What causes these stretch marks?
Stretch marks (striae) are caused by intradermal tears, that means tears that occur within the skin layers. These tears are caused when two things happen at the same time.
The skin is stretching at a high rate. This happens when you gain weight rapidly, are pregnant, or are otherwise undergoing changes in body shape - as ...
After removal of tonsils, most adults
have significant pain for 10 -14 days, some up to 3 weeks. Because
adults & teenagers have larger tonsils and more developed throat muscles, pain and muscle spasm can
make it difficult to swallow for 2 weeks or more. Constipation may occur because narcotic pain
medication, when taken regularly, can slow ...
In essence, neurofibromatosis is a disorder that makes nerve cells grow out of control and develop tumors. These tumors can be anywhere nerve cells are, so in the brain, spine, etc. Tumors, to most people, mean cancer, but cancers are a special (malignant) form of tumors. The tumors in neurofibromatosis may or may not develop into cancer. However, even if ...
If the person is a HFE homozygote, or a compound heterozygote, then they need to be monitored yearly for signs of iron overload. Iron overload occurs more quickly if there is concurrent alcohol use and iron consumption eg. using iron cooking pots.
In the asymptomatic patient with genetic hemochromatosis, then phlebotomy should commence when the ferritin ...
When looking at another person, or indeed even animals, there are features that tell our brains that they exhibit signs of "youth."
Larger, rounder head in proportion to rest of body
Larger eyes in proportion to rest of head
Smaller nose in proportion to rest of face
Smaller mouth in proportion to rest of face
Rounder, softer cheeks and other body areas ("...
I have not been able to find anything to back the hypothesis that there can be a development disorder which will slow body development, but retain mental development rates. However I have seen a slightly different disorder in journals.
Slow body development also with slow mental development
This was reported by Andy Coghlan (2009) which covered the issue ...
Veins pop out when the muscles are strained.
Muscle builders try to get them popping out with constraining the blood flow by tying something to their arms. The compression socks and pantyhose may work in a similar way.