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Mysterious height growth in adulthood.....?

Mysterious height growth in adulthood.....?

Hormonal ?: You may have overdone the thyroxine, but unlikely at your age without hour growth plates still. Eing open !! Suggest you check this out with your endocrinologist ...Read more

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Premature (Definition)

Very premature is a condition in which a baby is delivered between 28 and 31 weeks' gestation. Depending on how premature, how sick, and how lucky or unlucky a baby is, he can get brain problems, cerebral palsy, blindness, deafness, developmental problems, learning disabilities, severe lung diseases, infection and loss of some intestines, etc... Babies who are only moderately premature usually ...Read more


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Did I do something to cause growth spurts (3 inch total) @ 36 & 41? NO other physical changes. Height was the same for yrs; reached adult ht early 20s

Did I do something to cause growth spurts (3 inch total) @ 36 & 41? NO other physical changes. Height was the same for yrs; reached adult ht early 20s

Growth: 45 F Pa notes growth spurts at 36 and 41 with 3 inch total. ANS: this is impossible as height fixed when bones stop growing much younger. So issue is how height wax measured. Suspect measurement ertor such as wearing shoes or heels? ...Read more

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Scientists in HerbalLegacy.com state that potassium deficiencies cause the development of moles, the moles that appear in adulthood'not genetic'true?

Scientists in HerbalLegacy.com state that potassium deficiencies cause the development of moles, the moles that appear in adulthood'not genetic'true?

Forgive my frankness: If that were true, people with renal wasting of potassium would be the folks who develop moles. You are living in the 21st century and need to develop basic scientific literacy and discernment. The claim (HHH page 120) isn't even made by 'scientists', but by one herbalist with a fertile imagination writing in 1953. You're doing yourself a disservce by wasting you time on this stuff. ...Read more

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Physical development for 0-3 years babies?

Physical development for 0-3 years babies?

Question too broad: There are thick books written about the subject so your question is to undefined & broad to answer in 400 characters. If you have a specific question, please submit it. Be aware that questions are not linked on the site so each question must contain all information needed for a response. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about language development in early childhood?

Can you tell me about language development in early childhood?

Language development: I tell my parents that a child should say 2 to 3 words at 15 months, 2 word sentences at 2-years-old, be 50% understandable at 2-years-old, 75% understandable at 3-years-old, and 100% understandable at 4-years-old. If not, ask for a speech evaluation. The earlier children with language delays or articulation disorders receive treatment, the faster they improve. Hope that helped. ...Read more

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How does child labor impact their physical and mental development?

How does child labor impact their physical and mental development?

It's bad: it deprives children with their childhood , their innocence , it can be physically harmful and dangerous . ...Read more

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How do positive health choices made early in adolescence dramatically affect adulthood?

How do positive health choices made early in adolescence dramatically affect adulthood?

Foundation: Good healthy choices made during the childhood are foundation for a better healthy life ahead. Healthy eating , no smoke , no alcohol , no drugs , and good exercise are like stepping stones to successful adult life ahead , mentally and physically . ...Read more

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What are the milestones for physical development for children 3-7 years?

What are the milestones for physical development for children 3-7 years?

See below: The answer is best discussed with your pediatrician or google "developmental milestones" for the age specifically you seek. Developmental tracking entails monitoring the progress of your child in areas of: language & other cognitive skills, social skills, physical challenges/changes, & personality. This age group covers preschool, kindergarten through 2nd grade-too much info for this forum. ...Read more

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What intellectual developments occur in later adulthood?

What intellectual developments occur in later adulthood?

Positive ones?: Perhaps resolution of personal anxieties and frustration and development of a quiet confidence that life is unfolding as it should... ...Read more

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How can I stop nocturnal enuresis in early adulthood?

How can I stop nocturnal enuresis in early adulthood?

Enuresis alarm: Enuresis can persist into young adulthood and is usually familial. It can be quite frustrating for affected people. First line prevention is avoiding liquids after 6 pm and voiding before bed. Enuresis alarms are devices that attach to the waistband and vibrate when the bladder contracts, and DDAVP is a medication (oral or nasal spray) which are other treatment options. I hope this helps! ...Read more

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How can you stop nocturnal enuresis in early adulthood?

How can you stop nocturnal enuresis in early adulthood?

Find cause first: Nocturnal enuresis in children is fairly common but usually is completely resolved by adulthood. If present since childhood may just be slow to resolve but should respond to prescription meds if due to the usual cause. If it is a new symptom a full workup is warranted. If there is any developmental delay present that changes expectations and it may be lifelong problem. ...Read more

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How does obesity affect a child's physical development?

How does obesity affect a child's physical development?

In many ways: Obesity is due to lousy diet and that interferes with cellular efficiency so she can never each her physical and mental fullness of function. ...Read more

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How can marriage effect someone's physical, intellectual development?

How can marriage effect someone's physical, intellectual development?

Marriage: Everyone who is married, regardless of station in life, wishes for a loving marriage. When we fail or go through difficult times it can affect our spirits, lower our mood as our emotions connect to our brain chemistry and we start to feel low and in some cases slow intellectually. Depression and low mood can have dramatic affects on all aspects of our lives. Remember how great falling in love felt. ...Read more

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What will happen if testes have to be removed very early in development for a medical issue?

What will happen if testes have to be removed very early  in development for a medical issue?

I assume you: Mean both testes. The child is genetically male, but will not undergo normal puberty. He can be brought to pubertal growth and secondary sexual charactreistics with hormones, but will not procreate. Gender identification may be an issue. ...Read more

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My 4 month old son has lissencephaly. What are the best possible ways to help his development starting now? Physical and mental?

My 4 month old son has lissencephaly. What are the best possible ways to help his development starting now? Physical and mental?

PT, OT and speech: Early intervention is the best thing you can do for any child who has developmental delays. A child with lissencephaly should be evaluated and receive therapy from a physical therapist, and occupational therapist & a speech therapist as soon as possible one the diagnosis is made. http://www.ninds.nih.gov/disorders/lissencephaly/lissencephaly.htm ...Read more

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What is intellectual deveolpment in adulthood?

What is intellectual deveolpment in adulthood?

Multidimensional: There are many phases of adulthood with varying typical tasks. Intellectual development in early adulthood (say 20-30) involves applying what one has learned to a set of discrete real-world tasks (family, career). This requires constraining one's pov. Later in life (50+), further development requires a re-broadening of one's outlook to encompass much that one needed to set aside. ...Read more

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