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How Is Donating Blood Good For Your Health
Yes!: Donating blood is one of the best things men can do for their health. This is because iron is a pro-oxidant, increasing risk of heart disease & cancer. Donating blood reduces our iron load. One study found men who donate blood once a year had an 88% lower risk of heart attack! it also lowers risk of several types of cancer! see http://blog.Lef.Org/2010/07/health-benefits-from-donating-blood.Html. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Coffee: One or two cups of coffee a day ok for bp. More than that could cause problems. ...Read more
Marijuana and health: I would take the morality out of the question or the 'good' versus 'bad' with marijuana use. Like any substance the over use of this product can lead to intoxication, addiction, and other health or mental health concerns. But, the direct effect of cannabis on the human tissue is not unhealthy in and of itself. Cannabis can be a good appetite stimulant, an anti-inflammatory, and anxiolytic. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Varies, usu not good: Questions like this can only be answered on average. Some women seem untroubled by it, or even find it empowering. However, most find it dehumanizing. And since porn lasts forever, it's always out there as potentially shameful, job- or relationship-destroying. Also, many women in porn were previously abused, & are working out their issues on screen instead of in therapy. A sad business. ...Read more
How can maintain my health means men's health about sperm thick and is ginseng is good for health?instead of viagra (sildenafil) etc?
Ginseng is used to: give you energy but you need to be supervised by your doctor. A 24 y.o. taking viagra (sildenafil)? Has your doc helped you figure out why you need it? Hormones? Circulation issues? Do not be concerned about the thickness of your seamen. Work w/your doctor for improved overall health. Peace and good health. How is your diet? Do you exercise? ...Read more
Yes and no: If you want to become a vegan for moral reasons, be sure you know exactly what you are doing, and take the supplements you need, or you will ruin your health quickly. You'll lose weight because your food doesn't taste as good, and meet fitness enthusiasts which is good. The vegan industry is full of both very good and upstanding people, and also shameless crooks and liars. Be warned. ...Read more
130/80: Usually a BP of 130/80 or less is accepted as normal resting pressure. ...Read more
Yes: A great deal of research supports the benefits of a pet. The reasons? Love without complicated demands. Companionship. Increased activity. Feeling needed. Having responsibility for the well-being of the pet. Increased sense of purpose and meaning. Positive physical stimulation. Facilitation of more interaction with humans (e.g., taking your dog to the park). Better physical health! ...Read more
Moderation: Lowering your sodium intake is good. Alcohol in moderation (<2 drinks per day) decreasing fat/carbohydrate intake to lose weight. These are all good dietary recomendations. Any good once daily multivitamin should do. You should ask your pharmacist as they are a wealth of information about medication. ...Read more
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