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Ran into cornor of table & it hit me on right side near liver, could I have damaged liver? Hurts really badly.

Ran into cornor of table & it hit me on right side near liver, could I have damaged liver? Hurts really badly.

Possibly: The liver sits in the right upper quadrant, and so it is possible that am injury to that area can damage the liver. With all that being said, it would be highly unusual to injure your liver by the mechanism you described. If you are concerned, consider being seen where an exam and possibly a scan.Can rule out a more serious injury. ...Read more

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My 11 month old gags on food is that normal? He only eats stage two baby foods with out gagging. He wants to eat table foods & i feel bad that he cant

My 11 month old gags on food is that normal? He only eats stage two baby foods with out gagging. He wants to eat table foods & i feel bad that he cant

Probably normal: The nine to twelve month age can be tricky when it comes to transitioning from baby food to table food so probably what your child is doing is normal. I would continue the baby food and obtain a blender and purée the table food to see if he will take it that way. You may have to put some on your dinner plate at first and act like you will eat it in order to get him to try it. ...Read more

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An inversion table good or bad?

An inversion table good or bad?

Good: Is it good periodically to do inversion table and do this after any spinal strain or injury. The procedure to tilt can be slower if you have issues with dizziness tilt 15 degree hold for 10 minutes before tilting each 15 degree angle. ...Read more

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How do you fix bad posture? Slump at table

How do you fix bad posture? Slump at table

See below: Work with a physical therapist or a yoga therapist. They can help you learn what good posture looks like and what exercises you need to do to attain a better posture.Once you get the "feel" of good posture, repeated attention to this will change your old patterns over time. ...Read more

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Can laying on a massage table be bad for wrinkles on your face?

Can laying on a massage table be bad for wrinkles on your face?

Not really: The occasional laying face down on a massage table for 30 minutes or so, should have no to minimal long lasting effect on facial wrinkles. Your genetics and sun exposure are far more important. ...Read more

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Is too much cinnamon bad for you? I found this new love if havin apple sauce but mixing it with 2.5ish table spoons of cinnamon i know thats a lot

Is too much cinnamon bad for you? I found this new love if havin apple sauce but mixing it with 2.5ish table spoons of cinnamon i know thats a lot

It sounds great: I wish everybody's favorite self-indulgence was this healthy. Use the kind of cinnamon from ceylon as it has less coumarin in it -- the stuff is a very mild hepatotoxin; i searched the nih database and found nobody has ever been reported sick from it & surely you're not the first. There are variety of different cinnamon allergies affecting only a few eople. Enjoy your new love of cinnamon. ...Read more

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I was lying face down on a massage table when i was told to take a really deep breath and when i did i got really bad pain in my back. What caused it?

I was lying face down on a massage table  when i was told to take a really deep breath and when i did i got really bad pain in my back. What caused it?

See your doctor: Pain that severe needs to be worked up by your doctor in person. He/she will listen to you, perform an examination and possibly order some tests to see what's wrong with you. ...Read more

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On the news today was the pink slime in ground meat. Is pink slime bad? Is it just the blood and juices that drip off the cutting tables?

On the news today was the pink slime in ground meat. Is pink slime bad? Is it just the blood and juices that drip off the cutting tables?

Probably bad: Pink slime is a phrase that is used to describe food-grade meat trimmings that are used as filler in certain meat products. I believe this has been happening for years. As far as health is concerned, the more processing our food undergoes the less nutritious it becomes until it is just empty calories. The healthiest food is typically freshly harvested and minimally processed. ...Read more