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Astrology: This is a science and real-medicine forum. I learned about the various systems of divination as a kid, and discovered that astrology and so forth are actually just systems of lay counseling using the stars and planets and diagrams like the "natal chart" as props for showmanship. ("You have Mars in Libra and can get a better job if you work hard to retrain.") It has no predictive value by itself. ...Read more
Vitamins: There are no such rules. Once daily is how you take them. You get to choose when. ...Read more
Call Dr's office: The best thing to do, to prepare is to call the office and see if there is anything they need from you or for you to do to prepare for the appt. Bring a list of questions or concerns, as when you are there, you may forget. Best wishes. ...Read more
NAAT: What are you testing for? NAAT is a method of testing which is used to test for a variety of things. Generally this testing methodology is very sensitive. ...Read more
Natal chart: I do not understand the question. Redo please. ...Read more
Autogynephilia: This is a controversial and disputed mental illness alleged to be the paraphilic tendency of a biological male to be sexually aroused by the thought or image of himself as a woman. Whether this is disrespectful or not is likely in the eye of the beholder. ...Read more
My mendtrual usually comes the 15th of every month. September it came the 17th. And for the month of October I still haven't received it. Tested negat?
Some thoughts...: In a woman with regular periods, some causes of a late period include: excessive weight loss or weight gain, increased exercising, emotional stress, having an illness, traveling, medicines (like birth control pills), hormonal imbalances, etc… Seeing a doctor is a good idea if symptoms are persistent, recurring, or worrisome. Pregnancy is the common cause of a missed period, if sexually active. ...Read more
NAVA: From the studies I reviewed, subjects less than 18 years of age were excluded from the study. ...Read more
I have gastritis. Have had a flare up neatly 47 hours now. Why can I do to relieve the pain even a small bit?
Gastritis: There are many types of gastritis, so it is difficult to generalize. I see you are already on lansoprezole. Be sure to take it on a daily basis just as prescribed, best about 20 minutes before eating some food. You can also use antacids such as Tums (calcium carbonate) or Mylanta as needed. Avoid any NSAIDs and aspirin. If you are no better in 1 to 2 weeks, see your doctor. Good luck. ...Read more
I'm 17 male my height is 5.4 how should I increase my height natally.... Tell me some effective ways plzzzz...
Mi novia se hizo examen y le diagnosticaron herpes, más yo no siento nada, no tengo sintoma. Que debo tomar o hacer??
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My 3yr old is going through a stage of bitin & scrappin. Is this normal? She bites her cousin and scraps her and her nana what shud I do?
Discipline: Unfortunately this falls to you to correct. You are the parent and you have to be willing to discipline your child. They will only learn correct behavior when bad behavior is not tolerated. I am sure some of your girl friends have some ideas on how they succeeded in teaching their children or using discipline to teach. You are the parent. ...Read more
My 2yo Son is "humping". I've only noticed him doing it on the floor or his bed, but was told he did it to his Nana recently. Is this normal?
I am due to have an injection of naltrexon. Why do I have to not drink for 7 to 10 days before. Will the drink negate the effectivness of the shot?
Risk--livertoxicity: Alcohol in combination of with naltrexon greatly increases the risk of liver damage which may result in acute hepatitis/ liver failure. And yes alcohol may also negate the effectiveness of naltrexon. Report any upper belly pain, dark urine, flu-like symptoms, light- colored stools/vomiting, yellowing of skin/eyes, unuausal bleeding/brushing (all these are some symptoms of liver injury). Take care. ...Read more
Many good ones but..: There are many good prenatal vitamins. One of the most important ingredients is folic acid, proven to prevent neural tube defects, but I have become aware of research suggesting that synthetic Folic Acid may increase breast cancer risk. Safest choice may be one that provides the natural 5-mthf form of folate such as basic prenatal by thorne research and prenatal pro by designs for health. ...Read more
Not always: Three months after exposure is a better time to test. ...Read more