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You can BUT: You can but I wouldn't paint the nursery based on the results! You can make any prediction you want but that doesn't mean that they will be right. The same comment would apply to the drano test, and the cabbage test. ...Read more
It is usually cured by use of appropriate Antibiotics but lately multiple drug resistant strains are reported all over and becoming difficult to core due to Super Bug
It is very dangerous as if not treated there is 20 to 30% mortality ...Read more
My doc said I m suffering from allergic bronchitis and pres. Me a combination of montelukast and acebrophylline. Canu please tell me abt. All. Bronchitis?
Every time you breathe in, air enters your nose and mouth. It flows down your throat and into a series of air passageways called bronchial tubes. Those tubes need to be open for the air to reach your lungs, where the oxygen is passed into the blood to be transported to your body's tissues.
If the airways are inflamed, air has more difficulty getting to your lungs... For further info google it ...Read more
We are planning. This month I had all pregnancy symptoms but I got my period 5 days late. I had all pregnancy symptoms before my period, canu plz suggest?
About 25% of early pregnancies are lost spontaneously, mostly due to chromosomal defects in the embryo. The usual symptom is a delayed heavy period. Had you done a pregnancy test 3-4 days after the missed period, it might have been positive.
Wish you good health and a healthy baby! ...Read more
Dr can u get chlamydia by cutting urself and then u shake hands with that person and that person cut himself and is bleeding an canu get it like that?
Canu get c-deficile again, itwas inmy stomach thedr said from a antibiotic. After Surgery. I had started throwing up andthe runslikewater withbad oder. W?
Yes: C. Diff is very hard to eradicate. Add probiotics and don't stop for many month, yogurt with probiotics. And talk to your doctor for further treatment. Most people don't treat unless you have diarrhea, so if diarrhea is back then see your doctor. Wash your hands and everyone around you with soap and water NOT alcohol based sanitizers ...Read more
Canu take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) allergy medicine if taking medicine for congested heart failure?
No. Of course not.: Not a good thing to do. The intentional habit of inhaling burning organic material, combined with various chemicals used in the growing and manufacturing of that material (regardless of whether it is tobacco, marijuana, or any other plant) is bad for the body. Just think about it. Who would intentionally start something burning and inhale the stuff over and over and over? ...Read more
In 400 characters...: Cardiovascular exercise most days of the week, small more frequent meals, 50 grams of fiber daily, plenty of water so urine is almost clear, six to nine hours of sleep nightly, don't smoke, don't drink too much alcohol, don't talk on your cellphone while driving, complex carbohydrates, lean protein sources, keep weight healthy, don't do drugs, obey the speed limit. Did I miss anything? ...Read more
Diet & exercise:
Make sure you exercise at least 30 minutes a day, don't skip meals, avoid soda, juice, dairy, alcohol and fried foods. Eat a healthy well balanced diet! also water, organic vegetable broth, green leafy vegetables, natural pickles, apples are great to fill you up so you don't feel hungry and they are very low in calories.
Get at least 8 hours of sleep at night. ...Read more
To be happy: Be grateful for your friends and family. Spend quality time with them. Be thankful for whatever physical health you have. Experience joy in being physically active. Look to find positives rather than focusing on negatives. Belief in a protective higher power can bring comfort & hope. Celebrate even the tiniest wins. ...Read more
Follow the following: Exercise most days of the week (aerobic work), eat fruits and vegetables liberally, limit saturated fats, increase fish and fish oil intake, have fiber with each meal, keep your weight in check, don't smoke at all or drink excessively (one or two drinks weekly). The lower the better on LDL and the higher the better on HDL. ...Read more
Vaginal or C section: A child is born either vaginally (naturally) or via cesarean section (surgery), typically 9mo after conception which can either be natural (via sexual relations) or artificial (via assisted reproductive techniques). There are plenty of instructional/informational videos on natural & surgical deliveries available online simply by searching. Info is also available re conception & fetal development. ...Read more
Yes, but why???: Haven't heard of any regulations against the eating of raw lamb, but why would one not cook his meat. Undercooked meat has bacteria, viruses, and parasites that are bad for people. One can enjoy a healthier lifestyle by cooking to death all those "germs", before eating. ...Read more
Why not? It is yummy: Unless you are allergic to chocolate (or cannot swallow), there is no reason why you can't. I suspect that you really mean how much can you eat? Dark chocolates contain good amount of flavenoids which have good health benefits, but like anything else, excess is not a good thing. If you have trouble with diabetes, then more restriction is needed. Consult doc regularly. Good luck. ...Read more
Use up the calories: Anything that uses energy (calories) will help one lose weight, as long as he doesn't eat or drink back more calories right after the activity. Examples: if walking, take a longer route; use stairs instead of elevators; take multiple trips to and from the car when unloading groceries; park a block from school and walk there; at home, skip dessert and go walk around the block instead. Avoid sugar. ...Read more
Nutrient dense foods:
Eat foods that are nutrient dense (like meat, fish, poultry, eggs, cheese, low starch vegatables and water) avoid foods that are not nutrient dense (like starches and sugars, including fruit)
nutrient dense foods will increase your basal metabolic rate. On the other hand, starches and sugars impair thyroid metabolism via affects on your liver (which helps activate thyroid hormone). ...Read more
Depends on age: If you have an obese infant, it is still important to provide a minimum amount of calories and breastmilk or formula mixed to the right concentration to avoid electrolyte abnormalities. Older children can be placed on diets, but it is important to have this catered to the age of the child so that he or she is still getting in enough of the right calories + nutrition for adequate growth. ...Read more
Only two ways.: To improve fitness, one needs to do the following: 1) exercise 5-6 days a week doing a variety of activities, and 2) eat in a healthy manner with high fruits and vegetables, moderate complex carbohydrates, and low saturated fats. ...Read more