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Doctor insights on: 36 Week Ironman Training Schedule

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Does vit b help prevent seisures. I take it now and seems to help. The exercise may help also trsining for ironman?

Does vit b help prevent seisures. I take it now and seems to help. The exercise may help also trsining for ironman?

No: In general if you have a seizure disorder, you need to see a neurologist. B vitamins is a huge family of vitamins. Generally they do help neurological function and yes, it also is a good idea if you exercising and preparing for an ironman competition. B vitamins in and of themselves do not prevent seizures, but they can help as most nutrients can like fish oil, co q 10 and good multivitamin. ...Read more

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Toilet training myself for incontinence with scheduled voiding, kegels, etc. Isnt there a surgical fix?

Toilet training myself for incontinence with scheduled voiding, kegels, etc. Isnt there a surgical fix?

If Sui yes: Stress urinary incontinence is easily addressed with a sling. There are some surgical treatments for other types of incontinence but not as common. ...Read more

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I want to do ironman when I turn 50. Dumb?

Awesome: Hopefully you keep yourself in outstanding physical shape. No - it is only dumb if you don't train smart ; stay in shape. ...Read more

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I have ECT sessions twice every week, except one week in the middle where I'm only scheduled for one. Does this reduce overall efficacy of the ECT?

Overall, no.: It may mean that on that particular week the one treatment merely maintains what was done the prior week, and doesn't add an additional effect itself. But the next week's two treatments would add effect as usual. ...Read more

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Baby will be 7w5d on Thursday and is scheduled to start daycare. However, her first round of shots will be administered a week later. Risk?

Baby will be 7w5d on Thursday and is scheduled to start daycare. However,  her first round of shots will be administered a week later. Risk?

Day care: First I want you to be aware that your baby still has passive antibodies she received from you that will protect her from many of the common viruses. Picking a day care that has 5 or less other children will also decrease the number of illnesses. Most of the shots she will get will protect her from very serious illnesses, like meningitis. Make sure all other kids are immunized. ...Read more

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