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The Effects Of Bad Eating Habits On Students
My husband gets migraines at least once a week, usually following a bad night of sleep. He has the sleep habit of a college student. A problem?
Sir, i have habit of eating raw rice very badly, what are the effects and how can i overcome that??
Pica: is the medical term for eating unusual things like ice, cornstarch, clay or raw rice compulsively. It is often a sign of iron deficiency anemia. You should be tested for anemia and if found, treated. Usually the compulsion goes away once the anemia is corrected. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more
How we r eating now!: Some of the worst damage we do do ourselves we do with our diets. Eating large quantities of fast, highly processed foods instead of freshly prepaired meals, using chips, cookies, snacks to fill up as opposed to fruits & veggies. Eating late at nite is another biggie. Just not taking the time to eat the things our gobies were designed to eat is the worst " bad eating habit" we have! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Diet Diary: Keep a diet diary for about two weeks....Everything you eat, drink, chew or smoke ! everything that you put in your mouth, keep a record. Review that record with a licensed and board certified dietitian for guidance and reccs. Join a health spa or gym where others with similar goals frequent....Immerse yourself in good health and good habits ! good luck and god bless ! ...Read more
I eat large amounts of food at one time, and don't want to. Would like to purge but advised to not. What are effects of either bad habit?
Eating habits: Both of these do risk your health, so i'm glad you're thinking about this. Overeating can risk weight gain, which can lead to other problems like diabetes, inflammation, joint problems, hypertension, and heart disease. Besides being unpleasant, purging by vomiting risks electrolyte imbalance, damaged teeth, esophageal injury, etc. Best to see someone for your eating disorder & save yourself! ...Read more
3 years ago my hair started thinning on the top and now it seems tojust be falling out so much! don't have any bad eating habits. What can I do?!
Alopecia: Go see your family doctor who can refer to specialist if necessary . You're awfully young & wrong gender to worry about male pattern baldness. However, abnormal thyroid can cause hair loss as can excess testosterone (but this also causes other issues too). Some skin infections can cause hair loss. Biggest concern is an autoimmune disorder where your body is fighting itself eg lupus. ...Read more
My grandmother is like in her 70s, she is diabetic and uses insulin. She has a bad habit of eating stuff other than cooked food. What to do?
I suck on wint-o-green lifesaver all day &up in the night.R they fattening &bad for a diabetic. Got in a habit eating them?
Diabetes: The only way you can know if your wint-o-green is good or not good for your control of diabetes is to check your blood sugar. To start you should check your blood sugar on alternate mornings and alternate nights. You should also see your doctor regularly to check your physical exam, your A1c, and anything else that is causing the doctor some concern. I don't see a diabetes medicine on your list. ...Read more
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