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Dear doctors can you tell me how can I get good health as I am 23 5 feet and 6 inch weight is only 116lbs I look very slim my friends make fun of me?

Dear doctors can you tell me how can I get good health as I am 23 5 feet and 6 inch weight is only 116lbs I look very slim my friends make fun of me?

Change the friends: If you don't have any health problems, it's might be a genetic predisposition. If your friends make a fun of you based on your appearance, you might reconsider who are your real friends. ...Read more

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What is the health and wellness continuum scale?

What is the health and wellness continuum scale?

Continuum scale: A chart or sliding scale that demonstrates the wide range of wellness and illness that people go through back and forth over time. ...Read more

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What are the hottest apps around health/wellness?

What are the hottest apps around health/wellness?

Here is one: There is an excellent iphone / ipad / ipod app that gives research-based preventive health recommendations on cancer tests, vaccines and healthy lifestyle behaviors is called my health checklist 2012. Written by a doctor, it is easy to understand and use, and allows you to generate lists of recommendations by age and gender, high risk factors, and a complete a-z topic list. Check it out in itunes! ...Read more

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How does music promote health and well-being?

Does it?: It is not established that music promotes health. However, if you like music and it makes to fee better, it will promote your well being like any other pleasurable activity does. ...Read more

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Health and wellness: is it sanitary to carry a handkerchief?

Probably: The handkerchief is a convenient means to collect your own secretions and provided you do not share it, you will not have anything on it you have not already been exposed to. It can be esthetically unpleasing however. ...Read more

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Health and wellness: what athletes have the shortest lifespans?

Health and wellness: what athletes have the shortest lifespans?

As far as I can tell: There is not conclusive data to prove that any particular athletes live shorter lifespans than the general population. Of course, it seems reasonable that the repeated concussions suffered in boxing and football can't be doing anything good for longevity. But the studies to prove it are lacking. Conversely, there is some data that endurance athletes may live LONGER than the general population. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about trying ecklonia cava for health and wellness?

Can you tell me about trying ecklonia cava for health and wellness?

Ecklonia cava effect: There are no documented clinical research studies of effectiveness of Ecklonia cava for specific diseases or health.
It is abrown algae, said to be higher in antioxidants which are present in Balanced Diet with
Orange and yellow fruits and vegetables, tomatoes, watermelon, papaya and pink grapefruit, blueberries and other blue and purple fruits, and vegetables and carrots and leafy greens. ...Read more

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What techniques can help you achieve psychological health and well being?

What techniques can help you achieve psychological health and well being?

Truth is the teacher: And we are the students. Well-being comes through open-minded learning from reliable sources and ongoing personal experiments to see what works for you. Along the way you incorporate many methods and skills (techniques) into your bag of tricks. Meditation is an example that works for everyone. But the attitude behind the search for well-being determines success. Never give up on yourself. ...Read more

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What are considered well accepted advantages of a mental health care plan?

Insurance likes it: Some policies expect to see a treatment plan if they are going to pay for your treatment. Moreover the treatment plan gets everyone involved in your therapy (including you!) in establishing specific goals and timeframes. ...Read more

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What are the different benefits of health and wellness programs in a workplace?

Many: There are many variations of the features in a health and wellness program provided by employers, but the main benefit is keeping employees healthier (and thus more productive.) absenteeism due to health issues is a significant cost to employers, besides the fact that it is not good to have health issues that could have been preventable. Utilize these programs to stay as healthy as possible. ...Read more

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Health and wellness: what are some legitimate criticisms to david agus' book "the end of illness? "

Health and wellness: what are some legitimate criticisms to david agus' book "the end of illness? "

Probably none: Basically it is a book about diet that is appalling in the U.S. I agree that it is the major cause of disease. If you put the wrong fuel into your car, you know what would happen. First it might run poorly and eventually it might ruin the engine. Our bodies and particularly brains run efficiently when we give it the right food. ...Read more

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Is there any relation of architectural structures to the well being of patients in mental health facility?

Is there any relation of architectural structures to the well being of patients in mental health facility?

Evidence Suggests: The concept of 'healing architecture' has been developing over the last two decades and a large amount of research has been carried out into the impact of architectural design on the success of healthcare environments. Evidence that architects can significantly alter patients' experience and quality of life has led to changes in designing healthcare spaces. From rsa royal society of arts. ...Read more

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Of all the related conditions, is bulimia one of the better or worse ones to have, in terms of effects on health and well-being?

Of all the related conditions, is bulimia one of the better or worse ones to have, in terms of effects on health and well-being?

It's not a contest: These are serious conditions. Having any of them is not healthy. Every individual is different, so the impact of a given disease varies from individual to individual. Concentrate on getting yourself better without comparing to others who may be "worse off, or better off.". ...Read more

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Health and wellness: is fluoride bad for you?

Health and wellness: is fluoride bad for you?

Safe levels are ok: Epa has also set a secondary standard (smcl) for Fluoride at 2.0 mg/l or 2.0 ppm. Most dentists recommend the use of Fluoride to help keep your teeth strong, healthy & more resistant to cavities. The american dental association, epa, & the who (world health orgnanization) have determined that safe levels of Fluoride are safe. ...Read more

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I'm worried because my health or well being. What is it, what do you suggest?

?: Please re-ask and be more specific about what you would like to know. For an in-depth discussion consider discussing with your medical provider or asking a provider on Healthtap Prime or Concierge. ...Read more

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What role does music play in health and wellness?

What role does music play in health and wellness?

Enormously important: I have personally seen how music can be extremely helpful in creating a soothing environment. Years ago when my father was on a ventilator in the ICU with a near-fatal pancreatitis, we brought in tapes of soothing music. He was oblivious, to our knowledge, but his nurses and respiratory therapists seemed to linger longer in his room, maybe providing a bit more care because of the music. Try this! ...Read more

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Could crest pro-health work just as well as listerine?

Could crest pro-health work just as well as listerine?

Yes: Yes it can and crest pro health is alcohol free, so it is less drying to the mouth tissues. However, in some people, it can cause stains on the teeth that can be cleaned off by a hygienist. ...Read more

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Help can crest pro-health work just as well as listerine?

Help can crest pro-health work just as well as listerine?

Mouthwash: Both Listerine and Crest Pro Health can be used for gingivitis. Listerine with the essential oils has had many studies and is proven to be effective, but it has alcohol so patients with dry mouth should not use it. Crest Pro health does not have as long a history and as many studies but it can be effective to remove germs. But neither will replace good brushing and flossing. ...Read more

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My kidneys are not doing well. How can I improve my kidney health?

My kidneys are not doing well. How can I improve my kidney health?

Kidney Disease: Chronic Kidney Disease is defined by 5 stages 1-5. Stage 1 is mild and Stage 5 is where you need dialysis. Taking care of your kidneys depends on the stage of disease and what has caused the disease. You want to follow your kidney doctors advice first of all and stay on a healthy diet, low salt, no smoking, and take all of you medications. See a nephrologist! ...Read more

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What is your opinion of the benefits of reflexology for ones wellness and optimal health?

What is your opinion of the benefits of reflexology for ones wellness and optimal health?

None: Reflexology is completely bogus. It has no basis in fact whatsoever. Reflexologists have no training in anything medical or anatomical. A reflexologist is either woefully ignorant if he believes that what he does is real, or dishonest if he knows it isn't. Either way, it's claptrap. I love foot massages, but I don't delude myself that they give me anything more than a good feeling. ...Read more

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What is the best men's daily vitamin for general health/well being, that won't far exceed daily recommended values?

What is the best men's daily vitamin for general health/well being, that won't far exceed daily recommended values?

Similar: Most men's daily vitamins are similar (one a day, centrum, e.T.C). Make sure it is a men's vitamin which does not include supplemental iron, which may increase cardiovascular risk. ...Read more

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How can I combine my health record, DNA results, test results, exercise, medications and more in one place with a doctors advice as well?

How can I combine my health record, DNA results, test results, exercise, medications and more in one place with a doctors advice as well?

Primary Care Physici: This is what primary care physicians do. Can be a family doctor, internal medicine doctor or gynecologist. You might also ask for copies of all labs and notes and keep your own separate record on your computer. There are plenty of programs to organize these records; but scanning as pdf and saving in a single file on your computer should work well. ...Read more

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Well I have a few problems, health wise. I've been having what's seems to be symptoms of (hives) been on and off for atleast four months!

Well I have a few problems, health wise. I've been having what's seems to be symptoms of (hives) been on and off for atleast four months!

Hives: Hivea can be stimulated by exposure to allergens or other environmental causes but a work up is warranted because in some cases anaphylaxis can occur which can be dangerous or life threatening Recommend consulting with an allergist ...Read more

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Health and wellness: is a person who smokes cigarettes and exercises regularly more or less healthy than a person who does not smoke but never exercises?

Health and wellness: is a person who smokes cigarettes and exercises regularly more or less healthy than a person who does not smoke but never exercises?

Here's the bottom...: Line. Smoking is REALLY bad for you. Exercise is REALLY good for you. So here's the truly healthy solution to your riddle.

Quit smoking and keep exercising!

Best regards. ...Read more