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Step 1: add parents' height in inches.
Step 2: if child is male, add 5 inches to total from step 1. If child is female, subtract 5 inches from total from step 1.
Step 3: divide answer from step 2 by 2. This is the predicted adult height of child, give or take 2 inches above or below. ...Read more
Basic math: Add together the height of both parents and divide by 2. The expected height of male children would add 2.5 inches to that number while female children would subtract 2.5 inches. There are variations in outcome. But this is how we decide as early as a few months of age whether a baby is growing along an expected pattern. ...Read more
Physical: The only health evaluation model is a good physical and general lab tests and if indicated X-rays. There are certain blood biomarkers available to predict ones susceptibility to certain cancers and other diseases ...Read more
Height predictors: Yes they are accurate for the general population but not necessarily for a specific person. ...Read more
Good you have: Mysterious powers, then why don't you help humanity with your powers. ...Read more
A height predictor: Is a rough estimate. Thanks for the 10 points! ...Read more
I have a $1, 000 tempur pedic bed, but still wake up with my entire back hurting. Somedays are worse them others. Is this an issue?
It certainly sounds: Like it's an issue for you, ; that's what matters. Why not see your pcp and ask if you need to see an orthopedist who specializes in spine problems? You have many years ahead of you. There may be some fairly simple things that will help, along with your tempurpedic, if the pain affects your daily functioning. ...Read more
My height is 172, I'm turning to 18 in a couple of months, how much are the predicted CM I'll gain till 21 and how can I try to boost the CMs to grow?
No growth last year?: If no growth in the last year, then growth has finished. Most people reach their maximum height in their late teens. Without nutritional problems or chronic childhood illnesses, height is largely based on genetics and parental heights. Aside from eating right, exercising, sleeping well, and being happy, there's not much a person nor his doctor can do to increase height. ...Read more
Implant Location: Control of placenta implantation location poorly understood; complex mind, brain+body controls within mother early pregnancy. If placenta implants near uterine opening/cervix ; especially if it grows over the opening, then placenta previa (tearing ; bleeding; sometimes massive ; mutually fatal) of the placenta is probable in late pregnancy; one of the many reasons for prenatal screening ; care. ...Read more
PID: Pelvic inflammatory disease (pid) refers to acute infection of the upper genital tract structures in women, involving any or all of the uterus, fallopian tubes, and ovaries. Often times the neighboring pelvic organs are involved. Sexually transmitted agents like chlamydia trachomatis and n. Gonorrhea are often implicated, but vaginal flora can be involved as well. ...Read more
3-4%.: Two prior cesarean sections give you a 7.4-fold increased risk of placenta previa. The baseline risk of this complication is 0.5%, therefore you would have a 3-4% risk of placenta previa with two prior cesarean sections. ...Read more
No, but. ...: Suicide risk assessment is difficult and far from an exact science. Depression often leads to thoughts of suicide but who will take their own life and when? Risk is increased when some who is depressed is also anxious agitated and or impulsive. More women attempt suicide while more men succeed. Substance abuse, bipolar disorder, history of suicide attempts, family history of suicide, are red flags. ...Read more
You can BUT: You can but I wouldn't paint the nursery based on the results! You can make any prediction you want but that doesn't mean that they will be right. The same comment would apply to the drano test, and the cabbage test. ...Read more
Loss of coordination: The loss of coordination is itself a symptom, and sometimes a sign. There are many ways coordination can be impaired, from inner ear problems to brain stem strokes, to acute drug toxicity (including alcohol). More information is needed. I suggest you discuss the problem with your doctor or a neurologist. If you are abruptly, severely impaired, I suggest going to to an emergency department. ...Read more