Serious


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Referring to the criticality of a patient/event outcome or action criterion

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Q. Ebola is serious I heard that Ebola is serious disease crapping out the inner lining of our intestines, the lining of our tongue peeling off, blood comming out of every hole in our body, including our nips. not too much fun. Could anyone tell me about the treatment for this. So this can educate me and other who read this.

A. Ebola is classified as a biosafety level 4 agent (EXTREME HAZARD-full precautions required, NO KNOWN vaccine/cure), as well as a Category A bioterrorism agent by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. and that's because it's highly violent and with no cure or vaccine.

Q. Masturbation - How serious is it? One of my friend who is 32 years old caught into the habit of masturbation for the past 3 years. He is seeking for help to overcome it. Now i want to know to help him and also like to know for myself about the GOOD and BAD results of masturbation.

A. Masturbation is something that a large percentage of the worlds population does at one point or another. It is normal, a normal part of life as you begin to explore your body.

As long as you do it safely and within the confines of your own home you will be fine. Just make sure to not let it rule your life. For example, dont stay home from work just because you want to masturbate. Make sure you keep your priorities in order.

Q. why is fibromyalgia not taken seriously? We take some illness like cancer, very serious. But why is fibromyalgia not taken seriously?

A. You are the 30th person who is asking this question to me. Well, in reality, fibromyalgia is taken quite a bit more seriously than it was just a few short years ago. This is probably due to the fact that recent information regarding certain chemical substances seems to validate a physical origin for many of the substances of fibromyalgia. For example, lower levels of Serotonin in the brain may point to why some fibromyalgia patients have such low pain threshold. Likewise, higher levels of a chemical known as Substance P in many individuals with fibromyalgia speaks of this as well. There also seems to be a great amount of disagreement over the involvement of various mood disorders, such as anxiety and depression.

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References in classic literature ?
This entertainment consisted of two parts, which the inventor distinguished by the names of the serious and the comic.
These were not expressions to do Fanny any good; for though she read in too much haste and confusion to form the clearest judgment of Miss Crawford's meaning, it was evident that she meant to compliment her on her brother's attachment, and even to appear to believe it serious. She did not know what to do, or what to think.
"Sir Patrick, I beg you to observe that I am speaking seriously, and that I expect a serious reply."
"There's one thing I want to say..." began the princess, and from her serious and alert face, Kitty guessed what it would be.
On serious ground, I would try to ensure a continuous stream of supplies.
"Adam, my boy," he said at last, "this matter appears to me to be far more serious even than you think.
It is a serious relation, that in which a man stands to his ship.
The reputation of an establishment like this is a matter of very serious importance.
And of that time, too short for the birth of any serious sentiment, the first week had to be deducted.
The medical man who was sent for to attend the sick woman discovered at once that she was suffering from a serious affection of the heart.
After, feeling the carpet in the most serious manner possible, and discovering nothing more here or anywhere else, they went down to the corresponding box on the pit tier below.
"Ah, it is really a serious matter, then?" asked the marquis, remarking the cloud on Villefort's brow.