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Can you tell me how cannabis kill cancer cells?

Can you tell me how cannabis kill cancer cells?

Nobody knows: and further, there seem to be effects of THC, the major psychoactive compound in marijuana, and also of cannabidiol (CBD) which is not psychoactive. These effects have been shown in tissue culture and animal studies, but there are no human studies of which I am aware that indicates that it is such effects in people. Endocannabinoid receptors are found in many tissues, including cancer cells. ...Read more

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Obesity (Definition)

Having too much body fat. It is different from being overweight, which means weighing too much. The weight may come from muscle, bone, fat, and/or body water. Both terms mean that a person's weight is greater than what's considered healthy for ...Read more


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Can somebody tell me how much mouthwash can kill you?

Can somebody tell me how much mouthwash can kill you?

More info please?: Please re-post the question with your age, weight, allergies, medical conditions, which mouthwash and what are the ingredients? There is no simple answer to your question. Basically most brand name mouthwashes are safe and some accidental ingestion is not a major problem nor will it likely cause death. Even salt can cause death if taken in large enough quantities over a short period of time. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how i can prevent obesity in genes?

Can you tell me how i can prevent obesity in genes?

Obesity & Genetics.: If you're genetically prone to obesity, you're kinda stuck. You can't change your genetic makeup, but you can minimize its impact through eating properly, exercising regularly, and never smoking. Keep your weight down and don't take being slim for granted, as being lax will let your weight creep right up again. ...Read more

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Can someone tell me how long will it take me to lose 25 pounds from a low-carb diet?

Can someone tell me how long will it take me to lose 25 pounds from a low-carb diet?

Diet: Low carb or not you still have to burn more calories than you ingest. If you burn 500cal a day more than you ingest, you should lose a pound a week. ...Read more

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Can someone tell me how long will it take me to decrease my body fat percentage without losing lean muscle mass?

Can someone tell me how long will it take me to decrease my body fat percentage without losing lean muscle mass?

Variable: Any vigorous aerobic exercise will do; to lose body fat you will need to decrease caloric intake while maintaing protein intake of about one gram/kg of body weight and exercise. The time it takes will depend on the extent of caloric restriction and intensity of exercise. ...Read more

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Will bulimia nervosa kill me if I don't get treatment?

Will bulimia nervosa kill me if I don't get treatment?

The question of tx?: Not necessarily, first of all please be diagnosed properly by knowlegeable professionals that you do have bulimia nervosa. If you do.., hx, physical exam, labs, ekg etc.Need to be done to determine your health.Depending on the outcome of the degree of the disorder appropriate therapy wil be discussed, treatment could involve outpatient including hospitalization if needed. Bulimia can be deadly. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how smallpox affect cells?

Can you tell me how smallpox affect cells?

Smallpox: Poxviruses produce DNA-dependent RNA polymerase & other proteins that allows the virus to replicate in the cells' cytoplasm (vice the nucleus). ...Read more

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Can somebody tell me how can alcohol affect the gallbladder?

Can somebody tell me how can alcohol affect the gallbladder?

Alcohol does: not damage liver directly, but it can damage liver, which, in turn, can affect gallbladder function. Also, abnormal liver functions tests can be caused by either liver or gallbladder disease, confusing the clinical picture. Alcohol in large amounts can also cause ulcers, nerve and brain damage, lots of other bad things. ...Read more

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Will acidosis kill me if I don't get treatment?

Will acidosis kill me if I don't get treatment?

Yes: Especially if it does not correct or the cause is not getting better. ...Read more

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I'm unabl eto get into jeans. Please tell me how to lose weight fast in a day?

I'm unabl eto get into jeans. Please tell me how to lose weight fast in a day?

Cut calories: There is no magic way to lose weight, except for cutting back on your calories. Go to the following link and see mt post about cutting calories to lose weight: https://www.Facebook.Com/ginacadenaforneymd?Ref=hl#!/ginacadenaforneymd. ...Read more

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Can the nuvaring prevent me from losing weight or make me gain?

Can the nuvaring prevent me from losing weight or make me gain?

No: Nuvaring may have a small impact on your appetite, but what goes past your lips is up to you. In addition, NuvaRing doesn't impact your ability to get regular aerobic exercise and make health choices. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how come our body doesn't fight of anorexia?

Can you tell me how come our body doesn't fight of anorexia?

Mind over matter: In humans, and to some extent in other mammals) our brains often tell us to do things that our body knows are bad. One of the problems with evolution! (An amoeba doesn't eat food when it is not hungry or it is not useful for fuel). Learned behaviors, desires and wishes can overcome "instinct." Be sure that anorexia does not have a physical cause, before deciding it's purely psychiatric. ...Read more

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Please can someone tell me how many milligrams of ibuprofen will kill you?

Please can someone tell me how many milligrams of ibuprofen will kill you?

Do you want to die?: If you are having thoughts about killing yourself, get seen at the nearest emergency room now. Have a friend or relative drive you or call 911 for emergency services for transport. You can call the National suicide hotlines 24/7 at 1-800-suicide (1-800-784-2433) or 1-800-273 – talk (1-800-273-8255) for support. Psychiatric hospitalization can be helpful if suicidal. ...Read more

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Will stress kill me if I don't get treatment?

Will stress kill me if I don't get treatment?

Ultimately, yes.: Stress takes a huge toll on our bodies and our minds. Though you may not drop dead of a heart attack or stroke in the next year, the effects are cumulative and will subtract years from your life. ...Read more

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Can someone tell me how long will it take to lose 10 lbs with my weight 120lbs, 5"2 tall.?

Can someone tell me how long will it take to lose 10 lbs with my weight 120lbs, 5"2 tall.?

That depends on you.: 3, 500 calories per pound. Ensure that calories burned exceeds calories consumed. ...Read more

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Will lsd abuse kill me if I don't get treatment?

Will lsd abuse kill me if I don't get treatment?

It can: It is rather common to hear in the news about people who died of the consequences of substance abuse, lsd is one of them. Please get help. ...Read more

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Can somebody tell me how can diet increase risk of heart disease?

Can somebody tell me how can diet increase risk of heart disease?

Diet: Poor diet can cause obesity and associated Insulin dysfunction. It can also cause fat to infiltrate the walls of arteries and make heart attack possible. Poor nutritional diet can cause nutritional malfunction of the heart. Too much salt can cause fluid retention. ...Read more

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Can i tell me how i can lose weight fast- with the situation i'm in?

Can i tell me how i can lose weight fast- with the situation i'm in?

Fast is not Best.: Eat healthfully ; be physically active. Aim for 7.5 to 8 hrs of sleep / night. Hydrate w at least 64 oz of water / day. Calories burned must > calories consumed.You can mix ; match different kinds of physical exercise. This site helps determine calories burned for > 100 activities: http://www.Prohealth.Com/weightloss/tools/exercise/calculator1_2.Cfm. ...Read more

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Can somebody tell me how much weight will i lose on primal/paleo diet?

Can somebody tell me how much weight will i lose on primal/paleo diet?

No: There is no sound nutritional reason to use this diet, but if you choose to do so it's likely you'll lose substantial weight during the first few weeks. This happens with almost any major diet manipulation. Unfortunately, almost everybody gains the weight back. Best course is a balanced, low-calorie diet including all food groups that can be sustained for life plus vigorous regular exercise. ...Read more

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