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Is it safe for a 17 year old boy to workout everyday with a regular diet? Should i tAke protein lightly? Not trying to gain weight

Is it safe for a 17 year old boy to workout everyday with a regular diet? Should i tAke protein lightly? Not trying to gain weight

You are fine: as long as you get enough calories for your workout and eat a well balanced diet, you should be fine. you don't have to do the protein but if you are not getting enough protein per meal than it might be a good idea. usually you want ~30g of protein per meal if you are trying to gain muscle. more than that is a waste usually. fyi chocolate milk is a good recovery drink ...Read more

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Is it ok for a 19 year old woman to take estrogen?

Is it ok for a 19 year old woman to take estrogen?

Depends : Estrogen is a natural product of metabolism and is present in some quantity in both genders.The body regulates the quantity made using an elaborate feed back system involving the brain & sex organs. Estrogen's are commonly used in prescription oral contraceptives or menstrual regulator products. They should only be used after proper history & physical exam & a discussion of potential side effects. ...Read more

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How many squats are enough for a 22 year old woman and is it okay to do it everyday.

How many squats are enough for a 22 year old woman and is it okay to do it everyday.

Squats: Squats are an excellent exercise. But no matter how great doing every day is a great way to become injured. Squats can be done many ways: unweighted, weighted, mini, deep, front, etc. Also they can be done with light weight, moderate and heavy. Heavy weights, few reps with 2-3 min of rest produce power and avoid lactate and soreness. Light weight, many reps, 1 min rest can make you very sore. ...Read more

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Is it healthy for a 16-year-old male to do 100 pushups and 25 crunches everyday a year?

Is it healthy for a 16-year-old male to do 100 pushups and 25 crunches everyday a year?

EXERCISES-KEEP IT UP: Please$ keep it up if you can do it without any pains. Just make sure you eat right as well for muscle recovery. ...Read more

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Is it ok for a 47 year old to start lifting weight? Is it healthy?

Is it ok for a 47 year old to start lifting weight? Is it healthy?

It is okay: It is fine to start lifting weights at any age. First check with your doctor to make sure it is safe for you personally. Then work with a trainer so that you start slowly and build up gradually. You can hurt yourself with weights if you do not start up a program properly. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is it ok to cycle fast for few hours? Im a 20 year old man. Will it call for some problems in future?

Is it ok to cycle fast for few hours? Im a 20 year old man. Will it call for some problems in future?

Unanswerable: This question may need to be re-worded. What does it mean to you to 'cycle fast'? I would believe that any young male with good health should be able to learn to ride a bicycle and with experience can make those pedals sing with good strong effort. There is nothing in general to warn one away from this common physical activity. ...Read more

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Is it ok for a 19 year old girl weighing 180lbs to take some pills to help them lose weight? Does it affect your fertility?

Is it ok for a 19 year old girl weighing 180lbs to take some pills to help them lose weight? Does it affect your fertility?

PIlls to lose weight: No. It is not okay. Pills are dangerous. They do not lead to true and lasting weight loss. They are actually a crime against health, but they make their makers a lot of money. Weight loss is about changing your life. It is about limiting calories...Eating less sugars and more protein. It is about moving and being active with a type of exercise that burns the right calories...Those pesty sugars. ...Read more

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Is it OK to give my two year old a children's multivitamin if necessary?

Is it OK to give my two year old a children's multivitamin if necessary?

If needed: If your 2 yr old is a picky eater you can use an OTC multivitamin with iron. However, its best to include fruits and vegetables in his diet to meet vitamin requirements. ...Read more

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Is it safe for a healthy 81 year old woman to get a hip replacement?

Is it safe for a healthy 81 year old woman to get a hip replacement?

This depends upon ..: The decision to have a hip replacement should be between you, your family and your doctor. Age is not a limiting factor. ...Read more

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Is it normal for a 7 year old to not lose any teeth?

Is it normal for a 7 year old to not lose any teeth?

Possibly: Delayed eruption is not uncommon. But have you dentist take x-rays to establish if everything is normal also some medical conditions can cause delayed eruption. See your dentist first and they will direct you on the correct path. ...Read more

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Sir is it possible for a girl to grow two to three inches after 23 with daily exercise n pedia sure consumption?

Sir is it possible for a girl to grow two to three inches after 23 with daily exercise n pedia sure consumption?

No: There is no diet /exercise or medication that will promote linear growth in a 23 year old.Girls will grow about 3 inches after their first period and then stop. Growth centers close in response to the same hormones that make you cycle.Once closed they cannot reopen. ...Read more

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I got a Spring Valley -Timed Release Ultra Multivitamin for Women (performance formula )at the store. Is this ok for a 21 year old girl to take?

I got a Spring Valley -Timed Release Ultra Multivitamin for Women (performance formula )at the store. Is this ok for a 21 year old girl to take?

Possibly ok ...: ...but maybe not the best. In general, we advise a person, especially a young person just starting out, to try to get as much nutrition as possible from food focusing on vegetables, fruit, lean protein, and fiber. Most multiple vitamins are probably safe, but vary considerably in potency, bioavailability, & composition. multivitamin guide.org rates this vitamin at 95/100 (1 is best!). Good luck! ...Read more

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Is it ok for a 62 year old man to lift weights?

Is it ok for a 62 year old man to lift weights?

Any age: If a properly designed and supervised program, lift weights can improve endurance, total fitness level, and emotional health. Moderation is the key. ...Read more

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It is ok for a 15 year old boy to take GNC mega men sport he is into track and field?

It is ok for a 15 year old boy to take GNC mega men sport he is into track and field?

Not needed: The American Academy of Pediatrics discourages the use of sports supplements in teens. Read this: http://www.healthychildren.org/English/healthy-living/sports/Pages/Sports-Supplements.aspx This product has lots of vitamins and "creatine precursors". Teens have plenty of "creatine precursors" and will build up the creatine they need by exercising. Beside being expensive, we don't know their risks. ...Read more

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Is it ok for a 17 year old guy to take creatine?

Is it ok for a 17 year old guy to take creatine?

Yes: Creatine supplementation is probably safe, though the effect on muscle mass and athletic performance is questionable. If you do decide to take it, buy a reputable brand to avoid contamination concerns and drink plenty of water ...Read more

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Is it ok to use immodium once on twice a week for a loose stomach? I'm. 34 yrs old and it helps more than anything. Good stuff.

Is it ok to use immodium once on twice a week for a loose stomach? I'm. 34 yrs old and it helps more than anything. Good stuff.

See doctor: It probably will not hurt you but it is not meant to be used long term unless recommended by a doctor. It is best to see a gastroenterologist and find out why you are having the symptoms. Imodium (loperamide) only treats the symptoms, not the cause of the symptoms. If possible you want to find and treat the cause so that you will not have the symptoms. ...Read more