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What system of the body does mairjuana affect and control?

What system of the body does mairjuana affect and control?

All systems: All systems are eventually affected by thc as well as all other medications that are taken chronically. ...Read more

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Which part of the brain does schizophrenia affect?

Which part of the brain does schizophrenia affect?

Multiple areas: In schizophrenia there are multiple areas affected such as marked reductions in gray matter, decreased brain volume and activity in patients. Other structural changes include larger ventricles and basal nuclei. Please see the image provided which provides a good overview of all areas involved. ...Read more

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What part of the body does myopathy affect?

What part of the body does myopathy affect?

Depends on the level: at which its affected. The spinal cord lesion, say is at the C4 level, then the affected body part would be the shoulder and side of the neck. So if the lesion is at L3-4 level, then affected side's knee area would be affected. See a Spine surgeon to explain it to you, which particular site and the cause of the lesion responsible for it. Good Luck. ...Read more

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What parts of the body does dilated cardiomyopathy affect?

What parts of the body does dilated cardiomyopathy affect?

All: Depending on how bad it is, there is not enough blood flow to any part of the body including brain, kidneys, lungs, muscles etc. ...Read more

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Which areas of the body does alzheimer's affect other than the brain?

Multiple areas: Legs, (walking), arms, hands, swallowing, fatigue, speech- these usually don't come on suddenly. I've found memory loss most common.- minnesota mental test helpful for determining early onset. ...Read more

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What part of the body does a thymoma affect?

What part of the body does a thymoma affect?

Anterior mediastinum: Thymoma is a tumor that starts in the thymus. The thymus sits in font of the heart behind the sternum or breast bone. This area is called the anterior mediastinum. Thymoma can spread to other parts if the body like the lungs. But this is rare and they are usually contained within the thymus in the anterior mediastinum. ...Read more

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How does caffeine affect the brain cells?

How does caffeine affect the brain cells?

Stimulant: Caffeine is a central nervous system stimulant. As such it appears to make your brain work faster as well as causing the gitters if you drink too much. ...Read more

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How does a lack of oxygen affect the brain?

How does a lack of oxygen affect the brain?

Cerebral anoxia: Confusion or loss of consciousness, dizziness, seizures, coma. Oxygen deprivation to the brain causes brain cells to die within minutes. ...Read more

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How does schizophrenia affect certain sections of the brain?

How does schizophrenia affect certain sections of the brain?

Multiple areas: In schizophrenia there are multiple areas affected such as marked reductions in gray matter, decreased brain volume and activity in patients. Other structural changes include larger ventricles and basal nuclei. Please see the image provided which provides a good overview of all areas involved. ...Read more

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What part of the body does scleroderma effect?

What part of the body does scleroderma effect?

Skin: Scleroderma almost always involves the skin. The word scleroderma means "hard skin." depending on the type of scleroderma, different organs such as the lung, blood vessels, colon, and others may be involved with a hardening or scarring process. ...Read more

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How does inflammation of the CNS affect your body?

How does inflammation of the CNS affect your body?

Depends on cause: Multiple etiologies of CNS inflammation exist, many of which are chronic (infection more acute or subacute). Using the model of ms, we can see cognitive loss, fatigue, weakness, numbness, imbalance or incoordination, loss of vision, problems with bowel/bladder fnctn. So given this ballpark approach, different disorders can affect general fnctn. ...Read more

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How does having brain cancer affect the brain function?

How does having brain cancer affect the brain function?

Location: This is entirely dependent on the location of the tumor. There will be certain dysfunction by the affected area of the brain where the tumor is. It also is dependent on the side of the brain where the tumor is. ...Read more

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What parts of the brain are affected by THC?

What parts of the brain are affected by THC?

Pot: Pot use does harm to the brain & body. Refer to the diagram for details. ...Read more

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Which chemicals in the brain does adderal affect?

Which chemicals in the brain does adderal affect?

Adderall action: Adderall acts upon a number of chemicals, primarily dopamine and norepinephrine. The main idea is that it helps stimulate parts of the brain that are not working up to par, specifically the frontal lobes. These changes have been documented on brain scans. I like this article which is pretty detailed but readable: http://fusion.net/story/169438/what-adderall-does-to-your-brain/ ...Read more

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Ideas? What part of the brain does lead exposure damage?

Ideas? What part of the brain does lead exposure damage?

Start with this link: http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/lead-poisoning/basics/definition/con-20035487

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What is the pathway that alcohol takes through the body? What organs are affected?

What is the pathway that alcohol takes through the body? What organs are affected?

Alcohol: Alcohol affects stomach , liver and brain , and blood cells. Can cause cirrhosis. It depends on how often and how long it is used. Can affect pancreas. Bone marrow. ...Read more

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What does cardiomyopathy affect in the body?

What does cardiomyopathy affect in the body?

Grave: It may lead to low organ perfusion and may lead to shut down of many organs, such as liver and kidney. It must be treated very aggressively to avoid this outcome. ...Read more

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What part of the brain does lead exposure damage, dr?

What part of the brain does lead exposure damage, dr?

Any: Depends on where it is deposited. In kids it stops normal development. But it also affects the nervous system. It is a very bad poison. ...Read more

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What part of body does dystonia affect? 

What part of body does dystonia affect? 

Muscle movement: Any area of the body can be affected by this neurological and muscle problem. It is technically a movement disorder that can affect any site of the body. ...Read more

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