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A 44-year-old member asked:

which type of food or drink has diuretic properties?

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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Cardiology 51 years experience
Diuretic: Black or green teas generally have diuretic properties.
Dr. Charles Rocamboli
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Coffee too.
May 27, 2013
Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
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Natural diuretic: Caffeine containing drinks;
Dr. Tanya Russo
Dr. Tanya Russo commented
Pediatrics 25 years experience
And parsley, LOTS of it!
Sep 4, 2014
Dr. Editha Uy
Dr. Editha Uy commented
Cardiology 54 years experience
Also tea
Sep 4, 2014

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What do I do if my baby will not eat solid food?

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Patient persistence: Each infant has his/her own temperament. Infants that are slow to eat solids often have "slow to warm" temperament. That is the are slow to accept change or new experiences, like new foods, new clothes, bathing, etc. If they are slow to accept solids, don't force it. Just patiently continue to try various foods. Once one is accepted then mix it with the next food you are trying to introduce.
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Is there any food or drink that can raise hCG levels?

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Dr. Stephen Berns
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Not really: If you are referring to the recent "hcg diet", which involves using HCG as well as severe calorie restriction, i would recommend against it. Buying HCG is illegal, (http://www.Fda.Gov/forconsumers/consumerupdates/ucm281333.Htm) and extreme dieting can be very dangerous. It is possible to supplement HCG through consuming your own human placental tissue (placenta pills / placental encapsulation).
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Will eating sweet food affect the treatment of pinworms?

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NO: Pinworm treatment is pretty straight (pardon the pun) forward. Usually 1 dose of medication, followed in a week by another dose. Sweets should do nothing.
A 36-year-old member asked:

Could salty food cause a dry taste in my mouth?

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A 34-year-old member asked:

Can I get chelation therapy in pill form from health food stores?

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Dr. Gurney Pearsall
Anti-Aging Medicine 29 years experience
Yes and Questionable: Succimer {chemet} is an oral lead chelating agent that is not available from the health food stores. It must be prescribed. Health food stores sell supplements. Supplements are sold a food product and must be safe for consumption. This means they do not have to prove or provide any medical benefits. Supplements with edta {a chelating agent} will have ultra-low levels, so no harm = no med bene.

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