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Why is it so hard having quints?

Why is it so hard having quints?

Quintuplets?: Why would that be easy? Five children at once will tax any family. The children may have health problems due to a) earlier birth, b) competing for maternal resources, and complications due to the physical difficulty of birthing five babies at one time. ...Read more

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Why is it so hard to lose weight?

Access and time: The amount of processed food that is readily available has gone up tremendously and has led to its increased consumption. Moreover, the amount of actual physical activity that we get throughout the day has gone down. Kids don't walk and play as much. They spend more time in front of the tv. Adults have very little time for leisure activities. ...Read more

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Why is it so hard for me to have a baby ?

Why is it so hard for me to have a baby ?

Don't know.: If you & your partner have been consistently working at it for over 12 months - consider fertillity assessment. In the meantime - considering using an ovulation calendar or an ovulation predictor kit so that you are sexually active at the optimum times. Good Luck. ...Read more

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Why is it so hard for me to focus on every day task?

Why is it so hard for me to focus on every day task?

Depression, ADD?: You may simply be exhausted, or perhaps depressed about something. More remotely, you may have add if this has been a long-standing issue. Your doc or a mental health professional can help. I encourage you to see one. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Why is it so hard to gain weight with celiacs disease?

Why is it so hard to gain weight with celiacs disease?

Celiac disease: In celiac disease small bowel mucosa gets damaged from dietary exposure to Gluten resulting in malabsorption. It is important to follow strict Gluten free diet to avoid malabsorption/ weight losst ...Read more

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Why is it so hard for me to lose weight I exercise 5 times a week?

Why is it so hard for me to lose weight I exercise 5 times a week?

Many things: If you have no endocrine problems perhaps you need to eat more healthy. Talk to your doctor. ...Read more

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Why is it so hard to lose weight? I know what to do/not to do. I'm educated and aware...But i've struggled my whole life. Why?

Why is it so hard to lose weight? I know what to do/not to do. I'm educated and aware...But i've struggled my whole life. Why?

SUGAR: When ever I have a patient tell me this i ask them to keep a food diary. Very few actually follow through with this. If you are eating more than 1500 calories per day then you are not eating correctly. If you have more than 25% of your calories as carbohydrates then you are not eating correctly to lose weight. Food diaries work! ...Read more

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Sezuires why is it so hard to find the cause of these?I had to be taken to e.R.2 times in less week they still can't find the cause of them?

Sezuires why is it so hard to find the cause of these?I had to be taken to e.R.2 times in less week they still can't find the cause of them?

Avoid ER: As mentioned see a neurologist asap, as the er deals with emergency life-threatening conditions, and does not deal in searching for causes of new neurological conditions. In the interim, stop driving, avoid activities at heights and use of power equipment. You may benefit from anti-epileptic medication. ...Read more

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Why is it so hard to stay pregnant?

Why is it so hard to stay pregnant?

Miscarriages: You haven't mentioned how many times you have been pregnant in the past. If you have miscarried many times before, you should see your doctor to find out if there are specific causes for these miscarriages. Correcting these may improve your chances of staying pregnant. ...Read more

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Why is it so hard to swalllow my saliva?

Why is it so hard to swalllow my saliva?

Is it just saliva: Difficulty swallowing can be obstructive or even neuromuscular.. If you are having trouble swallowing other things as well you should go see your doctor. ...Read more

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Why is it so hard for me to poo when i want to?

Why is it so hard for me to poo when i want to?

Let's define problem: Doctors define constipation as stools less frequently than once every 3-4 days. Patients feel they are "constipated" when passing hard or small volume stool, or they feel full ; bloated. Had x-ray to show you're not blocked? Mabe your gut is sluggish or your anus/ rectum work incorrectly--these can be tested for (sitz marker study ; anal manometry, respectively). See a GI specialist. ...Read more

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Why is it so hard to detect a pregnancy?

Why is it so hard to detect a pregnancy?

Pregnancy detection: A few days after conception, the fertilized egg attaches itself to wall of the uterus. This can cause one of the earliest signs of pregnancy spotting and, sometimes, cramping.That's called implantation bleeding. It occurs anywhere from six to 12 days after the egg is fertilized. If you miss your period, buy a pregnancy test to see if you are pregnant. Pregnancy should not be hard to diagnose. ...Read more

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Why is it so hard to get pregnant?

Variable: One woman may become pregnant the first time she has sexual intercourse. Another woman may struggle to become pregnant. ...Read more

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Why is it so hard for me to get pregnant?

Why is it so hard for me to get pregnant?

Not clear : If you have been pregnant successfully before then it could just be your own body's normal pattern. If you have actively been trying to get pregnant for > 12 months and haven't ever been successful then you would need to be worked up for infertility along with your partner. Many factors can play into this including older age, partner's sperm count being low. But if more than 12 months get checked. ...Read more

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Why is it so hard for me to insert a tampon?

Why is it so hard for me to insert a tampon?

Different causes: One reason for this is that you may have been born with a very small opening in your hymen, which prevents you from inserting tampons. This is true in only about 2% of teens, but it could be a problem. try using a small amount of vaginal lubricant (K-Y Jelly) on the end of the tampon to help it glide in. If you are not able to insert a tampon after several tries, please see your Gynecologist. ...Read more

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Why is it so hard to get my baby to breastfeed?

Why is it so hard to get my baby to breastfeed?

Many things: Is your baby a newborn? Or is he a 4 month old? In the former case there are several issues, breast anatomy, technique, infant temperament, potential infection (in a lethargic infant) can play a role. In an older baby, teething, colds, other illness can play a role. Try a lactation consultant to help you sort out these issues. Ideally you want the tip of the nipple in the back of baby's mouth. ...Read more

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Why is it so hard for me to have a vaginal orgasm?

Why is it so hard for me to have a vaginal orgasm?

Female Orgasm: I am not quite sure if your question really communicates your concern. But here goes: it is very normal for females to not experience any orgasm with penetration and intercourse. This common experience can be overcome by learning how to manipulate the clitoris during intercourse or teaching your partner to do this. I often recommend "the joy of sex" as a beginners guide to sex. ...Read more

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Why is it so hard for me and my partner to conceive?

Why is it so hard for me and my partner to conceive?

There can be: many factors. Your age of 41 is one major factor. Just based on age, you chance of pregnancy per month is less than 5%. You should see a fertility specialist as soon as possible before all your eggs are gone. Massachusetts has good fertility insurance coverage, by the way. ...Read more

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Why is it so hard to recover from being a drug addict?

Why is it so hard to recover from being a drug addict?

Drug Addiction: Long term drug usage alters the structure of the brain to a point where it is not only mind power any more - there are increased receptors asking for the drug. so to deaddict oneself the person has to overcome the increase in receptors as well as the reward centers that cause the cravings. and therefore it becomes more difficult. ...Read more

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Why is it so hard to find my most fertile days of cycle?

Why is it so hard to find my most fertile days of cycle?

Only if cycles irreg: If you have regular cycles, it is not difficult. Most women will ovulate about 2 weeks before the onset of their next period, and the fertile period starts a few days before then. If the cycles are irregular, that becomes more difficult, and an ovulation prediction kit may be helpful. ...Read more