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What is the effect of sound frequency on hearing?

We all know that humans can tolerate lower frequencies at high volumes better than higher frequencies. In fact, for particularly low frequencies, high SPL is needed just for it to be audible. What’s ...
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Contiuously wearing the same contact lens - ok? [closed]

Currently I'm using a contact lens for some short-sightedness. It's been around one month. Its validity is for only one month, now its validity expires. I'm using it and I had no issues. The ...
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How to reduce repetitive strain injury

Since I am a software developer, I regularly to a lot of typing when I program. What would reduce the risk of getting RSI if breaks are not an option? Currently my setup is a laptop using the built ...
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Do drop attacks reoccur?

I'm doing some research on drop attacks, specifically for those causes mentioned on http://american-hearing.org/disorders/drop-attacks/ I would like to get an idea of the frequency for drop attacks ...
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How exact do I need to be for Penicillin every 12 hours?

I have strep group A. My doctor gave me Penicillin V Potassium 500 MG to take once every 12 hours. It's 3 pm in my time zone, which means the next dose would be 3 AM. Does it make sense to take the ...
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Is it healthy to fast for a full day once a week?

I heard that fasting one day a week gives some rest to our digestion system and allows it to refresh. I tried this twice, but it gave me a headache and made me feel uneasy. Is it good for health?
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Is there any harm in taking a melatonin supplement every night?

I noticed that a bottle of melatonin supplement is labelled "For Occasional Sleeplessness". The use of the word "Occasional" surprised me. Is there any harm in an adult taking a melatonin supplement ...
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Does eating a sugary multivitamin bring you into the fed state for intermittent fasting?

Intermittent Fasting Overview I'm doing intermittent fasting. This diet restricts eating to narrow time window to increase fat burn through an increase in the release of growth hormone. As suggested ...
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What can I do to protect myself against Labyrinthitis recurral? [closed]

I recently suffered an extreme, but luckily short bout of Labyrinthitis and as described in that Wikipedia page, the doctor did not diagnose the cause, nor try and treat the underlying problem, but ...
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Recurrent schwannoma implications?

In the early 1990's, I had a mass develop along the ulnar nerve where it passes close to the skin at the elbow (the "funny bone" location). It was painful upon impact and palpation, and when it was ...
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How frequently should non-alcoholic mouthwashes be used?

Foreword: I ask this only for mouthwashes with no alcohol; so please omit alcoholic mouthwashes (which may hurt the mouth and may have been claimed to cause cancer). My grandmother uses the Crest Pro-...