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I'm scared to bring up female health concern with my dr due to anxiety/triggers. How can I tell her in a 10 min apt?

I'm scared to bring up female health concern with my dr due to anxiety/triggers. How can I tell her in a 10 min apt?

Be creative!: Write down your question or concern and read it to her as soon as she enters the room. Alternatively, hand her the written question. Don't allow your anxiety to cause you to wait until the very end of your appointment or there may not be enough time for you to get satisfactory answers. ...Read more

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Can you please explain why breast cancer and female health are given more publicity and money than male and prostate?

Can you please explain why breast cancer and female health are given more publicity and money than male and prostate?

Women: Traditionally women have be much better at organizing around health care issues. Men are traditionally less likely to be as active. ...Read more

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Maintaining Vaginal Health (Tip)

Maintaining Vaginal Health

Douching is bad. It washes out the normal bacteria ; increases the risk of infections. ...See more

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How long does it take for a 14 year old female good health to see results in there everyday workout or exercises ?

How long does it take for a 14 year old female good health  to see results in there everyday workout or exercises ?

Which results?: If you are talking about decrease is your blood pressure, heart rate and flow of brain endorphins, this happens immediately. If you are talking about weight loss, increase muscle mass, improved bone density, these start happening a few weeks into routine exercise. And all of the time, you are adding days on to the end of your life - but that may take 80-90 years to notice! ...Read more

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Hello I'm a 27 year old female good health recently had my blood pressure checked and the reading have been low 90/55 my recent 93/55 is this normal ?

Hello I'm a 27 year old female good health recently had my blood pressure checked and the reading have been low 90/55 my recent 93/55 is this normal ?

Likely benign: If you have no other medical conditions and no symptoms that blood pressure is fine. Other symptoms would include lightheadedness, particularly when you are getting up. Other medical conditions would include known valvular heart disease or hormonal disease. If you have no other symptoms I wouldn't be concerned. If you develop symptoms or something changes, contact a health care provider. ...Read more

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Maintaining Vaginal Health (Tip)

Maintaining Vaginal Health

Self treatment of vaginal symptoms can result in a delay in the appropriate treatment. ...See more

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Improving Oral Health (Checklist)

Keep sugars and sticky starches to a minimum
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I quit menthol cigarettes 1 week ago, am approx 180lbs 38 yr old female no health history, how long until i am clear on a urine cotanine test?

I quit menthol cigarettes 1 week ago, am approx 180lbs 38 yr old female no health history, how long until i am clear on a urine cotanine test?

Urine Cotaine Test: Cotaine will be present in blood tests for about 2 weeks and in urine for several weeks more. A lot depends on what level is chosen as the cutoff for positive or negative. Good for you on quitting. Keep it up. ...Read more