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On my S Health phone app pulse ox measures 93 repeatedly. Concerning? I'm 60 and female, moderately active.

On my S Health phone app pulse ox measures 93 repeatedly. Concerning? I'm 60 and female, moderately active.

WITHIN NORMAL LIMITS: AS LONG AS YOU AREN'T SYMPTOMATIC, I WOULDN;T WORRY ABOUT IT. IF YOUR SATURATION DROPS WHEN YOU ARE EXERCISING GO TO THE DOCTOR AND HAVE IT CHECKED OUT ON A MORE CALIBRATED DEVICE. NO TREATMENT IS INDICATED FOR OXYGENATIONS ABOVE 92. ...Read more

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What are health risks to woman from being chubby all her life?

What are health risks to woman from being chubby all her life?

Many: It depends - how chubby is chubby? In general, the more fat someone carries, the higher their risk for diabetes, high blood pressure, heart disease, and stroke. Many cancers occur more often in overweight and obese individuals. ...Read more

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What happens if women don't masturbate? Are there health risks?

What happens if women don't masturbate? Are there health risks?

Here are some ...: Masturbation for sexual pleasure is optional for healthy living and more a personal habit, which tend to be compulsive to captivate and affect personal life. So, there is no known risk from not masturbating. ...Read more

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What are annual recommended health screenings for women in their 40s?

What are annual recommended health screenings for women in their 40s?

There are several: In general these include pap smears and (if high risk or worried) mammograms to screen for cervical and breast cancer, screens for high bp, depression, alcohol abuse and possibly high cholesterol or blood sugar, obesity, and unhealthy lifestyle behaviors. A good resource is the iphone app my health checklist 2012. ...Read more

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Is female masterbation good for health?

Is female masterbation good for health?

Of course!: The short answer is yes, and really the chinese medicine philosophy of everything in moderation should be followed here. People often think that if a little is good, more is better. So, orgasms can be good for you because they help your hormones and relax your body but overdoing it would be fatiguing. ...Read more

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Must women in their 40s have preventive health screenings?

Must women in their 40s have preventive health screenings?

Yes, to stay healthy: In general these would include pap smears and (if high risk or worried) mammograms to screen for cervical and breast cancer, screens for high bp, depression, alcohol abuse and possibly high cholesterol or blood sugar, obesity, and unhealthy lifestyle behaviors. A good resource is the iphone app my health checklist 2012. ...Read more

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When is bradycardia a health problem for a woman in her 20's?

When is bradycardia a health problem for a woman in her 20's?

When symptomatic: Generally when it causes symptoms such as shortness of breath, unusual fatigue, chest pain, decreased exercise tolerance, passing out or near passing out spells. ...Read more

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What do womens health physicians think of the rephresh products?

What do womens health physicians think of the rephresh products?

Avoid: Personally i tell all my patients to avoid using any vaginal gels, suppositories, or douches unless prescribed. When left alone, the vagina does an excellent job at taking care of itself. Any additional products run the risk of washing out good bacteria, upsetting the pH (acid level), and causing things like bacterial vagnosis or yeast infections. ...Read more

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Which dance forms helps to keep women's good health?

Which dance forms helps to keep women's good health?

Movin'Shakin'Groovin: All dance forms: whatever gets you up and moving is healthy and capital "f" fun! from gracious hula to zumba. Enjoy! ...Read more

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What are the statistics regarding women and health insurance?

What are the statistics regarding women and health insurance?

What do you want?: Women have better insurance rates than men: ;ive longer, more regularly see a doctor, and will be seen sooner for a serious problem, compared with men. Only downside: more obesity and more overweight women than men. This is average, and does not apply to a person with serious pre-existing conditions. ...Read more

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What factors must I consider when choosing group health plan?

First they lie: Aetna went to the Supreme Court and got a ruling saying that like buying manure, if you don't like the smell you can't sue, but only go to another pile of it. They are allowed to say they cover one thing and actually do another. With Obamacare there are minimum standards required but they do not have to make things easy nor cover specific doctors or procedures or medications. Check with PEOPLE. ...Read more

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What should be the biggest health concern for a women over 40?

What should be the biggest health concern for a women over 40?

Finding a good doc!: Risk factors dictate the "biggest" concern. Women over 40 that appear to be perfectly healthy can still get breast cancer. Your environment and diet can affect skin cancer, diabetes, obesity, osteoporosis etc. To truly figure out what your biggest issue is, you need a doctor that will spend a little time examining you and more time asking questions. Find that doc and let them help you with you. ...Read more

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Why are congressmen messing with womens health? I am looking at having to pay my way since no insurance.

Why are congressmen messing with womens health? I am looking at having to pay my way since no insurance.

Politics: The major political forces calling for no government regulation in the affairs of corporations and financial companies, are the same ones calling for serious government intervention in personal private lives. Since the authors of these programs are male, they focus their efforts on restricting women's rights which includes contraception and pregnancy terminations. Be alert and vote. ...Read more

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Can abortions be very bad for the health of women?

Can abortions be very bad for the health of women?

No: Legal abortion is very safe, illegal ones and 'do it yourself' are a disaster. Nothing is without any risk, but a legal abortion is less risky for complication than, say, natural childbirth. ...Read more

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What health insurance problems can single women face?

What health insurance problems can single women face?

Mainly the same: Single women don't usually have any different issues with getting health insurance. Depending on the company and the way they calculate their risk, sometimes single women can be a better insurance risk because they can be healthier.The biggest challenges for anyone in getting insurance is if you have a preexisting condition, or risk factors since insurance is "for profit" and their shareholders. ...Read more

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Is eating man's ejaculation harmful for women's health?

Is eating man's ejaculation harmful for women's health?

Oral Sex: Nope. Not in general. This common sexual practice has no real health concerns outside of the normal concerns for stds. ...Read more

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How would choose between employer group health plans?

Carefully: As you know, there are many plans and they are difficult to compare. Talk to your hr person. They can steer you in the right direction based on your age and current health. I would stick with the larger insurers in your area, they usually have the better plans with a larger list of providers in their network. Dr l. ...Read more

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How can you improve Black women's health and birth outcomes?

How can you improve Black women's health and birth outcomes?

Pre-natal care: The best way is to ensure good prenatal care. Finding that is not always easy but it is worth doing for both the mother's sake and the baby's ...Read more