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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

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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. '.

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

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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:
Flaxseed
Fruits
Garlic
Kidney Beans
Oatmeal
Soy Foods Like Tofu
Vegetables
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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Transport Minister, Lord Ahmad, said: "The Highway Code is essential reading for all road users - not just those who are learning to drive.
To sum up, it is dangerous folly to blame motorists in general or cyclists in general for the problems, but makes all the sense in the world to appeal to all road users to remember and follow the Highway Code - for all our sakes.
The Minister also considered that some fines provided for in the Highway Code are excessive and that the withdrawal of the driving license, which is the only source of income for professionals, is a serious problem for them, especially when they have to wait for months to get their licenses.
Elephant.co.uk surveyed 3,000 motorists on the Highway Code to see just how important they think it is to being a good driver and how much they remember.
Nicolaides cited three reasons which necessitated the upgrading and reforming of the Highway Code.
JUDGE TREAD AND SAFE SPEED'S HIGHWAY CODE IN 100 WORDS
Ministers are set to approve a new version of the Highway Code later this year.
Paul Watters, of the AA Trust, said: 'They can't really allow you to stop within the markings of a yellow box junction because the Highway Code says you cannot stop within a yellow box.
I must all put aside a good book on the life and music of James Taylor, another on the history of the Birmingham & Worcester Canal and a third on the Black Death, and devote myself entirely to the excitement of The Highway Code. (There's a note in it somewhere that if you get very tired reading it you should stop and have a strong cup of coffee before proceeding.)
But the EU's socio-economic advisory body believes that a standard Highway Code and vehicle register could actually help make Europe's roads safer, according to an Opinion adopted at the EESC's December 15 and 16 plenary session in Brussels.

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