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Dr. William Coutts ii
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Native American Health (Overview)

Native-American health relates to the health care of Native-Americans, as well as to health issues specific to these populations.


Dr. William Coutts ii
3 doctors shared insights

Native American Health (Overview)

Native-American health relates to the health care of Native-Americans, as well as to health issues specific to these populations.


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I am a 57yr. Old native american male, is there any prefered medication you can advise for erectiile disfunction.? I am a concerned , responsible adult.

I am a 57yr. Old native american male, is there any prefered medication you can advise for erectiile disfunction.? I am a concerned , responsible adult.

Healthy enough 4 it?: Ed in midlife is unhealthy not just as a lifestyle problem but as an indicator of possible decline in health. So get a general physical from pcp. Determine if diabetes or cardiovascular disease present. Also consider eating healthy or, if needed, start a weight loss program. Exercise programs can strengthen both endurance and confidence. Then see a urologist for followup on the ed to find out more. ...Read more

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Improving Heart Health (Checklist)

Find an activity you enjoy, and do it daily for at least 20 minutes
Daily
Intensify workouts by doing max intensity for 2 min, every 5-10 min
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I'm native american am I more susceptible to becoming an addict?

I'm native american am I more susceptible to becoming an addict?

NO!!..........but...: It's really about you! although certain groups have more issues with drug abuse and addiction, it ultimately comes down to who you are......Do you have a job that you enjoy?....Are your friends and family plagued with drug problems?.....Have you been mentally, physically, and spiritually healthy? If you are at a party and are offered drugs, what will you do? Do you know how to just say "no"? ...Read more

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Maintaining Vaginal Health (Checklist)

Wear clean, dry, breathable underwear
Once
Shower daily
daily
Do not wear a wet bathing suit after swimming for an extended period
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Maintain good nutrition to ensure good pH balance
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Can a DNA test tell me how much native American Indian I have in me an what type?

No: There is no distinctive genotype that identifies native American vs other people that we term races. And there is no test to distinguish one tribe from another. There is such admixture between whites and Native Americans that any distinction would probably have been "washed out" already. ...Read more