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How can I slow down my metabolism?

How can I slow down my metabolism?

You can't control it: You have no way of controlling your metabolism. Only food intake and exercise are under your control. So eat more or less depending on your daily needs and exercise more if you need to and you will do fine. ...Read more

Menstrual Cycle (Definition)

The menstrual cycle begins with the shedding of the uterine lining, resulting in bleeding from the vagina. A few weeks later, one ovary releases an egg and the uterine lining thickens in preparation for a potential pregnancy. Pregnancy can occur at this stage if sperm fertilizes the egg. If the egg is not fertilized, the egg will leave your body and ...Read more


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How can I slow down my severe mania?

How can I slow down my severe mania?

If you have severe : mania, you may not be able to slow it down without the help of psychotropic medications. Manic depression is a severe physiological condition which requires medical attention and supervision of the medications by a psychiatrist. In addition, once medication helps get the mania under control, individual and family therapy with a psychologistcan help you make changes in your life and relationships. ...Read more

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How can I force my period to start?

How can I force my period to start?

If obese -weight : Loss may allow for period return. If you're inactive – try regular aerobic activity (at least 4 days/week). If severely underweight – ^in bmi may help to restore periods. If an endurance athlete – try cutting back on training. If you have polycystic ovary syndrome, metformin may help. Some birth control pills as well as meds like Progesterone or Provera (medroxyprogesterone) could be used under your gyn supervision. ...Read more

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How can I make my period end faster?

How can I make my period end faster?

Shorter periods: Please talk to your gynecologist or physician about having shorter or lighter periods. Some options may include: Lysteda (tranexaminc acid), oral contraceptives, Vaginal contraceptive ring & Levonorgestrel -releasing intrauterine system (Mirena). ...Read more

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How can I come down when I am manic?

How can I come down when I am manic?

Seek treatmrnt: Mania is a serious medical condition that can be effectively treated under a physicians care. Treatment wi include prescribed medication as indicated, recommending avoidance of alcohol and substance use., exercise, regular sleep habits and psychotherapy. ...Read more

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How much time can I expect it to take for my blood pressure to start coming down once I change my diet?

How much time can I expect it to take for my blood pressure to start coming down once I change my diet?

Depends: It depends on what your diet was like before and what changes you've made. A big dietary change could begin to affect your BP immediately (with in 24-48 hours). If you lose 10% of your weight or more, you'll see further changes. ...Read more

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How can I slow my heart rate down after smoking?

How can I slow my heart rate down after smoking?

Let go of nicotine: The problem may disappear if you let go of smoking. Consider attending a meeting of nicotine anonymous. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how much time can I expect it to take for my blood pressure to start coming down once i change my diet?

Can you tell me how much time  can I expect it to take for my blood pressure to start coming down once i change my diet?

No answer: This question has been languishing because it's hard to answer - because there are too many variables. How will you change your diet? How consistent will you be? Are you over weight? How much weight do you intend to lose with your change in diet? How high is your bp? In general, dietary changes on average produce only modest changes in BP although there is interperson variablility. ...Read more

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What can I do to slow down my metabolism? It is too fast and i can't gain any weight?

What can I do to slow down my metabolism? It is too fast and i can't gain any weight?

Eat and exercise.: You need to focus your exercise regimen more on weight training than aerobics. As well, make sure you eats lots of food, and focus on complex carbohydrates and lean protein sources. We don't focus on slowing down a fast metabolism; we work with it. ...Read more

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Why do I have diarrhea when going off my cycle and how can I ease it?

Why do I have diarrhea when going off my cycle and how can I ease it?

Diarrhea: Because of the hormonal fluctuations, many women do experience cramping and some diarrhea periodically during their cycles. Is this a normal occurrence for you? Generally, as long as you keep well hydrated, you will fare well. If it is more than 5 days after your menses ceased, on this occasion, you might be dealing with a viral gastroenteritis. Pepto bismal helps - but only for occasional use. ...Read more

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How can I temporarily stop my period?

How can I temporarily stop my period?

Birth control pills: You can take birth control pills continuously and safely stop your period, check with your doctor to see if this is an option for you. The pills thin the lining of the uterus and if taken correctly, can be taken for an extended period of time to stop periods. ...Read more

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How can I temporarily stop my period?

How can I temporarily stop my period?

No period pills: Lybrel, Seasonale, Seasonique, Yaz, (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) Yasmin are options to have 4 periods per year. However, you need to see doctor to see why you don’t want to have periods, do exam. Cannot smoke at all while on these pills. ...Read more

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How can I get my period faster?

There's a lot to tha: Are they too long? Then Progesterone for ten days or the pill. If you just want one early to avoid one later, quite difficult and i know of no way in a normally ovulating woman; more details needed on that one. ...Read more

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How can I stop my period before it start?

Birth control pills: Hormonal contraception is a great way to control your period. You can skip the placebo pills and restart the next pack. Nuvaring can be exchanged without taking a break. Same with the patch. Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud can stop some people's periods. Depoprovera shot can too. ...Read more

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Im trying to lose weight im the stomach area and on my arm. How can I speed up my metabolism?

Im trying to lose weight im the stomach area and on my arm. How can I speed up my metabolism?

Exercise!: The only way to really lose weight is to eat less and exercise more. Aerobic exercise-like biking, walking, swimming will help you burn fat, especially once you can workout for 20 minutes or more. It can also help bump up your metabolism if you eat within about an hour of when you wake up. Really try not to eat man made food, and stick with natural, whole foods which have more nutrients and fiber. ...Read more

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How can I stop feeling so bloated while on my period?

How can I stop feeling so bloated while on my period?

Diet and exercise: The hormone changes before your period causes bloating. Some women take medicines like diuretics or birth control pills. A better approach is to watch diet, reduce salt intake, and plenty of exercises. ...Read more

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What to do if i cannot get my heart rate to slow down lately. What can I do?

What to do if i cannot get my heart rate to slow down lately. What can I do?

See your doctor!: You might have a hyperactive thyroid. You should see your doctor right away to be evaluated. ...Read more

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How much improvement with my lower leg/feet nueropathy can I expect when i start insulin to bring down my sugars?

How much improvement with my lower leg/feet nueropathy can I expect when i start insulin to bring down my sugars?

Hard to say: Obviously getting your diabetes under control can only help. Also there are many causes of neuropathy, many not related to diabetes. These must also be ruled out in attempt to improve your condition. ...Read more

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Menstrual Period (Definition)

Menstrual period is a medical term for the monthly bleeding ...Read more