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Rounded Body Type (Overview)

Round body type is a body shape in which a person has most of his weight around the tummy area (the center of the body is largest). Having a lot of tummy fat is a risk factor for "metabolic syndrome", which may lead to adult diabetes type 2. Other body shapes are apple, pear, hour glass, and slim/athletic.


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What do Asian men consider to be the ideal woman's body type?

What do Asian men consider to be the ideal woman's body type?

Hmmm . . .: Rather than focus on generalizations, what's more important than what others might think is that your (asian) man considers you to be his ideal. Asian men are just like caucasian, black, hispanic & multicultural men. What one individual finds attractive might not be the same for someone else of same or different ethnicity. ...Read more

Rounded Body Type (Overview)

Round body type is a body shape in which a person has most of his weight around the tummy area (the center of the body is largest). Having a lot of tummy fat is a risk factor for "metabolic syndrome", which may lead to adult diabetes type 2. Other body shapes are apple, pear, hour glass, and slim/athletic.


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Please tell me what types of body-massage treatments are most-relaxing?

Please tell me what types of body-massage treatments are most-relaxing?

Swedish massage: Your masseuse will know the various massage types that fit your needs, but typically the Swedish massage is a light muscle massage that feels,good. Soothing. Music, warm stones and other sensory stimulation will enhance the experience. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of wrist pain? Complained for 2 weeks but boss wont let me stop typing for 12 hours per day.

How do I get rid of wrist pain? Complained for 2 weeks but boss wont let me stop typing for 12 hours per day.

Change the job: If your job involves typing for 12 hrs a day it is too much stress on your wrist joint, . Can you run 12 hrs a day? First rest to recuperate, see your physician for some pain medications, splinting of wrist for couple of wks, . If these measures fails you will need conduction studies to rule out carpal, it tunnel syndrome. ...Read more

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Living with Type 1 Diabetes (Checklist)

Hypoglycemia is common with type 1 diabetes
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Check your blood glucose before and after 2 hours after eating
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Hypoglycemia is likely if the post meal glucose is lower than premeal
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If you do not feel hypo symptoms, consider use of a continuous sensor
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Index finger pain. Typing hurts..How to prevent it?

Index finger pain. Typing hurts..How to prevent it?

Act. modification: It sounds like you have exertional tendonitis or possibly early so called trigger finger(another type of tendonitis) it could also be arthritis or a number of other diagnosis if activity modification and nsaids don't help i would see your local hand surgeon for an evaluation which should include x-rays. ...Read more

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Can a person with an endomorph body type change into a mesomorph body type through excercise or is body shape prefer timed through genetics?

Can a person with an endomorph body type change into a mesomorph body type through excercise or is body shape prefer timed through genetics?

Easy to change: The talk about "endomorphs" is subscience from one guy at yale in the early 1900's and has nothing to do with real science. Some guys build muscle mass more easily than others doing resistance training, but every guy can trim down doing aerobic exercise. Before-and-after photos like this one are everywhere ; you'll see people with similar results at any fitness facility. ...Read more