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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

Dr. Abraham Jaskiel
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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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What is dry tap in pleural tapping means?

What is dry tap in pleural tapping means?

They got nothing!: A dry tap means almost exactly what is says. There was an attempt to biopsy something or drain fluid from the pleural space, which is the space between the lining of your lungs and the lining of the body/ribs. A dry tap means they put the needle in and attempted a biopsy, but got nothing, literally. There was no material to look at. ...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 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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