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Do the japanese hokkaido pills work?

Do the japanese hokkaido pills work?

Probably no: Japanese hokkaido weight loss pills are another in a long line of weight loss supplements, containing various plant extracts. It is probably safe, but there is no scientific evidence that it works for weight loss. You would be better off sticking to regular exercise and balanced healthy diet. ...Read more

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What shots do I need to travel to Japan?

What shots do I need to travel to Japan?

Japan: See: http://wwwnc. Cdc. Gov/travel/destinations/traveler/none/japan

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Is the japanese diet high in healthy fat?

Is the japanese diet high in healthy fat?

Overall the Japanese: diet tends to be lower in fat than the average American diet. There tends to be healthy fat intake from a diet high in fish such as salmon and mackerel. ...Read more

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I heard that japanese diet is the healthiest. Is this true?

I heard that japanese diet is the healthiest. Is this true?

No: People from okinawa are the longest living people in the world. Their diet is not the typical japanese diet. ...Read more

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What is japanese straightening?

What is japanese straightening?

Thermal Conditioning: Japanese straightening is a form of thermal conditioning that is reported to permanently remove curls or wave from hair. ...Read more

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How can the japanese stay slim?

How can the japanese stay slim?

Lifestyle: The average Japanese diet contains about 25% less calories than that eaten by Americans. Portions are often much smaller wi samplings of a variety of foods. There is ample use of fish, soy, vegetables, seaweed, fruit, noodles / rice & green tea. Japanese often take more time over a meal. They tend to walk or cycle as opposed to driving everywhere. ...Read more

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Can the japanese banana diet be safe?

Can the japanese banana diet be safe?

Avoid: Too much potassium in your diet can be dangerous to normal heart function. Extremes do not work I've written a good summary of the elements of a healthy diet. You can cut and paste this link to read my summary. Www. Mdprevent. Blogspot. Com. ...Read more

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What are the health benefits of seaweed in japan?

What are the health benefits of seaweed in japan?

Seaweed: Seaweed is wonderful for health! Seaweed is high in calcium. It contains lignans which are antioxidants. A great source of chlorophyll, it can help our bodies to detoxify. It has a chemical composition close to plasma. Their Sulfated Polysaccharides have anti-inflammatory effects. It provided bio-available Iron & soluble fiber. See the many tips taps on seaweed superfoods. ...Read more

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Why should I walk 10k steps per day? Heard the japanese did

Why should I walk 10k steps per day? Heard the japanese did

Useful: Walking 10k steps per day is a very useful exercise. There is a correlation between exercise of that type and longevity. I am not sure if that is the primary reason the japanese have such a long lifespan but perhaps that story is true. ...Read more

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What do the japanese use to help ease the asthsma attacks due to pollution?

What do the japanese use to help ease the asthsma attacks due to pollution?

Same as US: The treatment for asthma, to the best of my knowledge, is not different from the us regardless of the cause. In the old days, the japanese used to use gold to treat asthma but this has never been adapted in the us and mostly abandoned. ...Read more

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Is it safe to eat dried mushrooms made near the troubled nuclear plant in japan?

Is it safe to eat dried mushrooms made near the troubled nuclear plant in japan?

Why take the risk?: It could be but your health is too valuable to take any risk you can avoid. ...Read more

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I've lost 18 pounds in 4 months w/o trying. I moved to japan but still eat junk food sometimes. I ride my bike to work. Normal or am I sick?

I've lost 18 pounds in 4 months w/o trying. I moved to japan but still eat junk food sometimes. I ride my bike to work. Normal or am I sick?

Could be normal: Losing 18 pounds in 4 months with increased activity and possibly dietary change may be normal, especially if you were sedentary before. I don't know where you moved from or how you were eating previously, but typical japanese diets differ greatly from those in the us. They generally eat more vegetables, lean proteins, etc, than we do. Personally seeing a physician may provide answers for you. ...Read more

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Are there high-fiber japanese foods?

Are there high-fiber japanese foods?

Yes: Examples of high fiber japanese foods include: kanten, an aquatic fiber that expands in the belly and promotes fullness; hijiki seaweed, which has a high calcium to magnesium ration (2:1); and konnyaku, which is considered a "free food" in that it provides high fiber and no calories. ...Read more

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Do japanese garlic tablets treat arthritis?

Do japanese garlic tablets treat arthritis?

It's possible!: If you ask most allopathic physicians, the answers will be no. I am an allopath too, but, being a japanese and possibly biased, I must say garlic in general with its compound called allicin does have anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, antibiotic, anti-fungal, and antiviral properties. Garlic in my opinion is underrated. It can possibly help with symptoms of arthritis. ...Read more

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Traveling to japan. Do I need vaccinations?

Traveling to japan. Do I need vaccinations?

Japan: If you are traveling to Japan start wi regulars like MMR, DTP, varicella, Polio & flu shots. If you are just going to major cities, Japanese Encephalitic vaccine isn't usually needed. There are rare cases of Japanese Encephalitis which usually occur btwn July & October. If you are engaging in adventure travel – rabies might be appropriate. Talk wi a travel medicine specialist about Hepatitis A or ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of encephalitis (japanese)?

What are the symptoms of encephalitis (japanese)?

Variable: Mild infections may occur with mild symptoms of fever with headache. More severe infection is marked by quick onset, headache, high fever, neck stiffness, stupor, disorientation, coma, tremors, convulsions (especially in infants) and spastic paralysis. It is the leading cause of viral encephalitis in asia. It is transmitted by rice field mosquitoes. ...Read more

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Why does our 17 years old japanese exchange student continually gaiin weight in us?

Why does our 17 years old japanese exchange student continually gaiin weight in us?

Diet and exercise: Japanese typically eat a lower calorie diet and walk a great deal more than their us counterparts=wt gain. ...Read more

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Please if somebody can help - vocal cords problem since flew to japan and got laryngitis bad?

Please if somebody can help - vocal cords problem since flew to japan and got laryngitis bad?

Viral or physical: The term vocal fold (chord) problem is very non-specific. If you are hoarse from a long flight, there are at least 3 possibilities. You may have talked too much (voice abuse), you may have contacted a viral infection from another passenger (laryngitis) or the physical environment may cause dryness of the throat and larynx. Time and fluids or occasionally oral steroids will resolve your problem. ...Read more

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What is mild meningeal enhancement especially in the perisylvian regions? How serious and how long can it take to cure caused by japanese enceph.

What is mild meningeal enhancement especially in the perisylvian regions? How serious and how long can it take to cure caused by japanese enceph.

Brain imaging: Contrast material used on a ct or MRI of the brain may cause certain areas to look brighter, or enhanced, as compared to surrounding areas. Your findings may indicate inflammation of the lining of the brain near the sylvian fissure, which separates the frontal from temporal lobes of the brain. Japanese encephalitis can be deadly if not addressed quickly. Treatment is supportive, if you have je. ...Read more

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I am currently in Japan, and will be needing more citalopram soon, but I just found out they don't have this brand there, what do you think is the bes?

I am currently in Japan, and will be needing more citalopram soon, but I just found out they don't have this brand there, what do you think is the bes?

Celexa (citalopram) in Japan: It is not available there, but the isomer Lexapro (escitalopram) might be, so ask a doctor for that formulation as replcement. ...Read more

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What is japanese encephalitis?

What is japanese encephalitis?

Japanese ence: Http://www. Cdc. Gov/japaneseencephalitis/

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Is japanese garlic good for weight loss?

Is japanese garlic good for weight loss?

Not really: Garlic can season your food but it doesn't promote weight loss. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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Do you need any vaccines to fly to Japan?

Do you need any vaccines to fly to Japan?

Check out:: Https://wwwnc. Cdc. Gov/travel/destinations/clinician/none/japan

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Is rogaine (minoxidil) a japanese product?

Is rogaine (minoxidil) a japanese product?

Rogaine (minoxidil): Rogaine (minoxidil) is made by Pfizer. Pfizer is an American multinational pharmaceutical corporation headquartered in New York City, and with its research headquarters in Groton, Connecticut, United States. It is one of the world's largest pharmaceutical companies by revenues. ...Read more

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Why do I feel nauteous after eating japanese?

Why do I feel nauteous after eating japanese?

Not sure: No explanation for that. Your stomach has no clue to the ethnicity of ingested food. Not sure what you are eating, but there are few ingredients in their diet that is not in ours. Maybe a log book of specific items eaten could help? ...Read more

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Are japanese garlic tablets effective for arthritis?

Are japanese garlic tablets effective for arthritis?

I know of no-: -literature that supports that claim. Certainly would cause no harm to try it. ...Read more

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How many people contracted japanese encephalitis in asia?

How many people contracted japanese encephalitis in asia?

Encephalitis: Japanese encephalitis is the leading cause of encephalitis in asia with 30, 000-50, 000 cases/year. I. ...Read more