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I have friends that take beta glucan for their autoimmune , one has told me "helps alot" any truth to this you think?

I have friends that take beta glucan for their autoimmune , one has told me "helps alot" any truth to this you think?

Maybe: Medical research shows limited promise in use of these substances for various medical purposes. As always, we should exercise caution when ingesting anything that hasn't been thoroughly proven. Instead, use the reliable strategy of daily whole grain intake, such as oats and barley. ...Read more

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What are beta-glucan supplements for?

What are beta-glucan supplements for?

Many Uses: Beta glucans are cell wall sugars advocated for use to treat high cholesterol, diabetes, cancer, hiv/aids, and to boost the immune system. Of these, data suggests use can reduce total and LDL cholesterol after several weeks of treatment. Some data supports use for increasing survival in people with cancer (when given along with conventional treatment for at least a year) and preventing infections. ...Read more

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How would u diagnose a persistant cough after having an invasive fungal infection of the lung. Peak flow fine. Beta d glucan level > 120. Scans fine.?

How would u diagnose a persistant cough after having an invasive fungal infection of the lung. Peak flow fine. Beta d glucan level > 120. Scans fine.?

Pulmonologist: This is not a question that can be adequately answered on the internet. Your problem should be reviewed in depth by your internist perhaps in consultation with a pulmonologist. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of high beta levels?

Beta what?: There are many different "beta" compounds. There's even a tropic fish named beta. Which one do you mean? ...Read more

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¿Beta 0,45 valor de referencia 2,9estoy embarazada ? Jue Abr 20, 2017 2:14 pm ¿Beta 0,45 valor de referencia 2,9estoy embarazada ? Me lo hice un día a

Pregnant?: Hola Beta 0.45 reference value 2,9 am I pregnant? Thu Apr 20, 2017 2:14 pm Beta 0.45 reference value 2,9 am I pregnant? I did it one day From Google translation Spanish to English I am not sure if the reference value is 0.45 or 2.9 Maybe another doctor can say Dr Lori Lange Pennsylvania ...Read more

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What is a beta blocker?

What is a beta blocker?

Beta blocker: It is a category of medication that is primarily used for cardiovascular diseases, such as high blood pressure and rhythm problems of the heart. Some other conditions are also treated with beta blockers, but the most common is for hypertension. There are several unique drugs in this category, and some of them have been available for many years. Common ones include Propranolol and metoprolol. ...Read more

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Is beta of 5500 in week 4 bad?

Is beta of 5500 in week 4 bad?

Not Necessarily: Beta HCG should reach the 5000's in week six, or after 21 days after conception. Your dates may be incorrect. Check with your ob. ...Read more

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Why do people take beta-blocker's?

Why do people take beta-blocker's?

Many reasons: Angina, coronary artery disease, high blood pressure, chf, atrial fibrillation and other heart rhythm disorders, palpitations, public speaking anxiety, tremor and migraines all can see some benefit from beta blockers. Cad, chf, af and BP are the most common reasons. ...Read more

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How is nanodol as a beta blocker?

How is nanodol as  a beta blocker?

See below: It is a nonselective beta blocker with a long half-life that taken one a day. ...Read more

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Hr is 104do I need a beta blocker?

Hr is 104do I need a beta blocker?

Why is it fast: Important to figure out why your heart rate is fast and what kind of rhythm it is. Beta blockers are indicated for specific rhythm disturbances. ...Read more

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Does a beta blocker work in your system right away?

Does a beta blocker work in your system right away?

Beta blocker: Yes if given intravenous it will work right away, but if it is taken orally it will start working as soon as it is absorped in the blood stream. ...Read more

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Is it bad to take a beta blocker before going to bed ?

Is it bad to take a beta blocker before going to bed ?

Beta blocker: We usually give beta blockers during the waking hours but it isn't "bad" to take beta blockers at nite. Discuss with your Doctor who knows you and your situation to see if nocturnal beta blockade is for you. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: beta-blocker?

Anti-adrenaline: A beta blocker is a medication which prevents adrenaline-like compounds from connecting to the "beta adrenergic receptors" in the body. Beta-1 receptors affect heart squeeze, relaxation and rhythm and are usually the primary target. Medicines like metoprolol and atenolol work only on this receptor. Other "nonselective" beta blockers block beta-1 and beta-2, with or without other effects as well. ...Read more

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Hbe/beta thall can be very variable? What does it mean?

Not sure: You may be referring to amount of fetal hemoglobin present--this can vary from person to person. Ask your physician what they intended for you to understand. Good luck! ...Read more