leaning


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leaning

leaning against fixed objects, associated with frequent falling; an indication of loss of balance and of a lesion of the vestibular apparatus.

Patient discussion about leaning

Q. does serratrol thin your blood?

A. i don't know about blood thinning but i do know that when i looked for information about it (i looked for an alternative medicine for my mother) i found out this review about it:
http://www.medicine.ox.ac.uk/bandolier/booth/alternat/serrapep.html

according to this after reviewing 34 researches done on serratrol - they found no evidence supporting the claim it helps.

Q. Why is it so hip to be thin and fit???? not everyone can be as thin and as fit as the society demands? was it always like that ? because i feel like if you are gaining a little extra pounds you are doomed !!! people condem you as a less better man in the good case .. in the worst case you won't have friends ....

A. i think that the in the biological way of thinking - people are attracted to what seems healthy, it has more chance of giving healthy child that will survive. in African cultures that food is scarce- being big considered to be healthy and attractive. in our culture- being over weight means unhealthy, but so is too skinny. so going back and forth with a few ponds is fine. but the two extreme situations are unattractive for most men.

Q. how do celebrities look so thin and beautiful? what is their secret?

A. and all sorts of liposuctions and esthetic surgery...

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References in classic literature ?
Towards midnight our talk of London died away, and we stood side by side leaning over the bulwarks and staring dreamily over the silent, starlit sea, each pursuing his own thoughts.
Leaning back with his hands clasped about his knees, he lazily watched Little John rolling a stout bowstring from long strands of hempen thread, wetting the palms of his hands ever and anon, and rolling the cord upon his thigh.
I want to stop here, leaning up against this gritty old wall.
Prince Vasili in front of the door, near the invalid chair, a wax taper in his left hand, was leaning his left arm on the carved back of a velvet chair he had turned round for the purpose, and was crossing himself with his right hand, turning his eyes upward each time he touched his forehead.
Flushing exclaimed, leaning forward in her eagerness to see the spot where the explorer had died.
You people haven't hurried," Lady Tresham remarked, leaning forward.