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What exercises are dangerous for the baby?

What exercises are dangerous for the baby?

Contact sports: Any exercise or sport with a high risk of falls or direct belly contact should be avoided. Step classes are tricky during pregnancy as it can be difficult to see the step over a growing belly and falls are common. Mountain biking, skiing, surfing, snowboarding, and soccer are all examples of high-risk sports. ...Read more

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What are the dangers of doing abdominal exercises during pregnancy? What are specific risks to the fetus?

What are the dangers of doing abdominal exercises during pregnancy? What are specific risks to the fetus?

Dangers?: If you have an otherwise uncomplicated pregnancy you can exercise like you did prepregnancy without complication. Don't do exercise that places you at risk for hitting your belly (don't kickbox!). ...Read more

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What are some exercises that are safe for kids?

What are some exercises that are safe for kids?

Most: Most movements are safe for kids to do. Trampolines are not recommended because of injury risk. Weightlifting is not recommended for growing children. ...Read more

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What are the best exercises for a breastfeeding mother?

What are the best exercises for a breastfeeding mother?

Exercise is good: Make sure to stay hydrated. The baby may prefer to nurse prior to exercise. Baby may also not like to nurse after you have been sweating, so wash the breast. ...Read more

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I was wondering what are the benefits of kegel exercises and what are the right ways to do them?

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I was wondering what are the benefits of kegel exercises and what are the right ways to do them?

Here are some ...: Kegel exercise is to strengthen pelvic floor muscles - striated muscles - just like we exercise biceps and triceps to gain their strength. The key is learn how to isolate pelvic floor muscles around urinary / anal sphincteric areas. If exercising those muscles correctly with regular tightening and relaxing, you will see your abdominal wall - notably lower abdomen - moving. ...Read more

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What is the advantages and disadvantages of spinal surgery? Are there any other solutions? What are they? Specifically lumber spinal. What are some of the precautions you have to watch out? What type of job will do in future to prevent it again.

What is the advantages and disadvantages of spinal surgery?
Are there any other  solutions?  What are they? Specifically lumber spinal. What are some of the precautions you have to watch out?  What type of  job will 
do in future to prevent it again.

Complex: The advantages and disadvantages of spine surgery are specific to each condition and the symptoms you are experiencing. The answer is not a simple one and can only be explained based upon your symptoms. Conservative care is the hallmark of the initial treatment and includes medications, pt and exercise and can achieve a 85% success rate in most spinal conditions. If not then surgery. ...Read more

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What are the proven advantages of kegel exercises and what are the right ways to do them?

What are the proven advantages of kegel exercises and what are the right ways to do them?

Uninary health: As you get older, certain muscles relax and there is urinary leak from the bladder. These exercises assist with age related changes and minimize the leak. Aside from having a better more controlled encounter with your mate. Practice tightening and relaxing your lower sphinter muscles. If you use a search engine on the computer, you will find a variety of exercises assist you in this quest. ...Read more

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What are some activities that are dangerous for my feet?

What are some activities that are dangerous for my feet?

Dangerous activities: Any type of activity has potential to cause an injury to your feet. While you can't always avoid higher energy injuries such as falls, you can avoid overuse injuries such as stress fractures and inflammatory processes by doing simple things such as stopping the activity when you begin to notice discomfort in certain areas. ...Read more

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What are the risks of being on seroxat during pregnancy and/or breastfeeding? And are there other substitutes that can be safer for the fetus?

What are the risks of being on seroxat during pregnancy and/or breastfeeding? And are there other substitutes that can be safer for the fetus?

Seroxat ; Pregnancy: There has been some concern about potential heart defects when babies are born of mothers using paroxetine (seroxat) http://tinyurl.com/lhkeo4w -- but other studies have not shown ill effect: http://tinyurl.Com/ka2jdt7 zoloft (sertraline) and Celexa have not been implicated and could be safer in pregnancy. Zoloft (sertraline) is the oldest ; most studied -- relatively safe in breastfeeding too. http://tinyurl.com/5t44qah. ...Read more

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What are the best toys for preemies?

What are the best toys for preemies?

Their Parents!: Toys are fine and dandy, but there's nothing that can stimulate healthy cognitive, emotional, and physical development quite like interacting with a parent. However much money you spend on a toy, use it together with your child and your dollars will have been well spent! ...Read more

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What are the chances of contracting a deadly disease in modern america and what should one do to avoid them?

What are the chances of contracting a deadly disease in modern america and what should one do to avoid them?

Still 100%: If you don't die of an accident, violence, malnutrition or childbirth, you'll eventually get sick and die. It's the nature of our world. You're less likely to "contract" a fatal infection that will strike you down in health, and much more likely to live until age weakens you or you get cancer, diabetes, or vascular disease. Improve your odds by not smoking and staying physically fit. ...Read more

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What are the side effects for the hgh.Growth hormone for bodybulding and whether it is dangerous or not and are there any safe hormone to take instead?

What are the side effects for the hgh.Growth hormone for bodybulding and whether it is dangerous or not and are there any safe hormone to take instead?

Heart problems: High levels of hgh have been linked to heart problems and diabetes - two things someone young & healthy do not want to have. They're really risky if combined with anabolic steroids. There aren't any hormones out there that i know of that come without risk - even birth control (which is a hormone), can cause clots and stroke, but it's worth it to prevent pregnancy. Is bodybuilding worth it? ...Read more

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What are treatments to stop the loss of a baby?

What are treatments to stop the loss of a baby?

Properf diet: Most of my answers are so much the same. Diet in america is appalling. If the genetic inheritance is O.K. All we can do is to provide the proper fuel for our celliular engines. The resultant energy is used for proper function and is really the only thing that we can do. ...Read more

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What do you mean by Bilateral celebral dysrythmias? What are the symptoms in a child? What are the treatments for the same?

What do you mean by Bilateral celebral dysrythmias? What are the symptoms in a child? What are the treatments for the same?

Behavioral correlate: convulsive bilateral cerebral dysrythmias NOT associated with seizures were found in half the children referred for school behavioral issues in one study. Treatment with anti-epileptic drugs seemed to help with behavioral problems. The term is applied to abnormal ECG thythms without actual epileptic activity. ...Read more

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What are the best ways to grow taller at 16 and if you put stretching please list examples of what stretches?

What are the best ways to grow taller at 16 and if you put stretching please list examples of what stretches?

Nothing special: Genetics and the growth centers of your bones determine how tall you can grow.Most growth centers will close at 16-19 years of age in males. After that happens, you can not grow taller. If your growth centers are open (xray), a balanced diet/rest ; healthy physical activity would support good growth.There are no special diets, meds or exercises that make you taller. ...Read more

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What are the causes of gallstones in unborn babies and what is the best treatment for it?

What are the causes of gallstones in unborn babies and what is the best treatment for it?

No treatment needed: Fetal cholelithiasis is relatively common (1 in 300 pregnancies). It is caused usually by hemolytic conditions of newborns or maternal hemolytic anemias. The prognosis is excellent, with most stones gone by the babies' first year of life. ...Read more

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What are the risks inherent in steam bath for old people 70 years and above? What are the benefits for same group? Thanks.

What are the risks inherent in steam bath for old people 70 years and above? 
What are the benefits for same group? 
Thanks.

Risks: OUTWEIGH Benefits ..in my opinion... the RISKS are the normal strain Steam baths put on your heart (increased heart rate) loss of important electrolytes (which may be dangerous with certain medications) YOU SHOULD CONSULT WITH YOUR PCP (PRIMARY CARE PROVIDER) BEFORE USING STEAM BATHS! Again IMOO Hope this helps Dr Z ...Read more

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What are some items that are essential for my baby's changing table?

What are some items that are essential for my baby's changing table?

Wipes and more...: Wet wipes, diapers, diaper genie, butt paste for diaper rash, change of clothes, toys to distract baby, pacifier, & lots of patience :). ...Read more

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