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Doctor insights on: Learning Contortion For Overweight People

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How can i come out of forgetting learnings?

How can i come out of forgetting learnings?

Here are some...: Your concern about memory indicates you're a well-intending person to make the best use out of your life. Is this concern new or long-term issue? If new/short-term, check out if something identifiable exists; if long-term, you have to learn to adopt and adapt to what you're now by focusing what you do and avoid distractions from much unwanted optional activities. More? Ask doc timely. ...Read more

Dr. Lisa Saponaro
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Overweight (Definition)

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What are the symptoms of learning difficulties?

What are the symptoms of learning difficulties?

The answer is: A significant difficulty in one specific area below the person's over skills. For example an average iq person who is two standard deviations below in math but not reading. Or a bright person who is slow in reading but nothing else. Or a person who is borderline iq with a serioous problem in one area only. It is best to have this tested by a psychologist. ...Read more

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How can you get tested for learning difficulties?

How can you get tested for learning difficulties?

Getting tested: you should find a neuropsychologist who can do a battery of tests to determine this if cost is an issue maybe try contacting a psychology training program at a local university who may offer reduced price testing ...Read more

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Is dyslexia a learning difficulty? What about add?

Is dyslexia a learning difficulty? What about add?

Yes, No: Dyslexia is indeed a type of learning disability that affect reading. Add is attention deficit disorder and is in a different class. It can be confused as a learning disability. Both effect how kids progress through school. ...Read more

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How does learning develop before a child starts school?

How does learning develop before a child starts school?

See below: Through interaction with adults and other children. We are constantly teaching are children. We teach them how to walk, brush there teeth, dress themselves, colors, numbers, how to ride a bike, etc. Learning always begins at home, and is continued even when children are in school. ...Read more

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What is the role of the axon in learning and development?

What is the role of the axon in learning and development?

Arms and legs: The neuron is the cell of the brain that is involved in learning and development. They need to be connected to other neurons to communicate. The axon is the arms or legs of the neuron that connect one neuron from another one. Without them, no communication and no learning and development. ...Read more

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Could my anxiety be holding me back with learning to drive?

Could my anxiety be holding me back with learning to drive?

That is possible.: I would encourage you to face your fears. By learning the rules of the road and actually taking driving lessons - you will develop confidence over time and anxiety will likely start to diminish. Good luck. ...Read more

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How can you tell if a 3 year-old child has a learning problem?

How can you tell if a 3 year-old child has a learning problem?

Hard to predict: While some would suggest a kid may have ld issues if they are speech / language delayed at 3, many areas of learning are not "testable" ntil the kid is older. Just like you can't know if a 3 day old will walk at a normal time, u can't get at spelling, coding, short or long term memory, math or other areas until the kid is old enough to test in those areas. ...Read more

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Can habituation takes place in children learning new behavior?

Can habituation takes place in children learning new behavior?

Absolutely: Essentially, learning a new behavioral pattern, means becoming habituated to it. Such as a bedtime and nap routine. ...Read more

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Good evening, I have Ashtma and I am still learning about this?

Good evening,
I have Ashtma and I am still learning about this?

Asthma: Please ask a specific question about asthma and you have a better chance of getting a response here on Health Tap. Beyond that, please visit your pulmonologist (lung doc) w/a list of questions for more help. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: learning difficulties?

Isolated problems: A learning disorder is defined on the basis of a discrepancy between a person's overall intelligence and accomplishments in a specific area of learning such as reading or mathematics. Imagine someone with an iq of 120 (bright) who, despite adequate exposure to the subject, is reading at a level 2-3 years below age level. The combination of overall capacity and specific deficiency is the key. ...Read more

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Can learning another language minimize the degree of stammering?

Can learning another language minimize the degree of stammering?

Not likely: Stammering or stuttering is indepedent of the languages spoken. Someone who stutters in one language will stutter in a second. But stutters can learn many languages. However, i will add that at some points in learning a new language the stutterer may stutter less often or more often in the new language because of the stage they are in. ...Read more

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Would hitting your head hard on the ground affect your learning and memory?

Would hitting your head hard on the ground affect your learning and memory?

POSSIBLE: A head injury could induce a concussion, and post-concussional symptomatology, but might also result in a traumatic brain injury. If you are experiencing problems with learning and memory, there are many other conditions which could be causative, including medication reactions, and recreational drugs. See your doctor and get this diagnosed. ...Read more

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When someone says my learning difficulties are functional what does that mean?

When someone says my learning difficulties are functional what does that mean?

Not structural: Functional vs. Structural/anatomic is a dichotomization that used to be popular but getting outdated. It used to be that if there is no detectable brain lesion, then a disease is considered "functional". For example, brain tumor is not a functional disorder while depression is. Advances in brain imaging technology increasingly show structural changes in all brain disorders. ...Read more

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A friend of mine with learning difficulties was knocked off his cycle. Do you think it hurt him?

A friend of mine with learning difficulties was knocked off his cycle. Do you think it hurt him?

What is his cycle?: Learning disorders that interferes with a person's ability to store, process, or produce information, and creates a gap between one's ability and performance. Individuals with learning disabilities may suffer from problems with speech, language, reading, mathematics, concentration, or reasoning. Falling off a "cycle" (whatever you are referring to) should not have any major issues. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how i can put a little less my sugar level? I'm from panama, i'm learning english.

Can you tell me how i can put a little less my sugar level? I'm from panama, i'm learning english.

Diet & exercise: Make sure you exercise at least 30 minutes a day, don't skip meals, avoid soda, juice, dairy, alcohol and fried foods. Eat a healthy well balanced diet! also water, organic vegetable broth, green leafy vegetables, natural pickles, apples are great to fill you up so you dont feel hungry and they are very low in calories. Get at least 8 hours of sleep at night. ...Read more

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Im a 16 year old male will my learning and social disorder affect my life when i move out of my home?

Im a 16 year old male will my learning and social disorder affect my life when i move out of my home?

Depends: on what you have in place to help with the transition. Do you have friends who will be making life changes at the same time? Are you going to attend college? Will you be willing to discuss your learning style with the college counselor so you have an advocate there? Do you have a social safety net? Are you experiencing anxiety about your future and if so have you talked about that with anyone?Are you comfortable advocating for yourself in the school and workplace? Your chances are excellent for a full and happy independent future if you are willing, now, to prepare for it and are aware that at 16 you are still a wonderful work in progress with great potential. ...Read more

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What is the difference between someone having learning difficulties and having mental health problems?

These often overlap: Mental health (mh) diagnoses include learning difficulties (e.g. Adhd), but many other mh disorders can cause learning problems, e.g. Concentration/memory impairment is a symptom of depression. Though in my mind, subnormal IQ is not a mh disorder per se (though the dsm includes "borderline intellectual functioning"), it does explain most of what we label as "learning difficulties" in children. ...Read more