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I have received conflicting info from docs about safety of taking phytoestrogens over long period as a young health female. Where can I find research?
Here are some resources: http://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/m/pubmed/15702593/
And: http://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/m/pubmed/12747219/? i=3&from=/15702593/related
Do not take creatine: Creatine as a supplement has been purported to increase speed and strength in the young athlete. It has been shown to have only a very modest benefit for short bursts of activity but there is great concern about the potential for kidney damage as a result of its use. There are no long-term studies to show that its use is safe. Student athletes should not use it. ...Read more
It can!: Creatine supplementation is safest when used after puberty. Young bodies are still developing and are more susceptible for to strain and injury while using creatine supplements. They are also at a higher risk of kidney damage if they use it on a consistent basis. Teens may not use creatine responsibly and use should be closely monitored by an adult if used at all. ...Read more
Why am I'm tired all the time (started months ago). Tiredness all day. I'm active, drink lots of water, eat good, young, good health. Depression?
Is it unhealthy to have five children in eight years for a young woman with no health conditions? First four were all natural deliveries.
Birth: This is a question for her OB. All pregnancies have risks to health and can have complications for the pregnant woman. ...Read more
Hi I am a 26yo female with 3 young children and fair health history but over the years I have had some things happen in my life that I don't really understand for example the 1st and only major health obstacle I had to encounter was in 2002 I was 17yo an
I: I am sorry that you are under all of this stress from the worry of this. I am glad you had your glucose tested. With your health history, you should be closely establish both with an internal medicine physician and a gynecologist to be followed in the future. It is good that you are keeping a close eye on your health. I think you will most likely be fine but with your history it is better to be careful. ...Read more
Hi I have a chill due to weather conditions and I would like to know roughly how long it will last I am a healhy young person with no health problems?
Usually: If you get a chill due to the weather it usually resolves once you get into a warm and dry environment. If you are really cold it can take up to an hour to warm up. ...Read more
Metabolic diseases vs auto-immune in fit, health-conscious young female... Is there a way to better guide docs to do the right study w/broad symptoms?
No: Please forgive my frankness. Cookbook is better than no-book in diagnosing disease, but not much better. We refer to "vague" symptoms and wait until either there's a clearly abnormal physical finding or clearly abnormal lab, or someone clever picks up one of the ~40 "tough calls" that range from fibromyalgia to porphyria to sleep apenea to carbon monoxide from a faulty home heater. ...Read more
Music has been shown to be helpful in childhood development. Pleasant auditory sensations stimulate brain chemicals that help influence growth and development.
http://www. Medicinenet. Com/script/main/art. Asp? Articlekey=54039 ...Read more
GanoTea SOD: Sod stands for super oxide dismutase. This molecule destroys one million free radicals per second every second making this the most powerful I have found. Red rooibos is a mild antioxidant tea combination. Get it from www. Docshealthycoffee. Com you can drink it hot; or cold I usually put 5 bags into a gallon of water flavored stevia makes a wonderful additon especially apricot nectar. ...Read more
Good question: What do you mean. Health will suffer. Some people live to be in their 90s or further and have smoked their entire lives. Nothing is 100% when it comes to risks. I can say with some certainty, however, it is a poor bet to continue to use tobacco. Some people who are highly dependent on nicotine will live longer and be healthier if they continue to use nicotine after stopping all tobacco use. ...Read more
Maybe: Depends on the age and the nature of the event. If child is too young to remember then doubtful they would appreciate health more as a teen. Many parents become overprotective a s result of such an event early on and that can lead to other issues later...The child may be more reckless as a teen. Big question with many possibilites. ...Read more
Do I have to face any health problems if I marry a person who s younger than me by 2 months with 52kg, 6feet looking very lean n born in 8th month only?
?: Not sure of your question. Marrying someone younger is ok and should not affect your health ...Read more
Some questions for U: Questions to ponder: in the event of a life-threatening accident, or a grave and unexpected illness, how would you and your family pay for the care you need? These costs can be hundreds of thousands of $, and easily bankrupt a family. Also, are you independently able to pay for preventive doctor visits now, while you are young and healthy -- so that potential illnesses are avoided as you age? ...Read more
Yes, and no: Yes, young women (younger than 17) can take Plan B and yes it's definitely safe. Plan b is progesterone, a hormone that your ovaries have been making all along. The age of 17 was more of a political cut off originally for the fda, than a physiological one, but definitely safe for women younger than 17. And no, will not harm you at all. May change your cycle around when you take it, but no harm. ...Read more