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Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: The problem is malabsorption of food and essential vitamins which can lead to many other complications (neurologic, hematologic, bone etc )and even de ... Read More

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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Veena Govila
59 years experience Internal Medicine
Hashimotoes thyroid: Hashimotoes thyroid. Dont have to change diet. Continue to follow up with your Dr for Meds.
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Rosenthal
20 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Celiac disease: The best reason to go on a gluten free diet is if you were diagnosed eith celiac disease. Otherwise there are few documented benefits.
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No: There is no reason to avoid gluten in the absence of celiac and intolerance. In fact, gluten-free food is likely less healthy for you since it usuall ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
You mean stress?: What symptoms do you experience? You haven't given us enough information to guess if your problem is diet-responsive or will improve with restorative ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Burns
36 years experience Emergency Medicine
??: Not sure what you are referring to as "dots in the brain". If you mean someting found on an MRI or ct scan, it would be best to ask the doctor orderi ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: If stress is the only cause then eliminating stress would solve the entire problem. However it is not usually as simple as that especially given your ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
34 years experience Pediatrics
Possibly.: If so, this would account for a small minority of cases.
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Veena Govila
59 years experience Internal Medicine
Soda: Every thing in moderation is good.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Rothman
34 years experience Internal Medicine
Low BP?: Often pateints crave salt because they need salt. Do you tend to have low blood pressure. Stress can lead to hormonal imbalances that can impair your ... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Krulak
22 years experience Family Medicine
Possibly: Studies have shown associations between acne and dairy intake, but no causal relationship has been proven. Anecdotes that demonstrate people being he ... Read More
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Constipation: More than likely your constipation is diet related. Add more fiber to your diet in form of fruits and vegetables, nuts, figs prunes, dates, dried apri ... Read More
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A 81-year-old female asked:
Dr. Galina Nikolskaya
10 years experience Neurology
Low serotonin: low serotonin levels have been demonstrated in patients with anxiety and depression and can cause impaired concentration, slowness in thinking and poo ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
There is never a: 100% guarantee of safety for medications or supplements. Depression may benefit from Omega 3 Fatty Acids, SAM-e & 5- HTP. If there are specific ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Biery
48 years experience Gastroenterology
Yes,food dependent: I would begin a probiotic, such as align or phillips colon heath daily. I would also concentrate on increased dietary fiber, starting with fiber one c ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Yes, Anxiety can do: that. If other medical causes ha Talk about feelings & address problems. Don't avoid them. Aim for 7.5 - 8 hours of sleep/ night. Daily physical a ... Read More
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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Charlap
36 years experience Holistic Medicine
Not really: Some people claim that foods or pills that contain choline and 5-htp can help, but the studies have been inconclusive. Egg yolk and beef are highest i ... Read More
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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Possible: HIstamine level may only be elevated in one organ and not another and thus the answer is yes. Having said that, you will need to find out the cause f ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Possibly: Excess thyroid, if significantly out of range, could do those things.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hiroshi Mashimo
32 years experience Gastroenterology
Possible: overtly large umbilical hernias are less likely to get trapped with gut and strangulate, while not visible ones may and lead to vague symptoms of naus ... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
No difference in Rx: A very recent research study found that people who had been infected with the intestinal parasite Giardia had an elevated risk of irritable bowel synd ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
No: This is the so-called caveman diet. It encourages meat eating which is a little weird. It should not cause your arthritis to flare.
A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ew Christensen
27 years experience Family Medicine
Possibly: If you are not producing acid in the stomach, this can lead to poor digestion of proteins and increased bacteria in the intestines. Poor digestion and ... Read More
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