General Health
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General Health
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  2. Hi @briantoh, yes you still physically can deadlift, but perhaps the real question is whether you should. If you are hoping for a recovery, and to be able to continue this hobby long term, then you...
    Dr. Dinesh G
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  4. Hi @gerdboss great question! Asthma has many medications including several inhalers. Some of these inhalers work by relaxing smooth muscle, helping to alleviate asthmatic symptoms like wheeze by re...
    Dr. Dinesh G
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  6. Hey @niczyang this is a very common problem! There are lots of possible causes for this, including diseases like allergic rhinitis, and reflux disease or GERD. I would strongly recommend seeing a G...
    Dr. Dinesh G
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    Dr. Shimin B
    Space Doctor
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  10. GERD in its most severe form can result in cancer. This “precancerous” stage is referred to as Barrets oesophagus. This occurs only in about 5% of patients with severe and prolonged symptoms and he...
    Dr. Adnaan S
    Space Doctor
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  12. Hi @gerdboss, great question! Heartburn is a burning sensation in the tummy accompanied by reflux of undigested food/sour fluid from the stomach. It has many possible causes and can often be multif...
    Dr. Dinesh G
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  14. Hi @briantoh this is an interesting question. The best way is to sneeze into a tissue, throw that away, and then wash your hands immediately. Some individuals like to gradually fold and re-use thei...
    Dr. Dinesh G