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What Exactly Do Car Fumes Do To The Body
CarboN Monoxide: Fumes of the car contain carbon monoxide. This competes with oxygen producing hypoxemia causing headaches, nausea, dizziness, cardiac ischemia and arrhytmias, loss of consciousness and death. Never start a car with the garage door closed. Any headache inside of an (old)car may be related to scapes of carbon monoxide into the cabin. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Shocks: At low energy levels, electric shocks stimulate the individual muscle cells to twitch singly. At medium energy levels, the muscle cells contract as a group within a muscle bundle. At high energy levels, the whole muscle group will contract. Shocks can also interfere with the electrical activity of the heart and brain resulting in heart attack or seizures. ...Read more
OT's are great: Therapist that work with patients to improve function in fine motor skills, activities of daily living, rehabilitation from many disabilities, and works more with upper body and fine motor skills where as physical therapists work more with overall movement, ambulation, strneghtening, etc. ...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
See below: Vomitting is an automatic reaction by yiur brain to confusion about balance and position. Balance requires at least 2 of 3 senses - visual cues, balance of otoliths (stones) in your middle ear, and proprioception (special sensory bodies in your nervous system).When you spin around, you mess up your visual cues and the otoliths.So your brain is confused about which way is which (e.g. Up vs. Down). ...Read more
No need for store: By using the so called detoxifying regimens you would be wasting your money and risking hurting your health. Have a mixed diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, nuts, low fat milk products; restrict intake of saturated fats; no tobacco and no more than one drink a day; exercise 30 minutes/day and maintain a healthy weight. ...Read more
Plastics: Manufacturing plastics can cause allergic reactions in some by the chemicals that create the plastics. Most hardened plastics would not influence the immune system. Trace amounts of plasticizer can be found in industrialized societies but their meaning in humans is still being studied. ...Read more
If you see tornado when driving, how do you know whether to stop and hide, or stay in the car and drive?
Hide in a ditch.: Tornados move very rapidly if you see one, and it is always better to find a low spot by the roadside like a ditch or culvert, because cars become airborne if involved with the tornado and they don't have wings like an airplane to land "safely". ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Many things: first and foremost it causes a very significant physical dependency, with a withdrawal syndrome complete with anxiety, irritability, headache, poor sleep and intense craving. It is also a cardiac stimulant and over time is partly responsible for the increase in arteriosclerotic heart disease (and other vascular disease) found in smokers and users of smokeless tobacco&e-cigs as well. ...Read more
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