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How To Flatten Your Stomach If You Are Over 50 Years Old
Hello my age i 19 years old and i would like to know if it is possible for someone to minimize their breasts naturally?Weight 70 &height 174
Confused question: Are you 70 kg (154 lbs) or 70 (175 cm) inches; are you 174 lbs or 174 centimeters? If you're 70 kg and 174 cm, then your proportions are very healthy, and you are already thin. Reduction mamoplasty (surgical or liposuction) may be the only option. Please be more specific. ...Read more
How can I help my over obessed child 9 years to live healthy. He don't like healthy food that I am giving him and is not motivated to any sport. Thx?
Good role modeling : Since you are the parent, you determine what foods come into the pantry. Select good foods for your family. Eliminate eating out, eat meals together without distractions such as tv, and lastly, eat healthy yourself. Children are marvelous imitators. They model the behavior they see and do what we do not always what we say. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is age 27 to old to decide that you want to become a doctor? Only have 2 year degree. Should i forget about it?
No: 27 is not too old. I've heard of people in their 50s and 60s starting a medical career and succeeding at it. Age is not a limiting factor. It'll probably take you a while to get there but you can do it with personal and financial investment. ...Read more
What happens if you've quit smoking at 25 years old. about how long will your lungs take to get back to where they were?
Maybe 5-8 years: It is hard to find research on that particular issue, but there are tests that a Pulmonary Specialist can perform (FEV1, lung capacity, arterial blood gases), that could check how good your lungs currently are. For long time smokers, 10-15 years to reduce risk of lung cancer to normal population. ...Read more
No set answer: However, this is a common age to develop it...And also a perfect age to stop since the risk will continue as long as the person smokes. The reverse of this is that the risk of developing lung cancer goes down significantly after quitting for 5 years and is the same as a non-smoker by 10 years...So now is the time to stop! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What are some of medication/vitamins you need to take when you are trying for babies? Am 27 years old.
Prenatal vitamins: Prenatal vitamins are typically full of b vitamins especially folate (folic acid) which if taken prior to getting pregnant lowers risk of spinal tube defects. Some studies suggest benefit to fish (oil) but that data is still early. Otherwise, best to check w/your family doc or OB for their specific recommendations given where you live & your specific medical, surgical & obstetric history. ...Read more
Check with....: Check with your doctors or look up on the cdc website (center for disease control) for standard numbers.Remember that is a large variation of normal. ...Read more
With a preg test : If you want to know if you are pregnant, take a test. In today's world you do not need to wonder if you are pregnant or not based on symptoms. Pregnancy tests are available at any pharmacy and in minutes you will have your answer. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period. ...Read more
What do you suggest if I am 5'8" and want to grow taller but I am 20 yrs old years old and people keep telling me men stop growing after age 20. Is our body not as effective?
Wishful thinking: Unless the family has a tendency toward late growth, most male growth is done by 17-18. Linear growth continues until the growth centers close, (17-18 in most) some will have slower closure of the centers and continue at a slow pace to 20.An x-ray of the wrist and hand can be assessed for growth centers and determine if growh is still possible. ...Read more
Can I lose 50 kg in 2-3 months I'm 100 kg 176cm 18 years old . so if it possible can you give me diet plan for that . I want to be a model?
Not so fast: It will take longer than 2-3 months to lose that much . You are best able to keep the weight off if you lose about 2 pounds per week which would mean 50 KG in a year. A balanced 1200-1800 calorie diet with daily exercise should allow you to reach this goal. A dietician can help you with food choices and meal planning. A coach can help with an exercise program.Combine aerobic and weight lifts ...Read more
What to do if I have heard that if you ever leave the excercise or at older age your body mass will be loosen up and your body will look ugly?
Ignore it: Keep exercising. This is really only a factor for steroid monsters who go off the stuff, and plastic surgeons can deal with this. And you can continue staying fit into old age. ...Read more
What do you suggest if I am 23 year old. I want to increase my chest by 1 to 2 inch without going to gym. How can i?
What to do if i'm a 44 years male wish to have female body and taking ovaral -l pills for this and enjoying the breast?
Seek care: Transgender care and management requires a team for the medical, physical, and psychological factors. What is being practiced here carries may dangers and is ill advised. ...Read more
Do you think i will get any taller? I'm female 16 yrs old and 62 inches. Dad is 67 in. And moms 65 or 66 in. What could I do to try to get taller?
Growth patterns: The predicted genetic height of a female is the average of the parent height less 2.5 inches.For you this is 67+65=132 divides by 2= 66-2.5=63.5in.Your bone maturity may be delayed giving you a little more time to grow, so you can get an inch or 2.Balanced nutrition, rest and exercise can help you get the most out of your genetic potential. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Transgender: Medications are usually used as part of the transition process. ...Read more
My son 4 yrs old has weak eyesight. Can we do anything to restore normal? If not, should we try contact lenses for him? Are they safe for kids? Thanks
I am 27 years old and they say that HPV vaccine are for people from 9 to 26 so can I still take the vaccine ?
Yes: The vaccine would benefit anyone with a competent immune system at almost any age.However, since the company that made it only submitted data for the target group (9-26), FDA approval was for that group. Most insurers will only cover this in the "approved" age range as a way to limit costs.It is expensive. ...Read more
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