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Cellular Clock Theory Of Aging
Just got back biopsy results....hypocellular marrow 10% with markedly reduced trilineage hematopoiesis with erythroid predominance... Is 10% cellularity cause for concern? What can this mean?
Discuss with doctor: Hypocellularity describes that there are fewer than average cells and this can mean many possible diagnoses so a conversation with your doctor is important to resolve this ...Read more
I'm studying the blood in a hematology class. I'm a little confused because it says that red blood cells make up 45% of cells yet what is cellularity?
What does increase cellularity of lamina propria w eosin, lymphoid nod, and paneth cell metaplasia mean in colonic biopsy of terminal ileum?
Could use your help docs! My brother is suffering from aplastic anemia, and his bone marrow shows 15% cellularity. Explanation?
Are there any theories of what can cause Borderline Personality disorder? When symptoms start showing at a young age
Yes, & they are very: Complex. Research is finding genetic factors that influence biological vulnerability to BPD triggered by chronic stress & parental inability to recognize & respond to the child's distress. > 8, 000 genetic disorders are associated with BPD. Deficits in specific brain functions on neuropsychological tests & abnormalities in specific areas of the brain on MRI's are found in people with BPD. ...Read more
Explain by medical theory! Did excessive ejaculation for 2yr like 2to3 time a day in past increase my testosterone levels cause baldness at age 20?
DHT causes baldness: So let's try again. Masturbation does not increase testosterone. Masturbation does not cause baldness. Genetics is main reason for male pattern baldness although acute illness, infection, etc can cause thinning hair & patchy loss. Dihydrotestosterone (converted from t) is partially responsible for male pattern baldness. Check out http://en. Wikipedia. Org/wiki/androgenic_alopecia for more info. ...Read more
From a cellular inflammation viewpoint and the theory on how it relates to cancer and not heart disease, what is considered a good/low CRP blood level?
Typically when: People talk about ageing in place they are talking about an elderly person who may not be able to care for themselves at home such that they would be a candidate for moving into a nursing home. For those who are interested and able to, ageing in place involves continuing to live at home with the help and support of caregivers who assist with activities of daily living, medical needs, etc. ...Read more
See below: Difficult to answer with very limited information? Has it been more than a year since your last period? If yes, you need to see your gyn for an evaluation to rule out the possibility of a precancerous or cancerous uterine lesion. If you're perimenopausal, I typically tell my patients that irregular becomes the regular thing and it can become quite heavy at times. ...Read more
Still normal-sized?: Micropenis is something an occasional boy is born with. The doctor doing the newborn exam can tell the parents if a penis is tiny. If the penis is normal sized at birth, his growth hormone and testosterone keep his penis growing normally until adulthood. Be sure the doctor checks the penis & testicles at check-ups. A smaller-than-average penis is normal, and not a micropenis, which is really tiny. ...Read more
Proper nutrition: There is truthfully no real way to increase your height, as it 's genetically predetermined. If your genes meant you to be tall you will be. However, you can optimize what they were meant to accomplish by eating well, with a diet rich in vitamins and minerals, and proper levels of proteins and building blocks. ...Read more
Depends: At 6'2", 195 lb would give you a normal body mass index of 25.0. Bmi however doesn't take gender into account. Men carry more muscle mass then women therefore a weight of 200-210 lb in a lean male may also be appropriate. Consider most elite body builders are considered over weight based on standard bmi scales. Obviously, this is not the case as they have body fats as low as 3-5%. Hope that helps. ...Read more
It shouldn't: Ophthalmologists define worse vision as uncorrectable with eyeglasses. There are changes in this over time but the final result should be normal vision. If glasses cannot get you to 20/20 then there might be some illness of the eyes that needs attention. See your ophthalmologist for this diagnosis. ...Read more
Live a healthy life: Plenty of exercise, daily if possible, at least 3 - 4x/wk.Diet very important:1) daily calorie count should be to maintain rather than gaining weight, & regular weighings.2) good balance of fruit, vegetables & healthy protein (poultry, fish, tofu, beans) & avoid xs cholesterol + fat.3) limit salt intake + alcohol.3)daily glass of red wine + 81mg aspirin. Don't smoke. Annual dr. Visits. Take rx meds. ...Read more
Related to height:
For females first 5 feet is equal to 100 lbs. Then add 6lbs for every inch higher.
If you are 5/5 your wt shouild be 100 plus 25= 125lbs.
For males first 5 ft is 106lbs. Then add 6 lbs for every foot therafter.
If you are 5-5 man then your wt is 106 + 25= 131lb.
You can also add plus or minus 10 % depeding on whether or not your are muscle mass builder. ...Read more
It is acceptable.: The blood pressure is only one of the ways to look at overall health. Generally speaking a low blood pressure in otherwise healthy individual may be nothing to worry. But if it is associated with dizziness and feeling nauseated or out of breath most of the time then you need to get checked. Othwise srink plenty of fluids and relax and take it easy. Have a wonderful day. ...Read more
6mo diet: Kids eat by instinct and cannot tolerate hunger, neither can you force feed as again their demands make them stop. They do not have reserves of energy as we adults do. It is not "how much" but mainly is what she can eat by 6mo old. They grow up fast +++. Enjoy their presence before they run away from your tender loving care. ...Read more