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Must I get vaccinated before I plan to get pregnant?

Must I get vaccinated before I plan to get pregnant?

Vaccinations: It is best to be up to date on your vaccinations before getting pregnant. During pregnancy your immune system is weakened. If you get a serious illness it can be more harmful to not only you, but your baby. I recommend your partner be up to date as well. ...Read more

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Eat healthy. Exercise. Avoid smoking. Why did I get christmas disease?

Eat healthy. Exercise. Avoid smoking. Why did I get christmas disease?

Let me explain: Hemophilia b is a hereditary bleeding disorder caused by a lack of blood clotting factor ix. Without enough factor ix, the blood cannot clot properly to control bleeding.Thank you. ...Read more

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Im trying to loose weight and get healthy again. What do you recommend to start off?

Im trying to loose weight and get healthy again. What do you recommend to start off?

PreferThis:P-R-E-F-R: Information! Take time to read-up on nutrition and various weight loss concepts.Try to avoid hype-filled stories trying to get you on one program or another. Do some serious research on-line and try to decide for yourself.If overwhelmed by it all keep thinking: Protein,Roughage, Exercise,Fluids,Rest--each a category of its own.Find something you can at least start with and go from there. Good luck ...Read more

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I got aborted 3 times. How to get healthy pregnancy?

I got aborted 3 times. How to get healthy pregnancy?

See your doctor: After 3 miscarriages, you should see your doc for an evaluation for recurrent miscarriage. The good news is that you still have an excellent chance for pregnancy success even with no additional measures. ...Read more

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How do you start a healthy lifestyle?

How do you start a healthy lifestyle?

Health: The keys here are 3 things: excellent diet, moderate exercise and stress reduction. These 3 things are most responsible for a healthy lifestyle. You may not accomplish it all at once, but through a systematic program, aided by professionals, you should be able to achieve all three. You will feel really good both physicially and mentally! ...Read more

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How do I go about getting healthier so that i can have a healthy pregnancy?

How do I go about getting healthier so that i can have a healthy pregnancy?

Health: Routine examinations with an OB is necessary to help ensure a healthy pregnancy. Based on your examination and testing he/she will be able to guide you on any necessary treatments and advise you on proper diet and exercise. ...Read more

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How would i get fit and eat healthy food?

How would i get fit and eat healthy food?

Focus on it: Keep it in mind and plan accordingly. Plan a daily physical activity and stick to it. You eat few times a day, remember to pick good food. ...Read more

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Do I need to get tested for syphillis if I get married again?

Do I need to get tested for syphillis if I get married again?

No: Syphilis testing was a requirement for marriage license in some states. A gyn checkup is advised and you can see if your state requires anything more than a fee to get married. ...Read more

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How much do you grow after you get regular periods?

How much do you grow after you get regular periods?

Not much: Once a young girl gets her period, she can "grow" for about another 2 years but that's the most. The most developement will occur before and right when the periods begin. There is some information that yoga early on can help keep the spinal ligaments straighter to add 1/2 inch or so. If very short, you can ask your peds endocrinologist about growth hormone. ...Read more

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Why do I keep getting thrush? I get it at least once a month.

Why do I keep getting thrush? I get it at least once a month.

Rec thrush: At your age it is unusual. You need to see an immunologist to rule out immune deficiency states like chronic muco- cutaneous candidiasis, compliment deficiency states etc. ...Read more

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What's a good way to start being healthy again?

What's a good way to start being healthy again?

Small steps: Remember, big steps (like becoming a vegan) are not likely to last. Start by simpler things - walk 30 minutes every day, limit restaurants to 2-3 x month, cut back on simple carbs (white bread, white rice, etc). If weight loss is your goal, aim for 1-2 lb per week - sustainable weight loss. As you advance get the advice of your doctor or a trainer. Limiting alcohol and not smoking are a must! ...Read more

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I want to get fit and healthy?

I want to get fit and healthy?

In 400 characters...: cardiovascular exercise most days of the week, small more frequent meals, 50 grams of fiber daily, plenty of water so urine is almost clear, six to nine hours of sleep nightly, don't smoke, don't drink too much alcohol, don't talk on your cellphone while driving, complex carbohydrates, lean protein sources, keep weight healthy, don't do drugs, obey the speed limit. Did I miss anything? ...Read more

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I'm miscarrying and having a D&C tomorrow. Do I need to wait before trying to get pregnant again?

I'm miscarrying and having a D&C tomorrow. Do I need to wait before trying to get pregnant again?

Oh dear.: I am sorry for your loss. Most doctors I know tend to recommend that you have at least two to three normal cycles before conceiving again. Be sure to continue taking your prenatal vitamins. Also, take the best care of yourself in other ways too. Get good nutrition, and the rest you need. Most of us need a little time to regain our footing. Be gentle with yourself. LGromkoMD ...Read more

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How do I gain muscle? Im skinny want to get bigger arms I work out at least once a week but just get cut how do I get bigger?

How do I gain muscle? Im skinny want to get bigger arms I work out at least once a week but just get cut how do I get bigger?

More calories: You are most likely a young, active male. If you are, then most likely you are burning more calories daily than you are taking in with your diet. In order to bulk up, increase your calories, adding both fat and carbohydrates. Next you shoud decrease some of your cardiovascular work. If this fails, get a dietitian to evaluate your diet in detail. Good luck. ...Read more

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Do you think I should sort out my exercise before i start to eat healthier?

Do you think I should sort out my exercise before i start to eat healthier?

Eat healthy first : Eating healthy food daily at each meal time is essential for good health. Exercise will help you and your diet to lose weight and make you stronger, but movement is essential daily activity. Eat healthy, with low fat foods with ample vegetables, fruiits and ample proteins from tofu eggs and fish. ...Read more

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How do I start to get healthier?

How do I start to get healthier?

Getting healthier: To start the journey to better health, improve your diet by eating more plant based foods, less process foods, drink water rather than caffeinated drinks, exercise, and manage stress. ...Read more