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Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
Several: Alcohol is a known irritant. Also caffeine, fried foods, and spicy foods -- especially those with peppers.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yale Shulman
44 years experience Urology
For some men: Alcohol, spicy food, caffeine may cause irritation and possible symptoms of "inflamation" of the prostate, in some men, not most.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patricio Gargollo
20 years experience Pediatric Urology
Maybe: It may depending on how long and how aggressively you are riding your bike. It won't make your prostate larger but it may transiently make your sympto ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shahid Rafique
43 years experience Internal Medicine
Probably: There are anecdotal reports that certain foods improve or worsen the symptoms of pro statism. There is no scientific evidence. Most of such reports ha ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Johnnie Strickland Jr
32 years experience Family Medicine
Avoidance/veggies: If you are sensitive as I am avoidance is best. The balance is the important thing. Vegetables are alkaline and will help to balance out the acidity ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerald Mandell
51 years experience Nuclear Medicine
Spice still good: There is no known correlation between eating spicy foods and appendicitis.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Not likely: Libido is complex interplay of general health, hormone status, mental state, personality make-up etc. A well balanced diet, exercise and general fitn ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Live wisely: People hear all sorts of things every day of their lives... But how much of it is true?... And for whom might it be true?... And what bad things might ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marvin Ott
19 years experience Emergency Medicine
No: There is no association between starchy foods and appendicitis. Hope this helps!
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Allan Goldstein
55 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Different foods and liquids can cause an increase in reflux.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Erik Borncamp
24 years experience Wound care
No one knows: "toxins" is a word that is overused. Pesticides, mercury, lead, antibiotics, etc can all be taken in in the diet and are difficult to remove. Best t ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
None documented: If raw food helps in limiting caloric intake that would help in weight loss. You should be careful to avoid food borne illness by washing the produce ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Whitman
44 years experience Ophthalmology
Stimulants: Coffee, decongestants like sudafed and stimulants like amphetamine all can promote or increase the feeling of stress.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Dairy,fast foods,mea: Dairy products like chese, butter, milk cakes, pastries, cookies, crackers, candy, sugary drinks fast food like pizza, hambergers, frozen dinners, c ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Ritalin (methylphenidate): To my knowledge there are no food restrictions when taking ritalin (methylphenidate).
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Healthy diet: Eat vegetables, lean meat or fish, low glycemic index carbonhydrates, avoid fried food and exercise.
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A 75-year-old member asked:
Dr. Latisha Smith
37 years experience Wound care
No: Bladder control is a function of the sphincter. There is no food that will improve control of the bladder sphincter. It is helpful to avoid ingestion ... Read More
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A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
No: Reflux is due to malfunction of lower esophageal sphincter, increased abdominal pressure - usually due to obesity. See this site for more info. http: ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
Skin quality: A dermatologist is the best person to answer this question so please see one. Having said that, from a natural health posit of view, simply putting s ... Read More
A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
63 years experience Surgical Oncology
No specific foods: Once melanoma grows there is little to stop its spread. While UV radiation can effect the melanoma, no specific foods have a stimulating or regressiv ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matthew Goren
31 years experience Ophthalmology
Why?: It should be fine, assuming you have no allergy or intolerance to that food.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. J. Kyle Mathews
32 years experience Urogynecology
Yes: Acidic foods, foods high in potassium, caffeine & alcohol all can make ic symptoms worse. For a more complet list refer to this link. http://www.dr ... Read More
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