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What Will Happen If Your Diet Lacks

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Dr. Nayla Mumneh
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Shellfish: Allergy is not a lack in the immune system, it is an abnormal reaction to certain proteins in shellfish

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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
32 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No: Individuals with shellfish allergy make the ige allergic antibody to the tropomyosin protein in the muscle of crustaceans (shrimp, crab, lobster). ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Rupp
20 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Don't Worry: People who are allergic to shellfish, do not generally develop nutritional/dietary deficiencies as a result. The most common important nutrient that ... Read More
A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marci Dietrich
40 years experience Bariatrics
Iron and Diet: Dear marina, before you try taking any "diet" pill, find out why you lack iron? Please get a complete history and physical from a certified physici ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
No: But calcium is certainly an essential nutrient and adequate intake is necessary for proper bone growth and development. Check w/pediatritian for furth ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ajay Acharya
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Yes: Diet maintains and replenishes tissue, sleep repairs the chemical and physiologic damage of daily living.
A 77-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Restless: You may have restless legs syndrome for which there are medications. Calcium or magnesium deficiency cause muscle irritability. A neurologist could ev ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Overweight: The most likely cause is eating more calories than one burns. Often there are psychological reasons for this. Sometimes there are metabolic reasons. Y ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
No: In severe deficiency and malnutrition, BP actually falls (but this isn't a healthy way to lower bp!).
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Janet Greenhut
42 years experience Preventive Medicine
Poor diet?: It's hard to say without knowing if your diet is well balanced. If you're not getting enough protein you may feel tired. Exercise usually makes a pers ... Read More
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