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A popular term for a state of pleasant and/or manic euphoria, which is often a desired end-point for users of narcotics, hallucinogens, or other potentially addicting substances of abuse


Substance abuse A popular term for a state of pleasant and/or manic euphoria, which is often a desired end-point for users of narcotics, hallucinogens, or other potentially addicting substances of abuse. See Bad trip, 'Stoned. '.


Elevated, lofty; above some basis or point of comparison.
[O.E. hēah]


at a level higher than normal or optimal. Most such entries will be found under the noun that is qualified, e.g. blood pressure.

high endothelial venule (HEV)
specialized areas of vascular endothelium found in lymphoid organs, which express a variety of cell-adhesion molecules and are involved in lymphocyte extravasation.
high kVp technique
radiographic technique using upwards of 100 kVp for diagnostic examination.
high radiation area
areas of a building or yards where there is some risk of radiation injury to attendants. It should be labeled as a warning.
high tension transformer
an essential component of a radiography unit; produces current of sufficiently high voltage that x-rays can be produced, i.e. 40 kV and up.
high voltage circuits
the high voltage required by an x-ray tube is generated by a step-up transformer. By appropriate electrical circuitry the voltage can be increased from 110 to 220 volts up to 40 to 150 kV.

Patient discussion about high

Q. how high is to high sugar I have been to surgry 3 times in 2 months and I have had my sugar go over before but not like this. I went to the Dr and Hes not worried about it. In the morning it is running 124 to 143 and 2 hrs after I eat it is running 165 to 200. At the Dr office it only showed 5.6 and He said 6.5 and over is bad! I have never sugar this high ever! It is in the family, my Mom, her Mom, her Dad ECT. What do you all think about it!

A. It seems what the doctor was referring to at the office wasn't the blood glucose (sugar) measurements but rather HbA1c - a substance in the blood that reflects the sugar levels in the PAST 8-12 weeks. Surgery is a substantial stress to your body and thus can increase your blood sugar. The A1C reflects the average levels during that time so it may overcome the temporary elevation due to the surgery.

You may read more here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HbA1c

Q. I have high cholesterol. What I need to do in order to reduce him?

A. How to Eat to Lower Your Cholesterol
Things You’ll Need:
Kidney Beans
Soy Foods Like Tofu
White Beans
Step1Eat more garlic. Add it to pasta, soups and vegetables.
Step2Increase your intake of soy foods. Enjoy more tofu, green soybeans (edamame), tempeh and TVP (texturized vegetable protein).
3Add beans to your diet three to five times a week. Try lentil soup, black beans and rice, and hummus, and toss kidney beans into green salads.
Step4Include a serving of fiber-rich fruit or vegetables at every meal and snack.
For full article: http://www.ehow.com/how_12776_eat-lower-cholesterol.html?ref=fuel&utm_source=yahoo&utm_medium=ssp&utm_campaign=yssp_art Hope this helps.

Q. How to lower high cholesterol? The Doctor told my husband that his cholesterol levels are very high and that he has to lower them immediately. What foods are low in cholesterol and what foods should I be cooking for him to eat?

A. Any treatment of high cholesterol first begins with some lifestyle changes. This involves three simple, yet often difficult to execute, steps: improved diet, increased physical activity, and weight management.
Make sure your Husband is eating unsaturated fats instead of saturated and trans fats, avoiding cholesterol, increasing dietary fiber, and consuming more plant sterols/stanols. Increase his vegetables and whole grains intake, but decrease the fat, salt and sugar intakes.
Also, it will be easier for him to stick to his diet if the whole family changes their eating habits and eats healthier too. Start cooking healthy meals for the whole family and not just for him.

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In the face of authoritarian high-mindedness, relativity expresses hostility to "dogmatic authority," values "paradox" and "thumb[s] its nose scandalously at respectability" (10).
But the incident only illustrated what should have been clear in any case, which is that the official fiction of journalistic "objectivity" and high-mindedness has bred in the editorial staff of the Times--among other writers and editors--a bedrock conviction of their own infallibility.
Fusseil wrote about the tendency of reporters and editors to accentuate the positive, speak with one voice, adopt a posture of high-mindedness, and assert, in early stages, that war would be "fast-moving, mechanized, remote-controlled, and perhaps even rather easy.
She urges "general civility" in all of her novels, but without resorting to the strident tones that make a writer "choke on [her] own high-mindedness.
Reithian high-mindedness and wasn't much interested in horseracing other than on the big occasions like the Derby and Grand National, when it completely ignored the tasteless business of betting.
But I do worry that much of the outcry is motivated by malice and spite, not high-mindedness.
It looks, from an outside perspective, like a nostalgia argument; the austerity of Mansfeld's design is a metaphor for the vanished high-mindedness of public life here.
Moreover, I suspect that very few of us would have participated so willingly, even avidly, in so much laudable but relentless high-mindedness.
Just as the Cortigiano at one point defended the lower artisans in Book Two, now it is the Causidico who defends these higher artisans and professionals against the undue intellectualism and high-mindedness of the Filosofo.
nurture, for example, we read on folio 25b, "The wise man boasts of his high-mindedness, not of rotting bones," alluding to his accomplishments rather than his lineage.
of] obligatory high-mindedness so long required of writers and poets of the nineteenth century .
These have been a heady few weeks for William Donohue whose Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights has confronted the Hollywood beast with an impressive mix of swagger and high-mindedness.

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