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What can I do to reduce my chances of getting pulmonary aspergillosis?

What can I do to reduce my chances of getting pulmonary aspergillosis?

Very low: It is hard to predict who is going to get it, but fortunately, it is very rare. ...Read more

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Respiratory (Definition)

Pertaining to the work of breathing done by the chest ...Read more


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What can I do to reduce my risk of leukemia?

What can I do to reduce my risk of leukemia?

Moderation: It sounds cliche but exposures to things which cause cancer are usually a lifetime exposure issue as compared to a one time occurrence. This is why occupational (longterm) exposure to certain carcinogens or environmental agents (smoking) can increase the risk. ...Read more

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What can I do to increase my chances of getting pregnate?

What can I do to increase my chances of getting pregnate?

Look here: http://www.pregnancyandbaby.com/conception/articles/944035/babymaking-101-10-ways-to-increase-your-chances-of-conception.

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What can I do while I have chickenpox to reduce the chance of scarring?

What can I do while I have chickenpox to reduce the chance of scarring?

Don't scratch!: It itches like crazy and can drive you mad but if you scratch, each little spot can leave a scar. See your doctor to be sure it is chicken pox and you can also request anti-itch medications to help you. Be careful because you are contageous until all the sores are crusted over. ...Read more

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What can I do to increase the chances of getting pregnant?

What can I do to increase the chances of getting pregnant?

Be healthy: You should eat a healthy, balanced diet to set yourself up for a healthy pregnancy, moderate lifestyle, no tobacco, limit alcohol and caffeine. Moderate regular exercise. You can also see a doctor for further help. ...Read more

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What can I take / eat to reduce my chances of pulmonary embolism, stroke?

What can I take / eat to reduce my chances of pulmonary embolism, stroke?

Not quite the same: Since a pulmonary embolus and a stroke come from somewhat different mechanisms, the way to prevent them is a bit different. Suffice it to say that eating a diet that promotes a healthy weight, prevents obesity, diabetes, and high cholesterol or blood pressure will be the best bet at avoiding these conditions. A diet rich in fruits, vegetables, and fiber, and low in fats and carbohydrates is good! ...Read more

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What are something's I can do to increase my chances of getting pregnant?

What are something's I can do to increase my chances of getting pregnant?

For teens...: Get married after one's 21st birthday, not before. Then decide whether or not to have children right away. If "yes", stop the birth control pills or other contraception and be sure to have sex once or twice a day during the most fertile days. Be stress-free (with happy marriage, stable job, good health insurance, excellent husband and father-to-be). Patience is an important virtue for new parents. ...Read more

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What can I do to lower my chances of getting endometriosis?

What can I do to lower my chances of getting endometriosis?

Nothing: Great question; unfortunately there is nothing you can do because there is no clear connection to any lifestyle factors. ...Read more

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What can I do to reduce my risk of kidney cancer?

What can I do to reduce my risk of kidney cancer?

Stop smoking: There is no way to decrease your chance of getting kidney cancer. It may familial or sporadic and just occur due to a mutation or some other reason that we are not aware of. There is another type of kidney cancer called transisitonal cell carcinoma wher the cancer forms in the lining where urine flows and this has been linked to smoking. ...Read more

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What causes nasal cancer and what should I do do minimize the chance of having it?

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What causes nasal cancer and what should I do do minimize the chance of having it?

Prevention: Chemicals used in leather tanning as well as fine wood dusts are known to increase risk of sinus and nasal cancer. Wear a filter mask if you work in those industries. Smoking is another risk factor for cancer in the aerodigestive tract! ...Read more

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What are the chances of getting pregnant with twins? Can I do something to improve my odds?

What are the chances of getting pregnant with twins? Can I do something to improve my odds?

Twins: Identical twins – 4 /1000 & fraternal twins - 22.8/1000. Rate of fraternal births is impacted by factors like: # of pregnancies, older maternal age, nutrition, geographic location & season. Assisted reproductive technology has led to ^ fraternal multiple births. ...Read more

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What kind of techniques can I do to breathe if the people around me won't stop smoking in front of me and I have chronic bronchitis asthma?

What kind of techniques can I do to breathe if the people around me won't stop smoking in front of me and I have chronic bronchitis asthma?

Not an easy answer.: This may sound insensitive, but unfortunately if the people that you spend time with do not respect you enough to stop smoking around you to help you with your health problem, then you may need to find other people to spend time with. Maybe mention to them that smoking will cause chronic bronchitis if they continue. ...Read more

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What should I do to reduce my risk of heart disease?

What should I do to reduce my risk of heart disease?

Risk reduction: Eat a mediterranean diet and get regular daily aerobic exercise and some weight type training 3 times a week. See your dr. To be sure you don't have hypertension or diabetes or other problem. Do not smoke. ...Read more

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What can I do to help decrease my chances of losing another pregnancy?

What can I do to help decrease my chances of losing another pregnancy?

Lots!: Recurrent pregnancy loss can be caused by a variety of problems. If you have experienced 2 or more pregnancy losses, it would be appropriate to followup with an obgyn or fertility specialist. This provider can offer testing to look at genetic, anatomic, autoimmune, blood-clotting, and hormonal causes of recurrent pregnancy loss. Appropriate treatment can minimize chances of future loss. ...Read more

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I have valvular heart disease what can I do to prevent it of getting worse?

I have valvular heart disease what can I do to prevent it of getting worse?

See your doctor.: There are four separate valves in the heart and they may each be diseased in a variety of ways. The treatment varies according to the specific defect. The best hing to do is discuss your specific condition with you cardiologist and get specific treatment. ...Read more