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My dad feel from a tree and got L1 spinr fractured and public slight breakage. Doctor insisting on rest rather on operation? But there in trauma.

My dad feel from a tree and got L1 spinr fractured and public slight breakage. Doctor insisting on rest rather on operation? But there in trauma.

Rest: Fracture of lumbar spine and fracture of pubic bone, if 'slight" or 'minor' and in good position do not require surgery. Rest and time are the only treatments. ...Read more

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My dad feel from a tree and got L1 spinr fractured and public slight breakage. Doctor insisting on rest rather on operation? But there in trauma.

Not on the internet: I am sorry but we cannot possibly give you any valid medical advice without the films, an exam, and the rest. I think from an overall view, however, that your father's physician is treating him correctly. ...Read more

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Constip x Jan this yr. Dr says I should just take peg bid for the rest of my life. Should I insist on more investig and/or get a new dr? Peg stop work

Constip x Jan this yr. Dr says I should just take peg bid for the rest of my life. Should I insist on more investig and/or get a new dr? Peg stop work

New Dr.: Just know that most likely there won't be a definitive diagnosis as a cause of the constipation (at least that is my experience). Perhaps that is why the Dr. Told you that.. ...Read more

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My dietician insists that I should drink 2-3 cups of coffee/green tea as it increases BMR effectively burning more fat at rest & in exercise! Opinion?

My dietician insists that I should drink 2-3 cups of coffee/green tea as it increases BMR effectively burning more fat at rest & in exercise! Opinion?

Good idea: Green tea or coffee alone will not cause dramatic weight loss but can help in conjunction with diet and exercise. Green tea has many other health benefits too. See https://authoritynutrition. Com/green-tea-and-weight-loss/
and http://umm. Edu/health/medical/altmed/herb/green-tea
See https://authoritynutrition. Com/articles/weight-loss/ for many good articles on weight loss. ...Read more

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Is 80bpm good at rest?

Is 80bpm good at rest?

Yes/No, variables: It would depend on your medical history, current medications you are taking, body make up, size, shape, whether your are over weight, or not and have hyperthyroidism or underlying heart issues. ...Read more

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Why do I tremble when resting?

Why do I tremble when resting?

Familial tremors: At age 31, your tremors are most likely benign familial tremors aggravated by caffeine and anxiety. Medications can cause
tremors, too. Parkinsons disease is rare in
a person in their thirties. ...Read more

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Can to get the rest our and wrap/bandage it?

Can to get the rest our and wrap/bandage it?

I don't understand!: I'm sorry, I don't understand your question. Wrap or bandage what? Your wrist? Did you hurt it? If so, how and when did you do it? Please ask again and clarify! There's a 150 character limit for your question, including spaces and punctuation, so keep it brief but complete. ...Read more

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I would like to know how long I should rest?

I would like to know how long I should rest?

Rest: At your age at least 8 hours sleep is required to replenish your batteries. Good Luck ...Read more

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Should I take a day to rest between exercise?

Should I take a day to rest between exercise?

Exercising: If you are weight lifting, yes. You can do this by working other body parts. Back and legs one day, chest and arms the next. Good to have one or two days to rest every week. Make sure you get enough protein if body building. If cardio may train daily using decent pace. ...Read more

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How much time do I rest between working out?

How much time do I rest between working out?

Workout rest: In general you should wait 2 days between workouts before working out the same body part. Ideally you would rotate an upper body workout and lower body workout and some type of cardio exercises. You can work out every day, but avoid the same workouts. ...Read more

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Do overuse injuries usually go away with rest?

Do overuse injuries usually go away with rest?

Overuse injuries: Yes unless a chronic inflammation or permanent damage has occurred. ...Read more

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Leggs hurt at night can't rest what cause this?

Leggs hurt at night can't rest what cause this?

Unsure?: Leg pain, cramps, creepy-crawly feelings, ever ending need to move the legs, & other lower extremity symptoms are common place and very uncomfortable and disturbing. Get seen checked out in general and perhaps have some electrolytes checked (sodium, potassium, magnesium, calcium and others. Most importantly, you may need to see a sleep specialist. A sleep study may be needed. Restless legs? ...Read more

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I don't feel rested in the morning. .. What to do?

I don't feel rested in the morning. .. What to do?

Evaluation: Hi, you can see a sleep doctor for evaluation and possible sleep study especially if you snore at night to rule out sleep apnea. ...Read more

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What is the best way to increase resting bloodflow?

What is the best way to increase resting bloodflow?

Exercise, wt control: Best thing you can do is get your self in good cardiovascular shape. Exercise, good weight control and healthy diet. Sounds simple. It works. ...Read more

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My BPM is 66 at resting, wondering is this normal or good?

My BPM is 66 at resting, wondering is this normal or good?

Pulse of 66: A pulse of 66 is normal at rest. If your pulse increases during exercise, that is walking around, you have no problem. If you cannot increase your pulse rate during exercise or feel weak when do so, see your physician. Good luck. ...Read more

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Resting bpm 44. Bp 99/64. 38 y/o female. Normal when sitting?

Resting bpm 44. Bp 99/64. 38 y/o female. Normal when sitting?

44 BPM is slow: That blood pressure is normal for a healthy woman in her 30s; however, a resting heart rate of 44 is slow. In a very fit, active woman, there might not be anything wrong. However, it could indicate a problem, such as thyroid disease or a heart condition. If you don’t typically have a low heart rate or haven’t talked with your doctor about this before, I recommend you do so. ...Read more

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What to do if my BPM is 66 at resting, is this normal or good?

If you are: Lean and healthy, this is entirely normal. If you have concerns or it's due to medication, check w/your doctor. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have one freckle that is darker than the rest?

Is it normal to have one freckle that is darker than the rest?

Neoplasm is possible: When one "freckle" is darker than the others, it may be suggestive of a possible melanoma and needs to be investigated and probably biopsied to be sure it is not neoplastic.
Dermatologists will usually perform this kind of evaluation. ...Read more

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How can I schedule rest into my schedule when I have a disability?

How can I schedule rest into my schedule when I have a disability?

The Best Rest: Choose a time you find the most convenient in your schedule and find the activity or non-activity that makes you feel relaxed and rested. Activities like reading, listening to classical music, and drawing are portable, easy to do and have limitless variety. Depending upon your disability you may have to choose a time also convenient to your caregiver so try including them in the activity. ...Read more

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Is it normal when a male goes to the rest room 1 or 2 hours daily?

Is it normal when a male goes to the rest room 1 or 2 hours daily?

No: Going to the restroom for 1 or 2 hours at a time is not normal. Presumably this is for bowel movements, which should take place in a shorter time frame.
May need medical evaluation or adjustments in dietary intake- fluids, vegetables/fruits, fiber, etc. ...Read more

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I nearly have 3 days of incomplete rest. How can I stay in condition?

I nearly have 3 days of incomplete rest. How can I stay in condition?

Get complete rest: One must get some "complete rest" to catch up on the 3 days of incomplete rest. Sleep deprivation is bad for a person. ...Read more

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What are some good ways to stay healthy when the rest of your family is sick?

What are some good ways to stay healthy when the rest of your family is sick?

Wash, wash, wash: The number one way to keep from getting cold-type illnesses is frequent hand washing and avoiding handling what your sick family members have touched (door handles, keys, utensils, etc) if someone sneezes/coughs try to avoid being in the same room as them for a couple of minutes after the event. I am a fan of vit c and taking extra during the cold-flu months can help. ...Read more

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