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How do I fast?

How do I fast?

Fast: I assume you are asking about fasting for a test. This is usually nothing except water after dinner. About a 12 hour fast. ...Read more

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How can I grow faster?

How can I grow faster?

Faster?: If you are healthy there isn't a way to change how tall you will grow. During puberty there are periods with growth spurts. Eat nutritious foods, stay active and maintain a healthy life style. Most of our height is dependent on genetics. ...Read more

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How to get taller fast?

How to get taller fast?

Impossible wishes: You cannot grow any faster than nature intends. I am surprised by this frequent question here on health tap. There is no magic to overcome your genetics. ...Read more

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How to get tall faster?

How to get tall faster?

Exercise, eat, sleep: Most people reach their maximum height in their late teens. Without nutritional problems or chronic childhood illnesses, height is largely based on genetics and parental heights. Aside from eating right, exercising, sleeping well, and being happy, there's not much a person nor his doctor can do to increase height. In rare cases, growth hormone is approved for use in younger, extremely short kids. ...Read more

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How to gain weight fast.?

How to gain weight fast.?

Eat, eat, eat.: You can gain calories by just eating more food. People tend to gain weight with meat because it's more calorie-dense than other foods, but you'd gain more weight by just eating more of less calorie-dense foods. Just keep it healthy - there's a difference between gaining muscle weight and just getting fat. And exercise as well, so you gain lean mass and not just get fat. ...Read more

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How to heal a cut faster?

How to heal a cut faster?

Rest, don't pick.: How long a cut takes to heal depends on where it is on your body, and how deep it is. If it is in an area of movement, like over a joint or is widened when you use the muscles under it, then movement will keep it from coming together. Clean it with mild half strength soap, and cover with Bacitracin twice a day. Don't pick. Avoid moving the affected part (a splint may be required). ...Read more

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How do I gain weight fast?

How do I gain weight fast?

Exercise + protein: Resistance training plus healthy protein intake leads to muscle build up which adds healthy weight. It would be unethical to tell you how t gain unhealthy weight. ...Read more

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How to gain weight faster?

How to gain weight faster?

If no illness...: To gain weight, one has to consume more calories than he or she is burning. Do this in a healthy way though. Don't choose junk or fast food. Keep a well balanced diet and make sure you are getting all the nutrients you need. Don't cut out exercise as it is very good for you. Weight lifting and other muscle building exercises can help you increase your body mass. "Fast" isn't a safe option though. ...Read more

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How can I get taller fast?

How can I get taller fast?

You can't: You can't grow taller quickly. Growing takes time. In addition, I noticed that you're 19 years old. You may grow a little more but most people have reached their adult height by time. I guess the only way to appear taller quickly is to wear shoes that have high heels. ...Read more

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How to get tan really fast?

Spray tan: Is a safe way to obtain a rapid tan. ...Read more

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Best way to lower b/p fast?

Best way to lower b/p fast?

No secret: Avoid salt, diet, exercise, lose weight: most importantly, please seek immediate medical attention and immedaite medical therapy- no shortcuts: DO NOT IGNORE-CALL NOW!! ...Read more

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How can I lose waith fast??

How can I lose waith fast??

You do not: Want to. The weight will stay off longer if you eat less, watch fatty foods, exercise and watch the portion. The idea is calories in, calories out The total calories to gain or lose one pound is about 3500 calories. Try this way first and avoid drugs. ...Read more

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How can I gain weight fast?

How can I gain weight fast?

Don't: Just like losing weight fast isn't good, gaining weight fast is not either. Look at your weight and your diet. People have different metabolism and some can eat everything and gain nothing. Others are the opposite. If you are taking in quite a bit of calories and not gaining weight you may want to see your family physician and make sure you are not hypothyroid or another medical issue. ...Read more

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Any drug for fast wait loss?

No magic here: Any program that is more than 2-3 lb, or about a kg, per week is probably not safe. Go for long term control, not a short term goal. ...Read more

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How can I gain weight fast.?

How can I gain weight fast.?

More calories: I can't think of a good reason why anyone should do this unless you were a prize fighter and had to move up a weight class. Regardless, if you eat a lot of calories and don't burn them off, you will gain weight. ...Read more

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How do I lose 20 pounds fast?

How do I lose 20 pounds fast?

Do it Safely: In order to loose weight in a short period of time without harming your body, try to avoid all carbs except ones loaded with fiber, avoid added salt or canned food which contains high amounts of salt, exercise every day for an hour, sleep 7-8 hours every night, do fun activities including meditation and hydrate with at least 64 ounces of water and see the benefit. ...Read more

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How dose kid lose wight fast?

How dose kid lose wight fast?

Go Mobile!: You must aggressively change your lifestyle. Mobile Health games can help. Physicians recommend water, increased veggie intake and walking 10k steps a day. Changing your behavior is HARD! Here is a health game that will help! A 12 year old in my medical practice designed it! Track your nutrition and weighing in weekly.

https://itunes. Apple. Com/us/app/personal-medicine+/id846379884? ...Read more

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Can you tell me if fasts work?

Can you tell me if fasts work?

Fasting: Fasts can be used for religious and spiritual reasons. If you are asking if fasts work for weight loss - the answer is that it is not a good option. Your metabolic rate will slow as you fast. ...Read more

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How to make my growing faster?

How to make my growing faster?

A male at 16: Outside of growth hormones for pathologic short stature, there is not much to really drive significant height increase. The best you can do, and remain healthy at it, is to maximize your height by being sure to eat right, taken in proper amount of calories for your size, including lean protein. Also make sure your TSH levels are in the right range. ...Read more

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How fast can black cohash work?

How fast can black cohash work?

Black cohosh: What is your goal in using black cohosh? That will help determine the length of time needed. If using this for menopausal hot flashes, use a good, standardized product like remifemin (used in many of the research studies). Take 20 mg twice daily, consistently, and you should have results in a few weeks -- maybe sooner. ...Read more

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Why do my moods change so fast?

Why do my moods change so fast?

Teenage years: It is not uncommon for a teenager to experience changes in mood in a quick fashion, maybe related to your hormones. However if you are using drugs that can effect the way you feel also. Another possibility is the development of a psychiatric disorder at this age. You should consider a visit to your regular doctor to sort this out ...Read more

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What is a healthy way to fast.?

What is a healthy way to fast.?

Protein-sparing fast: When fasting it is wise to drink lots of pure water. If fasting for more than a day it is wise to take protein, as our bodies need at least 1 ounce of protein a day & if we don't get it from diet we break down muscle- hemp seeds a good source. Also consider chia seeds for fiber.As toxins come out of our fat we can get more ill unless taking toxin-binders like mcp or chlorella. See comments for more:. ...Read more

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What can I do to lose fat fast?

What can I do to lose fat fast?

Takes time: Make sure you exercise at least 90 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. Being overweight can increase ur risk of hypertension, diabetes, sleep apnea. ...Read more

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How can I relieve my itch fast?

How can I relieve my itch fast?

Itch: Removal of the inciting agent, hypoallergenic lotions, soaps and detergents, topical Hydrocortisone and/or Benadryl (diphenhydramine) creams, and possibly oral non-sedating antihistamines. ...Read more

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Best way to improve health fast?

Best way to improve health fast?

Exercise: See this excellent video: http://bit. Ly/13weqyi
if you already exercise, quit smoking (if you smoke). If you already exercise and don't smoke, stop eating junk. If you you do all those things, work at getting 8 hours of sleep a night. ...Read more

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How can I gain weight super fast?

How can I gain weight super fast?

Super fast may not: Be healthy. Eat healthy foods that are high in calories. Eat 6 meals /day. Work on strength training to build large muscle groups. Work out w heavier weights w fewer repetitions. Sleep at least 8 to 9 hrs/night. Hydrate well w water. Foods to help w healthy weight gain: almonds, cashews, pecans, sunflower seeds, flax seeds, walnuts, hummus, Avocadoes, granola, trail mix, dried fruits, extra >. ...Read more

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How to lose 20 pounds really fast?

How to lose 20 pounds really fast?

Slow down....: Eat healthfully ; be physically active. Aim for 7.5 to 8 hrs of sleep / night. Hydrate w at least 64 oz of water / day. Calories burned must > calories consumed. Do both cardio ; weight training. You can mix ; match different kinds of physical exercise. This site helps determine calories burned for > 100 activities: http://www. Prohealth. Com/weightloss/tools/exercise/calculator1_2.Cfm. ...Read more

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What can I do to gain weight fast?

What can I do to gain weight fast?

Not too fast!: Eat healthy high calorie foods. Eat 6 meals/day. Work on strength training to build your large muscle groups. Workout w heavier weights w fewer repetitions. Sleep at least 8 to 9 hrs/night. Hydrate well w water. Foods to help w healthy weight gain: almonds, cashews, pecans, sunflower seeds, flax seeds, walnuts, hummus, avocados, granola, trail mix, dried fruits, extra virgin olive oil, canola oil, . ...Read more

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