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Are There Proven Ways To Help Prevent Hirschsprung Disease
Dont have sex: Chlamydia is a sexually transmitted disease. Condoms help but don't 100% prevent transmission of std. Knowing your partner well, and remaining mutually monogamous (you & partner only sleep with each other) also help. The only proven way is not to have intercourse with anyone who might have chlamydia. Because chlamydia is usually silent, you cannot detect it on your own. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
"carry a big stick": Find a friend of substantial size. Learn self-defense. Learn not to engage people you don't know well - even avoid eye contact or walk away if necessary. Report those who engage in this behavior immediately. Make a point of avoiding them and their whereabouts. Others might find that firm resolve, upright posture, and a steady hand - being firm and unafraid - can help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Possibly: There are no proven ways to prevent endometrial cancer, but there may be ways to decrease risk. Estrogen-only pills and being overweight increase risk. There are also hereditary factors. Weight loss (if you are overweight) combination contraceptives, increased physical activity, low fat, high fiber diet may lower risk. See http://www.Cancer.Gov/cancertopics/pdq/prevention/endometrial/patient. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes: Adequate calcium and vitamin d intake are important. Numerous studies have shown that estrogen replacement therapy will significantly decrease bone mineral loss. For women who can not or will not take estrogen there are a number of effective medications specifically intended to decrease bone mineral loss. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Unclear: We don't really know how to do it fully. But there are some correlations which point to some value: exercise, and mental activities, especially educational completion, seem to protect. Foods include, red wine, cold water fish, mediterranean diet, fruit and vegetable juices, coffee, and perhaps vitamins and neutraceuticals (but beware of claims!). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'll try to explain: Ischemic disease is from the build up of sludge or blockages in the arteries of the body over a lifetime. This happens in all of the arteries, the heart, the intestines, the legs etc. Too much blockage leads to too little blood flow and produces symptoms of pain etc. First step in therapy is hydration, but, there is a mechanical blockage that is not able to be reversed by anything we now know. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Find cause: Ordinarily your kidney and colon regulate your potassium level remarkably well. If you're found to have low serum potassium, the cause needs to be found; we need to rule out early cushing's, a villous adenoma (reaganoma), conn's syndrome, early liver failure, medications, and (most folks don't know this) too much licorice. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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No.: Kidney death (if irreversible) is not treatable except for by dialysis or kidney transplant. Kidney disease is treatable mostly with control of blood pressure and risk factors (like diabetes, cholesterol, protein in urine). There are "natural" things which may be beneficial (sodium bicarbonate, red rice yeast extract) but this has not been firmly established. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Well: ... While sufferers of colitis will have diarrhea most of the time, diarrhea does not mean one have an underlying disease. You can have an "upset stomach", you ate soothing not fresh or spoiled or too much fruit etc.Etc. You can have diarrhea for a short period of time. Only if it goes on an on and is also accompanied by other symptoms and findings the search for the a diagnosis will start. ...Read more
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