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Are there any tips to prevent cardiomyopathy?

Are there any tips to prevent cardiomyopathy?

Heart disease : Is the most common cause of cardiomyopathy. Treating risk factors like hypertension, diabetes, high cholesterol, tobacco cessation is agood start. Other potential causes include alcohol abuse and certain nonprescription drugs. ...Read more

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Dr. Barton Cook
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Cardiomyopathy (Definition)

A disease that weakens and enlarges the muscle surrounding the heart. It is a condition that makes it harder for the heart to pump blood and deliver ...Read more


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Are there any vitamins to help prevent diseases?

Are there any vitamins to help prevent diseases?

LOADED QUESTION ?: Depending on your diet, if you are maintaining a good diet with mainly fruits, grains, nuts, vegetables and staying away from the fatty foods, heavy sugars, not smoking or consuming alcohol. You are probably getting most of your vitamins in their original form and ok. Unfortunately most the civilized world has a highly refined food diet which strips the natural vitamins from our food. ...Read more

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Are there any good ways to prevent the onset of illness?

Are there any good ways to prevent the onset of illness?

Many ways: Avoid touching nose, eyes, mouth with hands unless you have just washed them well, especially during cold season. Appropriate sleep duration, avoid sick contacts. If traveling, careful with local food. Wash hands whoever possible, stay well hydrated. Dont eat questionable food from your fridge, . ...Read more

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Are there any ways to prevent celiac disease?

Are there any ways to prevent celiac disease?

Two things: First, don't have any of the gene factors that make you more likely to get it (pick different parents). Second, don't ever in your lifetime become exposed to gluten. Since neither of these are realistic, there is nothing you can do to prevent it. ...Read more

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Are there any good ways to prevent arthritis?

Are there any good ways to prevent arthritis?

It depends: It depends on the specific type of arthritis. Many cannot be prevented, for example, ra. ...Read more

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Are there tips to reduce gallstones?

Are there tips to reduce gallstones?

Surgery: Once the gallbladder doesn't work it is time to remove it. Nothing can change that although there are some expensive medicines that can help them dissolve. ...Read more

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Are there any good ways to prevent schizophrenia?

Are there any good ways to prevent schizophrenia?

Cannot be prevented: There is no way to prevent schizophrenia. Available medications only help treat the symptoms. If you are experiencing any worrisome symptoms or have any concerns about this diagnosis, please talk to your doctor. ...Read more

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Are there any foods that can help prevent bronchitis?

Are there any foods that can help prevent bronchitis?

Yes: Food can prevent bronchitis but only as it pertains to general health. Eating healthy will help to maintain the body's immune system. Things that can be done to directly prevent bronchitis include frequent hand washing. And covering your cough to to prevent spread of germs to others. ...Read more

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Are there any good ways to prevent onset of tendinitis?

Are there any good ways to prevent onset of tendinitis?

Stretch and ice: Prevention takes planning. Taking antiinflammatory meds may help prior to activity, ice afterwards (even if not painful or swollen), hydration or recovery fuel, massage, stretching, etc. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Are there any good ways to prevent cold sores?

Are there any good ways to prevent cold sores?

Antivirals if needed: Since herpes type 1 virus infections happen to the great majority of the american population, it is extremely hard, if not nearly impossible, to prevent oneself from getting infected during his lifetime. So, if one has cold sores, and just mild ones, 1-3 times a year, no prevention is recommended. For people with widespread or frequent outbreaks, doctors may prescribe daily antiviral medicines. ...Read more

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Are there any possible ways to prevent white hair!?

Are there any possible ways to prevent white hair!?

Yes.: Premature gray or white hair can be avoided with better rest, less stress, better diet, avoidance of smoking, exercise and potentially vitamin B12 . Greying or whiting of the hair is part of the aging process. It can also be camouflaged with hair dyes once the process has begun. ...Read more

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Are there any vitamins that can help prevent Alzheimer's disease?

Are there any vitamins that can help prevent Alzheimer's disease?

Vit C, E, B's: It depends upon how far along in the Alzheimer's process how much prevention can occur. Need to clean up the diet, B-complex, vit C 500mg bid, Vit E 200IU/d as well as antioxidents in general are good ideas-need to see a good integrative Dr. to further evaluate and correct and imbalances-which would be specific to you, check vit D, homocysteine,Vit B12,fasting glucose and insulin to start ...Read more

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Are there any tonics that can help to prevent headaches?

Are there any tonics that can help to prevent headaches?

Probably: But you need to understand their origin and deal with that first. If there are food triggers, then eliminate those foods from your diet. Drink more eater. Are you stressed? Out of alignment? Chiropractic care can work wonders. A tonic will help when it is best directed at your body's needs. ...Read more

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Are cataracts inherited? Is there any way to prevent getting them?

Are cataracts inherited? Is there any way to prevent getting them?

Yes: Some are inherited. Cataracts are typically a natural aging process, but can avoid outside factors that accelerate their formation -- oxygenation (eye surgery), uv, radiation, meds, trauma, etc. ...Read more

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I know there are no vaccines to prevent trypanosomiasis, any other suggestions?

I know there are no vaccines to prevent trypanosomiasis, any other suggestions?

Avoid tsetse flies!: Bed nets. Insecticides and clearing shrubbery helps in disturbing the breeding of these flies. Improving housing, sanitation and clearing the undergrowth has helped cut the numbers of flies. This has also resulted in a reduction in the rate of infection. Avoid driving an open vehicle. Stay away from shrubs/bushes. Timely and regular screening of blood. ...Read more

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Are there any ways to prevent skin cancer in baby?

Are there any ways to prevent skin cancer in baby?

Lifelong sunblock: Keep your child free from excessive sun exposure. She should wear long sleeves, hats, and use spf liberally. If family history is strong, regular skin exams by your pcp and/or dermatologist is a good idea. ...Read more

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Are there any good ways to prevent menstrual cramps?

Are there any good ways to prevent menstrual cramps?

Cramps: Exercise & acupuncture are excellent for PMS / period. Avoid caffeine, chocolate, alcohol & salt. Get GYN eval to R/O underlying pathology. Consider omega- 3 fatty acids, magnesium (supplementation or through diet) or Black Cohosh with dr ok. ...Read more

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