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What Would Happen If The Muscular System Stopped Working
Does anything bad happen to your body in the long term if you start going to the gym and working out when you're 17?
Gym Trainer can help: As long as you exercise, train, and lift with sound technique, going to the gym at age 17 is not only safe, but beneficial to your overall health in the long run. Seeking the assistance and advice of a certified trainer at your gym when you first start attending is also recommended. ...Read more
My kidneys are working but not great due to hbp/ what antibiotic can I take without it doing considerable damage?
Most are ok: Most antibiotics are safe for the kidneys. The most toxic antibiotic to kidneys is gentamicin. This antibiotic falls into a category of drugs called aminoglycosides. If these drugs have to be use their levels should be followed very closely. In addition, penicillin cephalosporins and quinolones such as Ciprofloxacin can cause allergic reactions leading to kidney decline. ...Read more
To know how long do the side effects last after you finish your meds this from taking avelox or could it be something else?
Avelox: The half life of Avelox is 12.7 hours. It takes 5 half lives to clear the medication from your body. Thus, in 63.5 hours 99.9% of Avelox is out of your system. The side effects should resolve after 63.5 hours. ...Read more
When you stop birth control how long is the phase of your hormones going crazy to balance out if this even happens?
About a day: Your hormone levels will start to rise to their normal levels about 1 day after you take your last pill and all of the effects of birth control pills are out of your system in about days. There is no time where your hormones go crazy. Your ovaries which were suppressed while on the pill start working again and you return to whatever your normal hormone state was before you started the pill. ...Read more
How long does it take for progesterone to 'kick in'? I don't mean protect you from pregnant but to build up in your body ( started taking it for endo)
It does not...: ...Actually "build up" - in fact its levels go up and down a lot with periods. ...Read more
Is a person more likely to get cancer if they have insomnia? Been sleeping only about 4 hours a night for about 7 weeks. What is this doing to immune system? If blood work is normal, does that mean immune system probably ok?
Have Myasthenia Gravis, curious if under control on meds then WHY can it relapse or get worse? What are the odds?
It depends.: We would need to know what medications you are on, and how you are doing. If you're having any symptoms such as double vision, difficulty swallowing, etcetera. I assume you are seeing a neurologist. If you are not getting answers, I suggest doing or formal consult. With us. ...Read more
Hi! I was wondering about if a binary vascular system could be supported within the normal human body. If so, would it be advised?
See below: Yes, it can be supported but probably not the best thing since it would require 2 hearts. This would put quite a bit of load on the lungs, take up a lot of space needed for other things (including double the vasculature) and it's doubtful it would be any more efficient than a health cardiovascular system the "usual" singular way. ...Read more
Any way to releive 8-9/10 cough/exertion ha from GI issues? Working on finding out what the GI issue is from, what can I do in the mean time?
Treat cough: If coughing is contributing to your headache, then treating underlying cough may help. Cough suppressants (e.g. Dextromethorphan) may help (ex: Robitussin (guaifenesin) dm). Please see a doctor for your cough/headache. Keeping a headache diary will help your doctor with assessment (http://www.Webmd.Com/migraines-headaches/guide/headache-diary).Untreated acid reflux may cause cough. Ask your doctor for more info. ...Read more
If you experience oain in the lower left hand side around your hipbone a few days before your period is meant to start does this mean there is something else triggering the pain other than the beginning of your period?
Pelvic pain: Pelvic pain is complex as there are several organs in the pelvis. The ovaries, fallopian tubes, uterus, cervix, bladder, appendix, intestines, colon and rectum can all be the source. Pelvic pain requires and examination to help organize the evaluation. Pain is a specific location before your period may indicate endometriosis. See an obgyn for evaluation ...Read more
What happens if you discover that the infection is viral can you stop taking the penicillin before the 10 days have passed?
Nothing happens: If the infection for sure is due to a virus, stopping penicillin or other antibiotics won't be a problem, and of course would reduce the possibility of side effects from the antibiotic. But check first with the doctor who prescribed it, to be sure it's a virus without a superimposed bacterial infection. ...Read more
What would happen if someone were to fall asleep with a bad toothache? Will it affect the brain or body?
Possibly: If you can even get to sleep with a bad toothache you should see a dentist. A toothache could be caused by a number of things. The most common causes are an infected pulp that is still vital and an infected pulp which is non vital. The second variety is the one to be concerned about with your question. Bacteria and their toxins are invading the jawbone and blood stream at this point. Get care now. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Muscular system ia: frequently affected by local trauma, but can also be a more global issue such as rhabdomyolysis or malignant hyperthermia or may be affected by a primary muscle disorder such as Muscular Dystrophy. Nerve muscle issues would include the myasthenia syndromes and myasthenia gravis. Nerve issues which lead to muscle dysfunction would include stroke, Parkinson's Disease, Multiple Sclerosis, et. ...Read more
Muscle disorder: Rhambdomyolysis from exercise injury, phosphate deficiency. Polimyositis (autoimmune disease), neurological disease involving motor neuron such as ALS, multiple sclerosis, inflammatory polyneuropathy. Endocrine disease such as severe hypothyroidism or adrenal insufficiency, and more. The differential is very wide. ...Read more
Diseases: Yes. Give Google a try.Get a more detailed answer ›
See: http://www.med-health.net/Benefits-Of-Muscular-Strength.htmlGet a more detailed answer ›
Many of them: Many problems of the muscular system can be inherited. There are hundreds if not thousands of genes that are important in the function of our muscles: skeletal muscle (=muscles we use every day to move), heart muscle and smooth muscle (e.g. Muscles in our intestinal system and blood vessels). All those muscle types can be affected by a genetic condition. ...Read more
Muscle temperature: muscle work generates heat. Heat increases body temp. If you do not sweat to cool when room temp is above 98 F you die from heat stroke. ...Read more
Musculoskeletal issu: Family Docs are typically first point of contact for vast majority of conditions & complaints, including musculoskeletal. In fact, we probably see more back pain complaints than all other specialties combined. Sports Medicine, Orthopedics & Pain Management are also involved in treating musculoskeletal conditions. ...Read more
See below: Both systems help us breathe. Muscles are the diaphragm and intercostal muscles - for normal breathing. As the diaphragm drops down and the ribs expand, the lungs also expand, taking in air, and oxygen along with. When the diaphragm rises, and the intercostals relax, the chest wall recoils, causing the lungs to recoil causing air to move out - and CO2 along with it. ...Read more
Works in Harmony: Quite a question for 400 characters or less! the human body ( and all plants and animals in nature for that matter ) are complex systems that work in balance with their environment. There are structural components (musculo / skeletal) as well as energetic and regulatory components (gi/ cardiovascular / neuro) with multiple layers of feedback systems to allow the organism to thrive. ...Read more
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