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Tips for someone living with ulcerative colitis?

Tips for someone living with ulcerative colitis?

Autoimmune Paleo: The best way to improve colitis is by stopping foods like grains, lentils, potatoes based items. Avoid nightshades (peppers, tomatoes, eggs) and milk protein since they also cause inflammation Healthy foods: fish, meats, vegetables, avocados, some saturated fat (butter, coconut oil), olive oil are very effective. Probonix probiotic, vitD3 10k IU/day. The Paleo Solution by R. Wolfe is a great book ...Read more

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Dr. Thomas Namey
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Psoriasis (Definition)

An autoimmune disease that causes itchy, thickened, skin lesions on the skin, nail changes, and occasionally joint arthritis. ...Read more


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Treatment of psoriasis with cyclosporine make sense?

Treatment of psoriasis with cyclosporine make sense?

Cyclosporine : Cyclosporine is an excellent drug for severe and recalcitrant psoriasis. It is usually used for only short periods (up to 6 months) because of the risks associated with long term use, particularly kidney problems. ...Read more

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Any tips for living with a narcissist?

Resoluteness: There is a iching #43 means resoluteness - I use this for difficult situations - means learn what is legally right - judgement is severe so balance with morally fair that is resoluteness - read my book "boring way to be happy with a dysfunctional family". Do not be a victim - make conscious choice every moment of this life. Otherwise we loose power. Learn how to create healthy boundaries. ...Read more

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Does kid qualify for vaccine exempt with family hist of scleroderma, Raynaud's, psoriasis, scoriatic arthritis, and personal hist of eczema and celiac?

Does kid qualify for vaccine exempt with family hist of scleroderma, Raynaud's, psoriasis, scoriatic arthritis, and personal hist of eczema and celiac?

No: Vaccines will prevent you from getting serious diseases which might complicate your personal history of eczema and celiac disease. Go see your Pediatrician and get all protections you can. ...Read more

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Can living in a desert climates help people with arthritis?

Can living in a desert climates help people with arthritis?

Desert areas?: Desert climates usually indcate the presence of a chronic high pressure system over the area, with now low pressure front coming in, which bring rainm precedede by a drop in barometric pressure. It is this that makes patients with arthritis ache! so, given to area, the desert southwest or seattle, where would arthritis patients ache more! seattle! ...Read more

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Is having Alzheimer's similar to living with cancer?

Is having Alzheimer's similar to living with cancer?

No: Alzheimer's disease is a progressive loss of cognitive abilities and function while with most cancers, the person can function well until shortly before death. ...Read more

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Friend's nephew, 15, living in osaka, just diagnosed with crohn's, told to avoid oil, fiber. Ok?

Friend's nephew, 15, living in osaka, just diagnosed with crohn's, told to avoid oil, fiber. Ok?

Be sure of Diagnosis: Crohn's disease is usually diagnosed on biopsy of the colon or intestines. Your friend's nephew should see a specialist called a gastroenterologist. Here is information on crohn's disease: http://www.Uptodate.Com/contents/patient-information-crohns-disease (paste the link in your browser). ...Read more

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How long a person live with skin vasculitis, lupus and sjogren's syndrome?

How long a person live with skin vasculitis, lupus and sjogren's syndrome?

No telling: With proper management of the condition -- one can have a normal lifespan praise the lord ! ...Read more

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WHat are good tips for living with dementia?

WHat are good tips for living with dementia?

At your age, I assum: you are the caretaker. Learn to be patient. Take breaks from your responsibility. Join a support group. Lean about this disease. Learn and practice patience. ...Read more

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Is there medication for someone to live in a more humid area with psoriatic arthritis?

Is there medication for someone to live in a more humid area with psoriatic arthritis?

Moderate humidity?: Moderate humidity is good. High humidity and arid (dry) air is bad for psoriasis. Significant humidity can lead to excessive perspiration, with bacterial and dungal growth in areas prone to psoriasis and worsen the skin disease. Zinc oxide 5% found in gold bond extra-strength can help with skin disease. Otherwise, the medication for psa for joint disease can be increased. ...Read more

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How many people are living with skin cancer?

How many people are living with skin cancer?

Skin cancer: New skin cancer diagnoses will be greater than 1 million in the u. S. Per year and that may be an underestimate as they are not formally reported. 20% of americans may develop some type of skin cancer in their lifetime, but fortuanately most are curable. Don't forget to use your sunscreen, but take vitamin d by mouth since the sunscreen prevents your skin from making the vitaimin. ...Read more

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What are the coping strategies for living with illness or disability?

What are the coping strategies for living with illness or disability?

Remember Humanity: As difficult as it is to live with a recognized illness or disability, the invisible ones (like vision loss, mental illness, etc.) pose the additional challenge of being dismissed by able-bodied folks as minimal. Do not "become" your disability, but rather, seek to find meaning in the ways that you still can heal others, and in so doing, you heal yourself. ...Read more

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How often should one with stable lupus and secondary sjogrens with no organ involvement see their rheumatologist?

How often should one with stable lupus and secondary sjogrens with no organ involvement see their rheumatologist?

3-4 months: This depends on the prior history of your disease, current medications , and current symptoms. Some mecications require more frequent monitoring. Prior problems may require a closer watch. In general 3-4 months if your only medication is plaquenil (hydroxychloroquine) and you are stable. ...Read more

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Is ithygenic to share nailclippers with other family members?

Usually not a proble: If you are sharing implements, then they should cleaned in between users but unless one of your family members has contagious illness (wars, HIV -for instance) then use of shared implements is unlikely to be hazardous. ...Read more

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What is it like living with someone with alzheimer's disease?

What is it like living with someone with alzheimer's disease?

Join suport group: Ad support groups & dr, rabins book "36 hour day" will provide info.It really could be a 36 hour day ! ...Read more

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What kinds of health issues are associated with living with dogs?

What kinds of health issues are associated with living with dogs?

Health issues w dogs: Dogs may pass on: Roundworms, Hookworms, Tapeworms, Trichenella & Giardia. There is potential for dog bites or scratches. Allergic reaction to pet dander is not uncommon. ...Read more

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What health complications are associated with psoriasis

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What health complications are associated with psoriasis

Heart dz, skin ca: Patients with psoriasis have a higher risk of developing skin cancers and cardiovascular disease. For this reason, it is recommended that those with psoriasis get general skin checks at least once yearly, and establish care with a primary care doctor to monitor cholesterol and be educated on heart disease prevention. ...Read more

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