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what is the best "detox" tea drink?

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Dr. Michael Klein
Family Medicine 21 years experience
No such thing: Detox is such an appealing concept... It seems logical we can take a tea or herb or medical preparation and sweat or bathroom out all the carcinogens, toxins, bad food and bad habits we are exposed to. But sadly there is no magic bullet here... Colon cleansing, detoxifying, are all not helpful and can often be dangerous. Once stuff is in the colon, its already on its way out.

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What are the best latching techniques?

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Dr. Laura Webb
Pediatrics 13 years experience
Is it comfortable?: Ask yourself this- if you are not comfortable the latch is not correct. However briefly a good latch typically involves mom sitting upright with feet flat on the floor, no clothing in the way and baby at the same level of the breast. Introduce the areola (not nipple!) to the baby. The nipple should be tilted to the level of baby's nose. Baby's mouth should be open wide during sucking.
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Which bottles are best to use?

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Dr. Scott J. Wolfson
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Glass or plastic: You can use any bottle you choose, depending on what you believe to be the safest. Disposable bpa free drop-in bags are also a good option.
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What is the best way to clean our high chair?

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Dr. Irwin Berkowitz
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Soap and water: Just clean it after each use with mild soap and water. Better not to use any toxic cleaners.
A 35-year-old member asked:

What's the best way to tone your butt and thighs in spare time?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Glutes: I don't know what the best way is. But here is something very simple you can do to tone you butt as you are reading this response. When sitting squeeze and relax the gluteal muscles repeatedly.
A 29-year-old member asked:

Is craniosacral therapy best for someone with tmj?

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Dr. Howard Banner
Dentistry 48 years experience
Helpful adjunct: Craniosacral therapy can be a very helpful adjunct to TMJ therapy. The problem is that if there is a vertical or anterior/posterior problem with the jaws when biting, the adjustments will not be effective for long periods of time. These jaw to jaw discrepancies must be dealt with too.

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