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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 are other names for tn?

What are other names for tn?

TN??: Trigeminal neuralgia? Tic douloureux, prosopalgia, the suicide disease or fothergill's disease. ...Read more

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What's the real name for apolo?

What's the real name for apolo?

Apollo: Apollo is a greek god of prophecy, music, intellectual pursuits, healing, plague, the sun (sometimes), etc... Leto (latona) and zeus (jupiter) are the parents of apollo. The romans also called this god apollo. ...Read more

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What's a good nacl substitute?

What's a good nacl substitute?

Salt Substitutes: Here are some products: nu-salt salt substitute, no salt salt substitute, also salt salt substitute & table tasty no Potassium Chloride salt substitute. ...Read more

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Does my baby understand her name?

Does my baby understand her name?

Yes: At about 6 months of age, most babies will respond to their names. This may be a look, a smile or the baby " talking". Remember nicknames take hold also, so be careful not to use demeaning ones. ...Read more

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When will my baby respond to her name?

When will my baby respond to her name?

9 mnths: Developmentally infants recognize and respond to their name by 9 months. Babies continue to amaze me with their ability to learn. Best advice is for you to observe and notice when your child seems to consistently respond to his/her name. They recognize voices from in utero and can distinguish mom from dad....So maybe by 6 months you may notice your child recognizes his/her name. ...Read more

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Hello my name 's benz. I have a headag?

Sorry: Sorry, you're going to have to clarify your question. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to choose a baby name?

Can you tell me how to choose a baby name?

Not really.: This is one area where we pediatricians are not trained! It is a personal thing based on so many factors, that it is impossible to list. ...Read more

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How do I get my name removed from this site?

How do I get my name removed from this site?

"contact us": On your healthtap home page, clicl on "contact us" and indicate your desire to be removed from this site. ...Read more

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What to do if I have questions about the navy?

What to do if I have questions about the navy?

Recommend: That you meet with your local recruiter with your list of questions. ...Read more

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How could jackson-weiss syndrome get its name?

From its discoverers: Here's the article from 1976 http://www. Jpeds. Com/article/S0022-3476 (76)81050-5/abstract ...Read more

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When should kids be able to say their own name?

When should kids be able to say their own name?

By 2: Children recognize their name by a year of age or sooner and should be able to say their name by 20-22 months of age. ...Read more

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When will my baby start responding to his name?

When will my baby start responding to his name?

Usually by 9 months: Most babies should respond regularly to their own name around 9 months. They are probably not doing much talking at this age, but you should hear a lot of babbling. Most babies are saying "dada" or "mama" at this age, but it may not be specific for you. ...Read more

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Are generic drugs the same as name brand drugs?

~15%: To be approved by the fda, generic drug manufacturers only need to demonstrate that their product is between 85% and 115% effective as the brand name product. For most patients and physicians, this isn't a problem. ...Read more

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Is generic formula as good as name brand formula?

Is generic formula as good as name brand formula?

Yes and no: The brands do the research and stay ahead of the market with improvements. The store brands are often simple knockoffs mostly made by one source but relabeled to meet the stores request. These often get their component from the lowest bidder, but all comply with the minimum requirements of the FDA.You end up paying to support research & advertising. Your kid may or may not have a better outcome ...Read more

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Is store brand formula just as good as name brands?

Is store brand formula just as good as name brands?

Yes: There is no difference in how effective they are. Always go for the cheaper, generic drug when you have a choice in over the counter medicines. ...Read more

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Why was leginnaires disease given such an odd name?

Why was leginnaires disease given such an odd name?

Convention: First recognized outbreak was in 1976 in philadelphia at a legionaires convention. ...Read more

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Can you tell me the name of this condition, please?

No, I can't.: You haven't described it - so we can't name it. ...Read more