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Protein: Great question! Always eat a good breakfast, or you'll 'hit the wall' late AM; your body will use stored sugar til then, but we don't store much sugar- (we store sugar as fat). Once your body runs out of sugar, you begin to break down your muscle and bone, and that's BAD! Eat some complex carbohydrates and protein-rich foods, avoid sugary foods, and hydrate; you'll have energy all morning long! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Should teenagers worry about what they eat if they are moderately active and already at a healthy weight?
Supposedly: it is having bacteria that are living. The production of yogurt from milk is from the action of bacteria breaking down the milk sugar. They are pretty harmless bacteria and actually help keep other worse bacteria from growing. In theory, having them in the yogurt is beneficial. In practice, nobody does an expiration date on the bacteria and they really are not guaranteed to be there. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My husband is active duty in the army and checked himself into a mental health facility. What can he expect?
It is often helpful: In addition to psychiatrist's evaluation and management on the daily basis, he will be engaged in group and supportive psychotherapy. Exact nature of treatment depends on his diagnosis and other psychosocial factor. In patient hospitalization can be a frightening experience at times but encourage him to stay calm and take advantage of the resources available while in the hospital. ...Read more
We are used to : A mcdonald's drive through mentality. I want it my way and i want it now! many people have difficulty delaying gratification. If they exercise or diet they want instant results. They don't want to be bored so they tinker with the internet ; gadgets a lot. Many americans want a lifestyle that is easy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
In an active shooting, what's the most efficient or safest way to drag your wounded friend to safety?
First of all by not : dragging! Identify where the wound and bleeding are occurring. If there's a broken neck, it has to be stabilized, or you could cause him to be para or quadriplegic if his neck is broken and spinal cord is injured. If bullet wound, find the area and try to stop the bleeding with pressure or tourniquet.Enlist help as it may take two people to transport him to safety in a makeshift lift.Triage first. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Look to be active.: Do you exercise at all? If given the choice, do you take the stairs or an elevator/escalator? Do you park close to a building or far away? Do you own a push or riding lawn mower? Or do you have a landscaping service and watch them cut your lawn from the window? Always look for simple ways to increase your activity every day. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Non-surgical: Active surveillance usually means following a cancer patient on a regular basis with medical visits to be examined, blood/urine tests, radiologic (x-ray +/or ultrasound) studies + possibly biopsies. Used in urology for instance to hopefully avoid radical prostatectomy in patients with low grade prostate cancer, or to hopefully avoid major abdominal surgery (node dissection) with testicular cancer. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
About 50 hours: Approx 95% of most drugs are cleared from your system after about 5 half lives. The half life of SMZ/TMP is about 10 hours. So about 50 hours after your last dose, 95% should be out of your system. Hope this helps. Best of luck. Dr R ...Read more
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