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How Does Karate Affect The Physical Growth Of Children
Is it possible that a child produce too much blood serotonin, does it affect physical growth of children?
Serotonin and growth: serotonin is a neurotransmitter found in the CNS, and in other tissues as gastrointestinal tract, relation with growth hormone and growth hormone releasing hormone has long been studied, the complex interaction would ultimately affect growth, a clear simple answer to a rather complex question in simple terms cannot be given on this platform ...Read more
Is it true that if growing children do more physical exercise there height growth is reduced and they attain below normal height. Thanks.
Wives tale: Another wives tale to add to the list of many. ...Read more
My kid is 6years old. He has started learning karate. Does it effect on his height growth. Someone told me if he does karate his height will be short.
By well-established: Norms for each parameter - length till 2, then height, weight, bmi ; head circumference ; specific body parts - on a standard distribution curve from 5th-95th%ile. Norms also exist for the age range of milestones in all developmental streams for infants ; children too young for standardized testing of iq, processing ; achievement. See healthychildren. Org ; firstsigns. Org. ...Read more
@ 14 lifting weights: Or using machines is fine but not by the coaches, they tend 2 push kids 2 hard. Their growth plates R wide open & easy 2 injure. Best is a REPUTABLE health club & using a program set 2 fit his/ her needs & abilities. This should B under the supervision of an AT-C. Also it is better 2 do more reps with lower weights. Any soreness @ tendon insertion means stop! Swimming is also great. ...Read more
Growth/development: Doctors measure a child's height or length (depending on age), head size, and weight at every well visit and plot it on a standardized chart to tack growth. Doctors also have a set of standardized normal tasks and activities that children should be able to do around specific ages (example: sitting up at age 6 months). Check out this site for more info: http://www. Cdc. Gov/ncbddd/childdevelopment. ...Read more
Your question made me think of two things - first the definition of the study of changes/diseases in a population - Epidemiology.
http://www. Who. Int/childgrowth/publications/WHO_growth_charts. Pdf
But if you want an interesting read about the history of the development of the growth charts:
http://www. Who. Int/childgrowth/publications/WHO_growth_charts. Pdf ...Read more
Think for yourself: Today's children are taller and healthier than ever before. Evidence that poorly-defined, poorly-understood entities like autism and add respond to limited diet is interesting but remains anecdotal. But go to an old graveyard and see how many people used to die in childhood. What's actually putting children in danger is obesity, lack of exercise, and lack of good parenting. ...Read more
Personal Wellness: Congruence between mental health and satisfaction with daily life are highly correlated to well being. When something is impacting the psychological self negatively, the body responds with a sympathetic response and a systemic stress response that lead to ill health. So achieving and maintaining well being defined by the individual is necessary, but the meaning of this varies among people. ...Read more
CDC: This website should be helpful: http://www. Cdc. Gov/growthcharts/clinical_charts. Htm. ...Read more
Good morning Dr! Iam 28 year old boy and iam losing sperm almost 3 to 6 times in a month during night sleeps. 1.)Is it affect my physical growth? 2.
Does 5-9 hours gymnastics stunted children growth? My children loves gymnastics but I am afraid to send them to more intensive training. They currently do 1-2 hours/week only.
Gymnastics: It is not necessarily the number of hours per week spent doing gymnastics. Issues with growth revolves around less than adequate nutrition intake during the optimal periods of childhood growth, while performing gymnastics. Adequate caloric intake, of healthy foods, is of utmost importance. A discussion with your pediatrician, or HealthTap prime consult, can help lay out more instructions for you. ...Read more
Depends on situation: Gluten sensitivity (gs) has variable symptoms in the general population. True gs/ intolerance can produce intestinal lesions that result in nutritional deficiencies. Going gluten free can help these lesions to heal and catch up growth is possible. Gs is somewhat difficult to diagnose, as most labs focus only on 3 related antibodies, while gluten can trigger many. See cyrex labs site for info. ...Read more
Sure: Starvation can cause many developmental problems. I am curious as to why you ask about starvation. ...Read more
Maybe: The effect of running depends on the distance and the age of child. A prepubertal child who runs longs distances and does not maintain adequate nutrition may not have the needed building blocks for growth. A separate issue is the effect on bones as far as density and injury is concerned. Excessive running and loss of necessary body fat will interfere with menstrual cycles in girls. ...Read more
My physical growth is not so good. I am only 35 kg and 18 year old. And I want to look fit according to my age?
See your doctor: If you are female and petite then 35 kg may be fine for you. This question cannot really be addressed without a visit to go over your lifestyle, eating habits, general health etc to provide you with the best answer. Please see your doctor for assistance. ...Read more
Studies have shown that sermorelin increases the production of growth hormones which can increase height in children. Is this true?
Is it possible to hip dislocated in teenage? How to know if hip dislocated? What are hip dislocation effects? Does it effect children growth?
Hi. I am 25 years old man. I have problem with my testicle growth. I can't even physically look my testicles because there is no apparent sign of testicles now. I have no erection problem. My penis is ok it erects and throw fluid as normal man does. Now I
See a doctor/urology: You might be having undescended testicles where the testicle hide up in the grown, some time it goes up and down, some time it stayed up there, some time it could be in the abdomen, either way you need to see a doctor for proper diagnosis, and to bring the testicles down, it is not safe or healthy to keep it up there, it could affect the growth, and it could becomes cancerous, see urologist please ...Read more
I am 19 years old, I am physically fit which I do karate 3 hours a week and running everyday. ECG t wave inversion but normal echocardiogram?
Probably fine but...: The fact that you are so physically active with no problems is great! You are doing an informal exercise stress test 5 times a week. The safest thing to do is to get a formal exercise stress test. Once you pass that, relax! ...Read more
Will children with turner syndrome, if not treated with growth hormones jabs, still grow tall naturally?
Very unlikely: There are separate growth charts for untreated girls with turner's. The charts clearly show shorter final adultheight compared to regular charts. In fact, every short girl with no other signs/symptoms of turner's, should be evaluated to rule out turner's. ...Read more
Read online reports that rare genetic disorders can cause noticable growth spurts in 40YO adults w/no other physical changes. What are those disorders?
It would be quite unusual for a 40 year old man to have growth spurts.
That does not mean he has no problems and he must see his Primary doctor as soon as possible. ...Read more
I have 5 months old daughter. Can I drink green tea. Does it affect mental or physical growth of my daughter?
Can U please tell me what if any rare genetic or pituitary conditions can cause couple inch growth spurt @ 39 w/ NO other symptoms or physical changes?
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