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What are the pros and cons of pacifiers?

What are the pros and cons of pacifiers?

Few if any cons: In general infants are pacified by sucking and a pacifier can really help infants that are calmed by sucking, in my experience pacifiers rarely interfere with breast feeding and since they can easily be removed when needed are preferable to sucking on fingers/thumbs. ...Read more

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Braces (Definition)

They are used in orthodontics. The braces are put onto the teeth at precise anatomical locations, and wire runs through the braces and brings teeth into proper alignment. This is a very short answer for a very ...Read more


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What are the pros and cons of soymilk?

What are the pros and cons of soymilk?

See details: The big advantage is that soymilk is derived from a plant and not an animal. Soymilk is not really milk but a beverage made from soybeans. Therefore it is not a source of calcium. Soymilk contains substances that may reduce the risk of heart disease and breast cancer. ...Read more

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What are the pros and cons of circumcision?

What are the pros and cons of circumcision?

Not needed if...: Circumcision is unnecessary if good hygiene is done. Babies are born complete, finished, and perfectly fine (except for the few unlucky ones with birth defects). Circumcisions are done for religious and cultural reasons, but the procedure does permanently change the genitals, so parents should think about it and talk about it before doing anything to their perfect little newborn. ...Read more

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What are the pros and cons of yoga?

What are the pros and cons of yoga?

Yoga: Yoga is NOT some heroic Postures! Yoga is NOT just heavy duty Exercises to lose weight. Yoga is to be deeply aware of PRANA- Breath of Life! Yoga includes Meditation to focus on your innerself , feel Peace, and work towards becoming one with the . universe. Asanas(Postures) are important for tone and flexibility. Do only those which you can do and which will not cause muscle pain. ...Read more

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What are the pros and cons of lasik surgery?

What are the pros and cons of lasik surgery?

LASIK answer: Lasik is a very effective procedure for reducing the need for contact lenses and/or glasses. However, as with any procedure, there are risks with lasik, including infection and inflammation (among others). On the other hand, contact lenses also have risks of infection and inflammation. Please consult your own doctor to determine whether or not lasik is an appropriate procedure for you. ...Read more

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What are the pros and cons of prophylactics?

What are the pros and cons of prophylactics?

Condom?: You can check this article and form your own opinion on the matter: http://www.Womansday.Com/health-fitness/the-pros-cons-of-popular-birth-control-methods-109541. ...Read more

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What are the pros and cons of dental implants rather than dentures please?

What are the pros and cons of dental implants rather than dentures please?

The differences: Dental implants act and function like your own teeth, preserve your natural bone and allow you to eat anything you want. Dentures will continue to damage and erode bone, your ability to eat things become limited due to dislodge meant of the denture when you bite into something hard or crunchy as well as an altered sense of taste. ...Read more

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What are the benefits and risks of using invisalign?

What are the benefits and risks of using invisalign?

Limited corrects app: Benefits are not having unsightly brackets and wires. Drawbacks are it doesn't work for many ortho problems. Invisilign is often less predictable. ...Read more

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Whats the pros and cons of biotin?

Whats the pros and cons of biotin?

Vitamin H/B7: Biotin vitamin b7 or vitamin h is an essential vitamin daily requirement is 30microgram of biotin, which is readily available in well balanced diet containing egg yolk, cheddar cheese, pork, liver, salmon, whole wheat bread.And normal bacteria in the small bowell also synthesise biotin deficiency of biotin can cause hair loss and brittle nails and may require supplements 2to10mgm daily. ...Read more

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What are the pros and cons of vaccinations?

What are the pros and cons of vaccinations?

Risk/benefit: The basic risk of immunization is negligible. Vaccine haters have come up with a new scare issue every decade or so only to be refuted by scientific data, most of which they never accept. The benefit is the avoidance of illness, injury or death.Ben franklin was once a vaccine hater, but in his later writings changed, sad over the preventable loss of a son to smallpox. ...Read more

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What are pros and cons of dermatology?

What are pros and cons of dermatology?

Pros and cons: for what? choosing specialist, choosing profession?

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What are the pros and cons of gallbladder removal?

What are the pros and cons of gallbladder removal?

Surgery: In the aoporpiate setting of abdominal symptoms from gallstones, the "pros" of surgery would be pain relief ; eating normally again. The "cons" of surgery would be the usually low risks of bleeding, infection, or needing to perform a larger open surgery instead of laparoscopic. Also risk of not feeling better or having more digestion problems after gallbladder surgery if there is a different issue. ...Read more

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What are the pros and cons of breast augmentation?

What are the pros and cons of breast augmentation?

Many...: There are numerous pros/cons associated with any type of breast surgery. Any list you obtain here will be incomplete. Best to consider your motivation carefully and seek consultation with board certified plastic surgeons who can detail the pros/cons associated with this surgery for you specifically. A lot of information will also be available on individual plastic surgeons' websites as well. ...Read more

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What are the pros and cons of masturbating?

What are the pros and cons of masturbating?

Part of growing up: All young men and the large majority of young women enjoy their bodies in this way. You learn about your mind and body in preparation for adult roles. You stay comfortable and able to focus on other things you need to do. Nobody gets sick or pregnant. If your are obsessed with erotica so that you're missing things you need to do, get with your physician -- this is fixable. Talked with parent? ...Read more

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What are the pros and cons of contacts vs glasses?

What are the pros and cons of contacts vs  glasses?

Both work well: Contacts give a more natural perception of your environment, without frame edge limitations, or minification of objects you look at. Contacts must be fit to your specific eye shape and prescription. Getting use to a contact lens on the eye may take some time, however , with modern lenses this is not usually a problem. ...Read more

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Pros and cons of chest binding?

Pros and cons of chest binding?

Please Clarify: If you are transgendered and want to have that discussion please ask what you need to ask. But, i know of no physician who recommends 'chest binding'. What do you mean and in what context? ...Read more

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What are the pros and cons of waterpik or ultrasonic teeth cleaning?

It's all good: There really is no con to either of those. Regular waterpik use will help keep you teeth and gums clean and healthy; however, it's not a substitute for flossing. Dental floss is the only way to clean the point at which the teeth physically touch each other. ...Read more

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What are the pros and cons of wearing ankle weights?

What are the pros and cons of wearing ankle weights?

Don't walk with them: Ankle weights are only of benefit with certain specific strengthening exercises otherwise they can cause strains & tendinitis if used when walking or running. ...Read more

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What are the pros and cons of breast reduction?

What are the pros and cons of breast reduction?

Pros and Cons: Pros: decreased breast size and weight, decreased pain in neck/shoulders/upper back, easier to find bras that fit, decreased risk of breast cancer. Cons: scarring, decreased breast milk production. ...Read more

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What are the pros and cons of flaxseed?

Flax : Flax seed is a good fiber, it contains a good oil. If ground and not consumed oil will go rancid. ...Read more