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Is it better to workout in the morning or at night?

Is it better to workout in the morning or at night?

Either: As doctors we are pleased when our patients work out at all! but seriously what is important is regular exercise. A nice review of the subject can be found at: http://walking.About.Com/od/fitness/a/besttimeex.Htm. ...Read more

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Is it better to take HRT in the morning or at night?

Is it better to take HRT in the morning or at night?

Depends: It depends on the hormone and the individual. For example, Progesterone is the best at night, it will benefit the quality of sleep. Hgh should only be taken at night before bedtime. Testosterone or estrogen can be taken either in the morning or evening. Thyroid hormones are best taken in the morning. ...Read more

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Is it better to take Metamucil in the morning or at night?

Is it better to take Metamucil in the morning or at night?

Metamucil: Better at night with a full glass of water. As a laxative, expect results by the end of the following day. Also, night time is when the body produces cholesterol. Psyllium, the active ingredient in metamucil helps to reduce cholesterol. ...Read more

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Is it better to exfoliate in the morning or night?

Either is okay: Either is okay. What do you believe it does for you? ...Read more

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Can you use tretinoin and clindymicin during the day, or is it better just at night ? Is it ok twice daily once at night one in the morning?

Can you use tretinoin and clindymicin during the day, or is it better just at night ? Is it ok twice daily once at night one in the morning?

Dosing schedule..: Tretinoin should only be used once a day - more frequently will only cause irritation and could make matters worse rather than better. For most people the routine is more easily done at night, but if for some odd reason morning really works alot better, it could be done. Just can't put make-up and sunscreen over it. Clindamycin, however, should be done topically twice a day, espeically if severe. ...Read more

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Is it better to take B12 in the morning or at night?

Is it better to take B12 in the morning or at night?

Doesn't matter: B12 is easily absorbed. It really doesn't matter when it is taken. It is rarely needed as a vitamin supplement, as most people get plenty in their diet. ...Read more

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Is it better to work out in the morning or at night?

Is it better to work out in the morning or at night?

Probably morning: There is no absolute good answer. If work-out doesn't interfere with your sleep patterns, then working out at night is just as fine as in the morning or during the day. ...Read more

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Is it best to shower at night or in the morning?

Is it best to shower at night or in the morning?

Your choice: This is a matter of personal choice. Many prefer to shower at night to rid the body of the dirt and stress of the day. Others prefer an early morning shower to refresh themselves and start the day anew. Your preference, given your situation. ...Read more

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Is it better to feed my baby more at night or in the morning?

Is it better to feed my baby more at night or in the morning?

Feed on demand: Early on it is best to feed on demand...Meaning feed the baby as often as the baby wants. Start very early however in establishing a bedtime routine. Bath, breast, bed. Bathe the baby, breastfeed and then immediately put the baby to bed. Lights out, people out of room, etc. It may take a while for your baby to get the message but if you stick with it the baby learns to fall asleep on its own. ...Read more

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Is it better to take abilla fi in the morning or at night?

Is it better to take abilla fi in the morning or at night?

When to take meds: One of the side effects of Abilify (aripiprazole) is drowsiness - so probably best to take it in the evening. It can be taken with or without food. It may be easiest to take with dinner - but if the drowsiness is an issue - take it at bed time. ...Read more

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Is it wrong or dangerous for a pregnant in the 9th month to take iron capsules at night and if it is better to take them in the morning ?

Is it wrong or dangerous for a pregnant in the 9th month to take iron capsules at night and if it is better to take them in the morning ?

Okay, but. . .: It's okay to take iron if you were advised by your ob. Most iron supplements work best if you take them on an empty stomach regardless of the time of day. If you feel that you must eat when taking iron, avoid taking with: antacids, milk, calcium, caffeinated drinks, high fiber foods and certain medications (including penicillin). Constipation may be avoided by using colace (docusate sodium). ...Read more

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Is it bettet to take citalopram in the morning or at night?

Is it bettet to take citalopram in the morning or at night?

Morning: Most psychiatrists prescribe citalopram (and other ssri's like paroxetine, fluoxetine, s-citalopram, sertraline) in the morning, because ssri's can cause insomnia in many people. However, in some individuals, ssri's can cause tiredness, fatigue, or sleepiness, in which case you could take the citalopram at bedtime. ...Read more

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Is working out better to do in the morning than the afternoon?

Is working out better to do in the morning than the afternoon?

Personal Choice: It is a personal choice.Some people prefer early in the morning and others prefer in the afternoon as it fits in a person's Schedule. As long as you do it the same time whenever you do. Some people like to go out for walk or jogging in early morning as it fite in ther daily routine and others go to gym in afternoon.And others walk in AM and go to gym in Afternoon ...Read more

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Is it better to workout in the morning or at night? Is it true your metabolism is sped up the 1st few hours after exercising?

Is it better to workout in the morning or at night?  Is it true your metabolism is sped up the 1st few hours after exercising?

It II great to work : Out any time on a daily basis but morning workouts may give you an extra energy boost for the day and help to control your appetite while a night workout may make it harder to fall asleep depending on the timing. Your metabolism is boosted by a workout. ...Read more

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Is it bad two wash your face twice a day in the morning and at night some people say its damaging to the skin?

Face washing: Washing your face many times a day could be good or bad for it. This depends upon the oiliness of your skin. If you're oily and have soil on your face, wash it. If you're not don't. It would be wise to consult your dermatologist about the right cleansers that she or he would like you to use. ...Read more

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When is the best time to take medications; in the morning or at night?

Depends on drug: This question cannot be answered without knowing which medication you are referring to. There are some medications that need to be taken in the morning, others at night, and even some that can be taken at any point throughout the day. There are many factors that go into determining the best time such as how the drug is absorbed into the body as well as certain side effects. ...Read more

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Is it safe to have fruits at night, or is it advisable to have it only before the night sets in..

Is it safe to have fruits at night, or is it advisable to have it only before the night sets in..

IT IS SAFE EXCEPT: It is safe as long as you dont eat fruits just before going to bed as fruite contain sugars and it may cause dental caries and cavities. ...Read more

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Is it better to use cream at night than in the morning?

Skin Cream Use: Either morning or night is good for applying skin cream, but definitely after showering or washing is best time. ...Read more

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Should i put on wrinkle preventing cream on my face in the morning or night?

Should i put on wrinkle preventing cream on my face in the morning or night?

It depends: Some wrinkle reducing creams such as Retin-A are better if used at night since they make your skin sensative to the sun. Other creams that contain alphahydroxy acids such as glycolic acid can be used in the morning or at night or even twice a day. ...Read more

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Can I use a cream with salicylic acid in the morning and a cleanser with salicylic acid at night? Would it be too much for my skin?

Can I use a cream with salicylic acid in the morning and a cleanser with salicylic acid at night?  Would it be too much for my skin?

Depends: Most of these are low percentage products that have minimal direct effect.At most you would expect some drying. With these or any other skin product you test them over time.If you are excessively or reddened you cut back on the duration or frequency you apply them.If regularly scheduled applications have no side effects, this can be a good basic skin plan. ...Read more

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What are you suppose to do with the Monistat cream in the morning after you had it inside your vagina the night before?

What are you suppose to do with the Monistat cream in the morning after you had it inside your vagina the night before?

That's confusing: If you're referring to the cream already inside your vagina then you would just leave it there so it can be absorbed. If you're referring to the monistat container then you will simply use more of it the following night. ...Read more

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I put viaderm-kc cream on my finger at night and in the morning. I scratched my eye with that finger, due to an itch.Will my eye be ok?

I put viaderm-kc cream on my finger at night and in the morning. I scratched my eye with that finger, due to an itch.Will my eye be ok?

Usually be fine: Most of the cream will be absorbed by skin especially it's overnight. If you don't feel any uncomfortable, that would be fine.Otherwise you'd better wash it immediately and go to see doctor. ...Read more

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Is it better to apply wrinkle preventing cream in the morning or before bed?

Depends on product: Retin-a and retinol are usually used at nighttime. Many other products are applied in the morning. ...Read more

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Can I use avon moisture therapy intensive healing & repair extra strength cream both in the morning and before bed?

You may use it twice: The cream may be used twice daily . Unless it cause any redness or skin irritationeczma to the area where applied . There seems to be no reason why it cannot be applied twice daily. ...Read more

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Red itchy spot, resembles mosquito bite, only appears in the evening. I treat with cream, gone in the morning, but reappears in the evening.

Red itchy spot, resembles mosquito bite, only appears in the evening.  I treat with cream, gone in the morning, but reappears in the evening.

Where is it?: It is important to know where the spot is. Different locations may suggest different causes. The fact that it stays at one location and comes up repeatedly makes one think about fix drug her up but it could be a lot of other things. What kind of cream is being put on it? It's also helpful to know exactly the size through Your suggestion of a mosquito bite is very helpful ...Read more

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My sugar is higher in the morning before i eat and after i execise! why? I take max pills and insulin is next. Are bananas, blueberries and sugar free cream bad. I am at my witts end!

My sugar is higher in the morning before i eat and after i execise! why? I take max pills and insulin is next. Are bananas, blueberries and sugar free cream bad. I am at my witts end!

I : I suggest you see i certified diabetes educator and dietitian. Those fruits that might cause a higher sugar after you eat them are not bad and are part of a healthy meal plan. Concentrate on your overall average sugar, your hemoglobin a1c and avoid low sugars. Try to get to a healthier weight if you are overweight. Some people need Insulin for good glucose control. See the link below. ...Read more

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I started using cleocin (clindamycin phosphate) vaginal cream.Is it all suppose to come out in the morning?

I started using cleocin (clindamycin phosphate) vaginal cream.Is it all suppose to come out in the morning?

Depends : Cleocin (clindamycin phosphate) is a medical cream containing the antibiotic clindamycin. It requires a physician's perscription. If placed at bedtime, it is not unusual for some to liquefy abd drain upon standing in the morning. To avoid excess drainage try to place high in the canal. As long as it remains in the canal for 6 hours or so it should still be effective. Use for 7 days. ...Read more

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I used anti wrinkle cream Miracle Worker SPF 55 anti aging in the morning and Exuviance Vespera Bionic Serum evening 10 weeks pregnant. Should I worry?

I used anti wrinkle cream Miracle Worker SPF 55 anti aging in the morning and Exuviance Vespera Bionic Serum evening 10 weeks pregnant. Should I worry?

I wouldn't: I would discontinue the miracle worker cream, as it has retinol. It has poor absorption through the skin, but there is a small risk, and pregnancy is sometimes about reducing risks if there isn't a substantial benefit. The Bionic serum also contains a retinoid (vitamin A derivative). Again, poor absorption through skin, but it would reduce risk if you stop during pregnancy. Good luck to you! ...Read more