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Is there any way to naturally lower the risk of down syndrome?

Is there any way to naturally lower the risk of down syndrome?

No Except....: The risk of having a baby with down's syndrome increases with the age of the mother. Thus having children at younger ages is the only known way to naturally lower the risk. ...Read more

Dr. Kathryn Akin
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Down Syndrome (Definition)

A genetic chromosome 21 disorder causing ...Read more


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Is there any way you can lower the risk of having a baby with down syndrome?

Is there  any way you can lower the risk of having a baby with down syndrome?

Increases with Age: Increasing age of mom increases the risk of down's syndrome. Otherwise no known way to change the outcome other than have babies at a younger age. ...Read more

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What are the best ways you can lower the risk of having a baby with down syndrome?

What are the best ways you can lower the risk of having a baby with down syndrome?

Conceive younger age: As females get older the likelihood they will have a child with trisomies , such as down syndrome increases. So, the younger the egg cells the lower the risk for down syndrome. There are tests that can be done during early pregnancy that would detect if fetus has down syndrome, and some couples choose to terminate pregnancy. ...Read more

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Is there any way possible to increase the size of my penis without surgery?

Is there any way possible to increase the size of my penis without surgery?

Not really: I say quit worrying about it. You are probably very normal in size and may still develop some more. ...Read more

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Is there any way to increase the size of my penis by natural method?

Is there any way to increase the size of my penis by natural method?

Don't try: Forget it. Anyone offering a pill, device or trick is scamming you. If you have 3.0" or more, you can get the job done and satisfy yourself and your partner. Pictures on the internet have created false ideas about what a normal man's body is supposed to look like. A smaller penis is likely to get harder, and you are less likely to be incompatible with a particular woman. Enjoy being a man. ...Read more

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What is the best way to lower my risk of atherosclerosis.?

What is the best way to lower my risk of atherosclerosis.?

Atherosclerosis: diet, aerobic activities several times per week, drinking water 8-10 glasses per day, cessation of smoking. I control of risk factors such as diabetes, hypertension, and high uric acid levels. ...Read more

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I have arnold-chiari anomaly. If the way to reduce the increase in the desease without surgery.?

I have arnold-chiari anomaly. If the way to reduce the increase in the desease without surgery.?

It Depends: For patients with cm-i who are clearly symptomatic with lower cranial nerve palsies, syringomyelia, myelopathy, cerebellar symptoms, severe neck pain or occipital headache related to the chiari malformation, surgical decompression of the foramen magnum is so somtimes reccomended. Asymptomatic patients with an incidental diagnosis of cm-i who do not have syringomyelia can be managed conservatively. ...Read more

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Is there any way to help prevent the return of my cancer?

Is there any way to help prevent the return of my cancer?

Possibly: Cancer prevention is variable from cancer to cancer. This would depend upon what type of cancer you had and what was done to treat it. ...Read more

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In what way can I reduce the risk of bph?

In what way can I reduce the risk of bph?

Here are some ...: There has been no known ways to reduce the risk of BPH, which is speculated as the result of subtle but unclearly defined sex hormonal imbalance along the course of aging. So, just be proactive to seek pro-evaluation for taking longer time and standing closer to toilet bowl to pee timely, don't wait until the last minutes when one cannot pee at all. ...Read more

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What is Down syndrome in pregnancy and what are the risk factors for it?

Chromosome defect: Ds is one of the more common chromosome(c) defects that can survive pregnancy (many others miscarry). It usually happens when an egg with an extra 21c combines with a normal sperm & creates a baby with the extra 21c in all tissues.Risks vary with age and are lowest in the early 20's(1/2000), rising to 1/100 at about 40 & 1/12 at 49.Various prenatal tests can pick up signs early on. ...Read more

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Is there any natural way to increase naturally the size of the breast that has shrunk already(don't know the reason haven't loose weigh)? Thanks

Is there any natural way to increase naturally the size of the breast that has shrunk already(don't know the reason haven't loose weigh)?
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Weight gain: Sorry, there isn't a way to increase the amount of glandular tissue in the breast. Breast exercises can strengthen the underlying muscles but the only natural way to increase breast size is to increase the amount of fat and this can't be done just in one area of the body naturally. When we add fat we add it every where. ...Read more

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Is there any way to reduce the size of your earlobes without surgery?

Is there any way to reduce the size of your earlobes without surgery?

None: None that i know of. You may want to cover them with longer hair. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of vanishing twin syndrome and is there a way to predict this condition?

What are the symptoms of vanishing twin syndrome and is there a way to predict this condition?

None.: Vanishing twin syndrome is probably much more common that people think; it results in a singleton pregnancy and current evidence suggests it is rather the norm than the exception. No test can predict this, only serial prenatal sonograms can document it. ...Read more

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Is there any way to increase the size of my fingers or hand?

Is there any way to increase the size of my fingers or hand?

No not unless: You have a significant congenital difference or deficiency will a hand surgeon agree to lengthen any or part of your hand and even then it is controversial as to whether or not uiti truly adds anything to your function. ...Read more

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Can there be any way to reduce the risk of heart disease?

Can there be any way to reduce the risk of heart disease?

Heart : Eat a mediterranean diet, get plenty of exercise, do not smoke and take care of any risk factors you may have like diabetes, hypertension or gout. ...Read more

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Is there any way to treat flat head syndrome at the age of 17?

Is there any way to treat flat head syndrome at the age of 17?

This may be genetic: Your physician can help clarify if this is genetic. By that I mean it can run in families. There are famous people like the football player Kevin Singletary who had a flat head and this runs in his family. ...Read more