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Best home remedy for gallbladder stones?

Best home remedy for gallbladder stones?

Good alternatives: The standard treatment is removing the gallbladder; i believe this should be the last resort rather than initial treatment. I've had many patients have great success with natural therapies to dissolve gallstones & flush them out of the liver/gallbladder. See http://www.Townsendletter.Com/july2011/momiracles0711.Html & the amazing liver and gallbladder flush by andreas moritz and my comment:. ...Read more

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Dr. Barry Rosen
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Help please? What is the best diet & exercise for enlarged & fatty liver with fatty pancreas?

Help please? What is the best diet & exercise for enlarged & fatty liver with fatty pancreas?

The cause of: the fatty liver needs to be determined. There are many potential etiologies, not just a large body habitus. Certain medications can cause it. Talk to your doctor about what is causing the fatty liver, then it can be addressed. ...Read more

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Best way to treat gallstones at home?

Best way to treat gallstones at home?

Depends: If your gallbladder/gallstones are symptomatic., You can try sticking to a low-fat diet avoiding greasy, fatty, spicy type foods. If this doesn't work then you will need surgery to remove your gallbladder. ...Read more

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What diet and exercise program is best for me?

What diet and exercise program is best for me?

An MD: Visit might put one's mind at ease. Coexisting medical conditions often require an adjustment of any conditioning program to lower the potential risks. That said, the best program will be the one that will (1) allow for consistent engagement (usually based on one's interest) and that (2) supports the desired goals..Strength, aerobics, endurance, and/or any combination. ...Read more

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What is the best diet to help assist an athletic overweight person in rehab?

What is the best diet to help assist an athletic overweight person in rehab?

Refer to answer: All health and diet has failed, because all they do, is counting calories either directly or indirectly. Problem is in gmo food, which is all wheat, corn, soy, potato, cereals , juices, all fast foods. Been tried for twenty years. If you follow it never failed. ...Read more

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What is the best diet to help assist an overweight person in rehab?

What is the best diet to help assist an overweight person in rehab?

HCG diet: I am a big advocate on my diet program called the HCG true diet. It allows your metabolism to change with HCG and a low calorie diet. It is a medically monitored program and creates new behaviors which can become habits over time. Most people lose 20-30 pounds per 12 week course. Even people on rehab. Can do this diet. ...Read more

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What approaches work best to lose belly or stomach fat fast?

What approaches work best to lose belly or stomach fat fast?

No preferential loss: You cannot preferentially lose fat from one specific area of the body (naturally). However, overall weight loss will contribute to loss over different body areas. Exercise can be used to firm, tone and sculpt. ...Read more

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What approaches work best to loose stomach fat?

Not selective loss: You cannot preferentially lose fat from one specific area of the body (naturally). However, overall weight loss will contribute to loss over different body areas. Exercise can be used to firm, tone and sculpt. ...Read more

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Any good way to start a fitness and health diet program at school?

Any good way to start a fitness and health diet program at school?

Clarify, please: Do you wish to persuade a school to initiate a program? Or, do you wish to start your own? ...Read more

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Please recommend the best drugs to lower cholesterol (need statistics)?

Please recommend the best drugs to lower cholesterol (need statistics)?

Statins: Statins are the best drugs. Crestor (rosuvastatin) is the most potent (and the most expensive). For stats, see: http://circ.ahajournals.org/content/101/2/207.full ...Read more

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A1C is 5.8. Bmi and cholesterol are great. I'm 5'2" 119 pounds. What's the best approach to lowering A1c? Diet or exercise? Do I need a full diet?

A1c: A1c is OK as is. How often do you have it checked? Is it always 5.8 or lower, or is it sometimes higher? 5"2 and 119 pounds is OK but don't overdo exercise. You might also need a better diet. I would have your primary doctor refer you to a dietitian and I think you will be pleasantly surprised. If I have missed something please let me know. ...Read more

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Best exercise to reduce abdominal fats?

Best exercise to reduce abdominal fats?

Cardio Mix: You can not target the abdomen specifically for weight loss - if you have adipose tissue to lose (not everyone does), then consider an increase in cardio and a balanced diet. However, do not always do the same exercise or you will increase your risks for stress injuries. Mix things up with walking, running, biking, swimming, or circuit training. Ultimately you need to burn more than you consume. ...Read more

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What is the best way to detox your body? A daily detox program aiming to improve health and wellbeing, eliminating toxins and free radicals.

What is the best way to detox your body? A  daily detox program aiming to improve health and wellbeing, eliminating toxins and free radicals.

Eat better: Detox programs haven't really been shown to work nearly as well as eliminating unhealthy foods from your diet and adding more fruits, vegetables, beans, nuts, seeds, whole grains, and wild fish like salmon and sardines. Focus on the long term health of your body and not on a gimmicky detox. ...Read more

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The best diet that doctors approve for weight and health==dr ornish?

Best diet: The dr. Ornish diet is a very good one. Another, somewhat similar and equally excellent diet, is a mediterranean diet. But a good diet does not need to be that complicated. The simple rule of eating 5 servings of fruits and vegetables daily, limiting servings of meat to 4 oz at a time, and eating lots of grain will do just as well. ...Read more

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Do you need to follow a diet and exercise program after heart bypass surgery?

Do you need to follow a diet and exercise program after heart bypass surgery?

Yes: Yes you should, unless you want to get another bypass sooner rather than later. ...Read more

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Is the 12 step program for eating disorders similar to the 12 step program for alcoholics/drug users?

Is the 12 step program for eating disorders similar to the 12 step program for alcoholics/drug users?

Yes: The steps are largely the same. All 12 -step groups are based on the same steps. Admitting they were powerless over their illness/problem. And admitting that a power greater than themselves could restore them to sanity. Then following a series of steps to come to terms with their past actions and to enable them to lead fruitful productive lives and to be of service to others who suffered simil. ...Read more

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Best way to detoxify liver with fatty liver disease and do I need to?

Best way to detoxify liver with fatty liver disease and do I need to?

Not necessarily...: As we age fat deposits build up in our liver; best way to combat this is by being as 'low-fat' as possible; and your body will do the rest. (presuming all of your lab data is normal of course) some say the herb 'milk thistle' can help with detoxification of the liver; but there have been no studies I am aware of to prove this...Strictly an alternative solution. Cheers! ...Read more

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What's a good way to start a smoking cessation program in an outpatient clinic?

What's a good way to start a smoking cessation program in an outpatient clinic?

Smoking cessation: As a health care professional or a patient. As a patient have a determined attitude and listen to the directions. Take supportive meds if needed and be compliant. ...Read more

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What can you do to help reduce fatty liver? Also, is South Beach Diet safe for fatty liver

Lose weight: Vitamin e has also been shown to help. You do have a risk of gall stones with rapid weight loss. Ironically patients who had some fat when they dieted as opposed to no fat, developed fewer gall stones. ...Read more