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Doctor insights on: What To Wear To Prevent Radiation

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Are there any good clothes to wear to prevent radiation damage from flying?

Are there any good clothes to wear to prevent radiation damage from flying?

Yes, but why bother.: Lead lined clothing will block the rays. But there is such minute exposure, why bother. How do u plan on getting past the metal detectors. Your question is one of many examples of the unfounded ears that are so rampant in america, reaching hysterical proportions. ...Read more

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Gamma Rays (Definition)

This is light of extremely short wavelengths typically produced either among the stars / in cosmic rays or by radioactive element decay. Gamma rays form the background of normal radiation in which we all live; it is substantially greater than the exposure we get from imaging scans or should get from ...Read more


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Is Remote neural control possible with the help of drugs and radiation?Is there any medication to prevent it?This is causing me social problems.

Is Remote neural control possible with the help of drugs and radiation?Is there any medication to prevent it?This is causing me social problems.

No mind control: There is no such thing as 'remote' mind control, so don't worry about that. You may be experiencing some symptoms of agoraphobia or other disease state causing your social anxiety. Believe it or not, counseling with a professional can help tremendously. I highly recommend it so you can live a normal life. ...Read more

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Wearing cooling glasses prevent eyes from computer radiations?

Wearing cooling glasses prevent eyes from computer radiations?

Unclear request: I am not sure the panel knows what "cooling glasses" are..I sure don't. Most glare ; visual fatigue from computers can be helped by anti-reflective coating, uv-400 blocker ; in some cases, polarized lenses. ...Read more

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Does iodine prevent liver damage if you are exposed to radiation?

Does iodine prevent liver damage if you are exposed to radiation?

No: Potassium iodide (ki) tablets only protect the thyroid against the harmful effects of radioactive iodine isotopes that may be in the environment after a nuclear bomb or accident at a nuclear reactor. It does not protect against other sources of radiation, and does not protect other organs from exposure to radioactive fallout. ...Read more

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Is there anything I can do before x-rays to prevent negative radiation effects?

Other than: shielding when appropriate, no. Keep in mind that the theoretical risk is minimal for any particular xray. You can calculate it with an interactive tool at xrayrisk.com ...Read more

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Hi doctors. Is microwave oven bad in health? And how do u prevent ourselves in radiation even we need it?

Hi doctors. Is microwave oven bad in health? And how do u prevent ourselves in radiation even we need it?

Microwave Safe: There is no evidence of any risk or harm to your health from standard microwaves. If there was there would be billions of people ill from this. ...Read more

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He starts radiation today to try and prevent further damage to his brain. How badly will this affect his personality?

He starts radiation today to try and prevent further damage to his brain. How badly will this affect his personality?

Not much: Brain radiation should not affect personality. It will make people tired during treatment and for a few weeks after. After many months it can begin to cause short-term memory problems as well as problems with concentration and attention. The severity of these affects depend on the amount of brain treated and the dose of radiation as well as age and other factors. ...Read more

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Can healthy people get radiation therapy to prevent cancer?

Can healthy people get radiation therapy to prevent cancer?

No: We can not take unnecessary radiation as it has it's risk and would give no benefit. However we all get very very low amounts of radiation from the earth and atmosphere. This keeps our bodies repair systems for any damage radiation causes functional. However if we never got any radiation that is what would be best. Radiation therapy is only needed for cancer and other benign conditions. ...Read more

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Can radiation therapy be used to prevent scar tissue regrowth?

Can radiation therapy be used to prevent scar tissue regrowth?

Yes: Keloids are hypertrophic or very thick scars in predisposed patients who form them. They must be excised and the new incision radiated to prevent the keloid. Treating a keloid as is does not get rid of it or shrink it with radiation. ...Read more

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