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What to do to maintain a healthy status on a road trip?

What to do to maintain a healthy status on a road trip?

Stay healthy: On your trip you should eat regularly and healthy meals. Drink fluids regularly and get reasonable sleep. You should breakfast that has a good protein content and low carbohydrates. Take frequent breaks while driving. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to get from a size 8 to a 6 the healthy way?

Can you tell me how to get from a size 8 to a 6 the healthy way?

Size 8 to 6: Yes. Eat less and exercise more. Simple in concept. Difficult in execution. ...Read more

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How to work on the system in order to see a hematologist?

Make self referral: Ask your pcp to make a referral or self refer. ...Read more

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Is there a way for me to check daily digestive status without going to the doctor?

Is there a way for me to check daily digestive status without going to the doctor?

Unclear : I am not sure what is meant by daily digestive status. If a well balanced diet is eaten, and weight is appropriate for height and a person does not have signficant pain or discomfort following eating or triggered by eating, and likewise no chronic diarrhea or constipation, i think it would be fair to say digestion is going well. If there are any concerns in these areas, see a doctor. ...Read more

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How can I determine which training or exercise is best suited to me?

How can I determine which training or exercise is best suited to me?

Depends on your goal: Make a list of what you enjoy doing for exercise and what your goals are. Goals would include fitness, healthier lifestyle, better sleep, improved mental alertness, weight loss, running a marathon or triatholon, etc. You also need to consider your current physical health. See your physician for a general physical. Do so with goals and ideas in hand to develop the first steps in your program. ...Read more

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Can you please tell me the best possible way to spend 2 min a day on dental activities?

Can you please tell me the best possible way to spend 2 min a day on dental activities?

2 Min = Not Enough: To properly address your mouth, spend 2-minutes brushing at one time; however, this should be done 2-3x/day for proper cavity prevention. Also, no flossing was done in that 2-min, and flossing is critical to stopping cavities between the teeth, as well as gum disease that causes the outright tooth loss. Bottom line, 2-min a day will still be less than necessary and cavities will result. ...Read more

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How to find how long of a urinary catheter you need?

How to find how long of a urinary catheter you need?

They are standard: Sized. It is only placed as far as it needs to go. The remainder stays outside of the body. ...Read more

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How to treat bronchitis? Without paying a visit to the doctors.

How to treat bronchitis? Without paying a visit to the doctors.

Depends on age.: If you are talking about yourself, just increase fluids, 8-10 glasses of water daily. Use humidifier or vaporisor. Avoid inhalents, such as smoke, sprays and highly scented aerosols. Avoid crowds, wash hands, cover your cough. Watch for fever or increasing symptoms. If this is a small child or infant, let the doctor examine and determine that other causes are not responsible for symptoms. ...Read more

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For how long does one need to be off a certain food in order to determine if one is intolerant to it?

For how long does one need to be off a certain food in order to determine if one is intolerant to it?

About 3 weeks: Standard practice is to eliminate possible food allergens for 3 weeks to give the immune system time to calm down. You may be able to notice improvements in a shorter time but going a full 3 weeks will give a better response if you try to reintroduce the food. ...Read more

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What's a good way for us to learn to cook for a person with diabetes?

What's a good way for us to learn to cook for a person with diabetes?

Diabetic Education: Most hospitals offer courses in diabetic education, not just for the patient, but for caregivers. They are usually in the evenings and they are usually free. Check with your local hospital. ...Read more

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Whats the best breakfast for you to eat, in order to lose weight?

Whats the best breakfast for you to eat, in order to lose weight?

Don't skip. Protein: Ideal breakfast would be a little protein (bit of low fat ham), some fiber (any cereal with 'bran' in name), and some fruit (blueberry). Don't skip breakfast! your body will compensate by decreasing metabolism. Avoid too many carbs, since may trigger more hunger later. In a rush, the low carb, high protein bars (150-180 cal) are ok. Adkins makes a decent bar. ...Read more

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What is the best diet to go on and how many calories a day for a person weighing 500 pounds currently on a waiting list to see a obese clinic doctor X?

What is the best diet to go on and how many calories a day for a person weighing 500 pounds currently on a waiting list to see a obese clinic doctor
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You need help: not ' the best diet ' managing some one 500 lbs , can not be done in this type of forum. You need one to one help to salve your personal issues ,metabolic and safe management of your health , by a team. Please seek for such help not just from one doctor from your local social service , to elected officers , if you are ready , help is available ...Read more

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I want to send the cd version of my MRI for you to evaluate can you tell me how its done?

I want to send the cd version of my MRI for you to evaluate can you tell me how its done?

Mri: Contact the place where you had the MRI - they will give it to you on a cd (if they can) and then you can mail. If they cannot do this, then take the films to a place where they can digitally scan them for you , and put those scanned images on a cd-viola. ...Read more

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Can someon give me to specific link to a website that shows you how many calories you need in a day?

Can someon give me to specific link to a website that shows you how many calories you need in a day?

Google: You will find more websites than you will know what to do with. Understand your caloric needs change as you age as well as from day to day depending on your level of exercise. Sedentary people may even need fewer than 800 calories per day if their metabolism is slow. You might check with a weight loss place near you to see if they can find what your resting metabolic rate is. ...Read more

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Whats the easiest way for a diabetic to gain muscle mass without having to load up on carbs?

Whats the easiest way for a diabetic to gain muscle mass without having to load up on carbs?

High protein intake: High protein intake and exercise are essential muscle building. There is no need for carb intake. Check with your doctor about the exercise and diet. ...Read more

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Need advice on what is the the fastest way to lose fat to reveal a six pack, drugs included?

Need advice on what is the the fastest way to lose fat to reveal a six pack, drugs included?

No fast way: They is no quick solution. You arent't born with a six=pack. This occurs as the result of strict dieting and workouts emphasizing abdominal muscle exercises. ...Read more

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What would be a good way for me to exercise in order to lose fat?

What would be a good way for me to exercise in order to lose fat?

Regularly: Start with brisk walking or any low impact cardio exercise (elliptical, cycle, etc...) start with an amount that is relatively easy and repeat daily. Add few minutes once a week. Work up to 45-60 mins. Track calories & exercise. Decrease total calories you consume and increase exercise to lose weight. Good app for tracking diet and exercise is "my fitness pal". ...Read more

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How to maintain a good diet durig the days going to gym?

How to maintain a good diet  durig the days going to gym?

Get good info: I'm very glad you're doing fitness. An athlete's diet contains plenty of protein from whatever source (many gym types purchase very inexpensive protein powder), and avoid foods that are greasy (leave a grease spot on a napkin), salty, and/or sugary (folks tend to overeat these). Learn to tell true hunger from appetite & be comfortable with some mild hunger; it will keep you trim. Good luck. ...Read more