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What is the average length for a crown on a molar hi, I go to a prosthedontist for all of the dental work except his hygenists. I have my teeth cleaned by another office that I think is more thorough and has the latest equipment. He is expensive, but I

What is the average length for a crown on a molar hi, I go to a prosthedontist for all of the dental work except his hygenists. I have my teeth cleaned by another office that I think is more thorough and has the latest equipment. He is expensive, but I

Depends: Crowns can last a very long time. The average lifespan is around 10 years. However, if the fit of the crown is excellent, and you brush and floss very well around it, as well as have regular hygiene visits, it's quite possible it may last longer. If not, the crown can fail at any point due to cavities or neglect. Keep smiling! ...Read more

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Can I do cardio n gymming as I have vitamin d deficiency and pcos?

Can I do cardio n gymming as I have vitamin d deficiency and pcos?

Yes: Doing exercise at the gym is fine to do, even with low vitamin d levels. One should contact her doctor if she gets new symptoms during working out at the gym (increasing the intensity of workouts very gradually, makes it less likely to get the aches and pains of "over-use" symptoms. The doctor might prescribe 50, 000 units of vitamin d per week, if a patient is very low on her test results. ...Read more

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I get sick very frequently. Every fortnight I get cold and fever. I m a total gym freak with regular gymming. I eat out sometimes. Plz help wot to do?

I get sick very frequently. Every fortnight I get cold and fever. I m a total gym freak with regular gymming. I eat out sometimes. Plz help wot to do?

Fevers: Next time this occurs go to your doctor with a full list of the times this has occurred, the symptoms you experienced, and be prepared to provide a detailed history of your medical conditions, social and sexual background, etc., and to undergo a detailed exam and labs as necessary. Good luck and hope this turns out to be nothing too severe. ...Read more

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Can I do gymming during mild thickening of epididymitis in my left scrotum? Plz advice

Can I do gymming during mild thickening of epididymitis in my left scrotum? Plz advice

Yes, as long as. ..: Yes, enjoying work-out in gym as long as being tolerable and comfortable for you. Of course, realize the good thing always comes with its limitation for an individual; so let common sense rule life. ...Read more

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Give me suggestions about diet plan and exercise to increase my muscle size and strength. I noticed only small development in 6 months of gymming.

Give me suggestions about diet plan and exercise to increase my muscle size and strength. I noticed only small development in 6 months of gymming.

See below: Decrease processed carbohydrates, such as bread, pasta, cookies, and so on. Eat well balanced meals, including healthy carbs, fats, and proteins. Drink water.
Do weight intensive exercises with your major muscles, working to do each set to exhaustion. One or two sets, six to eight reps each, once or twice a week, so show excellent results in two months. You may not be using heavy enough weights. ...Read more

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If a person with bipolar disorder is advised not to meditate or gymming. Why would it be? Does the person face difficulty in concentrating?

If a person with bipolar disorder is advised not to meditate or gymming. Why would it be? Does the person face difficulty in concentrating?

Puzzling: Usually good diet, exercise and mindfulness are helpful for mood disorders. Perhaps you're one of those folks who such things to excess and your doctor is trying to help you get some balance in your life. Time for you to ask this question directly to your doctor. ...Read more

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I had a myomectomy on 12december2012. I was told 4 weeks post op and I can start gymming. Is it too soon? Still feels swollen around the scar.

I had a myomectomy on 12december2012. I was told 4 weeks post op and I can start gymming. Is it too soon? Still feels swollen around the scar.

If ok with surgeon: Different surgeons may have different opinions but I think it is reasonable to begin low impact aerobic exercise and light weights with addition of increasing resistance over the next 3 weeks. Monitor your wound in the progress. It often takes up to 48 hours to assess pain and tenderness after a new exercise regimen do start slowly. Compression garments over the scar may help minimize swelling. ...Read more

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Hello. I have recently started gymming under the guidance of a personal trainer. Yesterday was my third session (mostly very lights weights and freestyle - no cardio since I'm quite skinny) and late at night I found a swelling / lump in my right groin. Th

Hello. I have recently started gymming under the guidance of a personal trainer. Yesterday was my third session (mostly very lights weights and freestyle - no cardio since I'm quite skinny) and late at night I found a swelling / lump in my right groin. Th

Be seen: I would not hesitate to be seen for it. The combination of increased physical activity and a lump in the groin can be concerning for the development of a hernia, although there are multiple potential causes. ...Read more

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Hey, Doctor I go to Gym daily & have started to INTAKE endura Mass as PROTEIN. Thus Should I take it 1 HOUR before Gymming OR Suddenly after Gymming?

Hey, Doctor I go to Gym daily & have started to INTAKE endura Mass as PROTEIN. Thus Should I take it 1 HOUR before Gymming OR Suddenly after Gymming?

Does not matter: If you are taking a mixed diet, there is no need for the protein supplement. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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Can a obese person with vericose veins go gymming & do high intensity cardio work out or yoga? Do the veins feel extra pressure & worsen vericose vein

Can a obese person with vericose veins go gymming & do high intensity cardio work out or yoga? Do the veins feel extra pressure & worsen vericose vein

Obesity and veins: Obesity and varicose veins is not a contraindication to working out and yoga. In fact, exercise is good for improving venous return which will reduce the venous pressure. Cardio exercises such as spinning, elliptical, biking and stair climbing are better for the veins than pounding exercises such as running. ...Read more

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I underwent laproscopic repair for scrotal inguinal hernia in march 2013. Recently I started gymming with light weights, and I notice a bulge. Help?

I underwent laproscopic repair for scrotal inguinal hernia in march 2013. Recently I started gymming with light weights, and I notice a bulge. Help?

Surgery: You need to discuss your activity level with your surgeon in regard to a bulge that could represent a recurrence of your hernia. ...Read more

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What exercise equipment you think is good to have at home for workouts outside of the gym?

What exercise equipment you think is good to have at home for workouts outside of the gym?

Free weights, bands: Free weights in a variety of weights and stretch bands provide a good at-home workout. Weights can be used in a number of exercises, and bands provide good resistance and stretching. You might also add an elliptical or stair climber for cardio if space and expense permit. ...Read more

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What exercise equipment in the gym should be avoided if you have aortic aneurysm?

What exercise equipment in the gym should be avoided if you have aortic aneurysm?

Not sure.: It is not a particular equipment that is key to rupture of an aortic aneurysm. Rupture can happen even when asleep or at rest. On the other hand, any activity, whether physical or emotional, that suddenly raises blood pressure and heart rate may predispose to rupture. I trust your judgement. Moderation is key. ...Read more

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How do I get super awesome rock hard abs without gym equipment?

How do I get super awesome rock hard abs without gym equipment?

Core strengthening: You can improve the strength and tone of your abdominal muscles by focusing on core strengthening exercises such as planks and crunches. Loss of overlying fatty layer will also uncover rock hard abs that may already be there to some degree. ...Read more

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Is it unhygienic to use gym equipment? (to the point of being dangerous?)

Is it unhygienic to use gym equipment? (to the point of being dangerous?)

Unlikely: Gym equipment is used regularly and most gyms have rules about cleaning them after each use. Someone with ope, infectious sores might be the source of a problem, but that is an ethical problem. You are probably nor more likely to get infected in a gym, than you might by simply opening doors in a building frequented by many people. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get HIV from gym equipment?

Is it possible to get HIV from gym equipment?

No: You need blood or semen through a break in your body surface integrity. This is 2013 and this is basic knowledge. If someone told you otherwise, they're deceiving you. If you have the obsessive idea that you will contract HIV from some kind of casual contact, you need to see a psychiatrist or other mental health professional who can help you with this crippling fear. ...Read more

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How do I burn more energy than I consume without gym equipment?

How do I burn more energy than I consume without gym equipment?

Aerobic fitness: Aaron eckhart, whose movie opens today, has built his body almost entirely by calisthenics, aerobic conditioning, and gymnastics. He puts in several hours a day but has come to enjoy it. Different people are comfortable in different exercise settings. You may discover that you want an aerobic-fit body instead; you can train for a road race staying well-covered until you have something to show. ...Read more

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Which equipment can I use at the gym with two knee replacements?

Which equipment can I use at the gym with two knee replacements?

ANY AND ALL: If everything is well with the surgeries you can use anything just careful with amount of weights you use. ...Read more

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What's the best equipment to use at the gym for pre-pregnancy?

What's the best equipment to use at the gym for pre-pregnancy?

PrePregnancy Workout: The fact that you're exercising prior to conception is fantastic. No cardiovascular or weight-bearing exercise will affect your abilitiy to conceive unless you're exercising in excess and are underweight. As long as you have regular periods, keep it up and start taking prenatal vitamins. ...Read more

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How do I lose weight and get fit without access to a gym or equipment?

How do I lose weight and get fit without access to a gym or equipment?

Caloric restriction: How old are you? How much do you weigh? Do you have any health problems? It would be prudent to consult your doctor to determine your fitness for rigorous exercise. With your doctor's clearance you may go walking or jogging. Reduce your caloric intake while maintaiing a balanced diet. ...Read more

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What exercises can I do at home that works better than the gym equipment? I need work on abs, inner thighs, butt, and broad shoulders.

What exercises can I do at home that works better than the gym equipment? I need work on abs, inner thighs, butt, and broad shoulders.

Home workout: Hi Anton,

If you have a smart phone, there are a lot of good apps nowadays that can give u some good home workouts and will tailor your workout based on what kind of equipment you have at home. Some good tools to have at home are dumbbells, a stability ball, exercise bands. If you haven't worked out on your own before, you may find it helpful to do a few sessions with a personal trainer. ...Read more

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What should I look for in a multi-gym equipment for beginners to loose fat and tone muscles.?

What should I look for in a multi-gym equipment for beginners to loose fat and tone muscles.?

Join a gym instead: I would suggest joining a gym rather than buying exercise equipment for home use. You get to use more diverse and better equipment and can also obtain expert instruction to get you started. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what are best gym equipment to use if you have a knee injury?

Could you tell me what are best gym equipment to use if you have a knee injury?

Closed chain: So not knowing what type of knee injury you have this will be a bit generic. Usually for knee injuries I would recommend what is called closed chain exercises, which are any exercises in which the sole of the foot contacts the ground or a platform. This would include squats, leg press, cycling, elliptical trainer, calf raises. And not isolation exercises such as quad extension/hamstring curls. ...Read more

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How do I build up my forearm muscles? Is there an exercise that strengthens forearms without using gym equipment?

How do I build up my forearm muscles? Is there an exercise that strengthens forearms without using gym equipment?

There some easy thi-: -ngs. Buy a hand exerciser @ a sport shop like Scheels. Also use a piece of wood & a twine, add a weight 2 it & use your hands 2 roll it up, and let unwind slowly. Add wt as you gain strength. Also buy a free weight barbell that you can use. Practice in the store. Need 2 do a series of 15, breif rext and do total of 3 series. If you can't finish 3rd series flex/ext. Of wrist start add wt as U=R able ...Read more

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Can you tell me what to do if I joined a gym! I had a C-section 6 months ago, which equipment should I be using to begin with?

Cardio: I would start with some cardio- elliptical, treadmill, swimming. You can then also start some strenght training, although I would start out slowly. Do not forget your warm up and cool down. ...Read more