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Doctor insights on: 6 Day Body Makeover

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6 meals a day helps to increase the metabolism of the body for athletes. Is it true?

6 meals a day helps to increase the metabolism of the body for athletes. Is it true?

Yes...: Eating small frequent meals stimulates metabolism by taping into the tef (thermic effect of food). ...Read more

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Why is it that when I wake up between the times of 6-6:30 am, my body feels cold and I get the chills for the rest of the day?

Why is it that when I wake up between the times of 6-6:30 am, my body feels cold and I get the chills for the rest of the day?

Unclear: Do u mean to imply that these issues occur only when you get up between 6 and 6:30am? Don't get up between those times and see what happens. ...Read more

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Been sick 6 days. couldnt eat much,maybe once a day. 500 kcal max. Now better. Did my body go into starvation mode in just 6 days?

Been sick 6 days. couldnt eat much,maybe once a day. 500 kcal max. Now better. Did my body go into starvation mode in just 6 days?

Very Unlikely: Depends on baseline muscle mass. The more muscle you have, the more packaged sugar (glucose stored as glycogen) you can hold. Your liver alone has only ~3 days worth of glycogen/glucose. In "starvation mode" the liver breaks down muscle to make glucose, and fat is converted to ketones, the 2nd best source of brain energy. If you were able to keep down 50g carb/d (can ginger ale = 366g) you're ok. ...Read more

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Can fibromyalgia cause throbbings in different parts of the body like rapid quiverings that last for several seconds and it occurs 6 times or more/day?

Can fibromyalgia cause throbbings in different parts of the body like rapid quiverings that last for several seconds and it occurs 6 times or more/day?

Maybe: What you are describing sounds like muscle spasms. Muscle spasms are a common complaint that fibromyalgia patient's have. However, only a physician who specializes in fibromyalgia can determine if these problems are from fibromyalgia and not something else. See a specialist. ...Read more

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Is it okay washing my body twice a day?

Is it okay washing my body twice a day?

Yes: Avoid too much hot water as it makes the skin dry. Appy moisturizing creams liberally after bath. Taking bath itself is a good means if hydrating your skin. ...Read more

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How much protien can the body process in one day?

How much protien can the body process in one day?

Please be specific: re: what you mean by "process." Are you referring to "digesting" or to the physical processes that depend on protein? Proteins build & repair tissues, maintain immune system health, assist cell reproduction and facilitate metabolic processes like energy production. A person's size, lean muscle mass, metabolic rate, health and physical activity contribute to protein requirements. Dr. Anne ...Read more

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How long stay tik in your body-system for one day's use?

How long stay tik in your body-system for one day's use?

Methamphetamine?: That term isn't used around these parts, but urban dictionary tells me that it is elsewhere, so I will assume you mean crystal meth. I also assume you are going to have drug testing, which would indicate to me that you are someone at risk. It can stay 3-5 days depending on how heavy that use was, but getting caught should be last of your concerns. Please get help- this is a dangerous drug. ...Read more

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Why do body feel hot& cold on the first day of my cycle?

Why do body feel hot& cold on the first day of my cycle?

Vasoconstriction: The blood vessels begin to narrow (vasoconstrict) limiting the amount of blood going to the endometrium(lining of the uterus which sheds) and peripheral places. this pattern alternates to open and close with feedback to your brain's thermostat (hypothalamus) which is next door to where the pituitary is undergoing hormone regulation. (changes) at the time of your menstrual cycle. ...Read more

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Is it reccommended to wash your body once or twice a day?

Is it reccommended to wash your body once or twice a day?

Once: Mostly once depending on your profession and exposure at work. If you work in an office setting, or mostly indoors and not in industrial areas, once a day should suffice. ...Read more