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Binge and purge. Is this harmful to my oral health?

Binge and purge. Is this harmful to my oral health?

Eats away at teeth: The stomach acid that will come up as u purge will gradually dissolve the enamel on the backside of your teeth due to recurrent exposure. As they begin to rot away other oral issues will become more apparent. ...Read more

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Dr. Hedi Kermani
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Healthy non-swollen gums with no bleeding. No dental caries. No loose teeth, nor any missing teeth. No bone loss, with teeth in proper alignment providing good esthetics and proper function in speech, ...Read more


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How harmful for your health is occasional smoking and binge drinking?

How harmful for your health is occasional smoking and binge drinking?

Not good: Depends on how occasional and how severe the smoking and drinking are. If you are drinking alcohol to the point of blacking out or losing motor control, this is dangerous. Smoking has clear adverse effects on the heart, lungs and other organs. ...Read more

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Smoking one cigarette of weed on a daily basis, is it unhealthy? I tend to do this to improve my eating taste and appetite. Please advice.

Smoking one cigarette of weed on a daily basis, is it unhealthy? I tend to do this to improve my eating taste and appetite. Please advice.

What state do u live: There is very little research to suggest that one a day would be any problem. However in many states it is illegal and therefore I could not recommend that. It is interesting that there are receptors in the brain for THC. They must have a reason for being there but we don't know yet why. There is research that cannanabidoids may actually improve the immune system ...Read more

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What are the health effects of fluoride in water? I hear it's good for our teeth, but can it be damaging to our mental and physical state as well?

What are the health effects of fluoride in water? I hear it's good for our teeth, but can it be damaging to our mental and physical state as well?

Fluoride Good!: Much of the negative reports on Fluoride in the water are distorted claims that are not backed up by legitimate science and valid statistics. The positive effects of adding a Fluoride to municipal drinking water is so vast that it is considered 1 of the most significant public health achievements in the history of mankind! it greatly decreases cavities and tth loss, people eat better and stay heal. ...Read more

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Why is diarrhea harmful to a person's health?

Why is diarrhea harmful to a person's health?

See answer: Diarrhea that is just a few times a day for a few days is different from diarrhea that is frequent (>20 times a day). If there is any decrease in absorbing water and nutrients, then this can lead to dehydration and malnutrition quickly. ...Read more

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Is a cheat day from a diet healthy? And to what extent can one cheat? I heard it helps body to see it is not starving?

Is a cheat day from a diet healthy? And to what extent can one cheat? I heard it helps body to see it is not starving?

It depends: It depends on what kind of "diet" you're talking about, and what you mean by "cheat day." if you've shifted your food plan to a healthy one that you can enjoy & maintain at least 90% of the time, you won't have cravings. You might want to review your food plan with a nutritionist or integrative medicine physician. Following this is your choice. If it gives good results, you'll likely want to! ...Read more

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I'm looking for an effective and easy to maintain healthy eating plan, however i'm a very fussy eater what can I do about this?

I'm looking for an effective and easy to maintain healthy eating plan, however i'm a very fussy eater what can I do about this?

Diet: Try getting your vegetables and fruits from a shake like the ones recommended by nutrabullet or any type of mixer that gives recipes for veggies, fruit like blueberries, strawberries and then adding protein. You will mostly taste the sweetness of the fruit. Many fussy eater find this an easier to maintain a healthier diet. Best wishes. ...Read more

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How to help my habits of always eating nothing or binging?

How to help my habits of always eating nothing or binging?

SERIOUS: Yep, it is. Great that you recognise it. Now you can explore your life with a therapist and sort out what's behind the behavior. I think you'll like the results. ...Read more

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How many cigarette a day is not much injurious to health....

Dr. Alvin Lin Dr. Lin
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How many cigarette a day is not much injurious to health....

1 is too many: There is no safe number of cigarettes that one can safely smoke w/o injury. In other words, don't do it. At all. And avoid 2nd hand smoke, too. ...Read more

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Is it possible for me to keep myself in shape and stop binge eating?

Is it possible for me to keep myself in shape and stop binge eating?

Look into treatments: Psychotherapy may help you understand why you binge eat. I would stick to a very healthy diet without additives. Topirate can cause you to lose your craving for food and create a feeling of fullness. Average weight loss is 23 pounds. Other products that you can look into include green coffee bean extract, ashwaganda and raspberry ketones. Check out www. Lef.Org for great articles on these topics. ...Read more

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Could you give some health advice with regards to diet soda? I currently drinking about 16oz of it twice a week. Is that excessive?

Could you give some health advice with regards to diet soda? I currently drinking about 16oz of it twice a week. Is that excessive?

Diet soda: 16 oz. twice a week is OK. Personally I prefer Lipton Diet - no calories, no fizz, and I obviously enjoy it. At my local store I buy a "case" of 12 bottles, each 1 pint, and cost about $7. Give it a try. ...Read more

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How bad is binge eating for your body?

Dr. Alan Ali Dr. Ali
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How bad is binge eating for your body?

Binge eating complic: Complications of eating disorders include cavities, swelling, electrolyte imbalances, kidney & heart failure, brain atrophy, acne, osteoporosis, death. ...Read more

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My sister is addicted in eating soil and cement.Is this harmful for her health?

My sister is addicted in eating soil and cement.Is this harmful for her health?

Pica: Possibly dangerous - especially if the soil is contaminated - It's certainly not good. Read: http://www.cdc.gov/healthcommunication/ToolsTemplates/EntertainmentEd/Tips/pica.html Try to see a Dr and seek a behavioral psychologist if possible. ...Read more

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Is the caffeine detox finaflex product unhealthy or bad for you in anyway ? Can someone check on this .

Is the caffeine detox finaflex product unhealthy or bad for you in anyway ? Can someone check on this .

At own risk: Never heard of this product. Googled it the Finaflex came up as a line of supplements. Most supplements do not carry FDA safety information. Alot have a small footnote saying not intended to cure, treat any particular illness. Use at your own risk ...Read more

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What happens if I intake normal amounts of food and purge, is it bulimia?

What happens if I intake normal amounts of food and purge, is it bulimia?

Yes, and lethal: Bulimia "technically" consists of bingeing and purging, but the purging is the really dangerous part. Forced vomiting or the use of laxatives can cause dehydration and electrolyte imbalances that can be lethal. Repeated vomiting can lead to tears in the esophagus with severe blood loss. Please seek help from a counselor experienced in eating disorders. OA has been live-saving for many. ...Read more

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My brother is addicted to alcohol . How can I help him to come out of this addiction. Started drinking in morning also.He is diabetic and has bp, depre?

My brother is addicted to alcohol . How can I help him to come out of this addiction. Started drinking in morning also.He is diabetic and has bp, depre?

Is Alanon in India?: Alanon is part of the 12-step programs. It has the best success rate helping people who love or care about an alcoholic. If you can find a meeting, please go. Otherwise read what you can on their approach. There is only a little you can do for him but to be honest, caring and firm in refusing to help him hurt himself. It is very hard (as you know) and alanon offers support. Have faith in yourself. ...Read more

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One of my friends believes that eating an extremely healthy diet will cure cancer. Can it?

One of my friends believes that eating an extremely healthy diet will cure cancer. Can it?

Help, yes. Cure, no.: There is no doubt that what we eat can contribute to the development of cancer. Unfortunately, once cancer develops, it cannot be treated exclusively by dietary changes. However, eating well can certainly compliment traditional therapies and may prevent the cancer from returning. ...Read more

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What is the best diet for a teen girl ? And Is that workout apps in phone really works and not dangerous for me ?

What is the best diet for a teen girl ? And Is that workout apps in phone really works and not dangerous for me ?

A well balanced one: the best diet for anyone is a well balanced diet with the appropriate proportion of all food groups. MY PLATE on gov.com has the best illustration of proportions. At 16 barring anything that prohibits you from working out, workouts should be Ok. Remember those apps on the phones are primarily geared to adults. You are not quite finish growing. Good exercise should be all you need. Sports are good. ...Read more

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No biased answers! is it extremely detrimental to your health to smoke one bowl of marijuana a day?

No biased answers! is it extremely detrimental to your health to smoke one bowl of marijuana a day?

Some issues: Possible effects of marijuana: anxiety, depression, fear, panic , delusions, hallucinations, losing touch with reality, inattentiveness, short-term memory problems, disturbances of thought processes. Fatigue, poor concentration, slowed reaction times & slowed problem solving. ...Read more

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Oral Health (Definition)

Oral health is a topic that includes recommendations for keeping teeth and gums clean and healthy. Examples include brushing, flossing, ...Read more