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How can arteriosclerosis effect blood flow?

How can arteriosclerosis effect blood flow?

Arteriosclerosis: It can not increase blood flow, if it causes obstruction then it causes decreased blood flow distal to the obstructing lesion. ...Read more

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Obesity (Definition)

The definition started with Louis Israel Dublin, chief statistician of the Metropolitan life insurance company, in the early 1940s, as a BMI >25 (definitely >30) for people in their 20's based on retrospective observational life insurance data of the age at which people died later in life. This was subsequently adopted by the medical disease industry. However, BMI is ...Read more


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What is the fibrosis and cirrhosis effect on portal blood flow?

What is the fibrosis and cirrhosis effect on portal blood flow?

It gets slowed down : and backed up. A scarred, cirrhotic liver will not allow for normal blood flow (kind of like a dry kitchen sponge) and thus the portal system gets backed up causing varices (big dilated veins). ...Read more

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Could UTI infection effect the circulation of blood flow?

Could UTI infection effect the circulation of blood flow?

Question unclear: If you are referring to simple uncomplicated cystitis it is highly unlikely that this will in any way alter circulation. If, however, there is extension of infection beyond the lower urinary tract, such alterations can be a complication of sepsis. ...Read more

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Does then red wine inscrease blood flow in brain? Does it effect brain or anypart of body?

Does then red wine inscrease blood flow in brain? Does it effect brain or anypart of body?

Red wine: Love red wine, and the antioxidant qualities do protect against hardening of the arteries and even alzheimer's, but doesn't increase brain blood flow, and has no direct effect on brain other than the alcohol effect. ...Read more

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Is there any drug that selectively increases cerebral blood flow but does not effect systemic blood pressure or heart rate?

Is there any drug that selectively increases cerebral blood flow but does not effect systemic blood pressure or heart rate?

Unlikely: I am not aware of such a drug. I am not sure why you might want this . There is not a specific way to do this and many drugs are able to cross the blood brain barrier. See your doctor if you have any symptoms you cannot complain. ...Read more

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I've taken .1mg clonidine 2x/day one week, all week head felt heavy, vision blurry, tapering off it. Is reduced cerebral blood flow permanent effect?

I've taken .1mg clonidine 2x/day one week, all week head felt heavy, vision blurry, tapering off it. Is reduced cerebral blood flow permanent effect?

Clonidine: Clonidine has lots of side effects and those aren't unusual and it doesn't mean you had decreased cerebral blood flow. Discuss with your Doc, there are lots of BP choices. ...Read more

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Does a thrombosis on the superficial dorsal vein of penis effect erections, blood flow to or from the penis or leak of the penis ?Everything feels ok

Does a thrombosis on the superficial dorsal vein of penis effect erections, blood flow to or from the penis or leak of the penis ?Everything feels ok

Here are some...: If the thrombosis of superficial vein of the penis as defined occurred solitarily, erectile function should not be affected, but not saying ED will never happen in the future because life is a constantly moving, changing, evolving event to conform the reality that life is a constantly changing adjusting dynamic process of struggle to cope with reality, certainty, & uncertainty of daily living. ...Read more

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My penis doesn't get hard enough like it used it during sex.. What is the course and how do I treat it..which medication can get my blood flow well..

My penis doesn't get hard enough like it used it during sex.. What is the course and how do I treat it..which medication can get my blood flow well..

Any other conditions: do you have any other medical conditions? You can try penis pumps or pharmaceuticals such as Viagra to see if they help as long as there is no contra-indication. Sometimes increase in physicial activity and treating things like obesity and other co-morbid medical conditions can help. ...Read more