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I don't see a lot of difference between drinking few sips and 1 cup (8 oz, 237 mL) of water at once. If you drink a large amount of water at once, for example, 500 mL (2 cups, 16 oz), all this water will be quickly absorbed and will expand the blood volume. Volume receptors in the heart will detect an increase of blood volume and will trigger excretion of ...


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Naturally, your nasal passageways and sinuses drain down into the back of your throat - and you swallow the drainage without even realizing it. In the diagram below, it's the oropharynx where your mouth and your nasal/sinus passageways come together. Sore throats are a common symptom of the common cold. You may notice the pain more when swallowing the ...


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I had an uncle that could do this trick, and it always amazed me. Perhaps it's obvious, but I should mention that they always use a sword with a dull blade.


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When the rabies virus is spread to a new host, it first attacks muscle cells, which prevents the host's immune system from recognizing the invasion. Next, it binds to neurons at neuromuscular junction. Rabies virus is neurotropic, thus it binds preferentially to neurons, specifically the acetylcholine receptors on neurons. After binding the neuromuscular ...


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Occasional severe pain in the throat and chest after swallowing that radiates into the arms and feels like a heart attack (as mentioned in the question and one comment) fits the description of esophageal spasm (WebMD). The pain may last only for few seconds or minutes to hours (OESO Knowledge). The causes and risk factors are not well understood; they can ...


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After some research I found this topic which answers part of my question. It does not answer the chemical effects of mixing drugs outside the human body. 1-Nasogastric medications. 2-drug-administration-via-a-nasogastric-tube. (may require subscription!) I find the process of grinding different pills and serving them altogether strange I am almost sure ...


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Through a nasogastric tube. What you call "interaction" would be previously known by general and common knowledge of pharmacology. The doctor must know about those interactions, the nurse simply administrates what was indicated


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The Adam's apple, in conjunction with the thyroid cartilage which forms it, helps to protect the walls and the frontal part of the larynx, including the vocal cords (which are located directly behind it). It is found in both women and men. ... Consequently, the laryngeal prominence grows in size mainly in men. https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adam%27s_apple ...


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It's often difficult to tell the difference between an esophageal abrasion and a foreign body just by how you feel. If you get it checked out and it's just an abrasion, no biggie; if you don't and it's a foreign body, it could result in infection or perforation. From an EM website: All patients who complain of a foreign body of the throat should be ...


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