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What precautions do I need to take when eating with tmj?

What precautions do I need to take when eating with tmj?

TMJ: Tmj is worsened by overworking the jaw. Avoid hard foods and hard candy. Avoid foods that require a lot of chewing. Eat softened foods e.g. Apple sauce instead of apples, nut butter instead of nuts, ground meat instead of steak, cooked vegetables instead of raw. Drink meals with smoothies etc. Instead of a solid meal like a sandwitch. ...Read more

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What steps should I take to benefit from the nutrients i'm eating, what food do I have to eat with it?

What steps should I take to benefit from the nutrients i'm eating, what food do I have to eat with it?

Mixed diet: Eating a mixed diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils, low fat milk products; low in saturated fats; no tobacco and no more than one drink a day will help in maintaining good nutririon. Add excercise of about 30 minutes/day. See this site for more info. http://www.webmd.com/food-recipes/tc/healthy-eating-overview. ...Read more

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I need to lose 5kg in a month what should I eat axactly and what shouldni do and not do please help urgent?

I need to lose 5kg in a month what should I eat axactly and what shouldni do and not do please help urgent?

Limit caloric intake: As long as you limit it to a reaonable amount and exercise you will be able to lose the wight. ...Read more

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Why do you have to take Latuda (lurasidone) with food? Will it work if you don't? Do you take the pill right before you eat then eat or what?

Why do you have to take Latuda (lurasidone) with food? Will it work if you don't? Do you take the pill right before you eat then eat or what?

Absorption: There are several medications (like Latuda) that need food in the stomach to promote absorption - it needs to be at least 350 calories worth - the exact food is not important. Right after eating, during or just before are all okay but the food holds the drug long enough to not just pass on through and be wasted. It is true and important! Yes, you have it right! Take care! ...Read more

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Can i take my immediate upper denture out before eating?? especially if i don't need them to really eat with.

Can i take my immediate upper denture out before eating?? especially if i don't need them to really eat with.

Not recommended: It may take several months before you can adequately eat regular foods. It is very important that you follow the post-operative instructions of your dentist or oral surgeon very carefully. You must wear your new immediate denture at all times, after the surgery, without removing it. This will help to control the swelling and guide the healing of your gums. ...Read more

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What to do if I lift weights, and I'm planning to start vertical and cardio training soon, but I need to know what should I be eating?

What to do if I lift weights, and I'm planning to start vertical and cardio training soon, but I need to know what should I be eating?

Adequate diet & pro-: -tien in take. need 50gms/day just as maintenance. consider all sources of protein that is in Ur diet, & U may need 2 supplement on the heavy weight lifting days. always alternate weights & cardio days. I use Muscle Tech whey supplement, the amount U need depends on total intake as well as the intensity & length of the work outs. do like the image, watch in the mirror so U use correct form. ...Read more

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What to do if i keep oversleeping and missing school. What should I do to prevent this?

What to do if i keep oversleeping and missing school. What should I do to prevent this?

See below: Possible delayed sleep phase syndrome with sleep deprivation & poor sleep hygiene. (1) keep same sleep wake cycle 365 days/year (2) adjust sleep cycle to 10pm to 6am slowly (3) wake up same time ( eg. 6am) irrespective of time of bed if not working nights (4) avoid caffeine and stimulants after noon (5) daily bm will help with high fiber diet(6) slow deep breathing exercise daily for 20-30 mins. ...Read more

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I heard you are able to do sit-ups everyday is this true? I also heard you should do them every other day to let your muscles rest i'm confused

I heard you are able to do sit-ups everyday is this true? I also heard you should do them every other day to let your muscles rest i'm confused

Muscles need time: To repair after strenuous exercise. Even bodybuilders do not exercise the same muscle groups every day; they alternate chest with legs, etc. So every other day is fine. Get adequate protein to help muscles repair & grow. ...Read more

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What do you suggest for eating disorder and heart pain after eating, should I tell someone?

What do you suggest for eating disorder and heart pain after eating, should I tell someone?

See you physician: There are various types of eating disorders and all are hard on your body. Heart pain can be from many things and could be from poor nutrition, erosion from stomach acid, or something else wrong. Please see your physician to find out why you are having this pain and get a referral to a therapist for your eating disorder. Never take chances with your health and life. ...Read more

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Planning a healthful pregnancy with diabetes! what do I need to do and when?

Planning a healthful pregnancy with diabetes! what do I need to do and when?

Now: Talk to your primary care and obgyn about your desire for pregnancy. See a registered dietician to learn about food choices. Start or maintain good exercise/activity level. Get your diabetes numbers under control- either with your pcp or see a specialist in diabetes. Start taking a prenatal vitamin. Good luck. ...Read more

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I usually get headache during fasting, what do I need to do to avoid that.?

I usually get headache during fasting, what do I need to do to avoid that.?

Eat frequency: You may want to eat more frequently, less at a time. Morning headaches are rough tjough. ...Read more

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Hi i would like to get muscular what specific workouts do i need to do and what do i need to eat for breakfeast lunch and dinner.

Hi i would like to get muscular what specific   workouts do i need to do and what do i need to eat for breakfeast lunch and dinner.

Join a health club-: -a reputable 1 & C an AT-C, who can set up a weight training program that meets Ur need, goal, &abilities. As far as diet, a high protein, diet. U will need more calories in than out. If Ur training is intense, whey protein supplement should B used ofter those workouts. Don't forget U need a day of rest between heavy workouts. Do cardio those days. ...Read more

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What to do if i get headaches when watching 3-d movies. What should I take to prevent that?

What to do if i get headaches when watching 3-d movies. What should I take to prevent that?

See an Eye Doctor: Spathakh, given that the headaches appear to be associated with visual strain (even the best 3-d movies produce some strain) i would discuss this with you eye doctor to ensure that you do not need (?New) eyeglasses. You could consider pre-treating with ibuprofen, but i wouldn't avoid the possibility of new glasses as a primary solution to the problem. ...Read more

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Do you think I should eat and what foods do you think I should stay away from in order to prevent constipation?

Do you think I should eat and what foods do you think I should stay away from in order to prevent constipation?

See below: Increase fluid intake (drink more water) and eat foods high in fiber such as fruit (i.e., raspberries, apples), bran, whole grains, vegetables (i.e., broccoli, beans, peas). Avoid or decrease intake of dairy (i.e., cheese, ice cream), fast food, or processed foods. Physical activity is also recommended to improve symptoms. The NIH website on constipation has some very useful information too! ...Read more

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I need to know when you have an appointment for the eating disorder specialist or anorexia specialist what do they do apart from weigh you?

I need to know when you have an appointment for the eating disorder specialist or anorexia specialist what do they do apart from weigh you?

Specialists will: Assess the disorder, take full history of your relationship with food, your level of functioning (family history, work history, relationships, etc), do medical evaluation 2 see if there are serious physical complications, they will decide what level of treatment you need, out-patient, day treatment, in-patient, support groups, individual and or family therapy. Then they'll make recommendations. ...Read more

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What to do if I have an eating disorder and I'm really trying hard not to purge after binginging anymore what should What to do if I do?

What to do if I have an eating disorder and I'm really trying hard not to purge after binginging anymore what should What to do if I do?

Keep trying: In bulimia, purging becomes as addictive as binge eating. As you recover, you may have slips but just keep trying. Some useful tips,for,avoiding purging is to,get,out of,the house after eating, go for a walk spend time with friends, do some journaling or other creative activities, or basically anything to,shift,your attention. You can also reach out to someone that you trust and let them know, ...Read more

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Constipation with bleeding. How do I treat it? What precautions should I take? What foods to avoid?

Constipation with bleeding. How do I treat it? What precautions should I take? What foods to avoid?

Constipation: First off, given your age, i would have a colonoscopy done unless you've had it done within the last 10 years and it was normal. Constipation if not caused by malignancy most likely aggravated your hemorrhoids which bleed. In that case, after ruling out other causes, your doc might suggest increase in fluid intake, fiber supplement such as metamucil (helps constipation and bleeding), etc. ...Read more