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Can your body reject dialysis treatment?

Can your body reject dialysis treatment?

Possible: Rarely some patients are allergic to hemodialysis filers which is a vague rare phenomenon characterized by shortness of breath and hyptension while connected to the dialysis machine, which is treated by changing to peritoneal dialysis. ...Read more

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How effective is the johnson body care lotion in keeping your skin hydrated and healthy?

How effective is the johnson body care lotion in keeping your skin hydrated and healthy?

Dry skin?: There are several good moisturizers out there. The best time to apply your moisturizer is immediately after a bath or shower. For the cold dry air in the winter, you may need something thicker and more like a cream rather than a lotion. ...Read more

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Body care (Tip)

If you exercise regularly, you should shoot for 1 gram of lean protein per pound of body weight. ...See more

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Giving Palliative Care (Checklist)

Make a list of medicines and times to give them
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Keep number for doctors and other caregivers (for example hospice agency) handy
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Which medical doctor deals with dead body of human?

Which medical doctor deals with dead body of human?

Pathologist: Pathologist if there is no organ to be used for transplat.Otherwise the surgeons in various specialties like kidney, heart , lung, eye etc. ...Read more

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How does our respiratory system help our body function?

How does our respiratory system help our body function?

Oxygen and CO2: Oxygen is needed for your cells to live, and when they burn calories using oxygen they generate co2. Too much co2 is toxic to the brain and it must be removed from the blood. The lungs exhale co2 (like a car's exhaust pipe), and take in oxygen with each breath, lungs transfer oxygen to red blood cells that transport it to your cells. ...Read more

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Improving Personal Care (Checklist)

Brush teeth twice a day and floss once a day
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Exercise by walking, swimming, or biking
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Eat lots of fresh fruits and vegetables
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Do some form of meditation to decrease stress
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Is dermalogica a good skin care system ?

Is dermalogica a good skin care system ?

Sure: just need to use correct products in that line for your skin type ...Read more

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How should the universal health care system affect physicians in the future?

How should the universal health care system affect physicians in the future?

There is no UHCinUS: You are mistaken there is not going to be universal healthcare system in usa and there does not seem to be a possibility in future or near future.Affordable care act is not really a universal health care system like they have in canada and other industralised countries.Universal healthcare means every citizen from birth to gravel has healthcare provided by the govt. Paid for by the tax payers. ...Read more

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Does the human body use fat to be energetic and heal the immune system, heal cancers and viruses, and make body functions more efficient?

Does the human body use fat to be energetic and heal the immune system, heal cancers and viruses, and make body functions more efficient?

It's source of Ener: Fat just like other 2 main nutrients of our diet(Carbohydrates and Proteins) is a source of energy to run the body machine. It does not have any specific or selective role for the other functions(immunity, healing of cancer etc) that you have listed. In this reference we can be healthy/ normal with small amounts of Fat intake unless you do physical labor requiring extra energy. ...Read more

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Who all is in the health care sector or system?

Who all is in the health care sector or system?

EVERYONE and some...: Everyone uses healthcare at some point in their lifetime--whether seeing a doc, getting your eyes checked, teeth cleaned, or buying some Motrin for headaches, we all consume healthcare dollars. Companies making medicines, equipments, build hospital/medical offices, ambulances, healthcare providers, and other workers are part of the system. It is the largest sector. I need more space to explain.. ...Read more

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What systems or organs in your body make swelling go away?

What systems or organs in your body make swelling go away?

Organs /swelling: Most of them have some effect on salt and water. Too much salt in diet for organs to handle causes most swelling. ...Read more

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How does the integumentary system protect the body's internal living tissues and organs?

How does the integumentary system protect the body's internal living tissues and organs?

Largest organ: It is a waterproof covering, the first line of defense against infection, allows us the sense of touch, and it helps define our shape. ...Read more

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Does blood cleansing promote body wellness?

Does blood cleansing  promote body wellness?

Blood cleansing,: aka detoxification, aka metabolic detoxification. There is no doubt that the human body has systems and processes to detoxify itself. Controversy arises when considering dietary strategies & supplements to aid the detoxification process. There is only early science to support this yet, but some people report excellent results. More? http://life.gaiam.com/article/10-ways-detoxify-your-body ...Read more

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Are intensive care and critical care the same thing?

Are intensive care and critical care the same thing?

Yes: Yes, there are different intensive care unit ( cardiovascular, surgical or medical). The physician practicing in these units are Critical Care physicians. ...Read more

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What is the proper diet for cleansing the body and resetting the digestive system?

What is the proper diet for cleansing the body and resetting the digestive system?

A balanced diet: Make half your meal vegetables and fruits. Go for variety. And keep in mind that potatoes and french fries dont count. Choose whole grains & limit refined grains. Pick the healthiest sources of protein. Drink lots of water. Stay active. Check out http://www.Sparkpeople.Com or http://www.Myfitnesspal.Com. They offers nutrition, health, and fitness tools, support, and resources that are 100% free. ...Read more

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Should america's health care system switch to keeping patient records online?

Should america's health care system switch to keeping patient records online?

Sticky issue: This is a huge question. On one hand, online records can be transmitted quickly when medically needed. This could save a life. On the other hand, this quick transmission can also allow breaches of privacy that are potentially painful, embarrassing, and invasive. Balancing these things is precarious! electronic records seems to be where we're going, so we need safeguards to do it well. ...Read more

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How does the cardiovascular and respiratory system interrelate to provide for the body's energy needs?

How does the cardiovascular and respiratory system interrelate to provide for the body's energy needs?

System: The two systems work together and require each other to function. If they weren't connected, symmetry and coordination wouldn't be effective. ...Read more

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How can someone take care of their spiritual health?

Health: One answer,I suppose, for some would be attending church, as most if not all religious faiths and denominations have a moral and spiritual code as part of their individual doctrine. Others may join organizations of different types with particular moral/ethical codes. ...Read more

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What constitutes interference of health care? Facility wants to evict elderly resident due to visits from friend allegedly interfering with her care.

What constitutes interference of health care?  Facility wants to evict elderly resident due to visits from friend allegedly interfering with her care.

The answer: is a LEGAL one NOT a "medical" one! 'Interfering" needs definition and more information needed to define! Forcing the RESIDENT out does NOT seem "fair"!! Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more