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electric

, electrical [Gr. elektron, amber]
Pert. to, caused by, or resembling electricity.

electric

generating or powered by electricity. See also electrical.

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Q. Is electric shock efficient for ocd? Is it dangerous? My husband has OCD for 15 years now. He was also diagnosed with mania-depressia. He takes so many medications and nothing really helps. We were offered to try electric shock and I'm scared. Is it dangerous? What are the chances of this method to work for him?

A. Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) is indeed considered effective for OCD, although it's not the first line of treatment. It does have its risks, including memory loss, disorientation and sort of confusion. There is also a change in the activity of the heart but it's rarely significant.

Generally it can be said that it's not an absolutely safe treatment, but it may help, especially if other drugs don't help.

You may read more here:
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003324.htm

Q. Which type of toothbrush is the best? Electric or regular?

A. i think that is the most ancient debate of them all ? longer then mankind itself ?. Some people say that, other say this- but the truth is it doesn’t matter. It’s how you use the toothbrush that counts. If used properly even the simplest toothbrush can be satisfying.

Q. I'M 56 YEARS OLD FEMALE, PRETTY GOOD HEALTH. BUT LATELY I BEEN HAVING LIKE ELECTRIC SHOCK ON MY BODY.

A. is this the only symptom? if there are more- i recommend (the second time today!) this site:
http://www.healthline.com/directory/symptoms

you can make a list of the symptoms you have and it'll give you the optional diseases/syndromes

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The hair is shaved with electric clippers and then local anaesthetic is injected in a large inverted L pattern to numb the area.
Khan, who denied the allegation against him and faces trial in January, said that the trio knocked him down by a headbutt before shaving him with electric clippers.
You would then shape the dog's coat with electric clippers or a stripping knife; shampoo and dry the dog's coat and give a final trim with scissors.
The wee man often stood at the back of Ayr's dressing-room with electric clippers in hand looking for victims.
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