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A truly healthy person has a sound body and mind that is free of disease and infirmity. Healthy living includes taking the steps needed to optimize one's chances of surviving and thriving, like eating a healthy diet and exercising regularly. Questions relating to all aspects of health and living a healthy life are welcome here!

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"The choice of hospital has a lot to do with which doctor you choose. My doctor was credentialed to deliver at a couple local hospitals so I had a choice. I suggest touring a couple different ones so you can compare them." "Take a tour, most hospitals hold maternity tours and it's worth the time fo…
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I seem to remember that a few years ago, several prominent NFL quarterbacks were forced into retirement by reoccurring concussions or other head trama. Steve Young and Troy Aikman, two multiple time Super Bowl champions and future hall of famers spring readily to mind. The league, not wanting to see…
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In all forms of hockey, you are dealing with a large number of people using hard sticks to hit solid objects at a high speed, with the large likelihood of players running into each other. One of the major hockey injuries is the concussion, received from hits to the head by a checking opponent, hitti…
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ADD Medications Psychostimulant medications, including methylphenidate (Ritalin�) and amphetamines (Dexedrine�, Dextrostat�, and Adderall�), are by far the most widely researched and commonly prescribed treatments for ADHD. Several short-term studies have proven the safety and effectiveness …
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I was diagnosed about 5 years ago, and could see the ADHD all down the road behind me. As a female, the ADHD tends to manifest in a quieter way, withdrawing socially, daydreaming, etc, which has caused some people to believe it was a "little boy" disorder....a large percentage of females do not show…
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Newer research confirms bedsharing as a risk factor for SIDSindependently of cigarette smoking. Sleeping in a room alone also confers an increased risk when compared to babies who sleep in a crib in a parent's room. Prematurity or low birth weight. Poor prenatal care.
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However, if you are not trying to lose weight, the website nap.edu lists the Dietary Reference charts and shows 130 grams as the Recommended Daily Allowance in order to decrease the risk of chronic disease by having too many refined processed carbohydrates per day. See the first answer to this quest…
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You can go to Walmart or local pharmacy and get some protein shakes i need that it works because my dad uses it and it really works. I recommend that you use WHEY protein because that's the one that my dad uses. You can also take top bulking prohormones to gain weight in a week. The results of thes…
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It's not okay to skip any meals. The worst meal to skip is breakfast. So if you really plan only to have one meal a day then take a full breakfast with anything that you like and is healthy as well.
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On a starvation diet, the body slows down its metabolism to conserve energy. This means the longer you go on not eating/eating too little ,the slower your weight loss will be. Without sufficient glucose (from food) for your brain's functioning, you will experience mental fatigue, inability to conce…
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Lower Stomach Fat "Spot training" is a myth. You will not be able to target lower stomach fat (or fat anywhere) with specific exercises. If you have fat on your stomach, the only way to lose it and expose the abdominal muscles underneath is to lose weight. The best exercises to burn calories are…
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%DETAILS% Answer Continuing to work in a dusty environment will cause continued and worsening problems with asthma. It can make him much more susceptible to colds, flu, and lots of other upper respiratory infections. The ideal choice would be to find another job in a cleaner atmosphere. If…
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Assuming that you're consuming a normal amount of protein and are otherwise healthy and normal, supplements will not have any unwanted side effects. Protein supplements are not a complete dietary replacement. Excessive consumption of protein (300+ grams a day) can have unwanted side effects in the k…
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If you've had a recent hard hit to the rib cage, it could be a possible calcium deposit caused from a fractured - cracked - or broken rib. Best thing to do is get it checked out by a doctor if you're worried about it, or if it often gives you pain.
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See your doctor; Seek professional medical attention, because nothing you do at home can treat and eliminate the shingles virus by itself. This is a highly painful disease and the sooner it is treated the sooner you will get relief. Medicate: The best treatment for the shingles virus is to begin a c…
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Most people who are allergic to sulfa based medicationss are also allergic to Lamictal. The reactions vary from blisters in the mouth to busted eyeball capillaries, to a very serious SJS or TENS reaction. Pain in the ankles and the joints feeling like glass is inside of them are also symptoms, and …
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Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is an autoimmune disease that causes chronic inflammation of the joints. RA can be responsible for inflammation around the joints as well as in other organs and tissues of the body. An autoimmune disease is a condition where body's tissues are attacked by the body's own imm…
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Get a new friend. I know it's hard, but she will use everything she knows against you to get to him. Be polite but to the point. The next time she makes an inappropriate comment to your husband, smile sweetly and say, "It's too bad you have to practice flirting with Mike because you can't find a …
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If you're not the supervisor or in management, you have no business making business decisions, so choose a situation for which you have the authority to deal with the issue. For example, if you sell faucets and the only one you have left is the display, you could call another store that has some and…
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%DETAILS% in clinical studies straterra has not been found to cause brusing.   My advice is to talk to your local pharmacist. Some of your other medications may cause thinning of your blood and I know that will cause bruising.   My daughter has been taking Straterra for about two we…
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%DETAILS% I am 35yrs old and take 80mg strattera and I have had night sweats off and on since beginning it about a year ago. The night sweats usually last 3 days to a week then go away for a while. I have them about every 1 to 2 months. Hopefully the longer you take it the less frequent the night…
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Abusers appear to be suffering from dissociation (multiple personality). At home, they are intimidating and suffocating monsters � outdoors, they are wonderful, caring, giving, and much-admired pillars of the community. Why this duplicity? It is only partly premeditated and intended to disguise t…
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Answer You give very little detail so I cannot be certain what is happening here. Oral Health is a very important matter and should not be ignored. Infections of the mouth and gums can cause severe complications, so consult a professional. There are Salivary glands under your jaw with openi…
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Many victims of lightning strikes die from burns and heart failure, and non-fatal strikes have been known to cause moderate to severe damage to the central nervous system. Many victims with neural damage report severe and intractable pain and neuropathy for the rest of their lives.
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It may be a form of neuropathy caused by medications or an illness. You should report this to your doctor. Also, try Biotene moisturizers (sold in stores like Longs, Target, Safeway, etc. and online), toothpaste, gum, and sprays. Keeping your mouth moist is important to prevent infection (thrush and…
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It's unusual to have zoster for a year, so I hope she is continuing to see a physician. I'm not sure if you meant that you were concerned all of the problems mentioned above were linked to one another, but I'm assuming you did not. Here are some suggestions: 1. Make sure her pain is under control; …
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There are many possible causes of numbness and tingling: Sitting or standing in the same position for a long time Injuring a nerve (a neck injury may cause you to feel numbness anywhere along your arm or hand, while a low back injury can cause numbness or tingling down the back of your leg) Pressur…
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Yes if your tongue has been burned by a hot bevarege or food it may cause some small dots on your tongue. If this happens, your tongue may feel pain, it will probably feel kind of like sand paper at first but you may put an ice cube and that will make it feel better. The tougue is a very sensiti…
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There are different levels of mercury poisoning, acute and chronic. Sudden exposure to high levels will cause breathing problems, nausea, dizziness, vomiting, etc. Chronic, exposure over time, causes nerve damage, (tremors,convulsions,) personality disorder, (anger, depression,) organ failure, (kidn…
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Bolus chase - is a set amount of medicine that is immediately and completely delivered. Unlike an I.V. drip which is administered over a set period of time. This is what I found when I looked it up on the Internet. A single dose of drug usually injected into a blood vessel over a short period of t…
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The American Heart Association has distinguished 11 known pressure points on either side of the human body. In diagnosing Fibromyalgia, doctors check eighteen specific points on the body, if the patient has eleven of the eighteen causing them pain, then they are diagnosed as having fibromyalgia. T…
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It is important that you see a health care professional (doctor or nurse practitioner) to have this assessed, if it persists. The suggestions below from WikiAnswers users are simply suggestions, and there are many other possibilities; if you want a proper diagnosis, you need to be examined. Vascular…
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Eating Baby Powder: Various responses from Wiki s contributors:Eating nonfood items like laundry starch is a normal human behavior referred to by professionals as "pica." People have been known to eat everything from mud to tire tubes to laundry starch. Think of a stereotypical pregnant woman cravin…
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Temperature: 65-70 F degrees; with 65% humidity. Surely this depends on what one is used to. I find sleep most refreshing when I sleep at a lower temperature than the above answer, say 58-60F. Recent (2003-2006) sleep studies at several USA universities confirm the popularity of the top answer. A …
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Doctors will pass this off as IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome) and there is no such disease (I had that confirmed by a Gastroenterologist.) In many cases it can be the depletion of the mucus lining of the stomach (happens in many people.) I would see a Homeopathic doctor and discuss this with them. Th…
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Rinse your mouth out several times a day with warm salt water. Swish around in your mouth holding it as long as you can. Don't swallow.
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There are many causes for this. The most common being overly tired. Others include iron deficiency, anaemia, and a slow metabolism and being out in cold weather without sufficient clothing. It could be symptoms of Anemia, Hypothyroidism, blood vessel problem, diabetes and other diseases, once the t…
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Answer This sounds like a condition known as frozen shoulder. It is an inflamation of the lining of the shoulder joint, and causes pain and restricted movement in the joint. Typically the arm cannot without pain be raised straight above the head, or far up the back, for example to fasten a bras…
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Chewing on ice may be a sign of anemia. Chew sugar free gum instead.
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It sounds like it's a canker sore. They are sometimes pretty painful, but aren't anything to worry about. They usually last about a week or less. If it doesn't go away or concerns you, go see a doctor or dentist.
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%REPLIES% Answer The chemical makeup of the alcohol itself makes it dangerous. It causes severe gastric distrubances, and may even cause blindness. Answer In all probability, the very nature of alchohol is a drying out of tissues both internally and externally. The skin being porous would …
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Answer It all depends how it has progressed and was ignored. The good news is, if caught early and you follow your doctor's instructions to the letter (no cheating) you can live many years with this condition. However, you will have to constantly take medications for it. This is not to be…
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I have recently suffered the same injury. My knee is puffy and noticeably swollen but with only slight pain and a tendency to favor it when climbing stairs. Will be seeing a doctor next week but in the meantime, have you found out anything? Thanks   That happened to me last year. My knee got s…
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It's not necessarily a danger sign. You may be simply offloading a high concentration of vitamin C (which, when you over-consume, simply dumps the excess to the urine), or betacarotene, the precursor to vitamin A, and the coloring agent in lots of orange fruits and veggies such as carrots or cantalo…
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Schizophrenia can be controlled and cured without the use of medication. Make sure that the patient is not using any recreational drugs or alcohol as this raises dopamine in the brain, high levels of dopamine are directly responsible for hallucinations and distorted perceptions. I would however re…
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For me the best ways to lose weight quickly are: 1. Drink green tea: Recent study compared the metabolic effect of green tea with that of a placebo, researchers found that the green-tea drinkers burned about 70 additional calories in a 24-hour period. 2. Go for an evening walk: Evening activity m…
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Some people get Pneumonia when they have just gotten over a cold. It sometimes starts off as a cold/flu and gets worse. Here's a site that may help: in the related source link below. Also, temperature has nothing to do with it. People with asthma, COPD, smokers are more likely to get pneumonia. Pr…
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Answer Yes, concession stands are subject to inspection by the health department if they are collecting money for profit. The local department will usually have a "schedule" of periodic inspections of different types, or may respond directly to complaints of unsanitary conditions. In some s…
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4 Years Undergrad + 4 Years Medical School + 1 Year Internship (Transitional, Medical, or Surgical Residency) + 4 Years Radiology Residency + an Optional Fellowship 1-3 years. So, 13 years minimum, 16 for an extended interventional fellowship Long Answer: After completing medical school prerequisite…
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It's a possibility, but as a preventative measure, you should never eat it. You can remove the brown parts and still eat the parts of the lettuce that are still green and crisp. Lettuce turns brown due to oxidation; water will usually collect at the bottom of the bag during this process. When this …
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Answer Ideas: -Stop drinking soda, and you lose 13 pounds in one year. -Switch regular potato chips with baked chips. [but no chips would be best] -Add more fruits and vegetables to your diet. -dont starve yourself just eat really slow that makes you feel full don t give yourself treats unle…
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There is continuing debates about "Non-Ionising Radiation" and the safety issues; although more particularly for cell phones and urban emitters rather then DECCA RADAR and DECCA Navigation emitters (note DECCA is the Chinese work for RADAR, comes from the British company that pioneered DECCA navigat…
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In general, there is 4 years of college, followed by 4 years of medical school, followed by 3 to 5 years of residency. There are a few programs that combine college and medical school to 6 or 7 years (depending on the program) instead of the 8 years. A lot of school, but if it is your passion, wel…
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The bumps on the back of your tongue would be called your taste buds. The vallate papillae are a v-shaped row of larger taste buds at the back of your tongue. Many people don't notice these until they have a concern about oral infection and take a good look in their throat, not realizing that these …
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Many people believe that by doing crunches or sit-ups, they will reduce their belly fat. This is a myth. Sure, you can enlarge your stomach muscles by doing sit-ups, and make it look like you have less belly fat, which isn't a bad thing, but you will still possess the belly fat you had way before yo…
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A cardio exercise plan such as brisk walking is an excellent way to lose stomach fat (and body fat elsewhere). Moreover, the best way to burn more calories and build firm muscle is through cardio exercise plus weight training. However, you cannot neglect the second half of the equation; you must cha…
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Yes. Ask your health care professional when the shingles are gone if you should have a vaccination against shingles. These are available, safe and effective. However, they can be costly and some insurance plans do not cover them. Find if you need one, can take one, where to get one and how much it c…
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Foods to eat and foods to avoid 'Fat burning' foods help you to lose weight and foods high in carbohydrates (in other words refined processed carbohydrates) hinder weight loss. Therefore, eat more fat burning foods and strictly limit (apart from the occasional treat) refined processed carbohydrates.…
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depends on whether its summer or winter and the level of ozone layer
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It's called subconjunctival haemorrhage, and it's mainly due to high blood pressure which causes bursting of veins.
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In relation to fat burning hormones and how to lose body fat, the best natural tactics for obtaining and sustaining a well-balanced endocrine system are specific fat burning foods with correct nutrition, correct strength training, and sufficient rest. There are safe and natural tactics to manipulate…
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Our lungs are precious, and the most important part of our respiratory system. These organs are responsible for absorbing and distributing all the oxygen that our body needs in order to function normally. Fitness: It is important to keep your lungs fit. Regular physical activity is the only consist…
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Pathological lying is one of the hallmark characteristics of a narcissist. They lie out of their need to manipulate and control. They must lie in order to create their false "reality" about themselves that they project out to the world. They lie to bolster their grandiosity and inflate their accompl…
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A prefix is a syllable placed in front of a word to add or to change its meaning. Prefix -- Meaning -- Example 1) anti -- against, opposite -- anti-fungal, antidepressant 2) auto -- self -- autograph, automobile 3) bi -- two -- bicycle, bivalve 4) con -- with -- contact, conform, converse 5) u…
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Your skull. :D
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Next Choice, Postinor, or Plan B's two-pill pack can be used by taking both pills at the same time, taking them 12 hours apart, or taking them up to 24 hours apart. All of these have equal effectiveness. The advantage of taking them together is that you might not forget. The disadvantage is you may …
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If they're in a hospital, they aren't having a good day. Wish them luck, tell them you hope things go well for them, wish them the best. Try and avoid lengthy interrogations about why they're there -- some folks are already all too familiar with the problem that brought them there, and may not wan…
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Chips, toast, baked or jacket potatoes, cereals (not cocopops or any other cereals high in sugar), sweet potatoe etc. These foods are know as starchy foods. We need them to give us long lasting energy whereas if we just ate sugary foods instead, we would gain alot more weight and the energy from the…
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Any for of cardio is a great exercise. This can range from jogging, walking or even mowing the lawn. Anything to get your heart rate to rise. Take the stairs instead of the elevator. Park your car in the back of the parking lot. Everything helps.
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Yes and you can get pregnant.No, precum does not contain sperm unless its from sperm that did not get ejactulated from the last intercourse that occured. If you urinated however in that time frame from the previous time to the current time then it would have been washed out anyway so your precum wou…
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1 kilogram = 2.2 pounds so 70 kilograms = 154 pounds 70 kg * 2.2046 lbs/kg = 154.3235835 lbs
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To bite your nails effectively, it's best to, first, soften them. This is done by simply placing the nail in your mouth for about a minute or so first, though it's recommended that you nibble while waiting...to warm up.Once softened enough start from the side, at the end of the nail, and get a good …
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No. instead Cellulose might induce weight loss by prolonging the feeling of satiety. Cellulose is the main component of cell walls of plants. It has no taste and no calorie value. Humans can not digest cellulose and so pass it to the colon from the small intestines. In the colon, cellulose absorbs w…
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I think the cost is very vary, it depends not only which program but also which country, living cost, and others. so you better specify your questions
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8 components of CSH program are: EnvironmentInstructionServicesPENutritionCounselingPromotionPartnerships
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The patient is the ultimate decision-maker regarding his or her own medical care and has the final word in whether or not to undergo a recommended procedure or course of treatment.
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The aerobic system, also known as aerobic glycolysis, powers continuous steady state exercise longer than three to four minutes. In the aerobic system energy (ATP) is produced through Pyruvic Acid and Lipid/Protein fragments entering the Kreb Cycle and the Electron Transport Cycle (McArdle, 1991).
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An improper drainage system leads to the foundation damage and ultimately insect Infestation, mold and allergens. Poor drainage grade will allow water to seep through the ground to the soil layer underneath.
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In case of FAT (9 calories per gram), CARBS (4 calories per gram) and PROTEIN (4 calories per gram) asonor.com
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Generally people with minor nasal disorder, sneeze in their sleep, which causes must discomfort to the inmates. Sneezing can be rectified by homeo medicine.
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The odor of those on the non-meat diet was consistently rated as more attractive. According to the scientists, eating red meat has a negative effect on "perceived body odor hedonicity," which we assume is science-talk for "smelling like a goddamn werewolf."So far, there's no medical explanation for …
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It's a fact. Most men will sweat more than women will when exercising at the same intensity. Women are generally less prolific sweaters than men are because a woman's cooling system probably relies more on blood circulation to transfer heat through the skin. Then, as skin and core temperatures rise…
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Two forms of posture have been identified, 'open' and 'closed', which may reflect an individual's degree of confidence, status or receptivity to another person. Someone seated in a closed position might have his/her arms folded, legs crossed or be positioned at a slight angle from the person with wh…
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Yes, a fall onto the tailbone in the seated position, usually against a hard surface, is the most common cause of coccyx injuries. Another cause including a direct blow to the tailbone during contact sports, fractured during childbirth, repetitive straining or friction against the coccyx in bicyclin…
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Amoebic dysentery (as the name suggests) is caused by a micro-organism, called an amoeba, which is found in contaminated and stagnant water.
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Andhra Pradesh, a state in southeastern India, has more than 1,000 technical schools, colleges and universities. Medical college prepares students for careers as doctors, surgeons, nurses and other professions in the medical field. Schools are either government-run or privately funded by individuals…
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Homeostasis is when your body is keeping up balance of internal and external health. Disease is when a foreign body is attempting to destroy the body.
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According to Cancer Research UK, "there is no evidence to show that graviola works as a cure for cancer" and consequently they do not support its use as a treatment for cancer. Likewise, the Federal Trade Commission in the United States determined that there was "no credible scientific evidence" tha…
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Typhoid fever - also known simply as typhoid - is a common worldwide bacterial disease transmitted by the ingestion of food or water contaminated with the feces of an infected person, which contain the bacterium Salmonella enterica subsp. enterica, serovar Typhi. The disease has received various nam…
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Latitude zones (5)The five zones of the earth are Arctic Circle, Tropic of Cancer, The Equator, Tropic of Capricorn, and the Antarctic Circle.There is also the hemisphere zones (4)Northern HemisphereSouthern HemisphereEastern HemisphereWestern Hemisphere
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These are protein that are presented within the human body that are needed for human metabolism.
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Occasional low level exposure to incense smoke has not been shown to cause medical problems for most people. Many find that the sweet fragrance coming out of the burning incense relaxes the body and clears the mind. For this reason, it has been customary to light incense in temples, churches and mos…
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Poor circulation in foot or leg. Be aware, could be a sing of diabetes, or may be slightly clogged blood vessels in leg. A venous Doppler of the leg will show this.
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Yes they are hereditary.
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shaws does.. and most likely all supervalu stores as well
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Saturated fats and trans fats are bad for you because they raise your cholesterol and increase your risk for heart disease. But monounsaturated fats and polyunsaturated fats are good for you, lowering cholesterol and reducing your risk of heart disease.
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This gas is inert and is classified as a simple asphyxiant. Inhalation in excessive concentrations can result in dizziness, nausea, vomiting, loss of consciousness, and death. Death may result from errors in judgment, confusion, or loss of consciousness which prevent self-rescue. At low oxygen conce…
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Sodium chloride injection, a 0.9% solution
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I have had the same problem!! But I got lucky and found some in Holland & Barrats also they sell it in local supermarkets like Tesco, Asda, Morrisons and Sainsburys. Also they sell it in shops like Holland and Barrat, sometimes if your lucky then you can get it in pharmacies and chemists.
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