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LifeStyle Lift ?: Lifestyle lift a trademarked brand name and also is a chain of facial cosmetic clinics with headquarters in michigan. As advertised, the lifestyle lift is a minimally invasive, short scar lower face lift performed under local anesthesia by facial plastic surgeons, head and neck surgeons, and plastic surgeons. It is not a specific technique so the success depends on the skill of the surgeon. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Other teens: Forgive my frankness. You're right to want the best for them. If you're a parent, nagging your teen about food choices and fitness will be ignored and resented. A parent may have some good impact if they life a fitness-focused lifestyle themselves. Otherwise, favorable peer pressure is what gets teens to eat wisely & exercise; of the two, exercise is far more important for health. ...Read more
Cause?: Gerd can have many causes such as a hiatal hernia, an ulcer, food allergies, medication or supplement side effect, etc. It's important to know the cause to know the right treatment. I got rid of my own gerd by eliminating unhealthy foods and losing 25 pounds. I eliminated fried foods, spicy foods, sweetened foods, etc. You are too young to have gerd and you should have your symptoms checked by dr. ...Read more
Can I lose weight by doing home exercises from an app with diet? Eg: knee highs, jumping jacks, push ups, crunches etc. 310lbs 5'3" 22 yrs female.
Yes, but at your: height, weight and age, you'll have to consider more of a lifestyle change. The major trick to losing weight is to eat less calories than you burn, eat good foods (not junk), drink plenty of water and exercise. There is considerable debate over what constitutes "good" foods, e.g., Paleo vs. low fat diets, but regardless, stick to these basics. You might need to be in a weight loss program. ...Read more
Mixed emotions: While i understand the desire to obtain a cosmetic procedure at an affordable cost, I am troubled by the high pressure sales approach and commoditization of the procedure. A facelift is not a car where the product is the same at different dealerships and problems are referred back to the original manufacturer. This is a highly individualized procedure. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I'm a female 19 5'5 and weigh 110lbs. To maintain weight with no/little excercise what diet works. Moderate diet, zone diet, low fat/carb diet ? Help!
Diet: Diet is a key in weight control but when you are so close to ideal body weight you need some exercise to maintain metabolic rate and muscle mass. Otherwise your body will simply slow metabolic rate and you will not feel or perform well and may not lose weight. More lean muscle burns more calories and makes it easier to keep weight off. If you don't build muscle you may add fat when gaining. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends on what…: …your sleep disorder is. People with shift-related disorders can, with time & reversion to day-time shift, improve their sleep. Sleep apnea may improve with weight loss. Restless leg syndrome & periodic leg movement disorder do not seem to be related to lifestyle. Establishing a sleep regimen can help ameliorate some other sleep disorders. A sleep specialist can guide you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
8 yr history depression. Is my monotonous flat voice answering phones making my family business lose business?
It certainly could : I hope you are receiving good treatment from a psychologist and psychiatrist and that your depression will remit. Your flat voice could well make customers not interested in your business, and they may mistake this with a lack of courtesy and certainly a lack of enthusiasm for the business. I wish you well. Maybe you can get someone else to be receptionist while you heal? ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Work at it.: Do you exercise at all? If given the choice, do you take the stairs or an elevator/escalator? Do you park close to a building or far away? Do you own a push or riding lawn mower? Or do you have a landscaping service and watch them cut your lawn from the window? Always look for simple ways to increase your activity every day. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Paleolithic life-: Style reflects the life of paleolithic (stone age) forager- hunters. Diet incorporates meats, fish, fruits, nuts ; vegetables w attempts to avoid junk foods ; grains. Frequent, varied exercise, use of complex natural body movements, exposure to sun, time w nature, simplifying life, adequate sleep, stress-free periods ; close social groups for are just some aspects of a paleo lifestyle. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Exhaustion lately, lump in throat feeling. Increase in weight without changing lifestyle , anxiety, chills. History of hypo thyroid conditions fam?
30 y/o male 228 lbs. Need to lower alt- 48 triglycerides 485, cholesterol 227, HDL 39. All else is ok. Im on the rd climbing cell towers. Diet ideas?
Are you overweight?: You probably need to lose weight. Don't eat too much and join a gym -- and invest in walking exercise 2 miles everyday. Your ideal weight depends on your height -- if you are 5'11 or 6', your weight should be 180, if you are 5'8, your weight 160 etc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How should someone handle their partner's PTSD/panic attacks&bipolar mood swings&occasional self-harm setbacks? Esp in serious long-term relationships
Get support: A person's emotional problems can be just as stressful as physical illness in a relationship. Suggest you see a mental health professional for guidance and support. Be sure to make time for yourself. Connect with others for help. Look into NAMI or local support groups: http://www.nami.org/Find-Support/Family-Members-and-Caregivers . I hope this helps. Best wishes. ...Read more
Takes time: Jet lag stems from a disconnect between the internal clock and the external light-dark cycle. Don't expect to immediately fall into your same sleep cycle after flying across the globe. Lots of light exposure in the morning can help, as can a dark environment and melotonin at night. This is an unnatural problem often requiring unnatural solutions, and prescription sleep meds can help immensely. ...Read more