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IBS? by Priscilla Ducklock - Sat, 02 Jan 2016 23:07:59 EST ID:JGRCKHw8 No.53636 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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So I think I have IBS. If I'm really stressed and exerting myself for a long time, I can feel my stomach turning. There's usually a bit of heartburn going on as well. After a while I feel like I have to take a shit, but it's always mostly watery. If I keep pushing myself for too long, I'll.. uhh.. well have a small accident. Gross.

But other than this, I'm in fine health. And when I'm not stressed, there are no problems. Somebody told me this is called irritable bowel syndrome, but I don't know if that's true. It's a huge pain in the ass because I can't stress myself out too much for too long otherwise it's risky. And for someone who wants to go to law school, that's no good. It's also just an incredibly embarrassing problem in general, so regardless I need to do something about this

But what do /med/? What do?
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Angus Smallhall - Sun, 10 Jan 2016 19:34:04 EST ID:vd/1XebS No.53652 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Figure out the heartburn part because if you have acid problems that could be leading to diarrhea like symptoms. I'm not a doctor, but I do have "IBS" (bloating, irregular shits, gassy, need to lie down at night) and GERD. If your doctor diagnoses you with IBS, you can expect to trial a few medications before anything more serious.
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A Wizard - Mon, 11 Jan 2016 02:32:05 EST ID:FrVU8puz No.53653 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>53636

Fix your anxiety, and these symptoms should go away. Though, they may not entirely, if there have been complications developed over time.

Under stress, the digestive process tends to start and stop and even purging can be triggered. This is pretty obviously the problem, given that it's entirely tied into your stress level.
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Nigger Pickcocke - Sat, 23 Jan 2016 04:51:35 EST ID:QoCrV+RY No.53705 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>It's a huge pain in the ass

I see what you did there.

Jokes aside, sounds pretty unpleasant. Have you tried restricting certain items such as dairy, gluten, red meat from your diet to see if there is a change? Do you drink enough water? Do you exercise? Do you get good sleep every night?
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booby - Tue, 26 Jan 2016 20:05:15 EST ID:XQwUb3Rh No.53730 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>53636
I had those symptoms but after many medical tests, nothing came back. I wasn't eating consistently because of anxiety triggered in a specific situation I'd encounter almost everyday. Sucks a lot and makes being social difficult because it plagues your mind.

Started exercising multiple times per week, and it was a little improved but not by much (I stay inside on the computer most of the time). After many failed trials, I cut out drugs (was using weed everyday for last 2 years) and saw real improvement by the 6 week mark. I had also entered gradschool when I cut out weed, so my mind was occupied with schoolwork 24/7.


mood swings by Molly Sepperwater - Tue, 26 Jan 2016 17:06:57 EST ID:UR971sHr No.53725 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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My mood swings are fucking up my life.

At times I feel OK, barely chugging along. At times I feel like I'm on top of the fucking world and I'm so excited about everything that I cannot actually concentrate about anything and all I do is just day dream all day long. At times I'm just feeling miserable and cannot get out of bed and basically accomplish nothing all day.

I started getting these at around 18. Before that I was sort of OKish. Or maybe I notice it more now that I actually have stuff to do. I don't know.

Anyway I have no clue what to do. I would go to a psychiatrist but the town I grew up in has a really bad stigma against mental illness and the psychiatrist there won't really medicate you for anything unless you're so mentally fucked up you need to get locked up anyway.

I don't know what to do. I'm sick of this ride.

For the record my family has a history of mental illness and I don't do drugs or drink or smoke or anything like that.

picunrelated
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Molly Sepperwater - Tue, 26 Jan 2016 17:08:44 EST ID:UR971sHr No.53726 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Forgot to mention.

When I'm feeling ecstatic I eventually can find a way to concentrate when I get tired. So basically around 9PM my mind is tired just enough that I can finally concentrate on doing some work.


Healing scars by Martin Blackcocke - Sun, 27 Dec 2015 16:45:24 EST ID:Gvvfunhl No.53598 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Hey /med/.

I got pretty retarded last month and ended up cutting myself super hardcore, I'm talking DEEP gashes not lil slits. I don't cut anymore nor will I ever cut again, but I wanna heal up so my upper arm doesn't look like shit.

Is there recommended creams or treatments to heal my scars faster? Am I basically fucked unless I get laser/surgical treatment?
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A Wizard - Tue, 29 Dec 2015 02:51:27 EST ID:FrVU8puz No.53616 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>53611

Fuck off, shill.

No one decides their own actions but themselves.
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Jenny Summlehug - Wed, 30 Dec 2015 21:01:28 EST ID:Gvvfunhl No.53624 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Ok I got vitamin E soft-gels that I've been rubbing on my scars as well as a Walgreen's generic scar gel with a slew of shit in it. Gonna start applying them 3 times a day. Also idk why but I like eating the gels after I squeeze the vitamin E outta em, they're sugary and tasty!
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Hamilton Brenkinman - Fri, 01 Jan 2016 13:03:23 EST ID:Gi2FFLcH No.53625 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>53611
That's not a very helpful thing to say. I had a really bad problem with cutting for about half a year and I haven't cut myself in 3 months. I never want to do it again. The scars are embarrassing. It really sucked wearing long pants all summer.

OP, the only thing I've tried for my really bad scars is mederma, an otc ointment. It has reduced them some but they're still very noticeable. I know the pain and regret of having to see ugly scars every day, and having to hide them. Even one of my roommates, a close friend, got on my case for wearing gym shorts at night at the house (when there are no other people over) because she thought I was trying to "flaunt" the horrible scars that ran down both of my entire legs. I just wanted to be comfortable in my own home. she knew I was going through a really long time, and knew I was cutting before she saw it, but what she said really hurt.

Don't be afraid to ask your normal physician about it. They can't lock you up for scars. However, fresh cuts CAN be taken as "parasuicidal behavior" and I got involuntary commitment for that. But that was because I went to a mental crisis center when I was having a breakdown and they found them. My therapist and regular physician knew I cut and didn't try to institutionalize me.

Good luck, give the mederma a shot, and there's always concealer if you want to go through the trouble.
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Nigger Pickcocke - Sat, 23 Jan 2016 04:55:17 EST ID:QoCrV+RY No.53706 Ignore Report Quick Reply
cocoa butter is your friend

cocoa butter is your friend

cocoa butter is your friend

cocoa butter is your friend

cocoa butter is your friend

cocoa butter is your friend

cocoa butter is your friend
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Polly Billinghood - Sat, 23 Jan 2016 19:58:31 EST ID:YeO7fAej No.53708 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>53611
>Buy vitamin E softgels. The kind with liquid inside. Twice a day, puncture one of the softgels and apply the liquid inside to the cuts.

Does that work with older scars, too? I have a mole removal scar from last year because I kept picking at the scab, and I want it gone.


Eye Health - my eye okay? by Phyllis Huttinglidge - Sat, 02 Jan 2016 10:19:49 EST ID:EaFx7Dl4 No.53629 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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So I'm was scratching my dry skin with the callouses in my hand like I usually do and since my face feeling particularly dry, I was rubbing around my left eye brow and carelessly poked my eye with my thumb.

When I took my glasses off the very first thing I noticed was that I could definitely see thin objects like a wire or the side of my glasses much sharper in my right un-poked eye then my left one.

This is still the case. Now I can put on my glasses and for the most part see just fine, but is it possible I caused permanent (even if albeit minor) damage to my eye?
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Nathaniel Worthinghall - Sun, 03 Jan 2016 11:42:37 EST ID:EaFx7Dl4 No.53637 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>53632
My job pays $8/hr. I can't see the doctor on a whim. I have to know he can do something to help.
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Hamilton Tillingdale - Sat, 09 Jan 2016 20:32:01 EST ID:DHZEvVu0 No.53650 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>53637
>I can't see the doctor
Kek
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A Wizard - Mon, 11 Jan 2016 02:38:27 EST ID:FrVU8puz No.53654 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>53629

Smoke yourself retarded for the next week, or maybe even booze. It sounds like you have a minor scratch to your cornea or such. It takes about a week for this to heal (though there may be minor scarring) usually, and the doctors if you visit them, will likely give you a numbing eye drop and a topical antibiotic cream or ointment to apply to your eyeball.

As for the ache, is it only in the injured eye?

:/ Though, it's been a week now. It really should be getting better by now.
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Lillian Turveywill - Mon, 11 Jan 2016 13:28:10 EST ID:tmdJ+EgM No.53656 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Go to an Er if need be, could be a torn connection somewhere there that could be fixed pretty easily. Don't put it off if it is still an issue.
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Nigger Pickcocke - Sat, 23 Jan 2016 04:27:29 EST ID:QoCrV+RY No.53704 Ignore Report Quick Reply
give us an update OP, eye injuries are pretty serious. out of the board right now i am most concerned about you and the guy who shoved a screwdriver in his dick


Where is all my poop? by Esther Shittingshaw - Sun, 17 Jan 2016 15:52:40 EST ID:cKCjktJN No.53676 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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My food is pretty fibery. Brown rice and oatmeal are two of my staples, along with the vegetable families and fruit. I eat a LOT, probably two to three times as much as what I notice most people do, for each meal.

I only go poop about once or twice a week. The poops are medium to large in size, and come out painlessly. Compactish, but slippery. No residue on my butt to wipe. I don't experience abdominal discomfort or bloating. I don't feel constipated throughout the week. I eat more than anyone I know, poop less, and I would like to know why.

I lead an active lifestyle (Karate, jogging, bicycling), but not so active that my body burns all my food away. Or is it?

A typical breakfast: Two cups of cooked oatmeal, three bananas, a cup of blueberries, and a kale/spinach/broccoli smoothie. And a fillet of salmon. That's what I just ate, anyway.
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A Wizard - Tue, 19 Jan 2016 15:06:45 EST ID:FrVU8puz No.53684 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>53676

Grains cooked the way you are cooking them, become more water than anything, as they absorb several times (donno exact numbers for this) their weight and even volume, in water. So, it might seem like more than it is.

As for the vegies, you'd probably be amazed by how little substance leafy vegetables have. Realize that one tiny brick of cooked spinach, is around the equivalent of a large bag of the raw stuff .

Though... a question. Are you sure you aren't sleep-pooping? Or otherwise pooping while intoxicated? This is fucking 420chan here man, come clean with us. Have you been boofing ambiem? HAVE YOU!?
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Phyllis Geddlewater - Tue, 19 Jan 2016 20:58:40 EST ID:Rw6MVKEQ No.53690 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>53676 Technically, they say you should void at the very least once every three days. If you are looking to increase that, i'd suggest drinking more fluids, bc too much fiber and not enough liquids can lead to bowel obstruction and constipation. But if you're not having any issues with bloating, constipation, or discomfort, this may just be your normal baseline. every body is different.
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Nigger Pickcocke - Sat, 23 Jan 2016 04:13:51 EST ID:QoCrV+RY No.53702 Ignore Report Quick Reply
OP consider a colonoscopy. i know it's no fun but it's better than not knowing


my diet by Matilda Tootfoot - Mon, 04 Jan 2016 18:58:34 EST ID:O4ykOavn No.53639 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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I wake up and eat a fat plate of leture
and then hate life for 4-6 hours once my rage and red bull level are at lunch time
I will have a snack of uncut "sugar" to power my way through the work day

I have heart attacks
my left side don't work
I broke my dick falling off a bridge

HOW fucked am I?
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Graham Piddlewater - Thu, 21 Jan 2016 21:59:08 EST ID:PljHbe7b No.53694 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>53639
Pretttttttttttttttty fucked
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Vehk !7HYGxe5v5c - Fri, 22 Jan 2016 10:13:40 EST ID:gS6Ry2ow No.53695 Ignore Report Quick Reply
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6ig-RShZ6m4


SSRI discontinuation; withdrawal symptoms by Eliza Blezzlegold - Tue, 05 Jan 2016 02:09:12 EST ID:eD1ilng2 No.53640 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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I've been taking 150 mg of venlafaxine (Effexor) daily for about a year now but have decided to discontinue it due to its apparent lack of success. My doctor has me weaning off it gradually but I seem to still be getting withdrawal symptoms. I feel lightheaded and have sudden onset vertigo. I've also just started getting flu-like symptoms (body aches, weakness, chills, general malaise).

My question: Is it normal to have this bad of withdrawal symptoms from discontinuing an SSRI gradually? And if it is, is there anything I can do to ease these symptoms? Also, are flu-like symptoms common for SSRI withdrawal or am I just getting the flu? It seems really coincidental... or just really bad timing.

Thanks.
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Samuel Nandledone - Mon, 18 Jan 2016 18:04:18 EST ID:pF7fvwHH No.53681 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>53640
Effexor w/d is real, brah. Shit sucks. Took me a week to kick it cold turkey. Got all the symptoms you mention. Honestly I'd just go cold rather than taper, it's gonna suck regardless.

The shrinks I've been to have said that Effexor and Paxil are the worst for w/d, but who knows.
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Beatrice Dartdock - Tue, 19 Jan 2016 15:47:12 EST ID:YeO7fAej No.53685 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>53681
>Paxil are the worst for w/d, but who knows.

I do. I was on 10mg of Paxil from ages 11-18 for repetitive behaviors (aspie here), and then I went cold turkey. The withdrawal lasted a full four years, with the worst of it lasting six months, then it *very* slowly getting less severe over time. The withdrawal is a hell I wouldn't wish on my worst enemy. I didn't get the commonly-described flu-like symptoms or zaps, but I did get:

-Severe insomnia
-Constant, unending migraines
-It became extremely hard to think, focus, read (reading in particular caused severe eye strain), or even understand language (partly caused by the migraines, and partly a cause of them)
-Everything stopped making sense to me unless it was explained down to the most minute detail (this is something I have a little trouble with even when I'm fine on account of my autism, but it got MUCH worse). My brain totally lost its ability to fill in the blanks and I forgot a lot of things I used to understand fine.
-Frequent panic attacks
-Frequent chest aches and trouble breathing, partially caused by the stress of everything above and partially its own withdrawal symptom.

And remember, all of this was on the lowest dose.
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Jenny Blushfoot - Tue, 19 Jan 2016 16:44:08 EST ID:ApdNmN9o No.53686 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>53685
That's brutal, sorry to hear that. Did the drug help you at all while you were on it? Why stop?
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Simon Subberwock - Tue, 19 Jan 2016 19:35:33 EST ID:YeO7fAej No.53689 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>53686
>Did the drug help you at all while you were on it?

In hindsight, not really.

>Why stop?

Because it seemed like the behaviors had disappeared naturally after awhile (I can now confirm that they did), and ironically, because I didn't want to be physically dependent on something I might not have access to later in life.
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Cyril Pittshaw - Wed, 20 Jan 2016 03:35:49 EST ID:pF7fvwHH No.53691 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>53689
>I didn't want to be physically dependent on something

That's a big part of why I quit Effexor. I was only on it for less than two months so that's why my w/d was so much easier than yours. I can't fucking imagine quitting after four years.


Intracranial Hypertension by 凛々 - Tue, 17 Nov 2015 17:51:19 EST ID:wZ66ENcN No.53472 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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I've had intracranial hypertension since May, when a medication my doctor put me on (amitriptyline) to prevent chronic migraines. Ironically this left me with permanent damage and I have had two spinal taps since then, one in June and one in September.

I have seen an ophthalmologist and a neurologist and I am on diamoxx (250mg 3x daily) but the pain is unbearable. My MRI shows my optic nerves still have torsion on them and although the spinal fluid build up is stable, it's still there.

I have scripts for hydrocodone 5mg, morphine 10mg, and ketorolac 10mg. Is there a schedule or combination of these that I can take to consistently knock the pain out? I was considering using hydroxyzine to potentiate the opiates but I'm unsure of what the timing/dosage would be.
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Phoebe Hobbermet - Wed, 02 Dec 2015 05:10:15 EST ID:tmdJ+EgM No.53529 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>53523
God luck, hope things work out for the better.
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A Wizard - Tue, 08 Dec 2015 17:31:12 EST ID:Klk04URf No.53546 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>53486

Go fuck yourself.

"The use of celery seed in pills for relieving pain was described by Aulus Cornelius Celsus around AD 30.[17] Celery seeds contain a compound, 3-n-butylphthalide, that has been demonstrated to lower blood pressure in rats.[18]

Celery juice significantly reduced hypertension in 87.5% of patients (14 of 16) tested.[19] Another study showed the same effect on hypertension associated with pregnancy.[20]"

Mainstream medical approval in china, and has been used for millennia to treat this type of shit. Try to do some fucking research before you talk shit on medicine.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Butylphthalide
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Eugene Buzzbanks - Sun, 13 Dec 2015 02:39:21 EST ID:7lwcbPQb No.53562 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>53546
Intracranial Hypertension is due to an excess in cerebrospinal fluid. It is not a blood pressure issue. The main concern with fluid buildup is that it can permanently damage the optic nerves and result in vision loss.
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Phyllis Neffinghit - Tue, 15 Dec 2015 20:15:59 EST ID:FrVU8puz No.53568 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>53562

Then feed me the fluid already.
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凛々 - Tue, 19 Jan 2016 12:35:16 EST ID:7lwcbPQb No.53683 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Reviving a dead thread just to say that although I still have occular nerve damage, the pain is under control and the intracranial hypertension is confirmed to be resolved!
The med combination that ended up working for me best for pain was codeine contin 100mg bid with codeine tablets prn , and 100mg Topamax qd with 500mg Diamoxx tid to manage the spinal fluid production.

Remember, if you guys ever have a really persistent stiff neck, sore eyes, and unbelievably throbbing head (like, beyond the worst sinus infection of your life), go get that shit checked. If it's what I had and you don't get it sorted, you could easily go blind.


Mercury dental amalgam - toxic or not? by Sidney Blythehood - Tue, 08 Dec 2015 06:47:46 EST ID:3Yq7sEVM No.53544 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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I have 6 amalgam fillings. I've read as much as I can but it's difficult to discern between government information trying to keep people calm, false information encouraging you to spend money, and legitimate concern from people with real information.

Is there any truth to dental amalgam mercury causing toxic symptoms (even in small amounts), bioaccumulation of mercury in the brain and kidneys, etc?

I'm leaning towards the side of it being a huge scam, but I'm probably leaning that way because of the 6 amalgam fillings and hating the dentist.
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Caroline Wabbershaw - Wed, 30 Dec 2015 14:04:40 EST ID:xJCRXtgd No.53622 Ignore Report Quick Reply
it should be fine but if you do not feel conftoble you can have it removed and replaced
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Isabella Criblinghudge - Wed, 30 Dec 2015 17:49:00 EST ID:jSn3LAu8 No.53623 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>Is there any truth to dental amalgam mercury causing toxic symptoms (even in small amounts)

No. We've been using fillings for 150 years there has yet to be a single incident of harm/death to a person that was attributed to their fillings. Is it possible that people were harmed but the fillings 'flew under the radar' as the cause? Sure, but that also depends on what time period we're talking about. Go back 100 years when medicine was still a clusterfuck and if fillings were bumping off people it might have been missed. But go back 50 years, 40... we know what mercury poisoning looks like. We know what someone suffering from it looks like and how to help them. If injury/death from fillings was so widespread as some nuts claim it would have been detected and it would have been a bigger scandal than thalidomide.

>>bioaccumulation of mercury in the brain and kidneys, etc?

No. Bioaccumulation means you absorb more of a substance than you emit of it. Mercury amalgam fillings release roughly 3 one-millionths of a gram of mercury vapour per day. A person's average daily exposure to mercury is 9 one-millionths of a gram. In other words, fillings release 1/3 of your daily intake of fucking nothing. Even if mercury emitted from fillings was accumulating in people, the mercury they were exposed to from every other source would be accumulating at an even higher rate. If it was accumulating and not being eliminated then mercury poisoning would be a major international issue, and even then it would illustrated in connection with alll those other, greater sources and not primarily with fillings. But that's not our situation, is it? Not at all.

Contrast that with apple seeds which naturally contain cyanide. Swallow apple seeds whole and they'll go right through you. Chew them up, however, and you may be in trouble. If you ate roughly 143 seeds (depending on your body weight, etc) there's a very good chance that you would be having your last meal. Apples are more dangerous than your fillings.


There are two reasons to leave mercury fillings alone.

Drilling out old fillings that are otherwise solid and sound will also remove some of the tooth's own hard tissue, weakening it. Amalgam fillings are still the most mechanically-effective tool we have to remedy tooth decay. You will have given up time and money and weakened your tooth (or teeth) and will have gained nothing for it.
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Bombastus !lnkYxlAbaw - Sat, 02 Jan 2016 21:36:56 EST ID:wk0QfQT/ No.53633 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>53623
Please come to /chem/

OP, Orally, morphine cannot be absorbed by your intestines and therefore go cleanly through your body. The danger is when it is airborne, a salt, or an organic mercury compound.
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Fanny Sudgeshaw - Mon, 18 Jan 2016 06:25:14 EST ID:Ysj6Godm No.53679 Ignore Report Quick Reply
I only get amalgam in the backs, because it's stronger there and not see-able when I smile. That's it. Everything else, is exactly as isabella says.


The pains of dentistry. by Hamilton Brenkinman - Fri, 01 Jan 2016 13:21:22 EST ID:Gi2FFLcH No.53626 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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This post isn't about my hatred of dentists, it's about the extreme discomfort inexperience when I go.

I avoided the dentist for 3 years. I got dental insurance through work and a routine cleaning was free. I didn't want to go, but I wanted to know if I had any cavities.
It's the same damn thing every time. I'm a small girl with a small mouth. They needed to get alllll the way to the back to check my molars. Here are the issues: my gag reflex is really sensitive when I'm anxious, and I just CANNOT relax my tongue. I always try so hard, even doing breathing exercises, but it stays tensed up so the dentist has a really hard time going back there. Don't even get me started on them trying to get the bite xrays in.

because of anxiety and an unlucky mouth situation, going to the dentist is SO uncomfortable for me. And it turns out I have two cavities, waaaay in the back, on my molars. FUCK.
How is this even going to happen without them accidently hurting me? I looked into sedation, and my insurance doesn't cover it. It's $200 for 20mg Valium (I'm already on klonopin but I can't take extra before I go because I don't have any extras in my script, if I go over a day without I start to wd) and almost $1000 for complete sedation. So those aren't happening.

Does anyone have a similar problem with dental procedures? And how the fuck do I relax my tongue so they can move it over and not shred it with their intimidating tools?

Tl;dr my anxiety and physiology makes the dentist very uncomfortable and I need two cavities filled soon, what do? Pic unrelated
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Hamilton Brenkinman - Fri, 01 Jan 2016 16:36:47 EST ID:Gi2FFLcH No.53628 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>53627
I forgot to mention that, the nitrous is free, but I don't think they use it for the whole time, do they? I've only had one cavity and I was 7 so I don't remember what getting the filling was like
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Emma Simblewell - Sat, 02 Jan 2016 11:59:21 EST ID:BcpwfdkZ No.53631 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>How is this even going to happen without them accidently hurting me?

They won't accidentally hurt you unless you start jerking your tongue or head around. Your jaw or tongue just being tense isn't that much of an issue because they are not moving (much).

>>how the fuck do I relax my tongue so they can move it over and not shred it with their intimidating tools?

You won't be able to relax it, so don't even try. Just use slight exertion to hold it in its normal, at-rest location but it down a little to give some room to your molars. Go right now to a mirror with a light and try it. You'll see that your tongue drops right down and leaves plenty of room all the way around your teeth, and that it isn't hard to hold it there. I think much of the problem is the 'feeling' of the tongue is that it's huge and blocking eveything. But that ain't so. Go look now and see.

The dentist will only work on one side at a time and you do not need to shove your tongue to the opposite side of your mouth and hold it there. Dentists are used to working with a tongue in the way. Just keep it a little lower than usual and if he/she needs to move it they will tell you or they may gently push it out of the way. Also the business end of the drill is fucking tiny, like the end of a toothpick (but not stabby-pointy).

This is something I would be reluctant to medicate your way out of, but then I'm not a dentist. These are questions for him to help solve. Did you ask him specifically about these things?

>>nitrous
>>I don't think they use it for the whole time, do they?

Yes and no. The literature says they use it bursts - a few minutes of nitrous, then 5 minutes of oxygen, then back to the nitrous and repeat until the procedure's over.
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Samuel Ginkinspear - Sun, 03 Jan 2016 17:29:47 EST ID:Gi2FFLcH No.53638 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>53631
Thanks for the advice. I didn't ask specifics about the nitrous. When they were checking my teeth when I was there they kept repeatedly telling me to relax my tongue and seemed to be having trouble...my mouth is super tiny, I'm just a tiny person. But I definitely won't thrash my tongue around lol
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Fucking Clemmerpeck - Tue, 05 Jan 2016 03:46:46 EST ID:tmdJ+EgM No.53642 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>53638
One may suddenly start moving their tongue around.

Why soo expensive on the benzos? Talk to doctor for generic Klonpin, doctor can cal it in if script is almost up.Tell doctor that it's not as much anxiety bit panic attacks.

Can you get another insurance, like medicaid, do so regardless , you could get co-pays as low as a dollar a visit, could get clonazzepam for a dollar for like over a hundred of them -n US
Anyway. Doo seek a primary care doctor instead of a psychatrist frro medication.
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Cyril Sindercheg - Sat, 16 Jan 2016 23:43:57 EST ID:Kprw6hvR No.53674 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>53626
Damn nigga, I bet Nitrous hurts like fucking hell.

I always got shots to the gums. They hurt a bit and the way they jab them in and crank them back and forth real fast sucks but shiiiit nigga, just laughing gas?


Numbness and Tingling in Face and Hands by Martha Surrymadging - Mon, 11 Jan 2016 17:11:06 EST ID:kgNRBgEE No.53659 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Hey, /med/
Sometimes, when I play video games, my face and hands go numb/tingly and my vision gets slightly blurry. It seems to only happen with console games (handhelds and PC have never caused this). The type of game doesn't seem to matter too much, everything from fighting games to third-person shooters seem to set it off. It even happens when I'm hydrated and have recently eaten, so hypoglycemia's out. I tried talking to my doctor about it, but she just chalked it up to my anxiety. My anxiety doesn't feel like this.
Anyone know what might be up? I tried googling the symptoms, but everything led back to "Playstation Thumb" or something similar...
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Matilda Pogglewill - Tue, 12 Jan 2016 09:39:20 EST ID:6s+zbwZ0 No.53662 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Those are symptoms of hyperventilation.

Check your breathing when this happens and tone it down if it seems too fast.

You're probably not aware you've started breathing more rapidly from excitement while playing.


ph9 by Basil Ninderson - Sat, 09 Jan 2016 18:25:23 EST ID:cjS8xTPs No.53648 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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amazon.com/Generator-700ml-Portable-Alkaline-Water/dp/B00MFVXOMI

does this shit actually work?
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A Wizard - Mon, 11 Jan 2016 17:28:08 EST ID:FrVU8puz No.53660 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>53657

Pfft, you believe in Atoms.
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Esther Gocklefield - Tue, 12 Jan 2016 09:02:02 EST ID:4XCF7Pe8 No.53661 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>53660
I don't believe in anything.
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Vehk !7HYGxe5v5c - Fri, 15 Jan 2016 09:49:02 EST ID:02EyKW7O No.53671 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>53648

No. Anything where you get asked for money but aren't provided with valid credentials or evidence of efficacy is a scam.

>>53655
Go home, roger.


>>53657
The human body is a triumph of homeostasis and the notion that certain areas of the body are 'too acidic' because of environmental factors is pure pseudoscience. The food you eat cannot affect blood pH.

Your claim that it cures or vastly diminishes the effects of cancer is false. An alkaline environment may improve the activity of certain chemotherapeutic agents, but diet is not an adequate delivery mechanism for adjusting the pH of blood.

http://www.quackwatch.org/01QuackeryRelatedTopics/DSH/coral2.html
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Hugh Pockgold - Fri, 15 Jan 2016 10:25:15 EST ID:bQeCK94J No.53672 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>53671
>>53671
I was waiting for someone else to do it, thank you.
nb
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Emma Chishway - Sat, 16 Jan 2016 19:09:50 EST ID:dFJbH4bx No.53673 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>53671
Yes, thank you


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