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Vitamins: A good multivitamin is a good idea. It's like an insurance policy for when we don't eat right, don't sleep well, or are especially stressed. Go to a good store or get some guidance because the popular brands are typically very week and not helpful. The dose (read label and check that half or more of the ingredients are several 100 per cent above RDA. Dose more important than a long list. ...Read more
Can anyone recommend a christian psychologist near blairsville, ga or murphy, nc? Is that allowable to ask?
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Incomprehensible: Please ask again in english.Get a more detailed answer ›
Is SE Natal 19 a good prenatal vitamin? I requested it be changed to vitafol-one but my request was ignored...
Healthtap doctors: are asked not to endorse specific brands or product lines. ...Read more
Does jogging while pregnant boost a baby's intelligence? Nytimes wrote a article about it and would love a dr view. Here is the article goo.Gl/qb9aoz
I don't know but fit: Probably not but who knows we may find out it does. ...Read more
Mostly yes: As long as the K cups are for straight tea or coffee, ther is no problem. The moment it has special flavors, you need to look at all ingredients to be sure they don't contain nuts. ...Read more
Sweet potatoe: It is a much healthier choice.Get a more detailed answer ›
Can a mental health dr. Recommend a good phsychiatrist and therapist specializing in bipolar & addiction in staten island, ny? Please see profile.
Shopping?: Your question suggests you're having problems with a recalcitrant adolescent. If so, before sending them off to boot camp, you may wish to consider counseling and a visit to your doctor to be sure there no underlying causes for the misbehavior. Drug use is a common problem in this area. As are learning problems. ...Read more
Thoughts about alive women's 50+ multivitamins? Good vitamin? Doctor said I needed to find good vitamin, and I want something natural.
Multiple vitamins: are very popular and most of them are good. Comparative tests show acceptable results for many brands and most people can purchase based on price. There are advocates for organic or natural vitamins; no real evidence for superiority. Careful research about the sources of the vitamins is needed due to lack of regulation of manufacture. Getting nutrients from good food is best. ...Read more
Unless someone from: that area is on this site, you can get your PCP to direct to on of them in your area. Good Luck. ...Read more
How can I find a chinese/mandarin speaking ob. Dr. At seattle, wa ? Or chinese/mandarin speaking nurse aiding an ob. Dr. There? For baby delivery case. Can pay full cash.
There : There are several ways you could find this information 1. Call the obgyn office and ask if any of the physicians speak mandarin 2. This information is sometimes listed on the websites of obgyn clinics 3. Call labor and delivery of hospitals that are close to you and ask the front desk if any of the obgyn physicians that deliver at that hospital speak mandarin i hope this is helpful! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Chinese herbalists: are throughout the country. If you contact a licensed acupuncturist in your area, he/she can refer you to a credentialed Chinese herbalists or treat you him/herself if that person is also credentialed in herbs. Peace and good health. Be careful to go to a licensed/certified professional because herbs can be powerful and misused. ...Read more
Frequently: Generally a widower has proven to be a good partner - he was in a marriage that lasted 'until death do us part'. After a period of grieving such a person can be a good companion, a source of stability and frequently a good provider. Do not act in hast but spend the time to evaluate your mutual needs and common interests. ...Read more
Many things: Garlic is one of the healthiest foods. It is esp. Good for the heart, lowering cholesterol & blood pressure, thinning blood & protecting against vascular disease as an antioxidant & anti-inflammatory. It protects us from cancer & is a natural antibacterial & antiviral compound.It is also said to protect people from attacks by vampires. See http://www.Whfoods.Com/genpage.Php?Tname=foodspice&dbid=60. ...Read more
This is serious: "low iron" may be a pop term for anemia, which is always serious and requires finding the cause. Low serum iron generally indicates iron deficiency or perhaps chronic inflammation. Either one requires a search for the reason -- it may be nothing deeper than a non-supplementing vegetarian or heavy bleeding each month, but a cause needs to be identified and the deficiency rx'd for health. ...Read more
Age of growth spurt: Most boys start puberty between ages 10 and 14. If you are 15 and have not started to have genital development and a growth spurt, you are probably a late bloomer. Most such boys reach a normal adult height but it takes them 2-3 years longer than the average boy to get there. ...Read more
Lose weight: 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. Calories burned must > calories consumed. Be physically active with both cardio ; weight training. ...Read more
Home: I will generalize for a moment, but eating at home is far healthier than out. The food industry creates processed foods with textures, flavors, smells and colors to stimulate pleasurable senses. However, the result of this is generally poor nutrition with high levels of fat, salt and sugar. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Exercise is good: Exercise as a routine is excellent. You are concerned that your gallbladder is not working. Unless you are having pain from your gallbladder that prevents you from exercising it should be fine. Most likely your gallbladder may have decreased function. Eating a healthy diet and exercising may help. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Maybe: If your stillbirth occurred in the second half of pregnancy (greater than 20 weeks), your body needs time to recover from the physical and nutritional demands of pregnancy. Pregnancies in less than 6 months can be associated with a slightly higher risk for preterm delivery and growth restriction. Nutritionally, you should at least stay on prenatal vitamins or take supplemental folic acid. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Smoking: 1) make a contract with yourself that you will quit 2) have a further plan of support and alternatives 3) if your good health now you probably won't be for long. 4) a general comment would be that nicotine patches or an electronic cigarette might be a good start for you. It would be very difficult to stop cold turkey. If you can talk to your physician or therapist good luck.(chest x-ray?). ...Read more
I am 5'4" and 193 pounds. I lift weights a lot and try to eat wise. Even with the cardio I do why can't i lose weight ?
Time for hard work: You're doing the right things and beyond continuing to count calories and work as hard as you can with cardio, it's time for you really to educate yourself about eating, fitness, and weight management. A good book, some time with a registered dietician, and if you're not successful in a year, a talk with a surgeon about bariatric surgery are all in order for your long-term health. Stay proactive. ...Read more
My daughter is 11 years old, 4'8. she weighs 123 lbs. we are trying to figure out what her weight should be, healthy wise?
Bit over-weight: Check the links below for plotting your daughter's weight and height for age, calculate her Body Mass Index, and prediction of her final height, she will fine, https://www.cdc.gov/growthcharts/data/set2clinical/cj41c072.pdf http://reference.medscape.com/calculator/body-mass-index-percentile-girls http://www.infantchart.com/child/childrenstatureage.php ...Read more
I feel like im a 25 yr old in an 18 yr olds girl body. I feel like im so far ahead maturity wise then my peers? It sucks help any advice?
Being unique: It's difficult to stand out from one's peers. The good news is that in the natural course of events, one rises over time into peer-groups that ever more closely match your unique mix of qualities. Very athletic people rise into groups of similarly skilled athletes by comparison to whom they differ less. Likewise for academic ability --and maturity. Be patient, talk to an older and wiser mentor. ...Read more
Best guess percentage wise: are nst's better at confirming angina or ruling it out. I think the test is more accurate one way or the other?
Ruling it out: Like any test, it may have some false results. In low-risk patients the % of false (+) are higher, whereas in high-risk patients the % of false (-) increases. It is most beneficial in intermediate-risk patients--where they are helpful to rule out ischemia caused by coronary artery disease. In my practice, oftentimes a detailed history and physical is sufficient to identify patients at highest risk. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer