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Objective On How To Improve My Eating Habits
How do I convince household members to improve their oral care habits or diet in reaction to having a cavity?
Frustrating isn't it: You can talk wheedle, cajole, show pictures, rant and rave, ask dentist for help, but nothin's going to work as long as your family members feel entitled. They think they can go out into a lightning storm with impunity. They won, t wake up until actually struck by lightning. Ask your dentist to try to educate your family, but don't expect much if they don't want to learn. ...Read more
Improving health: habits is wonderful for preventing many diseases and illnesses. There is nothing that can ever prevent every type of disease as some causes are unknown. Eating healthy and staying active will definitely give many excellent health benefits. ...Read more
Good sleep hygiene: Good sleep hygiene includes a routine to get to bed, no daytime napping, no alcohol, nicotine, caffeine, virgorous exercise, bright lights, or electronics use before bedtime, ; sleeping ; waking up at the same time every day of the week. Use the bed for sleep only. Also, no daytime napping. If you continue to have insomnia, it's recommended you see a sleep physician to help w/ it. Hope that helps! ...Read more
Use good sleep : Hygiene. Retire ; rise same time each day. Keep bedroom dark ; cool ; use only for sex ; sleep. Turn off tv. No naps. Exercise regularly but not in late evening. No caffeine for 6 hrs ; no alcohol or tobacco w/i 2 hrs of sleep. Keep dinner moderate sized ; finish at least 2 to 3 hrs before sleep. Can try warm milk, chamomile tea or melatonin along w light reading, warm bath or lavender scent. ...Read more
Too general: Please re-ask and be more specific about what you would like to know. For an in-depth discussion consider discussing with your medical provider or asking a provider on Healthtap Prime or Concierge. ...Read more
Hello I have poor digestive power . My age is 17 .Kindly consult me some methods to improve it .Also tell me some good diet plans and habits.
Need more info: It's hard to know what you mean by "poor digestive power" do you have constipation or diarrhea? Heart burn nausea or vomiting? A good diet is varied with predominantly fresh fruits and vegaetables. Whole grain carbohydrates and lean protein sources. Avoid fried foods and calorie dense nutritionally lame foods like candy. Cut back on soda and sugary drinks. Whole books are writtent about nutrition. ...Read more
I am a smoker 6..7 fag a day.Not able to quit.Anything to improve my lungs condition to avoid canser.Any exercise any food habits to change.Vegetarian?
No: Living a healthy life style including smoking cessation, balanced diet and regular exercise helps but smoking is the worst risk factor. Certain medications like buproprion, nicotene replacement and varenicline can help quitting. Some of these medications like buproprion and varenicline need close physician supervision. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Zilch: Dont waste time and money. Dont smoke, and eat vegetables. Thats it. Oh, and wear sunglasses. ...Read more
What healthy foods/breathing exercises/habits will help me improve my asthma (it is controlled well tho)?
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