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Kelly Ripa Thin
No: I'm sorry that there are people out there who are trying to frighten you by telling you foolish things. There's nothing "spiritual" about this kind of superstition. Male pattern baldness is genetic and correlates with how much chest hair you got. Your muscle development is a mix of genetics and how much resistance training you do. Embrace your masculinity and talk with someone sensible - even dad. ...Read more
Use weights: Depending on your age and strength, use weights to do arm exercises--certain exercises build up your biceps and others your triceps. Start with 10 lb weights if you have never done it before and do 15 repetitions. Use internet to look up how. Also good nutrition, make sure you take in a balanced diet of whole grain, fruits, vegetables, and lean protein which will help build healthy muscle. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Does the thickness/thinness of a lens effect how likely your glasses will slide down when you blink?
Sometimes...: Sometimes, but more important is the fit of the nosepiece and frame arms that tuck around your ears. There are lighter weight plastics that aren't as heavy, even with higher prescriptions. The position of the frames should be checked where you purchased them. Blinking shouldn't move your glasses. ...Read more
My daughter just turned 13 and weights about 87 or 86 pounds, and is 1.59 m tall. She eats well, but is obsessed with thinness. What should I do?
See doc: To talk to her about the issue and determine if she is in medical danger by being so thin. ...Read more
I am 21 year old. I am an engineer .Because of thinness I look very ugly. How do I increase my body size?
Thin build: If you were genetically born to be thin, there is not much you can do about it. Provided you maintain a healthy diet abiding by consumption of correct calorie and nutrient requirements, you may be able to enhance your look by engaging in physical activities to promote muscle growth. Working out5-7x a week ( both isotonic and isometric exercises) will improve muscle tone and increase muscle girth. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Why do skinniest models fit the beauty ideal of thinness.? Does media view justify thier harsh criticism of regular girls?
No: The liberal media has done more to damage our health than we can imagine. They glamorize the skinny models and at the same time support the advertisement of poisonous foods with sugar, chemicals and pesticides. Our society is confused by this and that is why we have such a dliemma with our weight - both over and under. Rejoice in your healthy weight, and turn a deaf ear to the media! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My bmi is about 15 (175cm and 46kg), thinness seems to 'run in the family', but should I be worried about my weight?
Yes,: it can still be familial, but your BMI is really low, you want to be evaluated for reasons to be thin, you didn't mention your age, and I am not sure if you have other symptoms, as whether you feel weak, your menses, other bodily functions, habitus etc.. You may want to start with your primary doctor who would refer you to an Endocrinologist, good luck ...Read more
I know that alcohol effects INR but does it have the same effect on blood thinness? If my INR was low could I take a shot to counteract anygreenstaken
Depends: The inr is a measure of how thin your blood is. When alcohol effects your inr it is causing your blood to become more thin. A low inr means that your blood is thicker. A high inr means your blood is thinner. If your inr is too low i.e. Too thick i.e. Not anticoagulated, then there are treatment options to anticoagulate including an injectable medications. You should discuss with your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am so thin .. about 65 kg and 190 cm .. i tried a lot of programs to get rid of thinness but all my efforts failed.. what should i do ?
Have thyroid checked: Make sure that you see a doctor and have some blood tests done including a thyroid test. If all is normal then calculate how many calories you are eating in a day on your current diet. Then add enough food to add 500 extra calories a day. This should help you gain weight over the next few months. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Does a "fast metabolism" and natural thinness mean a shorter life span (according to studies it makes your body work harder and tire) true? :(
Probably: Animals like the sloth have a longer lifespan than others with a faster metabolism. This may correlate with the sleep profile. Under 6 hours and over 8 hours gives a shorter lifespan than between those figures. I think that this means that a median is right for everything--- yin and yang. ...Read more
What happens when allograph tissue material is placed between my gums and teeth roots and it does not work due to the thinness of my gums?
My spinal disk connecting neck to head has a slight congenital thinness. Should i be concerned about a mild chronic neck pain?
No as disc space : Narrowing is a sign of us aging in terms of the spine which has been demonstrated to begin as early as 10 years of age with males showing signs on x-rays at an earlier age than females with smoking accelerating these changes as well as trauma and genetic basis. Don't sweat over the minor pain ...Read more
Long distance running vs. Walking abunch of miles everyday. Which of the two would have more of an effect on skinniness of the legs and also the thinness of the bones?
Well: Running will not be good for thin legs and if the bones are frail it may cause more harm than good. You want to do cardio, maybe use a stairmaster and do wieght bearing excercises that strengthen bone and increase muscle mass. Brisk walking is good for your heart and endurance but if you want real physcial change involving increased muscle tone, wt bearing will need to b involved. Gd luc. ...Read more