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Very carefully!: Sorry, I couldn't resist. Body build (as in get more/bigger muscles) in similar fashion to losing fat/weight except in opposite fashion. 3, 500 kcals = 1 pound but this time, you need calories in to exceed calories out. More importantly, you need adequate protein. Depending upon who you ask, some might ingest at least 1g protein per pound body weight.But don't forget resistance exercise to stimulat. ...Read more
Great idea: Fitness lifestyle. Adequate protein and sensible diet avoiding the worst grease, sugar and salt. Make buddies with the gym crowd. Avoid steroids (folks who try them are sorry). Heavy resistance training with few reps at maximum weight. Ask your doctor if creatine and an electronic muscle stimulator are appropriate. ...Read more
A better question: A better question would be: do I need to have a thinner body? Find a body mass index calculator on the internet. Plug your height and weight into the calculator and find your bmi. If your bmi is more than 25, then you may need to have a thinner body. If it is more than 30, then you do need to reduce your weight. How to do that is a long and controversial conversation. ...Read more
It's a toxin: In the brain, marijuana causes distorted perceptions, impaired coordination, difficulty with thinking and problem solving, and disrupted learning and memory. Iq points may be lost and not recovered. In some it induces psychosis and paranoia; lowers motivation also. Further, it raises heart rate and increases risk of heart attack. When smoked, it's a lung irritant. Http://tinyurl. Com/7fxu9px. ...Read more
Go see ur Dr and get: Checked for fibromyalgia/ chronic fatigue syndrome, arthritis, autoimmune condition thyroid problems, stress etc. God bless u! http://health. Howstuffworks. Com/wellness/preventive-care/10-mysterious-pains. Htm. Http://altmedicine. About. Com/od/healthconditionsdisease/a/pain_herbs. Htm. ...Read more
Not sure what you are asking. If you mean static electricity, it is causes by a dry environment allowing charges to build on a surface.
Our nerves work sort of like electrical wires. The charges are created through what we call biochemistry and charged particles called ions move making charges. ...Read more
Chronic Pain: You could be suffering from chronic pain syndrome especially if your pain has been on going for a long time; consult a pain center for management. If the pain has just started, there could be an underlying medical condition; consult your pcp. ...Read more
Genetics: Some ethnicities have more than others; within each, the amount of hair varies considerably. Male hormones are required to express the tendency, and a woman with some extra male hormones may remain a functioning woman but have more hair than a smooth man. Some folks like more body hair, some prefer smooth; more men are now keeping it trimmed for comfort / convenience. ...Read more
A detailed history is needed.
Uncontrollable body jerks could be seizure, if you have one side jerking and you are aware of it, this may represent simple partial seizures, if the jerking all over the body and you are fully awake, so this can not be seizure as generalized seizure causes complete brain shut down and loss of consciousness, electroencephalogram can help in diagnosis. ...Read more
Not if it's real...: It is not ok to have an internal (core) temperature of 95.5 degrees. If a person looks fine and feels fine, the 95.5 is usually an external temperature, or from a thermometer that is reading low. ...Read more
Fibromyalgia: If you are asking about 'total body pain", it would be most probably related to a condition known as fibromyalgia. This is an aberrant sensitivity of body to normally non-painful stimuli. This disease is more common among women. Besides of pain it also has other disturbances, such as poor sleep, headaches, stomach ache, fatigue. ...Read more
Anabolic steroid: You'll build skeletal muscle easily. Your testes will shrink, balding will accelerate, you may get acne, unhealthy changes in your liver architecture may happen, you're likely to bet breasts like a teenaged girl. Worst, your temper will shorten and judgement be impaired, and you may do something that you will regret for the rest of your life. Most women prefer a naturally-muscled man. ...Read more
You are at higher risk of B12 deficiency if you: are the age over 45
are a vegan or vegetarian; suffer from digestive problems; take certain diabetes drugs; take acid-blocking medications;
are or have ever been anemic;have low stomach acid;drink alcoholic beverages
B12 deficiency can be due to low B12 intake (rare) or inability to absorb B12 from foods (common). ...Read more
Nutrients: This is hard to answer in 400 words, but basically foods are broken down by enzymes in the Gastrointestinal tract, then absorbed through the lining, distributed to the blood which delivers them to the cells of the body. ...Read more
I presume you are a man.
Androgens should only be prescribed if your testosterone is low. Before prescribing your doctor will also order a set of labs that could also be abnormal with a low testosterone.
If all your exams and labs are normal DO NOT TAKE any androgens. Yes you will feel great and stronger but the long term effects won't be pleasant. ...Read more
Medical waste: (I know this might be upsetting to some - sorry). Aborted fetuses are usually considered medical organic materials & are disposed of as medical waste. This is usually handled specially by a contracted company. ...Read more
The skin provides a major defense, the Kidneys can filter out toxic substances, the lungs can filter the air we breath, but by far the Immune system is our major defense against germs. See the following link for some info:
http://www. Merckmanuals. Com/home/infections/biology-of-infectious-disease/defenses-against-infection ...Read more
Improve what part?: Improve your cardiovascular system or your appearance or reduce your percent of body fat? Please be more specific. Light exercise daily will improve your body overall however being consistent is the key so pick an exercise you love. ...Read more
Healthy body is nice: Eat healthfully. Try to eat at least 5 servings of vegetables & 4 of fruit per day. Increase nutritional fiber. Avoid refined sugar & junk carbohydrates. Avoid alcohol, sweetened juices, soda & caffeinated beverages. Aim for 7.5 to 8 hrs of sleep / night. Hydrate w at least 64 oz of water / day. Stay physically active. ...Read more
I'm not sure if you feel cold, your skin feels cold to the touch or you have a low body temp., but the most common reason is hypothyroidism, as our thyroid sets our rate of basal metabolism (our idle speed). Low temp. May also be associated with chronic infections, esp. Viral & Lyme. Start with thorough thyroid testing including Free & Reverse T3 (liothyronine).
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