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What Would Happen If Your Cardiovascular System Stopped Working
The vascular system performs circulation of blood throughout the body. It consists of the arteries and veins that run everywhere including the head, neck, chest, abdomen and all 4 extremities. The heart might also be included as it is the pump that circulates the blood thru the vascular system. The lymphatics of the body are also considered a third part ...Read more
Don't know the: extent of your father's GI impairment or what specific condition he has. Really can't guess - there isn't enough info. ...Read more
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
How long does methotrexate stay in your system after you stop taking drug. I am having a allergic reaction to the medicine.
Rapidly leaves: 1/2 life depends on dose 3-10 hours with low dose and 8-15 hours with high dose We usually say it is out after 5 1/2 lives bt there are tissue effects too - maybe 3 weeks ...Read more
What happens if you have heart surgery and they can't get your heart started again. The machine is doing it for you? What would they do next?
If you're suffering from major depression, would amphetamines work. If not, what would it do instead of working?
Not by themselves: Ritalin (methylphenidate) has sometimes been given to augment antidepressants in treatment-resistant depression, but amphetamines do not reliably treat depression by themselves. Used alone, any lightening of mood would have a daily wear-off effect. Also there could be increased tension, irritability, and jitteriness -- not pleasant for someone who already has an agitated-type depression. ...Read more
What would happen if someone stop taking their thyiord medicine for a while what would it do to their body?
Badly Hurt them: Symptoms would include weakness, cold intolerance, headaches, anxiety and depression, memory problems, constipation, among others. Just about every system in the body is affected, especially the brain! Thyroid hormone essentially "runs your body's metabolism" and without it, the body's essential functions come to a screeching halt. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What would happen if you took methodone without taking pills well not having any in your system i know someone that wants to take it for craving of?
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If you're pregnant with twins, does working long hours increase your risk for preterm labor? Is it recommended to stop working?
It depends: Twins predisposes you to a risk of preterm labor. We typically follow twins with cervical ultrasounds to measure the cervical length. The shorter the cervix, the greater the risk of ptl. If you have a short cx, then yes, we typically restrict a persons work. If the cervix is normal in length, then many women maintain their activity level. ...Read more
Sort of. : The gallbladder's function is to store bile made by the liver and eject it into the intestinal tract to help your body absorb fat. If the gallbladder is full of stones or functions incorrectly, this storage function is lost; the body learns to compensate. The main issue is if this "dysfunction" causes pain--it is then when we recommend intervention--gallbladder surgery. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it possible for your birth control to quit working? For instance your body becoming immune to it? Should you switch it up?
No.: Not possible. You do not become tolerant or immune to OCP. If something works well for you stick with it. ...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
Would taking any blood pressure medicine when you run out work til you get more of your own work?
BP med substitute: I would ask your doctor about it. They may be a reason that you are on one type of BP medication. I would speak to your physician to see if the want to substitute for your regular one is one your physician would approve you to take. All BP medication lower BP and they do so by different means. Speak to your doctor for advice and try not to run out of your medication in the future. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Wean off: Slowly. Though not a overly high dose. Still want to wean slowly off. 30 mg day for week -10 days. Then 20. Etc. could even do it slower. It could cause adrenal gland to not work properly. Cause extreme fatigue. Jt pains body aches. To name. Few. Call your doctor to set up weaning protocol. ...Read more
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