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Overweight? A 16 year old female, 190lbs, 5'9", eats healthy, exercises, and doesn't look overweight. Do you think she's overweight? Thank you!

Overweight? A 16 year old female, 190lbs, 5'9", eats healthy, exercises, and doesn't look overweight. Do you think she's overweight? Thank you!

Perceptions: The definitions of normal/overweight and obese are based on published standards. At 16, a 5'9" female is considered in a normal weight range from 118-168.Above 168 to 198 is considered overweight. Above 198 is considered obese. ...Read more

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My daughter grew up with midsection weight since childhood. Puberty was 4yr ago she's always eaten healthy exercises alot but it won't budge. Reasons?

My daughter grew up with midsection weight since childhood. Puberty was 4yr ago she's always eaten healthy exercises alot but it won't budge. Reasons?

Growth and puberty: This is a long topic. You probably mean to say she hasn't grown much since her first menses. Most girls don't grow much in height after 2 years after their first menses. Discuss this this with her doc and get a bone age and if he/she doesn't feel comfortable then go see a pediatric endocrinologist or you can make a virtual appt with me for a more thorough discussion over the 'net. ...Read more

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Alcoholic, 56 years old healthy male, eats healthy, exercises but his eyes are always red, he drinks nearly three litres of bear a day?

Alcoholic, 56 years old healthy male, eats healthy, exercises but his eyes are always red, he drinks nearly three litres of bear a day?

Doubt he is"healthy": Alcohol causes prominent dilation of many blood vessels, including those of the conjuntivae, hence red eyes in drinkers. You say 'no meds" but then list a bunch of diabetes medications. This amount of alcohol in a diabetic is suicide on installment plan (even in a non-diabetic). This level of drinking will almost certainly make control of diabetes difficult, as well as damaging liver, brain etc. ...Read more

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If chirosis is detected in early stage and im a young male that's always been healthy & exercises a lot is ther hope? Quit drinking also

If chirosis is detected in early stage and im a young male that's always been healthy & exercises a lot is ther hope? Quit drinking also

Yes, but depends...: Yes, there is hope, but it depends on the cause of your cirrhosis. Stopping drinking is essential- congratulations. But you should rule out other causes like chronic hepatitis; if you have hepatitis it is crucial to treat it.
Herbs like milk thistle & cordyceps can help you heal from cirrhosis. I advise seeing a holistic doc- see http://www. Abihm. Org/search-doctors. ...Read more

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Is it possible for a 28yr old female newly diagnosis type2 diabetic that eats healthy and exercises live 50+years?

Is it possible for a 28yr old female newly diagnosis type2 diabetic that eats healthy and exercises live 50+years?

Diabetes: Yes. With lifestyle changes and yearly exams it is. Do you smoke? If so quit. Are you overweight check with your doctor about a weight loss program not only will you fill better your diabetes will improve. Exercise, exercise, diet these are important. Control your bp. All of these are important but especially for someone with diabetes. The mention of exercise twice was not a typo. ...Read more

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Could I lose weight eating healthy without exercises?

Could I lose weight eating healthy without exercises?

Yes, but: There is no better way than eating right and regular (daily) exercise. ...Read more

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What can a 12 year old girl who weights 160 pounds who eats very healthy and exercises a lot do?

What can a 12 year old girl who weights 160 pounds who eats very healthy and exercises a lot do?

Do about what?: Some people are built bigger than others. Some are thick and some are stick thin. As long as you are healthy and eat well and exercise, the best advice is to know your gifts and be happy with yourself. Have you been evaluated to make sure you have no thyroid issue? Consider seeing a chinese medicine practitioner as it can really help balance your health. ...Read more

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My friend gets pimples a lot and is wondering a trick that can get rid of them fast at home? She uses acne wash daily, eats healthy and exercises. Thanks

My friend gets pimples a lot and is wondering a trick that can get rid of them fast at home? She uses acne wash daily, eats healthy and exercises. Thanks

Acne: For skin care, your friend can use OTC benzoyl
peroxide 10% nightly with her washes.
If it worsens, she can see a dermatologist for
scripts for the next step, Retin A/ antibiotic solutions. ...Read more

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Is there a good diet to lose weight (basically don't want to look anorexic just healthy) and some exercises?

Is there a good diet to lose weight (basically don't want to look anorexic just healthy) and some exercises?

Running probably: An aerobic exercise program that works on cardiovascular conditioning [ key to metabolic changes from exercise] and expends a great deal of calories will be effective with weight loss. Swimming / biking will also work well. Maintaining muscle mass is also helpful with calisthenics or weights. ...Read more

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What are some healthy meal plan + exercises for 14 year old?

What are some healthy meal plan + exercises for 14 year old?

Resources: Check out the info on this site:
http://exercise. About. Com/cs/exercisehealth/a/teenagers. Htm. ...Read more

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What healthy foods/breathing exercises/habits will help me improve my asthma (it is controlled well tho)?

What healthy foods/breathing exercises/habits will help me improve my asthma (it is controlled well tho)?

Asthma control: Being consistent with taking your asthma controller medications, and maintaining a healthy weight. Keep track of your peak flows and avoid known triggers as possible. ...Read more

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How common is it to gain weight when taking Lexapro (escitalopram)? Does the weight gain stick with you if you are a healthy person who exercises?

How common is it to gain weight when taking Lexapro (escitalopram)? Does the weight gain stick with you if you are a healthy person who exercises?

Lexapro (escitalopram) tends to: Be pretty weight neutral in general. Per http://www. Rxlist. Com/lexapro-side-effects-drug-center. Htm- "Patients treated with Lexapro (escitalopram) in controlled trials did not differ from placebo-treated patients with regard to clinically important change in body weight." ...Read more

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What suggestions can you give to keep up with my exercises and healthy eating?

What suggestions can you give to keep up with my exercises and healthy eating?

Plan and prep: Schedule time for exercise even if it means going to bed earlier so you can wake up and work out before work. Take advantage of days off/weekends to plan and cook meals for the week. Keep healthy snacks stashed at work and in car so you are less likely to deviate. ...Read more

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Would it be healthy to change the exercises you do every time you go to the gym?

Yes: Changing up your routine helps decrease the chance of an "overuse injury". Consult with a personal trainer if you need help varying your routine. Best of luck! ...Read more

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Stop taking Omega pill for a week. Felt dehydrated, more lightheaded than usual, as well as cold. Average body temp. 96-97. Exercises, eats healthy.?

Stop taking Omega pill for a week. Felt dehydrated, more lightheaded than usual, as well as cold. Average body temp. 96-97. Exercises, eats healthy.?

Dehydration: And being light headed is not the result of stopping taking Omega 3 capsules. You need to find out the reason why which you can do by visiting your family doctor. He/she will help you, perhaps check your thyroid and other lab values. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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My boyfriend often looses erection when it comes to put the condom or to start intercourse, but usually his second erection lasts about on hours. He works a lot, exercises, eats healthy foods, does not smoke, does not uses alcohol or drugs. His doctor pres

My boyfriend often looses erection when it comes to put the condom or to start intercourse, but usually his second erection lasts about on hours. He works a lot, exercises, eats healthy foods, does not smoke, does not uses alcohol or drugs. His doctor pres

Heads up: From your information it sounds unlikely that your bf has a medical problem. Most healthy men can lose an erection if they are distracted, self-conscious, nervous or overly concerned about performance. It's important to enjoy the journey and not rush the destination. ...Read more

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Is gym exercise is beneficial for health?

Is gym exercise is beneficial for health?

Very much so: Any exercise is beneficial whether it takes place in a gym or at home, inside a building or outside in the fresh air. ...Read more

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I exercise and don't drink, is this healthy?

I exercise and don't drink, is this healthy?

Yes/No: If you don't drink caffeine or alcohol then your ok, but you need to make sure you drink plenty of water before, during, and after your workout. ...Read more

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Is running the best exercise for one's health?

Is running the best exercise for one's health?

Cardio Mix: The best way to lose weight is 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. Exercises such as crunches, planks, sit-ups, etc are good for toning the abdominal muscles, but cardio is best for weight loss. ...Read more

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How much exercise is necessary to stay "healthy"?

How much exercise is necessary to stay "healthy"?

30 minutes a day: Get moving 30 minutes every day. If that's a lofty goal, start low and work up slowly. Make it fun--walking dates with friends or dancing. Congrats on making healthy changes! ...Read more

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How much exercise is recommended to stay healthy?

How much exercise is recommended to stay healthy?

150 min/wk moderate: National guidelines recommend that adults get at least 150 minutes/week of moderate intensity or 75 minutes/week of high intensity physical activity, as well as doing strength training twice a week. Moderate intensity means you can carry on a conversation while you're exercising. With high intensity, it's hard to have a conversation. If you're not sure how much you need to do, talk to your doctor. ...Read more

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Is doing light exercise at night good for health?

Is doing light exercise at night good for health?

Yes: Exercise is healthy any time you do it. I tell my patients that pain is natures way of saying"you are doing something wrong". ...Read more

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What is the best exercise to maintain a good health?

What is the best exercise to maintain a good health?

Best Exercise: The best exercise to maintain good health is an exercise regimen that you enjoy doing that you will continue to do 5-6 days a week. This could be walking, swimming, dancing, martial arts, etc. Whatever you enjoy doing that will increase your heart rate! ...Read more

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Can you tell me some healthy exercise for a 14 year old?

Can you tell me some healthy exercise for a 14 year old?

Load of them: Engage in regular aerobic exercise (i.e. running, swimming, biking, elliptical, Nordic track, bicycling, kickboxing, walking, cross country skiing, hiking, etc.)
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What are some exercise tip for children to stay healthy?

What are some exercise tip for children to stay healthy?

Lots of physical: Activity in green, outdoor spaces. Fresh air. Playing outside is great. ...Read more

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Can I exercise after dialysis, and will it help my health?

Can I exercise after dialysis, and will it help my health?

Carefully: Exercise is alway beneficial to one's health but with diabetes with risk is hypoglycemia and hypoglycemia can also occur with kidney failure and dialysis. The key is frequent glucose monitoring before, during, & after exercise. It may be best to exercise on the days you do not have dialysis but monitor frequently and also always carry something with you to treat or prevent hypoglycemia. ...Read more

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What are the health benefits of body composition exercises?

Get the lead out.: If, in what you mean by body composition, is the ratio of fat to lean body mass, then there is are many benefits. Aerobic exercise to enhance the respirator, cardiovascular and nervous systems as well as improve strength. Red blood cell and oxygen carrying potential are enhanced. Strength training promotes muscle cell enlargement and strength. You look, think and breath better, just to name a few, ...Read more

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How much exercise do I have to do to get any health benefit?

CDC recommendations: See link to the current cdc recommendations

http://www. Cdc. Gov/physicalactivity/everyone/guidelines/adults. Html. ...Read more

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What is a health issue that can benefit from regular exercise?

Many: Regular exercise may lower blood sugar levels in diabetics, lower blood pressure, lower cholesterol and reduce depressive symptoms. ...Read more

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Can strenuous exercise (in a healthy person) cause hypoglycemia?

Can strenuous exercise (in a healthy person) cause hypoglycemia?

No: Not generally.......

Re-ask with more info

Blood sugar levels???
A glucose tolerance study may be indicated!

Hope this helps
Dr Z ...Read more

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What ages healthy people the most? Wrong food or exercise? Genes?

What ages healthy people the most? Wrong food or exercise? Genes?

Difficult call.: Exposure to uv radiation (sun), tobacco use, and excess alcohol or drug use are the things doctors see that make people appear "older than stated age". After avoiding those insults, to me, the *right* food does most to reverse aging. Eating right can even turn on the right genes to promote a healthier you. See books by drs fuhrman, mcdougall, and barnard or go to forksoverknives. Com. ...Read more

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If I cannot exercise due to health problems, how can I lose weight?

If I cannot exercise due to health problems, how can I lose weight?

Use up the calories!: Anything that uses energy (calories) will help one lose weight, as long as he doesn't eat or drink back more calories right after the activity. Examples: if walking, take a longer route; use stairs instead of elevators; take multiple trips to and from the car when unloading groceries; park a block from school and walk there with the kids; at home, skip dessert and go walk around the block instead. ...Read more

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What's an easy way to lose weight in a healthy way without exercise?

What's an easy way to lose weight in a healthy way without exercise?

Eat fewer calories: The best way to lose weight is to eat less. But it won't necessarily be easy. There may not be an easy way. Changing a habit like eating is best done gradually so a person has time to adjust to new flavors and smaller amounts of food. It's also helpful to have support from family members and friends. For more info check out http://www. Choosemyplate. Gov/. ...Read more