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Are There Proven Ways To Help Prevent Low Potassium
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
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
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
Drink: 80-100 oz of caffeine free/alcohol free fluid daily. Add 20 oz extra per 30 minutes of strenous exercise or activity. Compensate with extra fluid oif you are on medications that are known to contribute to constipation, such as narcotics, antihistamines, cholesterol meds, BP meds and diuretics as well as antidepressants and antipsychotics. ...Read more
Remedies depression: Exercise. Act as if you are not depressed. Try .... St. John wort, or same(r), omega 3/fish oil, zafron. Eat foods rich in triptophan or serotonin: bananas etc go to comedy shows commit to help other people. Take care of someone or a pet. Go to church or equivalent. There is nothing wrong in taking prescription antidepressants and consulting a psychologist or psychiatrist. Avoid meats, dairies. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
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
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
No, ...: There has been no such thing around to naturally increase testosterone. If in doubt, see Doc for testing testosterone and assessing clinical pictures chiefly pertinent to low-T, such as loss of libido, drug use, testicular size/consistency, etc. However, no matter who, what, and how you are, practicing low-risk healthy lifestyle without overindulgence / obsession should be foundation of all care. ...Read more
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