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Is the french paradox true?

Is the french paradox true?

Controversial: The french paradox is the concept that french people eat a diet rich in saturated fats but surprisingly have a low incidence of coronary heart disease. It is controversial. One explanation may be that in france there is significant consumption of red wine which has been linked in some research to decreased risk for heart attacks. ...Read more

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LEU trace. What is that mean?

LEU trace. What is that mean?

Nothing: Urine dipstick will indicate presence of white blood cells (leukocytes) as trace amount (TR) or higher amounts (1+, 2+, 3+, 4+). Larger amounts suggest inflammation. Trace amount means nothing, as it is seen in many normal people. Urine must be collected properly to be accurate. Vaginal or foreskin contamination of specimen can falsely elevate leukocytes. ...Read more

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My tibc low what dose it mean?

My tibc low what dose it mean?

Other Iron studies?: Iron level, tibc, ferritin decide about the anemia. If TIBC level is high, iron is low, ferritin is low, it indicates you are deficient in iron and your body is looking to bind fe and will benefit from iron supplements. If TIBC alone is abnormal, not much of use with fe. If TIBC isl ow and ferritin is high, fe is not useful as you have iron load in ferritin but body can't use it bec. Of chr dis. ...Read more

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Que es la grisipela y como se trats?

Que es la grisipela y como se trats?

English only here.: I'm sorry, but this site is in English only. It takes an experienced translator (not an online automatic translator) to effectively translate the advice we give into Spanish, or any other language. The reverse is true, too. It takes a fluent Spanish-English speaker to translate a question from Spanish into English to preserve the intent and meaning of the question. ...Read more

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I never feel true happiness anymore?

I never feel true happiness anymore?

Psychotherapy: Can help you understand what is causing your lack of happiness ...Read more

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Is it true that diet affect injuries?

Is it true that diet affect injuries?

? your?: Don't know exactly what you are asking. What you eat has a profound effect on many things. Healing injuries can heal faster and better if you are well nourished and not so good if your nutritional status is questionable. Get enough lean protein and a good multivitamin, at least. ...Read more

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Is it true that time heals all wounds?

Is it true that time heals all wounds?

Wounds heal: No, that is not true. Some wounds become chronic. Some wounds worsen in patients who are failing and these also never heal; for example, pressure wounds in the lower back in ill patients. ...Read more

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How long does a sprin thum take to heal?

How long does a sprin thum take to heal?

4-8 weeks: It depends on if you have it immobilized (/splinted), how badly you sprained it, and how quickly you heal. May need to follow up with a hand surgeon if bad pain, prolonged pain, or weak thumb. ...Read more

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Is it true that we all start out female?

Is it true that we all start out female?

No: Unless you redefine "female". I never had ovaries, a uterus, eggs or whatever-else. This is a silly, political, subscientific claim that's been propagated since I was a kid. ...Read more

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Is it true that it could electrocute you?

Is it true that it could electrocute you?

What could?: Sorry, this HealthTap forum does not permit an ongoing dialogue. What object are you questioning that may electrocute you? ...Read more

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What does low gamma glut amyl trans mean?

What does low gamma glut amyl trans mean?

Not much.: Like other "liver enzymes, " GGT leaks from damaged cells. Having "less than the usual" amount of liver damage is a good thing. ...Read more

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Can a chemical like peroxide touch a wound?

Can a chemical like peroxide touch a wound?

Perioxide: Wound care experts do not like the use of hydrogen peroxide in a wound since the chemical can kill good cells along with its 'cleansing' activity. Keep it away from your wounds and seek help from your clinician. ...Read more

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Is it true that happier people live longer?

The reverse: Generally people who live longer are happier. If you are more sickly when younger, then you will be less happy. There is a general feeling however, that happiness leads to improved health - so it is best to be optimistic about things. ...Read more

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How does trans-fatty acid affect our health?

How does trans-fatty acid affect our health?

They're mostly gone: These are synthetic fatty acids popularized long ago in shortenings. Retrospective studies link them inconsistently to coronary artery disease, but folks who've eaten a lot of crisco probably have other bad heart-health habits as well. Despite much "theory", animal work supporting the dangers is in my opinion very weak. Politicians have removed them from most foods. I don't miss them at all. ...Read more

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Its it true that fat men have small penises?

No: It is a matter of contrast. When you are overweight, your equipment looks proportionally smaller compared to the rest of the larger body. If you have a high bmi, then seek help from your family doctor and a nutrititionist. ...Read more

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Is it true that chromes disease is hereditary?

Is it true that chromes disease is hereditary?

To a minor degree: Most cases of chrohn's disease are sporadic. There is a small tendency for it to run more commonly in families but identical twins for instance do not both always have the condition so there is probably an inheritance component lowering the susceptibilility but not being causative. ...Read more

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Why's is my tour really sor and I don't smoke?

Why's is my tour really sor and I don't smoke?

Sore throat: A sore throat is often due to a viral infection which lasts a few days and often a head cold then follows. If a sore throat shows steady worsening, a throat culture is recommended to check for a strep infection which would require antibiotic therapy. A very prolonged sore throat may be due to infectious mononucleosis, and in older adults malignancy must be checked for. ...Read more

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Has a victim of bullying ever won thru revenge?

Has a victim of bullying ever won thru revenge?

No one wins.: If one is bullied either emotionally or physically, revenge is not the answer (check out the new tv show that dissects the complexities). Learn an approach to stand up to the bullying that will raise yourself esteem, and make the aggressor look silly. If you are young, consider informing the bully's parents directly. Or be the bigger person, and ignore the bullying, slough it off. ...Read more

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What are some isotonic exercises for the traps?

What are some isotonic exercises for the traps?

With wieght: Or without. Perform shoulder shrugs. This exercise can be done either while holding hand weights or empty-handed. Perform upright rows.
http://homefitnessmanual. Com/featured-exercise/the-top-5-trapezius-exercises-with-dumbbells/ this will give the answer. ...Read more

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How can I trat erecticle dysfunction naturally?

How can I trat erecticle dysfunction naturally?

Lifestyle modificati: Erectile dysfunction typically precedes heart disease by 10yrs or so. So do those things that are healthy for your heart (and brain!) which should improve your penile health. For instance, don't smoke, don't drink to excess, exercise regularly, eat healthy, treat diabetes optimally, etc. Don't bother w/"natural" or "herbal" dietary supplements which have not evidence of effectiveness or safety. ...Read more

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Is it true that you can die from being whipped?

Is it true that you can die from being whipped?

Yes - but not by: Your garden variety switching with a green limb from your back yard. Flagellation (whipping) has been used through out history as a form of torture or punishment. Individuals may have been whipped hundreds of times. The part of the body whipped, force of the whipping, number of lashes & what they were whipped w (i.e., whips with metal spikes) were determinants of how badly the victim was injured. ...Read more

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Is it true that dark chocolate is good for you?

Is it true that dark chocolate is good for you?

Yes: Dark chocolate contains something called antioxidants which can help scavange certain kinds of bad stuff called free radicals. It also makes you feel good as it can stimulate the pleasure center in the brain. Too much though, and one may gain weight. Three bites a day is about right, not four, three. ...Read more

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Is it true that once an addict always an addict?

Yes?: From a biological standpoint yes in my opinion, people can be sober 10, 20 or more years and still relapse severely if the substance is reintroduced. From a recovery standpoint identifying as an addict is very helpful for most. It keeps people in recovery; grounded, humble and reminds them where they were. Some don't take this same view which may work for them, but most can't escape their biology. ...Read more

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What causes a person to lose touch with reality?

What causes a person to lose touch with reality?

You need an exam: Go to a psychiatrist and describe your symptoms. ...Read more

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How can we tell if the bivona trach is to small?

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How can we tell if the bivona trach is to small?

A few factors: Difficulty breathing, frequent mucus plugging, air leakage, inability to pass a suction catheter, dislodged tube are a few things that may require a tracheotomy tube change. ...Read more

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Is it true men grow until they are 25 years old?

Is it true men grow until they are 25 years old?

Younger: Most males stop growing taller by around age 18. However, this varies – especially if the person entered puberty late. ...Read more

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Am I losing touch with reality? What should I do?

Am I losing touch with reality? What should I do?

I can't answer the: First part of your question but a psychiatric evaluation should shed light on the issue. Take care. ...Read more

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Is it true that exercice can help me gain weight?

Is it true that exercice can help me gain weight?

Weight gain: Weight gain occurs when your caloric intake exceeds the rate that you burn up calories. What I think you are talking about is that you are increasing muscle mass. Muscle weighs more then fat so if you exercise and build muscle you will probably weigh more. If you are replacing an area of your body that was fat with muscle your weight will increase while you appear slimmer. ...Read more

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Is it true that wearing polyester is bad for you?

Is it true that wearing polyester is bad for you?

Allergy: Some people have allergic reactions to polyester. Some studies on dogs have suggested that the strong electrostatic potential of polyester could have negative health impacts. ...Read more

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Is it true that elephantasis disease causes death?

Is it true that elephantasis disease causes death?

Elephantiasis: Elephantiasis is the common name for filariasis, or infection by tropical parasitic larvae transmitted by mosquitoes. Filariasis is caused by nematodes (roundworms) that live in the lymphatics and subcutaneous tissues. There are at least 3 different species. It rarely causes death, but due to extreme swelling of body parts it causes much suffering ; disability. Http://tinyurl. Com/4mnoe. ...Read more

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Why am I so sensitive to A lot of things I touch?

Why am I so sensitive to A lot of things I touch?

Increase sensitivity: Hard to say what the cause is do you work with any chemicals could be the cause should have certain vitamins check especially the b vitamins as well thyroid Lymes and General profile If you have a full work up in the past and everything was good try some b complex multivitamins or maybe if it isn't sign of anything bad you genetically have some improved awareness in your touch ...Read more

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Is it true that hypothiroidysm doesn't have a cure?

Is it true that hypothiroidysm doesn't have a cure?

Very well treatable: Hypothyroidism is deficiency of your thyroid hormone levels due to different causes. But you can become normal euthyroid by taking thyroid hormone replacement which is very safe. Once we know how much supplement you need the dosage is decided, but the level needs to be checked twice a year with your regular check ups. ...Read more

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Why do I feel hot but my body is cold to the touch?

Why do I feel hot but my body is cold to the touch?

Thyroid imbalance: You could be sick. Here's the cycle: you get sick, make a fever, feel hot, then sweat, feel cold, then shiver, then make a fever again. This is how you can be hot and cold at the same time. If you're not sick, then have your doctor check your thyroid blood test -- sometimes you may have very strange, paradoxical symptoms if your thyroid is out of balance. ...Read more

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