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I had an electo cardio gram The only information that was given to me is that it was fine but they said only 60& what does that mean?

I had an electo cardio gram The only information that was given to me is that it was fine but they said only 60& what does that mean?

Echocardiogram: I assume they mentioned the Ejection Fraction (EF) being at 60%? The Ejection fraction is a measurement of how well your heart is pumping. The normal range is between 55-70, therefore they told you "it was fine." ...Read more

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Why am i gaining so much weight after i quit smoking? I quit smoking in january, after 20 yrs of smoking a pack a day. I've dieted religiously since then, (under 1200 calories and under 20 grams of fat a day) i also work out (mostly cardio) for at least a

Why am i gaining so much weight after i quit smoking? I quit smoking in january, after 20 yrs of smoking a pack a day. I've dieted religiously since then, (under 1200 calories and under 20 grams of fat a day) i also work out (mostly cardio) for at least a

Very common: Almost everyone gains weight after quitting smoking, usually in the range of 5-10 pounds, but sometimes more, and occasionally much more. If you are truly limiting yourself to 1200 calories and are exercising, i don't know why it is continuing, and you should see your doctor to rule out any metabolic problem, like thyroid disease or many others. Congrats on quitting smoking after 20 years! ...Read more

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Flutters an pounding in chest when i lay down? Dr will do 24 hr monitor an echo cardio gram then what?

Flutters an pounding in chest when i lay down? Dr will do 24 hr monitor an echo cardio gram then  what?

See below: What intervention occurs next will be based on your echo and 24hr monitor. When you get the results, you will either start medications or you have to have further cardiac testing. ...Read more

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How many grams of sugar is too much?

How many grams of sugar is too much?

DependsOn : Your weight and diet plan. Simple sugars Are not healthy for anyone bit the sugars in fruits, veggies and grains are healthy sugars . A balanced diet is best ...Read more

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How many spoonfuls of sugar in 136.4 grams of sugar?

How many spoonfuls of sugar in 136.4 grams of sugar?

Math: You may be surprised but physician's do not do their patient's homework for them. ...Read more

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How would 50 grams of acetaminophen affect me?

How would 50 grams of acetaminophen affect me?

50 Grams: This would be the equivalent of taking a bottle of 100 tablets of extra strength tylenol. This has the potential of being anywhere from fatal to cause permanent liver damage. If you know anyone who consumed this much acetaminophen, see that the patient gets to the emergency department asap. ...Read more

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What is gram-negative treating?

What is gram-negative treating?

Bacteria: Gram negative is not treating- it is a description of certain types of bacteria. ...Read more

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Is 1.4 grams of gingko biloba an overdose?

Is 1.4 grams of gingko biloba an overdose?

No: This is around three times day dose that is taken ordinarily. It's unlikely you'll feel any adverse effect, or if you do, that it would be any danger to you. ...Read more

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What does and/or will an echo gram detect?

What does and/or will an echo gram detect?

Good question: Electrocardiograph shows by the use of ultrasound (like what a bat uses to see ahead) to examine & measure structure and functioning of organs like the heart & to diagnose abnormalities & diseases. ...Read more

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How many grams of sugar ok to consume daily?

How many grams of sugar ok to consume daily?

It depends: One teaspoonful of sugar equals 4 grams of sugar. I believe adults should limit refined sugar to 24 to 30 grams per day! watch dr lustig' s youtube video: sugar - the bitter truth! it is very informative. ...Read more

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How many grams of sugar should I consume daily?

How many grams of sugar should I consume daily?

You decide: It's not an essential nutrient. You can live without any simple sugars, refined or otherwise, in your diet. Try to avoid heavy loading with refined sugar since people tend to overeat it and sucrose is rough on the teeth. ...Read more

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How many grams of sugar should be consumed daily?

How many grams of sugar should be consumed daily?

Sugars vs nutrition: I would first advise you that sugar is not the healthiest part of a diet. You do need complex carbohydrates in your diet, but you do not necessarily need simple sugar. The thought is that 40 to 60 grams of carbohydrates as part of a diet that is majority proteins is a good place to land. ...Read more

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How many grams is a portion of fruits and vegetables?

????: It depends on the fruit or vegetable. This information is easy to look up by doing a web search. ...Read more

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Could you tell me if gram nagetive bacilli even exist?

Could you tell me if gram nagetive bacilli even exist?

Yes: E. coli and a great many of the other microbes in your gut are gram-negative bacilli. There may be confusion because a genus of bacteria named "Bacillus" (as in "Bacillus subtilis") are gram-positives. ...Read more

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How many grams of sugar per day is it healthy to have?

Very little: I recommend that total grams of carbohydrates (including simple sugars) be limited to 60gm or less especially if you are overweight. ...Read more

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How many grams of sugar should I have on an average day?

How many grams of sugar should I have on an average day?

Not a set Amount: There is no normal amount of sugar - you should eat a healthy balanced diet that may include some sugar but there is no set amount. ...Read more

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Is having half a gram of cocaine every day for 4 months bad?

Is having half a gram of cocaine every day for 4 months bad?

Of Course! : The brain cells are too delicate, too precious and too wonderful to be damaged sometimes beyond repair by the toxic effects of a chemical such as Cocaine in any amount. ...Read more