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How can I change my diet to decrease my acne?

How can I change my diet to decrease my acne?

Sugar: Gram proactive bacteria love surgery. The most commen bacteria seen in acne fall in this category. Reducing the simple sugars, high fructose corn syrup is a great way to start. ...Read more

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Dr. Arthur Heller
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Diet (Definition)

refers to all the physical matter humans (like all living creatures) must take in on a recurring basis; only partially for energy. Like all life on planet humans are open systems which keep tearing down their structure & require intake of atoms/molecules from which to rebuild their structure. Intestinal lining cells replaced ~every 3 days. CaPO4 in bones ~every 6 years, ...Read more


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What small inexpensive changes can I make to my diet to improve my health?

What small inexpensive changes can I make to my diet to improve my health?

Food diary: The best way to look at your diet for "mistakes" is with a food diary. It is usually portion size or snacking. Sometimes, it is one food item, eg i eat way too many cashews. A food diary can help you identify these issues. Plus, exercise a little more. The goal should be 0.5# lost/week. That's only 250 less calories/day. You can do it. ...Read more

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How can I reduce my stress level? It's beginning to affect my health.

How can I reduce my stress level? It's beginning to affect my health.

Learn to relax: Learn some relaxation techniques when u are feeling less anxious and use them when the anxiety increases. Remind yourself that the anxiety will subside. Take a class in stress management, learn hypnosis or take yoga. Use it when the need arises. Consider seeing a therapist to help you learn relaxation techniques and other ways 2 reduce anxiety. ...Read more

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What can I do to decrease acne during my period?

What can I do to decrease acne during my period?

Vitamin b6: Vitamin b6 may be helpful, along with oral zinc in decreasing hormonal acne flares. This is addition to topical agents. ...Read more

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What can I do if my husband wants to lose weight and go on a diet how can I help?

What can I do if my husband wants to lose weight and go on a diet how can I help?

See details: By limiting his carbohydrate intake, controlling his portion size, telling him not to snack between meals and not have high sodium, high calories foods in the house (breads, sweets, ice cream, etc). ...Read more

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Can i tell me how i can have a balanced diet and how to maintain my body shape?

Can i tell me how i can have a balanced diet and how to maintain my body shape?

Ecto/Meso/Endomorphs: Tall slender body types, ectomorphs, require warm soothing foods, i.e. popular comfort food category. In-between types are predominantly one body type or another. These individuals, mesomorphs, should pay attention to seasonal shifts and avoid over eating. Short, stocky body types, endomorphs, should avoid comfort foods, favor spicy varieties. Mindfulness and moderation required at all meals. ...Read more

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My skin is oily how can I tkw care and how can I choose my make up?

My skin is oily how can I tkw care and how can I choose my make up?

Oily skin: Benzoyl peroxide washes and retinoid creams like tretinoin, tazarotene, adapalene, can help reduce oiliness of the skin. These can't be used if a woman is pregnant. Powder makeup, such as mineral powders, can be helpful for oily or acne-prone skin. If oiliness is excessive or comes with acne, excess hair growth or hair loss, it may mean a hormonal imbalance. Please consult your dermatologist. ...Read more

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I want to reduce my breast n how to keep diet on breast?

I want to reduce my breast n how to keep diet on breast?

Diet/exercise: weight loss may slightly reduce breast size; however, significant reduction would require plastic surgery. Low carb. low fat, high fiber. high protein, smal fist sized portions 6 times daily mixed with burst interval high and low impact aerobics. Suregery should be your last resort. ...Read more

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How can I completely change my unhealthy diet?

How can I completely change my unhealthy diet?

See a dietitian : Typically, self-directed diets fail due to having to few calories, skipping meals, or stacking to many calories at one meal, especially for the evening meal. The quantity, quality and how you eat all play an important role. Working with a qualified dietitian can help in addressing each of these factors and working with your particular issues and lifestyle. ...Read more

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How can I change my cooking to help me lose weight?

How can I change my cooking to help me lose weight?

First calorie count: add the amounts of all the ingredients. Vegetables are about zero. Fat is quite high per volume. Second, portion size. We habitually eat the total amt on plate. Third habits/cues. Fat people don't eat due to hunger but due to other features. Find which are relevant, avoid/substitute/change http://www.amazon.com/dp/0692496157/ details this. ...Read more

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What can I do to reduce pigmentation on my face?

What can I do to reduce pigmentation on my face?

See your doctor: These symptoms can only be adequately diagnosed only after a thorough evaluation by your doctor. This may include labs and other satudies. Once all of the information is in, your doctor can let you know what's going on, and what to do to help you. ...Read more

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Hi...! how can I improve my complexion? Due to dieting my complexion effected badly.

Hi...! how can I improve my complexion? Due to dieting my complexion effected badly.

Things to do.: Get a healthy diet again. Drink at least 8 8 ounce glasses of water per day. Cut out junk food and eat food with high dietary fiber content. Try to get in 5 servings of vegetable & 4 of fruit per day. Try to be physically active every day. Aim for 7.5 to 8 hours of quality sleep per night. Wash face with a gentle cleanser 2x/day or after heavy workouts. Try to avoid picking at / squeezing. Keep. ...Read more

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How long will my tension headache last roughly? How can I reduce it, and what can I do in the future to prevent it?

How long will my tension headache last roughly? How can I reduce it,  and what can I do in the future to prevent it?

Neurologist: There are many options for headache treatment and each person is unique in how they respond to therapy. I would recommend seeing a neurologist, specifically headache specialist. ...Read more

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How can I reduce weight of my sister?

How can I reduce weight of my sister?

Cant: You can be a good example of a healthy eater and offer encouragement but a person has to want to reduce weight and make the changes themselves. ...Read more

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How can I change my diet to lose belly fat?

How can I change my diet to lose belly fat?

Remember: Beyond surgery, liposuction or the non-invasive body sculpting(like Zeltiq, coolsculpting, liposonix) there is not way to ensure spot fat loss. You're best bet is to focus on general weight loss measures and let your body do the rest. In terms of the best "diet", that is very much dependent on your own body, but first make sure portion control and total calorie intake control are reasonable. ...Read more

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I want to lessen my forgetfullness and improve my memory.. What can I do? Thanks in advance...

I want to lessen my forgetfullness and improve my memory.. What can I do? Thanks in advance...

Sleep well: Methotrexate would suggest you have some kind of auto-immune disorder. Depending on which illness you have, there are a host of reasons why you feel forgetful. Visiting with a specialist in neuropsychiaty in conjunction with your rheumatologist may be an option worth exploring. I follow many patients with auto-immune illnesses and your concerns are not unusual. For now, do ensure good sleep! ...Read more

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How can I decrease my body hair?

How can I decrease my body hair?

It depends: If you are female with a hormone problem such as pcos, then medical treatment may help. Other wise, laser hair removal, intense pulsed light, shaving and waxing all work. ...Read more

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What can I do to reduce my hunger levels?

What can I do to reduce my hunger levels?

Eat Nuts For Snacks: A handful of nuts such as raw almonds between meals not only keeps you feeling fuller, and helps you eat lt meals less at your next meal but they're protein. Protein will keep that metabolism going. Some weight loss advocates suggest a glass of water containing a fiber supplement 30 mins. Prior to a meal but this is a much healthier option. ...Read more

Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Acne (Definition)

A very common skin condition that starts as a blockage of the sebaceous glands followed by inflammation. It occurs in areas where there are lots of sebaceous glands, such as the ...Read more


Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
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Pimples (Definition)

A pimple is a small inflamed spot on the skin. Also known as zit, ...Read more