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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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
I broke my 5th metatarsal in my right foot and i'm down for 6wks. Can i lose weight by drinking protein shakes & still promote bone healing?
Losing weight: Maybe if your total calories decrease by the increased number in the shakes. Even though you may be "down" or off your feet for 6 weeks, you can still do upper extremity work outs or core exercises to burn off calories. A healthy diet is best, protein shakes are really for increasing muscle mass, not losing weight. You may gain more weight without extra bone healing benefit. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a report saying 15mg/dl of protein. Is it dangerous? suggestions for the treatment are highly appreciated.
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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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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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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