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How thin is too thin?

How thin is too thin?

BMI: A BMI (basal metabolic index) evaluates your weight on relation to your height. A measurement under 20 indicates that you may be too thin. Talk to your doctor about your bmi. ...Read more

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How to thin the very thick body skin?

How to thin the very thick body skin?

Repeated Question: I believe you have asked this question repeatedly. Your question has been answered honestly, accurately and for free. If you do not have a new question please move on. ...Read more

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Can too much coffee thin the blood?

Can too much coffee thin the blood?

Caffeine: I am not aware of any blood thinning properties of caffeine or coffee. Caffeine is certainly not used as a medicine for blood thinning purposes. ...Read more

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How can you make thin hair thick? Why do our ends thin out when hair gets very long?

How can you make thin hair thick? Why do our ends thin out when hair gets very long?

Thick hair: castor oil is suppose to help thicken hair, eye lashes, eyebrows etc. Also taking a supplement called selenium is also suppose to be beneficial. ...Read more

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How is a thin womb lining thickened ???

How is a thin womb lining thickened ???

Womb lining thickene: LebogangM ~ usually under the influence of hormones. Estrogen thickens, progesterone in the 2nd 1/2 of the cycle makes it mature and allows breakdown. Pregnancy and infection and neoplastic conditions are some others. Do not worry about this. All you should be doing is seeing the OBGYN once a year for an exam and a PAP smear and he will advise if any problems.thx ...Read more

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What is the recommended daily dose of vitamin a? How much is too little and how much is too much?

What is the recommended daily dose of vitamin a? How much is too little and how much is too much?

See below please: U.S. Recommended dietary allowance (rda) for adults is as follows: 900 micrograms daily (3, 000 iu) for men and 700 micrograms daily (2, 300 iu) for women; for pregnant women 19 years old and older, 770 micrograms daily (2, 600 iu); and for lactating women 19 years old and older, 1, 300 micrograms daily (4, 300 iu). ...Read more

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I have very fine, thin skin, is there a way to make it thicker?

I have very fine, thin skin, is there a way to make it thicker?

Retin-A: Retin-a may thicken skin. But, if very thin nothing can make it dramatically thicker. ...Read more

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How much exercise is too much and bad for your health? I am a bit confused...too much, too little...what draws the line?

How much exercise is too much and bad for your health? I am a bit confused...too much, too little...what draws the line?

Moderation : Moderation is key. Listen to u'r body. It tells u when to rest. Too much is different for everyone. Make sure u hydrate well, stretch well and it helps to ice down muscle areas that have been overworked during the workout/exercise. Balancing this with healthy food choices is key too. ...Read more

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Excessive hair growth for a female? How much is too much?

Excessive hair growth for a female? How much is too much?

Hirsutism: Excessive hair is usually defined as a male-pattern. This would include hair around the nipples, midline of the abdomen, inner thigh, arms, legs, back, buttock, face, chin, sideburns, upper lip. ...Read more

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How much hemorrhoid bleeding is considered too much?

How much hemorrhoid bleeding is considered too much?

None: Hemorrhoids shouldn't bleed and not all bleeding is caused by hemorrhoids. No bleeding is normal. Get it checked out! ...Read more

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How can I improve the uterine lining if this is too thin?

How can I improve the uterine lining if this is too thin?

Thanks for asking!: Uterine lining is dependent on adequate amounts of estrogen and progesterone. If your hormone secretion is normal and well balanced then the uterine lining should be normal. ...Read more

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How thick is our skin?

How thick is our skin?

Skin thickness: Skin thickness varies from 0.5mm thick on the eyelids to 4.0mm thick on the heels. (REF: http://www.histology.leeds.ac.uk/skin/skin_layers.php) ...Read more

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My hair was very thick earlier but because of hairfall it is very thin now how can I get thick hair back?

My hair was very thick earlier but because of hairfall it is very thin now how can I get thick hair back?

See your doctor: This problem can only be solved by seeing your octor and being evaluated face-to-face. After a thorough examination, your doctor should be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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How much porn is too much?

How much porn is too much?

Any porn: If you have to ask, you are exposing yourself to too much porn. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Drink enough water daily so that your urine is mostly colorless. Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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How can I tell if my loose skin is from losing too much weight too fast?

How can I tell if my loose skin is from losing too much weight too fast?

Difficult answer: But usually time is the best test just as it is after pregnancy where we generally allow a minimum of 4-6 months and preferably 9-12 months to assess skin laxity and contraction. ...Read more

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What amount cholesterol is too much?

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What amount cholesterol is too much?

Depends . . .: Current recommendation is to start taking a statin if your LDL (bad) cholesterol is greater than 190mg/dL even if you don't have heart disease. This isn't w/o controversy as guidelines were re-written last November. There are many other variables to consider. Check out http://clincalc.com/Cardiology/ASCVD/PooledCohort.aspx & http://cvdrisk.nhlbi.nih.gov/. Then discuss your results w/your familydoc ...Read more

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