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Does caffeine have any distinct biological effects to adrenaline?

Adrenaline usually is a "panicking response" and should, as far as I understand it, supresses any feelings of tiredness. However, someone I know has agoraphobia, which when triggered releases a lot of ...
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What is the best pH of drinking water?

I have seen that soft drinks are harmful to the body due to the very differing level of pH. I have also seen that our aged body become acid through time. And alkaline when young. The Physiological ...
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Healthy Weight gain [closed]

In my opinion I need to gain at least 5 pounds: what’s the healthiest way to do so? I don’t want to end up dead just to gain a few pounds after all.
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How much garlic is too much to keep you healthy?

This is as much for curiosities sake As for my health as I LOVE garlicky foods, but how much garlic is too much for your heart/health?
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Why do patients seek acupuncture therapy for pain relief? [duplicate]

Acupuncture has been an integral part of Chinese Medicine, but the alleged benefits were only slowly propagated in the Western countries. This technique is described as "unblocks and moves the body’s ...
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Calories composition and weight loss

My question comes after having read this article. Let's take a Person A and suppose the needed amount of calories for A is 2500 Kcal. Now suppose A wants to limit the amount of daily calories to 2000 ...
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How is a beard dirtier than a toilet?

Is it true that beard is more dirtier than toilet? Does someone has any specific answer? I read it in a website (https://www.speakingtrees.in/your-beard-is-dirtier-than-a-toilet-health/), but I am not ...
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Effects of exposure to Solar/Lunar eclipse on Human body

How does Solar/Lunar eclipse affect human body when one is directly exposed to it (by getting outdoors while an eclipse is in progress)? E.g. it is generally not advised to look towards a Solar ...
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health condition and chronic health conditions

Are the two sentences in bold contradictory? (Specially caused health conditions should include chronic and acute conditions.) Approximately 10 % –15 % of U.S. (between 10 and 20 million) children ...
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Sleeping and talking and it's effect on vocal chords

I lie down flat on the floor with a pillow under my head, to narrate long scripts for e-learning. Will this position have an adverse effect on my vocal chords if I keep doing it for the long term? I ...
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Why does spot fat reduction doesn't work?

I have read on many sites that spot reduction is a myth. But why? Shouldn't a muscle use the source of energy nearest to it? I'm sorry but I don't know much bout energy usage and stuff in human body....
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Is there any reason why free sugar consumption should be limited to low amounts?

The terminology free sugars is possibly related to mono and dissacharides. It is not clear to me if it means precisely just refined sugars or both, refined and not refined. There is a WHO study ...
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Short duration of Cryotherapy

What is the effect of short-duration application of cold therapeutic modalities on metabolic rate? Does it increase or decrease the metabolic rate?
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What's the best sleeping posture for humans?

We all sleep in different ways. Some on side,some on back,some on their front sides. But which sleeping form would be the most efficient, providing maximum rest to the body and brain? There is loads ...
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Where to find data on age-distributed exercise frequency?

I am now looking for some data on exercise frequency, only the strenuous/aerobic ones, and apparently it is quite hard to find data across different age groups. Hence I wonder whether there is some ...
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Healthy Weight Loss Calculation

What is the maximum percentage of body weight someone can lose in a year without being unhealthy/dangerous, and how is this calculated/estimated. This will also assume the only method of weight loss ...
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Can performing “Yogasanas” regularly, help increase a person's existing height?

"Yogasanas" have some astonishing health benefits, but can it help in making a person taller? I've searched and found that some "Aasanas" do actually help besides performing "Suryanamaskar" (Sun ...
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Sleeping with the penis in the vagina

Are there harmful side-effects of a couple sleeping with the penis in the vagina?
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How to improve joint cartilage thickness

Does anyone know of exercise or modality(ice/heat/tens) protocols that are supposed to increase joint cartilage bed thickness? This is excluding stem cell injections. I imagine that such a protocol ...
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Is elemental pure metallic cadmium dangerous?

I have been looking for metals to melt and cadmium looked promising till I read up on the dangers of it. Is it dangerous like lead? Where it is dangerous of ingested, or is it dangerous as in coming ...
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Health Benefit of Social Nudity - Parasite Reduction?

I have been conducting extensive research over the last few years on the history of nudity in social situations, and I am looking to expand my research base now I have come across a few other ...
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Health Benefit of Social Nudity - Testicular Torsion Prevention?

I have been conducting extensive research over the last few years on the history of nudity in social situations, and I am looking to expand my research base now I have come across a few other ...