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At What Age Is The Highest Risk Of Injury In Sports
A majority of-: -the procedures involve the lower extremities or back fusions that keep patients in bed, sometimes for many days or involve legs that keep U from using Ur muscles 2 keep blood flowing, as a result there is stasis or pooling of blood that clots. That's also why we try 2 get people up & moving. 2 the patients it seems cruel & an attempt 2 get U out of the hospital earlier, but it's not so. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Size matters: Kids are not small adults. They have a higher percentage of water to body mass.They have a higher baseline metabolism. They are more prone to gut viruses that adults have developed immunity to. When they get sick, they can shut down and refuse to drink while an adult knows s/he must.Dehydration is a common reason for hospitalization in kids for those reasons. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What are the possibilities percentage wise for a female at the age of 25 developing any type of cancer ?
Very low: Unless you have a strong family history of early cancers or have a known genetic defect related to cancer, the likelihood of an otherwise normal woman developing cancer at the age of 25 is very low. Blood in stool does need to be investigated, it may be as simple as piles but still you are urged to see your doctor. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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Is there any relationship between the age of the woman at pregnancy and the i.Q. Of the resultant children?
Height: Nope. Not in any way.Get a more detailed answer ›
Aneurysm: Very rare unless hereditary "ecstasia of aorta" or traumatic cause. ...Read more
In general, would a professional athlete have the same chance of getting one of the hundreds of cancers as compared to the general population?
Lower risk: Exercise lowers the risk for cancer. As long as the professional athlete did not indulge in performance enhancing drugs, excessive drinking or illegal drug, s/he should be at lower risk. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more
What is the single most important factor in reducing the incidence of osteoporosis in the elderly?
What happens if the velocity of the blood is highest at the aorta, shouldn't the pressure be at the lowest?
Comparison?: I need more information to answer this question: to what location are you comparing the velocity in the aorta? Typically, the velocity of blood in the aorta is higher than, for example, the venae cavae that deliver blood to the right side of the heart. This is because blood that is forcibly pumped out of the heart goes into the aorta and then travels in pulsatile fashion to the brain, legs, etc ...Read more
Tough to say: Any activity can be safe or dangerous. Someone who has never skied is more likely to get hurt than an amateur who skis every year, but is this more likely than a person who goes out to play tennis or basketball? The main focus should be on making sure you have the proper conditioning before participating in impact sports. Jumping, bursts of speed put a lot of stress on tendons and ligaments. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Negative : No, it's not possible. Your growth plates all of your bones closed. Boys stop growing at 18-20, but some of them even at 16 depending on ethnicity. ...Read more
How many dips of chewing tobacco a day would be reasonably safe in the aspect of not developing cancer?
Is there a significant difference or any at all between the results of bariatric procedures in patients in the 40+ age range and the 20-30 age range?
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