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L am 64 years old 5ft 3ins what weight should l be patricia?

L am 64 years old 5ft 3ins what weight should l be patricia?

Body mass index: We don't focus much on age & gender when calculating body mass index or bmi which is what we use to determine normal, overweight & obesity. Check out http://www.Nhlbi. Nih. Gov/guidelines/obesity/bmi/bmicalc. Htm. Going backwards, you can weigh as little as 105# (bmi=18.5) or as much as 140# (bmi=24.8) but more importantly, you want a predominance of muscle, rather than being all fat. Fitness is key. ...Read more

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Patricia keeps on sweating up and her asthma keeps on getting worse. Please may I have advice on what to do and when to do it?

Patricia keeps on sweating up and her asthma keeps on getting worse. Please may I have advice on what to do and when to do it?

Asthma: If your child is not well controlled on his current asthma regimen, please discuss with your doctor. You should have a plan for exacerbations, which can occur with viral infections, colds, or even cold exposure. She could also have a more significant chest infection needing attention. ...Read more

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What is gillians barre?

What is gillians barre?

GBS: An ascending paralysis — starts in legs and travels towards head. Can be life threatening. Thought to be viral or autoimmune. ...Read more

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Causes for being unvirgin?

Causes for being unvirgin?

It's quite simple...: A virgin becomes an unvirgin when, knowingly or unknowingly, willingly or unwillingly, one person's penis goes into another person's vagina. ...Read more

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How to deal with being ugly?

How to deal with being ugly?

It has its plusses: Extremely good-looking people tend to waste their best years in superficial relationships and get no useful skills, ending up in their 30s with dead-end jobs married to losers. You have 100% control over your level of physical fitness which is what most of good looks is all about. Extreme defects can be Rx'd by surgery; beyond this, a nice person is liked for who they are. ...Read more

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Commonsigns of being nervous?

Commonsigns of being nervous?

Worry, tension: Worry, tension, GI complaints, racing heart, resltessness, tunnel vision, over-reaction, muscle tension, feelings of needing to escape, tremors, sweating, are some. See the following for a basic review of anxiety disorders: http://cpancf. Com/anxietydisordersbasics. Asp. ...Read more

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How do I stop being obsessed?

How do I stop being obsessed?

Tx: Consider a comprehensive psychological evaluation through a doctoral level psychologist or a psychiatrist. Possible treatment options include psychotropic medications and cognitive behavioral therapy. ...Read more

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What are food borne illnesses?

What are food borne illnesses?

Food makes you sick: Food borne illness are diseases caused by viruses, bacteria or parasites transmitted in the food. E. Coli, norvirus and salmonella are well-known examples. Prevention involves using hygiene in the growing, harvesting and preparation of food as well as safe cooking temperatures and storage after cooking. ...Read more

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Is being nocturnal a disorder?

Is being nocturnal a disorder?

Morningness/nightnes: There are predispositions people have been more lark vs. Owl. When it turns out that person is going to bed in the morning (sleep phase is delayed to this point) and then person sleeps during the day, this can be disorder. It may work to person's advantage with a particular job. If the person does not want this to be the case then it would be a disorder and treated. ...Read more

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Is being flexible a good thing?

Is being flexible a good thing?

Yes and no: It has been associated with certain talents. Muscian students at the university of rochester, ny were tested for hypermobility and it was found there was an increase in hypermobility. This was done because pagonini was a famous musician and violinist and had a very flexible (hypermobile) hand. You need
to keep in good muscle tone because of the extra play in your joint or they may slip. ...Read more

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Can a woman of 42 bring a baby?

Can a woman of 42 bring a baby?

Yes,but: Some would encourage you to consider the issues involved. At 40, you reach a point where the risk of a Down syndrome birth has increased to about 1% but all pregnancies have about 4% overall risk of some unexpected outcome (cleft, premi, sickness, etc.) the risks are there for all to some degree. Mom had a happy outcome at 42 ; many have them later. Discuss with your doc ; follow your heart. ...Read more

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How can I deal with being ugly?

How can I deal with being ugly?

Fitness is key: 95% of good looks for both men and women is physical fitness. This is completely under your control and you know it. If you have a severe deformity that surgery can correct, go for it. Otherwise, get / stay fit, be nice to everyone, be a productive member of society, love responsibly, and people will call you "unconventionally handsome / pretty" instead. ...Read more

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Why is being naked embarassing?

Modesty : A complex topic involving individual, cultural, religious, and legal components. Please see the article on modesty below at en. Wikipedia. Org/wiki/modesty
best wishes. ...Read more

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Paludar-z why being prescribed?

Paludar-z why being prescribed?

Paludar-Z: Sulfadoxine/pyrimethamine — (sp or fansidar) is used to treat uncomplicated malaria and as a prophylaxis against malaria. A rare but dangerous side effect is stevens johnson syndrome. ...Read more

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How can I stop being perverted?

How can I stop being perverted?

Talk with your Dr.: Sexuality takes many forms, and no two people have the same turn-ons. The internet has made it possible for people with the same curious likes to meet up -- this may even be a good thing. If you have an unwanted compulsion (maybe being an exhibitionist, or wanting to love someone who's clearly off-limits), medication and cbt can often work wonders -- tell it all; your secret is safe. ...Read more

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What is gillian barre syndrome?

What is gillian barre syndrome?

Autoimmune: An autoimmune disease that attacks the myelin sheaths on your peripheral nerves. Usually starts in feet an ascends. Sometimes starts in the eyes. ...Read more

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Is being on a dieet good for you?

Is being on a dieet good for you?

Short/radical diets: Are not good, but neither is our standard american diet. Better is a healthy life-long approach. For healthy nutrition, check out www.Drmcdougall. Com and www.Nutritionfacts. Org. Both cite lots of research evidence for low-fat, plant-based food for good health, including weight loss. ...Read more

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How common is food borne illness?

How common is food borne illness?

Very: Food saftey is a primary concern for governments and agencies. The public's safety is at hand. Many persons die in the US each year due to food borne illnesses. Buy foods from reputable sources, always check the integrity of containers, wash, wash and re-wash raw fruits and vegetables and use excellent preparation techniques. Be careful with storage of food, preparation of foods and eggs. ...Read more

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How can i being fit for all time??

How can i being fit for all time??

In 400 characters...: Cardiovascular exercise most days of the week, small more frequent meals, 50 grams of fiber daily, plenty of water so urine is almost clear, six to nine hours of sleep nightly, don't smoke, don't drink too much alcohol, don't talk on your cellphone while driving, complex carbohydrates, lean protein sources, keep weight healthy, don't do drugs, obey the speed limit. Did I miss anything? ...Read more

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What are effects of being adopted?

What are effects of being adopted?

Generally good: Most who adopt cannot have children or want to "complete" a family. Most in this category are attentive and loving and so the likely situation for the adoptee is to escape poor situations with limited funds and unhealthy environments. So the effects are usually positive. The only downside is that some go on a campaign later in life to discover their biological parents — not always a good idea. ...Read more

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Is being tased cause any problems?

Is being tased cause any problems?

Glad you are okay: As a pathologist, I've examined the literature and actually visited and presented at the place where they are made. Despite the widespread use of the taser, it seems remarkably free of after-effects even after a couple of jolts. I think most pathologists will agree. Deaths following taser use usually are in people acting crazy on drugs, and the drugs seem to be the problem. Wishing you the best. ...Read more

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What to do to stop being a hermit?

What to do to stop being a hermit?

Have to work at it: You while you may benefit from working with a therapist to help address any issues that may be contributing. Otherwise, make small steps. This may first mean starting out online or just first being out in public at a coffee shop or bookstore. Eventually you may start to start up conversations with people at these locations. Remember at some point you'll have to step out of your comfort zone. ...Read more

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Can being premature be hereditary?

Can being premature be hereditary?

Yes, multifactorial: An excellent presentation at the American College of Medical Genetics quite a while ago demonstrated that the increased risk of prematurity was similar to isolated cleft lip/palate, and other multifactorial traits--a combination of environmental effects and genetic predisposition. ...Read more

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About my body and being a teen guy?

About my body and being a teen guy?

Too vague: Please provide us with a more specific question so that we can be of assistance. Can re-ask. ...Read more

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What is the cause of being induced?

What is the cause of being induced?

Lots of things: Any condition that would make the mother and/or baby safe with the baby outside of the uterus is an indication for induction. ...Read more

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How tall is the tallest human being?

How tall is the tallest human being?

Almost 9 feet.: According to the Guinness World Records, the tallest man in history was 8 feet 11 inches. See the entry: http://www.guinnessworldrecords.com/world-records/tallest-man-ever ...Read more

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How can I stop being a hypochndriac?

How can I stop being a hypochndriac?

CBT: Find other things to fill your life besides worrying. Find activities that have meaning, that are pleasurable and that allow you express yourself. If you stay busy with worthwhile pursuits you won't have much time to fret. Cognitive behavioral therapy would be an excellent form of treatment. ...Read more

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What can I do about being distracted?

What can I do about being distracted?

See a Psychologist : Or psychiatrist, for evaluation and treatment.

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