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No: Radiation is not a risk factor for armd. Increased cataract risk does come from increased x-ray exposure. ...Read more
TV?: Unlikely — no studies have shown an association with television viewing. ...Read more
Can carrying a cell phone in your pocket increase risk of developing cancer in the area of the body nearest the pocket? Or is that an internet rumor?
Internet rubbish: I am sorry crackpots and politicians are still promoting this stuff. ...Read more
Mostly.....: Mostly your mother, father, and grandparents.Get a more detailed answer ›
What happens if my family has a history of chron's and colitis does that increase my risk of developing them?
Inflamm bowel: It could increase your risk. It does not mean you will absoultely get one of those conditions. ...Read more
Can a vegan diet increase your risk of developing nosebleeds? I've been a vegan for 9 months and I've had more this year than any other previous.
Minimal: If there is a risk, is with Clomid (clomiphene) after 12 months of use and the risk is minimal. The greatest risk is infertility itself and not the medications. In the grand majority of patients there is no reason to use Clomid (clomiphene) for 12 months. The treatment is usually changed if the patient has not conceived after 4-6 cycles. ...Read more
No: Dental filling and cavities do not interfere with the prostate or cause prostate problems. ...Read more
Its obvious alcohol and tobacco users greatly increase their risk for developing this cancer, what about those who don't abuse these substances? What do they need to be aware of to prevent this?
Can taking plan B pill several times over the course of a few years increase my risk of developing breast cancer?
Probably not: Over few weeks,may be not.over few months,less likely. Over years,may be the reason is that you do not care about your health, or your safety.if you do you will not keep yourself so vulnerable by keep taking plan B to prevent pregnancy.you are a healthy young lady, sexually active. You should be practicing safe sex first.second you should be on a plan to protect you from pregnancy.be smart. ...Read more
Is there a link between pregnancy and pulmonary embolism? Does being pregnant increase the risk of developing a pulmonary embolism?
Can the mirena IUD increase the risk pf developing a blood clot in overweight women like the pill can? On it for PCOS
Wear high heels ...: At 21yo, your growth plates might have fused. If a xray shows your bones have stopped growing due to fused growth plates, there's no easy way to grow taller (ilizarov procedure isn't easy). If your growth plates are still open and your height is less than 2nd percentile, then a pediatric endocrinologist might be willing to evaluate you for possible growth hormone deficiency. ...Read more
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Why?: "Low blood pressure" is a pop / fad / unscientific diagnosis that's dished out especially in europe, generally when a person wants a diagnosis but the physician can find nothing else the matter. Legs should be long enough to reach the ground, BP enough to get blood to the body. Don't treat a number. Stay fit, trim down, do what you can to make friends who are physically fit, and feel good. ...Read more
Well it depends: My first line of questioning would be to evaluate at your age what might be interfering with your stamina. Of course there a whole host of possible reasons but at your age to be asking makes me think that at the very least a basic work up is indicated. More likely than not there are correctable reasons for your concerns about a lack of stamina. ...Read more
Lose belly fat: Belly fat harbors aromatase enzyme that converts testosterone into estradiol (female hormone). So the best way to increases testosterone is to stop its conversion into estradiol. In other words, get rid of belly fat. How? Via healthy nutrition & regular exercise. Check out http://www.menshealth.com/health/5-easy-ways-increase-your-manpower for starters. ...Read more