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Currently I am not aware of any scientifically based recommendations for levels of healthy body fat. There are empirical observations and actuarial tables/considerations, but there hasn't been a definitive "For a 30 year old Caucasian male, 8-15% body fat is ideal for health" studies out yet. There was a study in 2000 that was published in the American ...


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The bristol chart is commonly used for describing the texture and consistency of stools. See chart and details below. By Cabot Health, Bristol Stool Chart (http://cdn.intechopen.com/pdfs-wm/46082.pdf) [CC BY-SA 3.0], via Wikimedia Commons Quoting the wikipedia article linked above The seven types of stool are: Separate hard lumps, like nuts (...


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The easiest way to find out what might be wrong is to take the apparatus to a healthcare practitioner's office with you, and have your BP measured by someone trained to do so correctly, then use the cuff, and see how closely they match. Then adjust the looseness/tightness of the cuff, the position, etc., until you get matching BP's consistently. Accurate BP ...


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Your strategy is correct. In my experience there is no other way, really, just keep looking. The signs of a good doctor are: doctor is genuinely interested in your case and he/she is eager to explain you the particularities of your issue; doctor loves his/her work and tracks studies in the field; after the visit you feel much better, even though, no ...


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