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Are booster seats necessary?

Are booster seats necessary?

Cut the risk: The use of belt positioning booster seats have been shown to cut the risk of injuries by half. Fancy aftermarket neck pads or belt adjusters may increase a passenger's risk of injury. Early use of an adult belt is better than no restraint at all because it prevents ejection from the vehicle.However, severe injuries can result when the belt jumps over the pelvis & impacts the abdomen. ...Read more

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Are there anytestosterone boosters?

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Are there anytestosterone boosters?

Yes: There are plenty of medications to increase testosterone level; however, it is important to only use this if you have low testosterone, as excess testosterone has its own adverse effects, such as increased risk of prostate cancer, heart disease, increased emotional lability, etc. ...Read more

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What is the best t-booster for men?

What is the best t-booster for men?

Increasing T....: Weight loss. Excess fat cells in men lead to increased levels of estrogen. Estrogen blocks testosterone. Men who are overweight can naturally increase their testosterone level with weight loss. ...Read more

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What’s a tdep shot? Do I need a booster?

What’s a tdep shot? Do I need a booster?

TdaP: Tdap is the combined vaccine for tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis or whooping cough. It is recommended that this vaccine be given to persons who are in immediate company of any newborn infant, e.g., father, mother or mother-to-be, grandparents, babysitters and nannies. ...Read more

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When can I put my baby in a booster seat?

When can I put my baby in a booster seat?

Depends on child: The booster is designed so the waist belt does not ride up on the abdomen in a head on crash.These seats offer almost no protection in a side impact or roll over. We now have 5 point harness systems that protect better and fit kids up to 65-85 lb. I keep kids in a harness system as long as possible and use boosters for the 6-12yo. ...Read more

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How often, if at all, should someone get "boosters"?

Depends on booster: Some more frequently than other check with your primary doc for details. ...Read more

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Is it wrong to get a booster shot one month after it is due ?

Is it wrong to get a booster shot one month after it is due ?

No: Get your booster shot as soon as possible. For most typical vaccination series, you don't need to start all over again. Check out http://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/schedules/downloads/adult/adult-schedule-easy-read.pdf to see what's recommended for your age (and medical conditions). Strongly consider meningococcal vaccine if you live in a dorm. Also HPV series to prevent certain cancers. ...Read more

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What other suplaments should be taken with testotrone boosters.

What other suplaments should be taken with testotrone boosters.

Testosterone booster: I'm not sure what testosterone booster you are using. Zinc is important for testosterone production. ...Read more

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What are the booster injections like? How would you feel after getting them?

What are the booster injections like? How would you feel after getting them?

Same as other shots: Some vaccines sting more than others but their discomfort is not any different at 50 than it is at 5. ...Read more