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How can I stay full for a long period of time to prevent overeating?

How can I stay full for a long period of time to prevent overeating?

Protein: Protein and fat are better at making you feel full for several hours after eating than carbohydrates. But if you're used to snacking between meals, you might find that planning ahead with small snacks, such as a few nuts, is better for helping you avoid eating high-calorie easily available foods between meals. ...Read more

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Overeating (Definition)

Overeating is a clinical finding that can be the result of mental health or physical condition or, in some young children, due ...Read more


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I tend to get anxiety attacks when i'm around a lot of people for a long period of time. Is something serious going on? What can help prevent this?

I tend to get anxiety attacks when i'm around a lot of people for a long period of  time. Is something serious going on?  What can help prevent this?

What is a long time?: Sounds like you have some degree of social anxiety. Are these familiar or unfamiliar people? If this disrupts your ability to function (i.e., you have difficulty attending business meetings), you may want to get some counseling. If it is not too disruptive, you may have to work around your discomfort by limiting the amount of time you spend around crowds, especially those composed of strangers. ...Read more

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How do you prevent blurry vision from reading a book for a long period of time?

How do you prevent blurry vision from reading a book for a long period of time?

Artificial tears: Try using artificial tears while you are reading. People tend not to blink as often while reading and their eyes dry out. This leads to a poor tear film which can cause blurred vision. ...Read more

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Can defecation after death be prevented if a person went a long period of time without food or water before death?

Can defecation after death be prevented if a person went a long period of time without food or water before death?

Not necessarily: One cannot control sphincters after death -- and there can be seepage as a result. Bacteria are still active even without food. I wonder why you're asking this though? Are you considering harming yourself? If so, i hope you'll tell your parents, your doctor or therapist about it so they can help you. Also you can call 911 or go to an er before carrying out any such thoughts. Be well. ...Read more

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How can I stay full for a long period of time?

How can I stay full for a long period of time?

Protein: Adding protein to your diet usually helps your stomach to feel full and doesn't make you feel as hungry in a short amount of time as you would if you consumed only carbohydrates in a meal. ...Read more

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I sit down for a long period of time or if I have a full bladder, i will have what looks like milk come out my penis after i've finished urinating.

I sit down for a long period of time or if I have a full bladder, i will have what looks like milk come out my penis after i've finished urinating.

Seminal vesiclefluid: Not a problem. But need to urinate more frequently since the frequent retention creats congestion which over time causes prostate enlargement (BPH) that, in turn, causes urinary obstruction and kidney disease. ...Read more

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So I have a question is it a bad thing to hold ur uranine for a long period of time?

So I have a question is it a bad thing to hold ur uranine for a long period of time?

Not healthy: You can cause abnormal bladder function by purposely waiting too long to go. We call it "teacher bladder". ...Read more

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Why doesn't targin work for your pain when you have been on it for a long period of time?

Why doesn't targin  work for your pain when you have been on it for a long period of time?

Drug dependence: Targin which is a narcotic medicine has the potential for addiction. People would get dependent for the narcotics after a long term use, may feel it is working anymore and ask for increased dose. It is better to avoid narcotics and seek for some other means for pain control. ...Read more

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Is 6mg of nicotine bad over a long period of time?

Is 6mg of nicotine bad over a long period of time?

Yes: Nicotine is a carcinogen (a cause of cancer); no matter what the form i prefer my patients to not use it. Longterm exposure to nicotine can increase your risk of lung cancer. ...Read more