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kick

(kik),
A brisk mechanical stimulus.

kick

noun Cardiology See Atrial kick verb Drug slang To get off a drug habit.

Patient discussion about kick

Q. How can I kick start my weight loss again? I'm stuck at a weight loss plateau. I keep losing/gaining the same 3 pounds. How can I start losing weight again?

A. Try kick starting your workout routine with some different kinds of exercises. Change up some eating habits, do not starve yourself. Eat, but eat clean and healthy fruits, lean meats, nuts, etc.

Q. Last week my younger son Frank, was punished in school because of kicking and throwing things at students... This is Donald, Last week my younger son Frank, was punished in school because of kicking and throwing things at teacher and on a few students. I don’t know why he behaved like that. I got tensed when I heard about this. What to do with him?

A. Well I think it depends whether or not this is a constant behaviour by your son, or it was only a one time event that he had an explanation for. If he tends to get angry and use violence a lot, you should take action, and let him know this is not acceptable by any means. Counsling might work best. If this was a one time thing, you should let your son know this should not happen again, and try preventing him from day to day activities such as meeting friends or using the computer if this happens again.

Q. What kind of energy drink can I drink right before my workout? I need that extra kick at the end of the day. I work out after work but sometimes I'm a little tired. I would like something that would give me an extra boost to get me through my workouts. I'm not a morning person and that's why I don't work out in the mornings.

A. i tried the green tea- it's working but you need to drink a large amount (which is not bad- drinking a lot of fluids is good for you). i take 3 teaspoons of green tea leafs or 3 bags of green tea, pour boiling water on it, let it stay for about 5 minutes and then mix it in a 1.5 liter bottle of water (no sugar. then i have 1.5 liters of green tea. works like a charm (to me any way..).

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But when Emily was kicked upstairs and she was offered the gossip job.
When he was eventually kicked upstairs he left behind public borrowing at a level that has caused more international concern than the public borrowing associated with previously less developed countries and he also left behind healthcare, education, transport and other systems that stand at a lower relative point in the world than when he started.
Defence minister Sydney Sekeramayi, himself touted as a possible future state president, has been kicked upstairs to the Senate.
It would surprise me, however, if Sharaa is being kicked upstairs to get him out of the Foreign Ministry", he wrote on his Internet Web log, noting that he was a key figure in dealing with a UN probe into the Hariri killing.
Commander Paul Hood is kicked upstairs and is named Special Envoy to the President.
If those partners can't reach consensus on a subject such as "revenue recognition," the issue gets kicked upstairs to a national review process inside the audit firm and possibly reaches the point of arbitration.