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How Long Should I Be Stretching For Best Results At 70
Stretching: At any age, you should only stretch muscles after they've been warmed up. You should only push a stretch to when you start to feel a pull in the muscle, not to the point of considerable pain. ...Read more
Stretching: You should always stretch muscles after they've been warmed up for better and safer results. The longer and more often you stretch the better the results. In general, it's reasonable to hold a stretch for 15- 20 seconds . But if you are trying to improve flexibility, then you hold the stretch longer. ...Read more
Usually 6 weeks.: It takes at least 3 weeks for medications like Prozac and lexapro (escitalopram) to start working well. Usually if you feel better but not 100% in about 4-6 weeks, the dose needs to be increased. If it is not helping at all, it may be the wrong medication, and you should follow up with your doctor. ...Read more
So what is the best thing to eat daily and how long can it take to show good results after eating that food?
For life: Even if you have normal bp, this is an excellent diet: http://www.Mayoclinic.Org/dash-diet/art-20048456 . One should eat a good diet for life - it's not a race to see how quickly "it will work". It will prevent many serious illnesses as you age. There are many variables in the present-diet is only one, so no one can tell you how long it will take to see good results. ...Read more
What is the best product out there known to reduce stretch marks? Don't say bio oil or palmers lotion because i've used both and there were no results
Stretch Marks: Using marksplex™ can substantially reduce the appearance of your stretch marks in addition to helping improve the skin's overall appearance by making it feel tighter, firmer and providing more elasticity to the skin surrounding your stretch marks. Results can be seen in as little as two weeks, but strongly suggest waiting at least eight weeks for optimal results to appear. ...Read more
Iam have PCOS from very long time tried many work outs but no result. is gym best for me? or just jogging with 1hr weight training is enough?
Yes it is one of: the problem with PCOS , eat balanced diet , count the calories , if you have hypertension ( B P ) control it. Go to gym regularly , 1 mile walk you burn only 100 Cal , You have to burn 3500 Cal to burn each pound of fat each pound of fat so is not a easy task. Follow the advise of your doctor ...Read more
I'm using tetracycline 250 for get rid of face pimples, how long do I have to take this medicine to get best results?
Here's the key: Don't ever use an antibiotic alone to manage acne. You also need to be using topical benzoyl peroxide 5% 2x/day or as you can tolerate. Avoid taking tetracycline with milk, antacids or iron. Expect a good result in 4-8 weeks. If it's not satisfactory, or you risk getting scars, consider a course of isotretinoin. It's not for the faint-hearted but it works. ...Read more
It is recommended to get the HPV vaccine before having sex. How longer after 1th, 2nd or 3rd shot is it save to have sex, for the best result?
Hpv vaccine: Three shots are given over a 6 month period. For best results wait the full 6 months. ...Read more
When is the best time to take a pregnancy test after ovulation or missed periods how long does itt take for the results ?
HPT vs OPK: Home pregnancy tests are meant to tell you whether you're pregnant or not. As always, they need to be used as directed so follow the instructions closely (w/answers in minutes). They're best when used after you've missed your period, in other words, 4 weeks after your last menstrual period. Ovulation prediction kits, on the other hand, are used to determine when you're ovulating, not pregnant. ...Read more
Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome in a 24 year-old, who gets an ablation to resolve an VF focus, now wonders about sports without an ICD.....?
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