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Depends: As with any activity, it can be good or bad depending on how you do it! Boxing is a great exercise, but you need good coaching to avoid injury. Your cardio, strength and agility will all improve, and you don't need to spar for these benefits. Striking target mitts, or punching bags can develop your basics. "Light" sparring is safe, but I would avoid strikes to the head to avoid concussions. ...Read more
Memory: Breaks down into storage and retrieval processes involving the left temporal lobe: factual didactic (semantic) memory, right temporal autobiographical (episodic) memory, frontal systems dependent working memory, implicit visual and auditory memory and procedural memory. Its probably a bit more complicated than this. I'd need about 5 pages to cover the topic of basic types of memory. ...Read more
9 months: Anything from 7 months (early) to 9 months is considered average for crawling on hands and knees. Some infants can take longer and some can skip straight to pulling themselves up and "cruising." (walking while holding on to furniture or walls for support). ...Read more
Plan: Look at your lifestyle and figure out how to change the foods you eat and how to work in more physical activity into your life (up to 45 min) clean the house out of unhealthy foods like processed, foods, candy, chips, pasta, white flour breads, cakes, cookies, crackers, fried foods, cheeses, and repalce it with lots of fruits, vegetables, nuts, beans, seeds, and wild fish lie salmon and sardines, . ...Read more
Up to you!:
The term "middle age" isn't in my opinion, a medical term with a clear definition of a start and end point.
I think traditional medical age related associations don't really hold true as often.
We are seeing young patients with diseases of older people, and we have older patients with bodies, health and attitudes of much younger patients.
You are as young as you want to be ;-). ...Read more
One day at a time.: Every time you take better care of yourself, you strengthen your will to take better care of yourself. This is what habits and learning are. Start making decisions to take better care of yourself. As you do, it will become easier / more natural to make this choice. It has taken you years to get where your are, realize it will take years to get where you want to be. ChangeTheDirection You'reMoving. ...Read more
Reaching out: At about 4-5 months baby will begin to reach out into the environment and will slap at objects. By six months a baby will use a full fisted grasp. By 9 months a pincer grasp -thumb and fore finger will have developed and be mature. ...Read more
Congrats!: Think of a fun activity that you could do with your friends. Start slowly and build up over time slowly. Exercise actually is a life-style issue that should be sustainable and enjoyable, because the real benefits come with long-term commitment. Small changes in lifestyle, maintained over the long term, can have a huge positive impact on your life. ...Read more
Delusional disorder: Capgras syndrome is a delusional disorder in which a person holds the delusion that a friend, spouse, parent or a close family member has been replaced by an impostor. It is seen as part of paranoid schizophrenia or can also be seen in people with head injuries. ...Read more
Depends on…: Type of thalassemia u have: alpha, beta, major, minor. If beta major, there's the possibility of abnormal bone structure in face & skull, increased risk of infection, enlarged spleen that may rupture easily with blows to abdomen. See fp or hematologist to learn which type u have & what complications u may expect. ...Read more