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Can oversleeping be harmful to overall health?

Studies have linked oversleeping with Cognitive impairment Depression Increased inflammation Increased pain Impaired fertility Higher risk of obesity Higher risk of diabetes Higher risk of heart ...
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Pre diabetic after fasting blood work?

Retest I generally retest and don't base decisions on a single reading. Although the impact of the mint would seem minimal, the abnormal result itself deserves repeating. Unfortunately, insulin ...
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What will happen if you keep running? What will eventually cause you to stop?

If the runner can't drink then dehydration will be the first thing that takes him out. Water is the one essential thing he's going to lose rapidly through sweat, urine and respiration, and as he loses ...
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What are the cause(s) of fibromyalgia?

I have had a pain management course a couple of years ago - this was my research topic. As you pointed out the reasons are still unknown, also the treatment is basically aimed at treating symptoms an ...
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Evidence of magnesium supplements for chronic fatigue?

There is at least one study on this, published in The Lancet: Red blood cell magnesium and chronic fatigue syndrome Patients treated with magnesium claimed to have improved energy levels, better ...
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Do all very old people have heart failure?

Maybe. Depends on the 95-year old... and the 25-year old. A heart failure diagnosis isn't just the process of getting older; it has objective criteria. I expect most 95-year olds would score above ...
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Do all very old people have heart failure?

Can aging of the heart be equivalent to having (mild) heart failure? Absolutely. A large part of aging is the process of telomeres shortening with each cell division, making our DNA more vulnerable. ...
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What will happen if you keep running? What will eventually cause you to stop?

It's been my understanding that a buildup of lactic acid (aka lactate) eventually causes the muscles to stop being able to process glucose. This article from Scientific American describes the ...
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Effects of Modafinil

You're asking for subjective opinion, so that's what you're going to get. I've taken it a few times and here are my answers to your questions: Mentally alert and awake. A mental energy boost, yes. ...
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Is rest necessary, recommended, or unnecessary in a mild Ménière's episode?

The short answer: I haven't come across anything that states that patients with a mild Meniere's episode should rest on principle even if they're feeling well enough to perform activities. So, I think ...
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Can Spinal Alignment Cause Fatigue?

http://www.brooksspinalcare.com/misaligned-spine.html Yes indeed it can. Even very subtle misalignment can cause a variety of issues. Most commonly it's early joint degradation and odd sensations in ...
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How to reduce fatigue after office?

Good breathing exercises keeps your lympha in motion and is good for cleaning and detoxing as well as making you in a better calmer state. When the fluid is in motion the body is too. Exercise in ...
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What causes the long tiredness caused by the infectious mononucleosis disease (by the Epstein-Barr virus)?

There is no consensus on the exact cause, although in Chronic Epstein-Barr Activation (CEBA) it has been linked to the effects of inflammation (eg a cytokine storm), plus immune activation and ...
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Can Spinal Alignment Cause Fatigue?

Unfortunately the answer to this question is at this time purely anecdotal. Unless someone can find research studies to back up some of these observations you will have to rely on biased answers such ...
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Why have I been fatigued/exhausted for the past month?

There are over a hundred medical conditions with the symptoms you have described, so be aware for any new symptoms and tell him if they are any. Keep in mind any changes that have occurred before ...
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How to eliminate brain fog quickly?

It's normal to feel exhausted after 6 hours straight on a computer. Stop taking fluoride and hallogens in water, that will help any latent/semi permanent brain fog, also take breaks, every hours, of ...
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