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Good Question: However there is probably no good answer. Genetics probably helps a lot. Some people are good athletes and other are not. Also, think like professional athletes to get the extra medical/chiropractic/massage therapies/athletic training etc. You should consider having this a part of your life as well. Exercising can tax your body and you need to have way to relieve pressure of prevent injuries. ...Read more
Uncommon: Myalgic encephalomyelitis is an injury to the central nervous system often initiated by infectious diseases (virus, etc.), or by chemicals over stimulating the immune system. It is a multi-system disease, affecting the neurological and immune, musculoskeletal, endocrine (hormonal) and cardiovascular systems. ...Read more
Several reasons.: Women have strategically placed body fat, that men do not have. Fat has very little blood flow and is naturally colder than skin overlying muscle. Metabolism and muscullar work is another facttor. ...Read more
A bit hard to say...: A practitioner of jujitsu or any consistent exercise program will be better conditioned and more likely to have better nutritional status thus maintaining a healthier status. As to being more/less prone to contracting diseases - there's not any evidenced based research that shows an advantage either way. Diseases have more than environment that influence their presence, including genetics. ...Read more
Yes: Legionella is bacteria that grows in warm stagnated water or moist envirnments. It has been known to colonize the hot water systems of buildings but has been more recently associated with poorly maintained hot tubs. Infection can lead to life-threatening pneumonia if not treated early but usually respond quickly to antibiotics. Check with your local health dept for more information. ...Read more
Please explain what do you think makes people more prone to developing the dissociative identiy disorder?
I'm very flexible and I want to know if this will affect me when I am older. Will I be more prone to injury or not?
Probably not: This should protect you, rather than put you at risk. ...Read more
Is it nessecary to have all the risk factors to be prone to have c.a.d, or one or two are enough to make someone prone to it?
Add up: Each risk factor for vascular disease "add together" to increase your overall risk for vascular disease. So if you smoke and have a family history and have an unfavorable cholesterol profile your risk of vascular disease is greater than if you only smoke and have a family history of vascular disease. Hope this helps, and again, know that every risk factor counts. ...Read more
I am using benzoal peroxide pernex ac 5% and I used it for 2-3 weeks it works effectively and now using it twice a day is it right. My age is 16?
Area you live: The area you live in will determine the likelihood of a tick encounter. Prevention is always the best treatment to deal with ticks, . ..Wear long sleeves, long pants, tuck pants into boots, use repellent in endemic areas. ...Read more
When people develop:
Repeated infection including absesses, we suspect an underlying condition that predispose them. We believe there could be something not working well with the immune system. The specific and the non specific defense mechanisms need to be evaluated. This include, white blood cell, immunoglobulin, the complement system etc.
Please go and see your doc. He will figure out why you are prone ...Read more
Boils: Most boils are caused by staphylococcus aureus, a type of bacteria commonly found on the skin and inside the nose. Boils sometimes develop at sites where the skin has been broken by a small injury or an insect bite, which gives the bacteria easy entry. People who have a compromised immune system have a slightly higher risk of getting boils but that doesn't mean that they exclusively get boils. ...Read more
YES...: Those with 'irritable bowel syndrome', have more diarrhea, there is treatment for this. Diarrhea can be a symptom of systemic illnesses, malabsorption syndrome, anxiety, food allergy, etc. Food, drink, beverages which cause high osmolar environment in the intestine, draws more fluid into the lumen causing diarrhea. Check with your doctor if it is bothering you. ...Read more
Yes: Allergic rhinitis is more likely to be found in people with a family history of allergy. If one parent is allergic, there is an approximately 30 % chance that the child has an allergic disease. When both parents have allergies, the chance that the child will have allergies increases to more than 60%'. ...Read more
Let me list them: The people how use alcohol, some medications for Parkinson's disease, diuretics, tricycles, tetracyclic antidepressants and benzodiazepines. The elderly and especially those with pre-existing dementia, vitamin d deficiencies. The people how have (epilepsy, heat stroke or hypothermia, shock or head injury, infection, psychosis or poisoning, stroke. ...Read more
In some cases: Pseudogout refers to a type of arthritis that causes sudden episodes of joint pain and swelling. It is due to the accumulation of calcium pyrophosphate crystals in joints and surrounding tissues. People can inherit a predisposition to pyrophosphate accumulation and are at higher risk for disease. Other risk factors include age, iron storage problems and parathyroid gland diease. ...Read more
Yes: Cholangitis is an infection of the common bile duct, the tube that carries bile from the liver to the gallbladder and intestines. This infection occurs more commonly in women than men. The onset is usually after age 55. Individuals who are at greater risk are those who have previously suffered from gallstones. ...Read more
Yes: One could chuck this one up to hereditary but it is more appropriately related to constipation. High pressures withing the colon on the left side may produce ballooning of the inner lining of the colon through weak points in the wall. The bubbles fill with undigestible particles and may get infected and pop a leak. ...Read more