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Know thy mind & body: Every person needs to have good self awareness. He needs to know his own mind and his body well. If there is a feeling of a disturbance in his mind or body, then it is time to see a doctor or two. Annual check-ups and other screening tests help find diseases that are harder to detect, or that are bad if detected after symptoms start. Unfortunately, some diseases are not easily detectable. ...Read more
Must test equipment: If you went through a normal puberty and have regular periods, you can assume your equipment will work if there are no complicating factors. Pelvic infections (std's) can cause trouble with the fallopian tubes but if treated early they are usually spared. The basic test is a willing partner & some time. If unsuccessful after a year, a fertility evaluation involving you both would be in order. ...Read more
Sure about this one?: The ketogenic diet is a high-fat, adequate-protein, low-carbohydrate diet that in medicine is used primarily to treat difficult-to-control (refractory) epilepsy in children. The diet forces the body to burn fats rather than carbohydrates. This is NOT a diet designed for routine weight loss! Reference: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ketogenic_diet ...Read more
Mid teen weeks. : Most women start to show at some point in the second trimester. A lot depends of course on your body type, abdominal musculature, and growth of the amniotic sac. The 20-week ultrasound is when you might find out the sex of the baby, but while usual they have a pretty good idea at that visit it's not guaranteed they'll know for sure. ...Read more
If a man and a woman want to kno if they can have kids what do they need to do? How do you kno ur not capable? Like some people can't have kids?
Fertility clinic: If you have been having problem, it is best to see a fertility clinic. They can search for what is individually wrong such as the sperm or the uterus or the ovary or even allergy, and there are those they can treat or help. They can find out the possibilities and give advice. ...Read more
Is cncer risk + tan effect identical w/ 10mins sun w/o sunscrn vs 30mins sun w/ spf3 vs 80mins sun w/ spf8 etc? I kno all risky but what minimzes risk
Ek het 'n vreeslike brand, pyn gevoel op die krop van my maag. saam met dit vreeslik naar gevoel. voel sleg. geen braking.
raak erger as ek koffie gedrink het.
kan dit maagseer wees of galblaas? enige medikasie wat ek kan gebruik?
Te veel maagzuur: Symptomen lijken op te veel maagzuur. Kan (begin)maagzweer Zijn. Ga naar dokter. Neem intussen zuurtegenmiddel. Stop Koffie, alcohol & tabak en zuur eten/drinken. Pas op voor roode of swart uitbraaksel of Swarte stoelgange: kan bloedend maagzweer betekenen. Ga dan snel naar mediese hulp. Medikasie : antacid, Ranitidine, ...Read more
Root for relaxation: Kava is a plant whose root is used as a natural treatment for anxiety and insomnia. It has a long history of safe folk use in fiji but certain preparations may cause liver damage; the right form is probably safe. See http://www.Webmd. Com/anxiety-panic/news/20090514/kava-for-anxiety-is-short-term-use-safe ; http://umm. Edu/health/medical/altmed/herb/kava-kava. ...Read more
Stress: There is a long list of unproven indications for kava. The most common reason I see it used for is for stress reduction. I do not recommend the use of kava because it is known to be a liver toxin even after short term use and it interactions with a number of medications which could make them ineffective and/or more toxic because of the high level that your body cannot effectively break down. ...Read more
Esophageal Varices: Staging is 1-4(4 is worst). Presence of varices indicates liver disease in most instances. Larger varices (stage 4) may be rubber banded, medication injected or in some instances surgical or radiology procedure for elimination. Many GI specialists place stage 1-2 on medication to aid in decrease in size and reduce risk of spontaneuous bleeding. Patient should be under care of GI specialist. ...Read more
Do not use it: Kava has been known to cause severe liver damage up to the point of requiring a transplant. Even after short term use it can be liver toxic. There is a long list of medications that show an interaction between kava and the medication. Kava is supposed to be indicated for stress relief as well as a long list of other indications. None of these have been scientifically proven. ...Read more
Biopsy or blood test: Leishmania (kala-azar) is best diagnosed by taking a careful history, including travel to areas where leishmania is found. Many tests are avaialble, choice will depend upon specific symptoms. Consult an infectious disease specialist to help. Tests include: biopsy of spleen, bone marrow, lymph node or skin. Blood test include immnunofloursent assays, PCR www.Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pubmedhealth/pmh0002362/. ...Read more
2weeks to 8 months after being bitten by a sandfly you may develop some or all theses symptoms: chronic non-healing skin sore, breathing difficulty, stuffy nose/nose bleeds, swallowoing difficulties, fatigue, cough, fever, diarrhea, abdominal pain, night sweats, thinning hair, weight loss etc. You will need an infectious disease specialist. Info:
www.Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pubmedhealth/pmh0002362/. ...Read more
Baked ok: Don't agree with the whole concept of fast and fried food for children, however, if you grind up some baked chicken, that would be ok. The problem with fast food is the levels of sodium, the amount of processing chemicals in the food, and with a 20 mo old, a risk of aspiration of pieces too big and baby chokes. Beware of all fast food! ...Read more
Kava possibly unsafe: Check out http://umm. Edu/health/medical/altmed/herb/kava-kava & http://www.Nlm. Nih. Gov/medlineplus/druginfo/natural/872. Html which both mention concerns about liver safety from kava. I find it more curious that you asked about taking it w/citalopram but not lisinopril. Ideally, you need to check w/your family doc or prescribing physician regarding any otc supplement you take in add'n to prescripti. ...Read more