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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Fried
35 years experience in General Practice
Folate (folic acid) Vit E: They contain healthy fats, folate and vitamin e which are all important in brain function.

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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience in Psychiatry
Brain functions: Too many to elaborate on here. Each part is responsible for certain functions. The 3 parts are Cerebrum, Cerebellum, & Brain stem. The Cerebrum ha ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Wells
43 years experience in Psychiatry
Balanced living: To improve general mental health, i recommend balanced living that includes a nutritious diet (to extent possible, try to avoid processed foods), 80 t ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience in Neurology
Complex, but: Brain chemistry is dependent on cholesterol as building block for many chemicals. B vitamins especially folate and B-12 important for numerous metabo ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael H. T. Sia
30 years experience in Pediatrics
See below:: Omega-3 fatty acid: dha (docosahexaenoic acid): from breast milk, flax, walnuts, some algae and fatty fish. The brain is 60% fat! this structural fat ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. SG Erman
Dr. SG Erman answered
34 years experience in Family Medicine
Complicated: The smn2 gene provides instructions for making the survival motor neuron (smn) protein. The smn protein is found throughout the body, with high levels ... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marc Hirsch
51 years experience in Family Medicine
Good Question: Obesity is having too much body mass. It takes more Insulin for a heavy person to process sugar from food and your system can burn out and you become ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience in Dermatology
Interleukins: One of a large group of proteins produced mainly by t cells and in some cases by mononuclear phagocytes or other cells. Interleukins participate in co ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Homocysteine: Homocysteine is an Amino Acid byproduct of meat consumption. Elevated levels can be associated with forming blood clots, hardening of the arteries, he ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ryan Stanton
17 years experience in Emergency Medicine
It's the plumbing: It is the plumbing necessary to delivery oxygen to all the tissues of the human body. It is also important for regulating blood flow and pressure. Wit ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gael Yonnet
14 years experience in Neurology
It dissolves clots.: Tpa (alteplase) stands for tissue plasminogen activator. As its name implies, it activates plasminogen which is essentially a blood clot buster. If a ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pam Yoder
Dr. Pam Yoder answered
Specializes in Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Lively living 4 life: You are so lucky. Before 40 there is a lot of time to live a wonderful, long and healthy life by including exercise and balanced diet the key is to s ... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
37 years experience in Family Medicine
See below: Potassium has many critical functions throughout the body. The following 2 websites give details as well as good sources in diet: http://www.Umm.Edu/a ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vance Harris
36 years experience in Family Medicine
Natural killer cells: Natural killer, a white blood cell, cells are rapid responses to virally infected cells and respond to tumor formation, acting at around 3 days after ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience in Cardiology
Cholesterol: read this: http://www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Conditions/Cholesterol/Cholesterol_UCM_001089_SubHomePage.jsp
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Melissa Young
8 years experience in Internal Medicine
Blood sugar average: The hba1c gives us a rough estimate of how your blood sugars are over the prior three months. High blood sugars during pregnancy can lead to complicat ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience in Cardiology
Cholesterol: read this: http://www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Conditions/Cholesterol/Cholesterol_UCM_001089_SubHomePage.jsp
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Rothschild
47 years experience in Rheumatology
To prevent blindness: Untreated, it often produces blindness.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience in Family Medicine
Its essential: It rejuvenates the brain in ways we don't understand yet. If we don't sleep for a long enough period, we will die.
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A male asked:
Dr. Masoud Sadighpour
37 years experience in Internal Medicine
Breakfast: If you skip breakfast then it will be about 16 hours between 2 meals, which is not healthy for the stomach. Your level of energy also will diminish i ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
63 years experience in Surgical Oncology
Endogenous pyrogen: In looking for mechanisms for Coleys Toxin as a cancer vaccine, bacterial toxins used were found to release a chemical termed tumor necrosis factor. ... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
32 years experience in Diagnostic Radiology
Magnetic: Resonance Venography(MRV) is a specialized type of MRI that is specifically tailored to visualize the intracranial venous system and venous sinuses.
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steve Choi
21 years experience in Family Medicine
Glycemic control: Hemoglobin and serum albumin undergo glycosylation ie. binds with glucose. Glycosylated hemoglobin level (HbA1) is widely used as index of glycemic c ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Djamchid Lotfi
57 years experience in Neurology
Two levels in coma: Decorticate rigidity occurs as the connection between the cortex of the brain and the rest of the nervous system is interrupted, when pressure is appl ... Read More
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