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A 37-year-old female asked:
for a person on cholesterol meds, what is the recommended daily dose of coq10 for prevention and for treatment of muscle aches?
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Holistic Medicine 27 years experience
CoQ10 & statins: The minimal dose you should try is 100mg two weeks before starting the statin. If on it, start it but if you are still having muscle pains, increase the dose by 100mg every 2 weeks for a maximum dose of 400mg. Good quality co q 10 is critical to help.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Does a lower back ache mean I am in labor?
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Obstetrics and Gynecology 29 years experience
No: It could especially if it is crampy and comes and goes every few minutes. However, it could be due to additional strain in your low back muscles due to your expanding belly and less postural support from your stomach (rectus) muscles. It could also be pain in your pelvis (si joints) from the hip bones "moving" to create more room for your baby to come out. If uncertain see your healthcare provider.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
I suffer from kidney stones. Besides drinking orange juice, how can I help prevent them during my next pregnancy?
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A Verified Doctoranswered
Ask urologist: If your stones are a particular kind then you can modify your diet. Drink plenty of water with the next pregnancy.
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A 40-year-old member asked about a member:
My baby is getting frequent ear infections. Is there any way to help prevent them?
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Specializes in General Practice
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A 27-year-old female asked:
I am 27 years old. Recently became overweight. I got a blood test done showing I have a tryglceride level of 209 and total cholesterol level of 267. I am afraid because my father has diabetes and mother has lupus. My glucose was 83, in range. I also have
2 doctor answers • 12 doctors weighed in
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Get moving!: Didn't get the whole question. You are at a great age to stop future problems. Being over weight and having a family history of diabetes definitely puts you at risk. Start getting into an exercise program and cut back on fried and fatty food. That should help get things back to normal.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Is little muscle pain after cycling considered to be a sign of insufficient protein in the body?
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Rheumatology 48 years experience
No.: Geeting adequate nutritional support from increasing protein is good, but you are experiencing delayed soreness of exercise, which is common. One possibility is that your seat height adjustment is off. Aleve (naproxen) or Motrin should get rid of pain. If the pain is present longer than 2-3 days, you may have strained/sprained something, but you did not say where you hurt! see your pcx if pain persists!
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