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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 disease Higher risk of stroke Higher all-cause mortality You can find the detailed article here: http://www.webmd.com/sleep-disorders/guide/physical-side-effects-...


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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 resistance has become a huge problem and I see it all the time in clinical practice and am no longer surprised when a fit appearing person or an athlete I work with ...


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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 it he's going to lose electrolytes along with it. The end result will be disabling muscle cramps, weakness, and exhaustion. If he somehow continues on ...


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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 managing life with pain. This might be interesting to read if you are interested in this procedure called multimodal pain therapy [1] The tender points are ...


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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 emotional state, and less pain, as judged by changes in the Nottingham health profile. This was a trial on only 20 patients with CSF and 20 control patients. ...


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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 zero on this scale, many quite highly, but not all of them would. And, of course, we know there are 25-year olds who would score highly too, so I'd say it's a ...


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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. As more DNA damage accumulates, more cells in the heart (and everywhere else in the body) become dysfunctional - that's essentially what aging is. So while ...


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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 processes the muscles use to convert to an anaerobic process as muscle performance outpaces oxygen supplies. The pertinent passage:A side effect of high lactate levels ...


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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. Physical, not so much. No, it's not a general stimulant like amphetamines. It makes you mentally alert and wakeful, but there is no cardiac stimulation, ...


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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 it would be up to the patient's own judgement about what they are comfortable doing. The longer answer: Meniere's disease is a disease of the inner ear, and ...


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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 the legs due to tension that isn't evenly dispersed. This is somewhat of a controversial topic though, there's limited research on somewhat benign misalignment. ...


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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 between every other 15 minutes is super important. If you can, try work while standing. Do some stretching, 3x10 squats and get your body moving. I always work out ...


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According to Emedicine medscape: Appreciate that EBV may trigger chronic fatigue, but it does not cause chronic fatigue. In their page on Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: CFS is a biological illness, not a psychologic disorder. The exact pathogenesis is unknown. Numerous mechanisms and molecules have been implicated that lead to abnormalities in immune ...


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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 as this one. In my experience as a clinician, the answer is yes. However, in my view spinal misalignment is a laypersons description of what I would call a ...


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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 development of your symptoms (e.g: Did you get a new pet?, Did you go travelling?). One thing that you could ask your Doctor is about your vitamin D levels. We ...


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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 10-25 minutes. Other poisonous substances can cause "brain fog". Also look for Iodine food source to detoxify fluoride and hallogens (raw cranberry smoothie ...


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