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Is is true that poor nutrition during your infancy causes you to have shorter arms and legs?

Is is true that poor nutrition during your infancy causes you to have shorter arms and legs?

May: Different type of nutritional deficiencies may produce different growth disorders. Vitamin d defieicncy and resultant rickets may cause arms and legs to be shorter than normal. ...Read more

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How short is a person who has short arms and legs to be a midget?

How short is a person who has short arms and legs to be a midget?

Midget vrs dwarf: "midget" refers to a person who is very short, but normally proportioned. A person who is small in height but doesn't have disproportionate limbs or other body parts would be a midget (term considered offensive by most). On the other hand, "dwarf" referrs to a person who is small and has disproportionate body parts. Usually a midget is considered if they are under 4'11". ...Read more

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How short is a person who has short arms and legs to be a midget?

Midget vrs dwarf: "midget" refers to a person who is very short, but normally proportioned. A person who is small in height but doesn't have disproportionate limbs or other body parts would be a midget (term considered offensive by most). On the other hand, "dwarf" referrs to a person who is small and has disproportionate body parts. Usually a midget is considered if they are under 4'11". ...Read more

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Is is true that poor nutrition during your infancy causes you to have shorter arms and legs?

May: Different type of nutritional deficiencies may produce different growth disorders. Vitamin d defieicncy and resultant rickets may cause arms and legs to be shorter than normal. ...Read more

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Normal CBC 4 weeks ago. I have itp. Could leukemia have developed in that short time? Aches and pains in arms and legs off and on has me worried.

Normal CBC 4 weeks ago. I have itp. Could leukemia have developed in that short time? Aches and pains in arms and legs off and on has me worried.

Why: You have itp with normal platelets. That's good. You have aches in the arms and legs -- a common and nonspecific symptom. That wouldn't make me think of leukemia at all. If you have bruising or bleeding, than a CBC is needed. Otherwise, itp as an auto-immune disease may be associated with other auto-immune diseases. See you md to consider a differential diagnosis of your symptoms. ...Read more

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How can I put an end to fat on arms and legs?

Spot fat loss does: Not occur naturally. By losing weight in general a certain % will be arm ; leg fat. Eat healthfully ; be physically active. Calories burned must > calories consumed. To tighten arms use standing biceps curl w dumbbells, hammer curls w dumbbells, triceps kickback w dumbbells ; lying triceps extension w dumbbells. Tone thighs w plie, squat, wall squat, ball squat, plyometric squat, stair steps, >. ...Read more

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What would cause serve achs and pains in the arms and legs ?

What would cause serve achs and pains in the arms and legs ?

Multip possibilities: Possibilities are multiple. Pain in the limbs could be caused by a problem in the muscles, joints, tendons, nerves or other conditions such as referred pain from the spine. If pain is severe and persistant do see your physician for an exam and appropriate testing for a diagnosis and treatment plan. ...Read more