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No: The shape of the body is mostly dictated by the genetic make-up. Also where someone loses or gains weight is also dictated by the genetic make-up. However, for most part, abdominal fat is linked to obesity, diabetes, heart disease, and many more chronic diseases. Therefore loss of abdominal fat and fat around waist to hip (more around waist) is very important no matter what the body proportions ar. ...Read more
Many methods: There are many methods, with varying accuracy. Bmi is simply wt/ht(2). A simple method for %fat is impedance, and trainers often use them. Gold standard for %fat is underwater weighing, bodpod, or dexa. Rmr requires a metabolic cart which is used in hospitals and research labs. Many of these are relegated to research labs. It is usually not necessary to know all this to be healthy. ...Read more
Your question?: There's ordinarily no fat on a guy's penis. Actually, a man doesn't need any body fat in any case -- and muscle definition is much sought-after by celebrities and is a sign of good athletic conditioning. ...Read more
Possible viral inf.: Temp + 100.9For significantly sore throat w swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see physician & get a strep throat test & culture. Antibiotics are imperative for Strep Throat. Try saltwater gargles. Mix tsp of salt in 8 oz of warm water – gargle w this several times/day. You can gargle w Aloe Vera juice a couple of times per day. A mix of chamomile tea w honey & a small amt of lemon juice helps. ...Read more
I do upper body weight lifting. Will this cause lose fat on other parts of the body like the lower body?
It can: Any type of exercise, particularly weight lifting, will increase muscle mass and muscle is more effective at burning calories that other body components so the trend will be to lose weight. Weight comes off everywhere, not just the areas being worked so yes, you can lose fat on other body parts. ...Read more
I had severe full body tremors, violent enough to shake the stretcher, happened repeatingly when coming out of the anesthetic. Body temp normal. Why?
Cardio Mix: If you adipose tissue that you'd like to lose then consider an increase in cardio and a balanced diet. However, do not always do the same exercise or you will increase your risks for stress injuries. Mix things up with running, biking, swimming, or circuit training. Ultimately you need to burn more than you consume. ...Read more
Cardio exercise: That wouldn't be the most ideal way to lose weight. In fact, lifting weights generally builds muscle and that can actually add some weight. However, this isn't necessarily bad because you are replacing fat with muscle. I prefer cardio first and if you have extra time you can lift weights. Cardio would be the best way to lose weight in general. ...Read more
Ebv positive, i felt my body being attacked and im sure that attack was my immune system now decreased sensation face gums scalp genitals weakness >?
Body temp stays in 96.8 to 97 range. Feet and hands are very cold at times and after eating body gets extremely warm ( heat comes from body. Reason?
Very carefully!: Sorry, i couldn't resist. Body build (as in get more/bigger muscles) in similar fashion to losing fat/weight except in opposite fashion. 3, 500 kcals = 1 pound but this time, you need calories in to exceed calories out. More importantly, you need adequate protein. Depending upon who you ask, some might ingest at least 1g protein per pound body weight.But don't forget resistance exercise to stimulat. ...Read more
Great idea: Fitness lifestyle. Adequate protein and sensible diet avoiding the worst grease, sugar and salt. Make buddies with the gym crowd. Avoid steroids (folks who try them are sorry). Heavy resistance training with few reps at maximum weight. Ask your doctor if creatine and an electronic muscle stimulator are appropriate. ...Read more
A better question: A better question would be: do I need to have a thinner body? Find a body mass index calculator on the internet. Plug your height and weight into the calculator and find your bmi. If your bmi is more than 25, then you may need to have a thinner body. If it is more than 30, then you do need to reduce your weight. How to do that is a long and controversial conversation. ...Read more
It's a toxin: In the brain, marijuana causes distorted perceptions, impaired coordination, difficulty with thinking and problem solving, and disrupted learning and memory. Iq points may be lost and not recovered. In some it induces psychosis and paranoia; lowers motivation also. Further, it raises heart rate and increases risk of heart attack. When smoked, it's a lung irritant. http://tinyurl.com/7fxu9px. ...Read more
Go see ur Dr and get: Checked for fibromyalgia/ chronic fatigue syndrome, arthritis, autoimmune condition thyroid problems, stress etc. God bless u! http://health.howstuffworks.com/wellness/preventive-care/10-mysterious-pains.htm. http://altmedicine.about.com/od/healthconditionsdisease/a/pain_herbs.htm. ...Read more
Questions: Not sure what you are asking. If you mean static electricity, it is causes by a dry environment allowing charges to build on a surface. Our nerves work sort of like electrical wires. The charges are created through what we call biochemistry and charged particles called ions move making charges. ...Read more
Genetics: Some ethnicities have more than others; within each, the amount of hair varies considerably. Male hormones are required to express the tendency, and a woman with some extra male hormones may remain a functioning woman but have more hair than a smooth man. Some folks like more body hair, some prefer smooth; more men are now keeping it trimmed for comfort / convenience. ...Read more
Seizures: A detailed history is needed. Uncontrollable body jerks could be seizure, if you have one side jerking and you are aware of it, this may represent simple partial seizures, if the jerking all over the body and you are fully awake, so this can not be seizure as generalized seizure causes complete brain shut down and loss of consciousness, electroencephalogram can help in diagnosis. ...Read more
Not if it's real...: It is not ok to have an internal (core) temperature of 95.5 degrees. If a person looks fine and feels fine, the 95.5 is usually an external temperature, or from a thermometer that is reading low. ...Read more
Fibromyalgia: If you are asking about 'total body pain", it would be most probably related to a condition known as fibromyalgia. This is an aberrant sensitivity of body to normally non-painful stimuli. This disease is more common among women. Besides of pain it also has other disturbances, such as poor sleep, headaches, stomach ache, fatigue. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Anabolic steroid: You'll build skeletal muscle easily. Your testes will shrink, balding will accelerate, you may get acne, unhealthy changes in your liver architecture may happen, you're likely to bet breasts like a teenaged girl. Worst, your temper will shorten and judgement be impaired, and you may do something that you will regret for the rest of your life. Most women prefer a naturally-muscled man. ...Read more
B12 deficiency: You are at higher risk of B12 deficiency if you: are the age over 45 are a vegan or vegetarian; suffer from digestive problems; take certain diabetes drugs; take acid-blocking medications; are or have ever been anemic;have low stomach acid;drink alcoholic beverages B12 deficiency can be due to low B12 intake(rare) or inability to absorb B12 from foods (common). ...Read more
Nutrients: This is hard to answer in 400 words, but basically foods are broken down by enzymes in the Gastrointestinal tract, then absorbed through the lining, distributed to the blood which delivers them to the cells of the body. ...Read more