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Dr. Steven Hill
22 years experience in Family Medicine
Complicated: The karvonen formula is a mathematical formula that helps you determine your target heart rate (hr) training zone. The formula uses maximum and restin ... Read More

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A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ivan Colon
26 years experience in Urology
Herbal concoction: Maximum testosterole herbal male complex claims that it may aid: 1. Boosts production of male hormones naturally and safely. 2. Nourishes the reproduc ... Read More
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A 63-year-old male asked:
Dr. Budi Bahureksa
30 years experience in Cardiology
NA: It won't apply if you're on rate limiting meds
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
Elemental formula: Alimentum is a baby formula made up basic nutritional fats & sugars with proteins that have been broken down into aminoacids. This approach allows the ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kristi Woods
22 years experience in Pediatrics
Possibly: If the reason for using alimentum initially was for milk protein allergy/colitis, it is important to note that a significant percentage of babies with ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
not for most: As one of the most successful formulas today this could not be if it were harsh on babies stomach.There are numerous reasons a baby may not tolerate a ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
27 years experience in Internal Medicine
Not a problem: If it is happy and healthy and growing. Does it have a bit of a cold??
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
49 years experience in Pediatrics
You mean soy formula: Certainly yes. Soy formula is not really advantageous over milk based formula though.
A 5-year-old female asked:
Dr. Natalie Hodge
25 years experience in Pediatrics
No and Yes: They weigh more early in the first six months of life, then typically less by a year of life. More importantly, they then weigh less for the rest of ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
24 years experience in Pediatrics
Reflux and soy: If a sensitivity to cow milk proteins is causing the reflux, then changing to soy should help. However. most reflux in babies is considered physiolog ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
32 years experience in Family Medicine
Formula: I'm sure it has to do with the manufacture and processing technique. But, you would have to contact the company to find out why. They may have infor ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
Depends: Formula is not paperclips. There can be minor differences in the ingredients that babies gut may deal with differently.This can result in changes in d ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
Not necessary: This practice is unnecessary. Some infants prefer it warm or cold or room temperature. You can train baby to take it in any fashion. It was common pra ... Read More
A 6-year-old male asked:
Dr. Adam Lowry
Specializes in Pediatrics
Yes.: In general all infant formulas have similar calorie and nutrition content. Some parents feel bad hey baby made it one formula better than another, but ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
Depends on situation: Some folks prefer the bovine protein as more human like & there is some question whether the soy lives up to its quality. That said, most kids would n ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience in Pediatrics
Baby formula: Any baby formula will do fine .they supply proper nourishment for your infant
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
Not specifically: This is an old myth that is perpetuated year to year. Iron given at therapeutic levels can cause constipation, but studies find no correlation with th ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bhavin Patel
24 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
More palateable: Either formula will work, however, there is an issue with palatability of the infant to tolerate the formula. Thus, its a matter of trying out the fo ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kathryn Akin
36 years experience in Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
Breast or formula: Infants should drink breast milk or infant formula until their first birthday.
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonah Essers
17 years experience in Pediatric Gastroenterology
Wouldn't switch: I wouldn't switch from breast milk because of gassy baby. Typically babies are gassy because they swallow a lot of air. This should improve when the b ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jennifer Diabo
21 years experience in Pediatrics
It is ok, not ideal: While it is ok to use both products as they are both soy-based, infants tend to do better with one brand and makeup of formula. If you have both, and ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Renee Harrison
33 years experience in Anti-Aging Medicine
One of the 7 foods..: Dairy is listed among the 7 foods most common to cause food allergies. Many people are allergic or react to the casein protein in cow's milk. For thos ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
27 years experience in Pediatrics
Neocate: Neocate is a different type of formula. It is composed of free amino acids, the building block of proteins. It is as basic and natural as can be. Ther ... Read More

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