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Doctor insights on: Advantages And Disadvantages Of Vegetarianism

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What are some advantages and disadvantages of a semi-vegetarian diet?

What are some advantages and disadvantages of a semi-vegetarian diet?

Less meat means: less risk of ingesting hormones and antibiotics found in meat, also less risk of mercury found in fish. Disadvantages--may feel weak or your B12 may get low. Sounds like the Paleo Diet. Please do a search to learn more. Sounds good overall. ...Read more

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Advantages and disadvantage of guyabano in cancer?

Advantages and disadvantage of guyabano in cancer?

Never hear of it!: I would not recommend you to take something so strange which is not known to regular oncologists. There is no sense getting into substandard medications for cancer treatment. Ask your oncologist to guide you. ...Read more

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What are the advantages and disadvantages of chocolates?

What are the advantages and disadvantages of chocolates?

Antioxidant & happy!: Dark chocolate contains polyphenols and other flavonoids, procyanidans & antioxidants.It also contains mood-enhancing chemicals like phenylethylamine, theobromine, serotonin & anandamide.It lowers systolic blood pressure an average of 5 points & diastolic 3 points & lowers LDL cholesterol by up to 10%.Even LDL cholesterol is only dangerous when it is oxidized & chocolate prevents this.See comment: ...Read more

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What are advantage and disadvantages of masturbution.

None: There are no medical indications or contraindications to masturbation. The only advantage/disadvantages are purely social. ...Read more

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What are advantages and disadvantages of telemedicine?

What are advantages and disadvantages of telemedicine?

Telmedicine: Advantage - it can bring medical care to remote areas and can allow providers to share expertise. Disadvantage - less personal and you can't palpate / physically touch to examine the patient. ...Read more

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What are the advantages and disadvantages of eating garlic?

What are the advantages and disadvantages of eating garlic?

Garlic: Garlic has antibiotic & antioxidant properties. Some people don't like the smell of garlic on breath. ...Read more

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What are the advantages and disadvantages of fluoride?

What are the advantages and disadvantages of fluoride?

Fluoride: In controlled dose, fluoride strengthens teeth and dramatically reduces incidence of tooth decay. Dosage must be controlled to prevent mottling of tooth enamel So talk to your Dentist about various fluoride delivery systems and levels that are appropriate for your community. Some water supplies are fluoridated, some are not. Our daughter and her daughter received fluoride, no cavities. ...Read more

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What are the advantages and disadvantages of preputioplasty?

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What are the advantages and disadvantages of preputioplasty?

Here are some ...: This procedure will preserve all foreskin but to release its tight constricting ring after pulling-up; a form procedure short of circumcision leading to less bleeding & swelling as well as faster recovery, but marginal; Yet in long run, many men after preputioplasty may need redo of circumcision. So, consult with urologist to decide what extent of foreskin procedure can make better sense for you. ...Read more

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Advantages and disadvantages of having a preputioplasty?

Here are some...: The first thing to do is deciding if that is what you need or just what you like. Known to us, nothing is free & always comes with a price & potential adverse effect. So, before embarking on doing something to body, always consider, personally and professionally, the balance between medical necessity and professional possibility. More? To http://formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html. Best wish to... ...Read more

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What are the advantages and disadvantages of pacemakers?

What are the advantages and disadvantages of pacemakers?

Function and quality: The advantage of pacemaker is to safe keep one's activity and quality of life -- and there is really no disadvantage - it is a simple procedure with instant benefit -- a good therapy if one needs it. ...Read more

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The advantages and disadvantages of eating apple seeds ?

The advantages and disadvantages of eating apple seeds ?

Don't eat them.: there are no proven benefits to eating apple seeds, and there is some theoretical concern, especially if they are eaten in large quantities. They contain a substance called amygdalin, which can break down into cyanide and sugar. This can be poisonous. Given the lack of any beneficial effect, apple seeds should be avoided. ...Read more

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What are the advantages and disadvantages of organ donation?

What are the advantages and disadvantages of organ donation?

Give life to all: Organ donations quite simply save lives for others suffering and indeed dying of end stage organ failure. The risks of living donation are very small and depending which organ you are considering to donate vary in types of risks. Information regarding those details are readily available on the internet in multiple locations such as www.Unos.Org. The risk of losing life is extremely small. ...Read more

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What are the pros and cons of pursuing a pescetarianism diet?

What are the pros and cons of pursuing a pescetarianism diet?

Fish is overated: Fish and fish oil are the new snake oil, both are high in omega 3 fatty acids which are extremely fragile. Omega 3 fish oils reduce triglycerides by impairing the liver's ablility to make them. However the oxidative stress caused by fish oil actually raises LDL cholesterol. Some day we may use the phrase "this is just more fish oil" or "here comes the fish oil salesman". ...Read more

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Whats the advantages and disadvantages of masterbeating?

Whats the advantages and disadvantages of masterbeating?

Masturbation: Masturbation is a common and normal part of the human experience. There are no 'pros' and 'cons' to sexual activity. The only thing medicine has to add to this is that there are no health or medical consequences to this normal human activity. ...Read more

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What are advantages and disadvantages of prenatal diagnosis?

What are advantages and disadvantages of prenatal diagnosis?

It depends.: If a woman is at higher risk for having a child with a birth defect, detecting it in their unborn child can be helpful. Depending on the results, she may need to deliver in a tertiary setting or she may choose to terminate the pregnancy, . ...Read more

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What are some advantages and disadvantages of masturbation in terms of overall health?

Normal: Masturbation is normal. If it were unpleasant no one would do it, but it isn't, so everyone does it at some point in there lives. It carries no particular health benefits or detriments. ...Read more

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What are the advantages and disadvantages of tissue engineering?

What are the advantages and disadvantages of tissue engineering?

Homework, right?: There are no disadvantages to a technology that has no alternative, doesn't harm the community, heals disability and saves lives. Visit http://www.Sciencedaily.Com/releases/2008/11/081119092939.Htm and decide whether you might be better served as a student by learning how this modern miracle was achieved, rather than invented "controversies" / "frankenstein talk.". ...Read more

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What are the advantages and disadvantages of music therapy?

What are the advantages and disadvantages of music therapy?

What is music: therapy for? Depression? Anxiety? I can't think of any disadvantages for music therapy, other than deafness from too loud music. Advantages include feeling of balance, relaxation, concentration, heightening of the senses, improved memory, improved appreciation for sound. ...Read more