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Doctor insights on: What Exactly Are The Healing Properties Of Gemstones

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What exactly are the life-long benefits of circumcision?

What exactly are the life-long benefits of circumcision?

Phimosis: Adult circumcision is typically done for phimosis(tight foreskin) . The problems with phimosis that should make one consider circumcision are painful erection/intercourse, recurring infection, severe cracking and bleeding of the tight foreskin and the inability to adequately keep the penis clean and hygienic. ...Read more

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What are the medical uses of the ashitaba plant?

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What are the results of magic mushrooms on the brain?

What are the results of magic mushrooms on the brain?

Most of these drugs: act on serotonin-related pathways in the brain, and activate parts of the brain that experience visual, auditory, tactile and olfactory sensations, turning on neurons that usually are activated by those stimuli without the stimuli being there - producing hallucinations of various types, as well as having dopaminergic stimulatory effects. There are no lasting changes in most people. ...Read more

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What are the important physical properties of immunoglobulins?

What are the important physical properties of immunoglobulins?

Numerous: Not an easy question. Antibodies are made up of proteins and carbohydrates. They have numerous functions in the body, most importantly to assist the immune system in fighting infection. The 2 main regions are the fab portion and the fc portion with important "hinge" regions. ...Read more

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What are the chemical properties of testosterone? What exactly does it do to the body?

What are the chemical properties of testosterone? What exactly does it do to the body?

Chemistry and action: Hi. Testosterone, like all steroid hormones, is lipid soluble with some mild amphipathic character, which allows it to diffuse across biological membranes. Testosterone receptors are tissue specific. They are in the nuclear receptor superfamily. Testosterone binds its receptor, and in collaboration with other receptors, regulates expression of specific genes, thereby affecting tissue function. ...Read more

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What is general nuclear medicine? What are some uses of the procedure?

What is general nuclear medicine? What are some uses of the procedure?

Physiologic study: Nuclear scans involve the ingestion, intravenous injection, inhalation, subcutaneous injection , instillation into the bladder of isotopes, radiotracers, in order to define function of various organs of the body, heart, lungs, bones, liver/spleen, stomach, thyroid gland, lymph system, kidneys, bladder, brain, parathyroid gland and gall bladder. Normal values for adults and children are known. ...Read more

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What are the uses of geritol?

What are the uses of geritol?

Geritol: Geritol complete has essential vitamins & minerals, especially vitamins a, c & e , mainly as antioxidant. The geritol tonic has iron & essential b vitamins. ...Read more

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What are the medicinal uses of iberogast?

What are the medicinal uses of iberogast?

GI: Iberogast is a melody of herbs that is used in europe for symptoms like abdominal cramps & pain, bloating, nausea, loose stools, constipation and gastrointestinal reflux. It has also been used for irritable bowel syndrome. ...Read more

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What are the downsides of actiq?

What are the downsides of actiq?

Abuse potential: Useful medication for pain patients who are tolerant to other more common opiates. Downsides include potential for chemical dependence, withdrawal symptoms on discontinuation, high abuse potential. Some may get itching and nausea, this is not uncommon with any opioid preparation however. ...Read more

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Are healing and curing the same extent?

Are healing and curing the same extent?

Not really: Healing is when a injury returns to normal where as a cure requires correction of the underlying cause. For example patients with crohn's may have healing but it is not a cure. ...Read more

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What are the effects of peyote on your body?

What are the effects of peyote on your body?

Many: Dilated pupils; can raise body temperature and increase heart rate and blood pressure; and can cause profuse sweating, loss of appetite, sleeplessness, dry mouth, and tremors. And profound sweating most hallucinogens have similar effects but some subtle differences. ...Read more

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What are the benefits of ginseng? What are the side affects?

What are the benefits of ginseng? What are the side affects?

No real true benefit: One small poorly done study showed a very slight lowering of glucose. Side affects are loss of $$ for taking needless supplements. ...Read more

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What are the effects of smoking to the body?

What are the effects of smoking to the body?

See below: Smoking anything exposes you to lung disease, cancer, heart disease, stroke, and other issues. ...Read more

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What is it about hot water that relieves osteoarthritis pain? What is the mechanism of action and what other therapies have the same properties?

What is it about hot water that relieves osteoarthritis pain? What is the mechanism of action and what other therapies have the same properties?

Osteoarthritis: Heat or cold therapy works by stimulating your body's own healing force. For instance, heat dilates the blood vessels, stimulates circulation, and reduces muscle spasms. In addition, heat alters the sensation of pain. You can use either dry heat -- such as heating pads or heat lamps -- or moist heat -- such as warm baths or heated wash cloths. Massage therapy has a similar mechanism of action. ...Read more

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What are the uses of camphor for skin doctors?

What are the uses of camphor for skin doctors?

Depends: If it is an ingredient in the skin moisturizer it can help with the itching if you have dry skin. If it is used for nasal redness and peeling while suffering from a runny nose etc it is protective to the peeling skin abd soothing to the mucosal membranes. Some feel better when applying at night to the nostrils or any areas that have been wet above the lips. ...Read more