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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 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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What is a good age for potty training?

What is a good age for potty training?

Depends: This depends on your child but generally you can start at 2-3 years of age. Some children will not be willing to start this early and you do not want to force the issue. ...Read more

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What is a good fitness routine for girls?

What is a good fitness routine for girls?

Variable: The perfect fitness regimen for you really depends on your baseline fitness level, any medical conditions you have, and what the ultimate goal is. A personal trainer could be a great resource. ...Read more

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Is lifting weights for older men safe and is it good for them?

Is lifting weights for older men safe and is it good  for them?

Modest and: Progressive weight training for toning and not body building is just fine. The key is to start low and slowly build up to avoid tendon, muscle and joint trauma. Would elicit the advice of a trainer. Don't forget to incorporate aerobic exercise as well. ...Read more

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Is sex a good thing for health growth.

Is sex a good thing for health growth.

Sexuality: Sexual activity is part of the human experience. Each of us has a right to our sexual feelings and experiences. The only disease that is obvious to physicians is when one denies their sexuality and does not engage in this experience in healthy and life giving ways. ...Read more

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What is a way to promote good nutrition for kids at a school?

What is a way to promote good nutrition for kids at a school?

Healthy eating.: Have the school eliminate bad foods from the cafeteria and vending machines. Teach proper nutrition in class to encourage kids to make healthy choices when they're not in school. ...Read more

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How is it important for a little boy to be circumcise and preferrably at what age? Thank you in advance!

How is it important for a little boy to be circumcise and preferrably at what age? Thank you in advance!

Circumcision: There is now well documented evidence and studies that show circumcision helps prevent std's and certain cancers of the male genital tract. It is no longer just a social matter. Ideally, the procedure is done in the first few days of life, after 24 hours of age . If any illness or prematurity, would wait until these symptoms/conditions resolve. Otherwise, procedure requires general anesthesia. ...Read more

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What a good weight for 5'10 male?

What a good weight for 5'10 male?

129-174 lbs.: Desirable body mass index (bmi), a measure of body fat based on height and weight, is 18.5-24.9. This comes to 129-174 pounds for a person who is 5'10". If you're overweight and want to lose weight, aim for the upper end of the range. It's best to lose weight gradually, around 1-2 lbs per week. ...Read more

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How many times is masturbation is good substitute for bad sex?

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How many times is masturbation is good substitute for bad sex?

Here are some...: Masturbation is a common way to pursue sexual pleasure and gratification besides natural sexual intercourse, and should bear no inadvertent side effects if you do not let overindulgence or obsession take control of you. More on the subject? Go to http://formefirst.com/eNewsletter05.html. ...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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Is 6'3. What is a good weight for a nineteen years old boy?

Is 6'3. What is a good weight for a nineteen years old boy?

Ideally? see picture: A simple formula: 100lbs at 5 feet, and add 7 pounds per inch for men and 5lbs/in for women. So for you 100 + (15in x7=105)=205. This is a rough-guide. Larger frame person would wt more etc...People with larger muscle mass tend to wt more as well--muscle is heavier than fat by volume. Eat well, exercise, and live well. Only you can keep yourself in good health. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is dancing a good form of exercise for young children?

Any form of: Activity that gets a child moving and their heart rate up is great. ...Read more

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Is swimming good for croup?

Is swimming good for croup?

Croup?: Increased humidity is good for croup. Run a humidifier in the child's room or sit in the bathroom with the hot shower on to steam up the room. Even taking a car ride with the windows cracked over can help with the stridor of croup. ...Read more

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Is gardening a good hobby for kids?

Is gardening a good hobby for kids?

Great: What a great thing to teach your kids. Healthy hobby...Absolutely! geat for their self esteem and together time. ...Read more

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Help please! is circumcision as a teen a good idea?

Help please! is circumcision as a teen a good idea?

Depends on variables: I remember it being the most requested elective surgery among young sailors during my tour in the service. It should be viewed as a significant surgery, with anesthesia risks and a significant recovery period. If the patient has investigated the risks and benefits and chooses to proceed, the decision is his to make. ...Read more

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At what age do most ppl undergo face lifts? Is there an age that is too young for most Drs' preferences? Best facial/antiaging options for late 30s?

At what age do most ppl undergo face lifts? Is there an age that is too young for most Drs' preferences? Best facial/antiaging options for late 30s?

MostlyAfter50But: Most facelifts are done in people older than 50 years age.But having said that there are exceptions and some young people also need it and get it Best anti aging for skin Don't sit in sun too much Eat healthy Moisturise your skin Avoid getting Overweight Exercise regularly ...Read more

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What is minimum healthy weight for a 11 year old who is 5'3 and already went through puberty?

What is minimum healthy weight for a 11 year old who is 5'3 and already went through puberty?

Boy or girl?: Since there is insufficient information to answer your question, go to http://www.healthychildren.org/English/tips-tools/Pages/default.aspx for CDC growth charts for boys & girls age 2-20. Plot weight & height for age in years & months. Calculate body mass index, http://bmisite.net/bmi-children.php?gclid=CKiGzPuXocACFa5AMgodPXsAig. A BMI of 5th-85th%ile is in the normal range. ...Read more

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Is masturbation healthy for a 15-year-old boy?

Is masturbation healthy for a 15-year-old boy?

Minimal research: Because of a variety of cultural taboos, it is hard to get reliable information on the practice.It appears to be universal, for at least part of the life of both genders.When it does not interfere with the normal development of peer interaction, there is no harm done.It does not interfere with physical growth or development. ...Read more

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Is it possible to drink milk and hope for increase in height for 17 year old female?

Is it possible to drink milk and hope for increase in height for 17 year old female?

Too late: At seventeen you probably are close to your adult height, that is, if your menses began 3-4 years ago.. Drinking milk will not add to your height. ...Read more

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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?

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?

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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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..?

This does sound hard: Are you getting help? Do have breaks from childcare? Do you have a supportive partner? Are you receiving psychiatric care for your bipolar disorder? It can be difficult to manage all of this without help. ...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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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