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Dr. Doina Marina

Anti-Aging Medicine
WINCHESTER, MA
54 years experience

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Anti-Aging Medicine

Languages spoken

English

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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Doina Marina
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Hospital admission.: The patient should be admitted for close observation. Radiology consult for additional testing to be considered, as the pain may be referred and the c... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
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Take only MVI's: Spirulina, a microscopic blue- green algae in warm waters is rich in vitamins b1, b2 ; b3. It contains 4 g protein/ tablespoon, useful for vegetarians... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
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Healthy lifestyle.: Gerd affects over 50% of the us population. Water increases stomach ph by 4 after 1 minute. Avoid overeating, smoking, eating just before strenuous ex... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
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Great body weight: Your body weight for your height is optimal and your body mass index is 22 (in the healthy range). Power-walking preferably outdoors, not on a tread... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
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Listen to surgeon.: Wounds can drain after surgery, especially when adipose tissue has been involved. Your surgeon has removed the drain, which could have prolonged the s... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
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No.: The liver stores a 3-year supply of vitamin b12. True vegan vegetarians may need a supplement or vitamin B12 fortified food. In pernicious anemia diag... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
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B vitamin deficiency: Alcohol causes vitamin b1 deficiency, the most serious, also resulting in greater alcohol intake.Vitamin b6 can't be converted to its active form. De... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
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Yes.: Olive oil contains oleic acid (monounsaturated fatty acid) ; several antioxidants. It fights heart disease (lowers triglycerides, ldl; protects it fr... Read More
A male asked:
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Fomivirsen 165 mcg : Fomivirsen/vitravene (isis 2922) an antisense nucleotide, given by intravitreal injection for cytomegalovirus retinitis in aids patients, significantl... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
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Yes.: Low blood count, leading to light, irregular periods results from an inadequate diet ; other risk factors. Foods rich in folic acid: liver, egg yolk, ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
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Yes ; after.: L-carnitine tartrate (carnipure) shuttles free fatty acids (ffa) to the mitochondria for energy production. It can be taken before and is indicated d... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
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If eaten in excess.: If eaten one cup per serving, cherries prevent diarrhea and constipation. Eating too many cherries can cause stomach upset. Cherries contain querceti... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
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Initial supervision: The places where vitamin B12 injections can be given, are the muscles of the outer part of the upper thigh, the muscles of the upper part of the butto... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
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Yes. : Recommended dietary allowance (rda) for vitamin c in mg/day infants 0-6 months: 40 7-12 months: 50 children: 1-3 years: 15 4-8 years: 25 9-13 y... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
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No.: Ginger's clinical applications are for motion sickness, (acting more on the gastro-intestinal tract, not on the vestibular-visual stimulation in a stu... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
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Yes.: In a study of 749 people reporting marijuana side effects, 26 people (3.47%) had pulmonary embolism, all females. Age distribution: 10-19 years: 7.... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
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It is OK.: Foods rich in tyrosine, a thyroid hormones precursor, are favorable for hypothyroidism. Tyrosine-rich foods include animal proteins, dairy products, ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
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EDS Type IV.: Ehlers-danlos syndrome type iv: blue sclerae. The benign finding of blue sclerae (the underlying choroid plexus showing through the translucent scler... Read More
A 41-year-old male asked:
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Hypertension Rx: Olive leaf contains active flavonoids, bitter terpenoids and glycosides. 400 mg q.I.D. In a french study was not successful. In a rat model, salt-sens... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
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54 years experience
Fefol has also iron.: Fefol is used to prevent and treat iron deficiency anemia and folate (folic acid) deficiency especially during pregnancy.
A 20-year-old female asked:
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Consider OCPs.: Depo-provera is a synthetic, long-acting progestin, designed to strongly interfere with the physiology of the normal menstrual cycle. After one year o... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
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Physiologic event.: Of the cohort of maturing follicles at the beginning of the menstrual cycle, one matures and reaches a size of 18 to 20 mm at midcycle. The 13 mm cys... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
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54 years experience
0 or 7 days.: If starting the pack of pills on the first day of your menstrual period, they will work right away and you don't need additional protection. If sta... Read More
A 56-year-old male asked:
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Numerous choices.: Heating pad or ice pack, no heavy lifting ; use knees and hips instead of lower back, no sleeping on the abdomen , no standing or sitting for long per... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
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1yr old girl21.76lbs: The average weight of a 1 year old baby girl is 21.76 pounds and the average height is 28-29 inches.
A 37-year-old female asked:
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Yes, in stress.: Adrenal insufficiency can cause memory loss, especially in stressful situations, as well as confusion, absentmindedness. There is poor resistance to s... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
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Flagyl ovules: Besides local hygiene, which you are observing, there is a frequent condition, called bacterial vaginosis, caused by the vaginal overgrowth of anaerob... Read More
A 53-year-old female asked:
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See ENT first.: See ENT specialist first. If surgery is needed, he can refer you to a maxillo-facial surgeon.
A 32-year-old member asked:
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It is vitamin B6.: Pyridoxine is one of the 3 forms of vitamin b6, along with pyridoxal and pyridoxamine. The full chemical name of -pyridoxine is 2-methyl-3-hydroxy- ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Doina Marina
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Yes.: Milk thistle, standardized to contain 70-80% silymarin, one of the most potent liver-protective and restorative substances known, can be used with oth... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
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Androgen excess.: A thorough physical examination and work-up is mandatory. Hirsutism is not treated unless an underlying cause is found, which needs to be addressed as... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
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R/O GI bleeding: Black stools may result from eating black licorice, lead exposure, iron pills, bismuth (pepto-bismol), blueberries. Otherwise, work up for gastro-... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
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Most likely yes.: Passion flower, used by aztecs as analgesic ; for its harma alkaloids, of which harmine induces a contemplative state and mild euphoria. Germans used ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
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54 years experience
Use cautiously.: Maca has not been studied in women. Studies in men have not shown maca to induce changes in luteinizing hormone, follicle stimulating hormone, prolact... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
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Healthy lifestyle: You need to eat a balanced diet with a great variety of fresh vegetables (green leafy, celery, zucchini, green beens, cabbage family, root vegetables,... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Doina Marina
54 years experience
No interaction.: Bupropion is an antidepressant and smoking cessation agent. Vitamin d is involved in the activity of 2, 000 genes and can be viewed more as a hormon... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Doina Marina
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Decaf. GT is good.: No, green tea is favorable for gerd, together with a healthy diet and lifestyle. Decaffeinated green tea is superior for gerd relief, as caffeine may ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Doina Marina
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Allergic reactions.: Rare allergic reactions manifest as a generalized nummular, eczematous and papular dermatitis, as a result of topical application. Aloe vera gel delay... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Doina Marina
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Yes.: Spirulina and flax oil can be taken together.
A 45-year-old member asked:
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No.: Peppermint oil via enteric-coated preparations is used in irritable bowel syndrome. A formula containing menthol ; terpenes helps dissolve gallstones.... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
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Nephrology consult.: Nephrology consult should be done. If the composition of the gravel is known, their cause can be addressed. Otherwise, watchful waiting and treating ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
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You decide.: It is recommended to introduce fish after one year of age and many sources recommend to wait until 3 years. Besides being allergenic for an infant, wh... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Doina Marina
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It could be.: To calculate the bmi, you need to divide the weight in kg by your height in meters squared. A bmi over 30 is considered to be obese. Unfortunately y... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Doina Marina
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No safety info.: Kankunis herbal slimming tea is made in the philippines by diamond laboratories inc., a leading medium-sized pharmaceutical, medical and health produc... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Doina Marina
54 years experience
It is OK.: The menstrual cycle involves a complex timed functional interaction between the hypothalamo-hypophyseal hormonal control, the ovaries and the endomet... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Doina Marina
54 years experience
No.: Cheilosis may be a manifestation of vitamin b2, vitamin b6, Folic Acid (vitamin b9), iron or zinc deficiency. It is also encountered in crohn's diseas... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Doina Marina
54 years experience
Allergy to it can.: Peanut butter is recommended by the cleveland clinic for diarrhea. However, if you are allergic to peanuts, you may develop diarrhea when eating pean... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Doina Marina
54 years experience
128-156 pounds.: The range is wide, as weight depends on body composition. If very athletic and muscular, the weight may be higher, as muscles weigh more than adipos... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Doina Marina
54 years experience
Nontoxic @ 8,000mg/d: Oral ld50 level for turmeric could not be determined, as 2.5g/kg fed to various lab animals, including monkeys ; 3g/kg fed to rats was tolerated. At ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Doina Marina
54 years experience
In certain groups.: -loss of appetite is one of the signs of Folic Acid deficiency. -in preschool children with poor appetite Folic Acid given for 20 days increased hun... Read More

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Marina is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Marina is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thank you so much. I was bit worried as i dont know any doctor here.
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Thanks for your quick reply! Dr.s think I am making it up. Not sure where I go from here. Thank u
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! went to Prilosec much better !

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Inst de med si farmacie, carol davila, bucharest, romania
Graduated 1968MD

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