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Multiple endocrine neoplasia (MEN) syndromes are rare, inherited disorders in which several endocrine glands develop noncancerous (benign) or cancerous (malignant) tumors or grow excessively without forming tumors. The major forms are MEN type 1 or type 2 (2A and 2B). These types are distinguished by the genes involved, the types of hormones made, and the ...Read more
Much research,but: D-penicillamine might work, and there a number of studies suggesting this, but no long term double blind studies exist. A recent report suugest that a drug CellCept (mycophenolate mofetil) might be of value, and there are those that use mtx or tetracyclines.The major advances are ability to control BP and treat pulmonary hypertension. We can deal with esophgeal spasm and reflux. Nothing great at present for underlying dx. ...Read more
Not really: D-penicillamine might work, and there a number of studies suggesting this, but no long term double blind studies exist. A recent report suugest that a drug CellCept (mycophenolate mofetil) might be of value, and there are those that use mtx or tetracyclines.The major advances are ability to control BP and treat pulmonary hypertension. We can deal with esophgeal spasm and reflux. Nothing great at present for underlying dx. ...Read more
No!: But what shot, and why are you taking it? Depo-provera? Too little information about location, when, how soon after, versus immediately or during. When did this start in your life. And an exam would be needed. See your gyn doc. Good luck! ...Read more
Get to know her...: Obviously you may not be ready. Get to know her better. Remember, you are not obligated to have sex, even with your girlfriend. If she expects to have sex, perhaps she is not right for you. Some people think love is a requisite before having sex. Perhaps you think think that way! casual sex is something to be avoided! ...Read more
Many causes: This could be from so many different causes- hormone imbalances, pulling the hair too tightly, immune disorders and nutrition problems all are in the mix. Are you hormonally make or female? Is the hair loss mostly at the front vs at the top of your head? Have you also had skin changes? Is your energy level different? All of these will help guide your primary care doctor figure it out with you. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
What is the difference between coq10 and ubiquinol reduced coq10 and why i need ubiquinol when i m over 30?
Prevents ?aging?: Co-q10 experimentally prevents mitochondrial aging, a major component of the aging process! ubiquinol is also a better absorbed form of co-q10, over ubiquinone, more present in generic co-q10! ...Read more
Can IBS change to something else? Years ago had the classic symptoms but they changed as i got older. From my 30`s to 40`s.
Maybe: I have many patients with ibs. They try to manage it with how and what they eat and medication. It is nerve wracking to have cramps and always need to know where the nearest restroom is. I have sent some patients to a psychologist to help them deal with this problem. Anxiety aggravates ibs. As we age many problems seem to multiple adding fuel to the fire. Get a colonoscopy now to ease your mind. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm 58 and i have a very loose molar on my right side and its hard to eat because its so loose...how do i go about pulling it out myself?
I'm 20 yrs old, 55kg.I've just started bodybuilding, so i want to gain some weight(mass).Please give me a programme(diet) to follow daily.
You weight & muscle:: Don't go hypocaloric. You need weight. But increase your intake of meat, eggs, nuts. Add supplemental whey protein, or shakes to get your protein 0.9 grams/ lb on a daily basis- counting all protein sources. Get your percent body fat calculated before you start. Keep at that level or below while traing. Your goal: add more weight as muscle! to do so requires both more protein and calories! ...Read more
What do you advise if I'm on methotrexate for the atthritis and am newly diagnosed with fibromyalgia. what can I take that will benefit both?
I'm on Flagyl and just ate a pickle and some bbq sauce that lists distilled vinegar. Are these safe, or will they make me ill while on Flagyl?!
Very unlikely!: I don't believe you will have an issue! ...Read more
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