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Does having schizophrenia means i will go insane at some point? [on hold]

I'm 33, combat officer in my past and Electric engineer, Around 6 months ago i was diagnosed with schizophrenia since i had Psychotic episode while using Vyvanse and Strattera, I was prescribed Anti-...
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Why can’t asystole be shocked?

Why can’t asystole or pea be shocked and could it be paced?i don’t get why If in a PEA, only cpr and pressers are used.
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Can tuberculosis be treated with obesity?

When I was a kid I was told something that keeps bothering me until now, mainly because how weird it seems. Namely, I was told that before antibiotics were discovered, people with tuberculosis were ...
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3 procedures in 1 week on the same tooth. Broken root. Any risk of long term or permanent swelling? [on hold]

Tooth 14 has to be extracted, but in the procedure #1, the root has broke, while still in the gum, after which there was a large swelling. The doctor sent me to a dental surgeon. Pain was severe. ...
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overcounter antidepressents effectiveness [on hold]

Are over-counter antidepressants like 5htp, st johns wort SAMe Rhodiola Rosea etc effective? can multiple be taken ...etc It seems difficult to find a good source on this.
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Pain in thigh post ACL surgery [on hold]

OI had ACL reconstruction surgery 7 days ago. For physiotherapy they told me to do some exercises, one of the exercise is knee bending which I'm finding it difficult to do it. I m having sharp pain on ...
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How to ensure that sex with a new partner will be safe for health?

I want to be as certain as possible that sex with a new partner will not do any harm to my health. I know the common notion about "safe sex", but it seems oversimplified and generally primitive tools ...
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Is there a limit to the duration of swishing with chlorhexidine oral rinse?

With solutions like salt water that are innocuous, if swishing with it for 30 seconds is beneficial, it seems that using it longer would be even more beneficial. But for prescribed oral solutions ...
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What is the best time to drink green tea [on hold]

I have already gone through this article and understand that it is better to drink it during the meal in order to get the maximum benefit. I am drinking it to lose the weight. I just need to know ...
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Reference request: Parkinson's disease book

I am about start a project on computational modelling of basal ganglia in the context of Parkinson's disease. My background is mostly on computational side (and some neuroscience too) and I know ...
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Can mental effort cause a heart attack?

People with a heart disease are often warned to not do harsh physical exercises since these may be dangerous to their heart. Similarly, they are warned to not put themselves in a harsh emotional ...
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Can excessive Vitamin D cause insomnia or damage sleep patterns?

It seems its well known that low vitamin D can cause sleeping issues, one link: https://examine.com/nutrition/can-supplemental-vitamind-improve-sleep/ Therefore, I became curious and was wondering ...
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Are there side effects of listening to binaural sounds?

I have started listening to binaural sounds (left side wave of 89.75hz, right side wave of 85.25hz) for meditation every day for 10 to 15 mins in morning. I feel calm, relaxed and focused after that. ...
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Where can I find a (reasonably) reliable guide on supplements?

Where can I find a (reasonably) reliable guide on supplements? I found this here not sure if it's any good. https://www.reddit.com/r/coolguides/comments/8h5bw7/do_health_supplements_really_work/
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Can adults get new gut bacteria from external exposure?

I am not a student nor professional in medicine or physiology. I understand that newborns get their gut bacteria during childbirth from the contact with the mother (I am going to assume this happens ...
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Does marijuana inhibit cognitive functioning?

There's a lot of conflicting information regarding this question and people have different agendas. I'm not a doctor, but from what I've read marijuana has been shown to inhibit healthy brain ...
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How is Ayurveda's “Panchakarma treatment” beneficial? [on hold]

One of my senior colleague claims that he lost all of his hairs, but after receiving panchakarma treatment he regained his hairs and none of his hairs are white (at the age of 40). How can we explain ...
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What is the average color of the Jaundiced eye [closed]

Does anyone know the average RGB or Hex code for a Jaundiced eye?
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Should “anti-imflammatories” make me achy and sore? [closed]

I was under the impression that "anti-inflammatory" supplements -- such as curcumin, turmeric, fish oil, various "joint formulas," etc. -- are supposed to reduce aches and pains, but they seem to give ...
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Why is it recommended to record the highest peak flow result and not an arithmetic mean average?

Asthmatics are encouraged to keep a peak flow dairy, which records the scores of their peak expiratory flow measured twice daily; once in the morning and once in the evening. They are instructed to ...
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Are collagen supplements of any use to help prevent or treat a tendinopathy?

Are collagen supplements been scientifically shown of any use to help prevent or treat a tendinopathy? If so, what kind of collagen supplements (e.g., type of collagen, source of collagen such as (...
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how to stop frequent nocturnal emission [closed]

My age is 28 . I am male and i am un married I do not watch any content that may arouse feelings but still i face the problem of nocturnal emission (without any dream) approximately twice a week ...
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Healing time for injured elbow [closed]

I do martial arts and I elbowed the floor really hard and hurt my elbow. My elbow swelled and I fell pain when touching. How long does it take for me to heal? bending the elbow hurts as well.
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Do doxycycline and ciprofloxacin decrease each others effectiveness?

I was taking doxycycline for an infection of streptococcus spp. causing epididymitis. I was healing under this antibiotic, then the doctor added ciprofloxacin to my treatment, so I am taking 100 mg of ...
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Dietary saturated fats and cholesterol, and fertility in middle-aged men [closed]

Does a diet high to moderate in saturated fats and cholesterol, improve or impede fertility in men generally, and in older men specifically? source 1 source 2 source 3 source 4 source 5
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What is the rate in which you lose muscle mass if you stop working out when you are 26 years old? [closed]

So due to school, I have less time working out. I'm wondering how fast will I lose muscle mass and how quickly will I gain it back? And does not eating a lot of food help or not in terms of keep in ...
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Is it normal for someone's vision to appear grainy (like an ISO camera) when they're in a dark room or looking at dark objects? [closed]

For example it isn't distracting in day to day life and the grain is very fine tiny dots that appear red, green and blue. Is this normal?
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40% Glycolic peel during pregnancy [closed]

Is it save for the baby if the mother had a series of 40% Glycolic peels procedures. The procedures would be done by professional in the period of a month or more.
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What advanced detection schemes can provide low cost screening for Latent Autoimmune Diabetes?

Latent Autoimmune Diabetes may be more prevalent than previously believed. A common market for the most common form is glutamic acid decarboxylase 65 based. Are there low cost and sensitive tests for ...
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how long will it take to recover from a cataract surgery [closed]

My mother was advised by an optometrist to perform the cataract surgery, as she is developing a cataract in her left eyes. The cataract has not affected her daily life yet, but still, she was given an ...
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Should one avoid consuming durians when drinking alcohol?

I read on {1} that one may want to avoid consuming durians when consuming alcohol, as durians were shown to inhibit aldehyde dehydrogenase (ALDH) in their in vitro study. Has this hypothesis been ...
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High Blood pressure and medication [closed]

High Blood pressure is caused when the heart pumps more vigorously to send blood in the area of the body which is not receiving enough blood. Prolonged high pressure damages the arteries in eyes/...
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Does my daughter have hyperinsulinism? [closed]

I am a first time parent. My daughter Lili was born Nov. 25th 2018 (about 15 days ago). I am not a doctor and don't claim to be, rather a concerned and scared parent! The basic story of what happened ...
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Do fridges really keep things fresh? [closed]

Like, if I had a bottle of milk with a screw top. Does that really need to go in the fridge? Because it has a top so the flies can't get in. What about a raw chicken in a sealed bag? I mean you're ...
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ECG shows 'Small r only' (pic attached). Resting bpm currently is 85. Im 28 year old female. having hairloss for past 2 months [closed]

Is this normal? I'm a 28 year old female and lately ive had 85-90 resting heart beat due to stress. now im worried if i have any lung or heart probelems. I'm also having hairloss since the last 2 ...
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Put kid upside down while doing Heimlich on her/him

I understand the Heimlich procedure I should do if my kid ( 4 years ) is choking, but I want to know if is a good idea to put her upside down while doing it? Would not gravity + my contstant pushing ...
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Is there any way to make it harder to cut off arm circulation? [closed]

I have a cat who has taken a liking to draping herself across my arm while I'm watching TV -- I have my arm on the armrest, and she comes and lays across it. For about 30 minutes, it's a comfortable ...
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What is the meaning of doubling of bioavailability?

I took this extract from here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bioavailability The oral bioavailability of methyltestosterone is about 70%, and it is well-absorbed from the gastrointestinal tract.[...
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The relation of weight loss speed and loose skin

For the past week I have been hunting for the answer to the following question: Does the speed at which you lose weight have any relationship with loose skin? And the real question, why or why not? ...
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Do UV-B emitting lamps for reptile pets produce vitamin-D in human skin?

There are those lamps like e.g. "ReptiGlow" for pet reptilians, to keep them healthy, the output being graded e.g. by habitat: jungle (trees somewhat reduce the UV that hits the animals), or desert (...
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Do Elderly benefit from Vitamin D supplements?

For elderly, whose sceletal strength weakens, can Vitamin D supplements slow down the degeneration of bones? I have found this source discussing which supplement works best, but it never established ...
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How to correctly use salicylic acid plasters against a plantar wart? [closed]

The instructions say it's best to apply them before bed and before washing with warm water and drying the area, but doesn't mention if they should stay on only for the night or for 24 hours. Shouldn't ...
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Is there such a thing as “histamine liberators” and how do they work?

In the context of allergies, I keep reading the term "histamine liberators" with claims that certain foods release histamine. A random example from everydayhealth.com: Some foods, while low in ...
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Why is the resting membrane potential of excitable tissue not affected by the extracellular sodium concentration? [migrated]

I know that the resting membrane potential for excitable tissue (eg, nerve) is primarily determined by the electronegative difference between the inside and the outside of the membrane for potassium ...
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Consistently high WBC, normal CRP in a post-cardiac arrest patient

A patient had an elective coronary angioplasty which showed 80% blocked LAD. A stent was placed. She was stable and sent home. The next day she felt unwell and collapsed with LOC for a few seconds. ...
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How can one product work both as a skin moisturizer and a soap?

The pharmacist gave me this cream for treating dry/dead skin on fingertips, and she also added that I can use it as a soap as well! The manufacturer also confirms this. Normally, you don’t apply soap ...
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How does the digestive system determine what to absorb [as nutrients] into the bloodstream? [migrated]

If you put an egg into a sausage machine it will try to make sausages out of it because that's its job. Does the digestive system attempt to digest everything it receives? Furthermore, does it attempt ...
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does the hair grow if the scalp (skin) is some how ruptured and new scalp ( skin) is generated?

I am suffering from male pattern baldness heridety. I used minoxidol for long period, initially I got hair , along with that my weight raised to 90kg from 78. then I stopped and lost all the new hair ....
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Using farsighted glasses to counter nearsightedness?

Edit: I might not have worded my question well enough. A shorter and more direct version would be: Can nearsightedness be just a result of eyes getting accustomed to working at very close distances ...
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Consistency of fingerprint after an injury

If the skin is completely abraised or otherwise removed, will the renewed skin have the same fingerprint? About 8 years back, I was running an obstacle course and one of the obstacles was to climb up ...

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