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Can sports make me taller?

Can sports make me taller?

Stronger yes, : Sports and exercises are good with well nourished diet make you stronger, muscular, make you healthier , but if you want to be taller it depends on the genes you inherited from your parents and their forefathers. Develop healthy mental attitude , be happy what you are. ...Read more

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Dr. Suzanne Galli
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Thalassemia And Hemoglobinopathy (Definition)

Thalassemia is a type of hemoglobinopathy. It is inherited from one or both of your parents. There are many kind of thalassemia. Most causes anemia (low red blood cell count). Anemia couod be severe requiring blood. Taking iron does not cure the disease. Thalassemia is common in people living in the mediteranian countries, africa, middle east, india, and sotheastern asia such ...Read more


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How can I lose wight by sport?

How can I lose wight by sport?

Sport is exercise. : Participating in the sport and practicing for that support regularly can count for your weekly physical activity, which in conjunction with a healthy meal plan will help you lose weight. ...Read more

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Is sport is good for my body?

Is  sport is good for my body?

Sport is exercise. : Participating in the sport and practicing for that support regularly can count for your weekly physical activity, which in conjunction with a healthy meal plan will help you lose weight or just be generally more healthy. ...Read more

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Are sports drinks good for kids?

Are sports drinks good for kids?

Not really: They are just a hair shy of juices, which are nothing more then liquid candy. They serve no great purpose and have lots of sugar. Avoid them as much as you can. ...Read more

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What's a sports physical consist of?

What's a sports physical consist of?

Several Aspects: You usually spend time going over your past medical history, family history, surgical history, and sport history. Then there is a physical exam of the patient that can also include a more focused exam depending on the history. A doctor may also order other tests like blood work or imagingj- again, depending on the history and exam. ...Read more

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What do they do in a sports physical?

What do they do in a sports physical?

Screen: A sports physical is designed to screen the athlete for fitness to train and compete in their sport and also look for pre existing injuries/conditions that could be a detriment to them. ...Read more

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In sports, what does "overload" mean?

In sports, what does "overload" mean?

Overload: I have heard that term in relation to overloading muscles to fatigue. ...Read more

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Are sports the best route to success?

Sports=success?: I don’t know that sports would be the BEST route to success, but participation in sports can give us an incentive to succeed, a desire to surpass our own abilities, a motivation to better ourselves, an acceptance of collegial work and a respect for leadership. ...Read more

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What can I use for facial dark sport?

What can I use for facial dark sport?

It depends.: If you mean dark spots, it depends on what they are. They can be solar dyschromias (sun damaged areas), melasma, lentigines, or even melanomas, just to name a few. All are treated differently. You should see a facial plastic surgeon or possibly a dermatologist. ...Read more

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What is the negative affect of sports?

What is the negative affect of sports?

?: I'd have to think about this.. The only thing i can think of is: - increased injury risks other than that, like any activity, that is overdone to the detriment of other life responsibilities, there can be negative effects. ...Read more

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Does sex affect your sport performance?

Does sex affect your sport performance?

Probably not: Sexual tensions if relieved prior to sproting activities could be beneficial. If one has prolonged sex and tires themself, this could reduce sports performance. Unless your are a competetive athlete at a high performance level, consider the pros and cons and make your best judgement. I would doubt any serious deleterious effect. ...Read more

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Are sport bra's always supportive bras?

Actually they can: Vary ; some are not that supportive. ...Read more

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Hi can I use mega men sport for growth?

Hi can I use mega men sport for growth?

Myths: It would not work and would be a complete waste of your money. There is nothing in this product that would change your genetics or do anything to stimulate bone growth. ...Read more

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Is kite surfing a static or dynamic sport?

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Is kite surfing a static or dynamic sport?

IMHO . . .: 1st we need to define static vs dynamic. http://thesportjournal.org/article/do-static-sport-athletes-and-dynamic-sport-athletes-differ-in-their-visual-focused-attention/ lists soccer & volleyball as dynamic w/track & field plus gymnastics as static. I have only read about kitesurfing but it appears rather dynamic to me. Check out http://www.diva-portal.org/smash/get/diva2:239141/FULLTEXT01.pdf. ...Read more

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Any advice on the best sports nutrition books?

Any advice on the best sports nutrition books?

Fitness Nutrition: I've found a lot of sports nutrition books to be all the same in content with tweaking by the author for uniqueness. I like nutrient timing the best, mad scientist muscle, and feed the muscle by venuto. All the books will sound the same, it's when you put the theories in practice on your own body will you know how things work. You have to be ur own guinea pig. There's no 1 size fits all. ...Read more

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What sport nutrition on the market is the best?

What sport nutrition on the market is the best?

Keep it Simple: Actually, the answer is , eat real food,especially, fruits and vegetables Colorful fruits and colorful vegetables and lots of green leafy vegetables are some of the best for you. If you are asking about sport nutrition DRINKS, ** beware ** there is more and more evidence that they may never be as healthy as water....and they may be doing more harm....Look at my picture.... ...Read more

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Sports category: what kind of foods more healthy?

Sports category: what kind of foods more healthy?

Unanswerable.: Fats, proteins, and carbohydrates are all necessary for health. Even in a physically active athlete all three types of calories are mandatory for health. Now, the best diets, even in athletes breaks down these calories to the following is best scenario: 60% of calories should come from protein sources. 25% from carbohydrate sources and 15% from fats. ...Read more

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À quel âge l'enfant peut commencer faire du sport?

À quel âge l'enfant peut commencer faire du sport?

Trois ans: L'age de commencer est dependent surtout quel sport. Et aussi le maturatie de l.Enfant. Utilizer votre intelligence en cette case. ...Read more

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What hobbies and recreational activities should i avoid?

More info needed: Need more information as there could be specific activities you need to avoid for a specific medical condition. Just need to know what medical condition. ...Read more

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Dr. Hunter Handsfield
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Hsv Type 1 And 2 (Definition)

A variety of infections caused by herpes simplex virus types 1 and 2. Type 1 infections are marked by the eruption of vesicles on lips or at the external nares; type 2 by such lesions on the genitalia. Both types often are dormant and reappear during febrile illnesses or even physiologic states such as menstruation. The viruses become latent and and may not ...Read more