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What foods can the vitamin biotin be found in?

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Eggs, Milk, Liver, Bananas. Biotin, a B vitamin, is important in the metabolism of protein, carbohydrates and fats.

What are the symptoms of an asthma attack?

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Coughing And Wheezing. Asthma, the swelling and inflammation of airways in the lungs, has become more common in the developed world in modern times.

What is the maximum daily dietary sodium recommended for people with hypertension?

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3/4 Teaspoon. Secondary hypertension is that which is a result of another medical condition.

What are the smallest bones in the body called?

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Ossicles. The three tiny bones are called the ossicles, they magnify the vibrations from the ear drum and pass these vibrations on to the round window.

What level of cholesterol should be desirable?

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Less Than 200 Mg/Dl. Cholesterol is found in many foods, in your bloodstream and in all your body's cells.

What does "brachycephalic" mean?

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Flattened Face. One of the features shared by people with Down Syndrome is brachycephaly, meaning a short, broad head.

This fear of spiders tends to affect women more than men.

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Arachnophobia. Arachnophobia is one of the ten most common phobias.

What does the "circle of Willis" relate to?

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Blood Supply To The Brain. A part of the blood supply to the brain which forms a circle is known as the "circle of Willis".

What Yogic method did Indra Devi advocate above all other techniques?

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Deep Rhythmic Breathing. Indra Devi wrote twelve books on Yoga.

How often do you take medicine labeled Q.I.D.?

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4 Times A Day. Behind-the-counter medications must be kept in a pharmacy's dispensary and only sold by a pharmacist or technician.

Where is the best place to put a carbon monoxide detector in a home?

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Near Bedrooms. Carbon monoxide is colorless, tasteless and odorless detection in a home is impossible without a warning device.

According to the World Health Organization, approximately how many newly infected persons were there globally in 2015?

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2.1 Million. An estimated 1.1 million people died of HIV-related illnesses in 2015, according to the World Health Organization.

Eugenia Aromatica is the Latin name for which herbal medicine?

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Clove. Because of its anesthetic properties, clove oil is often used to relieve the pain of toothaches.

Which of these drugs is a Beta blocker?

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Inderal. Beta blockers are used to treat such afflictions as hypertension, hyperthyroidism and glaucoma.

How many principles of holistic medicine are there?

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10 Principles. Searching for the underlying causes of disease is preferable to treating symptoms alone is a holistic principal.

What is a name for a portable machine that records the heartbeat?

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Holter Monitor. Patients are advised to shower before putting on a Holter monitor that can continuously monitor heartbeats for more than a day.

Rates of which disease diagnosis rose 63% in Australia between 2011 and 2017?

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Gonorrhea. In 2016, there were more than 23,800 new diagnoses of gonorrhea in Australia, with men making up about 75% of these cases.

How many bones are in each finger, except the thumb, of a human hand?

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Three. One-fourth of typical athletic injuries involve the hand or wrist.

Which vitamins are acquired through sunshine?

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Vitamins D And K. Vitamin D deficiency has been recognized as a factor in the development of Osteoporosis.

Which country had a lower infant mortality rate than the U.S. in 2008?

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Cuba. Australia, Spain and South Korea all of a lower infant mortality rate than the USA for the first decade of the 2000s.

 

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