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African Gender Prediction Calendar
Why does GFR test ask about african-american? What's optimal gfr? Are age, gender, and race taken into account? Why?
It's the muscle mass: The muscle mass is more in african americans vs others, men vs women, young vs old. When muscle mass is high, creatinine will be expected to be high without actual kidney weakness (overestimates kidney weakness). Accordingly, we need to factor these elements in the equation to estimate kidney function (gfr). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Record of menses: An ovulation calendar is a record of the days of the menstrual cycle with symptoms. For most women, cervical mucous appears d 12-13 of a natural cycle. At ovulation there may be a mild ovarian cramp or pain day 13-15. Ups and downs of mood develop along with swings in ovarian hormones. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Ovulation calendar: Most women ovulate between 11 to 21 days after the first day of the last menstrual period. The actual ovulation phase is about 24 to 48 hours. Depending on the length of your period – an ovulation predictor chart shows you which days you are most likely to be fertile. ...Read more
Calendar: No one wants to answer this question because it's very iffy in our opinion. I think the apps on the phone are fun and make you feel like you're doing something but probably have limited value. What you should know is 1. You ovulate 14 days before your next. I.E. A 16 on a 30 day cycle 2. Around the time of ovulation you should see changes in your mucous 3. Look for cramping or pain on the right or the left. ...Read more
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3-5 times/week: A male in his 20s is considered a skeletally- mature adult. Appropriate exercise recommendations include 30-60 minutes of exercise 3-5 times/week. A mixture of cardio and resistance training is ideal. ...Read more
As for everyone else: Hypertension tends to be more severe in people of african-american ancestry; the kidneys tend to retain salt better than other folks which was a plus under the deplorable conditions of slavery. This produces a somewhat greater risk to the kidneys. Diabetes, emphysema and coronary artery atherosclerosis are very common as well. ...Read more
Congratulations: On maintaining a good weight for your height. You have a normal bmi and I would not recommend any changes since you seem to have been doing well "weight wise" on your current diet. Just make sure you get at least the minimum recommended amount of protein and calories per day for someone like you. Eat as often as you like, just try to keep it as balanced and healthy as possible. ...Read more
Strict: Basically this is a "soft" (but strict) diet that a diabetic patient can follow that will still aim to avoid foods that are 'bad' for him/her; but not too brutally restrictive. My advice is to be as strict as you can be; lose as much weight as you can if it applies; start to exercise because the stricter you control your diabetes now...The longer you will be without complications! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
2 reasons: Three seperate causes in my opinion. The first is almost no use of birth control (ie condoms). The second is that virtually all males are uncircumscribed. Hiv virus has an affinity for langerhans cells in the foreskin epithelium in males. Thirdly....The unavailability of HIV meds. So its an epidemic without the availability of treatment. ...Read more
Calendar said my menstrual should come on the 30th aug today is the 31st had my menstrual on aug 2?
Some thoughts...: In a woman with regular periods, some causes of a late period include: excessive weight loss or weight gain, increased exercising, emotional stress, having an illness, traveling, medicines (like birth control pills), hormonal imbalances, etc… Seeing a doctor is a good idea if symptoms are persistent, recurring, or worrisome. Pregnancy is the common cause of a missed period, if sexually active. ...Read more
Ovulation calendar says I ovulated Aug 2nd, is it possible to ovulate early or late? If so how much?
Ovulation: Hi, the ovulation time mostly depends on the regularity of the cycle. The length of follicular part of cycle could vary but the 2nd half is constant therefore When cycles are irregular, it is usually because ovulation occurred earlier or later than usual. Ovulation takes place, on average, about two weeks before your period, though it can vary from 10-16 days before the onset of menstruation. ...Read more
I have a calendar of my cycle and I'm 4 days late and this year my cycle has changed at least 3 or 4 times why does it keep changing?
Not abnormal: The body regulates itself so not abnormal to fluctuate a bit the periods ...Read more