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21 Day Cleanse
What's effect of low water intake on a fetus (27w pregnant)? Usually drink 8+ 8 oz glasses during the week but haven't drank as much past 2 days.
Calories every day and exercising 4 times a week (burning 400 - 450 calories). Will i maintain weight?
You need enough: Calories to maintain your metabolic rate. Calculate your weight in pounds and multiply by 10 to determine your baseline. Then add the activity amount of calorie burning each day, 10% for minimal activity and more for vigorous activity (at least 30%). It appears you are able to determine your activity caloric burning so add that amount to your baseline on those days. Adjust based on loss/gain. ...Read more
Normal: Your test results are normal.Get a more detailed answer ›
I've taken dulcolax and miralax (polyethylene glycol) and still nothing....I haven't been "to the bathroom" in 7 days. I've taken 5 dulcolax pills and two doses of miralax (polyethylene glycol) ?
Could I be pregnant? My period is 7 days late. Had sex on day 21 of 28/30 day cycle. 2 neg. hpt 10 and 13 days after risk.
If I normally eat irregular. 3, 000 cals. A day and strt only one meal a day that's 1500 cals and same time each day will I lose weight?
Weight loss: Yes. Weight gain is totally due to the number of calories you eat. Calorie intake can be reduced either by cutting down the total number of calories consumed or by exercising to work off the calories. If you cut your total calories in half you will lose a lot of weight (but one large meal a day diets are difficult to stay with); if you exercise, you will lose even more. ...Read more
Sir.My heart rate became less 45, & love B/P 150/65 ple give remedy.? & I am walking daily morning 45 minutes Evening 30 minutes.
Review your meds: If you were symptomatic meaning, : felt weak, tired, dizzy. flushed when you had this low heart rate and If you are on a betablocker or calcium channel blockers( medication ending in 'lol' or 'pine' or cardizem.. have your primary doc lower the dosage. if this persists have him refer you to a cardiologist for thourough cardiac eval. ...Read more
44 days after normal delivery. Bleeding over by 24rd day. again bleed 31 to 35th day(4 days). Again 2-3 drops spotted on 42nd day. Shall do Sex.?
Sex OK: Hello, The bleeding that lasted 24 days after delivery was normal. This is called Lochia. The Bleeding on the 31st to 35th day was most likely your 1st period after the baby. Not unusual to spot after delivery particularly with breast-feeding moms. It may take a while for your menstrual cycles to return to normal after a delivery. ...Read more
Have sjogrens syndrome.Get "backed up" & loose stools despite fiber,h20, &miralax.Normal colonoscopy.Senokot (senna) results in normal BM.How often can I take?
Constipation: Senokot (senna) can be taken every day to treat constipation in a safe way. aside from being irritating, Fleet's enemas should be avoided. increase water intake and amount of fiber in your diet to decrease constipation. if daily Senokot (senna) does not help, an appointment should be made with primary physician or GI specialist ...Read more
I am 21 male. 143 pounds. Should i be taking omega 3 pills? What do they do for me? I've been taking them for a week now 2 per day.
Depends . . .: The data on omega 3 fish oils is observational which means everything you hear about might be due to chance. If they're going to do you any good, you'll need to take them for years. Better to eat oily wild-caught fish eg tuna, salmon & trout. Mackerel too but it's too strong & fishy for most tastes. Quality of omega 3 is important but difficult to determine. Don't forget overall nutrition & exerci. ...Read more
How much strength training should be done to minamize catabolism w/ a 500 cal intake deficit? Would 4 days, 4 exercises, 3-4 sets 8-15 reps be enough?
If heavy training...: ...i usually have rec 3 sets of 15 each, done in a cycle of exercises, targeting different muscle groups, a cycle of 4 then repeat. Day of rest after hard workout. Do cardio. Also get Ur calories from protein, in the form of whey supplement. Ave body needs 50gms/day. Use sup a little during training, majority after. Cals from fat & carbs also. Remember there's protein in veg, meat, dair, eggs, 2. ...Read more
I'm 36 weeks pregnant & I've been losing my mucus plug for a week or so & having fairly regular & painful contractions. Is labor imminent?
Depends: Definition of imminent? In next few hours-Prob NOT In next few days-Possible In next few weeks: Probable. Once as a 3rd year medical student on OB rotation, a woman in labor asked if she would deliver in the next few hours, I replied yes. When the attending OB hear of this, he suggested I sit with her until she delivered. After 8 hours of labor, delivery occurred. I learned about predictions!! ...Read more
Too fast: By drinking all that water so quickly you could overwhelm your gastrointestinal tract as well as cardiovascular system. Gentle hydration throughout the day can benefit many parts of your body including your kidneys, cardiovascular system and skin.you could trigger heart failure or swelling by drinking too much too fast especially if you are susceptible to these things. ...Read more
I exercise 50-90 minutes a day, eat clean food, never exceed 1600 calories and I cannot stop gaining weight. (174 cm; 64 kg). It is slow, but constant?
Something amiss: Based on your age, gender, weight and height your basal metabolic rate is around 1400 cal/day: thats what you need just to live without moving at all! Odds are you burn more than 200 cal just moving about, without including your exercise. So either something awry with you metabolism and/or your estimated caloric intake. You should review this with your doc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
C-section cut bladder & menstrual cycle bleeds via bladder every month & has for 1 yr. Only bleeds into bladder on cycle & pressure test holds water?
Regarding wheatgrass enema, after water enema , putting in to the rectum 2 oz of wheatgrass, is that diluted with water or just straight wheatgrass?
It's a waste of time: Tap water enemas are sufficient. Wheat grass enemas are a holistic hoax ...Read more
I drink more than 3 drinks per day on average (working on cutting down). I took 1 325mg Acetaminophen pill this morning at 8AM. Any concerns of OD?
No: Even small amounts of alcohol daily may affect the liver and while taking acetaminophen of that amount may not cause an overdose, it may be dangerous for you if you have liver problems. I commend you on your effort to cut down,but more help may be needed. Your local AA is a good place to start for excellent support. There are also inpatient and outpatient rehab centers all over the country. ...Read more