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Why do skinniest models fit the beauty ideal of thinness.? Does media view justify thier harsh criticism of regular girls?
No: The liberal media has done more to damage our health than we can imagine. They glamorize the skinny models and at the same time support the advertisement of poisonous foods with sugar, chemicals and pesticides. Our society is confused by this and that is why we have such a dliemma with our weight - both over and under. Rejoice in your healthy weight, and turn a deaf ear to the media! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
The odd is ~50/50 : There isn't a sure way to get pregnant with a boy or a girl based on day the week to have relation--there are some anecdotal report to suggest certain time of day favors girl vs boy pregnancy, but no conclusive research. The only sure way is to determine genetically is via insemination etc..Otherwise, your chance is just about 50/50 naturally--same as flipping a coin for head or tail. Good luck. ...Read more
Valid measurements:10, Total measurements:10. What are normal ranges for sws median and sws iqr in m/s on fibroscan test,(model FibroScan 502 Touch)?
Measurement 10?: alid measurements:10, Total measurements:10. What are normal ranges for sws median and sws iqr in m/s on fibroscan test,(model FibroScan 502 Touch)? ANS:what are you measuring? ...Read more
Ideal fitness: Combinations of aerobic conditioning and strength training, preceded by warm-up and stretching and concluded by cooldown periods are ideal. Don't exercise every day. Allow time for muscle recovery. Keep it fun, never a chore or a burden. Enjoy it. Find an exercise program that you like. Stay with it. Make it part of your weekly routine. Combine it with good dietary habits. ...Read more
What individual fetal measurement holds accuracy (represents true gestational age) longest in pregnancy (fl, ac, bpd, hc)?
Must use averages: I don't believe that any single measurement is most accurate throughout pregnancy. It is usually the averages that are taken. The most accurate measurements are actually in the first trimester in the way of the crown rump length in terms of predicting the estimated date of delivery. ...Read more
Lmp aug 26. Consistently measuring 6days behind at u/s. 7w4d 8mm fetal pole. Hr 131 bpm. Is the hr consistent with fetal pole measurement? Healthy?
BMI: The body mass index is equal to the person's weight divided by the square of their height. Ideal body weight will vary with age, sex, muscle/fat ratio, height and bone density. Bmi is only a rough guide of a person's ideal body weight which is usually a range and not an absolute number. Generally a bmi less than 18 is underweight, 18-25 is ideal, 25-30 is overweight and over 30 is obese. ...Read more
What are normal ranges for sws median and iqr in m/s on liver fibroscan test(model FibroScan 502 Touch)?There are 10 valid measurements out of total10
Clarification.: A liver FibroScan is used to detect fibrosis, also known as cirrhosis. The units of measurement is kPa. Based on published information, a score higher than 7.2 indicates fibrosis. A score higher than 14.5, in the presence of specific medical conditions, means cirrhosis. You should follow up with the provider who ordered the test to review your results. Hope this helped. ...Read more
Nulliparous women (22yrs) ultrasound uterus dimensions 6.8x2.8x3.9cm. Is the AP diameter 2.8cm? Confused on what number is what measurement. Normal?
What is the normal range/average testicular volume as measured by ultrasound? Is it at all different from prader orchidometer or caliper measurements?
Weigh under water: Electronic measurement via a bio impedance analyzer is almost as accurate. ...Read more
Spirometry: Compliance and many other aspects of lung function can be measured in children with PFTs (pulmonary function tests) using a spirometer. The child has to be old enough to follow directions. You will find this piece of equipment in a pediatric pulmunology or allergy/immunology office. Why do you ask? ...Read more
20-25: At 5' 1 " and 100 pound you are at a very healthy weight. You could easily gain 20-25 pounds, and do very well. ...Read more
Second opinion: is the average testicular volume different when measured by us versus other methods of measurement?
testes size: Probalbly the most accurate method is by u/s, an orchidometer is not that accurate since there is scrotal tissue involved. ...Read more
Many methods: There are many methods, with varying accuracy. Bmi is simply wt/ht(2). A simple method for %fat is impedance, and trainers often use them. Gold standard for %fat is underwater weighing, bodpod, or dexa. Rmr requires a metabolic cart which is used in hospitals and research labs. Many of these are relegated to research labs. It is usually not necessary to know all this to be healthy. ...Read more
Poor use of resource: In addition to the risk of radiation exposure, cost, and inefficient use of healthcare resources, it often reveals incidental findings that have no impact on patient's health and triggers additional testing. ...Read more
My kid 2year and 10 month (10/01/2013), boy, now is 89.5cm, much lower than the normal height in graph. Weight is 11.6kg.
Measure the trace elements?
Why trace elements ?: A single height & weight are not adequate background information upon which to make any recommendation.This must be put in context with the ht/wt of the parents, the past measurements of the kid, the kids overall health. The cited numbers are in the 5-10% range of the general population on CDC growth charts. Which means that by themselves, they are absolutely normal for 5-10% of the population. ...Read more
Echo EF is 60 calculated, 55 visual estimate, and 63 on nuclear stress test. What's most accurate?
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