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I'm 18, and I have a hunch back is their anyway I can fix it?

I'm 18, and I have a hunch back is their anyway I can fix it?

Yes, but...: If it is flexible, it may improve with posture exercises (consult with a physical therapist; you may need a referral from a physician). It it is stiff, changing the curve (called kyphosis) requires surgery. A spine deformity surgeon can counsel you on what is involved. It is not a small procedure. ...Read more

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I have a question if my due date is may 18 2013 and last menstrual was august 11 what day did i conceive? I will be exactly 3 months tomorrow.

I have a question if my due date is may 18 2013 and last menstrual was august 11 what day did i conceive? I will be exactly 3 months tomorrow.

It is not exact: This all depends on the day you ovulated more than the day you had sex. If your periods are very regular, you ovulated 14 days before your period was going to start. The problem is that the egg lives 24 hours, but the sperm can live a few days, so the day isn't accurate. ...Read more

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Define health is wealth?

Definition: Good health, mental , physical & spiritual, leads to enjoyment of life to its fullest. Wealth without good health cannot provide any quality to your life. Thus goes this saying! health leads to wealth, but not vice versa! ...Read more

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Please describe the most prevalent childhood disease?

Please describe the most prevalent childhood disease?

Asthma: The most prevalent chronic childhood disease is asthma. Prevalence is the total number of children with the disease at the current time. For asthma, the prevalence is about 10% of children. For childhood acute illnesses that go away after a short while, colds are the most common (usually caused by rhinoviruses). ...Read more

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At the age of 18..Is it possible to grow height..If yes than tell suggest ne how..

At the age of 18..Is it possible to grow height..If yes than tell suggest ne how..

Exercise, eat, sleep: Most people reach their maximum height in their late teens. Without nutritional problems or chronic childhood illnesses, height is largely based on genetics and parental heights. Aside from eating right, exercising, sleeping well, and being happy, there's not much a person nor his doctor can do to increase height. In rare cases, growth hormone is approved for use in younger, extremely short kids. ...Read more

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Where can I find more information on trisomy 18 or edwards syndrome?

Where can I find more information on trisomy 18 or edwards syndrome?

Trisomy18.org: There is a foundation set up for this syndrome - go to http://www.Trisomy18.Org. ...Read more

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What is the purpose of an mmpi? And how do you interprit the results?

MMPI: The benefits of the mmpi compared to other personality inventories is that it has lie and fake scale. This can help to determine if the patient is faking or manipulating in their stance towards the testing. In addition the mmpi is validated with 100's of thousands of patients worldwide. Certain profile scores can help detect challenging personality types like borderline, i.e., "gull wing" scatter. ...Read more

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If pills to help my back from hurting doesn't really work & i don't want to continue to takes them. What does i do.Every time i run for a long time.18?

If pills to help my back from hurting doesn't really work & i don't want to continue to takes them. What does i do.Every time i run for a long time.18?

See a trainer: If your symptoms only occur after long runs, see a trainer. Also check your shoes to see if they are running shoes, not just ordinary shoes. Don't rely on pills to help you. Pills do not correct a structural defect. ...Read more

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Hi i'm 18 and i like to know which exercise is effective on my growth and if some one works at gym it's bad for growing or it's good thanks?

Hi i'm 18 and i like to know which exercise is effective on my growth and if some one works at gym it's bad for growing or it's good thanks?

Growth: Exercise is always good, but at age 18 you may be nearing the end of your growth spurt. Ask your doctor to order an xray of your left wrist for your bone age and to see how much growth you have left. ...Read more

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Are my balls small? I'm 18 and they look really small. How to I measure them and what is the average size for my age?

Are my balls small? I'm 18 and they look really small. How to I measure them and what is the average size for my age?

Well....: If you have masculine secondary sex characteristics, you probably have no worries. If you have serious concerns, it might be worth a visit to your local urologist for an exam and discussion. ...Read more