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Weakened vein valves: Varicose veins occur when the valves do not function properly, blood pools and the walls bulge. Blood flowing from the feet and legs to the heart must move against gravity without a pump. Instead valves open and close to move blood upward. Treatments include wearing pressure hose, exercises, uncrossing legs, avoiding long periods of standing, and surgery. Varicose veins seem to run in families. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Birth defect: It is not a syndrome but an association of defects. It's not genetic. Also called VACTERL or VATER association. A person who has these has a birth defects (anomalies) in at least 3 of these areas: Vertebral, Anorectal, Cardiovascular, Tracheoesophageal fistula, Esophageal atresia, Renal and/or Radial anomalies, Limb defects. See this article: https://en. Wikipedia. Org/wiki/VACTERL_association ...Read more
Probably normal: Veins can normally appear as a blueish -green-gray color. The amount of skin pigment and underlaying fat in the skin can affecct the color. Assuming that there is no question of illness or infection on the skin. If there is not pain or swelling in the area it is unlikely there is a problem. ...Read more
Vater's syndrome: Vater's syndrome consists of a variety of serious congenital anomalies involving many organ systems such as digestive, cardiac, and renal. Life expectancy would depend on the severity of the anomalies present and whether they can be repairable like an imperforate anus, or tracheo-esophageal fistula ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Normal variation: BP normally varies throughout the day, usually being highest in the morning, and then peaking again in the afternoon. It will vary with stress, stimulant intake (eg, caffeine), and activity level. People with high blood pressure can have wider-than-normal swings in bp, particularly in response to activity, stress, and times when their medication levels wane. ...Read more
Depends: Any moderate exercise is good to do but can often after a while get boring and may lead to you stopping, especially for beginners. Variety is key to making it fun. However, if you don't have time or the resources to do other kids of exercises, keep it going. For more advanced exercises, cross training is important to work other sets of muscles to will augment one overall strength. ...Read more
Colo Vada: No. This is not good for you. ...Read more
Healthier fats: The american heart association recommends that less than 25 to 35% of your daily calories come from fat. Saturated fats should be. ...Read more
What symptoms?: A "cold" can mean many things. What are your symptoms? Generally, any problem that has been going on for 20 days warrants a visit to the doctor. ...Read more
Maybe: Maybe the person who works out at the gym daily enjoys exercise and it's health benefits. If there is alternation in the areas of the body being focused on at the gym - it may not be obsessive. On the other hand, some people do become obsessed with working out and some with becoming thin or having the "perfect body.". ...Read more
No: Unlikely. Some irritability, low grade fever, or mild pink rash is possible for a day or 2. Anything more severe should be seen by your doc. Some unusual reactions to shots occur, but are not common. Cold, flu, or “stomach bug“ symptoms are almost guaranteed to be from an unrelated infection. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Blood pressure: Blood pressure is not a static or constant number -- it is affected by anxiety, activity and foods or drinks as well as salt intake and weight. Adopt a healthy life style by Avoiding salt, Limiting alcohol intake, avoiding tobacco products and if you are over-weight modifying your diet to lose weight. Exercise such as walking daily will help also. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I heard when ur child is getting thier vac. U can ask them to b in a series vs. All at once, true?
Why is it that some people vains show up blue all over and other don't because that's how mines is?
Color and thickness: It depends upon the color and thickness of the skin. Veins tend to show up more in people with fair skin. Also as we age our skin gets thinner and veins tend to show up more. ...Read more