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What to do if I am plain looking/ borderline ugly what should I do to change?

What to do if I am plain looking/ borderline ugly what should I do to change?

Attitude adjustment: Michael Phelps, the best athlete of our era, is probably also the ugliest guy. Who really cares? People react much more to how you move, how you carry yourself, your level of fitness (either gender). And especially, how you treat others. If you're reasonably fit, polite, and considerate, you won't have trouble finding somebody special. Who really likes a vain "pretty boy / girl" anyway? ...Read more

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Is it better to eat soups or have vegetables with sauces? I don't like them plain.

What is in the sauce: Having fresh vegetables is a good idea. Using dressing or sauce in moderation may be okay, however, it depends on the content of the sauce. Sauces and dressings are usually high in fats that may not be a good thing. ...Read more

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Is plain flour bad for health?

Is plain flour bad for health?

Probably: Some nutrition experts state thatbif it's white it is not good fornyou, i.E sugars, plain flour, etc. ...Read more

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Can eating just plain flour hurt your body?

Can eating just plain flour hurt your body?

Nah: Probably not. Ever eaten raw cookie dough? Just don't dring a lot of water, eat an egg, go jogging on a sunny day. Bread may pop out of you... ...Read more

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How long does it take for punctual plugs to work?

How long does it take for punctual plugs to work?

Immediate effect: These are plugs which sit in the top of the drainage tube for tears which might otherwise pass into the nose. The effect is on insertion and allows you to keep what tears you make and prolongs the effect of tear substitutes. They are a helpful adjunct to those with eye dryness. ...Read more

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How do you know when to pull the plug on a loved one?

When it's time.: Sit down with your doctor and your family and discuss what your loved one would have wanted. Think about quality versus quantity of life. ...Read more

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Can I use a netty pot if I have plugs in my tearducts?

Can I use a netty pot if I have plugs in my tearducts?

Plug in tear ducts: Neti pot is used to rinse nasal cavity and sinuses with normal saline. It is quite effective for nasal or sinus congestion. I doubt it works for chronic tear duct obstruction, unless it is caused by nasal or sinus congestion. Since it has little side-effect, give it a trial. ...Read more

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Does regular plain sodas give any health benefit or harm?

Does regular plain sodas give any health benefit or harm?

Harm: Terrible for your teeth and offer no other benefit. The bubbles are carbonic acid that attacks the enamel and the sugar is used by the plaque/bacterial colonies to create more acid to attack the enamel. An occasional soda will not hurt you or your teeth. If you drink it everyday then be sure to brush and floss very well. ...Read more

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Is there alternatives that are healthy instead of plain water?

Is there alternatives that are healthy instead of plain water?

You can put a: Slice of lemon or lime into the water. It's very refreshing. Also, strawberries or other fruits work well. Experiment and enjoy. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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If you have tookin a plain b pill before is it a less chance to get pregant?

If you have tookin a plain b pill before is it a less chance to get pregant?

Take the test: If you want to know if you are pregnant, take a test. In today's world you do not need to wonder if you are pregnant or not based on symptoms. Pregnancy tests are available at any pharmacy and in minutes you will have your answer. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period. ...Read more

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If you have a failed plain stents (restenosis) what is the next course of action?

If you have a failed plain stents (restenosis) what is the next course of action?

Drug Eluting: Nowadays, we utilize drug eluting stents and perform stent in stent angioplasty (stent sandwich); if the lesion is not amenable to that, one can use other means such as rotational atherectomy or cutting balloon angioplasty, or a combination of those with stenting with a drug eluting stent. At times, plain old balloon angioplasty will work as well. ...Read more

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What is the rate of restenosis of coronaries comparing drug eluted & plain stents.?

What is the rate of restenosis of coronaries comparing drug eluted & plain stents.?

See below: The highest risk of restenosis is during the first month after stent placement. The risk of restenosis of drug eluting stents is about 10% vs bare metal stents of about 30%. After one year restenosis is much less common. Risk factors for restenosis include diabetes, small vessels stented, long lesions stented and multiple stents placed. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if bullies really care about anyone or are they just plain sadistic?

Can you tell me if bullies really care about anyone or are they just plain sadistic?

Inferiority: Believe it or not, bullies tend to have inferiority complexes, often from having been bullied themselves. And yes, it can continue into adult life. Tell someone you know and trust about the bullying. Keeping it inside does no good. ...Read more

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What does a 6.4 x 3.5 CM cystic lesion with internal septation mean in plain english?

What does a 6.4 x 3.5 CM cystic lesion with internal septation mean in plain english?

Complex cyst: A simple cyst is a fluid filled sac. A complex cyst may have internal septations which are walls separating the cyst into different compartments. Lesion is a generic term for an abnormal growth. ...Read more

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Are there any studies that show the DASH diet is effective or is this just plain hype?

Are there any studies that show the DASH diet is effective or is this just plain hype?

Multiple studies: There are many well-conducted studies in the peer-reviewed medical literature demonstrating that the DASH diet is effective in reducing blood pressure, slowing progression of kidney disease, reducing risk of diabetes, heart failure and colon cancer, maintaining weight loss etc. It is one of the best-researched diets and the results are impressive.
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http://dashdiet. Org/dash_diet_research. Asp ...Read more

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