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Is good health inherited or just good health behavior?

Is good health inherited or just good health behavior?

Both, but . . . : “each player must accept the cards life deals him or her: but once they are in hand, he or she alone must decide how to play the cards in order to win the game.” there are lots of sayings like this one about this topic. One can't do much about what health is inherited, but one can do a great deal about health behaviors. One must learn what promotes and maintains good health, and one must act. ...Read more

Dr. Oscar Novick
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Colon (Definition)

The colon is another term for the large intestine. This is the final portion of the digestive system, responsible for absorbing water and storing stool before evacuation. It is divided into sections described as cecum; ascending, transverse, descending and ...Read more


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Is Phillips colon health a good probiotic to take ?

Is Phillips colon health a good probiotic to take ?

Probiotics: Healthtap Doctors are asked not to endorse specific brands or product lines. Go for multi strain, controlled release probiotics with millions to billions of cultures. ...Read more

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Colon cleanse as a good as a colon hydrotherapy?

Colon cleanse  as a good as a colon hydrotherapy?

Neither: There is no need for either. If constipated buy some MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol) or mag citrate. ...Read more

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How harmful for your health is liver and colon cancer?

How harmful for your health is liver and colon cancer?

Depends: While colon cancer that has spread distantly is considered stage IV (of 4) and has the worst prognosis, there are patients with isolated metastasis to the liver who do quite well with surgical resection with or without chemotherapy. We find that 40% of those with resectable liver tumors can live over 5 years. Consider evaluation at a cancer center with a surgical oncologist or hpb surgeon. ...Read more

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Can oral health affect overall health in pregnancy?

Can oral health affect overall health in pregnancy?

Most definitely: Oral hygiene is especially important during pregnancy. The presence of inflammatory factors in the gums found in gum disease has been shown to have a link with an increased incidence of pre-term low birthweight babies. ...Read more

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Can colon cleanse do as a good job as a colon hydrotherapy?

Can colon cleanse do as a good job as a colon hydrotherapy?

Lifestyle: Nothing can prevent colon cancer, but high fiber diet, low fat, minimal alcohol, low red meat, can all be helpful. ...Read more

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Is obama care good health insurance?

Is obama care good health insurance?

Apples/Oranges: Obama care (affordable care act) is a legislative initiative to make private insurance available to more people. If you go to healthcare.Gov you will find several specific plans to choose between, some of which may be appropriate for you depending on needs and cost. You could think of it as obama care giving you more insurance options but whether or not they are 'good' depends on your situation. ...Read more

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What is garlic good for health wise?

What is garlic good for health wise?

Many things: Garlic is one of the healthiest foods. It is esp. Good for the heart, lowering cholesterol & blood pressure, thinning blood & protecting against vascular disease as an antioxidant & anti-inflammatory. It protects us from cancer & is a natural antibacterial & antiviral compound.It is also said to protect people from attacks by vampires. See http://www.Whfoods.Com/genpage.Php?Tname=foodspice&dbid=60. ...Read more

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Is mutton good for health ...Nutritional value?

Is mutton good for health ...Nutritional value?

Yes, moderation: "Mutton" is meat from adult sheep that are > 1 year old (often around 3 years old). The term “lamb”is used for meat of sheep that are < a year old. Mutton has higher fat content than "lamb" . Lamb contains 51% zinc, 44% Selenium, 17% phosphorus, 12% iron, 7% potassium, 6% copper, 38% Vit B12, 27% VitB3, 11% Vit B2 RDA. A 100 gram (g) leg shank has 243 calories, 28.4 g of protein, 13.5 g of fat, ...Read more

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Are menstrual cups a good idea health wise?

Are menstrual cups a good idea health wise?

Good alternative: They are a good alternative to tampons. Follow instructions in packaging. ...Read more

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What's the best cooking oil for good health .

What's the best cooking oil for good health .

Olive oil: There is likely to be a difference of opinion, however, virgin olive oil is generally considered to be conducive to good health. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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Why is spiritual health so important for mental health?

Why is spiritual health so important for mental health?

Meaning and Purpose: Our spirituality often helps us define our meaning and purpose for living. Having a clear idea what we are about and how are values fit in with our purpose helps us to be more in tune with our feelings and being. This increases our self esteem, especially if our spirituality allows us to see a positive good and impact on the world and people around us. ...Read more

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What is good naturopathic health website?

Bastyr: www.bastyr.edu is as close to an on-the-level naturopathic group as you're going to find. Anybody who's offering "natural medicine" as a complete system of health care is kidding you and perhaps themselves. The folks at bastyr seems interested in figuring out what natural remedies actually work, just as the law forces mainstream physicians to do with our systems of diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Is probiotic good for health?

Is probiotic good for health?

Many benefits: Probiotics are most commonly used in association with antibiotics to prevent diarrhea & yeast infections (florastor is esp. Good for this) but acidophilus & other probiotics have many other proven benefits, including enhancing immunity, improving digestion, regulating bowels, preventing cancer, lowering cholesterol & reducing inflammation and allergies. See http://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/probiotic. ...Read more

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Suggest good diet for testis health??which foods good for testis to be healthy??

Suggest good diet for testis health??which foods good for testis to be healthy??

No specific food: A well balanced and good diet would benefit the testes as well as the entire body. There is no specific dietary advice for testicular health. ...Read more

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What is a good diet for good eye health?

What is a good diet for good eye health?

Normal balance: The eye is very good at extracting what it needs from the bloodstream. If you have a reasonable balanced diet, then your eyes will find what they need. To help your eyes, see an ophthalmologist on a regular basis to make sure there are no problems. ...Read more

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Foot health practioneers do they offer a good health service to the public?

Foot health practioneers do they offer a good health service to the public?

Yes!: Google the american podiatric medicine association (apma) you'll find more information on the role a podiatrist plays in public health. ...Read more

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How does bowel cancer change your overall health?

How does bowel cancer change your  overall health?

Depends: It depends in the stage. Early stage bowel cancer can be effectively treated with survival that often exceeds 10 years. Talk to your doctor about your stage and prognosis. ...Read more

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Dr. Oscar Novick
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Colon (Definition)

The colon is another term for the large intestine. This is the final portion of the digestive system, responsible for absorbing water and storing stool before evacuation. It is divided into sections described as cecum; ascending, transverse, descending and ...Read more


Colonic (Definition)

This is a combining term referring to some condition, treatment or disease of the colon. Such as colonic enema, colonic ...Read more