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How can protein help injury healing and rehab?

How can protein help injury healing and rehab?

Yes, but....: A 'normal' diet is critical for proper healing and rehab. The answer to needing a protein supplement is probably no. Just be certain to eat a balanced diet and you should do well. If you have a diet that does not incorporate meat proteins or a decreased protein intake then you may need to supplement. Have fun and get better. ...Read more

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Protein (Definition)

Proteins are large molecules made up of a smaller class of molecules called amino acids. Proteins play an enormous role in the function of our bodies including enzymes, messengers, replicating dna, ...Read more


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Chronic whiplash injury and luq has malfunctioned. Brachial plexus triggers nerve symptoms but nerves not injured. Starting rehab. Healing possible?

Chronic whiplash injury and luq has malfunctioned.  Brachial plexus triggers nerve  symptoms but nerves not injured. Starting rehab. Healing possible?

Get diagnosis first: Be efficient, and get answers as to why your injury did not fully heal. Not uncommon is an injury to the brachial plexus from shoulder strap, with eventual scarring, called thoracic outlet syndrome. Therapy does help, but is a specific approach, such as felderkreis work. Both EMG and ultrasound studies could pin down precise mechanism. If you have tos, about 85% success with conservative rx. ...Read more

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I have a report saying 15mg/dl of protein. Is it dangerous? suggestions for the treatment are highly appreciated. Thanks

I have a report saying 15mg/dl of protein. Is it dangerous?  suggestions for the treatment are highly appreciated.
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Report = urinalysis?: Usama, whoever ordered the test should be able to tell you why it was ordered, what it means and what you can do about it. Good Luck. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for high c-reactive protein?

What is the treatment for high c-reactive protein?

Hold on!: Hs-c-reactive protein is a marker associated with vascular inflammation and is a risk factor for coronary heart disease. Proof of causality, though, is a bit more problematic, though intriguing: google "jupiter trial". All statins lower hs-crp to some degree, but also independently reduce cardiovascular risk, so separating out the impact of lowering CRP alone is difficult & remains controversial. ...Read more

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Bp:100-160sugar:100-110urine chemistry24 hrs urine for protein:4260mg/24hrs24 hrs urine for creatinine clearance:65ml/mins.Creatinine:1.8mg/dlwhat is the treatment?

Bp:100-160sugar:100-110urine chemistry24 hrs urine for protein:4260mg/24hrs24 hrs urine for creatinine clearance:65ml/mins.Creatinine:1.8mg/dlwhat is the treatment?

Proteinuria: Proteinuria (p) is an ominous sign in patients. You need to see a nephrologist (n) .Your p is > 4 grams/day and that is not good. Those with p have a higher incidence of stroke, kidney failure and heart attacks related to the amount of p they. You've kidney disease and need to control your BP and glucose. A n can start you on treatment plan to lower your p and do blood tests to see what caused it. ...Read more

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What are your treatment options for activated protein c resistance?

What are your treatment options for activated protein c resistance?

See: http://www.mayomedicallaboratories.com/test-catalog/Clinical+and+Interpretive/81967

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What is the treatment options for high protein in urine?

What is the treatment options for high protein in urine?

FInd the cause: Don't treat lab values. You've had radiation therapy for something, so you're no stranger to the health care system. Insist that your physician can tell whether the cause of the protien in your urine is clear, or whether you'll need a further workup. The protein itself is not harmful, but it's a marker for underlying illness. Most often, it's orthostatic proteinuria, a non-problem. ...Read more

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Is there a number one doctor-recommended protein powder for recovery and healing?

Magical Powders: Remember that regardless of what you eat or drink, it is all broken down to the most basic building blocks of amino acids, starches and fats via our digestive systems. The more complex the starting product, the more it takes to break it down but the endpoints are always the same. The keys to healing are to stay well hydrated, eat well balanced meals, avoid excess salt and sugar and relax. ...Read more

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Would suppliments like whey protein or creatine powders help or hinder healing of pulled muscles?

Would suppliments like whey protein or creatine powders help or hinder healing of pulled muscles?

Likely neither: Eating extra protein or extra Amino Acids is sort of like eating a second helping of roast pork loin, grilled chicken breast, or scrambled egg whites. The foods taste better, cost less, are more natural, and should support healing just as well. ...Read more

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What is the treatment if one person has all of these: protein s, protein c and anti thrombin III deficinecy?

Unlikely situation: It is very unlikely for a person to be deficient in all of these proteins. However, deficiency of even one predisposes a person to abnormal clotting and long tern treatment with warfarin may be needed. ...Read more

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Injuries (Definition)

An injury, of any severity, is a condition in which a person has damage to any part of his body. Examples of major injuries include gunshot wounds, knife wounds, large burns, severed ...Read more


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Rehab (Definition)

Rehab is an abbreviation for rehabilitation. Rehabilitation is the process of restoring one back to good physical or mental health ...Read more