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how does protein affect your teeth

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Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience Endocrinology
Teeth: "Protein deficiency" is one thing - taking care of your teeth is another. Surely your assignment must give you information of these items. If troubled ... Read More

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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Protein: Protein doesn't cause tooth decay. Decay is caused by bacteria taking sugars out of foods and converting sugars into acids, which etch the calcium ou ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. John DeWolf
39 years experience Dentistry
Decalcification: Or loss of calcium in your teeth is what i think you are referring to. This is much more commonly associated with acidity in the mouth most commonly c ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Bassman
44 years experience Dentistry
Need a consult: Protein shakes are fine, but only in certain circumstances. Some don't provide all the necessary nutrients needed to aid in immune support and health ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad Aslami
Specializes in Family Medicine
Improve: Diet could improve metabolism by secreting pancreatic hormones which helps to reduce risk of diabetes and dyslipidemia.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elton Behner
36 years experience Dentistry
It is sticky and: full of processed sugars. It is flavored with anise an herb not related to licorice but tastes like it. True organic licorice has a beneficial compoun ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rony Gorges
11 years experience Internal Medicine
It suppresses: your appetite. With continued use that effect wears off quickly.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Diet & health: Significantly, especially adequate proteins & carb's. & essential fatty acids from fruits & vegetables, & omega from seafood.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Absolutely: Teeth will move faster through healthy tissues than through unhealthy tissues. Moving teeth in the presence of inflammatory disease can result in gum ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Glennon
32 years experience Dentistry
Decay isn't healthy: Do you think you may be thinking of the studies that have shown a correlation between periodontal disease causing plaque and plaque in your heart? He ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Davis
38 years experience Sleep Medicine
Diet is important: There has been much research done that shows your diet is directly related to your eye health. High fat diets have been linked to age-related macular ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
59 years experience Family Medicine
Nose problem: Diet affects everycell in your body and thay is why a healthy lifestyle with a healthy diet is so important. If you are having a problem with your no ... Read More
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Morton Levitt
48 years experience Pathology
Potassium: It is the job of the kidneys to regulate your potassium levels within a very narrow range. If your kidneys are not working right, or you are taking an ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kathleen Cullen
8 years experience Internal Medicine
Everything: Diet has everything to do with your skin health. Each day our bodies undergo stress which release free radicals that age us. In order to counteract th ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mike Bowman
18 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
2 ways: Foods which are acidic or spicy can directly damage the voice box, and contribute to hoarseness. Other foods, like high fat foods, caffeine, and other ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerry Routh
45 years experience Internal Medicine
Trigger Foods: Svt or supraventricular tachycardia is a rapid heart rhythm. Some foods such as caffeine and chocolate can aggravate the dysrhythmia. Allergies to c ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Some thoughts...: Periodontal disease causes the gums to recede, and smokers have a higher incidence of periodontitis. Inhaled toxins, irritating hot smoke, decreased s ... Read More
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Milstone
26 years experience Pulmonology
Slows breathing: Alcohol is a brain depressant - it causes a part of the brain called the medulla to slow heart rate and depress breathing. In severe alcohol poisonin ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Usually not at all: This is not normally a side effect of clindamycin. However, any infection can cause low energy -- so I would guess that whatever infection you are bei ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Probably doesn't: Most food choices have little impact on health. Despite the "pop" wisdom that fish is "brain food", I'm not aware of its being anything more than a go ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. M. Christine Lee
27 years experience Dermatology
Replaces old cells: Lack of sleep can cause the delicate skin around the eyes to become puffy and thin out, develop dark circles, cause lines and wrinkles. The body and s ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Linda DiMeglio
27 years experience Pediatric Endocrinology
More the opposite: You may build muscle more quicly with more "resistance" exercise - (using your muscles against or to move a weight) but your bone thickness does not a ... Read More
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Veeraish Chauhan
13 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Effects of salt: We all need some sodium as part of a healthy diet. Up to 80% of what you need is already there in the food you eat. Excess salt though has been associ ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Stewart
43 years experience Clinical Psychology
Caffeine = stimulant: So it adds to physiological arousal that stress can produce. It will increase heart rate, alertness, and insomnia in some people. It can decrease fa ... Read More

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