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Is judo good for boys?

Is judo good for boys?

Judo: For physically fit boys, it teaches endurance, discipline and boosts confidence. ...Read more

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What are good exercise activities for teenage boys?

What are good exercise activities for teenage boys?

What they like...: I have found that the interests of 'teenage boys' is so widespread that i usually tell my patients to expose them to a wide variety of sports; and let them decide. Any of the martial arts are great; running, swimming(if you have access to a pool), tennis, etc. They might want to do what a friend is going to participate in; the sky is the limit.As long as the child is interested he/she will enjoy. ...Read more

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What is a good height increasing method for 18 boys?

What is a good height increasing method for 18 boys?

Depends on bone age: The additional height anyone can expect depends on areas in the long bones (arms, legs)called growth plates. This is where growth occurs and an active open growth plate means more growth.An xray of the hands ; wrists can be evaluated for bone maturity since there are many growth centers to see.Proper diet and exercise help you reach your potential while lack of it can stunt you.Most 18 yo are done. ...Read more

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What is a good diet plan for teen boys wanting to lose weight?

What is a good diet plan for teen boys wanting to lose weight?

Eat low calorie food: Helpful weight loss foods are natural foods that take time to chew but contain few calories. Examples include carrots, celery, and leafy lettuce (without salad dressing). When shopping for fruits, buy small ones no bigger than a tennis ball, because fruits contain natural sugar. Drinks without calories include water and green tea. If one craves candy, he can chew sugarless gum. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what are good acne treatments for boys?

Could you tell me what are good acne treatments for boys?

Acne in boys: There are different levels of treatment depending on the severity of acne. Over the counter "benzoyl peroxide" cream or lotion, and or an acne wash is a good first line. Use white linens as it can bleach clothing and linens. Beyond that may need prescription medications such as retin-a, clindamycin-benzoyl peroxide, oral antibiotics, etc, and will need to see a doctor in order to get those. ...Read more

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What is a good diet for teens and pre-teen boys?

What is a good diet for teens and pre-teen boys?

Many tasty choices: For balanced diet check out this from aap: http://www.Healthychildren.Org/english/ages-stages/teen/nutrition/pages/default.Aspx for school food plans go to cdc: http://www.Cdc.Gov/healthyyouth/nutrition/facts.Htm. ...Read more

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Raspberry ketones...What's the good, the bad, and the ugly on these bad boys?

Raspberry ketones...What's the good, the bad, and the ugly on these bad boys?

No human studies yet: Raspberry ketones are touted as a miracle weight loss supplement. Some animal studies suggest it might help but there have been absolutely no human studies to show if it really helps. If you are trying to lose weight i'd stick with a healthy diet ; exercise and some herbs that have been proven to help in human studies- see http://bit.Ly/178bmuf re: proven supps ; http://bit.Ly/1dhw9ht re: diet. ...Read more

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Are boys always better in doing mathematics than girls?There are always exceptions but any gene related thing?Boys too good in using practical logic?

Are boys always better in doing mathematics than girls?There are always exceptions but any gene related thing?Boys too good in using practical logic?

Gender differences: In math performance overlap greatly and are more affected by social factors than by genetics. Because many girls are socialized not to compete with boys, they often perform better in girls-only classes. ...Read more

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Good morning doctor. i often opt for diluted mint essence which relieves me from my spasms' problem. any side effects for boys?

Good morning doctor. i often opt for diluted mint essence which relieves me from my spasms' problem. any side effects for boys?

No side effect: Mint is good for digestion and flavor . It is harmless to everybody -girl or boys .People enjoy mint chutney ...Read more

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Do anti estrogen pills remove gynecomastia in teenage boys? Is that a good therapy?

Do anti estrogen pills remove gynecomastia in teenage boys?  Is that a good therapy?

Gynecomastia: Generally, no treatment is required . Pubertal gynecomastia resolves spontaneously within several weeks to 3 years in approximately 90% of patients. Breasts greater than 4 cm in diameter may not completely regress. For patients with idiopathic gynecomastia or with residual gynecomastia after treatment of the primary cause, medical (antiestrogens ) or surgical treatment may be considered. ...Read more

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24f with 2 lil boys! I have just been feeling very unhappy, stressed & overwhelmed! some days are good an others are bad! depression, bipolar...Etc..?

24f with 2 lil boys! I have just been feeling very unhappy, stressed & overwhelmed!  some days are good  an others are bad!  depression, bipolar...Etc..?

Anxiety/Stress?: Very common to feel that way. My suggestions: see a psychiatric counselor, involve in community activities (like helping others) may be join some near by hospital as a volunteer. Studies have shown, when we help others in need, it makes us release certain chemicals in brain to ease out our own anxiety. ...Read more

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Is minocin (minocycline) a good treatment for acne and blackheads in girls or just in boys?

Is minocin (minocycline) a good treatment for acne and blackheads in girls or just in boys?

MINOCIN (minocycline) FOR ACNE: Minocin (minocycline) usually works very well for acne in boys and girls. However, there are many side effects that your doctor will tell you about. ...Read more

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Is it appropriate to prescribe oral contraceptive for boys w/acne? Instead of systemic antibiotics in an effort to limit abx use for social good.

No oral: Contraceptive for boys. It would be a bad idea to give oral contraceptive to a boy and it is likely to make acne worse any way. If the acne is bad, please see a doctor. If you are a first year student, talk to a dermatologist at your school. ...Read more

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What are common injuries that are associated with judo?

What are common injuries that are associated with judo?

Back/knees/shoulder: In judo, back pain is caused as a result of repeated falling, lifting, stretching and twisting. Slipped, or prolapsed, discs occur when one vertebrae slips on to the vertebra beneath.Spinal injuries are relatively rare.Cuts and bruises are part and parcel of judo as it is a contact sport. Bruising usually results from bleeding under the skin. Knee injuries are the most common injury in judo. ...Read more

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I run about 4.5 kilometers and do judo twice a week. Will this cause me to lose body fat fast?

I run about 4.5 kilometers and do judo twice a week. Will this cause me to lose body fat fast?

Depends: It depends on how you eat too. We manage body weight/body fat with simple math: calories in and calories out. The key is to get aerobic exercise at least 5 days a week, then eat fewer calories than you burn - you will optimize your health and lose weight! good luck. ...Read more

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Could I do judo with rheumatoid arthritis?

Could I do judo with rheumatoid arthritis?

Possibly: You can try it if the RA is under excellent control. Otherwise, find a less stressful activity. ...Read more

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Afraid of brain damage from judo?

Afraid of brain damage from judo?

Generally small: Accidents do happen, but you would be more likely to get a concussion playing football or soccer. Since judo does not involve strikes or kicks to the head, it is pretty safe in that regard. The first thing you learn is how to fall without hitting the back of your head. I took judo for close to 20 yrs without a single head injury - but if you play rough, the risk increases just like other sports ...Read more

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Hi, do you think I can do judo with rheumatoid arthritis?

Hi, do you think I can do judo with rheumatoid arthritis?

Depends: If your rheumatoid arthritis affects your fingers, then you may not be able to grab your parnter's gi (uniform) which is essential in judo. It also involves throwing your partner on their back, so if you have an arthritic back I would not recommend it either. Tai chi, would be a good alternative for someone with RA. ...Read more

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I got a concussion the other day from hitting my head on the floor in Judo, and I'm getting hot flashes. Is this normal?

I got a concussion the other day from hitting my head on the floor in Judo, and I'm getting hot flashes. Is this normal?

IMHO we would need: more detail to give you any useful information. However, in general, I'm not aware that "hot flashes" are a symptom of a concussion such as the one you describe. Dr. Anne ...Read more

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9yr old thin m. One rib seems to poke out more than the other. Is definitely bone, not tissue. Child does Judo. No pain. Should we be worried?

9yr old thin m. One rib seems to poke out more than the other. Is definitely bone, not tissue. Child does Judo. No pain. Should we be worried?

Address next visit: It is not unusual for a thin child to have some mild asymmetry and to see a little difference on one side compared to the other. I would have his pediatrician take a look at it. Also he should have a good exam for scoliosis, early scoliosis can sometimes cause an asymmetrical appearance of the rib cage as well. Your doc will let you know if any xrays are necessary! ...Read more