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What is nitrous oxide sedation dentistry? Is it safe?

Prasanna Kotamraju
Updated on 27-Jun-2020 12:29:49
It is generally observed that people are phobic to go for any dental treatment for the fear of pain. Sedation during the treatment takes away the anxiety of pain and any discomfort during the dental procedures.Sedation is used for every simple procedure in dentistry right from tooth cleaning to surgeries. Patients are awake but feel relaxed under the influence of sedation.There are many levels of sedation that are generally administered on dental patients. Minimal, moderate, deep and complete general anesthesia. It is up to the doctor’s discretion to administer which type of sedation based on the severity of pain and ... Read More

Can a marijuana/weed smoker donate blood?

Prasanna Kotamraju
Updated on 27-Jun-2020 08:47:42
Surprisingly this question has different answers in India and the US.India’s largest voluntary humanitarian organization, Indian Red Cross Society (IRCS), is not recommending you to donate blood if you are an addict. This may be because weed/Marijuana are illegal in India.The Answer by the US is Yes !!!.According to the US rules you can donate blood if you smoke, vaporize, dab, eat, or drink cannabis. Only suggestion is you should be clean when you have come for donating the blood.

Why do doctors ask for the Thyroid test after a miscarriage?

Prasanna Kotamraju
Updated on 27-Jun-2020 06:15:44
Thyroid hormone controls our body's metabolic process. Hypothyroidism is a condition which means that the thyroid gland is not producing enough thyroid, due to which there can be many implications for anyone and especially it matters a lot for a pregnant lady.Your thyroid hormones are as crucial for your baby as they are for you. During the first 3 months of the pregnancy, baby depends on your supply of thyroid hormone through the placenta. The baby's overall development and development of the baby’s brain and nervous system depends on the supply of thyroid hormone from the mother. At around 12 ... Read More

If a doctor suddenly had a heart attack while doing surgery, would the other doctors work on the doctor or the patient?

Prasanna Kotamraju
Updated on 27-Jun-2020 06:07:26
This is really a tricky question and there can be many answers for that.If a team of doctors is conducting the surgery to a patient, then one of them may attend on the doctor and rush him to the Emergency room.If only 2 doctors are in the surgery room, and one got the heart attack, based on the situation (progress of the surgery), the other doctor may take the decision to attend the doctor by himself or hand over to the head nurse to rush him to the emergency room. We assume there will be a cardiac department in the ... Read More

What is the reason behind heart attack?

Prasanna Kotamraju
Updated on 27-Jun-2020 06:08:12
The main reason behind the heart attack is a blockage in the coronary artery. How do these arteries get blocked and what should we do to avoid the blockage which makes all the difference between life and death.Over the time, the coronary artery can become narrow with piling up of cholesterol and finally lead to cut off of blood supply to the heart. When some of the heart muscle dies, a person experiences chest pain and electrical instability of the heart muscle tissue which can be termed as a heart attack. There is an increased risk of heart attack if ... Read More

In what ways hot water is better over cold water to drink?

Om Sharma
Updated on 25-Apr-2022 11:13:34
We all can’t deny the benefits of drinking water and it is still a matter of big debate that how many liters of water an individual should have. Besides, many of us have no clue that drinking lukewarm water instead of cold is far more beneficial, especially in fighting against even many fatal diseases. Let’s have a look at the exclusive advantages.Reduce WeightHot water helps to maintain a healthy metabolism and this is something highly significant if you want to get rid of a few pounds. Taking a glass of hot water and lemon right when you wake up is ... Read More
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