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Dr. Kenneth Foreman
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Bariatrics (Definition)

Bariatrics is the field of medicine dedicated to the study and management of obesity. Medical and surgical weight loss, treatment options, clinical research in obesity, and the general medical care of hospital patients who are severely overweight are all covered in this field. Almost a third of american patients suffer from obesity defined as a body mass index ...Read more


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Are there any activity restrictions following bariatric surgery?

Are there any activity restrictions following bariatric surgery?

Yes: Most surgeons will recommend avoiding heavy lifting (over15-20 pounds) for 4-6 weeks to minimize the risk of hernia formation. You should also avoid swimming or soaking incisions until they have healed. ...Read more

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Hi, is supplyment(mass gainner) while gym effect our sexual life or sexual strenth. Why?

Hi, is supplyment(mass gainner) while gym effect our sexual life or sexual strenth. Why?

It won't: These are mixes of proteins & maybe simple chemicals. However ... If this is something that is prepared at the gym, it's not unknown for it to contain something that it shouldn't -- specifically, an anabolic steroid. This is playing russian roulette with your mind, your body, and your sexuality. If you've noticed an effect, perhaps you'll want to buy something from a reputable company instead. ...Read more

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I'm gaining weight despite adopting a diet plan and exercise.

I'm gaining weight despite adopting a diet plan and exercise.

Track calories & exe: Track calories & exercise. Decrease total calories you consume and increase exercise to lose weight. Good app for tracking diet and exercise is "my fitness pal". ...Read more

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Should child with inguinal hernia restrict activity pre op?

Should child with inguinal hernia restrict activity pre op?

Depends: If activity causes more symptoms (eg discomfort, increased bulging, decreased spontaneous reduction, etc) then activity restriction may be beneficial. ...Read more

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I'm 41 178cm 109kg big frame m.Birth weight 5.5kg.Since 17 struggling with weight of 90-110.Exercises diets don't help.Should I go 4 bariatric surgery?

I'm 41 178cm 109kg big frame m.Birth weight 5.5kg.Since 17 struggling with weight of 90-110.Exercises diets don't help.Should I go 4 bariatric surgery?

Maybe: You most likely will not need surgery if you do not eat any big people food. Wheat, sugar, potatoes, fruit juice, artificial sweeteners, deep fried, and hydrogenated oil. www.blatmanhealthandwellness.com ...Read more

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Anorexia nervosa, excessive exercise, high desire to achieve a goal?

Anorexia nervosa, excessive exercise, high desire to achieve a goal?

Common triad of: Symptoms. Get help now! anorexia nervosa kills! make an appointment with a psychiatrist with experience in treating this disorder. She will likely refer you to a therapist and a nutritionist as the team approach works best. ...Read more

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Is there federal funding for people with learning disabilities after age 18y?

Is there federal funding for people with learning disabilities after age 18y?

To get tested: To get tested for a learning disabilty mild or severe you need to find two or three good psychologists in your area who do this work regularly and ask them. The mildness ofmthe disability does not mean it will cost les it could cost more. Mild ld may be harder to pinpoint and may take more time to find. A related question is why are your trying to find this ld? What difficulty does it present? ...Read more

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Repeat question with more personal details, i'm 34 with low sex drive. Have a child from previous marriage fit and healthy ideal weight for height?

Repeat question with more personal details, i'm 34 with low sex drive. Have a child from previous marriage fit and healthy ideal weight for height?

Hormones : Hormones more than likely. A woman's testosterone level is half at 40 what it was at 20. Add some back and it may fully restore and even be better. ...Read more

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Is duodenum switch weight loss surgery risky?

Is duodenum switch weight loss surgery risky?

Yes but...: There is no surgery without risk. The supposed benefit of any surgical procedure needs to be balanced against the typical risk of the procedure before you decide for surgery. If you are unsure, you may need more time to consider your options, or get a second opinion. ...Read more

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Does sexual abstinence improve sexual performance?

Does sexual abstinence improve sexual performance?

Sex and abstinence: I have a problem with the word "performance." abstainence can increase libido. ...Read more

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Can you resume normal eating of restricted reflux foods after having hiatal/paraesophageal hernia repaired?

Can you resume normal eating of restricted reflux foods after having hiatal/paraesophageal hernia repaired?

Possibly: Try out these foods a bit at a time.....Also.. ask the surgeon who repaired the area since some reflux may have been an unavoidable residual! Hope this helps Dr Z ...Read more

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Is there a certain weight to be considered for bariatric bypass surgery (for weight reduction)?

Is there a certain weight to be considered for bariatric bypass surgery (for weight reduction)?

Criteria/BMI: It is usually a certain bmi (body mass index) that is calculated based on weight and height. But those criteria are changing/getting lower. Check with your pcp or see a bariatrician or use medscape/wikipedia//even google to read mores. ...Read more

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Any sports teens with physical disabilities cannot participate in?

Any sports teens with physical disabilities cannot participate in?

Special Olympics: Teens with physical disabilities are able to do many sports. By this age they are generally aware of their physical limitations, such as neck instability, hypermobile joints or heart or lung limitations. They can be directed by their primary physicians with the help of special olympics to find a sport they can excel in. ...Read more

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Are non penetrative sex practices risky for contracting leprosy? E.g.: female (active) to male (passive) masturbation without condom, fellatio.

Are non penetrative sex practices risky for contracting leprosy?  E.g.: female (active) to male (passive) masturbation without condom, fellatio.

Maybe, but low risk: Any personal contact (kissing, skin contact, etc) can transmit leprosy. This includes sex, both penetrating and non penetrating, but probably no more often than other contact. Fortunately, leprosy is quite hard to transmit. Most household and sexual contacts (e.g. spouses) never catch it themselves. I suggest you discuss it with the doctor or clinic caring for the person with leprosy. ...Read more

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Why are post open heart surgery patients strict I&O and daily weights?

Why are post open heart surgery patients strict I&O and daily weights?

Edema: because of swelling and edema -- so we are trying to monitor the volume by weight and urine output ...Read more

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Can pubococcygeus exercise increase sexual performance for men?

Can pubococcygeus exercise increase sexual performance for men?

Here are some ...: Pubococcygeus muscle is the key muscle involved in Kegel exercise although all its nearby muscles tendons, connectives are all more or less working together in concert. A proper performance of this exercise requires the healthy function of all these muscles and nerves, and will result in improve circulation and strength of all the muscles, ... So, it may help sex performance for men and women. ...Read more

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Actually I have some huge sexual desire but according to my religion and society surrounding , i get to hold that desire in, is that healthy?

Actually I have some huge sexual desire but according to my religion and society surrounding , i get to hold that desire in, is that healthy?

Desire is common: Sexual desire is common at your age. Religion feels that one of its tasks is to regulate this. You have to decide where you are on this spectrum between severe restraints of your religion and whatever freedom you want to exercise. The healthy choice is the one that leaves you comfortable so that you will not have regrets later in life. ...Read more

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How long sexual intercours is restricted after hysteroctomy ?

How long sexual intercours is restricted after hysteroctomy ?

4 weeks: Generally four weeks is adequate for recovery from a hysterectomy. Some doctors recommend 6 or even 8 weeks before resuming relations. ...Read more

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Social anxiety and having problems w/ ED and inability to orgasm. What help is there for mentally induced sexual problems?

Social anxiety and having problems w/ ED and inability to orgasm. What help is there for mentally induced sexual problems?

See remark: You made your diagnosis,or a professional labelled you with anxiety disorder? The answer is simple.YOU ARE YOUNG. Your problem can be managed. Seek a good sexual counselor,I wish you the best ...Read more

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From 5 months I have not any libido or erections after i failed in a sexual experience i made all tests I have not any disease connet with ED why?

From 5 months I have not any libido or erections after i failed in a sexual experience i made all tests I have not any disease connet with ED why?

Psychological reason: Failed sexual experiences can be psychologically very damaging, and usually require help thru a therapist and/or counselor. If all blood tests are normal, suggest consultation with psychologist. ...Read more

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How to control a sexual mood?

How to control a sexual mood?

Why do you ask?: You're a man, and every young man would like to be able to turn his libido on and off at will. It doesn't work like that, Tom. Despite all your logic, reason, and perhaps "spiritual upbringing", there will be times you will need to have an ejaculation by any means. Do what you need to, and maybe think about the person you'll hopefully marry while you're doing it. Try to find real love. Cheers. ...Read more

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How do you last longer sexually?

How do you last longer sexually?

Longer sexually: I am surprised. I do not usually get this question from females. If you are asking for your boyfriend or a guy then there are several options and I have answered that question a lot on this app. But, if you are having other difficulties? Cannot reach orgasm? Get no pleasure please ask the question with more specifics. ...Read more

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Sir I have some sexual problem?

Sir I have some  sexual problem?

You're not alone: Unfortunately you give no information and are not asking a question which leaves me to wonder if you are actually serious about something that you need help with or just throwing something out there to see if we'll bite. Sexual problems come in 2 forms, physical, such as STD's and emotional such as fear of expressing your sexual feelings because of pre-conceived ideas of normal that you've learned ...Read more

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Are sexual fetishes a mental problem?

Too Broad: I am sorry, but this question is so broad and undefined that there is no way to answer it honestly. Perhaps you can ask about the fetish you are most interested in. ...Read more

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Sexual engerty I am a 62yr old male?

Sexual engerty  I am  a 62yr old male?

Low testosterone: If you have having problems with sexual drive, consider having your testosterone levels checked. Other considerations are a review of your medications for side effects, and conditions such as underactive thyroid. Your physician can decide which tests are best for you. ...Read more

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My girlfriend's sexual past bothers me?

My girlfriend's sexual past bothers me?

Talk,tests: Talk openenly with her. Suggest you both have appropriate blood tests or exams to confirm your are both healthy. Keep in mind you both probably had initimate relationships before you two were involved. ...Read more

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What are the stages of sexual response?

Sexual response: Stages are; excitement phase, plateau phase, orgasmic phase, resolution phase. ...Read more

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How to increase sexual stamina naturally?

How to increase sexual stamina naturally?

Stamina: Yohimbine and or arginine are two things to try to increase stamina. ...Read more

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How can you increase a mans sexual stamina?

How can you increase a mans sexual stamina?

Good living: Quit smoking, regular exercise, minimize alcohol, maintain healthy weight. If there are untreated medical conditions (asthma, allergies, prostate problems, etc.), getting these managed can help a lot. Get a full night's sleep! don't use drugs or supplements to increase stamina. ...Read more

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How do I controll my self from sexual sites?

How do I controll my self from sexual sites?

12 step group: If going to sex sites is violating your values or interfering with your relationships or work or you want to watch them less, then i recommend you find a 12 step group for sexual compulsiveness like sex addicts anonymous. The accountability and non-judgemental support can really help. Take care, . ...Read more