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Allowing your body temperature to rise above 101 degrees F during pregnancy may increase the risk of a development abnormality in a developing baby. The risk is greatest during the first trimester. Adults who are not pregnant develop heat emergencies only when their body temperatures rise ...Read more
Are warm showers as therapeutic as hot showers because really hot showers make me feel suffocated?
Yes: Really hot showers can actually be dangerous if you are pregnant or have blood pressure problems. They can cause your skin blood vessels to dilate to try and cool you down. This will divert blood from your brain to your skin and can make you dizzy to the extent that you might faint. The main therapeutic effects of hot showers are that they make you feel better, so do what works for you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
GERD control: Avoid foods & behavior that delay stomach emptying &/or relax the lower esophageal sphincter--spicy, greasy food, mints, alcohol, tobacco, chocolate, tomato-based products, caffeinated & fizzy drinks, eating before bedtime. Lose weight. Elevate head of bed on blocks. Use otc acid blockers for relief (h2's: tagamet, zantac, (ranitidine) pepcid; ppi's: prilosec, prevacid, zegerid). See a GI doctor if persistent. ...Read more
No: Your body core temperature is regulated closely and you'd know you're becoming seriously ill from the heat before your brain is in danger. ...Read more
No harm from warm dr: No harm from worm drinks although cold drinks help more. ...Read more
Acne and Hot Showers: The cause of the acne is not the hot shower however. Acne is caused by many different things. A hot shower only allows the acne to surface and come out. What causes the acne in the first place is probably something to do with your diet and lifestyle, genetics a acne can be caused by the things that you eat. If your diet is fast food and potato chips then chances are you are more likely to get acne. ...Read more
Stay indoors or move: You cannot control the environment or air pollution. For chronic smog, you need to wear mask while outdoors. To avoid smog, you need to stay indoors all the time, which may not be very healthy long-term. Otherwise, to avoid smog, you need to move to an area where there is clean air and no smog or air pollution. For intermittent smog, wear mask outdoors or stay indoors until smog clears. ...Read more
Risk: If you're being tested for alcohol use, you really won't want any trace of the alcohol in your system right? Then, you figure out how much has left the body. The average person removes 0.017% of their blood alcohol each hour. Heavy drinkers remove 0.020%, and some people metabolize as little as 0.012% per hour. This can take days for large amounts of alcohol to leave the system. ...Read more
Drinking lots of fluids will help avoid orthostatic hypotension. Is plain filtered water enough or electrolyte water preferred?
Weekly Migraine headaches normally triggeredby certain foofoods, direct sunlight. Managing by inducing vomiting drinking warm water & skipping 2 meals?
Migraines: are quite common but very RARE to begin over age 60. Often they interact with food. A new severe headache certainly would be a reason to check out if there is a brain problem by taking a look like with a cat scan. Without an actual examination, I cannot give specific medical advice on your particular health, however ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Infection: You are not at any significant risk of developing infections by trying on clothing, unless the clothing has been previously worn by somebody with active skin infections, and even then it is very very improbable that you would become infected. Go and get a new outfit. ...Read more
Chocolate: Chocolote, coffee, oranjestad juice, peepers.Get a more detailed answer ›
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