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Doctor insights on: Body Art

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Is body art harmful if you don't do it right?

Is body art harmful if you don't do it right?

Yes: Any physical acitivity, any sport, any new use of muscles groups not used before for an activity can be harmful. If everyone did all their physical activity--including sitting, walking, eating, getting dressed, bending, picking up stuff on ground--correctly, america's bill would be a fraction what it is today. ...Read more

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Best site for body art?

Best site for body art?

Caution: Remember tatoos are permanent and somewhat unstable. This means that whatever you get, will last throughout your life but will smear and fade irregularly over time. If you are desperate to get a tatoo, try and get a very small one in a very hidden place like above your butt crack, or in between your toes. Avoid personalization and areas that will show in summer clothes. ...Read more

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Who doe body art?

Who doe body art?

Depends on type: Body art is anything applied to the skin to create images. A tattoo artist does this in a permanent way. Henna artists do it in a temporary way and there are press on tatoos for this purpose as well. Some like paint applied to alter the appearance and there are some painters who specialize in this. A local tattoo parlor probably knows people who do this in your area. ...Read more

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Who does self inflicted body art?

Many do this: Art of the tattoo type can be done by anyone, although few do so. Prisoners are well known for the acquisition of tattoos which signify status and gang membership. Most body art that is self inflicted is temporary. Some also involve branding in various ways and the attachment of body jewelry. ...Read more

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Body art in teens, is it self mutilation or expression?

Body art in teens, is it self mutilation or expression?

Depends: Is punk rock fine music or just noise? Is sushi fine dining or just uncooked/raw fish? It is all about your perspective. ...Read more

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Is it hard in the body to have a baby art a young age?

Is it hard in the body to have a baby art a young age?

It can be: Define young? I am 37 but i feel young! but really young women do have a harder time with pregnancy. There is an increased risk of pre-eclampsia with young women. Some young women haven't fully developed their pelvis and they have a harder time with a vaginal delivery as well. It is best to wait to get pregnant. ...Read more

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How come I have cuts all over my body after boxing with a friend?

How come I have cuts all over my body after boxing with a friend?

Lacerations: Many people don't realize that a blow does not need to be from something sharp to produce a bleeding "cut" on the skin. There are subtle differences between incised wounds and true "lacerations" from blunt trauma. Most of these require no treatment beyond simply keeping them clean / common first aid. Gloves worn properly will help minimize skin tearing. ...Read more

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Reintroducing grains after paleo, and i feel sick. Is my body freaking out from "foreign objects" or did grain-free cause grain intolerance?

Reintroducing grains after paleo, and i feel sick. Is my body freaking out from "foreign objects" or did grain-free cause grain intolerance?

This is the norm: Grains are really hard on a person's gut but for most of us our gut gets used to it. However, when you stop eating grains for a time and then add them back you are asking your gut to adjust too quickly to eating grains. Your experience is the norm rather than the exception. Were you to keep eating grains things would eventually improve though they will never feel as good as not eating them. ...Read more

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What does it mean when ur right side of ur body goes num ?

Stroke is likely: If that occurs at any time, anywhere, immediate emergency room evaluation should be done and the person should get there by ambulance. The earlier the intervention the better the result. ...Read more

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How to reduce body fat percentage?

Decrease body fat %: Eat healthfully ; be physically active. Aim for 7.5 to 8 hrs of sleep / night. Hydrate w at least 64 oz of water / day. Calories burned must > calories consumed. Do both cardio ; weight training. ...Read more

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