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Ballerina Anti Obesity Capsule
Yes!: No interaction. Omega fatty acids are ubiquitous, and omega three and nine are great! ...Read more
Can taking a prescription anti-inflammatory medicine (Mobic) interfere with thyroid biopsy (FNA) results? Or a daily allergy pill (Claritin)?
Cervicular MRI disc protrusion c6/7 .. Dr. Adviced its tiny and prescribed nsaid & b-vit also advised can excercise .. Wt shall avoid in excerc.?
Avoid neck extension: With a disc protrusion at the c6/7 level, too much extension of the neck, like when you look up, can make pain and numbness worse. Avoid exercises where you have to extend your neck for any prolonged period of time. Best thing is to maintain good spine alignment and posture and work on the core muscles. ...Read more
I'm 66, in good health, bought vit. For women 50+. Many ingred. Go way over the dv%; i.E. Selenium is 225mcg, 321% of dv. Is this harmful?
Follow label: As long as you bought the vitamins through a reputable place and you follow the directions, don't take more than recommended amount, you should be ok. ...Read more
Hypertrophic changes of iliac bones, hip osteoarthritis bilaterally. What's a good non nsaid anti inflammatory to use for pain and inflammation?
Sciatica Tx. Moderate, worst sleeping. Zyflamend helped. Poor tolerance to anti inflammatory Rx. Gym 2-3 times a week. Desk job. Supplements/exercise?
Does the anti depressant dosulepin lower your metabolism , ? Will healthy eating & exercise allow weight loss on this anti depressant ?
No goofy diets: Taking those meds wont keep you from losing weight. It always comes down to the balance of calories in and calories worked off. Try to avoid goofy diets and instead change lifestyle. Limit carbs and fast foods, try whole foods and vegies. No snacking and avoid fast foods. Work at lifestyle changes not goofy diets. ...Read more
Kidney and stomach: These are the two areas most affected. Nsaids can cause erosion of the stomach lining and lead to ulcers and bleeding. They can also cause acute renal failure, especially if taken in large doses. If everything looks fine after an overdose then there shouldn't be any long-term problems. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is taking vitamin E in special diet that contain around 400iu of it daily superior and better than taking vit e pill? For NASH or nafld? Bmi 19.5. 24y
What special diet: In general i approve of getting nutrients from our diets when possible but it's nearly impossible to get 400 iu of vit e from our diets. For example, 2 of the richest sources are almonds & sunflower seeds, but it takes nearly 2 1/2 pounds of these to supply that much e- not recommended- too much fat & calories! look for a natural vit e with mixed tocopherols.L-carnitine 1000 mg 2x/day also helps. ...Read more
Can the stress increase pulmonary hypertension?
Can also walking & daily activity increase it?
My RVSP 42.57
Underlying condition: Pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) occurs as a result of heart problems (secondary PAH) or intrinsic lung diseases (Primary PAH, or PPH). Stress, walking & activity, depending on how those are defined, can affect the underlying condition but shouldn't directly affect the pressure. Your walking & activity will be limited due to PAH because that is a symptom of PAH. Use HealthTap Prime or TTYD. ...Read more
On colcrys .6mg 2x a day for pericardial effusion w/ ranitidine 150mg 2x a day. But colcyrs website says to avoid cyp3a4 inhibitors. Zantac safe here?
Gastric bypass 4 yrs ago w/ no weight loss. Type 2 diabetic, insulin dependent, heavy alcohol use. Could these issues totally negate the surgery?
My 8.5wk ultrasound found a 6x4.5x 4.2cm ovarian cyst. Please explicitly list safe exercises. Stair walking? Slow elliptical w/ high resistance?
What did your OB doc: Say , your OB doc should have explain that in detail to you already so call him or her today ! so they can instruct you, if you were my pt i would say no exercise other than slow walking and no intercourse until you get a followup us in 2-3 weeks tomake sure the cyst is resolving, if it would rupture hopefully not, you could lose the pregnancy, you will have plenty of time later to exercise. ...Read more
Can increase in diuretic(1/5 to 1/2 tab daily) and capril12.5 mg(1/4 to 3/4 tab daily)cause wt loss/nausea to multiple vsds child age 4 months?
Unlikely: The meds are an unlikely cause but to be absolutely sure, skip them for 2 days - they wear off in 24 hours. ...Read more
Is L-carnitine supplement beneficial in cases of NASH to reduce elevated alt? What is the proper dose for 24 y BMI 19.5 weight of 59 and height 174cm
Yes, 1000 mg 2x/day: L-carnitine is proven to help non-alcoholic steatohepatitis including lowering alt. The research study that showed this used 1000 mg 2x/day which would be a reasonable dose for you. See http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmed/20068559 i also advise a low-glycemic diet rich in vegetables & fruits & low in sugars & grains- see http://diet.Lovetoknow.Com/wiki/diet_for_fatty_liver &/or dr. Fuhrman's diet. ...Read more
Diagnosed with nonrheumatic aortic valve insufficiency. Taking the following medicines Aprin 81mg, atorvastatin 20mg, gabapentin 100mg, hydrochlorothiazide 25mg, nifedipine 30mg. Is DHA 500mg / EPA 90 tab safe to take with the above medicines.
Caution: DHA or any fish oil may increase risk of bleeding in people taking blood thinners as aspirin, although you are on a low dose aspirin, so be cautious. High dose aspirin may also interact with hydrochlorothiazide reducing its effects, again you may need to monitor blood pressure more often. Good that you asked, always exercise caution with multiple medications, best wishes ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Hello doctor I'm Prakash . age 24 ,I'm victim of juvenile rheumatoid arthritisI eat Naprosyn (naproxen) 250 and Omnacortic 5 or 10 yearsbut its not responding?
Arthritis: Please please see a good rheumatlogist- the drugs you are taking have side effects and if they are not working there is a problem. Please be safe ...Read more