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Doctor insights on: Inauguration Day Preschool Activities

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If only free time 1 day, can I do weekly physical activity?

If only free time 1 day, can I do weekly physical activity?

Yes.: You can do activity that day, as long as it can be done without health risk. It might be smart to see your doctor to get an idea of how fit you are, and what actifvity you can tolerate. But even on days of no free time, simple activity can be done, like light bending exercises for 5 minutes before bedtime, or during lunch, etc. ...Read more

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How important is nutrition for preschoolers in preventing future disease?

How important is nutrition for preschoolers in preventing future disease?

Very: Get them started right with healthy foods in childhood, and build healthy patterns for life. How they see their parents and other influential family members eat, is another important factor. ...Read more

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Is anxiety in preschoolers possible? What are the signs to look for? And how to help?

Is anxiety in preschoolers possible? What are the signs to look for? And how to help?

If you took Trilep-: Tal when pregnant, enroll in the North American Antiepileptic Drug Pregnancy Registry, 1-888-233-2334, though there is no known association with Autism, which causes perseverative & other anxious-looking behaviors. Dr. W. listed both typical anxieties & anxiety disorders in pre-schoolers. OCD by age 4, specific phobias & separation anxiety need treatment if they cause harmful dysfunction. ...Read more

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Is walking two hours a day (outside of normal activity) good for you or considered too much?

Is walking two hours a day (outside of normal activity) good for you or considered too much?

Slowly increase pace: Depends on your age, weight and baseline health and fitness condition. If you're a beginner, walking is a fantastic one. Be sure your knees are healthy, choose a pair of comfortable-not new-walking shoes (drugstore gel inserts make a big difference), take a 12oz bottle of water, wear sunscreen, hat, walk in the shade in a safe path, and start tor 20 min at a brisk pace moving your arms too. ...Read more

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How to manage stress? What kind to changes I should make in my daily day to day activities to have a healthier life?

How to manage stress? What kind to changes I should make in my daily day to day activities to have a healthier life?

Depends...: Personal/ work/ environmental (family, inner circle)stress has to be addressed separately. Try to resolve issues which you can. Regular exercise, Yoga, relaxation will help. Spirituality....keeps you within the defined norms. ...Read more

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I keep getting a adrenalin rush type feeling just randomoly when doing normal day to day activities. I'm not anxious or anything. What could cause this?

I keep getting a adrenalin rush type feeling just randomoly when doing normal day to day activities. I'm not anxious or anything. What could cause this?

Caffeine? Meds?: Caffeine and some meds, including supplements, as well as rec. Drugs can cause brief feelings that could feel like a rush. A rush is a nonspecific feeling, what do you mean by it? A tingling? alertness? Feel hot or cold or shaky? Details are important to help. If the symptoms are brief and not frequent and you fine the rest of the time, see if you can notice when and why it occurs and see doc. ...Read more

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How can I shed about 40 to 50 pounds this year of 2016? I weigh approximately 256 to 262 any given day and I am a 47 year old male with light activity

How can I shed about 40 to 50 pounds this year of 2016? I weigh approximately 256 to 262 any given day and I am a 47 year old male with light activity

That can be done: Losing 1 pound each week is considered easily done, in the big picture of weight loss desires. One has to burn calories by any means possible (keep moving, keep moving, keep moving). One cannot eat more calories than needed, but instead must eat less calories than needed... which will make the body start using up that 100 pounds of stored fuel. It is a simple concept, but takes will-power. ...Read more

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I am unable to sleep at night & all the activities of current day keep coming back. L also start thing of next activities which disturbs me?

I am unable to sleep at night & all the activities of current day keep coming back. L also start thing of next activities which disturbs me?

Sleep hygiene + med?: Be sure you've not been escalating your caffeine intake or taking other meds in doses that might impair sleep (such as stimulant med for add). Engage in quiet activity for the last hour or so before bedtime, and be sure you're getting exercise earlier in the day. If the problem persists, see you healthcare provider to see if you may have a condition involving "racing thoughts" that may need med. ...Read more

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What is the incidence of ear infections in preschoolers?

What is the incidence of ear infections in preschoolers?

30?: There are some children who will never have an ear infection. Some will have a whole bunch. The exact incidence is not important. By age 2, you'll know what the story is. Being around smokers, being in daycare, having allergies, will all predispose to ear infections. The more exposure to irritants and viruses, the more likely. Good nutrition, treating allergies, avoiding smoke exposure, helps. ...Read more

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How many calories are burned in a day by normal activity?

How many calories are burned in a day by normal activity?

Varies!: Male vs female. Body size. Child vs adult. And very important: the amount of muscle mass you already have. Someone lean and strong equaling in weight someone obese will burn more calories at rest. For most people it is 1700-2200kcal/day. This does not factor in normal sporting activities! ...Read more

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What is the difference between PDD and add as seen in preschoolers?

What is the difference between PDD and add as seen in preschoolers?

PDD is no longer a: Diagnosis in the dsm-v, having been replaced by autistic spectrum disorder. Adhd usually presents as hyperactive/impulsive type in preschoolers, since attention span at that age can typically be as short as 3-4 minutes. Each is a categorical diagnosis based on a defined pattern of (usually disruptive) behavior. 40-70% of children with ASD have adhd ; require multimodal treatment to address both. ...Read more

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How can I stop masturbating alot// cuz it stops me from day activities?

How can I stop masturbating alot// cuz it stops me from day activities?

Get seen: Usually in young men this is coupled with a porn addiction. While all men and many women enjoy erotic images, getting obsessed with this stuff so that it takes you away from the other good things in life is something that needs to change. A low dose of medication and a few sessions of good, clarifying talk from the right person will probably make your life far better. Ask your physicain. ...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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I'm having some back pain from day to day activities can a back massage help relive the pain?  

I'm having some back pain from day to day activities can a back massage help relive the pain?  

Yes: Acute back strains may take 4-6 weeks to resolve on their own. If it continues beyond that and or any added symptoms, please see a doctor. ...Read more

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What is it like to have addisons disease? What are the symptoms? Will it affect a person's day to day activities?

What is it like to have addisons disease? What are the symptoms? Will it affect a person's day to day activities?

Depends: The symptoms depend on the length of the disease and on how low are the hormone levels. Usually, untreated, this condition is severe and can cause low blood pressure, lethargy, unconsciousness, low sodium, high potassium and low blood sugar - adrenal crisis. Earlier symptoms are inability to cope with sickness, weight loss, salt craving, sometimes darkening of skin. ...Read more

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22mo boy fed 1000cal/day via gtube. No activity change. Has dropped from 11.5kg to 10.9kg in 15 days. Is this ok?

22mo boy fed 1000cal/day via gtube. No activity change. Has dropped from 11.5kg to 10.9kg in 15 days. Is this ok?

Weight loss, 22 mos: Any weight loss in this situation should be addressed, although. 6 kg could easily improve the next week. I would recommend contacting his Doctor, ...Read more

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I know apple does care about people health. Is the 30 min a day of exercise activity app accurate with Apple Watch?

I know apple does care about people health. Is the 30 min a day of exercise activity app accurate with Apple Watch?

150 min/week.: For 30 minutes every day of recommended physical activity is in line with the popular recommendation of 150 minutes per week of dedicated exercise. Of course, the more exercise you can do the better for your health overall (without overdoing it of course), but 30 minutes per day, five days per week is a reasonable exercise expectation. ...Read more

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I am suffering from nightfall 3 times in a week even though I do not any sexually activity what should I do I get weaker day be day?

I am suffering from nightfall 3 times in a week even though I do not any sexually activity what should I do I get weaker day be day?

'Wet dreams' normal: Frequency of nocturnal emissions varies considerably from man to man. Should not be related to feeling ur getting weaker. Numerous erections per night is normal. Erect penis rubbing against sheets can suffice to cause ejaculation. Masturbation before bed might eliminate this problem. Need to consult with dr. If you feel ur getting weaker & must be from other causes. ...Read more

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I woke up and my entire abdomin felt as if I had done an intense ab workout the day before, though I have not done any strenuous activity lately?

I woke up and my entire abdomin felt as if I had done an intense ab workout the day before, though I have not done any strenuous activity lately?

Insuff Info: Abdominal Pain w/o an insult could be gastroenteritis (would expect diahhrea), could be pancreatitis, (gallbladder problem?), constipation, and since you are a female could be a ovarian cyst or a twisted ovary, or a twisting of the gut (Volvulous). If you cannot find an MD who can see you quickly, go to ER. ...Read more

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Can a day of intense physical actvity can lower your BP the day after? I have hbp normally and day after ipa I am tired and have a BP 110/76 -54pul

Can a day of intense physical actvity can lower your BP the day after? I have hbp normally and day after ipa I am tired and have a BP 110/76 -54pul

Yes, if: It can if you didn't replace the fluid you lost with your ipa. In other words, you may be liters behind in your hydration and if you just drank a normal amount, you may still be liters behind. This is the most plausible explanation for lower BP 24 hours after ipa. ...Read more

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I can not get pleausere from activity or nature which was previously enjoyed by me, I can not feel pleasurable sensetion even after seen a great natural scene since 5-6 years. I m getting very hungry also daily and I eat many times in a day also. No one c

I can not get pleausere from activity or nature which was previously enjoyed by me, I can not feel pleasurable sensetion even after seen a great natural scene since 5-6 years. I m getting very hungry also daily and I eat many times in a day also. No one c

Depression: Your question got cut off, but it sounds like you may be dealing with depression that has anhedonia -- loss of pleasure in usual activities -- as a strong feature. If you're on medications for this, they may also be stimulating your appetite. Please work with your psychiatrist on this, as I'm sure s/he will want to help resolve your symptoms as much as possible. May need dose adjustments/changes. ...Read more

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I'm 25 and in very good health. I'm typically very active, working out at least 30 minutes a day 5 days a week. After a back injury I took a month off from all physical activity. I've began working out again and unlike before, all my workouts are high-int

I'm 25 and in very good health. I'm typically very active, working out at least 30 minutes a day 5 days a week. After a back injury I took a month off from all physical activity. I've began working out again and unlike before, all my workouts are high-int

Go slow,: Good start off slow, no jerky movements or whatever caused your back pain, avoid, use good body alignment with all sports/exersize, , hope all goes well, build up strength after lay off progress as tolerated, don't overdo it. ...Read more

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What are the day to day to activities I can involve in routine to reduce stress?

What are the day to day to activities I can involve in routine to reduce stress?

Many possible: One of the best options is mindfulness meditation, because it trains you to be present rather than lost in past and future. Also it trains you to respond thoughtfully to situations, rather than react in your habitual knee-jerk patterns (which we all have, not just you!). Additional practices like yoga & tai chi help also. Being in nature can reduce stress also. ...Read more

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How does having Parkinson's disease affect your daily life/activities that you do each day?

How does having Parkinson's disease affect your daily life/activities that you do each day?

Parkinson's disease: The symptoms of parkinson's disease vary from patient to patient. Although hand tremor is commonly associated with parkinson's disease, other symptoms like balance or gait instability, rigidity, slowing of the movements, memory problems, constipation, and depression are also noticed. Recent studies indicate that physical activity with exercise, stretching and large rapid range of motion helps. ...Read more

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Cold sweats, sweat running down my side during the day. No excessive activity; just sitting in class.

Cold sweats, sweat running down my side during the day. No excessive activity; just sitting in class.

Frustrating: Sorry, as frustrating as that is, it is probably normal, due to hormones, stress, and your age. If any other symptoms, should see a dr for once-over. ...Read more

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How much activity do I need every day in order to maintain good digestive health? What are some workouts I can do?

How much activity do I need every day in order to maintain good digestive health? What are some workouts I can do?

Exercise: In order to maintain good health and wellness, you need to exercise (walk, dance, swim, etc) 30 minutes a day 5-6 days a week. This will help your heart health, GI health and improve insulin resistance. ...Read more

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If you take Cialis and you are not sexually stimulated will the drug stay in your system for sexual activity the next day?

If you take Cialis and you are not sexually stimulated will the drug stay in your system for sexual activity the next day?

Unlikely: Daily 5mg tablets help some to be stimulated whenever occasion arises. Single isolated tablet effect wears off after about 4 hours. ...Read more

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I smoke 4cigarettes a day... What is the tendency of me getting cancer.? And I also have many physical activities and I consume proper water daily.

I smoke 4cigarettes a day... What is the tendency of me getting cancer.? And I also have many physical activities and I consume proper water daily.

Tobacco causes CA: 15% of smokers (>100 total cigarettes in a lifetime) develop lung cancer. If you smoke 4 cigarettes per day, that is >1200 cigarettes a year! 80% of all lung cancer is caused by smoking. Both direct and secondhand smoking of tobacco (and marijuana) are unsafe. Additionally, numerous other diseases and cancers are related to smoking. ...Read more

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How to gain weight? I'm 5'7" and 42kg. I don't have any physical activity. Hardly feel hungry any time of the day. Though I look skinny, I'm strong e

How to gain weight? I'm 5'7" and 42kg. I don't have any physical activity. Hardly feel hungry any time of the day. Though I look skinny, I'm strong e

Need to gain weight: With a height of 5'7'', your weight should be close to 150 pounds but your current weight is 92 pounds, which means that you are approximately 60% of your normal weight. You should try to gain weight gradually, probably over a period of 2 years. Physical activity is very important, in order to make you feel hungry. Having several nutritious small meals may help. Eat slightly high calorie diet. ...Read more

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Occasionally I have HRs of ~ 55 during day dropping below 50 while sleeping. BP also heavily fluctuating (150/75, 120/60, 115/105). little activity

Occasionally I have HRs of ~ 55 during day dropping below 50 while sleeping. BP also heavily fluctuating (150/75, 120/60, 115/105). little activity

Bradycardia: Hi kevin, at your age, heart function can be quite dynamic as can blood pressure. Athletes tend to have lower heart rates than non-athletes. Also, your heart will be slower overnight. The question is:" are you having symptoms? " If dizzy, weak, short of breath, or palpitations, see your doctor. Otherwise, be reassured that it is probably okay, and stop checking it so often. Hope that's helpful. ...Read more

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Pain in my anus - it happens periodically (every 2-3 months) - in the middle of the night (never during the day) - it is so strong that I wake up and it takes 5-10 minutes before it goes away - it does not seem to be related to my sexual activity (it happ

There: There are many reasons for anal pain. You need to see a colon and rectal surgeon so he can examine you to make sure you don't have a fissure or another cause of the pain. If you are about to turn 40 and you are having colorectal complaints a colorectal surgeon might also recommend doing a colonoscopy for you as well as part of your evaluation. ...Read more