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I am 19.I want to know when does a maturing hair line stop?It all started when i was about 17.Healthy family hair.1st wrinkle to hair is 1.20 cm.
1.2 cm is not very: far for the start of your hairline. The area which is more telling is the hairline near the temples (see picture). If this area is receding faster, then you might have premature male pattern baldness. Early aggressive treatment with minoxidil and dutasteride is your best chance to stop hairloss. Take a picture of your hairline and send to HealthTap Concierge @ healthtap.com/saurbornmd ...Read more
Why do I focus so much on diseases? I've had all sorts of tests done, young and healthy, healthy family history, and am always afraid I have a disease!
Mind and Body: This imbalance begins in the brain. Ocd is a common cause. Sometimes chronic anxiety will trigger these symptoms. It's important to know that with proper treatment these symptoms can go away. Cbt or cognitive behavioral therapy helps, a physician you trust can prescribe viibryd-a medicine for ocd that has helped many of my patients. Consider genomic testing for comt and slc6a4 gene variants. ...Read more
I force myself and my children to try and eat healthy but i can't! what are some suggestions or websites you'd recommend for healthy family meals?
Myplate.gov: The us government has some resources that may help you. Have you tried www.Myplate.Gov? It talks about proportions of foods (half of the plate is vegetables + fruit). It's visually easy, and might help. First lady michelle obama has resources on her "let's move" campaign, promoting physical activiy and healthy food for kids. Don't forget your public library - or google "healthy family meals.". ...Read more
What are my chances of getting lymphoma? 26 y/o f. Healthy. No family history of any type of cancer?
My A1c was 5.5 at recent exam. 110lbs and 5'2". I exercise and eat healthy. No family history. Dr says could be pre-diabetes?
17 yr old healthy female, family doctor claimed positive test, free clinic said negative. Only 3wks along. What are the chances of false positive?
Dad had ALS @ 62, mom has dementia @ 67. I am worried about my genetics. I'm healthy and family history beyond parents is clear. Am i being paranoid?
Yes: anyone with onset of dementia in their 60's may have a form for which you have a 1 in 2 chance of inheriting. Your mother should be evaluated for these by a clinical geneticist who may provide a definitive diagnosis. After appropriate counseling, you could elect to be tested whether you have inherited the causative mutation. ALS is much less likely to be a risk for you. Keep tests confidential ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Staying healthy: This is a good question because having a support group always makes things easier. The reason being is that we has humans feel more comfortable and safe in groups. However, this is false security. You will be safer and more secure by living your own life and not concerning yourself with what your friends or family are saying about you or how they are living their lives. ...Read more
Stop buying Junk.: If there is junk in the house they will keep eating it. Stop buying junk and put out healthy alternatives instead. ...Read more
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