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Doctor insights on: Benefits Of Anti Inflammatory Foods

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Antiinflammatory (Definition)

Inflammation is a condition of swelling that may or may not be associated with pain. Anti-inflammatory are medications that block the cause of this condition. Medications include ibuprofen, naproxen, and celecoxib. Steroids (cortisone) are ...Read more


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What are some anti inflammatory foods?

What are some anti inflammatory foods?

Foods anti-inflamm: The right balance of omega-3 fish oils or choices in vegetables, like flax seed oil, is anti-inflammatory by changing membrane prostaglandin signaling. Turmeric, green tea, small berries with least sweetness, and many foods that are anti-oxidant also have anti-inflamm action. Eat color. Kelp, certain mushrooms, and in general a diet with healthy fat and leaner protein with less refined cho. ...Read more

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Is lupus an inflammatory disease? Does eating anti inflammatory food ( fish, blueberry, olive oil, broccoli) help to control the disease?

Is lupus an inflammatory disease? Does eating anti inflammatory food ( fish, blueberry, olive oil, broccoli) help to control the disease?

See below: It is an autoimmune inflammatory disease. Eating healthy foods like you mentioned can reduce your risk of heart disease which is elevated with lupus, but unfortunately it is not going put your lupus into remission. ...Read more

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Can anti oxidant n resveratrol increased the effects of chemotherapy for cancer patient?

Can anti oxidant n resveratrol increased the effects of chemotherapy for  cancer patient?

Dr. Rao is correct: The fact that the principal article on resveratrol was a complete fake should tell you something. Generally, anti-oxidants have been the greatest disappointment in medicine throughout my lifetime. To my knowledge, none of the physicians I work with take any. ...Read more

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Doctors, what are the benefits of using anti aging dietary supplements?

Doctors, what are the benefits of using anti aging dietary supplements?

Anti-aging: Anti-aging supplements is perhaps a bit of a misnomer. Perhaps we will call them, "healthy aging" supplements. The effects are varied. The goals are to decrease insulin levels, decrease chronic inflammation, decrease free radicals in the body, and decrease abnormal cross-linking, or glycation, of proteins in the body. These benefits can be achieved, and will help to slow aging of tissues. ...Read more

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Do statins like liptor also have anti inflammatory benefits ?

Do statins like liptor also have anti inflammatory benefits ?

Yes: and they stabilize unstable (vulnerable) arterial plaques. They also have side effects that could be serious. Do not start any without MD advise! ...Read more

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Is carrot juice anti inflammatory?

Is carrot juice anti inflammatory?

More research needed: There is some scientific evidence that some compounds in carrots (and in other plants) fight inflammation in the laboratory. There is a study that suggests purple carrots fight inflammation in rats. It is a long way from the test tube to the tummy, though. Too, humans are not rates (usually). There is a small study in 16 males, with the extracts from purple carrots, but there was no effect. ...Read more

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Which herbs have anti-inflammatory properties?

Tumeric............: Tumeric high in curcuminoids is the highest on my list. ...Read more

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Which type of food is good for anti aging?

Which type of food is good for anti aging?

Healthy food: Focus on a colorful plant based diet. Eat lean proteins. Stay hydrated. Avoid alcohol and nicotine containing products. Be careful about focusing too much on superfoods. They are obviously fine to incorporate but don't get so caught up in making them the majority of your diet. ...Read more

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Do you know which type of olive has best anti inflammatory property?

All are worthless: Olives do not have significant anti-inflammatory properties. ...Read more

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Is multi-grain bread anti -estrogen or part of estrogen food?

Is multi-grain  bread anti -estrogen or  part of estrogen food?

Neither: There is a huge amount of disinformation about foods being estrogenic or anti-estrogenic. It is almost all propaganda -- advertising and fringe politics -- rather than real science, and it's mostly just lies. I've seen a militant who makes false claims about chemicals estogenizing the environment & hurting men eating a tofu sandwich, which is among the highest sources of phytoestrogens. ...Read more

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Are the properties of Black cumin as beneficial as advertised?

Myths: Probably not. But given that we do not advertise in medicine the 'properties' of black cumin and that you did not share what you believe could be the 'benefits' your question is too ambiguous to comment on. ...Read more

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Can cannabis counteract the effects of anti psychotics?

Can cannabis counteract the effects of anti psychotics?

Possible: In some susceptible individuals, psychiatric reactions can occur, and possibly negate the value of the prescription items. Although to be fair, others may find marijuana to assist relaxation, and help symptom management. Since a two-edged sword, discuss fully with your psychiatrist before embarking on weed usage. ...Read more

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Is there any anti aging benefits from taking either collagen and or hylauronic acid pills?

Is there any anti aging benefits from taking either collagen and or hylauronic acid pills?

Nope: The body can make those things with adequate protien and vitamin C. Injections at the site of wrinkles can improve your skins appearance, but this is temporary. The est way to keep you skin looking healthy is to stay protected from the sun with a hat and sunscreen, with both UVA and UVB protection and to maintain a healthy diet rich in whole foods, low in satuated, fats, and exercise regularly. ...Read more

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Why are doctors unaware of how supplements work? Like fish oil being an anti inflammatory?

Evidence based: For most doctors to believe a treatment is helpful & not harmful to patients they need to see double blind (both doctor & patient do not know treatment patient is receiving to reduce bias), placebo controlled (remove placebo effect), randomized (all comers assigned treatment by chance) clinical trials with defined proven endpoints for outcomes. Unfortunately most natural remedies dont have these. ...Read more

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