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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jose Barreto
13 years experience in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Constant practice.: Use an ergonomic chair (avoid static posture, the key is to change postures to avoid loads on 1 tissue). Get out of the chair (at least every 50 minut ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wenjay Sung
13 years experience in Podiatry
Posture exercise: First try standing with your back firm against the wall. Place a book on your head for balance. Also, when sitting (the most likely cause of bad pos ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Morton
17 years experience in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
See below: Proper posture will reduce stress on the joints and discs of the neck and back. Poor poture over long period of time can accelerate the arthritic pro ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kent
11 years experience in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Need more info: Thank you for the question. Posture is important to both correct and avoid specific postural and functional deformities. However, without more inforna ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Seema Patel
26 years experience in Holistic Medicine
Helps schedule: The location is important b/c if it is not close to where you work or live, you will not go after awhile. Everyone is motivated for about 30 days and ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Proffitt
42 years experience in Family Medicine
Memory Foam: The foam mattresses are the one porported to do this.
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Dr. Laura Webb
12 years experience in Pediatrics
Safety first: Use a firm, well fitted mattress, no more than 2 and 3/8 inches between slats, no missing or loose pieces, no bumpers or stuffed animals inside and no ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sue Hall
Dr. Sue Hall answered
37 years experience in Pediatrics
Special care 4 babes: Nicus can be large or small and have private rooms or one large room. But they all have staff specially trained in the care of sick or premature infa ... Read More
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A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wenjay Sung
13 years experience in Podiatry
Muscle cancer: Leiomyomas are benign tumors of smooth muscle. Rhabdomyomas are rare benign tumors of skeletal muscle. Leiomyosarcomas are malignant tumors of smooth ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience in Clinical Psychology
Vitamins: A good multivitamin is a good idea. It's like an insurance policy for when we don't eat right, don't sleep well, or are especially stressed. Go to a ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience in Psychiatry
Yoga: Power yoga is very active and exerting. To balance that out, you might enjoy yin or restorative yoga. These are slower, and you hold the postures lo ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
48 years experience in Addiction Medicine
Many different 1s: The mildest changes are just those of inflammation - grossly they look reddened and slightly swollen, and microscopically there are large numbers of d ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Dissin
38 years experience in Neurology
Shows demyelination: Recent revision of the diagnostic criteria for MS have increased the importance of MRI findings. The diagnosis of MS is made sooner in the course of t ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience in Family Medicine
Weigh it: Not all pitching wedges have the same exact weight. Weigh your pw if you really need to know.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience in Psychiatry
Femoral neck: It connects the head of the femur with the shaft of the femur.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Kuhnke
39 years experience in General Surgery
Varies: Some cancers are more random, and there's not a significant correlation between parents and progeny. But, for example, if your mother has breast cance ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Debra Kissen
10 years experience in ADHD and Autism
Diet and exercise: Not sure what you mean by "growth and development" but there is nothing more effective you can do for your longevity and quality life ( as well as to ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Stern
45 years experience in Cardiology
Wrist, neck or groin: The wrist on the thumb side, the neck near the angle of the jaw or the groin.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vasu Brown
33 years experience in Integrative Medicine
Novo TTF: The fda (us food and drug administration) has approved a new treatment for patients as an alternative to chemotherapy. The promising new non-invasive ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
27 years experience in Pediatrics
See below: Once corrected, there should be no effect on life expectancy.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Gieck
13 years experience in Clinical Psychology
Mind and body: Health psychologists provide specialty evaluation of how one's cognitions, emotions, mental health status, beliefs, culture, and behavioral patterns a ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lawrence Smith
29 years experience in Clinical Psychology
It helps!: Optimism is helpful in a relationship because it increases positive expectations, which increase motivation to invest in the relationship in the first ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Henning
49 years experience in Anesthesiology
Fun reading: For you to explore! this is a topic worth digging into on your own as the benefits are enormous...Enjoy.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
42 years experience in Gastroenterology
Good4general health: Think you are 2" taller than you really are-you'll stand up straighter, put your spine into better alignment, open up your chest, tighten your abs (co ... Read More
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