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Q. Do you have ADHD from the day you are born?

If so, what is the minimum age to test for ADHD?
Ayup, you have ADHD the day you are born. you can do a diagnose from the age of 5-6. but it's not an easy diagnosis and it needs a team of professionals to do it.

Q. why do Alternativ treatments are so popular now days?

AIn many chronic problems, mainly pain syndromes, the solutions the conventional medicine offers are not satisfying, so people turn to alternative medicine in search of a remedy. "Natural" products are considered safe compared to the "chemicals" of the conventional medications. Sometimes the alternative therapist is regarding the patient in a more holistic and empathic way than a conventional (usually over-worked) doctor. Many people try alt medicine as "if it won't work, it will do no harm" etc.

Q. how many calories should i eat per day

i weigh 220 and am 5 feet 1 inch how many calories should i eat per day
Aif your aim is to loose weight, here is a site with a calorie calculator-
http://walking.about.com/cs/calories/l/blcalcalc.htm

and here some advises on what to eat as a diabetic-
http://www.lifeclinic.com/focus/Diabetes/diet.asp

Q. Could it be possible that one day Autism may be cured?

Each and every disease has a cure except very few major new diseases. Could it be possible that one day Autism may be cured?
ATo my knowledge, there is no cure for autism. People with autism cannot recover although significant improvements can be made. With Applied Behavioral Analysis, children learn variety of things in various settings. So earlier the autistic child receives interventions, the better the results. Just remember the saying ‘Better be late than never’ and it is never too late for an autistic person to get treated and improve the functioning. Now they too can lead independent lives with the advanced treatments that are currently available. There is always shortage of service providers and funds to provide such services which is a serious concern. . It doesn't look like that you can cure Autism fully, that's why in every one of us there is a different puzzle to be solved.

Q. My mom have seen her bad days with osteoporosis.

My mom have seen her bad days with osteoporosis. I know her pain during winter where she cannot make herself move every morning. I have been seeing her for many years on medications. Looking over my mom`s condition I started to keep myself fit. This will help to control the future chances of osteoporosis for me. I have heard that it runs in families. I do jogging but I was concerned as is this enough?
A1Generally osteoporosis starts with bone loss and this bone loss starts after the person crosses his mid 30`s. Weight can increase the osteoporosis symptoms. So you must do some weight bearing exercise. Like gardening, aerobics, climbing, brisk walking. Though you must eat well. Do eat good diet rich in vitamin D. also have green leafy vegetables and milk as well. This diet must be increased once you are over the age of 30.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CdLhBMoYfMk&eurl=http://www.imedix.com/health_community/vCdLhBMoYfMk_osteoporosis_treatment_bone_loss_osteopenia?q=osteoporosis&feature=player_embedded
A2doing physical activity has been proved to help build a dense bone and slow down the deterioration of the bone in osteoporosis. everyone will have osteoporosis if they'll live for 120 years,but some people start the process earlier then others. a very good way to delay it is doing physical activity. i also recommenced Yoga classes! it will put pressure on all of your skeletal bones and help slowing down the disease.

Q. how much protein should the average male eat per day?

Does it matter if the protein comes from vegetables, nuts, animals?
AYour daily protein intake should be between 10% to 15% of your daily caloric intake. Here is a website that helps you calculate exactly how much protein you should consume according to your weight:
http://www.indoorclimbing.com/Protein_Requirement.html

Q. can allergy just go away one day?

AAllergies during infancy usually pass in early childhood, however some may stay for life. Allergies can "go away" later in life, when the body become de-sensetized to a certain allergen to which it is wildly exposed to, but this is not most of the cases.
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