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Yes: In general, we're healthier today than those who lived 100yrs ago, especially if you consider life expectancy http://www. Nia. Nih. Gov/research/publication/global-health-and-aging/living-longer. Back at the turn of the century, most did not live to 50 yet now in some countries, we routinely live past 80 thanks to cleaner environment eg water, more abundant food, better medical care, etc. ...Read more
Difficult call.: Exposure to uv radiation (sun), tobacco use, and excess alcohol or drug use are the things doctors see that make people appear "older than stated age". After avoiding those insults, to me, the *right* food does most to reverse aging. Eating right can even turn on the right genes to promote a healthier you. See books by drs fuhrman, mcdougall, and barnard or go to forksoverknives. Com. ...Read more
Age 40 but...:
That's if you have no strong family for heart disease, high blood pressure, diabetes, breast or colon cancer, non-smoker, normal bowel habits, no non-healing skin sores, maintain routine dental checkups, and have no long term / chronic complaints.
As always, this decision should be made between you and your family doctor. ...Read more
I have a vibrating sensation at just one point in the bottom of my left foot. The feeling comes and goes. No pain or swelling. Age : 24, healthy male.
Vibration in foot: Hello~ I am sure you are thinking that this is some kind of long tract cerebellar symptom. If it were, it would usually appear with other cerebellar signs of ataxia and asterixis. If you can pinpoint it to one place you will probably find a little lump signifying a NEUROMA. This can easily be removed. Not unreasonable to see your doc for this thanks ...Read more
Age 49 healthy male. Oct 15 & Mar 16 EBV test comparisons. AB IGG >600 both AB IGM 52.4 74.4 EA IGG 23.4 29.2 NA IGG 51.3 40.5 Any advice, Tx?
See below: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. Having said that, your lab data indicates that you had EBV infection, like most adults have had. If you have no symptoms, there is nothing to be concerned about. ...Read more
Nocturia (1-3/night). Age 34. Healthy diet & weight. 3, 12 oz. Diet colas/wk. No other caffeine. 6-8 glasses of h20/day. Most food consumed after 2pm.?
UTI, kidney function: If nocturia is a new symptoms need to check for UTI and kidney functions. If has been a chronic symptom and no cause was found in the past- possible causes are drinking water late at night, eating late at night. Better to check with your doctor. ...Read more
My daughter has a skin irritation/rash around her face when she eats certain food not sure what it is ava age 3, healthy no known allergies so far immunizations up to date? Thinking it might be red dye #40?
Rash: This could simply be a basic irritant dermatitis due to little ones getting as much food on their face as they get in their mouth. And the food can irritate the skin. Also, kids will lick around the mouth, causing irritation. See the pediatrician for evaluation or a dermatologist. ...Read more
1: Aging healthy requires some work. Eating a good diet and avoiding stress along with taking care of any disorders you may have go a long way. But the truth is the loss of your hormones is the major cause of aging. So, the loss of hormones leads to breakdown of the body and acccelerates aging. Seeing a healthcare practitioner who can help in this area is a great start to a happy healthy long life. ...Read more
Teens to 40s: If you're asking for when can most women get pregnant, it ranges from menarche in their teens until late 40s at menopause. Of course, there have been some reported cases of women in their 60s or 70s carrying a pregnancy to term as well as grade school girls carrying to term. But in general, teens to 40s appears to be most accepted. Of course, age is not only determinant for healthy pregnancy. ...Read more
Weight lifting kids: Weight lifting can actually be healthy at a young age (elementary school) but the focus is different at different ages. Before puberty kids can lift light weights and go for higher repetitions. The muscle fibers are different and can't bulk up. After puberty you can increase weight (gradually) to gain muscle mass. Go slow and easy either way. ...Read more
Yes: Preventative medicine, decreased carcinogen exposure, better pre-natal care, and advances in all realms of medicine are all responsible. ...Read more
Is it possible that a child with a narrow aortar who has been operated on live to an average healthy age mid 70's or 80's?
Aorta: People who have a coarctation of the aorta operated on can live a long normal life ...Read more
29f been through a lot, my age should be healthy still having problems. How can I find drs that will take me serious not give me the run around agai?
Ask: Ask some of your friends who they see and can refer you to that physician. Most time friends have good recommendations. ...Read more
Any adult age: Sexual activity is a serious issue with many aspects that might not be uppermost in the minds of younger people. A mature outlook is important. Generally 18 years is a reasonable cut off point. Below this age, judgement is suspect even though the anatomy and lust are there. After that most are mature enough to engage in the full spectrum of sexual activity. ...Read more
ED: Men may lose some ability to have an erection at any age, but the younger man most likely will have some other medical issue leading to it. Diabetes, hypertension, heart disease, nerve problems, stress, depression and low testosterone may be factors. Any man under the age of 65 with ED should be evaluated by their doctor or see a urologist. Ed may be the first symptom of other more serious problem. ...Read more
Never: There is no age range to this. It depends on the woman, the man, and what is meant by "pleasure, " for both. If you mean sexual pleasure, ability to experience this can be affected by a variety of things in both men and women -- including medications and depression. Loss of interest in one's partner can be a different issue, and may come with relationship discord. See your doctor for help. ...Read more
Is occasionally oily stool a problem? Maybe once in 20 times (very rough guess). Color normal and no other symptoms. Otherwise very healthy. Age 55.
Consistent BP of 170/80 and fastng sugar of 7.2 even after excercising weight control and eating healthy? Age 56.what not to eat?
Avoid Carbs/Sugars: Carbohydrate means all sugars, both simple & complex. Diabetes Mellitus is defined as elevated sugar, thus avoid all sugars, this includes most fruit. Instead go HFLC & study DietDoctor. Com, Gary Taubes, Peter Attia, Robert Lustig. The LowFat diet (promoted by Ancel Keys & George McGovern) is Not healthy. It drives Obesity, Diabetes, Cardiovascular Disease, Cancer, elevated blood pressure, etc. ...Read more
What should I start using now on my face & body, to prolong aging besides eating healthy & exercise to say looking young I'm 25.?
Age 35, 4 healthy full term pregnancies in 7 years. Cycles average 33 days. Last cycle was 50 days. Now 20 days late. Call dr? Or normal with age?
Pregnancy test.: Check a pregnancy test. If positive then begin prenatal care with your OB. If negative and your irregular cycle persists then go see your doctor to be evaluated for that. Hope this helps. ...Read more
Evaluate, treatment: Vitamins and herbs will not help enlarged prostate. Saw palmetto has been shown to be no better than placebo.If your loved on, aged 67 (since you are 34)is having symptoms of enlarged prostate he needs to be seen by doctor for rectal exam and PSA and possibly referred to urologist for uroflowmetry & post-void bladderscan ultrasound before initiating treatment. Good luck ...Read more
Feeling pain, pressure and discomfert in pelvic area. Swollen vagina around and inside. Age 25 and healthy?
When is a healthy age to start having sex, biologically speaking? How many times does it take to get a girl pregnant?
I understand high risk pregnancies are primarily due to advanced age. Won't healthy diet, weight, active, prior to pregnancy lessen high risk?
Advanced age is just one of reasons
many other causes are high blood pressure, diabetes, small pelvis, family history of congenital malformations, bleeding, hiv, genital herpes, multiple pregnancies and many other reasons
healthy diet weight active life does help and can not prevent high risk pregnancies. ...Read more
I am 52 years of age, eat a healthy diet, exercise regularly and. Have a muscular lean physique. But sometimes I get a bad ache in lower left leg.
Few reasons: First of all you must be sure that you hydrate very well this is very important if you exercise faithfully water has to be your best friend. Now also make sure sure you keep your potassium up. This can be assisted by drinking orange juice and a healthy life style and then finally make sure you always do your warmup stretching exercises ...Read more
When I yawn especially when I open my mouth widely, I feel one side makes sound with no pain. It happened to me once that my mouth locked open is this incident has relation. I removed last tooth. My age is 25, healthy. I need your answer pls.?
Maybe: When you open wide and your joint (TMJ) makes noise it is a sign that there has been some incident (stress, staying open for long periods, grinding/clenching) that caused the joint capsule to swell and move the joint out of position. It should resolve if it is simply from the extraction. If it does not resolve or gets worse you should see your dentist and be evaluated for night guard treatment. ...Read more