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What is perchlorate and why is it dangerous?

What is perchlorate and why is it dangerous?

Salts of acid: Perchlorates (clo4-) are salts of perchloric acid. (acid plus base equals a salt plus water.) they are dangerous because they are very potent oxidants. Unless you ingest very high doses they have non specific effects and are regulated in water supplies down to safe levels. ...Read more

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What is plaque and why is it so harmful?

What is plaque and why is it so harmful?

Dental plaque: Treatment for dental plaque will reduce the risk for dental caries (cavities) and gingivitis. Regular brushing and flossing reduces that chance that plaque will damage the tooth enamel. Professional dental cleaning removes plaque and tartar that cannot be removed by brushing and flossing. Professional cleaning, performed once or twice a year, lso can prevent the build-up of plaque. ...Read more

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What is griseofulvin and why is it used?

What is griseofulvin and why is it used?

Antifungal: Griseofulvin is an antifungal medication. Griseofulvin is used to treat skin infections such as jock itch, athlete's foot, and ringworm; and fungal infections of the scalp, fingernails, and toenails. ...Read more

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What is cinarizina and what is it used for?

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Cinarizina: This is an antiemetic, antivertigo agent, not available in us. ...Read more

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What is glutathione and what is it used for?

What is glutathione and what is it used for?

A protein.: Glutathione is a protein made up of three peptides that is synthesized by the body. It is significant because it is involved in a number of important biochemical pathways in the body. It helps to detoxify the body of certain substances, it is important in iron metabolism, is used in dna synthesis and repair, and regulates Nitric Oxide handling. ...Read more

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What is minocycline? And what is it used for?

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What is minocycline? And what is it used for?

Minocycline: Is a broad-spectrum tetracycline antibiotic, a long-acting one used mainly to treat acne. ...Read more

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What is glucorein and what is it used for?

What is glucorein and what is it used for?

Beverage : Glucorein is a drink that causes minimal hyperglycemic response & can be used as a dietary way to manage glucose levels. ...Read more

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What exactly is msg and why is it bad for you?

What exactly is msg and why is it bad for you?

High salt content: Monosodium glutamate is a flavor enhancer. It is very commonly used in asian cooking. When i was a little girl, we used it in traditional american cooking under the trade name, accent. I imagine the reason you are concerned is that it does have a fairly high content of sodium - which, in turn, can contribute to high blood pressure. Lgromkomd. ...Read more

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What is renal gel and why is it used?

What is renal gel and why is it used?

Renagel: Renagel is a phosphorus binder. It is used by people with chronic kidney disease and end stage renal disease to help treat high phosphorus levels in the blood. You take them with your meals and they bind the phosphorus in foods preventing it from building up in the blood. ...Read more

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What is methotrexate and what is it used for?

What is methotrexate and what is it used for?

See below: It is what is known as a dmard---disease modifying anti-rheumatic drug that is used to treat autoimmune diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis. ...Read more

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What is clostridium difficile and why is it so dangerous? 

What is clostridium difficile and why is it so dangerous? 

Infectious Colitis: C.Diff is a bacteria may result is a severe infectious colitis (inflammation of the colon). Because of which patients may have terrible diarrhea but most worrisome is toxic colitis requiring a colectomy (removal of your colon). Antibiotic use puts people at risk for c.Diff. ...Read more

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What is atherosclerosis and what makes it dangerous to you?

What is atherosclerosis and what makes it dangerous to you?

Hardening/occlusion : Atherosclerosis is hardening of the artery by accumulation and building up plaque in its wall causing narrowing and occlusion of the artery and sometimes embolization which includes sending small clots or particles downstream with the end result of blocking blood to tissues and organs causing damages and death. ...Read more

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What is betanoid, what is it used for?

What is betanoid, what is it used for?

Betanoid: has Betamethasone as a primary ingredient and is sold in South Africa. It a glucocortiocid steroid that can be used to treat itching. ...Read more

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What is wrong with prone masturbating? Why is it dangerous?

What is wrong with prone masturbating? Why is it dangerous?

Prone masturbation: There is nothing wrong with prone masturbation. It isn't dangerous and does not cause sexual dysfunction. More about prone masturbation from Kinsey Institute (Institute that specializes in sexuality) : http://www.idsnews.com/article/2015/10/prone-masturbation-a-threat-probably-not ...Read more

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What is sorbitol? Why is it in gum? Is it harmful to the body?

What is sorbitol? Why is it in gum? Is it harmful to the body?

Sorbitol: Sorbitol is found in fruits and also is added to gum. It is a simple and safe product even if you have diabetes. That said, if you do have diabetes and take sorbitol there might be a slight increase in your blood sugar. You should be able to take care of that. Note: If you really want to chew gum try sugar free gum! ...Read more

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I have surisis why it is happen and what is the solution?

I have surisis why it is happen and what is the solution?

Psoriasis: It's unclear about the cause of psoriasis. It's an inflammatory condition associated with abnormal immune cell reaction to the skin. There's no cure, just like most of the medical conditions that we treat. But it can be controlled. Make sure that you follow up with the dermatologist regularly. ...Read more

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Brachiopasty what is it and is it safe?

Brachiopasty what is it and is it safe?

Brachioplasty: Brachioplasty is usually a procedure to correct redundant skin and fat after severe weight loss. It is a harmless procedure, but is considered cosmetic and insurance will not pay for it in most instances. ...Read more