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How Much Time Do Teen Spend On Internet
General guideline: Generally, if you have a school age child who is spending more than an hour a day on a school day in front of a screen (internet, tv, video game, smartphone) then they have too much "screen time." excessive screen time is correlated with multiple problems, including problems with school performance and obesity. Turn off the electronics, go outside with your child. Get connected with your kids. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Im worried Ive spend too much time caretaking my mother. How much time should you spend on this and how much on yourself?
As I'm sure you know: this answer would be different for every daughter and mother. How much care your mother actually NEEDS (not just wants) is key: is she disabled, has special needs? And what are your circumstances? Do you work outside the home full time, care for children at home, etc? Communicating to your mother that you care deeply but have other responsibilities will be key as will identifying other caregivers. ...Read more
See answer!: The lifestyle of the ob/gyn has improved dramatically over the last 20 years. There are now work hour restrictions in place for residents in training, and the expectations in practice have changed as well. It is still a great career helping women through difficult and joyous experiences. The average sallary of a full-time ob/gyn is somewhere around 200-225k. There is significant variation. ...Read more
It varies: There are ways to spend a small fortune on a baby, and there are ways to be more frugal. Breast feeding is less expensive than formula. Many baby clothes can be traded with friends or found in thrift shops. Car seats should be new (to ensure that it hasn't been in an accident in the past). Cribs may be used- but make sure they meet safety guidelines. Mattresses should be new. ...Read more
Life on dialysis: It is not possible to give you an definite answer. Patients on dialysis live shorter than the age-matched controls not on dialysis. A dialysis patient's life span is dependent on the patient's age at the start of dialysis and the co-morbid conditions the patient has, such as diabetes. You should ask your nephrologist (n) for an answer to your question as the n knows you the best. Good luck. ...Read more
Eye fatigue: You can lessen eye fatigue with computer use by making sure you have the proper glasses for this task and by taking frequent breaks. I recommend closing your eyes or looking into the distance for 30 seconds every 20-30 minutes. Some people find that use of artificial tears helps as well. ...Read more
? define diet ?: If a teen is overweight s/he is obviously going down a path that is bad for their health. Rather than a "diet", that teen needs to adopt a different way of eating/ activity that might help drop some weight but would definitely be better for their life. The low carb life has been looked at in teens and found to be safe. Learning about food density and portion control can help the most. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
You are where its at: Dont ask him to spend more time with you or act needy.Be around him, be sweet and supportive, attentive even when he's not, then cut off the visit before he expects.Stay busy with other things and be happy doing what you are doing on your own, find other interests, where you are is where it's at.When youre with him, enthusiastic, then leave early.If he doesn't respond, you already have other interests. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Spend time!: One thing that is free. Spend time with your children, show that you are both interested in them and love them. Enjoy activities with them. Use firm but not harsh discipline. Read to them. Don't let them grow up watching the lcd screens on tvs, ipad devices, or cell phones. None of these requires money, but children need concerned time. That cannot be escaped. ...Read more
Really desprate to grow taller. I really want to grow about 5inches more anyone know tips on making it happen and - how long will it take?
Confusing question: The age listed on your demographic has you middle aged so if that is true you won't get taller.If you are younger and asking on someones account, it depends on genetic factors.A male is expected to reach the average of his parents height + 2.5 inches. There are no magic diets, exercise or drugs to make you taller than your genes permit. ...Read more
Prioritize: You need to make a committant to exercise and pencil it into your schedule. Decide which types of exercise you like to do so you have options based on the day, time available, weather, how you are feeling. Don't discount a 10 minute walk if that's all the time you have. Commit to 2 days/wk for the first 2 weeks then gradually add extra days. Start with 20-30 min increasing to 60 min 5 days/wk. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Some do..: Some women fake orgasm. Some reasons include : obligation, expectation and some even out of habit. The issue is usually rooted in communication break down. Communication is key, so there isnt pressure to perform from either partner and also to help direct efforts. You shouldn't focus on trying to tell if she is having one - you should focus on the task at hand and enjoy the experience. ...Read more
How fast can people learn? Most people take time to learn and master a new skill on their first try. I don't get why employers expect miracles so fast
It depends: It depends on the person. Not all people are equally intelligent or equally coordinated. ...Read more
Cardiothoracic surge: To become a cardiac surgeon you need to complete college(4 years and variable expense but lots), then medical school for another 4 years(variable $ but lots) and once you have an MD degree then years of internship/residency and fellowship probably at least 7 years are involved with low pay. ...Read more
Weekend eating: Good that you know the high risk times for your eating. Please don't have junk food in the house. Ask your doc about a low carb / higher protein diet. It can help you get rid of cravings. The higher good fat in this food plan will create a feeling of satiety. Good fats include things such as olive oil and coconut oil. Peace and good health. ...Read more
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