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Natural Hairy Women
Diet and exercise.: In general, cardiovascular exercise on most days of the week, choose natural foods low in fat and cholesterol, limit sodium to 2000mg daily, shoot for 35 grams of fiber daily. Focus on lean proteins (nothing fried), fruits, vegetables, whole grain breads and cereals. Fish (grilled, baked, broiled) will help lower cholesterol and raise the good HDL cholesterol, which helps those with high BP. ...Read more
Stay healthy!: Healthy diet, limit caffeine/alcohol, no tobacco, moderate exercise all support natural fertility. Understanding when you are able to conceive, using natural family planning also increase success. Herbs, otc drugs, diets, supplements, and tricks to 'make you fertile' don't work and can be dangerous. Politely, if 45 is your correct age i'd skip 'natural' and see a specialist tomorrow. Best wishes. ...Read more
Lifestyle changes ..: Lifestyle changes that may help include aiming for a normal weight if you're underweight or overweight, stopping smoking, avoiding heavy alcohol use, and avoiding illegal drugs as well as prescription narcotic pain medications. High caffeine intake may increase the risk of miscarriage, stick to one cup of brewed coffee a day and decaf for the rest (no espresso). No well-proven herbs or supplements. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If im in the 1% of naturally skinny women what is the healthy weight for my height 1, 82 ? Its very hard for me to gain !
You decide: "ideal weight" is subscience and entertainment. A woman needs only a little bit of body fat sufficient to keep her hormones able to sustain the monthly cycle. Your best weight is what looks and feels right to you and allows you to take part successfully in the fitness activities that you enjoy. Most women would be very glad to find it "hard to gain". Stay fit & your body will stay right naturally. ...Read more
Is it unhealthy to have five children in eight years for a young woman with no health conditions? First four were all natural deliveries.
Birth: This is a question for her OB. All pregnancies have risks to health and can have complications for the pregnant woman. ...Read more
Many women say Yes.: I would ask that question of the thousands of women who have undergone breast reduction surgery. Exceedingly large breasts can lead to back pain, bra straps digging into the shoulders and can make it hard to buy clothes. Some women feel self conscious about very large breasts. ...Read more
Menopause: As long as a women is ovulating, she could potentially conceive. However as she ages, her fertility will decrease due to the age of her eggs. Generally, fertility is considered to be decreasing by age 37, and is rapidly declining by age 40. When menopause occurs, conceiving naturally is no longer possible. The average age for menopause is 50 to 52, but any time after age 40 is considered normal. ...Read more
Yes: Supernumerary breasts are also known as accessory breasts, polymastia and multiple breast syndrome. ...Read more
Breast size: The breasts enlarge naturally with weight gain, puberty, pregnancy and breast-feeding. Some oral contraceptives can be associated with increase in breast size in some women (sometimes). Building up pectoral muscles can lead to the breasts sitting on the chest wall in a manner that is attractive but will not increase cup size. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer