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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How does the cardiovascular and respiratory system interrelate to provide for the body's energy needs?
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
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
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