: Parkinson's disease. But to be certain you should have him examined by a neurologist. A common finding is what is known as resting tremor, also called "pill rolling" tremor because the patients appear to be rolling a pill between thier thumbs and index fingers at rest, but when they reach for something, often the tremor disappears. There are other causes that any good general neurologist can ID. ...Read more

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Can slowness/difficulty in reading come from lack of detailed reading (looking at headings, titles, skimming/not reading content often) or dyslexia?

Can slowness/difficulty in reading come from lack of detailed reading (looking at headings, titles, skimming/not reading content often) or dyslexia?

Either!: Skill and speed at reading certainly depends on practice! Every improves with practice, even with learning disorders. However if you have a learning disorder, see a specialist to find out what kind, then you can be given effective methods to make learning easier. When trying to read faster, pick a subject that you like! It is often easier to get more enjoyment from non-fiction/jokes first ...Read more

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Can the use of Lexapro (escitalopram) (15mg) affect cognitive functioning and cause mental slowness?

Can the use of Lexapro (escitalopram) (15mg) affect cognitive functioning and cause mental slowness?

Yes it can: These are definitely possible side effects of Lexapro (escitalopram). A more complete list can be found at the following website:
http://www. Rxlist. Com/lexapro-side-effects-drug-center. Htm

Now, riddle me this....I'm curious as to why you chose tag words of "below average IQ." ...Read more

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Can a food allergy cause mental slowness/confusion? I have new food allergies (IgE testing) and trying to make sense of it all. Thanks!

Can a food allergy cause mental slowness/confusion? I have new food allergies (IgE testing) and trying to make sense of it all. Thanks!

Not likely: Many people with no food allergy will produce antibody that reacts to the food allergy panel. Thus, these tests need to be interpreted by experts who treat food allergy daily. Skin testing is often more accurate, but ones history of symptoms that follow an ingestion is critical as well. Yes, dizziness/fogginess can occur with allergy, but is transient immediately following intake. Be well! ...Read more

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On 100mcg of Levothyroxine but still feel sluggish, anxious, mental slowness, and lack of motivation. Possible other underlying issues?

On 100mcg of Levothyroxine but still feel sluggish, anxious, mental slowness, and lack of motivation. Possible other underlying issues?

Depends: Usually hypothyroid has accompanying labs done. While your dose maybe within range you might need to ask your physician to consider an increase as clinically you are not feeling as good as expected.
I usually treat the patient, the labs are guidelines and I would refer you back to whom ever prescribed the med. Need more information as well to consider additional medical diagnosis. ...Read more