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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
72 years experience Preventive Medicine
Natural foods: Stick to god made foods and avoid the man made. Buy at the farmers' market.
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A 59-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frederick Shieh
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Many things: A broad term to describe problems within the gastrointestinal tract, which can go anywhere from the mouth to the anus.
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Malinchak
29 years experience Family Medicine
Brain/gut connection: They are connected through what's called the "brain-gut connection." the thoughts of the mind can influence the functioning of the intestinal tract. ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
41 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Align: is a probiotic and I recommend to many of my patients to help restore bowel bacteria/flora to the proper levels especially if taking antibiotics or h ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Carol Jacobs
Specializes in Pediatrics
Variety: Vitamin imbalance and emotional health are a hot topic right now. I advise my patients to take a good multivitamin with extra Vitamin D as well as L M ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barbara Lavi
34 years experience Clinical Psychology
Your question is: important, but hard 2 answer in 400 characters. I hope that Obama Care will help improve the Mental Health system in our country. It is flawed largely ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
72 years experience Preventive Medicine
Yes: Depending on the nature of the oral health.E.G.Gingivitis is due to deficiency of coenzyme q 10 and would be reflected in overall health that is nece ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Deborah McGregor
43 years experience Preventive Medicine
Food affects GI: Consider the beneficial effects of live-lactobacillus yogurt when compared to the detrimental effects of some processed foods containing nitrates. Cho ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
41 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Very: Much so. Diet and fluids can affect digestive system tremendously.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
Yes!: Drinking alcohol moderately (up to 2 drinks/day for men) will probably not cause problems. Becoming intoxicated complicates existing mental health i ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Healthtap Doctors: are asked not to endorse specific brands or product lines. Would recommend a poly-strain probiotic that is slow -release with millions of cultures. It ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michelle King
25 years experience Psychiatry
Mental health: They can be categorized into psychotic, anxiety, mood, and several other general groups of conditions. Mental health conditions cause distress, and oc ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sidney Vinson
26 years experience Gastroenterology
Maybe: There is no strong scientific evidence that activia is truly beneficial. It may help some.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barbara Lavi
34 years experience Clinical Psychology
They are the same: Mental health and emotional health are the same. Signs of mental health include: general sense of well being, good friendships and relationships, posi ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yelena Litvinenko
30 years experience Clinical Psychology
Holistic approach: Mental and emotional improvement usually change individual' self -concept. Improved self-concept is positively affected someone's attitude and as a r ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sarah Hartz
15 years experience Psychiatry
Possibly: Depending of the level of impairment of a learning disorder, there may be significant stress that can trigger or exacerbate psychiatric disorders such ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julie Abbott
44 years experience Preventive Medicine
Many:): First, it contributes healthy bacteria to your digestive tract; it is the original probiotic! This can improve digestion as well as immune function. ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
WHO and health: Great question. Let's do 2nd opinion and discuss in detail.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Hendricks
37 years experience General Surgery
Maybe: This is a hard question to answer. So many other things cause digestive problems, one should not jump to the conclusion or worry about colon cancer in ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Alcoholism: Refer to the diagram!
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kalyn Diamond
13 years experience Clinical Psychology
Health psychology: Is a specialty area that focuses on the relationship between the psychological & physiological processes that impact an individual's health & well-bei ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Berry
13 years experience Clinical Psychology
Eating disorders: They can be a physical health problem because being overweight or underweight physically taxes the body and can be lethal in extreme vases of morbid o ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Kuhn
36 years experience Bariatrics
Obesity and the Gut: Obesity affects digestive system by: 1) gastric reflux or heartburn from belly pressure. The acid reflux can cause asthma and even cancer in the esop ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Etiology: Easiest way is to think of causes as Biopsychosocial. The biological is genetics. The psychological is self concept such as self-esteem. The social is ... Read More
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