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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glen Elliott
42 years experience in Child Psychiatry
Self view: Body image is what you think others see. In the us, many of us have poor body images--too fat or skinny, too tall or short, this or that body part to ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Body Image: If hearing reality based feedback from others doesn't help you align your self- image, consider cognitive behavioral therapy.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Hazlett
53 years experience in Psychiatry
Investigate "why": There are a myriad of reasons why we don't like our bodies. Improving it takes knowing something about why you feel that way. And that takes talking i ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
If this is causing: you to suffer - you might consider cognitive behavioral therapy. Take care.
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience in General Practice
Mental Health : The "why' questions are nearly impossible to answer in medicine. Why do things happen a certain way? If we do not know the why answers we just deal w ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
36 years experience in Family Medicine
Lipone?: clarify or give correct spelling. Do not know what you mean by lipone.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pouya Shafipour
22 years experience in Family Medicine
No: The shape of the body is mostly dictated by the genetic make-up. Also where someone loses or gains weight is also dictated by the genetic make-up. How ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience in Geriatrics
Negative expectation: Media uses idealized, not necessarily realistic, healthy or safe, images in order to sell their goods & services. In the case of women, they're all th ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shari Jackson
20 years experience in Radiology
Yes: Whole body pet-ct scan usually includes images from the top of the head through the mid-thigh. Though technically the brain is included in the exam, ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Horacio Capote
Specializes in Psychiatry
Partially: I don't think we can place all the blame on the media. To the extent that unrealistic & sometimes unhealthy standards of beauty are promulgated, there ... Read More
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A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joshua Rosenthal
17 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
For what?: Bmi doesn't take in to account your body type (ectomorph, etc). Body fat percentage will. What you are using the number for is what matters.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ipe Kalathoor
16 years experience in Internal Medicine
Calcium: Calcium is no longer recommended as a supplement.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Depends: Depends on the specific exercise.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
Download an app: Download an app (pharm calcs) and follow the directions. It is very easy to do.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Raphael Peralta
Specializes in Family Medicine
No: No.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerald Mandell
51 years experience in Nuclear Medicine
Sometimes same dose: Background radiation at sea level: 3 msv per year, denver residents get: 6 msv per year, cross country flight: 0.02 msv, x ray chest: 0.06 msv, ct he ... Read More
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Dr. Lynne Weixel
35 years experience in Clinical Psychology
That's philosophy: In a special sense, it's related to health - but not to medical health. Wholistic doctors might have some advice for you. Meditation, yoga, tai chi, a ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Kern
42 years experience in Endocrinology
Many methods: There are many methods, with varying accuracy. Bmi is simply wt/ht(2). A simple method for %fat is impedance, and trainers often use them. Gold stan ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cayce Jehaimi
20 years experience in Pediatric Endocrinology
Pituitary gland: Its made by the anterior (front) portion of the pituitary gland. The cells responsible for making gh are called "somatotrophs".
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Tay
30 years experience in Urology
Testosterone: The amount of body fat can influence the ratio between testosterone and estrogen in your body. Adipose tissue (fat) has the ability to convert testos ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Amplified mass xxx: Healthtap Doctors are asked not to endorse specific brands or product lines.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arabinda Behura
10 years experience in Hospital-based practice
Gastrointestinal: Food digestion.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Fred Gallo
35 years experience in Clinical Psychology
Body mind: The mind and body used to be thought of as entirely separate, but they are integrally connected. The mind can change the brain and the brain affects t ... Read More
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