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How much of a role do drug & alcohol abuse by parents play in addiction in their children?

How much of a role do drug & alcohol abuse by parents play in addiction in their children?

A Lot: There is controversy over whether these traits are genetic in origin, altho I believe they may be. But the modeling behavior of parenting is clearly a factor. ...Read more

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How much of a role does alcohol abuse by parents play in developing addiction in children?

How much of a role does alcohol abuse by parents play in developing addiction in children?

A lot: You sound correctly concerned. Now let's confer with an excellent psychiatrist. For you! For the kids! ...Read more

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Can playing w play doh help relieve stress. Had a bad day and its helping me. Am I crazy my parents think its strange. I'm 29?

Can playing w play doh help relieve stress. Had a bad day and its helping me. Am I crazy my parents think its strange. I'm 29?

Yes!: Playdoh, like stress balls, is a great way to relieve stress. You're not crazy. Other activities that help are meditation, exercise, hobbies, etc. All these are good, safe ways to relieve stress. ...Read more

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Parents expect me to marry son of a friend. I want to work and play around. How do I get around this?

Parents expect me to marry son of a friend. I want to work and play around. How do I get around this?

Use your own mind: Marriage is a serious commitment. Don't do anything in this regard "for your parents". ...Read more

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Can you force child play therapy on a family member or must a parent?

Can you force child play therapy on a family member or must a parent?

Play therapy: To clarify: child play therapy is a way for children to express their experiences, feelings through a natural self guided, self healing process. Play therapy enables communication/assistance to overcome psychosocial challenges. No one can every "force" a child to do something without backlash. Forming a strong alliance (parent/md) and engaging your child will be the key to moving toward any goal. ...Read more

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Poked in the eye playing basketball. Should I call parents of kid who did it?

Poked in the eye playing basketball. Should I call parents of kid who did it?

No but seek care: Sounds like an accidental injury so I don't know why you would call the parents? More importantly, the eye that was poked could have been injured and should be checked out by an ophthalmologist. There may be an internal eye injury or a scratched cornea. ...Read more

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Could I have permanently damaged my back? I was playing soccer and as I slid for a pass I jarred my back it hasent been right for 2 weeks, my parents say its just muscle problems but I am seriously worried about my lower spine

Could I have permanently damaged my back? I was playing soccer and as I slid for a pass I jarred my back it hasent been right for 2 weeks, my parents say its just muscle problems but I am seriously worried about my lower spine

Most: Most back injuries heal up over a period of weeks to months. I would recommend assessment by your primary care doctor to rule out serious injury like spinal fracture. If no broken bones are found then the initial treatment includes rest and anti-inflammatory medications (ibuprofen, Naproxen or Celebrex (celecoxib) unless you are unable for medical reason such as ulcers, kidney disease, etc) followed by physical therapy or chiropractic therapy. Patient who fail physical therapy may be a candidate for spinal injections. Most people will improve over time and not require surgery. ...Read more

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My parents won't take me to the doctors, I feel fine after hitting head yesterday but is it safe to play soccer tomorrow? Dad says I'm fine

My parents won't take me to the doctors, I feel fine after hitting head yesterday but is it safe to play soccer tomorrow? Dad says I'm fine

It depends on: How hard you hit your head and if there were any symptoms or signs of a concussion- loss of consciousness, cloudy thinking, dizziness, nausea or vomiting, unsteadiness with walking etc. If you did not have any of these and feel fine, then it's probably ok to play. If you have any of the above or develop any symptoms, you should not play as more serious brain injury may occur with another hit to head ...Read more

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What role do hormones play in anxiety?

What role do hormones play in anxiety?

A major role.: Anxiety involves numerous hormones that stimulate the autonomic nervous system, increase blood volume and blood pressure, stimulate the adrenal glands, affect metabolism of sugar, fat and protein, affect the immune system, etc. In other words, anxiety and stress affect virtually every part of your physiology through hormones and the nervous system. ...Read more

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What role might hormones play in anxiety?

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What role might hormones play in anxiety?

Anxiety & hormones: Hormonal imbalance, especially in women, especially near menopause where levels of Progesterone drop. Progesterone is similar to serotonin & has a calming effect. This can be compounded by elevated levels of oestrogen, or use of birth control pill. ...Read more

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Does the vagus nerve play a role in the onset of anxiety or depression?

Does the vagus nerve play a role in the onset of anxiety or depression?

Not that I have ever: Heard. However, the vagal nerve can be stimulated to help alleviate depression. The implanted vagal nerve stimulator is one form of treatment, neurostim treatment is also available although not fda approved, and acupuncture which stimulates the ear lobe can all help alleviate depression. ...Read more

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I am 26 and have been overweight since my teens. Should I be worried about any heart problems or is my anxiety playing a role of me worrying so much?

I am 26 and have been overweight since my teens. Should I be worried about any heart problems or is my anxiety playing a role of me worrying so much?

Obesity is an: Independent risk factor for heart disease. You should be worried. In addition it also leads to other life shortening illnesses such as diabetes and hypertension. Both of these disorders will lead to complications and a shortened life expectancy. Lose weight. If you can't do it yourself ask your health care professional for help. ...Read more

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What could be a reason that a 19 year old female is experiencing memory loss and forgetfulness? Can anxiety play a role in that?

What could be a reason that a 19 year old female is experiencing memory loss and forgetfulness? Can anxiety play a role in that?

Memory loss: Anxiety is one of many possible causes of memory loss in a teenager. Other possible causes are alcohol, drug use, medications, stress, head trauma, sleep deprivation, epilepsy, infection, hormonal abnormalities, etc. See your pcp for exam to rule out medical causes for your memory loss and forgetfulness. I hope this helps. Best wishes. ...Read more

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While being intimate with partner, is it heard of that your foot or arm, anything on you could twitch? I also have anxiety, could that play a role?

While being intimate with partner, is it heard of that your foot or arm, anything on you could twitch? I also have anxiety, could that play a role?

All normal. This: Could be one of many, many signs of either anxiety, or just plain ole sexual excitement. Deal with the anxiety with a therapist. Sounds like the sex part may be OK, so don't worry about twitching, unless your partner mis-interprets it. ...Read more

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What role does music play in health and wellness?

What role does music play in health and wellness?

Enormously important: I have personally seen how music can be extremely helpful in creating a soothing environment. Years ago when my father was on a ventilator in the ICU with a near-fatal pancreatitis, we brought in tapes of soothing music. He was oblivious, to our knowledge, but his nurses and respiratory therapists seemed to linger longer in his room, maybe providing a bit more care because of the music. Try this! ...Read more

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For new innovations, what role has information technology played in improving healthcare industry?

For new innovations, what role has information technology played in improving healthcare industry?

Mhealth is Key: Legacy health it as cerner and epic systems in large hospitals have not been shown to reduce healthcare costs. They in fact were built for expensive fee for service healthcare. Emerging mhealth solutions have the potential to create drastic healthcare improvements as self care, chronic disease management, and permanent change all without even leaving your home. Www. Personalmedicineplus. Com. ...Read more

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Had there been any outbreaks if nocardiosis or has nocardiosis played a significant role in history?

Had there been any outbreaks if nocardiosis or has nocardiosis played a significant role in history?

Not epidemic: Nocardia is fairly common in the environment. It's most famous as a cause of hard-to-treat, very severe tropical foot infections. The more-deadly lung infections that nocardia can cause are more sporadic -- often there's no telling why someone becomes ill from this curious bacterium. ...Read more

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What role does sodium play in your body?

What role does sodium play in your body?

Sodium: Sodium is both an electrolyte and mineral. It helps maintain fluid balance, blood volume, and important nerves/muscles function. ...Read more

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What role does nutritious food play in healing?

What role does nutritious food play in healing?

Building blocks: Your body is constantly repairing and rebuilding itself. Nutritious food provides the building blocks (vitamins, minerals, protein, fats) your body needs for repair and maintenance. ...Read more

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Does age play a role in diverticulitis and diverticulitis?

Does age play a role in diverticulitis and diverticulitis?

Yes.: The incidence of diverticular disease in the US increases with age: diverticuli are found in as many as 1/3 people by age 60, and app 1/2 of all people 80 and over. It is believed that our high red meat/low fiber diets contribute to this high incidence. Of course, only a small subset (~20%) of people with diverticuli ever develop diverticulitis. ...Read more

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What role do viruses play with ms?

What role do viruses play with ms?

Uncertain: Much interest recently in epstein barr virus (ebv), the virus causing mononucleosis and its association with future risk of developing ms. Other viruses have been looked at but so far none have shown a consistent link to the risk of developing ms. ...Read more

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What does mint play role in toothpaste?

What does mint play role in toothpaste?

Flavor: It is there to add to the flavor and aid in breath odor. Don't count on it to do anything more than that. It is not a high enough concentration to be good for anything else. ...Read more

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What role does fluoride play in your health?

What role does fluoride play in your health?

Strengthens enamel: Fluoride helps by making the enamel of your teeth more resistant to acid. Fluoride can also reverse cavities that are starting to form on a microscopic level. When present it also interferes with the bacteria in your mouth so that they produce less acid and are less able to stick to your teeth. ...Read more

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Do emotions play a role in a child's learning?

Do emotions play a role in a child's learning?

Yes!: 5 crucial emotional competencies basic to social & emotional learning: 1. Self/other awareness 2. Mood management 3. Self motivation 4. Empathy 5. Management of relationships. I think mastery of these five competencies results in enhanced emotional intelligence. Social emotional learning is to me essential for children in academic and life success. ...Read more

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What role does kidney play in filtering pills?

What role does kidney play in filtering pills?

Depends on Pill: Some medicines are metabolized (cleared/detoxified) by the liver. Others are filtered and excreted (removed) by the kidney. Still others are metabolized by the liver and then excreted by kidneys. In kidney failure, some medicines will build up to dangerous levels and should not be used. Others can be used but dose must be reduced. ...Read more

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What role does schlemms canal play in glaucoma?

What role does schlemms canal play in glaucoma?

Relevant: Part of the drain of the eye. Secondary glaucomas cause blockage of this region. Even when schlemm's canal appears ok on gonioscopy, there is probably some downstream resistance, especially at the microscopic level leading to decreased outflow when the pressure is elevated. ...Read more