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I've lose 65 pounds without even trying?

Have you been ill?: Have you made changes in your lifestyle? If this is un-explained -then please let your doctor know. ...Read more

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How to be more exited in a sex relation?

How to be more exited in a sex relation?

Talk to your partner: It's not clear to me what you mean by "more exited". Are you asking to increase your sex drive or libido? Or to deal w/erectile dysfunction? Or some other issue? All are addressed differently to some extent. But at the same time, good nutrition, regular exercise & healthy lifestyle are imperative. In other words, don't smoke and don't drink to excess. Plus don't do drugs. Write back w/specific qs. ...Read more

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Should I try Adorna or don't even bother?

Should I try Adorna or don't even bother?

Own risk: No controlled studies have been done.

Some women report transient swelling, and are happy.

It is certainly only transient, lasting for 8+ hours by reports.

Don't purchase a large supply if you are going to try it!! ...Read more

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Even after excercise my weight remains same?

Even after excercise my weight remains same?

Losing weight: Doesn't quite work like that. Even if your weight were to be lower right after exercise, it is just from sweat loss. In order to track weight loss, weigh yourself at the same time (preferably in the morning) every day. Chart your weight over time, and you will pick up the trend. Don't worry, weight fluctuates day to day. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Can I continue to grow even after I turn 20?

Can I continue to grow even after I turn 20?

Girth - yes: In girth - yes. Most males stop growing taller by around age 18 and for most girls it is around 16 to 17 years old. However, this varies – especially if the person entered puberty late. ...Read more

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How do I edit a question that I have posted?

Only if unanswered: One can edit her question only if it has not been answered. If there is a link from an email from HealthTap, one can follow that link to go edit the question. If an unanswered question appears under one's Activity page or Activity screen, one can click on the question there and go to edit the question. Otherwise, the question is not editable, but a person can submit a new correct question. ...Read more

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Why am I seeing bugs that are not even there?

Why am I seeing bugs that are not even there?

Warrants evaluation: If you see objects which are not present that warrants medical evaluation. Sometimes this can be related to mental health or medical conditions. ...Read more

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Why am I getting fat even though I'm exercising?

Why am I getting fat even though I'm exercising?

Is your caloric: Intake higher than calories burned? Is it fat or muscle ^? ...Read more

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Why do I sometimes feel fat even though I'm not?

Why do I sometimes feel fat even though I'm not?

Perception.: Sadly, in america being thin is prized. Thin people are extensively used a role models (see ffilm, advertising etc). As a result, someone can come to perceive only thin people as being "normal". Our perception of healthy becomes warped. My guess is that you scrutinize your body and weight a little too much. How about aiming for healthy rather than thin? Take care. ...Read more

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Is there a medical condition behind being "evil"?

Is there a medical condition behind being "evil"?

Interesting question: There are certainly some people with antisocial personality disorder whose exploitative and devious behavior towards others might be called "evil." however, I think there are some whose behavior is not due to a medical condition but is a conscious choice. Serial killers, career criminals, etc. These may act with extreme cruelty and sadism towards others, and are untreatable with any therapy. ...Read more

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I've had my eriod for 14 days now, is this normal?

I've had my eriod for 14 days now, is this normal?

No.: There are many causes of long or irregular menstrual cycles. Stress, pregnancy, or a hormonal imbalance are probably the most common causes. ...Read more

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Why do some people have odor even when they shower?

Why do some people have odor even when they shower?

Bromhidrosis: Some people have apocrine glands that secrete oils that are more pronounced than others. These oils are broken down by bacteria, causing a pungent odor. ...Read more

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Been anxcious all the time even about little things?

Been anxcious all the time even about little things?

Is this new?: Many things can cause anxiety including an anxiety disorder, of course, but also thyroid problems, too much caffeine, nicotine or any other substances, any new medications, new stress in your life. My question would be whether or not this is brand new anxiety or if you've had it for awhile. Treatments include psychotherapy, medications, relaxation strategies. I"d be happy to talk more with you. ...Read more

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How long does it take to lose 15 or even more pounds?

How long does it take to lose 15 or even more pounds?

Slow and steady: It takes a while to put on weight and the best way to be successful in losing it is to be slow about it as well. With a well controlled diet and exercise plan, you should anticipate 1/2 - 2 lbs per week. More than that can set you up for gaining it back quickly. With this calculation, you should plan to take at least 2 months and often more for the 15 lbs. Have your physician give you a plan. ...Read more

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Just forget it u people can't even read the question?

Unhaopy: I am sorry did not see a question tagged by you will gladly try. Will need to send again. ...Read more

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Why do I gain weight even when I do exercise each day?

Why do I gain weight even when I do exercise each day?

Many causes: You may be eating too much for the amount of exercise you are doing or are not exercising with enough intensity or enough time to get the benefits. Could also be hormonal, thyroid, medications. See your doctor and get checked out if you have not recently. ...Read more

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Can a man still reproduce even after they had a stoke?

Can a man still reproduce even after they had a stoke?

Yes: Even if your ability to maintain an erection and ejaculate has not yet recovered, a stroke would not have affected sperm production. However, many medical conditions that predispose one to a stroke are also linked to a low sperm count. If you are trying to conceive your doctor can perform a sperm count and offer detailed advice. ...Read more

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Hurts to sit, lay down, and even stand up, what to do?

Hurts to sit, lay down, and even stand up, what to do?

Need more info: Where does it hurt? And need details about the pain. It is best to see a doctor and have it evaluated, diagnosed and the it can be treated. ...Read more

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How to lose 10 pounds in a week? Is this even possible?

How to lose 10 pounds in a week? Is this even possible?

For most people,: That would be more rapid than is desirable health -wise. If may be ok for someone who is extremely overweight. A goal of 1 to 2 pounds per week - is healthy ; attainable for most. ...Read more

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How do I last longer in bed? I last not even one min : (

How do I last longer in bed? I last not even one min : (

Practice: Lasting longer is all about mental control. Practice on your own (yes, that means masturbate), or (safely) with your female partner, concentrating on delaying climax (that feeling where you have to finish) as long as possible. Just like with a sport, the more you practice, the better you'll be. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Why do I get freckles even when wearing SPF 60 every day?

Why do I get freckles even when wearing SPF 60 every day?

Sun exposure: Freckles are genetically based and sun induced. For some people it does not take a lot of sun to cause freckling. Also it is good that you use sun screens but they do not block 100% of the sun. Also remember that most sunscreens start losing there effect after 90 minutes of being out in the sun. ...Read more

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How come I choke even though I chew the food really good?

How come I choke even though I chew the food really good?

Get checked!: Your symptom is concerning and deserves to be addressed by your doctor. The digestive tract is long and complex, but the early portions will likely reveal the problem. There may be other organs such as the lymph tissues or thyroid that physically impinge on the digestive tract or there may be nerve controls involved. You are young and your nutritional status may be suffering! ...Read more

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Why do I feel cold easily. Even when everybody feels hot.

Why do I feel cold easily. Even when everybody feels hot.

Thyroid: Have your thyroid level checked - it's a simple blood test. If your thyroid function is low, it may be causing you to feel cold. ...Read more

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How come I'm not as fit as my friend even when I exercise?

Diet: If you are exercising as much as your friend but are not noticing the same results, it is probably related to the difference in the diet each of you are consuming. If you are trying to lose weight, you need to limit your caloric intake in addition to exercising. There also can be a genetic component involved, but the most likely answer is related to what and how much you are eating. ...Read more

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Can you. Help I am having this problem and I'm not even 40?

Can you. Help I am having this problem and I'm not even 40?

Please ask a: Question. If you tell us about your problem someone will try to help. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Why do I feel like I haven't slept even though I slept 8 hrs?

Why do I feel like I haven't slept even though I slept 8 hrs?

Do you snore?: Consider sleep apnea. Sleep apnea is a common disorder in which you have one or more pauses in breathing or shallow breaths while you sleep. Breathing pauses can last from a few seconds to minutes multiple times per hour. As a result, the quality of your sleep is poor, which makes you tired during the day. Talk to your doctor to see if this or other issues may be having an effect in your sleep. ...Read more

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Why do I feel hot all the time even when it is cold outside?

Why do I feel hot all the time even when it is cold outside?

Feeling hot all time: The most common cause of feeling hot all the time is hyperactive thyroid gland, and that will show on blood test for tsh, T3 (liothyronine) and free t4
in females it may be due to menopause. You are only 41, but could be premature menopause, discuss with your gynecologist, if your thyroid is normal
and lastly some drugs like antidepressants and others can give you that feeling sometimes. ...Read more

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How is it that a person has good senses even when he is dying?

Dying is often slow: Many dying people are able to hear, interact, speak, and connect in different ways with those around them--don't underestimate how much you can relate to a dying person. ...Read more

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Why do I feel so fat even though I'm not? What's wrong with me?

Why do I feel so fat even though I'm not? What's wrong with me?

Unrealistic self-: Perception. Sometimes if can be related to a body dysmorphic disorder and other times we might just be too self -critical. ...Read more

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Why am I so hairy? After I shave it grows back with even more...

Why am I so hairy? After I shave it grows back with even more...

Genetics: Typically in men it is a genetic predisposition. Certain ethnic groups tend to have more hair then others. Sometimes there can be some hormonal causes, but it is uncommon in men. Certainly if this is a new thing, I'd see a physician. ...Read more

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If im 7.6 weeks how many months am I or when will I be an even 8?

4 weeks equals month: Remember that 4 weeks equals 1 month; so if you are 8 weeks you will be 2 months along. ...Read more

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So scared I will get even fatter and die from it. Who can help me?

So scared I will get even fatter and die from it. Who can help me?

Scared to get fatter: If you think you are overweight and obese and are scared will get fatter. You need to see your dctor to see what youebmi is and if you have high cholesterol, high bp, blood sugar elevation and seek counselling sbout diet and exercise, you may need to see a nutritionist as well. So don't panick and seek help, councelling and help ypurself before it is too late. ...Read more

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Why do I continue to feel alone even if I have a bunch of friends?

Loneliness: You may know and be around a lot of people, but they are not giving you the feeling of belonging or part of the group. Sometimes it is best to have a few friends that make you feel wanted and part of them instead of a lot of people who don't. ...Read more

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I keep feeling hot and sick, even when it's cold, why could this be?

I keep feeling hot and sick, even when it's cold, why could this be?

Could be many things: The cause of fever could be many things. One important factor is how long it has been going on. Your age and gender are also important, as it could be due to hormones and menopause. Another hormone to worry about is thyroid. It could also be an infection. It would be best for you to see a doctor. ...Read more

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