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Are there any better and newer treatments for abetalipoproteinemia?

Are there any better and newer treatments for abetalipoproteinemia?

Why are you still : asking? I already answered this. It is a very peculiar question. Anyone with this condition would have knowledgeable input from specialists. ...Read more

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Can you get fatigue with abetalipoproteinemia? What are the other symptoms?

Can you get fatigue with abetalipoproteinemia? What are the other symptoms?

FATIGUE EVAL: IN THIS CONDITION FATIGUE MAY BE SECONDARY TO ANEMIA: You need full EXAM AND labs. CBC/CMP/B12/FOLATE /TFTS/VITD/CRP//SED RATE//IRON STUDIES/LYME TITERS. Start a. Gluten free diet Wholeapproach.com gutbliss.com. And high potency vitamins. Rejuvenation-science.com Then review results if no firm diagnosis is made, a sleep study may be necessary many subtle sleep disorders cause Fatigue ...Read more

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I'm 32. Went 2 doctor 2day 4 physical. My Doc was shocked my LDL Cholesterol was 16 & curious as 2 how. Is a 16 LDL of concern? I Take No Cholest Meds. read on the internet about familial hypobetalipoproteinemia, abetalipoproteinemia, Tangier disease

I'm 32. Went 2 doctor 2day 4 physical. My Doc was shocked my LDL Cholesterol was 16 & curious as 2 how. Is a 16 LDL of concern? I Take No Cholest Meds. read on the internet about familial hypobetalipoproteinemia, abetalipoproteinemia, Tangier disease

High cholesterol: The "LDL-C" stands for low-density lipoprotein cholesterol. It's also called "bad" cholesterol, in part because it is one of the major building blocks of plaque buildup in arteries. Which opens a cascade of arterial complications; heart and brain. LDL cholesterol: 130–159 mg/dL is borderline-high. You have 160–189 mg/dL is high, you fall in this group. You require therapy. Crestor, (rosuvastatin) 20 mg/day ...Read more

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If I have abetalipoprotememia, how much vitamin E should I take?

If I have abetalipoprotememia, how much vitamin E should I take?

Difficult to know: Vit e, ( along with vitamin k) are the two fat soluble vitamins that require chylomicrons to transport them from the intestine to the liver. In many cases, even massive amounts of supplementation of vit. E will not raise levels to normal range. Vit a and d on the other hand can be supplemented much more effectively. Must check levels. ...Read more

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Can emedicine succeed in africa?

Can emedicine succeed in africa?

Sure: eMedicine (teleMedicine) is succeeding everywhere in the world. Healers (doctors) and patients (those afflicted) have been getting together in all civilizations since the very beginning. eMedicine is just the newest way to get the right people together, to help those in need. It is the future that has arrived, and by being on HealthTap, you are part of it. ...Read more

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Am I dying?

Am I dying?

We all are: A 3-word question with no details... well, life is short on Earth, regardless of whether a person lives 3 days, 3000 days, or 30,000 days. It is not length of one's life that matters, but the quality of the life lived. The goal is not to live a long life, but to live a good life. Even if a person makes it all the way to age 82, that's only 30,000 days. ...Read more

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I have cold?

I have cold?

Symptoms?: The most common symptoms of a cold are sneezing, running nose, congestion and scratchy throat. Additional symptoms can be coughing, headaches, mucus dripping down the back of the throat, loss of appetite and fever (in children). ...Read more

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What is asp?

What is asp?

In acupuncture an: Asp is an acupuncture semi-permanent needle. They are made in germany & come in stainless steel, gold, silver & titanium. They are used for auricular (ear) acupuncture. They are usually referred to as "asp's". ...Read more

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I have cold?

I have cold?

Cold: Tips: sore throat – gargle with warm salt water (1/2 tsp salt in 8 oz of water). Get strep test/culture if very sore. Congestion – saline nose drops or netti pot. For anti-inflammatory effect & mobilizing mucus- homemade chicken noodle soup. Hydrate- lots of water/clear broth/ add honey & a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea.. Fever/ pain – Acetaminophen / nsaid’s rest! ...Read more

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What is fat?

What is fat?

Stored energy: Fats chemically are organic hydrocarbons chains.They are highly energy dense[fats have a high concentration of carbon energy by weight]fats can be liquid[oil] or solid[eg lard] at room temperature.In man fat is stored primarily in cells called adipocites which are distributed below the skin and in organs. Fat cells have many metabolic effects but their primary metabolic effect is energy storage. ...Read more

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