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I want to get in shape and lose weight. Will dancing help me to do that?

I want to get in shape and lose weight. Will dancing help me to do that?

Loosing weight too: fast can be dangerous. See your doc first, and then consider lower carb and higher protein intake. Exercise daily if possible, even brisk walking 20-30 minutes is helpful. Above all, like yourself and others no matter what the scale says. Peace and good health. Dancing is good if your heart and joints are ok. Your doc will tell you. ...Read more

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Many people resolve to lose weight in the New Year for different reasons. For those who are overweight or obese, there are many health benefits to losing weight. It can help decrease your chances of developing diseases including diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, osteoarthritis, and even certain types of cancer. Low-calorie diets combined with increased physical activity are thought to be most effective long term. The healthiest weight loss regimen, therefore, is one that consists of making lifestyle changes that incorporate a balanced diet ...Read more


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Can dancing help you lose weight and reduce your belly fats?

Can dancing help you lose weight and reduce your belly fats?

Yes: Aerobic exercise in the form of dancing will increase caloric burn an excellent and fun way to exercise. Do not allow the scale to be the only measure of success. Aerobic exercise is good for the heart and circulation. Good for over all muscle tone. Good for the lungs. Additionally common positive effect on our frame of mind. ...Read more

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Is pleural tapping a painful procedure?

Is pleural tapping a painful procedure?

Unusual: Local anesthetic used prior to inserting the pleural cath/neeedle/ less likely to be painful. However it is an invasive procedure with inherent risks. ...Read more

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Why can I score high in the corsi block tapping test and digit span test but not do well on the name and address remembering tests?

Why can I score high in the corsi block tapping test and digit span test but not do well on the name and address remembering tests?

Others do better: The problem obviously isn't your memory if plain memory tests are doing well. The name and address information can be processed more and related more to previous exposure to names and addresses. Other people who do poorly on the tests you mentioned can do better on the name and address .. and hurt the curve!. ...Read more

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Im 14 weeks pregnant and and o felt a light tapping in my uterus what could that be?

Im 14 weeks pregnant and and o felt a light tapping in my  uterus what could that be?

Pregnancy problem: Usually women begin feeling their baby move at 16-18 weeks with second and subsequent babies. First time pregnant women usually start having that at 18-20 weeks. At 14 weeks a lot of women believe they feel their babies but most of it is probably overreaction to the fact of being pregnant. Pregnant uterus is known to contract occasionally even early in the pregnancy. Your "tapping" may be that. ...Read more

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Is it normal to feel a tapping from pace maker?

No: It is not normal to feel tapping or twitching from your pacemaker. You should be evaluated by your doctor. ...Read more

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Can you treat narcissistic behavior with tapping?

Can you treat narcissistic behavior with tapping?

Not advisable: Tapping or tft (thought field therapy) has more direct connections to anxiety, pain, weight loss and ptsd. Narcissistic behavior or narcissistic personality disorder are best treated with psychoanalysis, psychodynamic approaches or interpersonal therapies that get at the root problems with superiority and diminished empathy. ...Read more

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I have been reading on EFT (tapping) is this safe to do?

I have been reading on EFT (tapping) is this safe to do?

EFT: stands for Emotional Freedom Technique as you probably know. It is considered a type of psychological acupuncture. Like any technique of this sort it is best done under the guidance of a licensed professional. Here is a link to Doctor Mercola's teaching on it. He is a well-respected physician and alt med practitioner. http://eft.mercola.com/ Peace and good health. ...Read more

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I scored 10 in the digit span test and 6.5 on the corsi block tapping test. Does this mean I have a good memory?

I scored 10 in the digit span test and 6.5 on the corsi block tapping test. Does this mean I have a good memory?

More info needed: Memory testing is a complicated thing because there are many different types of memory to be assessed. How would do you do with declarative verbal memory, list learning tests, implicit visual memory (Ray Osterreith Figure copy and recall) and working memory. How does your short term recall hold up under conditions of distraction (eg., PASAT and Brown-Peterson Consonant Trigram Test ? ...Read more

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Can hitting or tapping your back help relieve plurisey? My partner does this for me and it helps but is it good to do?

Can hitting or tapping your back help relieve plurisey?  My partner does this for me and it helps but is it good to do?

Feels good, do it: Short answer is yes. Mechanical percussion helps to break up and mobilize mucus in the chest and "sticky" spots to reduce pleuritic pain. It is best done "posturally" -- meaning with the bottom of your lungs higher than the top. Simple way is to build wedge of pillows and lie knees-bent, head-down while getting thumped on. When done well (not too hard), it also feels good, so why not?! ...Read more

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Tapping to cure joints pain, can this help?

Tapping to cure joints pain, can this help?

Tapping joint: Tapping joint is also called aspiration of fluid from joint for examination and to find out the correct cause it is not the cure. ...Read more

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Does keyboard tapping constantly help improve your mental state of mind?

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Does keyboard tapping constantly help improve your mental state of mind?

Tapping: Done in moderation, it helps focusing and grip strength. ...Read more

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Why is the corsi block tapping test not used as a standard dementia test if it is a measure of hippocampus function?

Why is the corsi block tapping test not used as a standard dementia test if it is a measure of hippocampus function?

It is sometimes, but: This test has been used in research w/ Alzheimer's and was successful identifying moderately impaired but not mild cases. That's why it's not widely used. By the time it shows problems, patients are already diagnosed. It is more useful in injuries and MS and other brain damage screenings. Okay? ...Read more

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What is actually taking place during a tapping and a heaving heart beat?

What is actually taking place during a tapping and a heaving heart beat?

Heart beat: Tapping and heaving apical impulse are terminologies used to describe the characteristic of the heart beat felt with heart chamber enlargement and muscle hypertrophy during the heart exam. Definitive informations are obtained through EKG and echocardiographic studies. ...Read more

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I have a subtle tapping feeling on my right breast no pain just not s usual feeling?

I have a subtle tapping feeling on my right breast no pain just not s usual feeling?

See a doctor : I know you are a female I did not get your age which is very important for this kind of a problem any way most of breast problem in female are simple and easy to treat I advised you to go and see your doctor he can examined you and assured you or treat you good luck ...Read more

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Upper abdomen discomfort, spasm and tapping from inside my gut. What could this be?

Upper abdomen discomfort, spasm and tapping from inside my gut. What could this be?

Gas: Could be many things, but functional pain in the setting gas is common. But if there are any other alarm symptoms or if it progresses further work-up is necessary so see a doctor. ...Read more

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