Current Issues in Women's Health: An FDA Consumer Special Report
DIANE Publishing, 1994 - 111 Seiten
This book is about prevention -- preventing illness & disease -- & the benefits of early detection & treatment if you get sick. This report is for all women, of all ages, ethnicities, & sexual orientations. Covers: breast cancer, AIDS, TSS, nutrition, infertility, contraception, lead, pregnancy, breast implants, hair dye, ovarian cancer, menopause & much more. Charts, graphs, drawings & photos.
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Seite 34 - Refusal to maintain body weight at or above a minimally normal weight for age and height (eg, weight loss leading to maintenance of body weight less than 85...
Seite 33 - A. Recurrent episodes of binge eating (rapid consumption of a large amount of food in a discrete period of time).
Seite 33 - The person regularly engages in either self.induced vomiting, use of laxatives or diuretics, strict dieting or fasting, or vigorous exercise in order to prevent weight gain.
Seite 31 - Without shoes. 2Without clothes. 3The higher weights in the ranges generally apply to men. who tend to have more muscle and bone; the lower weights more often apply to women, who have less muscle and bone.
Seite 30 - Eat foods with adequate starch and fiber Avoid too much sugar Avoid too much sodium If you drink alcoholic beverages, do so in moderation Eat a variety of foods Maintain healthy weight Choose a diet low in fat, saturated fat, and cholesterol...
Seite 34 - Disturbance in the way in which one's body weight, size, or shape is experienced, eg, the person claims to "feel fat" even when emaciated, believes that one area of the body is "too fat" even when obviously underweight.
Seite 9 - Lie flat on your back, left arm over your head and a pillow or folded towel under your left shoulder. This position flattens the breast and makes it easier to examine. Use the same circular motion described earlier. Repeat on your right breast.
Seite 22 - ... and the risk of death from contracting TSS; (3) The advisability of using tampons with the minimum absorbency needed to control menstrual flow in order to reduce the risk of contracting TSS; (4) Avoiding the risk of getting tampon-associated TSS by not using tampons, and reducing the risk of getting TSS by alternating tampon use with sanitary napkin use during menstrual periods; and (5) The need to seek medical attention before again using tampons if TSS warning signs have occurred in the past,...
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